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#Dáil

# dail - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘Group of Death’: Minister for Drugs Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has lost his Dáil seat Dublin Bay North

‘Group of Death’: Minister for Drugs Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has lost his Dáil seat

As rules stand now, it looks like Labour will lose its speaking rights in the chamber.

# dail - Saturday 27 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has lost her Dáil seat Election 2016

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has lost her Dáil seat

The Renua leader has been eliminated.

# dail - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: Labour voted against extending Special Criminal Court’s powers in 2009 Before Government

Revealed: Labour voted against extending Special Criminal Court’s powers in 2009

Legislation to extend the powers of the non-jury court to deal with cases involving organised crime was opposed at final stages by Joan Burton and her party.

# dail - Thursday 28 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie One of Irish politics’ most vociferous voices just bowed out in typical style Rabbitte Out

# dail - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams paid Margaret Thatcher a rare compliment today Bit Late

Gerry Adams paid Margaret Thatcher a rare compliment today

He said she ‘told it as it was’.

From TheJournal.ie So few TDs showed up to the Dáil this morning that they couldn’t even start Empty Seats

So few TDs showed up to the Dáil this morning that they couldn’t even start

Seems politicians have other things on their minds…

# dail - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie For perhaps the last time, Peter Mathews was sent packing from the Dáil today Say Hello Wave Goodbye

For perhaps the last time, Peter Mathews was sent packing from the Dáil today

The independent TD was given his marching orders from the Dáil yet again today.

# dail - Thursday 21 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton survives motion of no confidence as TDs attack Labour in heated debate State Of The Nation

Joan Burton survives motion of no confidence as TDs attack Labour in heated debate

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘Zero, zilch, nothing’: Enda’s withering smackdown got the Dáil all rowdy Call It Already Enda
From TheJournal.ie Woman who sent threatening messages to President Higgins pleads guilty to harassing priest Threats

Woman who sent threatening messages to President Higgins pleads guilty to harassing priest

The judge also directed that a victim impact statement be prepared.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny will be hanging out with a lot of billionaires today State Of The Nation

Enda Kenny will be hanging out with a lot of billionaires today

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence over ‘blatant cronyism’ State Of The Nation

Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence over ‘blatant cronyism’

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Labour TD criticises Burton for giving David Begg state board role without public process State Of The Nation

Labour TD criticises Burton for giving David Begg state board role without public process

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie TDs are back from their Christmas break – and they’ve got one thing on their minds State Of The Nation

TDs are back from their Christmas break – and they’ve got one thing on their minds

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie An election is around the corner, but will Enda be Taoiseach again? State Of The Nation

An election is around the corner, but will Enda be Taoiseach again?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An 1871 law catering for ‘lunatics’ was FINALLY repealed today Assisted Decision Making

An 1871 law catering for ‘lunatics’ was FINALLY repealed today

A new law will repeal the Lunacy Regulations Act, which has been on Ireland’s statute books for 144 years.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Huge Dáil shouting match on TDs’ last day before Christmas Barroom Brawl This post contains videos

WATCH: Huge Dáil shouting match on TDs’ last day before Christmas

Thank god they’re going away for a few weeks.

# dail - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “She drove from Waterford to Dublin to fly to London on her own to have an abortion” Abortion

“She drove from Waterford to Dublin to fly to London on her own to have an abortion”

John Halligan made an impassioned speech today.

From TheJournal.ie Government kicks out one of its own TDs after blazing Dáil row Suspension This post contains videos

Government kicks out one of its own TDs after blazing Dáil row

Michael McNamara was suspended from the house just before lunchtime.

# dail - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There was only one TD in the Dáil as a bill was passed yesterday On Yer Own

There was only one TD in the Dáil as a bill was passed yesterday

Ann Phelan and the leas-Ceann Comhairle agreed a number of amendments.

# dail - Monday 14 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie January surprise? Joan is on high alert for an early election Election 2016

January surprise? Joan is on high alert for an early election

Could Enda go to the country before the end of next month?

# dail - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: American mayor calls Donald Trump an “a**hole” Nutter

WATCH: American mayor calls Donald Trump an “a**hole”

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says Trump’s plan to ban Muslim immigration is “not acceptable.”

