Kevin Myers: Those state employees charged with reducing unemployment are effectively on paid strike
THERE he was, on the front page last Friday, advertising Newbridge Silver: yes, Ronan O'Gara, out-half and occasional letter writer to this newspaper. However, the issue today is not him, but his paymaster, Newbridge Silver.
The company showrooms really will reward a visit, for they are a perfect example of how a versatile management with a wide range of good products can weather even the most terrible of storms.
And Newbridge's decision to stick with the public image of Ronan O'Gara tells you a great deal about why Newbridge Silver will emerge from this crisis, not merely intact, but probably stronger.