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Irish Examiner
Solicitor for Hickey: It isn’t murderCharlie Flanagan to meet with the Brazilian ambassador concerning his detention
Solicitor for Hickey: It isn’t murder
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
Charlie Flanagan to meet with the Brazilian ambassador concerning his detention in Rio. Speaking before a meeting with the Fine Gael cabinet member in the next 72 hours, Ms James said Mr Hickey’s family are “terrified” about a public backlash... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Full life of Peter Barry remembered at dignified ceremonyto follow his TD father Anthony into politics, serving as TD for Cork South Cen
Full life of Peter Barry remembered at dignified ceremony
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
to follow his TD father Anthony into politics, serving as TD for Cork South Central from 1969 to 1997, as deputy leader of Fine Gael from 1979 to 1987, and again from 1989 to 1993, and as minister for foreign affairs in 1982, during which time he... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mourners told of 'special gifts' of former tanaiste Peter BarryChurch in Blackrock, in his home city of Cork. Politicians from Fianna Fail, S
Mourners told of 'special gifts' of former tanaiste Peter Barry
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
Church in Blackrock, in his home city of Cork. Politicians from Fianna Fail, Sinn Fein and Labour - as well as his own Fine Gael party - also turned out to pay their respects. Chief celebrant Fr Kieran Twomey told the congregation Mr Barry,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mourners told of 'special gifts' of Ireland's former tanaiste Peter BarryChurch in Blackrock, in his home city of Cork. Politicians from Fianna Fail, S
Mourners told of 'special gifts' of Ireland's former tanaiste Peter Barry
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
Church in Blackrock, in his home city of Cork. Politicians from Fianna Fail, Sinn Fein and Labour - as well as his own Fine Gael party - also turned out to pay their respects. Chief celebrant Fr Kieran Twomey told the congregation Mr Barry,... Read more
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Tax-News.com
EU Against Irish Universal Service Charge Cut: PaperCharge (USC), according to a report seen by The Irish Times. The Programme for
EU Against Irish Universal Service Charge Cut: Paper
Tax-News.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Charge (USC), according to a report seen by The Irish Times. The Programme for Government, agreed in May between the Fine Gael minority administration and the main opposition parties, included a commitment to phase out the USC over the life... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President and Taoiseach join mourners at funeral of former tánaisteformer tánaiste Peter Barry. Michael D Higgins and Enda Kenny led tributes at
President and Taoiseach join mourners at funeral of former tánaiste
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
former tánaiste Peter Barry. Michael D Higgins and Enda Kenny led tributes at the weekend to the former deputy leader of Fine Gael. President Michael D Higgins at Peter Barry's funeral today. Pic: PA He was also seen as a key architect of the... Read more
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Irish Central
The Irish took sides in the Spanish Civil War 80 years ago this summerplaced Fianna Fáil in a difficult position because de Valera’s government conti
The Irish took sides in the Spanish Civil War 80 years ago this summer
Irish Central / Posted 22 hours ago
placed Fianna Fáil in a difficult position because de Valera’s government continued to recognize the Spanish Republic. Fine Gael was quick to call on de Valera to recognize Franco, a demand strongly backed by the ICF, the Irish Independent,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Junior Minister calls for 10-year limit for TDs in officebecause everything evolves, including politics.” The junior minister’s comment
Junior Minister calls for 10-year limit for TDs in office
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
because everything evolves, including politics.” The junior minister’s comments could be seen to be pointed at many in Fine Gael who share government with the Independent Alliance. This includes Taoiseach Enda Kenny who has been a TD for 41... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Call for 10-year limit on TD term in officebecause everything evolves, including politics.” The junior minister’s comment
Call for 10-year limit on TD term in office
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
because everything evolves, including politics.” The junior minister’s comments could be seen to be pointed at many in Fine Gael who share government with the Independent Alliance. This includes Taoiseach Enda Kenny who has been a TD for 41... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Peter Barry funeral to be attended by President and Taoiseachfuneral Mass for former tánaiste Peter Barry. Michael D Higgins and Enda Kenny
Peter Barry funeral to be attended by President and Taoiseach
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
funeral Mass for former tánaiste Peter Barry. Michael D Higgins and Enda Kenny led tributes to the former deputy leader of Fine Gael and key architect of the 1985 Anglo Irish Agreement, following his death in Cork’s Marymount Hospice on Friday,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Donald Trump's immigration comments spark fear for undocumented Irishthe Republican nominee reiterated his plans to track down and deport illegal US
