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

Mar 28th 2014, 11:53 AM 10,575 Views 35 Comments

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

Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly
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Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly

Jan 24th 2014, 3:31 PM 12,977 Views 17 Comments

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.

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

Jan 24th 2014, 10:44 AM 12,353 Views 33 Comments

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

'I binge drink myself, and I'm ashamed of that': TDs debate alcohol sponsorship of sport
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'I binge drink myself, and I'm ashamed of that': TDs debate alcohol sponsorship of sport

Nov 8th 2013, 4:51 PM 17,219 Views 64 Comments

Alcohol and fluoridation of the Irish drinking water supply were discussed by a small number of TDs in a new-look Friday sitting in the Dáil today.

Dáil to debate five year jail terms for assaults on emergency workers
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Dáil to debate five year jail terms for assaults on emergency workers

Oct 5th 2012, 7:30 AM 5,391 Views 68 Comments

Fianna Fáil proposed legislation will call for a crackdown on those convicted of assaulting or threatening an emergency worker in the line of duty.

TGIF: How have the Dáil’s Friday sittings worked out?
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TGIF: How have the Dáil’s Friday sittings worked out?

Jul 14th 2012, 8:15 AM 3,060 Views 5 Comments

As we approach the end of another Dáil term, we’ve been asking the government and the opposition how the much-vaunted sittings of the Dáil on the first Friday of every month have been working out.

Prime numbers: the week in stats
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Prime numbers: the week in stats

Feb 4th 2012, 7:38 PM 2,758 Views 0 Comments

Opinion polls, lucky punts, expenses, unemployment and more – our numerical guide to the last 604,800 seconds in Ireland.

Shatter criticises Kelleher no-show for Friday Dáil debate
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Shatter criticises Kelleher no-show for Friday Dáil debate

Feb 3rd 2012, 6:20 PM 3,278 Views 27 Comments

But the Fianna Fáil TD who had criticised the government over Friday sittings said he didn’t have to attend today’s Dáil debate and repeated his criticisms.

Dáil sittings on a Friday are 'a slap in the face of reform' - Fianna Fail TD
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Dáil sittings on a Friday are 'a slap in the face of reform' - Fianna Fail TD

Feb 3rd 2012, 9:03 AM 3,259 Views 22 Comments

Billy Kelleher has accused the government of “window-dressing” by implementing Friday sittings where he says “no meaningful business” is being done.