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#Dáil Bar

# dail-bar - Friday 25 December, 2020

TDs and Senators rack up over €2,000 in arrears at Dáil bar and restaurant
# On The House
From TheJournal.ie
# On The House

TDs and Senators rack up over €2,000 in arrears at Dáil bar and restaurant

Dec 25th 2020, 9:00 PM 70,640 Views 96 Comments

Figures obtained by TheJournal.ie show how much was owed by Dáil staff last month.

# dail-bar - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

84 politicians clock up €14,820 in Dáil restaurant debt
# Settling Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Settling Up

84 politicians clock up €14,820 in Dáil restaurant debt

Dec 25th 2019, 10:00 PM 38,599 Views 69 Comments

The debt is allowed under a new credit policy for Oireachtas staff.

# dail-bar - Saturday 24 August, 2019

How many pints of Guinness have been pulled in the Dáil bar in 2019? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
From TheJournal.ie
# Prime Numbers

How many pints of Guinness have been pulled in the Dáil bar in 2019? It's the week in numbers

Aug 24th 2019, 7:00 PM 15,175 Views 8 Comments

Plus the number of buildings lying empty managed by the Office of Public Works.

# dail-bar - Friday 23 August, 2019

Dáil bar: Over €13k more spent on drinks so far in 2019 compared to same period last year
# Pints
From TheJournal.ie
# Pints

Dáil bar: Over €13k more spent on drinks so far in 2019 compared to same period last year

Aug 23rd 2019, 6:15 AM 10,949 Views 48 Comments

Twice as much was spent in February 2019 than the same month last year.

# dail-bar - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Average of 30 TDs and senators a month getting Dáil bar and restaurant debts taken from salary
# Dáil Bar
From TheJournal.ie
# Dáil Bar

Average of 30 TDs and senators a month getting Dáil bar and restaurant debts taken from salary

Jul 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 43,030 Views 54 Comments

New credit process brought in last year to Leinster House facilities sees tabs of more than two months automatically deducted.

# dail-bar - Monday 1 July, 2019

TDs' and senators' salaries cost €19m last year - a 4.5% increase from 2017
# Spending
From TheJournal.ie
# Spending

TDs' and senators' salaries cost €19m last year - a 4.5% increase from 2017

Jul 1st 2019, 6:25 PM 16,966 Views 58 Comments

Gardaí are also investigating one case of fraud in relation to an Oireachtas salary.

# dail-bar - Monday 31 December, 2018

Nearly €20,000 was spent on cigarettes in the Dáil bar this year
# Lighting Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Lighting Up

Nearly €20,000 was spent on cigarettes in the Dáil bar this year

Dec 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 17,555 Views 34 Comments

Over 1,700 packets were sold in the year to 15 October.

# dail-bar - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Here's how many thousands of pints of Guinness were sold in the Dáil bar this year
# Blackstuff
From TheJournal.ie
# Blackstuff

Here's how many thousands of pints of Guinness were sold in the Dáil bar this year

Dec 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,575 Views 35 Comments

Who was it necking the shot?

# dail-bar - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Poll: Should the Dáil bar be closed down?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Dáil bar be closed down?

Dec 18th 2018, 8:03 AM 72,125 Views 105 Comments

A motion calling for the closure of the Dáil bar has been passed by the Kerry Vintners’ Federation.

# dail-bar - Monday 17 December, 2018

Kerry publicans back motion calling for the closure of the Dáil bar
# Time Gentlemen Please
From TheJournal.ie
# Time Gentlemen Please

Kerry publicans back motion calling for the closure of the Dáil bar

Dec 17th 2018, 7:15 PM 53,914 Views 78 Comments

They said the taxpayer should not be footing the bill for the subsidised alcohol prices.

# dail-bar - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

€70k for desserts and €100k for confectionery set aside in food contracts for Dáil catering facilities
# Feeders' Questions
From TheJournal.ie
# Feeders' Questions

€70k for desserts and €100k for confectionery set aside in food contracts for Dáil catering facilities

Nov 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 16,233 Views 38 Comments

A tender to supply each of the Oireachtas’ five catering facilities was issued last week.

# dail-bar - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Politicians who don't pay their bar tab will have it deducted from their salary
# Pay Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Pay Up

Politicians who don't pay their bar tab will have it deducted from their salary

Apr 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 18,508 Views 82 Comments

The Taoiseach encouraged the Oireachtas to investigate how to chase up politicians who fail to pay their bills.

# dail-bar - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

A pub in Galway has created a Brian O'Driscoll-inspired cocktail for the Six Nations
# Bring Back Bod
From The Daily Edge
# Bring Back Bod

A pub in Galway has created a Brian O'Driscoll-inspired cocktail for the Six Nations

Jan 31st 2018, 6:00 PM 4,511 Views 3 Comments

That’s some claim to fame.

