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# joan-collins - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Gilmore: It was never an option to renege on promissory note deal
# Burn The Bondholders
# Burn The Bondholders

Gilmore: It was never an option to renege on promissory note deal

Nov 28th 2013, 1:09 PM 7,643 Views 113 Comments

Burning the bondholders would be “akin to sovereign default” Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil this morning and said the issue of the promissory note has been “resolved”.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

High Court dismisses TD's challenge to Anglo promissory note deal
# Pro Note
# Pro Note

High Court dismisses TD's challenge to Anglo promissory note deal

Nov 26th 2013, 4:07 PM 6,285 Views 39 Comments

Joan Collins TD had claimed that the deal was unconstitutional because it gave the Minister for Finance open ended power to approve the payments without Dáil approval.

‘It’s odious debt’: Dáil to debate ‘burning the bondholders’ tonight and tomorrow
# Bondholders
# Bondholders

‘It’s odious debt’: Dáil to debate ‘burning the bondholders’ tonight and tomorrow

Nov 26th 2013, 12:55 PM 13,770 Views 80 Comments

The government will almost certainly oppose the motion and ensure that it does not pass when a vote is held tomorrow night.

# joan-collins - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Minister says welfare bill protects against poverty, TDs say it's 'mean and cruel'
# Social Welfare Bill
# Social Welfare Bill

Minister says welfare bill protects against poverty, TDs say it's 'mean and cruel'

Oct 24th 2013, 1:49 PM 7,151 Views 61 Comments

A slight difference of opinion over Budget cuts in the Dáil chamber today…

# joan-collins - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Tweet Sweeper: Vogue McFadden has…erm…something on her head
# Twitterverse
From The Daily Edge
# Twitterverse

Tweet Sweeper: Vogue McFadden has…erm…something on her head

Sep 21st 2013, 10:45 AM 4,212 Views 1 Comment

Our pick of the week’s tweets from famous people.

# joan-collins - Saturday 7 September, 2013

TDs call for repeal of 8th Amendment on its 30th anniversary
# Article 40.3.3
# Article 40.3.3

TDs call for repeal of 8th Amendment on its 30th anniversary

Sep 7th 2013, 1:52 PM 12,510 Views 135 Comments

Clare Daly and Joan Collins have called on the government to hold a referendum to repeal Article 40.3.3.

# joan-collins - Friday 23 August, 2013

Want to work for these TDs? Technical Group seeks assistant for 'tricky job'
# Dáil Technical Group
# Dáil Technical Group

Want to work for these TDs? Technical Group seeks assistant for 'tricky job'

Aug 23rd 2013, 5:32 PM 11,470 Views 55 Comments

A “tricky job” with “crazy hours” is how the position of parliamentary coordinator with the Dáíl Technical Group is being described.

# joan-collins - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'
# Revealed
# Revealed

Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'

Jul 13th 2013, 7:15 AM 21,824 Views 112 Comments

TDs have denied there was a “mad drunken session” as the Dáil debated the abortion bill on Wednesday and Thursday but questions have arisen out of the lapgate incident and the Dáil bar being open until 5am.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Six pro-choice TDs will vote against the abortion bill tonight
# Abortion
# Abortion

Six pro-choice TDs will vote against the abortion bill tonight

Jul 10th 2013, 8:40 PM 13,023 Views 86 Comments

The six TDs are seeking a referendum to repeal an article in the Constitution that places the life of the unborn and the life of the mother on equal footing.

# joan-collins - Friday 5 July, 2013

Amendment seeks inclusion of rape and incest cases in abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

Amendment seeks inclusion of rape and incest cases in abortion bill

Jul 5th 2013, 4:00 PM 5,532 Views 85 Comments

The change, if accepted, would also allow women to obtain a legal abortion if “she believes it is in her best interests to do so.”

# joan-collins - Saturday 1 June, 2013

TD: We didn't demonise those who had points cancelled by naming them in Dáil
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

TD: We didn't demonise those who had points cancelled by naming them in Dáil

Jun 1st 2013, 8:15 AM 6,571 Views 33 Comments

Joan Collins has defended her naming of high-profile individuals who allegedly had penalty points cancelled in the Dáil chamber last December.

# joan-collins - Thursday 30 May, 2013

'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation

May 30th 2013, 2:12 PM 6,545 Views 38 Comments

Mick Wallace, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Clare Daly and Joan Collins have criticised the reports into the practice of cancelling penalty points which largely cleared gardaí.

