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hollyisalovelyname Sat 07-May-16 10:11:49

There was a good pre Irish election thread on Mumsnet some weeks back. 70 plus days ago as news readers keep telling us we've had no goveenment for 70 days.
Unfortunately I can't find it and the Mumsnet app no longer has a search facility as before. I used to be able to see all my old postngs.
Your thoughts please on the new cabinet.
I'm disappointed Varadker is gone from Health, Mary M O' C is in trade!!! and Ms. Zappone ( did you see how much she gets for her travel expenses- disgusting) got a seat in cabinet and Enda is still Taoiseach.

ElspethFlashman Sat 07-May-16 10:13:51

Disappointed Varadker is gone from Health as he's a doctor and a blunt talker.

(Allegedly he's pissed off too)

hollyisalovelyname Sat 07-May-16 10:22:00

Shane Ross got Sport wink

Fitzers Sat 07-May-16 10:22:20

I think the pre-election thread might be gone as it was posted in Chat I think. Disappointed re Zappone and the travel expenses, hard to accept the justification, seems far too convenient.

hollyisalovelyname Sat 07-May-16 10:28:47

Disappointed is too soft a word for it.
Disgusted is my word.
I just wish decency and honesty were words we could associate with Irish politics but they are not sad

oneowlgirl Sat 07-May-16 13:38:58

Unfortunately Holly, they're not words that can be associated with politicians anywhere in my opinion.

MakingJudySmile Sat 07-May-16 13:41:55

I'm utterly sicken with everything. If I see Sane Ross around here I'll be tempted to kick a football at him.

MakingJudySmile Sat 07-May-16 13:44:48


hollyisalovelyname Sun 08-May-16 09:47:17

The newspapers should be interesting today.

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