Martina Devlin: Love is in the air as pals Dunphy and Ross give cronyism kiss-off
Published 15/02/2011 | 05:00
LIKE music-hall veterans, they fed each other punchlines. Eamon Dunphy was offering Valentine's Day kisses -- his own or Shane Ross's -- in return for votes for the senator.
Every man has his price. But there'd be no puckering up on the cheap: the votes had to be first preferences.
"He hasn't been very generous with his kisses, he's only given out about 10," said Ross.