Sunday 22 October 2017

A thunderous silence is the best response to the Others

The drones of official Ireland seem to think that 'Seanad reform' is a serious matter, writes Declan Lynch

Declan Lynch

Declan Lynch

I AM proud of you all. A few months ago I suggested that everyone should feel free to have absolutely nothing to do with the Seanad debate. That there is a natural tendency to think that you should get involved in these matters, some ancient sense of civic engagement, but that in this case, you should release yourself from all such thoughts.

And my, how you have responded.

So complete has been the silence all across the country, it seems that the message has resonated at the deepest level. Of all the people that I have encountered in the meantime, in so many situations, not one of them has spoken of this Seanad referendum. Not ... one ... word .

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