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From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Enda Kenny asked 'are we wide open to terrorists? Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Enda Kenny asked 'are we wide open to terrorists?

Taoiseach grilled about Brexit and arrests at Dublin airport yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Home Sweet Home accuses minister of 'U-turn' as Anti-Evictions Bill voted down Dispute

Home Sweet Home accuses minister of 'U-turn' as Anti-Evictions Bill voted down

The bill was narrowly voted down in the Dáil yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie A copy of this painting from the House of Commons now hangs in Leinster House State Art

A copy of this painting from the House of Commons now hangs in Leinster House

It was painted in 1914 when the Home Rule Act became law.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't think he is immortal': Gerry's leadership remains unfazed after recent scandals Gerry Adams

'I don't think he is immortal': Gerry's leadership remains unfazed after recent scandals

There were mutterings that Adams might have met his threshold of controversies, but he remains to see another day.

From TheJournal.ie Leinster House restaurant could have been a temporary home for the Seanad On The Menu

Leinster House restaurant could have been a temporary home for the Seanad

Immediate structural works are needed at Leinster House, beginning with the senator’s chamber.

From TheJournal.ie Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy Haulage This post contains videos

Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy

Industry groups said the move will cost drivers upwards of €15 per tyre.

From TheJournal.ie Seanad to temporarily relocate to National Museum despite objections Renovations

Seanad to temporarily relocate to National Museum despite objections

The move, which is expected to cost around €1.5 million, is to accommodate renovations at Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie 'We have to respect America's decision. That doesn't mean we'll agree with everything he says or does' Reaction

'We have to respect America's decision. That doesn't mean we'll agree with everything he says or does'

There is a feeling of shock and disbelief around the halls of Leinster House today as the reality sets in that Donald Trump has been elected as the US president.

From TheJournal.ie 'Examining the dress code of other parliaments is ridiculous' Dail Dress Code

'Examining the dress code of other parliaments is ridiculous'

The dress attire of politicians in the Dáil was raised at a recent committee meeting.

From TheJournal.ie The 'fiver Friday Budget': The fingerprints of a lot of politicians were all over yesterday Winning

The 'fiver Friday Budget': The fingerprints of a lot of politicians were all over yesterday

Politicians from multiple parties have been taking credit for yesterday’s Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Over 500 parents and children protest at the Dáil over delayed school build St Mochta's

Over 500 parents and children protest at the Dáil over delayed school build

St Mochta’s National School in Clonsilla, west Dublin, claims it has been denied a new school for ten years.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: TDs are back in the Dáil for Leaders' Questions First Day Back

AS IT HAPPENED: TDs are back in the Dáil for Leaders' Questions

We’ll be keeping an eye on all things happening over at Leinster House this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'Brexit is a huge opportunity - it's not a day for people to panic' So Long Farewell

'Brexit is a huge opportunity - it's not a day for people to panic'

As the aftershock of the Brexit vote set in, TDs were contemplating what it all meant for us.

From TheJournal.ie Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims Leinster House

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims

The Taoiseach confirmed the Irish flag will be flown at half mast at Government Buildings and Leinster House as a mark of respect.

From TheJournal.ie Leinster House is crumbling, here's why they want to close it for the summer Spruce Up

Leinster House is crumbling, here's why they want to close it for the summer

Leinster House is to undergo its most significant restoration work to date.

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s too early and it’s too long': TDs set to take three months' holidays Holidays

'It’s too early and it’s too long': TDs set to take three months' holidays

The longer-than-usual break would be to allow for renovation work to be carried out in Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie The curious case of two leaders, one phone call and a big row Text-gate

The curious case of two leaders, one phone call and a big row

Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin had a four-minute phone conversation that sparked a big dispute between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 33 politicians have yet to pay off their outstanding Dáil bar bill Settle Up

33 politicians have yet to pay off their outstanding Dáil bar bill

Figures released by the Houses of the Oireachtas reveal that the largest sum amounts to over €800.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Enda to resign but stay on as caretaker Taoiseach The New Dáil

