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Lazy Post of the Day: Where do politicians go on holiday?

And why doesn’t Bertie Ahern wear sun cream…

WITH THE DAIL in recess and many of our politicians on holiday, we look at where our own and others have vacationed down through the years.

They’re just like us, see?

Lazy Post of the Day: Where do politicians go on holiday?
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  • Bertie Ahern

    Photo: Karen Dempsey/Photocall Ireland A suntanned Taoiseach Bertie Ahern at Charles de Gaulle Airport on his way back to Ireland from a holiday in France in 2005.
  • Tony Blair and Berlusconi

    Photo: AP/Press Association Images Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, left, sporting a print bandanna on his head goes for a walk with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, right, and his wife Cherie Blair, after their arrival at Berlusconi's luxury villa, in Porto Rotondo on the Island-region of Sardinia, Italy, Monday Aug. 16, 2004. The Blairs stayed overnight in Berlusconi's Emerald Coast villa.
  • George W. Bush

    Photo: (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) Former US President George W. Bush stretches out in his golf cart at the Cape Arundel Golf Club in Kennebunkport, Maine.
  • David Cameron

    Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire British Prime Minister David Cameron finds dressing down a tad more difficult that his wife Samantha as both sit at a cafe in Mallorca, Spain on Tuesday.
  • Richard Nixon

    Photo: AP Photo In 1957 Richard Nixon was Vice President of the US. Here he is clad in swim shorts on a beach in Florida with another younger holiday maker.
  • Barack Obama

    (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File) Then Presidential candidate Barack Obama, with his two daughters on holiday in Kailua, Hawaii in 2008.
  • Hitler and Eva Braun

    Photo: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images A rare archive picture of Adolf Hitler dozing in an armchair at his Berghof alpine residence in Bavaria with his mistress, Eva Braun c1936.
  • Charlie Haughey

    Photo: Pic Photocall Ireland Fianna Fail leader and Taoiseach Charles Haughey in the grounds of his Abbeville Home in County Dublin in 1988
  • Vladimir Putin

    Photo: 44 flickr/creativecommons Russian president lives up to his action man reputation with this horse riding trip in 2009 in Siberia.

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