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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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# slán
Retiring TDs reflect on Enda and Leo, their time in the Dáil and the 'slowness' of the system
Eighteen TDs who were elected in 2016 have decided not to run in the general election – but what have some of them learnt.
# Clare
Independent TD Michael Harty says he won't contest general election
Harty said that there were “personal and professional reasons” behind his decision.
# CervicalCheck
Simon Harris stands over his decision to offer repeat smear tests, despite being warned about delays
The Health Minister staunchly defended his decision to offer free repeat smears last year.
# Independent TD
Clare TD Michael Harty: 'I took a different view from my rural colleagues on the drink driving laws'
“The day of just two will do is no longer acceptable,” Dr Michael Harty, chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, told
# michael harty
'If you're the only GP providing abortion services in an area, you are open to protests'
Clare TD Dr Michael Harty, who is also the chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, spoke to about the challenges for GPs in implementing abortion services.
# Health
Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures
The independent TD said he is “very disappointed” by today’s announcement.
# community banking
'Brexit-like impact on rural Ireland': Independent TD rules out supporting the Budget over post office closures
The Clare TD said the government has reneged on their promises to roll out a community banking system.
# dangerous precedent
'It belongs in the bin': Expanding Cork city has potential to be destructive across rural Ireland say TDs
Rural TDs fear expanding Cork city would set a dangerous precedent in councils across the country.
# passing the parcel
Independent TD threatens to withdraw support for government over post office closures
It is feared that post offices around the country are set to close in the near future.