There'll be no screaming headline from next week's Sunday Indo about that statistic, no shrill whine on the inside pages from Irish O'Hanlawn. Of that we can rest assured.
These 500 suicides were brought to you by sensible policies for a better Ireland. Policies which have been road tested and fully approved by Stephen Collins of the Irish Times.
But in more positive news: the tiny erection which Eoghan Harris has been experiencing since he heard about Lucy Kryton setting up her new party shows no signs of subsiding.