Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames made another blunder today, revealing that she doesn't know how the term 'wifi' is pronounced.
It isn't the first time she's shown a lack of undestanding when it comes to technology either. She was widely ridiculed two years ago when she raised the matter of 'fraping' in the Seanad, calling it "rape on Facebook."
Healy-Eames was also a prominent No campaigner in the lead-up to the same-sex marriage referendum, and faced criticism for a claim that a Yes vote might mean the end of Mothers' and Fathers' days:
— Fidelma Healy Eames (@senhealyeames) March 15, 2015
When asked to source the claim, she offered a link to Rense.com, a conspiracy theory website noted for its anti-Semetic articles.