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#Dáil

# dail - Thursday 28 January, 2016

# dail - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Gerry Adams paid Margaret Thatcher a rare compliment today

He said she ‘told it as it was’.

So few TDs showed up to the Dáil this morning that they couldn’t even start

Seems politicians have other things on their minds…

# dail - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

For perhaps the last time, Peter Mathews was sent packing from the Dáil today

The independent TD was given his marching orders from the Dáil yet again today.

# dail - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Joan Burton survives motion of no confidence as TDs attack Labour in heated debate

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

# dail - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Woman who sent threatening messages to President Higgins pleads guilty to harassing priest

The judge also directed that a victim impact statement be prepared.

Enda Kenny will be hanging out with a lot of billionaires today

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

# dail - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence over ‘blatant cronyism’

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

# dail - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Labour TD criticises Burton for giving David Begg state board role without public process

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

# dail - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

TDs are back from their Christmas break – and they’ve got one thing on their minds

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

# dail - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

An election is around the corner, but will Enda be Taoiseach again?

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

# dail - Thursday 17 December, 2015

An 1871 law catering for ‘lunatics’ was FINALLY repealed today

A new law will repeal the Lunacy Regulations Act, which has been on Ireland’s statute books for 144 years.

WATCH: Huge Dáil shouting match on TDs’ last day before Christmas Barroom Brawl This post contains videos

WATCH: Huge Dáil shouting match on TDs’ last day before Christmas

Thank god they’re going away for a few weeks.

# dail - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

“She drove from Waterford to Dublin to fly to London on her own to have an abortion”

John Halligan made an impassioned speech today.

Government kicks out one of its own TDs after blazing Dáil row Suspension This post contains videos

Government kicks out one of its own TDs after blazing Dáil row

Michael McNamara was suspended from the house just before lunchtime.

# dail - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

There was only one TD in the Dáil as a bill was passed yesterday

Ann Phelan and the leas-Ceann Comhairle agreed a number of amendments.

# dail - Monday 14 December, 2015

January surprise? Joan is on high alert for an early election

Could Enda go to the country before the end of next month?

# dail - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

WATCH: American mayor calls Donald Trump an “a**hole”

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says Trump’s plan to ban Muslim immigration is “not acceptable.”

Instead of being kicked out, Peter Mathews was just completely ignored in the Dáil today

The independent TD’s spat with the Ceann Comhairle rumbles on.

# dail - Thursday 3 December, 2015

‘Clearly there is a heightened risk of something going wrong’

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

# dail - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

‘A cute hoor form of politics’: Enda and Micheál had some strong words in the Dáil earlier Tense This post contains videos

‘A cute hoor form of politics’: Enda and Micheál had some strong words in the Dáil earlier

The Fianna Fáil leader isn’t happy about the Taoiseach’s apparent reluctance to do a one-on-one TV debate.

# dail - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Enda to Micheál: ‘You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you’

The Taoiseach accused former health minister Micheál Martin of doubling health spend without achieving any results.

# dail - Monday 23 November, 2015

Joan Burton reckons Labour could win more than 30 seats

The Tánaiste is in optimistic mood this morning.

# dail - Friday 20 November, 2015

Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party’s own candidate

More gender trouble for Fianna Fáil in Longford.

# dail - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

‘F***ing desperate’: Fianna Fáil TD drops an f-bomb in the Dáil Most Unparliamentary This post contains videos

‘F***ing desperate’: Fianna Fáil TD drops an f-bomb in the Dáil

Robert Troy used some most unparliamentary language in the Dáil this morning.

# dail - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

TDs and Senators fell silent today

TDs from all sides of the house stood in silence ahead of statements from the government and opposition on the attacks in the French capital last week.

# dail - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Security at Leinster House to be beefed up after increased risk to TDs State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Security at Leinster House to be beefed up after increased risk to TDs

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

# dail - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

From Business ETC It is about to become much easier to go bankrupt in Ireland Skint Eastwood

It is about to become much easier to go bankrupt in Ireland

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he supports the move to reduce the length of time an individual is bankrupt for.

Peter Mathews was thrown out of the Dáil and given an unusual punishment earlier Rowdy This post contains videos

Peter Mathews was thrown out of the Dáil and given an unusual punishment earlier

The independent TD’s refusal to stop talking landed him in trouble today.

Former minister reportedly investigated over child sex abuse claims

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

# dail - Thursday 5 November, 2015

‘Anti-Traveller sentiment is the last bastion of a backward Ireland’

Last night, our government had a chance to recognise Travellers as Ireland’s only indigenous ethnic minority, but they failed us, writes Freda Hughes.

# dail - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Watch: Not one, but two TDs have just been thrown out of the Dáil for getting very angry Walkout This post contains videos

Watch: Not one, but two TDs have just been thrown out of the Dáil for getting very angry

Independent TD Finian McGrath became irate following the Taoiseach’s initial response to questioning regarding overcrowding in emergency departments. Jerry Buttimer soon followed.

# dail - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

“Vote Sinn Féin, get the Army Council.” – Labour’s new election slogan?

Tánaiste Joan Burton had some strong words for Sinn Fein this evening.

Enda says there will be no statues erected in his glory

Thank god for that, says you.

# dail - Monday 2 November, 2015

‘Farce’: Fine Gael begins adding women

Fine Gael is short on women candidates ahead of the general election.

# dail - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Election fever: Enda’s teasing everyone and Joan’s holding babies Election 201? This post contains videos

Election fever: Enda’s teasing everyone and Joan’s holding babies

Enda Kenny remained tight-lipped about the date of an election, while Joan Burton gave mixed messages.

Marriage Equality jumped another legal hurdle today as marriages move closer

The bill will now move to the Seanad before it is enacted.

Fears over ‘an abrupt end to the J1 system’ are getting real

Taoiseach Enda Kenny says US officials “seem bent” on changing the rules.

# dail - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

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