Those Junior Ministers…

Biffo plans to cut back on junior ministers. So who’s for the chop?

Barry Andrews, minister for Having a Famous Grandfather
Billy Kelleher, minister for Getting Two Points on His Driving License
Tony Killeen, minister for Putting Criminals on the Streets
Seán Haughey, minister for Having a Famous Daddy
Trevor Sargent, minister for Parsnips and Organic Tomatoes
Martin Mansergh, minister for Shouting at Vincent Browne
Conor Lenihan, minister for Kebabs and Having a Famous Brother
Máire Hoctor, minister for Pissing Off Pensioners
Dick Roche, minister for Lossing Referendums and Annoying Brussels
Noel Ahern, minister for Having An Even More Famous Brother
Mary Wallace, minister for Sulking Last Time She Lost a Ministry
Pat Carey, minister for Looking Past It
Peter Power, minister for Getting Booed Off the Stage
John McGuinness, minister for Having a Famous Son In Law
Michael Kitt, minister for Being Related to More TDs Than Anyone Else
Seán Power, minister for Selling Fags in Twenties
Michael Finneran, minister for Roscommon Hospital
Jimmy Devins, minister for Sligo, the Monte Carlo of the Northwest
John Moloney, minister for Speaking Off The Record
John Curran, minister for Not Going to Colombia

Be honest now. Would you miss any of them?

By Gerard Cunningham

Gerard Cunningham occupies his time working as a journalist, writer, sub-editor, blogger and podcaster, yet still finds himself underemployed.