O’Donoghue sees red in Dail

The great spectator sport in Leinster House - a full-blooded row between the Ceann Comhairle and opposition TDs - was taken to new heights by John O’Donoghue, the former Fianna Fail minister and new Ceann Comhairle last week.

30th June, 2007

The great spectator sport in Leinster House - a full-blooded row between the Ceann Comhairle and opposition TDs - was taken to new heights by John O’Donoghue, the former Fianna Fail minister and new Ceann Comhairle last week.

One new TD chatting in the lobby of Leinster House stopped mid-flow, his eyes fixed on monitors showing events in the Dail chamber.

‘‘Jesus, he’ll have a heart attack if he keeps that up,” he...

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