Politicians look elsewhere as membership dwindles

While the reopening of schools next week marks the official end of the summer holidays for most, our Oireachtas members will stay largely absent from Leinster House.

26th August, 2006

While the reopening of schools next week marks the official end of the summer holidays for most, our Oireachtas members will stay largely absent from Leinster House. The vast majority, however, are hard at work meeting their voters and using the fine weather and long evenings to maximum effect.

The following week is when their official working season begins, as Fianna Fail moves en masse to Westport for the first of the party ‘‘think-ins’’ that...

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