Barry admits to drinking before Lapgate incident

The TD at the centre of the Lapgate affair has told the Irish Independent he had a drink before the incident.

Barry admits to drinking before Lapgate incident

The TD at the centre of the Lapgate affair has told the Irish Independent he had a drink before the incident.

Tom Barry pulled Áine Collins on to his lap during Wednesday night's abortion debate - in full view of the Dáil cameras.

Deputy Barry will not face further disciplinary measures after apologising for the incident.

He told the newspaper he has been in the Dáil bar, but was not drinking excessively.

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