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First on the agenda, gut low-paid workers

Gene Kerrigan


Jobs assigned to the boys and girls, pensions ahoy, drink-driver overboard, and off we sail towards 2008, writes Gene Kerrigan

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Cartoon by Tom Halliday

Cartoon by Tom Halliday

Cartoon by Tom Halliday

So, we've taken a hiding from a disaster we didn't see coming, but it's okay. The political parties assure us that we're "all in this together".

Fianna Fail and the Green Party will guide us safely through this misfortune, with the patriotic backing of Fine Gael.

I've already seen this movie. It's called 2008, and it doesn't end well.