Friday 19 January 2018

Enda volunteers Ireland for Angela's army

MANDATE: Greek Minister Alexis Tsipras, right and his finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP
MANDATE: Greek Minister Alexis Tsipras, right and his finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP

Shane Ross

The Scene: The Cabinet Room in Dublin's Merrion Street. In the chair, Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Enda: First item on the agenda -Should we re-appoint Michael Lowry's friend, Valerie O'Reilly, to the board of the National Transport Authority? Postponed? Agreed? Good.

Second item - correspondence, the weekly letter of applause from Angela Merkel. This time she is over the moon about our 3.5pc forecast growth figures.

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