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# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

One of Ireland's most colourful senators is retiring from politics

Fidelma Healy-Eames will not contest the forthcoming Seanad election.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Senator Jim Walsh tells Senator Ivana Bacik to "get treatment for haemorrhoids" Bottom Line This post contains videos

Senator Jim Walsh tells Senator Ivana Bacik to "get treatment for haemorrhoids"

Really, he actually said that.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Galway city is so short on cash that it's not possible to be buried on a Sunday

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has been banging the funding drum this morning.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Senators want to criminalise offending people online – and they're dangerously misguided

Without the freedom to offend, freedom of expression does not exist.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Monday 6 July, 2015

Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi

The senator said the ‘mispronunciation’ incident has kickstarted her General Election campaign.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Friday 3 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge People cannot get over Fidelma Healy-Eames and her 'wiffy code' There In A Wiffy

People cannot get over Fidelma Healy-Eames and her 'wiffy code'

#pcgonemad #sexualorientation

# fidelma-healy-eames - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Looks like Senator Fidelma Healy Eames believes that Wi-Fi is pronounced 'wiffy'

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear.

From The Daily Edge Fidelma Healy Eames pronounced WiFi as 'wiffy' and it was straight up mortifying Whiffy

Fidelma Healy Eames pronounced WiFi as 'wiffy' and it was straight up mortifying

“Do you have the wiffy code?”

# fidelma-healy-eames - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Senator: I don't think it's appropriate to teach children about same-sex marriage

The No side has dismissed claims they’re using “dirty tactics”.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

David Norris: "As a gay man, I would really welcome being voted to be an equal person"

The independent senator came on the plinth to dismiss No side claims about funding to groups campaigning for a Yes vote.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Friday 1 May, 2015

IDA boss didn't talk to the government before calling for a Yes vote

Martin Shanahan’s call for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum has not gone down well with the No side.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Monday 23 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Hozier absolutely owned Fidelma Healy Eames on Twitter over same-sex marriage Deep Burn

Hozier absolutely owned Fidelma Healy Eames on Twitter over same-sex marriage

He didn’t hold back, anyway.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Monday 16 March, 2015

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames says THAT tweet was about starting an open debate

Former Fine Gael senator was trending on Twitter yesterday.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Claims against Sinn Féin, Ireland out of Cricket World Cup and #pcgonemad.

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames is trending again, this time about Mother's Day Pcgonemad

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames is trending again, this time about Mother's Day

She thinks that ‘political correctness has gone mad’.

From The Daily Edge Fidelma Healy Eames just dropped another clanger on Twitter Pc Gone Mad

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

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

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

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

'Lucinda or Shane never knocked at my door ... they probably knew better'

So, are any Senators going to join the new alliance or party?

# fidelma-healy-eames - Sunday 18 January, 2015

This Senator's unusual choice of hashtag is now trending

‘Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre and #sexualorientation’.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Friday 2 January, 2015

Lucinda Creighton is set to announce a new political party today

She will be joined by four other Reform Alliance members.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Thursday 18 December, 2014

This senator was struggling to keep his eyes open as the Seanad debated water charges

Seán Barrett’s had a long day.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

'Sickened by the threats': Will Senators reject water charges?

“If the Seanad wants to be taken seriously it must do the right thing and not be merely a rubber stamp for the Government’s brutal austerity policies.”

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs'

James Reilly has said that the Adoption Bill will benefit from further consultation.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Monday 17 November, 2014

'My son died believing I had rejected him': Philomena Lee calls on Senators to support Adoption Bill

The Seanad is set to debate a Bill on the rights of adopted people this week.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Monday 28 July, 2014

Fidelma Healy Eames 'vindicated' by Irish Daily Mail apology

The newspaper published two stories in 2012 about volunteer work the Senator had done.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Sunday 20 July, 2014

'I saw fear in TDs’ eyes': An oral history of how Ireland legislated for X

One year on, TDs and Senators reflect on what it was like to be part of one of the most contentious political debates in decades.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

A senator wants to stop the pre-budget 'kite flying'. Here's how...

Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames has proposed legislation that she says would put an end to the usual pre-budget speculation and leaks.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Do the RA want back in Fine Gael?: 'No' ... 'I don't know' ... 'Google it'

Call them what you like: the Reform Alliance, ‘the Ra’, ‘Lucinda Creighton’s Reform Allilance’. Just don’t call them a party.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

'We wish her well': Fine Gael has no hard feelings over Creighton's decision to quit the party

The former junior minister has confirmed she will not be renewing her membership of the party.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Here's why the government could lose more Seanad votes in the coming months

A wafer-thin majority and ‘the three amigos’ could all spell trouble for the coalition…

# fidelma-healy-eames - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Conference must show that Reform Alliance is about more than just abortion issue

The alliance exists because its members voted against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, but can it gain wider appeal? Today’s conference at the RDS will be a key indicator.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Sunday 5 January, 2014

‘Everybody will be invited’: Reform Alliance to hold conference at the RDS this month

The alliance consists of five Fine Gael TDs and two senators, most of whom lost the party whip over their vote against abortion legislation last July.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Sunday 29 December, 2013

‘The Bart Simpson defence’: Surprising pop culture references in the Dáil and Seanad

Everything from Miley Cyrus to Downton Abbey has been raised in the Dáil and Seanad chambers down the years…

# fidelma-healy-eames - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Horse owners 'should get financial help' to tackle unwanted equine problems

Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames has said that local authorities have spent millions on disposing unwanted horses.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Saturday 14 September, 2013

"Our priorities are the country's priorities" - Reform Alliance

Direct election of the Ceann Comhairle, automatic addition to the electoral register and Attorney General certification for guillotined bills top the agenda for the Fine Gael rebels.

Rebels meet today but Peter Mathews insists: 'There's no new party. I'm a Fine Gael member'

Peter Mathews and Fidelma Healy-Eames are two of the members in the new Reform Alliance group which is meeting today to discuss strategy and policies for the future.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Friday 13 September, 2013

The politicians formerly known as the Fine Gael rebels are now the Reform Alliance

Fine Gael TDs expelled from the parliamentary party are forming an alliance ahead of the new Dáil term.

'Politics is no Cinderella game': No way back for Fine Gael rebels, Kehoe insists

Paul Kehoe has said it’s not nice to have to expel the five TDs and two Senators over the abortion vote but insisted that “politics is no kind of Cinderella game”.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Monday 26 August, 2013

Government rules out Fine Gael rebels’ bid to form second Dáil technical group

The government chief whip has told that the coalition has no plans to amend Dáil standing orders as some Fine Gael TDs and senators outside of the Fine Gael parliamentary party are seeking to do.

# fidelma-healy-eames - Friday 19 July, 2013

Videos: Senator says he's been asked to 'act like a robot' as FF stages walkout Seanad This post contains videos

Videos: Senator says he's been asked to 'act like a robot' as FF stages walkout

More uproar in the Seanad today…

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