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#Clare Daly

From TheJournal.ie Clare Daly will get a plumber to increase her water pressure if the Government reduces it Not Paying
From TheJournal.ie Removal of the Dáil prayer would be "out of step with modern practice" Blasphemy

Removal of the Dáil prayer would be "out of step with modern practice"

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has defended the practice after criticism from Deputy Clare Daly that it is “offensive”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'll give my opinion as a doctor and young man at a later stage' - Varadkar Not Repealing The 8th

'I'll give my opinion as a doctor and young man at a later stage' - Varadkar

The Health Minister said that the Government has no plans to update the Constitution in relation to abortion.

From TheJournal.ie "They died for nothing": WW1 'revisionism' criticised World War One This post contains a poll

"They died for nothing": WW1 'revisionism' criticised

The Irish Anti-War movement have criticised ‘idealised’ versions of the First World War.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are arrested at Shannon Airport Shannonwatch

PHOTOS: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are arrested at Shannon Airport

See what went down in Shannon this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport Protest

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport

The pair were attempting to inspect two US military aircraft.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound rejects that industrial dispute is 'like an episode of The Sopranos' Strike

Greyhound rejects that industrial dispute is 'like an episode of The Sopranos'

Independent TD Clare Daly said that staff are picked “like a scene from On The Waterfront”.

From TheJournal.ie Clare Daly says gardaí at Corrib gas site are the “hired hands" of Shell Hysterical Screeches

Clare Daly says gardaí at Corrib gas site are the “hired hands" of Shell

The Taoiseach said that it was “professional” protestors who had “caused the trouble”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Like a fella kicking his wife': Clare Daly slams Aer Lingus for removing perks from workers Bully Boy Tactics

'Like a fella kicking his wife': Clare Daly slams Aer Lingus for removing perks from workers

The independent TD said the airline’s decision to remove perks from cabin crew who went on strike last week was “outrageous”.

From TheJournal.ie Politicians warned not to use pre-paid Oireachtas envelopes for electoral purposes Inappropriate Use

Politicians warned not to use pre-paid Oireachtas envelopes for electoral purposes

If a candidate uses the envelopes inappropriately it’s regarded as an election expense and must be accounted for.

From TheJournal.ie 16 TDs want a meeting with RTÉ because they're being treated 'very unfairly' Not Happy

16 TDs want a meeting with RTÉ because they're being treated 'very unfairly'

Members of the Dáil’s Technical Group claim that the national broadcaster is unfairly excluding them from a Prime Time panel. RTÉ argues that independents are not a political party and represent themselves.

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 Those with 'deep pockets' control the media - Clare Daly Money Is Power

Those with 'deep pockets' control the media - Clare Daly

Mick Wallace added: “People are afraid of the money and power of Denis O’Brien, he’s worth billions … His influence to shape the news is too great.”

From TheJournal.ie Garda Síochána "does not engage in ethnic profiling" Pulse

Garda Síochána "does not engage in ethnic profiling"

Minister Alan Shatter said that all persons are subject to the same PULSE recording procedures.

From TheJournal.ie Minister Alex White wants Shatter to correct Dáil comments on whistleblower Under Pressure

Minister Alex White wants Shatter to correct Dáil comments on whistleblower

The cooperation of garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe was questioned by the Minister.

From TheJournal.ie "Nobody is above the rule of the law" - Shatter on Margaretta D'Arcy Margaretta D'arcy

"Nobody is above the rule of the law" - Shatter on Margaretta D'Arcy

A group of TDs tonight called for the release of the 79-year-old campaigner, but the Justice Minister says it is not up to him to interfere with the judiciary.

From TheJournal.ie 'Noli timere', don't be afraid: The year in 25 quotes Review 2013 This post contains images

'Noli timere', don't be afraid: The year in 25 quotes

From Rob Ford to Enda Kenny by way of two Popes, who said what in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government raise speed limits on Irish motorways? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government raise speed limits on Irish motorways?

Minister Varadkar has said there is no proposal to raise the limit but if there was, would you support it?

From TheJournal.ie Daly: Change motorway speed limits to 130kmh Roads

Daly: Change motorway speed limits to 130kmh

The current speed limit is set at 120km per hour. But what does the Transport Minister think?

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s odious debt’: Dáil to debate ‘burning the bondholders’ tonight and tomorrow Bondholders

‘It’s odious debt’: Dáil to debate ‘burning the bondholders’ tonight and tomorrow

The government will almost certainly oppose the motion and ensure that it does not pass when a vote is held tomorrow night.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore raised concerns over US spying with embassy in Dublin this summer Spying

Gilmore raised concerns over US spying with embassy in Dublin this summer

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said he expressed the government’s concerns to the US Embassy in Dublin at a senior official level.

