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# joan-collins - Friday 8 June, 2012

Wallace may face Dáil censure - and could lose seat after court action
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# Mick Wallace

Wallace may face Dáil censure - and could lose seat after court action

Jun 8th 2012, 8:30 AM 3,614 Views 85 Comments

The Wexford TD could either face bankruptcy action or a criminal prosecution – both of which would see him quit the Dáil.

# joan-collins - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Technical Group colleagues condemn Wallace but won’t call on him to resign
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# Mick Wallace

Technical Group colleagues condemn Wallace but won’t call on him to resign

Jun 7th 2012, 7:55 PM 9,379 Views 224 Comments

Independent TDs and the United Left Alliance have criticised the Wallace after he admitted evading VAT.

# joan-collins - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Column: We have waited long enough. It’s time to take action on the X case
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# Abortion

Column: We have waited long enough. It’s time to take action on the X case

Apr 19th 2012, 7:30 AM 47 Views 29 Comments

Last night, the Dáil began a debate about legislating for the X case. Clare Daly TD writes about why she brought the legislation forward – and why it’s so important for Irish women.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Dáil set for debate on bill to legislate X-case ruling
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# Dáil

Dáil set for debate on bill to legislate X-case ruling

Apr 18th 2012, 7:33 AM 2,191 Views 36 Comments

The bill introduced by TD Clare Daly would provide limited access to abortion in cases where the mother’s life is in “real and substantive danger”.

# joan-collins - Saturday 14 April, 2012

United Left Alliance ‘tripping over themselves with hypocrisy’ – Labour TD
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# Protest

United Left Alliance ‘tripping over themselves with hypocrisy’ – Labour TD

Apr 14th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,923 Views 31 Comments

Colm Keaveney says that the alliance of left-wing parties in the Dáil stands for nothing but People Before Profit’s Joan Collins accused him of being “disingenuous”.

# joan-collins - Saturday 7 April, 2012

11 things we learned from the new Registers of Members’ Interests
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# In The Know

11 things we learned from the new Registers of Members’ Interests

Apr 7th 2012, 3:32 PM 5,697 Views 11 Comments

The new registers of members’ interests have been published. Here’s some random things we learned from reading them.

# joan-collins - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Laois homeowner who stopped the sheriff left 'demoralised' after eviction
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# Evicted

Laois homeowner who stopped the sheriff left 'demoralised' after eviction

Mar 15th 2012, 12:43 PM 13,340 Views 103 Comments

Campaigners were able to stop Lee Wellstead from being evicted last month but the 47-year-old is today homeless after the sheriff made a successful second eviction attempt yesterday.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Do I regret accosting Bertie Ahern? Not at all, says first-time TD
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# One Year On

Do I regret accosting Bertie Ahern? Not at all, says first-time TD

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:00 AM 3,537 Views 16 Comments

Joan Collins, who verbally lashed Ahern on his final day in the Dáil, was reflecting on her first year as a TD.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

I stopped the sheriff: Activists prevent eviction of man from Laois home
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# Stopped The Sheriff

I stopped the sheriff: Activists prevent eviction of man from Laois home

Feb 21st 2012, 6:45 PM 20,235 Views 125 Comments

Independent TD Joan Collins was among a group of activists that stopped the attempted eviction of a man from his home in Laois yesterday.

Abortion Bill to be introduced to the Dáil tomorrow
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# Abortion

Abortion Bill to be introduced to the Dáil tomorrow

Feb 21st 2012, 6:32 PM 5,458 Views 74 Comments

TDs Clare Daly, Mick Wallace and Joan Collins say that the Bill addresses the 1992 X case ruling.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

In pictures: TDs take to the streets to urge boycott of household charge
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# Household Charge

In pictures: TDs take to the streets to urge boycott of household charge

Feb 15th 2012, 6:44 PM 7,425 Views 130 Comments

Homeowners are expected to have arrangements in place to pay the €100 flat charge by next month.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

ULA to force Dáil vote on burning Anglo bondholders
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# Bondholders

ULA to force Dáil vote on burning Anglo bondholders

Jan 24th 2012, 12:30 PM 3,842 Views 79 Comments

A motion being debated this evening and tomorrow would see the State back out of repaying bonds and promissory notes.

# joan-collins - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott

Dec 15th 2011, 7:35 AM 4,036 Views 214 Comments

Socialists and others have outlined a campaign where they will urge 1.6 million households not to register for the charge.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge
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# Household Charge

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge

Dec 14th 2011, 9:05 PM 4,651 Views 97 Comments

Over half-a-dozen TDs say they will not pay the €100 tax when it comes into effect in the New Year with a number of Sinn Féin deputies considering their options.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?
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# Race For The Áras

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

Sep 20th 2011, 6:40 PM 2,266 Views 54 Comments

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

# joan-collins - Saturday 17 September, 2011

Kerry TDs, Flanagan and McGrath back McGuinness but who’s supporting Norris?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Kerry TDs, Flanagan and McGrath back McGuinness but who’s supporting Norris?

Sep 17th 2011, 5:25 PM 3,364 Views 101 Comments

Sinn Féin’s candidate has the numbers to be on the ballot paper but David Norris faces a battle to secure enough support. We crunch the numbers on who is backing who.

# joan-collins - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Dáil begins two-day discussion on Moriarty findings
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# Dáil Éireann

Dáil begins two-day discussion on Moriarty findings

Mar 29th 2011, 7:16 PM 431 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin says he wants an all-party motion calling on Michael Lowry to resign from the Dáil.

# joan-collins - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Joan Collins rushed to hospital after Oscars because of 'very tight gown'
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From The Daily Edge
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Joan Collins rushed to hospital after Oscars because of 'very tight gown'

Mar 2nd 2011, 1:31 PM 634 Views 0 Comments

Actress Joan Collins has disclosed that she fainted at the Vanity Fair Oscars bash after “squeezing” into a very tight dress.

# joan-collins - Monday 28 February, 2011

The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil
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# GE11

The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil

Feb 28th 2011, 8:52 AM 2,768 Views 0 Comments

We look at the more colourful TDs who will take their seats in Dáil Eireann next week.

# joan-collins - Monday 7 February, 2011

Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns
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# Campaigns

Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns

Feb 7th 2011, 1:38 PM 2,080 Views 0 Comments

This morning, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Labour dusted down the soapboxes as they give green light to first day of electioneering.

# joan-collins - Thursday 27 January, 2011

I was incensed by Bertie's smug face: Councillor tackles Ahern on his last day
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# Bertie

I was incensed by Bertie's smug face: Councillor tackles Ahern on his last day

Jan 27th 2011, 3:48 PM 5,695 Views 0 Comments

Former Taoiseach Ahern gets an earful as he exits the Dail.