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#Aengus Ó Snodaigh

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Sunday 25 November, 2012

"Daylight robbery" - SF reaction to plans to deduct property tax from social welfare
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

"Daylight robbery" - SF reaction to plans to deduct property tax from social welfare

Nov 25th 2012, 4:48 PM 12,880 Views 198 Comments

Media reports suggest that the move is being considered.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Burton 'playing politics with people's fears' over proposed disability cut
# Disability Allowance
# Disability Allowance

Burton 'playing politics with people's fears' over proposed disability cut

Oct 9th 2012, 3:03 PM 5,267 Views 26 Comments

The Social Protection Minister has been advised of a proposal to cut disability allowance payments for under 18s in the forthcoming budget, the second leak in two weeks from her department.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Monday 17 September, 2012

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Opposition, lobby groups come out against means-tested Child Benefit
# Child Benefit
# Child Benefit

Opposition, lobby groups come out against means-tested Child Benefit

Jul 19th 2012, 7:05 PM 4,092 Views 79 Comments

Political groups, charities and other groups are all opposed to the IMF’s proposal for a means-tested system.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Ó Snodaigh: No plans to repay €50,000 ink cartridge bill
# Inkgate
# Inkgate

Ó Snodaigh: No plans to repay €50,000 ink cartridge bill

Mar 14th 2012, 9:16 AM 3,571 Views 98 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD acknowledged the amount was “probably excessive”, but said the Oireachtas had not asked for it back.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Time not right for Single Working Age Payment, says Oireachtas committee
# SWAP
# SWAP

Time not right for Single Working Age Payment, says Oireachtas committee

Mar 13th 2012, 6:43 PM 4,472 Views 4 Comments

Although the committee on jobs, social protection and education approves of the principle of the payment.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Saturday 10 March, 2012

In pics: Tensions, visits and tantrums - the new Dáil's first year in photos
# One Year In
# One Year In

In pics: Tensions, visits and tantrums - the new Dáil's first year in photos

Mar 10th 2012, 9:15 AM 2,380 Views 5 Comments

It’s been exactly one year since the current crop of TDs took their seats in Leinster House for the first session of the current Dáil. Here’s what’s happened over the year in photographs.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Prime numbers: The week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Prime numbers: The week in stats

Mar 3rd 2012, 6:59 PM 2,791 Views 3 Comments

Some people retiring, some people quitting, others starting new jobs, and some getting through an awful lot of printer ink…

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Higgins warned about abuse of parliamentary privilege over Belmayne 'lie' remarks
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Higgins warned about abuse of parliamentary privilege over Belmayne 'lie' remarks

Feb 29th 2012, 11:43 AM 3,257 Views 24 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle says Joe Higgins can’t use the Dáil “to make allegations against people who cannot defend themselves”.

Can you supply cheaper ink for our TDs? Leinster House wants to know
# Inkgate
# Inkgate

Can you supply cheaper ink for our TDs? Leinster House wants to know

Feb 29th 2012, 10:00 AM 2,476 Views 27 Comments

A tendering process to supply ‘print consumables’ to Leinster House closes at noon today. Get your bids in now!

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Feb 28th 2012, 8:02 PM 4,080 Views 7 Comments

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

Charity wants Ó Snodaigh's spent ink cartridges to raise funds
# Inkgate
# Inkgate

Charity wants Ó Snodaigh's spent ink cartridges to raise funds

Feb 28th 2012, 6:20 PM 6,257 Views 94 Comments

The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation says it could use the €50,000 worth of spent printer cartridges to raise funds for brain damaged children.

Sinn Féin TD urged to ‘come clean’ over €50,000 use of Dáil printer cartridges
# Inkgate
# Inkgate

Sinn Féin TD urged to ‘come clean’ over €50,000 use of Dáil printer cartridges

Feb 28th 2012, 3:26 PM 19,628 Views 266 Comments

Aengus Ó Snodaigh says his use of 434 printer cartridges between 2007 and 2008 – costing over €50,000 – was merited.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Friday 24 February, 2012

Government unemployment scheme is 'Pathways to Poverty' says opposition
# Pathways To Work
# Pathways To Work

Government unemployment scheme is 'Pathways to Poverty' says opposition

Feb 24th 2012, 10:04 AM 3,524 Views 107 Comments

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have both criticised the government’s plan to tackle unemployment.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Charity insists tenants should not be liable for household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Charity insists tenants should not be liable for household charge

Dec 15th 2011, 4:31 PM 4,028 Views 79 Comments

A group representing landlords said its members would be forced to pass on the charge to tenants as TDs today outlined their reasons for not paying.

