While the politicians became exercised about the appointment of a Supreme Court judge, outside Leinster House attention is turning towards Christmas. 

Next Tuesday politicians will air their views on the Covid restrictions for the festive season. 

A decision is expected towards the end of the week about how the country might exit Level 5. 

With the latest analysis the Your Politics podcast is available to download here on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Soundcloud. 

This week presenter Paul Cunningham is joined by Sandra Hurley and Mícheál Lehane. 

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