Month: July 2010

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Irish political balls on display (Library of Congress, Creative Commons License) Traumatised Irish members of parliament suffering from emotional exhaustion arising from their efforts at hiding cleaning up the god forsaken mess that is the Potato Republic, today struggled to remain awake in the Dáil chamber (Parliament) while they voted for a extended summer recess. In an unprecedented display of national heroism, deputies (members of parliament) overcame their political differences in order to agree on a return date for the end of September, 2010, leaving themselves little more then three whole months holiday. "We know its an extra two whole weeks more then we usually get, but then, after the year we've had...we feel that its duly deserved", said Gobnait O'Slurry, Government Chief Whippet and TD for South Co. Cringe. "Youse meeja types are always on our backs over our holidays, but this year we're actually saving money". "By not...