Time for a monument to honour and remember Brian Patrick Lenihan at Terminal 2
The late Brian Patrick Lenihan was one of our great political figures of the second half of the twentieth century. Brian served as a Minister in several Fianna Fáil administrations, which were beset by the continual problems of developing our economy, and solving the problem of emigration.
Brian led the way in solving the problem, in a simple straightforward no nonsense approach. On emigration he is famously quoted as saying,
"We can't all live on a small island"
His great insight is now again the foundation of the defacto Government policy and strategy for dealing with our current unemployment problem.
It is time he was remembered for his inspiration and contribution, by building a suitable statue in his memory, at Dublin Airport, just to remind the emigrants who are leaving at the rate of 300 a day that we can't all live on a small island at least not under a Fianna Fáil Government.
It would be appropriate that a major piece of public infrastructure costing over €600 million would have a major work of art commissioned, that would commerate a leading political thinker, and acknowledge the Irish diaspora and thier contribution to other Nations.