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Two TDs say they will break Dáil rules and refuse to stand during the daily prayer
It’s proposed a 30-second moment of silence will take place after the daily prayer.
'Not an April Fools' joke': First tranche of TDs' pay boost kicks in today
The basic salary of a TD had been cut from 92,672 to €87,358 under the terms of the Haddington Road Agreement.
Here's what happened when I asked every TD in Ireland if they liked Beyoncé
“Enda Kenny really is a good for nothing type of brother.”
Abandoning the working wage? Sinn Féin raises salaries for all elected representatives
In introducing the €2,500 pay rise the party appears to be finally abandoning its ‘working wage’ pay strategy.
Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail
Halawa has been in prison without trial for almost three-and-a-half years.
FactCheck: You asked, we answered - how does Irish politicians' pay compare to Europe?
How do our TDs and Taoiseach’s salaries compare to their continental counterparts?
Pint of the black stuff the most popular drink in the Dáil bar
Since 2015, Guinness has been the most popular drink in the Dáil bar.
THE WINNERS: These are all the TDs that have been elected
It’s been a long weekend and these lads and ladies have already passed the post.
No thanks! Government ministers have turned down a €12k pay rise
All eyes are on the remaining TDs now to see who will waive the increase.
Poll: Should there be a dress code for TDs and Senators?
A number of TDs wore Repeal jumpers in the chamber last month.
What do politicians eat in Leinster House?
Roast beef, chilli and an Irish fry – they’re all up for grabs in Dáil Eireann.
Poll: Is the summer break for TDs too long?
They’ll be back in the Dáil on 27 September – should their holidays be shorter?
Believe it or not, Ireland doesn't have enough politicians
Seriously.
'Brexit is a huge opportunity - it's not a day for people to panic'
As the aftershock of the Brexit vote set in, TDs were contemplating what it all meant for us.
We asked every TD if they want Travellers recognised as an ethnic minority - here’s what they said
The vast majority of those who replied are in favour.
TDs claimed more than €500,000 in expenses during March - despite only sitting twice
It brings to €3.4 million the amount known to have been paid to TDs and Ministers between the general election and the formation of the new government.
Here's what Fine Gael is promising independent TDs in return for their support
The 160-page document makes a wide range of commitments.
'I won't make promises we can't keep': Independents ready to bargain with Fine Gael
Independent Alliance TDs are due to meet with Fine Gael on Monday morning.
FactCheck: Did only 10 TDs really show up to debate mental health last night?
TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck does a double take on some claims that went viral last night.
16 times Irish politicians were a little bit mortifying on Twitter
TDs — they’re just like us.
THE NEWBIES: Introducing your new first-time TDs
Meet the new kids on the block.
Vincent Browne thinks these two TDs are just like Podge and Rodge
Séamus Healy and Mattie McGrath really went at it on the latest People’s Debate.
"You get in and box like hell, and get out": Michael Fitzmaurice on his first year as a TD
It’s a year since the man once known as the ‘new Ming’ won his seat. How has he found his first 12 months as a TD?
More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas
With no guarantee that more women on the ballot means more in the Dáil, maybe the entire system needs to change?
After John Delaney's ring around, politicians decide NOT to quiz him over FIFA payment
The decision was taken by the Oireachtas Transport Committee in private session this morning.
Why John Delaney has been ringing around TDs in the last few days...
The FAI chief executive has been on the phone to discuss a possible appearance before the Oireachtas Transport and Communications Committee.
That's a grand break, isn't it?
TDs will, of course, be up to HERE in constituency work over the next 11 days or so.
TDs have given back €140,000 in allowances - but who gave €3.63?
And who returned a whopping €6.89?
Should TDs be allowed to hire family members? Yes, of course!
Hiring a family member can be advantageous to accomplishing the work that voters demand of our TDs.
Loophole means ecstasy and loads of other drugs are now legal (but only until Thursday)
It follows a court ruling this morning.
No more 'throwing around' our national flag, Sinn Féin TDs told
The party will debate a motion proposing the national flag “be shown due respect” this weekend.
Where have you seen these political faces before?
They all have one place in common besides the Dáil.
'Irish citizens seen as a hostile party by Islamic resistance groups', court told
The evidence was given during a case involving TDs Mick Wallace and Clare Daly.
'We want Bose to reconsider, closing this plant is going to hit the county hard'
Siptu is meeting with senior management at the audio company to appeal for them to reconsider the closure of a Monaghan facility.
And the busiest night for the Dáil bar last year was....
The Dáil bar made €7,461.19 the day the Water Services Bill was debated.
It could be nine months before Independents agree on policies --- Michael Fitzmaurice
The man hoping to bring together a new political force in Irish politics dropped by, on his way to meet a potential future candidate…
Senators start campaign to have a referendum on the Water Services Bill
Here’s what would have to happen to get it underway.
Poll: Does Ireland need a new political party?
Deputy Shane Ross says that the time is right. What do you think?
Poll: Do you think TDs should be allowed to say what they want in Leinster House?
The system of parliamentary privilege means politicians have immunity to defamation suits and so can say what they want in the Dáil, do you think that’s fair?
Gardaí say TDs are allowed to make 'unfounded, unsubstantiated and malicious allegations'
Should politicians be allowed to say what they want in the Dáil and Seanad?