Opinion

Thursday 23 November 2017

Why does everything always taste better under a blue sky?

SUN TIME: Freda McGeough and Hannah Vero at Grand Canal Dock in Dublin Picture: Arthur Carron
SUN TIME: Freda McGeough and Hannah Vero at Grand Canal Dock in Dublin Picture: Arthur Carron
Niamh Horan

Niamh Horan

Our little nation will take a lot on the chin - taxes, ECB debt, USC charges - but by God when a bit of sun comes out that is when you'll see a whole new side to us: the defiant Irish.

We will take out blankets, fire up outdoor heaters and weigh the serviettes down against the wind and we'll fight for our right to enjoy those rays as much as any of our European neighbours.

Their mercury may reach higher on the thermometer, but the Irish bring the craic to the Chablis.

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