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#Houses of the OIreachtas

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Politicians who don't pay their bar tab will have it deducted from their salary

The Taoiseach encouraged the Oireachtas to investigate how to chase up politicians who fail to pay their bills.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Markievicz exhibit among celebration of 100 years since women's right to vote

Republican leader Markievicz will also be celebrated in the UK as the first woman elected to the UK House of Commons.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Monday 25 September, 2017

Dáil footage reuploaded to Oireachtas website after being taken down

Politicians and journalists argued that it showed a lack of transparency from the State.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Monday 21 March, 2016

33 politicians have yet to pay off their outstanding Dáil bar bill

Figures released by the Houses of the Oireachtas reveal that the largest sum amounts to over €800.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

TD claims use of pre-paid Oireachtas envelopes for campaign launch wasn't deliberate

John Halligan said if he made a mistake he will repay the money.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Denis O’Brien’s legal action against the Oireachtas is back in court today

The action was taken by the businessman earlier this year over remarks made in the Dáil under privilege regarding his banking affairs with IBRC.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Here's exactly what our politicians and civil servants were up to last year

Hitting the gym, Oireachtas Committee meetings and learning languages were all on the agenda.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Denis O’Brien is taking legal action over Dáil comments about his finances

The businessman has issued proceedings against the Houses of the Oireachtas and the State.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Friday 15 May, 2015

FF candidate says he 'never got a letter' over expenses claims... but he got THREE By-election This post contains videos

FF candidate says he 'never got a letter' over expenses claims... but he got THREE

Bobby Aylward was among over a hundred politicians who received letters about over-claiming expenses six years ago.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Lots of TDs are breaking the rules and wearing Yes pins - but will they be punished?

The wearing of pins and badges in Leinster House has become a hot topic in recent days.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Monday 20 April, 2015

Look at how incredibly complicated it is to elect Senators...

Our minds are blown. Our heads hurt.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

'If I've to work out of a shoebox I'd do it': Ex-Labour senator on his office eviction

James Heffernan had refused to leave an office he shared with former Labour colleague John Gilroy.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Friday 23 January, 2015

Which politician made €2,000 worth of calls to Kenya from Leinster House?

The identity of the TD or Senator cannot be revealed unless they come forward.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Opinion: The Banking Inquiry will help put the final pieces of the jigsaw together

The banking inquiry’s first public hearings get under way today and questions remain about what happened six years ago.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Monday 22 September, 2014

Nothing on telly? You can now flick over and watch the Oireachtas

Only if you’re into that sort of thing, of course, and have UPC or Sky.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Irish politicians have started paying for their pints on time

Leinster House authorities are taking a more proactive approach when it comes to collecting money owed.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - 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.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 26 July, 2014

'Leo the lion': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week

You win some, you lose some…

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 5 July, 2014

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

In numbers: The Dáil and Seanad sat for 234 days or 1,745 hours last year

The Houses of the Oireachtas has released some interesting figures in its 2013 annual report.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

How much will you be paying for your water?

The Commission for Energy Regulation will be giving TDs and Senators a briefing on water tariffs in Leinster House today.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 14 June, 2014

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 7 June, 2014

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Should there be a centralised database to record all racist incidents in Ireland?

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Sinn Féin could be in trouble for filming a party political broadcast outside Leinster House

The party could now be the subject of a complaint to the Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 10 May, 2014

'Dear Enda...': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week

You win some, you lose some…

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 3 May, 2014

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 26 April, 2014

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 19 April, 2014

'A ludicrous situation': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week House Of Cards This post contains videos

'A ludicrous situation': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week

You win some, you lose some…

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 5 April, 2014

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 29 March, 2014

'The fish rots from the head': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week

One or two things were happening in Leinster House this week and, as ever, there are winners and losers at the end of it…

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Monday 24 March, 2014

In 85 years, just seven TDs have resigned from the Dáil. Who and why?

Excluding those who have resigned their seat to take up another political position or ill-health, there have been just a handful of resignations from parliament over principle or controversy down the years. Who are they? And why have there been so few?

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 22 March, 2014

TDs and Senators warned to stay off the grass at Leinster House

A shortage of parking spaces outside the front and back of Leinster House has left some resorting to leaving their cars parked on the grass at the back of the complex.

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 15 March, 2014

'They inhabit an imaginary world': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week House Of Cards This post contains videos

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Our 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week

You win some, you lose some…

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Sunday 16 February, 2014

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Sunday 9 February, 2014

# houses-of-the-oireachtas - Sunday 2 February, 2014

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