Oireachtas charity Fashion Show

Irish politicians swapped the corridors of power for the catwalk at a glamorous charity fashion show in the Shelbourne hotel last night.

TDs and senators donned their glad rags for the annual Oireachtas Christmas Charity Fashion Show to raise funds for Research Motor Neurone.

Fine Gael TD Nicky McFadden died of motor neurone disease in 2014 and her colleagues said it was nice to come together in her memory.

Minister Leo Varadkar wasn't nervous about strutting his stuff in front of a few hundred people.

Irish politicians swapped the corridors of power for the catwalk at a glamorous charity fashion show in the Shelbourne hotel last night.

Carol Kennelly