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# kildare-street - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Taoiseach quizzed on whether credit unions will lose millions in IBRC liquidation
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach quizzed on whether credit unions will lose millions in IBRC liquidation

Feb 19th 2013, 4:31 PM 5,430 Views 28 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said credit unions could lose up to €17 million in the liquidation of the former Anglo Irish Bank.

# kildare-street - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Senators received nearly €2 million in expenses in 2012
# Allowances
# Allowances

Senators received nearly €2 million in expenses in 2012

Feb 2nd 2013, 7:40 AM 5,410 Views 41 Comments

The average senator received €32,695 in allowances last year – equal to nearly half of their basic salary.

# kildare-street - Friday 1 February, 2013

TDs receive €7.2m travel and office allowances for 2012
# Allowances
# Allowances

TDs receive €7.2m travel and office allowances for 2012

Feb 1st 2013, 3:18 PM 17,585 Views 163 Comments

The Oireachtas has published full figures for 2012. Click through to see how much your TDs received.

# kildare-street - Thursday 27 December, 2012

VIDEO: Here are the highlights of the Dáil and Seanad in 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

VIDEO: Here are the highlights of the Dáil and Seanad in 2012

Dec 27th 2012, 2:52 PM 3,233 Views 13 Comments

The Oireachtas has put together these videos taking a look at some of the key moments from the Dáil and Seanad this year.

# kildare-street - Monday 17 December, 2012

Bailed-out bank chiefs to face Oireachtas questioning
# Bankers
# Bankers

Bailed-out bank chiefs to face Oireachtas questioning

Dec 17th 2012, 12:18 PM 4,864 Views 45 Comments

Representatives from three bailed-out banks will be asked about whether the banks which received State money are acting in the public interest.

# kildare-street - Monday 10 December, 2012

Poll: Should the Budget be moved to a different month?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Budget be moved to a different month?

Dec 10th 2012, 10:47 AM 7,711 Views 44 Comments

Just five days after Budget 2013, there have already been calls to move next year’s Budget to a different month. What do you think – good idea? Bad idea?

# kildare-street - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Government defends decision to cut respite care grant
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Government defends decision to cut respite care grant

Dec 6th 2012, 12:18 PM 3,514 Views 20 Comments

Pat Rabbitte said the government had had to choose between cutting carer’s allowance or cutting respite care.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Wine up by €1 a bottle, beer increasing by 10c a pint
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Wine up by €1 a bottle, beer increasing by 10c a pint

Dec 5th 2012, 3:58 PM 14,523 Views 90 Comments

The government has increased the excise on alcohol and cigarettes by more than was expected in Budget 2013.

# kildare-street - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Gilmore refuses to confirm property tax rumours
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore refuses to confirm property tax rumours

Nov 29th 2012, 12:03 PM 10,739 Views 119 Comments

Reports suggest the property tax will cost homeowners between €200 and €400 a year – but Eamon Gilmore would not discuss the figures in the Dáil this morning.

# kildare-street - Monday 19 November, 2012

Poll: Which party would you vote for if an election were held tomorrow?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Which party would you vote for if an election were held tomorrow?

Nov 19th 2012, 10:23 AM 20,959 Views 286 Comments

Fianna Fáil are continuing their climb in opinion polls – but who would your vote go to in a general election?

# kildare-street - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Dublin Lord Mayor: "I have a professional disregard for the legal classes"
# Interview
# Interview

Dublin Lord Mayor: "I have a professional disregard for the legal classes"

Nov 11th 2012, 8:00 AM 10,633 Views 24 Comments

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí, reflects on his first four months in the position, and why he feels it’s his duty to say what’s on his mind.

# kildare-street - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Column: Stephen Donnelly: Here's what a week off for a TD actually looks like
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Stephen Donnelly: Here's what a week off for a TD actually looks like

Nov 4th 2012, 12:35 PM 71 Views 49 Comments

Skyfall, constituency work, money we owe to Anglo, and a face-off with Richie Boucher of Bank of Ireland – Stephen Donnelly shares exactly what he did on his mid-term break this week.

# kildare-street - Thursday 25 October, 2012

As it happened: Noonan and Howlin on the Troika's eighth review of the bailout
Live Oct 25th 2012, 12:01 PM

As it happened: Noonan and Howlin on the Troika's eighth review of the bailout

# kildare-street - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Drumroll please: Chair of the Constitutional Convention is.... Tom Arnold
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann

Drumroll please: Chair of the Constitutional Convention is.... Tom Arnold

Oct 24th 2012, 12:10 PM 4,138 Views 13 Comments

The Constitutional Convention had been due to begin meeting this month but had been delayed due to the search for a chairperson.

