Look, it’s terribly nice. He had a great suit. It’s a good swansong and very significant for Irish relations with the US.
BUT IT’S NOT HISTORIC.
All bloody day, historic this historic that.
It would be historic if he was the first but given that all three previous FG Taoisigh have addressed the joint houses too (Bruton, Garret and Cosgrave) and that WT, Dev and Sean T O’Ceallaigh also addressed either the joint houses or the Senate, then it’s NOT historic.
Most overused word EVER.
Bit heavy on the make-up. But jeez, Ted Kennedy coulda used some.