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#Dáil

# dail - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Dáil ethics watchdog the third body to rule itself out of investigating Dara Murphy complaints
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# Expenses

Dáil ethics watchdog the third body to rule itself out of investigating Dara Murphy complaints

Dec 12th 2019, 5:35 PM 11,342 Views 46 Comments

The finance minister has said he will look for an alternative way to investigate the complaint.

Dáil passes Sinn Féin bill proposing immediate rent freeze
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# Rent Freeze

Dáil passes Sinn Féin bill proposing immediate rent freeze

Dec 12th 2019, 3:54 PM 29,547 Views 119 Comments

The Rent Freeze (Fair Rent) Bill 2019 was brought forward by Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin.

# dail - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Simon Harris 'not worried' amid speculation he could be next to face no confidence vote
# Ge 2020
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# Ge 2020

Simon Harris 'not worried' amid speculation he could be next to face no confidence vote

Dec 10th 2019, 6:15 AM 11,033 Views 42 Comments

Opposition members are understood to be considering tabling a motion of no confidence against the health minister in the new year.

# dail - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Michael Lowry says 'slanderous, vicious, malicious, vindictive, false allegations' were made in Dáil about his tax affairs
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# Michael Lowry

Michael Lowry says 'slanderous, vicious, malicious, vindictive, false allegations' were made in Dáil about his tax affairs

Dec 4th 2019, 9:05 AM 32,219 Views 0 Comments

The Independent TD called on Paul Murphy TD to withdraw his comments.

# dail - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Eoghan Murphy says no-confidence motion is a 'stunt' and expects to win vote this evening
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# Rebuilding Ireland

Eoghan Murphy says no-confidence motion is a 'stunt' and expects to win vote this evening

Dec 3rd 2019, 9:14 AM 13,900 Views 95 Comments

The Housing Minister says the situation would be worse without the government’s Rebuilding Ireland plan.

Fine Gael looks to independent TDs to survive tonight's vote of no confidence in Murphy
# Housing
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# Housing

Fine Gael looks to independent TDs to survive tonight's vote of no confidence in Murphy

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:05 AM 11,970 Views 60 Comments

The government numbers are tight ahead of tonight’s motion of no confidence in the housing minister.

# dail - Monday 2 December, 2019

Naughten says he's made no decision on how he will vote in motion of no confidence in Murphy
# No Confidence
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# No Confidence

Naughten says he's made no decision on how he will vote in motion of no confidence in Murphy

Dec 2nd 2019, 3:34 PM 11,321 Views 23 Comments

A motion of confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is being heard in the Dáil tomorrow night.

# dail - Friday 29 November, 2019

Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close
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# Polls

Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close

Nov 29th 2019, 7:05 AM 10,708 Views 30 Comments

Forty-three candidates are on the ballot papers across the four constituencies.

# dail - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Grandmother launches hunger strike at Dáil gates in protest over Ireland's climate policies
# PATRICIA DEVLIN
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# PATRICIA DEVLIN

Grandmother launches hunger strike at Dáil gates in protest over Ireland's climate policies

Nov 20th 2019, 2:16 PM 16,186 Views 58 Comments

Patricia Devlin (73) is taking on the four-day strike in hopes of meeting Environment Minister Richard Bruton.

# dail - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Tánaiste: 'Irish military sent to Turkey in supportive role, not to extract Lisa Smith'
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# Dáil

Tánaiste: 'Irish military sent to Turkey in supportive role, not to extract Lisa Smith'

Nov 12th 2019, 9:54 PM 14,507 Views 67 Comments

It was revealed yesterday that Smith is due to be repatriated to Ireland.

'Focused review’ into TD attendance announced following recent controversies
# Fobbing In
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# Fobbing In

'Focused review’ into TD attendance announced following recent controversies

Nov 12th 2019, 7:21 PM 10,112 Views 23 Comments

The review should be completed by January.

# dail - Monday 11 November, 2019

HSE doesn't collate data on how many patients can't get a doctor's appointment
# No Appointments
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# No Appointments

HSE doesn't collate data on how many patients can't get a doctor's appointment

Nov 11th 2019, 12:05 AM 8,156 Views 10 Comments

A number of regions have closed GP panel lists due to capacity.

# dail - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

TDs secure permission to challenge decision to refuse 'money message' motion
# Ceann Comhairle
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# Ceann Comhairle

TDs secure permission to challenge decision to refuse 'money message' motion

Updated Nov 6th 2019, 6:35 PM 39,830 Views 71 Comments

The High Court granted the permission today.

