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# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Bill to reinstate minimum wage and raise pension age passes Dáil
# Welfare
# Welfare

Bill to reinstate minimum wage and raise pension age passes Dáil

Jun 16th 2011, 3:49 PM 555 Views 7 Comments

The age at which a worker is entitled to a State pension will rise to 68 by 2028.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Quinn insists: I don't want to bring back third-level fees

Quinn insists: I don't want to bring back third-level fees

Jun 8th 2011, 4:19 PM 1,019 Views 31 Comments

The Minister for Education wants to minimise the burdens to third level – but warns that Ireland has “lost its cheque book”.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Boyd-Barrett becomes first TD kicked out of new Dáil
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Boyd-Barrett becomes first TD kicked out of new Dáil

May 10th 2011, 3:40 PM 4,697 Views 24 Comments

Richard Boyd-Barrett is asked to leave the chamber by Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett – the first ejection of the 31st Dáil.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Government has "no arrangements" for Michael Lowry's support, Kenny says
# Moriarty
# Moriarty

Government has "no arrangements" for Michael Lowry's support, Kenny says

Apr 12th 2011, 3:32 PM 363 Views 1 Comment

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Dáil votes against holding referendum on bailout deal
# Bailout
# Bailout

Dáil votes against holding referendum on bailout deal

Apr 6th 2011, 9:23 PM 1,010 Views 0 Comments

# richard-boyd-barrett - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Kenny insists again: 'Corporation tax is off the table'
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Kenny insists again: 'Corporation tax is off the table'

Mar 22nd 2011, 3:14 PM 614 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach tells the Dáil that the discussions on a reduced bailout interest rate will not mean baulking on tax.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Monday 28 February, 2011

The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil
# GE11
# GE11

The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil

Feb 28th 2011, 8:52 AM 2,768 Views 0 Comments

We look at the more colourful TDs who will take their seats in Dáil Eireann next week.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 3:30 PM 1,672 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.

Hanafin out as Boyd-Barrett takes final seat in Dun Laoghaire
# GE11
# GE11

Hanafin out as Boyd-Barrett takes final seat in Dun Laoghaire

Feb 27th 2011, 2:37 PM 1,290 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fail deputy leader was in final-seat battle with People Before Profit candidate as FG’s Mary Mitchell-O’Connor elected.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Full recount in Dún Laoghaire tomorrow morning at Labour's request
# GE11
# GE11

Full recount in Dún Laoghaire tomorrow morning at Labour's request

Feb 26th 2011, 9:40 PM 1,229 Views 0 Comments

Labour’s Ivana Bacik and People Before Profit’s Richard Boyd-Barrett are neck and neck in Dún Laoghaire.

Hanafin could lose Dún Laoghaire seat
# GE11
# GE11

Hanafin could lose Dún Laoghaire seat

Feb 26th 2011, 4:34 PM 1,186 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Gilmore has been elected but Tourism Minister Mary Hanafin could be in trouble.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Irish artists join forces to launch Gaza ship fundraiser
# Gaza
# Gaza

Irish artists join forces to launch Gaza ship fundraiser

Feb 10th 2011, 4:33 PM 1,878 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Rea and Robert Ballagh are among those who are helping to raise funds for a second flotilla.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Monday 7 February, 2011

Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns
# Campaigns
# Campaigns

Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns

Feb 7th 2011, 1:38 PM 2,078 Views 0 Comments

This morning, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Labour dusted down the soapboxes as they give green light to first day of electioneering.