Martina Devlin: Richard taking race to the finish line all in his stride
Published 23/02/2011 | 05:00
Richard is giving his second preference to Eamon Gilmore because he wants to build a left-wing alliance
RICHARD Boyd Barrett doesn't walk if he can trot and doesn't trot if he can gallop. He charges through housing estates at breakneck speed, pausing to talk to potential voters before dashing off again -- all without getting out of breath.
"Stop," I gasp, "can we just stand still for a minute?"