# government - Sunday 15 January, 2017
It is a requirement under the Dáil rules that a sitting cannot begin without the prayer being read.
# government - Monday 9 January, 2017
Housing has become the biggest issue for hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland.
# government - Friday 30 December, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has also said there’s no chance of a coalition with Fianna Fáil in the future.
# government - Thursday 29 December, 2016
The Waterford TD believes no party wants an election any time soon.
Enda Kenny said Minister Paschal Donohoe will not deal with its strategy for public pay until the Public Pay Commission sends its report.
# government - Monday 26 December, 2016
Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.
# government - Sunday 25 December, 2016
This government has faced water charges, calls to repeal the Eighth, homelessness but found his biggest hurdle ‘humbling’.
# government - Wednesday 21 December, 2016
A bill has been approved by Government which will enable ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
# government - Monday 19 December, 2016
The activist will lead a group to develop a strategy for young LGBT people.
# government - Sunday 18 December, 2016
Fine Gael’s Chief Whip has had a big year. In a wide-ranging interview she tells us of her punishing schedule, spats with Sinn Féin, and why Christmas time always means home.
# government - Thursday 15 December, 2016
The three-year package was announced yesterday.
# government - Tuesday 13 December, 2016
The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.
# government - Tuesday 29 November, 2016
The UK Government has distanced itself from the notes.
Fianna Fáil are calling for a UK-style flood insurance scheme to be introduced here.
# government - Friday 25 November, 2016
25% of all properties nationwide that qualify and are currently available are in the Dublin area.
# government - Wednesday 23 November, 2016
“The sons and daughters of these women feel that their mothers’ suffering never received any acknowledgment or recognition.”
# government - Tuesday 22 November, 2016
Labour’s Brendan Howlin says this government is a “do nothing Dáil”.
# government - Sunday 20 November, 2016
This year has already seen industrial unrest among doctors, nurses, teachers and gardaí.
# government - Friday 18 November, 2016
The right to play, giving more powers to gardaí, and the abolition of direct provision centres were also contained in the report.
# government - Thursday 17 November, 2016
A total of 14,220 days were lost due to industrial disputes from July to September.
# government - Tuesday 15 November, 2016
The bill is to be debated in the Dáíl on Thursday.
Gerry Adams has called it a “quite frankly bizarre decision”.
The memo suggested that the British Government had “no plan” for Brexit
# government - Monday 14 November, 2016
The ongoing dispute centres on the restoration of an agreed €3000 “living-out” allowance.
# government - Friday 11 November, 2016
Ireland is on course to miss its emissions targets for this year and the next according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
TDs are to get a €5,000 increase over the next two years.
# government - Wednesday 9 November, 2016
A bill on a referendum on the ownership of Irish Water was passed today without a vote as a result of the government’s support.
Minister Paschal Donohoe is holding the line that the Lansdowne Road Agreement is the only show in town.
# government - Monday 31 October, 2016
The Government is expected to being a proposal document to talks with GRA when the two sides meet later today.
# government - Tuesday 25 October, 2016
The bill is due to be debated in the Dáil tonight.
# government - Wednesday 19 October, 2016
An Independent Alliance source said the members have the same thoughts on the Bill as they did on Mick Wallace’s legislation on fatal foetal abnormalities.
# government - Tuesday 11 October, 2016
Here’s everything to know about Budget 2017.
# government - Saturday 8 October, 2016
The government faces another hurdle after the Budget next week.
# government - Wednesday 5 October, 2016
The minister of science and higher education said the protests have “caused us to think and taught us humility”.
# government - Friday 30 September, 2016
Preliminary consultations and preparatory work have been undertaken on the issue.
# government - Tuesday 27 September, 2016
Farc signed the peace accord with the country’s government.
# government - Sunday 18 September, 2016
Micheál Martin’s party is the most popular one in the country, according to the latest opinion poll.
# government - Saturday 17 September, 2016
Finian Mcgrath said the Independent Alliance were committed to the Programme for Government.
# government - Sunday 11 September, 2016
An ongoing row about cardiac care services in Waterford could have serious consequences for the Government.
# government - Friday 9 September, 2016
The TD says that politicians can achieve more in government.