Fionnan Sheahan: Light relief from Mattie in a largely neutered Dail
THE highlight of the final day of the Dail term was a five- minute polemic from the great orator, Mattie McGrath.
The Independent TD for Tipperary South cut loose on Big Phil and the Blueshirts in an unscripted rant on the government party's approach to ethics in the wake of the Mahon Tribunal.
"Fine Gael has tents, caravans and God knows what else for raising funds. Having promised to get rid of this type of fund raising, it has failed to do so," he said.
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