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#Leinster House

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV?

Organisers aren’t expecting thousands of viewers.

From TheJournal.ie The country's most kissable politician wants to sort out the medical card fiasco today State Of The Nation

The country's most kissable politician wants to sort out the medical card fiasco today

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Power surge' prompts evacuation at Leinster House Get Out Of Town

'Power surge' prompts evacuation at Leinster House

LH2000, a newer section of the building, was evacuated earlier this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'Potentially an ISIS situation ': Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

'Potentially an ISIS situation ': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

In which a Fine Gael TD made some ill-judged remarks, the Socialists were on the defensive and Nigel Farage had more reasons to smile.

From TheJournal.ie There's a pretty moving display outside Leinster House today. Here's what it's about... Shoes This post contains images

There's a pretty moving display outside Leinster House today. Here's what it's about...

Campaigners from Women’s Aid have put dozens of shoes on display outside the Dáil today.

From TheJournal.ie 'An entire red herring': Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards

'An entire red herring': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

In which a minister opened up about being bullied, a Sinn Féin councillor got an apology and David Cameron got shoved.

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Watchdog or ambulance chaser? The PAC is under scrutiny again... Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Watchdog or ambulance chaser? The PAC is under scrutiny again...

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

From TheJournal.ie Supermacs, Nokia phones, and Dublin house prices: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Supermacs, Nokia phones, and Dublin house prices: The week in numbers

Plus: How many students are taking part in the next BT Young Scientist competition?

From TheJournal.ie 'Incoherent gibberish': Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

'Incoherent gibberish': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

In which Sinn Féin was under pressure, John Tierney survived and a Labour TD admitting to going missing for a vote…

From TheJournal.ie Two lads are banging pots and pans outside Leinster House today. Here's why... Racket This post contains videos

Two lads are banging pots and pans outside Leinster House today. Here's why...

Yep, it’s something to do with Irish Water…

From TheJournal.ie Sword-wielding teen who staged "one man rebellion" gets community service Courts

Sword-wielding teen who staged "one man rebellion" gets community service

19-year-old Jordan Buckley was wrestled to the ground by three gardaí after rushing the front door of Leinster House with a sword.

From TheJournal.ie 'People have been fairly sound': What Michael Fitzmaurice learned on his first week in the Dáil New Experience

'People have been fairly sound': What Michael Fitzmaurice learned on his first week in the Dáil

We caught up with the new TD for Roscommon-South Leitrim towards the end of his first week in Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald: 'I'm not exactly a shrinking violet' The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I'm not exactly a shrinking violet'

Watch an extended interview with the Sinn Féin deputy leader at TheJournal.ie’s offices this week.

From TheJournal.ie Inside Leinster House: Giddy government backbenchers embrace the end of austerity... Budget Banter

Inside Leinster House: Giddy government backbenchers embrace the end of austerity...

… while the opposition fail to muster much of an opposition.

From TheJournal.ie When are the Budget changes kicking in? All About Timing

When are the Budget changes kicking in?

Midnight tonight, or January 2015? Here are the latest details as we have them.

From TheJournal.ie Water charges, turf cutters and an Irish Che Guevara: Who's protesting the Budget? Leinster House

Water charges, turf cutters and an Irish Che Guevara: Who's protesting the Budget?

There aren’t too many protestors outside the Dáil today…

From TheJournal.ie Here's why people who make (and like) craft beer should be happy today Budget 2015

Here's why people who make (and like) craft beer should be happy today

Finance Minister Michael Noonan is unveiling his Budget measures this afternoon.