Organisation: Dublin TD
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has been put on warning that he could face a Dáil motion of no confidence unless there is real progress in solving the housing and homelessness crises.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2018
Mary Lou McDonald could be confirmed as the next Sinn Féin leader today.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
A Dublin TD is calling for debate around 'right to die' legislation.
Tue, 15 Aug, 2017
Simon Coveney and Leo Varadkar will this week significantly boost their campaigns and policy suggestions in the race to replace Enda Kenny as leader of Fine Gael.
Mon, 15 May, 2017
A defiant Enda Kenny has told the Fine Gael party that he is not afraid of motions of no confidence or ultimatums after over 40 years in politics.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
A defiant Enda Kenny has killed off internal Fine Gael attempts to topple him after silencing rebels with a promise to “conclusively” address his leadership next month.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
Leo may not get the job for being too interesting and Simon may not get it for not being interesting enough, writes
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today
Wed, 18 May, 2016
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015
TD Alan Shatter has revealed a €12 expense claim for photos was related to a foreign visa needed for his ministerial duties, and not for his own passport.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
Good evening. Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
Billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien’s legal action against the Dáil’s watchdog committee has been widely condemned across the political spectrum.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
Irish Water is expected to announce today that less than half of its customers have paid water charges.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
A junior minister has effectively admitted that Irish Water amendments will allow landlords to evict tenants if they fail to pay water charges.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned against a “rush” to have a referendum on abortion in the wake of the emphatic backing for marriage equality.
Wed, 27 May, 2015
Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald will likely only face a motion of censure for abusing Dáil privilege and alleging named individuals were evading tax, says the Government’s chief whip.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
New sanctions are unlikely to be introduced for unruly TDs after an Oireachtas committee criticised Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald for abusing Dáil privilege.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2015
Renua leader Lucinda Creighton moved to put the party’s shaky launch behind her as more than one in five voters said they might support the new force in Irish politics.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2015
Extending civil marriage rights to same sex couples will reduce levels of self-harming among gay youngsters, the Dáil heard.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
The mothers of Ireland will swing the marriage equality vote, former Fianna Fáil minister Pat Carey has predicted after publicly coming out at the age of 67.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
The Coalition’s proposed measures to tackle alcohol misuse do not go far enough and are unlikely to be delivered before the general election, former junior health minister Róisín Shortall has said.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2015
Oireachtas members can no longer be trusted to make international phonecalls without permission after one TD or senator cost the taxpayer €2,000 by repeatedly ringing a mobile phone number in Kenya, a Dáil deputy has warned.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2015
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has ruled out caving into widespread demands to completely abolish water charges and said the charging regime is here to stay.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
The whistleblower behind the explosive Ansbacher dossier informed the Revenue Commissioners of 27 new cases of alleged tax evasion, 10 of which yielded "substantial" settlements.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
High Court gives suspended sentences to water protesters
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
Dublin TD Paul Murphy says he believes people are right to breach injunctions against water meter installers.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2014
A TD whose son is a garda has lashed out anti-water protesters for spitting at and kicking members of the force and called campaigners against the levy "thugs".
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is guilty of hoarding too much power and sidelining cabinet government, a Fine Gael TD has warned.
Thu, 06 Nov, 2014
A Fine Gael minister has said the case of a raped suicidal teenager who was denied an abortion is "deeply unsettling", but that it is hard to say if a referendum will be held on such an issue.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is facing a backlash from backbenchers after his decision not to promote any female Fine Gael TDs to junior ministerial posts.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2014
Rebel TDs who quit Labour in disgust at its record in Government insist a new leader will not be able to "woo" them back into the party fold.
Tue, 03 Jun, 2014
For anyone wanting to design a political obstacle course, the route chosen by Mary Fitzpatrick makes a good template.Mary Fitzpatrick, Fianna Fáil candidate for Europe, canvassing in Raheny, Dublin. Pic: Maxpics
Sat, 17 May, 2014
Enda Kenny will today announce the new minister for justice with much speculation last night pointing to Fine Gael party chairman Charlie Flanagan as the likely successor.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
Ireland has had its share of political sex scandals, which will continue to happen unless we tackle the ‘boys will be boys’ culture and get more women involved in running the country, writes
Fri, 28 Mar, 2014
Independent socialist TD Clare Daly appeared in a court in Dublin yesterday to plead not guilty to an offence of driving without reasonable consideration.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014
Independent socialist TD Clare Daly appeared in a court in Dublin today to plead not guilty to an offence of driving without reasonable consideration.
Wed, 12 Feb, 2014
A Dublin TD wants to see free nicotine patches given to pregnant women.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2013
Following their party leader’s humiliating defeat in the Seanad referendum, for the 2,000 or so Fine Gael party faithful who gathered in the modest surrounds of the South Court Hotel in Limerick, it was very much a “back to basics” weekend where Fine Gael was determined to return to its core values.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2013
Enda Kenny is looking forward to his “little emotional moment”.
Wed, 18 Sep, 2013
Picture the scene: A group of workers gather for a staff meeting.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2013
The Government is making last-minute changes to the abortion legislation emphasising the need to protect the unborn in an attempt to keep dissident Fine Gael TDs onside.
Mon, 08 Jul, 2013