No, Simon, democracy is not all about you
The Dail is essential to political life, but it's just part of the democracy through which we make decisions
Talk about bad timing. There are important things happening - real moves within the machinery of democracy.
They're about housing and health and transport. On top of that, there are significant political shifts in the North.
And then there's the Tuam revelations. And all the cowardly oppression that represents.