Thursday 12 December 2019

Cowen the caped crusader

YOU could almost hear the superhero theme-tune as the Taoiseach swapped his usual suit for a Batcape last night.

Brian Cowen, right, was arriving at Dublin's Merrion Hotel to launch 'An Irish Voice' by Niall O'Dowd, centre, who has written a memoir about his experiences as an Irish emigrant in America.

And in his speech, the Taoiseach urged the depressed denizens of Gotham (Ireland) : "We need to move on, we need to have the resilience and self-belief to recognise that we are not alone in this".

Maybe our Taoiseach has got himself a Cape of Good Hope. All together now: Na na na na na na na na Brian Cowen ...

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