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Irish Examiner
Martin Callinan urged to explain secret meeting with John McGuinnessneeds to be clarified”. The meeting should have been brought to the attention
Martin Callinan urged to explain secret meeting with John McGuinness
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 hours ago
needs to be clarified”. The meeting should have been brought to the attention of committee members, the former Limerick Fine Gael TD said. Former PAC member and Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald said there were “well-founded” reasons... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Senator denies claims of cronyism; Independent TD says appointment is 'a Fine Gael decision' | Irish Examiner Monday, May 30, 2016 - 09:00 am Update -...
Senator denies claims of cronyism; Independent TD says appointment is 'a Fine Gael decision'
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, May 30, 2016 - 09:00 am Update -... Read more
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The Irish Times
Protecting democracy in judicial appointmentsPress on May 27th. She is a former adviser to ministers Frances Fitzgerald and
Protecting democracy in judicial appointments
The Irish Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Press on May 27th. She is a former adviser to ministers Frances Fitzgerald and Alan Shatter, a former legal adviser in the Office of the Leader of Fine Gael and the winner of the Basil Chubb Prize 2015 to recognise the best politics PhD in... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Reports that relations ‘severely strained’ within Cabinetstrained’ within Cabinet | Irish Examiner Relations between Fine Gael and In
Reports that relations ‘severely strained’ within Cabinet
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 hours ago
strained’ within Cabinet | Irish Examiner Relations between Fine Gael and Independent ministers are said to be “severely strained” just three weeks into the new Government. Six... Read more
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Irish Examiner
‘Severely strained’ relations within Cabinetstrained’ relations within Cabinet | Irish Examiner Relations between Fine G
‘Severely strained’ relations within Cabinet
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
strained’ relations within Cabinet | Irish Examiner Relations between Fine Gael and Independent ministers are said to be “severely strained” just three weeks into the new Government. Leo... Read more
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Irish Central
New Irish emigrant senator under fire for Fine Gael, Kenny linksa very close relationship between the two men who were pictured together during
New Irish emigrant senator under fire for Fine Gael, Kenny links
Irish Central / Posted yesterday
a very close relationship between the two men who were pictured together during the recent election. Lawless campaigned for Fine Gael and is a former candidate for the party who moved to Chicago 16 years ago. Irish emigrant groups and the Irish... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Nóirín O'Sullivan 'has Government's full confidence', says Chief Whip Regina Doherty2016 - 11:34 am The Government Chief Whip Regina Doherty has moved to defend G
Nóirín O'Sullivan 'has Government's full confidence', says Chief Whip Regina Doherty
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
2016 - 11:34 am The Government Chief Whip Regina Doherty has moved to defend Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan, saying Fine Gael and the Taoiseach had full confidence in her. "I have every confidence in Nóirín O'Sullivan's capabilities to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
New poll puts FF and FG neck-and-neck; brings good news for Brendan HowlinBusiness Post indicates the Government is still facing an uphill battle to win
New poll puts FF and FG neck-and-neck; brings good news for Brendan Howlin
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
Business Post indicates the Government is still facing an uphill battle to win over the electorate. The Red C Survey shows Fine Gael went down by one point and Fianna Fáil went up by one - meaning the parties are now tied with an approval rating of... Read more
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RTE News
Warnings on alcohol products facing EU oppositionrequirements. Population health expert Professor Joe Barry said Ireland was be
Warnings on alcohol products facing EU opposition
RTE News / Posted yesterday
requirements. Population health expert Professor Joe Barry said Ireland was being kicked around by the EU on this issue. Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes said the Government is right to pursue this legislation but it must negotiate with the EU if the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Poll puts main parties neck-and-neck in country's supportExaminer Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 06:00 pm Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have d
Poll puts main parties neck-and-neck in country's support
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Examiner Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 06:00 pm Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have drawn level in a new opinion poll. The Red C survey for tomorrow's Sunday Business Post also shows small... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'not to be trusted' according to former Garda commissionerSenator Rose Conway Walsh has criticised Taoiseach Enda Kenny for returning to
Whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'not to be trusted' according to former Garda commissioner
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Senator Rose Conway Walsh has criticised Taoiseach Enda Kenny for returning to the “old backroom deals approach that kept Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil in power since the foundation of the state”, saying that “this is not the new politics that we were... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fianna Fáil Seanad candidates chosen to 'make a difference to people's lives'the founder of Pieta House, Alzheimer's Ireland CEO Colette Kelleher and busine
Fianna Fáil Seanad candidates chosen to 'make a difference to people's lives'
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
the founder of Pieta House, Alzheimer's Ireland CEO Colette Kelleher and businessman Pádraig Ó Céidigh. Six former Fine Gael TDs were named among the Taoiseach's Seanad appointments yesterday. Fianna Fáil TD Thomas Byrne has said their... Read more
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Herald.ie
Kenny picks seven FG allies for the Seanad as Reilly makes comeback Barry Lennon – 28 May 2016 02:30 AM Fine Gael deputy leader and former Dubli
Kenny picks seven FG allies for the Seanad as Reilly makes comeback
Herald.ie / Posted 3 days ago
Barry Lennon – 28 May 2016 02:30 AM Fine Gael deputy leader and former Dublin-North TD James Reilly has been appointed to the Seanad by Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Mr Kenny has... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Enda Kenny relinquishes three Seanad nominees to Fianna Fáilmove, Mr Kenny gave over three of the 11 nominations to Mr Martin. Two former
Enda Kenny relinquishes three Seanad nominees to Fianna Fáil
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
move, Mr Kenny gave over three of the 11 nominations to Mr Martin. Two former ministers and a number of failed Fine Gael TDs have also been chosen among Mr Kenny’s nominees to the Seanad. But opposition party Fianna Fáil were given the... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Times We Lived In: Too skinny for a European Parliament fat cat?faults, stadium rock could surely never produce such a miserable face as this.
The Times We Lived In: Too skinny for a European Parliament fat cat?
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
faults, stadium rock could surely never produce such a miserable face as this. In fact Lord Mountcharles is pictured at a Fine Gael selection convention in Kill, Co Kildare, where – according to the caption – “he failed . . . to secure a party... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Latest: FF and FG accused of 'old backroom deals approach' to Seanad nominationsSenator Rose Conway Walsh has criticised Taoiseach Enda Kenny for returning to
Latest: FF and FG accused of 'old backroom deals approach' to Seanad nominations
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
Senator Rose Conway Walsh has criticised Taoiseach Enda Kenny for returning to the “old backroom deals approach that kept Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil in power since the foundation of the state”, saying that “this is not the new politics that we were... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Enda Kenny retains five colleagues who lost jobs after electionare Ray Butler who has represented Meath West in the past and Paudie Coffey, a
Enda Kenny retains five colleagues who lost jobs after election
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
are Ray Butler who has represented Meath West in the past and Paudie Coffey, a former junior minister. A sixth prominent Fine Gael colleague, Frank Feighan, is also nominated. He is a former Senator and TD from Roscommon who decided not to stand... Read more
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RTE News
Pieta House founder among Kenny's Seanad picksTaoiseach Enda Kenny has announced his eleven nominees to Seanad Éireann. Six
Pieta House founder among Kenny's Seanad picks
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has announced his eleven nominees to Seanad Éireann. Six former Fine Gael TDs are on the list, including former ministers James Reilly and Paudie Coffey, along with Michelle Mulherrin, Ray Butler, Frank Feighan and John... Read more
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RTE News
Cllr approached by individual in fear for his lifethe north inner city as "optics", and said that people living need to be given
Cllr approached by individual in fear for his life
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
the north inner city as "optics", and said that people living need to be given help and some sense of hope. Meanwhile, a Fine Gael Councillor for Dublin City said he has called a meeting of the Joint Policing Committee for his area to ascertain... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Keith Barry says he was hired by Irish politicians to teach them hypnosisIt wouldn’t work on 100 people but then it might work on just one person.” The
Keith Barry says he was hired by Irish politicians to teach them hypnosis
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
It wouldn’t work on 100 people but then it might work on just one person.” The publication contacted spokespeople for Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and Labour who all said they had no knowledge of anyone in their parties ever hiring... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Latest: Extended Dáil summer recess 'unthinkable', says Sinn FéinDáil he said: “There was a general discussion at the Whips' meeting yesterday b
