Saturday 21 January 2017

Lise Hand: Head-bangers and a fake Willie outside Dail -- but, alas, no horse

Published 16/12/2010 | 05:00

Rubberbandits at the Dail yesterday to announce their war on 'The X Factor' for the Christmas number one spot with their song 'Horse Outside'
Rubberbandits at the Dail yesterday to announce their war on 'The X Factor' for the Christmas number one spot with their song 'Horse Outside'

All that was missing from the environs of Leinster House yesterday was a protest by the Moving Crib decrying a new tax on gold, frankincense and myrrh.

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Oh it was fierce busy altogether -- there were rallies outside the gates, and ructions within. There were pot-bangers and head-bangers.

There was a fake Willie (O'Dea) and the transmogrification of our finance minister into our Dear Leader, Brian Jong-Il. Even the dark shade of Cromwell stalked the chamber. But there was, alas, no horse outside.

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