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# peadar-toibin - Sunday 14 November, 2021

30 cases taken against the State over Covid-19 deaths in care settings
# State Claims Agency
# State Claims Agency

30 cases taken against the State over Covid-19 deaths in care settings

Nov 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 19,415 Views 4 Comments

The number of cases was released in response to a query from Aontú leader and Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 19 August, 2021

FactCheck: Does Irish law allow for 'gender selection abortions'?
# Abortion In Ireland
# Abortion In Ireland

FactCheck: Does Irish law allow for 'gender selection abortions'?

Aug 19th 2021, 12:04 AM 22,640 Views 0 Comments
  • A recent post by political party Aontú says the State's termination system blatantly "allows for the targeting of baby girls".
  • Rónán Duffy looks at whether the relevant laws around terminations in Ireland permit this.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Legislation to ensure pubs and restaurants can serve alcohol outdoors to go to Cabinet in the coming days
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Legislation to ensure pubs and restaurants can serve alcohol outdoors to go to Cabinet in the coming days

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 6:00 PM 19,945 Views 24 Comments

A number of pubs in Galway were warned by gardaí that alcohol can not be served outside their premises.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'Imagine someone clicked their fingers and you had no family or history, that's the reality for thousands of us'
# Adoption
# Adoption

'Imagine someone clicked their fingers and you had no family or history, that's the reality for thousands of us'

Apr 6th 2021, 4:46 PM 13,441 Views 16 Comments

Adopted people have called for long-awaited tracing and information legislation to be published as a matter of urgency.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

'She doesn't get paid for that': Dáil told of student nurse whose patient's toe 'came off in his sock'
# Student Nurses
# Student Nurses

'She doesn't get paid for that': Dáil told of student nurse whose patient's toe 'came off in his sock'

Jan 20th 2021, 11:56 AM 108,709 Views 63 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has been accused of gaslighting student nurses.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 1 October, 2020

There was another 'unparliamentary language' incident in the Dáil today
# Most Unparliamentary
# Most Unparliamentary

There was another 'unparliamentary language' incident in the Dáil today

Oct 1st 2020, 6:20 PM 51,508 Views 21 Comments

Peadar Tóibín TD made the comments as TDs were debating the government’s Living with Covid-19 plan.

# peadar-toibin - Monday 3 February, 2020

The Candidate Podcast: Richard Boyd Barrett, Peadar Tóibín and Catherine Murphy answer your election questions
# The Candidate Podcast
# The Candidate Podcast

The Candidate Podcast: Richard Boyd Barrett, Peadar Tóibín and Catherine Murphy answer your election questions

Feb 3rd 2020, 8:00 PM 7,188 Views 9 Comments

We put your questions to those looking for your votes.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 30 January, 2020

What are your big election questions for Richard Boyd Barrett and Peadar Tóibín? It's YOUR chance to ask
# The Candidate
# The Candidate

What are your big election questions for Richard Boyd Barrett and Peadar Tóibín? It's YOUR chance to ask

Jan 30th 2020, 4:15 PM 14,177 Views 81 Comments

We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Claim that Sinn Féin TDs have 'zero' influence over policies is untrue, says McDonald
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Claim that Sinn Féin TDs have 'zero' influence over policies is untrue, says McDonald

Jan 28th 2020, 10:47 AM 28,594 Views 213 Comments

Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín said party policy decisions are made by a small group of people.

# peadar-toibin - Monday 27 January, 2020

Aontú withdraws application for injunction against RTÉ
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Aontú withdraws application for injunction against RTÉ

Updated Jan 27th 2020, 3:25 PM 44,977 Views 77 Comments

The seven-way debate is scheduled to take place on RTÉ One tonight.

# peadar-toibin - Monday 20 January, 2020

Aontú launches its election campaign today... but the party is relying on 'grassroots' to fund it
# No State Funding
# No State Funding

Aontú launches its election campaign today... but the party is relying on 'grassroots' to fund it

Jan 20th 2020, 6:30 AM 24,240 Views 62 Comments

Leader Peadar Tóibín has said the country can “do better than Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael”.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

TD told he has no right to speak on behalf of beef farmers in High Court
# Beef Protests
# Beef Protests

TD told he has no right to speak on behalf of beef farmers in High Court

Sep 3rd 2019, 3:54 PM 26,921 Views 0 Comments

Peadar Tóibín tried to make representations in the ongoing Liffey Meats case.

# peadar-toibin - Saturday 6 July, 2019

'Heartbroken': After defeat in 2018, what's next for Ireland's pro-life campaigns?
# Rally For Life
# Rally For Life

'Heartbroken': After defeat in 2018, what's next for Ireland's pro-life campaigns?