Latest: Extended Dáil summer recess 'unthinkable', says Sinn Féin
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
Dáil he said: “There was a general discussion at the Whips' meeting yesterday but from reports we have received from the Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting last night, it seems to have been confirmed to that meeting that the House will rise on... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Latest: Extended Dáil summer reccess 'unthinkable', says Sinn FéinDáil he said: “There was a general discussion at the Whips' meeting yesterday b
Latest: Extended Dáil summer reccess 'unthinkable', says Sinn Féin
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
Dáil he said: “There was a general discussion at the Whips' meeting yesterday but from reports we have received from the Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting last night, it seems to have been confirmed to that meeting that the House will rise on... Read more
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Irish Central
Joe McHugh named as Ireland’s Minister for the Diasporain Dubai in 1995-‘96. He worked as a community youth worker in Glenwood, Letter
Joe McHugh named as Ireland’s Minister for the Diaspora
Irish Central / Posted 4 days ago
in Dubai in 1995-‘96. He worked as a community youth worker in Glenwood, Letterkenny from 1996-‘99. McHugh became a Fine Gael public representative in June 1999 when he was elected to represent the Milford electoral area as a member of... Read more
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Irish Central
Ireland’s government is settling in but who’s in charge?to run the country, most people here are wondering exactly who is in charge. W
Ireland’s government is settling in but who’s in charge?
Irish Central / Posted 4 days ago
to run the country, most people here are wondering exactly who is in charge. We knew that the make-up of the minority Fine Gael led government meant that it needs the support of independents and Fianna Fail (either by voting with them or... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fianna Fáil must explain decision to side with the Government on Irish Water, says SFon Irish Water, says SF Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:08 am Sinn Fein has accus
Fianna Fáil must explain decision to side with the Government on Irish Water, says SF
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
on Irish Water, says SF Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:08 am Sinn Fein has accused Fianna Fail of acting in coalition with Fine Gael by abstaining in a motion to scrap water charges. This gave Fine Gael a comfortable winning margin to push through... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Water charges suspended for 9 monthsBut let’s have the conversation as to how to get it right,” he said. He denied
Water charges suspended for 9 months
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
But let’s have the conversation as to how to get it right,” he said. He denied the privatisation of Irish Water is the Fine Gael agenda, as claimed by Opposition TDs. Clare Daly slammed Mr Donohoe’s comments. She said the previous government’s... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Watchdog to probe ‘malice’ claims by two senior gardaídespite the move the Government continued to be heavily criticised over the con
Watchdog to probe ‘malice’ claims by two senior gardaí
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
despite the move the Government continued to be heavily criticised over the controversy, with the opposition rounding on Fine Gael for the ongoing failure to fully clarify the issue. In a strongly worded response to the commissioner’s statement,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Luas drivers and management to attend Labour CourtFriday have been cancelled to allow the talks to take place. However, further
Luas drivers and management to attend Labour Court
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
Friday have been cancelled to allow the talks to take place. However, further strikes are scheduled for June 8, 9 and 10. Fine Gael TD for Dublin Rathdown, Josepha Madigan thinks the dispute has been going on for too long. "One in ten people are... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government plans summer holidays after eight weeks07:13 pm The Government is planning to begin summer holidays on July 7 - after
Government plans summer holidays after eight weeks
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
07:13 pm The Government is planning to begin summer holidays on July 7 - after just 8 weeks of business being conducted. Fine Gael TDs have been told of the move as renovations need to take place in Leinster House. And due to the extent of the... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Ireland To Reform Budget Processthe Programme for Partnership Government, the document drawn up following month
Ireland To Reform Budget Process
Tax-News.com / Posted 5 days ago
the Programme for Partnership Government, the document drawn up following months of negotiations between the new minority Fine Gael administration and the opposition parties. The aim is to ensure that the budgetary process is underpinned by... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fianna Fáil defends its water charges deal with Fine Gael | Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter Fianna Fáil has staunch
