Saturday 19 August 2017

Dole . . . Black tie . . .Turbines . . . Forecast . . . Blessing

I have been thinking of those who get the dole and don't have enough money to emigrate. If the Government paid each one who emigrated a sum provided he obtained proof of getting work abroad, it would be wiser than handing out €200 a week to them for doing nothing.

M Gallagher,
Sandycove, Co Dublin

  • The bookies were taking bets on what colour Brian Lenihan's tie would be when he read yesterday's Budget. My money was always on black, as after all we were in mourning for the loss of our country.

Seamus McLoughlin,

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