I wish I could say I'm shocked by the stupidity of all this, but I can't. I would have thought Ahern could have found better things to do rather than appeasing the know-nothing know-it-all members of the public who like to do nothing more than poke their noses into the private business of others. Hopefully this is just waffle, and nothing will come of it. Was he asked a question on the topic? Or did he come out with this without any prompting?In another effort to protect us from ourselves, the man in charge of our National Drugs Strategy, Noel Ahern TD, has announced on RTÉ radio today that he will bring forward secondary legislation to criminalise the possession of mushrooms containing certain active substances. Quite how ad hoc decisions made without much effort at justification count as "strategic" is beyond me, but this is politicians we're dealing with.
It's a main street in Delhi, and what's wrong with it? If you are waiting for someone, anyone, to name something after Des O'Malley, you'll be waiting a long long time.In other news, some road in India is to be named after Eamon de Valera. It's truly a great little nation we live in