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#Friday sitting

# friday-sitting - Friday 28 March, 2014

Minister nominated for 'brass neck of the year' as TDs row about Seanad reform
# Friday Sitting
# Friday Sitting

Minister nominated for 'brass neck of the year' as TDs row about Seanad reform

Mar 28th 2014, 11:53 AM 10,581 Views 35 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s proposal to overhaul the upper house will be opposed by the government.

# friday-sitting - Friday 24 January, 2014

Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly

Jan 24th 2014, 3:31 PM 12,991 Views 17 Comments

The Dáil discussed all aspects of social media this afternoon, from how Skype is keeping Irish families in touch at a time of emigration to the effects of cyberbullying.

Censorship Board can't be abolished until it deals with Alan Shatter's 'Laura'
# Censorship
# Censorship

Censorship Board can't be abolished until it deals with Alan Shatter's 'Laura'

Jan 24th 2014, 10:44 AM 12,362 Views 33 Comments

And everyone struggled to keep a straight face in the Dáil this morning…

# friday-sitting - Friday 22 November, 2013

Government pledges to address 'serious gap in the law' on hit-and-run incidents
# Roads
# Roads

Government pledges to address 'serious gap in the law' on hit-and-run incidents

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:49 PM 5,887 Views 16 Comments

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has said the government will accept the broad principle of a bill to crackdown on hit-and-run drivers.

Dáil debates bill to deal with 'crisis in Irish towns'
# Town Centres
# Town Centres

Dáil debates bill to deal with 'crisis in Irish towns'

Nov 22nd 2013, 11:49 AM 5,364 Views 20 Comments

The government has declined to accept a private members’ bill put forward by Fianna Fáil in the Dáil today.

# friday-sitting - Friday 9 March, 2012

Advisers, laundry and people kicked out: the new Dáil's first year in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Advisers, laundry and people kicked out: the new Dáil's first year in numbers

Mar 9th 2012, 2:09 PM 2,974 Views 8 Comments

Just how busy has the new government been? Well, they’ve cut their own pay – but they produce less legislation.