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#Peadar Tóibín

# 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”.

Tóibín: Abortion bill has not received sufficient debate
# Abortion Bill
# Abortion Bill

Tóibín: Abortion bill has not received sufficient debate

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:00 PM 4,533 Views 59 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD was the only member of his party to vote against the bill tonight in the Dáil.

# peadar-toibin - Monday 24 June, 2013

Peadar Tóibín expects 'robust consequences' when he votes against abortion bill
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Peadar Tóibín expects 'robust consequences' when he votes against abortion bill

Jun 24th 2013, 7:45 PM 5,574 Views 76 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD has reiterated that he will vote against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill when it goes through the Dáil later this week.

Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote

Jun 24th 2013, 2:33 PM 5,903 Views 122 Comments

A number of TDs and Senators have organised a cross-party meeting for colleagues tomorrow evening, billing it as “one of the last occasions to discuss one of the most important decisions of your political life with like-minded colleagues”.

# peadar-toibin - Friday 14 June, 2013

Gerry Adams issues discipline warning as one Sinn Féin TD rejects abortion law
# Peadar Tóibín
# Peadar Tóibín

Gerry Adams issues discipline warning as one Sinn Féin TD rejects abortion law

Jun 14th 2013, 7:45 AM 10,055 Views 93 Comments

Peadar Tóibín says he cannot support the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice
# Emigration
# Emigration

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice

Apr 24th 2013, 12:07 PM 11,255 Views 141 Comments

Junior minister for jobs, John Perry, said that some people would be “quite delighted” to go to the United States in the Dáil yesterday.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Toibín dismisses talk of SF rift after defeat on abortion 'free vote' motion
# Abortion
# Abortion

Toibín dismisses talk of SF rift after defeat on abortion 'free vote' motion

Apr 16th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,371 Views 12 Comments

Peadar Toibín says he is “determined” to ensure that he is on the same page as Sinn Féin when the Dáil votes on abortion laws.

# peadar-toibin - Monday 17 December, 2012

Sinn Féin strips Peadar Toibín of committee chairmanship over X Case vote
# Abortion
# Abortion

Sinn Féin strips Peadar Toibín of committee chairmanship over X Case vote

Dec 17th 2012, 9:00 AM 7,779 Views 67 Comments

The Meath West TD did not vote with the party on a motion to legislate for the X Case and has been disciplined for breaking the party whip.

# peadar-toibin - Friday 30 November, 2012

X Case judgement is 'flawed' and 'archaic' says Sinn Féin rebel Tóibín
# Abortion
# Abortion

X Case judgement is 'flawed' and 'archaic' says Sinn Féin rebel Tóibín

Nov 30th 2012, 11:40 AM 6,226 Views 67 Comments

Peadar Tóibín has defied the party whip on abortion this week and has criticised the Supreme Court ruling on the X case concerning abortion in Ireland.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?
# Abortion
# Abortion

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?

Nov 29th 2012, 4:49 PM 17,131 Views 51 Comments

A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

McDonald on X Case motion: "The time for playing cat and mouse is over"
# Savita
# Savita

McDonald on X Case motion: "The time for playing cat and mouse is over"

Nov 20th 2012, 5:59 PM 4,048 Views 30 Comments

Sinn Féin has said that management issues within the party will not distract it from seeking legislation on abortion.

TDs won't get to vote on Sinn Féin's abortion motion. Here's why
# Savita
# Savita

TDs won't get to vote on Sinn Féin's abortion motion. Here's why

Nov 20th 2012, 11:00 AM 7,863 Views 59 Comments

Dáil procedures mean a minister can almost unilaterally replace an opposition motion with one more favourable to the government.

# peadar-toibin - Monday 19 November, 2012

McDonald: Parties should "do the right thing," despite individual beliefs
# Savita
# Savita

McDonald: Parties should "do the right thing," despite individual beliefs

Nov 19th 2012, 11:21 AM 4,417 Views 44 Comments

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin also said that she didn’t believe that individual members should have a free vote on any abortion legislation.

