Republic of Limbo: Dáil breaks for nine weeks after achieving lamentably little
Good employers have always recognised that holidays are more of a necessity than a luxury. The smarter bosses know they get more out of their employees when they come back after a decent break.
So, let's get one thing out of the way before we go any further.
Our elected politicians at Leinster House have had a grinding year - and it is time they took a break.