Sunday 19 November 2017

The government is PPS-ing all over us

Irish Water say they'll treat our personal data as a commercial asset, and that's not on

Illustration by Tom Halliday
Illustration by Tom Halliday
Gene Kerrigan

Gene Kerrigan

So, this thick envelope comes through the letterbox. It lands on the floor and lies there, breathing heavily, radiating a sense of threat. Ah, says I to myself, it must be from Phil Hogan.

A billet-doux from the departing giant of Irish politics - off to his €250,000-a-year EU Commissionership (with exhilarating expenses and appropriate pension).

How nice of Phil "Yer Boots" Hogan to leave one last memento of his reign as Enda's Chief Enforcer.

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