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#joan collins

# joan-collins - Friday 9 March, 2018

Grafton Street branch of PTSB occupied by anti-vulture fund demonstrators

The protesters accuse the bank of putting the lives of people in almost 20,000 households in jeopardy.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'We spoke on the phone to people in Eastern Ghouta who said: 'We are dying''

Displaced Syrians living in Ireland are calling for more action to be taken to stop ongoing conflict in their home country.

# joan-collins - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'Aisling's curve is now 70%': Minister says waiting four years for scoliosis surgery is too long

Aisling Corcoran had steel rods removed from her back in 2014.

# joan-collins - Monday 6 February, 2017

Tesco 'disappointed' at 'inaccurate' claims by TD that 1,200 jobs are on the line

The retail giant has rejected claims by Dublin TD Joan Collins concerning potential industrial action in stores in no uncertain terms.

# joan-collins - Friday 16 December, 2016

Joan Collins says the Supreme Court "sided against the Irish people" in rejecting her promissory note appeal

Earlier, the State’s highest court rejected the independent TD’s challenge to the decision to use public money to aid institutions like Anglo Irish Bank in 2010.

# joan-collins - Monday 7 November, 2016

Poll: Are you in favour of water services remaining in public ownership? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of water services remaining in public ownership?

A bill is coming before the Dáil calling for a referendum on the ownership of Ireland’s water services.

'There's a real chance of a referendum on the ownership of water, but we need FF to back it'

The bill, supported by 39 TDs, calls for a referendum on the ownership of Ireland’s water services.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims

Stay with us for live updates from the Dáil.

# joan-collins - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Is the Lansdowne Road pay agreement dead in the water?

The government is saying it’s not.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Fianna Fáil's call for water charges to be abolished 'first shot in election campaign'

Earlier, Enda Kenny said: “I’m not sure what Fianna Fáil are at here.”

# joan-collins - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Joan Collins' prom note appeal makes it all the way to the Supreme Court today

The deputy’s challenge against the €31 billion promissory note deal was rejected by the High Court.

# joan-collins - Monday 30 November, 2015

Court orders CCTV footage be handed over to water protesters

The deputy was charged with public order offences earlier this month.

# joan-collins - Monday 23 November, 2015

Joan denies an unemployed man was told to apply for 200-300 jobs a week

The Tánaiste said it was deemed that the man was ‘not genuinely seeking work’.

# joan-collins - Friday 18 September, 2015

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest

Joan Collins is due to appear before court on the same day as Paul Murphy.

# joan-collins - Thursday 18 June, 2015

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

It could be linked to the anti-water charge movement.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Joan Collins (actress) forced to confirm she's not Joan Collins (arrested Dublin politician) Water Mix Up

# joan-collins - Monday 20 April, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# joan-collins - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Watch: Joan Burton wants to know why water protesters have expensive phones and cameras

Her comments follow scuffles between protesters and gardaí in Clare Hall earlier this week.

# joan-collins - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Greyhound "trying to frighten workers" by starting and then dropping court action - TD

Joan Collins says the men were prepared for jail.

# joan-collins - Thursday 14 August, 2014

High Court orders TD to stop blockading Greyhound trucks

Joan Collins and two Dublin councillors have been ordered to stop the blockade – but workers have vowed to continue to picket.

# joan-collins - Sunday 20 July, 2014

'I saw fear in TDs’ eyes': An oral history of how Ireland legislated for X

One year on, TDs and Senators reflect on what it was like to be part of one of the most contentious political debates in decades.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

United Left TD Joan Collins protests 'scabs' working Greyhound trucks

The company says they’re calling the gardaí.

# joan-collins - Sunday 15 June, 2014

The number of people receiving a carer's allowance has increased by 40%

Joan Burton came under fire in the Dáil this week for cuts to grants and delays in social welfare decisions.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

16 TDs want a meeting with RTÉ because they're being treated 'very unfairly'

Members of the Dáil’s Technical Group claim that the national broadcaster is unfairly excluding them from a Prime Time panel. RTÉ argues that independents are not a political party and represent themselves.

# joan-collins - Thursday 3 April, 2014

'Appalling indignity': Government to revisit opening State redress scheme to Bethany Home survivors

Mary Lou McDonald said that the coalition has to date “flatly and coldly refused the Bethany survivors the dignity of recognition”.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

"The arrogance of the Minister for Justice will be his downfall": Calls for Minister Shatter to quit

Several TDs have said that the Minister’s position is now untenable.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Joan Collins took her own celebrity selfie to rival Ellen’s record-breaking shot Collin All Celebs

Joan Collins took her own celebrity selfie to rival Ellen’s record-breaking shot

The calibre of celebrity is slightly lower…

# joan-collins - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Tánaiste admits 'on-the-runs' controversy has 'derailed' progress in the North

Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil that talks on the contentious issues of flags, parades and the past were “derailed” after the release of John Downey.

# joan-collins - Thursday 27 February, 2014

'I didn't sleep very well last night' - State to pay 75% of costs in prom note case

The High Court ruled it was an exception al case which merited a departure from the normal rules on legal costs.

# joan-collins - Thursday 20 February, 2014

'His situation is untenable': Eight TDs say Alan Shatter should go

The call was made at a press conference in Dublin today.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Woman sleeping in TD’s office accommodated after a Facebook appeal

Joan Collins said enough is not being done to improve the social housing situation stating that it is at crisis level.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Enda Kenny accused of election stunt over pylons

The Taoiseach said there would be a €600 million cost difference between underground and overground power lines.

# joan-collins - Thursday 16 January, 2014

'No decision yet' on extra water charges for families

Speaking during Leaders’ Questions this afternoon, the Tánaiste stated that charges will apply above the free allowance, but their nature has not yet been decided.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Taoiseach says senior garda to liaise with NAMA over allegations

The Taoiseach was asked about the NAMA allegations at Leaders’ Questions this morning.

# joan-collins - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Quinn on ESB strike threat: We're acutely aware of the seriousness of the situation

It was Education Minister Ruairí Quinn fielding questions in the Dáil this morning.

# joan-collins - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Gilmore: It was never an option to renege on promissory note deal

Burning the bondholders would be “akin to sovereign default” Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil this morning and said the issue of the promissory note has been “resolved”.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

High Court dismisses TD's challenge to Anglo promissory note deal

Joan Collins TD had claimed that the deal was unconstitutional because it gave the Minister for Finance open ended power to approve the payments without Dáil approval.

‘It’s odious debt’: Dáil to debate ‘burning the bondholders’ tonight and tomorrow

The government will almost certainly oppose the motion and ensure that it does not pass when a vote is held tomorrow night.

# joan-collins - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Minister says welfare bill protects against poverty, TDs say it's 'mean and cruel'

A slight difference of opinion over Budget cuts in the Dáil chamber today…

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