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Saturday 18 January, 2020

#Clare Daly

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals Abortion

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals

Responding to queries from TheJournal.ie this week, seven independent TDs confirmed their support for the bill with five still undecided.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-life groups: 'Proposals go too far'; Pro-choice: 'Bill doesn't go far enough' Abortion

Pro-life groups: 'Proposals go too far'; Pro-choice: 'Bill doesn't go far enough'

It’s not often that Clare Daly and Youth Defence are in agreement…

James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: “I was delighted when I heard we were getting a new political party,” a man on a bus in Rialto said. “Then I heard there were TDs in it.”

From TheJournal.ie Two TDs setting up new 'United Left' political party New Political Party

Two TDs setting up new 'United Left' political party

The formation of a new political party involving TDs Clare Daly and Joan Collins comes in the wake of the apparent collapse of the United Left Alliance in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore won't say whether Government will legislate for public pay cuts Leaders' Questions

Gilmore won't say whether Government will legislate for public pay cuts

The Tánaiste calls for ‘calm, reasoned reflection’ after the Croke Park 2 pay proposals were struck down by public workers.

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: The 7 TDs who say they won't pay the property tax Property Tax

Revealed: The 7 TDs who say they won't pay the property tax

In response to queries from TheJournal.ie this week, most TDs who have opposed the tax have said they will comply with it but at least seven said they will not pay even though it puts their Dáil seat at risk.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unexpected number' of gardaí accessed information on Clare Daly arrest Leak

'Unexpected number' of gardaí accessed information on Clare Daly arrest

Justice Minister Alan Shatter said today that he has had concerns for some time about sensitive and confidential information finding its way into the public domain.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Wildlife Trust calls on public to help change animal welfare bill Animal Welfare

Irish Wildlife Trust calls on public to help change animal welfare bill

TDs Maureen O’Sullivan and Clare Daly plan to propose the removal of exemptions for fox hunting and hare coursing.

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 Clare Daly: Property tax is going to be a 'game changer' Politics

Clare Daly: Property tax is going to be a 'game changer'

The Dublin North TD said the property tax will put increasing pressure on the Government. “Labour, they’re nearly dropping like flies,” she said.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added musical history Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added musical history

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Clare Daly cleared of suspected drink driving Clare Daly

Clare Daly cleared of suspected drink driving

The Independent TD said that she was 33 per cent below the allowable limit.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court adjourns promissory note appeal as TDs seek to join case Promissory Notes

Supreme Court adjourns promissory note appeal as TDs seek to join case

David Hall says his case concerns issues wider than that of the €3.06 billion payment due in March that now appears unlikely following the liquidation of IBRC overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: 'Difficult not to throw up' listening to Ming on Gardaí Penalty Points

Shatter: 'Difficult not to throw up' listening to Ming on Gardaí

The justice minister did little to hide his annoyance in the Dáil today when asked about the penalty points inquiry.

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish phrases that could confuses visitors for The Gathering, Clare Daly’s ‘house’ measure, and disoriented man could be member of government…

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

From TheJournal.ie Daly accepts "full responsibility for serious lack of judgement" Clare Daly

Daly accepts "full responsibility for serious lack of judgement"

The TD was pulled over by gardaí on Monday night, and gave a blood sample to see what her blood alcohol level was.

From TheJournal.ie TD Clare Daly stopped by Gardaí over alleged drink driving Clare Daly

TD Clare Daly stopped by Gardaí over alleged drink driving

The ULA deputy was arrested in Dublin last night, and said she had “been given a hot whiskey for a cold.”

From TheJournal.ie Socialist Party withdraws from United Left Alliance Not So United

Socialist Party withdraws from United Left Alliance

The party of Joe Higgins has pulled out of the ULA, meaning the group now only has three members in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie TDs call for public inquiry over quashed penalty points Penalty Points

TDs call for public inquiry over quashed penalty points

They also revealed details of four incidents where drivers who had allegedly had penalty point offences quashed were later involved in fatal accidents.