From TheJournal.ie Facing call to resign, Taoiseach says medical card issues 'will all be sorted out' Leaders' Questions

Facing call to resign, Taoiseach says medical card issues 'will all be sorted out'

As Gerry Adams told Enda Kenny to resign in the Dáil today, the Taoiseach blamed “systems failures” for problems with discretionary medical cards.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach insists 'no change at all' in how medical cards are allocated Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach insists 'no change at all' in how medical cards are allocated

The issue of discretionary medical cards was raised by Fianna Fáil in the Dáil this morning.

From TheJournal.ie TDs call for repeal of 8th Amendment on its 30th anniversary Article 40.3.3

TDs call for repeal of 8th Amendment on its 30th anniversary

Clare Daly and Joan Collins have called on the government to hold a referendum to repeal Article 40.3.3.

From TheJournal.ie Want to work for these TDs? Technical Group seeks assistant for 'tricky job' Dáil Technical Group

Want to work for these TDs? Technical Group seeks assistant for 'tricky job'

A “tricky job” with “crazy hours” is how the position of parliamentary coordinator with the Dáíl Technical Group is being described.

From TheJournal.ie Outgoing Sligo county manager will receive €270,000 severance package Severance Pay

Outgoing Sligo county manager will receive €270,000 severance package

A Sligo county councillor says that there is “no justification” for the payment, given the “shambles” the council’s finances are in.

From TheJournal.ie ‘He’s very, very pale’: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly met Julian Assange yesterday Wikileaks

‘He’s very, very pale’: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly met Julian Assange yesterday

The independent TDs held a wide-ranging meeting with the Wikileaks founder at the Ecuadorean embassy in London yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'SIPTU Grassroots Unite' to protest in Dublin today Austerity

'SIPTU Grassroots Unite' to protest in Dublin today

The group will march to the headquarters of the ICTU in Parnell Square from the Garden of Remembrance today at 2pm.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Government is attempting to deny symphysiotomy victims access to the courts' - Clare Daly Symphysiotomy

'The Government is attempting to deny symphysiotomy victims access to the courts' - Clare Daly

Dublin North TD Clare Daly says that any comparison between redress schemes for Magdalene and symphysiotomy survivors is ‘wholly inappropriate’.

From TheJournal.ie Government print facility workers to begin strike action Strike

Government print facility workers to begin strike action

Workers claim their pay is being reduced without prior discussion and will begin strike action tonight at 8pm.

From TheJournal.ie Six pro-choice TDs will vote against the abortion bill tonight Abortion

Six pro-choice TDs will vote against the abortion bill tonight

The six TDs are seeking a referendum to repeal an article in the Constitution that places the life of the unborn and the life of the mother on equal footing.

From TheJournal.ie Amendment seeks inclusion of rape and incest cases in abortion bill Abortion

Amendment seeks inclusion of rape and incest cases in abortion bill

The change, if accepted, would also allow women to obtain a legal abortion if “she believes it is in her best interests to do so.”

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Snowden has sought asylum in Ireland, but his application is invalid SNOWDEN

Taoiseach: Snowden has sought asylum in Ireland, but his application is invalid

Enda Kenny has told the Dáil that the fugitive former NSA employee has written to the Irish embassy in Moscow but this is not sufficient for an asylum application to be considered.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie TD: We didn't demonise those who had points cancelled by naming them in Dáil Penalty Points

TD: We didn't demonise those who had points cancelled by naming them in Dáil

Joan Collins has defended her naming of high-profile individuals who allegedly had penalty points cancelled in the Dáil chamber last December.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation Penalty Points

'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation

Mick Wallace, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Clare Daly and Joan Collins have criticised the reports into the practice of cancelling penalty points which largely cleared gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Mick Wallace says he was the victim of an unlawful arrest Mick Wallace

Watch: Mick Wallace says he was the victim of an unlawful arrest

The independent TD was quizzed about a recently reported incident concerning his alleged arrest in September 2000 for directing traffic near a construction site he was working on.

From TheJournal.ie Greater protections for whistleblowers after penalty points furore Whistleblowers

Greater protections for whistleblowers after penalty points furore

Eamon Gilmore said that legislation is currently being drawn up which will be put before government shortly.

From TheJournal.ie FG ministers back Shatter in penalty points comments row Penalty Points

FG ministers back Shatter in penalty points comments row

Both Richard Bruton and Brian Hayes say Shatter’s comments added context to complaints about the penalty points inquiry.