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Social media ad regulations should be drawn up for future referendums, Commission says
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Social media ad regulations should be drawn up for future referendums, Commission says

Nov 14th 2018, 8:22 AM 5,431 Views 11 Comments

The Referendum Commission says new regulations should be drawn up by government.

Labour TD who 'disappeared' for vote to establish Irish Water will not be sanctioned
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Labour TD who 'disappeared' for vote to establish Irish Water will not be sanctioned

Oct 21st 2014, 9:00 PM 18,634 Views 39 Comments

Michael McNamara has admitted he refused to vote for the establishment of the controversial new semi-state company.

Peadar Tóibín returning to Sinn Féin after six-month suspension
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Peadar Tóibín returning to Sinn Féin after six-month suspension

Jan 23rd 2014, 5:39 PM 8,406 Views 42 Comments

The Meath West deputy expects to be back in the party by the end of the month.

Chief Whip has no regrets over 5am Dáil sitting, says FG could have lost 10 TDs
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Chief Whip has no regrets over 5am Dáil sitting, says FG could have lost 10 TDs

Sep 15th 2013, 7:50 AM 12,364 Views 28 Comments

Paul Kehoe has dismissed suggestions that Fine Gael faced losing up to 25 TDs over the abortion bill and has criticised the repetition by TDs during the debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world?
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Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world?

Sep 7th 2013, 8:30 AM 7,474 Views 38 Comments

TDs and senators may have spent six figures in Leinster House bars last year, but how do their perks compare with those of their international counterparts?

Pints, wine and scones: Nearly €7k spent in Dáil bars during late night abortion debate
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Pints, wine and scones: Nearly €7k spent in Dáil bars during late night abortion debate

Sep 6th 2013, 10:58 PM 23,691 Views 152 Comments

The amount spent on pints of lager and Guinness as well as Snack bars and Club Milks as TDs debated the landmark abortion legislation is laid bare in documents obtained and published today by TheJournal.ie.

Oireachtas bars turned over €300,000 last year
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Oireachtas bars turned over €300,000 last year

Sep 6th 2013, 12:46 PM 8,697 Views 31 Comments

The Oireachtas bars do not “come under the same regulations as public bars”, a Freedom of Information request has confirmed.

How much is the Leinster House members' bar owed by TDs and Senators?
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How much is the Leinster House members' bar owed by TDs and Senators?

Sep 6th 2013, 6:00 AM 8,129 Views 22 Comments

If you guessed over €11,000, you were right.

'Disgusting and insensitive': Fianna Fáil senators condemn... Fianna Fáil senators
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'Disgusting and insensitive': Fianna Fáil senators condemn... Fianna Fáil senators

Jul 18th 2013, 10:17 PM 13,999 Views 96 Comments

Meanwhile, the Seanad has passed committee stage of the abortion bill by 33 votes to 14 meaning it moves to its final stages next week.

Here are the 15 senators who opposed the abortion legislation
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Here are the 15 senators who opposed the abortion legislation

Jul 16th 2013, 5:27 PM 10,776 Views 54 Comments

There was opposition from Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and independent senators as the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill passed second stage in the upper house today.

Here's how the Seanad voted on the abortion legislation
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Here's how the Seanad voted on the abortion legislation

Jul 16th 2013, 5:09 PM 6,124 Views 32 Comments

The bill has passed second stage in the upper house and now moves on to committee stage.

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'
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Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'

Jul 16th 2013, 4:32 PM 5,983 Views 52 Comments

Jim Walsh was among those to contribute to the continuing debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill this afternoon.

'With a heavy heart': Fine Gael senator confirms she won't support abortion bill
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'With a heavy heart': Fine Gael senator confirms she won't support abortion bill

Jul 16th 2013, 1:52 PM 9,127 Views 87 Comments

Fidelma Healy-Eames has confirmed her opposition to the legislation in the Seanad this morning but one Fianna Fáil senator is supporting the bill.

LIVE: The Seanad debates the abortion legislation
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LIVE: The Seanad debates the abortion legislation

Jul 15th 2013, 5:19 PM 2,622 Views 11 Comments

The bill passed the Dáil last week but senators will seek to amend it forcing its return to the Dáil over the next few days. Watch proceedings live here.

The Seanad will spend most of this week debating the abortion legislation
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The Seanad will spend most of this week debating the abortion legislation

Jul 15th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,205 Views 25 Comments

… and some of next week too.

Rabbitte: We won't revisit abortion issue in the lifetime of this government
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Rabbitte: We won't revisit abortion issue in the lifetime of this government

Jul 14th 2013, 1:27 PM 4,956 Views 66 Comments

The economy continues to dominate and the issue of abortion will not be revisited by this government, Pat Rabbitte has said.

"I'm not opposed to gay rights" and 9 other quotes from Lucinda Creighton
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"I'm not opposed to gay rights" and 9 other quotes from Lucinda Creighton

Jul 13th 2013, 1:07 PM 20,324 Views 105 Comments

The former European Affairs Minister gave a wide-ranging interview to Marian Finucane on RTÉ Radio this morning. Here’s what she had to say…

Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again
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Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again

Jul 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,157 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile Peadar Tóibín’s suspension from Sinn Féin for six months means he is banned from attending all party events.

Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'
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Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'

Jul 13th 2013, 7:15 AM 21,834 Views 112 Comments

TDs have denied there was a “mad drunken session” as the Dáil debated the abortion bill on Wednesday and Thursday but questions have arisen out of the lapgate incident and the Dáil bar being open until 5am.

This is the moment the Dáil passed X Case legislation
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This is the moment the Dáil passed X Case legislation

Jul 12th 2013, 8:28 AM 9,551 Views 65 Comments

The vote result was met with a smattering of applause in the Chamber at about 12.30am this morning.

Taoiseach asked me to resign: Lucinda Creighton
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Taoiseach asked me to resign: Lucinda Creighton

Jul 12th 2013, 6:00 AM 19,267 Views 107 Comments

Former Minister of State for European Affairs says that Enda Kenny asked her for resignation after her Níl vote – so she handed it over.

Peadar Toibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months
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Peadar Toibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months

Jul 12th 2013, 1:21 AM 14,054 Views 35 Comments

TD for Meath West has been censured for his vote against the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.

LIVE: Dáil debates abortion bill before final vote
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LIVE: Dáil debates abortion bill before final vote

Jul 11th 2013, 11:59 PM 8,608 Views 34 Comments

TDs have returned to Leinster House after a long night to continue debating amendments to the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.

Paschal Donohoe the favourite to replace Lucinda as European Affairs Minister
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Paschal Donohoe the favourite to replace Lucinda as European Affairs Minister

Jul 11th 2013, 9:46 PM 9,993 Views 47 Comments

The Dublin Central TD is the clear favourite to replace Lucinda Creighton in her junior ministry after she lost the party whip tonight.

D-day for Creighton as Dáil to vote on abortion legislation
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D-day for Creighton as Dáil to vote on abortion legislation

Jul 10th 2013, 6:15 AM 5,682 Views 63 Comments

Fine Gael looks likely to lose the European Affairs minister when the Dáil debates and votes on amendments to the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill today but other wavering TDs could now support the new law.

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices
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Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:19 PM 11,317 Views 75 Comments

Meanwhile, Sinn Féin has said that Peadar Tóibín’s decision to vote against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a “serious breach of party rules”.

Fine Gael TD says he won’t support abortion bill, and neither will nine others
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Fine Gael TD says he won’t support abortion bill, and neither will nine others

Jun 19th 2013, 9:10 PM 10,964 Views 225 Comments

Brian Walsh is now the third member of the Fine Gael parliamentary party who has decided to vote against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

Couple 'considering abortion' create online poll
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Couple 'considering abortion' create online poll

Nov 20th 2010, 2:01 PM 692 Views 0 Comments

A couple in the US say that they are putting the fate of their unborn child to the public vote.