The 15 Best Reactions On Twitter To The Healy-Raes' Hooley Outside The Dáil Today
"They're actually opera-loving, Chablis-quaffing minor Austrian aristocrats who have been fooling us for years"
When you think of politicians coming arriving for their first day in a newly convened parliament, you tend to think of excited faces, dignified entrances and short soundbites to the media.
This is Ireland, though. And here, we have the Healy-Raes.
Love them or hate them you certainly can't ignore them...
In case you missed the lads and their fans in action here they are stopping traffic
Video by the lovely folks over at TheJournal.ie
And the reactions on Twitter were... special
#Healey-Rae ceili outside Leinster House while patients lie on trolleys & families endure homelessness. Gombeenism is alive in 32nd Dail !— JOC (@JnOCallaghan) March 10, 2016
Lots of commentators in my timeline highly critical of Healy Raes, reality is they attracted a public vote most could only dream of! #dail— Ken Curtin (@kencurtin) March 10, 2016
An understated arrival at Leinster House by the Healy-Raes pic.twitter.com/jREmKabRl7— Barry Kenny (@barrykenny) March 10, 2016
Tourist Guide: "We're not all leprechauns and savages, you know." (Turns on to Kildare St, sees Healy-Raes in concert, shifts uncomfortably)— Kevin Coghlan (@kevin_coghlan) March 10, 2016
A rotating Taoiseach and both Taoisigh are the Healy Raes. https://t.co/I92bElCOmC— David Doyle (@DavidMJTDoyle) March 10, 2016
BREAKING: #Dail elects Healy-Raes as rotating taoisigh, Willie O'Dea's moustache gets ceann comhairle and other 156 TDs to 'oppose' stuff.— Garvan Grant (@garvangrant) March 10, 2016
#HouseOfCardsSeason4 is impressive. The way Frank Underwood did that deal with The Healy Raes and Fine Gael to secure the midterms.. Genius— Peter Horgan (@horganp) March 9, 2016
All the Healy-Raes have matching lunch boxes. Bless— Dáil Plinth (@DailPlinth) March 10, 2016