A former senior civil servant has attacked the ''club culture mentality which allows TDs to decide on the late closing of the Dail bar themselves.
Kieran Coughlan, who was the highest-placed official in Leinster House for 24 years, warned that there were a small number of ''old-school TDs and Senators who did not want Leinster House to be run too independently.
He said that, due to the ''blinkered approach of these people, there was a risk...
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