Wednesday 18 January 2017

Enda's team are mixed bag of bland and blander

There's a distinct lack of vision and talent in top tier of politics

Published 07/06/2015 | 02:30

Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Taoiseach Enda Kenny

Former Finance Minister Alan Dukes once boasted about his abilities for the job telling an audience that: "I am pure logic".

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He subsequently found to his and his party's cost that the fickle Irish electorate have little or no time for such things as logic, competence and ability.

To be a success in Irish politics, you can be as thick as two short planks, as long as you are accessible, one of the lads, well-connected, loyal to your dear leader and fond of a pint or two.

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