Friday 19 January 2018

Kim Bielenberg: Licences for drink-drivers are as likely as permits for public strip shows in Tehran

HATS off to the Healy-Raes for proving yet again that politics in this country sometimes veers between the fanciful, the absurd and the downright surreal.

Danny Healy-Rae has successfully pushed a motion through Kerry County Council calling for permits to be issued to rural motorists allowing them to drive home after “two or three” drinks.

In others words, for the first time in the history of the world a local council has approved a plan for licences for drink-drivers.

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