Advertisement
Dublin: 13 °C Monday 2 August, 2021

#Senator

Michael McDowell calls white-water rafting facility a 'grotesque vanity project'
# Dublin City Council
From TheJournal.ie
# Dublin City Council

Michael McDowell calls white-water rafting facility a 'grotesque vanity project'

Jan 17th 2021, 11:26 AM 67,372 Views 155 Comments

The former Tánaiste called on the Government to intervene to stop the tendering process.

Former junior minister won't engage 'in any lobbying activities' for 12 months as CEO of funds sector lobby group
# Senator
From TheJournal.ie
# Senator

Former junior minister won't engage 'in any lobbying activities' for 12 months as CEO of funds sector lobby group

Updated Sep 28th 2020, 3:41 PM 41,202 Views 85 Comments

D’Arcy is set to resign his Seanad seat to become chief executive of the Irish Association of Investment Management.

Senators to begin High Court action to clarify if Seanad can legislate
# Law
From TheJournal.ie
# Law

Senators to begin High Court action to clarify if Seanad can legislate

Jun 24th 2020, 9:28 AM 10,732 Views 0 Comments

Eleven seats in the Seanad are vacant as a new Taoiseach has not yet been elected.

Gardaí investigating after brick thrown through FG Cork candidate's office window
# Colm Burke
From TheJournal.ie
# Colm Burke

Gardaí investigating after brick thrown through FG Cork candidate's office window

Jan 20th 2020, 7:52 AM 16,226 Views 66 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney called the incident “a kind of thuggery” that “should not be part of elections or politics”.

'Lily is 83. Her son has moved in - and he's taken control of her pension'
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

'Lily is 83. Her son has moved in - and he's taken control of her pension'

Dec 11th 2019, 7:00 AM 103,688 Views 25 Comments

New research being launched today shows how vulnerable adults are falling through the cracks when it comes to safeguarding.

Former senator found guilty of assaulting 3 gardaí
# James Heffernan
From TheJournal.ie
# James Heffernan

Former senator found guilty of assaulting 3 gardaí

Jan 4th 2019, 5:07 PM 42,769 Views 0 Comments

Heffernan appeared in court on charges brought following events relating to 31 July/ 1 August 2016.

New legal advice finds Occupied Territories Bill is 'fully compliant with EU trade rules'
# Middle East
From TheJournal.ie
# Middle East

New legal advice finds Occupied Territories Bill is 'fully compliant with EU trade rules'

Nov 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 28,584 Views 50 Comments

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

Mitt Romney, who Trump branded a 'stone cold loser', wins Senate seat
# Comeback
From TheJournal.ie
# Comeback

Mitt Romney, who Trump branded a 'stone cold loser', wins Senate seat

Nov 7th 2018, 7:35 AM 20,958 Views 15 Comments

The former presidential nominee lost out to Barack Obama in 2012.

Australian senator sues colleague over comments about her sex life
# Defamation
From TheJournal.ie
# Defamation

Australian senator sues colleague over comments about her sex life

Aug 4th 2018, 11:00 AM 26,205 Views 0 Comments

The lawsuit is over what Leyonhjelm said in the media, as his upper house comments are protected by parliamentary privilege.

Gerard Craughwell says he's not running for the presidency because he can't afford it
# Gone
From TheJournal.ie
# Gone

Gerard Craughwell says he's not running for the presidency because he can't afford it

Jul 23rd 2018, 9:36 AM 33,722 Views 80 Comments

The senator had previously been vocal about his desire to run against Michael D Higgins.

Gerard Craughwell says he'll do his utmost to challenge Michael D for the presidency
# Rás To The Áras
From TheJournal.ie
# Rás To The Áras

Gerard Craughwell says he'll do his utmost to challenge Michael D for the presidency

Jul 10th 2018, 11:02 AM 17,472 Views 76 Comments

Michael D Higgins confirmed this morning that he would seek a second term in the Áras.

Sinn Féin senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim a 'sadist' makes 'sincere apology' in Seanad
# Maire Devine
From TheJournal.ie
# Maire Devine

Sinn Féin senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim a 'sadist' makes 'sincere apology' in Seanad

Mar 27th 2018, 6:05 PM 13,536 Views 139 Comments

Máire Devine has been suspended from Sinn Féin over her tweets about the late Brian Stack.

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media
# Lgbtq Rights
From TheJournal.ie
# Lgbtq Rights

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media

Mar 14th 2018, 9:55 PM 27,539 Views 106 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said today that he would raise LGBT rights issues with the vice president.

