Wednesday 17 January 2018

Tax that breaks this humpy beast's back

Another €240 bill might not sound like much to Enda Kenny – but it could be the tipping point

Water bills are on the way. Photo: Cate Gillon/Getty Images
Water bills are on the way. Photo: Cate Gillon/Getty Images
Willie Kealy

Willie Kealy

I CAN see it now. The husband says to the wife: "I'm feeling a bit full. Have you used up our allowance or should I save it for work?"

The allowance the Government has in mind for each of us is apparently two flushes of the toilet a day, one shower and a brush of the teeth.

Nobody seems too upset about this miserly allowance. Mostly people care about the money, which is understandable, but it shows how easily we forget. How easily we are diverted.

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