Watch: Mick Wallace says he was the victim of an unlawful arrest
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Watch: Mick Wallace says he was the victim of an unlawful arrest

May 30th 2013, 1:18 PM 19,457 Views 107 Comments

The independent TD was quizzed about a recently reported incident concerning his alleged arrest in September 2000 for directing traffic near a construction site he was working on.

# joan-collins - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Michael Noonan, Joan Collins and 11 other silver foxes who've still got it
# Sexy Oaps
From The Daily Edge
# Sexy Oaps

Michael Noonan, Joan Collins and 11 other silver foxes who've still got it

May 23rd 2013, 2:27 PM 1,555 Views 1 Comment

They’ve still got it … and they’d still get it.

# joan-collins - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Column: Are we proud that Ireland is the poster child of austerity?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Are we proud that Ireland is the poster child of austerity?

May 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 96 Views 105 Comments

Austerity has not worked in Ireland or across the eurozone, writes Joan Collins, who points out that even the architects of our bailout admit it was the wrong path.

# joan-collins - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals
# Abortion
# Abortion

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals

May 5th 2013, 8:00 AM 16,405 Views 206 Comments

Responding to queries from TheJournal.ie this week, seven independent TDs confirmed their support for the bill with five still undecided.

# joan-collins - Saturday 27 April, 2013

James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed

Apr 27th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,370 Views 10 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: “I was delighted when I heard we were getting a new political party,” a man on a bus in Rialto said. “Then I heard there were TDs in it.”

# joan-collins - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Two TDs setting up new 'United Left' political party
# New Political Party
# New Political Party

Two TDs setting up new 'United Left' political party

Apr 25th 2013, 6:50 AM 19,061 Views 122 Comments

The formation of a new political party involving TDs Clare Daly and Joan Collins comes in the wake of the apparent collapse of the United Left Alliance in recent months.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

The Dredge:  Bradley Cooper lives with his mam
# World Of Celebs
From The Daily Edge
# World Of Celebs

The Dredge: Bradley Cooper lives with his mam

Apr 17th 2013, 8:15 AM 1,973 Views 1 Comment

She’s cool though, so it’s ok. Check out all of the day’s celebrity dirt…

# joan-collins - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Revealed: The 7 TDs who say they won't pay the property tax
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Revealed: The 7 TDs who say they won't pay the property tax

Apr 13th 2013, 7:45 AM 15,720 Views 120 Comments

In response to queries from TheJournal.ie this week, most TDs who have opposed the tax have said they will comply with it but at least seven said they will not pay even though it puts their Dáil seat at risk.

# joan-collins - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Ming points controversy 'damages reputation of independents' - Joan Collins
# Dáil Technical Group
# Dáil Technical Group

Ming points controversy 'damages reputation of independents' - Joan Collins

Mar 16th 2013, 8:15 AM 7,773 Views 69 Comments

Joan Collins was one of four TDs, including Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, who highlighted the issue of penalty points being quashed. She said revelations about ‘Ming’ will impact on the reputation of independent deputies.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Clare Daly: Property tax is going to be a 'game changer'
# Politics
# Politics

Clare Daly: Property tax is going to be a 'game changer'

Feb 19th 2013, 5:57 PM 9,711 Views 116 Comments

The Dublin North TD said the property tax will put increasing pressure on the Government. “Labour, they’re nearly dropping like flies,” she said.

# joan-collins - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Supreme Court adjourns promissory note appeal as TDs seek to join case
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Supreme Court adjourns promissory note appeal as TDs seek to join case

Feb 7th 2013, 1:33 PM 6,775 Views 44 Comments

David Hall says his case concerns issues wider than that of the €3.06 billion payment due in March that now appears unlikely following the liquidation of IBRC overnight.

# joan-collins - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Socialist Party withdraws from United Left Alliance
# Not So United
# Not So United

Socialist Party withdraws from United Left Alliance

Jan 26th 2013, 5:45 PM 13,788 Views 80 Comments

The party of Joe Higgins has pulled out of the ULA, meaning the group now only has three members in the Dáil.

# joan-collins - Friday 21 December, 2012

TDs call for public inquiry over quashed penalty points
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

TDs call for public inquiry over quashed penalty points

Dec 21st 2012, 11:41 AM 5,570 Views 60 Comments

They also revealed details of four incidents where drivers who had allegedly had penalty point offences quashed were later involved in fatal accidents.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

TD claims sports star and journalist had penalty points cancelled
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

TD claims sports star and journalist had penalty points cancelled

Dec 11th 2012, 6:54 PM 26,125 Views 0 Comments

People Before Profit TD Joan Collins has used parliamentary privilege to reveal the names of an Irish sports star and journalist who allegedly had penalty points struck-off their licence.