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation
# Shift The Hate Away
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# Shift The Hate Away

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation

Nov 6th 2019, 4:32 PM 33,842 Views 137 Comments

The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime.

Cyclists stage 'die in' outside the Dáil in second day of protest
# Road Death
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# Road Death

Cyclists stage 'die in' outside the Dáil in second day of protest

Updated Nov 6th 2019, 3:25 PM 31,766 Views 209 Comments

Yesterday, cyclists staged a similar protest outside the Dublin City Council offices.

# dail - Thursday 24 October, 2019

'Deep regret and sincere apologies': Fianna Fáil TDs at centre of voting controversy apologise in the Dáil
# Votegate
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# Votegate

'Deep regret and sincere apologies': Fianna Fáil TDs at centre of voting controversy apologise in the Dáil

Updated Oct 24th 2019, 5:00 PM 21,922 Views 100 Comments

The Dáil Committee on Procedure published a report today into the row.

# dail - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

'A lack of respect': Vicky Phelan hits out at TDs who didn't attend formal Dáil apology
# CervicalCheck
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# CervicalCheck

'A lack of respect': Vicky Phelan hits out at TDs who didn't attend formal Dáil apology

Oct 23rd 2019, 4:31 PM 38,730 Views 56 Comments

Speaking to RTÉ Radio One today, Phelan said she was “annoyed” that the apology was delayed.

# dail - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

TDs must be in designated seats for Dáil votes to take place for time being, Ceann Comhairle says
# Votegate
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# Votegate

TDs must be in designated seats for Dáil votes to take place for time being, Ceann Comhairle says

Oct 22nd 2019, 3:24 PM 8,742 Views 13 Comments

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl addressed the Dáil on the matter before Leaders’ Questions today.

# dail - Monday 21 October, 2019

Martin accepts Chambers' explanation of voting for TD who was outside Dáil chamber
# Votegate
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# Votegate

Martin accepts Chambers' explanation of voting for TD who was outside Dáil chamber

Updated Oct 21st 2019, 2:55 PM 49,000 Views 138 Comments

The party’s Brexit spokesperson will not face any sanction.

Poll: Is the Fianna Fáil Dáil voting controversy a big deal?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Is the Fianna Fáil Dáil voting controversy a big deal?

Oct 21st 2019, 8:46 AM 44,321 Views 145 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle has ordered a report into the incident while a Fine Gael TD has called for an “appropriate investigation”.

# dail - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'I'm on call 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week': Family carers stage protest outside the Dáil
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# Caged

'I'm on call 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week': Family carers stage protest outside the Dáil

Oct 16th 2019, 3:01 PM 10,679 Views 12 Comments

Several carers spoke today about the huge amount of work they do looking after loved ones.

# dail - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Referendum on insurance payouts can't be ruled out if reforms don't work, says Varadkar
# Pay Outs
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# Pay Outs

Referendum on insurance payouts can't be ruled out if reforms don't work, says Varadkar

Oct 15th 2019, 7:13 PM 15,439 Views 44 Comments

The Taoiseach said the insurance industry must play its part in decreasing premiums.

# dail - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'You really don't give a f**k': TD Joan Collins curses in Dáil as she attacks Government over Budget
# Unparliamentary Language
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# Unparliamentary Language

'You really don't give a f**k': TD Joan Collins curses in Dáil as she attacks Government over Budget

Oct 9th 2019, 3:53 PM 52,438 Views 93 Comments

Collins colourful language was quickly criticised by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# dail - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Taoiseach says it would have been a sign of 'bad faith' had Johnson not distanced himself from Brexit non-papers
# Brexit
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# Brexit

Taoiseach says it would have been a sign of 'bad faith' had Johnson not distanced himself from Brexit non-papers

Oct 1st 2019, 3:08 PM 19,539 Views 11 Comments

The Taoiseach’s comments come after reports that the UK’s proposal to replace the backstop is a series of customs posts.

# dail - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Minister accused of damaging Ireland's reputation by appealing the Data Commissioner's PSC findings
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# PSC

Minister accused of damaging Ireland's reputation by appealing the Data Commissioner's PSC findings

Sep 25th 2019, 6:13 PM 16,970 Views 34 Comments

The minister says she has no choice but to appeal the findings in court.

Investigation into whether frogs, eels and bats were buried alive by silt spread on Tallaght wetlands
# Destroyed
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# Destroyed

Investigation into whether frogs, eels and bats were buried alive by silt spread on Tallaght wetlands

Sep 25th 2019, 5:17 PM 17,650 Views 57 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan says she is taking the matter very seriously.

