Shane Ross: Three cheers for Joan Burton
Published 04/03/2012 | 05:00
IRELAND is, for once, in the driving seat in Europe. Let us enjoy the experience.
Enda Kenny was suddenly centre stage in Brussels on Thursday. No longer on the sidelines, you can bet your bottom deutschmark that Angela Merkel whispered in his ear; that she asked sotto voce if he could help her pet project -- the fiscal treaty -- over the referendum hurdle.
Angela will have been looking for the inside track.