Saturday 10 December 2016

Full steam ahead for Joan and Enda's goodie-laden Election Express train

Published 30/09/2015 | 02:30

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton at the launch of the capital investment plan at Heuston Station yesterday
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton at the launch of the capital investment plan at Heuston Station yesterday

Everyone looked longingly at the painted carriage of the train parked at Platform 2 of Heuston Station. It was festooned with happy characters from the kiddie's movie 'Hotel Transylvania 2' and the tagline 'More Monsters, More Problems'.

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But mystifyingly, the spin-doctor fun police refused to use it as a backdrop for the press launch by the Taoiseach and Tánaiste of the National Lucky Bag, aka the capital investment plan.

Meanies. Nobody would've mentioned bloodsucking princelings or severely bitten parties rising from the dead, honest.

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