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases

Dec 11th 2012, 3:01 PM 5,621 Views 48 Comments

The justice minister says fewer than 300 alleged driving offences are being questioned, out of a total of almost 1.5 million.

# joan-collins - Friday 7 December, 2012

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'

Dec 7th 2012, 11:18 AM 11,195 Views 82 Comments

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said there was “no question” that a culture of non-enforcement of penalties was being tolerated by the Gardaí.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

ULA TDs name judge whose penalty points were allegedly terminated
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

ULA TDs name judge whose penalty points were allegedly terminated

Dec 4th 2012, 3:31 PM 16,848 Views 0 Comments

A garda and a sergeant have reportedly blown the whistle on the practice of penalty points on drivers’ licences being terminated inappropriately for some high-profile figures.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar
# Savita
# Savita

VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar

Nov 14th 2012, 6:32 PM 4,233 Views 0 Comments

Watch the full 32-minute debate between James Reilly and seven opposition TDs on the death of Savita Halappanavar.

Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries
# Savita
# Savita

Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries

Nov 14th 2012, 5:52 PM 6,548 Views 67 Comments

James Reilly says TDs’ comments could prejudge the findings of two investigations into the death of Savita Halappanavar, who died after being refused a termination procedure.

# joan-collins - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Seanad abolition: Where do the parties stand?
# Seanad Abolition
# Seanad Abolition

Seanad abolition: Where do the parties stand?

Oct 28th 2012, 8:00 AM 5,195 Views 22 Comments

The government has committed to abolishing the upper house but where do the parties stand on whether it should stay or go? We asked them and here is what they told us…

# joan-collins - Friday 5 October, 2012

Shatter condemns 'thuggery' during Gilmore car protest
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Shatter condemns 'thuggery' during Gilmore car protest

Oct 5th 2012, 4:55 PM 12,288 Views 177 Comments

The Justice Minister said protesters who forced the car carrying Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore and Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald to leave an event in Ballyfermot this morning showed a “callous disregard” for children.

# joan-collins - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Videos: 8 examples of how Irish politics is just like The Thick of It
# Awkward
# Awkward

Videos: 8 examples of how Irish politics is just like The Thick of It

Sep 29th 2012, 6:00 PM 10,777 Views 23 Comments

And one Irish political saga that is just too bizarre even for a plotline on the British political sitcom….

# joan-collins - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Tweet Sweeper: Keith Duffy is sitting on the toilet
# Twitterverse
From The Daily Edge
# Twitterverse

Tweet Sweeper: Keith Duffy is sitting on the toilet

Jul 21st 2012, 9:30 AM 13,855 Views 19 Comments

But what was he doing there? Our pick of this week’s tweets from famous people.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Clare Daly on expenses: 'We've done nothing that we shouldn't have'
# Expenses
# Expenses

Clare Daly on expenses: 'We've done nothing that we shouldn't have'

Jul 4th 2012, 10:31 AM 6,026 Views 130 Comments

The Socialist Party TD has defended her use of travel expenses for going to meetings around the country urging a boycott of the household charge.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Higgins slams 'manufactured controversy' over use of TDs expenses
# Expenses
# Expenses

Higgins slams 'manufactured controversy' over use of TDs expenses

Jul 3rd 2012, 9:08 AM 4,398 Views 95 Comments

Independent TD Thomas Pringle said that he did not use expenses to travel around the country to urge people to boycott the household charge as other independent deputies have done.

# joan-collins - Sunday 24 June, 2012

'It's imperative the left unites': How the ULA wants to become a political party
# Uniting The Alliance
# Uniting The Alliance

'It's imperative the left unites': How the ULA wants to become a political party

Jun 24th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,419 Views 96 Comments

An alliance of three main groups, the United Left Alliance eventually wants to become a full political party but there are differences within the group about how quickly that should happen.

# joan-collins - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Soviet machine guns and healthy scepticism: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Soviet machine guns and healthy scepticism: The week in quotes

Jun 10th 2012, 7:00 PM 3,914 Views 1 Comment

“I came here to see Jedward carry the Olympic torch. It was awesome because, like, they’re Jedward. I didn’t know it would be a big thing with a fire on top, I thought it was a torch you would shine stuff on.”

# joan-collins - Friday 8 June, 2012

Technical group TDs: 'Massive difference' between Wallace's actions and household charge boycott
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Technical group TDs: 'Massive difference' between Wallace's actions and household charge boycott

Jun 8th 2012, 10:09 AM 3,047 Views 58 Comments

Both Joan Collins and Thomas Pringle believe that evading taxes is entirely separate to rejecting an austerity agenda.