Melt . . . Tourists . . . No-brainer . . . Superstition
So Minister Noel Dempsey joked he was only in the country three hours and the snow began to melt.
I'd say maybe it was his lovely golden tan that caused it to melt, and perhaps this is what caused the economy to melt too.
Global warming was coming from the Government, according to Mr Dempsey's own admission, so it's a pity it wouldn't do us all a favour and melt away.