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# motion - Monday 1 March, 2021

'Same theme as incursions into the field ' - Joint-captains lifting trophies rule explained
# Tough Call
From The42
# Tough Call

'Same theme as incursions into the field ' - Joint-captains lifting trophies rule explained

Mar 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 7,497 Views 3 Comments

The controversial motion was passed at Congress on Saturday.

# motion - Friday 6 November, 2020

'The opposition cannot sit idly by': Sinn Féin tables motion of no confidence in Leo Varadkar
# Dáil
# Dáil

'The opposition cannot sit idly by': Sinn Féin tables motion of no confidence in Leo Varadkar

Updated Nov 6th 2020, 8:17 PM 51,808 Views 215 Comments

A spokesman for the Tánaiste said Sinn Féin is “only interested in political mudslinging”.

# motion - Monday 1 July, 2019

Simon Harris calls on TDs to support his motion tackling vaccine 'myths'
# Vaccine Myths
# Vaccine Myths

Simon Harris calls on TDs to support his motion tackling vaccine 'myths'

Jul 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 17,464 Views 188 Comments

Simon Harris has called for cross party support for the motion.

# motion - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Labour passes motion calling on RTÉ to boycott Eurovision if hosted in Jerusalem
# Boycott
# Boycott

Labour passes motion calling on RTÉ to boycott Eurovision if hosted in Jerusalem

Nov 3rd 2018, 4:59 PM 16,285 Views 59 Comments

However, it has been confirmed that the event will take place in Tel Aviv.

# motion - Friday 1 June, 2018

Populist leader sworn in as Italian prime minister
# Rome
# Rome

Populist leader sworn in as Italian prime minister

Jun 1st 2018, 3:20 PM 12,427 Views 50 Comments

The country has been in the throes of political uncertainty for almost three months.

# motion - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Dáil votes to abolish Strategic Communications Unit
# Scu
# Scu

Dáil votes to abolish Strategic Communications Unit

Mar 22nd 2018, 5:48 PM 32,459 Views 134 Comments

A total of 85 TDs voted in favour of the motion.

# motion - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Varadkar won't support motion which reverses pension cut for taking time out of the workforce
# Losing Out
# Losing Out

Varadkar won't support motion which reverses pension cut for taking time out of the workforce

Oct 17th 2017, 8:49 PM 26,299 Views 76 Comments

Many are angry that their State pension payments are significantly smaller than they would have been before 2012.

# motion - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Dublin City Council votes to take over iconic Iveagh Markets
# Liberties
# Liberties

Dublin City Council votes to take over iconic Iveagh Markets

Sep 5th 2017, 7:36 AM 25,463 Views 30 Comments

The markets, located in the Liberties in Dublin, have hit a few developmental snags in the past 10 years.

# motion - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Councillors vote to name street in honour of Savita Halappanavar but it's unlikely to go ahead soon
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

Councillors vote to name street in honour of Savita Halappanavar but it's unlikely to go ahead soon

Jun 13th 2017, 8:03 AM 12,619 Views 73 Comments

Current Dublin City Council rules prevent a street being renamed until 20 years after a person’s death.

# motion - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Almost €1 million spent seizing over 2,500 horses and almost 90% were destroyed
# Not Claimed
# Not Claimed

Almost €1 million spent seizing over 2,500 horses and almost 90% were destroyed

Nov 16th 2016, 6:15 AM 11,874 Views 34 Comments

When a horse is seized, a public notice is put up and if it’s not claimed after five days, the animal is destroyed.

# motion - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Renaming a street after Savita Halappanavar "wouldn't be possible" under current rules
# Motion
# Motion

Renaming a street after Savita Halappanavar "wouldn't be possible" under current rules

Nov 1st 2016, 4:04 PM 17,458 Views 59 Comments

A Dublin City Councillor is bringing forward a motion to rename a street in Dublin after Halppanavar.

# motion - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Fianna Fáil have had "more positions than the Kama Sutra" on water charges, says Sinn Féin TD
# U-turn
# U-turn

Fianna Fáil have had "more positions than the Kama Sutra" on water charges, says Sinn Féin TD

Sep 28th 2016, 6:15 PM 30,780 Views 228 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen said Sinn Féin is “showboating” with today’s motion.

