# dail - Monday 7 July, 2014
Oireachtas TV will be available on UPC, Sky and Eircom… but not RTÉ’s Saorview.
# dail - Saturday 5 July, 2014
Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?
You win some, you lose some…
The bar is currently exempt from having a licence. What do you think about that?
# dail - Thursday 3 July, 2014
The Finance Minister was accused of failing to deliver a deal on bank recapitalisation.
Fianna Fáil’s Dara Calleary suggested the Communications Minister was “doing a Luis Suarez on it”.
The Health Committee will meet with representatives from the National Infertility Support and Information Group, but what else is happening in Leinster House today?
# dail - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
Groups are no longer being allowed to use a conference room in the Oireachtas to hold pre-Budget briefings. A way for politicians to avoid attending?
The Houses of the Oireachtas has released some interesting figures in its 2013 annual report.
Senators think it could raise €200 million a year to help improve mental health services. They’ll be discussing this and several other topics today.
# dail - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
Dáil procedure got in the way during Questions to An Taoiseach today.
The Commission for Energy Regulation will be giving TDs and Senators a briefing on water tariffs in Leinster House today.
# dail - Thursday 26 June, 2014
Representatives from a number of groups will address the Health Committee on this issue today.
# dail - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
Senators think two sections in the Family Law Act 1995 need to be updated to protect children. They will debate this and other issues today.
# dail - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Representatives from the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland will be visiting Leinster House today to discuss the issue.
# dail - Friday 20 June, 2014
# dail - Thursday 19 June, 2014
Nomadic beasts, hackneyed clichés and mild-mannered TDs: A not very productive day’s work in the Dáil
Nobody particularly covered themselves in glory during Leaders’ Questions today….
What else will the folks on Kildare Street be discussing?
# dail - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
There are concerns that thousands of people who didn’t respond to the HSE will now be left without a medical card.
The Justice Committee will discuss this and other issues today.
# dail - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
The Sinn Féin president got a telling-off from the Dáil Ceann Comhairle this afternoon.
The Jobs Committee was told that Dublin’s main thoroughfare is dangerous and dirty, giving retailers little chance.
The Technical Group will put forward a Bill today that would update the current process.
# dail - Thursday 12 June, 2014
Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, will give the lowdown to the PAC this morning.
Crowds marched from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to the gates of the Dáil last night.
# dail - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
Term limits for ministers, performance-related pay, and giving everyone a say on the Budget… The Reform Alliance has a lengthy political wish-list.
TDs will debate the controversial issue in the Dáil today.
# dail - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
The government messed up in not ensuring it had a majority on the inquiry in the first place, but now its attempts to reverse this threaten to undermine the whole process of finding out what happened to the Irish banking system.
Sinn Féin are tabling a motion calling for a full judge-led inquiry into mother-and-baby homes. Fianna Fáil are expected to back it.
Senator Katherine Zappone thinks they need to be updated and will present a Bill on the subject in the Seanad today.
# dail - Thursday 5 June, 2014
That’s one of the subjects up for debate in Leinster House today.
# dail - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…
# dail - Friday 30 May, 2014
The independent politician’s ascension to Europe automatically triggers a by-election in Roscommon-South Leitrim. Who will take his place?
# dail - Thursday 29 May, 2014
NAMA officials will be grilled by the Public Accounts Committee on the details of their latest annual report….
# dail - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
The election over, TDs and senators were back at work yesterday. Today, the much-anticipated committee appearance of Brian Purcell will provide the main focus in Leinster House.
# dail - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
The Dáil and Seanad return after a week off with a post-mortem on the weekend elections sure to feature.
# dail - Saturday 24 May, 2014
If the two female candidates tipped for the top are successful there will be 27 female TDs.
# dail - Thursday 22 May, 2014
The former Minister for Justice was entitled to these recently abolished payments.
# dail - Thursday 15 May, 2014
Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty revealed the allegations in the Dáil today, telling TDs the whistleblower claims the case against the arrested garda was struck out of court on dubious grounds.