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Labour celebrates securing charity status for sports club in Charities Bill

The Labour Party in Mayo are celebrating the passing of an amendment in Seanad Éireann which ensures that sports clubs are listed as charities in the Charities Bill.

Mayor invites the Oireachtas to sit in Kilkenny for 400 celebrations

The Mayor Pat Crotty has officially extended an invitation to the Oireachtas to sit in Kilkenny once again during the Kilkenny 400 celebrations.

The gravy train can’t continue…

Since I left the Dáil in 2002 I have been loathe to condemn the pay and perks of politicians. This reluctance was based on inside knowledge of life as a public representative.

The gravy train can’t continue…

Since I left the Dáil in 2002 I have been loathe to condemn the pay and perks of politicians. This reluctance was based on inside knowledge of life as a public representative.

The gravy train can’t continue…

Since I left the Dáil in 2002 I have been loathe to condemn the pay and perks of politicians. This reluctance was based on inside knowledge of life as a public representative.

Kilkenny mayor welcomes O’ Donoghue resignation

Green party Mayor Malcolm Noonan has expressed his satisfaction at the resignation of the Ceann Comhairle John O’ Donoghue and while doing so he called for a cap on expenses paid to politicians and on their salaries.

FG proposes €35 million saving through Dáil and Seanad cuts

Fine Gael’s Deputy Michael Ring, spokesperson on community, rural, and Gaeltacht affairs, has said the €35 million in savings brought about by the party’s Oireachtas reforms could be used for services like transport for hospital appointments, water and sewerage schemes, roads, etc. Dep Ring said the package included a reduction by eight of the number of junior ministers, cutting the number of joint Oireachtas committees by 10, ending the practice of paying fees to those holding positions on those committees, no ministerial pensions to be paid while the member is still serving in either house of the Oireachtas, direct elections for 20 of the Seanad seats, and extending the Dáil sitting week from three to four days.

Submissions invited on rights of homeowners

Submissions are now being invited by the Dáil Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women’s Rights, on the issue of the rights of homeowners to protect themselves against trespassers.

Seanad should not be abolished - McFadden

Senator Nicky McFadden has spoken out against her party leader Enda Kenny’s proposals to abolish the Seanad.

Turf cutters to meet with Oireachtas committee

A meeting is to take place next Tuesday, November 17, with the Turf Cutters and Contractors Association and the Oireachtas Joint Committee.

 

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