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# dail - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Fianna Fáil takes aim at funfairs ahead of summer holidays
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Fianna Fáil takes aim at funfairs ahead of summer holidays

Jun 13th 2019, 6:10 AM 29,056 Views 36 Comments

The Health and Safety Funfair Amendment Bill looks to further regulate funfairs.

# dail - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"
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Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"

Jun 12th 2019, 10:47 PM 27,060 Views 0 Comments

Tóibín was speaking to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar under Dáil privilege today.

Varadkar says outsourcing of cervical smears is 'serious' and may be 'a breach of contract'
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Varadkar says outsourcing of cervical smears is 'serious' and may be 'a breach of contract'

Updated Jun 12th 2019, 6:42 PM 15,810 Views 39 Comments

A report released yesterday indicated that Irish smear samples were sent to 16 labs – not 6, as was initially reported in 2018.

# dail - Thursday 16 May, 2019

HSE 'made eejits of' Government by appointing PwC to review National Children's Hospital costs
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HSE 'made eejits of' Government by appointing PwC to review National Children's Hospital costs

May 16th 2019, 7:56 PM 16,357 Views 39 Comments

The firm was found to have ‘high level’ input into a decision to continue with constructing the project last year.

'We are here for all the women whose names we do not know and for whom no inquest was ever held'
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# Maternal Deaths

'We are here for all the women whose names we do not know and for whom no inquest was ever held'

May 16th 2019, 11:52 AM 14,376 Views 8 Comments

The Independents 4 Change TD was speaking as the Dáil passed legislation which would make inquests into maternal deaths mandatory.

# dail - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

New law will allow missing persons' families apply for 'presumption of death order'
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# Missing

New law will allow missing persons' families apply for 'presumption of death order'

May 15th 2019, 11:18 AM 6,472 Views 6 Comments

The legislation will mean the affairs of a missing person who is presumed dead can be put in order.

# dail - Friday 10 May, 2019

What does the Dáil's declaration of a climate emergency actually mean?
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# Emergency

What does the Dáil's declaration of a climate emergency actually mean?

May 10th 2019, 11:57 AM 19,556 Views 108 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said this move will put pressure on the government to be more ambitious with its policies.

# dail - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace
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# European Election

'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace

Apr 20th 2019, 8:30 AM 44,601 Views 122 Comments

“If people of the far-right want to run, that is there prerogative – I am not of that ilk,” he said.

# dail - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Bono pays a visit to the Dáil to hear US Speaker Nancy Pelosi speak
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Bono pays a visit to the Dáil to hear US Speaker Nancy Pelosi speak

Apr 17th 2019, 1:43 PM 38,818 Views 107 Comments

She repeated that a US-US trade deal is off the table post-Brexit if the Good Friday Accord is compromised.

# dail - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

US politician Nancy Pelosi to address the Dáil next week
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US politician Nancy Pelosi to address the Dáil next week

Apr 10th 2019, 4:34 PM 10,615 Views 42 Comments

It is understood the visit is part of a fresh push to get the E3 Visa Bill over the line in the US.

# dail - Saturday 6 April, 2019

TDs say there are cheaper ways than JobPath to get people back to work
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# Unemployed

TDs say there are cheaper ways than JobPath to get people back to work

Apr 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,169 Views 38 Comments

A new policy document on JobPath has been launched by Sinn Féin.

# dail - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Dáil votes to ban oil and gas drilling in Irish waters
# Climate Change
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# Climate Change

Dáil votes to ban oil and gas drilling in Irish waters

Mar 28th 2019, 7:30 PM 36,338 Views 84 Comments

The Bill, if passed into law will make Ireland the 5th country globally to ban oil and gas exploration.

Student blasts politicians over climate change: 'You're stealing my future and you have absolutely no right'
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# Take A Stand

Student blasts politicians over climate change: 'You're stealing my future and you have absolutely no right'

Mar 28th 2019, 5:21 PM 19,724 Views 97 Comments

Sumaya Mohammed, a 12-year-old student from Cork, was one of five students who had a hard-hitting message for politicians.

# dail - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates
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# Women For Election

Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates

Mar 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 19,299 Views 20 Comments

Two of the main political parties have held training events for women contemplating a life in politics.

