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# seanad - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

The power of water protests with no protesters
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

The power of water protests with no protesters

Jul 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 26,673 Views 90 Comments

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

# seanad - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece

Jul 7th 2015, 1:35 PM 26,389 Views 133 Comments

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

# seanad - Monday 6 July, 2015

Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi
# Quelle Surprise
# Quelle Surprise

Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi

Jul 6th 2015, 11:32 AM 39,495 Views 127 Comments

The senator said the ‘mispronunciation’ incident has kickstarted her General Election campaign.

# seanad - Friday 3 July, 2015

People cannot get over Fidelma Healy-Eames and her 'wiffy code'
# There In A Wiffy
From The Daily Edge
# There In A Wiffy

People cannot get over Fidelma Healy-Eames and her 'wiffy code'

Jul 3rd 2015, 10:19 AM 5,596 Views 6 Comments

#pcgonemad #sexualorientation

# seanad - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?

Jul 2nd 2015, 12:00 PM 18,043 Views 88 Comments

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

# seanad - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill
# Freedom Of Speech
# Freedom Of Speech

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill

Jul 1st 2015, 8:07 PM 21,349 Views 121 Comments

Under the proposed law, a person could face 12 months in jail or a €5,000 fine.

Here's exactly what our politicians and civil servants were up to last year
# ALL IN A DAY'S WORK
# ALL IN A DAY'S WORK

Here's exactly what our politicians and civil servants were up to last year

Jul 1st 2015, 6:37 PM 10,683 Views 33 Comments

Hitting the gym, Oireachtas Committee meetings and learning languages were all on the agenda.

# seanad - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

Jun 25th 2015, 12:20 PM 31,226 Views 77 Comments

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

# seanad - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Can Sinn Féin bounce back from Cork East controversy?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Can Sinn Féin bounce back from Cork East controversy?

Jun 24th 2015, 12:03 PM 17,900 Views 71 Comments

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

# seanad - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

'The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could'
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# State Of The Nation

'The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could'

Jun 23rd 2015, 12:08 PM 20,555 Views 101 Comments

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

# seanad - Thursday 18 June, 2015

The government got a (very brief) scare in the Seanad today
# Seanadigans
# Seanadigans

The government got a (very brief) scare in the Seanad today

Jun 18th 2015, 1:45 PM 27,864 Views 46 Comments

The opposition has managed to force Arts Minister Heather Humphreys to come into the house later today.

Out with the old: Bertie's office sold to fund Fianna Fáil's election campaign
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Out with the old: Bertie's office sold to fund Fianna Fáil's election campaign

Jun 18th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,703 Views 40 Comments

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

# seanad - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Fine Gael senator’s speech taken from Irish Independent article
# Copy And Paste
# Copy And Paste

Fine Gael senator’s speech taken from Irish Independent article

Jun 16th 2015, 6:30 PM 29,292 Views 66 Comments

Catherine Noone’s speech on inheritance tax is largely similar to an article by Charlie Weston.

Footballer Ger Brennan, a leading No campaigner, joins Fianna Fáil
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Footballer Ger Brennan, a leading No campaigner, joins Fianna Fáil

Jun 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 28,976 Views 186 Comments

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# seanad - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Move over Renua, there could soon be ANOTHER new party in town
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Move over Renua, there could soon be ANOTHER new party in town

Jun 11th 2015, 11:40 AM 14,559 Views 85 Comments

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

# seanad - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Was there any 'nod nod wink wink behaviour' at IBRC?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Was there any 'nod nod wink wink behaviour' at IBRC?

Jun 9th 2015, 12:05 PM 9,787 Views 53 Comments

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

# seanad - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Our newest Senator is 'dismayed' at being denied entry to independent group
# No New Members
# No New Members

Our newest Senator is 'dismayed' at being denied entry to independent group

Jun 3rd 2015, 6:40 PM 15,629 Views 45 Comments

Averil Power got the nod, but Gerard Craughwell did not.

# seanad - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

'Male, pale and stale - why gender quotas are not enough to change that'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Male, pale and stale - why gender quotas are not enough to change that'

Jun 2nd 2015, 8:00 PM 594 Views 53 Comments

Ever heard of the 5 Cs of women in politics? Kathryn Reilly has – and they are massive hurdles.

# seanad - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?

May 27th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,362 Views 60 Comments

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

Averil Power gets new office after Fianna Fáil tell her to make way for new TD
# Power Vacuum
# Power Vacuum

Averil Power gets new office after Fianna Fáil tell her to make way for new TD

May 27th 2015, 6:30 AM 23,784 Views 68 Comments

The independent senator was asked to leave her office in Leinster House just hours after her resignation from the party.

