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#politician

# politician - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Mary Harney named chancellor of UL

The former Tánaiste will take up the appointment immediately.

# politician - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Nigel Farage claims he is 'skint' and says there is no money in politics

In an interview with the UK Daily Mail, Farage talked about his personal life, relationships and how he can’t walk around outside on his own without fear of being attacked.

# politician - Saturday 14 October, 2017

WATCH: The 'rags to riches' story of Dublin's Alfie Byrne

Byrne was mayor of the city ten times.

# politician - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

No thanks! Government ministers have turned down a €12k pay rise

All eyes are on the remaining TDs now to see who will waive the increase.

# politician - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

People power begins in Myanmar as military rule ends

Aung San Suu Kyi can’t be president, but a close friend of hers has taken the job.

# politician - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge A politician voted to close public toilets... then got caught peeing in the street Urinetown

A politician voted to close public toilets... then got caught peeing in the street

Looks like urine trouble, councillor.

# politician - Sunday 18 October, 2015

German politician stabbed in neck over pro-refugee views

The women suffered serious wounds and four others were injured in the attack.

# politician - Monday 7 September, 2015

Politician forced to drop out of race over video of him peeing in mug at woman's home

The man was repairing a sink at a woman’s home when he grabbed a mug, urinated in it and then emptied it in the sink.

# politician - Saturday 6 June, 2015

He was Dublin's favourite politician... but today he's a 'forgotten hero'

He is described as a “truly self-made man and a heroic figure”.

# politician - Friday 13 March, 2015

Poll: Are you more likely to vote for a politician if they share their 'human side'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you more likely to vote for a politician if they share their 'human side'?

Eamonn Coghlan and James Reilly both opened up about aspects of their private life yesterday. Would that sway you?

# politician - Friday 13 February, 2015

14 lovely reactions to Pat Carey's interview about being gay

The former Fianna Fáil minister spoke about his sexuality on RTÉ Radio One this morning.

# politician - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge A US politician wants to make wearing leggings 'indecent exposure' Legging It

A US politician wants to make wearing leggings 'indecent exposure'

Leggings just make him really uncomfortable, OK?

# politician - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge UKIP politician asks his Twitter followers to 'play Hello Kitty World' with him Hello Kitty World

UKIP politician asks his Twitter followers to 'play Hello Kitty World' with him

He blames his five-year-old daughter for the gaffe. A LIKELY STORY.

# politician - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 of the weirdest moments from Alan Shatter's appearance on The Restaurant THE RESTAURANT

7 of the weirdest moments from Alan Shatter's appearance on The Restaurant

The former Justice Minister, kicking it with some matzo balls.

# politician - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Tánaiste showed off his soccer skills with Brian Kerr today Football Mad

The Tánaiste showed off his soccer skills with Brian Kerr today

A pair of head-the-balls. Literally.

# politician - Friday 31 January, 2014

Clondalkin councillors say it would be 'fantastic' if Kenny Egan runs in the local elections

The Olympic silver medallist is considering running as a Fine Gael candidate after he was approached by Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

# politician - Thursday 31 October, 2013

WATCH: Former British PM Gordon Brown forgets that he is still a politician

The good people of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath won’t be pleased…

# politician - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

No Parking: Hillary Clinton gets hit with parking fine in London

If you do the crime, pay the fine Hillary.

# politician - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Politician could face charges after he shoots himself in parliament (and survives)

Police said the Philippine politician shot himself in parliament, where firearms are banned, with a pistol whose permit had expired.

# politician - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Russian politician gets abuse after comparing Stalin police to Nazis

The liberal politician has received strong criticism from some commentators unwilling to come to terms with the crimes of the Stalin era.

# politician - Monday 20 May, 2013

At least 14 killed in Afghanistan suicide blast

Reports say the bomber was wearing a police uniform. A senior local politician is believed to have died in the blast.

# politician - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more

The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.

# politician - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Column: What a week in the life of a backbench TD looks like

Debates, meetings, touching base with constituents, heading up to Meath East by-election, organising sand bags, reading the newspapers and having words with his colleagues – Kevin Humphreys recounts his busy schedule this week.

# politician - Monday 15 October, 2012

Labour TDs criticise Fine Gael 'rants' about Croke Park deal

One Labour TD described the eight Fine Gael TDs as “belligerent”

# politician - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Mick Wallace: I'm keeping my €41,152 Leader's Allowance for research

The Wexford TD said that he would be at a disadvantage compared to all of the other TDs in the Dáil if he did not accept the allowance.

# politician - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Column: The Dept of Finance is either unable - or unwilling - to fix childcare

The Department of Finance is refusing to run the numbers on making childcare tax deductible. It’s not good enough, writes Stephen Donnelly.

# politician - Monday 16 July, 2012

Is Berlusconi planning a comeback?

The former Italian Premier has suggested he will attempt a return to power, and said he is often asked to step back into the political ring.

# politician - Monday 25 June, 2012

Nick Leeson: On Mick Wallace and his 'false economy'

The Wexford TD is symptomatic of the move from delayed gratification to credit consumerism which we are still struggling to shake off, writes Nick Leeson.

# politician - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Do I regret accosting Bertie Ahern? Not at all, says first-time TD One Year On This post contains videos

Do I regret accosting Bertie Ahern? Not at all, says first-time TD

Joan Collins, who verbally lashed Ahern on his final day in the Dáil, was reflecting on her first year as a TD.

# politician - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Poll: Which of these professions do you trust least? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Which of these professions do you trust least?

A new poll reveals doctors are the most trusted profession. But which profession do you trust least?