Donald Trump's immigration comments spark fear for undocumented Irish
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
the Republican nominee reiterated his plans to track down and deport illegal US residents if he becomes President. Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway says Mr Trump's remarks are concerning: "These are people who have had their families in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
John Hume pays tribute to 'great courage and courtesy' of Peter Barryby his father, the former lord mayor of Cork was first elected a TD in 1969. He
John Hume pays tribute to 'great courage and courtesy' of Peter Barry
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
by his father, the former lord mayor of Cork was first elected a TD in 1969. He went on to become deputy leader of his Fine Gael party. Until he retired from national politics in 1997 he served in a number of senior government positions... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
John Hume pays tribute to 'great courage and courtesy' of Peter Barryby his father, the former lord mayor of Cork was first elected a TD (MP) in 196
John Hume pays tribute to 'great courage and courtesy' of Peter Barry
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
by his father, the former lord mayor of Cork was first elected a TD (MP) in 1969. He went on to become deputy leader of his Fine Gael party. Until he retired from national politics in 1997 he served in a number of senior government positions... Read more
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Irish Central
Silly Season - GAA All-Irelands and Shane Ross and the fall of the Irish governmentIndependent Alliance. The former stockbroker is a journalist and author as well
Silly Season - GAA All-Irelands and Shane Ross and the fall of the Irish government
Irish Central / Posted 2 days ago
Independent Alliance. The former stockbroker is a journalist and author as well as a politician. He was once a member of Fine Gael, the party which he now helps to keep in power. I can say here and now that Ross will feature at the very heart of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Key architect of Anglo-Irish treaty Barry dies aged 88a businessman from Cork behind the Barry's Tea brand, also served as Foreign Af
Key architect of Anglo-Irish treaty Barry dies aged 88
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
a businessman from Cork behind the Barry's Tea brand, also served as Foreign Affairs Minister and deputy leader of the Fine Gael party. He died peacefully in his native city yesterday morning surrounded by his family. Taoiseach and Fine Gael... Read more
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Herald.ie
Tributes paid to Peter Barry, the 'greatest leader' FG never hadTea, Peter Barry, who died yesterday after a short illness. Mr Barry has been
Tributes paid to Peter Barry, the 'greatest leader' FG never had
Herald.ie / Posted 3 days ago
Tea, Peter Barry, who died yesterday after a short illness. Mr Barry has been described as "the greatest leader that Fine Gael never had". President Michael D Higgins led the tributes, saying Mr Barry (88) was a man of "great courtesy" and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President Higgins leads tributes to former tánaiste Peter Barryled tributes from across the political spectrum last night following the death
President Higgins leads tributes to former tánaiste Peter Barry
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
led tributes from across the political spectrum last night following the death of former tánaiste and deputy leader of Fine Gael, Peter Barry, one of the architects of the peace process. Then Fine Gael minister for foreign affairs Peter Barry... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Peter Barry: The tea tester who proved to be a classic blendof the decade, it held a 30% stake in the Irish tea market, worth more than £40
Peter Barry: The tea tester who proved to be a classic blend
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
of the decade, it held a 30% stake in the Irish tea market, worth more than £40m at the time. Following approaches from Fine Gael in the late ’60s, Peter decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and enter politics. And while he continued to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Patrick Hickey, from the most powerful man to 'the most hated man in Irish sport'Rio for talks with Hickey and others but was left reeling. The BBC reported the
Patrick Hickey, from the most powerful man to 'the most hated man in Irish sport'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Rio for talks with Hickey and others but was left reeling. The BBC reported the minister was "stonewalled". Noel Rock from Fine Gael - the ruling political party in the Republic of Ireland - said Hickey refused any independent inquiry into the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Peter Barry remembered as key player in Anglo-Irish Agreementby his father, the former Lord Mayor of Cork was first elected a TD (MP) in 196
Peter Barry remembered as key player in Anglo-Irish Agreement
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
