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Willie O'Dea isn't happy with the 'light punishments' Green TDs got for voting against the government
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Willie O'Dea isn't happy with the 'light punishments' Green TDs got for voting against the government

Aug 2nd 2020, 5:51 PM 37,928 Views 62 Comments

O’Dea says punishments must be the same across all government parties.

'Bitterly disappointed' and 'grossly insulted': FF and FG politicians speak out about ministerial snubs
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'Bitterly disappointed' and 'grossly insulted': FF and FG politicians speak out about ministerial snubs

Jul 2nd 2020, 12:44 PM 48,362 Views 112 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Michael Moynihan said he will be “a thorn in the side of the government”.

Minister accused of damaging Ireland's reputation by appealing the Data Commissioner's PSC findings
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Minister accused of damaging Ireland's reputation by appealing the Data Commissioner's PSC findings

Sep 25th 2019, 6:13 PM 16,981 Views 34 Comments

The minister says she has no choice but to appeal the findings in court.

Thousands of social welfare recipients penalised over inadequate attempts to find employment
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# Penalty Rates

Thousands of social welfare recipients penalised over inadequate attempts to find employment

Jul 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 69,788 Views 130 Comments

5,821 people were subject to ‘penalty rates’ during the first half of the year.

Efforts being made to resolve illness benefit payment delays, says minister
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# Social Protection

Efforts being made to resolve illness benefit payment delays, says minister

Oct 17th 2018, 3:05 PM 15,371 Views 15 Comments

TDs said constituents have been in touch about the delay or cessation of customer payments since the new system kicked in.

Motion seeking redress for victims abused as children passes despite government opposition
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Motion seeking redress for victims abused as children passes despite government opposition

Updated Jul 5th 2018, 1:49 PM 17,058 Views 28 Comments

The government argued that the State’s responsibility can’t be established through a conviction.

'If everything's fine, why's it being investigated?' - Social Protection peppered with tough questions over PSC
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# The Third Degree

'If everything's fine, why's it being investigated?' - Social Protection peppered with tough questions over PSC

Feb 22nd 2018, 3:23 PM 27,565 Views 69 Comments

It emerged at today’s Oireachtas committee on social protection that roughly 450 people have had welfare payments suspended over failing to register for a Public Services Card.

Willie O'Dea is taking Johnny Depp to task over calling Limerick 'Stab City'
# Excuse You Johnny
# Excuse You Johnny

Willie O'Dea is taking Johnny Depp to task over calling Limerick 'Stab City'

Oct 8th 2017, 4:13 PM 5,879 Views 10 Comments

Get him, Willie.

People can now get the fuel allowance in two lump sums (rather than every week)
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# This Is New

People can now get the fuel allowance in two lump sums (rather than every week)

Jul 21st 2017, 3:04 PM 35,864 Views 88 Comments

The news was welcomed by a number of parties.

Good news for pensioners: The State pension is going up by €5 a week from today
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# Money In The Pocket

Good news for pensioners: The State pension is going up by €5 a week from today

Mar 9th 2017, 5:25 PM 23,847 Views 92 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Willie O’Dea said promoting the pension increase through a Facebook video was “cynical”.

Leo Varadkar tells Willie O'Dea to "chill" over his new DJ job
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# Late Date

Leo Varadkar tells Willie O'Dea to "chill" over his new DJ job

Dec 2nd 2016, 9:18 PM 29,679 Views 41 Comments

Christmas handbags in Leinster House.

Leo Varadkar just told Willie O'Dea to "chill" on Twitter over his new DJ job
# Tell That Cat To Chill
# Tell That Cat To Chill

Leo Varadkar just told Willie O'Dea to "chill" on Twitter over his new DJ job

Dec 2nd 2016, 5:13 PM 5,000 Views 0 Comments

Christmas handbags in Leinster House.

"Bullying the populace into submission" - TDs aren't happy about Enda's comments on water charges
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# Water Wars

"Bullying the populace into submission" - TDs aren't happy about Enda's comments on water charges

Jun 4th 2016, 3:20 PM 40,755 Views 253 Comments

Kenny has made comments in a newspaper interview about the controversial charges.

No deal yet: Fianna Fáil say they're going back in to discuss homelessness
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# On And On

No deal yet: Fianna Fáil say they're going back in to discuss homelessness

Apr 29th 2016, 5:10 PM 19,045 Views 131 Comments

Day 63. Still no government.

Fianna Fáil 'will reject' Enda's offer for a partnership government
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# Let's Talk

Fianna Fáil 'will reject' Enda's offer for a partnership government

Apr 7th 2016, 11:10 AM 26,711 Views 104 Comments

There are likely to be objections from a number of Fianna Fáil TDs to the proposal from Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Fianna Fáil councillor dies while canvassing
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# Joe Crowley

Fianna Fáil councillor dies while canvassing

Feb 15th 2016, 9:20 PM 126,330 Views 68 Comments

Joe Crowley passed away earlier this evening.

Mother wants child's PPS number changed as it contains 666
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# Number Of The Beast

Mother wants child's PPS number changed as it contains 666

Feb 4th 2016, 12:13 PM 20,675 Views 101 Comments

The digits are associated with the devil.

Tánaiste's head of staff is paid €52,000 more than pay cap
# L'Oréal TREATMENT
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# L'Oréal TREATMENT

Tánaiste's head of staff is paid €52,000 more than pay cap

Dec 31st 2015, 10:20 AM 29,123 Views 112 Comments

A war of words between Labour and Fianna Fáil has erupted on the subject.

Revealed: How Willie O'Dea almost got rid of his famous 'tache
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# Big Willie's Style

Revealed: How Willie O'Dea almost got rid of his famous 'tache

Dec 24th 2015, 12:45 PM 12,795 Views 24 Comments

Surely not?

