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From TheJournal.ie Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work Women In Politics

Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work

Female politicians relate their personal experiences of running for office in a male-dominated political world at Dublin Castle conference.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny to brief opposition leaders on Brussels deal Debt Crisis

Kenny to brief opposition leaders on Brussels deal

Representatives of Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and the independent benches will attend a briefing on the deal struck by 26 countries.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage president? TDs to debate changes to Áras rules Presidency

Teenage president? TDs to debate changes to Áras rules

Proposed changes would reduce the minimum age to 18, and allow candidates to secure nomination with 10,000 signatures.

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know by 9am: All eyes on Merkel over EU’s future, BoI hits the stress-test target, more pressure on Iran – and is Joxer heading to Kiev or Warsaw?

From TheJournal.ie Household charge legislation to be pushed through ahead of Budget Household Charge

Household charge legislation to be pushed through ahead of Budget

The final legal measures to cut judges’ pay will also be voted on by the Dáil this week.

From TheJournal.ie As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who? Race For The Áras

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

From TheJournal.ie Halligan: Independents haven't found alternative Áras candidate to back Race For The Áras

Halligan: Independents haven't found alternative Áras candidate to back

The independent TD for Waterford has said that no candidate has so far come to mind as independents appear increasingly unlikely to lobby for another name to enter the presidential race.

From TheJournal.ie David Norris has 13 Oireachtas signatures for presidential nomination Race For The Áras

David Norris has 13 Oireachtas signatures for presidential nomination

The independent senator has the support of independent representatives from both houses of the Oireachtas. He needs seven more.

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Dáil Éireann discusses the findings of the Cloyne Report Cloyne

LIVE: Dáil Éireann discusses the findings of the Cloyne Report

Watch live footage from the Dáil as it debates an all-party motion, condemning the Vatican for its role in Cloyne.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The news from the Department of Finance is even worse than we thought; an artist’s fingers cut off during a savage attack and everything you need to know to bluff your way through the day’s cricket chat.

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