Friday 9 December 2016

How woman with crutches left me without a leg to stand on

Published 07/07/2014 | 02:30

Billy Keane was once mistaken for Gay Byrne.
Billy Keane was once mistaken for Gay Byrne.

So there we were, minding our own business, sayin' nottin' to no one, when this woman with crutches hobbles up to us and asks: "Will you hold these for a second?" What else could we do but only hold the crutches. Then off she went trotting like a pony. It was as if the lady was a pilgrim cured in Lourdes. She threw away her crutches and witnessed a miracle, my friend and I.

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The woman who who threw away her crutches and galloped off like a Shetland was dodgy looking.

She was sort of blonde with black roots and wore heels long enough for firemen to slide down but that was probably because she was small and built like a circus pony.

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