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#Tom Barry

# tom-barry - Sunday 18 January, 2015

18 months on, how does this Fine Gael TD reflect on Lapgate?
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

18 months on, how does this Fine Gael TD reflect on Lapgate?

Jan 18th 2015, 8:15 AM 16,541 Views 49 Comments

Aine Collins spoke to TheJournal.ie about how the infamous Dáil incident was “a missed opportunity”.

# tom-barry - Sunday 30 November, 2014

8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I
# The Great War
# The Great War

8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I

Nov 30th 2014, 5:00 PM 27,929 Views 33 Comments

The daughter of a Kerry clergyman, three Irish air aces and a Corkman who won the Victoria Cross – some of the hidden heroes of WWI.

# tom-barry - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Column: We are entitled to demand our TDs are sober while voting on legislation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We are entitled to demand our TDs are sober while voting on legislation

Sep 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 22 Views 103 Comments

Our TDs debate and vote on different, vitally important issues every day. We as taxpayers are entitled to expect them to do so without being under the influence of alcohol, writes Cora Sherlock.

# tom-barry - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House?

Jul 24th 2013, 10:14 AM 7,125 Views 108 Comments

The behaviour of David Norris and Tom Barry has raised some eyebrows – but what do you think?

Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well

Jul 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 80 Views 62 Comments

Two male politicians showed how sexism can come in many forms – post-modern with an ironic twist and just plain old-fashioned, writes Maura Adshead.

# tom-barry - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Column: Lucinda Creighton and Tom Barry – the story of two political Irelands
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Lucinda Creighton and Tom Barry – the story of two political Irelands

Jul 14th 2013, 8:15 AM 108 Views 39 Comments

Two Fine Gael TDs were in the spotlight this week but for completely different reasons, writes Gary Murphy, who says we need to decide what type of politics we want.

# tom-barry - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Gerry Adams wants to restrict the sale of alcohol in the Dáil bar
# Dáil Bar
# Dáil Bar

Gerry Adams wants to restrict the sale of alcohol in the Dáil bar

Jul 13th 2013, 7:40 PM 14,838 Views 166 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has said his party intends to ensure the bar closes at the same time as every other establishment amid continuing controversy over TDs drinking during Dáil business.

# tom-barry - Friday 12 July, 2013

The grab seen around the world - the internet reacts to Tom Barry
# Tom Barry
# Tom Barry

The grab seen around the world - the internet reacts to Tom Barry

Jul 12th 2013, 10:55 AM 22,798 Views 121 Comments

Fine Gael say that they have ‘nothing further to add’ to general secretary Tom Curran’s statement and will not comment on any possible disciplinary procedures.

# tom-barry - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 11th 2013, 9:00 PM 11,439 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about abortion (again), Tom Barry’s lap and a runaway train in Canada.

‘No excuses, I just shouldn’t have done it’ – Tom Barry
# Abortion Debate
# Abortion Debate

‘No excuses, I just shouldn’t have done it’ – Tom Barry

Jul 11th 2013, 8:25 PM 39,890 Views 208 Comments

The Cork East TD says that Áine Collins has accepted his apology for grabbing her during a break in last night’s abortion debate.

Male TD pulls female colleague into his lap - in the Dáil chamber
# Abortion Debate
# Abortion Debate

Male TD pulls female colleague into his lap - in the Dáil chamber

Jul 11th 2013, 9:56 AM 50,609 Views 227 Comments

Fine Gael TD Tom Barry grabbed his colleague Áine Collins during a break in the abortion debate, but Fine Gael say there ‘was no malice involved’.

# tom-barry - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Politicians pay back €16,000 after expenses' audit
# Expenses
# Expenses

Politicians pay back €16,000 after expenses' audit

Dec 22nd 2012, 12:54 PM 7,683 Views 34 Comments

€16,079 worth of expenses were deemed to be ‘ineligible’.

# tom-barry - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?
# Abortion
# Abortion

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?

Nov 29th 2012, 4:49 PM 17,130 Views 51 Comments

A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.

# tom-barry - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Mullen tells RTÉ critics to 'stop calling for heads' in Reynolds dispute
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Mullen tells RTÉ critics to 'stop calling for heads' in Reynolds dispute

May 23rd 2012, 2:21 PM 3,002 Views 27 Comments

The independent NUI senator says calling on Tom Savage and Noel Curran to step down shows a “PR approach to politics”.

# tom-barry - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

Feb 27th 2011, 1:34 AM 1,439 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.