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#Seamus Healy

# seamus-healy - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Vincent Browne thinks these two TDs are just like Podge and Rodge The People's Debate This post contains videos

Vincent Browne thinks these two TDs are just like Podge and Rodge

Séamus Healy and Mattie McGrath really went at it on the latest People’s Debate.

# seamus-healy - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

16 TDs want a meeting with RTÉ because they're being treated 'very unfairly'

Members of the Dáil’s Technical Group claim that the national broadcaster is unfairly excluding them from a Prime Time panel. RTÉ argues that independents are not a political party and represent themselves.

# seamus-healy - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Ambulance service is "failing miserably", Howlin told

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.

# seamus-healy - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Postmasters distance themselves from campaign to 'Name and Shame' TDs

However, the local elections candidate says he will continue with the campaign, and hopes that it will spread nationwide.

# seamus-healy - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week

The Fianna Fáil TD said the Taoiseach’s ‘army of spin doctors’ played up Frank Flannery’s resignation but stayed silent on Alan Shatter.

# seamus-healy - Monday 24 February, 2014

Government must modernise An Post says Dáil motion

Reports last week said the post office network could lose the Social Protection contract, but the Department says that isn’t happening.

# seamus-healy - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Taoiseach says the 'average' water charge will be known before the local elections

Enda Kenny said a business and finance model for Irish Water will be produced and debated and will include the level of subvention the government decides on.

# seamus-healy - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

'The money is not there': Taoiseach rules out restoration of Christmas bonus

Enda Kenny was described as ‘Scrooge’ in the Dáil chamber this afternoon.

# seamus-healy - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Taoiseach: Name a predecessor of mine who took time to talk to homeless people?

Enda Kenny hit back at criticism of the government’s policy in relation to homelessness during Leaders’ Questions this morning.

# seamus-healy - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

‘It’s odious debt’: Dáil to debate ‘burning the bondholders’ tonight and tomorrow

The government will almost certainly oppose the motion and ensure that it does not pass when a vote is held tomorrow night.

# seamus-healy - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Tánaiste defends Bank of Ireland share sale to 'vulture capitalists'

He was responding to questions from Tipperary South TD on “vulture capitalists” buying shares in the bank.

# seamus-healy - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Taoiseach: Fall in numbers with medical cards not due to policy change

The Taoiseach was responding to questions from Fianna Fáil leader Michael Martin during Leaders’ Questions.

# seamus-healy - Saturday 31 August, 2013

'Mick has a serious credibility problem': TDs split on who does Leaders' Questions

Seamus Healy and Stephen Donnelly will represent the Technical Group at Leaders’ Question in the next Dáil term but Luke Ming Flanagan and Mick Wallace are not happy about this.

# seamus-healy - Friday 23 August, 2013

Want to work for these TDs? Technical Group seeks assistant for 'tricky job'

A “tricky job” with “crazy hours” is how the position of parliamentary coordinator with the Dáíl Technical Group is being described.

# seamus-healy - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Some amendments "superfluous" and could cause problems for doctors - Reilly

The sub-committee on health has been discussing a series of amendments to the abortion bill aimed at “underlining urgency”.

TDs vote against extending abortion bill to include inevitable miscarriages

The sub-committee on health is discussing changes to the Bill, which was passed at the second stage in the Dáil last night.

# seamus-healy - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals

Responding to queries from this week, seven independent TDs confirmed their support for the bill with five still undecided.

# seamus-healy - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Revealed: The 7 TDs who say they won't pay the property tax

In response to queries from this week, most TDs who have opposed the tax have said they will comply with it but at least seven said they will not pay even though it puts their Dáil seat at risk.

# seamus-healy - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Socialist Party withdraws from United Left Alliance

The party of Joe Higgins has pulled out of the ULA, meaning the group now only has three members in the Dáil.

# seamus-healy - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Seamus Healy withdraws from ULA over handling of Wallace tax affairs

Healy said his party were disappointed and frustrated with the ULA’s handling of Wallace’s tax affairs.

# seamus-healy - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

In pictures: TDs take to the streets to urge boycott of household charge Household Charge This post contains images

In pictures: TDs take to the streets to urge boycott of household charge

Homeowners are expected to have arrangements in place to pay the €100 flat charge by next month.

# seamus-healy - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Charity insists tenants should not be liable for household charge

A group representing landlords said its members would be forced to pass on the charge to tenants as TDs today outlined their reasons for not paying.

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott

Socialists and others have outlined a campaign where they will urge 1.6 million households not to register for the charge.

# seamus-healy - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge

Over half-a-dozen TDs say they will not pay the €100 tax when it comes into effect in the New Year with a number of Sinn Féin deputies considering their options.

# seamus-healy - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Norris set to fall short of Oireachtas support as candidates look to councils

A busy day in presidential campaign as David Norris’s attempts at being nominated by the Oireachtas appear to be fading as both he and Dana now look set to pin their hopes on local council support.

# seamus-healy - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

# seamus-healy - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Martin Mansergh likely to lose his seat in Tipperary South

The Fianna Fáil Minister of State Martin Mansergh looks set to lose his Dáil seat – leaving the prospect of the party without a seat in the constituency.