Pulling a fast one on the EU
As of last Tuesday, when we assumed the presidency of the European Council, the Irish are basically in charge of the whole shooting match, writes Garvan Grant.
It is a well-known if slightly lamentable fact that throughout history the Gael has been a much put upon creature. From the Vikings to the British and from Fianna Fáil to the Health Service Executive, various groups have seen fit to keep the people of this great little nation oppressed, suppressed and repressed.
The latest in a long line of bullies has been the so-called European Union which has been having great fun...
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