So, ahem, Mary Lou got herself thrown out and then didn’t go? Result. That’s the end of business in the Irish parliament for the day. When’s the last time Mary Lou got herself flung out? That would be about a month ago on Tuesday 14th October.
That would be the same day of Spotlight’s Cahill documentary:
In case you miss it (as we may be meant to), take some time and listen to Ms Cahill’s rather combative interview on LMFM (from about 44 mins in)….
The rather irascible Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett may come to reflect on the possibility that both he and his office are being played for fools…
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