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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Tom Barry

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18 months on, how does this Fine Gael TD reflect on Lapgate?
Aine Collins spoke to about how the infamous Dáil incident was “a missed opportunity”.
8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I
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.
Column: We are entitled to demand our TDs are sober while voting on legislation
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.
Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House?
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
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.
Column: Lucinda Creighton and Tom Barry – the story of two political Irelands
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.
Gerry Adams wants to restrict the sale of alcohol in the Dáil bar
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.
The grab seen around the world - the internet reacts to Tom Barry
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.
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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
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
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’.
Politicians pay back €16,000 after expenses' audit
€16,079 worth of expenses were deemed to be ‘ineligible’.
Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?
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.
Mullen tells RTÉ critics to 'stop calling for heads' in Reynolds dispute
The independent NUI senator says calling on Tom Savage and Noel Curran to step down shows a “PR approach to politics”.
The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.