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#Leinster House

# leinster-house - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

We're FINALLY set to get answers from the ECB about the banking collapse
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

We're FINALLY set to get answers from the ECB about the banking collapse

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:50 PM 9,175 Views 26 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Here's the definitive proof that summer has arrived in Leinster House
# Suns Out Guns Out
# Suns Out Guns Out

Here's the definitive proof that summer has arrived in Leinster House

Apr 21st 2015, 3:28 PM 11,739 Views 16 Comments

TDs have been raiding their summer wardrobes…

# leinster-house - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Fianna Fáil eyeing up a return to power
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Fianna Fáil eyeing up a return to power

Apr 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 17,456 Views 119 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Enda and Joan look beyond water ... to getting your vote
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Enda and Joan look beyond water ... to getting your vote

Apr 15th 2015, 1:44 PM 15,707 Views 208 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Sinn Féin weighs into the same-sex marriage debate
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Sinn Féin weighs into the same-sex marriage debate

Apr 14th 2015, 9:00 AM 12,844 Views 113 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Row over eviction of ex-Labour senator takes another turn
# Office Politics
# Office Politics

Row over eviction of ex-Labour senator takes another turn

Apr 2nd 2015, 11:00 PM 12,809 Views 43 Comments

John Gilroy and his former Labour colleague James Heffernan became embroiled in a dispute over office space earlier this year.

# leinster-house - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Enda will be the 'most popular man in the world' next week
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Enda will be the 'most popular man in the world' next week

Mar 12th 2015, 12:15 PM 17,950 Views 124 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

'If I've to work out of a shoebox I'd do it': Ex-Labour senator on his office eviction
# Locks Changed
# Locks Changed

'If I've to work out of a shoebox I'd do it': Ex-Labour senator on his office eviction

Mar 11th 2015, 10:55 AM 25,399 Views 43 Comments

James Heffernan had refused to leave an office he shared with former Labour colleague John Gilroy.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

What have Enda and co achieved in the last four years?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

What have Enda and co achieved in the last four years?

Mar 10th 2015, 12:10 PM 16,937 Views 199 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Gerry and Mary Lou prepare to rally the troops
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Gerry and Mary Lou prepare to rally the troops

Mar 5th 2015, 12:00 PM 11,010 Views 168 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

'An insult': Jonathan Corrie plaque removed from doorway where he died
# Molesworth Street
# Molesworth Street

'An insult': Jonathan Corrie plaque removed from doorway where he died

Mar 4th 2015, 6:03 PM 28,358 Views 54 Comments

His family is upset by the move.

Why aren't Enda and Joan getting credit for seriously good economic numbers?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Why aren't Enda and Joan getting credit for seriously good economic numbers?

Mar 4th 2015, 12:00 PM 11,625 Views 141 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Who will you vote for in the next election?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Who will you vote for in the next election?

Mar 3rd 2015, 1:08 PM 51,911 Views 455 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Where have you seen these political faces before?
# The Scenic Route
# The Scenic Route

Where have you seen these political faces before?

Mar 1st 2015, 6:15 PM 19,057 Views 39 Comments

They all have one place in common besides the Dáil.

# leinster-house - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Heard about the curious case of the missing Dáil artwork that isn't actually missing?
# Unaccounted For
# Unaccounted For

Heard about the curious case of the missing Dáil artwork that isn't actually missing?

Feb 26th 2015, 3:44 PM 10,699 Views 21 Comments

A top OPW official explained the curious case of the missing artwork in Leinster House.

What can Labour do to win back support?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

What can Labour do to win back support?

Feb 26th 2015, 12:00 PM 11,942 Views 166 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls
# Kenya Believe It
# Kenya Believe It

Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls

Feb 24th 2015, 6:13 PM 32,261 Views 178 Comments

The Mayo TD had previously repaid €2,000.

# leinster-house - Monday 23 February, 2015

Leinster House visitors could now be scanned and x-rayed
# Security Review
# Security Review

Leinster House visitors could now be scanned and x-rayed

Feb 23rd 2015, 1:00 PM 16,281 Views 88 Comments

TDs are concerned the potential measures could cause long queues.

# leinster-house - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Out of the frying pan: Which Senators want to become TDs?
# Making The Leap
# Making The Leap

Out of the frying pan: Which Senators want to become TDs?

Feb 22nd 2015, 1:25 PM 16,019 Views 48 Comments

‘People criticise using the Seanad as a platform to the Dáil … but it makes sense.’

# leinster-house - Thursday 19 February, 2015

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

Feb 19th 2015, 11:55 AM 18,316 Views 80 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Did Ireland kiss a better debt deal goodbye?

Feb 17th 2015, 11:55 AM 19,726 Views 128 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Saturday 14 February, 2015

'Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised'
# Rally For Recognition
# Rally For Recognition

'Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised'

Feb 14th 2015, 7:20 PM 11,930 Views 124 Comments

A protest was held outside Leinster House calling for the transgender bill to be amended.

