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# as-it-happened - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

As It Happened: Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated for a second time by 'thumping' majority
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# Liveblog

As It Happened: Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated for a second time by 'thumping' majority

Updated Mar 12th 2019, 7:30 PM 53,980 Views 38 Comments

The draft Withdrawal Agreement suffered a 149-vote defeat tonight, in another blow to Theresa May’s deal.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'The agreement stands': Leo says DUP does not represent everyone in Northern Ireland
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'The agreement stands': Leo says DUP does not represent everyone in Northern Ireland

Dec 6th 2017, 12:03 PM 18,490 Views 82 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says it’s now up the UK to come back to them.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Taoiseach says there's no need for Ireland to use Brexit veto
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# As It Happened

Taoiseach says there's no need for Ireland to use Brexit veto

Nov 29th 2017, 12:05 PM 11,343 Views 27 Comments

Ireland was pulled back from the brink of an election yesterday but it was business as usual in the Dáil today.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'

Nov 22nd 2017, 7:43 PM 38,795 Views 214 Comments

Representatives from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service and support group One Day More addressed the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

'She may not have thrown McCabe to the wolves but she allowed them free rein'
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

'She may not have thrown McCabe to the wolves but she allowed them free rein'

Nov 22nd 2017, 12:01 PM 20,422 Views 63 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald is under pressure today over questions about a ‘forgotten email’.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Gerry Adams: 'Instead of being a Taoiseach for the elites, can't you become a Taoiseach for the homeless?'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gerry Adams: 'Instead of being a Taoiseach for the elites, can't you become a Taoiseach for the homeless?'

Nov 15th 2017, 12:04 PM 12,797 Views 36 Comments

The Taoiseach was grilled about the homelessness and housing crisis during Leaders’ Questions today.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

As it happened: Leo says he wants a new Garda Commissioner in place 'sooner rather than later'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Leo says he wants a new Garda Commissioner in place 'sooner rather than later'

Nov 14th 2017, 2:08 PM 9,031 Views 19 Comments

Housing, Maurice McCabe and a new Garda Commissioner were all discussed during Leaders’ Questions.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Martin criticises Shane Ross for tweeting about Man Utd game on the eve of the rail strike
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# As It Happened

Martin criticises Shane Ross for tweeting about Man Utd game on the eve of the rail strike

Nov 7th 2017, 2:05 PM 15,039 Views 25 Comments

The Taoiseach said both parties should go back to the table to sort out the rail dispute.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

As Leo helps with Storm Ophelia clean-up, a new storm is brewing over pensions
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# As It Happened

As Leo helps with Storm Ophelia clean-up, a new storm is brewing over pensions

Oct 18th 2017, 12:01 PM 25,789 Views 46 Comments

Fianna Fáil is tabling a motion on the pensions issue today.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'Abortion on demand' or 'requesting healthcare'? Eighth Committee debates human rights
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

'Abortion on demand' or 'requesting healthcare'? Eighth Committee debates human rights

Oct 4th 2017, 6:19 PM 17,700 Views 243 Comments

The Eighth Amendment Committee is met for the third time today.

Varadkar says there is 'no value' in holding a referendum on the public ownership of Irish Water
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Varadkar says there is 'no value' in holding a referendum on the public ownership of Irish Water

Oct 4th 2017, 11:58 AM 17,405 Views 49 Comments

The Taoiseach took Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil this morning.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'I do not yet know the net cost' - Varadkar grilled on new strategic communications unit
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# As It Happened

'I do not yet know the net cost' - Varadkar grilled on new strategic communications unit

Oct 3rd 2017, 2:06 PM 16,195 Views 33 Comments

Leo Varadkar was back in the hot seat today, after days of clashes in the Dáil last week.

