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# James Heffernan

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# James Heffernan
Former senator found guilty of assaulting 3 gardaí
Heffernan appeared in court on charges brought following events relating to 31 July/ 1 August 2016.
# James Heffernan
Senator arrested after walking into Temple Bar crime scene
James Heffernan was released an hour and a half later.
# New Kids on the Block
Did the Social Democrats really have a good election?
The party got a strong vote in its first electoral test but it has stood still in terms of Dáil numbers.
# Jobs for the Girls
Ex-Labour senator claims he was told to come up with 'list of women' for state boards
James Heffernan’s claims come in the wake of the controversy over David Begg’s appointment as chair of the Pensions Authority.
# office politics
Row over eviction of ex-Labour senator takes another turn
John Gilroy and his former Labour colleague James Heffernan became embroiled in a dispute over office space earlier this year.
# Locks changed
'If I've to work out of a shoebox I'd do it': Ex-Labour senator on his office eviction
James Heffernan had refused to leave an office he shared with former Labour colleague John Gilroy.
# Society
'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'
Labour Senator James Heffernan said he knew of girls aged as young as 12 who knew whom they would be marrying.
# Standing firm
"We're at the end of our tether" - Labour can't make this Senator leave his office
James Heffernan had his belongings packed up by former Labour colleague John Gilroy recently. But he’s not budging.
# nowhere to go
This senator has been kicked out of his office by his former Labour colleague
James Heffernan is searching for new office space after his belongings were packed up by John Gilroy.
# Political wallop
Here's why the government could lose more Seanad votes in the coming months
A wafer-thin majority and ‘the three amigos’ could all spell trouble for the coalition…
# Seanad referendum
Labour senators to join Mary O'Rourke in campaigning for Seanad to be saved
Two Labour senators will canvass with the former Fianna Fáil minister in the midlands this week.
# Seanad
Videos: Senator says he's been asked to 'act like a robot' as FF stages walkout
More uproar in the Seanad today…
# Budget 2013
Social Welfare Bill passes committee stage in Seanad by three votes
The bill passed in the upper house this evening with Labour’s James Heffernan confirming his vote against the law and losing the party whip. Only businessman Feargal Quinn voted with the coalition.
# Labour
Labour senator James Heffernan resigns party whip
The Labour Party spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Heffernan has resigned the whip.
# Budget 2013
Seanad vote could delay Budget's welfare cuts by three months
At least one Labour senator says he may vote against the Social Welfare Bill. One more defect could defeat the government.
# Mahon
Portraits of tainted taoisigh 'should be removed from Leinster House' - senator
James Heffernan says the public gallery, which forms part of tours, should not feature portraits of disgraced politicians.
# Coffin Up
Senator takes a spin in a coffin…for charity
Limerick’s James Heffernan played dead for more than 40 minutes as locals guessed the identity of the “deceased”.