Stoneybatter, Dublin yesterday.
Trapped In his own house
Paul Fagan writes:
Irish Water have fenced me in with orange scaffolding (the worst kind), leaving only a rickety plank to enter the house. Luckily I live outdoors, among the cats local to stoneybatter, and so have no need to enter the house.
But what if I was elderly, or immobile, and the carelessly placed scaffolding, by people who didn’t spend 30 seconds to think about such things, prevented me from going indoors? Considerate publicly funded services at their best…