# kildare-street - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Revenue close down 38 filling stations this year in black market crackdown
# Fuel
# Fuel

Revenue close down 38 filling stations this year in black market crackdown

Oct 20th 2012, 8:05 AM 10,689 Views 23 Comments

The Revenue Commissioners have warned that the illegal trade in oil laundering represents a serious threat to the Exchequer.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

They're back: Fianna Fáil bounce into second place in new opinion poll
# Poll
# Poll

They're back: Fianna Fáil bounce into second place in new opinion poll

Oct 17th 2012, 9:33 PM 13,870 Views 338 Comments

It is the first time in two years that Fianna Fáil has overtaken Sinn Féin and Labour in an Ipsos MRBI opinion poll.

# kildare-street - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

KildareStreet.com launches fundraising bid to build new site
# Kildarestreet.com
# Kildarestreet.com

KildareStreet.com launches fundraising bid to build new site

Oct 16th 2012, 5:20 PM 4,674 Views 10 Comments

The team behind the Oireachtas debate-tracking website need a new system compatible with the new Oireachtas website.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Playboy or Time? Backbencher gets confused over Enda's cover appearance
# Common Mistake
# Common Mistake

Playboy or Time? Backbencher gets confused over Enda's cover appearance

Oct 10th 2012, 9:21 PM 20,646 Views 102 Comments

“The most sickening thing last week was to see the Taoiseach on the front page of Playboy magazine,” Mattie McGrath told the Dail.

# kildare-street - Monday 8 October, 2012

Dáil's public spending watchdog hauls bosses in over health overspend
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Dáil's public spending watchdog hauls bosses in over health overspend

Oct 8th 2012, 5:38 PM 5,073 Views 11 Comments

The Public Accounts committee is going to question the heads of the HSE and the Department of Health about spending on drugs, overtime, and consultants.

# kildare-street - Sunday 7 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Die Hard
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Die Hard

Oct 7th 2012, 8:00 PM 14,321 Views 8 Comments

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

# kildare-street - Saturday 6 October, 2012

James Reilly must go: Labour grassroots meet to call for Reilly's resignation
# Pressure
# Pressure

James Reilly must go: Labour grassroots meet to call for Reilly's resignation

Oct 6th 2012, 3:00 PM 10,518 Views 84 Comments

The members say that Reilly’s approach to healthcare is “completely incompatible” with Labour values.

# kildare-street - Monday 1 October, 2012

# kildare-street - Saturday 29 September, 2012

The Evening Fix… now with added manflu avoidance techniques
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added manflu avoidance techniques

Sep 29th 2012, 8:04 PM 14,219 Views 1 Comment

The things we learned, loved and shared today.

# kildare-street - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Oireachtas 'seeking resolution' to revive KildareStreet.com debate tracker
# Oireachtas
# Oireachtas

Oireachtas 'seeking resolution' to revive KildareStreet.com debate tracker

Sep 20th 2012, 3:45 PM 4,901 Views 14 Comments

Leinster House authorities say changes to their Debates website, which have knocked out KildareStreet.com, are cost-cutting.

Column: Here's why it matters that KildareStreet.com has been killed off
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Here's why it matters that KildareStreet.com has been killed off

Sep 20th 2012, 1:04 PM 66 Views 14 Comments

The website which gave people access to Oireachtas debates was widely-praised for providing a much-needed resource – so why has it been cut off, asks Simon McGarr.

# kildare-street - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

James Reilly to face no confidence motion in the Dáil
# First Day Back
# First Day Back

James Reilly to face no confidence motion in the Dáil

Sep 18th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,124 Views 17 Comments

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are to table motions of no confidence in the Minister for Health over his handling of the health service.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Column: We're dedicated Labour members - but we're not happy with the party
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We're dedicated Labour members - but we're not happy with the party

Sep 12th 2012, 11:30 AM 70 Views 78 Comments

Labour is ignoring its core values and policies in coalition. A group of members are trying to change that, writes Neil Warner.

# kildare-street - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Mick Wallace: I'm keeping my €41,152 Leader's Allowance for research
# Hands Off
# Hands Off

Mick Wallace: I'm keeping my €41,152 Leader's Allowance for research

Sep 11th 2012, 8:01 AM 8,369 Views 89 Comments

The Wexford TD said that he would be at a disadvantage compared to all of the other TDs in the Dáil if he did not accept the allowance.

