Tuesday 24 January 2017

'Privilege days' are an affront to taxpayer

Published 30/03/2011 | 05:00

As a private sector taxpayer, I noted with dismay the lack of reform in the public sector with regard to the two privilege days, dating, as they do, back to British rule in Ireland. These are a complete anachronism in this day and age.

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Through my taxes, I, and all other taxpayers, pay for these outmoded practices. I wish to record my disapproval at using my tax money in such a wasteful manner.

Pat Holland
Mervue, Galway

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