Thursday 8 December 2016

Marian Keyes should apologise - but not for her tweet

Published 26/05/2015 | 02:30

That only one part of Ireland came out against gay marriage should have been a source of surprise, but Keyes decided to rub salt into the wounds by tweeting:
That only one part of Ireland came out against gay marriage should have been a source of surprise, but Keyes decided to rub salt into the wounds by tweeting: "Tip?! I'll give you a tip! Move to Roscommon/South Leitrim and pal around with your own kind. #OfHateFilledBigots."

There's always one, isn't there? There's always one person who is prepared to lower the tone and remind us of what a ridiculously, stupendously silly culture we now live in.

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The fact that the person is Marian Keyes is obviously a surprise, as the popular author would surely be the last person we'd expect to become embroiled in a Twitter war over last Friday's referendum.

As the nation - well, those citizens who voted Yes, anyway - celebrated their victory, the only constituency in the country to record a majority No vote was Roscommon/South Leitrim.

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