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Get economy back on track, stupid, say country girls

A muted recovery has snatched the dreams from the commuting masses, writes John Drennan

Published 23/03/2014 | 02:30

MAKING A HASH OF IT: Pat Shortt's breakfast roll man, a Celtic Tiger type that swaggered through the Spars and pubs
MAKING A HASH OF IT: Pat Shortt's breakfast roll man, a Celtic Tiger type that swaggered through the Spars and pubs

One of the most famous indices of prosperity during the Celtic Tiger era was our friend breakfast roll man who swaggered through the Spars, the DIY centres and pubs of the land.

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Breakfast roll man will never be back for, much to the delight of our elite, his hash was well and truly sorted by the recession.

However, there was another signifier of the prosperity of the times which we shall call 'the country girl commuters'.

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