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# deputy - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Niall Quinn appointed FAI Interim Deputy CEO
# Pastures New
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# Pastures New

Niall Quinn appointed FAI Interim Deputy CEO

Jan 23rd 2020, 4:19 PM 35,269 Views 66 Comments

The former Arsenal striker has been heavily linked with a role in the association in recent months.

# deputy - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Padraig Harrington names 2020 Ryder Cup vice-captain
# Deputy
From The42
# Deputy

Padraig Harrington names 2020 Ryder Cup vice-captain

Sep 18th 2019, 4:17 PM 9,787 Views 1 Comment

Robert Karlsson is set for the role, having also worked under Thomas Bjorn.

# deputy - Friday 24 November, 2017

Not enough to just fit in, Rory Best demands a little leadership from James Ryan
# Deputy
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# Deputy

Not enough to just fit in, Rory Best demands a little leadership from James Ryan

Nov 24th 2017, 1:45 PM 8,723 Views 30 Comments

The 21-year-old won’t be a passenger on his first senior start for Ireland.

# deputy - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Musicians hold sing-song outside Leinster House in bid to get more radio play
# On The Air
# On The Air

Musicians hold sing-song outside Leinster House in bid to get more radio play

Sep 28th 2016, 1:40 PM 18,234 Views 74 Comments

They were there to launch a new bill from Labour TD Willie Penrose.

# deputy - Friday 8 May, 2015

Here's what Prince Charles and Camilla will get up to on their Irish visit
# The Trip
# The Trip

Here's what Prince Charles and Camilla will get up to on their Irish visit

May 8th 2015, 6:55 PM 24,651 Views 49 Comments

They’re on their way at the end of the month.

# deputy - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Irish Water rubbishes claims water metering has stopped in Dublin
# Contractors
# Contractors

Irish Water rubbishes claims water metering has stopped in Dublin

Feb 17th 2015, 5:35 PM 16,832 Views 119 Comments

The claims came from a Sinn Fein TD.

# deputy - Monday 19 January, 2015

Here's what the world thought of Leo Varadkar saying 'I'm gay'
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Here's what the world thought of Leo Varadkar saying 'I'm gay'

Jan 19th 2015, 8:46 PM 45,674 Views 70 Comments

He spoke publicly about his sexuality on radio yesterday.

# deputy - Saturday 4 October, 2014

This historic Cork mansion was the scene of a kidnapping, and it's now at risk
# Vernon Mount
# Vernon Mount

This historic Cork mansion was the scene of a kidnapping, and it's now at risk

Oct 4th 2014, 8:30 PM 37,338 Views 14 Comments

The house has a private owner who lives in the USA.

# deputy - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Kenny says Irish Water (and your PPS number) "will not be sold"
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Kenny says Irish Water (and your PPS number) "will not be sold"

Sep 30th 2014, 4:39 PM 19,553 Views 154 Comments

The Taoiseach made the comment during Leaders’ Questions today.

# deputy - Saturday 27 September, 2014

"Shafted? No": 10 things we learned from Alan Shatter's Late Late Show interview
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

"Shafted? No": 10 things we learned from Alan Shatter's Late Late Show interview

Sep 27th 2014, 12:06 AM 43,382 Views 67 Comments

The TD and former Minister said that resigning wasn’t a pleasant experience.

# deputy - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge
# Icy Dip
# Icy Dip

Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge

Sep 9th 2014, 6:18 PM 13,250 Views 16 Comments

He took an icy shower near his constituency office in Swords.

# deputy - Friday 11 July, 2014

Gardaí say there have been no official Deputy Commissioner appointments
# Jobs
# Jobs

Gardaí say there have been no official Deputy Commissioner appointments

Jul 11th 2014, 10:55 PM 17,813 Views 39 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Padraig Mac Lochlainn had called on the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to clarify if she had knowledge of the appointments.

# deputy - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Burton: Maternity benefit cuts aren't a disincentive to women working
# Maternity
# Maternity

Burton: Maternity benefit cuts aren't a disincentive to women working

Dec 8th 2013, 7:45 AM 10,356 Views 31 Comments

Deputy Lucinda Creighton asked Minister Burton about the new maternity benefit rate being brought in under Budget 2014.

# deputy - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Proposed bill would ban fluoride from Ireland's water
# Fluoridation
# Fluoridation

Proposed bill would ban fluoride from Ireland's water

May 9th 2013, 2:05 PM 25,863 Views 309 Comments

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has introduced the bill, which would see the act of putting fluoride into water made illegal.

