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What have Enda and co achieved in the last four years?
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What have Enda and co achieved in the last four years?

Mar 10th 2015, 12:10 PM 16,934 Views 199 Comments

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Gerry and Mary Lou prepare to rally the troops
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Gerry and Mary Lou prepare to rally the troops

Mar 5th 2015, 12:00 PM 11,010 Views 168 Comments

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'An insult': Jonathan Corrie plaque removed from doorway where he died
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'An insult': Jonathan Corrie plaque removed from doorway where he died

Mar 4th 2015, 6:03 PM 28,351 Views 51 Comments

His family is upset by the move.

Why aren't Enda and Joan getting credit for seriously good economic numbers?
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Why aren't Enda and Joan getting credit for seriously good economic numbers?

Mar 4th 2015, 12:00 PM 11,625 Views 141 Comments

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Who will you vote for in the next election?
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Who will you vote for in the next election?

Mar 3rd 2015, 1:08 PM 51,897 Views 455 Comments

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Where have you seen these political faces before?
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Where have you seen these political faces before?

Mar 1st 2015, 6:15 PM 19,050 Views 39 Comments

They all have one place in common besides the Dáil.

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

Feb 26th 2015, 3:44 PM 10,689 Views 21 Comments

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

What can Labour do to win back support?
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What can Labour do to win back support?

Feb 26th 2015, 12:00 PM 11,940 Views 166 Comments

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Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls
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Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls

Feb 24th 2015, 6:13 PM 32,115 Views 178 Comments

The Mayo TD had previously repaid €2,000.

Leinster House visitors could now be scanned and x-rayed
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Leinster House visitors could now be scanned and x-rayed

Feb 23rd 2015, 1:00 PM 16,275 Views 88 Comments

TDs are concerned the potential measures could cause long queues.

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

Feb 22nd 2015, 1:25 PM 16,011 Views 48 Comments

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

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders
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ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

Feb 19th 2015, 11:55 AM 18,302 Views 80 Comments

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Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?
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Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?

Feb 17th 2015, 11:55 AM 19,720 Views 128 Comments

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

Feb 14th 2015, 7:20 PM 11,919 Views 124 Comments

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

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

Feb 11th 2015, 2:16 PM 9,750 Views 192 Comments

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

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

Feb 5th 2015, 10:00 PM 22,712 Views 46 Comments

The campaign is about children with serious illnesses.

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?
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Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?

Feb 5th 2015, 9:00 AM 9,455 Views 41 Comments

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Did drinks companies water down the new alcohol laws?
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Did drinks companies water down the new alcohol laws?

Feb 4th 2015, 8:59 AM 12,466 Views 43 Comments

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9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist
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9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist

Feb 1st 2015, 10:30 AM 28,007 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Jan 30th 2015, 5:35 PM 21,918 Views 164 Comments

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

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

Jan 29th 2015, 11:06 PM 27,927 Views 71 Comments

TheJournal.ie has done some digging today…

Will Enda finally do a TV debate?
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Will Enda finally do a TV debate?

Jan 29th 2015, 9:00 AM 6,772 Views 55 Comments

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

Jan 28th 2015, 10:49 PM 60,340 Views 141 Comments

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

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

Jan 27th 2015, 1:29 PM 48,540 Views 89 Comments

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

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

Jan 26th 2015, 10:10 PM 54,887 Views 263 Comments

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

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

Jan 24th 2015, 7:00 PM 10,285 Views 2 Comments

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

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'
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'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'

Jan 14th 2015, 6:23 PM 13,607 Views 38 Comments

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

Why is Lucinda holding a women-only briefing?
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Why is Lucinda holding a women-only briefing?

Jan 14th 2015, 9:00 AM 9,227 Views 81 Comments

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

Dec 31st 2014, 9:30 PM 14,090 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Dec 30th 2014, 6:00 PM 6,213 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Dec 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,509 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Dec 23rd 2014, 7:00 PM 18,469 Views 17 Comments

Test your knowledge here.

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

Dec 22nd 2014, 11:00 PM 58,163 Views 220 Comments

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.

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House
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Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House

Dec 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 15,512 Views 55 Comments

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

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

Dec 16th 2014, 9:04 AM 5,338 Views 23 Comments

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

Dec 11th 2014, 7:49 AM 16,236 Views 196 Comments

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

How many people will protest against water charges today?
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How many people will protest against water charges today?

Dec 10th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,566 Views 135 Comments

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

Dec 9th 2014, 6:50 PM 7,147 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Dec 9th 2014, 6:08 PM 9,051 Views 26 Comments

He passed away from hypothermia earlier this month.