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#Leaders' Questions

# leaders-questions - Today’s News

AS IT HAPPENED: Kenny quizzed over Orkambi, disability rights and... traffic in Killarney

Kenny fielded questions from all the party heads today.

# leaders-questions - Yesterday’s News

Leaders ask Gerry Adams to give a statement on Brian Stack investigation tomorrow

Brian Stack’s murder investigation, postage stamp price hikes, and water charges refunds were among the issues from today.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'No water charges through the front door or the back door': Mary Lou tells Bruton charges need to go

Richard Bruton stepped into Enda’s shoes for Leaders’ Questions today.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: 'A great deal is going on, but the problem is getting worse, Taoiseach'

Enda Kenny faced questions on the homeless crisis, Gerry Adams and a United Ireland today.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'Put the fraud squad after them' - TDs demand action on motor insurance and housing crisis

Everyone’s talking about the housing crisis today, but what will be on the minds of opposition TDs as they grill Frances Fitzgerald.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

"I am appalled by it": Taoiseach says domestic abusers "shame manhood"

"I am appalled by it": Taoiseach says domestic abusers "shame manhood"

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin raised the issue of the suicide in Ireland. He says it is time for cross-party co-operation.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

“Ministers on their own can’t operate solo runs": Taoiseach fields questions about Minister Ross

Enda Kenny asked about water charges, trolley numbers and judicial appointments.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: "You're both incompetent and unfit to be in Government" - Enda faces tough questions in the Dáil

Micheál Martin, Gerry Adams, Brendan Howlin and Bríd Smith were asking the questions during a lively exchange.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 10 November, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Trump's shock win and status of undocumented Irish on the agenda in the Dáil

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald was in the hotseat today for questions from opposition TDs.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

As it happened: Kenny quizzed on Trump, rents and strike action

Let’s see what they have to say…

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

As it happened: Enda Kenny grilled over teacher strike action and pay disputes

First the gardaí, now the teachers… is the government looking down the barrel of prolonged winter disruption as other sectors threaten to follow suit.

# leaders-questions - 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.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

As it happened: Enda faced questions on strikes, public pay, and what exactly false imprisonment means

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was back in the hot seat for Leader’s Questions this week.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 20 October, 2016

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club

Varadkar is filling in for Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

'It's a matter of life or death': Taoiseach asked about expensive cystic fibrosis drug

The Taoiseach is facing questions from his fellow party leaders.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Leaders' questions as it happened: Bruton evades questions on publishing research into first-time buyers' tax rebate

Have a look to see if politicians are covering the issues that matter most to you.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Leaders' Questions As It Happened: The morning after the day before

Follow the arguments blow-by-blow.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Angry exchanges: Justice Minister faces questions as gardaí controversies mount up

Angry exchanges: Justice Minister faces questions as gardaí controversies mount up

It’s Frances Fitzgerald’s turn to be grilled today.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny grilled on garda whistleblowers, Brexit and the future of rural post offices

It’s just under one week until Finance Minister Michael Noonan will be talking tax and expenditure.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Russian ambassador was left in "no uncertain terms" of Ireland's "disgust" over Syria bombings

It’s the second week of the Dáil term. Today it discussed Syria, Brexit and industrial action.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny grilled about what's going to be in this year's Budget

The Taoiseach faced questions on the proposed emigrant tax, the Christmas bonus and disability supports.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: TDs are back in the Dáil for Leaders' Questions

We’ll be keeping an eye on all things happening over at Leinster House this afternoon.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 7 July, 2016

FactCheck: How much worse are hospital waiting lists getting?

There are more and more people on waiting lists – but are things as bad as Fianna Fáil claim?

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Enda Kenny says there’s no reason why anyone should be sleeping rough this Christmas

Today is one year Jonathan Corrie died near Leinster House.

# leaders-questions - Friday 27 November, 2015

Mick Wallace has published his Project Eagle correspondence with Nama…

The independent TD has called for a commission of inquiry to be set up to investigate claims surrounding the state agency.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Enda to Micheál: ‘You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you’

The Taoiseach accused former health minister Micheál Martin of doubling health spend without achieving any results.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 19 November, 2015

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

‘Taoiseach, you will say anything to get elected, the truth does not matter’ UHI

‘Taoiseach, you will say anything to get elected, the truth does not matter’

Enda Kenny faced a grilling today during Leaders’ Questions.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Enda insists the Anglo loans inquiry won’t collapse

Enda insists the Anglo loans inquiry won’t collapse

The Taoiseach said he received a letter from Judge Brian Cregan last Friday about the difficulties the inquiry had encountered.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Tallaght Hospital to probe how information on 91-year-old patient was given to media

Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the incident as “a shocking example of dysfunction in the health system”.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Longboat Quay owners have threatened to take legal action

Residents and owners feel that the DDDA should cover the cost of works required at the building.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Enda Kenny is dead serious about high-speed burglars wearing night-vision goggles

The Taoiseach says they’re involved in high-speed chases at night time.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Remember this famous Fine Gael ad from 2007?

Micheál Martin raised this eight-year-old campaign ad in the Dáil today.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Gerry Adams asked Joan Burton lots of questions – but she just wanted to throw shade

The Tánaiste was out to score political points as Adams sought answers on NAMA.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 16 July, 2015

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Mick Wallace claims ‘€15,000 in a bag’ was paid to Nama official

Nama has said the claims will be investigated.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

‘I’m not entirely ignorant’: Gerry Adams had another run-in with the Ceann Comhairle earlier Dáil Scenes This post contains videos

# leaders-questions - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Joan and Mary Lou just had a massive row about a metaphorical woman’s shopping list

Low and sneaky, ‘Thatcherite’ … Take it from us, Mary Lou McDonald’s not happy with the coalition’s new Irish Water measures.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

WATCH: Enda launches into Gerry Adams and calls him the ultimate hypocrite Your Bleeding Heart This post contains videos

WATCH: Enda launches into Gerry Adams and calls him the ultimate hypocrite

It got a bit feisty at Leaders’ Questions today.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Gardaí covered up murder of a civilian by member of the force – Daly

Daly said the garda was told to say he wasn’t present when a shooting happened.

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