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# kildare-street - Friday 6 July, 2018

Traffic diversions in place as Dublin Fire Brigade attends scene of fire on city centre roof

Kildare Street is currently closed to traffic.

# kildare-street - Saturday 25 November, 2017

A Tánaiste, a pedibus and Mambo No. 5: A day that brought Ireland to the brink of a Christmas election

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin were told to be ‘grown up men’ and sort this out – but eyes will be on the Tánaiste this weekend.

# kildare-street - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Photos: Protesters chant outside Leinster House as TDs make their way into new Dáil Not Happy This post contains images

Photos: Protesters chant outside Leinster House as TDs make their way into new Dáil

Some members of the 32nd Dáil attended the demonstration.

# kildare-street - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 Irish museum relics with important Snapchat captions Chattle And Daub

13 Irish museum relics with important Snapchat captions

It’s your turn, National Museum of Ireland.

# kildare-street - Monday 15 June, 2015

Man rescued after trying to hang himself outside Leinster House

The incident took place in the last hour.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

There was a very moving vigil for the homeless outside Leinster House last night Jonathan Corrie This post contains videos

There was a very moving vigil for the homeless outside Leinster House last night

The silent vigil followed the discovery of the body of a homeless man just yards from Leinster House on Monday.

# kildare-street - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Leinster House postpones turning on its Christmas lights after homeless man's death

The Ceann Comhairle said tonight’s planned event would be ‘inappropriate’.

# kildare-street - Sunday 30 November, 2014

The Oireachtas really wants you to know it broadcasts the Dáil on TV

The parliament’s communications unit is stepping up an advertising campaign.

# kildare-street - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

'The tall guard in black, he saved my life': Water protester speaks out about bollard incident

Fiona Healy was pushed into a metal bollard outside Mansion House on Dawson Street earlier in the week.

# kildare-street - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Two lads are banging pots and pans outside Leinster House today. Here's why... Racket This post contains videos

Two lads are banging pots and pans outside Leinster House today. Here's why...

Yep, it’s something to do with Irish Water…

# kildare-street - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

"The water has frozen my brain": The ice bucket challenge came to Kildare St and the Mansion House today

A TD, a senator and the Lord Mayor all took the plunge in Dublin today. Somehow they all managed to stick to parliamentary language, post-deluge….

# kildare-street - Monday 11 August, 2014

The Dáil 'tuck shop' that cost €1.3 million to build and lasted five years is reopening (sort of)

An Síopa was known as ‘the most expensive tuck shop in Ireland’ when it was opened in 2008.

# kildare-street - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Who's going to replace Alan Shatter and why is Michael Noonan's top official resigning?

It’s been (to say the least) a dramatic week in Leinster House so far… What’s on Thursday’s schedule?

# kildare-street - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

# kildare-street - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

National Library evacuated after basement fire

But all is ok now and no collections were damaged.

# kildare-street - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Man arrested outside Leinster House after scuffle with gardaí over Alan Shatter Gardagate This post contains images

Man arrested outside Leinster House after scuffle with gardaí over Alan Shatter

The man was restrained by gardaí after he allegedly became violent towards a female garda.

# kildare-street - Saturday 22 March, 2014

TDs and Senators warned to stay off the grass at Leinster House

A shortage of parking spaces outside the front and back of Leinster House has left some resorting to leaving their cars parked on the grass at the back of the complex.

# kildare-street - Thursday 6 March, 2014

TDs' Kildare Street haunt among businesses closed by food safety inspectors

The FSAI issues such orders where it’s deemed “there’s likely to be a grave and immediate danger to public health at or in the premises”.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

"Minister Shatter is not one to mislead the Dáil" - Taoiseach defends Shatter

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said Minister Shatter had made a big mistake by accusing the garda whistleblower of not cooperating with an inquiry.

# kildare-street - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Storm damage, GSOC, childcare, and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, since you asked…

# kildare-street - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Bugging, Mount Carmel closure, Pantigate and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, since you asked…

# kildare-street - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Whistleblowers, charities, Phil Hogan... and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on down on Kildare Street? Well, you asked…

# kildare-street - Monday 9 September, 2013

Mercedes-Bent: Stranded at the gates of Leinster House

At least Mary Mitchell O’Connor won’t feel so alone now.

# kildare-street - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Three thousand sign up to 'lock the Government out of the Dáil'

A protest group – led by property tax hunger striker Tony Rochford – is planning a large-scale demonstration as TDs return from their break.

# kildare-street - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Property tax hunger striker wants to block returning TDs from entering Dáil

Tony Rochford – who spent over three weeks on hunger strike over the new tax earlier this summer – is organising a new protest for the end of the Dáil recess.

# kildare-street - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Noonan plans to crack down on unvouched allowance for independent TDs

The Minister for Finance will bring proposals to Government very soon to change the law around the unvouched allowance system for independent TDs.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Rabbitte confronted by protestors in Dublin city centre pub

The Communications Minister was followed into by anti-austerity protestors before gardaí intervened earlier this evening.

# kildare-street - Monday 15 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Protests over abortion bill ongoing on Kildare street

Pro-choice and pro-life protesters are continuing to demonstrate outside the gates of Leinster House this evening.

# kildare-street - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Belt-tightening at Leinster House as Oireachtas ‘tuck shop’ closes

The Celtic Tiger-era store – deemed no longer ‘viable’ – is to close down tomorrow.

# kildare-street - Monday 24 June, 2013

PHOTOS: Farmers mount Kildare St protest over CAP reforms Load Of Bull This post contains images

PHOTOS: Farmers mount Kildare St protest over CAP reforms

There’s a load of bull on Kildare Street today. Literally.

# kildare-street - Monday 22 April, 2013

Oireachtas debate tracker KildareStreet.com back in business

The website, which allows the public to keep track of debates in the Oireachtas, was knocked offline by changes within Leinster House.

# kildare-street - Thursday 7 March, 2013

PHOTOS: Man threatens to set himself alight outside Leinster House Kildare Street This post contains images

PHOTOS: Man threatens to set himself alight outside Leinster House

Kildare Street was closed to traffic after a man climbed on top of a van in a protest outside Leinster House this afternoon.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Enda Kenny accuses opposition of making 'political football' of disability cut

Enda Kenny accuses opposition of making 'political football' of disability cut

In heated exchanges in the Dáil this morning, the Taoiseach said the current disability transport payments are “illegal and obsolete”.

# kildare-street - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Taoiseach quizzed on whether credit unions will lose millions in IBRC liquidation

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said credit unions could lose up to €17 million in the liquidation of the former Anglo Irish Bank.

# kildare-street - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Senators received nearly €2 million in expenses in 2012

The average senator received €32,695 in allowances last year – equal to nearly half of their basic salary.

# kildare-street - Friday 1 February, 2013

TDs receive €7.2m travel and office allowances for 2012

The Oireachtas has published full figures for 2012. Click through to see how much your TDs received.

# kildare-street - Thursday 27 December, 2012

VIDEO: Here are the highlights of the Dáil and Seanad in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

VIDEO: Here are the highlights of the Dáil and Seanad in 2012

The Oireachtas has put together these videos taking a look at some of the key moments from the Dáil and Seanad this year.

# kildare-street - Monday 17 December, 2012

Bailed-out bank chiefs to face Oireachtas questioning

Representatives from three bailed-out banks will be asked about whether the banks which received State money are acting in the public interest.

# kildare-street - Monday 10 December, 2012

Poll: Should the Budget be moved to a different month? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Budget be moved to a different month?

Just five days after Budget 2013, there have already been calls to move next year’s Budget to a different month. What do you think – good idea? Bad idea?

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