Fianna Fáil defends its water charges deal with Fine Gael
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
| Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter Fianna Fáil has staunchly defended its deal with Fine Gael to suspend instead of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish SMEs biggest seller of online goods in Europe - reportIrish households are covered by fixed broadband this is below the EU average, w
Irish SMEs biggest seller of online goods in Europe - report
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
Irish households are covered by fixed broadband this is below the EU average, with take-up by households at 65 per cent. Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly welcomed the strong engagement by SMEs with the online market place, noting that Irish small and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin denies water-charges motion is attempt to embarrass Fianna Fáilit doesn't guarantee the abolition of Irish Water. "On the contrary to what it
Sinn Féin denies water-charges motion is attempt to embarrass Fianna Fáil
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
it doesn't guarantee the abolition of Irish Water. "On the contrary to what it claims, the deal between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael doesn't guarantee the abolition of water charges. "The message Sinn Féin is saying is Micheal Martin is talking a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Calls for emergency legislation to stop evictions where tenants are paying their rent in fulllegislation to stop tenants being evicted from homes if they are paying their r
Calls for emergency legislation to stop evictions where tenants are paying their rent in full
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
legislation to stop tenants being evicted from homes if they are paying their rent in full. The call has come from a Fine Gael TD, who has said landlords are abusing the property market to sell properties - and leave tenants homeless. Fergus... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Public 'confused' by separate motions on water chargeson the issue. Sinn Féin has the backing of 39 TDs in their bid to scrap bills
Public 'confused' by separate motions on water charges
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
on the issue. Sinn Féin has the backing of 39 TDs in their bid to scrap bills immediately. However, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael want to only suspend water charges temporarily, to allow a review of the system. It is understood that Independent... Read more
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The Irish Times
dark clouds still hanging over PTSBin a country gripped by fear of Brexit. PTSB’s stock suffered a particular sel
dark clouds still hanging over PTSB
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
in a country gripped by fear of Brexit. PTSB’s stock suffered a particular sell-off in recent weeks as the shaky new Fine Gael-led minority government, held up by a group of Independents, vowed to keep up the pressure on home loan rates even... Read more
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RTE News
Water charges counter motion on Cabinet agendasupporting the Sinn Féin motion. Fianna Fáil is also tabling a counter motion
Water charges counter motion on Cabinet agenda
RTE News / Posted 7 days ago
supporting the Sinn Féin motion. Fianna Fáil is also tabling a counter motion which underpins the agreement between it and Fine Gael to suspend the charges and set up an independent commission to look at the matter which will lead to a Dáil vote on... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Joan Burton: Budget 2017 will be first test for the governmentpassing Budget 2017 will be the first test for the new government. Earlier the
Joan Burton: Budget 2017 will be first test for the government
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
passing Budget 2017 will be the first test for the new government. Earlier the new Labour leader Brendan Howlin said the Fine Gael led minority administration is 'intrinsically unstable'. Ms. Burton was replaced by Brendan Howlin as Labour party... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Ireland Consults On Taxation Of Employee Share Schemeson the tax treatment of share-based remuneration. The Programme for Partnershi
Ireland Consults On Taxation Of Employee Share Schemes
Tax-News.com / Posted 7 days ago
on the tax treatment of share-based remuneration. The Programme for Partnership Government published by the new minority Fine Gael administration includes a commitment to "explore the mechanisms through which SMEs can reward key employees with... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Irish Businesses React To Program For GovernmentMay 2016 Business association Ibec has criticized the Programme for Partnershi
Irish Businesses React To Program For Government
Tax-News.com / Posted 7 days ago
May 2016 Business association Ibec has criticized the Programme for Partnership Government published by the new minority Fine Gael administration for its failure to pledge reductions to the top marginal income tax rate. The Programme is the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Latest: Fianna Fáil will not support Sinn Féin motion on water chargesat this stage what Fianna Fáil will do when the vote takes place on Wednesday n
