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#Aengus Ó Snodaigh

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

'An act of sheer wanton corporate vandalism': Former home of 1916 leader demolished in Dublin
# Ballsbridge
# Ballsbridge

'An act of sheer wanton corporate vandalism': Former home of 1916 leader demolished in Dublin

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 3:09 PM 76,528 Views 120 Comments

The property at 40 Herbert Park was bulldozed this morning.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Monday 9 March, 2020

Joe Duffy apologises to Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh for 'defamatory comments' on Liveline
# Liveline
# Liveline

Joe Duffy apologises to Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh for 'defamatory comments' on Liveline

Mar 9th 2020, 4:27 PM 124,796 Views 0 Comments

Duffy has acknowledged the “grave distress” caused to the Dublin South Central TD.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Saturday 22 April, 2017

59 members of the Defence Forces tested positive for illegal drugs in the past five years
# Drug Testing
# Drug Testing

59 members of the Defence Forces tested positive for illegal drugs in the past five years

Apr 22nd 2017, 6:05 AM 12,247 Views 32 Comments

23 of the drug takers had to buy their way out of their military contracts.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Government to block bill calling for new public holiday, despite one of its own calling for the same thing
# Spoilsports
# Spoilsports

Government to block bill calling for new public holiday, despite one of its own calling for the same thing

Nov 3rd 2016, 6:01 AM 15,829 Views 25 Comments

The Public Holidays Bill 2016 is being brought before the Dáil today by Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Sunday 24 April, 2016

'You always knew you weren't going to get rich becoming a member of SF'
# Average Wage
# Average Wage

'You always knew you weren't going to get rich becoming a member of SF'

Apr 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 15,401 Views 183 Comments

It’s long been Sinn Féin policy that Dáil deputies are asked to accept a salary of around €38,000 – far short of the Dáil salary of €87,000.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen
# Lá Na Poblachta
# Lá Na Poblachta

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen

Oct 6th 2015, 6:21 PM 22,409 Views 139 Comments

What if 24 April was a national public holiday every year?

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Monday 7 September, 2015

The next leader of Sinn Féin, from most to least likely
# After Gerry
# After Gerry

The next leader of Sinn Féin, from most to least likely

Sep 7th 2015, 6:45 AM 42,342 Views 197 Comments

Gerry Adams has led Sinn Féin for over three decades. But who succeeds him?

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Sinn Féin insists it doesn't have a bullying problem
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Sinn Féin insists it doesn't have a bullying problem

Jun 30th 2015, 7:00 PM 11,281 Views 91 Comments

Party whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh was responding to more allegations of bullying in Sinn Féin.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Local authorities have kept on just 27 JobBridge interns
# County Councils
# County Councils

Local authorities have kept on just 27 JobBridge interns

Mar 29th 2015, 8:00 AM 14,652 Views 122 Comments

That’s out of more than 1,200 who have completed placement with county councils.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Friday 20 March, 2015

Council libraries are using JobBridge for 'free labour', says Sinn Féin
# Ssssssshhhh
# Ssssssshhhh

Council libraries are using JobBridge for 'free labour', says Sinn Féin

Mar 20th 2015, 10:52 AM 14,280 Views 83 Comments

One intern said he was told almost immediately that there was no chance of a job.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Sinn Féin is launching an alternative to JobBridge ... with some American inspiration
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Sinn Féin is launching an alternative to JobBridge ... with some American inspiration

Feb 19th 2015, 6:20 AM 17,237 Views 144 Comments

The party thinks too many employers abuse the current system.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Sinn Féin has complained about 'defamatory allegations' from Joan Burton
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Sinn Féin has complained about 'defamatory allegations' from Joan Burton

Dec 3rd 2014, 2:53 PM 11,031 Views 111 Comments

The party has written to Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett over last week’s row at Leaders’ Questions.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

'If there were no carers, the cost to the government would bring the system down'
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

'If there were no carers, the cost to the government would bring the system down'

Nov 26th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,330 Views 16 Comments

Carers are calling for the respite care grant to be reinstated in 2015.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Are JobBridge interns insured if they have an accident in the workplace?
# Concerns Raised
# Concerns Raised

Are JobBridge interns insured if they have an accident in the workplace?

