Tuesday 6 December 2016

Reason for our new friendship with Europe

Published 13/04/2011 | 05:00

"We keep you alive to serve this ship."

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Or so said Jack Hawkins to Charlton Heston, who was chained to an oar of a battleship in Ben Hur.

In the spirit of your own columnist David McWilliams -- who is quite adept at using analogies to explain the unexplainable -- I submit that this one illustrates quite accurately Ireland's wonderful new relationship with Europe.

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