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# catherine-murphy - Friday 8 June, 2012

Wallace may face Dáil censure - and could lose seat after court action

The Wexford TD could either face bankruptcy action or a criminal prosecution – both of which would see him quit the Dáil.

# catherine-murphy - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Technical Group colleagues condemn Wallace but won’t call on him to resign Mick Wallace This post contains videos

Technical Group colleagues condemn Wallace but won’t call on him to resign

Independent TDs and the United Left Alliance have criticised the Wallace after he admitted evading VAT.

# catherine-murphy - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

TDs, tech and legal experts seek to crowdsource copyright review submission

The Copyright Review Committee is examining current copyright legislation in Ireland in the wake of the controversial statutory instrument signed into law earlier this year.

# catherine-murphy - Monday 14 May, 2012

Independent TDs and MEP to call for referendum to be delayed

Shane Ross, Catherine Murphy and Finian McGrath are among those who want the Fiscal Compact referendum delayed in light of the political uncertainty in the eurozone.

# catherine-murphy - Friday 20 April, 2012

Dáil passes Bill to trigger Fiscal Compact referendum

TDs vote by 93 votes to 21 to hold a referendum on the Fiscal Compact; the legislation now goes through to the Seanad.

# catherine-murphy - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

As it happened: Micheál Martin and Tánaiste address Fiscal Compact committee

Joe Higgins, Micheál Martin, Eamon Gilmore and Catherine Murphy all gave evidence today. Here’s what happened.

# catherine-murphy - Saturday 7 April, 2012

11 things we learned from the new Registers of Members’ Interests

The new registers of members’ interests have been published. Here’s some random things we learned from reading them.

# catherine-murphy - Friday 23 March, 2012

‘I feel betrayed’: Political figures respond to Mahon Tribunal findings

As the major parties digest the implications of the Mahon report, here’s what their members (and others) have been saying on the side…

# catherine-murphy - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Government website passwords obtained by Anonymous hacker

A ‘hacktivist’ from the Anonymous movement accesses and publishes website passwords of staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# catherine-murphy - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Wording of 'SOPA Ireland' legislation will NOT be changed - Sherlock

Responding to criticism in the Dáil, the minister said the controversial copyright measures will go ahead as planned.

# catherine-murphy - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work

Female politicians relate their personal experiences of running for office in a male-dominated political world at Dublin Castle conference.

# catherine-murphy - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Kenny to brief opposition leaders on Brussels deal

Representatives of Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and the independent benches will attend a briefing on the deal struck by 26 countries.

# catherine-murphy - Friday 2 December, 2011

Teenage president? TDs to debate changes to Áras rules

Proposed changes would reduce the minimum age to 18, and allow candidates to secure nomination with 10,000 signatures.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know by 9am: All eyes on Merkel over EU’s future, BoI hits the stress-test target, more pressure on Iran – and is Joxer heading to Kiev or Warsaw?

# catherine-murphy - Monday 28 November, 2011

Household charge legislation to be pushed through ahead of Budget

The final legal measures to cut judges’ pay will also be voted on by the Dáil this week.

# catherine-murphy - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

# catherine-murphy - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Halligan: Independents haven't found alternative Áras candidate to back

The independent TD for Waterford has said that no candidate has so far come to mind as independents appear increasingly unlikely to lobby for another name to enter the presidential race.

# catherine-murphy - Thursday 21 July, 2011

David Norris has 13 Oireachtas signatures for presidential nomination

The independent senator has the support of independent representatives from both houses of the Oireachtas. He needs seven more.

# catherine-murphy - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

LIVE: Dáil Éireann discusses the findings of the Cloyne Report

Watch live footage from the Dáil as it debates an all-party motion, condemning the Vatican for its role in Cloyne.

# catherine-murphy - Thursday 3 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The news from the Department of Finance is even worse than we thought; an artist’s fingers cut off during a savage attack and everything you need to know to bluff your way through the day’s cricket chat.

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