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#Dáil

# dail - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Most people want to see our TDs dress better Dress Up

Most people want to see our TDs dress better

Dáil rules state members should dress “in a manner that reflects the dignity of the House”.

# dail - Friday 14 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be a dress code for TDs and Senators? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a dress code for TDs and Senators?

A number of TDs wore Repeal jumpers in the chamber last month.

# dail - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The 'fiver Friday Budget': The fingerprints of a lot of politicians were all over yesterday Winning

The 'fiver Friday Budget': The fingerprints of a lot of politicians were all over yesterday

Politicians from multiple parties have been taking credit for yesterday’s Budget.

# dail - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Good news for tourism businesses - their 9% VAT rate is safe Holiday At Home

Good news for tourism businesses - their 9% VAT rate is safe

The rate came under scrutiny earlier this year but businesses say it has been instrumental to the sector’s recovery.

# dail - Thursday 6 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Angry exchanges: Justice Minister faces questions as gardaí controversies mount up

Angry exchanges: Justice Minister faces questions as gardaí controversies mount up

It’s Frances Fitzgerald’s turn to be grilled today.

# dail - Saturday 1 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Any politician that says repealing the Eighth doesn't come up on the doorsteps is living in cloud cuckoo land' Political Hand Grenade

'Any politician that says repealing the Eighth doesn't come up on the doorsteps is living in cloud cuckoo land'

With the political landscape so uncertain, the current government is unlikely to rush a referendum through.

# dail - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny grilled about what's going to be in this year's Budget Leaders' Questions

AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny grilled about what's going to be in this year's Budget

The Taoiseach faced questions on the proposed emigrant tax, the Christmas bonus and disability supports.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Were TDs right to wear 'Repeal' jumpers in the Dáil chamber? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Were TDs right to wear 'Repeal' jumpers in the Dáil chamber?

Or should slogans be kept outside?

# dail - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: TDs are back in the Dáil for Leaders' Questions First Day Back

AS IT HAPPENED: TDs are back in the Dáil for Leaders' Questions

We’ll be keeping an eye on all things happening over at Leinster House this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie After a 68-day break* the Dáil is back today Summer's Over

After a 68-day break* the Dáil is back today

*Except for that one day to talk about Apple.

# dail - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Has no government minister ever gone before the Public Accounts Committee? Factcheck

FactCheck: Has no government minister ever gone before the Public Accounts Committee?

Will Michael Noonan be the first sitting minister to go to the PAC? Or is Leo Varadkar wrong?

# dail - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The Taoiseach went on the US news to defend the Apple tax appeal Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach went on the US news to defend the Apple tax appeal

Sweetheart deals are “not the way we do business here,” he said.

# dail - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie What next for the Social Democrats? So Long Farewell

What next for the Social Democrats?

In a shock announcement yesterday, Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly said he is leaving the party.

# dail - Sunday 24 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland is behind the times': Should cannabis be legalised for medical use? Marijuana This post contains a poll

'Ireland is behind the times': Should cannabis be legalised for medical use?

This week, Bríd Smith tabled a Bill calling for the use of cannabis to be permitted for sufferers of illnesses such as Multiple Sclerosis and cancer.

# dail - Thursday 21 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar proposes tying welfare payments to inflation Leo Varadkar

Varadkar proposes tying welfare payments to inflation

The Social Welfare Minister called for people receiving welfare to “never again see their standard of living eroded or falling behind society in general”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the summer break for TDs too long? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the summer break for TDs too long?

They’ll be back in the Dáil on 27 September – should their holidays be shorter?

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: A look back over the 32nd Dáil so far Factcheck

FactCheck: A look back over the 32nd Dáil so far

As TDs break for their summer holidays, FactCheck has this round-up of their claims since the new Dáil began in March.

# dail - Friday 15 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie We'll be hearing a lot more from politicians after the summer recess Say What?

We'll be hearing a lot more from politicians after the summer recess

If you like listening in on Dáil debates, this upgrade will make it easier for you to figure out what’s going on.

# dail - Thursday 14 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Believe it or not, Ireland doesn't have enough politicians TDs Or Not TDs

# dail - Monday 11 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Enda has 'no intention of being diverted' as backbenchers ask him to go Enda The Line

Enda has 'no intention of being diverted' as backbenchers ask him to go

Brendan Griffin is latest TD to call on the Taoiseach to resign within weeks, but the Fine Gael leader insists he has a mandate.

