Sunday 11 December 2016

Junkets a waste of our money

Published 08/03/2010 | 05:00

I'm outraged to see that 23 ministers are heading off for St Patrick's Day exploits. It is a waste of taxpayers' money.

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For them to proclaim they are promoting investment into Ireland is shambolic. Can somebody tell me how many jobs have been created since last year's expensive excursions?

The Taoiseach calls for a curb on spending. God Almighty, the bowl of shamrock he presents to the US president is never worn -- it's just dumped.

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