Monday 21 August 2017

Government doing little to dispel early election rumours

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny must surely be channelling every inch of his William Wallace right now
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny must surely be channelling every inch of his William Wallace right now
Mandy Johnston

Mandy Johnston

If there was a scene from a Hollywood blockbuster which could adequately depict the current political atmosphere in Leinster House at the moment, it would be the epic confrontation from 'Braveheart', portraying the Battle of Stirling Bridge in the First War of Scottish Independence.

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny must surely be channelling every inch of his William Wallace right now.

In the movie's famous scene, a defiant Wallace charges the line, screaming "HOLD, HOLD", to prevent his battle-torn troops from entering the fray a moment too soon.

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