United in panic
• There is one thing that Ireland has gone nearly one year without, but without which, most of our people don't seem too uncomfortable.
No, it is not the snow that ravaged our country and its citizens this time last year, but also brought days off and general mirth to the youth of the country.
No, it is not Fianna Fail, who one year and, give or take, one week ago, unveiled its last budget as the crumbling government fiasco it was. It is in fact a good bout of mass hysteria, as was seen in November and December of last year, before the arrival of the dreaded EU and its IMF cronies.