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#Leaders' Questions

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

A true patriot or a tainted legacy? Enda Kenny gave his last speech as Taoiseach today
# Enda The Line
# Enda The Line

A true patriot or a tainted legacy? Enda Kenny gave his last speech as Taoiseach today

Jun 13th 2017, 3:25 PM 23,350 Views 94 Comments

There were plenty of kind words, and some not kind ones, from the opposition benches today.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Enda's advice to his successor? 'Don't let the bastards get you down'
# So Long Farewell
# So Long Farewell

Enda's advice to his successor? 'Don't let the bastards get you down'

May 31st 2017, 2:00 PM 21,986 Views 60 Comments

Today was Enda Kenny’s final appearance during Leaders’ Questions.

Clare Daly says Garda scandals will be a stain on Enda's legacy as Taoiseach
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

Clare Daly says Garda scandals will be a stain on Enda's legacy as Taoiseach

May 31st 2017, 12:01 PM 7,414 Views 15 Comments

Today was possibly the last time Enda Kenny will take Leaders’ Questions.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Taoiseach on FitzPatrick case collapse: 'The taxpayer must pick up the tab'
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Taoiseach on FitzPatrick case collapse: 'The taxpayer must pick up the tab'

May 24th 2017, 12:15 PM 22,447 Views 57 Comments

It’s time for Leaders’ Questions at Leinster House.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds
# Closure
# Closure

Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds

May 23rd 2017, 9:25 PM 13,384 Views 18 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin urged the government to intervene.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Liveblog: 'Taoiseach will receive retirement lump sum of €378,000'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Liveblog: 'Taoiseach will receive retirement lump sum of €378,000'

May 18th 2017, 12:40 PM 29,050 Views 76 Comments

Sinn Féin stuck the knife into Enda Kenny’s leadership today, saying that he came in a time of chaos and is leaving in one too.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Is today the day, Enda? The Taoiseach says he'll let his leadership plans be known later today
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Is today the day, Enda? The Taoiseach says he'll let his leadership plans be known later today

May 17th 2017, 11:58 AM 7,259 Views 53 Comments

It’s a big day here in Leinster House as people speculate about what the Taoiseach will tell his party members.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'They thought their jobs were secure': Fall in peat briquette sales results in job losses
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'They thought their jobs were secure': Fall in peat briquette sales results in job losses

May 16th 2017, 2:03 PM 12,734 Views 14 Comments

Enda Kenny was back in the hotseat for questions today. Here’s what happened.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'These people are scumbags': Attack on elderly couple raised in the Dáil
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

'These people are scumbags': Attack on elderly couple raised in the Dáil

May 10th 2017, 11:55 AM 16,062 Views 31 Comments

It’s high noon at Leinster House.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Dáil hears how vulture fund is evicting tenants and starting to charge for hot water
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Dáil hears how vulture fund is evicting tenants and starting to charge for hot water

May 9th 2017, 2:02 PM 16,131 Views 34 Comments

Richard Boyd-Barrett raised the issue of a Nama sale to Cerberus.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

As it happened: Micheál Martin raises the death of Shane O'Farrell who was killed by a hit-and-run driver
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Micheál Martin raises the death of Shane O'Farrell who was killed by a hit-and-run driver

May 3rd 2017, 2:05 PM 8,457 Views 4 Comments

It’s Leaders’ Questions in Leinster House.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

As it happened: Maternity hospital on agenda as TDs return from Easter break
# Question Time
# Question Time

As it happened: Maternity hospital on agenda as TDs return from Easter break

May 2nd 2017, 3:17 PM 10,052 Views 30 Comments

An Taoiseach has been answering questions around who will own the National Maternity Hospital.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 13 April, 2017

As it happened: The government's affordable childcare scheme now lies in tatters - Howlin
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: The government's affordable childcare scheme now lies in tatters - Howlin

Apr 13th 2017, 12:08 PM 11,219 Views 21 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald fielded questions today.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

As it happened: Water, water, everywhere so let's all kick up a stink
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Water, water, everywhere so let's all kick up a stink

Apr 12th 2017, 12:04 PM 9,882 Views 64 Comments

Enda Kenny faces the opposition from 12pm.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

As It Happened: Kenny tells Dáil, 'Water is a precious resource and somebody has to pay for it'

As It Happened: Kenny tells Dáil, 'Water is a precious resource and somebody has to pay for it'

Apr 11th 2017, 1:59 PM 12,424 Views 70 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald told the Taoiseach, “The bully boys of your government wish to sabotage the work of the committee.”

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

As it happened: 'I won't take lectures from you on my responsibilities'
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: 'I won't take lectures from you on my responsibilities'

Apr 5th 2017, 12:52 PM 22,745 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach answered questions in a feisty affair.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

As it happened: 'People are left scratching their heads' on why garda commissioner still has job
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: 'People are left scratching their heads' on why garda commissioner still has job

Apr 4th 2017, 2:45 PM 22,055 Views 49 Comments

There were little fireworks at Leaders’ Questions today.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'The only one in the whole country supporting the commissioner is you' - Wallace
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

'The only one in the whole country supporting the commissioner is you' - Wallace

Mar 29th 2017, 11:59 AM 15,153 Views 18 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

As it happened: Government to set up external review into garda scandals
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Government to set up external review into garda scandals

Mar 28th 2017, 2:05 PM 14,985 Views 29 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Taoiseach asked not to 'insult the women of Ireland on International Women’s Day'
# The Dáil
# The Dáil