Leo says 'bullying won't be tolerated in Fine Gael' following sexism allegations made by senator
# Investigation
From TheJournal.ie
# Investigation

Leo says 'bullying won't be tolerated in Fine Gael' following sexism allegations made by senator

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:59 AM 21,258 Views 96 Comments

The issue was raised as a passing comment at a private meeting where there was a larger debate about women in politics.

Presidential hopeful defends advising local councillors about how to 'maximise' mileage expenses
# On The Clock
From TheJournal.ie
# On The Clock

Presidential hopeful defends advising local councillors about how to 'maximise' mileage expenses

Jan 18th 2018, 7:29 AM 35,332 Views 115 Comments

Senator Gerard Craughwell said an email he sent to local politicians was in the public interest.

Investigation launched after life-saving defibrillator 'smashed' on Limerick street
# St Joseph's Street
From TheJournal.ie
# St Joseph's Street

Investigation launched after life-saving defibrillator 'smashed' on Limerick street

Jan 4th 2018, 3:00 PM 20,498 Views 23 Comments

The medical device is worth in the region of €2,000, and had been made available on the public street following a local fundraising drive.

Sinn Féin senator quits, alleging 'serious disciplinary issues' in the party
# Trevor Ó Clochartaigh
From TheJournal.ie
# Trevor Ó Clochartaigh

Sinn Féin senator quits, alleging 'serious disciplinary issues' in the party

Nov 30th 2017, 4:41 PM 24,689 Views 110 Comments

Trevor Ó Clochartaigh claims there were “serious breaches” of Sinn Féin’s code of conduct in Galway West.

Another Australian politician has resigned from parliament over dual citizenship
# Disqualified
From TheJournal.ie
# Disqualified

Another Australian politician has resigned from parliament over dual citizenship

Nov 22nd 2017, 11:08 AM 12,833 Views 22 Comments

Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore found out on Friday that her mother was born with a British citizenship.

US senator and former comedian accused of kissing and groping woman without consent
# Inappropriate
From TheJournal.ie
# Inappropriate

US senator and former comedian accused of kissing and groping woman without consent

Nov 16th 2017, 7:56 PM 19,607 Views 52 Comments

Leeann Tweeden also accused Al Franken of posing for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept.

'Bring it on': Republican candidate Roy Moore 'adamantly' denies latest allegations
# Sexual Harassment
From TheJournal.ie
# Sexual Harassment

'Bring it on': Republican candidate Roy Moore 'adamantly' denies latest allegations

Nov 16th 2017, 8:31 AM 6,831 Views 29 Comments

Two more women have accused US Senate candidate Roy Moore of inappropriate conduct.

Donald Trump: Republican 'will step aside' if sexual encounter with girl is true
# Roy Moore
From TheJournal.ie
# Roy Moore

Donald Trump: Republican 'will step aside' if sexual encounter with girl is true

Nov 10th 2017, 7:33 AM 40,710 Views 108 Comments

Senate candidate Roy Moore has denied the allegations; his campaign called the story “fake news”.

'Running for president of Ireland is not something I would do willy-nilly, but we need a contest'
# Hat In The Ring
From TheJournal.ie
# Hat In The Ring

'Running for president of Ireland is not something I would do willy-nilly, but we need a contest'

Aug 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 45,471 Views 70 Comments

Michael D Higgins has refused to rule out the possibility of a second run for Áras an Uachtaráin.

Those who destroy defibrillators could face five years in prison under proposed new laws
# Vandals
From TheJournal.ie
# Vandals

Those who destroy defibrillators could face five years in prison under proposed new laws

May 13th 2017, 12:21 PM 29,290 Views 63 Comments

New legislation could also see vandals hit with a €50,000 punishment.

'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'
# Mental Health
From TheJournal.ie
# Mental Health

'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'

May 9th 2017, 10:04 PM 38,679 Views 67 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman originally praised the Taoiseach for his involvement, but took a different view today in the Seanad.

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'
# Pieta House
From TheJournal.ie
# Pieta House

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'

Apr 30th 2017, 8:05 AM 10,935 Views 6 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman talks to us about mental health services and being ‘a pain in the government’s neck’.

"Fully vindicated" - Frank Feighan is set to contest the next election for Fine Gael
# To Be Frank
From TheJournal.ie
# To Be Frank

"Fully vindicated" - Frank Feighan is set to contest the next election for Fine Gael

Mar 6th 2017, 11:52 AM 13,302 Views 38 Comments

Feighan had chosen to not contest last year’s general election after spending nine years in Dáil Éireann.

Poll: Should pubs be allowed open on Good Friday?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should pubs be allowed open on Good Friday?

