# politicians - Yesterday’s News
Owning a pub and being in Leinster House – seeing the demise of Rural Ireland from the outside and the inside.
# politicians - Tuesday 31 March, 2015
Customers want simpler bills and exit fee options.
# politicians - Monday 24 November, 2014
# politicians - Wednesday 12 November, 2014
Parliamentary privilege allows TDs to make ‘unfounded, unsubstantiated or malicious allegations against any member of the public’, writes John Jacob of the AGSI.
# politicians - Saturday 1 November, 2014
“The internets is an amazing series of tubes that you should pay for” – elected officials.
# politicians - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
# politicians - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
A TD, a senator and the Lord Mayor all took the plunge in Dublin today. Somehow they all managed to stick to parliamentary language, post-deluge….
# politicians - Sunday 3 August, 2014
# politicians - Saturday 19 July, 2014
Conspicuously absent from the talk about the reshuffle was an evaluation of intelligence, skills, capabilities or temperament.
# politicians - Sunday 29 June, 2014
He commended the members of the Oireachtas and the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly for working together.
# politicians - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
They said they will be discussing the scope of the inquiry, the risks associated with it and the time scale.
# politicians - Saturday 21 June, 2014
Gerry Conlon spent 14 years in prison for an IRA bombing that he played no part in.
# politicians - Monday 2 June, 2014
Last week workers were told they could either take a 20 per cent pay cut, with 200 redundancies in the company, or the plant would be closed.
# politicians - Thursday 22 May, 2014
# politicians - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
All the information you need in one handy widget. You’re welcome.
# politicians - Friday 16 May, 2014
“Is your mammy or daddy home?”
# politicians - Sunday 11 May, 2014
An eightysomething tells it like it is.
# politicians - Monday 28 April, 2014
Hot politicians in YOUR area want to chat with you. Really, they do. They’re up for election.
# politicians - Saturday 19 April, 2014
Because it’s about more than just saying cheese.
# politicians - Thursday 3 April, 2014
They’re lurking round every corner, in every lift, at every checkout.
# politicians - Friday 7 March, 2014
Sadly, it’s not funny at all. Poor Dave.
# politicians - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
Maternity leave, working hours and acceptable behaviours are all things that need to be tackled, finds research.
# politicians - Monday 3 February, 2014
A new EU report also found that Irish people feel that corruption is more widespread in their country than the average European.
# politicians - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
The 55-year-old was speaking ahead of the World Economic Forum this week.
# politicians - Sunday 8 December, 2013
One government minister denounced the proposed increase as “wholly inappropriate” – but there’s not a lot MPs can do about it.
# politicians - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
A hat shaped like a flower, an illuminous golfer and a Minister’s strut. The Shelbourne Hotel had it all last night.
# politicians - Sunday 20 October, 2013
# politicians - Friday 18 October, 2013
340 people are living in slavery in Ireland which is why action is needed now says ICI.
# politicians - Saturday 28 September, 2013
“The constitution did not make it a retirement home for failed politicians and a creche for aspiring ones – the political class did.”
# politicians - Saturday 7 September, 2013
Breaking via The Mire wire: Sean O’Rourke and Pat Kenny to wrestle, homeowner professes their love for Permanent TSB, and bankers mistreat their politicians.
# politicians - Monday 22 July, 2013
…in addition to the weather.
# politicians - Saturday 13 July, 2013
Breaking via The Mire wire: Late night Dáil party nearly ends in abortion and a cartographer worries that Lucinda Creighton may disappear right off the map.
# politicians - Friday 12 July, 2013
The passing of the X Case legislation has raised questions about the appropriateness of the Dáil bar serving until the early hours. What do you think?
# politicians - Sunday 30 June, 2013
George Bush, Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana are just some of the famous people to be immortalised on film, but is it ever possible to give a balanced portrayal of a person? Darren Mooney writes about the challenging world of the bioepic.
# politicians - Thursday 20 June, 2013
After the boom-years, people are wondering if there is an alternative system that might work better, writes Órla Ryan, who says worker co-operatives might be just what we’re looking for.
# politicians - Saturday 1 June, 2013
# politicians - Friday 24 May, 2013
During a meeting at Leinster House this afternoon, two TDs revealed they had children who were “incompatible with life”.
# politicians - Wednesday 22 May, 2013
The final day of the three-day hearing saw legal experts teasing out some of the most intricate detail in the draft legislation.
# politicians - Tuesday 21 May, 2013
Stitch up the X Case’s dangling loopholes and then hold a referendum to legalise abortion in Ireland – because no woman wants an abortion just for the hell of it, writes Carol Redmond.