- Jan 22, 2011
Joe Higgins, ISP TD Dublin West, Leader Irish Socialist Party Joe Higgins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leo Varadkar, FG TD Dublin West, Minister for Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ding Dong Merrily On High is the carol for tonights #VINB. How else can you describe a show which for the most part will have just two panellists. The meeting of a Minister with a leader of an opposition party is not something you see every night on the #VINB show. Mind you, the Minister isnt at the top of the pack; neither is Joe as hes the sole TD of his party in the Dáil.
Anyway, its Christmas-time. Time to wind-down and try to relax a bit. So enjoy the ding-dong between Leo and Joe as they discuss the Social Welfare Bill in Seanad and the Cabinet decision on the expert group report on abortion . Remember, you two boys, this is the season of goodwill.
Seanad vote could delay Budgets welfare cuts by three months
Coalition set to survive Seanad vote on welfare reductions - The Irish Times - Mon, Dec 17, 2012
Action on abortion issue in New Year - Kenny - RTÉ News
Lynch sends warning over Govt's abortion legislation decision | Irish Examiner
Tóibín censured on abortion vote - The Irish Times - Mon, Dec 17, 2012
The second part of the show should also be of interest - maybe more so - with a major focus on the shooting at Newtown, Connecticut last week.
Mary Murphy, Department of Sociology, NUI Maynooth Dr. Mary Murphy | Department of Sociology
Samuel Brazys, UCD School of Politics and International Relations
UCD SPIRe : Brazys
First funerals of Newtown shooting victims are held - The Irish Times - Mon, Dec 17, 2012
Connecticut gun laws among the nations strictest
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INFO: There is a Special Dispatches documentary on Channel 4 starting @ 20.00 tonight about the Newtown shooting.
C4 orders quick turnaround doc on Newtown shootings | News | Broadcast