by his father, the former Lord Mayor of Cork was first elected a TD (MP) in 1969. He went on to become deputy leader of his Fine Gael party. Until he retired from national politics in 1997 he served in a number of senior government positions... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dr James Reilly on why he is selling his 'big house' in the countryNorman’ but a royal, carved-oak, sleigh bed made for King George IV’s visit to
Dr James Reilly on why he is selling his 'big house' in the country
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Norman’ but a royal, carved-oak, sleigh bed made for King George IV’s visit to Ireland in 1821. The deputy leader of Fine Gael recalls he “jumped into the bed, punched the air and said ‘Feck you, Your Majesty; Paddy is back.’ ” Now that’s... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Irish Gov't Discusses Tax Before October Budgetwith little or no benefit to those on very low incomes," it stated. The Progra
Irish Gov't Discusses Tax Before October Budget
Tax-News.com / Posted 3 days ago
with little or no benefit to those on very low incomes," it stated. The Programme for Government, agreed in May between Fine Gael and the main opposition parties, included a commitment to phase out the USC over the life of the current... Read more
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techcentral.ie
EBay announces closure of Dundalk operationplans. Local representatives and the IDA said they were working with the multin
EBay announces closure of Dundalk operation
techcentral.ie / Posted 3 days ago
plans. Local representatives and the IDA said they were working with the multinational to find an appropriate site. Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick issued a statement saying: “Since early this year it has been common knowledge that eBay... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
tanaiste Peter Barry dies aged 88a businessman from Cork behind the Barry's Tea brand, also served as a foreign
tanaiste Peter Barry dies aged 88
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
a businessman from Cork behind the Barry's Tea brand, also served as a foreign affairs minister and deputy leader of the Fine Gael party. He died peacefully in his native city on Friday morning surrounded by his family. Taoiseach and Fine Gael... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ireland's former tanaiste Peter Barry dies aged 88Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny led tributes to his former party coll
Ireland's former tanaiste Peter Barry dies aged 88
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny led tributes to his former party colleague. "Throughout his long and distinguished political career, Peter gave outstanding service to his country and to his native city," he said. "In particular, his... Read more
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The Irish Times
Peter Barry obituary: Hard-headed politician turned Barry’s Tea into a successBarry’s success as a businessman was more than matched by his achievements in a
Peter Barry obituary: Hard-headed politician turned Barry’s Tea into a success
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Barry’s success as a businessman was more than matched by his achievements in a lifetime devoted to politics and the Fine Gael party. In the time-honoured tradition of family dynasties, he cut his political teeth on the doorsteps of Cork... Read more
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RTE News
Former tánaiste Peter Barry diesPresident Michael D Higgins has led tributes to former tánaiste, minister and F
Former tánaiste Peter Barry dies
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to former tánaiste, minister and Fine Gael deputy leader Peter Barry who has died at the age of 88. Mr Barry, a businessman from Cork behind the Barry's Tea brand, served as minister for foreign affairs... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
tanaiste Peter Barry, who had key role in Anglo-Irish Agreement, dies aged 88a businessman from Cork behind the Barry's Tea brand, also served as a foreign
tanaiste Peter Barry, who had key role in Anglo-Irish Agreement, dies aged 88
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
a businessman from Cork behind the Barry's Tea brand, also served as a foreign affairs minister and deputy leader of the Fine Gael party. He died peacefully in his native city on Friday morning surrounded by his family. Taoiseach and Fine Gael... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Former Tánaiste Peter Barry has diedPeter Barry, former Tánaiste, Minister and Deputy leader of Fine Gael has passe
Former Tánaiste Peter Barry has died
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
Peter Barry, former Tánaiste, Minister and Deputy leader of Fine Gael has passed away. Mr Barry is said to have passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family. Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that Peter gave "outstanding service" to his country and to... Read more
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RTE News
Former tánaiste Peter Barry diesFormer tánaiste, minister and Fine Gael deputy leader Peter Barry has died at t
Former tánaiste Peter Barry dies
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
Former tánaiste, minister and Fine Gael deputy leader Peter Barry has died at the age of 88. Mr Barry, a businessman from Cork behind the Barry's Tea brand, served as foreign affairs minister and played a key role in the Anglo-Irish... Read more
