#Heritage Bill Debate in Tweets

Published by Eric Maher on

30th March 2017

Yesterday’s Heritage Bill caused a lot of tension and heated debate in the Seanad but also on social media.

Click here to read more about Wednesday’s debate.

Here are some of the stand out comments about the Heritage Bill.

People were reminded of the petition which is edging closer to its 30,000 signature target. It now has over 27,000!


The townie vs culchie rhetoric was in full swing but politicians were having none of it.

*Correction. He did say Tripe

Norris somehow even shoehorned a Finnegan’s Wake reference into proceedings

A pilot scheme for two years across 26 counties?


How about a bit of science and community interaction?


Fianna Fáil’s amendment and those who supported it heralded by many


Fine Gael disappointed with rebellious Fianna Fáil

That’s it. Last orders in the Seanad

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Eric Maher

Eric Maher is a contributor to the Green News. He has a Masters in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama from UCD.