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#Tom Barry

From TheJournal.ie 18 months on, how does this Fine Gael TD reflect on Lapgate? The High Table Interview This post contains videos

18 months on, how does this Fine Gael TD reflect on Lapgate?

Aine Collins spoke to TheJournal.ie about how the infamous Dáil incident was “a missed opportunity”.

From TheJournal.ie 8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I The Great War

8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I

The daughter of a Kerry clergyman, three Irish air aces and a Corkman who won the Victoria Cross – some of the hidden heroes of WWI.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We are entitled to demand our TDs are sober while voting on legislation Opinion

Column: We are entitled to demand our TDs are sober while voting on legislation

Our TDs debate and vote on different, vitally important issues every day. We as taxpayers are entitled to expect them to do so without being under the influence of alcohol, writes Cora Sherlock.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House?

The behaviour of David Norris and Tom Barry has raised some eyebrows – but what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well Opinion

Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well

Two male politicians showed how sexism can come in many forms – post-modern with an ironic twist and just plain old-fashioned, writes Maura Adshead.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Lucinda Creighton and Tom Barry – the story of two political Irelands Opinion

Column: Lucinda Creighton and Tom Barry – the story of two political Irelands

Two Fine Gael TDs were in the spotlight this week but for completely different reasons, writes Gary Murphy, who says we need to decide what type of politics we want.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams wants to restrict the sale of alcohol in the Dáil bar Dáil Bar

Gerry Adams wants to restrict the sale of alcohol in the Dáil bar

The Sinn Féin president has said his party intends to ensure the bar closes at the same time as every other establishment amid continuing controversy over TDs drinking during Dáil business.

From TheJournal.ie The grab seen around the world - the internet reacts to Tom Barry Tom Barry This post contains videos

The grab seen around the world - the internet reacts to Tom Barry

Fine Gael say that they have ‘nothing further to add’ to general secretary Tom Curran’s statement and will not comment on any possible disciplinary procedures.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about abortion (again), Tom Barry’s lap and a runaway train in Canada.

From TheJournal.ie ‘No excuses, I just shouldn’t have done it’ – Tom Barry Abortion Debate This post contains videos

‘No excuses, I just shouldn’t have done it’ – Tom Barry

The Cork East TD says that Áine Collins has accepted his apology for grabbing her during a break in last night’s abortion debate.

From TheJournal.ie Male TD pulls female colleague into his lap - in the Dáil chamber Abortion Debate This post contains videos

Male TD pulls female colleague into his lap - in the Dáil chamber

Fine Gael TD Tom Barry grabbed his colleague Áine Collins during a break in the abortion debate, but Fine Gael say there ‘was no malice involved’.

From TheJournal.ie Politicians pay back €16,000 after expenses' audit Expenses

Politicians pay back €16,000 after expenses' audit

€16,079 worth of expenses were deemed to be ‘ineligible’.

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 Mullen tells RTÉ critics to 'stop calling for heads' in Reynolds dispute RTÉ

Mullen tells RTÉ critics to 'stop calling for heads' in Reynolds dispute

The independent NUI senator says calling on Tom Savage and Noel Curran to step down shows a “PR approach to politics”.

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.