Saturday 16 December 2017

Labour Party simply not coping with the class politics of poo and pee

Illustration by Jim Cogan
Illustration by Jim Cogan
(L to R) Joan Burton TD, Emer Costello Labour MEP for Dublin and Labour Party candidate for the European elections for Dublin. Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore TD and Director of Elections, Loraine Muligan candidate for Dublin west By election at the official launch of MEP Emer Costello’s European election campaign. Photo: Collins
Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris

Something stinks in the Irish Republic. Two years from now it may be you.

Because if Irish Water has its way, people of modest means will not be able to wash as often as the well-off.

By then, however, Sinn Fein may be making us smell in ways no amount of washing will make go away. So it is worrying to see a consensus of commentators holding their noses and calling for a general amnesty.

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