Nov 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,267 Views 11 Comments

Concerns have been raised about whether interns are being covered by their employers.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Monday 10 November, 2014

Joan Burton has been compared to Margaret Thatcher
# Not For Turning
# Not For Turning

Joan Burton has been compared to Margaret Thatcher

Nov 10th 2014, 3:55 PM 18,768 Views 96 Comments

And not for the first time either.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Why wasn't Mary Lou quizzing Joan Burton in the Dáil today?
# Missing
# Missing

Why wasn't Mary Lou quizzing Joan Burton in the Dáil today?

Oct 23rd 2014, 5:03 PM 25,248 Views 92 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald’s usual Thursday afternoon rumble with the Tánaiste didn’t go ahead today. Here’s why…

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

One of these Sinn Féin TDs is thinking about not paying their water charges
# Protest
# Protest

One of these Sinn Féin TDs is thinking about not paying their water charges

Oct 8th 2014, 3:37 PM 19,246 Views 205 Comments

The party opposes water charges but is not actively encouraging householders to boycott their bills.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Joan Burton's department has refused to name most of the companies who use JobBridge
# JobBridge
# JobBridge

Joan Burton's department has refused to name most of the companies who use JobBridge

Jun 22nd 2014, 8:15 AM 22,764 Views 115 Comments

Sixty-eight per cent of companies who advertised over 9,000 posts on the JobBridge asked to remain anonymous.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Sunday 15 June, 2014

The number of people receiving a carer's allowance has increased by 40%
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

The number of people receiving a carer's allowance has increased by 40%

Jun 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 23,784 Views 28 Comments

Joan Burton came under fire in the Dáil this week for cuts to grants and delays in social welfare decisions.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Sinn Féin TD's son Lorcan Ó Snodaigh found safe and well
# Aengus Ó Snodaigh
# Aengus Ó Snodaigh

Sinn Féin TD's son Lorcan Ó Snodaigh found safe and well

Apr 29th 2014, 6:20 PM 78,921 Views 0 Comments

Lorcan Ó Snodaigh had been missing since an incident in which his brother Fearghal was stabbed on Sunday night.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Monday 28 April, 2014

Aengus Ó Snodaigh says his son is "recovering well" after being stabbed
# Investigation
# Investigation

Aengus Ó Snodaigh says his son is "recovering well" after being stabbed

Apr 28th 2014, 1:42 PM 17,293 Views 45 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD said his son is recovering well after being stabbed in his home at the weekend.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 27th 2014, 8:00 PM 23,573 Views 16 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about the Pope in Ireland, a TD’s son and opinion polls.

Teenage son of Sinn Féin TD in serious condition after Dublin stabbing
# Bluebell
# Bluebell

Teenage son of Sinn Féin TD in serious condition after Dublin stabbing

Apr 27th 2014, 7:58 PM 85,596 Views 100 Comments

The 18-year-old man was stabbed at a house in the Bluebell area of Dublin.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Thursday 13 March, 2014

'A disaster and an insult': Government slammed for having no Irish-speaking minister
# No Focal
# No Focal

'A disaster and an insult': Government slammed for having no Irish-speaking minister

Mar 13th 2014, 4:04 PM 17,103 Views 132 Comments

Richard Bruton’s lack of Irish annoyed the opposition at Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil today.

Less than €2 extra per week for unemployed parents on Gateway scheme
# Gateway
# Gateway

Less than €2 extra per week for unemployed parents on Gateway scheme

Mar 13th 2014, 8:25 AM 27,727 Views 171 Comments

The application of PRSI means that a parent with two children will take home less than €5 extra if they participate in the Gateway scheme, not the €20 that has been widely flagged.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Friday 7 February, 2014

‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion

Feb 7th 2014, 9:11 PM 12,225 Views 67 Comments

The party’s Ard Fheis is under way in Wexford with delegates voting down a motion to allow members to vote with their conscience on the issue of abortion.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Concern about 'cherrypicking' unemployed as government privatises job scheme
# Outsourcing
# Outsourcing

Concern about 'cherrypicking' unemployed as government privatises job scheme

Jan 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,280 Views 19 Comments

Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh said some of the companies who expressed an interest in this scheme have “dubious records” in England where they provide similar services.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

TDs will be allowed to register their abstention on Dáil votes
# Dáil Reform
# Dáil Reform

TDs will be allowed to register their abstention on Dáil votes

Jan 15th 2014, 9:00 PM 5,782 Views 29 Comments

Rather than vote Yes or No, a deputy will be able to officially abstain from a vote on a piece of legislation or a motion under changes likely to be implemented later this year.

