Patrick Nulty

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Christy Nolan from Blakestown, Dublin: “I’ve worked since I was 14, paid my taxes. It’s not like I was asking for something for nothing.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Christy Nolan (63), from Blakestown in Dublin, felt like he was being “stripped bare” and “humiliated” when he had to appea(...)

Patrick Nulty TD: “It would appear that there are pressures from within the department to turn down applications for this entitlement . . . that it is only when a refused application gets to the appeal stage that it is looked at properly.”

More than 70 per cent of refusals to pay invalidity pension are reversed on appeal, new figures from the Department of Social (...)

Tommy Broughan: said he welcomed the document and was considering it

A group of left-leaning Independent TDs are to meet next week to discuss the possible establishment of a loose alliance after they consider a draft ch(...)

Retailers are supporting calls for the restoration of the Christmas bonus to social welfare recipients

Retailers are supporting calls for the restoration of the Christmas bonus to social welfare recipients. A number of TDs and non-governmental organisat(...)

Calmer affair: Labour leader Eamon Gilmore receives a standing ovation at his party’s annual conference in Killarney on Saturday night. Photograph: Don MacMonagle.

It was never going to match Militant Tendency, but the poor showing for the only breakaway meeting of the weekend showed how comfortable this conferen(...)

 Catherine Murphy: said there was  “common ground” between them on the budget but they were not forming a new alliance. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A group of Independent TDs has called for next week’s budget to introduce a wealth tax and a 48 per cent tax rate when salaries go above €100,000. (...)

Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore  at a  press conference  in  Dublin yesterday. Rumours of pressure on his leadership  have been circulating in recent weeks. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore addressed his party’s poor showing in recent opinion polls when the Labour parliamentary party met yesterday. During a meeting (...)

Róisín Shortall: “Very few countries of our size have a second house of Parliament, why should we?” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The opposing sides in the referendum to scrap the Seanad plan to step up their respective efforts in the final 10 days of the campaign.With polling da(...)

Patrick Nulty  still has great regard for “decent, hardworking” Labour members. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said in Derry today he does not believe the formal resignation of Dublin West TD Patrick Nulty from the Labour Party would have a(...)

Fianna Fáil’s  Seán Fleming said the rejection of the deal by the country’s largest trade union Siptu was “a significant blow” to the Government’s hopes of achieving additional savings.

Opposition parties tonight rounded on the Government as it failed to secure an agreement on public sector pay – with Fianna Fáil branding the c(...)

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