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# td - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Dáil to debate Sinn Féin's fluoridation bill tomorrow

TD Brian Stanley published the Health Fluoridation of Water Supplies Bill 2013 in May.

# td - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

FÁS is no more... say hello to SOLAS

The Education and Training Authority SOLAS has now officially replaced FÁS.

# td - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From The42 Snapshot: Mick Wallace wears Torino jersey in the Dáil Epic Dail

Snapshot: Mick Wallace wears Torino jersey in the Dáil

The Wexford TD is a well-known Italian football fan.

# td - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Former TD releases pop single about the dangers of MDMA Molly Is A Liar

Former TD releases pop single about the dangers of MDMA

Yes, you read that right.

# td - Monday 7 October, 2013

Penrose welcomed 'back into Labour fold' by Gilmore

The Labour Party leader welcomed the news that Willie Penrose is to rejoin the Labour Parliamentary Party.

TD who called Sinéad O’Connor ‘mad as a brush’ apologises

The singer had earlier asked the Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell to explain the comments he made about the state of her mental health.

# td - Friday 30 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about the death of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney and the US moving closer to military intervention in Syria.

# td - Thursday 4 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Former TD Paul Gogarty has a new music video, with dancing RADIO GO-GO

Former TD Paul Gogarty has a new music video, with dancing

What’s your favourite bit?

# td - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# td - Friday 21 June, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added knitted Col Hadfield

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# td - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Walsh: We're being asked to choose between Fine Gael values and Fine Gael

The TD said today that the fact he did not support a motion by Deputy Peter Mathews had led some to believe he did not support a free vote.

# td - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Dáil bar racked up over €145,000 in profits last year

The restaurant and bar combined made total sales of over one million euro in 2012.

# td - Monday 10 June, 2013

Dublin TD asks locals to ‘bring your willies’ to community event

A spokesperson has confirmed that it is definitely a typo. Phew.

# td - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Thousands turn out for Pro-Life vigil in Dublin Dublin This post contains images

Thousands turn out for Pro-Life vigil in Dublin

Among the attendees was Tyrone football manager Mickey Harte.

# td - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

And they're off: 116,845 pupils begin Leaving and Junior Cert exams Eyes Down This post contains images

And they're off: 116,845 pupils begin Leaving and Junior Cert exams

It was English paper I for both groups this morning, with Home Ec and English paper II being sat this afternoon.

Quinn wishes students luck in exams during "stressful" time

The Minister said he is “delighted” that 4,000 additional students will sit the Higher Level Maths paper this year.

# td - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# td - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary

Frances Fitzgerald says both the Gardaí and the HSE are investigating the footage broadcast on Prime Time last night.

Fitzgerald “witnessed emotional abuse of children” in crèche footage

The Minister said that the undercover footage “would strike horror into every parent watching”.

# td - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Shatter: 'No garda report generated on breathalyser incident'

An official statement from the Justice Minister came after inquiries made by the Garda Commissioner to local garda management.

# td - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge LISTEN: Former Green Party TD Paul Gogarty has a new song! Music A Go-go

LISTEN: Former Green Party TD Paul Gogarty has a new song!

‘My heart is pumping and my feet are jumping…’

# td - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Proposed bill would ban fluoride from Ireland's water

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has introduced the bill, which would see the act of putting fluoride into water made illegal.

# td - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Poll: Should there be one TD per constituency? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be one TD per constituency?

Should there be one TD per constituency – or should we keep the current system?

# td - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Mathews apologises for "clumsy sentence" on Vincent Browne show

Mathews had made controversial comments during Tonight with Vincent Browne earlier this week.

From The42 Campaign to reform Irish organ donation practices spearheaded by GAA pundit Brolly Opt For Life

Campaign to reform Irish organ donation practices spearheaded by GAA pundit Brolly

The former Derry player was lauded last year for his selfless gesture in donating a kidney to his friend Shane Finnegan.

# td - Monday 29 April, 2013

Taoiseach pays tribute to former Fine Gael junior minister Dick Barry RIP

Taoiseach pays tribute to former Fine Gael junior minister Dick Barry

The former publican and auctioneer from Fermoy, Co Cork was first elected to the Dáil in 1953.

# td - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Column: Abortion legislation can’t open the floodgates – no matter what some TDs say

The Constitution is clear and unambiguous when it comes to the implications of abortion legislation – and pro-life parliamentarians should not try to distort it, write law lecturers Fiona de Londras and Laura Graham.

# td - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Helen McEntee describes first day in Dáil as “emotional”

The 26-year-old said it was “an honour” to take up the seat left vacant by her father, Shane.

# td - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Popes, parades and Gay Mitchell : The week in numbers

How long is the Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin? And how many years has it been since there was a pope from outside Europe?

# td - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Roscommon county manager will take ‘all necessary steps’ to protect name after Ming's Dáil comments

Frank Dawson says he assumes he is the official Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan had referred to, and rejects the TD’s claims.

Wallace: Ming should have accepted quashed penalty points Penalty Points This post contains videos

Wallace: Ming should have accepted quashed penalty points

The Wexford TD says, however, that Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s actions don’t change the ‘bigger issue’ of systematic termination.

# td - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Ming: I want my penalty points back

The Dáil deputy described what led up to him not receiving penalty points or a fine though he was caught by gardaí driving while on a mobile phone on two occasions.

# td - Monday 25 February, 2013

Tweeting the election: How one TD really saw the 2011 campaign

Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin kept a diary recording all his tweets – and what he really thought – throughout the 2011 election campaign. Two years on from the election, he shares some of them for the first time.

# td - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Daly accepts "full responsibility for serious lack of judgement"

The TD was pulled over by gardaí on Monday night, and gave a blood sample to see what her blood alcohol level was.

# td - Sunday 27 January, 2013

It's official: copyright on the National Anthem has ended

The government says it will bring in new legislation if necessary to stop people from messing around with Amhrán na bhFiann.

# td - Monday 21 January, 2013

'Urgent review' of sentencing needed after 72-year-old bailed for multiple rapes

The man was bailed by Mr Justice Paul Carney pending an appeal against his sentence for the rape and indecent assault of his daughter over the course of a decade.

# td - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Governor of Central Bank to discuss state of economy with committee

The Oireachtas’ Finance Committee is to meet with Professor Patrick Honohan tomorrow, where they will discuss Irish banking.

# td - Monday 14 January, 2013

Coveney announces €3.25 million grant for horticulture sector

The Minister for Agriculture said that the scheme is “vital to improving growers’ competitiveness”.

# td - Sunday 30 December, 2012

The mystery of the Oireachtas member who ran up €95 bill on one phone call

The TD or Senator who made the most expensive phone call in the Oireachtas this year cannot be identified. Here’s why.

# td - Sunday 23 December, 2012

McEntee removal takes place in Co Meath

The removal of the late Minister of State began at 7pm this evening in Nobber, Co Meath.