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#Dara Murphy

# dara-murphy - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Coveney agrees Dara Murphy should present himself for investigation over his expenses
# Attendance
# Attendance

Coveney agrees Dara Murphy should present himself for investigation over his expenses

Dec 24th 2019, 7:30 AM 10,638 Views 38 Comments

Coveney says he has not spoken to Dara Murphy.

# dara-murphy - Monday 23 December, 2019

Varadkar 'annoyed' as Dara Murphy unwilling to present himself for investigation
# Expenses
# Expenses

Varadkar 'annoyed' as Dara Murphy unwilling to present himself for investigation

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:30 AM 29,689 Views 61 Comments

Questions have been raised about Murphy’s attendance and expenses when he was a TD.

# dara-murphy - Saturday 21 December, 2019

'It’s nasty politics': Martin says Varadkar will run a Boris-style general election campaign
# Dirty Tricks
# Dirty Tricks

'It’s nasty politics': Martin says Varadkar will run a Boris-style general election campaign

Dec 21st 2019, 6:30 AM 13,829 Views 86 Comments

He also accused Fine Gael of ‘targeting’ Fianna Fáil members.

# dara-murphy - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'
# General Election
# General Election

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'

Dec 18th 2019, 11:27 PM 21,940 Views 55 Comments

The Taoiseach also said the homelessness crisis is “distressing” to him.

Taoiseach says wrong impression being created that Dara Murphy was 'totally absent' from the Dáil
# Expenses
# Expenses

Taoiseach says wrong impression being created that Dara Murphy was 'totally absent' from the Dáil

Dec 18th 2019, 3:34 PM 16,521 Views 47 Comments

Murphy was in Leinster House on 24 sitting days out of 70 in the first nine months of 2019 and just 42 of the 104 sitting days during 2018.

# dara-murphy - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Rowdy scenes in Dáil as Martin asks Varadkar: 'Have you asked Dara Murphy to refer himself for investigation?'
# Expenses
# Expenses

Rowdy scenes in Dáil as Martin asks Varadkar: 'Have you asked Dara Murphy to refer himself for investigation?'

Dec 17th 2019, 6:43 PM 30,731 Views 63 Comments

Three bodies have ruled themselves out of carrying out an investigation.

# dara-murphy - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Dáil ethics watchdog the third body to rule itself out of investigating Dara Murphy complaints
# Expenses
# Expenses

Dáil ethics watchdog the third body to rule itself out of investigating Dara Murphy complaints

Dec 12th 2019, 5:35 PM 11,350 Views 46 Comments

The finance minister has said he will look for an alternative way to investigate the complaint.

# dara-murphy - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Minister says 'alternative way' to deal with Dara Murphy complaints will be found as Dáil clerk has 'no jurisdiction'
# Expenses
# Expenses

Minister says 'alternative way' to deal with Dara Murphy complaints will be found as Dáil clerk has 'no jurisdiction'

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 5:48 PM 18,575 Views 53 Comments

The Dáil Committee on Members’ Interests is to meet on Thursday but questions remain as to whether they have the power to investigate.

# dara-murphy - Monday 9 December, 2019

Simon Harris says former TD Dara Murphy should pay back some of his expenses
# Expenses
# Expenses

Simon Harris says former TD Dara Murphy should pay back some of his expenses

Dec 9th 2019, 3:05 PM 16,979 Views 40 Comments

Questions still hang over who will carry out the review into Murphy’s expense claims.

# dara-murphy - Thursday 5 December, 2019

If investigation finds Dara Murphy broke the rules he should pay back the money, says Taoiseach
# Absenteeism
# Absenteeism

If investigation finds Dara Murphy broke the rules he should pay back the money, says Taoiseach

Dec 5th 2019, 12:32 PM 17,912 Views 79 Comments

Murphy is taking up a €150,000 a year job in the European Commission.

# dara-murphy - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Standards watchdog Sipo says it can't deal with Dara Murphy complaints as he 'has ceased to be a TD'
# Investigation
# Investigation

Standards watchdog Sipo says it can't deal with Dara Murphy complaints as he 'has ceased to be a TD'

Dec 4th 2019, 4:04 PM 18,932 Views 87 Comments

Leo Varadkar told the Dáil today that Sipo could investigate former members.