From TheJournal.ie Instead of being kicked out, Peter Mathews was just completely ignored in the Dáil today Silenced

Instead of being kicked out, Peter Mathews was just completely ignored in the Dáil today

The independent TD’s spat with the Ceann Comhairle rumbles on.

# dail - Thursday 3 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Clearly there is a heightened risk of something going wrong’ State Of The Nation

‘Clearly there is a heightened risk of something going wrong’

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘A cute hoor form of politics’: Enda and Micheál had some strong words in the Dáil earlier Tense This post contains videos

‘A cute hoor form of politics’: Enda and Micheál had some strong words in the Dáil earlier

The Fianna Fáil leader isn’t happy about the Taoiseach’s apparent reluctance to do a one-on-one TV debate.

# dail - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda to Micheál: ‘You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you’ Health Department

Enda to Micheál: ‘You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you’

The Taoiseach accused former health minister Micheál Martin of doubling health spend without achieving any results.

# dail - Monday 23 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton reckons Labour could win more than 30 seats Oh Rly?

Joan Burton reckons Labour could win more than 30 seats

The Tánaiste is in optimistic mood this morning.

# dail - Friday 20 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party’s own candidate Oh Dear

Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party’s own candidate

More gender trouble for Fianna Fáil in Longford.

# dail - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘F***ing desperate’: Fianna Fáil TD drops an f-bomb in the Dáil Most Unparliamentary This post contains videos

‘F***ing desperate’: Fianna Fáil TD drops an f-bomb in the Dáil

Robert Troy used some most unparliamentary language in the Dáil this morning.

# dail - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie TDs and Senators fell silent today Paris Attacks

TDs and Senators fell silent today

TDs from all sides of the house stood in silence ahead of statements from the government and opposition on the attacks in the French capital last week.

# dail - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Security at Leinster House to be beefed up after increased risk to TDs State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Security at Leinster House to be beefed up after increased risk to TDs

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It is about to become much easier to go bankrupt in Ireland Skint Eastwood

It is about to become much easier to go bankrupt in Ireland

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he supports the move to reduce the length of time an individual is bankrupt for.

From TheJournal.ie Peter Mathews was thrown out of the Dáil and given an unusual punishment earlier Rowdy This post contains videos

Peter Mathews was thrown out of the Dáil and given an unusual punishment earlier

The independent TD’s refusal to stop talking landed him in trouble today.

From TheJournal.ie Former minister reportedly investigated over child sex abuse claims State Of The Nation

Former minister reportedly investigated over child sex abuse claims

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Anti-Traveller sentiment is the last bastion of a backward Ireland’ Opinion

‘Anti-Traveller sentiment is the last bastion of a backward Ireland’

Last night, our government had a chance to recognise Travellers as Ireland’s only indigenous ethnic minority, but they failed us, writes Freda Hughes.

# dail - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Not one, but two TDs have just been thrown out of the Dáil for getting very angry Walkout This post contains videos

Watch: Not one, but two TDs have just been thrown out of the Dáil for getting very angry

Independent TD Finian McGrath became irate following the Taoiseach’s initial response to questioning regarding overcrowding in emergency departments. Jerry Buttimer soon followed.

# dail - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Vote Sinn Féin, get the Army Council.” – Labour’s new election slogan? Cunning Plan

“Vote Sinn Féin, get the Army Council.” – Labour’s new election slogan?

Tánaiste Joan Burton had some strong words for Sinn Fein this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Enda says there will be no statues erected in his glory Modesty

Enda says there will be no statues erected in his glory

Thank god for that, says you.

# dail - Monday 2 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Farce’: Fine Gael begins adding women Internal Affairs

‘Farce’: Fine Gael begins adding women

Fine Gael is short on women candidates ahead of the general election.

# dail - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Election fever: Enda’s teasing everyone and Joan’s holding babies Election 201? This post contains videos

Election fever: Enda’s teasing everyone and Joan’s holding babies

Enda Kenny remained tight-lipped about the date of an election, while Joan Burton gave mixed messages.