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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Dáil scenes

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# Say hello wave goodbye
For perhaps the last time, Peter Mathews was sent packing from the Dáil today
The independent TD was given his marching orders from the Dáil yet again today.
# Call it already Enda
'Zero, zilch, nothing': Enda's withering smackdown got the Dáil all rowdy
When’s the election again?
# Barroom brawl
WATCH: Huge Dáil shouting match on TDs' last day before Christmas
Thank god they’re going away for a few weeks.
# Suspension
Government kicks out one of its own TDs after blazing Dáil row
Michael McNamara was suspended from the house just before lunchtime.
# Silenced
Instead of being kicked out, Peter Mathews was just completely ignored in the Dáil today
The independent TD’s spat with the Ceann Comhairle rumbles on.
# Week's over
Watch TDs have a huge row about having nothing to talk about
The Dáil is wrapping up early today and the opposition aren’t happy.
# Tense
'A cute hoor form of politics': Enda and Micheál had some strong words in the Dáil earlier
The Fianna Fáil leader isn’t happy about the Taoiseach’s apparent reluctance to do a one-on-one TV debate.
# taking a walk
Peter Mathews has just been kicked out of the Dáil again
The independent TD was ordered out of the Dáil for the second time in two weeks this afternoon.
# Most unparliamentary
'F***ing desperate': Fianna Fáil TD drops an f-bomb in the Dáil
Robert Troy used some most unparliamentary language in the Dáil this morning.
# Tense scenes
Sinn Féin TD calls Micheál Martin the 'prime gurrier' of Leinster House
The status of the Provisional IRA was the subject of a tense and fraught debate in the Dáil earlier.
# have you missed them?
On their first day back TDs had a row and Enda opened a newsroom
A long and eventful day in Leinster House.
# Dáil over
This clip of TDs shouting and roaring will make you glad they've gone on holidays
The Dáil has risen until 22 September. Thank God, says you…
# Demonstration
Garda Commissioner expresses concern for female garda knocked unconscious at Dáil protest
Nóirín O’Sullivan met with politicians at Leinster House today.
# Dáil scenes
Joan Burton compared to Margaret Thatcher (again)
But the lady is not for turning on the cut to the one-parent family payment.
# Dáil scenes
'I'm not entirely ignorant': Gerry Adams had another run-in with the Ceann Comhairle earlier
“I wish you wouldn’t interrupt my flow.”
# Dáil scenes
'You're usually a bit more pleasant': Joan and Mary Lou clashed AGAIN today
A brief but telling exchange during the Order of Business this afternoon.
# Aer Lingus
'A stage-managed charade': TDs are VERY unhappy about the Aer Lingus sale
The Aer Lingus sale is coming in for heavy criticism in the Dáil today.
# loud noises
Why is this TD always shouting and roaring in the Dáil?
Richard Boyd Barrett turns up the volume whenever he takes to his feet in the chamber.
# Winning
'The Taoiseach will go down in history as one of our finest taoisigh' - TDs back Enda 86 to 55
Earlier, Kenny said he is not perfect and ruled out an election in 2015.
# goodbye mary lou
Mary Lou: I'm on the bold step in the naughty corner
The Sinn Féin deputy leader is suspended from the Dáil today.
# Forza Italia
Mick Wallace is wearing an Italy soccer jersey in the Dáil this morning
The Wexford TD has donned the Azzurri’s colours for questions to the Defence Minister.
# Seanie says relax
'I'm gonna switch off the microphones': Ceann Comhairle threatens rowdy TDs
The Dáil is barely back and already TDs are being very naughty.
# Calcio
Snapshot: Mick Wallace wore the latest Torino soccer jersey in the Dáil this morning
Maybe Enda will wear a Mayo shirt some day….
# Ming's challenge
Watch: Ming Flanagan challenges Minister to drink glass of 'glorified piss' (water)
The independent TD could be in trouble with Dáil authorities after an outburst in the chamber this morning.
# State Assets
'This is wonderful': 'Rattled' Gilmore slams 'hard-necked hypocrisy' of Fianna Fáil
The Tánaiste gleefully engaged in one of the government’s favourite pasttimes at Leaders’ Questions this morning: Having a go at Fianna Fáil.
# Dáil scenes
"He's a fine deputy!": Row over Labour's belated expulsion of Keaveney from committee
Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher stuck-up for former Labour chairman Colm Keaveney in the Dáil this morning.
# Stormy scenes
Videos: Stormy PAC meeting sees TD storm out and members told to 'chillax'
Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming walked out of a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee with HSE chiefs as Simon Harris later told people to ‘chillax’.