Tuesday 12 December 2017

Jackie and Bill want to be seen as the new poor, but they're still rich

Jackie Lavin
Jackie Lavin
Jackie Lavin and Bill Cullen
Jackie Lavin
Jackie Lavin & Bill Cullen at the Punchestown 2014 festival at Punchestown Racecourse Co. Kildare. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Michael O'Doherty

Michael O'Doherty

BACK in March, Jackie Lavin and Bill Cullen gave one of several interviews they've conducted in the last year, bemoaning the fact that they lost their car business, and their beloved Muckross Park Hotel.

And announcing that they were back at work together with a new car franchise in Dublin.

We heard oft-repeated explanation of how the banks have behaved unreasonably towards them, how they were working all of God's hours to make ends meet and how their story mirrors those of many regular people struggling to make ends meet.

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