It Starts Here



Tánaiste Joan Burton in Cork County Hall this morning to discuss the future of Ireland’s economic recovery.


Ms Burton is also expected to launch the first Bia Food Initiative warehouse, otherwise known as a food bank, in Little Island, Cork at 3pm.

Good times.

Bia Food Initiative

Related: By The Food Banks Of My Own Lovely Lee

Pic via EC Rep Ireland


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12 thoughts on “It Starts Here

  1. ollie

    tanaiste launching food handouts for those citizens who her government has abandoned, you couldn’t make it up! shameless.

  2. ahjayzis

    She’s launching a food bank?
    Food banks are a win for the Labour party in government now?

    Yikes, put it out of it’s misery.

  3. Don Pidgeoni

    Similar thing happened in UK with Lib Dem gurning over a parcel at a foodbank rather than hiding his face at the fact that under his government, use has dramatically increased.

  4. Caroline

    “We’re trying to move away from the term food bank,” he says. “We’re calling it a surplus food redistribution system.”

    Please sir, can we have some more deadpan euphemisms?

    1. ollie

      and the wine lake, although I heard that Brian Cowen single handedly reduced the lake to a mere puddle.

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