In his defence, if you had to sit through one of Richard Boyd Barrett’s lengthy speeches about the oppressed proletariat of Dun Laoghaire, you’d probably consider having a quick forty winks as well. And goodness knows, anybody who’s worked in an office knows about the dangers of getting the food sleeps after a hearty lunch. Still, it’s lucky they weren’t talking about the climate, or something important like that, isn’t it?