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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 28 April, 2015

#Dáil

# dail - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv… and more FOIs to be released

Earlier, Alan Dukes denied any impropriety in the sale of Siteserv to the Denis O’Brien company.

# dail - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Why is this TD always shouting and roaring in the Dáil? Loud Noises This post contains videos

Why is this TD always shouting and roaring in the Dáil?

Richard Boyd Barrett turns up the volume whenever he takes to his feet in the chamber.

# dail - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Fianna Fáil eyeing up a return to power

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Enda and Joan look beyond water … to getting your vote

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

There’s been ANOTHER twist in ‘Mary Lou vs the Dáil’

She’s not saying sorry.

Sinn Féin weighs into the same-sex marriage debate

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Friday 10 April, 2015

TDs have given back €140,000 in allowances – but who gave €3.63?

And who returned a whopping €6.89?

# dail - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Mary Lou has abused her Dáil privilege

The Sinn Féin deputy leader should not have named six former politicians in the Dáil, a committee has found.

# dail - Thursday 2 April, 2015

The curious case of Enda Kenny and the man with two pints in his hand

The Taoiseach meets a lot of people.

# dail - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Seán Barrett got into another almighty row with a TD in the Dáil this evening Dáil Over This post contains videos

Seán Barrett got into another almighty row with a TD in the Dáil this evening

After a quiet few months, the Ceann Comhairle was back to his angry best this evening.

# dail - Monday 30 March, 2015

This TD is trying to move Ireland into a different timezone

It would bring us in line with a number of our European neighbours.

# dail - Thursday 26 March, 2015

There was another entertaining episode of Joan v Mary Lou in the Dáil today Paulie Walnuts This post contains videos

There was another entertaining episode of Joan v Mary Lou in the Dáil today

The Sopranos featured twice at Leaders’ Questions today.

# dail - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

They were talking about Nelson from The Simpsons in the Dáil today This post contains videos

# dail - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Full disclosure: Everything your TDs own and where they put their money

It turns out Labour and Sinn Féin don’t have much…

# dail - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Enda will be the ‘most popular man in the world’ next week

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

WATCH: A stray set of Dáil headphones caused a lot of hassle for Mick Wallace

The Deputy struggled to understand the Taoiseach’s Irish, who refused to speak in English.

# dail - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

‘It’s likely some of the 400 convicted rapists and paedophiles missing in the UK are in Ireland’

The BBC are reporting that some sex offenders have been missing for over a decade.

What have Enda and co achieved in the last four years?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Ruth Coppinger asks Joan Burton: ‘Are you embarrassed?’

She also compared the Tánaiste to Margaret Thatcher.

# dail - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine Abuse This post contains videos

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to TheJournal.ie about Micheál Martin’s leadership.

‘You’ll all be needing healthcare’: Taoiseach, Micheál Martin and Gerry Adams got excited in the Dáil

They were all told to calm down by the Ceann Comhairle.

# dail - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Who will you vote for in the next election? State Of The Nation This post contains a poll

Who will you vote for in the next election?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Monday 2 March, 2015

‘Enda Kenny’s seat isn’t safe, an independent could take it’

A new group in Mayo is looking for “a real alternative” to established political parties.

# dail - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Where have you seen these political faces before?

They all have one place in common besides the Dáil.

# dail - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Out of the frying pan: Which Senators want to become TDs?

‘People criticise using the Seanad as a platform to the Dáil … but it makes sense.’

# dail - Thursday 19 February, 2015

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Will new family law impact same-sex marriage vote?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# dail - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Clare Daly: Fine Gael and Labour will vote down abortion bill like ‘nodding donkeys’

The independent TD called the Taoiseach “a hypocrite” during a heated exchange.

Watch Eamon Ryan explain why the Greens would do a deal with anyone (including Sinn Féin) Dealmaker This post contains videos

Watch Eamon Ryan explain why the Greens would do a deal with anyone (including Sinn Féin)

Eamon Ryan spoke about his party’s ambitions ahead of the next general election.

# dail - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Is it true that Fianna Fáil has no policies? Well, not really…

It’s a constant claim thrown at the party, but it turns out it has more than a few ideas.

Just two men have been approved to adopt since 2004

The figures were released in the Dáil last week.

# dail - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Micheál Martin tells Enda: ‘You’ve put a price on people’s lives’

Soliris, which costs €400,000 per patient per year, is not available in Ireland.

Joanne O’Riordan’s brother launches Dáil bid

The filmmaker is running in the Cork North West constituency

# dail - Sunday 1 February, 2015

9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist Most Unparliamentary This post contains videos

9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist

The debate about sexism in Irish politics has been reignited by Michael Lowry and his controversial note this week.

# dail - Friday 30 January, 2015

That big row which led to the Dáil walkout is getting bigger (and now Shatter’s involved)

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett has defended his decision not have a debate on an inquiry into Garda malpractice last Wednesday.

# dail - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Coláiste Eoin, Skype facilities and the first Laureate of Irish fiction.

There is a ‘Skype facility’ in Leinster House after all. Well, sort of…

TheJournal.ie has done some digging today…

# dail - Friday 23 January, 2015

‘There’s nothing to be afraid of’: Peter Mathews wanted to liberate politicians today…

The independent TD proposed a referendum to give politicians freedom of conscience during votes.

# dail - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Here’s what Enda will be getting up to in Davos today

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

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