Sunday 23 July 2017

Plenty of words to eat as senators take part in Last Supper

Lise Hand

Lise Hand

TERRY Leyden wasn't a happy camper. The Fianna Fail senator had a rake of things to get off his chest during what may turn out to be the Seanad's last Order of Business before being transmogrified into an officially abolished entity.

First he had a go at the Taoiseach for what he viewed as Enda's "extraordinary" refusal to debate on the Seanad, and then he worked himself up into a right old lather of indignation.

"Have you worked out a strategy in terms of getting legislation through this House in the event of a Yes vote tomorrow?" he asked the Leader of the House, Fine Gael's Maurice Cummins.

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