Dooley's Brexit tweet hands Fine Gael an open goal

Within the hour, Micheál Martin had issued a tweet of his own to ward off any fears that Fianna Fáil had swapped the Brexit green jersey for the 'Three Lions' shirt

31st July, 2019
Timmy Dooley: his Fianna Fáil colleague Niall Collins voted in his place six times during a vote on a Sinn Féin bill. Picture: RollingNews.ie

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will have to buy a pint for Fianna Fáil’s Timmy Dooley when the Dáil bar welcomes back TDs in September.

He had been under pressure from the six days of silence from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who finally got round to making that diplomatic phone call yesterday.

Timmy Dooley managed to distract from all that with...

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