Tuesday 23 January 2018

Lise Hand: It never rains but it bores as Brian loses fight

Lise Hand

Lise Hand

A nasty little flash of temper flared briefly in Brian Cowen and he looked across the chamber to Eamon Gilmore.

"Try and rein her in now and again," he said sneeringly to the Labour leader.

This piece of dismissive condescension was directed at Eamon's deputy leader Joan Burton, who was determinedly haranguing the Taoiseach for more information about the following day's release of the four-year plan.

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