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#Billy Timmins

# billy-timmins - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

War of words between Lucinda and councillor over 'spectacular u-turn'

The Renua Ireland leader has hit back at a hypocrisy claim, calling it “bizarre”.

# billy-timmins - Saturday 21 November, 2015

What if we gave motorists cash rewards for driving under the speed limit? Road Safety This post contains a poll

What if we gave motorists cash rewards for driving under the speed limit?

Renua deputy leader Billy Timmins has said motorists who are recorded driving under the limit should be entered into a lottery to win cash.

# billy-timmins - Monday 17 August, 2015

Is Renua just ripping off Fianna Fáil's policies?

The party launched another reform proposal today.

# billy-timmins - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

TD says State shouldn't destroy Leaving Cert Art work Pink Floyd Moment This post contains videos

TD says State shouldn't destroy Leaving Cert Art work

“Hey! Teachers! Leave them kids alone!”

# billy-timmins - Friday 13 March, 2015

Here's everything we know about Renua Ireland (and its policies) Re-Who-a? This post contains videos

Here's everything we know about Renua Ireland (and its policies)

Lucinda Creighton’s new political party has finally been launched. Here’s what we know…

# billy-timmins - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Lucinda Creighton says she's joined the Dáil Technical Group - but they don't want her

Much confusion as to whether the former Fine Gael TD is now part of the loose alliance of independent deputies.

# billy-timmins - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Do the RA want back in Fine Gael?: 'No' ... 'I don't know' ... 'Google it'

Call them what you like: the Reform Alliance, ‘the Ra’, ‘Lucinda Creighton’s Reform Allilance’. Just don’t call them a party.

The RA thinks Irish Cabinets are like the Leitrim football team, and it wants changes

Term limits for ministers, performance-related pay, and giving everyone a say on the Budget… The Reform Alliance has a lengthy political wish-list.

# billy-timmins - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

'We wish her well': Fine Gael has no hard feelings over Creighton's decision to quit the party

The former junior minister has confirmed she will not be renewing her membership of the party.

# billy-timmins - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Sexual abuse ruling will have “significant implications” for the State

The Department of Education called such abuse “a source of national shame”, and noted that the ruling is ‘binding’ on the State.

# billy-timmins - Monday 6 January, 2014

Creighton and Timmins insist Reform Alliance conference not prelude to political party

“We’re doing what it says on the tin,” Lucinda Creighton has insisted as the 25 January conference fuels talk that a new political party is on the way.

# billy-timmins - Sunday 5 January, 2014

‘Everybody will be invited’: Reform Alliance to hold conference at the RDS this month

The alliance consists of five Fine Gael TDs and two senators, most of whom lost the party whip over their vote against abortion legislation last July.

# billy-timmins - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Reform Alliance critical of Budget measures but not united in opposing it

The alliance of Fine Gael rebels will not be taking a collective stance on the Budget but have already sharply criticised some measures being introduced by the government.

# billy-timmins - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Reform Alliance members want appointments to Oireachtas committees

They’ve got speaking time but they want more…

# billy-timmins - Monday 16 September, 2013

Reform Alliance unlikely to get speaking rights in the Dáil

The government has no plans to allow the expelled Fine Gael rebels, now known as the Reform Alliance, speaking rights in the Dáil.

# billy-timmins - Saturday 14 September, 2013

"Our priorities are the country's priorities" - Reform Alliance

Direct election of the Ceann Comhairle, automatic addition to the electoral register and Attorney General certification for guillotined bills top the agenda for the Fine Gael rebels.

Rebels meet today but Peter Mathews insists: 'There's no new party. I'm a Fine Gael member'

Peter Mathews and Fidelma Healy-Eames are two of the members in the new Reform Alliance group which is meeting today to discuss strategy and policies for the future.

# billy-timmins - Friday 13 September, 2013

The politicians formerly known as the Fine Gael rebels are now the Reform Alliance

Fine Gael TDs expelled from the parliamentary party are forming an alliance ahead of the new Dáil term.

'Politics is no Cinderella game': No way back for Fine Gael rebels, Kehoe insists

Paul Kehoe has said it’s not nice to have to expel the five TDs and two Senators over the abortion vote but insisted that “politics is no kind of Cinderella game”.

# billy-timmins - Monday 26 August, 2013

Government rules out Fine Gael rebels’ bid to form second Dáil technical group

The government chief whip has told TheJournal.ie that the coalition has no plans to amend Dáil standing orders as some Fine Gael TDs and senators outside of the Fine Gael parliamentary party are seeking to do.

# billy-timmins - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Creighton “not involved” in talks on new political party

The Fine Gael ‘rebels’ who were expelled from the parliamentary party are in talks about getting speaking rights – but will they form a new party?

# billy-timmins - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again

Meanwhile Peadar Tóibín’s suspension from Sinn Féin for six months means he is banned from attending all party events.

# billy-timmins - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices

Meanwhile, Sinn Féin has said that Peadar Tóibín’s decision to vote against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a “serious breach of party rules”.

# billy-timmins - Thursday 27 June, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Another Fine Gael TD publicly rejects abortion bill

Wicklow/Carlow TD Billy Timmins issued a statement this afternoon.

# billy-timmins - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax Motor Tax This post contains a poll

Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax

A Fine Gael TD has called on the government to look into eliminating motor tax, and replacing it with extra levies on fuel.

# billy-timmins - Friday 13 January, 2012

Government rules out allowing personalised registration plates N0 CH4NC3 This post contains a poll

Government rules out allowing personalised registration plates

Michael Noonan says the current system of car registrations is simple – and allowing personalised plates would cause confusion.

# billy-timmins - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected

A full recount will get underway in Galway West this afternoon with five candidates already elected but not yet declared.