The panel look beyond the count centres at other political stories of the week

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Taoiseach Simon Harris with newly elected MEP Regina Doherty. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/PA Wire.

Hugh Linehan is joined by Pat Leahy and Harry McGee to look back at the week in politics:

  • With the local and European elections winding down, the panel look at the week’s Dáil debates and at the “guillotining through” to its final stage of the Planning Bill, a massive piece of legislation.
  • Will Dáil vacancies arising as a result of TDs becoming MEPs ever be filled in the lifetime of this Government?

Plus the panel pick their favourite Irish Times pieces of the week: