“What’s 50 million for voting machine even Mugabe wouldn’t buy?”


Eamonn Gilmore’s performance in the Dail’s vote of confidence vote last night is well worth watching (as is last night’s Oireachtas Report when they update), for his calm tone, tempo and unremitting focus on the government benches… The quote from above is from an impressive delivery from another front bencher, Ruari Quinn…

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