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# peadar-toibin - Friday 25 August, 2017

'My mother doesn't sleep': No operation in sight for woman who has already waited two years for surgery
# Beaumont Hospital
# Beaumont Hospital

'My mother doesn't sleep': No operation in sight for woman who has already waited two years for surgery

Aug 25th 2017, 12:05 AM 27,012 Views 48 Comments

Catherina Tobin says she is being discriminated against by the government because she’s a public patient without health insurance.

# peadar-toibin - Sunday 25 June, 2017

In Navan, Co Meath, there are more vacant properties than there are people on the housing waiting list
# Sitting Idle
# Sitting Idle

In Navan, Co Meath, there are more vacant properties than there are people on the housing waiting list

Jun 25th 2017, 10:00 PM 56,618 Views 69 Comments

Whole swathes of the Flower Hill neighbourhood in Navan currently stand derelict.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Male drivers rack up penalty points twice as often as women over a decade
# Gender Gap
# Gender Gap

Male drivers rack up penalty points twice as often as women over a decade

Jun 7th 2017, 12:01 AM 8,724 Views 67 Comments

Since the introduction of penalty points Ireland’s male drivers have received the lion’s share of fixed charge notices for road infractions.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points
# Pay The Penalty
# Pay The Penalty

Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points

Jun 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 46,802 Views 54 Comments

Some counties with the worst road fatality records in Ireland incur the least penalty points in the country.

# peadar-toibin - Saturday 22 April, 2017

A prolonged culture of bullying and stress: What's going on at the National Museum of Ireland?
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

A prolonged culture of bullying and stress: What's going on at the National Museum of Ireland?

Apr 22nd 2017, 7:45 AM 20,599 Views 18 Comments

There are concerns that staff’s complaints aren’t being dealt with comprehensively after the National Museum got an easy pass at committee last week.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff'

Apr 11th 2017, 5:12 PM 20,865 Views 21 Comments

In an unusual event, senators on the committee said that they were uncomfortable with their Chair’s line of questioning.

# peadar-toibin - Monday 23 January, 2017

Open library or open longer? Rural plan criticised for launching in library soon to have staffless hours
# Longford
# Longford

Open library or open longer? Rural plan criticised for launching in library soon to have staffless hours

Jan 23rd 2017, 2:52 PM 8,107 Views 16 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín says human connectivity will be replaced by automation with staffless hours.

# peadar-toibin - Friday 4 November, 2016

Oireachtas committee to investigate the funding of Mary Robinson Library
# Public Money
# Public Money

Oireachtas committee to investigate the funding of Mary Robinson Library

Nov 4th 2016, 1:28 PM 13,261 Views 36 Comments

The library is due to be built in Mary Robinson’s family home in Ballina.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 20 October, 2016

FactCheck: Is it really "illegal" for the government to negotiate with the UK before Brexit?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is it really "illegal" for the government to negotiate with the UK before Brexit?

Oct 20th 2016, 7:00 PM 20,646 Views 91 Comments

Government Chief Whip Regina Doherty made an extraordinary claim on Tonight With Vincent Browne this week. Was she right?

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Government challenge over Moore Street battlefield site likely to be paid for out of centenary commemoration fund
# National Monument
# National Monument

Government challenge over Moore Street battlefield site likely to be paid for out of centenary commemoration fund

Oct 4th 2016, 6:03 AM 7,470 Views 32 Comments

Minister for Arts and Heritage Heather Humphreys announced where the funds would come from last week in a committee.

# peadar-toibin - Friday 8 July, 2016

FactCheck: Did Fianna Fáil REALLY get union support for their zero hour contracts plan?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Fianna Fáil REALLY get union support for their zero hour contracts plan?

Jul 8th 2016, 9:50 PM 25,154 Views 61 Comments

FactCheck steps in to resolve a row in the Dáil this week, and answer a reader’s request.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

FactCheck: Is Sinn Féin right about how many gardaí Dublin's inner city has lost?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Sinn Féin right about how many gardaí Dublin's inner city has lost?

