Kim Bielenberg: If you didn't laugh, you'd nearly cry (into your beer)
Published 23/01/2013 | 17:00
THE Healy-Raes have done it again. They have proved that politics in this country sometimes veers between the fanciful, the absurd and the downright surreal.
Danny Healy-Rae has successfully pushed a motion through Kerry County Council calling for permits to be issued to rural motorists allowing them to drive home after "two or three" drinks.
In others words, for the first time in the history of the world, a local council has approved a plan for licences for drink-drivers.