# dail - Today’s News
# dail - 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.
# dail - Monday 21 July, 2014
Angela Kerins has launched legal action against ‘deeply distressing’ inquiry into her involvement with Rehab.
# dail - Sunday 20 July, 2014
Dáil is over for the summer so here’s a look back at deputies getting told off by the principal. # dail - Friday 18 July, 2014
Yes yes yes, we know, yesterday we said it was all over, but an Oireachtas committee has other ideas.
# dail - Thursday 17 July, 2014
*Sorry, constituency work. Senators are also off for eight weeks too.
# dail - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Enda and Gerry went to length in the
Dáil to demonstrate they both have more than a ‘Cúpla Focal’. # dail - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
The government will confirm the identity of the person that will chair the Commission of Inquiry tomorrow.
A spokesperson for the Oireachtas has denied the claim.
Ibec is one of several groups making pre-budget submissions to the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, but what else is happening in Leinster House?
# dail - Monday 14 July, 2014
The Irish Deaf Society has asked the Government to ensure that Irish Sign Language interpreters are present in the
Dáil and Seanad this week. # dail - Saturday 12 July, 2014
Just 27 of Ireland’s 166 TDs are female, but are gender quotas the best way to increase this figure?
# dail - Friday 11 July, 2014
It’s not all new ministers today, an ex-minister refuses to be forgotten.
# dail - Thursday 10 July, 2014
The Health Minister is one of a few Cabinet members expected to be undertaking their last official engagements today, ahead of the reshuffle.
# dail - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
TD Denis Naughten hit out at James Reilly today but the Health Minister said problems outlined in a recent audit are already being addressed.
Over 70s will be happy with this one.
Garth Brooks has already been mentioned once or twice, and there’s an interesting petition regarding the Central Bank. Here’s what’s going on within the walls of Leinster House…
# dail - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
Enda Kenny claimed that the gigs could have been worth “a quarter of billion” to Dublin’s economy.
The Minister announced last week that he will be ending up his career in politics after almost four decades.
The party’s mooted legislation change would essentially create an appeals process whereby the Council’s decision could be appealed on economic and tourism grounds.
That’s what Fianna Fáil will be asking the Government today, but what else is happening in Leinster House?
# dail - Monday 7 July, 2014
Oireachtas TV will be available on UPC, Sky and Eircom… but not RTÉ’s Saorview.
# dail - Saturday 5 July, 2014
Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?
You win some, you lose some…
The bar is currently exempt from having a licence. What do you think about that?
# dail - Thursday 3 July, 2014
The Finance Minister was accused of failing to deliver a deal on bank recapitalisation.
Fianna Fáil’s Dara Calleary suggested the Communications Minister was “doing a Luis Suarez on it”.
The Health Committee will meet with representatives from the National Infertility Support and Information Group, but what else is happening in Leinster House today?
# dail - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
Groups are no longer being allowed to use a conference room in the Oireachtas to hold pre-Budget briefings. A way for politicians to avoid attending?
The Houses of the Oireachtas has released some interesting figures in its 2013 annual report.
Senators think it could raise €200 million a year to help improve mental health services. They’ll be discussing this and several other topics today.
# dail - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
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Dáil procedure got in the way during Questions to An Taoiseach today.
The Commission for Energy Regulation will be giving TDs and Senators a briefing on water tariffs in Leinster House today.
# dail - Thursday 26 June, 2014
Representatives from a number of groups will address the Health Committee on this issue today.
# dail - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
Senators think two sections in the Family Law Act 1995 need to be updated to protect children. They will debate this and other issues today.
# dail - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Representatives from the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland will be visiting Leinster House today to discuss the issue.
# dail - Friday 20 June, 2014
# dail - Thursday 19 June, 2014
Nobody particularly covered themselves in glory during Leaders’ Questions today….
What else will the folks on Kildare Street be discussing?
# dail - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
There are concerns that thousands of people who didn’t respond to the HSE will now be left without a medical card.