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#Seán Barrett

# sean-barrett - Thursday 6 October, 2016

FactCheck: Does every other country in Europe have water charges?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does every other country in Europe have water charges?

Oct 6th 2016, 8:00 PM 51,631 Views 141 Comments

Fine Gael TD Seán Barrett made the claim over the airwaves recently. Is it true?

# sean-barrett - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Outgoing Dáil Chairmen paid €17,626 in February and March, despite overseeing just four hours of debate
# Barrett And Kitt
# Barrett And Kitt

Outgoing Dáil Chairmen paid €17,626 in February and March, despite overseeing just four hours of debate

May 14th 2016, 1:00 AM 19,792 Views 51 Comments

As Ceann Comhairle and Leas Ceann Comhairle, Seán Barrett and Michael Kitt continued to be paid salary and expenses, even when the Dáil was broken up for the election.

# sean-barrett - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Poll: Would a Brexit spell economic doom for Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would a Brexit spell economic doom for Ireland?

Apr 13th 2016, 9:43 AM 26,035 Views 151 Comments

Senator Sean Barrett claims this morning that the UK leaving the European Union would spell disaster for Ireland’s economy.

# sean-barrett - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Here's the first ever Ceann Comhairle to be elected by secret ballot
# Meet The New Boss
# Meet The New Boss

Here's the first ever Ceann Comhairle to be elected by secret ballot

Mar 10th 2016, 1:17 PM 35,997 Views 76 Comments

The 32nd Dáil has completed its first act in electing a new chairperson.

# sean-barrett - Thursday 3 March, 2016

These are the TDs in the mix for one of the most important jobs in the new Dáil
# New Chair
# New Chair

These are the TDs in the mix for one of the most important jobs in the new Dáil

Mar 3rd 2016, 3:55 PM 46,524 Views 72 Comments

Before they try to elect a Taoiseach, TDs will have to elect a new Ceann Comhairle next week.

# sean-barrett - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

For perhaps the last time, Peter Mathews was sent packing from the Dáil today
# Say Hello Wave Goodbye
# Say Hello Wave Goodbye

For perhaps the last time, Peter Mathews was sent packing from the Dáil today

Jan 26th 2016, 9:00 PM 27,153 Views 40 Comments

The independent TD was given his marching orders from the Dáil yet again today.

# sean-barrett - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Instead of being kicked out, Peter Mathews was just completely ignored in the Dáil today
# Silenced
# Silenced

Instead of being kicked out, Peter Mathews was just completely ignored in the Dáil today

Dec 9th 2015, 3:37 PM 29,115 Views 51 Comments

The independent TD’s spat with the Ceann Comhairle rumbles on.

# sean-barrett - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Peter Mathews has just been kicked out of the Dáil again
# Taking A Walk
# Taking A Walk

Peter Mathews has just been kicked out of the Dáil again

Nov 25th 2015, 1:36 PM 22,085 Views 36 Comments

The independent TD was ordered out of the Dáil for the second time in two weeks this afternoon.

# sean-barrett - Friday 13 November, 2015

Girl (11) who saved her mother's life following attack by suckler cow honoured at Bravery Awards
# Heroes
# Heroes

Girl (11) who saved her mother's life following attack by suckler cow honoured at Bravery Awards

Nov 13th 2015, 6:49 PM 19,621 Views 14 Comments

42 people received awards from Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett at today’s ceremony at Farmleigh House in Dublin.

# sean-barrett - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Peter Mathews was thrown out of the Dáil and given an unusual punishment earlier
# Rowdy
# Rowdy

Peter Mathews was thrown out of the Dáil and given an unusual punishment earlier

Nov 11th 2015, 4:51 PM 24,686 Views 54 Comments

The independent TD’s refusal to stop talking landed him in trouble today.

# sean-barrett - Sunday 13 September, 2015

How many of these TDs can hold their seats?
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

How many of these TDs can hold their seats?

Sep 13th 2015, 10:00 PM 20,430 Views 68 Comments

Banking inquiry members have faced a heavy workload this year, but has it damaged their chances of re-election?

# sean-barrett - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

'I'm not entirely ignorant': Gerry Adams had another run-in with the Ceann Comhairle earlier
# Dáil Scenes
# Dáil Scenes

'I'm not entirely ignorant': Gerry Adams had another run-in with the Ceann Comhairle earlier

Jun 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 21,063 Views 81 Comments

“I wish you wouldn’t interrupt my flow.”

# sean-barrett - Thursday 18 June, 2015

WATCH: There was a brief moment of hilarity at the banking inquiry earlier
# Inquir-lol-y
# Inquir-lol-y

WATCH: There was a brief moment of hilarity at the banking inquiry earlier

Jun 18th 2015, 6:00 PM 21,595 Views 22 Comments

It got fierce exciting for a minute there.

