# opposition - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
The Taoiseach has taken over the portfolio on a temporary basis.
# opposition - Monday 5 May, 2014
Deputies Pearse Doherty and Stephen Donnelly have argued that a section of the Irish Constitution needs to be changed.
# opposition - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
The Taoiseach said the government had “a very long agenda” and water charges simply didn’t come up.
# opposition - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
‘Spinning’, ‘circling the wagons’ and ‘making shapes’ – Alan Shatter took a battering in the Dáil today.
# opposition - Friday 31 January, 2014
In a statement, the two groups also announced protests to be held in Moscow, Sochi, London, Rio de Janeiro and other cities.
# opposition - Wednesday 29 January, 2014
The bill was passed in parliament without the backing of the ruling party – but opposition MPs refused to vote.
# opposition - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
The treatment of elderly people was highlighted by two Fianna Fáil spokespeople today, with Seán Fleming asking what the Government “has against elderly married couples?”.
# opposition - Thursday 10 October, 2013
The moves to revamp the hurling league are opposed by the Model County.
# opposition - Sunday 4 August, 2013
Robert Mugabe’s rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, denounced the win as “stolen”.
# opposition - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
# opposition - Tuesday 23 July, 2013
Today marked the final debate and vote on the Bill in the upper House.
# opposition - Tuesday 2 July, 2013
The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill has passed the second stage of the Dáil this evening with cross-party support but also cross-party opposition.
# opposition - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
Enda Kenny says the decision to build a €500m sewage treatment plant in Clonshaugh lies with the local authorities.
It has been announced that the preferred site for the plant is Clonshaugh in north Dublin.
# opposition - Monday 6 May, 2013
A member of a UN panel investigating alleged war crimes says it appears that the rebels are using sarin gas.
# opposition - Saturday 27 April, 2013
The full text of the Fianna Fáil leader’s speech to his annual party conference – including his support for public sector workers (but without any mention of abortion).
# opposition - Sunday 21 April, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry announced the new package of assistance, saying it will provide an additional $123 million in aid.
# opposition - Friday 15 March, 2013
In a statement, the main opposition National Coalition said: “The large challenges still before us only increase our determination to overthrow the Assad regime”.
# opposition - Tuesday 19 February, 2013
The Dublin North TD said the property tax will put increasing pressure on the Government. “Labour, they’re nearly dropping like flies,” she said.
# opposition - Saturday 9 February, 2013
The response to the promissory note deal has ranged from muted in the case of Fianna Fáil to outrage from Sinn Féin and the Independents – so what does this deal mean for Fine Gael, asks Gary Murphy.
# opposition - Sunday 3 February, 2013
Labour will be the casualty of this government because it secured votes by promising things the party could never deliver, writes Adrian Grant.
# opposition - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
The US President said Syria’s opposition is the legitimate representative of the country’s people – the most significant US intervention so far in the brutal civil war.
# opposition - Monday 10 December, 2012
# opposition - Thursday 6 December, 2012
Five demonstrators died overnight as supporters and opponents of president Mohamed Morsi fought outside the presidential palace.
# opposition - Monday 12 November, 2012
Yesterday a deal was made to form a broad-based opposition structure to take the 20-month uprising forward.
# opposition - Sunday 7 October, 2012
Hugo Chavez has been in power for almost 14 years – but his opponent in the presidential election is in a statistical dead heat with the president in opinion polls.
# opposition - Monday 6 August, 2012
State-run television in Syria says Riad Hijab has been sacked but opposition sources say he has fled to Jordan.
# opposition - Thursday 19 July, 2012
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# opposition - Wednesday 18 July, 2012
The Government yesterday announced a €2.25 billion plan to give a boost to the economy.
# opposition - Thursday 12 July, 2012
The former deputy leader of the party had resigned in February but is now back on the party’s front bench.
# opposition - Monday 2 July, 2012
Tensions in the region are high after Turkey scrambled fighter jets to the border yesterday.
# opposition - Friday 15 June, 2012
Opposition newspaper says its deputy editor was threatened with decapitation after reporting on crime cover-ups.
# opposition - Sunday 10 June, 2012
# opposition - Tuesday 21 February, 2012
The Zimbabwean president, speaking on his 88th birthday, also gave tips on how to live a long life.
# opposition - Thursday 2 February, 2012
The government spent €3.4 million on communion and confirmation allowances to people who needed help last year – but has announced plans limiting the payment to €110.
# opposition - Tuesday 17 January, 2012
There has been much talk of sales of State assets as part of the IMF/EU bailout deal but is Aer Lingus one we should hold on to?
# opposition - Monday 9 January, 2012
Anwar Ibrahim has been fighting the charges since 2008, claiming they were a set-up by the current government which is afraid of the challenge his leadership poses.
# opposition - Friday 23 December, 2011
The former British prime minister hasn’t died – but 16,000 people have signed a petition on a UK government website calling for the private sector to bear the cost of her funeral.
The leader of the opposition in Burma, who was under house arrest for 15 of the last 21 years, has ended her boycott of elections in military dictatorship.
# opposition - Thursday 15 December, 2011
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