Latest: Fianna Fáil will not support Sinn Féin motion on water charges
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
at this stage what Fianna Fáil will do when the vote takes place on Wednesday night. The facilitation agreement between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil plans for charges to be suspended and an Independent Commission to look at them. The motion... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Minister may oppose Government over scrapping of Irish Waterfor Training and Skills, said he thinks he will back Opposition demands in the
Minister may oppose Government over scrapping of Irish Water
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
for Training and Skills, said he thinks he will back Opposition demands in the Dail this week to scrap Irish Water. The Fine Gael-led administration is planning to suspend water charges for nine months this summer pending the outcome of an... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government faces test to defeat Opposition motion on 'politically dead' water chargesat this stage what Fianna Fáil will do when the vote takes place on Wednesday n
Government faces test to defeat Opposition motion on 'politically dead' water charges
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
at this stage what Fianna Fáil will do when the vote takes place on Wednesday night. The facilitation agreement between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil plans for charges to be suspended and an Independent Commission to look at them. The motion... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government faces test to defeat Opposition motion on 'politically dead' water chargesat this stage what Fianna Fáil will do when the vote takes place on Wednesday n
Government faces test to defeat Opposition motion on 'politically dead' water charges
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
at this stage what Fianna Fáil will do when the vote takes place on Wednesday night. The facilitation agreement between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil plans for charges to be suspended and an Independent Commission to look at them. The motion... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Brendan Howlin gives the current government less than a yearParty, Brendan Howlin, has warned that the current Government will not survive
Brendan Howlin gives the current government less than a year
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
Party, Brendan Howlin, has warned that the current Government will not survive more than a few months. Mr Howlin says the Fine Gael-led minority administration is "intrinsically unstable". Fine Gael has already been forced to pass a mortgage... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The Govt wants you to tell them how education can be improvedon our services," he wrote in a call for consultation. "I look forward to work
The Govt wants you to tell them how education can be improved
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
on our services," he wrote in a call for consultation. "I look forward to working with you to help achieve that." The Fine Gael-led administration has already committed increasing the number of non-denominational and multi-denominational... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Percentage of septic tanks failing inspections increases in Corkto a non-compliance rate of 71%. Six inspections were carried out on septic tan
Percentage of septic tanks failing inspections increases in Cork
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
to a non-compliance rate of 71%. Six inspections were carried out on septic tanks in West Cork and all were non-complaint. Fine Gael councillor Kevin Murphy said he was concerned at the increasing failure rate. In most cases, septic tanks fail... Read more
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The Irish Times
British exit could lead to Ireland paying more to EUit’s possible that Ireland would have to put its hands into its pockets to pay
British exit could lead to Ireland paying more to EU
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
it’s possible that Ireland would have to put its hands into its pockets to pay more,” said Brian Hayes, Fine Gael MEP. He said the question of when Britain stopped paying into the EU budget would be raised in a Brexit... Read more
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Herald.ie
230k homes lying empty as 6,000 officially homelessnext decade. His call came as a new Housing Agency report showed there were 23
230k homes lying empty as 6,000 officially homeless
Herald.ie / Posted 8 days ago
next decade. His call came as a new Housing Agency report showed there were 230,056 homes vacant across the State. The Fine Gael TD, in a direct appeal to local authorities controlled by Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein, warned that housing demands... Read more
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Herald.ie
'Get used to losing loads of votes', warns Chief Whip ReginaWhip Regina Doherty has warned. She sounded the alarm after Independent Clare
'Get used to losing loads of votes', warns Chief Whip Regina
Herald.ie / Posted 8 days ago
Whip Regina Doherty has warned. She sounded the alarm after Independent Clare deputy Dr Michael Harty caused panic within Fine Gael ranks by saying he was not part of the Government and will approach all votes - including motions of no-confidence... Read more
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