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It is a myth that politicians get three months summer holidays, as even though the Dail met for the last time this week TDs and senators are scheduled to attend a total of 88 meetings over the holiday season. According to a Government press release at the start of the ‘Silly Season’ this month, Oireachtas Committees will in fact continue to be extremely active during this Dáil and Seanad recess.
Ya know, maybe it would feel better if they were worth it, but it doesnt’ ease the pain at all.
Longford/Westmeath Oireachtas members will go back to school today, Friday, when they pay a visit to students at Templemichael College Longford.
It’s time to rip it up and start again, nothing else will do for the Ireland we currently find ourselves in. Politically, institutionally, and economically, staying wedded to our current ideologies is no longer an option. They have proven to be either failures or past their sell-by date.
Sinn Féin agriculture and fisheries spokesperson Martin Ferris TD was in Belmullet yesterday to meet with farming and fishing organisations as part of Sinn Féin’s campaign to revive the west.
Deputy Phil Hogan has tabled a Dáil motion calling for the implementation of a Fine Gael plan to reform the Oireachtas.
The summer-long stand off between the elected members of Mayo County Council and Minister for Environment John Gormley will once again raise its head this coming Monday. In adjourning the monthly meeting of the council last Monday, the members agreed to hold a special meeting to discuss the devlopment plan issue this coming Monday September 15 at 2pm.
Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Beverley Flynn has been appointed to the Oireachtas Committee on Education and Science.
Earlier this year, the Houses of the Oireachtas celebrated 90 years of Dáil Éireann by hosting a special commemorative sitting of both Houses in the Mansion House in Dublin.