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# James Reilly

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Former health minister James Reilly is retiring from politics
The Fine Gael politician ran unsuccessfully for the third time in Dublin Fingal.
Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown
The upcoming by-election is to replace MEP Clare Daly.
New bill to support children with autism after 20,000 people sign petition for it
About 600 children are born with autism in Ireland every year.
'I forgot to give them a receipt': James Reilly referred to gardaí by Sipo over €1k election donation
Under Sipo rules, the maximum cash donation that may be accepted by a candidate during the general election is €200.
James Reilly is selling his HUGE palatial mansion for €2.75 million
Since 2001, Reilly and his wife Dorothy have slept in “The King’s Bed”, a royal sleigh bed carved out of oak for the visit of King George IV to Ireland in 1821.
"Look ... things happen": Reilly defends role after 'clear the air' Fine Gael meeting
Last night’s meeting of TDs and senators was described as ‘robust’ and ‘cathartic’.
Will Enda be putting a timeframe on his departure today?
Don’t bet on it. The Taoiseach is set to address his parliamentary party after a week dominated by gaffes and strange decisions.
Full list of Kelly family assets to be handed over after weekend of fresh Console revelations
The Department of Health confirmed yesterday that it had investigated claims made about Paul Kelly in 2011.
Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets
Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald is not happy with James Reilly’s statement about the charity.
James Reilly "honoured" to join Seanad he once called "very undemocratic" and with "no power"
In a 2013 statement calling for the Seanad to be abolished, Reilly labelled it “very undemocratic” and said it had “no power.”
The cabinet, including the three ministers who lost their seats, will meet tomorrow
Things might be a bit awkward for James Reilly, Alex White and Ged Nash.
James Reilly loses Dáil seat, says he will now consider his future in politics
The Fine Gael deputy leader looked unlikely from early on to take a seat in north Co Dublin.
The doctor's long wait: Will James Reilly lose his seat in Dublin Fingal?
It’s down to the wire for the Fine Gael deputy leader, at the National Show Centre. Counting’s back under way at 10am.
FactCheck: The truth and the lies from TV3's Deputy Leaders' Debate’s GE16 FactCheck has sifted through the claims made by Kelly, McDonald, Reilly and Cowen.
Some Ryan Report recommendations yet to be implemented due to lack of resources
The report was released in May 2009.
A tobacco giant's legal challenge against plain packaging has been rejected
Philip Morris accused Australia of using a procedural issue to avoid addressing the legality and effectiveness of plain packages, calling the move “regrettable”.
Parents can't rely on 'reasonable chastisement' when slapping their kids anymore
Slapping has been effectively banned after new legislation was signed into law.
Balancing work and children is a constant juggle of guilt
There’s not enough being done to help parents balance their home life with work, writes Maria Bailey.
Beating, pinching, deliberate poisoning - 19,000 reports of child abuse made in Ireland every year
The largest number of referrals relate to concerns about emotional abuse.
Enda to Micheál: 'You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you'
The Taoiseach accused former health minister Micheál Martin of doubling health spend without achieving any results.
James Reilly has reignited the abortion debate by calling for an early referendum
Enda Kenny has said Fine Gael won’t commit to a vote if the party is reelected.
If universal health insurance isn't dead, then when on earth will it actually happen?
The government maintains it is committed to a UHI model. But there’s no chance of it happening soon.
Poll: Should the government ban parents from smacking their children?
Minister James Reilly is seeking a ban – do you agree with him?
James Reilly had to abandon his car after it was surrounded by protesters
The Children’s Minister was at an event in Bluebell yesterday evening when the incident occurred.
"Ireland saw her as a fallen woman - but she was my mother"
Dublin councillor Francis Timmons, who grew up in a mother and baby home in the 1970s, is calling for James Reilly to take a look at redress schemes for survivors.
'Truly historic' - Adopted children will soon have the right to their birth records
Birth parents will be allowed declare if they do not wish to be contacted.
2,500 people officially became Irish today
Three citizenship ceremonies were held in Dublin earlier today.
Mattie McGrath wants 'twatters' regulated
The independent TD is not happy about a certain government minister’s tweets.
Is Leo ditching universal health insurance altogether?
The Health Minister still wants universal healthcare but maybe not in the way James Reilly envisioned.
Here's why nutritional information on children's sweets is actually for adults
And it’s going to stay that way.
How do Ireland's smoking levels compare with Europe? Pretty good actually
Today is World No Tobacco Day.
Making parents criminals for smacking their kids? "Totally unacceptable"
One TD is very unhappy about the proposal.
Why are Irish creches going out of business?
Ireland has some fairly progressive childcare measures in place, yet still child-minding businesses are going to the wall.
New €1 million CT scanner at Waterford hospital left 'gathering dust' for almost a year
TD John Halligan said the delay put lives at risk.
17 Irish Beards: A Definitive Ranking
All hail the face rug.
James Reilly: 'It is a misleading, bogus approach and reminds me of the divorce referendum'
The Minister for Children has come out strongly against the No side in the same-sex marriage referendum.
A report into Portlaoise hospital is being delayed AGAIN as the HSE and HIQA go toe to toe
The inquiry came about after a 2014 Prime Time report discovered five newborns had died in very similar circumstances at the hospital.
Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway
Ireland’s new plain packaging laws have been the subject of much criticism from Big Tobacco – and legal threats.
Poll: Are you more likely to vote for a politician if they share their 'human side'?
Eamonn Coghlan and James Reilly both opened up about aspects of their private life yesterday. Would that sway you?