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From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams issues discipline warning as one Sinn Féin TD rejects abortion law Peadar Tóibín

Gerry Adams issues discipline warning as one Sinn Féin TD rejects abortion law

Peadar Tóibín says he cannot support the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice Emigration This post contains videos

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice

Junior minister for jobs, John Perry, said that some people would be “quite delighted” to go to the United States in the Dáil yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Toibín dismisses talk of SF rift after defeat on abortion 'free vote' motion Abortion

Toibín dismisses talk of SF rift after defeat on abortion 'free vote' motion

Peadar Toibín says he is “determined” to ensure that he is on the same page as Sinn Féin when the Dáil votes on abortion laws.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin strips Peadar Toibín of committee chairmanship over X Case vote Abortion

Sinn Féin strips Peadar Toibín of committee chairmanship over X Case vote

The Meath West TD did not vote with the party on a motion to legislate for the X Case and has been disciplined for breaking the party whip.

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie X Case judgement is 'flawed' and 'archaic' says Sinn Féin rebel Tóibín Abortion

X Case judgement is 'flawed' and 'archaic' says Sinn Féin rebel Tóibín

Peadar Tóibín has defied the party whip on abortion this week and has criticised the Supreme Court ruling on the X case concerning abortion in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill? Abortion

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?

A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.

From TheJournal.ie McDonald on X Case motion: "The time for playing cat and mouse is over" Savita

McDonald on X Case motion: "The time for playing cat and mouse is over"

Sinn Féin has said that management issues within the party will not distract it from seeking legislation on abortion.

From TheJournal.ie TDs won't get to vote on Sinn Féin's abortion motion. Here's why Savita

TDs won't get to vote on Sinn Féin's abortion motion. Here's why

Dáil procedures mean a minister can almost unilaterally replace an opposition motion with one more favourable to the government.

From TheJournal.ie McDonald: Parties should "do the right thing," despite individual beliefs Savita

McDonald: Parties should "do the right thing," despite individual beliefs

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin also said that she didn’t believe that individual members should have a free vote on any abortion legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands expected to take to the streets in support of Navan Hospital Hospital Cuts

Thousands expected to take to the streets in support of Navan Hospital

The ‘Monster Rally’ is being held to protest over ongoing cuts to services at Navan Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Party delegations meet the Troika today Sinn Féin

Party delegations meet the Troika today

Delegations from Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are meeting the Troika this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent Jobs

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent

The Department of Jobs has said that its performance must relate to services delivered and not money spent as figures show it underspent by €85 million in the first three quarters of 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland raises mortgage interest rates by 0.5pc Mortgages

Bank of Ireland raises mortgage interest rates by 0.5pc

Mortgage holders have been written to in the last days informing them of an increase in rates from late next month.

From TheJournal.ie Petitions system to allow public to 'set parliamentary agenda' Petitions System

Petitions system to allow public to 'set parliamentary agenda'

An Oireachtas committee will take petitions from the public and be “a robust body acting on behalf of our people” according to its chairman.

From TheJournal.ie Government criticised as employment at lowest level in nine years Unemployment

Government criticised as employment at lowest level in nine years

Figures from the CSO’s Quarterly National Household Survey put unemployment at its highest level since the financial crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 'Yes' to babies: Two Sinn Féin TDs welcome new sons on Ard Fheis weekend Sonny Weather

'Yes' to babies: Two Sinn Féin TDs welcome new sons on Ard Fheis weekend

It’s been a busier pre-referendum week for Pearse Doherty and Peadar Tóibín than for most…

From TheJournal.ie Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies Workers' Rights

Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies

Sinn Féin’s legislation would have required companies to give longer notice periods if they were laying off large numbers.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore criticised for “back-slapping fest” to mark one-year anniversary Leaders' Questions

Gilmore criticised for “back-slapping fest” to mark one-year anniversary

The job losses at AIB dominate Leaders’ Questions, as the Tánaiste admits bank restructuring meant job losses were needed.

From TheJournal.ie 'Optics' and 'rehash': Opposition dismisses government's jobs plan Jobs

'Optics' and 'rehash': Opposition dismisses government's jobs plan

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have heavily criticised what they see as the re-announcement of certain schemes and a lack of targets to reduce unemployment.

From TheJournal.ie Minimum wage reforms spark 'outrage' among employers JLCs

Minimum wage reforms spark 'outrage' among employers

The Government earlier announced plans to overhaul the JLC system for setting basic pay rates.

From TheJournal.ie Public service reform plans are 'weak' and 'wrong' says opposition Public Sector

Public service reform plans are 'weak' and 'wrong' says opposition

The government has been criticised for proposing to cut 23,500 jobs in the public sector over the next four years.

From TheJournal.ie The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.