Tax cheat Mick Wallace has suggested he will quit at the next general election.
After being shunned by fellow TDs following revelations of his €2.1m tax bill, Mr Wallace is also finding his increasingly bizarre outbursts are not going down well in his Wexford constituency. A public meeting on supporting local business, to which Mr Wallace invited Chambers of Commerce members from across the county, attracted an embarrassing turnout of less than a dozen.
Mr Wallace admitted the no- show was down to people feeling that "appearing with me could be compromising". Mr Wallace indicated he may stand down at the next general election, the 'Gorey Guardian' newspaper reported last night.
"I am not sure that I am mad enough to run again," he said.
Apart from his status as a tax cheat, Mr Wallace recently claimed he threatened to use a hitman to recoup an unpaid debt.