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TDs and senators face a busy summer

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.

€1,000 a week so that our political rejects can get to work

Ya know, maybe it would feel better if they were worth it, but it doesnt’ ease the pain at all.

Back to school for Longford/Westmeath Oireachtas members

Longford/Westmeath Oireachtas members will go back to school today, Friday, when they pay a visit to students at Templemichael College Longford.

Time to rip it up and start again

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.

Give back voting rights to Irish emigrants

A chara,

North Mayo SF on campaign to save farming and fishing

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.

Hogan puts his €35m savings plan to Dail Eireann

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Deputy Phil Hogan has tabled a Dáil motion calling for the implementation of a Fine Gael plan to reform the Oireachtas.

Council delegation to meet joint Oireachtas committee on development plan

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.

Flynn appointed to Oireachtas Education Committee

Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Beverley Flynn has been appointed to the Oireachtas Committee on Education and Science.

Celebrating ninety years of Dáil Éireann in Rothe House from next week

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.

 

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