Giddiness as TDs and senators escape Leinster House for Easter recess

Inside Politics: Presence of Bono for speech by Nancy Pelosi adds to end-of-term atmosphere in Leinster House

Bono and his wife Ali with  US speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl. Photograph: Maxwell Photography/PA Wire

Bono and his wife Ali with US speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl. Photograph: Maxwell Photography/PA Wire

Good morning.

The Dáil rises for its Easter recess today, and it won’t return until after the May bank holiday weekend. TDs and senators will next convene on May 8th, although the Cabinet is only taking one week off.

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