Friday 23 June 2017

When Enda met the Commish

Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Brendan O'Connor

Brendan O'Connor

Ireland 2021. The country has been laid waste to after Donald Trump caused nuclear Armageddon. Early in his second term, Trump unleashed the nukes on Russia to prove that he wasn't in bed with Putin. Indeed, Trump rode cowboy-style on the back of the first bomb to land on Moscow, shouting, "I told you it was fake news muthafuuuuaaaaaaargh!"

There is just one man left alive, a ginger lad who cycles the roads of Ireland with a kind of half-smirk on his face, chuckling now and then to himself, waving at imaginary people. One day, to his astonishment, he sees a figure emerge out of the debris. It is a woman. She emerges fully and dusts herself off, She appears to be wearing a uniform.

"Commissioner?' he says in an astonished voice. "Is that you?

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