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# Mattie McGrath

This year
Senator tells TD: "You did not see children with difference in school because they were not allowed to attend"
McEntee says commentary in Dáil is 'feeding blatant racism' as she defends Migration Pact
Government to counter bill calling to boost the number of GPs in rural areas
Debunked: Misleading claims shared in Roscrea amid protests at Racket Hall
Last year
Government approves €95 million in funding for greyhound and horse racing industries
TDs photographed with far-right figures are 'laundering conspiracy theories', Dáil warned
Rural Independents accused of ‘scaremongering’ during Dáil debate on supposed cattle cull
All time
AIB says it 'will not proceed' with plans to make 70 branches cashless in wake of massive backlash
Mattie McGrath goes viral after discussing laundry in the Dáil
Salads and cycling aren't weird: Taoiseach comes to Eamon Ryan's defence amid Dáil criticism
NPHET members believe Level 5 advice 'should have been communicated more carefully to government'
Taoiseach commits to examining hospital rules keeping partners of pregnant women out of maternity wards
Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures
‘Whatever you’re having yourself’: TD questions new ‘jumble drawer’ ministry
Ross warns against including Rural Independents in government, says Greens 'mad projects' will cost taxpayers
Penalty point reforms, river dredging and no 'daft' ideas about wolves: Rural Independents list some of their wants
New group of rural independent TDs 'willing to engage with all parties' to help form government
Mattie McGrath to proceed with High Court action over Tipperary voting date
Independent Tipperary candidates 'seeking legal advice' on postponing vote after other candidate's death
Independent TD says Creed should resign if he does not apologise for death threat comments
Taoiseach's newspapers and embassy catering: hundreds of State contracts awarded outside official guidelines
Over 6,500 horses were slaughtered in Ireland for human consumption last year
TDs meet with KBC Bank and say they don't want return to days of the Black and Tans
Occupation of KBC Bank branch ends after talks about evictions 'settled'
Mattie McGrath: People are 'getting sick and tired' of Mary McAleese and she should 'get off the stage'
'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland
Number of dogs being 'put down' by pounds falls by 40%
Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland'
'It was a very low thing to say' - sister of drowned man slams Varadkar for saying inquiry won't 'bring anyone back'
McGrath accuses Taoiseach of lobbying for ban on online referendum adverts
Filibustering: Here's why a decision to deploy a little-used Dáil rule caused ructions this week
Mother-of-two 'refusing food' after being jailed for contempt of court
What the Eighth Amendment Committee heard and the recommendations it made
Dáil descends into row over Citizens' Assembly recruitment criticism
Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon
'You never know who would be after us': Security beefed up at Leinster House amid fear of threats
Mattie McGrath storms out of 'biased' Eighth Amendment Committee
Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance
'It was never going to be easy': Zappone defends childcare scheme after criticism
Farmers aren't happy that the Fair Deal scheme's 'discriminatory measures' might be here to stay