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#Leaders' Questions

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

As it happened: Enda Kenny asked 'are we wide open to terrorists?
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Enda Kenny asked 'are we wide open to terrorists?

Jan 24th 2017, 2:00 PM 16,064 Views 27 Comments

Taoiseach grilled about Brexit and arrests at Dublin airport yesterday.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

As it happened: Talk of 'hard Brexit' dominates Leaders' Questions
# First Day Back
# First Day Back

As it happened: Talk of 'hard Brexit' dominates Leaders' Questions

Jan 17th 2017, 3:20 PM 10,076 Views 32 Comments

Enda Kenny has fielded questions from opposition parties on Brexit, public sector pay and northern elections.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Leaders' Questions: Mary Lou says maybe FF and FG can get a bit of mistletoe and “kiss and make-up”

Leaders' Questions: Mary Lou says maybe FF and FG can get a bit of mistletoe and “kiss and make-up”

Dec 15th 2016, 11:58 AM 6,167 Views 16 Comments

The failure of both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to reach an agreement last night leaves renters in the middle of a mess.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

'The government has published more reports than built houses'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'The government has published more reports than built houses'

Dec 14th 2016, 12:05 PM 6,507 Views 17 Comments

This is the penultimate Leaders’ Questions before the Christmas break.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Leaders' Questions: Kenny on the floor of Christmassy Dáil as rents hit the headlines
# As It Happened
# As It Happened

Leaders' Questions: Kenny on the floor of Christmassy Dáil as rents hit the headlines

Dec 13th 2016, 2:05 PM 6,798 Views 19 Comments

Follow our liveblog.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Kenny quizzed over Orkambi, disability rights and... traffic in Killarney
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

AS IT HAPPENED: Kenny quizzed over Orkambi, disability rights and... traffic in Killarney

Dec 7th 2016, 12:03 PM 9,168 Views 18 Comments

Kenny fielded questions from all the party heads today.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Leaders ask Gerry Adams to give a statement on Brian Stack investigation tomorrow
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Leaders ask Gerry Adams to give a statement on Brian Stack investigation tomorrow

Dec 6th 2016, 2:08 PM 10,310 Views 86 Comments

Brian Stack’s murder investigation, postage stamp price hikes, and water charges refunds were among the issues from today.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'No water charges through the front door or the back door': Mary Lou tells Bruton charges need to go
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'No water charges through the front door or the back door': Mary Lou tells Bruton charges need to go

Nov 30th 2016, 11:53 AM 9,625 Views 43 Comments

Richard Bruton stepped into Enda’s shoes for Leaders’ Questions today.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: 'A great deal is going on, but the problem is getting worse, Taoiseach'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

AS IT HAPPENED: 'A great deal is going on, but the problem is getting worse, Taoiseach'

Nov 29th 2016, 1:58 PM 10,400 Views 19 Comments

Enda Kenny faced questions on the homeless crisis, Gerry Adams and a United Ireland today.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'Put the fraud squad after them' - TDs demand action on motor insurance and housing crisis
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'Put the fraud squad after them' - TDs demand action on motor insurance and housing crisis

Nov 24th 2016, 12:40 PM 19,273 Views 22 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the housing crisis today, but what will be on the minds of opposition TDs as they grill Frances Fitzgerald.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

"I am appalled by it": Taoiseach says domestic abusers "shame manhood"

"I am appalled by it": Taoiseach says domestic abusers "shame manhood"

Nov 23rd 2016, 1:25 PM 12,587 Views 32 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin raised the issue of the suicide in Ireland. He says it is time for cross-party co-operation.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

“Ministers on their own can’t operate solo runs": Taoiseach fields questions about Minister Ross
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

“Ministers on their own can’t operate solo runs": Taoiseach fields questions about Minister Ross

Nov 22nd 2016, 1:53 PM 8,796 Views 6 Comments

Enda Kenny asked about water charges, trolley numbers and judicial appointments.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED:  "You're both incompetent and unfit to be in Government" - Enda faces tough questions in the Dáil
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

AS IT HAPPENED: "You're both incompetent and unfit to be in Government" - Enda faces tough questions in the Dáil

