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# td - Thursday 30 July, 2015

"Confusion and chaos" reign as Irish politicians struggle to attend trial of Ibrahim Halawa

The teenager is facing another hearing on Sunday.

# td - Friday 8 May, 2015

Here's what Prince Charles and Camilla will get up to on their Irish visit

They’re on their way at the end of the month.

# td - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Paul Murphy describes Tubridy interview as 'exercise in badgering'

The interview was criticised by many of Murphy’s supporters.

# td - Saturday 21 February, 2015

# td - Friday 20 February, 2015

WATCH: Mick Wallace has dyed his hair pink

The Wexford TD took the bold step for Today FM’s Shave or Dye.

# td - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Irish Water rubbishes claims water metering has stopped in Dublin

The claims came from a Sinn Fein TD.

# td - Friday 12 December, 2014

Irish bishops want "urgent action" on Direct Provision

They say people seeking asylum are left on the margins of our communities.

# td - Friday 5 December, 2014

Michael Lowry set to face trial over incorrect tax return charge

The date for his appearence before the Dublin Circuit Court is yet to be set.

# td - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Mick Wallace applied to be Garda Authority boss, but didn't even get a 'PFO'

The Independent TD says he got an acknowledgement but no interview — and he wants to know who else applied for the role.

# td - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Warnings of an "uncontrollable" rise in Local Property Tax

By law, householders are expected to revalue their properties in November 2017. There are concerns this could add hundreds of euros to annual bills in the Dublin area.

# td - Thursday 30 October, 2014

The waiting list for nursing home money is getting even longer

The budget for the scheme is capped and those on the waiting list are forced to foot a bill of €13,000 a year until they’re approved.

# td - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Political nostalgia: Hands up who still has a Lucinda Creighton beermat? ... Anyone?

Come with us on a journey through time and space … to the early part of 2007.

# td - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

These TDs are resorting to Twitter to complain about Irish Water services...

Fine Gael TD Noel Harrington said he’s had “no substantial response” to a series of emails and Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty doesn’t seem to be getting anywhere either.

# td - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about our newest TD, the thousands of people that took part in the protest today and the ongoing Ebola crisis…

# td - Friday 10 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge There's really only one way to celebrate World Egg Day Eoin

There's really only one way to celebrate World Egg Day

Did u collect the eggs?

# td - Sunday 5 October, 2014

'Conflict of interest' in RTÉ board nomination of alcohol group boss

Fionnuala Sheehan is currently chair of MEAS, and has been nominated for a position.

# td - Friday 3 October, 2014

Ireland pledges an extra €1 million to fighting Ebola outbreak

So far, more than 3,000 people have died after contracting the disease.

# td - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Coveney satisfied UN will review Irish troops' Golan Heights mission

He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.

# td - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Kenny says Irish Water (and your PPS number) "will not be sold"

The Taoiseach made the comment during Leaders’ Questions today.

Why were 75% of unexplained deaths in mental health services not reported correctly?

A previous report found that 25% of deaths had not been reported correctly.

# td - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Fine Gael TD "regrets" scuffle with by-election candidate

John McDermott said he will be referring the incident to gardaí.

"Shafted? No": 10 things we learned from Alan Shatter's Late Late Show interview

The TD and former Minister said that resigning wasn’t a pleasant experience.

# td - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Veteran Fianna Fáil TD Seamus Kirk not running in next election

The former Ceann Comhairle has been a TD for Louth since 1982.

# td - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge

He took an icy shower near his constituency office in Swords.

# td - 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

“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.

# td - Sunday 31 August, 2014

I'm not going to pull troops out of Golan before UN review --- Coveney

Irish troops carried out a daring rescue mission of their Filipino colleagues yesterday. The fate of 44 UN peacekeepers from Fiji captured by rebels still remains unknown.

# td - Friday 20 June, 2014

Full metal racket: The Government's in no mood for a scrap, and the McGraths are livid...

Mattie had done a lot of work on his scrap metal bill, but the Government weren’t playing ball. And Finian threatened to hit the Minister between the eyes… with facts.

# td - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Jobs Department denies it withheld Waterford job losses until after the election

Independent TD John Halligan said the Department had been aware of the issue for some time.

# td - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Lucinda Creighton gives birth to baby girl

The Reform Alliance member and her husband Paul Bradford had announced the pregnancy last November.

# td - 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.

# td - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Six TDs and one MEP launch new political network for independents tomorrow

The main focus is on networking candidates and providing support and advice for people running in the 23 May elections.

# td - Monday 3 March, 2014

Most of 500,000 identity cards in Ireland issued to social welfare claimants

Almost 239,000 of these cards have been issued in Dublin.

# td - Monday 10 February, 2014

Check out 'healthy, fit guy' Luke Ming Flanagan doing squats

Don’t worry it’s all in aid of a good cause…

# td - Sunday 9 February, 2014

"Criminal" that potentially life-saving stroke machines are lying idle

The machines were purchased by the HSE, but only five of the 12 machines are currently being used.

# td - Friday 17 January, 2014

Shatter: Charity regulatory board will be set up by Easter

All registered charities will have to provide reports to the authority each year on their activities.

# td - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

New, transparent guidelines on family reunification applications published

Minister Shatter said the policy guidelines are necessary to assist applicants and decision makers.

# td - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Ó Snodaigh wishes you all an 'amazeyballs' Christmas Ó Snow-daigh

Ó Snodaigh wishes you all an 'amazeyballs' Christmas

Deck the Dáil with boughs of holly…

# td - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Gardaí will conduct full investigation of alleged illegality at NAMA --- Taoiseach

Enda Kenny told the Dáil that two investigations involving NAMA are currently under way, one of which is at a “very advanced stage”.

# td - Monday 2 December, 2013

How can we make Ireland a global technology hub?

A new strategy aims to harness Ireland’s strengths when it comes to the technology sector.

# td - Thursday 7 November, 2013

'Entirely improper' for mother to contact TD, says judge

The mother apologised for approaching the unidentified TD.