Thursday 23 March 2017

Lise Hand: 'Posh Boyd' and rowdy newbies raise hackles of Cranky Comhairle

Lise Hand

Rachel Woodbyrne from Cabinteely, Dublin, a first-year midwifery student, at the protest by students from TCD and UCD outside Leinster House as amendments to the Nurses and Midwives Bill were being discussed in the Dail yesterday. Tom Burke

There's more than a touch of the irascible TV curmudgeon Victor Meldrew about him

UH-OH. There may be stormy seas ahead for the new Ceann Comhairle, judging by various exploratory forays into rowdiness by a handful of the new kids on the political block.

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