# dail - Sunday 24 July, 2016
This week, Bríd Smith tabled a Bill calling for the use of cannabis to be permitted for sufferers of illnesses such as Multiple Sclerosis and cancer.
# dail - Thursday 21 July, 2016
The Social Welfare Minister called for people receiving welfare to “never again see their standard of living eroded or falling behind society in general”.
They’ll be back in the Dáil on 27 September – should their holidays be shorter?
As TDs break for their summer holidays, FactCheck has this round-up of their claims since the new Dáil began in March.
# dail - Friday 15 July, 2016
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# dail - Thursday 14 July, 2016
# dail - Monday 11 July, 2016
Brendan Griffin is latest TD to call on the Taoiseach to resign within weeks, but the Fine Gael leader insists he has a mandate.
# dail - Friday 8 July, 2016
FactCheck steps in to resolve a row in the Dáil this week, and answer a reader’s request.
# dail - Thursday 7 July, 2016
There are more and more people on waiting lists – but are things as bad as Fianna Fáil claim?
Oh yes he did.
The Dáil passed an all-party motion calling for the repatriation of the 20-year-old, who has spent over 1,000 days in prison
Social Democrats TD Stephen Donnelly told TheJournal.ie that the government sold a €400 million loanbook for just €80 million
# dail - Wednesday 6 July, 2016
“I do not want to terminate my baby’s life but he does not have one.”
“I did not come in here to do what your mother should have done and put manners on you.”
# dail - Monday 4 July, 2016
Minister for Transport Shane Ross will join Finian McGrath and John Halligan in voting against the government over the bill, which has been tabled by Wexford TD Mick Wallace
# dail - Thursday 30 June, 2016
'The pain and suffering is etched in my memory': TD takes emotional stand during fatal foetal abnormalities debate
Fine Gael’s Kate O’Connell was speaking before the Dáil this evening.
The Health Minister also revealed that he wishes Ireland would allow for abortion in the case of fatal foetal abnormalities.
# dail - Monday 27 June, 2016
The Dáil has been recalled to discuss the Brexit fallout.
# dail - Tuesday 21 June, 2016
TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck examines a bold claim made by Minister Denis Naughten.
Charges will be frozen for at least the next 12 months.
Ireland is one of only three countries that allows hare coursing. Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan wants it to end.
# dail - Friday 17 June, 2016
Communications Minister Denis Naughten says ambulances are now reaching houses quicker.
# dail - Monday 13 June, 2016
The vast majority of those who replied are in favour.
# dail - Sunday 5 June, 2016
TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks into the Taoiseach’s controversial claim on a controversial issue, last week.
# dail - Thursday 2 June, 2016
Four TDs put their name forward for the job of Leas Cheann-Comhairle.
# dail - Wednesday 1 June, 2016
A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.
# dail - Tuesday 31 May, 2016
Last week, Martin Kenny put forward a number of claims in the Dáil over alleged Garda malpractice in the Sligo-Leitrim district.
But “the world will have to deal with their decision” if he is elected, the Taoiseach said.
# dail - Saturday 28 May, 2016
Leinster House is to undergo its most significant restoration work to date.
# dail - Wednesday 25 May, 2016
The motion called for the immediate scrapping of Irish Water as well as an end to water charges.
The longer-than-usual break would be to allow for renovation work to be carried out in Leinster House.
The Taoiseach said Shatter did NOT accept responsibility for the findings of the Guerin Report. .
# dail - Tuesday 24 May, 2016
TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck steps in to break up a fight between the Minister for Finance and the Opposition.
# dail - Monday 23 May, 2016
She actually only got 48 markers, costing less than €5 in total.
# dail - Friday 20 May, 2016
A report is to be published quarterly listing the ministers who repeatedly refuse to answer TDs’ questions adequately.
# dail - Tuesday 17 May, 2016
The new government will be greeted by some very dissatisfied public servants on their first day in the Dáil.
# dail - Saturday 14 May, 2016
Outgoing Dáil Chairmen paid €17,626 in February and March, despite overseeing just four hours of debate
As Ceann Comhairle and Leas Ceann Comhairle, Seán Barrett and Michael Kitt continued to be paid salary and expenses, even when the Dáil was broken up for the election.
It brings to €3.4 million the amount known to have been paid to TDs and Ministers between the general election and the formation of the new government.
# dail - Wednesday 11 May, 2016
The clause says the measure is to “address poor attendance within some families”.