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#Leaders' Questions

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# 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.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 2 April, 2015

The curious case of Enda Kenny and the man with two pints in his hand

The Taoiseach meets a lot of people.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 26 March, 2015

There was another entertaining episode of Joan v Mary Lou in the Dáil today Paulie Walnuts This post contains videos

There was another entertaining episode of Joan v Mary Lou in the Dáil today

The Sopranos featured twice at Leaders’ Questions today.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

They were talking about Nelson from The Simpsons in the Dáil today This post contains videos

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

WATCH: A stray set of Dáil headphones caused a lot of hassle for Mick Wallace

The Deputy struggled to understand the Taoiseach’s Irish, who refused to speak in English.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

‘You’ll all be needing healthcare’: Taoiseach, Micheál Martin and Gerry Adams got excited in the Dáil

They were all told to calm down by the Ceann Comhairle.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Even Alan Shatter has had a go at Leo Varadkar today

The opposition think Varadkar speaks like a health commentator, while Shatter is “confused” by his former cabinet colleague.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Clare Daly: Fine Gael and Labour will vote down abortion bill like ‘nodding donkeys’

The independent TD called the Taoiseach “a hypocrite” during a heated exchange.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Micheál Martin tells Enda: ‘You’ve put a price on people’s lives’

Soliris, which costs €400,000 per patient per year, is not available in Ireland.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Joan Burton thinks concerns about water meters are ‘a total ball of smoke’

There was a lot of finger-wagging and eye-rolling at Leaders’ Questions today.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Enda: I’ll ask Mario Draghi to attend the banking inquiry

The Taoiseach was described as “a crawler” by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald in the Dáil today.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Over 4,000 people are registering with Irish Water every day

Over 4,000 people are registering with Irish Water every day

The figures were revealed by Brendan Howlin in the Dáil this morning.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Mary Harney denies shutting down offshore accounts inquiry

Several former TDs and ministers have strenuously denied any wrongdoing, after Mary Lou McDonald read out their names in the Dáil today.

Sinn Féin has complained about ‘defamatory allegations’ from Joan Burton

The party has written to Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett over last week’s row at Leaders’ Questions.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Enda: Getting all the rough sleepers off the streets would be very difficult

The Taoiseach said he hoped the numbers could be dramatically reduced, following a forum on homelessness to take place in Dublin on Thursday.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Dáil suspended three times IN ONE HOUR as Burton and SF clash on abuse claims

Sinn Féin reacted angrily to sex abuse comments made by the Tánaiste.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Mick Wallace: Nóirín O’Sullivan is an insider who sat on Martin Callinan’s shoulder

The Dáil has been discussing the appointment of O’Sullivan as the new Garda Commissioner.

Enda and Gerry are still rowing about Sinn Féin’s involvement in a water protest on Monday

Sinn Féin has called on the Taoiseach to withdraw the remarks, saying the party was not at the protest.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 20 November, 2014

‘I was concerned if the car doors opened what would happen next’ – Joan Burton

The Tánaiste and Mary Lou McDonald had another argument today, but this one didn’t lead to a four-hour sit-in.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video…

…while signatories of the Proclamation failed to make the cut.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Taoiseach talks up tax cuts, calls water protesters “baying mob”

Meanwhile, despite appeals from an enraged Mick Wallace, the Taoiseach has declined to announce a snap election.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Dáil adjourned until Tuesday after Mary Lou stages four-hour sit-in Goodbye Mary Lou This post contains videos

Dáil adjourned until Tuesday after Mary Lou stages four-hour sit-in

It’s the second time in a month the Sinn Féin TD has been suspended from the chamber.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Secretary General on tax dossier: ‘No effort would have been made to suppress information’

Enda Kenny addressed the latest claims in the Dáil this afternoon.

Could Revenue go after unpaid water charges? You’ll find out next week

Taoiseach Enda Kenny would not explicitly rule out Revenue pursuing unpaid water charges as he repeatedly stated that all will be revealed next week.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Why wasn’t Mary Lou quizzing Joan Burton in the Dáil today?

Mary Lou McDonald’s usual Thursday afternoon rumble with the Tánaiste didn’t go ahead today. Here’s why…

Joan Burton: I’m delighted people are filming Irish Water protests

The Tánaiste has again moved to clarify her comments about Irish Water protesters with expensive phones and cameras.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

‘The story that Maíria Cahill has to tell is not just powerful, it will have serious consequences’

The Belfast woman who claims she was raped by an IRA member met with Enda Kenny this morning.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Enda Kenny: ‘I have every confidence John Tierney can do his job’

Meanwhile, a Fine Gael backbencher has called on the board of Irish Water to resign.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Enda’s take on the Mary Lou row: “Anything for an excuse to get out of the place”

The Sinn Féín deputy leader was thrown out of the Dáil chamber mid-speech, and told not to come back…

# leaders-questions - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Tánaiste tells Mary Lou to ‘get real’ and ‘stop spreading Sinn Féin lies’

The Deputy Leader of Sinn Féin accused the government of denying people the right to wash their children and cook if they can’t afford the water charges.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

People are complaining about the same rowdy TDs being rowdy in the Dáil every day Unparliamentary This post contains videos

People are complaining about the same rowdy TDs being rowdy in the Dáil every day

The Ceann Comhairle had to give out to deputies again this morning.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Forget McNulty, Fergus O’Dowd is the new person causing Enda Kenny problems

Forget McNulty, Fergus O’Dowd is the new person causing Enda Kenny problems

Micheál Martin complimented the Taoiseach’s use of the English language, sort of…

# leaders-questions - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Joan Burton told: ‘The country wants Enda’s head on a plate and you can deliver it’

Mick Wallace said people are sick with ‘cronyism in Irish politics’.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

‘This story is unravelling as it gets made up’: Yep, they’re still talking ‘McNulty-gate’ in the Dáil

Enda Kenny faced more questions today on the circumstances surrounding John McNulty’s appointment to a state board.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Kenny says Irish Water (and your PPS number) “will not be sold”

The Taoiseach made the comment during Leaders’ Questions today.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Joan Burton: ‘We’re the strongest growing economy in Europe at this point’

Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP) is now up 7.7 per cent.

‘One daily shower and one daily flush for children’: Micheál Martin demands water charges review

Joan Burton says she expects CER ruling will rule out water charges for contaminated water.

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