As it happened: Enda to resign but stay on as caretaker Taoiseach

Seán Ó Feargháil of FF was elected Ceann Comhairle earlier today

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil TD says he's "grand" after attempted attack near Dáil Timmy Dooley

Fianna Fáil TD says he's "grand" after attempted attack near Dáil

The Clare TD was approached on Molesworth Street near the gates of the Dáil earlier.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the first ever Ceann Comhairle to be elected by secret ballot Meet The New Boss

Here's the first ever Ceann Comhairle to be elected by secret ballot

The 32nd Dáil has completed its first act in electing a new chairperson.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan predicts another election, as Fine Gael discusses its poll battering The Post Mortem This post contains videos

Noonan predicts another election, as Fine Gael discusses its poll battering

Meanwhile, Simon Coveney apologised to his Fine Gael colleagues at Leinster House today.

From TheJournal.ie A bigger and buoyant Fianna Fáil was 'back in business' at Leinster House today They're Back

A bigger and buoyant Fianna Fáil was 'back in business' at Leinster House today

They haven’t gone away, you know.

From TheJournal.ie Didn’t pay attention to the banking inquiry? This is everything you need to know End Of The Road

Didn’t pay attention to the banking inquiry? This is everything you need to know

The committee of inquiry has presented its findings and recommendations regarding Ireland’s banking crisis after 14 months.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton survives motion of no confidence as TDs attack Labour in heated debate State Of The Nation

Joan Burton survives motion of no confidence as TDs attack Labour in heated debate

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny will be hanging out with a lot of billionaires today State Of The Nation

Enda Kenny will be hanging out with a lot of billionaires today

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence over 'blatant cronyism' State Of The Nation

Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence over 'blatant cronyism'

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Labour TD criticises Burton for giving David Begg state board role without public process State Of The Nation

Labour TD criticises Burton for giving David Begg state board role without public process

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds State Of The Nation

TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie An election is around the corner, but will Enda be Taoiseach again? State Of The Nation

An election is around the corner, but will Enda be Taoiseach again?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie He won't tell us what's in his head, but the election has already started Analysis

He won't tell us what's in his head, but the election has already started

Analysis: All that remains is for Enda Kenny to name the date.

From TheJournal.ie Sex workers marched on Leinster House tonight Sex Laws

Sex workers marched on Leinster House tonight

The group held a vigil to oppose new laws criminalising those who pay for sex.

From TheJournal.ie 'Clearly there is a heightened risk of something going wrong' State Of The Nation

'Clearly there is a heightened risk of something going wrong'

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Security at Leinster House to be beefed up after increased risk to TDs State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Security at Leinster House to be beefed up after increased risk to TDs

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Former minister reportedly investigated over child sex abuse claims State Of The Nation

Former minister reportedly investigated over child sex abuse claims

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton has spoken about having Eamon Gilmore 'shot at dawn' Et Tu Joanie?

Joan Burton has spoken about having Eamon Gilmore 'shot at dawn'

Gilmore has suggested he was thrown to the wolves by his former deputy upon stepping down as Labour leader in July 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Chris O'Dowd was in Leinster House this evening and everybody wanted a selfie with him Dáil Bar
From TheJournal.ie Questions raised after man dies on busy Dublin street Westmoreland Street

Questions raised after man dies on busy Dublin street

The man was found in the doorway of a Starbucks on Westmoreland Street in the city centre.

From TheJournal.ie "You get in and box like hell, and get out": Michael Fitzmaurice on his first year as a TD What I've Learned

"You get in and box like hell, and get out": Michael Fitzmaurice on his first year as a TD

It’s a year since the man once known as the ‘new Ming’ won his seat. How has he found his first 12 months as a TD?

From TheJournal.ie Enda is the most popular leader in the country, but it's not all good news for him State Of The Nation

Enda is the most popular leader in the country, but it's not all good news for him

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…