Saturday 21 January 2017

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

Published 26/03/2010 | 05:00

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

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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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