Saturday 18 November 2017

'Dangerous' bogeyman Brendan Ogle on a long leash

ESB union chief has kept the blackout until after the Troika's exit, writes Jody Corcoran

PLANNING TO TURN OFF THE LIGHTS: ESB group of unions' secretary Brendan Ogle
PLANNING TO TURN OFF THE LIGHTS: ESB group of unions' secretary Brendan Ogle
Jody Corcoran

Jody Corcoran

THE real question is: what sort of underwear does Brendan Ogle wear? Dolce & Gabbana is out, obviously, as the underwear of the capitalist pig. The ESB group of unions' secretary was wearing blue jeans the night he addressed the people at an Eirigi conference, one of whom felt it was a good idea to throw red paint on Mary Harney, the then Minister for Health. For that, she was convicted – not Harney, but an Eirigi councillor.

Levi jeans are also out, apparently, even though Levi is the apparel of the working man. These were the concerns going through Brendan Ogle's head the day he drove around a woman from Cuba, over here to commemorate the Bay of Pigs.

The people of Cuba: "They don't have big cars, they don't have houses with two or three acres of landscaped gardens around them, they don't wear Levi jeans and Dolce & Gabbana underpants – at least the ones that I met!"

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