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From TheJournal.ie Dáil to sit in Convention Centre for Taoiseach election vote Leinster House

Dáil to sit in Convention Centre for Taoiseach election vote

The cost of holding the sitting in the centre will be discussed on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 100 staff and residents in one nursing home test positive for Covid-19, Dáil hears Covid-19

Almost 100 staff and residents in one nursing home test positive for Covid-19, Dáil hears

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly raised the matter in the Dáil today.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Dáil continue to meet in Leinster House during the Covid-19 crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Dáil continue to meet in Leinster House during the Covid-19 crisis?

The Dáil is meeting for three hours this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil sitting prompts State’s top civil servant to remind TDs of Covid-19 guidelines Leinster House

Dáil sitting prompts State’s top civil servant to remind TDs of Covid-19 guidelines

A number of TDs have said the government must continue to be held to account.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil to sit on Thursday, but Labour TDs will stay at home to support the 'national effort' Leinster House

Dáil to sit on Thursday, but Labour TDs will stay at home to support the 'national effort'

Alan Kelly and Ged Nash will publish subtitled videos of their statements on social media.

From TheJournal.ie Counting in Seanad election to begin today - but access to count venue will be restricted Upper House

Counting in Seanad election to begin today - but access to count venue will be restricted

This has been an election like none other for candidates hoping for a seat in the upper house.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by reduced number of TDs in Dáil Coronavirus

Emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by reduced number of TDs in Dáil

In a marathon Dáil debate, politicians are having their say on emergency legislation.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: TDs and people all over the country applaud frontline healthcare workers in unison Covid-19 Pandemic This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach indicates childcare and sick pay reforms may not be rolled back on entirely after the crisis Coronavirus

Taoiseach indicates childcare and sick pay reforms may not be rolled back on entirely after the crisis

The Dail is debating emergency legislation today.

From TheJournal.ie Seanad and Leas Ceann Comhairle election cause headache for government Coronavirus

Seanad and Leas Ceann Comhairle election cause headache for government

More emergency legislation is expected to be needed next week.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency Covid-19 legislation passes all stages in the Dáil Coronavirus

Emergency Covid-19 legislation passes all stages in the Dáil

The government included a sunset clause for the legislation to be review in November after concerns were raised by TDs.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Government called upon to 'go further' with containment measures as TDs make statements on Covid-19 Liveblog

As it happened: Government called upon to 'go further' with containment measures as TDs make statements on Covid-19

Here’s a round-up of the latest developments today.

From TheJournal.ie TDs to discuss Covid-19 outbreak for six hours when Dáil reconvenes this week Leinster House

TDs to discuss Covid-19 outbreak for six hours when Dáil reconvenes this week

There have been two confirmed cases on the island of Ireland so far.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: No Taoiseach elected as new lineup of TDs meets for first day of Dáil 33

AS IT HAPPENED: No Taoiseach elected as new lineup of TDs meets for first day of Dáil

Leo Varadkar, Micheál Martin, Mary Lou McDonald and Eamon Ryan have all been rejected by the house.

From TheJournal.ie Seán Ó Fearghaíl has been re-elected Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann FADA OF THE HOUSE

Seán Ó Fearghaíl has been re-elected Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann

Ó Feargháil received 130 votes with Independent TD Denis Naughten receiving 28 votes.

From TheJournal.ie These two politicians want the job of keeping order in the next Dáil Dáil Rows This post contains videos

These two politicians want the job of keeping order in the next Dáil

The Ceann Comhairle will be tasked with sorting out rows in the Dáil, and there’s been a few.

From TheJournal.ie The 33rd Dáil is meeting today for the first time - here's how it will play out New Beginnings

The 33rd Dáil is meeting today for the first time - here's how it will play out

A new Ceann Comhairle is expected to be elected today – but we’re unlikely to see a new Taoiseach.

From TheJournal.ie 'Inaccurate, anti-Semitic and racist': Jewish Council condemns newly-elected Sinn Féin TD's 'offensive' tweets Reada Cronin

'Inaccurate, anti-Semitic and racist': Jewish Council condemns newly-elected Sinn Féin TD's 'offensive' tweets

Réada Cronin has apologised for her tweets, saying she never intended to cause hurt or distress.

From TheJournal.ie Here's who is in the mix for the job of keeping order in the next Dáil Ceann Comhairle

Here's who is in the mix for the job of keeping order in the next Dáil

Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy is not ruling herself out of the running for Ceann Comhairle.

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Coppinger to contest Seanad election after losing Dáil seat Ge2020

Ruth Coppinger to contest Seanad election after losing Dáil seat

A number of former TDs are expected to launch Seanad bids.

