McNulty fiasco is manna from heaven for lucky opposition

The blame game over the Imma board controversy continues to rumble on

5th October, 2014
Heather Humphreys, the recently appointed Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, is being seen as a scapegoat for following orders over the John McNulty affair. Picture: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett had it easy last week. While the Dáil was as rowdy as ever with the John McNulty controversy, he was over in Iran discussing its nuclear programme.

Photos from the Iranian news agencies showed a relaxed and happy looking Ceann Comhairle with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani in Tehran.

Back in Dublin, Leas Ceann Comhairle Micheál Kitt was trying to keep the peace in the Dáil chamber in his absence....

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