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#Dáil Bar

# dail-bar - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Gerry Adams wants to restrict the sale of alcohol in the Dáil bar

The Sinn Féin president has said his party intends to ensure the bar closes at the same time as every other establishment amid continuing controversy over TDs drinking during Dáil business.

Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'

TDs have denied there was a “mad drunken session” as the Dáil debated the abortion bill on Wednesday and Thursday but questions have arisen out of the lapgate incident and the Dáil bar being open until 5am.

# dail-bar - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Dáil bar racked up over €145,000 in profits last year

The restaurant and bar combined made total sales of over one million euro in 2012.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

# dail-bar - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Gerry Adams: There were some TDs intoxicated on night of promissory note debate Prom Night This post contains videos

Gerry Adams: There were some TDs intoxicated on night of promissory note debate

The Sinn Fein president told this week that while the “vast majority of TDs probably don’t take a sup at all” there were some who were drunk during the debate on legislation to liquidate IBRC.

# dail-bar - Monday 27 August, 2012

Bar and restaurant tabs could be deducted from politicians' wages

It has been suggested that outstanding bills be automatically deducted from TDs’ and senators’ wages if left unpaid after three months.

# dail-bar - Saturday 10 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All of the day’s main news, plus the little bits and pieces you may have missed…

Hard times: Sales in Dáil bars fell during 2009

Just as the economy began to bite, sales in the Dáil bar fell by just under 10 per cent. Not much Bass sold either…

# dail-bar - Friday 9 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# dail-bar - Monday 1 August, 2011

TDs may have to use pre-paid charge cards in Dáil bar

It was recently revealed that a tab of almost €70,000 had been run up between the Dáil bar and restaurants.

# dail-bar - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Oireachtas insists: public won't foot the bill for Dáil bar tabs

Although members have unpaid bills for food and drink in Leinster House, the Oireachtas says all will be repaid.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning: Superquinn’s quick sale saves 2,800 jobs, a big day ahead in the hacking inquiries, and will the public pay unpaid bills at the Dáil bar?

# dail-bar - Sunday 13 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

24 more hours pass on Planet Earth – here’s what’s been going on, and some other bits you might have missed.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: More meltdown fears in Fukushima, the Fingleton Files, and an unusually busy day at the Dáil bar…