Constant Cliché User Loses Unfair Dismissal Claim
and firing was 'legal', 'more than understandable'- Judge
from the witness box, his former employer gave evidence of how many clichés
Donnelly used per day. He was quickly asked to desist by the judge who
stated, "Ye Gads man, it's terrible. Tell us about the assault."
and Donnelly were in a meeting with a client forecasting sales when he
said, "So much for the Celtic Tiger!" Davis then reached across
the desk, punched Donnelly and tried to gauge his eyes out with a bic
biro, the court was told. A shouting match followed and Davis fired Donnelly
there and then.
his ruling, Judge Carty said that the assault was "legal and more
than understandable. If it were me making the laws instead of just interpreting
them, I'd outlaw that poxy saying for good and no mistake."
afterwards, Donnelly told reporters, "At the end of the day, when
all's said and done, every cloud has its silver lining and every dog his
day, as I've just now been offered a £500,000 book deal. It's a
funny old world, when a guy like me can land a gig like that. The Celtic