Wednesday 18 October 2017

TDs who don't vote let down those who gave them the job

Fiach Kelly

AN honest day's work for an honest day's pay. It's what 450,000 unemployed people in this country -- and thousands of others who have left -- wish for.

But what is an honest day's work? Basically, turning up and doing your job -- every aspect of it.

For a TD during Dail sitting days, that means a number of things. It means studying legislation, attending committees, meeting delegations, and looking after constituency matters.

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