Catherine Murphy TD: “I can see nothing in the document that will alleviate the current emergency situation that leaves hundreds of children homeless tonight.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Independent TD critical of timeline beyond lifetime of Government

Sinn Féin’s Aengus Ó Snodaigh   and deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald: As the row developed, McDonald passed the political baton to   Ó Snodaigh. It was clear she did not want the kind of stand-off of two weeks ago when she spent more than four hours in the Dáil chamber.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ceann Comhairle adjourns Dáil proceedings three times as tempers flare

Aengus Ó Snodaigh (Sinn Fin) and deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald: Sinn Féin TDs in the Dáil rose to their feet demanding that Tánaiste Joan Burton withdraw the assertion about their party and a prominent figure in the Irish language movement, the late Dómhnaill Ó Lubhlaí. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin claims Tánaiste had linked party with alleged paedophile

Ms Burton said a total of four out of five people receive treatment within the target time. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil spokesman says the budget is not enough to meeting increasing demand

Senator Ivana Bacik: hailed Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan’s appointment and called for a debate on policing reform. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Appointment welcomed by Labour Senator who urges support for effort to reform force

Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett has suspended the Dáil following a row between Sinn Féinn and Tánaiste Joan Burton.

Ceann Comhairle halts proceedings after heated exchanges over sex abuse claims

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan says upcoming teachers’ strike over Junior Cycle reform is ‘disappointing and disporportionate’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Opposition demands that Education Minister reopen talks with unions over reform

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams who clashed in the Dáil  over allegations about the participation of Sinn Féin members in a protest in Limerick. Photograph: Alan Betson

In furious Dáil exchanges Taoiseach alleges protesters used “appalling” language

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said that “tens of thousands’’ of undocumented Irish in the US could benefit from president Barack Obama’s immigration reform. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Charlie Flanagan describes progress on reform for undocumented people as ‘real’

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