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Entries Tagged as 'Dáil'

The Sky might fall down!

May 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Irish Politics

A private members debate concluded tonight with the Government defeating a Fine Gael proposal to compel that by-elections to be held within six months of a vacancy arising. There are currently 3 vacancies to be filled in Donegal South West, Dublin South and Waterford. The Donegal vacancy is nearly a year old with the resignation […]


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Michael D Higgins on the Banking Inquiry

January 20th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Irish Politics

Speaking in the Dáil last night on the banking inquiry and why it should be public and conducted by the Oireachtas  – I know I’ve called him a national treasure before but his speeches and their content and delivery are just stunning. There are challenges to all on their understanding and desire for true Parliamentary […]


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Civil Partnership Bill debate Liveblog

December 3rd, 2009 · 9 Comments · Irish Politics, Same Sex Partnerships

As previously announced the Second stage debate on the Civil Partnership Bill will take place on Thursday evening. I’ve had many queries from those who cannot make it to the Dáil to watch about how they can see what is going on (The fact I watch a lot of Dáil live feed seems to amuse […]


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