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From TheJournal.ie What exactly is Siteserv - and why is everyone talking about it? Explainer This post contains videos

What exactly is Siteserv - and why is everyone talking about it?

Catherine Murphy tells us about the “extraordinary turn of events” that led to taxpayers losing millions.

From TheJournal.ie More than one whistleblower came forward with Siteserv information Following The Money This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Here are the HEAVILY redacted documents that raise questions about IBRC's sale of Siteserv Notes On A Scandal

Here are the HEAVILY redacted documents that raise questions about IBRC's sale of Siteserv

The documents were released to independent TD Catherine Murphy under Freedom of Information.

From TheJournal.ie Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv... and more FOIs to be released SiteServ

Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv... and more FOIs to be released

Earlier, Alan Dukes denied any impropriety in the sale of Siteserv to the Denis O’Brien company.

From TheJournal.ie The curious case of an 'obsessive' TD, the state losing millions, and a Denis O'Brien company Water Meters

The curious case of an 'obsessive' TD, the state losing millions, and a Denis O'Brien company

Catherine Murphy wants a full inquiry into deals made by IBRC.

From TheJournal.ie Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference? State Of The Nation

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?

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

From TheJournal.ie 'No-brainer', 'game changer' and 'a dig out of a hole' - why these people want a debt conference Greece
From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael row with TDs over funding 'like a Merc owner giving out about Fords Escorts': Owning The Road

Fine Gael row with TDs over funding 'like a Merc owner giving out about Fords Escorts':

TheJournal.ie would like to state that there is nothing wrong with Ford Escorts.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's nothing to be afraid of': Peter Mathews wanted to liberate politicians today... Shot Down

'There's nothing to be afraid of': Peter Mathews wanted to liberate politicians today...

The independent TD proposed a referendum to give politicians freedom of conscience during votes.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross: I want something completely and utterly new, Stephen Donnelly doesn't Not Interested

Shane Ross: I want something completely and utterly new, Stephen Donnelly doesn't

The high profile Wicklow TD is bowing out of talks to join the Independent alliance.

From TheJournal.ie Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election? Explainer This post contains videos

Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election?

There’s lots of talk but little action so far. Here’s what we know…

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water: No rules were broken when GMC Sierra won metering contract Fair And Square

Irish Water: No rules were broken when GMC Sierra won metering contract

TD Catherine Murphy has raised the issue in the Dáil on numerous occasions.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much money local authorities have given to Irish Water Thirsty Work

Here's how much money local authorities have given to Irish Water

The running of water services is being transferred from councils to Irish Water.

From TheJournal.ie One Irish county has way more roads than all the others. Guess which one? Real Capital

One Irish county has way more roads than all the others. Guess which one?

Perhaps predictably, it’s Ireland’s biggest county.

From TheJournal.ie Could Revenue go after unpaid water charges? You'll find out next week The Waiting Game

Could Revenue go after unpaid water charges? You'll find out next week

Taoiseach Enda Kenny would not explicitly rule out Revenue pursuing unpaid water charges as he repeatedly stated that all will be revealed next week.

From TheJournal.ie These TDs and Senators are refusing to pay water charges. Here's why... N To The O

These TDs and Senators are refusing to pay water charges. Here's why...

“The level of non-cooperation and non-engagement with Irish Water shows that the Government should just give up now.”

From TheJournal.ie The massive row that shut down the Dáil on Wednesday is only getting worse Can't We Be Friends?

The massive row that shut down the Dáil on Wednesday is only getting worse

It’s complicated, but let us explain…

From TheJournal.ie Three TDs have been suspended from the Dáil after a massive row Not Getting Along

Three TDs have been suspended from the Dáil after a massive row

And the Dáil has now been suspended until tomorrow morning.

From TheJournal.ie New census questions are this week's first cut-back casualty Same Again

New census questions are this week's first cut-back casualty

Budget tightening means that the 2016 census will have no public consultation beforehand (although this has sprung from measures taken last year and the year before).

From TheJournal.ie They didn't want her, but the Technical Group had an 'amicable' meeting with Lucinda Creighton today Friends

They didn't want her, but the Technical Group had an 'amicable' meeting with Lucinda Creighton today

The Dáil grouping now wants more speaking rights and extra committee memberships.

From TheJournal.ie Left-wing independent TDs meet today, but here's why a new party isn't happening soon

Left-wing independent TDs meet today, but here's why a new party isn't happening soon

The ‘is there going to be a new political party?’ story rumbles on…

From TheJournal.ie Lucinda Creighton says she's joined the Dáil Technical Group - but they don't want her Awkward

Lucinda Creighton says she's joined the Dáil Technical Group - but they don't want her

Much confusion as to whether the former Fine Gael TD is now part of the loose alliance of independent deputies.

