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#Dail vote

# dail-vote - Sunday 20 October, 2019

FF leader asks Dooley and Collins to step down from frontbench pending probe into Dáil votes

Michéal Martin said he spoke with the deputies this morning who both agreed to cooperate fully with the Ceann Comhairle’s inquiry.

# dail-vote - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Dáil approval to send Ireland's Army Ranger Wing to Mali

The mission has been described as the most dangerous UN peacekeeping mission in the world.

# dail-vote - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Dáil votes to ban oil and gas drilling in Irish waters

The Bill, if passed into law will make Ireland the 5th country globally to ban oil and gas exploration.

# dail-vote - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'Ridiculous situation': Jobseekers forced to do JobPath programme for a third time

Private companies operating JobPath get over €3k for every jobseeker that makes it through the scheme.

# dail-vote - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'Disciplinary proceedings' to be initiated against Tóibín for breaking ranks on abortion legislation

The Termination of Pregnancy Bill passed by 102 votes to 12.

# dail-vote - Thursday 22 March, 2018

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Poll: Should politicians be sanctioned for voting against their party?

Sinn Féin TD Carol Nolan was suspended from the party after she voted against Eighth Amendment legislation yesterday.

# dail-vote - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Leo Varadkar's government has suffered its first Dáil defeat - on new building standards

It’s not the first time the government has lost a vote, but it is the first since Varadkar became Taoiseach.

# dail-vote - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Enda Kenny wins confidence motion in the government

After a lengthy, and occasionally feisty, Dáil debate, the government won the motion.

# dail-vote - Thursday 10 November, 2016

New beginnings: 200 child refugees from Calais camp will come to Ireland

The makeshift refugee camp was cleared out and demolished last month after being deemed dangerous and unsafe.

# dail-vote - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

This TD WILL be expelled if he votes against Labour tomorrow

Michael McNamara is said to be undecided on whether he will support the proposed sale of the state’s stake in Aer Lingus.

# dail-vote - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

74 TDs have just voted down another abortion bill

A bill providing for a referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment was overwhelmingly defeated this evening.

# dail-vote - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

'A shameful abandonment': Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly's abortion bill voted down

The Dáil has voted to reject a bill providing for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

# dail-vote - Friday 23 January, 2015

'There's nothing to be afraid of': Peter Mathews wanted to liberate politicians today...

The independent TD proposed a referendum to give politicians freedom of conscience during votes.

# dail-vote - Thursday 18 December, 2014

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night

A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.

# dail-vote - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

"Let’s move beyond symbolism" - Dáil votes unanimously to recognise the State of Palestine

The motion calls on the Government to change Ireland’s official position.

# dail-vote - Friday 12 July, 2013

Abortion bill passes final Dáil vote

The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill has passed the final stage of the Dáil this evening, after two day of heated debates.

# dail-vote - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

D-day for Creighton as Dáil to vote on abortion legislation

Fine Gael looks likely to lose the European Affairs minister when the Dáil debates and votes on amendments to the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill today but other wavering TDs could now support the new law.

# dail-vote - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

15 mothers at the Dáil ask Kenny to add fatal foetal abnormalities to Bill

“Some women out there want to see the pregnancy through, but some women can’t and we’re not giving them a choice,” said John Halligan TD.

At least 13 TDs to oppose abortion bill with first vote now due next week

The first vote on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill has been delayed until next week to allow TDs more speaking time.

# dail-vote - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Challenge to promissory notes dismissed, court says TD could bring case

The Dublin businessman David Hall had taken a case against the State arguing that the issuing of the €31 billion promissory notes to the former Anglo Irish Bank is illegal as there was no Dáil vote.

# dail-vote - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?

A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.

# dail-vote - Friday 10 December, 2010

THE DAIL has passed legislation which allows the minimum wage to be cut by €1 to €7.65. There were 79 votes in favour of the legislation; and 74 votes against. The Financial Measures Bill also covers the reduction of salaries of the Taoiseach, the Tanaiste and TDs by €14,000, €11,000 and €10,000 respectively. It will also see public service sectors pensions cuts by 12 per cent over €60,000.