'It defies logical explanation': Martin demands inquiry into Tallaght wetlands controversy
# Sean Walsh Memorial Park
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# Sean Walsh Memorial Park

'It defies logical explanation': Martin demands inquiry into Tallaght wetlands controversy

Sep 25th 2019, 7:11 AM 16,177 Views 32 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan has said her investigations unit is looking into the matter.

# dail - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

'We won't need as many car mechanics': Calls for new commission to plan for industries impacted by green policies
# Climate Action
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# Climate Action

'We won't need as many car mechanics': Calls for new commission to plan for industries impacted by green policies

Sep 18th 2019, 5:53 PM 42,446 Views 89 Comments

The Green Party’s Just Transition bill will not be opposed by government.

Leinster House bosses were warned Dáil rats were stealing chocolate 6 weeks before bar shut
# Rats Out
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# Rats Out

Leinster House bosses were warned Dáil rats were stealing chocolate 6 weeks before bar shut

Sep 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 14,530 Views 33 Comments

The bar shut for more than a week after a rat was spotted by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.

Sex for rent: Coppinger tells Dáil of Rathmines landlord who propositioned tenant
# Renters
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# Renters

Sex for rent: Coppinger tells Dáil of Rathmines landlord who propositioned tenant

Sep 18th 2019, 1:17 PM 99,397 Views 137 Comments

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said that the situation outlined by Coppinger “sounds disgusting”.

# dail - Friday 30 August, 2019

Poll: Should the Dáil be recalled early to debate Brexit?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should the Dáil be recalled early to debate Brexit?

Aug 30th 2019, 8:28 AM 16,849 Views 57 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has called for the Dáil to be recalled early to discuss Brexit.

# dail - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Micheál Martin interested in working with 'smaller parties' after the next general election
# JOining Forces
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# JOining Forces

Micheál Martin interested in working with 'smaller parties' after the next general election

Jul 30th 2019, 6:10 AM 10,098 Views 33 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader was asked if he would be happy to rely on Michael Lowry’s support.

# dail - Monday 22 July, 2019

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?
# Home Help Hours
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# Home Help Hours

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?

Jul 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 15,952 Views 8 Comments

A total of 6,819 people are waiting for funding for home help hours, but the HSE continues to deny any cuts to the service.

# dail - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Leinster House lawn to get Irish wildflowers and bee boxes
# New Pollinator Plan
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# New Pollinator Plan

Leinster House lawn to get Irish wildflowers and bee boxes

Jul 17th 2019, 3:59 PM 13,693 Views 42 Comments

City and county councils have been doing other work to help save the bees, including ‘rewilding’ parts of parks and lawns.

# dail - Monday 15 July, 2019

Dáil bars undergoing 'deep clean and sanitisation' following rat sighting
# Rats Out
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# Rats Out

Dáil bars undergoing 'deep clean and sanitisation' following rat sighting

Jul 15th 2019, 12:43 PM 11,419 Views 69 Comments

Leinster House in Dublin was first built in 1745 and is currently undergoing renovation works.

# dail - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

A rat has forced the Dáil members' bar to close
# Leinster Mouse
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# Leinster Mouse

A rat has forced the Dáil members' bar to close

Jul 9th 2019, 7:32 PM 27,329 Views 92 Comments

It may have found its way in through an old drain.

# dail - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Leo Varadkar apologises for Dáil comments about priests sinning behind the altar
# Across The Chamber
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# Across The Chamber

Leo Varadkar apologises for Dáil comments about priests sinning behind the altar

Updated Jul 4th 2019, 9:56 PM 92,204 Views 292 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin was the target of Varadkar’s comments and he’s now responded to the apology.

# dail - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Leo Varadkar likens Micheál Martin to 'a priest engaging in sin behind the altar'
# Exchange
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# Exchange

Leo Varadkar likens Micheál Martin to 'a priest engaging in sin behind the altar'

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:43 PM 42,466 Views 105 Comments

Martin has said that the comment “reflects more on the Taoiseach than anyone else”.

# dail - Monday 1 July, 2019

Simon Harris calls on TDs to support his motion tackling vaccine 'myths'
# Vaccine Myths
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# Vaccine Myths

Simon Harris calls on TDs to support his motion tackling vaccine 'myths'

Jul 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 17,464 Views 188 Comments

Simon Harris has called for cross party support for the motion.

# dail - Friday 28 June, 2019

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Mick Wallace becomes emotional during last Dáil address before he heads off to Europe

Jun 28th 2019, 11:29 AM 40,436 Views 64 Comments

Wallace is one of four TDs elected to the European Parliament.