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# motion - Monday 1 July, 2019

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

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

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

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

Dáil votes to abolish Strategic Communications Unit

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# motion - Saturday 27 February, 2016

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have confidence in the Taoiseach?

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

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

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

Councillors voted no confidence in Irish Water.

# motion - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Dublin city councillors vote against fluoride

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Taoiseach reshuffle Cabinet now?

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

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

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

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

# motion - Saturday 22 February, 2014

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

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

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

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

GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

# motion - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Government WILL publish report of Expert Group on abortion ruling

James Reilly wants to publish the report on the A, B and C ruling after it’s discussed by ministers next Tuesday morning.

TDs won't get to vote on Sinn Féin's abortion motion. Here's why

Dáil procedures mean a minister can almost unilaterally replace an opposition motion with one more favourable to the government.

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