If you don't work the world doesn't owe you a living
Homeless single mum Erica Fleming is trying to do the right thing, but a bloated culture of entitlement persists in parts of society
Summer schools give politicians a chance to say something silly once a year. On Twitter, the opportunity presents itself every day.
Latest to fall foul of the curse of social media is Dr Bill Tormey, Dublin city councillor, farmer, author, "specialist in chemical pathology" - you name it, he can do it. Except, apparently, realise that it's best not to try making complex sociopolitical arguments on a microblogging website.
What got him into trouble this week were a few comments made as he watched an interview on Tuesday's Tonight with Vincent Browne with Erica Fleming, the young mother in temporary accommodation who's been in the news again after being refused a grant to take up full-time education.