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.

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