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#Noel Grealish

# noel-grealish - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Four people to be prosecuted over alleged Covid breaches at infamous Golfgate event
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Four people to be prosecuted over alleged Covid breaches at infamous Golfgate event

Feb 17th 2021, 3:46 PM 33,081 Views 0 Comments

On 19 August last year, 81 people attended a dinner in a Clifden hotel, Co Galway as part of an Oireachtas Golf Society event.

# noel-grealish - Saturday 18 April, 2020

'They won't be able to cut the grass in a few weeks': Calls for landscapers to be made essential workers
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'They won't be able to cut the grass in a few weeks': Calls for landscapers to be made essential workers

Apr 18th 2020, 8:30 AM 131,020 Views 135 Comments

Grass will not be able to be cut if allowed to grow for weeks on end, it has been warned.

# noel-grealish - Monday 25 November, 2019

Minister writes to Grealish asking him to clarify 'apparent ethnic basis' of Nigerian money statement
# Remittances
# Remittances

Minister writes to Grealish asking him to clarify 'apparent ethnic basis' of Nigerian money statement

Nov 25th 2019, 12:17 PM 15,020 Views 51 Comments

The Galway West TD singled out Nigeria while raising questions in the Dáil about money being sent out of Ireland.

# noel-grealish - Thursday 14 November, 2019

World Bank says remittance estimates from Ireland to Nigeria are not reliable
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

World Bank says remittance estimates from Ireland to Nigeria are not reliable

Nov 14th 2019, 3:15 PM 28,333 Views 55 Comments

There is an “urgent need” to improve such data collection, the organisation said.

# noel-grealish - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

FactCheck: No, €3.5 billion was not sent to Nigeria by people living in Ireland over the past eight years
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, €3.5 billion was not sent to Nigeria by people living in Ireland over the past eight years

Nov 13th 2019, 6:16 PM 72,926 Views 158 Comments

The claim was made by independent TD Noel Grealish in the Dáil yesterday.

Finance Minister calls on Noel Grealish to clarify why he singled out Nigeria during leaders questions
# Paschal Donohoe
# Paschal Donohoe

Finance Minister calls on Noel Grealish to clarify why he singled out Nigeria during leaders questions

Nov 13th 2019, 1:50 PM 14,680 Views 81 Comments

Grealish was accused of engaging in “disgraceful racism” after raising questions in the Dáil about money being sent out of Ireland.

# noel-grealish - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Noel Grealish accused of 'disgraceful racism' in Dáil after raising questions about money being sent to Nigeria
# Dáil Row
# Dáil Row

Noel Grealish accused of 'disgraceful racism' in Dáil after raising questions about money being sent to Nigeria

Nov 12th 2019, 3:48 PM 57,180 Views 210 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that Irish people had ‘for centuries’ sent money back to Ireland.

# noel-grealish - Friday 13 September, 2019

Taoiseach calls on Galway TD to withdraw remarks made at direct provision centre public meeting
# Noel Grealish
# Noel Grealish

Taoiseach calls on Galway TD to withdraw remarks made at direct provision centre public meeting

Sep 13th 2019, 10:58 AM 28,405 Views 0 Comments

Footage shared on social media shows Noel Grealish referencing “economic migrants” from Africa coming to “sponge off us”.

# noel-grealish - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'There is a compelling public interest': Two more Independents will support Fine Gael in key votes
# Minority Support
# Minority Support

'There is a compelling public interest': Two more Independents will support Fine Gael in key votes

Oct 14th 2018, 1:05 PM 23,520 Views 68 Comments

Dáil arithmetic meant the resignation of Denis Naughten created a headache for the minority government.

# noel-grealish - Thursday 14 July, 2016

People out on bail committed over 250,000 crimes in the past 10 years
# Reoffenders
# Reoffenders

People out on bail committed over 250,000 crimes in the past 10 years

Jul 14th 2016, 6:05 AM 11,900 Views 78 Comments

CSO figures show that almost 26,000 crimes were committed by people out on bail last year alone.

# noel-grealish - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

As the wait goes on, Enda is told to pick up the phone to Fianna Fáil
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

As the wait goes on, Enda is told to pick up the phone to Fianna Fáil

Mar 23rd 2016, 2:43 PM 12,663 Views 40 Comments

Fine Gael is pursuing a minority government with independents and smaller parties.

# noel-grealish - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Michael Healy-Rae accuses certain TDs of 'waking up from a coma'
# Pointing Fingers
# Pointing Fingers

Michael Healy-Rae accuses certain TDs of 'waking up from a coma'

Apr 14th 2015, 9:46 AM 16,772 Views 57 Comments

The outspoken TD thinks backbenchers are speaking up in a bid to get votes.

# noel-grealish - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

This Fine Gael senator could defect to the new Independent Alliance
# Switcheroo
# Switcheroo

This Fine Gael senator could defect to the new Independent Alliance

Jan 7th 2015, 3:00 PM 12,217 Views 72 Comments

Martin Conway could be the new alliance of independent TDs’ latest recruit.

