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#Leinster House

# leinster-house - Monday 19 August, 2019

Senators to move back to their old digs as Ceramics Room to be returned to the National Museum

The refurbishment of Leinster House is set to cost in the region of €17 million.

# leinster-house - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Seven ministerial advisers have a pay packet above the maximum salary of €91,624

This is allowed if the department in question has the approval of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

# leinster-house - Friday 19 July, 2019

Leo is eating less meat to reduce his carbon footprint, but Micheál says he's 'walking a lot'

Micheal Martin says the government’s climate change policies are ‘a bit all over the place’.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Leinster House lawn to get Irish wildflowers and bee boxes

City and county councils have been doing other work to help save the bees, including ‘rewilding’ parts of parks and lawns.

# leinster-house - Monday 15 July, 2019

Dáil bars undergoing 'deep clean and sanitisation' following rat sighting

Leinster House in Dublin was first built in 1745 and is currently undergoing renovation works.

# leinster-house - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Leinster House refurbishment to cost €17m

Leinster House refurbishment to cost €17m

Leinster House was commissioned to be built between 1745-47.

# leinster-house - Monday 1 July, 2019

TDs' and senators' salaries cost €19m last year - a 4.5% increase from 2017

Gardaí are also investigating one case of fraud in relation to an Oireachtas salary.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Pride flag to fly over Leinster House this weekend

A LGBT+ group has been set up within the Houses of the Oireachtas.

# leinster-house - Friday 14 June, 2019

Poll: Should the Leinster House lawn be let grow into a wild meadow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Leinster House lawn be let grow into a wild meadow?

Insert ‘put politicians out to pasture’ joke here.

# leinster-house - Friday 17 May, 2019

€28 million in pension payments to former TDs, Senators and government ministers over the past two years

For the first time ever, the Department of Public Expenditure has refused access to individual pensions for former ministers and officeholders

# leinster-house - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Tensions escalate between Tóibín and Sinn Féin over 'threat' to leave Leinster House office

Tóibín left the party in November but his office remains beside other Sinn Féin TDs .

# leinster-house - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Minister commits to taking action on free sanitary products in public buildings

The Seanad heard that in many public buildings, such as Leinster House, tampons and sanitary pads cost €2 each.

# leinster-house - Monday 31 December, 2018

Nearly €20,000 was spent on cigarettes in the Dáil bar this year

Over 1,700 packets were sold in the year to 15 October.

# leinster-house - Monday 26 November, 2018

Bethany Home survivors 'shocked' to receive first letter from a Taoiseach 'in 20 years'

The group, who all lived in the Protestant mother and baby home, hope the letter will lead to some progress in their case.

# leinster-house - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Oireachtas gym shouldn't be 'solely funded by the tax-payer': Fitness centre goes out to tender

€100,000 gym equipment goes out to tender for TDs, Senators and staff of Leinster House.

Oireachtas to spend €775,000 on 'online news aggregator service'

The service must be “easy to use” and allow TDs, Senators and their staff the ability to search content easily.

# leinster-house - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Naughten admits more private meetings with head of broadband bidding group

Richard Bruton is to take over the role of Communications Minister temporarily.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Funeral cortège of Emma Mhic Mhathúna passes by Leinster House CervicalCheck This post contains videos

Funeral cortège of Emma Mhic Mhathúna passes by Leinster House

Crowds gathered to remember and thank Emma, who had spoken on behalf of the women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy.

# leinster-house - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'It could be a turning moment in the crisis': Major housing rally to take place outside Dáil in October

A range of trade unions, housing advocates and groups have today called for a “radical shift” in Ireland’s housing policies.

# leinster-house - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'The battle will be long': Housing activists threaten more property occupations until crisis is resolved

Around 40 protesters staged a protest through Dublin city centre this afternoon.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'Considerable surprise in the room': There was a sexual consent class for TDs and Senators today

Paul Murphy said that his legislation to provide objective sex education in schools is sorely needed.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Cyclists stage lie-down protest outside Leinster House calling for greater road safety

Four cyclists have died on Irish roads so far this year.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Dáil suspended for the rest of the week due to the 'the Beast from the East'

The business committee has decided to suspend the Dáil at 2pm today.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Dáil women's caucus calls for audit of harassment and bullying in the Oireachtas

The group has called for a survey of the working conditions of elected officials in Leinster House.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

'It was cutting my husband during sex': Women with vaginal mesh complications take fight to the Dáil

Today a consultant from Scotland told TDs he stopped doing these procedures in 2014 because he believed the risks outweighed the benefits.

# leinster-house - Monday 15 January, 2018

'Good, measured debate' - Fine Gael TDs met for almost five hours to talk about abortion

A two-day debate on the abortion issue kicks off on Wednesday.

# leinster-house - Monday 25 December, 2017

Varadkar not concerned that a group of Scientologists were hosted in Leinster House

The Victory Centre in Firhouse was opened as the Scientology’s European base earlier this year.

# leinster-house - Friday 15 December, 2017

The Dáil is going on holidays for Christmas today

Politicians have four weeks off from today.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'The Dáil is no Westminster - but it certainly is a boys' club'

We spoke to female TDs and ministers past and present about the issue.

# leinster-house - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'You never know who would be after us': Security beefed up at Leinster House amid fear of threats

The Taoiseach has criticised security at Leinster House for being far less stringent as other national parliaments.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Rotting floors and fungus on the walls: These students want an end to learning in prefabs

Pupils, parents and teachers demand a new school after 21 years of promises.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Senators are back today, and they have some new digs

The old Seanad chamber is closed for essential renovation works.

# leinster-house - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Olympic tickets committee meeting suspended after staff member taken to hospital

The morning session was suspended after the man became ill.

# leinster-house - Monday 31 July, 2017

€4.4 million paid out to staff of TDs who left Leinster House following the last election

199 former staff shared in the redundancy payouts, with eight ex-employees receiving packages worth more than €100,000 apiece.

# leinster-house - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Would you like to work in Leinster House? A new apprenticeship programme could be on the way

Apprenticeships could be offered in parliamentary affairs, public administration and political communications.

# leinster-house - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced?

Under Fianna Fáil’s proposals, backbenchers from bigger parties would have more time.

# leinster-house - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Leaders' Questions: Mattie McGrath to the Government, 'Meet the new boss, same as the old boss'

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald was in the hotseat today for Leaders’ Questions.

# leinster-house - Thursday 15 June, 2017

These Sinn Féin MPs were at Leinster House today to demand speaking time

Separately, Gerry Adams held talks with Theresa May. The British PM also spoke by phone with Leo Varadkar.

# leinster-house - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Mind if I go? Emotions run high as Enda takes just seven minutes to say goodbye

“Let the games begin,” Kenny declared, tongue-in-cheek, as he set out his plans to step down.

# leinster-house - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'Treated like Nelson Mandela or JFK': International media say Ireland is trying to woo EU Brexit boss

There was a lot of pomp and ceremony for Michel Barnier – the man who will lead Europe’s Brexit negotiations.

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