Monday 22 January 2018

Ian O'Doherty: It's time we learned to love Dublin

Dublin City
Dublin City

David Brennan, chief executive of the Dublin City Business Association, has had enough with all the sniping and carping from Dubs and this week he argued: "We need to stress the positive aspects of our great capital city."

To which the obvious, and unfair response, is -- well, he would say that, wouldn't he?

Only yesterday I met a friend with a typical tale from the city -- he had just been walking up Henry Street when a fight broke out between some skobies and the security guards in the shop they had tried to rob. The melée spilled on to the street and some passing girls were soaked by a cup of coffee that had been thrown in the course of the scrap.

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