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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Dáil Bar

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# Dáil Bar
Sinn Féin says Dáil bar opening hours referred to Oireachtas committee
The recent late-night sitting of the Dáil to discuss the abortion bill and the infamous lapgate incident has reignited debate about the appropriateness of bar opening hours in Leinster House.
# Dáil Bar
Government TD: The Dáil bar should not be serving alcohol at 5am
Meanwhile, the Dáil Ceann Comhairle has told a Sunday newspaper that the bar should remain open all night, comparing TDs presence there to being like sitting in their front rooms.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about the Killarney explosion, Belfast riots and Dáil bar drinking,
# Dáil Bar
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.
# revealed
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.
# Pints
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.
# Prom Night
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.
# cough up
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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
All of the day’s main news, plus the little bits and pieces you may have missed…
# High Life
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…
# Dáil Bar
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.
# Thirsty Work
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.
# Daily Fix
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.