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# 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

# 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.

# government - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Would it work here? – Greece moves to axe austerity

Syriza has been quick off the mark in increasing the minimum wage and reversing the privatisation of State resources.

# government - Friday 23 January, 2015

Some government buildings are flying their flags at half mast today

This was to mark the passing of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.

# government - Monday 19 January, 2015

Has the Government “pared back” what was promised to Magdalene survivors?

A number of organisations have called on the government to implement all of the recommendations in the Quirke report.

# government - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

New poll shows 76% support for same-sex marriage

The details were in the first opinion poll of 2015.

From Business ETC Tax breaks are here to stay… but only for companies with BIG ideas Corporation Tax

Tax breaks are here to stay… but only for companies with BIG ideas

With the closing of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole, the government want to introduce a ‘Knowledge Development Box’.

# government - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Should Ireland give more money to those in need abroad?

A new survey also revealed the Irish public’s want to increase the budget for foreign aid.

# government - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

‘The established parties are snobby’ – Independent TD

There has been much talk of a changing political landscape in recent days.

# government - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Rent supplement payments have fallen by more than €150 million since 2010

This was distributed among 71,800 recipients.

# government - Friday 2 January, 2015

This 8-year-old wrote to the Taoiseach in 1984 because RTÉ was ‘mean to block sunshine’

She said she wanted RTÉ to ‘stop being mean’ to a pirate radio station.

Most of the New Year crush victims in China were young women

All but four of the deceased were aged 25 or under.

# government - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From Business ETC “Loose talk” of higher pay from the Government not helpful, says business group Job Growth

“Loose talk” of higher pay from the Government not helpful, says business group

The Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association’s (ISME) estimate that the SME sector could create 60,000 jobs in 2015.

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