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# dail - Yesterday’s News

Dublin South West and Roscommon South Leitrim by-elections to take place on 10 October

The empty seats are because of Brian Hayes and Luke Ming Flanagan’s election as MEPs.

State of the Nation: Everyone is really excited about the Dáil being back… right?

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

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# dail - Monday 15 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Can Joan Burton save the Labour Party?

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

# dail - Sunday 14 September, 2014

The Man Who Would Be Ming: Meet the turf-cutter tipped to take a Dáil seat next month

Michael Fitzmaurice, one of the leaders of the campaign against the turf-cutting ban, plans to take out a loan to cover the cost of running in the by-election.

# dail - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Turf cutter Michael Fitzmaurice to contest Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election

Fitzmaurice said he had recieved many requests from people in Roscommon and Leitrim.

# dail - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Fishing rods, fizzy drinks and Gulfstream Jets: Winners and losers – and one for you to decide – from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

Fishing rods, fizzy drinks and Gulfstream Jets: Winners and losers – and one for you to decide – from the political week

You win some, you lose some — and with the Cabinet back, it’s been a busy week in both categories.

# dail - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

“You won’t say quiet to me, sir”: Check out this 2007 clip of Enda clashing with a furious Ceann Comhairle

“Quiet now, you’re new in the job,” was the advice from Enda, setting off a reaction of Bishop Brennan-style proportions from John O’Donoghue.

Angry parents and ‘Gaza’ banners greet ministers, as new term begins

With the Cabinet back, and the Israeli ambassador being grilled by TDs, it was also a busy day for protests at Government Buildings.

TDs and Senators will meet the Israeli and Palestinian ambassadors today

# dail - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Check out this video of Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke ‘baring his soul’ to the Dáil in 1997

Four months after Fianna Fáil’s return to power, the new minister is embroiled in controversy.

# dail - Saturday 30 August, 2014

TDs will be asked to vote on new right-to-die laws before Christmas

Tom Curran, the partner of campaigner Marie Fleming who died last year, says new legislation he’s been working on is almost complete.

# dail - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

“The water has frozen my brain”: The ice bucket challenge came to Kildare St and the Mansion House today

A TD, a senator and the Lord Mayor all took the plunge in Dublin today. Somehow they all managed to stick to parliamentary language, post-deluge….

# dail - Monday 25 August, 2014

Is one inspector for 21,000 kids good enough?… Fresh questions raised over Ireland’s creches

New figures show huge inconsistencies in the number of creche inspectors, with Dublin and the north-east faring worst.

# dail - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Check out this Dáil row between Charlie Haughey, Dick Spring and John Bruton in 1991 Back In The Day This post contains videos

# dail - Monday 11 August, 2014

The Dáil ‘tuck shop’ that cost €1.3 million to build and lasted five years is reopening (sort of)

An Síopa was known as ‘the most expensive tuck shop in Ireland’ when it was opened in 2008.

# dail - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

This Fine Gael TD really misses the famous Dáil plinth Greatest Love Of All This post contains videos

This Fine Gael TD really misses the famous Dáil plinth

There’s a special bond between Mary Mitchell O’Connor and the famous Leinster House steps….

# dail - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society

Irish women are also the most fertile in Europe, a new report notes, while men are more likely to be imprisoned.

# dail - Monday 28 July, 2014

‘The way we treat asylum seekers says a lot about us as a country’ – Ó Ríordáin

The Junior Minister has said that he hopes can bring reform proposals to Cabinet in September.

# dail - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Poll: Should Irish politicians come back to debate the Israel-Gaza crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish politicians come back to debate the Israel-Gaza crisis?

They’re officially off for the summer but there have been calls for both the Dáil and the Seanad to hold debates on the topic.

# dail - Saturday 26 July, 2014

# dail - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

HSE chief explains why 67 employees do not have to comply with public pay policy

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

Flannery ‘holding options open’ on proceedings over PAC’s Rehab inquiry

Angela Kerins has launched legal action against ‘deeply distressing’ inquiry into her involvement with Rehab.

# dail - Sunday 20 July, 2014

5 examples of Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett completely losing it with TDs Seanie Says Relax This post contains videos

5 examples of Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett completely losing it with TDs

The 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

Sorry, but it’s not over: City manager to be grilled on Garth Brooks debacle… again

Yes yes yes, we know, yesterday we said it was all over, but an Oireachtas committee has other ideas.

# dail - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Dáil over: TDs are off on their summer holidays* and won’t return until the middle of September

*Sorry, constituency work. Senators are also off for eight weeks too.

# dail - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Gerry Adams and Enda Kenny’s ‘as gaeilge’ stand off over Joe McHugh’s Irish

Enda and Gerry went to length in the Dáil to demonstrate they both have more than a ‘Cúpla Focal’.

# dail - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

We’ll find out more about the mother-and-baby homes inquiry tomorrow

The government will confirm the identity of the person that will chair the Commission of Inquiry tomorrow.

Senator claims ‘discrimination’ as row erupts over sign language interpreter in the Dáil

A spokesperson for the Oireachtas has denied the claim.

What changes does Ibec want in the 2015 Budget?

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

Calls for interpreters to be present when Deaf people attend the Dáil

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

‘Deeply, deeply misogynistic’: Women share their experiences of life in politics

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

Alan Shatter wants a human rights commission to examine how the Guerin Report was put together

It’s not all new ministers today, an ex-minister refuses to be forgotten.

# dail - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Will this be James Reilly’s last official outing?

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

Galway psychiatric unit “an accident waiting to happen” Mental Health This post contains videos

Galway psychiatric unit “an accident waiting to happen”

TD Denis Naughten hit out at James Reilly today but the Health Minister said problems outlined in a recent audit are already being addressed.

Why are the Central Bank so secretive?

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

Taoiseach: Garth Brooks cancellation a shock to the economy and our reputation

Enda Kenny claimed that the gigs could have been worth “a quarter of billion” to Dublin’s economy.

Gone home early? Ruairí Quinn absent for his final questions as Education Minister

The Minister announced last week that he will be ending up his career in politics after almost four decades.

Fianna Fáil: Our ‘Garth Brooks Bill’ could be passed by tomorrow

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.

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