# noel-grealish - Thursday 16 January, 2014

The most Irish 'water charges' headline you'll read today
# Stinkin'
From The Daily Edge
# Stinkin'

The most Irish 'water charges' headline you'll read today

Jan 16th 2014, 2:30 PM 2,882 Views 3 Comments

A terrible prediction.

# noel-grealish - Friday 23 August, 2013

Want to work for these TDs? Technical Group seeks assistant for 'tricky job'
# Dáil Technical Group
# Dáil Technical Group

Want to work for these TDs? Technical Group seeks assistant for 'tricky job'

Aug 23rd 2013, 5:32 PM 11,474 Views 55 Comments

A “tricky job” with “crazy hours” is how the position of parliamentary coordinator with the Dáíl Technical Group is being described.

# noel-grealish - Monday 10 June, 2013

Video: Shane Ross says the Seanad should be 'burned at the stake'
# Seanad Abolition
# Seanad Abolition

Video: Shane Ross says the Seanad should be 'burned at the stake'

Jun 10th 2013, 3:40 PM 7,036 Views 25 Comments

But the independent TD and several of his colleagues want the upper house reformed and hopes to get support from Labour and Fine Gael TDs this week.

# noel-grealish - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals
# Abortion
# Abortion

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals

May 5th 2013, 8:00 AM 16,424 Views 206 Comments

Responding to queries from TheJournal.ie this week, seven independent TDs confirmed their support for the bill with five still undecided.

# noel-grealish - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Is Galway West TD Noel Grealish joining Fianna Fáil?
# Switch-up
# Switch-up

Is Galway West TD Noel Grealish joining Fianna Fáil?

Apr 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,564 Views 30 Comments

The independent TD declined to comment when asked if he was interested in joining the party which itself has denied it has approached the former Progressive Democrat deputy.

# noel-grealish - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

'Significant' job losses as Aer Arann pulls flights from Galway
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

'Significant' job losses as Aer Arann pulls flights from Galway

Oct 12th 2011, 6:17 PM 693 Views 5 Comments

There will now be no scheduled flights this winter to the airport, which provides around 160 jobs.

# noel-grealish - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Norris set to fall short of Oireachtas support as candidates look to councils
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris set to fall short of Oireachtas support as candidates look to councils

Sep 22nd 2011, 8:05 PM 4,555 Views 130 Comments

A busy day in presidential campaign as David Norris’s attempts at being nominated by the Oireachtas appear to be fading as both he and Dana now look set to pin their hopes on local council support.

# noel-grealish - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

Sep 20th 2011, 6:40 PM 2,274 Views 54 Comments

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

# noel-grealish - Monday 5 September, 2011

McGrath talking to possible Áras candidates as SF considers entering race
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

McGrath talking to possible Áras candidates as SF considers entering race

Sep 5th 2011, 12:53 PM 862 Views 30 Comments

The independents in the Dáil will meet to discuss the presidential race on Friday as Sinn Féin expects to make a decision in the coming weeks.

# noel-grealish - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West
# GE11
# GE11

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West

Mar 2nd 2011, 8:14 AM 1,058 Views 0 Comments

The 60,647 votes in Galway West have been counted, counted, and counted again – and elected five TDs this morning.

# noel-grealish - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected
# GE11
# GE11

All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected

Mar 1st 2011, 7:58 AM 987 Views 0 Comments

A full recount will get underway in Galway West this afternoon with five candidates already elected but not yet declared.

# noel-grealish - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The PDs return: former party fares better in 2011 than 2007
# GE11
# GE11

The PDs return: former party fares better in 2011 than 2007

Feb 27th 2011, 9:56 PM 1,811 Views 0 Comments

The party that disbanded after its election slaughter in 2007 sees its former candidates gain ground this time around.

# noel-grealish - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Backbenchers, independents remain tight-lipped on Budget vote
# Budget11
# Budget11

Backbenchers, independents remain tight-lipped on Budget vote

Dec 7th 2010, 12:25 PM 443 Views 0 Comments

Independent Noel Grealish will probably vote against, while FF’s Mattie McGrath hasn’t made up his mind – could it be a tie?

# noel-grealish - Sunday 26 September, 2010

McGrath's support for government is 'conditional'
# Withdrawal
# Withdrawal

McGrath's support for government is 'conditional'

Sep 26th 2010, 9:57 AM 189 Views 0 Comments

Former Fianna Fáil chief whip says that his support for the government hinges on the retention of acute services at South Tipperary General Hospital.

# noel-grealish - Friday 24 September, 2010

Grealish confirms defection to Dáil opposition benches
# Noel Grealish
# Noel Grealish

Grealish confirms defection to Dáil opposition benches

Sep 24th 2010, 12:00 PM 282 Views 0 Comments

The former PD leaves over an objection to hospital funding cuts – while his former party colleague is Minister for Health.