Sunday 22 April 2018

Reason for our new friendship with Europe

"We keep you alive to serve this ship."

Or so said Jack Hawkins to Charlton Heston, who was chained to an oar of a battleship in Ben Hur.

In the spirit of your own columnist David McWilliams -- who is quite adept at using analogies to explain the unexplainable -- I submit that this one illustrates quite accurately Ireland's wonderful new relationship with Europe.

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