Lise Hand: Gormley tells schools to cut water bills by harvesting rain
In fairness, it was about time a Green TD caught a lucky break. Just as John Gormley arrived in the schoolyard for a photo shoot, the blue sky overhead went dark and the rain bucketed down. It was only hopping off the stones.
Now normally this would send a government minister's advisers and spin doctors and hairdresser (joking about the last one) into a right flap, but yesterday the deluge was serendipitous.
For the Environment Minister was in St Catherine's National School in Dublin 8 to launch a new wheeze for harvesting rainwater.