# dail - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change
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# Day Of Action

Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change

Mar 6th 2019, 7:17 AM 30,496 Views 117 Comments

Friday, 15 March has been named as an international day of action on climate change.

# dail - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Supreme Court dismisses Denis O'Brien's appeal over Dáil debate on Siteserv
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# Dáil Statements

Supreme Court dismisses Denis O'Brien's appeal over Dáil debate on Siteserv

Updated Mar 5th 2019, 11:46 AM 47,561 Views 0 Comments

The judgment was delivered in Galway by Ireland’s top court.

Paschal Donohoe says the Central Bank may take action if diversity at banks doesn't improve
# Gender Balance
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# Gender Balance

Paschal Donohoe says the Central Bank may take action if diversity at banks doesn't improve

Mar 5th 2019, 6:07 AM 13,641 Views 30 Comments

A Central Bank report found that 80% of senior appointments in recent years were men.

# dail - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Terminally-ill midwife Philomena Canning says she's 'vindicated' after settling case with HSE
# Healthcare
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# Healthcare

Terminally-ill midwife Philomena Canning says she's 'vindicated' after settling case with HSE

Mar 2nd 2019, 5:40 PM 24,453 Views 7 Comments

Canning says she’s both relieved and saddened to have settled the case.

# dail - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Parents told to ensure no overnight Scouting Ireland trips go ahead without safe number of supervisors
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# Scouting Ireland

Parents told to ensure no overnight Scouting Ireland trips go ahead without safe number of supervisors

Updated Feb 27th 2019, 7:06 PM 33,264 Views 63 Comments

Tusla says an ‘immediate review’ of the current standards around the supervision of children should be undertaken.

Taoiseach says final tender for broadband plan is 'many multiples' of the original estimated cost
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# National Broadband Plan

Taoiseach says final tender for broadband plan is 'many multiples' of the original estimated cost

Feb 27th 2019, 1:17 PM 19,845 Views 93 Comments

The Taoiseach said he will make a decision on the final bidder before Easter.

# dail - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Simon Harris survives motion of no confidence, as Fianna Fáil abstains
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# Spiralling Costs

Simon Harris survives motion of no confidence, as Fianna Fáil abstains

Updated Feb 20th 2019, 7:15 PM 49,917 Views 208 Comments

The Sinn Féin motion was tabled in response to the controversy surrounding the increasing costs of constructing the National Children’s Hospital.

# dail - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Government wants property tax reduction law for those paying management fees pushed back six months
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# Double Payment

Government wants property tax reduction law for those paying management fees pushed back six months

Feb 19th 2019, 6:19 PM 20,942 Views 38 Comments

Fianna Fail said those paying property tax and management fees are paying on the double.

Pregnant woman with '15% chance of delivery' given list of UK hospitals to get abortion, Dáil hears
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# Portiuncula Hospital

Pregnant woman with '15% chance of delivery' given list of UK hospitals to get abortion, Dáil hears

Feb 19th 2019, 3:12 PM 43,709 Views 132 Comments

Ruth Coppinger TD told the Dáil she had been contacted by a woman who shared her story.

# dail - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

'Stop this contract now': Harris pledges accountability in Dáil debate on hospital cost overrun
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# National Children's Hospital

'Stop this contract now': Harris pledges accountability in Dáil debate on hospital cost overrun

Feb 13th 2019, 8:28 PM 31,972 Views 88 Comments

Mick Wallace told the Dáil the ultimate cost of the hospital could be in excess of €2.2 billion.

# dail - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'I sincerely apologise': Harris tells Dáil he should have given further detail on children's hospital costs
# Children's Hospital
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# Children's Hospital

'I sincerely apologise': Harris tells Dáil he should have given further detail on children's hospital costs

Updated Feb 12th 2019, 2:56 PM 27,709 Views 157 Comments

Harris is facing a motion of no confidence from Sinn Féin next week.

# dail - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Harris to apologise over children's hospital overrun as Sinn Féin denies wanting to trigger election
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Harris to apologise over children's hospital overrun as Sinn Féin denies wanting to trigger election

Updated Feb 10th 2019, 4:20 PM 20,755 Views 110 Comments

Fianna Fáil has said it won’t support a potential no-confidence motion in the health minister.

