(Sorry, couldn't resist the headline).
In an effort to save money, (and the portend of things to come, I've no doubt) Irish parents in Carrigaline, Co. Cork - my home county in Ireland - are requesting that pupils be furnished with their own toilet paper by their parents to lighten the economic load of the school.
The school's principal said the measure had been taken in order to save money in the face of education funding cuts..
"We are endeavouring to trim down expenses and ensure we use our grants towards [educational needs],"
Read about it here.
Now I know why I always thought bidets were a good idea.