Opinion

Thursday 18 October 2018

Get used to close shaves with strong Irish women

Fiona O'Connell

Mighty women do well in this country town, what with a blonde bombshell butcher a few doors down from the retail-cum-barber run by a sassy shopkeeper.

Plenty of men are happy to allow her to run a blade along their throats, despite the "Grow your own dope - plant a man" sign on prominent display on the wall, where a recent addition claims that "behind every great woman is herself".

Well may it be true, though the feisty female in question has a beloved ball and chain. For Irishmen can also be fairly mighty.

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