Popping out

According to Reuters, “Irish Prime Minister
Bertie Ahern has cut short an annual visit to the Galway Races to
return to Dublin”, in anticipation of the big statement. Has any nation’s leader ever selflessly attended so much sport on behalf of his people?

Before you get grouchy, I like Bertie really, I just wish I had access to his source of tickets.

  • fair_deal

    “Has any nation’s leader ever selflessly attended so much sport on behalf of his people? “

    Do Fianna Fail not use the races for fund-raising? (Tapping the great and the good not putting a 1000 Euros on the the 50-1 shot in the second race)

  • IanK

    They offer corporate hospitality for about 4000 Euro for a table of 10. Gives another opportunity for the brown envelopes to be handed over.