Lise Hand: As TDs and senators flee, here are the good, bad and ugly moments of this political year
It's the end of July and the scent of burning rubber is in the air around Kildare Street as the weary denizens of Leinster House leg it for a good long nine-week rest. Bless.
It's been a political year dominated by the three A's: Austerity, Abortion and Apologies. So whom among the TDs and senators deserves another sort of A (Award) for providing the good, the bad and the ugly moments over the past nine months?
THE GOOD VIBRATION AWARD