Friday 18 August 2017

Declan Lynch: We've had enough of fat-cat gibberish

Declan Lynch

Declan Lynch

THE letter of the week in this paper last Sunday was headlined "Heart laden with gloom", and that was probably the most uplifting note sounded by a Mr John Cuffe of Dunboyne.

"Maybe it's the November gloom allied to six decades of shuffling around this old State," he wrote, "but rarely have I ever felt so laden in heart and mind."

As he reflected on what he had been reading about the state of the country in this paper the previous Sunday, he concluded that the worst blow was the news that Fianna Fail is on the way back. "Jesus Christ Almighty"... he wrote.

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