# leinster-house - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won't get out
# Greek Debt
# Greek Debt

Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won't get out

Feb 11th 2015, 2:16 PM 9,755 Views 192 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a demonstration to show solidarity with Syriza.

# leinster-house - Thursday 5 February, 2015

18-month-old boy hands in petition with 65,000 signatures to Leinster House
# Medical Card
# Medical Card

18-month-old boy hands in petition with 65,000 signatures to Leinster House

Feb 5th 2015, 10:00 PM 22,717 Views 46 Comments

The campaign is about children with serious illnesses.

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?

Feb 5th 2015, 9:00 AM 9,459 Views 41 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Did drinks companies water down the new alcohol laws?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Did drinks companies water down the new alcohol laws?

Feb 4th 2015, 8:59 AM 12,466 Views 43 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Sunday 1 February, 2015

9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist
# Most Unparliamentary
# Most Unparliamentary

9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist

Feb 1st 2015, 10:30 AM 28,243 Views 50 Comments

The debate about sexism in Irish politics has been reignited by Michael Lowry and his controversial note this week.

# leinster-house - Friday 30 January, 2015

'I've seen children using e-cigs and that is terrifying'
# Lovely E-fags
# Lovely E-fags

'I've seen children using e-cigs and that is terrifying'

Jan 30th 2015, 5:35 PM 21,928 Views 164 Comments

If passed, a new bill will mean ‘vaping’ becomes subject to the same regulation as ordinary cigarettes

# leinster-house - Thursday 29 January, 2015

There is a 'Skype facility' in Leinster House after all. Well, sort of...
# The Internet
# The Internet

There is a 'Skype facility' in Leinster House after all. Well, sort of...

Jan 29th 2015, 11:06 PM 27,931 Views 71 Comments

TheJournal.ie has done some digging today…

Will Enda finally do a TV debate?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Will Enda finally do a TV debate?

Jan 29th 2015, 9:00 AM 6,772 Views 55 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Here's why all of the opposition TDs walked out of the Dáil today...
# Dáil Over
# Dáil Over

Here's why all of the opposition TDs walked out of the Dáil today...

Jan 28th 2015, 10:49 PM 60,357 Views 140 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and others held a press conference outside Leinster House after a dramatic walkout.

# leinster-house - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

"We're at the end of our tether" - Labour can't make this Senator leave his office
# Standing Firm
# Standing Firm

"We're at the end of our tether" - Labour can't make this Senator leave his office

Jan 27th 2015, 1:29 PM 48,569 Views 89 Comments

James Heffernan had his belongings packed up by former Labour colleague John Gilroy recently. But he’s not budging.

# leinster-house - Monday 26 January, 2015

Fine Gael TD:  "Yes, I made some calls to Africa. None of them were personal."
# Kenya Believe It
# Kenya Believe It

Fine Gael TD: "Yes, I made some calls to Africa. None of them were personal."

Jan 26th 2015, 10:10 PM 54,920 Views 263 Comments

Michelle Mulherin confirms she made calls to Kenya from her phone in Leinster House, but says they were not personal.

# leinster-house - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Conor McGregor, Queen Elizabeth and club sandwiches: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Conor McGregor, Queen Elizabeth and club sandwiches: The week in numbers

Jan 24th 2015, 7:00 PM 10,289 Views 2 Comments

Plus: How much does it cost to rent an Irish pub on wheels?

# leinster-house - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'

Jan 14th 2015, 6:23 PM 13,610 Views 38 Comments

Nurses brought their anger at overcrowding to the gates of the Dáil today.

Why is Lucinda holding a women-only briefing?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Why is Lucinda holding a women-only briefing?

Jan 14th 2015, 9:00 AM 9,230 Views 81 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# leinster-house - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Look out for the giant spliff: The not-so-serious 2014 political awards
# Get The Red Carpet
# Get The Red Carpet

Look out for the giant spliff: The not-so-serious 2014 political awards

Dec 31st 2014, 9:30 PM 14,097 Views 9 Comments

They all take themselves way too seriously in Leinster House. So here’s a bit of light relief from the year that was…

# leinster-house - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Shufflin', celebrating and protesting: The political year in pictures
# Pictorial Yearly
# Pictorial Yearly

Shufflin', celebrating and protesting: The political year in pictures

Dec 30th 2014, 6:00 PM 6,218 Views 3 Comments

There were resignations, a Cabinet reshuffle and the issue of water charges.

# leinster-house - Monday 29 December, 2014

One Coalition party isn't keen on letting bedsits back onto the market
# Housing
# Housing

One Coalition party isn't keen on letting bedsits back onto the market

Dec 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,513 Views 14 Comments

Tánaiste Joan Burton had previously suggested the ban could be examined.