Advertisement
  TheJournal.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 21 February, 2017

#Government

# government - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Ireland spent €440k on a report defending Apple months before the EU's scathing tax ruling

But European officials said the unsolicited report from PwC ‘misinterpreted’ the relevant rules.

# government - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Poll: Do you have confidence in the government? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have confidence in the government?

The Dáil will debate this question today.

# government - Monday 13 February, 2017

Six ministers admit to using private email accounts like Taoiseach - but not for 'sensitive' information

An email security specialist has said that government departments need to be aware of the risks posed by this.

# government - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Poll: Who would you support if an election was held tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you support if an election was held tomorrow?

Latest opinion polls have suggested Fianna Fáil has taken a commanding lead on Fine Gael.

# government - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Sinn Féin to table motion of no confidence in the Government

Mary Lou McDonald has described the current Irish leadership as a “kick for touch, cover up” government.

# government - Friday 10 February, 2017

As it happened: Political turmoil over the Maurice McCabe whistleblowing smears

Pressure is increasing on government ministers and Tusla over who knew what about the Maurice McCabe story.

# government - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Minister who got job after coin toss to swap role with close ally by August

OPW junior minister Sean Canney will be rotating the ministry with Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.

# government - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Hundreds of thousands protest Romanian government's plan to decriminalise corruption

The move could free dozens of officials jailed for corruption.

# government - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Filling your car is becoming very, very expensive - here's why

A combination of factors have seen the cost of running a vehicle jump by €18 a month in the last year.

# government - Sunday 15 January, 2017

The Dáil prayer: We're not the only parliament to have one Holy Words This post contains a poll

The Dáil prayer: We're not the only parliament to have one

It is a requirement under the Dáil rules that a sitting cannot begin without the prayer being read.

# government - Monday 9 January, 2017

'Out of the blue, we got a letter to say our loans had been sold to a vulture fund'

Housing has become the biggest issue for hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland.

# government - Friday 30 December, 2016

Enda rules out general election and Cabinet reshuffle in the near future

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has also said there’s no chance of a coalition with Fianna Fáil in the future.

# government - Thursday 29 December, 2016

John Halligan believes the government won't serve its full term

The Waterford TD believes no party wants an election any time soon.

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried

Enda Kenny said Minister Paschal Donohoe will not deal with its strategy for public pay until the Public Pay Commission sends its report.

# government - Monday 26 December, 2016

'This is an absolute joke of a Dáil': Alan Kelly on sexism, his poisoned chalice and Labour's future

Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.

# government - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Enda says this was his biggest challenge in 2016

This government has faced water charges, calls to repeal the Eighth, homelessness but found his biggest hurdle ‘humbling’.

# government - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

After nine-year wait, Ireland to strengthen rights of people with a disability

A bill has been approved by Government which will enable ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

# government - Monday 19 December, 2016

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar

The activist will lead a group to develop a strategy for young LGBT people.

# government - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Cracking the Whip: Regina Doherty talks disloyalty, Trump, and why she and Mary Lou no longer speak

Fine Gael’s Chief Whip has had a big year. In a wide-ranging interview she tells us of her punishing schedule, spats with Sinn Féin, and why Christmas time always means home.

# government - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From The42 Here's how much the new €6.9m GPA government deal is worth for an inter-county GAA player Money In The Bank

Here's how much the new €6.9m GPA government deal is worth for an inter-county GAA player

The three-year package was announced yesterday.

# government - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

# government - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'Have cake and eat it' - Photographed notes appear to show Brexit strategy

The UK Government has distanced itself from the notes.

'We couldn't go home for five months after the floods. We're in fear it could happen again'

Fianna Fáil are calling for a UK-style flood insurance scheme to be introduced here.

# government - Friday 25 November, 2016

Most new properties that qualify for the first-time buyers scheme are in and around Dublin

25% of all properties nationwide that qualify and are currently available are in the Dublin area.

# government - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

5 women due compensation for 'barbaric and cruel' childbirth procedure died before receiving it

“The sons and daughters of these women feel that their mothers’ suffering never received any acknowledgment or recognition.”

# government - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Brendan Howlin has described Shane Ross as 'Donald Trumpesque'

Labour’s Brendan Howlin says this government is a “do nothing Dáil”.

# government - Sunday 20 November, 2016

How do wages of gardaí, nurses and teachers measure up to six years ago?

This year has already seen industrial unrest among doctors, nurses, teachers and gardaí.

# government - Friday 18 November, 2016

The 'right to be forgotten' and consent education: The gaps in Ireland's protection of children

The right to play, giving more powers to gardaí, and the abolition of direct provision centres were also contained in the report.

# government - Thursday 17 November, 2016

CSO graph captures Irish industrial relations' year of discontent

A total of 14,220 days were lost due to industrial disputes from July to September.

# government - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Government will not block opposition bill on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies

The bill is to be debated in the Dáíl on Thursday.

The government is being strongly criticised for not buying Padraig Pearse's 1916 surrender letter

Gerry Adams has called it a “quite frankly bizarre decision”.

UK Government "doesn't recognise" leaked memo about lack of Brexit plan

The memo suggested that the British Government had “no plan” for Brexit

# government - Monday 14 November, 2016

Updated: Health Minister will engage with IMO as junior doctors vote on industrial action

The ongoing dispute centres on the restoration of an agreed €3000 “living-out” allowance.

# government - Friday 11 November, 2016

The Green Party reckons Ireland has "thrown in the towel" when it comes to emissions

Ireland is on course to miss its emissions targets for this year and the next according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

TDs are definitely getting that pay hike next year

TDs are to get a €5,000 increase over the next two years.

# government - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Halligan 'fought vigorously' to ensure government considers Irish Water referendum

A bill on a referendum on the ownership of Irish Water was passed today without a vote as a result of the government’s support.

'I don't want to see that happen': Risk of row backs on garda resources without Lansdowne, says minister

Minister Paschal Donohoe is holding the line that the Lansdowne Road Agreement is the only show in town.

# government - Monday 31 October, 2016

Garda sergeants and inspectors accuse Government of spreading misinformation

The Government is expected to being a proposal document to talks with GRA when the two sides meet later today.

# government - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Coppinger blasts 'sell-out independents' after Government adopts unified stance on abortion bill

The bill is due to be debated in the Dáil tonight.

# government - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Trouble brewing as Independent Alliance still want a free vote on Repeal the Eighth bill

An Independent Alliance source said the members have the same thoughts on the Bill as they did on Mick Wallace’s legislation on fatal foetal abnormalities.

1 2 3 4 5