Lise Hand: Gerry's bark pushes affable Enda to bare his teeth
Published 18/01/2012 | 05:00
GOODNESS, for a minute there, it looked as if Gerry Adams had discovered a chink in the Affable Armour of Enda Kenny.
Unlike his prickly predecessor in the Taoiseach's chair whose hackles were up and down like a fiddler's elbow during tetchier exchanges in Dail, Enda so far has avoided losing the head with the Opposition.
When under pressure he can get flustered and retreat into answers which are woollier than a hillside of sheep -- but he rarely displays outright annoyance.