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# motion - Friday 1 August, 2014

Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo

Communities claim that the drilling in Fermanagh is the first stage in the fracking process.

# motion - Monday 21 July, 2014

Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge

Locals have been protesting against the plans for the scheme, claiming it will bring more traffic into the city.

# motion - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From Business ETC Now you can upload and view GIFs on Twitter Keep On Movin'

Now you can upload and view GIFs on Twitter

Brace yourself for a Twitter feed full of GIFs sometime next week.

# motion - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Poll: Should the Taoiseach reshuffle Cabinet now? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Taoiseach reshuffle Cabinet now?

With the Minister for Justice having faced two motions of no confidence already, is it time for a cabinet reshuffle?

# motion - Monday 24 February, 2014

From The Score GAA want ban on U16′s playing at minor inter-county level to be deferred until 2015 All Change

GAA want ban on U16′s playing at minor inter-county level to be deferred until 2015

The motion was adopted at last Saturday’s GAA Congress in Croke Park.

# motion - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From The Score Immigrant Council highlight GAA’s stance on racism as ‘an example to all’ GAA

Immigrant Council highlight GAA’s stance on racism as ‘an example to all’

Today’s GAA Congress at Croke Park saw 95.5% of delegates vote to make racism offences a red card one.

From The Score GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions Speaking Out

GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions

70.2% of delegates voted against the motion in Croke Park.

# motion - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

RSVP: Senators want to invite Pope Francis to Ireland

A visit from Pope Francis to Ireland would begin the healing process, says Senator David Norris who tabled the motion.

# motion - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Dáil to debate apology and redress for Bethany Home survivors

The government’s decision not to provide a redress scheme for survivors of the Dublin home will come under scrutiny tonight and tomorrow.

# motion - Monday 11 November, 2013

Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager defeated

Wicklow County Council hired four men from a private security firm to attend the meeting today.

# motion - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager after firefighter deaths fine

Last month a fine of €355,000 was handed down to the council over the 2007 deaths.

# motion - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Denis Naughten: ‘It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled’

Independent TD Denis Naughten has been removed from the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children.

# motion - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Walsh: We’re being asked to choose between Fine Gael values and Fine Gael

The TD said today that the fact he did not support a motion by Deputy Peter Mathews had led some to believe he did not support a free vote.

# motion - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Dublin city councillors at odds over increase in… Dublin councillors

Fianna Fáil are opposed to Minister Phil Hogan’s proposals, while Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Labour support them.

# motion - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Council to hear emergency call for full inquiry into boy’s Midleton death

Cllr Pat Buckley is to put a motion to Midleton Town Council today after the death of Vakaris Martinaitis last week.

# motion - Thursday 9 May, 2013

INMO to debate emergency motion on industrial action

The INMO annual conference is taking place in Letterkenny today and the motion discusses the option of industrial action if the government imposes pay cuts.

# motion - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Shatter criticises Martin for not cancelling debate following garda death

The Justice Minister said that he had attempted to delay the motion until after Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe’s funeral, but Micheál Martin refused.

# motion - Monday 21 January, 2013

Kerry councillors back plan to allow drink-driving ‘in moderation’

Councillor Danny Healy-Rae, who put forward the motion, told TheJournal.ie that it would help people who are isolated and can’t leave their homes to go to the pub anymore.

# motion - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Government WILL publish report of Expert Group on abortion ruling

James Reilly wants to publish the report on the A, B and C ruling after it’s discussed by ministers next Tuesday morning.

TDs won’t get to vote on Sinn Féin’s abortion motion. Here’s why

Dáil procedures mean a minister can almost unilaterally replace an opposition motion with one more favourable to the government.

# motion - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Sinn Féin calls for all-party support for its X Case motion

The party will table the motion for legislation for the X Case in the Dáil this coming week.

# motion - Friday 16 November, 2012

Sinn Féin to table Dáil motion calling for legislation for X Case

Meanwhile, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has met with the Indian Ambassador to Ireland, Debashish Chakravarti, to discuss the death of Savita Halappanavar.

# motion - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Crown “disappointed” as Oireachtas committee votes against smoking ban at Leinster House

Finian McGrath TD, who was against the motion, said he was “delighted” the committee showed some “common sense” on proposed ban on campus.

# motion - Friday 26 October, 2012

From The Score Motion passed for county boards to sign up to players’ charter CONFIRMED

Motion passed for county boards to sign up to players’ charter

It has also been decided that the idea of combined Ulster Hurling squads will be further explored.

# motion - Monday 24 September, 2012

Poll: Should Health Minister James Reilly stay – or go? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Health Minister James Reilly stay – or go?

The Health Minister has been facing yet more criticism. But should he resign, or stay and continue his reform of the health system?

# motion - Thursday 20 September, 2012

VIDEO: Róisín Shortall’s not-so-ringing endorsement of James Reilly Health This post contains videos

VIDEO: Róisín Shortall’s not-so-ringing endorsement of James Reilly

The junior health minister voted in favour of James Reilly last night – but only after a four-minute critique of his performance.

# motion - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Reilly wins confidence vote as Taoiseach and Tánaiste state their support No Confidence This post contains videos

Reilly wins confidence vote as Taoiseach and Tánaiste state their support

The Fianna Fáil proposed motion of no confidence in the Health Minister was defeated but junior health minister Róisín Shortall did not mention or refer to James Reilly once during her statement.

James Reilly faces motion of no confidence today

Vote due this evening on Health Minister after Fianna Fáil proposes that Reilly’s performance has in power has resulted “in more chaos” across the health service.

# motion - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Rabbitte rallies to support of Reilly during debate on no confidence motion

Fianna Fáil’s decision to table a motion of no confidence in Health Minister James Reilly tonight drew criticism from the government benches during a heated debate.

# motion - Monday 3 September, 2012

Dublin City Council votes ‘Yes’ to marriage equality

Gay rights’ groups welcome the move as Dublin follows Cork in lending support to same-sex civil marriages.

# motion - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Proposal to bring Bill to move referendum date rejected

The proposal by Independent TDs was voted down in the Dáil this evening.

# motion - Friday 4 May, 2012

Opposition TDs force Dáil debate on domiciliary care allowance

The allowance is given to the carer of children with severe disabilities who need close supervision. Opposition TDs say there have been significant problems with the payment recently.

# motion - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Turf cutters welcome Dáil motion

Thousands of people gathered outside the Dáil yesterday to demonstrate against the closure of raised bogs. Today, they welcomed yesterday’s Dáil motion in support of turf cutters.

# motion - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Union calls for national mortgage strikes

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has proposed the motion at the conference run by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions today.

# motion - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Michael Lowry refuses to resign after official request

Motion of censure passed against Lowry who says not a day has passed in 14 years where he has not been “abused and villified”.