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#Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Friday 6 July, 2018

'Nobody has approached me': Frances Black says she has no intention of running for president

Sinn Féin is due to hold meetings with a number of independents about the presidential election.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Sinn Féin's Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin to step down at end of Dáil term

Gerry Adams paid tribute to the “tireless representative” this evening.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Friday 16 September, 2016

Poll: Who do you think should be the next leader of Sinn Féin? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think should be the next leader of Sinn Féin?

Party leader Gerry Adams has said that a firm date is set for him to step down as leader.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Here's the first ever Ceann Comhairle to be elected by secret ballot

The 32nd Dáil has completed its first act in electing a new chairperson.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

"Dried-out husks don't set out to murder people" - Burton

The Tanaiste’s comments were made in reaction to former Attorney General Michael McDowell saying the decision was made to let the IRA exist to avoid dissidents filling the void.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Friday 26 December, 2014

Garda Jerry McCabe killer under guard in hospital after wife's stabbing

Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has expressed sympathy to the family.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Monday 27 October, 2014

How much more damage can the Maíria Cahill controversy inflict on Sinn Féin?

Analysis: Two opinion polls over the weekend will not make great reading for Gerry Adams’s party.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Ó Caoláin: 'If it did happen, then that is an outrage'

Fianna Fáil’s Timmy Dooley said it wasn’t good enough for Sinn Féin to take a step back from the Mairia Cahill scandal.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Friday 24 October, 2014

29 women still without midwives after withdrawal of midwife's insurance

Some of these women may now be forced to have their babies in hospital, rather than at home.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Dáil hears of woman with spinal and brain cancer who lost medical card

The story was one of many outlined as part of a Sinn Féin motion this evening.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Sunday 4 May, 2014

VIDEOS: Sinn Féin senior figures stand by their leader - and look ahead

Mary Lou McDonald also called on the Irish government to enhance its engagement in the ongoing peace process.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

'Do the honourable thing': Shatter told to apologise to Maurice McCabe

Micheál Martin said today’s Garda Inspectorate report into penalty points ‘vindicated’ whistleblowers.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Sinn Féin for next government coalition? Not likely, say FF and FG pols

Second part of TV3 exploration also hears Sinn Féin politicians questioned about IRA criminality.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Minister does not want legal firms to benefit from symphysiotomy settlement

Any money should go to the women themselves, James Reilly told the Dáil today.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

HSE cuts €1 million from St Michael’s House budget

The disability services organisation has introduced a series of service cuts as a result of the funding decision.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Some amendments "superfluous" and could cause problems for doctors - Reilly

The sub-committee on health has been discussing a series of amendments to the abortion bill aimed at “underlining urgency”.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

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.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Gilmore won't say whether Government will legislate for public pay cuts

The Tánaiste calls for ‘calm, reasoned reflection’ after the Croke Park 2 pay proposals were struck down by public workers.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Revealed: The 7 TDs who say they won't pay the property tax

In response to queries from TheJournal.ie this week, most TDs who have opposed the tax have said they will comply with it but at least seven said they will not pay even though it puts their Dáil seat at risk.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Saturday 6 April, 2013

'Appalling', 'ghastly' and 'brutal' - doctors describe symphysiotomy ordeal

Medical professionals from around the world have come out in support in Ireland’s symphysiotomy survivors. Here’s what they had to say.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Friday 5 April, 2013

Survivors of Symphysiotomy group to present petition ahead of Dáil decision

Government is due to decide later this month on whether the statute of limitations should be set aside for survivors seeking legal recourse.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date

TheJournal.ie has learned that Labour didn’t plan to pick its Meath East candidate for another fortnight – after the new deadline.

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East

Helen McEntee is “virtually certain” to be the Fine Gael candidate in Meath East ahead of the party’s nomination convention in Kells this evening.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Documents show ministers announced hospital works before HSE Board knew

The opposition lashes out as RTÉ’s This Week obtains documents showing upgrades in Kilkenny and Wexford were fast-tracked.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Friday 11 January, 2013

Criticism for HSE's 2013 service plan as health unions to be briefed

Unions representing health service workers will be briefed on the HSE’s national service plan announced yesterday as political reaction was less than positive towards the plan.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Calls for new pressure on government after diversion of mental health funds

Sinn Féin criticises news that some mental health funding was diverted towards covering up for other health spending.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Suicide issue will be addressed in X case law as pro-life groups slam FG

The Taoiseach has confirmed that the government will address the issue of the threat of suicide in legislating for the X Case ruling as pro-life groups reacted angrily to today’s announcement.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Friday 23 November, 2012

Sinn Féin brand leak of expert group report on abortion "disgraceful"

The parties health spokesperson, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, called for its immediate release in light of the leak.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Opposition calls for Taoiseach to meet with Savita's husband

The death of Savita Halappanavar was raised again at Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil this morning.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

LIVE: Dáil debates motion demanding legislation for the X Case Abortion This post contains videos

LIVE: Dáil debates motion demanding legislation for the X Case

Sinn Féin’s motion also demands the immediate publication of the report of the Expert Group into the A, B and C ruling.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Friday 12 October, 2012

Reilly won't be forced to give more details on primary care criteria

The Ceann Comhairle says James Reilly has fulfilled his Dáil obligations to answer questions from Sinn Féin.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Reilly to give Dáil explanation over primary care centres today

The Ceann Comhairle has permitted a ‘private notice question’ to be tabled by Sinn Féin for discussion later this afternoon.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Opposition parties likely to support Children's Rights referendum

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin welcome the wording, but SF says it wants to consult legal advisors before giving the referendum full approval.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Monday 3 September, 2012

Opposition parties to force Dáil vote of no confidence in James Reilly

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin hope to force the hands of Labour backbenchers who are frustrated at the latest round of health cuts.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Monday 6 August, 2012

Sinn Féin: patients and taxpayers are being 'ripped off'

Further talks with IPHA about branded medicines are “imminent” but patients are still paying over the odds for generic medicines.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Thursday 19 July, 2012

IMF recommendations 'not something government has to follow' - Tánaiste

Eamon Gilmore was responding to the International Monetary Fund’s statement on completion of its annual review of Ireland’s affairs.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Reilly under fire for 'unanswered questions' after Dáil statement

Fianna Fáil has challenged the health minister to place his share of the debt settlement into a separate bank account.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Fiery exchanges in last Dáil debates before Fiscal Compact referendum

One TD is ordered to leave the chamber as Eamon Gilmore and Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin exchange fire during Leaders’ Questions.

# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Friday 11 May, 2012

Government accused of designing referendum guide 'to mislead public'

Sinn Féin’s Caoimhghín Ó Caoláín says the Stability Treaty guide being sent to homes understates the loss of sovereignty.

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