# peadar-toibin - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Thousands expected to take to the streets in support of Navan Hospital
# Hospital Cuts
# Hospital Cuts

Thousands expected to take to the streets in support of Navan Hospital

Nov 17th 2012, 1:48 PM 3,476 Views 26 Comments

The ‘Monster Rally’ is being held to protest over ongoing cuts to services at Navan Hospital.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Party delegations meet the Troika today
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Party delegations meet the Troika today

Oct 17th 2012, 8:09 AM 4,351 Views 89 Comments

Delegations from Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are meeting the Troika this morning.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent
# Jobs
# Jobs

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent

Oct 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,991 Views 43 Comments

The Department of Jobs has said that its performance must relate to services delivered and not money spent as figures show it underspent by €85 million in the first three quarters of 2012.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Bank of Ireland raises mortgage interest rates by 0.5pc
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Bank of Ireland raises mortgage interest rates by 0.5pc

Sep 25th 2012, 9:23 AM 6,658 Views 33 Comments

Mortgage holders have been written to in the last days informing them of an increase in rates from late next month.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Petitions system to allow public to 'set parliamentary agenda'
# Petitions System
# Petitions System

Petitions system to allow public to 'set parliamentary agenda'

Sep 12th 2012, 10:12 PM 4,851 Views 33 Comments

An Oireachtas committee will take petitions from the public and be “a robust body acting on behalf of our people” according to its chairman.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Government criticised as employment at lowest level in nine years
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Government criticised as employment at lowest level in nine years

Jun 7th 2012, 9:31 PM 4,146 Views 37 Comments

Figures from the CSO’s Quarterly National Household Survey put unemployment at its highest level since the financial crisis.

# peadar-toibin - Monday 28 May, 2012

'Yes' to babies: Two Sinn Féin TDs welcome new sons on Ard Fheis weekend
# Sonny Weather
# Sonny Weather

'Yes' to babies: Two Sinn Féin TDs welcome new sons on Ard Fheis weekend

May 28th 2012, 4:40 PM 5,045 Views 27 Comments

It’s been a busier pre-referendum week for Pearse Doherty and Peadar Tóibín than for most…

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies
# Workers' Rights
# Workers' Rights

Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies

May 1st 2012, 5:27 PM 4,093 Views 41 Comments

Sinn Féin’s legislation would have required companies to give longer notice periods if they were laying off large numbers.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Gilmore criticised for “back-slapping fest” to mark one-year anniversary
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore criticised for “back-slapping fest” to mark one-year anniversary

Mar 8th 2012, 11:23 AM 1,875 Views 16 Comments

The job losses at AIB dominate Leaders’ Questions, as the Tánaiste admits bank restructuring meant job losses were needed.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

'Optics' and 'rehash': Opposition dismisses government's jobs plan
# Jobs
# Jobs

'Optics' and 'rehash': Opposition dismisses government's jobs plan

Feb 14th 2012, 7:10 AM 1,404 Views 28 Comments

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have heavily criticised what they see as the re-announcement of certain schemes and a lack of targets to reduce unemployment.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Minimum wage reforms spark 'outrage' among employers
# JLCs
# JLCs

Minimum wage reforms spark 'outrage' among employers

Dec 22nd 2011, 8:52 PM 4,956 Views 31 Comments

The Government earlier announced plans to overhaul the JLC system for setting basic pay rates.

# peadar-toibin - Friday 18 November, 2011

Public service reform plans are 'weak' and 'wrong' says opposition
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Public service reform plans are 'weak' and 'wrong' says opposition

Nov 18th 2011, 7:57 AM 1,403 Views 22 Comments

The government has been criticised for proposing to cut 23,500 jobs in the public sector over the next four years.

# peadar-toibin - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

Feb 27th 2011, 1:34 AM 1,439 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.