# as-it-happened - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Tánaiste asked about boost to Garda Commissioner's salary as Leo tries out his ploughing skills
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Tánaiste asked about boost to Garda Commissioner's salary as Leo tries out his ploughing skills

Sep 21st 2017, 1:58 PM 12,780 Views 30 Comments

It’s day two of the new Dáil term.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Taoiseach told it took Europe to take action on skyrocketing insurance hikes
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Taoiseach told it took Europe to take action on skyrocketing insurance hikes

Jul 5th 2017, 12:02 PM 24,850 Views 42 Comments

Irish-based insurance companies were raided yesterday as part of investigations into alleged price-fixing.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Taoiseach told Defence Forces families can't afford to put food on the table
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Taoiseach told Defence Forces families can't afford to put food on the table

Jun 28th 2017, 12:07 PM 15,382 Views 35 Comments

It’s time for Leaders’ Questions.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Taoiseach says separating elderly married couple was 'devoid of humanity'
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Taoiseach says separating elderly married couple was 'devoid of humanity'

Jun 27th 2017, 1:54 PM 15,969 Views 17 Comments

It’s Leaders’ Questions at Leinster House.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Clare Daly says Garda scandals will be a stain on Enda's legacy as Taoiseach
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# Liveblog

Clare Daly says Garda scandals will be a stain on Enda's legacy as Taoiseach

May 31st 2017, 12:01 PM 7,415 Views 15 Comments

Today was possibly the last time Enda Kenny will take Leaders’ Questions.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Enda Kenny: 'We cannot have children living in fear in urine soaked clothes'
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# As It Happened

Enda Kenny: 'We cannot have children living in fear in urine soaked clothes'

May 30th 2017, 2:06 PM 14,005 Views 27 Comments

The Taoiseach says he is “not happy” with the latest report on child protection and says he will speak to all involved.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Taoiseach on FitzPatrick case collapse: 'The taxpayer must pick up the tab'
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Taoiseach on FitzPatrick case collapse: 'The taxpayer must pick up the tab'

May 24th 2017, 12:15 PM 22,450 Views 57 Comments

It’s time for Leaders’ Questions at Leinster House.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'These people are scumbags': Attack on elderly couple raised in the Dáil
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

'These people are scumbags': Attack on elderly couple raised in the Dáil

May 10th 2017, 11:55 AM 16,066 Views 31 Comments

It’s high noon at Leinster House.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Dáil hears how vulture fund is evicting tenants and starting to charge for hot water
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Dáil hears how vulture fund is evicting tenants and starting to charge for hot water

May 9th 2017, 2:02 PM 16,133 Views 34 Comments

Richard Boyd-Barrett raised the issue of a Nama sale to Cerberus.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

As it happened: Maternity hospital on agenda as TDs return from Easter break
# Question Time
# Question Time

As it happened: Maternity hospital on agenda as TDs return from Easter break

May 2nd 2017, 3:17 PM 10,056 Views 30 Comments

An Taoiseach has been answering questions around who will own the National Maternity Hospital.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'The only one in the whole country supporting the commissioner is you' - Wallace
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# As It Happened

'The only one in the whole country supporting the commissioner is you' - Wallace

Mar 29th 2017, 11:59 AM 15,155 Views 18 Comments

Stay with us as we take you through Leaders’ Questions.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Enda Kenny describes Tuam burial site as a 'chamber of horrors'
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Enda Kenny describes Tuam burial site as a 'chamber of horrors'

Mar 7th 2017, 2:02 PM 73,563 Views 154 Comments

Stay with us as we take you through Leaders’ Questions.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Leaders' Questions: Kenny on the floor of Christmassy Dáil as rents hit the headlines
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Leaders' Questions: Kenny on the floor of Christmassy Dáil as rents hit the headlines

Dec 13th 2016, 2:05 PM 6,799 Views 19 Comments

Follow our liveblog.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Leaders ask Gerry Adams to give a statement on Brian Stack investigation tomorrow
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Leaders ask Gerry Adams to give a statement on Brian Stack investigation tomorrow

Dec 6th 2016, 2:08 PM 10,311 Views 86 Comments

Brian Stack’s murder investigation, postage stamp price hikes, and water charges refunds were among the issues from today.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

“Ministers on their own can’t operate solo runs": Taoiseach fields questions about Minister Ross
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

“Ministers on their own can’t operate solo runs": Taoiseach fields questions about Minister Ross

Nov 22nd 2016, 1:53 PM 8,796 Views 6 Comments

Enda Kenny asked about water charges, trolley numbers and judicial appointments.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Taoiseach pressured on public sector pay in Leaders' Questions
# Question Time
# Question Time

AS IT HAPPENED: Taoiseach pressured on public sector pay in Leaders' Questions

Nov 15th 2016, 2:45 PM 11,877 Views 24 Comments

Jokes about trains some slightly odd interruptions provided mild diversions in this afternoon’s session.

