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Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí
Hiqa’s inspectors reviewed 26 files and found that in 19 of them allegations had not been appropriately notified to gardaí by social workers.
# Long Time Coming
"United, we'll never be defeated" - Bríd Smith finally triumphs in Dublin South Central
The battle between AAA-PBP’s Bríd Smith and Fianna Fáil’s Catherine Ardagh was finally settled this evening after a nerve-jangling day of waiting.
# Celeb candidate
Did Renua try to get Brian Kerr to run for the Dáil?
The former Ireland boss was sounded out about running for Lucinda Creighton’s party.
# internal affairs
Fianna Fáil members WON'T be forced to pick a woman in Dún Laoghaire
The selection convention takes place next week.
# internal affairs
Will these men lose out in Fianna Fáil's desperate hunt for women?
Two constituencies could prove particularly problematic for the party.
# Strike
United Left TD Joan Collins protests 'scabs' working Greyhound trucks
The company says they’re calling the gardaí.
# Dáil Technical Group
Ming points controversy 'damages reputation of independents' - Joan Collins
Joan Collins was one of four TDs, including Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, who highlighted the issue of penalty points being quashed. She said revelations about ‘Ming’ will impact on the reputation of independent deputies.
# Attack
Petrol bomb thrown at Dublin office of Sinn Féin TD
At least one staff member was in the office when the petrol bomb was thrown into the hallway of Aengus Ó Snodaigh’s office in Ballyfermot.
# Constituency Commission
Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes
Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.
# Dáil boundaries
Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up
The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.
# One Year On
Do I regret accosting Bertie Ahern? Not at all, says first-time TD
Joan Collins, who verbally lashed Ahern on his final day in the Dáil, was reflecting on her first year as a TD.
# Terenure
Residents claim TDs do not represent 'middle class' in Dublin suburb
Residents in Terenure have called on the Constituency Commission to reunite the village which is separated by electoral boundaries currently in place.
# GE11
The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil
We look at the more colourful TDs who will take their seats in Dáil Eireann next week.
# GE11
The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.
# Face off
Down with the kids: Who has the best 'tots-on-the-trail' pic?
Not everyone can work well with kids… and impress their voter parents.
# GE11
Daily Fix: Tuesday
Ten days to go now – so let’s catch up with the winners and losers from another day on the trail.
# Rubberbandits
Rubberbandits' Horse Outside is big in... Cambodia
Comedy duo are not only trendy in Asia – a Labour election candidate has been criticised for using the tune of Horse Outside for his campaign song.
# GE11
Daily Fix: Sunday
The latest highlights from the campaign trail.
# In pics
On the hustings: A week in pictures on the Election 2011 campaign trail
They came, they put on boxing gloves, they aim to conquer – brings you some of the offguard, and possibly posed, moments of GE11.
# GE11
Election campaigns resume after pausing for tragedy
Labour and the Greens launch their full manifestoes as Fianna Fáil talks health policy and Fine Gael small business.
# out to launch
Tourism, literacy, crime, emigration, social welfare: A day of party policies
The five main political parties started to find the devil was in the detail today as they began to set out their stalls on a variety of policies. And they didn’t mention the banks… much.
# Campaigns
Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns
This morning, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Labour dusted down the soapboxes as they give green light to first day of electioneering.
# GE11
Daily Fix: Saturday
A round-up of today’s campaign trail events: debating the debates; a party resignation in Waterford; and lots of hype for TV3 debate.
# Bertie
I was incensed by Bertie's smug face: Councillor tackles Ahern on his last day
Former Taoiseach Ahern gets an earful as he exits the Dail.