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In 85 years, just seven TDs have resigned from the Dáil. Who and why?
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In 85 years, just seven TDs have resigned from the Dáil. Who and why?

Mar 24th 2014, 8:30 PM 42,040 Views 58 Comments

Excluding those who have resigned their seat to take up another political position or ill-health, there have been just a handful of resignations from parliament over principle or controversy down the years. Who are they? And why have there been so few?

Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day
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Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day

Dec 11th 2012, 2:46 PM 20,049 Views 15 Comments

Fionnuala looks delighted to see the Sports Minister.

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy
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In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy

Nov 30th 2011, 10:08 AM 7,160 Views 47 Comments

We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.

Retiring McDaid will receive €250k in 'goodbye money'
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Retiring McDaid will receive €250k in 'goodbye money'

Nov 4th 2010, 11:04 AM 613 Views 0 Comments

Jim McDaid will be handsomely rewarded for his 21 years as a TD and seven as a minister as he retires.

Tánaiste 'regrets' Jim McDaid's resignation
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Tánaiste 'regrets' Jim McDaid's resignation

Nov 2nd 2010, 8:13 PM 250 Views 0 Comments

Mary Coughlan has said that she regrets Jim McDaid decision to resign.

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Lowry 'yet to decide' on whether to support Budget

Nov 2nd 2010, 3:34 PM 331 Views 0 Comments

One of the two independent TDs the government needs for its majority says the Budget is in ‘serious danger’ of defeat.

Jim McDaid resigns from Dáil, saying general election should come before budget
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Jim McDaid resigns from Dáil, saying general election should come before budget

Nov 2nd 2010, 3:30 PM 866 Views 0 Comments

His former colleague Conor Lenihan said the resignation would “make the numbers” very tight for the government to hold majority.

How does the government majority really stand?
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How does the government majority really stand?

Nov 2nd 2010, 12:22 PM 496 Views 0 Comments

Jim McDaid’s shock resignation leaves the government in a slight majority – so long as those on board stay on board.