Friday 15 December 2017

Lise Hand: With his grave tales of woe, Kenny's a dead ringer for Peig

Brian was unamused and reeled off a lengthy list of statistics to prove that his government was indeed making a serious effort on the jobs front

ENDA Kenny was doing an admirable impression of Peig Sayers during Leaders' Questions yesterday morning.

Granted, the grim news -- 436,936 on the live register last month, on top of the previous day's wojus tax takes -- is enough to make anyone break into a chorus of "ochon, ochon", but he was vigorously channelling the dolorous shawlie who blighted more than one generation of Ireland's youth.

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