Tuesday 16 January 2018

Lise Hand: Ganley marks Enda's cards over gambling with Brussels

Lise Hand

Lise Hand

A gaggle of reporters was milling about eagerly outside Government Buildings yesterday afternoon, lured there by the promise of being provided with something interesting to report on the referendum. The invitation had announced that Declan Ganley would turn up "with a very special present" for the Taoiseach and Tanaiste.

Oh goodie. What would it be? A giant cardboard cut-out of the Titanic, as he has a fondness for drawing analogies between the treaty and the doomed ship?

Or since his new leaflet advocating a No vote dubs it 'The Wizard of Oz Treaty', would he arrive dressed as the Tin Man, a Wicked Witch, or (please God) Dorothy herself?

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