# deputy - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey
# ESB
# ESB

ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey

Apr 10th 2013, 10:43 AM 6,277 Views 23 Comments

Details of the contract win will be announced at an event in Istanbul attended by the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.

# deputy - Thursday 4 April, 2013

New website monitors 'real time' water levels
# Flood Prevention
# Flood Prevention

New website monitors 'real time' water levels

Apr 4th 2013, 6:27 PM 12,036 Views 19 Comments

The site was launched by Minister of State Brian Hayes TD, as part of flood risk management in Ireland.

# deputy - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Ming: I want my penalty points back
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Ming: I want my penalty points back

Mar 12th 2013, 7:21 PM 31,509 Views 232 Comments

The Dáil deputy described what led up to him not receiving penalty points or a fine though he was caught by gardaí driving while on a mobile phone on two occasions.

# deputy - Friday 8 March, 2013

Parental leave extended from 14 weeks to 18 weeks
# Parental Leave
# Parental Leave

Parental leave extended from 14 weeks to 18 weeks

Mar 8th 2013, 10:12 PM 41,912 Views 72 Comments

Parents returning back to work from parental leave will also be allowed to request a change in their working hours or pattern.

# deputy - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Stanley: Vital that progress is made on turf cutting
# Turf Cutting
# Turf Cutting

Stanley: Vital that progress is made on turf cutting

Feb 27th 2013, 8:46 PM 4,643 Views 25 Comments

The Sinn Féin Deputy made the comments after a cross-party briefing with the Turf Cutters’ and Contractors’ Association in Leinster House.

# deputy - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Government asked if it will "ignore" concerns on garda station closures
# Garda
# Garda

Government asked if it will "ignore" concerns on garda station closures

Jan 31st 2013, 12:44 PM 7,307 Views 83 Comments

Deputies Willie O’Dea and Mary Lou McDonald spoke about the issue during Leader’s Questions in the Dáil today.

# deputy - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Daly accepts "full responsibility for serious lack of judgement"
# Clare Daly
# Clare Daly

Daly accepts "full responsibility for serious lack of judgement"

Jan 30th 2013, 8:10 AM 13,815 Views 114 Comments

The TD was pulled over by gardaí on Monday night, and gave a blood sample to see what her blood alcohol level was.

# deputy - Friday 18 January, 2013

Keaveney: I won't be bullied into stepping down as Labour chair
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

Keaveney: I won't be bullied into stepping down as Labour chair

Jan 18th 2013, 9:29 AM 3,261 Views 29 Comments

The Labour Party chairman said on radio this morning that Eamon Gilmore did “everything possible to ensure” he wasn’t elected chair.

# deputy - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Are Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin to merge and become... Fianna Féin?
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Are Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin to merge and become... Fianna Féin?

Dec 6th 2012, 7:59 PM 14,231 Views 104 Comments

A Fine Gael TD, Derek Keating, made the suggestion today. But what do Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil think?

# deputy - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Temporary suspension of ash planting to prevent spread of disease
# Ash
# Ash

Temporary suspension of ash planting to prevent spread of disease

Dec 5th 2012, 2:27 PM 1,825 Views 0 Comments

The decision comes following the spread of Chalara fraxinea in the UK and Ireland.

# deputy - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Labour "has not voted against idea of legislating for abortion", says TD
# Labour
# Labour

Labour "has not voted against idea of legislating for abortion", says TD

Nov 29th 2012, 10:07 PM 5,857 Views 36 Comments

Deputy Ann Phelan made the comment following the defeat of Clare Daly TD’s abortion bill in the Dáil last night.

# deputy - Monday 19 November, 2012

Legislation to address street trading of benzodiazepines 'due in early 2013'
# Drugs
# Drugs

Legislation to address street trading of benzodiazepines 'due in early 2013'

Nov 19th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,839 Views 35 Comments

Deputy Roisín Shorthall had approved the move to amend the Misuse of Drugs Regulations earlier this year. It has been confirmed that it will be 2013 before it is introduced.

# deputy - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Buttimer: "Why did I choose to live a life of lies for so long?"
# Jerry Buttimer
# Jerry Buttimer

Buttimer: "Why did I choose to live a life of lies for so long?"

Nov 11th 2012, 7:45 AM 12,389 Views 17 Comments

The TD said that there are people across Ireland who are afraid to come out, but that if he had known how good life would be for him, he would have come out sooner.

