The TDs are back. One politician arrived in a vintage car, Irish music was at the gates of Leinister House and the families of the newly elected politicians queued to enter the Dáil.

Despite the colourful first sitting of the 33rd Dáil the hard work of negotiating a new Programme for Government hasn't yet begun.

Aine Lawlor is joined by Paul Cunningham and Mícheál Lehane to analyse the latest developments. 

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