# motion - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil
# NEW POLITICS
# NEW POLITICS

DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil

Jun 1st 2016, 9:22 PM 42,848 Views 94 Comments

A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.

# motion - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Scuffles between water charge protesters and gardaí as Alan Kelly arrives at the Dáil
# Debate
# Debate

Scuffles between water charge protesters and gardaí as Alan Kelly arrives at the Dáil

May 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 32,059 Views 161 Comments

Protesters chanted “shame on you” as Kelly made his way to the gates.

# motion - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Sky to continue showing GAA after free-to-air motion fails
# Fee-to-air
From The42
# Fee-to-air

Sky to continue showing GAA after free-to-air motion fails

Feb 27th 2016, 3:28 PM 4,768 Views 11 Comments

Some counties had hoped to force the GAA to make all televised games free-to-air.

# motion - Friday 29 January, 2016

Alan Shatter to table Dáil motion calling for "immediate release" of Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

Alan Shatter to table Dáil motion calling for "immediate release" of Ibrahim Halawa

Jan 29th 2016, 7:30 PM 14,421 Views 145 Comments

The Fine Gael TD for south Dublin is hoping to table the motion next week, depending on when the general election is called.

# motion - Monday 23 February, 2015

Gardaí called to Cork City Council after water protesters storm meeting
# Called Off
# Called Off

Gardaí called to Cork City Council after water protesters storm meeting

Feb 23rd 2015, 10:25 PM 26,742 Views 270 Comments

The protesters entered the chamber, resulting in tonight’s meeting being suspended.

# motion - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Poll: Do you have confidence in the Taoiseach?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have confidence in the Taoiseach?

Dec 9th 2014, 9:34 AM 30,211 Views 344 Comments

A confidence motion will be debated in the Dáil later today.

# motion - Friday 21 November, 2014

South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs
# Poleaxed
# Poleaxed

South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs

Nov 21st 2014, 1:50 PM 6,935 Views 7 Comments

Previously residents were required to pay €200 for a sign and pole and €120 for just the sign.

# motion - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Meter installer 'kneed in face' at protest
# Exclusion Zone
# Exclusion Zone

Meter installer 'kneed in face' at protest

Nov 19th 2014, 9:14 PM 27,053 Views 0 Comments

A group of water meter protesters accused of breaching an exclusion zone at sites were before the courts again today.

# motion - Monday 10 November, 2014

Wicklow County Council votes for water charges to be scrapped
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Wicklow County Council votes for water charges to be scrapped

Nov 10th 2014, 8:16 PM 32,912 Views 140 Comments

Councillors voted no confidence in Irish Water.

# motion - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Dublin city councillors vote against fluoride
# Water Works
# Water Works

Dublin city councillors vote against fluoride

Oct 7th 2014, 11:34 AM 20,278 Views 359 Comments

We spoke to a councillor who proposed the motion, and a councillor opposed to it.

# motion - Friday 1 August, 2014

Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo
# Fracking
# Fracking

Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo

Aug 1st 2014, 10:43 AM 7,690 Views 52 Comments

Communities claim that the drilling in Fermanagh is the first stage in the fracking process.

# motion - Monday 21 July, 2014

Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge
# Over Troubled Water
# Over Troubled Water

Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge

Jul 21st 2014, 9:53 AM 7,361 Views 21 Comments

Locals have been protesting against the plans for the scheme, claiming it will bring more traffic into the city.

# motion - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Now you can upload and view GIFs on Twitter
# Keep On Movin'
# Keep On Movin'

Now you can upload and view GIFs on Twitter

Jun 18th 2014, 7:25 PM 5,922 Views 8 Comments

Brace yourself for a Twitter feed full of GIFs sometime next week.

# motion - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Poll: Should the Taoiseach reshuffle Cabinet now?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Taoiseach reshuffle Cabinet now?

Apr 2nd 2014, 9:10 AM 9,284 Views 77 Comments

With the Minister for Justice having faced two motions of no confidence already, is it time for a cabinet reshuffle?

# motion - Monday 24 February, 2014

GAA want ban on U16's playing at minor inter-county level to be deferred until 2015
# All Change
From The42
# All Change

GAA want ban on U16's playing at minor inter-county level to be deferred until 2015

Feb 24th 2014, 4:50 PM 3,621 Views 1 Comment

The motion was adopted at last Saturday’s GAA Congress in Croke Park.

