# dail-eireann - Today’s News
Coleman or Irwin? Houghton or Whelan? Ireland’s two favourite pundits had plenty to discuss.
# dail-eireann - Sunday 20 July, 2014
The Dáil is over for the summer so here’s a look back at deputies getting told off by the principal.
# dail-eireann - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
A spokesperson for the Oireachtas has denied the claim.
# dail-eireann - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
Dáil procedure got in the way during Questions to An Taoiseach today.
# dail-eireann - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Medical cards were discussed in the Dáil this afternoon.
# dail-eireann - Thursday 17 April, 2014
A report from the committee said the Taoiseach and Justice Minister should confirm this recognition and commence dialogue with representative groups about new legislation.
# dail-eireann - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
And this is Dáil reform apparently…
# dail-eireann - Monday 24 March, 2014
Excluding those who have resigned their seat to take up another political position or ill-health, there have been just a handful of resignations from parliament over principle or controversy down the years. Who are they? And why have there been so few?
# dail-eireann - Thursday 30 January, 2014
# dail-eireann - Friday 10 January, 2014
The Meath deputy was expelled last summer after he voted against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.
# dail-eireann - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
The Minister said that staff training needed to brought up to the required standards before the scheme could go ahead.
# dail-eireann - Friday 6 December, 2013
Freed from prison six months earlier, Mandela made a stirring speech to the Dáil in that glorious summer of 1990. Here’s what he said.
# dail-eireann - Thursday 14 November, 2013
The Tánaiste says he’ll be coordinating the Government response to Loyaltybuild security breach.
# dail-eireann - Thursday 17 October, 2013
Sinn Féin TD Jonathan O’Brien asked that the Dáil observe the silence “to get some understanding of what those children have to endure”.
# dail-eireann - Monday 14 October, 2013
One TD has launched constitutional challenge seeking to reassert the right to vote on state spending – here’s why, Vincent P Martin writes.
# dail-eireann - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
Seán Barrett has accused people of “leaking stuff” in an attempt to “blacken my good name” over the appointment of a new Dáil clerk.
# dail-eireann - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
“Your time is up deputy… ”
# dail-eireann - Thursday 29 August, 2013
Catherine Murphy has produced a fact sheet to clarify the parliamentary process when it comes to forming technical groups and political parties.
# dail-eireann - Tuesday 27 August, 2013
A protest group – led by property tax hunger striker Tony Rochford – is planning a large-scale demonstration as TDs return from their break.
# dail-eireann - Thursday 15 August, 2013
The independent TDs held a wide-ranging meeting with the Wikileaks founder at the Ecuadorean embassy in London yesterday.
Kieran Coughlan retired as clerk of the Dáil earlier this month with a decision on his permanent successor likely to be delayed until the Dáil returns in the autumn.
# dail-eireann - Sunday 11 August, 2013
A group of protesters staged a series of peaceful, silent demonstrations outside the gates of the Dáil in the weeks leading up to its summer break – each member reading a book chosen to “send a message”. Some of them have been sharing their choices with TheJournal.ie…
# dail-eireann - Thursday 8 August, 2013
It appears the passing of the Protection of Life Bill hasn’t damaged support for Enda Kenny’s party: they’re up one point in the latest political opinion poll, while Labour is down by the same margin.
# dail-eireann - Thursday 18 July, 2013
TDs will focus on their constituencies for the next nine weeks, or so they tell us.
# dail-eireann - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
What’s on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…
# dail-eireann - Sunday 14 July, 2013
The economy continues to dominate and the issue of abortion will not be revisited by this government, Pat Rabbitte has said.
# dail-eireann - Friday 12 July, 2013
A ministerial rebellion and a new minister within hours; anger at criminalisation of and lack of advocacy for women; the Dáil bar can stay open until 5am.
Former Minister of State for European Affairs says that Enda Kenny asked her for resignation after her Níl vote – so she handed it over.
TD for Meath West has been censured for his vote against the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.
The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill has passed the final stage of the Dáil this evening, after two day of heated debates.
# dail-eireann - Thursday 11 July, 2013
TDs have returned to Leinster House after a long night to continue debating amendments to the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.
The former junior minister said it was clear the Government would brook no Opposition changes to abortion legislation from the outset.
The Government Chief Whip has confirmed that the vote on amendment 56 will lose Creighton her junior ministry.
Amendments rejected as TDs call for “very difficult and tragic” cases of rape and incest be catered for.
What’s on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…
# dail-eireann - Wednesday 10 July, 2013
Tonight’s vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill probably won’t end the public debate about abortion – and the women we all claim to care about deserve better than the unfair language that has been used recently, writes Aisling Twomey.
Dozens of pro-life protesters are maintaining their vigil as deputies arrive ahead of today’s abortion vote. Pro-choice campaigners said there were “tensions” between the groups overnight.
It’s going to be a long evening with the vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill. Who will vote for and against – and potentially lose their party whip?
# dail-eireann - Tuesday 9 July, 2013
Fianna Fáil want limits on how often – and how – financial institutions can contact indebted mortgage holders while CAP reform debate is sure to rile the agricultural community.
# dail-eireann - Friday 5 July, 2013
The first Friday of every month always sees some extra action in the Dáil and committees – and it’s an apt time to start speaking about Irish summer time hours. Is it an outdated thing to be putting the clocks back and forth?