Well if that is true the guy must have an alcohol problem and I hope he gets help for it, but I still don't think it should affect his ability to earn a living.smithy said:According to a news report i just heard it was not half a pint over the limit. He was pissed out of his brains driving down a dual carriage way in the wrong direction side after a day heavy drinking at the races. Thats pure recklessness.
Hear Hear!thegeneral said:Would it be bold to suggest that his patients may be in a better position to review his medical credentials and expertise than people on a website? Some of these comments are a bit extreme.
Classic wit! :lol: My compliments sir!borderlinegenius said:Hear Hear!thegeneral said:Would it be bold to suggest that his patients may be in a better position to review his medical credentials and expertise than people on a website? Some of these comments are a bit extreme.
Lay off the poor man. I mean, who among us hasn't gone for a spin in the car after a few bottles of whiskey!
I think he is no longer in transport. He was a Minister of State for Transport with responsibility for traffic until last year's reshuffle.Neutral said:He has to resign. He could weather the storm in some departments, but not in Transport.
rockofcashel said:Another win for SF in Donegal next election, when the doc decides he can't contest his seat.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
That said, he was a stupid b'stard
What kind of a gobshite are you. If you have a problem with how a minister is carrying out their duties then by all means attack them as you see necessary, but dont come on here making coded comments and talking through your arse!smithy said:I should have rephrased that, "FF deputies have a tendency to be alcoholics". One of the most senior ministers in this government has visited rehab and is still drinking. Yet Bertie still allows him in control of a senior ministry, a but, they are good friends.
I think he was responsible for road haulage. Not that it should matter either way.PinkoLeftie said:
Well there's nothing the Oireachtas can do, as he's not a member of Government.qtman said:I don't think he'll resign. There are certain misdemeanors that are tolerated by the Opposition, because they know they're not immune to them themselves. Politicians tend to have a certain degree of sympathy for each other when it comes to human weakness, although drink driving is pushing it a bit.
He was pissed out of his brains driving down a dual carriage way in the wrong direction side after a day heavy drinking at the races.