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# government - Monday 15 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everybody’s talking about housing people in prefabs, Judge Barry White, seagulls and Islamic State.

“Too many” with haemophilia in Ireland have died

The Irish Haemophilia Society is looking for new therapies to be made available.

Over 100 groups will meet in Dublin today to discuss the legacy of the Troubles

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan is set to address today’s Reconciliation Forum.

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# government - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Good news for Enda: Government support up in new poll

The Red C poll for the Sunday Business Post also found the majority of Irish people think the country’s economy is generally on track. There now.

# government - Friday 12 September, 2014

NAMA is set to build 4,500 new residential units in the nation’s capital

The action by the State owned bad bank could see a potential 25,000 units developed into residential properties.

# government - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From Business ETC Less than half of Irish bonds are held in the country Bond Holders

Less than half of Irish bonds are held in the country

The nominal value of outstanding Government bonds now stands at €112,240 million.

Here’s the advice the Government was given on the Scottish referendum

That’s according to the new Draft National Risk Assessment, which was launched for public consultation today.

Cork County Council may ditch controversial JobBridge scheme

The Council are set to vote on a motion that could make the local authority one of the first in the country to stop using the Government backed internships.

# government - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge

He took an icy shower near his constituency office in Swords.

# government - Sunday 7 September, 2014

British govt to Scotland: We’ll give you more powers… if you vote no to independence

This came after a poll out the pro-independence camp ahead for the first time.

# government - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Angry parents and ‘Gaza’ banners greet ministers, as new term begins

With the Cabinet back, and the Israeli ambassador being grilled by TDs, it was also a busy day for protests at Government Buildings.

# government - Monday 1 September, 2014

“Not an acceptable level of risk”: UN mission review needs to happen now, says Coveney

The United Nations needs to conduct a full review of the UNDOF mission before Ireland’s next rotation of troops, the Defence Minister said.

# government - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Islamist fighters seize Tripoli airport

The country’s government has branded the Islamist militias as ‘terrorists’.

# government - Monday 18 August, 2014

Swiss mayor suspended over nude selfies taken in office

It is alleged that he sent the photos to a female colleague.

# government - Friday 8 August, 2014

This man wants to stop the ‘silly charade’ and run for the Seanad

Gerard Craughwell believes the forthcoming Seanad by-election is “a sham”

# government - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From Business ETC More than €2.5 billion cash held by Ireland could be reinvested in economy – but it isn’t Cash Funds

More than €2.5 billion cash held by Ireland could be reinvested in economy – but it isn’t

The assets are part of the National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF) discretionary portfolio.

# government - Monday 28 July, 2014

From Business ETC ESB: It doesn’t make financial sense to sell these two peat plants No Sale

ESB: It doesn’t make financial sense to sell these two peat plants

The West Offaly Power Station and Lough Ree Power Station will be retained by the ESB.

The government wants to cut the red tape and get more people to set up cooperatives

Richard Bruton says Ireland needs more types of enterprises other than just companies.

# government - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Women ‘talent bank’ to improve gender balance on state boards

Last year, female representation on state boards stood at 36.2%.

These are the temporary, Tetris-like moves being made so the Gardaí can fill 28 senior roles…

The force needs to hire 28 superintendents and chief superintendents. Here’s how the Government’s planning to make it happen.

# government - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

“Less cutbacks, less tax increases” needed for Budget 2015 — Noonan

Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin say we’ll need less of an adjustment than initially thought… But it’s too soon to say how much less.

Experts helping the banking inquiry figure out what to investigate deliver interim report

The final report will help members determine how the inquiry model is going to work.

# government - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Rebels are ‘blocking investigators’ from MH17 crash site

The Ukrainin government said rebels were blocking Ukrainian investigators from accessing the site

What can the new diaspora minister do for the Irish abroad?

What once an aspirational concept is now a very real reality for many Irish families.

Aaron McKenna: Gender, geography, age – focus on everything but quality in government reshuffle

Conspicuously absent from the talk about the reshuffle was an evaluation of intelligence, skills, capabilities or temperament.

# government - Monday 14 July, 2014

Mother and baby homes believed to give Irish women ‘every chance of keeping their secret’

A report into ‘destitute Irish girls’ investigated the problem of unmarried pregnant women travelling to England.

# government - Saturday 12 July, 2014

“The rebels will pay…”: Ukraine leader vows action over rocket attacks

Separatists near the Russian border mowed down 19 troops in a hail of heavy rocket fire yesterday.

# government - Friday 11 July, 2014

Sorry, Garth: No sign from government of a new deal to save gigs

Mr Brooks perviously said he would be willing to ‘crawl, swim, fly’ to meet with Enda Kenny on the issue.

Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service ‘during difficult times’

Announcing his new Cabinet today, Enda Kenny thanked outgoing ministers for their service to the Irish people.

# government - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Margaretta D’Arcy has been jailed again for refusing to sign a bond

The elderly peace activist has been returned to prison for refusing to comply with judge’s order.

# government - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Ireland gave more than €637m in overseas aid last year

The Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello said Irish people can be proud of what their overseas development aid programme has achieved.

# government - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

“A nice, decent gentleman” and the inventor of the Euro: Reaction to Ruairí Quinn’s departure

The Education Minister has confirmed he’s stepping down from Government, and won’t run again for a Dáil seat.

# government - Monday 30 June, 2014

Want a say on the mother-and-baby inquiry? Midday today is the deadline…

Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan is hoping to have the terms for the wide-ranging Commission of Investigation set up before the Dáil summer recess…

# government - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence Aid

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence

Supplies such as blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans and shelter supplies are being sent to those most in need.

# government - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Primary school kids MUST be taught the dangers of cyber-bullying, Govt advised

However, the Government body set up to advise the Cabinet on the issue says that criminalising minors for cyber-bullying offences is NOT the way forward.

Up for debate: What sort of Ireland do we want?

St Vincent de Paul wants the Government to lead the debate on this question.

# government - Monday 23 June, 2014

Sinn Féin may be getting ready for government, but is it ready for questions about policy?

Analysis: The Sinn Féin president struggled with specifics in an interview this morning but he and others will face similar questions in the months ahead.

# government - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Sinn Féin ‘must be ready for government’ says Adams

Adams called for a “realignment of politics”.

# government - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Warning of future nursing homes crisis if ‘action isn’t taken now’

Nursing home representatives believe more resources are needed to prevent future shortages.

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