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# meath-west - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Peadar Tóibín: Fianna Fáil approached me, but I want to rejoin Sinn Féin
# Peadar Tóibín
# Peadar Tóibín

Peadar Tóibín: Fianna Fáil approached me, but I want to rejoin Sinn Féin

Dec 10th 2013, 9:04 AM 7,023 Views 48 Comments

The Meath West TD is suspended from Sinn Féin after voting against the abortion bill but he insists he wants to rejoin the party in January.

# meath-west - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Support for coalition faces test in Meath East by-election
# By-election
# By-election

Support for coalition faces test in Meath East by-election

Feb 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 8,981 Views 33 Comments

April has been mooted as the possible month for the by-election to be held with Fianna Fáil hoping to capitalise on its growing popularity but could the promissory note deal change things?

# meath-west - Friday 21 December, 2012

Shane McEntee, Fine Gael TD for Meath East, passes away
# R.I.P.
# R.I.P.

Shane McEntee, Fine Gael TD for Meath East, passes away

Dec 21st 2012, 12:30 PM 24,312 Views 0 Comments

The Nobber man and Minister of State, who was first elected to the Dáil in 2005, was 56 years old.

# meath-west - Friday 30 November, 2012

X Case judgement is 'flawed' and 'archaic' says Sinn Féin rebel Tóibín
# Abortion
# Abortion

X Case judgement is 'flawed' and 'archaic' says Sinn Féin rebel Tóibín

Nov 30th 2012, 11:40 AM 6,239 Views 67 Comments

Peadar Tóibín has defied the party whip on abortion this week and has criticised the Supreme Court ruling on the X case concerning abortion in Ireland.

# meath-west - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes
# Constituency Commission
# Constituency Commission

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes

Jul 24th 2012, 6:02 PM 4,513 Views 27 Comments

Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.

# meath-west - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up
# Dáil Boundaries
# Dáil Boundaries

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up

Jun 21st 2012, 10:57 AM 23,279 Views 79 Comments

The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.

# meath-west - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

Feb 27th 2011, 1:34 AM 1,450 Views 0 Comments

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

# meath-west - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Thursday

Feb 10th 2011, 8:08 PM 1,429 Views 0 Comments

The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail…

FF TD: I’m no better off on my €108,447 salary
# Politicians' Expenses
# Politicians' Expenses

FF TD: I’m no better off on my €108,447 salary

Feb 10th 2011, 10:33 AM 2,865 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Brady is criticised after saying his current TD’s salary leaves him on an equal footing to his 1974 wage of £6.

# meath-west - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Parties clash over pre-election economic plans
# Irish Economy
# Irish Economy

Parties clash over pre-election economic plans

Feb 3rd 2011, 3:46 PM 683 Views 0 Comments

Is FG changing its policies every day? Does Labour want to hand power to the EU? Is FF’s plan vague with “woolly targets”?

# meath-west - Thursday 20 January, 2011

Cabinet reshuffle expected as sixth minister quits
# Cabinet Reshuffle
# Cabinet Reshuffle

Cabinet reshuffle expected as sixth minister quits

Jan 20th 2011, 10:05 AM 1,728 Views 0 Comments

Batt O’Keeffe joins Mary Harney, Noel Dempsy, Dermot Ahern and Tony Killeen in announcing his departure from the cabinet.

# meath-west - Friday 17 December, 2010

Noel Dempsey announces retirement at next election
# General Election
# General Election

Noel Dempsey announces retirement at next election

Dec 17th 2010, 12:05 PM 1,289 Views 0 Comments

The Meath West TD and current transport minister will bow out of politics at the next general election.