Dara Murphy's 'total disengagement with the Dáil' raised with Varadkar as Cork TD resigns his seat
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Dara Murphy's 'total disengagement with the Dáil' raised with Varadkar as Cork TD resigns his seat

Updated Dec 4th 2019, 1:19 PM 38,371 Views 0 Comments

He will take up a new job at the European Commission from today.

# dara-murphy - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Taoiseach says he's spoken to TD Dara Murphy about the controversy over his Dáil expenses
# Dáil Expenses
# Dáil Expenses

Taoiseach says he's spoken to TD Dara Murphy about the controversy over his Dáil expenses

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:03 PM 28,587 Views 47 Comments

Varadkar says he plans to overhaul the political expenses system.

# dara-murphy - Saturday 30 November, 2019

FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny
# New Statement
# New Statement

FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny

Updated Nov 30th 2019, 7:46 PM 28,970 Views 69 Comments

Murphy has been largely absent from the Dáil as a result of a Brussels-based job in recent years.

# dara-murphy - Friday 9 December, 2016

As Ireland's smart cities develop, a government report warns of data security needs
# My Privacy
# My Privacy

As Ireland's smart cities develop, a government report warns of data security needs

Dec 9th 2016, 6:05 AM 5,880 Views 7 Comments

How much of our data are we willing to compromise for an easier life and a more efficient city?

# dara-murphy - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Voters are split on whether Dara Murphy should resign
# Cork To Dublin
# Cork To Dublin

Voters are split on whether Dara Murphy should resign

Sep 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 13,923 Views 81 Comments

The Fine Gael minister has come in for a lot of criticism in recent days.

# dara-murphy - Monday 28 September, 2015

Joan Burton thinks this Fine Gael minister's garda dig-out wasn't a good idea
# Cork To Dublin
# Cork To Dublin

Joan Burton thinks this Fine Gael minister's garda dig-out wasn't a good idea

Sep 28th 2015, 3:00 PM 13,021 Views 92 Comments

The Tánaiste appeared to back under fire Fine Gael minister Dara Murphy this morning.

# dara-murphy - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Dara Murphy: I'm sorry if people think I wasted Garda resources
# Cork To Dublin
# Cork To Dublin

Dara Murphy: I'm sorry if people think I wasted Garda resources

Sep 27th 2015, 2:32 PM 22,030 Views 129 Comments

The Fine Gael minister said he made a judgement call in “difficult circumstances”.

# dara-murphy - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Taxi driver who received late-night call from minister questions his version of events
# Emergency Situation
# Emergency Situation

Taxi driver who received late-night call from minister questions his version of events

Sep 26th 2015, 2:25 PM 27,462 Views 73 Comments

The Taoiseach has defended Dara Murphy after two gardaí drove him from Cork to Dublin Airport.

# dara-murphy - Friday 25 September, 2015

The curious case of the Fine Gael minister, the broken-down car and 214km garda dig-out
# Murphy's Law
# Murphy's Law

The curious case of the Fine Gael minister, the broken-down car and 214km garda dig-out

Sep 25th 2015, 2:30 PM 33,060 Views 242 Comments

Dara Murphy is under pressure today after he asked gardaí to drive him from Cork to Dublin Airport earlier this month.

# dara-murphy - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Minister: Speed vans aren't about making money, honest
# Saving Lives
# Saving Lives

Minister: Speed vans aren't about making money, honest

Mar 4th 2015, 12:37 PM 12,026 Views 53 Comments

Dara Murphy denied the cameras are strategically located in areas where speed limits increase.

# dara-murphy - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Ireland has gone in to bat for Microsoft in its landmark privacy case against the US
# Shoulder To Shoulder
# Shoulder To Shoulder

Ireland has gone in to bat for Microsoft in its landmark privacy case against the US

Dec 23rd 2014, 8:28 PM 12,162 Views 30 Comments

The tech giant is fighting an order to hand over email data stored on its Dublin servers.

