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# peadar-toibin - Monday 24 June, 2013

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

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

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

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Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice

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

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

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.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Every morning, brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# peadar-toibin - Friday 30 November, 2012

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

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?

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"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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