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From TheJournal.ie Will this be James Reilly's last official outing? Oireachtas Agenda

Will this be James Reilly's last official outing?

The Health Minister is one of a few Cabinet members expected to be undertaking their last official engagements today, ahead of the reshuffle.

From TheJournal.ie Why are the Central Bank so secretive? Oireachtas Agenda

Why are the Central Bank so secretive?

Garth Brooks has already been mentioned once or twice, and there’s an interesting petition regarding the Central Bank. Here’s what’s going on within the walls of Leinster House

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil: Our 'Garth Brooks Bill' could be passed by tomorrow Fresh Horse-trading

Fianna Fáil: Our 'Garth Brooks Bill' could be passed by tomorrow

The party’s mooted legislation change would essentially create an appeals process whereby the Council’s decision could be appealed on economic and tourism grounds.

From TheJournal.ie "A nice, decent gentleman" and the inventor of the Euro: Reaction to Ruairí Quinn's departure Reforming Zeal

"A nice, decent gentleman" and the inventor of the Euro: Reaction to Ruairí Quinn's departure

The Education Minister has confirmed he’s stepping down from Government, and won’t run again for a Dáil seat.

From TheJournal.ie "We must have been shaming them": Carers prevented from holding launch in Leinster House Out Of Sight

"We must have been shaming them": Carers prevented from holding launch in Leinster House

Groups are no longer being allowed to use a conference room in the Oireachtas to hold pre-Budget briefings. A way for politicians to avoid attending?

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: The Dáil and Seanad sat for 234 days or 1,745 hours last year Hardworking

In numbers: The Dáil and Seanad sat for 234 days or 1,745 hours last year

The Houses of the Oireachtas has released some interesting figures in its 2013 annual report.

From TheJournal.ie How much will you be paying for your water? Oireachtas Agenda

How much will you be paying for your water?

The Commission for Energy Regulation will be giving TDs and Senators a briefing on water tariffs in Leinster House today.

From TheJournal.ie How important is alcohol to Irish agriculture? Oireachtas Agenda

How important is alcohol to Irish agriculture?

Representatives from the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland will be visiting Leinster House today to discuss the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Full metal racket: The Government's in no mood for a scrap, and the McGraths are livid... Scrap Friday

Full metal racket: The Government's in no mood for a scrap, and the McGraths are livid...

Mattie had done a lot of work on his scrap metal bill, but the Government weren’t playing ball. And Finian threatened to hit the Minister between the eyes… with facts.

From TheJournal.ie 'I've convicted the system over and over': Joe Higgins is relishing the banking inquiry Socialist Switch-up This post contains videos

'I've convicted the system over and over': Joe Higgins is relishing the banking inquiry

The Socialist Party TD has been nominated to serve on the inquiry by the Dáil’s Technical Group this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nine men sitting in a bunker for a year': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week House Of Cards
From TheJournal.ie Should there be a centralised database to record all racist incidents in Ireland? Oireachtas Agenda

Should there be a centralised database to record all racist incidents in Ireland?

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

From TheJournal.ie 'This is farcical': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week House Of Cards

'This is farcical': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week

You win some, you lose some…

From TheJournal.ie What will NAMA have to say about its predicted profits at the PAC? Oireachtas Agenda

What will NAMA have to say about its predicted profits at the PAC?

NAMA officials will be grilled by the Public Accounts Committee on the details of their latest annual report….

From TheJournal.ie 'I told her to ring Maurice McCabe': John Wilson shook hands with the Garda Commissioner today Whistleblower

'I told her to ring Maurice McCabe': John Wilson shook hands with the Garda Commissioner today

Noirín O’Sullivan shook hands and chatted with whistleblower and former garda John Wilson outside Leinster House today.

From TheJournal.ie Clapping, posing and Enda: How to welcome a new TD to Leinster House in 7 easy steps GABRIELLE MCFADDEN This post contains videos

Clapping, posing and Enda: How to welcome a new TD to Leinster House in 7 easy steps

Fine Gael welcomed the newest members of its parliamentary party to the Oireachtas today.

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace wants to strengthen GSOC and set up a new garda watchdog Oireachtas Agenda

Mick Wallace wants to strengthen GSOC and set up a new garda watchdog

The Dáil and Seanad return after a week off with a post-mortem on the weekend elections sure to feature.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter: "I'm going nowhere" Here To Stay

Alan Shatter: "I'm going nowhere"

“I am extraordinarily well,” the former justice minister said today.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin could be in trouble for filming a party political broadcast outside Leinster House Election 2014

Sinn Féin could be in trouble for filming a party political broadcast outside Leinster House

The party could now be the subject of a complaint to the Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dear Enda...':  5 winners and 5 losers from the political week House Of Cards

'Dear Enda...': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week

You win some, you lose some…

From TheJournal.ie Who's going to replace Alan Shatter and why is Michael Noonan's top official resigning? 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?

From TheJournal.ie 'There were a few screams... mainly from the men': Labour TD catches rat in Leinster House A Rat Trap
From TheJournal.ie Teen who brandished sword at Leinster House had 'no target in mind' Out On Bail

Teen who brandished sword at Leinster House had 'no target in mind'

The 19-year-old unemployed male is to get bail after appearing in court today.

From TheJournal.ie 'The sword itself was something you would see in a movie' - Minister on Leinster House knife wielder Blade Runner
From TheJournal.ie 'Incensed' anti-pylon groups take their protest to Leinster House Wind Energy

'Incensed' anti-pylon groups take their protest to Leinster House

Wind Aware Ireland said that the Government’s wind energy policy is a “completely ineffective way of reducing C02″.

From TheJournal.ie 'Christ, I’m getting phone calls from everywhere': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week House Of Cards
From TheJournal.ie Man arrested outside Leinster House after scuffle with gardaí over Alan Shatter Gardagate This post contains images

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.

From TheJournal.ie TDs and Senators warned to stay off the grass at Leinster House 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.

From TheJournal.ie Former minister Ivor Callely pleads guilty to false phone expense claim Courts

Former minister Ivor Callely pleads guilty to false phone expense claim

The former Fianna Fáil TD and Senator has appeared before Dublin Circuit Criminal Court this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Rehab, us and the EU and Scottish independence...Everything going on in Leinster House today Oireachtas Agenda

Rehab, us and the EU and Scottish independence...Everything going on in Leinster House today

Last day of the week in the Dáil. But what have they got planned?

From TheJournal.ie Storm damage, GSOC, childcare, and everything else happening in Leinster House today 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…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you like to see Pope Francis visit Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie An invitation to the Pope, bugging and everything else happening in Leinster House today Oireachtas Agenda

An invitation to the Pope, bugging and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, since you asked…

From TheJournal.ie Bugging, Mount Carmel closure, Pantigate and everything else happening in Leinster House today 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…

From TheJournal.ie Thousands attend protest calling for increased support of Irish language Conradh Na Gaeilge

Thousands attend protest calling for increased support of Irish language

As many as 5,000 are attending the protest outside Leinster House this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Cigarettes, ESB's plans and everything else happening in Leinster House today Oireachtas Agenda

Cigarettes, ESB's plans and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, since you asked…

From TheJournal.ie Bugging, flooding and everything else happening in Leinster House today Oireachtas Agenda

Bugging, flooding and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, since you asked…

From TheJournal.ie Cigarettes, peace, the Docklands... and everything else happening in Leinster House today Oireachtas Agenda

Cigarettes, peace, the Docklands... and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s are the folks on Kildare Street up to today? Well, you asked…

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblowers, charities, Phil Hogan... and everything else happening in Leinster House today 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…