Jun 22nd 2016, 8:30 PM 25,483 Views 87 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks at a claim made repeatedly by Sinn Féin.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems

Jan 14th 2016, 3:23 PM 28,329 Views 126 Comments

The party has been accused of backtracking on an election pledge before we’ve even voted.

# peadar-toibin - Friday 23 October, 2015

Sinn Féin TD defends sarcastic tweets about 'getting instructions from Army Council'
# Not Hacked
# Not Hacked

Sinn Féin TD defends sarcastic tweets about 'getting instructions from Army Council'

Oct 23rd 2015, 1:32 PM 22,735 Views 172 Comments

The Meath West deputy said he was “lampooning” other politicians’ criticism of his party.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

'You can't stand with your finger in the dam': Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP
# Damnation
# Damnation

'You can't stand with your finger in the dam': Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP

Jun 23rd 2015, 4:25 PM 12,128 Views 85 Comments

This is what the Jobs Minister had to say about a EU-US free-trade deal today.

# peadar-toibin - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Should workers get paid bereavement leave?
# Grief
# Grief

Should workers get paid bereavement leave?

Jun 20th 2015, 8:45 AM 67,952 Views 55 Comments

There is no legal entitlement to it at present.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

'We'll cut them again in a month or two' - AIB chief on mortgage rates
# Smooth Talker
# Smooth Talker

'We'll cut them again in a month or two' - AIB chief on mortgage rates

Apr 22nd 2015, 5:06 PM 13,412 Views 26 Comments

David Duffy was in front of the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, although it didn’t seem like too much of an ordeal for him…

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

Mar 4th 2015, 8:25 PM 21,110 Views 166 Comments

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Sinn Féin TD accuses RTÉ of bias in its reporting of Maíria Cahill story
# Live On Air
# Live On Air

Sinn Féin TD accuses RTÉ of bias in its reporting of Maíria Cahill story

Oct 23rd 2014, 10:22 AM 13,149 Views 192 Comments

Peadar Tóibín was interviewed on Morning Ireland after tweeting his dissatisfaction at how the show was covering the story.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here's how the new Gaeltacht minister got on answering a question as Gaeilge
# First Day
# First Day

Here's how the new Gaeltacht minister got on answering a question as Gaeilge

Jul 16th 2014, 11:37 AM 26,943 Views 77 Comments

Dúirt Joe McHugh nach bhuil sé muiníneach sa teanga go fóill.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Taoiseach insists water for children will be free
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Taoiseach insists water for children will be free

Jul 2nd 2014, 9:15 PM 15,094 Views 57 Comments

Enda Kenny also confirmed that the water charges will not exceed €240 per year.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Fine Gael and Labour are 'austerity junkies' failing to attract investment - Pearse Doherty
# Investment
# Investment

Fine Gael and Labour are 'austerity junkies' failing to attract investment - Pearse Doherty

Apr 17th 2014, 12:41 PM 6,711 Views 115 Comments

Sinn Féín has called on the government to access more funding from the European Investment Bank to stimulate job creation.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

'A ludicrous situation': Dozens of questions go unanswered in the Dáil because of absent TDs
# Dáil Reform
# Dáil Reform

'A ludicrous situation': Dozens of questions go unanswered in the Dáil because of absent TDs

Apr 15th 2014, 3:23 PM 14,416 Views 29 Comments

And this is Dáil reform apparently…

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Ambulance service is "failing miserably", Howlin told
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Ambulance service is "failing miserably", Howlin told

Apr 10th 2014, 7:32 PM 9,558 Views 28 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín said the current system was unacceptable. Minister Howlin told the Dáil a HIQA review would lead to a ‘refined and improved’ service.

# peadar-toibin - Friday 7 February, 2014

‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion

Feb 7th 2014, 9:11 PM 12,227 Views 67 Comments

The party’s Ard Fheis is under way in Wexford with delegates voting down a motion to allow members to vote with their conscience on the issue of abortion.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Six months after suspension, Tóibín's back as Sinn Féin spokesperson
# Reunited
# Reunited

Six months after suspension, Tóibín's back as Sinn Féin spokesperson

Feb 6th 2014, 3:45 PM 6,169 Views 20 Comments

The announcement comes a day before the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is due to start.

