Presidential poppycock passed off as eloquence

Mary McAleese, our president for another five and a half years, has the same eloquence quotient of the average minor all-Ireland winning hurling captain, if her St Patrick’s Day message is anything to go by (see www.president.ie if you really want to

18th March, 2006

Mary McAleese, our president for another five and a half years, has the same eloquence quotient of the average minor all-Ireland winning hurling captain, if her St Patrick’s Day message is anything to go by (see www.president.ie if you really want to experience this).

She has nothing of the fluency and magnificence of, say, Sean Og O hAilpin, the Cork senior captain who delighted Croke Park last September.

Instead, she possesses...

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