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# Leaders' Questions

This week
14th April 2024 - 20th April 2024
Sparks fly in Dáil as Mary Lou McDonald raises hospital cancellations with Taoiseach
Abortion dominates Harris' first stint at Leaders' Questions amid calls to scrap 3-day wait
Last month
March 2024
'Don't limp on': McDonald calls for general election in testy Dáil exchanges with Varadkar
February 2024
Pledge made 7 years ago that children wouldn't wait on scoliosis surgery has been broken, Dáil hears
Long-delayed new mental health law to be brought forward before the summer
'You’re all sound, noise and fury with no substance': Martin and Doherty clash over housing
Taoiseach accused of 'callous broken promises' over spinal surgery delays for children
'A campaign of far-right terrorism': Murphy lambastes Govt over response to arson attacks
'Don't start this nonsense': Pearse Doherty and Tánaiste clash heads over TV licence in Dáil
This year
Nearly 33,000 homes delivered last year, uncertainty remains over social and affordable targets
Bríd Smith warned by Ceann Comhairle for claiming 'Nazi supporters lies' have been repeated in Dáil
Last year
Sinn Féin clashes with Tánaiste over delivery of social and affordable housing targets
Justice Minister Helen McEntee survives confidence motion after heated debate
'You have no mandate': Heated Dáil exchanges on plan to remove Triple Lock
Varadkar: 'We can’t continue to aid Palestine and trade with Israel in the way we've done in the past'
'We can't wait for Europe to get its act together': Taoiseach told Ireland must take action on Israel
'Blah, blah, blah, Sinn Féin': Doherty and Martin face off over housing
Ireland won't be expelling any ambassadors Taoiseach says, amid calls to oust Israeli diplomat
Varadkar says some of Ursula von der Leyen's recent statements 'lacked balance'
Taoiseach defends McEntee on law and order as Aontú accuse her of focusing on 'culture wars'
Government accused of acting like 'bystanders' as gardaí and barristers take industrial action
Tánaiste concedes 'real difficulty' surrounding cost of National Children’s Hospital
RTÉ's drip feed of information doing 'untold damage', says Taoiseach
Varadkar says Israeli and Palestinian lives both matter, as TDs dub Govt response 'incredibly weak'
'Ireland is no basket case': Minister denies claims Irish being 'fleeced' with the high prices
Leo Varadkar says he believes homeless figures will fall
'This is a sensitive issue': Tánaiste defends Govt approach in dealing with abortion law review
Varadkar: 'Ireland is a pretty safe country. We shouldn't be scaring people into thinking otherwise'
McDonald calls on Taoiseach to go 'beyond cosy chats' to lower electricity costs for consumers
Virgin Media says RTÉ and GAAGO have questions to answer over rights deal
Not realistic to expect all GAA matches to be televised, says Taoiseach
Tanaiste supports Robert Watt’s position at Department of Health despite Holohan controversy
Tánaiste pledges review of waste collection as Dáil hears clashes over Panda's brown bin charge
'Where will they go?': Coveney says invalid notices to quit should be challenged
Taoiseach accused of being 'smug' as Labour and FG trade blows on housing record
Ceann Comhairle threatens to suspend Dáil amid shouting, says public would be 'disgusted'
Varadkar says windfall tax is coming and calls on energy companies to drop their prices
TD says Mother and Baby Home redress is 'madness', Varadkar accuses her of 'demonising' govt
Govt expected to sign off on cost-of-living package next week following 'good discussion'
Varadkar condemns racism 'of any form' in the Dáil amid anti-refugee protests