Wednesday 25 November 2015

Difficult labour

Published 03/12/2012 | 05:00

• So, the Dail is thinking about delivering legislation that has had over 20 years' gestation time. An elephant's gestation is typically 18-23 months, making this one mightily pregnant elephant sitting in the room in Government Buildings – it is going to need a very skilled midwife to deliver its rather enormous baby.

It might even have to be done by Caesarean section to get it over with quickly.

Alison Hackett
Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

Irish Independent

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