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# caoimhghin-o-caolain - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Twitter to be challenged by TDs over racist comments which forced Ryan family to leave Ireland
# Social Media
# Social Media

Twitter to be challenged by TDs over racist comments which forced Ryan family to leave Ireland

Oct 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 22,863 Views 99 Comments

Meath couple Fiona Ryan and Jonathan Mathis spoke of death threats they received on the Late Late show on Friday.

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

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

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

Jul 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,063 Views 25 Comments

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
# Veteran Td
# Veteran Td

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

Mar 7th 2018, 8:05 PM 19,393 Views 57 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Sep 16th 2016, 10:07 AM 31,682 Views 192 Comments

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
# Meet The New Boss
# Meet The New Boss

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

Mar 10th 2016, 1:17 PM 36,001 Views 76 Comments

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 IRA
# THE IRA

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

Aug 26th 2015, 7:00 PM 21,979 Views 159 Comments

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

Pro-life TDs try to find out how many 'live birth' abortions were carried out in Ireland
# Protection Of Life
# Protection Of Life

Pro-life TDs try to find out how many 'live birth' abortions were carried out in Ireland

Jul 9th 2015, 9:15 PM 14,837 Views 88 Comments

But Leo Varadkar says no.

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

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

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

Dec 26th 2014, 8:58 PM 64,823 Views 0 Comments

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?
# State Of The Parties
# State Of The Parties

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

Oct 27th 2014, 12:45 PM 12,490 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Mairia Cahill
# Mairia Cahill

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

Oct 26th 2014, 1:10 PM 16,636 Views 0 Comments

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
# Home Births
# Home Births

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

Oct 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,676 Views 23 Comments

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
# Horror Stories
# Horror Stories

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

May 13th 2014, 9:25 PM 13,643 Views 49 Comments

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
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

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

May 4th 2014, 7:09 PM 13,690 Views 92 Comments

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
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

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

Mar 12th 2014, 1:42 PM 8,617 Views 50 Comments

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
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

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

Dec 1st 2013, 7:45 AM 8,475 Views 180 Comments

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
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

Minister does not want legal firms to benefit from symphysiotomy settlement

Sep 26th 2013, 5:18 PM 4,536 Views 14 Comments

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
# Disability Services
# Disability Services

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

Aug 27th 2013, 10:58 PM 10,673 Views 81 Comments

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
# Protection Of Life
# Protection Of Life

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

Jul 3rd 2013, 2:05 PM 3,209 Views 7 Comments

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
# Childcare
# Childcare

Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary

May 29th 2013, 5:37 PM 8,062 Views 44 Comments

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
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

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

Apr 18th 2013, 12:32 PM 6,813 Views 82 Comments

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
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

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

Apr 13th 2013, 7:45 AM 15,717 Views 120 Comments

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
# Petition
# Petition

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

Apr 6th 2013, 8:15 AM 9,124 Views 18 Comments

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
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

Survivors of Symphysiotomy group to present petition ahead of Dáil decision

Apr 5th 2013, 6:55 AM 3,854 Views 8 Comments

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
# Meath East
# Meath East

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

Mar 7th 2013, 6:28 PM 9,738 Views 112 Comments

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
# Meath East
# Meath East

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

Mar 7th 2013, 10:21 AM 7,128 Views 130 Comments

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
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Documents show ministers announced hospital works before HSE Board knew

Jan 27th 2013, 3:48 PM 7,302 Views 51 Comments

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
# Health Service
# Health Service

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

Jan 11th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,560 Views 9 Comments

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
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

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

Dec 29th 2012, 5:53 PM 6,811 Views 83 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Dec 18th 2012, 6:12 PM 6,522 Views 138 Comments

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"
# Expert Group
# Expert Group

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

Nov 23rd 2012, 8:00 AM 5,347 Views 47 Comments

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
# Savita
# Savita

Opposition calls for Taoiseach to meet with Savita's husband

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:28 AM 2,937 Views 25 Comments

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
# Abortion

LIVE: Dáil debates motion demanding legislation for the X Case

Nov 20th 2012, 7:25 PM 3,516 Views 16 Comments

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
# Primary Care
# Primary Care

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

Oct 12th 2012, 7:16 PM 3,523 Views 30 Comments

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
# Primary Care
# Primary Care

Reilly to give Dáil explanation over primary care centres today

Oct 3rd 2012, 11:10 AM 2,875 Views 71 Comments

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
# Referendum
# Referendum

Opposition parties likely to support Children's Rights referendum

Sep 19th 2012, 3:34 PM 3,786 Views 24 Comments

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
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

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

Sep 3rd 2012, 12:21 PM 7,329 Views 108 Comments

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'
# Health
# Health

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

Aug 6th 2012, 5:54 PM 5,095 Views 42 Comments

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
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

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

Jul 19th 2012, 11:19 AM 2,022 Views 18 Comments

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
# James Reilly
# James Reilly

Reilly under fire for 'unanswered questions' after Dáil statement

Jul 12th 2012, 8:55 AM 3,947 Views 54 Comments

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
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Fiery exchanges in last Dáil debates before Fiscal Compact referendum

May 24th 2012, 12:04 PM 3,802 Views 44 Comments

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

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