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Midlands TD Undergoing Hospital Tests This Morning, Says Tánaiste

The Minister of State fell ill during an address to the Seanad yesterday.

A midlands TD is undergoing tests this morning after falling ill in the Seanad yesterday.

Longford Westmeath Fine Gael Deputy Peter Burke asked to take a break during an address to the Seanad Chamber on the water environment abstractions bill yesterday afternoon.

He was assisted by a medical consultant in Leinster House, before being taken to St. James' Hospital.

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar is hopeful the Minister of State will be discharged today:

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