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# Most unparliamentary
'F***ing desperate': Fianna Fáil TD drops an f-bomb in the Dáil
Robert Troy used some most unparliamentary language in the Dáil this morning.

3/9/2013 Fianna Fail Publishes Investing In Tomorrow Sam Boal / Photocall Ireland Sam Boal / Photocall Ireland / Photocall Ireland

FIANNA FÁIL TD Robert Troy was caught on mic describing a situation as “f***ing desperate” in the Dáil earlier today.

The Longford-Westmeath deputy was chairing this morning’s debate on the Social Welfare Bill while his party colleague Willie O’Dea was speaking.

Troy can clearly be heard describing a situation as “f***ing desperate” and goes onto say “a f***ing topical” – likely a reference to the Dáil’s Topical Issues debates on matters of the day:

Oireachtas TV /

It’s not quite this level of swearing…

Damien Mulley / YouTube

… but it’s still most unparliamentary from Troy.

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