Lise Hand: A cross-party ho-ho before the New Year heave-ho
Published 17/12/2010 | 05:00
There was a glimmer, just the merest sliver of a glimmer, of something approaching festive cheer as the Dail packed its bags for Christmas yesterday.
There was a brief outbreak of cross-party ho-ho-ho when Fianna Fail backbencher Sean Power rose to speak.
"I would like to be associated with the good wishes to colleagues and staff in the House for a happy and peaceful Christmas," explained the Kildare South deputy.