For two years and nine months of every political term, the goings-on at the Beehive aren’t a hot topic around the leaners at the local pub.
Unless there’s some kind of scandalous policy like the Fart Tax that gets the farmers up in arms (you should have heard the language!), politicians are pretty much regarded as a bunch of idiots who are out of touch with the real world that we all dwell in.
Lately though, the locals have begun pinning their rosettes on their sleeves and having some rather robust political debates over a quiet ale or three.
The horse racing or rugby replay on the telly gets changed