Monday November 30, 2020

Richard the prudent

When asked recently what plans he had for his SSIA savings, Fine Gael’s Richard Bruton said he was a ‘‘prudent squirrel’’ in financial matters.

8th July, 2006

When asked recently what plans he had for his SSIA savings, Fine Gael’s Richard Bruton said he was a ‘‘prudent squirrel’’ in financial matters.

The comment will not surprise the many people who have an impression of the Fine Gael deputy leader as a hard-working policy boffin.

Bruton works hard to connect with voters, but sometimes labours his message a little and never quite shakes off the tag of...

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