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Motion on Ireland remaining a militarily neutral state won't be opposed by Government
Taoiseach says scrapping the triple-lock is not in the Programme for Government.
GRA to approach Justice Minister over Garda Commissioner's attitude towards rostering
The motion was passed at a conference today.
Johnson Government tables confidence motion in itself after blocking Labour bid
Johnson is expected to open the debate due to take place on Monday.
'It would be great to see it all as one' - support for motion to integrate GAA, ladies football and camogie
The GPA has submitted a motion for consideration at GAA Congress on 26 February.
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'Same theme as incursions into the field ' - Joint-captains lifting trophies rule explained
The controversial motion was passed at Congress on Saturday.
'The opposition cannot sit idly by': Sinn Féin tables motion of no confidence in Leo Varadkar
A spokesman for the Tánaiste said Sinn Féin is “only interested in political mudslinging”.
Simon Harris calls on TDs to support his motion tackling vaccine 'myths'
Simon Harris has called for cross party support for the motion.
Labour passes motion calling on RTÉ to boycott Eurovision if hosted in Jerusalem
However, it has been confirmed that the event will take place in Tel Aviv.
Populist leader sworn in as Italian prime minister
The country has been in the throes of political uncertainty for almost three months.
Dáil votes to abolish Strategic Communications Unit
A total of 85 TDs voted in favour of the motion.
Varadkar won't support motion which reverses pension cut for taking time out of the workforce
Many are angry that their State pension payments are significantly smaller than they would have been before 2012.
Dublin City Council votes to take over iconic Iveagh Markets
The markets, located in the Liberties in Dublin, have hit a few developmental snags in the past 10 years.
Councillors vote to name street in honour of Savita Halappanavar but it's unlikely to go ahead soon
Current Dublin City Council rules prevent a street being renamed until 20 years after a person’s death.
Almost €1 million spent seizing over 2,500 horses and almost 90% were destroyed
When a horse is seized, a public notice is put up and if it’s not claimed after five days, the animal is destroyed.
Renaming a street after Savita Halappanavar "wouldn't be possible" under current rules
A Dublin City Councillor is bringing forward a motion to rename a street in Dublin after Halppanavar.
Fianna Fáil have had "more positions than the Kama Sutra" on water charges, says Sinn Féin TD
Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen said Sinn Féin is “showboating” with today’s motion.
DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil
A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.
Scuffles between water charge protesters and gardaí as Alan Kelly arrives at the Dáil
Protesters chanted “shame on you” as Kelly made his way to the gates.
Sky to continue showing GAA after free-to-air motion fails
Some counties had hoped to force the GAA to make all televised games free-to-air.
Alan Shatter to table Dáil motion calling for "immediate release" of Ibrahim Halawa
The Fine Gael TD for south Dublin is hoping to table the motion next week, depending on when the general election is called.
Gardaí called to Cork City Council after water protesters storm meeting
The protesters entered the chamber, resulting in tonight’s meeting being suspended.
Poll: Do you have confidence in the Taoiseach?
A confidence motion will be debated in the Dáil later today.
South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs
Previously residents were required to pay €200 for a sign and pole and €120 for just the sign.
Meter installer 'kneed in face' at protest
A group of water meter protesters accused of breaching an exclusion zone at sites were before the courts again today.
Wicklow County Council votes for water charges to be scrapped
Councillors voted no confidence in Irish Water.
Dublin city councillors vote against fluoride
We spoke to a councillor who proposed the motion, and a councillor opposed to it.
Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo
Communities claim that the drilling in Fermanagh is the first stage in the fracking process.
Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge
Locals have been protesting against the plans for the scheme, claiming it will bring more traffic into the city.
Now you can upload and view GIFs on Twitter
Brace yourself for a Twitter feed full of GIFs sometime next week.
Poll: Should the Taoiseach reshuffle Cabinet now?
With the Minister for Justice having faced two motions of no confidence already, is it time for a cabinet reshuffle?
GAA want ban on U16's playing at minor inter-county level to be deferred until 2015
The motion was adopted at last Saturday’s GAA Congress in Croke Park.
Immigrant Council highlight GAA's stance on racism as 'an example to all'
Today’s GAA Congress at Croke Park saw 95.5% of delegates vote to make racism offences a red card one.
GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions
70.2% of delegates voted against the motion in Croke Park.
RSVP: Senators want to invite Pope Francis to Ireland
A visit from Pope Francis to Ireland would begin the healing process, says Senator David Norris who tabled the motion.
Dáil to debate apology and redress for Bethany Home survivors
The government’s decision not to provide a redress scheme for survivors of the Dublin home will come under scrutiny tonight and tomorrow.
Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager defeated
Wicklow County Council hired four men from a private security firm to attend the meeting today.
Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager after firefighter deaths fine
Last month a fine of €355,000 was handed down to the council over the 2007 deaths.
Denis Naughten: 'It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled'
Independent TD Denis Naughten has been removed from the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children.
Walsh: We're being asked to choose between Fine Gael values and Fine Gael
The TD said today that the fact he did not support a motion by Deputy Peter Mathews had led some to believe he did not support a free vote.
Dublin city councillors at odds over increase in... Dublin councillors
Fianna Fáil are opposed to Minister Phil Hogan’s proposals, while Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Labour support them.