Sunday 20 May 2018

Politicians take note - people don't care about judicial appointments... but everyone has a bin

'Here's a message to all the inmates of Leinster House: Forget the judges and watch those bins.' Photo: Collins
'Here's a message to all the inmates of Leinster House: Forget the judges and watch those bins.' Photo: Collins
John Downing

John Downing

Here's a message to all the inmates of Leinster House: Forget the judges and watch those bins.

No, this has absolutely nothing to do with slagging off the judiciary - God bless and keep them all. Bearing in mind that I'm just one summons away from their presence, let me here record my avowed opinion that the Irish judges are the wisest and most discerning people in the entire world.

The point I'm merely trying to make is much simpler and more immediate. For most of us, keeping the judges as far away as possible is a big part of our life's work.

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