Tuesday 17 January 2017

'Unbelievables' do it again

Published 21/01/2011 | 05:00

THE death knell sounded for the 30th Dail yesterday, and for much of the nation it was a joyful sound. The General Election announced for March 11 will not come soon enough for an electorate molten with anger at a bewildering catalogue of failures.

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Yesterday's proceedings were without parallel and have moved beyond the wider reaches of GUBUism.

Taoiseach Brian Cowen and his Cabinet may in time become known as 'The Unbelievables'. Mr Cowen, who has singled himself out for his unique capacity to transform opportunity into disaster, produced a final flourish yesterday. Instead of raising the roof he brought it crashing down about his ears.

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