The man in the cap can save us from ourselves
Published 11/04/2015 | 02:30
Some people refer to him as "The Man With The Cap''.
Patrick Honohan, over our troubled times with banks and bailouts, has become a kind of national springboard when we ache for somebody who will console us with what sounds like assured common sense.
I remember seeing him in Dublin Airport a couple of years ago, when the mad times were at their zenith. Back then we worried if the whole place would go down the tubes because of out-of-control bankers and our own feckless ways.