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#Oireachtas agenda

# oireachtas-agenda - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

State of the Nation: Will this be the day austerity finally came to an end?

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Monday 13 October, 2014

State of the Nation: Is the government listening to the public's anger over water charges?

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

State of the Nation: A return for the Christmas bonus?

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

State of the Nation: Sacked minister's blistering parting shot over "failed" Irish Water

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Monday 6 October, 2014

State of the Nation: Kite-flying and 'dirty tricks'

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Friday 3 October, 2014

State of the Nation: The Omnishambles that just won't go away

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Thursday 2 October, 2014

State of the Nation: Noonan to the rescue

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Yet another Irish Water controversy for Fine Gael...

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Monday 29 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Does Apple have a 'sweetheart' tax deal with Ireland?

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Friday 26 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Questions for Heather

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

State of the Nation: How will Enda weather the Fine Gael Seanad controversy?

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Does cutting property tax make homelessness worse?

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Friday 19 September, 2014

State of the Nation: How's everyone feeling about Scotland saying 'No'? Dáil Talk This post contains videos

State of the Nation: How's everyone feeling about Scotland saying 'No'?

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Thursday 18 September, 2014

State of the Nation: How will Ireland be affected if Scotland goes it alone?

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Everyone is really excited about the Dáil being back... right?

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Is Maurice McCabe ruining Frances Fitzgerald's honeymoon?

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Monday 15 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Can Joan Burton save the Labour Party?

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

# oireachtas-agenda - Friday 18 July, 2014

Sorry, but it's not over: City manager to be grilled on Garth Brooks debacle... again

Yes yes yes, we know, yesterday we said it was all over, but an Oireachtas committee has other ideas.

# oireachtas-agenda - Thursday 17 July, 2014

It's politicians' last day in Leinster House before the summer holidays, here's what they're up to

They’ll be off on holidays – sorry, doing constituency work – until September.

# oireachtas-agenda - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Are we STILL talking about Garth Brooks?

Yes, the GAA and Aiken Promotions will appear before the Transport Oireachtas Committee today.

# oireachtas-agenda - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

What changes does Ibec want in the 2015 Budget?

Ibec is one of several groups making pre-budget submissions to the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, but what else is happening in Leinster House?

# oireachtas-agenda - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Will this be James Reilly's last official outing?

The Health Minister is one of a few Cabinet members expected to be undertaking their last official engagements today, ahead of the reshuffle.

# oireachtas-agenda - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Why are the Central Bank so secretive?

Garth Brooks has already been mentioned once or twice, and there’s an interesting petition regarding the Central Bank. Here’s what’s going on within the walls of Leinster House…

# oireachtas-agenda - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Will some people lose their free travel passes?

That’s what Fianna Fáil will be asking the Government today, but what else is happening in Leinster House?

# oireachtas-agenda - Thursday 3 July, 2014

What are the main issues surrounding fertility in Ireland?

The Health Committee will meet with representatives from the National Infertility Support and Information Group, but what else is happening in Leinster House today?

# oireachtas-agenda - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Could a levy on alcohol help suicide prevention?

Senators think it could raise €200 million a year to help improve mental health services. They’ll be discussing this and several other topics today.

# oireachtas-agenda - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

How much will you be paying for your water?

The Commission for Energy Regulation will be giving TDs and Senators a briefing on water tariffs in Leinster House today.

# oireachtas-agenda - Thursday 26 June, 2014

How should Irish adoption laws be changed?

Representatives from a number of groups will address the Health Committee on this issue today.

# oireachtas-agenda - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Senators seek to close loophole that may aid forced marriages

Senators think two sections in the Family Law Act 1995 need to be updated to protect children. They will debate this and other issues today.

# oireachtas-agenda - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

How important is alcohol to Irish agriculture?

Representatives from the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland will be visiting Leinster House today to discuss the issue.

# oireachtas-agenda - Thursday 19 June, 2014

PAC will be examining penalty points and speed cameras today

What else will the folks on Kildare Street be discussing?

# oireachtas-agenda - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

What can TDs do to prevent suicide in prisons?

The Justice Committee will discuss this and other issues today.

# oireachtas-agenda - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

How are senior gardaí appointed and removed from their jobs?

The Technical Group will put forward a Bill today that would update the current process.

# oireachtas-agenda - Thursday 12 June, 2014

What makes someone eligible for a medical card?

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, will give the lowdown to the PAC this morning.

# oireachtas-agenda - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Does Ireland's corporate tax rate need to be changed?

TDs will debate the controversial issue in the Dáil today.

# oireachtas-agenda - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Do sexual assault laws discriminate against people with disabilities?

Senator Katherine Zappone thinks they need to be updated and will present a Bill on the subject in the Seanad today.

# oireachtas-agenda - Friday 6 June, 2014

There needs to be more competition between graveyards, apparently

Today TDs will debate a Bill that seeks to end “non-transparent” behaviour by cemetery authorities.

# oireachtas-agenda - Thursday 5 June, 2014

How is the government revamping the social welfare system?

That’s one of the subjects up for debate in Leinster House today.

# oireachtas-agenda - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Should there be a centralised database to record all racist incidents in Ireland?

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# oireachtas-agenda - Thursday 29 May, 2014

What will NAMA have to say about its predicted profits at the PAC?

NAMA officials will be grilled by the Public Accounts Committee on the details of their latest annual report….