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#Peadar Tóibín

From TheJournal.ie Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points Pay The Penalty

Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points

Some counties with the worst road fatality records in Ireland incur the least penalty points in the country.

From TheJournal.ie A prolonged culture of bullying and stress: What's going on at the National Museum of Ireland? Mental Health

A prolonged culture of bullying and stress: What's going on at the National Museum of Ireland?

There are concerns that staff’s complaints aren’t being dealt with comprehensively after the National Museum got an easy pass at committee last week.

From TheJournal.ie National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff' Mental Health

National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff'

In an unusual event, senators on the committee said that they were uncomfortable with their Chair’s line of questioning.

From TheJournal.ie Open library or open longer? Rural plan criticised for launching in library soon to have staffless hours Longford

Open library or open longer? Rural plan criticised for launching in library soon to have staffless hours

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín says human connectivity will be replaced by automation with staffless hours.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas committee to investigate the funding of Mary Robinson Library Public Money

Oireachtas committee to investigate the funding of Mary Robinson Library

The library is due to be built in Mary Robinson’s family home in Ballina.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is it really "illegal" for the government to negotiate with the UK before Brexit? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is it really "illegal" for the government to negotiate with the UK before Brexit?

Government Chief Whip Regina Doherty made an extraordinary claim on Tonight With Vincent Browne this week. Was she right?

From TheJournal.ie Government challenge over Moore Street battlefield site likely to be paid for out of centenary commemoration fund National Monument

Government challenge over Moore Street battlefield site likely to be paid for out of centenary commemoration fund

Minister for Arts and Heritage Heather Humphreys announced where the funds would come from last week in a committee.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Did Fianna Fáil REALLY get union support for their zero hour contracts plan? Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Fianna Fáil REALLY get union support for their zero hour contracts plan?

FactCheck steps in to resolve a row in the Dáil this week, and answer a reader’s request.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is Sinn Féin right about how many gardaí Dublin's inner city has lost? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Sinn Féin right about how many gardaí Dublin's inner city has lost?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks at a claim made repeatedly by Sinn Féin.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems Talking Tax

Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems

The party has been accused of backtracking on an election pledge before we’ve even voted.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin TD defends sarcastic tweets about 'getting instructions from Army Council' Not Hacked

Sinn Féin TD defends sarcastic tweets about 'getting instructions from Army Council'

The Meath West deputy said he was “lampooning” other politicians’ criticism of his party.

From TheJournal.ie 'You can't stand with your finger in the dam': Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP Damnation

'You can't stand with your finger in the dam': Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP

This is what the Jobs Minister had to say about a EU-US free-trade deal today.

From TheJournal.ie Should workers get paid bereavement leave? Grief This post contains a poll

Should workers get paid bereavement leave?

There is no legal entitlement to it at present.

From TheJournal.ie 'We'll cut them again in a month or two' - AIB chief on mortgage rates Smooth Talker

'We'll cut them again in a month or two' - AIB chief on mortgage rates

David Duffy was in front of the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, although it didn’t seem like too much of an ordeal for him…

From TheJournal.ie Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10% Jobs Jobs Jobs

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin TD accuses RTÉ of bias in its reporting of Maíria Cahill story Live On Air

Sinn Féin TD accuses RTÉ of bias in its reporting of Maíria Cahill story

Peadar Tóibín was interviewed on Morning Ireland after tweeting his dissatisfaction at how the show was covering the story.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the new Gaeltacht minister got on answering a question as Gaeilge First Day

Here's how the new Gaeltacht minister got on answering a question as Gaeilge

Dúirt Joe McHugh nach bhuil sé muiníneach sa teanga go fóill.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach insists water for children will be free Irish Water

Taoiseach insists water for children will be free

Enda Kenny also confirmed that the water charges will not exceed €240 per year.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael and Labour are 'austerity junkies' failing to attract investment - Pearse Doherty Investment

Fine Gael and Labour are 'austerity junkies' failing to attract investment - Pearse Doherty

Sinn Féín has called on the government to access more funding from the European Investment Bank to stimulate job creation.

