Wednesday 24 January 2018

Lise Hand: Jack Bauer-esque effort needed from Norris in coming 24 hours

EVEn Jack Bauer would've been whimpering for his Ma after a day like yesterday. Being granted 24 hours for the task of saving the planet is a mere bagatelle compared to the 72-hour challenge of securing a place on the starting-line of the Aras Derby.

David Norris probably had never known a Manic Monday like it. It had more ups and downs than the stockmarket after a Merkel-Sarkozy press conference.

There was drama, suspense and a shock twist in the plot right at the end. If the senator had been obliged to defuse a nuclear bomb using nothing more than a copy of 'Ulysses', nobody would've been surprised.

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