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# michael-harty - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Retiring TDs reflect on Enda and Leo, their time in the Dáil and the 'slowness' of the system
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# Slán

Retiring TDs reflect on Enda and Leo, their time in the Dáil and the 'slowness' of the system

Jan 19th 2020, 7:30 AM 30,466 Views 51 Comments

Eighteen TDs who were elected in 2016 have decided not to run in the general election – but what have some of them learnt.

# michael-harty - Monday 13 January, 2020

Independent TD Michael Harty says he won't contest general election
# Clare
# Clare

Independent TD Michael Harty says he won't contest general election

Jan 13th 2020, 4:56 PM 14,135 Views 17 Comments

Harty said that there were “personal and professional reasons” behind his decision.

# michael-harty - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Simon Harris stands over his decision to offer repeat smear tests, despite being warned about delays
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Simon Harris stands over his decision to offer repeat smear tests, despite being warned about delays

Updated Apr 10th 2019, 6:27 PM 17,501 Views 49 Comments

The Health Minister staunchly defended his decision to offer free repeat smears last year.

# michael-harty - Monday 18 March, 2019

Clare TD Michael Harty: 'I took a different view from my rural colleagues on the drink driving laws'
# Independent TD
# Independent TD

Clare TD Michael Harty: 'I took a different view from my rural colleagues on the drink driving laws'

Mar 18th 2019, 8:00 AM 23,916 Views 12 Comments

“The day of just two will do is no longer acceptable,” Dr Michael Harty, chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, told TheJournal.ie.

# michael-harty - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'If you're the only GP providing abortion services in an area, you are open to protests'
# Michael Harty
# Michael Harty

'If you're the only GP providing abortion services in an area, you are open to protests'

Mar 17th 2019, 8:00 AM 22,645 Views 56 Comments

Clare TD Dr Michael Harty, who is also the chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, spoke to TheJournal.ie about the challenges for GPs in implementing abortion services.

# michael-harty - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures
# Health
# Health

Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures

Oct 9th 2018, 7:00 PM 19,153 Views 21 Comments

The independent TD said he is “very disappointed” by today’s announcement.

# michael-harty - Friday 31 August, 2018

'Brexit-like impact on rural Ireland': Independent TD rules out supporting the Budget over post office closures
# Community Banking
# Community Banking

'Brexit-like impact on rural Ireland': Independent TD rules out supporting the Budget over post office closures

Updated Aug 31st 2018, 1:15 PM 19,297 Views 30 Comments

The Clare TD said the government has reneged on their promises to roll out a community banking system.

# michael-harty - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'It belongs in the bin': Expanding Cork city has potential to be destructive across rural Ireland say TDs
# Dangerous Precedent
# Dangerous Precedent

'It belongs in the bin': Expanding Cork city has potential to be destructive across rural Ireland say TDs

Oct 21st 2017, 9:45 AM 17,918 Views 38 Comments

Rural TDs fear expanding Cork city would set a dangerous precedent in councils across the country.

# michael-harty - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Independent TD threatens to withdraw support for government over post office closures
# Passing The Parcel
# Passing The Parcel

Independent TD threatens to withdraw support for government over post office closures

Mar 29th 2017, 1:30 PM 14,107 Views 27 Comments

It is feared that post offices around the country are set to close in the near future.