Tuesday 21 February 2017

At last, we can step out of the abortion time machine

Published 11/07/2013 | 17:00

FIRST, the good news. We woke up this morning to discover neither plague, nor famine, nor earthquake, was visited upon Ireland overnight as a sign of celestial displeasure.

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This proves those claiming to have a hotline to God, who insist they can channel the Divinity's views, were chancing their arms all along. But most people knew that anyway.

Second, the bad news. Wait, there is no bad news. In the wee small hours of this morning, abortion legislation has been tackled by the Dail. The circumstances are limited and strictly controlled, but the deed is done. A start has been made.

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