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#Committees

# committees - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Health cuts, the banking inquiry, 'sludge'... and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Health cuts, the banking inquiry, 'sludge'... and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Jan 28th 2014, 9:00 AM 3,014 Views 5 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, you asked…

# committees - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

‘Liberals don’t like my thinking’: TD claims he was ousted over abortion views
# Mattie McGrath
# Mattie McGrath

‘Liberals don’t like my thinking’: TD claims he was ousted over abortion views

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:53 PM 8,120 Views 32 Comments

Mattie McGrath has been removed from two Oireachtas committees by the Dáil Technical Group.

Poolbeg Incinerator, Irish Water and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Poolbeg Incinerator, Irish Water and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:00 AM 3,741 Views 1 Comment

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Committee chairs have 'serious concerns' over workload and say they need more staff
# Oireachtas Committees
# Oireachtas Committees

Committee chairs have 'serious concerns' over workload and say they need more staff

Jan 14th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,923 Views 14 Comments

A letter from the chairpersons of the Oireachtas committees to the Ceann Comhairle has raised “serious concerns” about the workloads faced in 2014 as a result of the plans to scrutinise legislation before it comes before the Dáil.

# committees - Friday 20 December, 2013

NAMA leaks, Russian adoption, and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

NAMA leaks, Russian adoption, and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Dec 20th 2013, 9:00 AM 4,421 Views 1 Comment

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Tobacco lobbying, a trip to Brussels, and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Tobacco lobbying, a trip to Brussels, and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Dec 18th 2013, 9:00 AM 3,625 Views 0 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Watercourses, water services, and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Watercourses, water services, and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Dec 17th 2013, 9:00 AM 3,105 Views 2 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Genealogical heritage, Mandela and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Genealogical heritage, Mandela and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Dec 10th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,532 Views 2 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Philanthropy, child protection, and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Philanthropy, child protection, and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Nov 19th 2013, 9:00 AM 4,095 Views 3 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Arms treaties, organ donation, and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Arms treaties, organ donation, and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Nov 14th 2013, 9:00 AM 3,589 Views 2 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Medical cards, poverty eradication, and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Medical cards, poverty eradication, and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Nov 13th 2013, 9:00 AM 4,650 Views 1 Comment

What’s going on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Freedom, credit and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Freedom, credit and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Nov 12th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,548 Views 4 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

The Budget, taxis and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

The Budget, taxis and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Oct 16th 2013, 9:00 AM 3,729 Views 1 Comment

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

The Budget, the Budget and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

The Budget, the Budget and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Oct 15th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,818 Views 3 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Women in the home, DNA and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Women in the home, DNA and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Oct 10th 2013, 9:00 AM 3,297 Views 3 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Overhanging trees, gambling and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Overhanging trees, gambling and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Oct 9th 2013, 9:00 AM 3,821 Views 5 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Rents, gambling and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Rents, gambling and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Oct 2nd 2013, 9:00 AM 3,800 Views 5 Comments

What’s on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Cattle and sheep and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Cattle and sheep and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Oct 1st 2013, 1:10 PM 5,459 Views 11 Comments

What’s on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Thursday 26 September, 2013

NAMA, bullying and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

NAMA, bullying and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Sep 26th 2013, 9:00 AM 3,107 Views 2 Comments

What’s on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Bankers, fines and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Bankers, fines and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Sep 25th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,829 Views 0 Comments

What’s on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Nuclear plants, Seamus Heaney and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Nuclear plants, Seamus Heaney and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Sep 24th 2013, 9:00 AM 3,104 Views 14 Comments

What’s on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# committees - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Gas, saving history and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Gas, saving history and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Sep 18th 2013, 9:30 AM 2,147 Views 8 Comments

What’s on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

Reform Alliance members want appointments to Oireachtas committees
# Reform Alliance
# Reform Alliance

Reform Alliance members want appointments to Oireachtas committees

Sep 18th 2013, 6:25 AM 2,756 Views 24 Comments

They’ve got speaking time but they want more…

# committees - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Prison reports: Improving facilities, some violence and concerns about lock-ups
# Reports
# Reports

Prison reports: Improving facilities, some violence and concerns about lock-ups

Sep 12th 2013, 12:31 PM 5,644 Views 27 Comments

Food, education, solitary confinement and slopping out were among the issues discussed in the reports.

# committees - Thursday 18 July, 2013

The Dáil has gone on holidays until September
# Seeya
# Seeya

The Dáil has gone on holidays until September

Jul 18th 2013, 6:28 PM 6,689 Views 53 Comments

TDs will focus on their constituencies for the next nine weeks, or so they tell us.

Denis Naughten: 'It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled'
# Kicked Out
# Kicked Out

Denis Naughten: 'It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled'

Jul 18th 2013, 2:07 PM 13,737 Views 37 Comments

Independent TD Denis Naughten has been removed from the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children.

# committees - Friday 5 July, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Brighter Evenings Bill and birdwatchers
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Brighter Evenings Bill and birdwatchers

Jul 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,005 Views 14 Comments

The first Friday of every month always sees some extra action in the Dáil and committees – and it’s an apt time to start speaking about Irish summer time hours. Is it an outdated thing to be putting the clocks back and forth?

# committees - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Postcodes and stiff financial regulations
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Postcodes and stiff financial regulations

Jul 4th 2013, 7:20 AM 3,523 Views 4 Comments

Pat Rabbitte will be shooting the breeze with senators on the sustainability of the postal service and post offices around Ireland. Abortion is still up for debate in committees and will the financial regulator get some teeth?

# committees - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Home repossessions and passion in the Seanad
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Home repossessions and passion in the Seanad

Jul 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 4,132 Views 14 Comments

Remember David Norris’s impassioned speech on possible Seanad abolition last week? Guess what’s back on the cards today…

# committees - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Taxi regulation, garda salaries and women's rights
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Taxi regulation, garda salaries and women's rights

May 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,914 Views 5 Comments

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan is due before the Public Accounts Committee today.

# committees - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Overhaul sees number of Oireachtas committees increased
# Political Reform
# Political Reform

Overhaul sees number of Oireachtas committees increased

Jun 19th 2012, 3:05 PM 2,191 Views 13 Comments

The Programme for Government included a pledge to reduce committee numbers – but the survivors had too much work.

# committees - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Shane Ross, NTMA chief clash over NewERA appointment
# NewERA
# NewERA

Shane Ross, NTMA chief clash over NewERA appointment

Oct 6th 2011, 12:31 PM 1,346 Views 12 Comments

Shane Ross and John Corrigan, the head of the NTMA, exchange harsh words over the management of the NewERA programme.

# committees - Monday 12 September, 2011

Government publishes wording of Abbeylara referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

Government publishes wording of Abbeylara referendum

Sep 12th 2011, 4:14 PM 1,322 Views 6 Comments

The government has only published a draft version today – but the Bill needs passing in ten days if the ballot is to be held in time.

# committees - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Size matters for Oireachtas, as more members squeeze into fewer committees
# Political Reform
# Political Reform

Size matters for Oireachtas, as more members squeeze into fewer committees

Jun 9th 2011, 12:54 PM 820 Views 17 Comments

The number of committees will be slimmed down from 27 to 14, as details of the new Oireachtas committees are confirmed.

# committees - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Independents demand that Ross be appointed chair of Dáil accounts committee
# Committees
# Committees

Independents demand that Ross be appointed chair of Dáil accounts committee

Apr 24th 2011, 3:13 PM 1,302 Views 0 Comments

The Oireachtas’s most high profile committee is usually chaired by the largest opposition party – but the technical group says Shane Ross is the best man for it.