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#Friday sitting

From TheJournal.ie Minister nominated for 'brass neck of the year' as TDs row about Seanad reform Friday Sitting

Minister nominated for 'brass neck of the year' as TDs row about Seanad reform

Fianna Fáil’s proposal to overhaul the upper house will be opposed by the government.

From TheJournal.ie Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly Cyberbullying

Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly

The Dáil discussed all aspects of social media this afternoon, from how Skype is keeping Irish families in touch at a time of emigration to the effects of cyberbullying.

From TheJournal.ie Censorship Board can't be abolished until it deals with Alan Shatter's 'Laura' Censorship

Censorship Board can't be abolished until it deals with Alan Shatter's 'Laura'

And everyone struggled to keep a straight face in the Dáil this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Government pledges to address 'serious gap in the law' on hit-and-run incidents Roads

Government pledges to address 'serious gap in the law' on hit-and-run incidents

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has said the government will accept the broad principle of a bill to crackdown on hit-and-run drivers.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil debates bill to deal with 'crisis in Irish towns' Town Centres

Dáil debates bill to deal with 'crisis in Irish towns'

The government has declined to accept a private members’ bill put forward by Fianna Fáil in the Dáil today.

From TheJournal.ie Advisers, laundry and people kicked out: the new Dáil's first year in numbers In Numbers

Advisers, laundry and people kicked out: the new Dáil's first year in numbers

Just how busy has the new government been? Well, they’ve cut their own pay – but they produce less legislation.