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#Derek Nolan

# derek-nolan - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Gannon vs. Nolan: These two lads had a red-hot row about social democracy High Table Election Debates This post contains videos

Gannon vs. Nolan: These two lads had a red-hot row about social democracy

In our fourth High Table Election Debate, the Social Democrats go up against Labour.

# derek-nolan - Saturday 30 January, 2016

7 things we learned at the Labour conference

At its last big gathering before the election, Labour was doing an awful lot of standing up in Mullingar today.

# derek-nolan - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Gerry Adams is hopeful he'll be Taoiseach for the Easter Rising centenary

Sinn Féin has launched its policy for older people, but not everyone is impressed.

# derek-nolan - Friday 17 July, 2015

Do the Social Democrats believe in the rule of law?

There is no future for our democracy in people picking and choosing which laws they obey, writes Labour TD Derek Nolan.

# derek-nolan - Thursday 28 May, 2015

€96m could have been overspent in dole payments

Also, 62 cases of people “claiming multiple identities” cost taxpayers a LOT of money.

# derek-nolan - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Sinn Féin says the money it got from Martin Sheen and others 'is not a secret'

The Irish Times has disclosed some $12 million in donations to its US fundraising arm over the last two decades

# derek-nolan - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Heard about the curious case of the missing Dáil artwork that isn't actually missing? Unaccounted For This post contains videos

Heard about the curious case of the missing Dáil artwork that isn't actually missing?

A top OPW official explained the curious case of the missing artwork in Leinster House.

# derek-nolan - Monday 15 December, 2014

Why this TD WAS elected to break the law Analysis This post contains videos

Why this TD WAS elected to break the law

Analysis: Paul Murphy has always been upfront about his intention to boycott water charges… and has encouraged others to follow suit.

# derek-nolan - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

# derek-nolan - Friday 7 March, 2014

Irish embassies employ 21 full-time cooks, but our ambassadors are 'often acting like janitors'

The Public Accounts Committee has also heard details of how over €21 million in allowances is distributed among over 300 Irish officials serving abroad.

# derek-nolan - Friday 24 January, 2014

TDs divided on whether PAC should hear from garda whistleblowers publicly

Even if the Public Accounts Committee is able to hear from the whistleblowers it is not clear whether this will happen in public or private session.

# derek-nolan - Monday 14 October, 2013

Labour TD: Sinn Féin's Budget proposals based on uncosted, fairytale economics

Any analysis of what is contained in Sinn Féin’s pre-Budget submission shows it to be the usual mix of simplistic solutions based on uncosted, fairytale economics, argues Labour TD Derek Nolan.

# derek-nolan - Thursday 26 September, 2013

NAMA expects to hire up to 220 staff to deal with loans from IBRC's liquidation

CEO Brendan McDonagh told the Oireachtas public accounts committee that taking on loans from IBRC represents “a major challenge for NAMA”.

# derek-nolan - Thursday 13 June, 2013

'A farce': TDs at odds over claims government sought to undermine McGuinness PAC

'A farce': TDs at odds over claims government sought to undermine McGuinness

The Public Accounts Committee met for over three hours to discuss matters arising out of the controversy surrounding its chairman John McGuinness today.

# derek-nolan - 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.

# derek-nolan - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Students in pre-budget protest against fee increases and grant cuts

Between 1,500 and 2,000 students protested in Galway today in the run up to next month’s budget.

# derek-nolan - Monday 15 October, 2012

Labour TDs criticise Fine Gael 'rants' about Croke Park deal

One Labour TD described the eight Fine Gael TDs as “belligerent”

# derek-nolan - Friday 28 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Unfortunate Autocorrect of the Day Tweet Of The Day

Unfortunate Autocorrect of the Day

No comment.

# derek-nolan - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Cash for Gold shops should ask for proof of identity, says TD

A TD has suggested that Cash for Gold shops should be licensed, meaning that all gold is photographed and sent to the police before being accepted.

# derek-nolan - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Galway TD dismayed by anti-war protests outside his parents' home

Derek Nolan said he had informed the Galway Alliance Against War that he no longer resided at the Riverside Estate in Galway.

# derek-nolan - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Concern growing over future of Galway Airport

Labour TD says that the AG and Dept of Finance are looking into a recent banking decision which could seriously impact on the airport’s ability to operate.

# derek-nolan - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Nearly half of Irish millionaires paid under 30 per cent tax

The highest earners tend to pay tax at a rate well below the standard top band, new figures show.

# derek-nolan - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Elderly patients forced to ‘wait on floor’ at Galway hospital

Labour TD to meet University Hospital Galway chief today to discuss overcrowding complaints at emergency department.

# derek-nolan - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Bruton continues to come under fire from Labour over wage agreements

Labour TDs have continued to criticise proposed reforms to wage agreements by the Minister for Enterprise, reportedly with the support of the Tánaiste and Labour leader Eamon Gilmore.

# derek-nolan - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West

The 60,647 votes in Galway West have been counted, counted, and counted again – and elected five TDs this morning.

# derek-nolan - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected

A full recount will get underway in Galway West this afternoon with five candidates already elected but not yet declared.

# derek-nolan - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 4.30pm

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

# derek-nolan - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?

Young candidates in Election 2011 tell why they want to be part of the 31st Dáil.