# peadar-toibin - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Creighton: I did not approach Peadar Tóibín about Reform conference
# Reform Alliance
# Reform Alliance

Creighton: I did not approach Peadar Tóibín about Reform conference

Jan 25th 2014, 3:25 PM 6,104 Views 28 Comments

The TD said today that she did not make any approach to Tóibín, despite what he is alleged to have said on radio last week.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Peadar Tóibín returning to Sinn Féin after six-month suspension
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Peadar Tóibín returning to Sinn Féin after six-month suspension

Jan 23rd 2014, 5:39 PM 8,406 Views 42 Comments

The Meath West deputy expects to be back in the party by the end of the month.

# peadar-toibin - Monday 13 January, 2014

Mass rallies planned across country as new National Hospital Campaign gathers pace
# Health Cuts
# Health Cuts

Mass rallies planned across country as new National Hospital Campaign gathers pace

Jan 13th 2014, 12:15 PM 5,373 Views 14 Comments

Tens of thousands are expected to turn out for ‘seven to ten’ large-scale protests around the country, organised to fight cuts to front-line services.

# peadar-toibin - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Large scale 'day of action' planned as local groups form National Hospital Campaign
# Health Cuts
# Health Cuts

Large scale 'day of action' planned as local groups form National Hospital Campaign

Jan 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,252 Views 22 Comments

Hospital action groups from around the country are coming together to plan an ongoing national campaign.

# peadar-toibin - Friday 10 January, 2014

SF 'rebel' Tóibín confident he'll be back in the party fold by February
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

SF 'rebel' Tóibín confident he'll be back in the party fold by February

Jan 10th 2014, 6:06 PM 8,516 Views 51 Comments

The Meath deputy was expelled last summer after he voted against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Peadar Tóibín: Fianna Fáil approached me, but I want to rejoin Sinn Féin
# Peadar Tóibín
# Peadar Tóibín

Peadar Tóibín: Fianna Fáil approached me, but I want to rejoin Sinn Féin

Dec 10th 2013, 9:04 AM 7,004 Views 48 Comments

The Meath West TD is suspended from Sinn Féin after voting against the abortion bill but he insists he wants to rejoin the party in January.

# peadar-toibin - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history
# Companies Bill
# Companies Bill

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history

Nov 24th 2013, 10:30 AM 18,660 Views 33 Comments

The Companies Bill 2013 is nearly 1,200 pages and proposes to overhaul the way company law operates in Ireland. But in what way? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 21 November, 2013

10 more years! New Tara Mines lease means 650 jobs are retained
# New Lease
# New Lease

10 more years! New Tara Mines lease means 650 jobs are retained

Nov 21st 2013, 3:59 PM 9,444 Views 11 Comments

The Navan zinc and lead mine, which is the largest Zinc mine in Europe, has been in operation since 1977.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Sinn Féin's 'prodigal son' won't return to the party until next year
# Peadar Tóibín
# Peadar Tóibín

Sinn Féin's 'prodigal son' won't return to the party until next year

Sep 18th 2013, 4:06 PM 3,912 Views 9 Comments

Peadar Tóibín has been suspended from the party since he voted against the abortion bill in the summer.

# peadar-toibin - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again
# De-selected
# De-selected

Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again

Jul 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,155 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile Peadar Tóibín’s suspension from Sinn Féin for six months means he is banned from attending all party events.

# peadar-toibin - Friday 12 July, 2013

Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote
# This Happened
# This Happened

Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote

Jul 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 17,343 Views 46 Comments

A ministerial rebellion and a new minister within hours; anger at criminalisation of and lack of advocacy for women; the Dáil bar can stay open until 5am.

Peadar Toibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months
# Out In The Cold
# Out In The Cold

Peadar Toibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months

Jul 12th 2013, 1:21 AM 14,053 Views 35 Comments

TD for Meath West has been censured for his vote against the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices
# Abortion Vote
# Abortion Vote

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:19 PM 11,317 Views 75 Comments

Meanwhile, Sinn Féin has said that Peadar Tóibín’s decision to vote against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a “serious breach of party rules”.