Skip to content
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal

McDowell's big book and 17 tweets from last night's Seanad referendum debate

He hasn’t gone away you know…
Oct 3rd 2013, 8:00 AM 9,628 101

THAT WAS FUN wasn’t it? The final debate of the Seanad referendum took place last night with Vincent Browne overseeing several testy exchanges between the Yes and No sides.

While Fine Gael’s Richard Bruton and Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald were unlikely allies on the Yes side Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin and Democracy Matters’ Michael McDowell, old Cabinet colleagues, were arguing for a No vote.

Lots happened and you can read all about it here, but did you see McDowell’s massive Constitution? It put Dana’s to shame:


Screengrab via TV3

And here’s what Twitter thought of proceedings:

As it happened: Vincent Browne’s Seanad debate

‘The question is carried, isn’t it?’: The moment the government was defeated in the Seanad

Send a tip to the author

Hugh O'Connell


    Back to top