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Oh Lord what a complete waste of time.

Byline: PAT FLANAGAN

IN the real world, the biggest challenge facing our capital city is the 1,000 families which are homeless.

In the Monty Pythonesque world of Dublin City Council, a more troubling matter is changing the name of the Lord Mayor to something along the lines of Civic Mayor.

This will no doubt bring a warm glow to the hundreds who risk freezing to death on the streets.

"It's a relic of feudalism," says Cllr Michael O'Brien, sounding like a character from The Life Of Brian giving out about the Romans.

The Lord Mayor's title should be changed alright - to Night Mayor until this scandalous homelessness crisis is sorted out.

Those involved in this time-wasting nonsense should hang their heads in shame.

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Title Annotation:Features; Opinion Column
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Nov 18, 2016
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