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# Jim McDaid

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# Bye Bye
In 85 years, just seven TDs have resigned from the Dáil. Who and why?
Excluding those who have resigned their seat to take up another political position or ill-health, there have been just a handful of resignations from parliament over principle or controversy down the years. Who are they? And why have there been so few?
# photobomb
Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day
Fionnuala looks delighted to see the Sports Minister.
# Pensions
In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy
We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.
# Jim McDaid
Retiring McDaid will receive €250k in 'goodbye money'
Jim McDaid will be handsomely rewarded for his 21 years as a TD and seven as a minister as he retires.
# Jim McDaid
Tánaiste 'regrets' Jim McDaid's resignation
Mary Coughlan has said that she regrets Jim McDaid decision to resign.
Lowry 'yet to decide' on whether to support Budget
One of the two independent TDs the government needs for its majority says the Budget is in ‘serious danger’ of defeat.
# Jim McDaid
Jim McDaid resigns from Dáil, saying general election should come before budget
His former colleague Conor Lenihan said the resignation would “make the numbers” very tight for the government to hold majority.
# Dáil Éireann
How does the government majority really stand?
Jim McDaid’s shock resignation leaves the government in a slight majority – so long as those on board stay on board.