Any Other Business: TDs and senators get to savour the importance of stout

What a jolly trip last week for the Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Natural Resources and Agriculture, who were taken on a tour of the Guinness Brewery.

18th March, 2012
Any Other Business: TDs and senators get to savour the importance of stout
St James's Gate: 2.7 million pints a day.

What a jolly trip last week for the Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Natural Resources and Agriculture, who were all taken on a tour of the Guinness Brewery at St James's Gate.

According to the company, a "large group" of TDs and senators received a tour of the facility and were given a "detailed presentation on the company's contribution to agriculture and the rural economy". Well, yes. But, to paraphrase Brendan Behan, the rural economy has...

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