Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 9 °C Thursday 4 June, 2020

#Congress

# congress - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Longest-serving US congressman announces retirement amidst sexual assault allegations

John Conyers has also endorsed his son, John Conyers III, to replace him in office.

# congress - Monday 4 December, 2017

'We need his vote': Trump backs Republican accused of preying on teenagers

US Senate hopeful Roy Moore is accused of sexually inappropriate conduct with a string of teenage girls.

# congress - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From The42 A good day for Galway hurling as U21 side joins Leinster and new minor quarter-final system The West's Awake

A good day for Galway hurling as U21 side joins Leinster and new minor quarter-final system

The motions were passed at Special Congress in Croke Park today.

From The42 Round-robin provincial hurling formats set to start in 2018 for a three-year term Change Is Coming

Round-robin provincial hurling formats set to start in 2018 for a three-year term

The Special Congress has taken place at Croke Park today.

# congress - Friday 29 September, 2017

'I'm back' - politician returns to work in Washington after being shot and left at death's door in June

Steve Scalise made his way into congress on crutches for the first time in three months and hailed his survival as a ‘miracle’.

# congress - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Explainer: Why is Donald Trump ending a programme that allows children of illegal immigrants to stay in the US?

Dubbed ‘cruel’ by Obama, the decision now leaves Congress with six months to come up with an alternative.

# congress - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Trump says Republican who was shot yesterday is 'in some trouble'

Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise was shot and wounded at a Republican charity baseball game yesterday.

# congress - Sunday 11 June, 2017

US attorney general Jeff Sessions the next to face grilling over Russian interactions

Concerns have been raised about whether Sessions helped otherwise subvert the ongoing Russia-related investigations.

# congress - Friday 19 May, 2017

Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old

She also accused him of asking her to undress on camera.

# congress - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From The42 Infantino channels Trump as he bemoans 'fake news' about Fifa Congress

Infantino channels Trump as he bemoans 'fake news' about Fifa

The new president’s critics say the governing body has not changed since Sepp Blatter’s departure.

# congress - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Trump's plan to slash corporate rates to 15% could pose 'competitive challenge to Ireland'

The plan could face stiff opposition in Congress.

# congress - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From The42 GAA Club Players won't rule out strike action following controversial Super 8s vote Not Happy

"Lincoln was right": Trump offers restrained version of priorities in landmark address to Congress

He proposed introducing an Australian-style merit-based system of immigration to reduce the flow of unskilled workers.

# congress - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

From The42 GPA 'accepts decision of Congress' and defends its approach to 'Super 8' motion Reaction

GPA 'accepts decision of Congress' and defends its approach to 'Super 8' motion

The players’ organisation has been accused of being too slow to confirm its stance on the controversial move.

# congress - Monday 27 February, 2017

From The42 'All of the players, all of the inter-county managers are not in favour of it and it’s in. So nice job by the GAA.' Changes

# congress - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Loud applause at Congress as Club Players group fails to get formal recognition from the GAA

Nickey Brennan’s appeal to withdraw the motion proved successful.

From The42 'Absolute joke', 'greed', 'RIP club football' - GAA players hit out at new football format Backlash

'Absolute joke', 'greed', 'RIP club football' - GAA players hit out at new football format

The Super 8 proposal was passed at Congress this morning.

From The42 'The voice of club players has been heard today' — Paraic Duffy Duffy's Day

'The voice of club players has been heard today' — Paraic Duffy

Dermot Earley indicated his disappointment at the decision made by Congress today.

From The42 Galway withdraw their motion for minor and U21 hurling teams to compete in Leinster Workgroup

Galway withdraw their motion for minor and U21 hurling teams to compete in Leinster

The county received assurances that the GAA will address the situation going forward.

From The42 The controversial 'Super 8' is coming into the All-Ireland SFC for three years from 2018 Passed

The controversial 'Super 8' is coming into the All-Ireland SFC for three years from 2018

The restructuring of the football championship was passed in Croke Park today.

From The42 Betting on GAA games restricted, while Christy Ring winners will compete in All-Ireland qualifiers Congress

Betting on GAA games restricted, while Christy Ring winners will compete in All-Ireland qualifiers

Motions 1 and 3 have been passed at Congress.

