Sunday 19 November 2017

Sarah Carey: They’re presented as progress... but postcodes can kill

A sat-nav postcode for Stephen Street Lower - soon every street in Ireland will have a unique postcode
A sat-nav postcode for Stephen Street Lower - soon every street in Ireland will have a unique postcode

Hurrah! Most days I fear I’m turning into a crank. Then someone with publicly acknowledged credibility agrees with my prophetic cries in the desert and I think: There’s hope for me yet”.

No hope for the country of course, because no one is listening. What am I rabbiting on about? Why, postcodes of course. The system of “unique identifiers” for each household in the country that is laughably presented as “progress”.

At their next meeting, the members of the right-wing conspiracy can tick this one off their agenda. Postcodes are on the way.

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