Lise Hand: Michael D brings the kids round for Open Day at Aras
THE President, clad in a smart red dress and matching shoes, strode smilingly into the State Reception Room of Aras an Uachtarain to greet the president-elect.
"I suppose I should say welcome home," Mary joked to Michael D.
Except it wasn't a joke, really. It was the truth -- and the reality of the enormity of his new life was dawning fast on the soon-to-be ninth president.