Multiple sessions being considered to make Dáil more family-friendly

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Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
2nd January, 2022
Multiple sessions being considered to make Dáil more family-friendly
Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl: ‘It is no longer acceptable that we would have sessions of the Dáil going on until the early hours of the morning.’ Picture: Tony Maxwell

The Ceann Comhairle is “actively looking” at the prospect of multiple Dáil sessions occurring at the same time, in an effort to condense working hours in Leinster House and make it a more family-friendly environment.

Speaking to the Business Post, Seán Ó Fearghaíl said he was determined to make Leinster House a more family-friendly work environment, and simultaneous Dáil sessions were one way to prevent late working hours....

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