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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Alan Farrell

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Over 200 Dart carriages vandalised since January at a cost of over €500k
Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell has called for a dedicated transport police to tackle rising incidents of anti-social behaviour.
'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police
It follows news of a disturbing incident that played out ona nighttime DART service this week.
Fine Gael TD brands Shane Ross a ‘waste of time’ over electric scooters
Alan Farrell is set to propose a bill to legislate electric scooters and electric bikes on Irish roads.
Six TDs and senators forced to refund €10,000 in expenses
Fine Gael’s Maria Bailey and Alan Farrell were among those found to have made invalid expenses claims.
'I don't think it worked': Micheál Martin isn't too happy about the crowded line ups for this week's TV debates
Martin has suggested a ‘threshold’ for candidates might be used the next time around.
Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar
Irish Water has asked the public to conserve water where possible during the hot weather.
Scouting Ireland CEO pulls out of appearance before government committee as fallout from rape allegation continues
It emerged last weekend that a scout leader accused of a sexual assault remains under investigation by gardaí and the DPP.
"The sooner the better" - Fine Gael's Alan Farrell wants to know when Enda will be calling time
Now that the parameters for the Brexit negotiations have been agreed, the spotlight is expected to fall upon Enda Kenny’s leadership once more.
'It was a cock-up': Government chief whip says Fine Gael messed up with water charges
Regina Doherty said that the party had made a “catastrophe” of trying to introduce water charges.
FG TD feels 'vindicated' after ruling says he didn't defame Sinn Féin TDs in Dáil
The Committee on Procedure ruled that Alan Farrell didn’t breach Dáil privilege.
'I don't think he is immortal': Gerry's leadership remains unfazed after recent scandals
There were mutterings that Adams might have met his threshold of controversies, but he remains to see another day.
Fine Gael TD insists he is not linking Sinn Féin deputies to Brian Stack murder
Alan Farrell said he was merely calling on Sinn Féin deputies to make a statement.
Martin McGuinness points finger firmly at the DUP at Public Accounts Committee hearing on Project Eagle
The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland has been giving his side of the story regarding the Project Eagle debacle.
"A major cause of concern": Shock as liquidator appointed to Rush Credit Union
Earlier this year gardaí confirmed they were investigating reports of financial irregularities at the credit union.
Paul Murphy says he couldn't afford legal fees "even on a full TD's salary"
As a TD, Murphy is entitled to an annual salary of €87,258 before tax.
"Massive non-payment of this charge is vital if we want to stop this beast"
Ruth Coppinger was speaking after yesterday’s impressive protest turnout.
The guy called 'moron' by Alan Farrell has his own graph for the TD...
Presented without comment.
A Twitter row over this incredibly vague graph climaxed with a FG TD calling a voter a "moron"
That escalated REALLY quickly.
Enda Kenny: 'I have every confidence John Tierney can do his job'
Meanwhile, a Fine Gael backbencher has called on the board of Irish Water to resign.
Fine Gael TDs like the idea of a voting pact more than Labour TDs
Labour minister Alan Kelly thinks it’s a good idea but some of his party colleagues disagree.
UCI accused of giving Froome unfair advantage by allowing use of steroid-based drug - report
The World Anti-Doping Agency is apparently studying the case, according to French Sunday newspaper, Le Journal du Dimanche.
Taoiseach: Gerry Adams' arrest is nothing to do with us... or any other political party here
Meanwhile, Fianna Fáil said that Mary Lou McDonald is being completely insensitive in her comments today.
TD who called Sinéad O’Connor ‘mad as a brush’ apologises
The singer had earlier asked the Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell to explain the comments he made about the state of her mental health.
TD criticised for Sinéad O'Connor 'mad as brush' message
The singer appeared on the Late Late last night after an online war of words with Miley Cyrus in which the US performer had made reference to O’Connor’s past mental health problems.
Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary
Frances Fitzgerald says both the Gardaí and the HSE are investigating the footage broadcast on Prime Time last night.
Property tax 'won't kick in until July', tweets Fine Gael TD
Fine Gael’s Alan Farrell appears to confirm reports that the public will get six months’ warning of the property tax.
USI president defends student turnout at Children's Referendum
John Logue said the union advocated for a Yes vote and that thousands of students were unable to return home to vote as they were awaiting grant payments.
Students criticised for failing to get out the vote in children's referendum
The Union of Students in Ireland has been criticised by Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell in the wake of the low turnout in the children’s referendum last weekend.
'Day of the week didn't cause low turnout,' insists TD who backs weekend voting
Alan Farrell hopes to introduce legislation that would see all elections and referenda held on weekends or rest days and insists he has not been deterred by Saturday’s low turnout.
Fine Gael TD calls for elections and referenda to be held at weekends
Alan Farrell wants polling days to be held on Saturdays or Sundays in order to prevent school disruptions and allow for more people to vote.
TD calls for instalment plan to help with student fees
Fine Gael’s Alan Farrell said a monthly direct debit system would ease pressure on families.
Nearly 85 per cent of TDs now on Twitter
Research has shown that 139 of the 166 members of the Dáil operate a Twitter account.
Here’s how much the Government spent on legal fees last year...
Enda Kenny said proposals for a competitive tendering process to cut costs have been rejected.
Mick Wallace labels Mary Mitchell O'Connor 'Miss Piggy'
Wallace is recorded in conversation with fellow independents Luke Ming Flanagan and Shane Ross.
The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm
Every hour – on the half hour – brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.
James Reilly elected in Dublin North
Outgoing Fine Gael TD Dr James Reilly has been elected on the first count in Dublin North.