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott

Dec 15th 2011, 7:35 AM 4,036 Views 214 Comments

Socialists and others have outlined a campaign where they will urge 1.6 million households not to register for the charge.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge

Dec 14th 2011, 9:05 PM 4,651 Views 97 Comments

Over half-a-dozen TDs say they will not pay the €100 tax when it comes into effect in the New Year with a number of Sinn Féin deputies considering their options.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Monday 18 July, 2011

Joan Burton criticised over welfare 'lifestyle choice' comments
# Lifestyle Choice
# Lifestyle Choice

Joan Burton criticised over welfare 'lifestyle choice' comments

Jul 18th 2011, 2:14 PM 6,211 Views 140 Comments

Sinn Féin described the Minister’s comments as “galling” – saying that the government had failed to create jobs for the unemployed.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Monday 21 February, 2011

Down with the kids: Who has the best 'tots-on-the-trail' pic?
# Face Off
# Face Off

Down with the kids: Who has the best 'tots-on-the-trail' pic?

Feb 21st 2011, 2:01 PM 3,460 Views 0 Comments

Not everyone can work well with kids… and impress their voter parents.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Friday 18 February, 2011

Campaigns to focus on jobs, economic growth, and a new constitution
# GE11
# GE11

Campaigns to focus on jobs, economic growth, and a new constitution

Feb 18th 2011, 7:52 AM 897 Views 0 Comments

Plans for the community and voluntary sector will also feature with the election exactly a week away.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Sunday 13 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Sunday
# GE11
# GE11

Daily Fix: Sunday

Feb 13th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,330 Views 0 Comments

The latest highlights from the campaign trail.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Friday 11 February, 2011

On the hustings: A week in pictures on the Election 2011 campaign trail
# In Pics
# In Pics

On the hustings: A week in pictures on the Election 2011 campaign trail

Feb 11th 2011, 9:00 PM 3,015 Views 0 Comments

They came, they put on boxing gloves, they aim to conquer – TheJournal.ie brings you some of the offguard, and possibly posed, moments of GE11.

Election campaigns resume after pausing for tragedy
# GE11
# GE11

Election campaigns resume after pausing for tragedy

Feb 11th 2011, 8:49 AM 852 Views 0 Comments

Labour and the Greens launch their full manifestoes as Fianna Fáil talks health policy and Fine Gael small business.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Irish artists join forces to launch Gaza ship fundraiser
# Gaza
# Gaza

Irish artists join forces to launch Gaza ship fundraiser

Feb 10th 2011, 4:33 PM 1,884 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Rea and Robert Ballagh are among those who are helping to raise funds for a second flotilla.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Tourism, literacy, crime, emigration, social welfare: A day of party policies
# Out To Launch
# Out To Launch

Tourism, literacy, crime, emigration, social welfare: A day of party policies

Feb 9th 2011, 6:19 PM 821 Views 2 Comments

The five main political parties started to find the devil was in the detail today as they began to set out their stalls on a variety of policies. And they didn’t mention the banks… much.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Saturday 5 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Saturday
# GE11
# GE11

Daily Fix: Saturday

Feb 5th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,016 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of today’s campaign trail events: debating the debates; a party resignation in Waterford; and lots of hype for TV3 debate.

# aengus-o-snodaigh - Monday 22 November, 2010

In pictures: Ireland’s day of economic and political turmoil
# 24-Hour Turmoil
From The Daily Edge
# 24-Hour Turmoil

In pictures: Ireland’s day of economic and political turmoil

Nov 22nd 2010, 4:56 PM 2,791 Views 5 Comments

A bailout announced, a government collapsing, a department stormed… it’s been quite a day. Here’s our gallery.

Sinn Féin activists breach gates of Government Buildings
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Sinn Féin activists breach gates of Government Buildings

Nov 22nd 2010, 2:24 PM 3,552 Views 7 Comments

About 100 anti-government protestors – led by Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh – force their way past Gardaí.