# sean-barrett - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Seán Barrett got into another almighty row with a TD in the Dáil this evening
# Dáil Over
# Dáil Over

Seán Barrett got into another almighty row with a TD in the Dáil this evening

Mar 31st 2015, 6:05 PM 28,365 Views 72 Comments

After a quiet few months, the Ceann Comhairle was back to his angry best this evening.

# sean-barrett - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Did drinks companies water down the new alcohol laws?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Did drinks companies water down the new alcohol laws?

Feb 4th 2015, 8:59 AM 12,466 Views 43 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# sean-barrett - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

'In the heat of the moment': Seán Barrett withdraws claim opposition out to undermine him
# That's The End Of That
# That's The End Of That

'In the heat of the moment': Seán Barrett withdraws claim opposition out to undermine him

Feb 3rd 2015, 10:40 PM 23,791 Views 160 Comments

Earlier, Sinn Féin’s leader said the dispute was deflecting from the real issue.

Missed last night's water charge deadline? No problem, it seems
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Missed last night's water charge deadline? No problem, it seems

Feb 3rd 2015, 9:00 AM 9,307 Views 106 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# sean-barrett - Friday 30 January, 2015

That big row which led to the Dáil walkout is getting bigger (and now Shatter's involved)
# Dáil Over
# Dáil Over

That big row which led to the Dáil walkout is getting bigger (and now Shatter's involved)

Jan 30th 2015, 11:09 PM 37,769 Views 102 Comments

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett has defended his decision not have a debate on an inquiry into Garda malpractice last Wednesday.

# sean-barrett - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Sorry Pat, the Ceann Comhairle says he's in it until the end
# No Dice
# No Dice

Sorry Pat, the Ceann Comhairle says he's in it until the end

Jan 24th 2015, 3:23 PM 10,142 Views 44 Comments

Suggestions that Pat Rabbitte could replace Seán Barrett have been shot down.

# sean-barrett - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

'Lucinda or Shane never knocked at my door ... they probably knew better'
# To Join Or Not To Join
# To Join Or Not To Join

'Lucinda or Shane never knocked at my door ... they probably knew better'

Jan 21st 2015, 10:00 AM 21,668 Views 46 Comments

So, are any Senators going to join the new alliance or party?

# sean-barrett - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

The Ceann Comhairle has called for the whip to be dropped on issues on conscience
# FREE VOTE
# FREE VOTE

The Ceann Comhairle has called for the whip to be dropped on issues on conscience

Dec 30th 2014, 5:58 PM 8,639 Views 44 Comments

Speaking to The Irish Times, the Ceann Comhairle expressed his views specifically in relation to the Eight Amendment.

# sean-barrett - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Gerry Adams wants Sean Barrett to meet with him over ongoing issues
# Face Off
# Face Off

Gerry Adams wants Sean Barrett to meet with him over ongoing issues

Dec 20th 2014, 8:19 PM 16,187 Views 64 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said he has been writing to Barrett for “months”.

# sean-barrett - Thursday 18 December, 2014

This senator was struggling to keep his eyes open as the Seanad debated water charges

This senator was struggling to keep his eyes open as the Seanad debated water charges

Dec 18th 2014, 6:26 PM 16,735 Views 33 Comments

Seán Barrett’s had a long day.

# sean-barrett - Friday 12 December, 2014

It looks like this man could be facing a motion of no confidence pretty soon
# Ceann Comhairle
# Ceann Comhairle

It looks like this man could be facing a motion of no confidence pretty soon

Dec 12th 2014, 5:45 PM 12,221 Views 76 Comments

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett is increasingly unpopular amongst opposition TDs.

Róisín Shortall kicked out of the Dáil after a big row
# Charade
# Charade

Róisín Shortall kicked out of the Dáil after a big row

Dec 12th 2014, 4:07 PM 22,198 Views 206 Comments

The dispute over the cost of the water charges grant has been the subject of heated exchanges this morning

# sean-barrett - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Dream of child with dying mother 'to have food and go to school' started Mary's Meals
# Hunger
# Hunger

Dream of child with dying mother 'to have food and go to school' started Mary's Meals

Dec 11th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,608 Views 4 Comments

The founder of the charity is today receiving a human rights award on behalf of the Oireachtas-based Human Dignity Group.

# sean-barrett - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Mary Harney denies shutting down offshore accounts inquiry
# Mary Lou Claims
# Mary Lou Claims

Mary Harney denies shutting down offshore accounts inquiry

Dec 3rd 2014, 11:07 PM 52,002 Views 0 Comments

Several former TDs and ministers have strenuously denied any wrongdoing, after Mary Lou McDonald read out their names in the Dáil today.

# sean-barrett - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Dáil adjourned until Tuesday after Mary Lou stages four-hour sit-in
# Goodbye Mary Lou
# Goodbye Mary Lou

Dáil adjourned until Tuesday after Mary Lou stages four-hour sit-in

Nov 13th 2014, 10:45 PM 101,611 Views 667 Comments

It’s the second time in a month the Sinn Féin TD has been suspended from the chamber.

