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#Leinster House

# leinster-house - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Restaurant owners say they're not targeting homeless with begging survey

The Restaurants Association said homelessness and aggressive begging are two separate issues.

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.

# leinster-house - 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’.

Alan Kelly will hold an emergency summit after homeless man found dead near Leinster House

The body of a man who had been sleeping rough was discovered in a doorway on Molesworth Street yesterday morning.

# leinster-house - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV?

Organisers aren’t expecting thousands of viewers.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

The country's most kissable politician wants to sort out the medical card fiasco today

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Monday 24 November, 2014

'Power surge' prompts evacuation at Leinster House

LH2000, a newer section of the building, was evacuated earlier this evening.

# leinster-house - Saturday 22 November, 2014

'Potentially an ISIS situation ': Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

'Potentially an ISIS situation ': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

In which a Fine Gael TD made some ill-judged remarks, the Socialists were on the defensive and Nigel Farage had more reasons to smile.

# leinster-house - Thursday 20 November, 2014

There's a pretty moving display outside Leinster House today. Here's what it's about... Shoes This post contains images

There's a pretty moving display outside Leinster House today. Here's what it's about...

Campaigners from Women’s Aid have put dozens of shoes on display outside the Dáil today.

# leinster-house - Saturday 1 November, 2014

'An entire red herring': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

In which a minister opened up about being bullied, a Sinn Féin councillor got an apology and David Cameron got shoved.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

State of the Nation: Watchdog or ambulance chaser? The PAC is under scrutiny again...

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Supermacs, Nokia phones, and Dublin house prices: The week in numbers

Plus: How many students are taking part in the next BT Young Scientist competition?

'Incoherent gibberish': Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

'Incoherent gibberish': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

In which Sinn Féin was under pressure, John Tierney survived and a Labour TD admitting to going missing for a vote…

# leinster-house - 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…

Sword-wielding teen who staged "one man rebellion" gets community service

19-year-old Jordan Buckley was wrestled to the ground by three gardaí after rushing the front door of Leinster House with a sword.

# leinster-house - Sunday 19 October, 2014

'People have been fairly sound': What Michael Fitzmaurice learned on his first week in the Dáil

We caught up with the new TD for Roscommon-South Leitrim towards the end of his first week in Leinster House.

# leinster-house - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I'm not exactly a shrinking violet' The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I'm not exactly a shrinking violet'

Watch an extended interview with the Sinn Féin deputy leader at TheJournal.ie’s offices this week.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Inside Leinster House: Giddy government backbenchers embrace the end of austerity...

… while the opposition fail to muster much of an opposition.

When are the Budget changes kicking in?

Midnight tonight, or January 2015? Here are the latest details as we have them.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Water charges, turf cutters and an Irish Che Guevara: Who's protesting the Budget?

There aren’t too many protestors outside the Dáil today…

Here's why people who make (and like) craft beer should be happy today

Finance Minister Michael Noonan is unveiling his Budget measures this afternoon.

# leinster-house - Sunday 12 October, 2014

IN IMAGES: 'Blood from a f***ing stone' - a decade of Budgets Budget 2015 This post contains images

IN IMAGES: 'Blood from a f***ing stone' - a decade of Budgets

10 years in 15 seconds.

'I won’t be whipped': Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

'I won’t be whipped': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

A Ming dynasty, a Socialist revolution and bad news for the two biggest opposition parties…

# leinster-house - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

A Labour TD crashed his car into the barrier at Leinster House

Robert Dowds got a slight cut to his hand but is otherwise okay.

# leinster-house - Saturday 27 September, 2014

8 things you need to know about Fine Gael's Seanad shambles... and why it matters

A little-known losing local election candidate is at the centre of a controversy that is causing huge problems for Fine Gael.

# leinster-house - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Here's how much a pint costs in the Dáil bar these days

Still cheaper than most other bars…

# leinster-house - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Irish politicians have started paying for their pints on time

Leinster House authorities are taking a more proactive approach when it comes to collecting money owed.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Woman arrested as Dáil protests turn nasty

A number of groups have been protesting outside Leinster House today, as TDs return for the start of the new term.

Sniffer dogs search Leinster House, Ming Flanagan breathes a sigh of relief

Apparently he got out just in time.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Lack of women makes Leinster House a "really weird" place to work, says Senator

Gender quotas are coming in at the next General Election. What will that mean for parties? FF are looking at the detail…

# leinster-house - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Fishing rods, fizzy drinks and Gulfstream Jets: Winners and losers - and one for you to decide - from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

Fishing rods, fizzy drinks and Gulfstream Jets: Winners and losers - and one for you to decide - from the political week

You win some, you lose some — and with the Cabinet back, it’s been a busy week in both categories.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

"You won't say quiet to me, sir": Check out this 2007 clip of Enda clashing with a furious Ceann Comhairle

“Quiet now, you’re new in the job,” was the advice from Enda, setting off a reaction of Bishop Brennan-style proportions from John O’Donoghue.

# leinster-house - Saturday 23 August, 2014

The Burton Bounce: Winners, losers and one we couldn’t decide on from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll This post contains videos

The Burton Bounce: Winners, losers and one we couldn’t decide on from the political week

You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.

# leinster-house - Saturday 16 August, 2014

'The other one is worser': Winners, losers and one we couldn't decide on from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

'The other one is worser': Winners, losers and one we couldn't decide on from the political week

You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.

# leinster-house - 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.

# leinster-house - Saturday 9 August, 2014

'Cheated death': 4 winners, 4 losers and one for you to decide on from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

'Cheated death': 4 winners, 4 losers and one for you to decide on from the political week

You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

This Fine Gael TD really misses the famous Dáil plinth Greatest Love Of All This post contains videos

This Fine Gael TD really misses the famous Dáil plinth

There’s a special bond between Mary Mitchell O’Connor and the famous Leinster House steps….

# leinster-house - Saturday 2 August, 2014

'A right pain in the bum': 4 winners and 5 losers from the political week

You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.

# leinster-house - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Another year over: What exactly has happened in the Dáil since September Review This post contains videos

Another year over: What exactly has happened in the Dáil since September

We take a look back on some of the major events that defined the 2013/14 session in Leinster House.

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