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# leinster-house - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Heard about the curious case of the missing Dáil artwork that isn’t actually missing? Unaccounted For This post contains videos

Heard about the curious case of the missing Dáil artwork that isn’t actually missing?

A top OPW official explained the curious case of the missing artwork in Leinster House.

What can Labour do to win back support?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls

The Mayo TD had previously repaid €2,000.

# leinster-house - Monday 23 February, 2015

Leinster House visitors could now be scanned and x-rayed

TDs are concerned the potential measures could cause long queues.

# leinster-house - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Out of the frying pan: Which Senators want to become TDs?

‘People criticise using the Seanad as a platform to the Dáil … but it makes sense.’

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s Sunday, and here are the top stories.

# leinster-house - Thursday 19 February, 2015

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Saturday 14 February, 2015

‘Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised’

A protest was held outside Leinster House calling for the transgender bill to be amended.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won’t get out

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a demonstration to show solidarity with Syriza.

# leinster-house - Thursday 5 February, 2015

18-month-old boy hands in petition with 65,000 signatures to Leinster House

The campaign is about children with serious illnesses.

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Did drinks companies water down the new alcohol laws?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Sunday 1 February, 2015

9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist Most Unparliamentary This post contains videos

9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist

The debate about sexism in Irish politics has been reignited by Michael Lowry and his controversial note this week.

# leinster-house - Friday 30 January, 2015

‘I’ve seen children using e-cigs and that is terrifying’

If passed, a new bill will mean ‘vaping’ becomes subject to the same regulation as ordinary cigarettes

# leinster-house - Thursday 29 January, 2015

There is a ‘Skype facility’ in Leinster House after all. Well, sort of…

TheJournal.ie has done some digging today…

Will Enda finally do a TV debate? State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Will Enda finally do a TV debate?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Here’s why all of the opposition TDs walked out of the Dáil today…

Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and others held a press conference outside Leinster House after a dramatic walkout.

# leinster-house - 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.

# leinster-house - Monday 26 January, 2015

Fine Gael TD: “Yes, I made some calls to Africa. None of them were personal.”

Michelle Mulherin confirms she made calls to Kenya from her phone in Leinster House, but says they were not personal.

# leinster-house - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Conor McGregor, Queen Elizabeth and club sandwiches: The week in numbers

Plus: How much does it cost to rent an Irish pub on wheels?

# leinster-house - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

‘Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days’

Nurses brought their anger at overcrowding to the gates of the Dáil today.

Why is Lucinda holding a women-only briefing?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Look out for the giant spliff: The not-so-serious 2014 political awards

They all take themselves way too seriously in Leinster House. So here’s a bit of light relief from the year that was…

# leinster-house - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Shufflin’, celebrating and protesting: The political year in pictures

There were resignations, a Cabinet reshuffle and the issue of water charges.

# leinster-house - Monday 29 December, 2014

One Coalition party isn’t keen on letting bedsits back onto the market

Tánaiste Joan Burton had previously suggested the ban could be examined.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

# leinster-house - Monday 22 December, 2014

Amid claims of drunkenness, the Seanad has voted to pass the Water Services Bill Irish Water This post contains videos

Amid claims of drunkenness, the Seanad has voted to pass the Water Services Bill

Earlier, proceedings were suspended twice in less than an hour – after a row over claims that senators were coming from the Dáil bar to vote on the Bill last week.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House

They will remember the deaths of seven women in Ireland who were sex workers.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Minister ‘hasn’t heard anything’ to reassure her about abuse at other care homes

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Thursday 11 December, 2014

WATCH: Clashes between gardaí and water charge protesters on O’Connell Bridge We Won't Pay This post contains videos

WATCH: Clashes between gardaí and water charge protesters on O’Connell Bridge

The main protest, in which tens of thousands participated, was a peaceful one but a gardaí said six arrests were made.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

How many people will protest against water charges today?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From Motor City to Leinster House: The Detroit water protesters have been busy since they landed

The activists have been in close contact with the Irish movement in recent months, and have even held solidarity events in Detroit.

A plaque has been erected in the doorway where Jonathan Corrie died

He passed away from hypothermia earlier this month.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

What was Gene Simmons from Kiss doing at Leinster House?

“I guess because of my silly hair people tend to take me to big buildings to meet important people.”

Restaurant owners say they’re not targeting homeless with begging survey

The Restaurants Association said homelessness and aggressive begging are two separate issues.

There was a very moving vigil for the homeless outside Leinster House last night Jonathan Corrie This post contains videos

There was a very moving vigil for the homeless outside Leinster House last night

The silent vigil followed the discovery of the body of a homeless man just yards from Leinster House on Monday.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Leinster House postpones turning on its Christmas lights after homeless man’s death

The Ceann Comhairle said tonight’s planned event would be ‘inappropriate’.

Alan Kelly will hold an emergency summit after homeless man found dead near Leinster House

The body of a man who had been sleeping rough was discovered in a doorway on Molesworth Street yesterday morning.

# leinster-house - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV?

Organisers aren’t expecting thousands of viewers.

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