Tuesday 23 January 2018

Fionnan Sheahan: Embattled Taoiseach still not a patch on Europe's bad boys

Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

MICHEAL O Muircheartaigh's best-known impersonator isn't planning on applying to replace the legendary RTE broadcaster.

Three days after he regaled the Fianna Fail parliamentary party drink-in with his impression of the GAA commentator's unique style, Brian Cowen was still nursing the proverbial hangover from his late night and early morning shenanigans.

Mr Cowen did manage to crack a smile when asked about the 80-year-old's retirement and whether he had any intention of changing careers to fill the void. "I always say imitation is the best form of flattery," he said.

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