# kildare-street - Saturday 1 September, 2012

No porn and no games: Computer usage rules for TDs and Senators
# Oireachtas Rules
# Oireachtas Rules

No porn and no games: Computer usage rules for TDs and Senators

Sep 1st 2012, 8:15 AM 8,851 Views 70 Comments

No social networking for some people working at Leinster House in addition to the installation of picture scanning software which looks for ‘inappropriate content’ usually indicated by ‘certain flesh tones’.

# kildare-street - Monday 27 August, 2012

VIDEO: Pat Rabbitte getting an earful - but 'not from man arrested for it'
# Public Order
# Public Order

VIDEO: Pat Rabbitte getting an earful - but 'not from man arrested for it'

Aug 27th 2012, 10:49 AM 9,985 Views 0 Comments

Protestor whose tirade at minister in Buswell’s Hotel is caught on this video is NOT the man arrested in relation to the incident, say eyewitnesses.

# kildare-street - Thursday 16 August, 2012

# kildare-street - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Column: Stephen Donnelly TD answers 10 questions he's frequently asked by the public
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Stephen Donnelly TD answers 10 questions he's frequently asked by the public

Aug 7th 2012, 7:15 AM 453 Views 64 Comments

Are Dáil holidays too long? What do TDs do all day? And what’s the food like in the Leinster House canteen? Independent TD Stephen Donnelly answers some of questions most frequently asked of TDs.

# kildare-street - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Éamon Ó Cuív back in the fold in Fianna Fáil reshuffle
# Shufflin'
# Shufflin'

Éamon Ó Cuív back in the fold in Fianna Fáil reshuffle

Jul 12th 2012, 6:48 PM 6,423 Views 54 Comments

The former deputy leader of the party had resigned in February but is now back on the party’s front bench.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Column: People don't believe it but Senators work hard. Really.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: People don't believe it but Senators work hard. Really.

Apr 11th 2012, 11:29 AM 11 Views 54 Comments

Senators are sittings ducks: damned if they do and damned if they don’t, writes Senator John Whelan.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Do I regret accosting Bertie Ahern? Not at all, says first-time TD
# One Year On
# One Year On

Do I regret accosting Bertie Ahern? Not at all, says first-time TD

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:00 AM 3,544 Views 16 Comments

Joan Collins, who verbally lashed Ahern on his final day in the Dáil, was reflecting on her first year as a TD.

# kildare-street - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Open the Dáil and Seanad chambers to the public, says TD
# Open Politics
# Open Politics

Open the Dáil and Seanad chambers to the public, says TD

Feb 8th 2012, 3:34 PM 2,663 Views 23 Comments

Public tours to the Oireachtas currently aren’t allowed to enter the chambers – but a Labour TD has said that this should change.

# kildare-street - Thursday 2 February, 2012

In full: 1 in 5 TDs claimed more than €50k in expenses last year
# TD Expenses
# TD Expenses

In full: 1 in 5 TDs claimed more than €50k in expenses last year

Feb 2nd 2012, 6:30 PM 9,379 Views 92 Comments

34 TDs in the 31st Dail claimed over €50,000 in expenses from the Oireachtas last year – here’s the full list.

Meet the only TD in Ireland who claims NO expenses
# National Treasure
# National Treasure

Meet the only TD in Ireland who claims NO expenses

Feb 2nd 2012, 4:41 PM 23,928 Views 125 Comments

Labour TD Eamonn Maloney says he’s not “crusading” but refuses to claim expenses as a matter of principle.

# kildare-street - Friday 20 January, 2012

People in Northern Ireland should have a say in new Irish constitution - TD
# Constitution
# Constitution

People in Northern Ireland should have a say in new Irish constitution - TD

Jan 20th 2012, 1:01 PM 3,249 Views 107 Comments

Labour TD for Meath East Dominic Hannigan says that the views of people in Northern Ireland has to be taken into account if there is a new constitutional convonvention.

# kildare-street - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Noonan: People should 'rest easy' about credit unions
# Michael Noonan
# Michael Noonan

Noonan: People should 'rest easy' about credit unions

Jan 17th 2012, 12:44 PM 2,044 Views 23 Comments

The Minister for Finance said that the current problem is with individual credit unions rather than the credit union movement as a whole.