# deputy - Friday 19 October, 2012

Deputy accuses Department of failing to give straight answer on primary care centres
# Primary Care Centre
# Primary Care Centre

Deputy accuses Department of failing to give straight answer on primary care centres

Oct 19th 2012, 3:32 PM 3,347 Views 20 Comments

Deputy Billy Kelleher sent a Freedom of Information request to the department of health, who said they regret the need to extend the time to deal with the request.

# deputy - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Party delegations meet the Troika today
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Party delegations meet the Troika today

Oct 17th 2012, 8:09 AM 4,351 Views 89 Comments

Delegations from Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are meeting the Troika this morning.

# deputy - Monday 15 October, 2012

€8 million invested into Dublin facility for Munich Re
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

€8 million invested into Dublin facility for Munich Re

Oct 15th 2012, 7:21 AM 6,764 Views 18 Comments

The company is one of the largest reinsurers in the world and will also create 17 jobs at its strategic R&D facility.

# deputy - Monday 24 September, 2012

Unleashed dogs 'pose threat to animal welfare'
# Dogs
# Dogs

Unleashed dogs 'pose threat to animal welfare'

Sep 24th 2012, 12:32 PM 5,563 Views 30 Comments

“Family pets can be turned into predators,” Deputy Andrew Doyle has said, adding there needs to be stronger controls in this area.

# deputy - Thursday 13 September, 2012

New online directory for unemployed people launched
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

New online directory for unemployed people launched

Sep 13th 2012, 11:31 AM 5,227 Views 23 Comments

Minister Joan Burton launched the new on-line directory Find Your Local services, alongside the 19th edition of the handbook Working for Work.

"Law must be changed" for undocumented workers
# Employment
# Employment

"Law must be changed" for undocumented workers

Sep 13th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,858 Views 32 Comments

Deputy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he raised the issue with Minister Richard Bruton after a recent ruling against payment to an exploited migrant worker.

# deputy - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Investigation called for into rejection of 'ugly fruit'
# Ugly Fruit
# Ugly Fruit

Investigation called for into rejection of 'ugly fruit'

Sep 11th 2012, 11:03 AM 8,781 Views 32 Comments

Éamon Ó Cúiv has said some supermarkets are rejecting fruit because it is ‘ugly’ – would you buy ugly fruit?

# deputy - Monday 27 August, 2012

Minister zooms ahead with 'car club' scheme
# Transport
# Transport

Minister zooms ahead with 'car club' scheme

Aug 27th 2012, 2:30 PM 16,147 Views 68 Comments

Deputy Eoghan Murphy is behind the idea, which will see local authorities looking after its implementation once Deputy Varadkar brings new laws into place.

# deputy - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Call for helpline to be set up for distressed farmers
# Farmers
# Farmers

Call for helpline to be set up for distressed farmers

Aug 21st 2012, 3:49 PM 5,323 Views 79 Comments

Éamon Ó Cuív has said that a helpline needs to be set up for farmers who are distressed due to poor weather and its effect on their livelihoods.

# deputy - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Mary Lou McDonald: "Austerity will not cure the deficit"
# MacGill
# MacGill

Mary Lou McDonald: "Austerity will not cure the deficit"

Jul 26th 2012, 8:47 AM 3,083 Views 101 Comments

Speaking at the MacGill Summer School, McDonald said that the Government’s action plan on jobs ticks all the boxes – bar creating jobs.

# deputy - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Quinn says no to 'narrow focus' on university performance
# Universities
# Universities

Quinn says no to 'narrow focus' on university performance

Apr 28th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,220 Views 6 Comments

The Times Higher Education world reputation rankings failed to feature an Irish university – but the Education Minister indicated this is not a cause for concern.

# deputy - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Mulherin: 'We need a discussion around who, in this day and age, is having unprotected sex'
# Fornication
# Fornication

Mulherin: 'We need a discussion around who, in this day and age, is having unprotected sex'

Apr 19th 2012, 6:06 PM 14,314 Views 159 Comments

The Fine Gael TD at the centre of the ‘fornication’ remarks defends her comments, saying: “It’s not a word I invented.”

TD: 'Fornication most likely cause of unwanted pregnancies'
# Fornication
# Fornication

TD: 'Fornication most likely cause of unwanted pregnancies'

Apr 19th 2012, 3:09 PM 22,427 Views 210 Comments

Michelle Mulherin TD said during today’s Dáil debate that “fornication… is probably the single most likely cause of unwanted pregnancies in this country”.

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