Tuesday 6 December 2016

We'll see Shatter on a platter if opposition gets its way

Published 03/03/2014 | 02:30

Enda Kenny checks out the produce as Justine Vasil looks on at a Good Food stand at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis at the weekend.
Enda Kenny checks out the produce as Justine Vasil looks on at a Good Food stand at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis at the weekend.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD giving the closing address at the Ard Fheis in Dublin. Photo:Barry Cronin

THE woman didn't care to share her name. She had just bought a plate with Enda Kenny's head on it. Now, while his political detractors and opponents would probably wish that this lady was some sort of latter-day Salome and that the Taoiseach's bonce was indeed resting on her newly purchased platter, it was merely a piece of painted crockery.

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It was decorated with both an image of Enda looking extremely official and a chart (in blue ink, natch) depicting the number of seats won by each party in the last general election, with Fine Gael's 76 seats right at the top.

It was the work of Castlebar ceramicist Micheal Neary, and was on sale at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in the RDS for a modest 10 scoots.

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