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# joan-collins - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'You really don't give a f**k': TD Joan Collins curses in Dáil as she attacks Government over Budget
# Unparliamentary Language
# Unparliamentary Language

'You really don't give a f**k': TD Joan Collins curses in Dáil as she attacks Government over Budget

Oct 9th 2019, 3:53 PM 52,439 Views 93 Comments

Collins colourful language was quickly criticised by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# joan-collins - Friday 10 May, 2019

Restaurant tipping: Minister wants 'collective agreement' and not new laws
# Cheque Please
# Cheque Please

Restaurant tipping: Minister wants 'collective agreement' and not new laws

May 10th 2019, 6:20 AM 16,799 Views 21 Comments

The minister says the agreement would stop restaurants using tips to subsidise wages.

# joan-collins - Friday 15 March, 2019

Protest held outside The Ivy restaurant in Dublin over working conditions and tips
# The Ivy
# The Ivy

Protest held outside The Ivy restaurant in Dublin over working conditions and tips

Mar 15th 2019, 2:09 PM 51,222 Views 28 Comments

Issues at the restaurant first came to light in November last year.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

How we could be on course for a referendum on water supply
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

How we could be on course for a referendum on water supply

Nov 20th 2018, 6:58 PM 15,899 Views 61 Comments

The aim would be to retain public ownership of any company charged with responsibility for the supply of water services

# joan-collins - Friday 9 March, 2018

Grafton Street branch of PTSB occupied by anti-vulture fund demonstrators
# Permanent TSB
# Permanent TSB

Grafton Street branch of PTSB occupied by anti-vulture fund demonstrators

Mar 9th 2018, 4:00 PM 19,682 Views 103 Comments

The protesters accuse the bank of putting the lives of people in almost 20,000 households in jeopardy.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'We spoke on the phone to people in Eastern Ghouta who said: 'We are dying''
# Syria
# Syria

'We spoke on the phone to people in Eastern Ghouta who said: 'We are dying''

Mar 6th 2018, 7:30 PM 8,223 Views 57 Comments

Displaced Syrians living in Ireland are calling for more action to be taken to stop ongoing conflict in their home country.

# joan-collins - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'Aisling's curve is now 70%': Minister says waiting four years for scoliosis surgery is too long
# Delays
# Delays

'Aisling's curve is now 70%': Minister says waiting four years for scoliosis surgery is too long

Feb 15th 2018, 4:51 PM 11,945 Views 22 Comments

Aisling Corcoran had steel rods removed from her back in 2014.

# joan-collins - Monday 6 February, 2017

Tesco 'disappointed' at 'inaccurate' claims by TD that 1,200 jobs are on the line
# Conflicting Reports
# Conflicting Reports

Tesco 'disappointed' at 'inaccurate' claims by TD that 1,200 jobs are on the line

Feb 6th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,296 Views 26 Comments

The retail giant has rejected claims by Dublin TD Joan Collins concerning potential industrial action in stores in no uncertain terms.

# joan-collins - Friday 16 December, 2016

Joan Collins says the Supreme Court "sided against the Irish people" in rejecting her promissory note appeal
# Prom Night Revisited
# Prom Night Revisited

Joan Collins says the Supreme Court "sided against the Irish people" in rejecting her promissory note appeal

Dec 16th 2016, 1:13 PM 20,433 Views 150 Comments

Earlier, the State’s highest court rejected the independent TD’s challenge to the decision to use public money to aid institutions like Anglo Irish Bank in 2010.

# joan-collins - Monday 7 November, 2016

Poll: Are you in favour of water services remaining in public ownership?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you in favour of water services remaining in public ownership?

Nov 7th 2016, 8:30 AM 34,814 Views 133 Comments

A bill is coming before the Dáil calling for a referendum on the ownership of Ireland’s water services.

'There's a real chance of a referendum on the ownership of water, but we need FF to back it'
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

'There's a real chance of a referendum on the ownership of water, but we need FF to back it'

Nov 7th 2016, 6:15 AM 9,664 Views 63 Comments

The bill, supported by 39 TDs, calls for a referendum on the ownership of Ireland’s water services.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims

Oct 26th 2016, 12:45 PM 8,587 Views 14 Comments

Stay with us for live updates from the Dáil.

