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#Thomas Pringle

# thomas-pringle - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Taoiseach: 'JobPath may not be needed in the future'

Concerns have been raised about the repeat fees being paid to the companies operating the Jobpath programme.

# thomas-pringle - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Ireland to be the world’s first country to divest public money from fossil fuels

The passing of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill means the government will have to drop its coal, oil and gas investments.

# thomas-pringle - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling

The Taoiseach said it’s not true Apple was provided with more favourable treatment than others companies in terms of taxes.

# thomas-pringle - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Homeless families living in Dublin hotel told to leave by Saturday

Lynam’s Hotel has gone into receivership.

# thomas-pringle - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Calls for inquest to be held into Ireland's longest-running missing person case

Mary Boyle (6) disappeared while visiting her grandparents in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal on 18 March 1977.

# thomas-pringle - Sunday 10 April, 2016

'Dubliners think Donegal may as well be on the moon'

Donegal independent TD Thomas Pringle talks to us about his native county’s uniqueness and why he left Sinn Féin.

# thomas-pringle - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Why this TD won't be selling his soul to stop a second election

Thomas Pringle told us why he hasn’t entertained talks with Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil.

# thomas-pringle - Thursday 19 November, 2015

TD raises concerns that supertrawler may be acting illegally off Donegal coast

The Margiris can process as much as 250 tonnes of fish per day.

# thomas-pringle - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

These people travelled all the way from Donegal to save their community

Concerns have been raised about the possible closure of the Cleary Centre in Donegal Town.

# thomas-pringle - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Donegal could face a bit of a wait for broadband

One local business owner told TheJournal.ie said that it feels like ‘missing the boat’.

# thomas-pringle - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Fine Gael row with TDs over funding 'like a Merc owner giving out about Fords Escorts':

TheJournal.ie would like to state that there is nothing wrong with Ford Escorts.

# thomas-pringle - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Shane Ross: I want something completely and utterly new, Stephen Donnelly doesn't

The high profile Wicklow TD is bowing out of talks to join the Independent alliance.

# thomas-pringle - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Republican councillor supported by TDs has jail sentence for graffiti overturned

Gary Donnelly had been sentenced to six months in jail for daubing an anti-internment slogan on Derry’s walls.

# thomas-pringle - Sunday 23 November, 2014

We'll be aiming to collect "over 90%" of Irish Water charges - John Tierney

TDs on The Week in Politics also debate the Government’s security.

# thomas-pringle - Friday 24 October, 2014

The massive row that shut down the Dáil on Wednesday is only getting worse

It’s complicated, but let us explain…

# thomas-pringle - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Three TDs have been suspended from the Dáil after a massive row

And the Dáil has now been suspended until tomorrow morning.

# thomas-pringle - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Left-wing independent TDs meet today, but here's why a new party isn't happening soon

Left-wing independent TDs meet today, but here's why a new party isn't happening soon

The ‘is there going to be a new political party?’ story rumbles on…

# thomas-pringle - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Left Alliance? Independent TDs deny that they're about to form a new political party

Speculation has been mounting that left wing independent TDs are about to form a political party.

# thomas-pringle - Friday 20 June, 2014

Ever heard of Ervia? That's what Bord Gáis Eireann is now called

However, customers will still deal with either Irish Water or Gas Networks Ireland.

# thomas-pringle - 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.

# thomas-pringle - Sunday 30 March, 2014

'Ireland is the best little country in the world in which to run as an independent'

A new alliance of TDs, calling itself Independents’ Network , gathered in Dublin today to give advice and support to non-party candidates running in the local elections in May.

# thomas-pringle - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Six TDs will launch a network of independent election candidates later this month Exclusive

Amid much talk of a new political party, a press conference will be held later this month where further details of the loose alliance of independent TDs will be revealed.

# thomas-pringle - Friday 21 February, 2014

TDs will provide 'support system' for election candidates - but insist they're not a party

Six independent TDs, including former Labour minister Roisin Shortall, are among those working together to provide a support system for independent candidates in the local elections.

# thomas-pringle - Thursday 20 February, 2014

'His situation is untenable': Eight TDs say Alan Shatter should go

The call was made at a press conference in Dublin today.

# thomas-pringle - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Hundreds detained in Irish prisons each year over immigration issues

Many of these people were being held in prison ahead of their deportation.

# thomas-pringle - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Noonan: Lists of high-profile Anglo borrowers are ‘to avoid preferential treatment’

Lists of politically exposed persons (PEPs) or high-profile persons (HPPs) were compiled before the bank, now known as Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, was liquidated nearly a year ago.

# thomas-pringle - 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.

# thomas-pringle - 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.

# thomas-pringle - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

TDs speak of 'need for an alternative' amid moves to create new Dáil group

Attempts are being made to form a new Technical Group in the Dáil but reports of a new political party have been dismissed by several TDs who were said to be involved in talks.

# thomas-pringle - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Another one bites the dust? Róisín Shortall considers quitting Labour

The former junior health minister says she is “semi-detached” from the party.

# thomas-pringle - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

New bill would recognise Down Syndrome as 'low incidence' disorder

Conditions recognised as ‘low incidence’ automatically qualify for resource teaching hours.

# thomas-pringle - Monday 10 June, 2013

Video: Shane Ross says the Seanad should be 'burned at the stake' Seanad Abolition This post contains videos

Video: Shane Ross says the Seanad should be 'burned at the stake'

But the independent TD and several of his colleagues want the upper house reformed and hopes to get support from Labour and Fine Gael TDs this week.

# thomas-pringle - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals

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

# thomas-pringle - Friday 3 May, 2013

TDs to debate plans to 'name and shame' those who pay for sex

Thomas Pringle has plans to change the current system, which makes it illegal only to solicit prostitution but not to buy it.

# thomas-pringle - Saturday 13 April, 2013

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

In response to queries from TheJournal.ie 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.

# thomas-pringle - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Government defends decision to cut respite care grant

Pat Rabbitte said the government had had to choose between cutting carer’s allowance or cutting respite care.

# thomas-pringle - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Pringle could face substantial legal costs after European court loss

The independent TD said that if the court decides he’s liable for a six figure sum he does not have the cash in hand to pay.

# thomas-pringle - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

European court rules against Thomas Pringle, says ESM is lawful ESM

European court rules against Thomas Pringle, says ESM is lawful

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the eurozone’s permanent bailout fund is lawful.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

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