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The Irish Times
A history of the Irish in the first World War in two dozen monumentsanother Irish memorial, the granite cross to the 16th (Irish) Division at Guill
A history of the Irish in the first World War in two dozen monuments
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
another Irish memorial, the granite cross to the 16th (Irish) Division at Guillemont on the Somme, which compelled the then Fine Gael TD Paddy Harte to action. He was outraged by the casual neglect of the memory of Irish nationalists who were... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘Feck you, Your Majesty, Paddy is back’Norman’ but a royal, carved-oak, sleigh bed made for King George IV’s visit to
‘Feck you, Your Majesty, Paddy is back’
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
Norman’ but a royal, carved-oak, sleigh bed made for King George IV’s visit to Ireland in 1821. The deputy leader of Fine Gael recalls he “jumped into the bed, punched the air and said ‘Feck you, Your Majesty; Paddy is back.’ ” Now that’s... Read more
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The Irish Times
No quick fix for home rental crisis, say expertsto get on the table,” he added. The Government has introduced measures to addr
No quick fix for home rental crisis, say experts
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
to get on the table,” he added. The Government has introduced measures to address the sector’s problems, as the previous Fine Gael/Labour coalition also did, such as a hike in rent supplement, a promise of additional social housing and the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Gap in budget requires an extra €1bn to meet rising demand for frontline servicesclaims were made by Sinn Féin finance spokesman Pearse Doherty predated the Pro
Gap in budget requires an extra €1bn to meet rising demand for frontline services
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
claims were made by Sinn Féin finance spokesman Pearse Doherty predated the Programme for Partnership Government agreed by Fine Gael and Independent TDs. A Department of Finance spokesman said there were no plans to abolish the USC overnight. It... Read more
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RTE News
eBay to close its Dundalk facility next yearand will share any further information with them as a matter of priority," the
eBay to close its Dundalk facility next year
RTE News / Posted 4 days ago
and will share any further information with them as a matter of priority," the company said in a statement. In July, local Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick said there were concerns about the future of the company in the Co Louth town. He said... Read more
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The Irish Times
USC: Best we can hope for is a very long goodbyegovernments chose to take. Sinn Fein, whose plans were more modest in terms of
USC: Best we can hope for is a very long goodbye
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
governments chose to take. Sinn Fein, whose plans were more modest in terms of USC reduction than Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, will seek to make some political capital out of this in the run up to the Budget. Fine Gael, meanwhile, by... Read more
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RTE News
600% rise in property tax among USC alternativesmeasure in January 2011, collects around €4bn a year. However, last February,
600% rise in property tax among USC alternatives
RTE News / Posted 5 days ago
measure in January 2011, collects around €4bn a year. However, last February, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said Fine Gael planned to abolish USC by 2020. A briefing document, obtained by Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty,... Read more
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Herald.ie
Plan for 63 homes opposed by Ross is turned downunits. In his submission on the site, Mr Ross warned that it would be "neglige
Plan for 63 homes opposed by Ross is turned down
Herald.ie / Posted 5 days ago
units. In his submission on the site, Mr Ross warned that it would be "negligent" to bring extra traffic into a "very quiet and peaceful suburb". Fine Gael TD Josepha Madi- gan and the Green Party's Catherine Martin also objected to the developme... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘I’ve never felt settled in Australia. It is time to move back’taken up either working to fund my next year of college, or interning at an acc
‘I’ve never felt settled in Australia. It is time to move back’
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
taken up either working to fund my next year of college, or interning at an accounting firm. I was also president of Young Fine Gael. Having worked for a year and tried to settle, but the prospect of 40+ years of work ahead prompted me to take a... Read more
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Irish Central
Irish women live tweet abortion journey get the world talking about IrelandMinister) Enda Kenny who supports the current abortion laws in Ireland. The Tao
Irish women live tweet abortion journey get the world talking about Ireland
Irish Central / Posted 6 days ago
