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#Dáil

# dail - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

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.

From TheJournal.ie Marriage Equality jumped another legal hurdle today as marriages move closer Referendum Wait

Marriage Equality jumped another legal hurdle today as marriages move closer

The bill will now move to the Seanad before it is enacted.

From TheJournal.ie Fears over ‘an abrupt end to the J1 system’ are getting real Home Of The Brave

Fears over ‘an abrupt end to the J1 system’ are getting real

Taoiseach Enda Kenny says US officials “seem bent” on changing the rules.

# dail - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda was given a perfect opportunity to rule out an early election today Election Tease
From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday – but the government isn’t keen Lá Na Poblachta

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday – but the government isn’t keen

What if 24 April was a national public holiday every year?

# dail - Friday 2 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas Opinion

More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas

With no guarantee that more women on the ballot means more in the Dáil, maybe the entire system needs to change?

# dail - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This TD is relieved that Enda doesn’t have any strange engagements with pigs Piggate This post contains videos

This TD is relieved that Enda doesn’t have any strange engagements with pigs

The David Cameron pig-gate controversy got a run out in the Dáil earlier today.

# dail - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Remember this famous Fine Gael ad from 2007? Flashback

Remember this famous Fine Gael ad from 2007?

Micheál Martin raised this eight-year-old campaign ad in the Dáil today.

# dail - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda is the most popular leader in the country, but it’s not all good news for him State Of The Nation

Enda is the most popular leader in the country, but it’s not all good news for him

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

# dail - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This political giant is coming to Ireland for the first time today State Of The Nation

This political giant is coming to Ireland for the first time today

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

# dail - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie You could hear this TD’s ringing endorsement of Enda all over Leinster House The Ringer

You could hear this TD’s ringing endorsement of Enda all over Leinster House

“YOU YOU YOU! THE CHEEK OF YOU TO OPEN YOUR MOUTH!”

From TheJournal.ie When’s the election? Enda has just dropped a big hint Election 201?
From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin says a gun was put to Martin Callinan’s head State Of The Nation

Micheál Martin says a gun was put to Martin Callinan’s head

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

From TheJournal.ie The Dáil’s back today. Here are 7 things to look forward to in the new political season The Next Season

# dail - Thursday 17 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘We don’t want to be told when we can go to the toilet, or eat or sleep’ Protest

‘We don’t want to be told when we can go to the toilet, or eat or sleep’

‘We had marriage equality in May, when am I going to get my equality?’

# dail - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘The street is a cold place’ Enda Kenny gives coffee to man protesting outside Dáil Budget

‘The street is a cold place’ Enda Kenny gives coffee to man protesting outside Dáil

The Taoiseach was pictured handing one of the protesters a cup of coffee this morning.

# dail - Thursday 10 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I sat my Junior Cert aged 71, but would be in the Dáil if given a chance earlier in life’ Bright Spark

‘I sat my Junior Cert aged 71, but would be in the Dáil if given a chance earlier in life’

Pamela Noonan sat her Junior Cert at age 71, having left school when she was just 11.

# dail - Saturday 5 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Dáil be recalled to discuss the refugee crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Dáil be recalled to discuss the refugee crisis?

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin want it to happen.

# dail - Saturday 8 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could we be about to get ANOTHER new political group? Left Power

Could we be about to get ANOTHER new political group?

The Anti-Austerity Alliance is in talks with People Before Profit.

# dail - Thursday 6 August, 2015

We’ve reached peak silly season – here are 9 pieces of solid evidence

Dogs on surfboards, life-saving curry.

# dail - Monday 3 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Denis O’Brien has launched legal action against a Dáil committee Dáil Privilege

Denis O’Brien has launched legal action against a Dáil committee

Every member of the CPP has been named in letters from the businessman’s lawyers.

# dail - Thursday 16 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This clip of TDs shouting and roaring will make you glad they’ve gone on holidays Dáil Over

This clip of TDs shouting and roaring will make you glad they’ve gone on holidays

The Dáil has risen until 22 September. Thank God, says you…

# dail - Thursday 9 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael can’t get away from the abortion issue State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Fine Gael can’t get away from the abortion issue

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

# dail - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The power of water protests with no protesters State Of The Nation

The power of water protests with no protesters

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

# dail - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin wants to stop €4,000 charges on police community events Unfair

Sinn Féin wants to stop €4,000 charges on police community events

“Such groups often have to fundraise to make such events happen and to require them to pay for the work of the gardaí on top of this is unfair.”

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece State Of The Nation

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece

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

# dail - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton compared to Margaret Thatcher (again) Dáil Scenes

Joan Burton compared to Margaret Thatcher (again)

But the lady is not for turning on the cut to the one-parent family payment.

From TheJournal.ie Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister? State Of The Nation

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?

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

# dail - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s exactly what our politicians and civil servants were up to last year ALL IN A DAY'S WORK

Here’s exactly what our politicians and civil servants were up to last year

Hitting the gym, Oireachtas Committee meetings and learning languages were all on the agenda.

From TheJournal.ie ‘All bark and no bite’: No one will be brought to court over water charges until 2017 Wash Out

‘All bark and no bite’: No one will be brought to court over water charges until 2017

Legislation published yesterday would also abolish imprisonment of people who refuse to pay.

# dail - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou and Joan just had ANOTHER showdown in the Dáil Lone Parents

Mary Lou and Joan just had ANOTHER showdown in the Dáil

McDonald accused Burton of being “anti-women”, who in turn said Sinn Féin has no serious policies.

# dail - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye? State Of The Nation

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

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

# dail - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I’m not entirely ignorant’: Gerry Adams had another run-in with the Ceann Comhairle earlier Dáil Scenes This post contains videos