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'Who is NPHET ultimately accountable to?': Taoiseach questioned on governance of decision-making
# Dail Questions
# Dail Questions

'Who is NPHET ultimately accountable to?': Taoiseach questioned on governance of decision-making

Apr 23rd 2020, 2:43 PM 30,995 Views 58 Comments

‘Elected office cannot be subservient even in this crisis,’ said Labour leader Alan Kelly.

Pearse Doherty isn't allowed to ask Enda any of these questions
# Refused
# Refused

Pearse Doherty isn't allowed to ask Enda any of these questions

Nov 17th 2015, 2:36 PM 26,348 Views 87 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD has had a number of questions about the IBRC inquiry disallowed.

Micheál Martin asks Enda Kenny to withdraw a 'partisan slur', Taoiseach declines
# Missing Documents Claim
# Missing Documents Claim

Micheál Martin asks Enda Kenny to withdraw a 'partisan slur', Taoiseach declines

Jun 24th 2014, 4:23 PM 8,914 Views 19 Comments

A long-running row over whether documents about the bank guarantee went missing in the Department of the Taoiseach continued today.

There will be no change to the 'ludicrous situation' where absent TDs means unanswered questions
# Political Reform
# Political Reform

There will be no change to the 'ludicrous situation' where absent TDs means unanswered questions

Apr 18th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,113 Views 31 Comments

TDs have complained that there is a false impression being created that politicians are not at work because they are absent from the Dáil chamber.

WATCH: Mattie McGrath tells Rabbitte to 'count the tits on Mrs Murphy's cow'
# Dail Questions
# Dail Questions

WATCH: Mattie McGrath tells Rabbitte to 'count the tits on Mrs Murphy's cow'

Oct 25th 2013, 10:08 AM 17,592 Views 27 Comments

Dogs, cats, Angela Merkel and lots more in the Dáil yesterday…

Aaron McKenna: What are we paying for the Dáil’s pointless pantomime?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: What are we paying for the Dáil’s pointless pantomime?

Sep 22nd 2012, 8:05 AM 18 Views 20 Comments

Much Dáil business is an empty stage show – but there is a way we could make it better.

16 of the weirdest questions ever asked in the Dáil
# Funnies
# Funnies

16 of the weirdest questions ever asked in the Dáil

Jul 15th 2012, 8:45 AM 14,638 Views 15 Comments

Including the price of tomatoes, the disposal of used condoms (sorry, we know, ew) and the larceny of a donkey.

Concern for ‘distressed’ tree at Leinster House
# Treetment Required
# Treetment Required

Concern for ‘distressed’ tree at Leinster House

Jul 11th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,489 Views 35 Comments

A Dublin South TD has asked the Government what it is doing to save the plane tree.

Michael Healy-Rae on toilets and graveyards
# Grave Situation
# Grave Situation

Michael Healy-Rae on toilets and graveyards

Jul 10th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,926 Views 32 Comments

Michael Healy-Rae has asked the Government its views on installing toilets in graveyards in the interest of visitors.

Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system

Jan 11th 2012, 7:30 AM 167 Views 54 Comments

Parish-pump politics is crippling our democracy – so Simon Tuohy offers a radical new proposal to fix the system.

Total ban on smacking children under consideration by Government
# Smacking
# Smacking

Total ban on smacking children under consideration by Government

Dec 30th 2011, 5:03 PM 6,231 Views 109 Comments

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald has said an outright prohibition of all corporal punishment is an option.

Chiefs of Bord Gáis, ESB and An Post still won’t say they will take pay cut
# Executive Pay
# Executive Pay

Chiefs of Bord Gáis, ESB and An Post still won’t say they will take pay cut

Jul 27th 2011, 8:30 PM 887 Views 18 Comments

Pat Rabbitte asked the heads of the three semi-States under his remit to accept voluntary pay cap of €250,000 a month ago – they still haven’t given him an answer.