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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 28 March, 2017


# td - Thursday 16 March, 2017

A TD went undercover to tackle touts charging €600 for Ireland v England tickets

The first clip shows Rock meeting a man in Dublin city, who was selling two tickets in row Q in the north stand for €550.

# td - Monday 6 March, 2017

"Fully vindicated" - Frank Feighan is set to contest the next election for Fine Gael

Feighan had chosen to not contest last year’s general election after spending nine years in Dáil Éireann.

# td - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Former Fine Gael and Independent TD Peter Mathews has died aged 65 RIP

Former Fine Gael and Independent TD Peter Mathews has died aged 65

The former Dublin South TD announced last year he had been diagnosed with cancer.

# td - Monday 20 February, 2017

Bank of Ireland 'Fomo' loans for students branded as 'irresponsible'

The loans were only offered to a select number of students at Dublin City University.

# td - Thursday 16 February, 2017

An unfortunate place to sit, Enda - but photos like this are harder to avoid than you might think

When it comes to sitting under unfortunate words or phrases, it’s a case of ‘win some, lose some’ for politicians.

# td - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

After nine-year wait, Ireland to strengthen rights of people with a disability

A bill has been approved by Government which will enable ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

# td - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Musicians hold sing-song outside Leinster House in bid to get more radio play

They were there to launch a new bill from Labour TD Willie Penrose.

# td - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Danny Healy-Rae says Noah's Ark is "a fact"

The TD made headlines earlier this year when he asserted that “God above” is in charge of the weather.

# td - Friday 8 July, 2016

Search begins for new officers with "tolerance and humanity" to work in Irish prisons

The first recruits are expected to enter prison service college in early 2017.

# td - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Ex-Fianna Fáil TD dodges jail - but judge says he led court on "merry dance"

The former junior minister paid a debt he owed for more than three years – but came in for criticism from the presiding judge.

# td - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

We asked every TD if they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment - here's what they said

A lot of them don’t want to talk about it.

# td - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

GSOC says details of Clare Daly's arrest were leaked by gardaí - but no one will be punished

Daly was arrested in 2013 after a breathalyser failed to register a reading, but was later cleared.

# td - Thursday 12 May, 2016

19 accused in Jobstown trial to have separate trials

They had previously asked that they go on trial together. The trials will most likely be broken up into blocks.

# td - Sunday 24 April, 2016

'There's no wrongdoing here': Katherine Zappone defends Dáil travel expenses

Zappone said the route she uses is the fastest and most efficient in terms of saving time.

# td - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

“She was giving me a right doing” – Healy-Rae has his say on his close encounter with a cow

The TD is due to be released today from Cork University Hospital.

# td - Monday 22 February, 2016

# td - Sunday 21 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Tipp TD Mattie McGrath’s election song is all kinds of cringe The Man In The Van

Tipp TD Mattie McGrath’s election song is all kinds of cringe


# td - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Former Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan charged over pub assault

The deputy resigned from his party last month, citing concerns over the North-South Interconnector project.

# td - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Sean Conlan thinks Fine Gael is out to get him

The TD, who resigned from the party yesterday, claimed figures in Fine Gael are attempting to silence him.

# td - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Noel Dempsey: ‘Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government’ Fianna Fáil This post contains images

Noel Dempsey: ‘Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government’

The former Fianna Fáil minister gave a wide-ranging interview to RTÉ Radio 1 today.

# td - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Sinn Féin selects Cork East candidate, as TD at centre of bullying storm confirms she won’t run

Two local councillors were found to have been ‘uncomradely’ towards Sandra McLellan.

# td - Saturday 10 October, 2015

“You get in and box like hell, and get out”: Michael Fitzmaurice on his first year as a TD

It’s a year since the man once known as the ‘new Ming’ won his seat. How has he found his first 12 months as a TD?

# td - Saturday 26 September, 2015

TD Éamonn Maloney has resigned from the Labour Party

Maloney was the only TD in Ireland who claimed no expenses at all in 2011.

# td - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Revenue and gardaí need to clamp down hard on the owners of rickshaws before it’s too late

Some rickshaw owners in the capital are bringing in €15,000 a week in untaxed income, and organised crime is beginning to take note writes Derek Keating.

# td - Thursday 30 July, 2015

“Confusion and chaos” reign as Irish politicians struggle to attend trial of Ibrahim Halawa

The teenager is facing another hearing on Sunday.

# td - Friday 8 May, 2015

Here’s what Prince Charles and Camilla will get up to on their Irish visit

They’re on their way at the end of the month.

# td - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Paul Murphy describes Tubridy interview as ‘exercise in badgering’

The interview was criticised by many of Murphy’s supporters.

# td - Saturday 21 February, 2015

# td - Friday 20 February, 2015

WATCH: Mick Wallace has dyed his hair pink

The Wexford TD took the bold step for Today FM’s Shave or Dye.

# td - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Irish Water rubbishes claims water metering has stopped in Dublin

The claims came from a Sinn Fein TD.

# td - Friday 12 December, 2014

Irish bishops want “urgent action” on Direct Provision

They say people seeking asylum are left on the margins of our communities.

# td - Friday 5 December, 2014

Michael Lowry set to face trial over incorrect tax return charge

The date for his appearence before the Dublin Circuit Court is yet to be set.

# td - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Mick Wallace applied to be Garda Authority boss, but didn’t even get a ‘PFO’

The Independent TD says he got an acknowledgement but no interview — and he wants to know who else applied for the role.

# td - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Warnings of an “uncontrollable” rise in Local Property Tax

By law, householders are expected to revalue their properties in November 2017. There are concerns this could add hundreds of euros to annual bills in the Dublin area.

# td - Thursday 30 October, 2014

The waiting list for nursing home money is getting even longer

The budget for the scheme is capped and those on the waiting list are forced to foot a bill of €13,000 a year until they’re approved.

# td - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Political nostalgia: Hands up who still has a Lucinda Creighton beermat? … Anyone?

Come with us on a journey through time and space … to the early part of 2007.

# td - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

These TDs are resorting to Twitter to complain about Irish Water services…

Fine Gael TD Noel Harrington said he’s had “no substantial response” to a series of emails and Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty doesn’t seem to be getting anywhere either.

# td - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about our newest TD, the thousands of people that took part in the protest today and the ongoing Ebola crisis…

# td - Friday 10 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge There’s really only one way to celebrate World Egg Day Eoin

There’s really only one way to celebrate World Egg Day

Did u collect the eggs?

# td - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From Business ETC ‘Conflict of interest’ in RTÉ board nomination of alcohol group boss

‘Conflict of interest’ in RTÉ board nomination of alcohol group boss

Fionnuala Sheehan is currently chair of MEAS, and has been nominated for a position.

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