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#Government

# government - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now

The cheapest one is on the market for €3 million.

# government - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Majority think undocumented migrants should be given right to live and work here

NGO says that “for the vast majority of the public, this is a no-brainer.”

# government - Friday 10 July, 2015

Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean

LÉ Niamh is set to replace the LÉ Eithne.

From Business ETC Irish businesses want EU to loosen its grip so Ireland can stop playing catch up Road To Recovery

Irish businesses want EU to loosen its grip so Ireland can stop playing catch up

Business group Ibec says Ireland needs to seek more flexibility from Europe to keep the country on the right road to recovery.

# government - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

610 new Special Needs Assistants are on their way to Irish schools

The dedicated assistants will be employed from September 2015 onwards.

# government - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Mick Wallace, Ireland’s asylum system and the Greek referendum had people talking today.

# government - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

‘All bark and no bite’: No one will be brought to court over water charges until 2017

Legislation published yesterday would also abolish imprisonment of people who refuse to pay.

# government - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Farmers are not happy about the government publishing their financial information

You can now search how much each Irish farmer gets in EU funding.

# government - Friday 29 May, 2015

The Dáil will NOT be recalled next week

The government has come under pressure to recall TDs next week.

# government - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# government - Thursday 21 May, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Tenants’ rights and the government getting tough on banks Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Tenants’ rights and the government getting tough on banks

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# government - Friday 15 May, 2015

Here are the things that could push Ireland over a cliff this year

The housing market, the fallout from the UK election and the situation in the Middle East are all on the government’s radar.

# government - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From Business ETC Run your own business? There’s some lovely news for you today Tax And The City

Run your own business? There’s some lovely news for you today

The government has launched a tax rebate scheme for startups which could see 41% of any owner-investment reclaimed.

# government - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Landlords could TRIPLE deposits in response to Irish Water billing move

The government wants landlords to withhold deposits until proof of payment to Irish Water is provided.

# government - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

A lot of people really weren’t feeling the government’s Spring Statement

The coalition’s much-hyped economic statement was released this afternoon, to an outburst of (mostly) joyous cynicism.

# government - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From Business ETC The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked Cybercrime

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked

Experts say the public needs protection against ‘petty’ cybercrimes.

# government - Saturday 18 April, 2015

PICS: Massive turn-out for ‘Bin your Bills’ protest in Dublin

People have been advised to expect traffic and travel disruption.

# government - Thursday 16 April, 2015

‘Enda uses Sinn Féin’s ideas as something to beat us with’ Not Bothered This post contains videos

‘Enda uses Sinn Féin’s ideas as something to beat us with’

Jonathan O’Brien doesn’t care though.

# government - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Michael Healy-Rae accuses certain TDs of ‘waking up from a coma’

The outspoken TD thinks backbenchers are speaking up in a bid to get votes.

# government - Friday 10 April, 2015

‘A load of rubbish’: Michael O’Leary isn’t a fan of the water protests

The Ryanair CEO also said that he felt the government has done a ‘spectacularly good job’ for aviation and tourism.

# government - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From The42 Cork GAA release statement over reports that Government has withheld stadium funds Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Cork GAA release statement over reports that Government has withheld stadium funds

The redevelopment is scheduled to be completed in 2017.

# government - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Could the self-employed be about to get equality on social welfare?

The next budget is gearing up to be pretty generous one. It’s the latest in the pre-election extravaganza…

# government - Monday 23 March, 2015

Got a very particular set of skills? The Rapid Response Corps is looking for new recruits

Got up to six months to spare? Willing to be sent to the middle of an “armed conflict situation”? Wait … come back.

# government - Thursday 19 March, 2015

This TD thinks the HSE is lying about trying to recruit mental health staff

Colm Keaveney said the situation leaves distressed people with “nowhere to go”.

# government - Monday 16 March, 2015

From Business ETC The government is making fewer Facebook data requests, but more are being granted Data Requests

The government is making fewer Facebook data requests, but more are being granted

While the number of requests made by the Irish government has fallen, the percentage of requests where some data is revealed has risen.

Poll: Are ministers’ St Patrick’s Day trips worth the money they cost? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are ministers’ St Patrick’s Day trips worth the money they cost?

More than €700,000 was spent between 2011 and 2014 sending ministers on trips for the national holiday. How do you feel about it?

# government - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

The 1930s: When a naked, glass woman could upset the government

This piece by artist Harry Clarke was prevented from being sent to Europe.

# government - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

What have Enda and co achieved in the last four years?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# government - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From Business ETC Cadbury’s workers who lost their jobs to get help from government group Cuts

Cadbury’s workers who lost their jobs to get help from government group

The job losses are part of an overall restructuring of Mondelez’s operations in Ireland.

# government - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Hmmm… It seems we have MORE trust in the government now

Government is the only institution to record see a rise in how much it is trusted by the public over the past year.

# government - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Courts ‘cannot cope’ with amount of home repossessions

‘Angry’ was the word of choice in the Seanad today.

# government - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

“If the cuts are brought in…there’s no way one man could pull out two firefighters” Protest This post contains images

“If the cuts are brought in…there’s no way one man could pull out two firefighters”

Trade unions said the firefighters may strike if the proposed reductions go ahead.

# government - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Micheál Martin challenges Kenny to face-to-face debate

Meanwhile Gerry Adams described Kenny’s speech last night as a “backslapping exercise”.

# government - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs ‘will be in shops by May 2017’

Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.

# government - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Here’s how many Twitter accounts the Irish State tried to remove in 2014

A new report gives us some – but not all – of the info.

# government - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From The42 GAA want Croke Park to become the European capital of American College Football College Ball

GAA want Croke Park to become the European capital of American College Football

Boston College and Georgia Tech could be the next two colleges to face off at the stadium.

# government - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Taoiseach says IAG needs to give ‘cast iron guarantee’ on Aer Lingus bid

He said a formal offer has not been accepted by the board.

# government - Thursday 29 January, 2015

IAG is a ‘predator hovering over Aer Lingus’

The Transport Committee has been told that selling Aer Lingus share would ‘devastate’ Ireland’s economy and connectivity

“The addiction of politics is in me… but there’s always part of me saying: ‘Do you want it?’” Ready For It This post contains videos

“The addiction of politics is in me… but there’s always part of me saying: ‘Do you want it?’”

Dublin’s Lord Mayor Christy Burke talks about Sinn Féin, the coalition, and whether he’d join a new political party.

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