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#Order of Business

# order-of-business - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Paul Bradford: "There are no such babies as babies with fatal foetal abnormalities"
# Seanad
# Seanad

Paul Bradford: "There are no such babies as babies with fatal foetal abnormalities"

Dec 1st 2015, 10:16 PM 42,958 Views 313 Comments

The Senator said that there are babies with “life-limiting conditions”.

# order-of-business - Thursday 11 June, 2015

'You're usually a bit more pleasant': Joan and Mary Lou clashed AGAIN today
# Dáil Scenes
# Dáil Scenes

'You're usually a bit more pleasant': Joan and Mary Lou clashed AGAIN today

Jun 11th 2015, 3:00 PM 19,097 Views 71 Comments

A brief but telling exchange during the Order of Business this afternoon.

# order-of-business - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

'I didn't know you'd become a private investigator': Enda denies leaking diamond ring story
# Ring-gate
# Ring-gate

'I didn't know you'd become a private investigator': Enda denies leaking diamond ring story

Oct 15th 2014, 2:01 PM 15,235 Views 18 Comments

The Taoiseach has rejected claims information about a TD’s dispute over a €10k diamond ring leaked from his office.

# order-of-business - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Pat Rabbitte: 'I apologise if I bit anyone this morning'
# Luis Suarez
# Luis Suarez

Pat Rabbitte: 'I apologise if I bit anyone this morning'

Jul 3rd 2014, 12:48 PM 7,427 Views 10 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Dara Calleary suggested the Communications Minister was “doing a Luis Suarez on it”.

# order-of-business - Thursday 13 March, 2014

'A disaster and an insult': Government slammed for having no Irish-speaking minister
# No Focal
# No Focal

'A disaster and an insult': Government slammed for having no Irish-speaking minister

Mar 13th 2014, 4:04 PM 17,109 Views 132 Comments

Richard Bruton’s lack of Irish annoyed the opposition at Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil today.

# order-of-business - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

'Resume your seat or else you'll be taking a walk': Fine Gael TD kicked out of the Dáil
# Seanie Says Relax
# Seanie Says Relax

'Resume your seat or else you'll be taking a walk': Fine Gael TD kicked out of the Dáil

Feb 19th 2014, 1:21 PM 18,819 Views 47 Comments

Brendan Griffin was formally ejected from the Dáil chamber this afternoon after getting into a row with the Ceann Comhairle.

# order-of-business - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

The Budget, taxis and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

The Budget, taxis and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Oct 16th 2013, 9:00 AM 3,729 Views 1 Comment

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# order-of-business - Thursday 10 October, 2013

"He's a fine deputy!": Row over Labour's belated expulsion of Keaveney from committee
# Dáil Scenes
# Dáil Scenes

"He's a fine deputy!": Row over Labour's belated expulsion of Keaveney from committee

Oct 10th 2013, 4:05 PM 6,699 Views 23 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher stuck-up for former Labour chairman Colm Keaveney in the Dáil this morning.

# order-of-business - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

"One cannot have instability": Taoiseach rules out loosening the party whip
# Dáil Reform
# Dáil Reform

"One cannot have instability": Taoiseach rules out loosening the party whip

Oct 9th 2013, 9:07 AM 4,572 Views 83 Comments

Fine Gael backbenchers quizzed the Taoiseach on political reform in the Dáil last night.

# order-of-business - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Taoiseach reveals details of forthcoming banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Taoiseach reveals details of forthcoming banking inquiry

Sep 18th 2013, 5:50 PM 5,204 Views 40 Comments

Kenny told the Dáil during the Order of Business that it was his view and that of government that there should be an inquiry into the banking crisis.

# order-of-business - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Dáil suspended - twice - as opposition criticises time to debate pay cuts
# Suspended
# Suspended

Dáil suspended - twice - as opposition criticises time to debate pay cuts

May 29th 2013, 6:13 PM 6,668 Views 23 Comments

Opposition TDs also demanded to know why almost three-quarters of their proposed amendments were ruled out of order.

TD slams 'blatant abuses of power' after being suspended from the Dáil
# Kicked Out
# Kicked Out

TD slams 'blatant abuses of power' after being suspended from the Dáil

May 29th 2013, 12:12 PM 17,967 Views 79 Comments

Catherine Murphy got her marching orders this morning and later questioned whether what is happening in the Dáil is constitutional.

# order-of-business - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Dáil votes to censure Mattie McGrath over abuse of parliamentary privilege
# Censure
# Censure

Dáil votes to censure Mattie McGrath over abuse of parliamentary privilege

Feb 20th 2013, 11:48 AM 9,004 Views 23 Comments

The matter relates to comments the independent TD made during a Dáil debate last June about the former mayor of Clonmel who is an abuse victim.

# order-of-business - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Sinn Féin’s Doherty suspended from Dáil in row with Ceann Comhairle
# Suspended
# Suspended

Sinn Féin’s Doherty suspended from Dáil in row with Ceann Comhairle

Mar 8th 2012, 11:38 AM 5,481 Views 61 Comments

TDs vote to suspend Pearse Doherty after a row with the Ceann Comhairle over comments on a civil service appointment.