# dara-murphy - Monday 24 November, 2014

Does the Socialist Party really want to nationalise Dell?
# Socialist Revolution
# Socialist Revolution

Does the Socialist Party really want to nationalise Dell?

Nov 24th 2014, 1:09 PM 20,042 Views 166 Comments

One TD suggested as much at the weekend.

# dara-murphy - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Coppinger: December 10th could become a day of national strike
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

Coppinger: December 10th could become a day of national strike

Nov 22nd 2014, 9:08 PM 40,073 Views 237 Comments

The Socialist Party TD added that she believes the Government could collapse before the next general election.

# dara-murphy - Monday 3 November, 2014

You'll soon need a licence if you want to be a private investigator
# Private Eyes
# Private Eyes

You'll soon need a licence if you want to be a private investigator

Nov 3rd 2014, 3:35 PM 9,887 Views 13 Comments

Plans to license the PI industry are being formulated by Data Protection Minister Dara Murphy.

# dara-murphy - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

This is how the Government plans to tackle data protection issues
# Best In Class
# Best In Class

This is how the Government plans to tackle data protection issues

Oct 7th 2014, 10:07 PM 8,262 Views 18 Comments

Junior Minister Dara Murphy announced details of a data protection ‘roadmap ‘ today.

# dara-murphy - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Minister claims "no connection" between McNulty board appointment and Seanad nomination
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

Minister claims "no connection" between McNulty board appointment and Seanad nomination

Sep 27th 2014, 4:44 PM 6,404 Views 37 Comments

The opposition claim that the controversy is growing ‘shabbier by the day’.

# dara-murphy - Monday 23 June, 2014

'Unacceptable': Fianna Fáil is NOT happy with Crowley's move to Eurosceptic group
# Doing A 180
# Doing A 180

'Unacceptable': Fianna Fáil is NOT happy with Crowley's move to Eurosceptic group

Jun 23rd 2014, 3:42 PM 13,046 Views 78 Comments

The party has said that many ECR policies “directly contradict core principles of the Fianna Fáil organisation”.

# dara-murphy - Sunday 8 June, 2014

"We’ve looked at those higher earners and they’re not there." - FF rejects SF's wealth tax proposals
# Disagreement
# Disagreement

"We’ve looked at those higher earners and they’re not there." - FF rejects SF's wealth tax proposals

Jun 8th 2014, 1:32 PM 21,992 Views 199 Comments

Fine Gael described the plans as a “fairytale”.

# dara-murphy - Friday 2 May, 2014

Here are the TDs and Senators who are likely to sit on the banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Here are the TDs and Senators who are likely to sit on the banking inquiry

May 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 11,052 Views 48 Comments

Who is in the running to be part of an unprecedented Oireachtas inquiry into the collapse of the Irish banking system? We’ve been finding out.

# dara-murphy - Thursday 27 February, 2014

TDs to brief Scots on EU membership but have 'no desire to impact' referendum
# Indyref
# Indyref

TDs to brief Scots on EU membership but have 'no desire to impact' referendum

Feb 27th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,751 Views 48 Comments

Scottish MSPs looking at independence proposals will hold a video conference this morning with Oireachtas members.

# dara-murphy - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Backbench TDs would welcome the Troika back... as long as they're on their holidays
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Backbench TDs would welcome the Troika back... as long as they're on their holidays

Oct 31st 2013, 11:31 AM 3,721 Views 15 Comments

“They are quite satisfied that their job is done here in Ireland,” one Fine Gael backbencher said after a meeting with the Troika this morning.

# dara-murphy - Sunday 7 October, 2012

We Only Buy One Brand Of Liquorice
# Om Nom Wrong
From The Daily Edge
# Om Nom Wrong

We Only Buy One Brand Of Liquorice

Oct 7th 2012, 11:30 AM 902 Views 0 Comments

‘It did great in focus groups.’ Spotted in Denmark.

# dara-murphy - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

A major initiative: Irish golfers should be used to attract tourists, says Murphy
# Only A Game?
From The42
# Only A Game?

A major initiative: Irish golfers should be used to attract tourists, says Murphy

Jun 28th 2011, 1:31 PM 707 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael Cork North Central Deputy feels the country does not promote its golfing facilities enough.