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People Before Profit RD Richard Boyd Barrett. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tipperary TD Mattie McGrath is the Dáil deputy who has most regularly contributed to debates this year, speaking 270 times to date, an analysis of Oi(...)

Earlier this week, we published an article detailing the number of Dáil debates and committee meetings in which TDs had spoken during 2014.The piece a(...)

Senator David Norris is reported to have  used the word “fanny” on several occasions in the Seanad since 2009. Photograph: Collins

There is a confirmed tradition of the use of foul, profane and inept language in the Dáil going back years, the latest of which is the use by P(...)

Paul Gogarty in the Dáil

David Norris has form in his use of intemperate language in the upper house. According to a search of Seanad transcripts Senator Norris has use(...)