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# dail-questions - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'Who is NPHET ultimately accountable to?': Taoiseach questioned on governance of decision-making
# Dail Questions
# Dail Questions

'Who is NPHET ultimately accountable to?': Taoiseach questioned on governance of decision-making

Apr 23rd 2020, 2:43 PM 30,940 Views 58 Comments

‘Elected office cannot be subservient even in this crisis,’ said Labour leader Alan Kelly.

# dail-questions - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Pearse Doherty isn't allowed to ask Enda any of these questions
# Refused
# Refused

Pearse Doherty isn't allowed to ask Enda any of these questions

Nov 17th 2015, 2:36 PM 26,321 Views 87 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD has had a number of questions about the IBRC inquiry disallowed.

# dail-questions - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Micheál Martin asks Enda Kenny to withdraw a 'partisan slur', Taoiseach declines
# Missing Documents Claim
# Missing Documents Claim

Micheál Martin asks Enda Kenny to withdraw a 'partisan slur', Taoiseach declines

Jun 24th 2014, 4:23 PM 8,903 Views 19 Comments

A long-running row over whether documents about the bank guarantee went missing in the Department of the Taoiseach continued today.

# dail-questions - Friday 18 April, 2014

There will be no change to the 'ludicrous situation' where absent TDs means unanswered questions
# Political Reform
# Political Reform

There will be no change to the 'ludicrous situation' where absent TDs means unanswered questions

Apr 18th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,094 Views 31 Comments

TDs have complained that there is a false impression being created that politicians are not at work because they are absent from the Dáil chamber.

# dail-questions - Friday 25 October, 2013

WATCH: Mattie McGrath tells Rabbitte to 'count the tits on Mrs Murphy's cow'
# Dail Questions
# Dail Questions

WATCH: Mattie McGrath tells Rabbitte to 'count the tits on Mrs Murphy's cow'

Oct 25th 2013, 10:08 AM 17,549 Views 27 Comments

Dogs, cats, Angela Merkel and lots more in the Dáil yesterday…

# dail-questions - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Aaron McKenna: What are we paying for the Dáil’s pointless pantomime?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: What are we paying for the Dáil’s pointless pantomime?

Sep 22nd 2012, 8:05 AM 7 Views 20 Comments

Much Dáil business is an empty stage show – but there is a way we could make it better.

# dail-questions - Sunday 15 July, 2012

16 of the weirdest questions ever asked in the Dáil
# Funnies
# Funnies

16 of the weirdest questions ever asked in the Dáil

Jul 15th 2012, 8:45 AM 14,595 Views 15 Comments

Including the price of tomatoes, the disposal of used condoms (sorry, we know, ew) and the larceny of a donkey.

# dail-questions - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Concern for ‘distressed’ tree at Leinster House
# Treetment Required
# Treetment Required

Concern for ‘distressed’ tree at Leinster House

Jul 11th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,428 Views 35 Comments

A Dublin South TD has asked the Government what it is doing to save the plane tree.

# dail-questions - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Michael Healy-Rae on toilets and graveyards
# Grave Situation
# Grave Situation

Michael Healy-Rae on toilets and graveyards

Jul 10th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,898 Views 32 Comments

Michael Healy-Rae has asked the Government its views on installing toilets in graveyards in the interest of visitors.

# dail-questions - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system

Jan 11th 2012, 7:30 AM 152 Views 54 Comments

Parish-pump politics is crippling our democracy – so Simon Tuohy offers a radical new proposal to fix the system.

# dail-questions - Friday 30 December, 2011

Total ban on smacking children under consideration by Government
# Smacking
# Smacking

Total ban on smacking children under consideration by Government

Dec 30th 2011, 5:03 PM 6,217 Views 109 Comments

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald has said an outright prohibition of all corporal punishment is an option.

# dail-questions - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Chiefs of Bord Gáis, ESB and An Post still won’t say they will take pay cut
# Executive Pay
# Executive Pay

Chiefs of Bord Gáis, ESB and An Post still won’t say they will take pay cut

Jul 27th 2011, 8:30 PM 874 Views 18 Comments

Pat Rabbitte asked the heads of the three semi-States under his remit to accept voluntary pay cap of €250,000 a month ago – they still haven’t given him an answer.