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#Jim McDaid

# jim-mcdaid - Monday 24 March, 2014

In 85 years, just seven TDs have resigned from the Dáil. Who and why?

Excluding those who have resigned their seat to take up another political position or ill-health, there have been just a handful of resignations from parliament over principle or controversy down the years. Who are they? And why have there been so few?

# jim-mcdaid - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From The42 Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day Photobomb This post contains images

Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day

Fionnuala looks delighted to see the Sports Minister.

# jim-mcdaid - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy

We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.

# jim-mcdaid - Thursday 4 November, 2010

Retiring McDaid will receive €250k in 'goodbye money'

Jim McDaid will be handsomely rewarded for his 21 years as a TD and seven as a minister as he retires.

# jim-mcdaid - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

Tánaiste 'regrets' Jim McDaid's resignation

Mary Coughlan has said that she regrets Jim McDaid decision to resign.

Lowry 'yet to decide' on whether to support Budget

Lowry 'yet to decide' on whether to support Budget

One of the two independent TDs the government needs for its majority says the Budget is in ‘serious danger’ of defeat.

Jim McDaid resigns from Dáil, saying general election should come before budget

His former colleague Conor Lenihan said the resignation would “make the numbers” very tight for the government to hold majority.

How does the government majority really stand?

Jim McDaid’s shock resignation leaves the government in a slight majority – so long as those on board stay on board.