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# Dublin
'We're asking for the government's help': Debenhams staff stage protest outside Dáil
The closure of the Irish branches of Debenhams saw the loss of 2,000 jobs.
# kildare street
Garda injured and six arrested during rally against hate speech law
Demonstrators from rival sides were forced apart by gardaí as the rally took place outside Leinster House.
# kildare street
Council refuses planning permission for Goodman office block on historic Dublin city centre street
The proposal had been opposed by An Taisce and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.
# kildare street
Three arrested after anti-racism, free speech protests outside Leinster House
A man in his early 40s has been charged and is due to appear before court at a later date.
# Farmers
Tractor protest set to continue overnight as gardaí announce road closures in Dublin
Gardaí said the protest is anticipated to continue overnight and into tomorrow morning.
Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting
A newly established beef task force was due to meet this morning to examine the future of the beef industry in Ireland.
# kildare street
Traffic diversions in place as Dublin Fire Brigade attends scene of fire on city centre roof
Kildare Street is currently closed to traffic.
# Frances Fitzgerald
A Tánaiste, a pedibus and Mambo No. 5: A day that brought Ireland to the brink of a Christmas election
Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin were told to be ‘grown up men’ and sort this out – but eyes will be on the Tánaiste this weekend.
# Not happy
Photos: Protesters chant outside Leinster House as TDs make their way into new Dáil
Some members of the 32nd Dáil attended the demonstration.
# chattle and daub
13 Irish museum relics with important Snapchat captions
It’s your turn, National Museum of Ireland.
# kildare street
Man rescued after trying to hang himself outside Leinster House
The incident took place in the last hour.
# Jonathan Corrie
There was a very moving vigil for the homeless outside Leinster House last night
The silent vigil followed the discovery of the body of a homeless man just yards from Leinster House on Monday.
# mark of respect
Leinster House postpones turning on its Christmas lights after homeless man's death
The Ceann Comhairle said tonight’s planned event would be ‘inappropriate’.
# Advertising
The Oireachtas really wants you to know it broadcasts the Dáil on TV
The parliament’s communications unit is stepping up an advertising campaign.
# Water Protest
'The tall guard in black, he saved my life': Water protester speaks out about bollard incident
Fiona Healy was pushed into a metal bollard outside Mansion House on Dawson Street earlier in the week.
# Racket
Two lads are banging pots and pans outside Leinster House today. Here's why...
Yep, it’s something to do with Irish Water…
# cold cold water
"The water has frozen my brain": The ice bucket challenge came to Kildare St and the Mansion House today
A TD, a senator and the Lord Mayor all took the plunge in Dublin today. Somehow they all managed to stick to parliamentary language, post-deluge….
# Gift shop
The Dáil 'tuck shop' that cost €1.3 million to build and lasted five years is reopening (sort of)
An Síopa was known as ‘the most expensive tuck shop in Ireland’ when it was opened in 2008.
# Oireachtas agenda
Who's going to replace Alan Shatter and why is Michael Noonan's top official resigning?
It’s been (to say the least) a dramatic week in Leinster House so far… What’s on Thursday’s schedule?
# Blade Runner
'The sword itself was something you would see in a movie' - Minister on Leinster House knife wielder
The knives were tucked into his socks.
# Book Burning
National Library evacuated after basement fire
But all is ok now and no collections were damaged.
# Gardagate
Man arrested outside Leinster House after scuffle with gardaí over Alan Shatter
The man was restrained by gardaí after he allegedly became violent towards a female garda.
# Parking
TDs and Senators warned to stay off the grass at Leinster House
A shortage of parking spaces outside the front and back of Leinster House has left some resorting to leaving their cars parked on the grass at the back of the complex.
# town bar and grill
TDs' Kildare Street haunt among businesses closed by food safety inspectors
The FSAI issues such orders where it’s deemed “there’s likely to be a grave and immediate danger to public health at or in the premises”.
# heated debate
"Minister Shatter is not one to mislead the Dáil" - Taoiseach defends Shatter
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said Minister Shatter had made a big mistake by accusing the garda whistleblower of not cooperating with an inquiry.
# Oireachtas agenda
Storm damage, GSOC, childcare, and everything else happening in Leinster House today
What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, since you asked…
# Oireachtas agenda
Bugging, Mount Carmel closure, Pantigate and everything else happening in Leinster House today
What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, since you asked…
# Oireachtas agenda
Whistleblowers, charities, Phil Hogan... and everything else happening in Leinster House today
What’s going on down on Kildare Street? Well, you asked…
# plinth of shame
Mercedes-Bent: Stranded at the gates of Leinster House
At least Mary Mitchell O’Connor won’t feel so alone now.
# 2013 lockout
Three thousand sign up to 'lock the Government out of the Dáil'
A protest group – led by property tax hunger striker Tony Rochford – is planning a large-scale demonstration as TDs return from their break.
# 2013 lockout
Property tax hunger striker wants to block returning TDs from entering Dáil
Tony Rochford – who spent over three weeks on hunger strike over the new tax earlier this summer – is organising a new protest for the end of the Dáil recess.
# Leinster House
Noonan plans to crack down on unvouched allowance for independent TDs
The Minister for Finance will bring proposals to Government very soon to change the law around the unvouched allowance system for independent TDs.
# confrontation
Rabbitte confronted by protestors in Dublin city centre pub
The Communications Minister was followed into by anti-austerity protestors before gardaí intervened earlier this evening.
# Abortion
Protests over abortion bill ongoing on Kildare street
Pro-choice and pro-life protesters are continuing to demonstrate outside the gates of Leinster House this evening.
# austerity measure
Belt-tightening at Leinster House as Oireachtas 'tuck shop' closes
The Celtic Tiger-era store – deemed no longer ‘viable’ – is to close down tomorrow.
# Load of Bull
PHOTOS: Farmers mount Kildare St protest over CAP reforms
There’s a load of bull on Kildare Street today. Literally.
Oireachtas debate tracker back in business
The website, which allows the public to keep track of debates in the Oireachtas, was knocked offline by changes within Leinster House.
# kildare street
PHOTOS: Man threatens to set himself alight outside Leinster House
Kildare Street was closed to traffic after a man climbed on top of a van in a protest outside Leinster House this afternoon.
Enda Kenny accuses opposition of making 'political football' of disability cut
In heated exchanges in the Dáil this morning, the Taoiseach said the current disability transport payments are “illegal and obsolete”.