Shane Ross: Mary: muddled or muzzled?
Published 28/02/2010 | 05:00
AER Lingus still rules OK? Last Wednesday a basement in the bowels of Leinster House resembled a padded cell for the insane. Michael O'Leary has turned the lunatics in the aviation asylum on their heads.
A man who was shedding no less than 1,100 jobs at the airport descended to the dungeon to confront a man who was promising 300 in the same place. The Oireachtas Transport Committee was hosting the row between O'Leary and Mary Coughlan's allies in Dublin Airport and Aer Lingus.
Wednesday morning's news had revealed that Christoph Mueller -- of Aer Lingus and Germany -- was threatening to make 1,100 employees compulsorily redundant.