# dail-bar - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Taoiseach says politicians should settle their Dáil bar tab or have it taken from their salaries
# Pay Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Pay Up

Taoiseach says politicians should settle their Dáil bar tab or have it taken from their salaries

Aug 1st 2017, 11:52 AM 37,564 Views 77 Comments

The unpaid tabs at the Dáil bar and restaurant amount to €5,000.

Dáil bar and restaurant tabs 'should be paid at the end of every month'
# Pay Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Pay Up

Dáil bar and restaurant tabs 'should be paid at the end of every month'

Aug 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 12,424 Views 55 Comments

Almost €5,500 in unpaid Dáil tabs will be wiped after a series of efforts to recoup the amounts owed failed.

# dail-bar - Monday 31 July, 2017

Dáil bar and restaurant clears €5,482 in 16 years' worth of unpaid tabs
# One More Pint
From TheJournal.ie
# One More Pint

Dáil bar and restaurant clears €5,482 in 16 years' worth of unpaid tabs

Jul 31st 2017, 2:34 PM 26,072 Views 66 Comments

The outstanding tabs are understood to be a “legacy issue” going back to the year 2000.

# dail-bar - Friday 23 December, 2016

Pint of the black stuff the most popular drink in the Dáil bar
# Time Please
From TheJournal.ie
# Time Please

Pint of the black stuff the most popular drink in the Dáil bar

Dec 23rd 2016, 10:00 PM 5,895 Views 32 Comments

Since 2015, Guinness has been the most popular drink in the Dáil bar.

# dail-bar - Sunday 18 December, 2016

And the busiest nights for the Dáil bar this year were….
# Drink Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Drink Up

And the busiest nights for the Dáil bar this year were….

Dec 18th 2016, 9:30 PM 30,246 Views 55 Comments

The Dáil bar made over €11,738.14 on the first day of the 32nd Dáil in March.

# dail-bar - Monday 21 March, 2016

33 politicians have yet to pay off their outstanding Dáil bar bill
# Settle Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Settle Up

33 politicians have yet to pay off their outstanding Dáil bar bill

Mar 21st 2016, 12:37 PM 35,223 Views 75 Comments

Figures released by the Houses of the Oireachtas reveal that the largest sum amounts to over €800.

# dail-bar - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Chris O'Dowd was in Leinster House this evening and everybody wanted a selfie with him
# Dáil Bar
From TheJournal.ie
# Dáil Bar

Chris O'Dowd was in Leinster House this evening and everybody wanted a selfie with him

Oct 13th 2015, 10:55 PM 39,694 Views 53 Comments

Eh what is on his face?

# dail-bar - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

And the busiest night for the Dáil bar last year was....
# Drink Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Drink Up

And the busiest night for the Dáil bar last year was....

Jan 21st 2015, 10:51 AM 24,175 Views 88 Comments

The Dáil bar made €7,461.19 the day the Water Services Bill was debated.

# dail-bar - Monday 22 December, 2014

Amid claims of drunkenness, the Seanad has voted to pass the Water Services Bill
# Irish Water
From TheJournal.ie
# Irish Water

Amid claims of drunkenness, the Seanad has voted to pass the Water Services Bill

Dec 22nd 2014, 11:00 PM 58,163 Views 220 Comments

Earlier, proceedings were suspended twice in less than an hour – after a row over claims that senators were coming from the Dáil bar to vote on the Bill last week.

# dail-bar - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Irish politicians have started paying for their pints on time
# Paying Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Paying Up

Irish politicians have started paying for their pints on time

Sep 18th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,557 Views 29 Comments

Leinster House authorities are taking a more proactive approach when it comes to collecting money owed.

# dail-bar - Monday 20 January, 2014

Dáil bar is exempt from holding a licence and its operation will not change
# Dáil Bar
From TheJournal.ie
# Dáil Bar

Dáil bar is exempt from holding a licence and its operation will not change

Jan 20th 2014, 10:43 PM 26,131 Views 126 Comments

In a letter to Gerry Adams TD, the Oireachtas Joint sub-Committee on Administration said that the bar ‘operates on the basis of parliamentary privilege’.

# dail-bar - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Lapgate, run Rabbitte, run and talking through her f***y - the political year in videos
# Review 2013
From TheJournal.ie
# Review 2013

Lapgate, run Rabbitte, run and talking through her f***y - the political year in videos

Dec 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 5,305 Views 7 Comments

All the best shouting, attention seeking and scandal caught on camera.

# dail-bar - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

17 TDs admit they’ve had an alcoholic drink before going into the Dáil chamber
# Oireachtas Bars
From TheJournal.ie
# Oireachtas Bars

17 TDs admit they’ve had an alcoholic drink before going into the Dáil chamber

Nov 20th 2013, 11:00 PM 38,254 Views 199 Comments

“If a TD has a pint or two I don’t think that’s a problem for me and I don’t think it’s a problem for the citizens of the country either,” Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg has told TV3′s Midweek programme.