Minister) Enda Kenny who supports the current abortion laws in Ireland. The Taoiseach has previously stated that his party, Fine Gael, currently the leaders in a minority government, will not oversee a referendum on abortion. A referendum is the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Women live tweet abortion trip from Ireland to UKwas watching the Olympic Games from. While Mr Kenny did not respond, Irish Hea
Women live tweet abortion trip from Ireland to UK
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
was watching the Olympic Games from. While Mr Kenny did not respond, Irish Health Minister Simon Harris, from Mr Kenny's Fine Gael party, tweeted in support of the women. External Link: Simon Harris: Thanks to @TwoWomenTravel for telling story... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Patrick Hickey, from the most powerful man to 'the most hated man in Irish sport'Rio for talks with Hickey and others but was left reeling. The BBC reported the
Patrick Hickey, from the most powerful man to 'the most hated man in Irish sport'
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
Rio for talks with Hickey and others but was left reeling. The BBC reported the minister was "stonewalled". Noel Rock from Fine Gael - the ruling political party in the Republic of Ireland - said Hickey refused any independent inquiry into the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'I foresee a united Ireland at some point in the future', says Irish Minister Leo Varadkarsome point in the future', says Irish Minister Leo Varadkar Leo Varadkar, Soci
'I foresee a united Ireland at some point in the future', says Irish Minister Leo Varadkar
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
some point in the future', says Irish Minister Leo Varadkar Leo Varadkar, Social Protection Minister in Dublin's minority Fine Gael administration, said he foresees a united Ireland in the future but warned immediate moves by some in that... Read more
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Herald.ie
Lotto fever gripping village after €11m jackpot winwinner could be from anywhere. "But if it happened in the winter time, it woul
Lotto fever gripping village after €11m jackpot win
Herald.ie / Posted 8 days ago
winner could be from anywhere. "But if it happened in the winter time, it would definitely be a local," he added. Local Fine Gael councillor Siobhan McGloin said the win has really put the small village on the map. Although the number of local... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Leo Varadkar warns against post Brexit ‘land grab’in a clear reference to parties like Sinn Féin which wants a border poll as soo
Leo Varadkar warns against post Brexit ‘land grab’
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
in a clear reference to parties like Sinn Féin which wants a border poll as soon as possible due to Brexit, the Fine Gael TD stressed that such a move would be “crude” and disrespectful to the memories of Mr Griffith and Mr... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'Counterproductive' to use Brexit to make Northern Ireland 'land-grab'Ireland, a senior Irish government minister has claimed. Leo Varadkar, Social
'Counterproductive' to use Brexit to make Northern Ireland 'land-grab'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Ireland, a senior Irish government minister has claimed. Leo Varadkar, Social Protection Minister in Dublin's minority Fine Gael administration, said he foresees a united Ireland in the future but warned immediate moves by some in that... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government MEP calls on Government to combat ticket toutingA Fine Gael MEP has called for the Government to legislate against ticket touti
Government MEP calls on Government to combat ticket touting
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
A Fine Gael MEP has called for the Government to legislate against ticket touting. The call from Brian Hayes comes as the Olympic Council of Ireland meets today to discuss allegations of the illegal sale of its tickets at the Rio Games. OCI... Read more
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RTE News
High-risk concerns over employers using JobBridgemay have laid someone off in a position that they are now filling with an inter
High-risk concerns over employers using JobBridge
RTE News / Posted 8 days ago
may have laid someone off in a position that they are now filling with an intern. Since its inception in 2011 by the Fine Gael-Labour government, JobBridge has been dogged by accusations it contributed to the displacement of real jobs, by... Read more
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Limerick Post
3,336 potential leaks found in County Limerickscheme. 75,974 properties were identified with customer side leaks, 3,336 of w
3,336 potential leaks found in County Limerick
Limerick Post / Posted 9 days ago
scheme. 75,974 properties were identified with customer side leaks, 3,336 of which have been found in County Limerick. Fine Gael TD for Limerick, Tom Neville, this week encouraged householders to avail of the scheme. Continue reading... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ireland: the next generationstore shortly returning to Temple Bar, in DublinSimon Harris Politician The s
Ireland: the next generation
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
store shortly returning to Temple Bar, in DublinSimon Harris Politician The surprise appointment of the 29-year-old Fine Gael politician as Minister for Health saw Harris morph from rising star into new establishment overnight. Harris has a... Read more
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