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Minister Jimmy Deenihan has been doling out cash to the put-upon bogmen of Ireland since last year in part-recompense for them being thrown off their ancestral bogs by Brussels.

22nd June, 2013
Minister for Turf and Some Other Things Jimmy Deenihan. Photo: Kevin Byrne

Deenihan's dig-out

Jimmy Deenihan has been doling out cash to the put-upon bogmen of Ireland since last year in part-recompense for them being thrown off their ancestral bogs by the Commissars of Brussels. Or turf, if they wish. But mostly cash. The picture above shows the minister pitching in himself, along with his special adviser and personal security detail. A caption competition begs your submissions to [email protected] Champagne, or turf, or porter, or something for...

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