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From TheJournal.ie Where have you seen these political faces before? The Scenic Route

Where have you seen these political faces before?

They all have one place in common besides the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Heard about the curious case of the missing Dáil artwork that isn't actually missing? Unaccounted For This post contains videos

Heard about the curious case of the missing Dáil artwork that isn't actually missing?

A top OPW official explained the curious case of the missing artwork in Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie What can Labour do to win back support? State Of The Nation

What can Labour do to win back support?

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

From TheJournal.ie Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls Kenya Believe It

Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls

The Mayo TD had previously repaid €2,000.

From TheJournal.ie Leinster House visitors could now be scanned and x-rayed Security Review

Leinster House visitors could now be scanned and x-rayed

TDs are concerned the potential measures could cause long queues.

From TheJournal.ie Out of the frying pan: Which Senators want to become TDs? Making The Leap

Out of the frying pan: Which Senators want to become TDs?

‘People criticise using the Seanad as a platform to the Dáil … but it makes sense.’

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s Sunday, and here are the top stories.

From TheJournal.ie ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders State Of The Nation

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

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

From TheJournal.ie Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye? State Of The Nation

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised' Rally For Recognition

'Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised'

A protest was held outside Leinster House calling for the transgender bill to be amended.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won't get out Greek Debt

Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won't get out

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a demonstration to show solidarity with Syriza.

From TheJournal.ie 18-month-old boy hands in petition with 65,000 signatures to Leinster House Medical Card

18-month-old boy hands in petition with 65,000 signatures to Leinster House

The campaign is about children with serious illnesses.

From TheJournal.ie Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference? State Of The Nation

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?

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

From TheJournal.ie Did drinks companies water down the new alcohol laws? State Of The Nation

Did drinks companies water down the new alcohol laws?

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

From TheJournal.ie 9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist Most Unparliamentary This post contains videos

9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist

The debate about sexism in Irish politics has been reignited by Michael Lowry and his controversial note this week.

From TheJournal.ie 'I've seen children using e-cigs and that is terrifying' Lovely E-fags

'I've seen children using e-cigs and that is terrifying'

If passed, a new bill will mean ‘vaping’ becomes subject to the same regulation as ordinary cigarettes

From TheJournal.ie There is a 'Skype facility' in Leinster House after all. Well, sort of... The Internet

There is a 'Skype facility' in Leinster House after all. Well, sort of...

TheJournal.ie has done some digging today…

From TheJournal.ie Will Enda finally do a TV debate? State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Will Enda finally do a TV debate?

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's why all of the opposition TDs walked out of the Dáil today... Dáil Over

Here's why all of the opposition TDs walked out of the Dáil today...

Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and others held a press conference outside Leinster House after a dramatic walkout.

From TheJournal.ie "We're at the end of our tether" - Labour can't make this Senator leave his office Standing Firm

"We're at the end of our tether" - Labour can't make this Senator leave his office

James Heffernan had his belongings packed up by former Labour colleague John Gilroy recently. But he’s not budging.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD:  "Yes, I made some calls to Africa. None of them were personal." Kenya Believe It

Fine Gael TD: "Yes, I made some calls to Africa. None of them were personal."

Michelle Mulherin confirms she made calls to Kenya from her phone in Leinster House, but says they were not personal.

From TheJournal.ie Conor McGregor, Queen Elizabeth and club sandwiches: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Conor McGregor, Queen Elizabeth and club sandwiches: The week in numbers

Plus: How much does it cost to rent an Irish pub on wheels?

From TheJournal.ie 'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days' HOSPITAL CRISIS

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'

Nurses brought their anger at overcrowding to the gates of the Dáil today.

From TheJournal.ie Why is Lucinda holding a women-only briefing? State Of The Nation

Why is Lucinda holding a women-only briefing?

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

From TheJournal.ie Look out for the giant spliff: The not-so-serious 2014 political awards Get The Red Carpet

Look out for the giant spliff: The not-so-serious 2014 political awards

They all take themselves way too seriously in Leinster House. So here’s a bit of light relief from the year that was…

From TheJournal.ie Shufflin', celebrating and protesting: The political year in pictures Pictorial Yearly

Shufflin', celebrating and protesting: The political year in pictures

There were resignations, a Cabinet reshuffle and the issue of water charges.

From TheJournal.ie One Coalition party isn't keen on letting bedsits back onto the market Housing

One Coalition party isn't keen on letting bedsits back onto the market

Tánaiste Joan Burton had previously suggested the ban could be examined.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: How well do you really know these TDs and Senators? Leinster House

QUIZ: How well do you really know these TDs and Senators?

Test your knowledge here.

From TheJournal.ie Amid claims of drunkenness, the Seanad has voted to pass the Water Services Bill Irish Water This post contains videos

Amid claims of drunkenness, the Seanad has voted to pass the Water Services Bill

Earlier, proceedings were suspended twice in less than an hour – after a row over claims that senators were coming from the Dáil bar to vote on the Bill last week.

From TheJournal.ie Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House Remembering The Dead

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House

They will remember the deaths of seven women in Ireland who were sex workers.

From TheJournal.ie Minister 'hasn't heard anything' to reassure her about abuse at other care homes State Of The Nation

Minister 'hasn't heard anything' to reassure her about abuse at other care homes

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

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Clashes between gardaí and water charge protesters on O'Connell Bridge We Won't Pay This post contains videos

WATCH: Clashes between gardaí and water charge protesters on O'Connell Bridge

The main protest, in which tens of thousands participated, was a peaceful one but a gardaí said six arrests were made.

From TheJournal.ie How many people will protest against water charges today? State Of The Nation

How many people will protest against water charges today?

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

From TheJournal.ie From Motor City to Leinster House: The Detroit water protesters have been busy since they landed 48 Hours

From Motor City to Leinster House: The Detroit water protesters have been busy since they landed

The activists have been in close contact with the Irish movement in recent months, and have even held solidarity events in Detroit.

From TheJournal.ie A plaque has been erected in the doorway where Jonathan Corrie died Homelessness

A plaque has been erected in the doorway where Jonathan Corrie died

He passed away from hypothermia earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie What was Gene Simmons from Kiss doing at Leinster House? Just Passing By

What was Gene Simmons from Kiss doing at Leinster House?

“I guess because of my silly hair people tend to take me to big buildings to meet important people.”

From TheJournal.ie Restaurant owners say they're not targeting homeless with begging survey Bad Timing

Restaurant owners say they're not targeting homeless with begging survey

The Restaurants Association said homelessness and aggressive begging are two separate issues.

From TheJournal.ie There was a very moving vigil for the homeless outside Leinster House last night Jonathan Corrie This post contains videos

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.

From TheJournal.ie Leinster House postpones turning on its Christmas lights after homeless man's death 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’.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly will hold an emergency summit after homeless man found dead near Leinster House Crisis

Alan Kelly will hold an emergency summit after homeless man found dead near Leinster House

The body of a man who had been sleeping rough was discovered in a doorway on Molesworth Street yesterday morning.