# committee - Wednesday 25 January, 2017
“If you asked adults to go around their job carrying that amount of weight, they wouldn’t do it.”
# committee - Thursday 12 January, 2017
Irish Water and the Commission of Energy Regulation were before the Oireachtas committee today.
# committee - Monday 2 January, 2017
Kenny said Irish Water is “getting on with its work” and is making “real advances”.
# committee - Tuesday 13 December, 2016
Kevin Duffy addressed a number of the main issues around the water charges debate, including water wastage and paying people back.
# committee - Thursday 24 November, 2016
The first-time buyers grant and communication with customers in rural Ireland was also discussed in committee.
# committee - Friday 22 April, 2016
The subscription fee is set to increase by 50% to €30 over the next two years.
# committee - Wednesday 20 April, 2016
NAMA, the mortgage crisis and rents – it’s all up for discussion at the housing and homeless committee.
# committee - Thursday 31 December, 2015
The inquiry members met today to discuss submissions from witnesses who gave evidence at hearings earlier in the year.
# committee - Wednesday 28 October, 2015
The boxing chiefs were answering questions about the Billy Walsh saga today.
# committee - Monday 6 July, 2015
The High Court officially ordered that OCS Operations Ltd be wound up today with no opposition to the application.
# committee - Thursday 11 June, 2015
While the banking inquiry has powers to compel witnesses, that power does not extend beyond this jurisdiction.
# committee - Tuesday 17 February, 2015
Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.
# committee - Tuesday 10 February, 2015
A TD who is visiting direct provision centres said if Irish people were treated like this anywhere in the world – there would be delegations demanding change.
# committee - Tuesday 6 January, 2015
Here’s seven proposals that the committee opted not to recommend.
# committee - Saturday 18 October, 2014
# committee - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
An early General Election or lengthy court proceedings could scupper the work of the inquiry entirely, Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath is warning.
# committee - Sunday 7 September, 2014
The former minister had the biggest job interview of his life this week, as he bids to become Agriculture Commissioner. But the issue of Irish Water just won’t go away, it seems.
# committee - Thursday 24 July, 2014
The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill comes in for particular criticism from the UN Human Rights Committee.
# committee - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Staff who signed contracts for a higher rate of pay can’t be made accept less money while those deals remain in place, the HSE told TDs today.
# committee - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
They said they will be discussing the scope of the inquiry, the risks associated with it and the time scale.
# committee - Monday 16 June, 2014
The government attempted to regain a majority by adding two more Senators to the inquiry – a move which the independent TD said “crossed a line”.
# committee - Friday 13 June, 2014
The senator’s reason for missing a crucial vote on selection of members for the banking inquiry committee was criticised by some this week.
# committee - Monday 26 May, 2014
Senator Bill Heffernan was making a point about lax security.
# committee - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that the Irish people “suffered great hardship” because of the bank guarantee as the Dáil debated a motion to establish an inquiry.
Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…
# committee - Monday 12 May, 2014
The day has been observed for just over two decades now, starting in 1993 and has been held every year.
# committee - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
That’s one of the questions being asked in the Dáil today.
# committee - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
Shane Ross is not too impressed.
# committee - Wednesday 26 March, 2014
Director General Noel Curran will field questions about a number of issues before an Oireachtas committee this morning.
# committee - Saturday 22 March, 2014
Ireland has the highest incidence of Meningitis B disease in Europe.
# committee - Saturday 8 March, 2014
McDonald said that the PAC have written to Flannery twice to attend a meeting and he should accept the invitation.
# committee - Thursday 6 March, 2014
Tony Holohan is to appear before the committee this morning. He published a review of the situation last month.
# committee - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
Everything happening in Leinster House today.
# committee - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
The second-level students will also discuss global and warming employment matters with the politicians.
# committee - Thursday 20 February, 2014
The site — designed in stark yellow, grey and white colouring — sets out the industry’s arguments against James Reilly’s crackdown on tobacco marketing.
What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, since you asked…
# committee - Wednesday 19 February, 2014
The Fine Gael Senator received a round of applause from colleagues after an emotional contribution to the committee hearing this evening.
# committee - Thursday 13 February, 2014
The director general of the Law Society said Ireland would be setting a precedent in Europe.
# committee - Wednesday 12 February, 2014
“It would be lovely to be able to say we could be certain one way or the other,” GSOC’s Kieran Fitzgerald said last night.
# committee - Friday 7 February, 2014
The Government did not oppose Finian McGrath’s bill but TDs were concerned that it would get slowed down by Oireachtas committees.