About fupping time too.
And ironically the couple will be entitled to a free TV licence because John – who is on disability allowance – turned 66 last week.
The couple were [taken to prison by taxi] because they could not pay a €1,200 fine in relation to not having a licence.
“I get €207 per week pension and Angela gets €188 long-term sickness benefit,” John told the Herald.
“There’s not a chance we can come up with the €1,200. If I had the money, I’d pay it.”
That’s not exactly going to put petrol in Tubs’ Jag now is it?
Suck it up. The Law is the LAW.
Retired couple with health problems taken to prison over non-payment of TV licence (Irish Independent)
Ad in the RTE Guide, 1963.
Via Brand New Retro