Fear and loathing in Leinster House

The children sat in their school uniforms looking down on proceedings, well behaved but with a slight air of boredom.

3rd June, 2006

The children sat in their school uniforms looking down on proceedings, well behaved but with a slight air of boredom. It’s the time of year for school tours, and each sitting day in Leinster House sees its share of buses pulling up. Last week, there was more excitement than has been seen in the Dail chamber for a number of years.

It’s likely, though, that much of the drama that gripped the nation...

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