Saturday 17 March 2018

Virtuous circle

• It is said that if something is said often enough, people will begin to accept it as being true, whether it is or not.

On 'The Vincent Browne Show' on Wednesday night, Clare Daly TD said she was living on an income based on the national average wage, by agreement with her political party.

Sinn Fein TDs are often heard making a similar boast and I have to say that in all such cases, the boast is absolutely disingenuous because all 166 TDs are paid a basic salary of approximately €92,000 per annum and what they do with this money is their own business.

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