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#The New Dáil

# the-new-dail - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Pomp, ceremony and then stalemate: An odd first day for the 32nd Dáil

New TDs bounced into Leinster House, but as an utterly predictable day rolled on, the enthusiasm drained.

As it happened: Enda to resign but stay on as caretaker Taoiseach

Seán Ó Feargháil of FF was elected Ceann Comhairle earlier today

# the-new-dail - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

What exactly happens when the new Dáil sits on Thursday?

It’s all change in Leinster House following the election. So what happens now?

# the-new-dail - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Boyd-Barrett becomes first TD kicked out of new Dáil

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

# the-new-dail - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

LIVE: Watch the Dáil discuss the Moriarty Report Moriarty This post contains videos

LIVE: Watch the Dáil discuss the Moriarty Report

Live footage from Leinster House as TDs – including Michael Lowry – have their say on the Moriarty Tribunal’s findings.

# the-new-dail - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

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

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

The new government's first legislation... the old government's policy

The new government’s first legislation, to go before the Dáil tomorrow, advances policies laid down by the last cabinet.

# the-new-dail - Friday 18 March, 2011

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The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# the-new-dail - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Cabinet to lose ministerial Mercs and Garda drivers

All but three members of the cabinet will have to supply their own cars in future – while former Taoisigh also lose official cars.

"Perfectly clear" that corporation tax isn't on table - Kenny

Enda Kenny tells the Dáil he made it clear that Ireland’s corporate tax, and its bailout interest rate, were separate issues.

Kenny to face first Leaders' Questions as Taoiseach

After eight and a half years asking the questions, today Taoiseach Enda Kenny will answer them for the first time as leader.

# the-new-dail - Saturday 12 March, 2011

Joan Burton: 'I'm qualified to do most of the jobs in cabinet'

The new Minister for Social Protection says she hadn’t had any discussions about ministerial portfolios before appointment.

# the-new-dail - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

As it happened: Enda Kenny's appointment as Taoiseach The New Dáil This post contains videos

As it happened: Enda Kenny's appointment as Taoiseach

Enda Kenny’s new coalition government formally takes power, after he is appointed Taoiseach by 117 votes to 27.

FINE GAEL TD for Dún Laoghaire, Seán Barrett, has told RTÉ he expects to be his party’s nominee for the position of Ceann Comhairle in the Dáil later today. The TD, who has been a TD for Dún Laoghaire in all but one Dáil since 1981 and is a former government chief whip, is therefore certain to be elected to the position: assuming he is also supported by Labour, he will command the support of at least 113 voters, well more than the 84 needed. It also means his Dún Laoghaire constituency – which was already a hyper-competitive four-seater this year – will be a three-seater next time.

# the-new-dail - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

The change of power: how tomorrow's Dáil proceedings will work

The 31st Dáil meets for the first time tomorrow – so here’s our guide as to how power will move to the new coalition.