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# Michelle Mulherin

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Senator declares Mayo home is now 200m closer to Leinster House so will receive fewer expenses
Michelle Mulherin told relevant authorities that route changes knocked her travel distance just below the 240km threshold for greater allowances.
Michelle Mulherin: 'We need to look at murder sentencing. Our law isn't fit for purpose'
The Law Reform Commission’s Report on mandatory sentences needs to be implemented urgently, writes Senator Michelle Mulherin.
Not happy - Fine Gael senators have been giving out about All Ireland tickets... again
The Seanad was today discussing a bill concerning its own reform, and ended up covering some well-trodden ground.
Poll: Should TDs have access to tickets for All-Ireland finals?
Deputies are entitled to buy two tickets if their county is playing.
Michelle Mulherin accuses GAA of discrimination after failing to get an All-Ireland ticket at the last minute
A GAA spokesman said that it’s not true to say their ticketing rules have changed since the 2015 final, when Dublin dethroned champions Kerry.
'Up Fianna Fáil, we're back!': How the party reclaimed 'Fine Gael country'
The recovery that happened wasn’t the one Fine Gael had in mind.
Enda Kenny is about to contest his 12th general election
The Taoiseach, needless to say, had little trouble getting his name on the ticket for the Mayo constituency.
Michelle Mulherin: an apology
Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls
The Mayo TD had previously repaid €2,000.
Guinness, Visa debit cards, and Michelle Mulherin: The week in numbers
Plus: How many people use Facebook every month?
There is a 'Skype facility' in Leinster House after all. Well, sort of... has done some digging today…
7 inevitable responses to Michelle Mulherin's call for a Dáil 'Skype facility'
The Fine Gael TD also wants an alarm bell to tell politicians when a call is getting too expensive.
It's not okay to petrol bomb a politician's office, or call them a 'midget parasite'
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
Man questioned over suspected arson attack on Michelle Mulherin's constituency office
Gardaí said there was minimal damage to the office.
Fine Gael TD: "Yes, I made some calls to Africa. None of them were personal."
Michelle Mulherin confirms she made calls to Kenya from her phone in Leinster House, but says they were not personal.
9 things we learned from last night's 'Looking After No 1' programme
A great insight into how politicians get things done for the people who elect them or a demoralising portrayal of Ireland’s ‘parish pump’ politics.
Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities
The State Claims Agency spent €160,000 checking up on suspected fraudulent claims last year.
The abortion debate - what happens next?
The Dáil sat until 5am debating proposed amendments to the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Bill and will begin again at 4pm.
D-day for Creighton as Dáil to vote on abortion legislation
Fine Gael looks likely to lose the European Affairs minister when the Dáil debates and votes on amendments to the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill today but other wavering TDs could now support the new law.
TD facing expulsion still 'weighing up' decision ahead of abortion vote
The Fine Gael TD is on the fence ahead of Wednesday night’s vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.
TD calls for 'cooling off period' in abortion bill
The proposal was rejected by the Minister for Health.
NAMA and the banks are tapping debtors’ phones and emails, claims TD
Michelle Mulherin says state-owned banks, NAMA and the former IBRC are incepting phone calls and emails of debtors.
Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via TheMire wire: Government concern over threesomes, Gardaí to be microchipped – and how Uzis could have prevented the bailout…
HSE asks to consider 'appropriateness' of threesomes article
Meanwhile, Health Minister James Reilly said that he felt that the threesomes information was not appropriate for the State to put out there.
Young Fine Gael 'fully endorses' work by
The group’s president said that “whether Deputy Mulherin accepts it or not, the reality is that young people are having sex”.
Column: Young people deserve education on all sorts of relationships - threesomes included
Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has expressed outrage over a youth health charity offering advice on threesomes – but young people deserve access to open, balanced information on all types of sexual relationships, writes Genevieve Shanahan.
Deputy Mulherin: Website's advice on threesomes is 'far from healthy'
The Fine Gael deputy said that “healthy, well adjusted” young people were not looking to have sex with someone they had no feelings for.
Youth charity defends advice on threesomes after TD's complaint
SpunOut says the reality is that young people have sex, so it is better to educate them with responsible information.
Poll: Should the HSE fund charities offering sex advice to teens?
A Fine Gael TD has raised opposition to HSE funding for SpunOut, a youth information charity which offers advice on threesomes.
Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk
Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, and unprecedented.
'Sometimes I'd like to come to work in my tracksuit' - TD calls for Dáil dress code
Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin says she’s not alone in thinking that the way some deputies dress is inappropriate.
'No apology. No retraction': Ray D'Arcy on Catholic Church F-bomb
However, D’Arcy did offer an apology to listeners for the language he used.
Fornication, planning and right-wing dictatorship: the week in statistics
Plus – the man who came back from the dead, the amount we have to spend each month, and how many Nokias in Manchester United?
The Daily Fix: Thursday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.