# seanad - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Will Fine Gael and Labour come to blows over Aer Lingus sale?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Will Fine Gael and Labour come to blows over Aer Lingus sale?

May 26th 2015, 12:15 PM 10,485 Views 61 Comments

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

# seanad - Monday 25 May, 2015

Micheál Martin comes out swinging against Averil Power... and she's swung back
# Not Going Quietly
# Not Going Quietly

Micheál Martin comes out swinging against Averil Power... and she's swung back

May 25th 2015, 4:10 PM 60,176 Views 139 Comments

It’s on.

Averil Power launches scathing attack on Fianna Fáil as she quits party
# Shock Move
# Shock Move

Averil Power launches scathing attack on Fianna Fáil as she quits party

May 25th 2015, 12:30 PM 52,770 Views 104 Comments

The Senator described Micheál Martin as “a leader without any followers” and said the party is “simply not fit for government”.

# seanad - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Bertie and Enda to be quizzed about banking collapse
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Bertie and Enda to be quizzed about banking collapse

May 20th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,299 Views 67 Comments

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

# seanad - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Why are Dáil suspensions happening so often?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Why are Dáil suspensions happening so often?

May 14th 2015, 12:00 PM 14,814 Views 131 Comments

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

# seanad - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

In mortgage arrears? Here's how the government plans to help
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

In mortgage arrears? Here's how the government plans to help

May 13th 2015, 12:00 PM 14,709 Views 34 Comments

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

# seanad - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote

May 12th 2015, 11:59 AM 30,429 Views 325 Comments

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

# seanad - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Public servants could be in for €800 windfall
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Public servants could be in for €800 windfall

May 7th 2015, 11:55 AM 34,299 Views 122 Comments

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

# seanad - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Water charges will be taken from people's wages or dole
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Water charges will be taken from people's wages or dole

May 6th 2015, 12:07 PM 45,100 Views 350 Comments

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

# seanad - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?

Apr 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,443 Views 67 Comments

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

# seanad - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Howlin: I'm amazed people criticised the spring statement, it's full of 'real meat'
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Howlin: I'm amazed people criticised the spring statement, it's full of 'real meat'

Apr 29th 2015, 12:15 PM 10,601 Views 133 Comments

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

# seanad - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Tax cuts and spending hikes: Are we back to the good times?
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# State Of The Nation

Tax cuts and spending hikes: Are we back to the good times?

Apr 28th 2015, 9:00 AM 13,355 Views 131 Comments

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

# seanad - Monday 20 April, 2015

Look at how incredibly complicated it is to elect Senators...
# Mind = Blown
# Mind = Blown

Look at how incredibly complicated it is to elect Senators...

Apr 20th 2015, 6:45 PM 10,168 Views 73 Comments

Our minds are blown. Our heads hurt.

# seanad - Monday 13 April, 2015

Check out these VERY radical proposals to reform the Seanad
# Totally Rad
# Totally Rad

Check out these VERY radical proposals to reform the Seanad

Apr 13th 2015, 10:45 PM 18,997 Views 56 Comments

The Seanad Working Group on Reform has published a report calling for overhaul of the upper house.

# seanad - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV
# Controversial
# Controversial

Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV

Mar 31st 2015, 7:38 PM 29,914 Views 157 Comments

Senator Jim Walsh told the Seanad the idea was put to him by a gay man he met last weekend.

# seanad - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party

Mar 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 13,306 Views 98 Comments

He does not agree with certain aspects of new family law.

7 things we learned from our VERY revealing interview with Ronan Mullen
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

7 things we learned from our VERY revealing interview with Ronan Mullen

Mar 26th 2015, 3:30 PM 33,648 Views 233 Comments

The independent senator talked same-sex marriage, adoption and being approached by Fine Gael in an interview with TheJournal.ie.

There was another entertaining episode of Joan v Mary Lou in the Dáil today
# Paulie Walnuts
# Paulie Walnuts

There was another entertaining episode of Joan v Mary Lou in the Dáil today

Mar 26th 2015, 1:33 PM 21,496 Views 123 Comments

The Sopranos featured twice at Leaders’ Questions today.

# seanad - 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 17,952 Views 124 Comments

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

# seanad - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine
# Abuse
# Abuse

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Mar 4th 2015, 8:05 PM 26,197 Views 85 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to TheJournal.ie about Micheál Martin’s leadership.