Wednesday 29 March 2017

The very public face of Minister for Transport

Mary O’Connor and her son-in-law, Junior Transport Minister Alan Kelly
Mary O’Connor and her son-in-law, Junior Transport Minister Alan Kelly

Lise Hand

Are there two Alan Kellys? The Junior Transport Minister must be using some class of turbo-charged skateboard to get about these days, such is his ubiquity.

Now, this isn't to suggest that he isn't a busy lad all the time, but this week alone he was snapped unveiling new sponsorship for the Dublin bikes scheme (Wednesday), launching the new Leap tourism travel card (Thursday), launching the Arthur's Way Greenway in Kildare (Thursday) and turning the sod on the new South Kerry Greenway (Friday).

Golly. One would swear he was running for something . . . Oh . . .

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