# joan-collins - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Is the Lansdowne Road pay agreement dead in the water?
# Industrial Strife
# Industrial Strife

Is the Lansdowne Road pay agreement dead in the water?

Oct 2nd 2016, 3:48 PM 20,414 Views 103 Comments

The government is saying it’s not.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Fianna Fáil's call for water charges to be abolished 'first shot in election campaign'
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Fianna Fáil's call for water charges to be abolished 'first shot in election campaign'

Sep 13th 2016, 2:15 PM 28,228 Views 122 Comments

Earlier, Enda Kenny said: “I’m not sure what Fianna Fáil are at here.”

# joan-collins - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Joan Collins' prom note appeal makes it all the way to the Supreme Court today
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

Joan Collins' prom note appeal makes it all the way to the Supreme Court today

Apr 5th 2016, 6:01 AM 18,892 Views 40 Comments

The deputy’s challenge against the €31 billion promissory note deal was rejected by the High Court.

# joan-collins - Monday 30 November, 2015

Court orders CCTV footage be handed over to water protesters
# Public Order Offences
# Public Order Offences

Court orders CCTV footage be handed over to water protesters

Nov 30th 2015, 3:23 PM 21,224 Views 0 Comments

The deputy was charged with public order offences earlier this month.

# joan-collins - Monday 23 November, 2015

Joan denies an unemployed man was told to apply for 200-300 jobs a week
# Didn't Happen
# Didn't Happen

Joan denies an unemployed man was told to apply for 200-300 jobs a week

Nov 23rd 2015, 6:10 AM 21,623 Views 70 Comments

The Tánaiste said it was deemed that the man was ‘not genuinely seeking work’.

# joan-collins - Friday 18 September, 2015

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest
# Court
# Court

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest

Sep 18th 2015, 10:30 PM 23,347 Views 0 Comments

Joan Collins is due to appear before court on the same day as Paul Murphy.

# joan-collins - Thursday 18 June, 2015

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil
# Spare A Fiver
# Spare A Fiver

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

Jun 18th 2015, 9:21 AM 16,479 Views 61 Comments

It could be linked to the anti-water charge movement.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Joan Collins (the actress) tweets to say she's not Joan Collins (the arrested TD)
# The Very Idea
# The Very Idea

Joan Collins (the actress) tweets to say she's not Joan Collins (the arrested TD)

Apr 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 19,880 Views 74 Comments

We’re glad she clarified that.

Joan Collins (actress) forced to confirm she's not Joan Collins (arrested Dublin politician)
# Water Mix Up
From The Daily Edge
# Water Mix Up

Joan Collins (actress) forced to confirm she's not Joan Collins (arrested Dublin politician)

Apr 21st 2015, 9:46 AM 2,859 Views 1 Comment

The very idea!

# joan-collins - Monday 20 April, 2015

# joan-collins - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Watch: Joan Burton wants to know why water protesters have expensive phones and cameras
# Like Hollywood
# Like Hollywood

Watch: Joan Burton wants to know why water protesters have expensive phones and cameras

Oct 9th 2014, 2:25 PM 75,281 Views 416 Comments

Her comments follow scuffles between protesters and gardaí in Clare Hall earlier this week.

# joan-collins - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Greyhound "trying to frighten workers" by starting and then dropping court action - TD
# No End In Sight
# No End In Sight

Greyhound "trying to frighten workers" by starting and then dropping court action - TD

Sep 4th 2014, 10:08 PM 16,648 Views 61 Comments

Joan Collins says the men were prepared for jail.

# joan-collins - Thursday 14 August, 2014

High Court orders TD to stop blockading Greyhound trucks
# Battle
# Battle

High Court orders TD to stop blockading Greyhound trucks

Aug 14th 2014, 8:07 PM 10,996 Views 84 Comments

Joan Collins and two Dublin councillors have been ordered to stop the blockade – but workers have vowed to continue to picket.

# joan-collins - Sunday 20 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 20th 2014, 7:50 PM 29,385 Views 105 Comments

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.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

United Left TD Joan Collins protests 'scabs' working Greyhound trucks
# Strike
# Strike

United Left TD Joan Collins protests 'scabs' working Greyhound trucks

Jul 16th 2014, 8:27 AM 12,522 Views 100 Comments

The company says they’re calling the gardaí.

