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# Dáil row

Last month
March 2023
# Dáil row
'You can't handle the answers': Tempers flare as FG and SF clash over eviction ban
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald were involved in a war of words this afternoon.
Last year
# Dáil row
Varadkar: 'I'm entitled to a due process and the presumption of innocence over guilt'
A senator said conversations that took place in the Dáil last week about arrests and prosecutions were ‘very stigmatising’.
All time
# Dáil row
Noel Grealish accused of 'disgraceful racism' in Dáil after raising questions about money being sent to Nigeria
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that Irish people had ‘for centuries’ sent money back to Ireland.
# the health service
'Wholly unsatisfactory': Harris pressed in Dáil over recruitment freeze in the HSE
Harris said he believed the HSE was putting “sensible” controls in place.
# Shouting Match
Dáil descends into row over Citizens' Assembly recruitment criticism
The Citizens’ Assembly confirmed this week that seven of the 99 citizens were recruited improperly by Red C Research and Marketing.
# ding ding ding
There was an almighty shouting match in the Dáil between the Healy Raes and a Fianna Fáil TD
The angry scenes over speaking time resulted in the House being suspended for a short time.
# Letter
Mary Lou keeps her promise to write a letter to Varadkar
The pair had clashed over the government’s commitment to the North.
# Controversy
'New politics, my foot': Mayhem in the Dáil as TDs get heated on Máire Whelan row
The government again faced fierce criticism for its handling of the appointment this evening.
# resume your seat
'You're trying to shut down discussion': Dáil suspended after Bríd Smith raises Halawa case
The Ceann Comhairle said her contribution was not relevant to the current session.
# Dáil row
The Dáil was left waiting for 39 minutes today after too few TDs turned up
The Ceann Comhairle criticised TDs while Joan Burton called on Government chief whip Regina Doherty to apologise.
# not your mother
VIDEO: There was a HUGE row in the Dáil last night
“I did not come in here to do what your mother should have done and put manners on you.”
# Rowdiness
Watch 'a bunch of whimpering babies' shout and roar in the Dáil
Proposals to enhance security around Leinster House have been criticised by Sinn Féin.
# Rowdy
Peter Mathews was thrown out of the Dáil and given an unusual punishment earlier
The independent TD’s refusal to stop talking landed him in trouble today.
# Dáil row
Watch an 'incredibly embarrassed' TD lash his former Labour colleagues
Colm Keaveney didn’t hold back in the Dáil this evening.
# Dáil over
Seán Barrett got into another almighty row with a TD in the Dáil this evening
After a quiet few months, the Ceann Comhairle was back to his angry best this evening.
# Homelessness
No apology for Sinn Féin TD after remarks about his homeless brother were made in the Dáil
Jonathan O’Brien clashed with his Labour counterpart in the Dáil last week.
# back in the day
Check out this Dáil row between Charlie Haughey, Dick Spring and John Bruton in 1991
“Who wrote that rubbish?!”
# Banking Inquiry
Video: Angry scenes as Micheál Martin repeatedly told to sit down before Dáil suspended
A row over the banking inquiry saw the Ceann Comhairle get angry at an angry Micheál Martin before the House was suspended for a brief period.