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#James Heffernan

# james-heffernan - Friday 4 January, 2019

Former senator found guilty of assaulting 3 gardaí
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# James Heffernan

Former senator found guilty of assaulting 3 gardaí

Jan 4th 2019, 5:07 PM 42,732 Views 0 Comments

Heffernan appeared in court on charges brought following events relating to 31 July/ 1 August 2016.

# james-heffernan - Friday 11 March, 2016

Senator arrested after walking into Temple Bar crime scene
# James Heffernan
# James Heffernan

Senator arrested after walking into Temple Bar crime scene

Mar 11th 2016, 9:40 AM 59,167 Views 70 Comments

James Heffernan was released an hour and a half later.

# james-heffernan - Monday 29 February, 2016

Did the Social Democrats really have a good election?
# New Kids On The Block
# New Kids On The Block

Did the Social Democrats really have a good election?

Feb 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 23,447 Views 60 Comments

The party got a strong vote in its first electoral test but it has stood still in terms of Dáil numbers.

# james-heffernan - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Ex-Labour senator claims he was told to come up with 'list of women' for state boards
# Jobs For The Girls
# Jobs For The Girls

Ex-Labour senator claims he was told to come up with 'list of women' for state boards

Jan 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 18,166 Views 37 Comments

James Heffernan’s claims come in the wake of the controversy over David Begg’s appointment as chair of the Pensions Authority.

# james-heffernan - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Row over eviction of ex-Labour senator takes another turn
# Office Politics
# Office Politics

Row over eviction of ex-Labour senator takes another turn

Apr 2nd 2015, 11:00 PM 12,764 Views 43 Comments

John Gilroy and his former Labour colleague James Heffernan became embroiled in a dispute over office space earlier this year.

# james-heffernan - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

'If I've to work out of a shoebox I'd do it': Ex-Labour senator on his office eviction
# Locks Changed
# Locks Changed

'If I've to work out of a shoebox I'd do it': Ex-Labour senator on his office eviction

Mar 11th 2015, 10:55 AM 25,376 Views 43 Comments

James Heffernan had refused to leave an office he shared with former Labour colleague John Gilroy.

# james-heffernan - Saturday 14 February, 2015

'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'
# Society
# Society

'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'

Feb 14th 2015, 7:15 AM 19,368 Views 54 Comments

Labour Senator James Heffernan said he knew of girls aged as young as 12 who knew whom they would be marrying.

# james-heffernan - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

"We're at the end of our tether" - Labour can't make this Senator leave his office
# Standing Firm
# Standing Firm

"We're at the end of our tether" - Labour can't make this Senator leave his office

Jan 27th 2015, 1:29 PM 48,529 Views 89 Comments

James Heffernan had his belongings packed up by former Labour colleague John Gilroy recently. But he’s not budging.

# james-heffernan - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

This senator has been kicked out of his office by his former Labour colleague
# Nowhere To Go
# Nowhere To Go

This senator has been kicked out of his office by his former Labour colleague

Jan 21st 2015, 6:00 PM 20,875 Views 37 Comments

James Heffernan is searching for new office space after his belongings were packed up by John Gilroy.

# james-heffernan - Saturday 1 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 1st 2014, 8:45 AM 5,509 Views 13 Comments

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

# james-heffernan - Monday 9 September, 2013

Labour senators to join Mary O'Rourke in campaigning for Seanad to be saved
# Seanad Referendum
# Seanad Referendum

Labour senators to join Mary O'Rourke in campaigning for Seanad to be saved

Sep 9th 2013, 3:15 PM 4,872 Views 52 Comments

Two Labour senators will canvass with the former Fianna Fáil minister in the midlands this week.

# james-heffernan - Friday 19 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 19th 2013, 5:15 PM 8,617 Views 41 Comments

More uproar in the Seanad today…

# james-heffernan - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Social Welfare Bill passes committee stage in Seanad by three votes
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Social Welfare Bill passes committee stage in Seanad by three votes

Dec 19th 2012, 9:15 PM 7,479 Views 66 Comments

The bill passed in the upper house this evening with Labour’s James Heffernan confirming his vote against the law and losing the party whip. Only businessman Feargal Quinn voted with the coalition.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Dec 19th 2012, 4:53 PM 5,172 Views 3 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Labour senator James Heffernan resigns party whip
# Labour
# Labour

Labour senator James Heffernan resigns party whip

Dec 19th 2012, 2:13 PM 9,247 Views 65 Comments

The Labour Party spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Heffernan has resigned the whip.

# james-heffernan - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Seanad vote could delay Budget's welfare cuts by three months
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Seanad vote could delay Budget's welfare cuts by three months

Dec 16th 2012, 2:49 PM 8,446 Views 32 Comments

At least one Labour senator says he may vote against the Social Welfare Bill. One more defect could defeat the government.

# james-heffernan - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Portraits of tainted taoisigh 'should be removed from Leinster House' - senator
# Mahon
# Mahon

Portraits of tainted taoisigh 'should be removed from Leinster House' - senator

Mar 27th 2012, 9:05 PM 7,446 Views 88 Comments

James Heffernan says the public gallery, which forms part of tours, should not feature portraits of disgraced politicians.

# james-heffernan - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Senator takes a spin in a coffin…for charity
# Coffin Up
From The Daily Edge
# Coffin Up

Senator takes a spin in a coffin…for charity

Nov 5th 2011, 8:45 AM 749 Views 7 Comments

Limerick’s James Heffernan played dead for more than 40 minutes as locals guessed the identity of the “deceased”.