Row between Ceann Comhairle and Flanagan “political banter” – Deputy Doherty

Sinn Fein's Finance spokesperson has described a row between the Ceann Comhairle and Independent TD Luke Ming Flanagan as "political banter".

Deputy Flanagan hit out at Sean Barrett's Dail chairmanship in a newspaper article.

The Labour Party Chief Whip Emmet Stagg has said the comments were out of order.

But Sinn Fein's Pearse Doherty says it's just part of the day-to-day running of Leinster House:

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