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#Michael McCarthy

# michael-mccarthy - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed

Meanwhile, Alan Kelly apologised for comments he made about power being a drug that suited him.

# michael-mccarthy - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Ryan vs. McCarthy: These two lads had a mighty row about the trauma of government

In our third election debate, Labour and the Greens do battle on the environment and being in government.

# michael-mccarthy - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

How an electoral commission can stop another e-voting fiasco

A new electoral commission can streamline the way we run elections and referenda in this country, writes the Labour TD Michael McCarthy.

# michael-mccarthy - Thursday 18 December, 2014

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night

A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.

# michael-mccarthy - Thursday 6 November, 2014

# michael-mccarthy - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Did Gerry Adams want JobBridge expanded, not scrapped, just a few months ago?

Michael McCarthy has accused Adams of backtracking on the issue. Sinn Féin’s response? He’s “clutching at straws”.

# michael-mccarthy - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly Ice Bucket Challenge This post contains videos

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly

The Tipperary South deputy is the latest TD to get involved in the wildly popular initiative.

# michael-mccarthy - Friday 4 July, 2014

Alan Kelly is Labour's new deputy leader and expects to become a Cabinet minister

The junior transport minister has been elected as Joan Burton’s deputy.

Joan Burton to be next Labour leader as counting continues, Kelly to be deputy leader Labour's Choice This post contains videos

Joan Burton to be next Labour leader as counting continues, Kelly to be deputy leader

The party’s current deputy leader is expected to see off the challenge of Alex White.

# michael-mccarthy - Friday 27 June, 2014

Burton vs. White: 9 things we learned from the fifth and final Labour hustings

There’s anger among the ‘survivors of the bloodbath’, the threat of Sinn Féin needs to be taken seriously, and Joan Burton has twice as many things to be proud of as Alex White…

# michael-mccarthy - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting Labour's Choice This post contains videos

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting

The first of five hustings took place in north Dublin last night as the Labour Party decides on its new leader and deputy leader.

# michael-mccarthy - Thursday 5 June, 2014

One TD wants to be Labour's deputy leader, but not a minister. What about the others?

Ciara Conway says she does not want to be compromised by the “vested interest” of a ministerial position. But do her rivals share that view?

# michael-mccarthy - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Any more hats for the ring? Labour leadership nominations close at midday

There had been speculation that Kerry North TD Arthur Spring was to announce his candidacy but he has reportedly backed Joan Burton.

# michael-mccarthy - Friday 30 May, 2014

'I'm the right person at the right time': Alex White joins Joan Burton in contest for Labour leadership

The Minister of State at the Department of Health has promised to “bridge the disconnect” between his party and voters.

# michael-mccarthy - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Three TDs want to be Labour's second-in-command, one thinks Joan Burton would be a 'fantastic' leader Hats In The Ring This post contains videos

Three TDs want to be Labour's second-in-command, one thinks Joan Burton would be a 'fantastic' leader

Junior Ministers Alan Kelly and Seán Sherlock as well as Cork TD Michael McCarthy are all in the running for the deputy leadership.

Arthur Spring "considering" bid for Labour top job, Kelly making statement today

Brendan Howlin ruled himself out last night, while the party’s still awaiting an announcement from junior minister Alex White.

# michael-mccarthy - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

'It's not popular to be in Labour': Party not surprised by Dermot Looney's departure

That’s now 27 councillors who have left the party since it went into government with all of them citing coalition policies as one of their reasons for quitting.

# michael-mccarthy - Friday 8 March, 2013

Proposed Bill provides for first national strategy on autism ASD

Proposed Bill provides for first national strategy on autism

The Dáil will debate the proposed legislation today.

# michael-mccarthy - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?

A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.

# michael-mccarthy - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Fate of Moore Street 1916 buildings up for debate

Oireachtas committee to hear from representatives campaigning for the preservation – but owners of site who want to redevelop it won’t attend.

# michael-mccarthy - Friday 3 February, 2012

Taoiseach, Noonan, Howlin among ministers claiming unvouched TDs' expenses

While the country struggles under immense financial pressure, eight cabinet ministers take expenses that can’t be audited.

# michael-mccarthy - Monday 9 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday

In tonight’s fix: Calls to negotiate a second bailout, Gardaí investigate woman’s death in nursing home, and which celebrity chef has been a very naughty boy?

'Worrying' level of overspending at Irish universities, says TD

A Cork TD has expressed disbelief at UCC’s €138,000 taxi bill.

# michael-mccarthy - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Bruton continues to come under fire from Labour over wage agreements

Labour TDs have continued to criticise proposed reforms to wage agreements by the Minister for Enterprise, reportedly with the support of the Tánaiste and Labour leader Eamon Gilmore.

# michael-mccarthy - Thursday 21 April, 2011

Sinn Féin accused of 'leprechaun politics' over oil and gas profits policy

Sinn Féin described the comments as “nonsense” and called for a more constructive dialogue on the issue.