Tuesday 16 January 2018

No respect shown

Madam – As a former member of the Defence Forces, who happened to be present on Sunday, July 14, for the National Day of Commemoration at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, I was appalled by the demeanour of the government representatives present.

Flamboyant ties worn by all, Joan Burton in a bright red dress, Leo Varadkar in check shirt, beige trousers and deck shoes looked like he was coming from or going to a day's sailing.

Their entry lacked an air of gravitas.

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