RTE Prime Time viewers all saying the same thing after Miriam O'Callaghan asks guest to 'please stop talking'

By Aakanksha Surve

Prime Time viewers were all saying the same thing after last night's segment which saw Miriam O'Callaghan ask a guest to "please stop talking".

The RTE presenter had Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton and Sinn Fein's Pearse Doherty on the show to discuss the recent controversy surrounding Simon Coveney and Katherine Zappone.

It emerged yesterday that the Foreign Minister was apparently thanked by Katherine Zappone for giving her a UN job last March months before Taoiseach Micheal Martin was made aware of it.

Minister Coveney had appeared before an Oireachtas Committee and said Katherine Zappone did not ask him for the UN Special Envoy role.

A series of more than 100 explosive documents, released by the Government on Monday, are what have landed the Foreign Minister in hot water.

It emerged Mr Coveney was apparently thanked by Ms Zappone for a UN appointment last March, despite the Cabinet not agreeing on a special envoy gig until late July.

Last night's Prime Time segment ended in chaos after Deputy Naughton took over refusing to let Deputy Doherty answer Miriam's question.

The RTE presenter snapped: "Hildegard Naughton, can you please stop talking."

Twitter users reacted with amusement with one person saying: "It was so crazy how Miriam had to just tell Hildegarde Naughton to stop talking and let Pearse Doherty respond! She just wouldn't stop."

Another person said: "Lolled at Miriam telling Hildegarde Naughton to stop talking."

A third person added: "Hildegard Naughton can you please stop talking" Miriam O'Callaghan 07/09/21"

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