From TheJournal.ie 'A ludicrous situation': Dozens of questions go unanswered in the Dáil because of absent TDs Dáil Reform
From TheJournal.ie Ambulance service is "failing miserably", Howlin told Leaders' Questions

Ambulance service is "failing miserably", Howlin told

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín said the current system was unacceptable. Minister Howlin told the Dáil a HIQA review would lead to a ‘refined and improved’ service.

From TheJournal.ie ‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion

The party’s Ard Fheis is under way in Wexford with delegates voting down a motion to allow members to vote with their conscience on the issue of abortion.

From TheJournal.ie Six months after suspension, Tóibín's back as Sinn Féin spokesperson Reunited

Six months after suspension, Tóibín's back as Sinn Féin spokesperson

The announcement comes a day before the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is due to start.

From TheJournal.ie Creighton: I did not approach Peadar Tóibín about Reform conference Reform Alliance

Creighton: I did not approach Peadar Tóibín about Reform conference

The TD said today that she did not make any approach to Tóibín, despite what he is alleged to have said on radio last week.

From TheJournal.ie Peadar Tóibín returning to Sinn Féin after six-month suspension Comeback Kid

Peadar Tóibín returning to Sinn Féin after six-month suspension

The Meath West deputy expects to be back in the party by the end of the month.

From TheJournal.ie Mass rallies planned across country as new National Hospital Campaign gathers pace Health Cuts

Mass rallies planned across country as new National Hospital Campaign gathers pace

Tens of thousands are expected to turn out for ‘seven to ten’ large-scale protests around the country, organised to fight cuts to front-line services.

From TheJournal.ie Large scale 'day of action' planned as local groups form National Hospital Campaign Health Cuts

Large scale 'day of action' planned as local groups form National Hospital Campaign

Hospital action groups from around the country are coming together to plan an ongoing national campaign.

From TheJournal.ie SF 'rebel' Tóibín confident he'll be back in the party fold by February Sinn Féin

SF 'rebel' Tóibín confident he'll be back in the party fold by February

The Meath deputy was expelled last summer after he voted against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Peadar Tóibín: Fianna Fáil approached me, but I want to rejoin Sinn Féin Peadar Tóibín

Peadar Tóibín: Fianna Fáil approached me, but I want to rejoin Sinn Féin

The Meath West TD is suspended from Sinn Féin after voting against the abortion bill but he insists he wants to rejoin the party in January.

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history Companies Bill

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history

The Companies Bill 2013 is nearly 1,200 pages and proposes to overhaul the way company law operates in Ireland. But in what way? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

From TheJournal.ie 10 more years! New Tara Mines lease means 650 jobs are retained New Lease

10 more years! New Tara Mines lease means 650 jobs are retained

The Navan zinc and lead mine, which is the largest Zinc mine in Europe, has been in operation since 1977.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin's 'prodigal son' won't return to the party until next year Peadar Tóibín

Sinn Féin's 'prodigal son' won't return to the party until next year

Peadar Tóibín has been suspended from the party since he voted against the abortion bill in the summer.

From TheJournal.ie Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again De-selected

Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again

Meanwhile Peadar Tóibín’s suspension from Sinn Féin for six months means he is banned from attending all party events.

From TheJournal.ie Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote This Happened

Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote

A ministerial rebellion and a new minister within hours; anger at criminalisation of and lack of advocacy for women; the Dáil bar can stay open until 5am.

From TheJournal.ie Peadar Toibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months Out In The Cold

Peadar Toibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months

TD for Meath West has been censured for his vote against the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices Abortion Vote

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices

Meanwhile, Sinn Féin has said that Peadar Tóibín’s decision to vote against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a “serious breach of party rules”.

From TheJournal.ie Tóibín: Abortion bill has not received sufficient debate Abortion Bill

Tóibín: Abortion bill has not received sufficient debate

The Sinn Féin TD was the only member of his party to vote against the bill tonight in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Peadar Tóibín expects 'robust consequences' when he votes against abortion bill Sinn Féin

Peadar Tóibín expects 'robust consequences' when he votes against abortion bill

The Sinn Féin TD has reiterated that he will vote against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill when it goes through the Dáil later this week.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote Abortion

Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote

A number of TDs and Senators have organised a cross-party meeting for colleagues tomorrow evening, billing it as “one of the last occasions to discuss one of the most important decisions of your political life with like-minded colleagues”.