Feb 23rd 2017, 8:26 PM 34,839 Views 119 Comments

A senator has tabled a bill to end the practice of having to close pubs on that day.

A Fine Gael politician has not fully repaid the large allowance he was given after losing his Dáil seat
# Pay Back
From TheJournal.ie
# Pay Back

A Fine Gael politician has not fully repaid the large allowance he was given after losing his Dáil seat

Jan 30th 2017, 6:20 AM 26,421 Views 54 Comments

Senator Ray Butler received the payment after he lost his Dáil seat in Meath.

It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims
# Donegal County Council
From TheJournal.ie
# Donegal County Council

It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims

Jan 22nd 2017, 7:45 AM 21,918 Views 0 Comments

Sipo has ruled that Brian Ó Domhnaill contravened ethics legislation, something he has strongly denied.

Aodhan Ó Riordáin's life online: 'I accidentally tweeted one word - #horny'
# My Social Media Life
From TheJournal.ie
# My Social Media Life

Aodhan Ó Riordáin's life online: 'I accidentally tweeted one word - #horny'

Dec 30th 2016, 12:00 PM 19,230 Views 35 Comments

Well-known Irish names tell us about their life on the internet.

Standards Commission finds Fianna Fáil councillor wrongly claimed expenses
# Donegal
From TheJournal.ie
# Donegal

Standards Commission finds Fianna Fáil councillor wrongly claimed expenses

Dec 15th 2016, 2:07 PM 11,954 Views 79 Comments

Brian Ó Domhnaill denied any wrongdoing and told the hearing he filled out his expense claims “as honestly as he could”.

"Water off a duck's back": TD responds to barrage of online criticism
# Social Media
From TheJournal.ie
# Social Media

"Water off a duck's back": TD responds to barrage of online criticism

Nov 21st 2016, 1:20 PM 15,497 Views 53 Comments

A Fine Gael senator has hit out against the level of abuse politicians receive online.

It has cost €350,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims
# SIPO
From TheJournal.ie
# SIPO

It has cost €350,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims

Oct 22nd 2016, 6:10 AM 41,223 Views 0 Comments

The disputed expense claims date back to 2006 and 2007, when Brian Ó Domhnaill was a member of Donegal County Council.

Hillary Clinton has picked this guy as her running mate for the presidency
# Tim Kaine
From TheJournal.ie
# Tim Kaine

Hillary Clinton has picked this guy as her running mate for the presidency

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:32 AM 25,132 Views 61 Comments

Virginia senator Tim Kaine is seen as a popular centrist choice for a brutal electoral campaign.

It has cost almost €300k to investigate this senator's €2k expense claims
# Donegal County Council
From TheJournal.ie
# Donegal County Council

It has cost almost €300k to investigate this senator's €2k expense claims

Jul 13th 2016, 6:05 AM 44,149 Views 0 Comments

Legal and translation fees connected with the case have added up to a significant amount.

"If he says black is white, I say, indeed it is Dad" - Rónán Mullen on his father's dementia From TheJournal.ie

"If he says black is white, I say, indeed it is Dad" - Rónán Mullen on his father's dementia

Jun 30th 2016, 1:16 PM 24,450 Views 56 Comments

The independent senator has spoken of his family situation ahead of a campaign for more funding for sufferers.

Pieta House founder will donate €65k senator salary to the charity
# Suicide Prevention
From TheJournal.ie
# Suicide Prevention

Pieta House founder will donate €65k senator salary to the charity

Jun 1st 2016, 12:14 PM 21,085 Views 42 Comments

Joan Freeman was named as one of the Taoiseach’s nominees to the Seanad last week.

Fianna Fáil senator says he filed expense claims "as honestly as he could"
# Donegal County Council
From TheJournal.ie
# Donegal County Council

Fianna Fáil senator says he filed expense claims "as honestly as he could"

May 9th 2016, 11:35 AM 24,804 Views 0 Comments

Brian Ó Domhnaill claimed expenses for attending events in different locations on the same days.

What does it mean to be a republican in 2016? We asked this Sinn Féin senator
# 1916 Pride
From TheJournal.ie
# 1916 Pride

What does it mean to be a republican in 2016? We asked this Sinn Féin senator

May 1st 2016, 7:30 AM 11,466 Views 113 Comments

Fintan Warfield thinks ‘you don’t have to be a Shinner to be a republican’.

'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better'
# Gender Recognition
From TheJournal.ie
# Gender Recognition

'Young trans people don't turn trans when they're 18, they deserve so much better'

Apr 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 16,476 Views 142 Comments

Newly-elected Sinn Féin senator Fintan Warfield thinks a lot still needs to be done to help young trans people living in Ireland.

1 2 3