# dail-bar - Saturday 28 September, 2013

'It's a members facility'. Ceann Comhairle denies Dáil bar is there for drinking
# Dáil Bar
From TheJournal.ie
# Dáil Bar

'It's a members facility'. Ceann Comhairle denies Dáil bar is there for drinking

Sep 28th 2013, 2:13 PM 7,909 Views 92 Comments

Seán Barrett says the facility is there to give members somewhere to go when the Dáil is not in session.

# dail-bar - Monday 23 September, 2013

Pub body CEO: I don't think TDs should be able to drink in Leinster House
# Dáil Bar
From TheJournal.ie
# Dáil Bar

Pub body CEO: I don't think TDs should be able to drink in Leinster House

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:00 AM 4,425 Views 15 Comments

Padraig Cribben of the Vintners Federation of Ireland told TheJournal.ie that TDs should be setting an example.

# dail-bar - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Chief Whip has no regrets over 5am Dáil sitting, says FG could have lost 10 TDs
# Abortion
From TheJournal.ie
# Abortion

Chief Whip has no regrets over 5am Dáil sitting, says FG could have lost 10 TDs

Sep 15th 2013, 7:50 AM 12,362 Views 28 Comments

Paul Kehoe has dismissed suggestions that Fine Gael faced losing up to 25 TDs over the abortion bill and has criticised the repetition by TDs during the debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

# dail-bar - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world?
# Dáil Bar
From TheJournal.ie
# Dáil Bar

Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world?

Sep 7th 2013, 8:30 AM 7,474 Views 38 Comments

TDs and senators may have spent six figures in Leinster House bars last year, but how do their perks compare with those of their international counterparts?

# dail-bar - Friday 6 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Sep 6th 2013, 11:00 PM 12,192 Views 8 Comments

Everyone’s talking about events in Bailieborough and Denis O’Brien’s tax bill.

Pints, wine and scones: Nearly €7k spent in Dáil bars during late night abortion debate
# Oireachtas Bars
From TheJournal.ie
# Oireachtas Bars

Pints, wine and scones: Nearly €7k spent in Dáil bars during late night abortion debate

Sep 6th 2013, 10:58 PM 23,688 Views 152 Comments

The amount spent on pints of lager and Guinness as well as Snack bars and Club Milks as TDs debated the landmark abortion legislation is laid bare in documents obtained and published today by TheJournal.ie.

Oireachtas bars turned over €300,000 last year
# Oireachtas Bars
From TheJournal.ie
# Oireachtas Bars

Oireachtas bars turned over €300,000 last year

Sep 6th 2013, 12:46 PM 8,692 Views 31 Comments

The Oireachtas bars do not “come under the same regulations as public bars”, a Freedom of Information request has confirmed.

FF Senator opens Dáil's Private Members’ Bar replica in Co Roscommon
# Irony
From TheJournal.ie
# Irony

FF Senator opens Dáil's Private Members’ Bar replica in Co Roscommon

Sep 6th 2013, 12:41 PM 8,634 Views 31 Comments

Terry Leyden said former boss Charlie Haughey “would be there in spirit” while Mary O’Rourke would be there in person.

Here's what a drink costs in the Leinster House bars
# Dáil Bar
From TheJournal.ie
# Dáil Bar

Here's what a drink costs in the Leinster House bars

Sep 6th 2013, 6:00 AM 24,944 Views 30 Comments

This is the price list from the bars in Leinster House, with a pint 60 cent cheaper than it is across the road and Racing UK on the televisions.

How much is the Leinster House members' bar owed by TDs and Senators?
# Oireachtas Bars
From TheJournal.ie
# Oireachtas Bars

How much is the Leinster House members' bar owed by TDs and Senators?

Sep 6th 2013, 6:00 AM 8,127 Views 22 Comments

If you guessed over €11,000, you were right.

# dail-bar - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Sinn Féin says Dáil bar opening hours referred to Oireachtas committee
# Dáil Bar
From TheJournal.ie
# Dáil Bar

Sinn Féin says Dáil bar opening hours referred to Oireachtas committee

Jul 25th 2013, 9:16 PM 6,562 Views 35 Comments

The recent late-night sitting of the Dáil to discuss the abortion bill and the infamous lapgate incident has reignited debate about the appropriateness of bar opening hours in Leinster House.

# dail-bar - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Government TD: The Dáil bar should not be serving alcohol at 5am
# Dáil Bar
From TheJournal.ie
# Dáil Bar

Government TD: The Dáil bar should not be serving alcohol at 5am

Jul 14th 2013, 5:20 PM 9,664 Views 55 Comments

Meanwhile, the Dáil Ceann Comhairle has told a Sunday newspaper that the bar should remain open all night, comparing TDs presence there to being like sitting in their front rooms.

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