'The elephant in the room': Government's Dáil reforms do little to appease opposition
# Political Reform
# Political Reform

'The elephant in the room': Government's Dáil reforms do little to appease opposition

Jan 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,658 Views 8 Comments

It’s no surprise that the opposition doesn’t think the government has done enough Dáil reform, but TDs think that even some changes that have been introduced aren’t working.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Ó Snodaigh wishes you all an 'amazeyballs' Christmas
# Ó Snow-daigh
From The Daily Edge
# Ó Snow-daigh

Ó Snodaigh wishes you all an 'amazeyballs' Christmas

Dec 18th 2013, 12:50 PM 10,731 Views 60 Comments

Deck the Dáil with boughs of holly…

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Thursday 5 December, 2013

WATCH: TDs try to figure out what 'amazeballs' means
# Gubu
# Gubu

WATCH: TDs try to figure out what 'amazeballs' means

Dec 5th 2013, 2:39 PM 35,856 Views 105 Comments

The only problem was they were pronouncing it ‘amazey-balls’.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Minister says welfare bill protects against poverty, TDs say it's 'mean and cruel'
# Social Welfare Bill
# Social Welfare Bill

Minister says welfare bill protects against poverty, TDs say it's 'mean and cruel'

Oct 24th 2013, 1:49 PM 7,151 Views 61 Comments

A slight difference of opinion over Budget cuts in the Dáil chamber today…

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

9 things we learned from last night's 'Looking After No 1' programme
# Parish Pump
# Parish Pump

9 things we learned from last night's 'Looking After No 1' programme

Oct 22nd 2013, 9:12 AM 19,218 Views 44 Comments

A great insight into how politicians get things done for the people who elect them or a demoralising portrayal of Ireland’s ‘parish pump’ politics.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Monday 9 September, 2013

‘It’s not a new photo’: Sinn Féin on picture of Chris Andrews with Bashar al-Assad
# Syria
# Syria

‘It’s not a new photo’: Sinn Féin on picture of Chris Andrews with Bashar al-Assad

Sep 9th 2013, 7:31 AM 11,775 Views 120 Comments

The photo of the party’s newest member was taken when the former Fianna Fáil TD visited Syria in 2009 and has re-emerged online in recent days.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday?

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:00 AM 15,245 Views 166 Comments

It’s coming up to St Patrick’s Day – and Sinn Féin has published a bill to make April 24, when the Easter Rising began, a holiday.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday

Feb 21st 2013, 3:40 PM 13,400 Views 251 Comments

April 24 would become ‘Lá na Poblachta’ – or ‘Republic Day’ – under a Bill introduced by Aengus Ó Snodaigh today.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Welfare amnesty would allow people who defraud State 'to escape scot-free'
# Amnesty
# Amnesty

Welfare amnesty would allow people who defraud State 'to escape scot-free'

Jan 19th 2013, 1:23 PM 12,234 Views 60 Comments

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton has rejected Sinn Féin’s proposal for a social welfare amnesty for those who have been overpaid or have defrauded the State.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Friday 18 January, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Dáil to debate social welfare 'amnesty'
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Dáil to debate social welfare 'amnesty'

Jan 18th 2013, 9:30 AM 4,169 Views 29 Comments

Sinn Féin wants to make it legally possible for someone to declare a welfare overpayment without penalty.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Monday 17 December, 2012

Sinn Féin strips Peadar Toibín of committee chairmanship over X Case vote
# Abortion
# Abortion

Sinn Féin strips Peadar Toibín of committee chairmanship over X Case vote

Dec 17th 2012, 9:00 AM 7,779 Views 67 Comments

The Meath West TD did not vote with the party on a motion to legislate for the X Case and has been disciplined for breaking the party whip.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Saturday 1 December, 2012

What should the government do about sick pay? Here's three suggestions
# Who Pays?
# Who Pays?

What should the government do about sick pay? Here's three suggestions

Dec 1st 2012, 9:15 AM 7,647 Views 31 Comments

The government has made it clear that it isn’t happy to keep footing the bill for employee sick pay – so we’ve asked Sinn Féin, TASC and IBEC what they think should be done about it.

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