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Lise Hand: Mary forced to digest bitter news without a nice spoonful of sugar

Published 12/11/2010 | 05:00

THE opposition could like it or (sugar) lump it. They could roar, protest and implore all they liked but there would be no full bells-and-whistles Dail debate on the just-released rocket from the EU Court of Auditors, which found that the closure of the Mallow sugar factory had been needless.

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There's no doubt about it but when you're out, you're out. And by golly it looks as if Ireland is on the outs with the EU's bigwigs right now.

Everyone's having a go, and now the Court of Auditors have joined the fun, having a merry kick at the Government while it's already punch-drunk against the ropes.

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