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#Ceann Comhairle

# ceann-comhairle - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

VIDEO: Dáil suspended for nearly 30 minutes in property tax timing row
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

VIDEO: Dáil suspended for nearly 30 minutes in property tax timing row

Mar 5th 2013, 6:04 PM 10,350 Views 92 Comments

Business was twice suspended as Richard Boyd Barrett complained about the time provided to debate property tax changes.

# ceann-comhairle - Monday 25 February, 2013

Keaveney in talks with Ceann Comhairle to secure speaking rights in Dáil
# Speaking Rights
# Speaking Rights

Keaveney in talks with Ceann Comhairle to secure speaking rights in Dáil

Feb 25th 2013, 3:28 PM 6,962 Views 27 Comments

A group of Labour TDs who are no longer part of the Labour parliamentary party are hoping to secure additional rights.

# ceann-comhairle - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Video: TDs argue over when to start debating the IBRC liquidation bill
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

Video: TDs argue over when to start debating the IBRC liquidation bill

Feb 7th 2013, 12:11 PM 5,131 Views 36 Comments

“Could I honourably suggest that if you want some order from the government TDs then perhaps you should close the Dáil bar.”

# ceann-comhairle - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Sinn Féin to take legal advice after TD is stopped from voting
# Suspended
# Suspended

Sinn Féin to take legal advice after TD is stopped from voting

Dec 13th 2012, 3:19 PM 14,039 Views 103 Comments

Padraig Mac Lochlainn, who is serving a three-day suspension, was let vote once – but not a second time.

# ceann-comhairle - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Dáil suspended as Ming decries Ceann Comhairle comments on dress code
# Dress Code
# Dress Code

Dáil suspended as Ming decries Ceann Comhairle comments on dress code

Dec 6th 2012, 1:22 PM 25,574 Views 202 Comments

Luke Flanagan took issue with Seán Barrett’s newspaper interviews in which he asks for sharper dress in the Dáil.

# ceann-comhairle - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Gilmore refuses to confirm property tax rumours
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore refuses to confirm property tax rumours

Nov 29th 2012, 12:03 PM 10,747 Views 119 Comments

Reports suggest the property tax will cost homeowners between €200 and €400 a year – but Eamon Gilmore would not discuss the figures in the Dáil this morning.

# ceann-comhairle - Sunday 16 September, 2012

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect

Sep 16th 2012, 6:30 PM 10,061 Views 54 Comments

The Budget, property tax, abortion, bank debt, Luke Ming Flanagan’s t-shirts and James Reilly’s statements – some of what we can expect as the Dáil returns this week.

# ceann-comhairle - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

# ceann-comhairle - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Independent TD calls for Ceann Comhairle protocol to be cleared up
# Dáil
# Dáil

Independent TD calls for Ceann Comhairle protocol to be cleared up

Aug 9th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,569 Views 23 Comments

Following a spat with the Ceann Comhairle, John Halligan said he will not be apologising and has requested his own apology for accusations he verbally abused Seán Barrett.

# ceann-comhairle - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Dáil suspended after Martin, Barrett clash over Wallace statement
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Dáil suspended after Martin, Barrett clash over Wallace statement

Jun 13th 2012, 11:50 AM 6,296 Views 60 Comments

Business was suspended for five minutes after Micheál Martin queried why the Dáil could not debate Mick Wallace.

# ceann-comhairle - Friday 8 June, 2012

Ceann Comhairle asks committee to investigate impact of Wallace's tax affairs
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Ceann Comhairle asks committee to investigate impact of Wallace's tax affairs

Jun 8th 2012, 3:23 PM 2,256 Views 32 Comments

Sean Barrett wants the Committee on Members’ Interests to consider conducting an investigation “as you may see fit”.

# ceann-comhairle - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Video: Tánaiste and Boyd-Barrett spar over a 'fetish for orgies and arousal'
# X-Rated Dáil
# X-Rated Dáil

Video: Tánaiste and Boyd-Barrett spar over a 'fetish for orgies and arousal'

May 10th 2012, 12:13 PM 3,341 Views 26 Comments

There was some choice language in the Dáil during Leaders’ Questions this morning.

# ceann-comhairle - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

'Irish taxpayer has right to know when Mahon report will be published' - TD
# Mahon
# Mahon

'Irish taxpayer has right to know when Mahon report will be published' - TD

Mar 13th 2012, 5:12 PM 2,378 Views 14 Comments

Simon Harris has called for the tribunal into corruption in the planning process to outline when its final report will be published.

