# leaders-questions - Today’s News
One unidentified TD could be heard saying “Ah for God’s sake” when the Ceann Comhairle announced the second suspension.
# leaders-questions - Yesterday’s News
The Dáil has been discussing the appointment of O’Sullivan as the new Garda Commissioner.
Sinn Féin has called on the Taoiseach to withdraw the remarks, saying the party was not at the protest.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 20 November, 2014
The Tánaiste and Mary Lou McDonald had another argument today, but this one didn’t lead to a four-hour sit-in.
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 19 November, 2014
…while signatories of the Proclamation failed to make the cut.
# leaders-questions - Tuesday 18 November, 2014
Meanwhile, despite appeals from an enraged Mick Wallace, the Taoiseach has declined to announce a snap election.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 13 November, 2014
It’s the second time in a month the Sinn Féin TD has been suspended from the chamber.
# leaders-questions - Tuesday 11 November, 2014
Enda Kenny addressed the latest claims in the Dáil this afternoon.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny would not explicitly rule out Revenue pursuing unpaid water charges as he repeatedly stated that all will be revealed next week.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 23 October, 2014
Mary Lou McDonald’s usual Thursday afternoon rumble with the Tánaiste didn’t go ahead today. Here’s why…
The Tánaiste has again moved to clarify her comments about Irish Water protesters with expensive phones and cameras.
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
The Belfast woman who claims she was raped by an IRA member met with Enda Kenny this morning.
# leaders-questions - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
Meanwhile, a Fine Gael backbencher has called on the board of Irish Water to resign.
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
The Sinn Féín deputy leader was thrown out of the Dáil chamber mid-speech, and told not to come back…
# leaders-questions - Thursday 9 October, 2014
The Deputy Leader of Sinn Féin accused the government of denying people the right to wash their children and cook if they can’t afford the water charges.
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
The Ceann Comhairle had to give out to deputies again this morning.
# leaders-questions - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
Micheál Martin complimented the Taoiseach’s use of the English language, sort of…
# leaders-questions - Thursday 2 October, 2014
Mick Wallace said people are sick with ‘cronyism in Irish politics’.
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
‘This story is unravelling as it gets made up’: Yep, they’re still talking ‘McNulty-gate’ in the Dáil
Enda Kenny faced more questions today on the circumstances surrounding John McNulty’s appointment to a state board.
# leaders-questions - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
The Taoiseach made the comment during Leaders’ Questions today.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 18 September, 2014
Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP) is now up 7.7 per cent.
Joan Burton says she expects CER ruling will rule out water charges for contaminated water.
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
Enda Kenny made the comment in the Dáil as it met after the summer break.
# leaders-questions - Sunday 3 August, 2014
Voters should be allowed to question their political leaders in parliament, according to the UK’s Labour leader Ed Miliband. But is this a cheap gimmick or an idea that could re-invigorate people’s passion for politics?
# leaders-questions - Thursday 17 July, 2014
There was an unexpected, wildcard move from Gerry Adams, and the Tánaiste did a bit of waving.
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Enda and Gerry went to length in the Dáil to demonstrate they both have more than a ‘Cúpla Focal’.
# leaders-questions - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
‘Shame on you for what you did’ – the Taoiseach was having none of it from Mícheál Martin.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 10 July, 2014
Mary-Lou McDonald called it “a catastrophe in motion.” (She was referring to Gaza.)
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says the Government would be criticised for overruling residents and the Council if it introduced emergency legislation…
The parents of twins with a rare disease have met with the Taoiseach to discuss getting their boys home.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 3 July, 2014
The Communications Minister plays down talk of a Cabinet rift over the proceeds from the local property tax.
The Health Committee will meet with representatives from the National Infertility Support and Information Group, but what else is happening in Leinster House today?
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
Enda Kenny also confirmed that the water charges will not exceed €240 per year.
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.
# leaders-questions - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
Dáil procedure got in the way during Questions to An Taoiseach today.
Kenny faced questions from the opposition benches over a decision to suspend gastric band operations at a hospital.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 26 June, 2014
Representatives from a number of groups will address the Health Committee on this issue today.
# leaders-questions - 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.
# leaders-questions - 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….