Smarten Up FFS


MOVES TO reform and modernise the Dáil are on the agenda for Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett in the new year, including a parliamentary television channel by the end of the year, procedural changes, a new dress code and the banning of four-letter words.

“We have live coverage to approximately 25 per cent of the population through UPC, the cable system. What we’re able to do is relay what you see and hear in Leinster House, live, and we’re now working towards trying to have Sky take it on board,” he added.

It is hoped the national broadcaster will also get involved.

Barrett wants TDs to smarten up and stop swearing for TV (Irish Times)

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