Monday 18 December 2017

'Your sacrifices are making a difference,' Kenny tells country in low-key address

Taoiseach Enda Kenny during the televised National Address in his offices in Government Buildings,Dublin.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny during the televised National Address in his offices in Government Buildings,Dublin.
Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

THANKFULLY, it was far shorter than the soliloquy two years ago, when the Taoiseach delivered his first 'State of the Nation'.

And there wasn't the expected patronising air to the 'National Address' either last night.

Early on, there was an acknowledgement of the pain people have gone through, that the medicine so far was hard and that the improvements in the public finances aren't yet being felt by many people.

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