From TheJournal.ie Left Alliance? Independent TDs deny that they're about to form a new political party Not Happening... Yet

Left Alliance? Independent TDs deny that they're about to form a new political party

Speculation has been mounting that left wing independent TDs are about to form a political party.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are on the cusp of a government without Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael' MacGill

'We are on the cusp of a government without Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'

Lucinda Creighton has said that the window of opportunity for a new political movement is closing.

From TheJournal.ie TDs stand for Gaza as Deaf community makes Dáil history Peace Out

TDs stand for Gaza as Deaf community makes Dáil history

There was an unexpected, wildcard move from Gerry Adams, and the Tánaiste did a bit of waving.

From TheJournal.ie TD calls for Tuam mass grave to be declared a crime scene 800 Babies

TD calls for Tuam mass grave to be declared a crime scene

Catherine Murphy was among those to call for a full public inquiry into the situation.

From TheJournal.ie There's a lot of talk, but a new political party is not imminent. Here's why... Analysis

There's a lot of talk, but a new political party is not imminent. Here's why...

There’s talk, and a lot of it, about a new political party being set up in Ireland but the reality is that any such development remains a way off yet.

From TheJournal.ie 'You can turn off the tap' - Enda Kenny's advice on conserving water Leaders' Questions

'You can turn off the tap' - Enda Kenny's advice on conserving water

Gerry Adams said water charges indicated how “far removed” the government is from the general public.

From TheJournal.ie David Hall insists he's finished with Fianna Fáil as he launches by-election bid Dublin West

David Hall insists he's finished with Fianna Fáil as he launches by-election bid

Hall, a former member of Fianna Fáil, launched his bid for the Dáil seat in Dublin West in the capital today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Getting worse by the night': TDs debate Ireland's growing housing crisis Homelessness

'Getting worse by the night': TDs debate Ireland's growing housing crisis

The government was accused of demonstrating “arrogance beyond belief” as only three members of the coalition attended the discussion.

From TheJournal.ie Ballot papers in May's elections will be 'unfair and misleading' Election 2014

Ballot papers in May's elections will be 'unfair and misleading'

Legislation means Independent TDs must list themselves as ‘non-party’ or else leave a blank space.

From TheJournal.ie There will be no change to the 'ludicrous situation' where absent TDs means unanswered questions Political Reform This post contains videos

There will be no change to the 'ludicrous situation' where absent TDs means unanswered questions

TDs have complained that there is a false impression being created that politicians are not at work because they are absent from the Dáil chamber.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland is the best little country in the world in which to run as an independent' Independents Network

'Ireland is the best little country in the world in which to run as an independent'

A new alliance of TDs, calling itself Independents’ Network , gathered in Dublin today to give advice and support to non-party candidates running in the local elections in May.

From TheJournal.ie Six TDs and one MEP launch new political network for independents tomorrow Election 2014

Six TDs and one MEP launch new political network for independents tomorrow

The main focus is on networking candidates and providing support and advice for people running in the 23 May elections.

From TheJournal.ie Six TDs will launch a network of independent election candidates later this month Independent Network

Six TDs will launch a network of independent election candidates later this month Exclusive

Amid much talk of a new political party, a press conference will be held later this month where further details of the loose alliance of independent TDs will be revealed.

From TheJournal.ie TDs will provide 'support system' for election candidates - but insist they're not a party Independent Network

TDs will provide 'support system' for election candidates - but insist they're not a party

Six independent TDs, including former Labour minister Roisin Shortall, are among those working together to provide a support system for independent candidates in the local elections.

From TheJournal.ie 'His situation is untenable': Eight TDs say Alan Shatter should go Shatter Out

'His situation is untenable': Eight TDs say Alan Shatter should go

The call was made at a press conference in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil won't allow Rabbitte to disclose breakdown of RTÉ payout over homophobia controversy Panti Bliss

Dáil won't allow Rabbitte to disclose breakdown of RTÉ payout over homophobia controversy

TDs and Senators are trying to raise the Panti Bliss controversy in the Dáil and Seanad.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Liberals don’t like my thinking’: TD claims he was ousted over abortion views Mattie McGrath

‘Liberals don’t like my thinking’: TD claims he was ousted over abortion views

Mattie McGrath has been removed from two Oireachtas committees by the Dáil Technical Group.