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Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 19 April, 2014

Oireachtas

The name given to the Irish National parliment. It consists of the President, the Dáil and the Seanad.

# oireachtas - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

80,000 new homes are needed but TDs will hear today who needs them and where

A national housing plan is vital argues one social housing group.

# oireachtas - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Score O’Neill and Duffy to face Oireachtas Committee tomorrow over new GAA TV deal with Sky Sports Case For Defence

O’Neill and Duffy to face Oireachtas Committee tomorrow over new GAA TV deal with Sky Sports

The GAA President and Director-General will appear before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications.

# oireachtas - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

# oireachtas - Saturday 5 April, 2014

# oireachtas - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age

A Bill put forward by Labour TD Anne Ferris would see the current compulsory retirement age of 65 scrapped.

# oireachtas - Saturday 29 March, 2014

‘The fish rots from the head’: 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week

One or two things were happening in Leinster House this week and, as ever, there are winners and losers at the end of it…

# oireachtas - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

RTE boss to answer questions about The Saturday Night Show for the first time

Director General Noel Curran will field questions about a number of issues before an Oireachtas committee this morning.

# oireachtas - Monday 24 March, 2014

In 85 years, just seven TDs have resigned from the Dáil. Who and why?

Excluding those who have resigned their seat to take up another political position or ill-health, there have been just a handful of resignations from parliament over principle or controversy down the years. Who are they? And why have there been so few?

# oireachtas - Saturday 22 March, 2014

TDs and Senators warned to stay off the grass at Leinster House

A shortage of parking spaces outside the front and back of Leinster House has left some resorting to leaving their cars parked on the grass at the back of the complex.

# oireachtas - Saturday 15 March, 2014

# oireachtas - Saturday 8 March, 2014

# oireachtas - Thursday 6 March, 2014

TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths

Tony Holohan is to appear before the committee this morning. He published a review of the situation last month.

# oireachtas - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

“You’ve had your little rant”: UHI plan defended, White Paper could be published next week

Enda Kenny has rejected suggestions that the coalition is putting off James Reilly’s radical plan, though he says there will be an in-depth consultation process.

Back to grind for Enda, Ukraine and Seachtain Na Gaeilge…everything happening in Leinster House today

Everything you wanted to know about the Oireachtas today but were too afraid to ask…

# oireachtas - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Our 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week

You win some, you lose some…

# oireachtas - Thursday 27 February, 2014

‘European friends came to the help of Ireland’: TDs brief Scots on EU membership

Labour TD Eric Byrne told Scottish counterparts that “it wasn’t Europe who sabotaged” the Irish economy.

TD claims garda was warned last whistleblower was “now washing cars in Navan”

John McGuinness says a female garda was warned off pursuing a claim of sexual harassment within the force.

# oireachtas - Saturday 22 February, 2014

# oireachtas - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

These stories of domestic abuse are prompting calls for a change in law

Women’s Aid and several other organisations will come before an Oireachtas committee to discuss potential changes.

# oireachtas - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Taoiseach: New York St Patrick’s Day parade ‘about our Irishness and not about our sexuality’

“I understand that about 500,000 people participate in the St Patrick’s Day parade in New York. I don’t know how many of those are gay and lesbian people and that is a matter for themselves,” Enda Kenny told the Dáil this evening.

Bugging, Mount Carmel closure, Pantigate and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, since you asked…

# oireachtas - Sunday 16 February, 2014

# oireachtas - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Bugging, flooding and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, since you asked…

# oireachtas - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Sunbeds, crowdfunding, Irish Water, and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, since you asked…

# oireachtas - Sunday 9 February, 2014

# oireachtas - Friday 7 February, 2014

Government accused of “pretending to support” Down syndrome support bill

The Government did not oppose Finian McGrath’s bill but TDs were concerned that it would get slowed down by Oireachtas committees.

# oireachtas - Thursday 6 February, 2014

TD claims that evidence from garda whistleblower was ‘debunked’

The PAC says it will not give Sergeant Maurice McCabe a copy of his evidence, as he requested.

Pylons being used to rollout broadband could happen as TDs debate

An Oireachtas Committee will today debate legislation which may also extend private land access to third-party

# oireachtas - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From Business ETC This TD claims his bill could save thousands of jobs – and create thousands more Examinership

This TD claims his bill could save thousands of jobs – and create thousands more

Stephen Donnelly wants to amend the Companies Act to facilitate an easier examinership process.

# oireachtas - Sunday 2 February, 2014

# oireachtas - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Garda whistleblower will speak to PAC today…but you won’t be able to watch

Garda sergeant Maurice McCabe will speak to TDs in private session later today.

# oireachtas - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Irish Water (obviously), payday loans and everything else happening in Leinster House today…

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, you asked…

# oireachtas - Sunday 26 January, 2014

# oireachtas - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Senator gathers all the ladies of Leinster House for photo shoot

The occasion will mark the 95th anniversary of the 1918 General Election – and Ivana Bacik hopes to have a majority of women in the chamber for the first time ever.

# oireachtas - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Garda Commissioner to face tough questioning on penalty points

An Oireachtas committee is attempting to get to the bottom of how and why some motorists had penalty points cancelled.

# oireachtas - Sunday 19 January, 2014

# oireachtas - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Barry Cowen to Phil Hogan: ‘You misled Dáil’. Hogan: ‘No, you did’.

Cowen has claimed that Hogan “either deliberately lied” or “accidentally gave a gross underestimation” about Irish water costs. The Minister says Cowen was “selective in his quotes”.

From Business ETC Oireachtas launches smartphone app ‘on time’, and ‘within budget’ at €20k Leinster House

Oireachtas launches smartphone app ‘on time’, and ‘within budget’ at €20k

The new mobile app allows users to access contact details for TDs and Senators, and multimedia content from Leinster House.

# oireachtas - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Irish Water, Dublin Bus and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# oireachtas - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Ex-Fine Gael minister and former judge to be appointed to political standards watchdog

Under legislation giving effect to SIPO, the two appointments are required to be a former judge and a former politician and will need the approval of both the Dáil and Seanad.

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