The noble council has been brought low

The noble council has been brought low
Elaine Byrne

The farcical scenes in the Seanad last week belie the origins of an assembly that was once ahead of its time

The Seanad was adjourned for a second time in less than an hour on Monday afternoon following heated exchanges about whether members of the House were drunk during the late-night sitting the previous Friday to discuss the Water Services Bill.

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