Taoiseach asked not to 'insult the women of Ireland on International Women’s Day'

Mar 8th 2017, 12:08 PM 14,126 Views 14 Comments

Catherine Connolly TD made the charge which the Taoiseach said was ‘beneath her’.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Enda Kenny describes Tuam burial site as a 'chamber of horrors'
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Enda Kenny describes Tuam burial site as a 'chamber of horrors'

Mar 7th 2017, 2:02 PM 73,541 Views 154 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Liveblog: Enda is in Brussels as Bruton fields questions about looming strike action
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Liveblog: Enda is in Brussels as Bruton fields questions about looming strike action

Mar 2nd 2017, 12:02 PM 6,757 Views 13 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

As it happened: McDonald says Coveney’s 'tough guy stance' on water has more to do with FG leadership
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: McDonald says Coveney’s 'tough guy stance' on water has more to do with FG leadership

Mar 1st 2017, 12:05 PM 12,054 Views 55 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Kenny announcing Commission of Investigation says Grace case is 'a disgrace to us as a country'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Kenny announcing Commission of Investigation says Grace case is 'a disgrace to us as a country'

Feb 28th 2017, 2:01 PM 9,857 Views 27 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Thursday 23 February, 2017

As it happened: Dáil hears 'building inflation' to blame for €1 billion children's hospital
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Dáil hears 'building inflation' to blame for €1 billion children's hospital

Feb 23rd 2017, 1:25 PM 20,617 Views 53 Comments

We were live for Leaders’ Questions.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

As it happened: Enda says he doesn't want to see commuters discommoded by bus strike
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Enda says he doesn't want to see commuters discommoded by bus strike

Feb 22nd 2017, 11:54 AM 10,405 Views 20 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Enda has been told he's guilty of clogging up the roads by getting people back to work
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Enda has been told he's guilty of clogging up the roads by getting people back to work

Feb 21st 2017, 1:56 PM 18,638 Views 51 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Live: After a rough week for government, Bruton takes Leaders' Questions
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

Live: After a rough week for government, Bruton takes Leaders' Questions

Feb 16th 2017, 11:59 AM 9,007 Views 6 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

LIVE: Taoiseach faces serious questions over yesterday's 'clarifications'
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

LIVE: Taoiseach faces serious questions over yesterday's 'clarifications'

Feb 15th 2017, 11:54 AM 20,566 Views 66 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Enda Kenny takes a number of different positions on Zappone conversation
# Mea Culpa
# Mea Culpa

Enda Kenny takes a number of different positions on Zappone conversation

Feb 14th 2017, 9:50 PM 34,923 Views 121 Comments

Kenny stated that he knew that Minister Zappone had met with Maurice McCabe before it became public information last week.

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe
# Whistleblowing
# Whistleblowing

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe

Feb 14th 2017, 6:44 PM 70,506 Views 179 Comments

Enda Kenny will likely announce a tribunal this afternoon.

# leaders-questions - Saturday 11 February, 2017

The curious case of how a British cop went undercover among Irish protesters
# Mystery
# Mystery

The curious case of how a British cop went undercover among Irish protesters

Feb 11th 2017, 9:00 PM 62,816 Views 79 Comments

“Mark Kennedy was not just one bad apple. He was part of a system of political policing and abuse of rights.”

# leaders-questions - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Tánaiste: 'Garda Commissioner is entitled to our full support and confidence'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Tánaiste: 'Garda Commissioner is entitled to our full support and confidence'

Feb 9th 2017, 12:34 PM 7,768 Views 23 Comments

The Taoiseach is in Warsaw today, so Fitzgerald is in the driving seat.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Liveblog: Enda Kenny faces questions over job losses in Leixlip
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Liveblog: Enda Kenny faces questions over job losses in Leixlip

Feb 8th 2017, 12:02 PM 11,450 Views 16 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'I found it difficult to watch': Enda Kenny grilled over children with scoliosis left on waiting lists
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'I found it difficult to watch': Enda Kenny grilled over children with scoliosis left on waiting lists

Feb 7th 2017, 2:01 PM 11,642 Views 37 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

FactCheck: Is Richard Bruton right to say housing starts are on the rise?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Richard Bruton right to say housing starts are on the rise?

Feb 1st 2017, 8:30 PM 12,163 Views 22 Comments

The Education Minister made the claim during Leaders Questions last week – our readers asked for it to be tested.

Enda Kenny asked about claims Air Corps members were exposed to toxic materials
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

Enda Kenny asked about claims Air Corps members were exposed to toxic materials

Feb 1st 2017, 11:58 AM 8,169 Views 15 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

"We were those immigrants": Enda says those with dual-citizenship should show their Irish passport
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

"We were those immigrants": Enda says those with dual-citizenship should show their Irish passport

Jan 31st 2017, 1:55 PM 20,781 Views 43 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Bruton admits there are concerns about the policies Trump might pursue
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Bruton admits there are concerns about the policies Trump might pursue

Jan 26th 2017, 12:03 PM 8,299 Views 14 Comments

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# leaders-questions - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

'This is not Northern Ireland, this is north Dublin' - Adams and Kenny clash on Stardust
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

'This is not Northern Ireland, this is north Dublin' - Adams and Kenny clash on Stardust

Jan 25th 2017, 12:02 PM 24,137 Views 38 Comments

It’s high noon.