Saturday 24 June 2017

Ian O'Doherty: This Good Friday ban is driving me to drink

Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

So, here's the deal -- you're in your favourite bar, watching your beloved Leinster take on the heathen hordes of Munster.

And you're happy in the knowledge that common sense has finally prevailed and the theocratic ban on pubs opening on Good Friday has been overturned by a judge who has shown a degree of common sense that is truly refreshing.

And then, just as you're settling down and waiting for the kick-off, the long arm of the law descends on your shoulder -- you're nicked, mate.

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