Wednesday 7 December 2016

A death on Craggy Island is of greater interest to the British than a General Election in Ireland

Published 29/02/2016 | 02:30

'David Cameron has so many problems of his own at the moment that he has been grateful for any support from across the Irish Sea'. Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire
'David Cameron has so many problems of his own at the moment that he has been grateful for any support from across the Irish Sea'. Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire

An endorsement from a British prime minister for a Taoiseach seldom wins hearts and minds with the Irish electorate (with the possible exception of Tony Blair's backing for Bertie).

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But David Cameron has so many problems of his own at the moment that he has been grateful for any support from across the Irish Sea.

Enda did the decent thing earlier this year in cheering on Dave in his struggle to win a European formula that would avoid 'Brexit', so it's little surprise that Cameron came up with that letter wishing Kenny "Good luck!"

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