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#James Heffernan

# james-heffernan - Friday 11 March, 2016

Senator arrested after walking into Temple Bar crime scene

James Heffernan was released an hour and a half later.

# james-heffernan - Monday 29 February, 2016

Did the Social Democrats really have a good election?

The party got a strong vote in its first electoral test but it has stood still in terms of Dáil numbers.

# james-heffernan - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Ex-Labour senator claims he was told to come up with 'list of women' for state boards

James Heffernan’s claims come in the wake of the controversy over David Begg’s appointment as chair of the Pensions Authority.

# james-heffernan - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Row over eviction of ex-Labour senator takes another turn

John Gilroy and his former Labour colleague James Heffernan became embroiled in a dispute over office space earlier this year.

# james-heffernan - 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.

# james-heffernan - Saturday 14 February, 2015

'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'

Labour Senator James Heffernan said he knew of girls aged as young as 12 who knew whom they would be marrying.

# james-heffernan - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

"We're at the end of our tether" - Labour can't make this Senator leave his office

James Heffernan had his belongings packed up by former Labour colleague John Gilroy recently. But he’s not budging.

# james-heffernan - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

This senator has been kicked out of his office by his former Labour colleague

James Heffernan is searching for new office space after his belongings were packed up by John Gilroy.

# james-heffernan - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Here's why the government could lose more Seanad votes in the coming months

A wafer-thin majority and ‘the three amigos’ could all spell trouble for the coalition…

# james-heffernan - Monday 9 September, 2013

Labour senators to join Mary O’Rourke in campaigning for Seanad to be saved

Two Labour senators will canvass with the former Fianna Fáil minister in the midlands this week.

# james-heffernan - Friday 19 July, 2013

Videos: Senator says he's been asked to 'act like a robot' as FF stages walkout Seanad This post contains videos

# james-heffernan - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Social Welfare Bill passes committee stage in Seanad by three votes

The bill passed in the upper house this evening with Labour’s James Heffernan confirming his vote against the law and losing the party whip. Only businessman Feargal Quinn voted with the coalition.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Labour senator James Heffernan resigns party whip

The Labour Party spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Heffernan has resigned the whip.

# james-heffernan - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Seanad vote could delay Budget’s welfare cuts by three months

At least one Labour senator says he may vote against the Social Welfare Bill. One more defect could defeat the government.

# james-heffernan - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Portraits of tainted taoisigh ‘should be removed from Leinster House’ – senator

James Heffernan says the public gallery, which forms part of tours, should not feature portraits of disgraced politicians.

# james-heffernan - Saturday 5 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Senator takes a spin in a coffin…for charity Coffin Up This post contains images

Senator takes a spin in a coffin…for charity

Limerick’s James Heffernan played dead for more than 40 minutes as locals guessed the identity of the “deceased”.