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Unread 15-01-2006, 23:28   #1
philip
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Default Great photo and caption from allaboutbuses.com

I've written the caption beneath as it appears on www.allaboutbuses.com

"Ceremonies completed, the minister shows his commitment to public transport by waving at the photographers as he is driven away from Dublin Castle"
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Unread 16-01-2006, 13:13   #2
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How much does the Department of Transport pay for Media and PR "Advice"?
This is the sort of Picture which can follow (folly) a Polititian through his/her political career.
Considering how the Minister was very Keen to get these new vehicles on the road prior to Christmas,it would have been a basic yet effective piece of PR to have had Minister Cullen travel on one of the new Buses in service as far as Kildare St and thence to be dropped off almost directly outside Leinster House.
Sadly the picture neatly encapsulates the entire internal thrust of this Department and demonstrates to a great degree why events such as the ongoing Luas saga can happen.

Next please......
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Unread 16-01-2006, 13:51   #3
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It reminds me of Joe Walsh's very honest comment that following 15 years as a minister he would need to "learn to drive again" upon stepping down to join the backbench
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Unread 16-01-2006, 16:01   #4
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If the feckin Ministers were going to work on Public transport they then might have some clue as to the shambles it in. Not a hope of me voting for these muppets !
This pic says it all really doent it !
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