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10 other possible grand gestures for a multi-millionare tax exile if he had his wallet open and was feeling flathulach

(1) Pay for ham sandwiches and cans of Fanta for everyone at the Ireland-Serbia game in Croker in May. (2) Pay the VAT on these sandwiches and beverages. (3) Pay the running costs of a couple of League of Ireland …

Thu, Feb 14, 2008, 08:46

   

(1) Pay for ham sandwiches and cans of Fanta for everyone at the Ireland-Serbia game in Croker in May.

(2) Pay the VAT on these sandwiches and beverages.

(3) Pay the running costs of a couple of League of Ireland teams for next season, especially if one wanted to help football at a grassroots level in this country. What’s that you’re saying? There’s no publicity in that kind of thing? Surely that would never have a bearing on someone’s generous grand gesture, would it?

(4) Pay Bertie Ahern’s make-up bill for the next 12 months.

(5) Pay the VAT for (4)

(6) Pay the fee for My Bloody Valentine at the Electric Picnic

(7) Pay for the Cork hurlers, footballers and county board to spend a week together at a luxury spa hotel working it all out.

(8) Pay for a cold buffet at the Irish Blog Awards.

(9) Pay for a load of new telephone polls, copper wires and fibre-optic cables

(10) Pay for a few new DJs at 2FM