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Make your ideas count in shaping the Ireland you want, says RA senator

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Everyone is asking will Reform Alliance be a new political party. That may happen in time but that decision has not yet been made.

Austerity for "Paddy" unless you're in the Dail

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Nolan appointed to Dáil committees

Labour’s Galway West TD Derek Nolan has been appointed to two of the most powerful committees in Dáil Éireann.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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