Sunday 22 January 2017

Kenny, the lion of the desert, has turned into a lamb

The pylon row has seen him flip-flop over a big decision, writes Fionnan Sheahan

Published 30/01/2014 | 02:30

Pat Rabbitte and Enda Kenny
Pat Rabbitte and Enda Kenny

Taoiseach Enda Kenny must have bought a pair of flip-flops on his way home from the Gulf at the start of the month.

  • Go To

During his trade mission to Saudi Arabia, Mr Kenny was a lion of the desert in defending the Government's approach to pylons.

He linked the €3.2bn upgrade of the power network to youth emigration, by warning of the consequences of not providing the power infrastructure that was needed.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Read More

Don't Miss

Editor's Choice