I blame Mary Robinson. If only the Aras still served as an expensive and showy alternative to the gold watch for male politicians of long-standing, life would be so much simpler.
We could trot off to the polling station next month, put an ‘X’ beside either Gay Mitchell or Michael D Higgins, and be done with it for the next seven years.
But Robinson changed all that.
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Get a Business Account for you and your team