# dail - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Dail votes to end referrals to JobPath scheme as opposition parties unite to defeat government
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Dail votes to end referrals to JobPath scheme as opposition parties unite to defeat government

Feb 7th 2019, 5:58 PM 38,489 Views 66 Comments

The government was defeated by 81 votes to 42.

# dail - Friday 25 January, 2019

Fast-tracked: Ticket touting law to ban above-face-value resales to come before the Dáil next week
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# Concert Tickets

Fast-tracked: Ticket touting law to ban above-face-value resales to come before the Dáil next week

Jan 25th 2019, 11:46 AM 10,195 Views 43 Comments

The proposed legislation would ban the above-face-value resale of tickets for sporting and entertainment events.

# dail - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Concerns over Israeli embassy closing down over Occupied Territories Bill 'an overreaction' say FF
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# Trade Rules

Concerns over Israeli embassy closing down over Occupied Territories Bill 'an overreaction' say FF

Jan 23rd 2019, 2:39 PM 21,630 Views 159 Comments

Government is likely to lose vote over legislation that would prohibit the purchase of goods or services produced in all settlements deemed illegal.

# dail - Monday 21 January, 2019

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As it happened: President, TDs and Senators reflect on 100 years of Irish democracy

Poll: Do you think 21 January should be recognised as Ireland's Independence Day?
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# Politics

Poll: Do you think 21 January should be recognised as Ireland's Independence Day?

Jan 21st 2019, 1:00 PM 33,134 Views 128 Comments

The Declaration of Independence Day Bill would declare January 21st as Ireland’s Independence Day.

# dail - Sunday 20 January, 2019

The Dáil sat for the very first time 100 years ago tomorrow. Here's what they talked about
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# Centenary

The Dáil sat for the very first time 100 years ago tomorrow. Here's what they talked about

Jan 20th 2019, 9:45 PM 29,201 Views 44 Comments

Many of those elected to the Dáil were listed as “fé ghlas ag Gallaibh” (imprisoned by the foreigners).

# dail - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

'Get in here now!' - Activists lament low turnout at Yellow Vest Ireland-supported Dáil protest
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# Not My Taoiseach

'Get in here now!' - Activists lament low turnout at Yellow Vest Ireland-supported Dáil protest

Jan 15th 2019, 6:27 PM 60,556 Views 125 Comments

The protest between 3pm and 6pm attracted a handful of supporters.

# dail - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fine Gael will seek Labour and Greens support as future government partners, as Leo fails to rule out 2019 election
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# Election 2019?

Fine Gael will seek Labour and Greens support as future government partners, as Leo fails to rule out 2019 election

Dec 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 11,033 Views 40 Comments

Fine Gael says it’s aiming to take over 60 seats in the next general election.

# dail - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'Logjam' of legislation in Dáil might require reintroduction of the controversial guillotine
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# No Debate

'Logjam' of legislation in Dáil might require reintroduction of the controversial guillotine

Dec 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 8,921 Views 11 Comments

The Taoiseach said he would like all Brexit legislation to be included in one big Bill.

# dail - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction
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'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction

Dec 18th 2018, 3:15 PM 93,819 Views 246 Comments

Leo Varadkar claimed that “when it comes to law and order” and the Sinn Féin party, “It doesn’t take very long for your balaclava to slip.”

Poll: Should the Dáil bar be closed down?
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# 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 - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

No election in 2019 as confidence and supply agreement to continue for a year
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No election in 2019 as confidence and supply agreement to continue for a year

Updated Dec 12th 2018, 7:10 PM 22,651 Views 160 Comments

Fine Gael said the move “further strengthens Ireland’s hand in negotiating a successful outcome to Brexit”.

# dail - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Abortion legislation has passed the Dáil and it's now on to the Seanad, so what next?
# January Deadline
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# January Deadline

Abortion legislation has passed the Dáil and it's now on to the Seanad, so what next?

Dec 6th 2018, 6:00 PM 7,118 Views 58 Comments

The Seanad will now sit on Monday in order to get the legislation over the line by the Christmas deadline.

# dail - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week
# Edging Closer
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# Edging Closer

Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week

Dec 1st 2018, 11:00 AM 20,257 Views 110 Comments

It is likely the landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil at the earliest next week.