Nov 16th 2016, 11:59 AM 17,789 Views 17 Comments

Micheál Martin, Gerry Adams, Brendan Howlin and Bríd Smith were asking the questions during a lively exchange.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 10 November, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Trump's shock win and status of undocumented Irish on the agenda in the Dáil
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

AS IT HAPPENED: Trump's shock win and status of undocumented Irish on the agenda in the Dáil

Nov 10th 2016, 12:40 PM 13,058 Views 39 Comments

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald was in the hotseat today for questions from opposition TDs.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

As it happened: Kenny quizzed on Trump, rents and strike action
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Kenny quizzed on Trump, rents and strike action

Nov 9th 2016, 12:03 PM 13,962 Views 22 Comments

Let’s see what they have to say…

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

As it happened: Enda Kenny grilled over teacher strike action and pay disputes
# Enda Kenny
# Enda Kenny

As it happened: Enda Kenny grilled over teacher strike action and pay disputes

Nov 8th 2016, 1:56 PM 16,116 Views 27 Comments

First the gardaí, now the teachers… is the government looking down the barrel of prolonged winter disruption as other sectors threaten to follow suit.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims

Oct 26th 2016, 12:45 PM 8,581 Views 14 Comments

Stay with us for live updates from the Dáil.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

As it happened: Enda faced questions on strikes, public pay, and what exactly false imprisonment means
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Enda faced questions on strikes, public pay, and what exactly false imprisonment means

Oct 25th 2016, 2:35 PM 13,931 Views 19 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was back in the hot seat for Leader’s Questions this week.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 20 October, 2016

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club
# Filling In For Enda
# Filling In For Enda

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club

Oct 20th 2016, 12:04 PM 18,532 Views 13 Comments

Varadkar is filling in for Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

'It's a matter of life or death': Taoiseach asked about expensive cystic fibrosis drug
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'It's a matter of life or death': Taoiseach asked about expensive cystic fibrosis drug

Oct 19th 2016, 11:54 AM 10,050 Views 6 Comments

The Taoiseach is facing questions from his fellow party leaders.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Leaders' questions as it happened: Bruton evades questions on publishing research into first-time buyers' tax rebate
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Leaders' questions as it happened: Bruton evades questions on publishing research into first-time buyers' tax rebate

Oct 13th 2016, 11:25 AM 11,744 Views 24 Comments

Have a look to see if politicians are covering the issues that matter most to you.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Leaders' Questions As It Happened: The morning after the day before
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

Leaders' Questions As It Happened: The morning after the day before

Oct 12th 2016, 11:36 AM 5,891 Views 2 Comments

Follow the arguments blow-by-blow.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Angry exchanges: Justice Minister faces questions as gardaí controversies mount up

Angry exchanges: Justice Minister faces questions as gardaí controversies mount up

Oct 6th 2016, 12:04 PM 12,102 Views 19 Comments

It’s Frances Fitzgerald’s turn to be grilled today.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny grilled on garda whistleblowers, Brexit and the future of rural post offices
# Firing Line
# Firing Line

AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny grilled on garda whistleblowers, Brexit and the future of rural post offices

Oct 5th 2016, 12:00 PM 9,283 Views 24 Comments

It’s just under one week until Finance Minister Michael Noonan will be talking tax and expenditure.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Russian ambassador was left in "no uncertain terms" of Ireland's "disgust" over Syria bombings
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

AS IT HAPPENED: Russian ambassador was left in "no uncertain terms" of Ireland's "disgust" over Syria bombings

Oct 4th 2016, 2:50 PM 17,538 Views 53 Comments

It’s the second week of the Dáil term. Today it discussed Syria, Brexit and industrial action.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny grilled about what's going to be in this year's Budget
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny grilled about what's going to be in this year's Budget

Sep 28th 2016, 11:57 AM 12,123 Views 20 Comments

The Taoiseach faced questions on the proposed emigrant tax, the Christmas bonus and disability supports.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: TDs are back in the Dáil for Leaders' Questions
# First Day Back
# First Day Back

AS IT HAPPENED: TDs are back in the Dáil for Leaders' Questions

Sep 27th 2016, 1:54 PM 7,313 Views 19 Comments

We’ll be keeping an eye on all things happening over at Leinster House this afternoon.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 7 July, 2016

FactCheck: How much worse are hospital waiting lists getting?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How much worse are hospital waiting lists getting?