# as-it-happened - Saturday 2 April, 2016

1916 Liveblog: The Rising is over - 362 dead, hundreds more injured and the fate of the rebel leaders is unknown
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# As It Happened

1916 Liveblog: The Rising is over - 362 dead, hundreds more injured and the fate of the rebel leaders is unknown

Apr 2nd 2016, 7:45 PM 37,572 Views 78 Comments

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

# as-it-happened - Friday 1 April, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 5: Pádraig Pearse has ordered the total evacuation of the GPO
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

1916 Liveblog Day 5: Pádraig Pearse has ordered the total evacuation of the GPO

Apr 1st 2016, 10:30 PM 37,793 Views 38 Comments

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

# as-it-happened - Thursday 31 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising
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# As It Happened

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising

Mar 31st 2016, 9:20 PM 37,835 Views 36 Comments

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

# as-it-happened - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far
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# As It Happened

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far

Mar 30th 2016, 8:20 PM 39,068 Views 38 Comments

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

# as-it-happened - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians
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# As It Happened

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians

Mar 29th 2016, 7:00 PM 42,692 Views 28 Comments

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

# as-it-happened - Monday 28 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen's Green
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# As It Happened

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen's Green

Mar 28th 2016, 2:30 PM 62,510 Views 62 Comments

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising which began on Easter Monday one hundred years ago.

# as-it-happened - Saturday 5 September, 2015

As it happened: England v Ireland, summer international
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: England v Ireland, summer international

Sep 5th 2015, 1:22 PM 62,219 Views 87 Comments

Ireland are in the home dressing room in Twickenham. This is no ordinary international fixture.

# as-it-happened - Saturday 6 December, 2014

As it happened: Liverpool 0-0 Sunderland, Premier League
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From The42
# As It Happened

As it happened: Liverpool 0-0 Sunderland, Premier League

Dec 6th 2014, 2:15 PM 15,849 Views 52 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Liverpool looked for their third straight Premier League win.

# as-it-happened - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Relive Ireland's win over Australia with Michael Corcoran’s thrilling RTÉ commentary
# Dying Moments
From The42
# Dying Moments

Relive Ireland's win over Australia with Michael Corcoran’s thrilling RTÉ commentary

Nov 23rd 2014, 12:44 PM 8,111 Views 5 Comments

Hearts were in mouths and Irish fans were watching through their fingers in Dublin.

# as-it-happened - Saturday 1 March, 2014

As it happened: Leinster v Glasgow Warriors, RaboDirect PRO12
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From The42
# As It Happened

As it happened: Leinster v Glasgow Warriors, RaboDirect PRO12

Mar 1st 2014, 8:20 PM 20,019 Views 5 Comments

Matt O’Connor’s men have several players seeking to play themselves into Six Nations contention.

# as-it-happened - Sunday 12 January, 2014

As it happened: Castres v Leinster, Heineken Cup
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

As it happened: Castres v Leinster, Heineken Cup

Jan 12th 2014, 12:30 PM 52,219 Views 41 Comments

Qualification for the quarter finals would be achingly close for Matt O’Connor’s men if they could claim a French scalp.

# as-it-happened - Saturday 16 November, 2013

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, November Tests
# Minute-by-Minute
From The42
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, November Tests

Nov 16th 2013, 4:38 PM 27,917 Views 96 Comments

We went minute-by-minute on Lansdowne Road as Joe Schmidt tried to win his second game in charge.

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