# motion - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Immigrant Council highlight GAA's stance on racism as 'an example to all'
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Immigrant Council highlight GAA's stance on racism as 'an example to all'

Feb 22nd 2014, 5:48 PM 12,441 Views 40 Comments

Today’s GAA Congress at Croke Park saw 95.5% of delegates vote to make racism offences a red card one.

GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions

Feb 22nd 2014, 12:22 PM 6,432 Views 3 Comments

70.2% of delegates voted against the motion in Croke Park.

# motion - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

RSVP: Senators want to invite Pope Francis to Ireland
# You're Invited
# You're Invited

RSVP: Senators want to invite Pope Francis to Ireland

Feb 19th 2014, 3:12 PM 8,695 Views 84 Comments

A visit from Pope Francis to Ireland would begin the healing process, says Senator David Norris who tabled the motion.

# motion - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Dáil to debate apology and redress for Bethany Home survivors
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Dáil to debate apology and redress for Bethany Home survivors

Dec 10th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,399 Views 11 Comments

The government’s decision not to provide a redress scheme for survivors of the Dublin home will come under scrutiny tonight and tomorrow.

# motion - Monday 11 November, 2013

Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager defeated
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager defeated

Nov 11th 2013, 8:19 PM 8,894 Views 43 Comments

Wicklow County Council hired four men from a private security firm to attend the meeting today.

# motion - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager after firefighter deaths fine
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager after firefighter deaths fine

Nov 10th 2013, 5:37 PM 12,423 Views 20 Comments

Last month a fine of €355,000 was handed down to the council over the 2007 deaths.

# motion - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Denis Naughten: 'It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled'
# Kicked Out
# Kicked Out

Denis Naughten: 'It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled'

Jul 18th 2013, 2:07 PM 13,721 Views 37 Comments

Independent TD Denis Naughten has been removed from the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children.

# motion - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Walsh: We're being asked to choose between Fine Gael values and Fine Gael
# Abortion Bill
# Abortion Bill

Walsh: We're being asked to choose between Fine Gael values and Fine Gael

Jun 20th 2013, 10:27 PM 6,278 Views 47 Comments

The TD said today that the fact he did not support a motion by Deputy Peter Mathews had led some to believe he did not support a free vote.

# motion - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Dublin city councillors at odds over increase in... Dublin councillors
# Phil Hogan
# Phil Hogan

Dublin city councillors at odds over increase in... Dublin councillors

May 28th 2013, 9:15 AM 5,993 Views 40 Comments

Fianna Fáil are opposed to Minister Phil Hogan’s proposals, while Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Labour support them.

# motion - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Council to hear emergency call for full inquiry into boy's Midleton death
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

Council to hear emergency call for full inquiry into boy's Midleton death

May 14th 2013, 7:10 AM 4,698 Views 0 Comments

Cllr Pat Buckley is to put a motion to Midleton Town Council today after the death of Vakaris Martinaitis last week.

# motion - Thursday 9 May, 2013

INMO to debate emergency motion on industrial action
# Nurses
# Nurses

INMO to debate emergency motion on industrial action

May 9th 2013, 8:54 AM 5,282 Views 59 Comments

The INMO annual conference is taking place in Letterkenny today and the motion discusses the option of industrial action if the government imposes pay cuts.

# motion - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Shatter criticises Martin for not cancelling debate following garda death
# Garda Death
# Garda Death

Shatter criticises Martin for not cancelling debate following garda death

Jan 30th 2013, 9:05 AM 7,000 Views 55 Comments

The Justice Minister said that he had attempted to delay the motion until after Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe’s funeral, but Micheál Martin refused.

# motion - Monday 21 January, 2013

Kerry councillors back plan to allow drink-driving 'in moderation'
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

Kerry councillors back plan to allow drink-driving 'in moderation'

Jan 21st 2013, 10:43 PM 45,833 Views 326 Comments

Councillor Danny Healy-Rae, who put forward the motion, told TheJournal.ie that it would help people who are isolated and can’t leave their homes to go to the pub anymore.

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