Willie O'Dea's form of relaxation is slightly odd
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# Big Willie's Style

Willie O'Dea's form of relaxation is slightly odd

Nov 21st 2015, 7:15 AM 15,383 Views 28 Comments

It involves doing more work.

What if Fianna Fáil DID support Fine Gael after the next election?
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# Minority Report

What if Fianna Fáil DID support Fine Gael after the next election?

Nov 19th 2015, 11:00 AM 12,329 Views 56 Comments

No formal deal but on “a case-by-case” basis anything is possible, says the former cabinet minister Willie O’Dea.

Willie O'Dea told us about his radical plan to abolish all social welfare
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# Big Willie's Style

Willie O'Dea told us about his radical plan to abolish all social welfare

Nov 18th 2015, 8:30 PM 27,125 Views 67 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD has proposed that a basic income replace all current state supports.

What if we abolished welfare and gave everyone a basic income?
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# Radical Idea

What if we abolished welfare and gave everyone a basic income?

Oct 28th 2015, 5:23 PM 42,615 Views 150 Comments

Fianna Fáil wants to examine the idea if it’s in government after the next election.

Fianna Fáil's next leader, from most to least likely
# After Micheál
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# After Micheál

Fianna Fáil's next leader, from most to least likely

Aug 23rd 2015, 10:00 PM 33,733 Views 113 Comments

Micheál Martin is safe for now but who’s in the running to replace him? Here’s our ranking of the contenders…

Willie O'Dea made some startling revelations on TV3 last night
# Big Willie Style
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# Big Willie Style

Willie O'Dea made some startling revelations on TV3 last night

Aug 14th 2015, 10:19 AM 38,891 Views 69 Comments

Kissing babies, kissing blondes, not eating pizza, and knitwear…

Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for 'giving two fingers to their neighbours'
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# Parliamentary Language

Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for 'giving two fingers to their neighbours'

Jun 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 25,637 Views 138 Comments

Tens of millions of euro are overpaid each year.

8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
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# Election Mode

8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Apr 26th 2015, 1:30 PM 55,387 Views 122 Comments

As expected, there’s been new policies … and more in-fighting.

Here's the definitive proof that summer has arrived in Leinster House
# Suns Out Guns Out
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# Suns Out Guns Out

Here's the definitive proof that summer has arrived in Leinster House

Apr 21st 2015, 3:28 PM 11,734 Views 16 Comments

TDs have been raiding their summer wardrobes…

Limerick has just given itself a deep clean
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# Minty Fresh

Limerick has just given itself a deep clean

Apr 3rd 2015, 2:47 PM 16,591 Views 19 Comments

Paul O’Connell led the charge as the county gave itself a Good Friday makeover.

Fianna Fáil's lack of progress is breaking Éamon Ó Cuív's heart
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# My Achy Breaky Heart

Fianna Fáil's lack of progress is breaking Éamon Ó Cuív's heart

Apr 2nd 2015, 3:05 PM 11,152 Views 67 Comments

The party’s internal woes continue today.

Willie O'Dea thinks Fianna Fáil TDs should stay off the airwaves
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# Going Menthol

Willie O'Dea thinks Fianna Fáil TDs should stay off the airwaves

Apr 1st 2015, 2:38 PM 7,977 Views 26 Comments

The former minister was referring to growing internal problems in Fianna Fáil.

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'
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# Coalition

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'

Jan 24th 2015, 2:18 PM 9,658 Views 72 Comments

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

There were 24 data breaches in Joan Burton's department this year
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# Social Protection

There were 24 data breaches in Joan Burton's department this year

Dec 30th 2014, 8:25 PM 10,186 Views 14 Comments

Most of the cases were due to “genuine error”, the Tánaiste said.

Election 2015? Fianna Fáil is selecting general election candidates next week
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# Moving Fast

Election 2015? Fianna Fáil is selecting general election candidates next week

Dec 3rd 2014, 12:11 PM 5,440 Views 90 Comments

The Soldiers of Destiny aren’t hanging around…

Do TDs bring up medical cards in the Dáil to get votes? 'Bullshit'
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# Ask A Minister

Do TDs bring up medical cards in the Dáil to get votes? 'Bullshit'

Nov 30th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,833 Views 9 Comments

“Do you think the Government would give a card back just if people wrote to them? Not in a million years. Not on your nelly.”

One Fianna Fáil TD is refusing to give Irish Water his PPS number
# Incoherent Gibberish
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# Incoherent Gibberish

One Fianna Fáil TD is refusing to give Irish Water his PPS number

Oct 22nd 2014, 7:05 AM 16,523 Views 49 Comments

He also accused Irish Water representatives of speaking “incoherent gibberish”.

Willie O'Dea: I look around the Fianna Fáil table and I don't see the messiah
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# Willie Says

Willie O'Dea: I look around the Fianna Fáil table and I don't see the messiah

Oct 13th 2014, 8:53 AM 7,729 Views 46 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD has defended Micheál Martin’s leadership this morning.

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly
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# Ice Bucket Challenge

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly

Aug 26th 2014, 10:53 AM 20,329 Views 20 Comments

The Tipperary South deputy is the latest TD to get involved in the wildly popular initiative.

Willie O'Dea: What Ivor Callely did was wrong and the man has to take his punishment
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# Reaction

Willie O'Dea: What Ivor Callely did was wrong and the man has to take his punishment

Jul 28th 2014, 3:17 PM 10,488 Views 50 Comments

A former Fianna Fáil colleague of jailed Ivor Callely has been speaking today.

9 things people from Limerick are sick of hearing
# Limsick
# Limsick

9 things people from Limerick are sick of hearing

Jul 13th 2014, 8:15 PM 57,254 Views 73 Comments

A boy the kid!

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