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#Maureen O'Sullivan

# maureen-osullivan - Sunday 5 February, 2012

No plans to remove 'Fianna Fáil' from anthem or Defence Forces logo, says govt

Michael Noonan says the Irish translation of the Soldier’s Song was made before Éamon de Valera founded his political party.

# maureen-osullivan - Monday 30 January, 2012

Opposition TDs propose laws to ban hare coursing

Clare Daly and Maureen O’Sullivan will introduce a Bill later this year to address animal cruelty in sports and other rights issues.

# maureen-osullivan - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Minister defends Lotto advertising on HSE website

James Reilly says the HSE uses National Lottery funding to assist community groups, and that advertising the Lotto is appropriate.

# maureen-osullivan - Friday 23 September, 2011

TDs and Senators to receive suicide awareness training

A cross-party group of TDs, Senators and Oireachtas staff will take part in potentially life-saving ‘safeTALK’ training today.

# maureen-osullivan - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

# maureen-osullivan - Friday 16 September, 2011

Poll: Should David Norris rejoin the race for the Áras? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should David Norris rejoin the race for the Áras?

It seems likely that Senator Norris will declare on tonight’s Late Late Show that he is back in the race to secure a presidential nomination. Do you think he’s right to restart his campaign?

# maureen-osullivan - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

David Norris is "an active candidate", says independent TD

Maureen O’Sullivan says David Norris spoke at a meeting of independents as if he was still looking for their nomination to run.

# maureen-osullivan - Sunday 21 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

All the day’s news, plus the little bits you may not have caught yet.

O'Sullivan leaves door open for late Áras candidates

Maureen O’Sullivan says she’ll be supporting Michael D Higgins – but will offer to nominate an independent candidate.

# maureen-osullivan - Thursday 21 July, 2011

David Norris has 13 Oireachtas signatures for presidential nomination

The independent senator has the support of independent representatives from both houses of the Oireachtas. He needs seven more.

# maureen-osullivan - Thursday 3 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The news from the Department of Finance is even worse than we thought; an artist’s fingers cut off during a savage attack and everything you need to know to bluff your way through the day’s cricket chat.

# maureen-osullivan - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Blow-by-blow: How each party fared in Election 2011

In a nutshell, where each party made its breakthroughs across the country – and where Fianna Fáil’s collapse hit hardest.

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

# maureen-osullivan - Thursday 13 January, 2011

Sinn Féin to table No Confidence motion in Cowen

The party will try to oust Brian Cowen as Taoiseach as soon as it can – but it will need the help of Fine Gael.

# maureen-osullivan - Friday 10 December, 2010

Sinn Féin and Independents form Dáil group

The alliance will allow the group to take part in leaders questions and force a vote on a motion of no confidence in the government.