Jul 7th 2016, 9:34 PM 19,860 Views 41 Comments

There are more and more people on waiting lists – but are things as bad as Fianna Fáil claim?

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Enda Kenny says there's no reason why anyone should be sleeping rough this Christmas
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

Enda Kenny says there's no reason why anyone should be sleeping rough this Christmas

Dec 1st 2015, 5:15 PM 13,844 Views 123 Comments

Today is one year Jonathan Corrie died near Leinster House.

# leaders-questions - Friday 27 November, 2015

Mick Wallace has published his Project Eagle correspondence with Nama...
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Mick Wallace has published his Project Eagle correspondence with Nama...

Nov 27th 2015, 8:10 PM 32,504 Views 0 Comments

The independent TD has called for a commission of inquiry to be set up to investigate claims surrounding the state agency.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Enda to Micheál: 'You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you'
# Health Department
# Health Department

Enda to Micheál: 'You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you'

Nov 24th 2015, 4:50 PM 20,102 Views 112 Comments

The Taoiseach accused former health minister Micheál Martin of doubling health spend without achieving any results.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 19 November, 2015

The Tánaiste called Barry Cowen a baby and told him to "shut up" in the Dáil today
# Lads Will Ye Stop
# Lads Will Ye Stop

The Tánaiste called Barry Cowen a baby and told him to "shut up" in the Dáil today

Nov 19th 2015, 2:41 PM 23,758 Views 68 Comments

Ouch.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

'Taoiseach, you will say anything to get elected, the truth does not matter'
# UHI
# UHI

'Taoiseach, you will say anything to get elected, the truth does not matter'

Nov 18th 2015, 1:29 PM 18,754 Views 117 Comments

Enda Kenny faced a grilling today during Leaders’ Questions.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Enda insists the Anglo loans inquiry won't collapse

Enda insists the Anglo loans inquiry won't collapse

Nov 10th 2015, 5:18 PM 7,961 Views 79 Comments

The Taoiseach said he received a letter from Judge Brian Cregan last Friday about the difficulties the inquiry had encountered.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Tallaght Hospital to probe how information on 91-year-old patient was given to media
# Strongly Dissatisfied
# Strongly Dissatisfied

Tallaght Hospital to probe how information on 91-year-old patient was given to media

Nov 4th 2015, 6:30 PM 31,039 Views 124 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the incident as “a shocking example of dysfunction in the health system”.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Longboat Quay owners have threatened to take legal action
# Longboat Quay
# Longboat Quay

Longboat Quay owners have threatened to take legal action

Oct 6th 2015, 11:25 PM 28,352 Views 148 Comments

Residents and owners feel that the DDDA should cover the cost of works required at the building.

# leaders-questions - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Enda Kenny is dead serious about high-speed burglars wearing night-vision goggles
# Open Your Eyes
# Open Your Eyes

Enda Kenny is dead serious about high-speed burglars wearing night-vision goggles

Sep 30th 2015, 1:22 PM 23,297 Views 99 Comments

The Taoiseach says they’re involved in high-speed chases at night time.

# leaders-questions - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Remember this famous Fine Gael ad from 2007?
# Flashback
# Flashback

Remember this famous Fine Gael ad from 2007?

Sep 29th 2015, 4:46 PM 19,215 Views 52 Comments

Micheál Martin raised this eight-year-old campaign ad in the Dáil today.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Gerry Adams asked Joan Burton lots of questions - but she just wanted to throw shade
# Point Scoring
# Point Scoring

Gerry Adams asked Joan Burton lots of questions - but she just wanted to throw shade

Sep 24th 2015, 3:36 PM 23,693 Views 139 Comments

The Tánaiste was out to score political points as Adams sought answers on NAMA.

# leaders-questions - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Insults fly as Joan and Mary Lou clash for one last time before the summer hols
# School's Out
# School's Out

Insults fly as Joan and Mary Lou clash for one last time before the summer hols

Jul 16th 2015, 1:40 PM 24,470 Views 112 Comments

Places, people.