Comment: There’s no calm before the storm for beleaguered Taoiseach

As he made his way back to his desk in Government Buildings last week, my one hope for Brian Cowen was that he had a better holiday than I did.

30th August, 2008

As he made his way back to his desk in Government Buildings last week, my one hope for Brian Cowen was that he had a better holiday than I did.

After we endured a three-week ‘staycation’ in the usually wonderful west Kerry and Cork, it’s been nigh-on impossible to muster a scintilla of optimism since our return home.

I could fully empathise with our Olympic athletes as they explained their poor...

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