From TheJournal.ie TD claims sports star and journalist had penalty points cancelled Penalty Points

TD claims sports star and journalist had penalty points cancelled

People Before Profit TD Joan Collins has used parliamentary privilege to reveal the names of an Irish sports star and journalist who allegedly had penalty points struck-off their licence.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases Penalty Points

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases

The justice minister says fewer than 300 alleged driving offences are being questioned, out of a total of almost 1.5 million.

From TheJournal.ie Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous' Penalty Points

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said there was “no question” that a culture of non-enforcement of penalties was being tolerated by the Gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie ULA TDs name judge whose penalty points were allegedly terminated Penalty Points

ULA TDs name judge whose penalty points were allegedly terminated

A garda and a sergeant have reportedly blown the whistle on the practice of penalty points on drivers’ licences being terminated inappropriately for some high-profile figures.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: What's so terrible about abortion-on-demand? Opinion

Lisa McInerney: What's so terrible about abortion-on-demand?

It took this long for the State to really address medically-necessary termination – so how long is it going to take for it to address the wider complexity of

From TheJournal.ie Absent TDs, rapper dollars and 'The Talk': The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Absent TDs, rapper dollars and 'The Talk': The week in numbers

What percentage of 13-year-old turn to their dads for sex and relationship advice? How many eggs narrowly missed Taoiseach Enda Kenny?

From TheJournal.ie Dáil will spend up to ten hours debating expert group report next week Abortion

Dáil will spend up to ten hours debating expert group report next week

This week, Health Minister James Reilly called on TDs to participate in the planned debates to try to reach a party consensus on legislation for the X case.

From TheJournal.ie X Case judgement is 'flawed' and 'archaic' says Sinn Féin rebel Tóibín Abortion

X Case judgement is 'flawed' and 'archaic' says Sinn Féin rebel Tóibín

Peadar Tóibín has defied the party whip on abortion this week and has criticised the Supreme Court ruling on the X case concerning abortion in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill? Abortion

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?

A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.

From TheJournal.ie Paschal Donohoe's office graffitied after no vote No Vote

Paschal Donohoe's office graffitied after no vote

The Fine Gael TD said he found it ironic that “the people who are making accusations of cowardice, carried out this act under the cover of night”.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Daly abortion bill: How each TD voted Abortion

Daly abortion bill: How each TD voted

Clare Daly’s abortion bill was defeated by 101 votes to 27 tonight. Who voted what way?

From TheJournal.ie Clare Daly abortion bill defeated by 101 votes to 27 Abortion

Clare Daly abortion bill defeated by 101 votes to 27

The bill was put forward by Deputy Clare Daly, following a bill that was rejected in April.

From TheJournal.ie 'Not an option' to leave out suicide provision in any abortion law - Shatter Abortion

'Not an option' to leave out suicide provision in any abortion law - Shatter

Justice Minister Alan Shatter was speaking as the government prepares to respond to the expert group on abortion’s report before the end of the year. TDs will also debate and vote on abortion legislation tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion bill debate: TDs criticise leak of Expert Group report Abortion

Abortion bill debate: TDs criticise leak of Expert Group report

The bill was put forward by Clare Daly TD. Minister Shatter encouraged her to withdraw it, saying it does not address in detail a number of issues.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: Abortion Bill, EU presidency, extra funding Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Abortion Bill, EU presidency, extra funding

Two Government departments, and two state bodies, are seeking extra funding in today’s business at Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie Expert group report on abortion set to be published today Abortion

Expert group report on abortion set to be published today

The long-awaited and heavily-leaked report is expected to be published in full today after the Health Minister James Reilly brings it to Cabinet.

From TheJournal.ie Junior Minister wants free Dáil vote on any X Case legislation Abortion

Junior Minister wants free Dáil vote on any X Case legislation

The issue of abortion will dominate this week’s political agenda as the expert group report is expected to be published.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar Savita This post contains videos

VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar

Watch the full 32-minute debate between James Reilly and seven opposition TDs on the death of Savita Halappanavar.

From TheJournal.ie Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries Savita

Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries

James Reilly says TDs’ comments could prejudge the findings of two investigations into the death of Savita Halappanavar, who died after being refused a termination procedure.