#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 12°C Wednesday 23 September 2020

#Padraig MacLochlainn

# padraig-maclochlainn - Thursday 23 January, 2020

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.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Watch 'a bunch of whimpering babies' shout and roar in the Dáil Rowdiness This post contains videos

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.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Sinn Féin TD calls Micheál Martin the 'prime gurrier' of Leinster House Tense Scenes This post contains videos

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.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

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.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Monday 18 May, 2015

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ

The parties feel excluded from the broadcasters referendum debates.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Saturday 1 November, 2014

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.”

# padraig-maclochlainn - Friday 11 July, 2014

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.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Saturday 12 April, 2014

TD brands bullying of garda whisteblower as "unacceptable"

Sinn Féin Pádraig MacLochlainn has noted that senior Garda management has a responsibility to protect whisteblowers.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

'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.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Sunday 16 February, 2014

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.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Friday 6 December, 2013

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.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Monday 25 March, 2013

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.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

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.

# padraig-maclochlainn - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

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.