# 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….
What else will the folks on Kildare Street be discussing?
# leaders-questions - 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.
# leaders-questions - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
After a week when the government was accused of dictating the membership of the inquiry Enda Kenny’s remarks prompted laughter in the Dáil today.
The Taoiseach said that it was “professional” protestors who had “caused the trouble”.
The Sinn Féin president got a telling-off from the Dáil Ceann Comhairle this afternoon.
The Technical Group will put forward a Bill today that would update the current process.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 12 June, 2014
Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, will give the lowdown to the PAC this morning.
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
Sinn Féin’s leader said there is a conflict of interest for the director of the West/North West Hospital Group, Noel Daly.
The Fianna Fáil leader said it was “very serious” that junior minister Alex White agreed that the Taoiseach forced the former Garda Commissioner to quit.
TDs will debate the controversial issue in the Dáil today.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 5 June, 2014
Catherine Murphy was among those to call for a full public inquiry into the situation.
That’s one of the subjects up for debate in Leinster House today.
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
The independent TD said the airline’s decision to remove perks from cabin crew who went on strike last week was “outrageous”.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 29 May, 2014
Now that they have large representations on city and county councils, that is.
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
Kenny said there was nothing “mysterious” about the matter.
# leaders-questions - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
The Finance Minister said seven per cent of people lost their cards after a review.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 15 May, 2014
The Taoiseach’s office says a ‘clerical error’ is to blame for the diary entry that recorded a meeting taking place 36 hours before it actually did.
# leaders-questions - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Medical cards were discussed in the Dáil this afternoon.
# leaders-questions - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
The Taoiseach said that he was sorry that matters raised by McCabe weren’t dealt with sooner, words echoed by Frances Fitzgerald a short time later.
That’s the argument Sinn Féin will make in the Dáil today.
# leaders-questions - Thursday 8 May, 2014
A stolen file, a garda threat, and allegations of heroin dealing were raised by the independent TD in the Dáil today.