Eilis O'Hanlon : When Marie-Louise stepped into a real world – ours
The senator's visit to a Vincent de Paul charity shop, recalled on Pat Kenny's radio show, was mind-blowingly patronising
Being Christmas, it was only fitting that Pat Kenny should have offered up a new version of an old seasonal favourite on his radio show last week. But there was a twist.
In the original story of The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, the children step through a door from our world into the magical snowy land of Narnia.
In RTE's update, Pat took a tentative step through a door linking the cossetted realm of privilege and entitlement that is the national broadcaster into a mysterious place known as The Real World.