Category Archives: Irish Politics
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Video: Watch Prof Arulkumaran tell Senator Mullen – “if you don’t support legal abortion then you support illegal abortion”
Senator Ronan Mullen and and Mattie Mcgarth TD have taken it upon themselves to be the nations protectors of women during the the 8th amendment committee hearings. Well that’s not true, they represent the catholic church in these hearings. Their … Continue reading
First things first. There were, allegedly (depending on who you ask in Fianna Fail these days) two underlying reasons to set up Irish Water. First was to invest in our Victorian era water and sewage infrastructure, secondly was conservation. By … Continue reading
They say all politics is local, but Fianna Fail in Dublin Central unanimously voting to ask for Bertie to rejoin Fianna Fáil is a bit like asking your violent, abusive, alcoholic ex partner to give things another go while he’s … Continue reading
Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett has paid tribute in the Dáil to Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore who had his last foreign affairs question time as leader of the Labour Party to an empty Dáil chamber. The only Labour sinner on hand to witness … Continue reading
You will be reading a lot about Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins in the next few days. The 41-year-old Limerick TD and has landed himself in hot water because he wrote to a judge seeking leniency for a convicted drug … Continue reading
As a general rule; politicians dancing is a bad idea. Unperturbed, Enda Kenny decided to bust some moves to Pharrell Williams’ hit song Happy while attending the Bloom festival in Phoenix park yesterday. I expect dancing like you’re driving a … Continue reading
You’d be forgiven for waking up this morning and thinking you’ve travelled back in time to the last decade. The big stories of the day are – Seanie Fitz of Anglo fame and the Irish Independent are reporting Bertie Ahern addressed … Continue reading
Unbelievable scenes in Dáil. The Leas-Cheann Comhairle (Deputy Chairman) of Dáil Éireann, Michael Kitt, called the names of 15 TDs to ask almost 30 questions to Minister Bruton and none of them show up.