Sunday 18 August 2019

Fianna Fail TD unleashes the 'F-word' in the Dail

Lise Hand

The F-word was unleashed in the Dáil chamber this afternoon by Fianna Fáil's Robert Troy.

The Longford-Westmeath deputy was chairing the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill debate this afternoon when a vigilant mic caught him muttering "f*****g desperate" at one stage.

Whether it was in reference to the contribution by his party colleague Willie O'Dea who was in full flow about the legislation, or whether it was his opinion of the inclement weather is unknown.

Nor was his brief profanity heard by anyone in the chamber - unlike the infamous flurry of F-bombs deployed by the Green's Paul Gogarty in the Dáil six years ago.

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