Abortion legislation is at risk of delay after a TD confirmed he will be tabling amendments when the bill comes before the Dáil.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2018
There are claims that a number of foreign nationals are registered to vote in the abortion referendum.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
Transport Minister Shane Ross was accused of “picking your nose” and “not listening” to rural TDs during a debate on his Road Traffic Bill.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
An Independent TD says Irish citizens living here should get priority over those in the UK when applying for a passport.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
It is only right the people will have their say shortly, writes Political Editor.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
Former Fianna Fáil senator John Hanafin and a handful of Independent TDs have held talks about setting up a new political party before the next general election.
Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
The chairwoman of the Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment has asked two pro-life members who threatened to resign not to leave the group amid claims it is biased and “a propaganda exercise in favour of abortion”.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2017
The chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment has rejected claims that she's treated anti abortion members unfairly.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
From providing statues of Holy Mary to sorting sheepdogs, TDs get an incredible range of requests, says.
Mon, 01 May, 2017
A TD told to remove a Daffodil Day pin in the Dáil wants the Leinster House dresscode to be more fairly enforced.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
Thu, 27 Oct, 2016
Motors insurance companies have been accused of “acting like terrorists” by hiking premium costs on unsuspecting car owners who are facing financial ruin.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
An Independent TD has said he will not touch the mooted Fine Gael-led minority government “with a barge pole” after it emerged Enda Kenny won Katherine Zappone’s backing last week by promising to address abortion laws and introduce equality-proofed budgets.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2016
An Independent TD has today warned Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil that he and his fellow Independent deputies could pull out of talks at any time.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Bring back the Land Commission or some form of agency to stop certain large racing syndicates swallowing up farms in Tipperary, east Cork, west Waterford and elsewhere.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016
Mattie McGrath has said he will be asking Enda Kenny for a fair share for rural Ireland in any new Government that is likely to be formed.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2016
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
Independent TD Mattie McGrath is still gunning for ‘AK-47’ Kelly, despite backing down on ‘hiding in his Hiace’ claim, writes
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
Tributes are being paid to Tipperary woman Cathriona White, who was found dead at her home in Los Angeles on Monday.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
The website of a prominent Independent TD has been hacked.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
An Independent TD has called on the Government to introduce legislation to "regulate twatters".
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015
The Dáil is set to vote down a Bill to create a separate ombudsman for Irish Water.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2015