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#dáil prayer

# dail-prayer - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Solidarity-PBP TDs refuse to stand for Dáil prayer and hold up 'separate Church and State' posters

Last week the Dáil voted to retain the Dáil prayer and also to add a 30 second moment of reflection.

# dail-prayer - Thursday 4 May, 2017

TDs have voted to make it compulsory to stand during the Dáil prayer

Three amendments that would have gotten rid of the Dáil prayer were voted down today.

# dail-prayer - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Here's what TDs think about being made to stand for a daily Christian prayer

It’s proposed the prayer will be followed by 30 seconds of silent reflection.

# dail-prayer - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Two TDs say they will break Dáil rules and refuse to stand during the daily prayer

It’s proposed a 30-second moment of silence will take place after the daily prayer.

# dail-prayer - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Poll: Are you glad the Dáil prayer has been kept? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you glad the Dáil prayer has been kept?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# dail-prayer - Sunday 22 January, 2017

People are divided over whether the Dáil should begin each day with a prayer

Minister Katherine Zappone says it should be replaced with a moment of silence.

# dail-prayer - Sunday 15 January, 2017

The Dáil prayer: We're not the only parliament to have one Holy Words This post contains a poll

The Dáil prayer: We're not the only parliament to have one

It is a requirement under the Dáil rules that a sitting cannot begin without the prayer being read.

# dail-prayer - Friday 3 October, 2014

Removal of the Dáil prayer would be "out of step with modern practice"

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has defended the practice after criticism from Deputy Clare Daly that it is “offensive”.