Monday 23 October 2017

Willie O'Dea: Flying kites while time bomb ticks

Ministers focus on easy point-scoring headlines as pensions crisis is ignored, writes Willie O'Dea

'IN this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." So said the American founding father, Benjamin Franklin. Clearly he reckoned without the members of this Government.

With the Budget barely two months away we are seeing another absolute certainty in Irish political life: kite flying from Government ministers.

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