# dail - Friday 8 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Did Fianna Fáil REALLY get union support for their zero hour contracts plan? Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Fianna Fáil REALLY get union support for their zero hour contracts plan?

FactCheck steps in to resolve a row in the Dáil this week, and answer a reader’s request.

# dail - Thursday 7 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: How much worse are hospital waiting lists getting? Factcheck

FactCheck: How much worse are hospital waiting lists getting?

There are more and more people on waiting lists – but are things as bad as Fianna Fáil claim?

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach calls Egyptian president to seek release of Ibrahim Halawa Al-sisi

Taoiseach calls Egyptian president to seek release of Ibrahim Halawa

The Dáil passed an all-party motion calling for the repatriation of the 20-year-old, who has spent over 1,000 days in prison

From TheJournal.ie Government accused of facilitating tax avoidance by vulture funds Social Democrats

Government accused of facilitating tax avoidance by vulture funds

Social Democrats TD Stephen Donnelly told TheJournal.ie that the government sold a €400 million loanbook for just €80 million

# dail - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Daly reads woman's letter: 'My son's ashes will be delivered along with Amazon and eBay purchases' Dáil

Daly reads woman's letter: 'My son's ashes will be delivered along with Amazon and eBay purchases'

“I do not want to terminate my baby’s life but he does not have one.”

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: There was a HUGE row in the Dáil last night Not Your Mother This post contains videos

VIDEO: There was a HUGE row in the Dáil last night

“I did not come in here to do what your mother should have done and put manners on you.”

# dail - Monday 4 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Three ministers to vote for Bill allowing abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities Abortion

Three ministers to vote for Bill allowing abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities

Minister for Transport Shane Ross will join Finian McGrath and John Halligan in voting against the government over the bill, which has been tabled by Wexford TD Mick Wallace

# dail - Thursday 30 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'The pain and suffering is etched in my memory': TD takes emotional stand during fatal foetal abnormalities debate Eighth Amendment

'The pain and suffering is etched in my memory': TD takes emotional stand during fatal foetal abnormalities debate

Fine Gael’s Kate O’Connell was speaking before the Dáil this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris has apologised to Amanda Mellet in the Dáil UN Abortion Case

Simon Harris has apologised to Amanda Mellet in the Dáil

The Health Minister also revealed that he wishes Ireland would allow for abortion in the case of fatal foetal abnormalities.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sit down and grow up': The Dáil just had its first big row since the general election Suspended

# dail - Monday 27 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny wants an open border between the Republic and Northern Ireland Political Earthquake

Enda Kenny wants an open border between the Republic and Northern Ireland

The Dáil has been recalled to discuss the Brexit fallout.

# dail - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Has Eircode really "saved lives"? Factcheck

FactCheck: Has Eircode really "saved lives"?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck examines a bold claim made by Minister Denis Naughten.

From TheJournal.ie Bin charges: Everything you need to know about the deal on pay-by-weight and what it means for you Freeze On Charges

Bin charges: Everything you need to know about the deal on pay-by-weight and what it means for you

Charges will be frozen for at least the next 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not a sport, it's just cruelty': Irish TV and music stars support ban on hare coursing Animal Cruelty

'This is not a sport, it's just cruelty': Irish TV and music stars support ban on hare coursing

Ireland is one of only three countries that allows hare coursing. Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan wants it to end.

# dail - Friday 17 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The introduction of Eircode has "saved lives", minister says 999

The introduction of Eircode has "saved lives", minister says

Communications Minister Denis Naughten says ambulances are now reaching houses quicker.

# dail - Monday 13 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie We asked every TD if they want Travellers recognised as an ethnic minority - here’s what they said Special Status This post contains videos

We asked every TD if they want Travellers recognised as an ethnic minority - here’s what they said

The vast majority of those who replied are in favour.

# dail - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny mislead the Dáil over the Eighth Amendment? Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny mislead the Dáil over the Eighth Amendment?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks into the Taoiseach’s controversial claim on a controversial issue, last week.

# dail - Thursday 2 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Healy-Rae talks up candidate's mass-going record as TDs attempt to elect deputy chairman Deputy Dancing

Healy-Rae talks up candidate's mass-going record as TDs attempt to elect deputy chairman

Four TDs put their name forward for the job of Leas Cheann-Comhairle.

# dail - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil NEW POLITICS

DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil

A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.