Lack of courage lets local authorities call the shots, again
Published 28/01/2014 | 02:30
'DEMOCRATIC revolution' how are you? Forget all the highfalutin talk in the Programme for Government about "breaking from the past and starting anew". Nothing has fundamentally changed under Fine Gael and Labour.
In that extraordinarily self- congratulatory Programme for Government, the Coalition promised to be guided by Albert Einstein's words, "learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow". Instead, it simply repeats the mistakes of 'yesterday'.
For the HSE over a decade ago, read Irish Water today. The parallels are striking.