From TheJournal.ie A GAA star, a former Army Ranger and more than a few teachers: The new faces in the Dáil 33rd Dail

A GAA star, a former Army Ranger and more than a few teachers: The new faces in the Dáil

There will be dozens of new – and old – faces in the 33rd Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats Ge2020

Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats

35 deputies did not get re-elected, including some high profile names.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin is the most-Googled political party in Ireland for the past two weeks Searching

Sinn Féin is the most-Googled political party in Ireland for the past two weeks

Leo Varadkar is currently the most searched of all the party leaders.

From TheJournal.ie Retiring TDs reflect on Enda and Leo, their time in the Dáil and the 'slowness' of the system Slán

Retiring TDs reflect on Enda and Leo, their time in the Dáil and the 'slowness' of the system

Eighteen TDs who were elected in 2016 have decided not to run in the general election – but what have some of them learnt.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: If we hold election on 14 Feb, it could be 'Valentine's massacre' for FG opponents Ge2020

Varadkar: If we hold election on 14 Feb, it could be 'Valentine's massacre' for FG opponents

Leo Varadkar said that as things stand the Dáil will reconvene next Wednesday as scheduled.

From TheJournal.ie 84 politicians clock up €14,820 in Dáil restaurant debt Settling Up

84 politicians clock up €14,820 in Dáil restaurant debt

The debt is allowed under a new credit policy for Oireachtas staff.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland can't wait forever to ban the sale of cheap alcohol, says Varadkar Minimum Pricing

Ireland can't wait forever to ban the sale of cheap alcohol, says Varadkar

The government wants to introduce minimum pricing at the same time as the North.

From TheJournal.ie Rowdy scenes in Dáil as Martin asks Varadkar: 'Have you asked Dara Murphy to refer himself for investigation?' Expenses

Rowdy scenes in Dáil as Martin asks Varadkar: 'Have you asked Dara Murphy to refer himself for investigation?'

Three bodies have ruled themselves out of carrying out an investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil ethics watchdog the third body to rule itself out of investigating Dara Murphy complaints Expenses

Dáil ethics watchdog the third body to rule itself out of investigating Dara Murphy complaints

The finance minister has said he will look for an alternative way to investigate the complaint.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil passes Sinn Féin bill proposing immediate rent freeze Rent Freeze

Dáil passes Sinn Féin bill proposing immediate rent freeze

The Rent Freeze (Fair Rent) Bill 2019 was brought forward by Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris 'not worried' amid speculation he could be next to face no confidence vote Ge 2020

Simon Harris 'not worried' amid speculation he could be next to face no confidence vote

Opposition members are understood to be considering tabling a motion of no confidence against the health minister in the new year.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Lowry says 'slanderous, vicious, malicious, vindictive, false allegations' were made in Dáil about his tax affairs Michael Lowry

Michael Lowry says 'slanderous, vicious, malicious, vindictive, false allegations' were made in Dáil about his tax affairs

The Independent TD called on Paul Murphy TD to withdraw his comments.

From TheJournal.ie Eoghan Murphy says no-confidence motion is a 'stunt' and expects to win vote this evening Rebuilding Ireland

Eoghan Murphy says no-confidence motion is a 'stunt' and expects to win vote this evening

The Housing Minister says the situation would be worse without the government’s Rebuilding Ireland plan.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael looks to independent TDs to survive tonight's vote of no confidence in Murphy Housing

Fine Gael looks to independent TDs to survive tonight's vote of no confidence in Murphy

The government numbers are tight ahead of tonight’s motion of no confidence in the housing minister.

From TheJournal.ie Naughten says he's made no decision on how he will vote in motion of no confidence in Murphy No Confidence

Naughten says he's made no decision on how he will vote in motion of no confidence in Murphy

A motion of confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is being heard in the Dáil tomorrow night.

From TheJournal.ie Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close Polls

Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close

Forty-three candidates are on the ballot papers across the four constituencies.

From TheJournal.ie Grandmother launches hunger strike at Dáil gates in protest over Ireland's climate policies PATRICIA DEVLIN

Grandmother launches hunger strike at Dáil gates in protest over Ireland's climate policies

Patricia Devlin (73) is taking on the four-day strike in hopes of meeting Environment Minister Richard Bruton.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste: 'Irish military sent to Turkey in supportive role, not to extract Lisa Smith' Dáil

Tánaiste: 'Irish military sent to Turkey in supportive role, not to extract Lisa Smith'

It was revealed yesterday that Smith is due to be repatriated to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'Focused review’ into TD attendance announced following recent controversies Fobbing In

'Focused review’ into TD attendance announced following recent controversies

The review should be completed by January.

From TheJournal.ie HSE doesn't collate data on how many patients can't get a doctor's appointment No Appointments

HSE doesn't collate data on how many patients can't get a doctor's appointment

A number of regions have closed GP panel lists due to capacity.

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