ENDA KENNY WAS the toast of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin at the weekend.
Everywhere he turned people wanted to shake his hand and have their picture taken. They were even selling mugs and plates with the Taoiseach’s face on it:
[Pic: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland]
Then when he entered the arena for his keynote address on Saturday night the music was provided by Take That.
It was Barlow and Co’s hit song ‘Greatest Day’ to be exact, with understated lyrics such as “today this could be the greatest day of our lives” and “stay close to me” – likely a reference to Eamon Gilmore: