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From TheJournal.ie 18 months on, how does this Fine Gael TD reflect on Lapgate? The High Table Interview This post contains videos

18 months on, how does this Fine Gael TD reflect on Lapgate?

Aine Collins spoke to TheJournal.ie about how the infamous Dáil incident was “a missed opportunity”.

From TheJournal.ie After the reshuffle snub and McNulty-gate, what's it like to be a woman in Fine Gael? Gender Balance
From TheJournal.ie How 'Irish Mammy Syndrome' is stopping young entrepreneurs Ah Ma... This post contains videos

How 'Irish Mammy Syndrome' is stopping young entrepreneurs

Fine Gael TD Aine Collins has identified a key cultural barrier to encouraging young entrepreneurship in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie SME focus: Everything you need to know about the Budget and essential money matters SME Focus

SME focus: Everything you need to know about the Budget and essential money matters

For October’s in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs, we looked at ways to balance a budget and where all that cash goes.

From TheJournal.ie Rebellious taxpayers and 'testosterone-driven woohah': What do female politicians make of the Budget? Budget Review

Rebellious taxpayers and 'testosterone-driven woohah': What do female politicians make of the Budget?

A panel of women politicians came together in Dublin this morning to discuss Budget 2015.

From TheJournal.ie What I Learned: One TD's journey from the cabbage farm to the Dáil The Other F-word

What I Learned: One TD's journey from the cabbage farm to the Dáil

Pub owner- and accountant-turned-TD Áine Collins says Ireland needs to have a “serious conversation about failure”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I saw fear in TDs’ eyes': An oral history of how Ireland legislated for X One Year On

'I saw fear in TDs’ eyes': An oral history of how Ireland legislated for X

One year on, TDs and Senators reflect on what it was like to be part of one of the most contentious political debates in decades.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the junior minister reshuffle showed up Enda Kenny's women problem Geography Over Gender

Here's how the junior minister reshuffle showed up Enda Kenny's women problem

Analysis: One male junior minister joked that he’d have to buy a dress given the lack of women – but it raises the question: why weren’t any female FG TDs promoted?

From TheJournal.ie 'Publicity seeking' McGuinness criticised by his own committee over resignation call Awkward

'Publicity seeking' McGuinness criticised by his own committee over resignation call

John McGuinness’s call for two senior health officials to resign during a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee yesterday has been criticised by some of his colleagues.

From TheJournal.ie Here is the surprise choice for Fine Gael's new chairman Dan Neville

Here is the surprise choice for Fine Gael's new chairman

Charlie Flanagan’s elevation to Cabinet creates a vacancy within Fine Gael that has been filled this evening.

8 reasons we can't wait for the Dáil to return

Absence makes the heart grow… fonder?

From TheJournal.ie Column: We are entitled to demand our TDs are sober while voting on legislation Opinion

Column: We are entitled to demand our TDs are sober while voting on legislation

Our TDs debate and vote on different, vitally important issues every day. We as taxpayers are entitled to expect them to do so without being under the influence of alcohol, writes Cora Sherlock.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House?

The behaviour of David Norris and Tom Barry has raised some eyebrows – but what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Lucinda Creighton and Tom Barry – the story of two political Irelands Opinion

Column: Lucinda Creighton and Tom Barry – the story of two political Irelands

Two Fine Gael TDs were in the spotlight this week but for completely different reasons, writes Gary Murphy, who says we need to decide what type of politics we want.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams wants to restrict the sale of alcohol in the Dáil bar Dáil Bar

Gerry Adams wants to restrict the sale of alcohol in the Dáil bar

The Sinn Féin president has said his party intends to ensure the bar closes at the same time as every other establishment amid continuing controversy over TDs drinking during Dáil business.

From TheJournal.ie The grab seen around the world - the internet reacts to Tom Barry Tom Barry This post contains videos

The grab seen around the world - the internet reacts to Tom Barry

Fine Gael say that they have ‘nothing further to add’ to general secretary Tom Curran’s statement and will not comment on any possible disciplinary procedures.

From TheJournal.ie ‘No excuses, I just shouldn’t have done it’ – Tom Barry Abortion Debate This post contains videos

‘No excuses, I just shouldn’t have done it’ – Tom Barry

The Cork East TD says that Áine Collins has accepted his apology for grabbing her during a break in last night’s abortion debate.

From TheJournal.ie Male TD pulls female colleague into his lap - in the Dáil chamber Abortion Debate This post contains videos

Male TD pulls female colleague into his lap - in the Dáil chamber

Fine Gael TD Tom Barry grabbed his colleague Áine Collins during a break in the abortion debate, but Fine Gael say there ‘was no malice involved’.

From TheJournal.ie 8 things we learned from TDs' declarations of interests for 2012 Disclosures

8 things we learned from TDs' declarations of interests for 2012

How many deputies own property abroad? And where do those who keep their eyes on Ireland’s finances invest themselves?

From TheJournal.ie Kalydeco to be made available to Cystic Fibrosis patients in Ireland Kalydeco

Kalydeco to be made available to Cystic Fibrosis patients in Ireland

The decision was announced today by Minister James Reilly after an agreement was reached with the HSE and the manufacturers of the drug.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk Fashion This post contains images

Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk

Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, and unprecedented.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Mitchell to explain letter seeking clemency for double murderer Race For The Áras

Calls for Mitchell to explain letter seeking clemency for double murderer

A Fine Gael TD is calling on the party’s presidential candidate to explain a letter he sent eight years ago.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

Made In Chelsea star's website asks public to rank attractiveness of TDs SexyTD.com This post contains a poll

Made In Chelsea star's website asks public to rank attractiveness of TDs

SexyTD.com invites visitors to rank the perceived attractiveness of TDs – in a way echoing Mark Zuckerberg’s Facemash.