Tuesday 6 December 2016

It's all Christmas trees and catwalks for this Dáil's final festive hurrah

Published 09/12/2015 | 02:30

Leo Varadkar on the catwalk at the Oireachtas Christmas Charity Fashion Show in the Shelbourne Hotel last night
Leo Varadkar on the catwalk at the Oireachtas Christmas Charity Fashion Show in the Shelbourne Hotel last night
Helen McEntee TD at the Oireachtas Christmas Charity Fashion Show in aid of Research Motor Neurone in the Shelbourne Hotel. Picture: Arthur Carron
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton at the switching-on of the Christmas tree lights at Leinster House. Photo: Arthur Carron

There isn't much harmony in Leinster House these days, what with everyone practising their pot shots at each other in the pre-election phony war.

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Nor is there much harmony outside it, either, given the number of homes and businesses awash with flood water and the number of citizens awash with indignation over Loadsofmoneygate following RTÉ's exposé.

But for a brief, lovely interlude yesterday evening, harmony was breaking out all over the Leinster House lawn.

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