Sunday 19 November 2017

Kevin O'Shaughnessy: Note to the killjoys: this is Ireland, not Afghanistan

THE anti-fun brigade is on the warpath. We, the citizens of Ireland, have been caught rotten, like bold schoolboys behind the bike shed, skulling the equivalent of a bottle of vodka each a week.

Our elders and betters are unimpressed and we've now been summoned to the headmaster's office for a telling-off.

Armed with a 96-page report, the suitably austere-sounding National Substance Misuse Strategy Steering Group yesterday laid out the charges against us and proposed a series of measures aimed at mending our ways.

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