# sean-barrett - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

People are complaining about the same rowdy TDs being rowdy in the Dáil every day
# Unparliamentary
# Unparliamentary

People are complaining about the same rowdy TDs being rowdy in the Dáil every day

Oct 8th 2014, 1:31 PM 9,923 Views 15 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle had to give out to deputies again this morning.

# sean-barrett - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Lucinda Creighton says she's joined the Dáil Technical Group - but they don't want her
# Awkward
# Awkward

Lucinda Creighton says she's joined the Dáil Technical Group - but they don't want her

Sep 17th 2014, 4:50 PM 22,679 Views 157 Comments

Much confusion as to whether the former Fine Gael TD is now part of the loose alliance of independent deputies.

# sean-barrett - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

"You won't say quiet to me, sir": Check out this 2007 clip of Enda clashing with a furious Ceann Comhairle
# Ructions
# Ructions

"You won't say quiet to me, sir": Check out this 2007 clip of Enda clashing with a furious Ceann Comhairle

Sep 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 18,226 Views 30 Comments

“Quiet now, you’re new in the job,” was the advice from Enda, setting off a reaction of Bishop Brennan-style proportions from John O’Donoghue.

# sean-barrett - Sunday 20 July, 2014

5 examples of Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett completely losing it with TDs
# Seanie Says Relax
# Seanie Says Relax

5 examples of Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett completely losing it with TDs

Jul 20th 2014, 10:45 AM 16,541 Views 20 Comments

The Dáil is over for the summer so here’s a look back at deputies getting told off by the principal.

# sean-barrett - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

TDs stopped from asking Enda Kenny questions - then he's stopped from answering them
# Dáil
# Dáil

TDs stopped from asking Enda Kenny questions - then he's stopped from answering them

Jul 1st 2014, 5:30 PM 17,026 Views 51 Comments

Dáil procedure got in the way during Questions to An Taoiseach today.

# sean-barrett - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

'Resume your seat while I'm on my feet': Gerry Adams was given out to in the Dáil today
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'Resume your seat while I'm on my feet': Gerry Adams was given out to in the Dáil today

Jun 17th 2014, 4:03 PM 24,956 Views 80 Comments

The Sinn Féin president got a telling-off from the Dáil Ceann Comhairle this afternoon.

# sean-barrett - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

With all this politics what hope does the banking inquiry have of finding out anything?
# Analysis
# Analysis

With all this politics what hope does the banking inquiry have of finding out anything?

Jun 10th 2014, 2:23 PM 3,245 Views 19 Comments

The government messed up in not ensuring it had a majority on the inquiry in the first place, but now its attempts to reverse this threaten to undermine the whole process of finding out what happened to the Irish banking system.

Here's how the government could restore its majority on the banking inquiry
# Row
# Row

Here's how the government could restore its majority on the banking inquiry

Jun 10th 2014, 12:29 PM 4,609 Views 33 Comments

The first meeting of the special Oireachtas Committee was due to get underway tomorrow but has now been postponed indefinitely amid a row over the number of government members on the inquiry.

# sean-barrett - Saturday 7 June, 2014

'A dog's dinner': Banking inquiry could be delayed as government tries to sort out its own mess
# Not A Great Start
# Not A Great Start

'A dog's dinner': Banking inquiry could be delayed as government tries to sort out its own mess

Jun 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,569 Views 41 Comments

With membership of the committee still not finalised the inquiry into the collapse of the Irish banking system is already facing a race against time.

# sean-barrett - Friday 6 June, 2014

'Totally unacceptable': Concern that PAC has monopoly on probe into spending of €3.25bn
# Committee Wars
# Committee Wars

'Totally unacceptable': Concern that PAC has monopoly on probe into spending of €3.25bn

Jun 6th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,457 Views 27 Comments

The Oireachtas Health Committee is seeking to change the rules that currently prevent any other Oireachtas committee from investigating matters that are already being probed by the powerful Public Accounts Committee.

# sean-barrett - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Enda Kenny has 'no responsibility' to tell TDs what he thinks of Trichet's banking inquiry snub
# Not His Problem
# Not His Problem

Enda Kenny has 'no responsibility' to tell TDs what he thinks of Trichet's banking inquiry snub

May 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 7,498 Views 48 Comments

The former European Central Bank president has has said he will not appear before the forthcoming inquiry citing ECB rules.

# sean-barrett - Friday 2 May, 2014

Here are the TDs and Senators who are likely to sit on the banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Here are the TDs and Senators who are likely to sit on the banking inquiry

May 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 11,045 Views 48 Comments

Who is in the running to be part of an unprecedented Oireachtas inquiry into the collapse of the Irish banking system? We’ve been finding out.

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