Saturday 25 February 2017

Aosdána – the gift that keeps on taking

Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

Poet Theo Dorgan
Poet Theo Dorgan

So, it's been quite the week hasn't it? Residents scrapping with people installing water meters. Labour deciding that what the party need the most is another piece of very public in-fighting. Gerry having his collar felt by the PSNI and forcing southern Shinners to spin their damage-limitation wheels even more hysterically than usual. That one has been fun, I have to say.

And, on a wider level, we saw yet another botched execution in America that will hopefully remind people that the death penalty is both savage and inefficient.

But the one thing that may have slipped under your radar was the latest outrageous example of indolence and arrogance from a bunch of lazy, unproductive benefit scroungers.

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