Updated Jul 6th 2019, 4:36 PM 45,421 Views 347 Comments

Activists are taking a long view, as they hope to one day change Irish abortion law.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"
# Dáil
# Dáil

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"

Jun 12th 2019, 10:47 PM 27,123 Views 0 Comments

Tóibín was speaking to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar under Dáil privilege today.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Aontú sets its sights on Dáil seats as new party wins a handful of seats in the locals
# Council Seats
# Council Seats

Aontú sets its sights on Dáil seats as new party wins a handful of seats in the locals

Jun 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 14,676 Views 37 Comments

Aontú won three seats in the local elections in the south, and one seat in the Northern Ireland local elections.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Peadar Tóibín hits out at larger parties: 'If you vote Fianna Fáil, you get Fine Gael'
# Aontú Manifesto
# Aontú Manifesto

Peadar Tóibín hits out at larger parties: 'If you vote Fianna Fáil, you get Fine Gael'

May 16th 2019, 8:41 PM 14,253 Views 39 Comments

Aontú has 53 candidates running in the local elections.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'There is extraordinary division in Ireland': Aontú to stand 60 candidates in upcoming elections
# New Beginnings
# New Beginnings

'There is extraordinary division in Ireland': Aontú to stand 60 candidates in upcoming elections

Apr 2nd 2019, 9:46 PM 43,582 Views 79 Comments

The party will officially launch at an event in Dublin on Saturday.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Ireland's newest political party is called 'Aontú' but what does it mean?
# Drumroll Please
# Drumroll Please

Ireland's newest political party is called 'Aontú' but what does it mean?

Jan 29th 2019, 6:48 PM 69,625 Views 85 Comments

The latest party in the Irish political landscape so far has a membership of around 1,400.

# peadar-toibin - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Peadar Tóibín: 'Some in Sinn Féin are hurt and angry and are not talking to me at all'

Peadar Tóibín: 'Some in Sinn Féin are hurt and angry and are not talking to me at all'

Jan 12th 2019, 10:00 AM 39,993 Views 68 Comments

Tóibín talks about his new party, his hopes for the local and general elections and why some old colleagues are not on speaking terms with him.

# peadar-toibin - Friday 7 December, 2018

Cavan councillor quits Fianna Fáil to join Peadar Tóibín's new party
# Sarah O’Reilly
# Sarah O’Reilly

Cavan councillor quits Fianna Fáil to join Peadar Tóibín's new party

Dec 7th 2018, 5:31 PM 36,316 Views 78 Comments

O’Reilly was critical of Fianna Fáil leadership in her departing statement.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

'It's archaic': Request to collect more data on women who seek abortions heavily defeated in Dáil
# The Eighth Amendment
# The Eighth Amendment

'It's archaic': Request to collect more data on women who seek abortions heavily defeated in Dáil

Dec 5th 2018, 8:36 AM 20,271 Views 104 Comments

“What’s the ethnicity about? Is that to find out if we have immigrants in this country who avail of health services as women?”

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Tóibín signs up two members to his new 'Euro-critical party' which aims to protect 'all human life'
# No Name Party
# No Name Party

Tóibín signs up two members to his new 'Euro-critical party' which aims to protect 'all human life'

Nov 21st 2018, 6:26 PM 45,535 Views 107 Comments

Sinn Féin councillor in Kildare Ide Cussen resigned from the party earlier today.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party
# Gone
# Gone

Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party

Updated Nov 15th 2018, 3:25 PM 63,078 Views 173 Comments

The TD was suspended from the party for six months because he voted against the abortion legislation in the Dáil.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Tóibín says he only learned he had lost Culture Committee chairmanship when he read it online
# Removed
# Removed

Tóibín says he only learned he had lost Culture Committee chairmanship when he read it online

Nov 8th 2018, 3:53 PM 16,945 Views 24 Comments

Last week, Tóibín was suspended from the party for six months.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Peadar Tóibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months for voting against abortion legislation
# Disciplined
# Disciplined

Peadar Tóibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months for voting against abortion legislation

Nov 1st 2018, 10:54 AM 27,631 Views 103 Comments

Tóibín said the issue of abortion is far more important than his job in Leinster house.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'Disciplinary proceedings' to be initiated against Tóibín for breaking ranks on abortion legislation
# Termination Of Pregnancy
# Termination Of Pregnancy

'Disciplinary proceedings' to be initiated against Tóibín for breaking ranks on abortion legislation

Updated Oct 23rd 2018, 6:31 PM 28,269 Views 104 Comments

The Termination of Pregnancy Bill passed by 102 votes to 12.

