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# jim-okeeffe - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Ex-Fine Gael minister and former judge to be appointed to political standards watchdog
# SIPO
# SIPO

Ex-Fine Gael minister and former judge to be appointed to political standards watchdog

Jan 14th 2014, 8:45 PM 14,491 Views 74 Comments

Under legislation giving effect to SIPO, the two appointments are required to be a former judge and a former politician and will need the approval of both the Dáil and Seanad.

# jim-okeeffe - Sunday 29 December, 2013

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

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

Dec 29th 2013, 6:30 PM 12,503 Views 7 Comments

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

# jim-okeeffe - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Ash cloud TDs granted expenses they never incurred
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Ash cloud TDs granted expenses they never incurred

Oct 27th 2010, 2:27 PM 394 Views 0 Comments

Four TDs stranded abroad are given permission to declare themselves ‘present’ in Leinster House – and claim expenses.