Dáil Suspended After Laois TD Clashes With People Before Profit

It was during a debate on Irish neutrality.

The Dáil was suspended earlier after a row during a debate on Irish neutrality and the Triple Lock.

People Before Profit accused Junior Minister and Laois Offaly TD Sean Fleming of referring to them as 'Putin's Puppets' towards the end of the debate.

Minister Fleming said he didn't direct his remarks at 'any individual - and he later withdrew the comment.

People Before Profit's Paul Murphy took exception to the label, which led to an intervention from Fine Gael TD Michael Ring, who was chairing the debate:

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