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#mark daly

# mark-daly - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Ó Cuív on that 'rogue' NI candidate launch: 'I knew what I was doing. I'm happy to take the punishment. I did it for the greater good'

The Galway West TD says he has no regrets about losing his seat on the frontbench.

# mark-daly - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Micheál needed to take action after two politicians went 'rogue' - but is he facing a storm over FF's northern merger?

The sacking of two FF politicians from their roles this week was a headache for Micheál Martin.

# mark-daly - Friday 26 October, 2018

FF's deputy leader says it was 'premature' for McAnespy to be told she would be a candidate in NI elections

There was confusion within the party last night as Councillor Sorcha McAnespy was announced at an event in Tyrone.

# mark-daly - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Eamon Ó Cuiv goes rogue to announce candidate for NI elections without party backing

The candidate, Councillor Sorcha McAnespy, was announced at an event in Tyrone tonight.

# mark-daly - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Department accused of wanting to delay report on the cost of a united Ireland until 'after Brexit'

The new research shows that Northern Ireland would have a near balanced budget in a unification situation.

# mark-daly - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Legislation to officially recognise Irish Sign Language set to pass through Dáil today ISL

Legislation to officially recognise Irish Sign Language set to pass through Dáil today

The bill is expected to pass through all stages of the Dáil today.

# mark-daly - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Plaque to honour Irish diaspora added to Washington Monument

Memorial stones are accepted only in very rare circumstances.

# mark-daly - Monday 11 July, 2016

Should the Irish State hold the copyright to Amhrán na bhFiann? Fianna Fáil thinks it should National Anthem This post contains a poll

# mark-daly - Thursday 30 July, 2015

"Confusion and chaos" reign as Irish politicians struggle to attend trial of Ibrahim Halawa

The teenager is facing another hearing on Sunday.

# mark-daly - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

The government is having a really bad day in the Seanad

The coalition has a minority in the upper house at present.

# mark-daly - Sunday 7 June, 2015

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Sports Film Of The Week: Catch Me If You Can

This BBC Panorama doc has sparked fresh controversy around the methods of high-profile athletics coach Alberto Salazar.

# mark-daly - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Shock in Kerry as John O'Donoghue tells family he won't run for Fianna Fáil

The former Ceann Comhairle has told family he won’t be seeking to run in the next general election

# mark-daly - Monday 22 December, 2014

Senator says no one in Fianna Fáil told him he was expelled

Mark Daly claimed he hadn’t heard from anyone in the party after he defied the whip early on Saturday morning.

# mark-daly - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Heather Humphreys faced new claims about 'McNulty-gate' in the Seanad tonight

New claims of a meeting between the Taoiseach and John McNulty in June have been dismissed this evening.

# mark-daly - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Ireland is one step closer to a ban on smoking near children in cars

A bill will go to the Dáil next week, and has government support.

# mark-daly - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Senator claims 'discrimination' as row erupts over sign language interpreter in the Dáil

A spokesperson for the Oireachtas has denied the claim.

# mark-daly - Monday 14 July, 2014

Calls for interpreters to be present when Deaf people attend the Dáil

The Irish Deaf Society has asked the Government to ensure that Irish Sign Language interpreters are present in the Dáil and Seanad this week.

# mark-daly - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Senators pass law banning smoking in cars with children - and the government's backing it

The bill now moves to the Dáil where it will have government support.

# mark-daly - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Seanad votes No on annulling transplant legislation

The chairman of the Seanad used his casting vote to break a 22-22 tie on a vote that would have annulled a statutory instrument on organ transplantation.

Senator accused of ‘talking through his derriere’ and ‘invoking memory of Bobby Ewing’ Seanad Recall This post contains videos

Senator accused of ‘talking through his derriere’ and ‘invoking memory of Bobby Ewing’

The Seanad is debating an emergency motion to annul legislation on organ transplantation.

Seanad to debate annulling organ transplant law that cannot be annulled

The State’s first organ transplant legislation was signed into law a year ago but a Fianna Fáíl senator says it is flawed and “people will die” because the proper systems are not in place.

# mark-daly - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Minister: There is no reason to annul the organ transplant legislation

Minister of State Alex White has hit back at calls for the organ transplant legislation to be annulled ahead of a Seanad debate on the matter next week.

"Legislature should not be excluded from transplant debate" - Micheál Martin

Micheál Martin accused the Government of trying to “dominate who debates what” in the Oireachtas.

# mark-daly - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Attorney General says Dáil recall to debate transplant legislation is 'redundant'

Senator Mark Daly said that “this is the first time in the history of the State the government has published advice from the Attorney General”.

# mark-daly - Friday 9 August, 2013

The Seanad is coming back on 20 August to debate transplant legislation

Minister for Health James Reilly had best not book any holidays…

# mark-daly - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Seanad to be recalled to debate transplant legislation

The Minister for Health James Reilly will be recalled from his holidays to face questions from the Seanad on transplant legislation after a Fianna Fáil senator acquired the necessary signatures to a petition calling for the Seanad to reconvene.

# mark-daly - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Here are the 15 senators who opposed the abortion legislation

There was opposition from Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and independent senators as the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill passed second stage in the upper house today.

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'

Jim Walsh was among those to contribute to the continuing debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill this afternoon.

# mark-daly - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Senators received nearly €2 million in expenses in 2012

The average senator received €32,695 in allowances last year – equal to nearly half of their basic salary.

# mark-daly - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Obama pledges new drive on US immigration reform

Obama’s second term could be good news for the estimated 50,000 Irish people living illegally in the United States.

# mark-daly - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned?

Three senators are hoping to introduce legislation that would ban smoking while driving in cars but critics would argue people should be allowed the choice or that such laws would be hard to enforce. What do you think?

# mark-daly - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Senator's bill would make 'corporate manslaughter' a criminal offence

Legislation proposed by FF senator Mark Daly would criminalise companies who breach a duty of care to a person who then dies.

# mark-daly - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Fianna Fáil meeting will decide party's Áras intentions

One senator appeared to call for MEP Brian Crowley to re-enter the race although that appears unlikely with talk that members could back David Norris.

# mark-daly - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Ezra Nawi rape conviction went unreported in Israel: report

The story which has ended the presidential hopes of David Norris has only come to light 14 years later.

# mark-daly - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Michael D Higgins says previous support for Ezra Nawi was a "human rights issue"

Higgins and Senator Mark Daly “did not know” of Norris ex-partner’s rape conviction when they backed David Norris in a 2009 Oireachtas Joint Committee motion for support of Nawi in Israeli defence forces’ attack claim.