Sunday 20 August 2017

Saying a goodbye to grumpy old men

John Drennan

John Drennan

The Grumpy Old Men of the cabinet, being grumpy old men might think we are laughing with delight at their passing.

In fact when it comes to today’s disappearance of Eamon ‘the Invisible Man’ Gilmore, Pat ‘the smirk’ Rabbitte and Ruairi Quinn our feelings are more mixed.

There can be no doubt that the three faithfully departed – and Enda, Brendan Howlin and James for that matter – set the image of the government in stone.

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