Lise Hand: Sooner credits roll on Night of Living Dead Dail, the better
Published 26/01/2011 | 05:00
There could've been very little joy in the soul of the Taoiseach as he took his usual seat in the Dail chamber yesterday.
At least he was in his own seat, given that the political earthquakes of the past fortnight have thrown up a completely changed and fissured landscape in the Dail chamber.
For seated in a line across from him, along the top row of the opposition benches, was the Green Party. And behind him, former Transport Minister Noel Dempsey and former Enterprise Minister Batt O'Keeffe cut forlorn figures in the middle of the government backbenches.