# peadar-toibin - Monday 24 September, 2018

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published

Sep 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 26,833 Views 46 Comments

Currently all crime data released by the gardaí is considered to be ‘under reservation’, ie of insufficient quality, by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

# peadar-toibin - Friday 13 July, 2018

Clontarf Hospital lost 26% of its staff in just two years
# Clontarf Hospital
# Clontarf Hospital

Clontarf Hospital lost 26% of its staff in just two years

Jul 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,634 Views 22 Comments

Clontarf Hospital lost 41 staff between 2016 and 2017.

# peadar-toibin - Monday 25 June, 2018

Tóibín concedes he may not be able to run under Sinn Féin banner at next election
# Abortion Stance
# Abortion Stance

Tóibín concedes he may not be able to run under Sinn Féin banner at next election

Jun 25th 2018, 10:24 AM 20,816 Views 75 Comments

He also confirmed that he won’t be resigning from the party.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Peadar Tóibín: 'One child’s life is more important than my job, and every TD's job'
# I Won't Back Down
# I Won't Back Down

Peadar Tóibín: 'One child’s life is more important than my job, and every TD's job'

May 29th 2018, 1:03 PM 36,896 Views 183 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD said he will oppose such proposals in the Dáil.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'G'wan Mary Lou!' - Sinn Féin's leader is a hit on the canvass but insists it's no election dry run
# Two Days To Go
# Two Days To Go

'G'wan Mary Lou!' - Sinn Féin's leader is a hit on the canvass but insists it's no election dry run

May 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 25,580 Views 73 Comments

McDonald says her first campaign as leader is not practice for a general election.

Each side playing the blame game as fallout from the Prime Time debate no-show rolls over
# The Show Must Go On
# The Show Must Go On

Each side playing the blame game as fallout from the Prime Time debate no-show rolls over

May 23rd 2018, 12:45 PM 113,769 Views 311 Comments

Cora Sherlock has denied pulling out of last night’s Prime Time debate.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

McDonald: 'I would prefer if Peadar Tóibín was not speaking out on abortion in this way'
# Abortion Referendum
# Abortion Referendum

McDonald: 'I would prefer if Peadar Tóibín was not speaking out on abortion in this way'

Apr 24th 2018, 8:30 PM 21,921 Views 75 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said party members that vote against party policy in the Dáil will face consequences.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Scientology-linked group's 'drug treatment centre' won't be subject to inspections
# Ballivor
# Ballivor

Scientology-linked group's 'drug treatment centre' won't be subject to inspections

Mar 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 13,772 Views 78 Comments

An opposition TD says he’ll bring in legislation to cover such centres himself unless the government takes action.

# peadar-toibin - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Fresh harassment and bullying allegations have emerged at the National Museum
# Workplace Bullying
# Workplace Bullying

Fresh harassment and bullying allegations have emerged at the National Museum

Mar 1st 2018, 12:38 PM 13,643 Views 20 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan’s response to the allegations was labelled “very unsatisfactory” in the Dáil.

# peadar-toibin - Sunday 18 February, 2018

The government has no idea if people are serving on more state boards than they should be
# Not A Clue
# Not A Clue

The government has no idea if people are serving on more state boards than they should be

Feb 18th 2018, 6:30 AM 7,776 Views 17 Comments

The allocation of state board memberships has caused no end of controversy in Ireland in the past.

# peadar-toibin - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Saunas and high vitamin doses: The discredited Scientology-backed drug rehab programme slated for Meath
# Explainer
# Explainer

Saunas and high vitamin doses: The discredited Scientology-backed drug rehab programme slated for Meath

Jan 21st 2018, 9:00 PM 29,892 Views 147 Comments

There have been a number of protests against Scientology’s presence in Ireland.

# peadar-toibin - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Locals turn out in numbers to protest proposed drug rehab centre in Co Meath
# Ballivor
# Ballivor

Locals turn out in numbers to protest proposed drug rehab centre in Co Meath

Jan 17th 2018, 9:25 PM 19,327 Views 61 Comments

The new Narconon centre in the rural village of Ballivor has been linked with the Church of Scientology.

# peadar-toibin - Saturday 18 November, 2017

No free vote for Sinn Féin TDs and senators on abortion
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

No free vote for Sinn Féin TDs and senators on abortion

Nov 18th 2017, 6:20 PM 18,981 Views 101 Comments

The party voted to reaffirm their position to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# peadar-toibin - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Sinn Féin TD says people need 'Minister Joe Duffy' to get action on harassment and bullying claims
# National Museum
# National Museum

Sinn Féin TD says people need 'Minister Joe Duffy' to get action on harassment and bullying claims

Nov 14th 2017, 8:51 PM 16,644 Views 65 Comments

“Why, in 2017, must women use the front pages of newspapers to achieve justice and a workplace free of harassment and bullying?”

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