Even Sam Lord says he isn't sure what a billion is. It is a thousand million.
It was very clear back in 2008 that many of the TDs who voted through this legalised theft didn't know what a billion was. There was a memorable discussion about it on the Vincent Browne Show. None of the panel was clear.
Man kann gar nicht soviel fressen wie man kötzen möchte!
Max Liebermann, Deutsche Maler.
- Friends of the Irish Environment, 28.04.2003"The land Coillte Teo is now selling for development was given to them by the State in 1988 to ensure that our woodlands were run commercially, not to enable them to sell the family silver to service bank loans".