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# Peadar Tóibín

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Six months after suspension, Tóibín's back as Sinn Féin spokesperson
The announcement comes a day before the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is due to start.
Creighton: I did not approach Peadar Tóibín about Reform conference
The TD said today that she did not make any approach to Tóibín, despite what he is alleged to have said on radio last week.
Peadar Tóibín returning to Sinn Féin after six-month suspension
The Meath West deputy expects to be back in the party by the end of the month.
Mass rallies planned across country as new National Hospital Campaign gathers pace
Tens of thousands are expected to turn out for ‘seven to ten’ large-scale protests around the country, organised to fight cuts to front-line services.
Large scale 'day of action' planned as local groups form National Hospital Campaign
Hospital action groups from around the country are coming together to plan an ongoing national campaign.
SF 'rebel' Tóibín confident he'll be back in the party fold by February
The Meath deputy was expelled last summer after he voted against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.
Peadar Tóibín: Fianna Fáil approached me, but I want to rejoin Sinn Féin
The Meath West TD is suspended from Sinn Féin after voting against the abortion bill but he insists he wants to rejoin the party in January.
Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history
The Companies Bill 2013 is nearly 1,200 pages and proposes to overhaul the way company law operates in Ireland. But in what way? takes a look…
10 more years! New Tara Mines lease means 650 jobs are retained
The Navan zinc and lead mine, which is the largest Zinc mine in Europe, has been in operation since 1977.
Sinn Féin's 'prodigal son' won't return to the party until next year
Peadar Tóibín has been suspended from the party since he voted against the abortion bill in the summer.
Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again
Meanwhile Peadar Tóibín’s suspension from Sinn Féin for six months means he is banned from attending all party events.
Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote
A ministerial rebellion and a new minister within hours; anger at criminalisation of and lack of advocacy for women; the Dáil bar can stay open until 5am.
Peadar Toibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months
TD for Meath West has been censured for his vote against the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.
Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices
Meanwhile, Sinn Féin has said that Peadar Tóibín’s decision to vote against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a “serious breach of party rules”.
Tóibín: Abortion bill has not received sufficient debate
The Sinn Féin TD was the only member of his party to vote against the bill tonight in the Dáil.
Peadar Tóibín expects 'robust consequences' when he votes against abortion bill
The Sinn Féin TD has reiterated that he will vote against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill when it goes through the Dáil later this week.
Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote
A number of TDs and Senators have organised a cross-party meeting for colleagues tomorrow evening, billing it as “one of the last occasions to discuss one of the most important decisions of your political life with like-minded colleagues”.
Gerry Adams issues discipline warning as one Sinn Féin TD rejects abortion law
Peadar Tóibín says he cannot support the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.
Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice
Junior minister for jobs, John Perry, said that some people would be “quite delighted” to go to the United States in the Dáil yesterday.
Toibín dismisses talk of SF rift after defeat on abortion 'free vote' motion
Peadar Toibín says he is “determined” to ensure that he is on the same page as Sinn Féin when the Dáil votes on abortion laws.
Sinn Féin strips Peadar Toibín of committee chairmanship over X Case vote
The Meath West TD did not vote with the party on a motion to legislate for the X Case and has been disciplined for breaking the party whip.
X Case judgement is 'flawed' and 'archaic' says Sinn Féin rebel Tóibín
Peadar Tóibín has defied the party whip on abortion this week and has criticised the Supreme Court ruling on the X case concerning abortion in Ireland.
Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?
A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.
McDonald on X Case motion: "The time for playing cat and mouse is over"
Sinn Féin has said that management issues within the party will not distract it from seeking legislation on abortion.
TDs won't get to vote on Sinn Féin's abortion motion. Here's why
Dáil procedures mean a minister can almost unilaterally replace an opposition motion with one more favourable to the government.
McDonald: Parties should "do the right thing," despite individual beliefs
The deputy leader of Sinn Féin also said that she didn’t believe that individual members should have a free vote on any abortion legislation.
Thousands expected to take to the streets in support of Navan Hospital
The ‘Monster Rally’ is being held to protest over ongoing cuts to services at Navan Hospital.
Party delegations meet the Troika today
Delegations from Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are meeting the Troika this morning.
Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent
The Department of Jobs has said that its performance must relate to services delivered and not money spent as figures show it underspent by €85 million in the first three quarters of 2012.
Bank of Ireland raises mortgage interest rates by 0.5pc
Mortgage holders have been written to in the last days informing them of an increase in rates from late next month.
Petitions system to allow public to 'set parliamentary agenda'
An Oireachtas committee will take petitions from the public and be “a robust body acting on behalf of our people” according to its chairman.
Government criticised as employment at lowest level in nine years
Figures from the CSO’s Quarterly National Household Survey put unemployment at its highest level since the financial crisis.
'Yes' to babies: Two Sinn Féin TDs welcome new sons on Ard Fheis weekend
It’s been a busier pre-referendum week for Pearse Doherty and Peadar Tóibín than for most…
Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies
Sinn Féin’s legislation would have required companies to give longer notice periods if they were laying off large numbers.
Gilmore criticised for “back-slapping fest” to mark one-year anniversary
The job losses at AIB dominate Leaders’ Questions, as the Tánaiste admits bank restructuring meant job losses were needed.
'Optics' and 'rehash': Opposition dismisses government's jobs plan
Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have heavily criticised what they see as the re-announcement of certain schemes and a lack of targets to reduce unemployment.
Minimum wage reforms spark 'outrage' among employers
The Government earlier announced plans to overhaul the JLC system for setting basic pay rates.
Public service reform plans are 'weak' and 'wrong' says opposition
The government has been criticised for proposing to cut 23,500 jobs in the public sector over the next four years.