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# 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…

# dail - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

No apology for Sinn Féin TD after remarks about his homeless brother were made in the Dáil

Jonathan O’Brien clashed with his Labour counterpart in the Dáil last week.

Jake Brennan’s mother to sleep outside the Dáil for three nights

The six-year-old died after being hit by a car outside his family home in Kilkenny last June.

# dail - Saturday 17 January, 2015

How to end the Dáil’s never-ending Punch & Judy Show … Should we ban cameras? Calm Down Calm Down This post contains a poll

How to end the Dáil’s never-ending Punch & Judy Show … Should we ban cameras?

This recently-elected TD thinks it might be a good idea…

# dail - Friday 16 January, 2015

Sinn Féin TD tells Labour backbencher to ‘shut his mouth’ after homeless brother revelation

Eric Byrne asked why Jonathan O’Brien’s family did not “take in” his brother, who is a recovering drug addict.

# dail - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

It could be nine months before Independents agree on policies — Michael Fitzmaurice

The man hoping to bring together a new political force in Irish politics dropped by, on his way to meet a potential future candidate…

Why is Lucinda holding a women-only briefing?

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

# dail - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Look out for the giant spliff: The not-so-serious 2014 political awards

They all take themselves way too seriously in Leinster House. So here’s a bit of light relief from the year that was…

# dail - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Shufflin’, celebrating and protesting: The political year in pictures

There were resignations, a Cabinet reshuffle and the issue of water charges.

# dail - Monday 29 December, 2014

Christy Burke wants to team up with Ming’s successor … maybe

Dublin’s Lord Mayor is considering running for the Dáil.

So, how many people will earn over €200,000 next year?

Michael Noonan recently revealed how many people are expected to fall into each income bracket in 2015.

# dail - Saturday 27 December, 2014

You think the Dáil is bad? They were brawling in this parliamentary chamber yesterday Fight Fight Fight This post contains videos

You think the Dáil is bad? They were brawling in this parliamentary chamber yesterday

Things got heated in the Georgian parliament yesterday.

# dail - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

# dail - Monday 22 December, 2014

That’s all folks: Applause from senators as 4 week Christmas break announced

Over in the Dáil, it’s a markedly shorter break. TDs will be back on 14 January.

Enda: ‘If there’s no structure to get cattle into the ring then you have a fight every morning’ Moo

# dail - Sunday 21 December, 2014

What did the Dáil do on their first day?

Got to know the place and got shown how to work the phones?

Senators start campaign to have a referendum on the Water Services Bill

Here’s what would have to happen to get it underway.

# dail - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Enda: Leo Varadkar spoke ‘in a personal capacity’ on abortion issue The 8th This post contains videos

Enda: Leo Varadkar spoke ‘in a personal capacity’ on abortion issue

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was responding to Varadkar’s comments last night that the 8th Amendment was too restrictive.

ECB to Ireland: We don’t have to answer to you

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

# dail - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Enda Kenny withdraws claims that bank guarantee documents were shredded

The Taoiseach first made the claims in the summer of 2012.

# dail - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Maybe Labour should canvass with donkeys … it worked in the 1940s

It couldn’t hurt the party’s popularity rating.

# dail - Friday 12 December, 2014

This video of TDs arguing over nothing is everything that’s wrong with the Dáil

“Agree to disagree?” “I don’t agree to that.”

Róisín Shortall kicked out of the Dáil after a big row Charade This post contains videos

Róisín Shortall kicked out of the Dáil after a big row

The dispute over the cost of the water charges grant has been the subject of heated exchanges this morning

Irish Water: No rules were broken when GMC Sierra won metering contract

TD Catherine Murphy has raised the issue in the Dáil on numerous occasions.

# dail - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Over 4,000 people are registering with Irish Water every day

Over 4,000 people are registering with Irish Water every day

The figures were revealed by Brendan Howlin in the Dáil this morning.

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