16 Jun 2007
Future meeting of the Irish cabinet under the Biffo regime. Notice John Gormley’s absence. Possible explanation below.
16 Jun 2007
QUESTIONS? If a rectangle and a square cause you to think in punctuation marks or if you’re looking at a mimeographed Communist leaflet instead of the instruction booklet, then call Ikea. Make sure to use the phone that is directly attached to the building or your call won’t go through
16 Jun 2007
But how come I never hear from people in Donegal? All dead satisfied with how planning is going up there, are ye?
16 Jun 2007
You’ve heard me complain often enough that Irish Development Plans aren’t really ‘plans’ in the common sense of the word in that they don’t, in fact, plan anything. They’re just fifty thousand word writing exercises, is all.
16 Jun 2007
Cabinet member present themselves to President McAleese at Aras. Somehow Jackie Healy-Rae got an invite. Have fun figuring out who everyone else is. Here’s what I predict. The Greens will split. The ‘Official Greens’ will be subsumed into the Prime Time/Boswells echo chamber. The Sopranos will push through all sorts of sticky infrastructural programmes during the life of the next Dail and the ‘Continuity Greens’ (serial objector Brendan McCann (maybe even An Taisce, eh?)) will be left on the picket lines without the support of their Official colleagues.