By Christy Parker
The economy may be losing its drive but staff at Lismore’s Social Welfare office certainly did their best to restore it. The two female employees were unable to access the building due to a faulty door lock on arriving for work. Showing the spirit of innovation that once made this country the envy of Europe, one of the girl’s promptly threw open the rear of her silver hatchback and faster than you could say, ‘where’s me credits? business went mobile.
Astonished by-passers couldn’t believe their eyes as, with the brakes well and truly on the economy, it appeared the wheels might be about to come off the State Social Welfare system as well. “There were people dotted around the street waiting their turn,” observed one local businessman. “There even had a cup of coffee on the roof!”
Fearing another government steering committee had taken to the road, another observer quipped, “I know Mary Hanafin wants to cut down on dole fraud, but this is a bit much! At first I thought it was someone selling stuff and Read more