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Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross

The Oireachtas Members’ Restaurant in Leinster House.

There’s a reason you can’t get a table lately.

Via RTÉ:

Between January and June, Minister Ross invited 507 guests to the Members’ Restaurant compared to Minister Jospeha Madigan‘s 95 guests.

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone invited 56 and 42 guests, respectively.

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan had 20 guests, Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy had 16, while Minister for Health Simon Harris had 14 recorded guests.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar had eight guests, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and Minister for Communications and Climate Action Richard Bruton both had six.

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed had four guests in the restaurant, while Minister for Social Affairs Regina Doherty had three.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, Minister Michael Ring of Rural Affairs and Minister for Education Joe McHugh are listed as having no invited guests during this time.

Ross invited 507 guests to Dáil restaurant in six months (RTÉ)



From top: Kerry Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae and hotelier Frances Brennan

Tomorrow night.

On the Late Late Show.

Gareth Naughton writes:

[War on Everyone] Actors Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Peña will join Ryan Tubridy on The Late Late Show this week. They’ll hotfoot it from the film’s Dublin premiere to join Ryan live in studio, alongside director John Michael McDonagh.

…Former Ireland international Jason McAteer will tell viewers how hanging up his boots left him in a spiral of depression…Queen of the bonkbuster Jilly Cooper joins Ryan on the Late Late couch to discuss her new book ‘Mount!’ and…

…as Dáil Éireann returns and New Politics faces into its first budget, we’ll look forward to what people can expect in the coming months with Kerry Deputy Michael Healy Rae… and we’ll be in bed with At Your Service star Francis Brennan.

Music from: Josh ChristinaSmokie and Heroes in Hiding.

The Late Late Show is on tomorrow night on RTÉ One at 9.35pm