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#Ged Nash

# ged-nash - Friday 27 July, 2018

'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack

Around 400m of the boardwalk was destroyed in a fire last night.

# ged-nash - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

# ged-nash - Sunday 9 October, 2016

'It's horrible. Allow me to work full-time': A single mother talks about life as a low-hours worker

Debbie Whelan has worked in her job for nine years, but is on a 16-hour contract, she tells TheJournal.ie

# ged-nash - Friday 18 March, 2016

Three Labour ministers who lost their Dáil seats are going for the Seanad

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Kevin Humphreys and Ged Nash are all seeking a Leinster House comeback.

# ged-nash - Monday 29 February, 2016

The cabinet, including the three ministers who lost their seats, will meet tomorrow

Things might be a bit awkward for James Reilly, Alex White and Ged Nash.

# ged-nash - Friday 19 February, 2016

Labour senator hits out at 'sexism' in the party after being ignored for 'monster canvass'

Senator Mary Moran has hit out at a ‘monster canvass’ organised for her constituency running mate Ged Nash.

# ged-nash - Saturday 16 January, 2016

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon

Now one TD says they owe “hundreds of thousands of people” an apology.

# ged-nash - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Retirement, new jobs and better laws: Clerys workers proud and positive after 'appalling' treatment

A review was announced today to try to stop a repeat of what happened to the 460 Clerys workers.

# ged-nash - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Poll: Is it time the 'women's place is in the home' wording was removed from the constitution? No Place In The Home This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time the 'women's place is in the home' wording was removed from the constitution?

Labour have made a pre-election commitment to remove said wording from the Constitution should they be re-elected.

# ged-nash - Friday 18 December, 2015

Joan: Increasing minimum wage by €2 is 'horse sense'

Which means good.

# ged-nash - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

So-called 'If and When' contracts mean a lot of us don't know when we're working

A major new report has found that Irish employees are still not being guaranteed their hours.

# ged-nash - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Enda Kenny isn't out of the woods yet over Fennelly

The Taoiseach will face a motion of no confidence this week.

# ged-nash - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Labour's next leader, from most to least likely

Joan Burton is safe for now but who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…

# ged-nash - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Should the minimum wage be raised to €11.50 an hour?

The support to increase the minimum wage has been described as “overwhelming”.

# ged-nash - Monday 13 July, 2015

Here's what is being done to lure 'the next Facebook' to Ireland

There’s money on the table for foreign startups that come to the country.

# ged-nash - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Loads of Irish people have this disease - but very few talk about it

And a lot lose jobs over it.

# ged-nash - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Water charges will be taken from wages after people are given "every opportunity" - Minister

Minister of State Gerald Nash said the government discussed the proposals this week.

# ged-nash - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

# ged-nash - Monday 23 February, 2015

Happy days - there's lots of good news out there today if you own a small business

Ireland’s guarantee scheme for small companies is being extended, while crowd-sourcers LinkedFinance announced a new €250 million SME loan fund

# ged-nash - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

# ged-nash - Monday 19 January, 2015

Live in Clare or Kilkenny? 125 new jobs are on the way

Two job announcements were made today.

# ged-nash - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Minister: It’s time to increase the minimum wage and here’s how we’ll do it Cash Money This post contains videos

Minister: It’s time to increase the minimum wage and here’s how we’ll do it

Ged Nash on why the Low Pay Commission is being set up and why the minimum wage should rise.

# ged-nash - Monday 15 December, 2014

Here's some good news if you earn the minimum wage Cash Money This post contains videos

Here's some good news if you earn the minimum wage

A new Low Pay Commission is being set up to examine the current rate of €8.65 and whether it should be increased.

# ged-nash - Monday 17 November, 2014

Labour wants 'robust data' on zero-hour contracts before doing anything about them

Joan Burton called the arrangements an “abomination”, while unions have labelled them “extremely exploitative”.

# ged-nash - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Minister: There's a new optimism around Labour, people are prepared to listen to us again The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Minister: There's a new optimism around Labour, people are prepared to listen to us again

Super junior minister Ged Nash had plenty to say when he sat down with TheJournal.ie at our offices in Dublin this week…

Minister: Strong argument for raising the minimum wage as economy recovers Pay Increases This post contains videos

Minister: Strong argument for raising the minimum wage as economy recovers

Ged Nash has been explaining what the Low Pay Commission is all about.

# ged-nash - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

'Better the devil you know': Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK Indyref This post contains videos

'Better the devil you know': Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK Exclusive

Ged Nash has become the first Irish government minister to express a view on Scottish independence.

# ged-nash - Saturday 30 August, 2014

'The water has frozen my brain': Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll This post contains videos

'The water has frozen my brain': Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week

You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.

# ged-nash - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

The SFA is warning the new small business minister to steer clear of wage hikes

This afternoon Ged Nash said that businesses should try and award pay increases where possible.

With 48 days to Budget 2015 Fine Gael and Labour are already drawing their battle lines

Fine Gael is talking tax cuts while Labour is all about wage increases.

# ged-nash - Monday 18 August, 2014

Greyhound welcomes initiative to seek legally binding pay rates for bin workers

SIPTU workers at Greyhound have been protesting about cuts since June 17.

# ged-nash - Monday 15 October, 2012

Labour TDs criticise Fine Gael 'rants' about Croke Park deal

One Labour TD described the eight Fine Gael TDs as “belligerent”

# ged-nash - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Government paid out €1billion on sick days last year

Irish workers claimed for 26 million days off in 2010, according to new figures.

# ged-nash - Friday 11 March, 2011

M1 toll to drop from midnight after court ruling

Motorists have been overcharged to the tune of €26,000 per week since the start of the year on that stretch.

# ged-nash - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Gerry Adams and Fergus O'Dowd elected in Louth

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and Fine Gael candidate Fergus O’Dowd have both been elected to the five-seat Louth constituency on the first vote.

# ged-nash - Saturday 5 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Saturday

A round-up of today’s campaign trail events: debating the debates; a party resignation in Waterford; and lots of hype for TV3 debate.