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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Dail vote

Last month
April 2023
# landlord TDs
Landlord TDs shouldn't be allowed vote on rent bill, Dáil hears
All 23 landlord TDs were named in the Dáil by Paul Murphy this afternoon.
This year
# Dail vote
Government block Sinn Féin bill to extend eviction ban to January 2024
The bill was tabled by Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin last week and was debated yesterday.
Last year
# Non-jury court
Special Criminal Court extended for 12 months as Sinn Féin again abstains in Dáil vote
The Offences Against the State Act has been renewed for an additional 12 months.
All time
# sinn féin motion
Israel criticises Ireland after Dáil declares de facto annexation of Palestinian land
Ireland is the first EU country to make such a declaration.
# Housing
Dáil approves proposal for 10% stamp duty for bulk purchases of 10 or more properties
The tax change will be effective from tomorrow.
# Micheál Martin
FF leader asks Dooley and Collins to step down from frontbench pending probe into Dáil votes
Michéal Martin said he spoke with the deputies this morning who both agreed to cooperate fully with the Ceann Comhairle’s inquiry.
# Army ranger Wing
Dáil approval to send Ireland's Army Ranger Wing to Mali
The mission has been described as the most dangerous UN peacekeeping mission in the world.
# Climate Change
Dáil votes to ban oil and gas drilling in Irish waters
The Bill, if passed into law will make Ireland the 5th country globally to ban oil and gas exploration.
# Jobseekers
'Ridiculous situation': Jobseekers forced to do JobPath programme for a third time
Private companies operating JobPath get over €3k for every jobseeker that makes it through the scheme.
# termination of pregnancy
'Disciplinary proceedings' to be initiated against Tóibín for breaking ranks on abortion legislation
The Termination of Pregnancy Bill passed by 102 votes to 12.
# Your Say
Poll: Should politicians be sanctioned for voting against their party?
Sinn Féin TD Carol Nolan was suspended from the party after she voted against Eighth Amendment legislation yesterday.
Leo Varadkar's government has suffered its first Dáil defeat - on new building standards
It’s not the first time the government has lost a vote, but it is the first since Varadkar became Taoiseach.
# we go again
Enda Kenny wins confidence motion in the government
After a lengthy, and occasionally feisty, Dáil debate, the government won the motion.
# Dail vote
New beginnings: 200 child refugees from Calais camp will come to Ireland
The makeshift refugee camp was cleared out and demolished last month after being deemed dangerous and unsafe.
# Three strikes and out
This TD WILL be expelled if he votes against Labour tomorrow
Michael McNamara is said to be undecided on whether he will support the proposed sale of the state’s stake in Aer Lingus.
# 8th amendment
74 TDs have just voted down another abortion bill
A bill providing for a referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment was overwhelmingly defeated this evening.
# All over
'A shameful abandonment': Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly's abortion bill voted down
The Dáil has voted to reject a bill providing for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.
# Shot Down
'There's nothing to be afraid of': Peter Mathews wanted to liberate politicians today...
The independent TD proposed a referendum to give politicians freedom of conscience during votes.
# Absent
13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night
A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.
# Matters of State
"Let’s move beyond symbolism" - Dáil votes unanimously to recognise the State of Palestine
The motion calls on the Government to change Ireland’s official position.
# Abortion
Abortion bill passes final Dáil vote
The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill has passed the final stage of the Dáil this evening, after two day of heated debates.
# Abortion
D-day for Creighton as Dáil to vote on abortion legislation
Fine Gael looks likely to lose the European Affairs minister when the Dáil debates and votes on amendments to the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill today but other wavering TDs could now support the new law.
# John Halligan
15 mothers at the Dáil ask Kenny to add fatal foetal abnormalities to Bill
“Some women out there want to see the pregnancy through, but some women can’t and we’re not giving them a choice,” said John Halligan TD.
# Abortion
At least 13 TDs to oppose abortion bill with first vote now due next week
The first vote on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill has been delayed until next week to allow TDs more speaking time.
# Promissory notes
Challenge to promissory notes dismissed, court says TD could bring case
The Dublin businessman David Hall had taken a case against the State arguing that the issuing of the €31 billion promissory notes to the former Anglo Irish Bank is illegal as there was no Dáil vote.
# Abortion
Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?
A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.
# Minimum Wage
#minimum wage