Monday 22 January 2018

Dail Sketch/John Drennan

X-rays, Mary and the Orcs

John Drennan

John Drennan

Another week and another minister down -- dear me, but it's starting to get like Friday the 13th crossed with morning time in Harold Shipman's surgery around here.

Martin Cullen's departure was only the prelude to another week of debacles which left the Sketch thinking we will have to replace the old Haughey GUBU acronym with an updated version: GUBUB.

Grotesque, unbelievable bizarre, unprecedented Biffo politics (GUBUB) is the only way we could summarise the spectacle of Mary 'Junket' Harney disappearing to New Zealand for a fortnight-long jaunt just as it is revealed one of our hospitals is unable to open the post or read X-rays.

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