Leinster House switches to soap-opera mode

First off this week, if anyone else says ‘‘a week is a long time in politics’’, then this column will stop right now.

30th September, 2006

First off this week, if anyone else says ‘‘a week is a long time in politics’’, then this column will stop right now.

Now that we have that sorted out, let us proceed. TDs and senators returned to Leinster House as the biggest crisis since the fall of the 1992-1994 Fianna Fail-Labour government convulsed politics. After the long summer lay-off, and the elaborate choreography of the September pre-game warm-ups, this was...

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