Sunday 25 June 2017

Edel Kennedy: It seems our councillors are always willing to go the extra mile in pursuit of petrol expenses

Edel Kennedy

YOU'D better take advantage of the good cigars. You don't get much else in that job." Outspoken American Democrat Thomas P O'Neill was speaking about the US president's job.

But he could also have been talking about any of the 1,000-plus town, city and county councillors around our country who protest loudly that they don't get cigars, or anything like it.

All they get, they say, is requests for pro-bono work.

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