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#Dinny McGinley

# dinny-mcginley - Thursday 18 September, 2014

This guy is Fine Gael's surprise pick for the vacant Seanad seat

John McNulty will take Deirdre Clune’s vacant seat in the upper house.

# dinny-mcginley - Thursday 19 September, 2013

'You were in bed with the banks!': The Dáil has had its first row of the new term

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael clashed in the chamber today.

# dinny-mcginley - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Two years' service means ministers now guaranteed to receive pensions

The government was appointed two years ago today – meaning senior ministers now have enough service for a pension.

# dinny-mcginley - Friday 20 July, 2012

Three-minute explainer: What's the story with the Gaeltacht Bill?

Opposition TDs walked out of the Dáil en masse yesterday in protest at government tactics. So what’s the deal?

# dinny-mcginley - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Video: Opposition parties walkout of Dáil over Gaeltacht Bill

The government’s move to push the bill through before the Dáil rises for the summer was met with protest by opposition TDs.

# dinny-mcginley - Monday 2 April, 2012

€53,000 bill to send ministers away for St Patrick's Day St Patrick's Day This post contains a poll

€53,000 bill to send ministers away for St Patrick's Day

A series of parliamentary questions reveal costs of €53,142 to send 12 ministers around the world to mark the national holiday.

# dinny-mcginley - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Taoiseach and 16 ministers off around the world for Patrick's Day celebrations

Dinny McGinley is off to Glasgow and Michael Noonan will be in France. Here’s where else our government ministers will be jetting off to on 17 March…

# dinny-mcginley - Friday 3 February, 2012

Taoiseach, Noonan, Howlin among ministers claiming unvouched TDs' expenses

While the country struggles under immense financial pressure, eight cabinet ministers take expenses that can’t be audited.

# dinny-mcginley - Friday 6 January, 2012

Irish language community slam merger of Language Commissioner

In a letter to the Irish Times, 33 people say they “expect” the government not to merge the commissioner with the Ombudsman.

# dinny-mcginley - Saturday 4 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your bank holiday Saturday Fix: Strike looms at Aer Lingus; the high-price of government advice; U2′s controversial Glastonbury appearance; a hair-raising announcement from Wayne Rooney; and the accidental Facebook party.

# dinny-mcginley - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Poll: Who should be ceann comhairle? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should be ceann comhairle?

The Ceann Comhairle is expected to be impartial, authoritative and able to keep control of the House. Who do you think is up to the job?

# dinny-mcginley - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies

Kevin Humpheys has taken the final seat for Labour in Dublin South-East. Check out how the first day of counting unfolded in key constituencies across the country.

# dinny-mcginley - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

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