# ceann-comhairle - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Sinn Féin’s Doherty suspended from Dáil in row with Ceann Comhairle
# Suspended
# Suspended

Sinn Féin’s Doherty suspended from Dáil in row with Ceann Comhairle

Mar 8th 2012, 11:38 AM 5,483 Views 61 Comments

TDs vote to suspend Pearse Doherty after a row with the Ceann Comhairle over comments on a civil service appointment.

# ceann-comhairle - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Dáil delayed to vote on kicking out a TD - who had already left the room
# Democracy Inaction
# Democracy Inaction

Dáil delayed to vote on kicking out a TD - who had already left the room

Feb 16th 2012, 11:33 AM 4,663 Views 36 Comments

Business in the Dáil was held up to vote on ordering Michael McNamara to leave – even though he already had.

# ceann-comhairle - Friday 16 December, 2011

Oireachtas receives ‘thousands’ of complaints over TDs' conduct in Dáil
# Decorum
# Decorum

Oireachtas receives ‘thousands’ of complaints over TDs' conduct in Dáil

Dec 16th 2011, 12:03 PM 3,180 Views 17 Comments

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett reveals that there have been thousands of complaints over conduct in the Dáil chamber.

# ceann-comhairle - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Dáil suspended over Halligan row with Ceann Comhairle
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Dáil suspended over Halligan row with Ceann Comhairle

Sep 14th 2011, 4:14 PM 1,229 Views 23 Comments

Dáil business is held up after independent TD John Halligan refuses to leave the chamber following a vote by fellow TDs.

# ceann-comhairle - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Mattie McGrath suspended from Dáil over row with Ceann Comhairle
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Mattie McGrath suspended from Dáil over row with Ceann Comhairle

Jul 20th 2011, 11:37 AM 852 Views 8 Comments

The Dáil votes 98 to 47 to boot out Mattie McGrath, after a dispute about which members can speak and when.

# ceann-comhairle - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Ó Cuív booted out of Dáil over Gaeltacht questions row
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Ó Cuív booted out of Dáil over Gaeltacht questions row

May 25th 2011, 11:31 AM 1,359 Views 0 Comments

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett tells former minister Éamon Ó Cuív to leave the Dáil for showing disrespect to the chair.

# ceann-comhairle - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Boyd-Barrett becomes first TD kicked out of new Dáil
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Boyd-Barrett becomes first TD kicked out of new Dáil

May 10th 2011, 3:40 PM 4,703 Views 24 Comments

Richard Boyd-Barrett is asked to leave the chamber by Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett – the first ejection of the 31st Dáil.

# ceann-comhairle - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

FF and SF want secret ballot for Ceann Comhairle
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

FF and SF want secret ballot for Ceann Comhairle

Mar 9th 2011, 12:54 PM 1,013 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael’s Sean Barrett is given job of keeping order in the Dail – but proposals made to change how the post is given out in future.

As it happened: Enda Kenny's appointment as Taoiseach
# The New Dáil
# The New Dáil

As it happened: Enda Kenny's appointment as Taoiseach

Mar 9th 2011, 11:35 AM 2,960 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny’s new coalition government formally takes power, after he is appointed Taoiseach by 117 votes to 27.

Fine Gael's Barrett to be nominated Ceann Comhairle
# The New Dáil
# The New Dáil

Fine Gael's Barrett to be nominated Ceann Comhairle

Mar 9th 2011, 11:07 AM 309 Views 0 Comments

Poll: Who should be ceann comhairle?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should be ceann comhairle?

Mar 9th 2011, 8:42 AM 1,087 Views 0 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle is expected to be impartial, authoritative and able to keep control of the House. Who do you think is up to the job?

# ceann-comhairle - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Labour’s Eamon Gilmore to get Foreign Affairs: reports
# Coalition
# Coalition

Labour’s Eamon Gilmore to get Foreign Affairs: reports

Mar 8th 2011, 5:15 PM 1,679 Views 0 Comments

As speculation over how Fine Gael and Labour will divide the 31st Dáil’s cabinet posts, reports emerge that the Labour leader will take the Foreign Affairs ministry.

# ceann-comhairle - Saturday 26 February, 2011

TheJournal.ie’s live and up to date coverage – as results emerge
# GE11
# GE11

TheJournal.ie’s live and up to date coverage – as results emerge

Feb 26th 2011, 10:43 AM 5,079 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie will have extensive coverage as the results unfold this weekend.

# ceann-comhairle - Thursday 18 November, 2010

FG's Shatter suspended from Dail for 'disgrace' remarks
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

FG's Shatter suspended from Dail for 'disgrace' remarks

Nov 18th 2010, 12:20 PM 1,900 Views 0 Comments

He tells Ceann Comhairle Seamus Kirk he was making a disgrace of his office by not allowing Enda Kenny to debate banking crisis.