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The Bird Man Of Portaloise: A Budgie In The Bush

by | 10th, May 2007

budgie.jpg A SEARCH is underway at Portaloise maximum security prison, Ireland.

Responding to the orders of Minister for Justice Michael McDowell, guards are looking into this and that.

McDowell is on the case. No stone will be left unturned. No bed and stick of furniture left unmolested. No cavity too dark or nasty to gaze within.

McDowell will get his man. He might ever get the inmate who called RTÉ radio’s Liveline programme from his smuggled mobile phone last week.

McDowell says someone would be held accountable if there has been “any laxity” at the prison.

Officers are at work. The find eight mobile phones, three SIM cards, around 150 tablets, including ecstasy, a “significant quantity” of powdered drugs, a large amount of hooch, and 30 syringes.

And a budgie .

This is not slang for a new derivative of crack cocaine. This is melopsittacus

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