# government - Friday 24 June, 2016
The contingency framework will monitor issues as negotiations about Britain’s EU membership continue.
# government - Thursday 23 June, 2016
The prescription sleeping pills. which are abused by heroin addicts, are extremely dangerous, he says.
# government - Wednesday 22 June, 2016
The facility failed to meet nine out of 10 standards in a recent HIQA inspection.
# government - Thursday 9 June, 2016
The ongoing investigation into the IBRC and the Siteserv deal has been held up by strict issues of legal confidentiality.
# government - Sunday 5 June, 2016
The new minister for state for training and skills has strong views on what should be done to stop rising rents that are forcing people into homelessness.
# government - Wednesday 1 June, 2016
A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.
This would be the first time Ireland is involved in an international witness protection programme.
# government - Tuesday 31 May, 2016
The Commission today issued a statement apparently saying that Ireland is no longer exempt from water charges.
# government - Wednesday 25 May, 2016
Security expert Tom Clonan writes that the government needs to do more to tackle the ongoing crisis.
# government - Saturday 21 May, 2016
Aaron McKenna thinks the current government could run two or three years and deliver on some real fundamental changes to the way that we run the country.
# government - Wednesday 18 May, 2016
He said he is now planning to join a new technical group in opposition.
# government - Thursday 12 May, 2016
One Labour TD said he would be happy to lead a class action suit on behalf of bill-payers. But is it possible?
# government - Wednesday 11 May, 2016
The Programme for Government was launched today.
The ‘partnership’ government has just published its plan of action. It might mention the word ‘fair’ a lot.
A new Claire Byrne Live / Amárach poll for TheJournal.ie shows that the public is quite sceptical regarding the new cabinet.
# government - Tuesday 10 May, 2016
They will not march in uniform, as originally proposed, but anyone taking part has been asked to wear something blue.
# government - Saturday 7 May, 2016
After 70 days we finally have a government – but who will pull the plug first?
The former Tánaiste says yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach was “like a bad play”.
# government - Friday 6 May, 2016
Enda Kenny elected Taoiseach, Dave Mahon found guilty of manslaughter and elections in the UK…
A fourth vote for Taoiseach is scheduled for Dáil Éireann at midday.
# government - Thursday 5 May, 2016
A teen sentenced over the Jobstown protest, post mortem results for the Bray baby and arrests at a funeral had everyone talking…
The 160-page document makes a wide range of commitments.
# government - Tuesday 3 May, 2016
O’Brien said he thinks Irish Water was “the right thing” for the country.
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil TDs and senators will meet today to see if they will endorse a deal reached last week.
# government - Sunday 1 May, 2016
Leo Varadkar came in for some heavy criticism from both Fianna Fáil and Independent TDs over comments he made about charges this week.
# government - Saturday 30 April, 2016
Independent Alliance TDs are due to meet with Fine Gael on Monday morning.
# government - Friday 29 April, 2016
The two parties have finally reached an agreement on forming a minority government.
As talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are tipped to be coming to an end – the spotlight turns to the independents.
# government - Wednesday 27 April, 2016
Water charges may be suspended for at least nine months.
# government - Tuesday 26 April, 2016
The party wants the debate to be held tomorrow.
# government - Monday 25 April, 2016
Talks on forming a government have ended without an agreement – again
# government - Saturday 23 April, 2016
Government talks, a republican parade and shooting rampages in the US had everyone talking.
Formal talks will resume Monday but the leaders will be keeping in touch over the weekend.
# government - Thursday 21 April, 2016
Political party talks are taking longer than the siege of Constantinople.
# government - Wednesday 20 April, 2016
Anders Behring Breivik, the death of Victoria Wood and the ongoing government talks had people talking today.
The Dáil brushed off a water charges debate today and voted to talk about Brexit for 8 hours.
# government - Tuesday 19 April, 2016
While government formation talks have been ongoing, another group are actually making a lot of progress.
The requests would involve information relating to registration, subscribers, services, and purchases.
# government - Thursday 14 April, 2016
It looks likely there will have to be a fourth vote, as the parties have not yet been able to reach an agreement.
# government - Friday 8 April, 2016
Amid second election speculation, Leo Varadkar says ‘this couldn’t go on six more weeks’.