A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
: Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has suggested Leo Varadkar could be facing a worse local election performance than Enda Kenny.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
Unless it’s squeaky tight, and it may be, we’ll know by lunch time on Saturday how Friday’s referendum went.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
Charlie and his appearances on the Champs Elysee in 1987 and at Rome’s Stadio Olimpico three years later, writes Brendan O’Brien.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar could be hauled before a powerful Dáil committee to answer questions over the Strategic Communications Unit (SCU) controversy as soon as next week under plans to be finalised this morning.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2018
The reselling of tickets above their face value is set to be banned under legislation expected to come before the Dáil shortly.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018
The abortion referendum battle for middle Ireland has begun, with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil members split on whether to allow unrestricted access to terminations up to the 12th week of pregnancy if the Eighth Amendment is repealed.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018
A former Sinn Féin councillor who waterboarded and threatened to kill a man who he believed was trying to defraud him was not a friend of Sinn Féin TDs Mary Lou Mc Donald and Gerry Adams, the Special Criminal Court was told today.
Fri, 19 May, 2017
Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan said the phantom breath test scandal could have been caused by gardaí not thinking it was “important” to accurately record the data.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
The cost to the State of funding Irish Water as its ‘sole customer’ would amount to some €1.2bn this year, a committee examining the future of water services heard.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
Bus Eireann is losing €6m a year despite receiving a State subsidy of €40m, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil,.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams may refuse to help other families of Troubles murder victims due to the fallout from his role in the Brian Stack controversy.
Mon, 12 Dec, 2016
The Government has left the door open to the future privatisation of Irish Water, the Dáil heard last night.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016
Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
A bill to liberalise the country’s abortion laws looks set to be declared “unconstitutional” by Attorney General Marie Whelan, the Irish Examiner can reveal.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
Accusations that Finance Minister Michael Noonan is a “vulture-fund lover” sparked a major row at the Oireachtas Housing Committee yesterday.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
Senior Fianna Fáil members believe a May election could be looming as talks to form a government continue.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
Against the wider trend, Longford-Westmeath is one area where the Government stronghold is likely to remain.
Fri, 26 Feb, 2016
Cork is set to get a €50m slice of social housing funding announced by the Government yesterday.
Wed, 27 Jan, 2016
The Oireachtas banking inquiry is to recommend that the Government takes legal action against the European Central Bank (ECB), over its refusal to allow Ireland burn bondholders in 2010 and 2011, the Irish Examiner can reveal.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2015
A government TD has contradicted senior coalition colleagues by claiming that Ireland is “not a neutral country and we never have been”.
Sat, 07 Mar, 2015
TDs and Senators are being asked to consider passing a law which would create a specific offence of child grooming for sexual exploitation.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
A Fine Gael TD has spoken about his disappointment that proposed laws allowing abortion in limited circumstances will still force women to travel abroad for a termination if they are carrying a foetus that has no chance of survival after birth.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2013
The Government's abortion legislation will take a first step towards becoming law when it is introduced in the Dáil today.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2013
No member of the Army Equitation School is paid in excess of €80,000 per annum.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2013
Sinn Féin has urged all TDs in Leinster House to support its motion on abortion — even though one of its own deputies has yet to do so.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2012
Health chiefs have launched investigations following the death of a woman in a Galway hospital after she was refused an abortion.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2012
Labour rebels claim to have support in the parliamentary party for their calls for a wealth tax in the budget.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2012
Sinn Féin wants the Taoiseach Enda Kenny to take a €60,000 pay cut.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2011
LAST night’s Fianna Fáil meeting ended with a call of unity from Micheál Martin who told his supporters to unite behind Taoiseach Brian Cowen, following his side’s victory by a significant margin in a vote of confidence in his leadership.
Wed, 19 Jan, 2011
WHEN the Dáil attendance record was changed to accommodate TDs who could not turn up because of the Icelandic ash cloud, the deputies argued the correction was incidental.
Thu, 28 Oct, 2010
WATCHING the Fine Gael ‘celebration’ of Enda Kenny’s victory was one of the most pathetic political spectacles I’ve ever witnessed.
Sat, 19 Jun, 2010
Workers at a frozen pizza factory ended their hunger strike today after striking a deal with bosses over the sacking of three men.
Thu, 04 Mar, 2010
ANTI-POVERTY campaigners picketed the Dáil yesterday urging Finance Minister Brian Lenihan not to punish the poor in next week’s budget.
Wed, 02 Dec, 2009
FINE Gael would support the principle of tough but fair decisions regarding public sector pay cuts, party leader Enda Kenny said yesterday.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2009
A Fianna Fáil TD quit the party tonight in the first signs of a major backbench revolt over the Government's controversial Budget reforms.
Fri, 17 Oct, 2008
IN light of the embarrassing position Kathleen Lynch TD has found herself in after supplying a character reference for a rapist awaiting sentence, the decision by the Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore to urge his party’s TDs to exercise caution when supplying such letters is a sensible one.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2008
Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny will today offer his backing to the family of murdered Paul Quinn in their fight for justice.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2008
GOVERNMENT policy of carbon emission charges is great news for the big-time polluters, according to Friends of the Earth (FOE), but not such good news for the PAYE citizens that will pay the price.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2006
The Government is facing a revolt from Fianna Fáil members in Monaghan over its plans to downgrade the local hospital.
Thu, 14 Sep, 2006
THERE will be no forced redundancies at the ESB generating station in Tarbert, Co Kerry, which is to close in 2010 with the loss of up to 129 jobs, the ESB pledged yesterday.
Fri, 19 May, 2006
A successor to former Junior Transport Minister Ivor Callely will probably be announced next week, it emerged tonight.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2006
CHARLES HAUGHEY made a rare public appearance yesterday when he was among the chief mourners at the funeral of his brother, Paraic, in Dublin.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2003