# joan-collins - Sunday 15 June, 2014

The number of people receiving a carer's allowance has increased by 40%
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

The number of people receiving a carer's allowance has increased by 40%

Jun 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 23,788 Views 28 Comments

Joan Burton came under fire in the Dáil this week for cuts to grants and delays in social welfare decisions.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

16 TDs want a meeting with RTÉ because they're being treated 'very unfairly'
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

16 TDs want a meeting with RTÉ because they're being treated 'very unfairly'

May 13th 2014, 1:38 PM 17,785 Views 119 Comments

Members of the Dáil’s Technical Group claim that the national broadcaster is unfairly excluding them from a Prime Time panel. RTÉ argues that independents are not a political party and represent themselves.

# joan-collins - Thursday 3 April, 2014

'Appalling indignity': Government to revisit opening State redress scheme to Bethany Home survivors
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'Appalling indignity': Government to revisit opening State redress scheme to Bethany Home survivors

Apr 3rd 2014, 1:15 PM 5,760 Views 30 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said that the coalition has to date “flatly and coldly refused the Bethany survivors the dignity of recognition”.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

"The arrogance of the Minister for Justice will be his downfall": Calls for Minister Shatter to quit
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

"The arrogance of the Minister for Justice will be his downfall": Calls for Minister Shatter to quit

Mar 25th 2014, 2:40 PM 18,436 Views 97 Comments

Several TDs have said that the Minister’s position is now untenable.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Joan Collins took her own celebrity selfie to rival Ellen's record-breaking shot
# Collin All Celebs
From The Daily Edge
# Collin All Celebs

Joan Collins took her own celebrity selfie to rival Ellen's record-breaking shot

Mar 12th 2014, 6:52 PM 5,193 Views 6 Comments

The calibre of celebrity is slightly lower…

# joan-collins - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Tánaiste admits 'on-the-runs' controversy has 'derailed' progress in the North
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Tánaiste admits 'on-the-runs' controversy has 'derailed' progress in the North

Mar 11th 2014, 5:02 PM 6,300 Views 65 Comments

Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil that talks on the contentious issues of flags, parades and the past were “derailed” after the release of John Downey.

# joan-collins - Thursday 27 February, 2014

'I didn't sleep very well last night' - State to pay 75% of costs in prom note case
# Banks
# Banks

'I didn't sleep very well last night' - State to pay 75% of costs in prom note case

Feb 27th 2014, 6:35 PM 19,970 Views 78 Comments

The High Court ruled it was an exception al case which merited a departure from the normal rules on legal costs.

# joan-collins - Thursday 20 February, 2014

'His situation is untenable': Eight TDs say Alan Shatter should go
# Shatter Out
# Shatter Out

'His situation is untenable': Eight TDs say Alan Shatter should go

Feb 20th 2014, 12:32 PM 13,853 Views 82 Comments

The call was made at a press conference in Dublin today.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Woman sleeping in TD’s office accommodated after a Facebook appeal
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

Woman sleeping in TD’s office accommodated after a Facebook appeal

Feb 12th 2014, 10:15 PM 32,050 Views 83 Comments

Joan Collins said enough is not being done to improve the social housing situation stating that it is at crisis level.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Enda Kenny accused of election stunt over pylons
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Enda Kenny accused of election stunt over pylons

Jan 29th 2014, 1:10 PM 6,965 Views 31 Comments

The Taoiseach said there would be a €600 million cost difference between underground and overground power lines.

# joan-collins - Thursday 16 January, 2014

'No decision yet' on extra water charges for families
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'No decision yet' on extra water charges for families

Jan 16th 2014, 1:27 PM 7,541 Views 54 Comments

Speaking during Leaders’ Questions this afternoon, the Tánaiste stated that charges will apply above the free allowance, but their nature has not yet been decided.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Taoiseach says senior garda to liaise with NAMA over allegations
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach says senior garda to liaise with NAMA over allegations

Dec 18th 2013, 1:12 PM 4,461 Views 22 Comments

The Taoiseach was asked about the NAMA allegations at Leaders’ Questions this morning.

# joan-collins - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Quinn on ESB strike threat: We're acutely aware of the seriousness of the situation
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Quinn on ESB strike threat: We're acutely aware of the seriousness of the situation

Dec 5th 2013, 12:34 PM 6,587 Views 51 Comments

It was Education Minister Ruairí Quinn fielding questions in the Dáil this morning.

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