End of ‘Global Greening’ a brave step towards becoming less embarrassing

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ST PATRICK’S DAY. Gets earlier every year (editor’s note: it does not, and as this year is a leap year, St Patrick’s Day will in fact be later this year than it was last year). From this week onward we will once again be reckoning with the discourse surrounding costly TD trips around the world to promote Ireland’s brand, beg for favourable trade conditions and try to convince Chinese Premier Xi Jinping to pose with a big creamy pint of Murphy’s. St Patrick may have rid of us of the snakes but my word did he leave the cringe intact....