Saturday 25 November 2017

Martina Devlin: Ex-TDs can make amends with community service

Martina Devlin

Martina Devlin

A FLOCK of former politicians is about to hit the jobs market as TDs, ministers and Taoisigh vacate Leinster House by the dozen -- you wonder where they'll all find work.

Some are retiring, others will shortly be retired by the electorate. But are there enough consultancies and directorships to share round? The EU isn't likely to be marinading the fatted calf for them. They can't all go to the Aras or the Mansion House.

So what's a previous Master of the Universe to do, now that his or her universe has shrunk to domestic parameters?

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