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Will 8 February be Independent’s Day?

The role of Independent TDs in the last administration was critical to its survival, but a number of them from the 32nd Dáil are...

Maria Bailey is not seeking re-election to the Dáil

Outgoing Fine Gael TD, Maria Bailey, has confirmed that she is not a candidate in next month's General Election. The announcement comes two months after she...

New legislation will ensure home buyers can’t lose their deposit

A Fine Gael TD has called for developers to include a protective clause in all contracts to ensure buyers of new homes can’t lose...

Election averted as Fitzgerald falls on her sword

Frances Fitzgerald told Cabinet colleagues she was resigning to prevent the country being forced into a snap general election. Announcing her resignation this morning, the...

Cabinet in last chance saloon in bid to avoid pre Christmas...

The Cabinet is currently meeting in a last ditch attempt to try and avoid a pre Christmas General Election. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil...

Local TD tells Dail Tallaght Hospital is unsafe and dangerous

Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe yesterday raised "the worrying and dangerous conditions in Tallaght Hospital" with the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, in...

Paul Murphy accuses Taoiseach of defamation

In a letter sent today, Solidarity and Dublin South West TD Paul Murphy has accused Leo Varadkar of defaming him.  Deputy Murphy says the Taoiseach accused him...

Zappone tells Dáil childcare supports could reach €7,500 for some children

Some children will receive childcare benefits of up to €7,500 a year from September, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone...

Dublin has a new Lord Mayor

Sinn Féin Councillor Micheál Mac Donncha was elected Lord Mayor of Dublin at the annual meeting of Dublin City Council last night. Councillor Mícheál Mac Donncha...

Taoiseach joins calls for immediate release of Ibrahim Halawa

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has written a letter to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi pleading for the release of jailed Firhouse man Ibrahim Halawa on...

Row over Ibrahim Halawa leads to Dail being suspended

Things got heated in Leinster House today when a TD tried to discuss the plight of the local man imprisoned without trial in Egypt...

People who paid water charges should be fully repaid

The Dáil committee assigned to examine the future of water services in Ireland will recommend a full refund for people who paid their water charges. The...

Fine Gael Deputy leader referred to Gardai in relation to election...

Fine Gael’s deputy leader James Reilly has been referred to Gardaí by the Standards in Public Office Commission. The Standards in Public Office Commission today...

TD questions whether NAMA Act serves best interests of Irish tax...

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Rathdown and member of the Dáil Public Accounts Committee, Josepha Madigan, has been highlighting the fact that NAMA actions...

School Transport Review brings no seasonal joy for school children

Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe claimed there is very little seasonal joy to be found in a School Transport Review published this week....

Government plans in turmoil after Fianna Fail refuses to back 4%...

Less than 48 hours after announcing their plans to control rents in "pressure zones" the governments scheme is already dead in the water. The Dáil...
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