Leinster House

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The helpline will be required to provide people with information on what behaviour constitutes bullying, harassment, or sexual harassment. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Oireachtas is to set up a helpline for employees and political party staff to deal with bullying or sexual harassment in Leinster House. The Hous(...)

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy attending a conference at the Mansion House for the Dublin Simon Community annual report on homelessness. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The public face of politics loves drama, and nothing supplies it like a cliffhanger vote as a Minister contemplates resignation, or – even better – sa(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has voiced his support for a repeal of the Eighth Amendment, saying that the proposed legislation, “in no way represents abortion on demand”

A beautiful sunny day in Dublin. On the pavement outside Leinster House, a man walks up and down with a sign hanging from his neck. “Yes Voters” it r(...)

The shifts given to some Leinster House contract staff depend on the length of Oireachtas sittings.

Staff working in Leinster House on zero-hours contracts for external companies could be left without an income in the run-up to Christmas if a general(...)

Dáil attendance: records are based off electronic fobs deputies validate in Leinster House

Ten TDs attended the Dáil every day it was sitting since the start of this year, according to Oireachtas figures published recently. Kate O’Connell (...)

Privately, Fianna Fáil is confident it could emerge the largest party from a subsequent election. Then it might talk about coalition alright. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

“What’s going to happen?” The question is on the lips of everyone in and around Leinster House. TDs new and old, of all parties and none, staffers, s(...)

Derek Nolan: The Labour Party candidate seen here at the Galway West count has few regrets, he says.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Early on Saturday morning it was clear that my Dáil career was over. I had known for years that the fight would be difficult but it became apparent in(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton with  Labour Ministers Alex White and Brendan Howlin: “Their little tableau could be seen as a representation of things to come for many candidates facing the loss of a seat.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It’s been a FAB election. No matter who wins and what configuration of candidates make it to Leinster House, one outcome is assured: it’s going to be (...)

Gardaí outside Leinster House. File  photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Leinster House is under potential threat from “fixated loners”, gardaí have warned TDs. Amid heightened security concerns consideration is being given(...)

Independent Senator David Norris has criticised what he called a ‘surreptitious attempt’ to make ‘savage cuts’ to the salaries of ushers in Leinster House. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Independent Senator David Norris has criticised what he called a “surreptitious attempt” to make “savage cuts” of 5.6 per cent to the salaries of Lein(...)

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