The Government has sent out Mr. Batt O’Keefe TD, Minister for Education etc. to explain what the Government has decided to do about the criminal organisations named in the Ryan report.
Having heard him, one is reminded of what Antoine de Saint-Exupery said of his like;
Commonly, people believe that defeat is characterized by a general bustle and a feverish rush. Bustle and rush are the signs of victory, not of defeat. Victory is a thing of action. It is a house in the act of being built. Every participant in victory sweats and puffs, carrying the stones for the building of the house. But defeat is a thing of weariness, of incoherence, of boredom. And above all of futility.”