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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -4°C

# Padraig MacLochlainn

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# Opinion Poll
Doherty looks set to top poll in Donegal and Sinn Féin may get second seat
Pearse Doherty’s expected surplus could help his Sinn Féin colleague Pádraig Mac Lochlainn regain his seat, according to a new opinion poll.
# Rowdiness
Watch 'a bunch of whimpering babies' shout and roar in the Dáil
Proposals to enhance security around Leinster House have been criticised by Sinn Féin.
# Tense scenes
Sinn Féin TD calls Micheál Martin the 'prime gurrier' of Leinster House
The status of the Provisional IRA was the subject of a tense and fraught debate in the Dáil earlier.
# correcting the record
The Garda Commissioner has weighed in on the existence of the IRA
Noirin O’Sullivan tonight took the unusual step of intervening in an ongoing row.
# Feeling left out
Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ
The parties feel excluded from the broadcasters referendum debates.
# n to the o
These TDs and Senators are refusing to pay water charges. Here's why...
“The level of non-cooperation and non-engagement with Irish Water shows that the Government should just give up now.”
# Still Angry
Alan Shatter wants a human rights commission to examine how the Guerin Report was put together
It’s not all new ministers today, an ex-minister refuses to be forgotten.
# Gardagate
TD brands bullying of garda whisteblower as "unacceptable"
Sinn Féin Pádraig MacLochlainn has noted that senior Garda management has a responsibility to protect whisteblowers.
# Compromised
'I would say to Charlie Flanagan to cop on': Mary Lou hits back at FG chairman over GSOC claims
Claims from Charlie Flanagan that Sinn Féin has undermined the work of a committee chaired by one of its own TDs have drawn sharp criticism today.
# gsoc
TD's support for independent GSOC investigation could 'compromise' Oireachtas questioning
Charlie Flanagan has said comments made today by the chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Oversight and Petitions could hinder his ability to preside over questioning.
# Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin TD claims he was 'stitched up' by Vincent Browne
Pádraig MacLochlainn’s appearance on the ‘Tonight With Vincent Browne’ show sparked controversy but he says that he has received significant support.
# Property Tax
Revenue property tax website cost just under €50,000, says Noonan
Latest figures from Revenue show just over 7,000 people have paid the property tax in its first fortnight.
# Expenses
Oireachtas seeks clarification over Pearse Doherty's use of €8k expenses
The Sinn Féin TD wants to put the money used for the employment of constituency workers towards the cost of a car in order to satisfy Oireachtas rules but it’s not clear if he can.
# Eurozone
Opposition parties disappointed in EU treaty
As the Cabinet meet today, both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have spoken out against the outcome of yesterday’s informal EU meeting.