# congress - Friday 24 February, 2017

From The42 Dublin native John Horan the new GAA president elect after emphatic victory Top Dog

Dublin native John Horan the new GAA president elect after emphatic victory

The 58-year-old secondary school principal gave an emotional victory speech.

# congress - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The42 In the running: The 5 candidates to be the next president of the GAA NEW LEADER

In the running: The 5 candidates to be the next president of the GAA

The election will take place tomorrow night.

From The42 5 reasons why the GPA are opposing the new plans for the All-Ireland football championship Speaking Out

# congress - Friday 3 February, 2017

From The42 3 year plan for football championship changes and extra-time to replace replays Time To Vote

3 year plan for football championship changes and extra-time to replace replays

The football structure revamp would come in from 2018 to 2020 if passed.

# congress - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From The42 'We need to try to end the practice of money being offered to attract top inter-county players to the USA' Living In America

'We need to try to end the practice of money being offered to attract top inter-county players to the USA'

The GAA want to clamp down on the exodus to the States.

# congress - Sunday 28 February, 2016

From The42 Michael Darragh Macauley leads strong opposition to the 'mark' Rule Changes

Michael Darragh Macauley leads strong opposition to the 'mark'

It’s argued that the new ruling will only serve to slow the game down further.

# congress - Saturday 27 February, 2016

From The42 Sky to continue showing GAA after free-to-air motion fails Fee-to-air

Sky to continue showing GAA after free-to-air motion fails

Some counties had hoped to force the GAA to make all televised games free-to-air.

From The42 GAA Congress has voted to introduce the 'mark' in Gaelic football Rule Changes

GAA Congress has voted to introduce the 'mark' in Gaelic football

The motion just received the two-thirds majority required.

From The42 We won't have an August All-Ireland final any time soon Motion Defeated

We won't have an August All-Ireland final any time soon

GAA Congress failed to achieve the two-thirds majority required.

From The42 Poll: Do you support the changes to the GAA's minor and U21 age grades? Congress This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the changes to the GAA's minor and U21 age grades?

Big changes last night at Annual Congress in Carlow.

# congress - Friday 26 February, 2016

From The42 Controversial 'B' football championship proposal withdrawn as minor grade to become U17 No Support

Controversial 'B' football championship proposal withdrawn as minor grade to become U17

There were also changes made to the inter-county U21 championship at GAA Congress today.

# congress - Saturday 16 January, 2016

From The42 GAA bids to remove Division 4 teams from football championship Ch-Ch-Changes

GAA bids to remove Division 4 teams from football championship

Croke Park chiefs will put this plan to Congress next month.

# congress - Friday 23 October, 2015

A massive shouting match broke during Hillary's testimony on Benghazi

Clinton’s cleared another hurdle in her White House bid. But she wasn’t even involved in the hearing’s most dramatic moment.

# congress - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Protester releases a load of mice during Congress hearing

The incident interrupted a hearing into a massive graft scandal.

# congress - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The42 Hurling now has one-on-one penalties and an advantage rule after today's Congress Green Light

Hurling now has one-on-one penalties and an advantage rule after today's Congress

The motions were passed today at GAA Congress in Cavan.

# congress - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From The42 15 key GAA motions you should keep an eye on for this year's Congress

15 key GAA motions you should keep an eye on for this year's Congress

Congress takes place on 27-28 February in Cavan and the list of motions were released today.

# congress - Thursday 15 January, 2015

ISIS-inspired attack on US Capitol 'foiled by FBI'

20-year-old Christopher Cornell was arrested after he purchased two semi-automatic weapons and 600 rounds of ammunition.

# congress - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From The42 Liam O'Neill wants to see ex-players fast tracked to refereeing inter county games Men In The Middle

Liam O'Neill wants to see ex-players fast tracked to refereeing inter county games

O’Neill is also open to changing the inter-county calendar for the benefit of club games.

# congress - Monday 30 June, 2014

Obama says he won't wait any longer for immigration reform

Obama said there are enough Republicans and Democrats in the House to pass an immigration bill today.