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#Irish government

# irish-government - Monday 23 October, 2017

EU money could protect public spaces in Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Galway from terror attacks

The new fund will help cities build barriers that could prevent terror attacks.

# irish-government - Friday 1 September, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's family wants the government to sue Egyptian authorities if trial is delayed again

Ibrahim’s sister Somaia Halawa said she welcomed the steps taken by Leo Varadkar’s government to secure his release.

# irish-government - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Irish and UK governments reassert their claims over Lough Foyle

Yesterday, the Northern Irish Secretary of State said “the whole of Lough Foyle is within the UK”.

# irish-government - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

"Sincere congratulations" - How on earth will the Irish Government deal with President Trump?

Enda Kenny has condemned Trump’s campaign rhetoric in the past.

# irish-government - Monday 20 July, 2015

Ministers don't have to explain most of their €1.4 million personal expenses

A new analysis of official figures by TheJournal.ie.

# irish-government - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Two counties have had fewer visits from Government Ministers than one Dublin hotel in 2015

Not all parish pumps are created equal, according to a new analysis by TheJournal.ie.

# irish-government - Monday 12 January, 2015

From The42 New York club Shannon Gaels to get €250,000 funding from Irish Government Diaspora

New York club Shannon Gaels to get €250,000 funding from Irish Government

One of the city’s youngest GAA organisations wants to develop its current home in Queens.

# irish-government - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Former IRA officer: 'Gardaí colluded with us during the Troubles'

The IRA’s former head of intelligence has made the claims in a new book.

# irish-government - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Dublin City Council votes for an arms and trade embargo on Israel

The DCC wants the Irish Government to follow suit.

# irish-government - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation

A second ceasefire in the country has collapsed and both rebels and government forces are blocking the paths of UN peacekeepers.

# irish-government - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Trichet: I won't appear before banking inquiry - it's not my responsibility

The former head of the ECB also said the Irish government made a decision on the bank guarantee without any consultation with the bank or other countries.

# irish-government - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Peter Robinson threatens to leave Government over Hyde Park case

The Northern Ireland First Minister has said that there are “people going around with letters stuffed in their pockets” which mean they can’t be arrested.

# irish-government - Friday 17 January, 2014

Irish government to be pressed on funding for Justice for the Forgotten

The Justice for the Forgotten Group will lose its funding in June of this year.

# irish-government - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Meet the new boss: Julie Sinnamon takes over as Enterprise Ireland CEO

She has an MBA in International Business from New York’s Fordham University, an executive qualification from Stanford and has held a number of senior roles at the organisation.

# irish-government - Saturday 20 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge How to survive nuclear war in 1960s Ireland The Bomb

How to survive nuclear war in 1960s Ireland

According to advice given by the Government.

# irish-government - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Taoiseach defends marathon Dáil sitting, says he's "hopeful" of a final vote today

TDs will be back in the Dáil to discuss the Protection of Life Bill at 5pm, with the session to be adjourned by midnight if not concluded before then.

# irish-government - Monday 26 November, 2012

First major event of Irish EU presidency announced EU

First major event of Irish EU presidency announced

The Government will meet the president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, and chairpersons of the Parliament’s political groups, on Thursday.

# irish-government - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

5,000 march to Leinster House in demand for greater disability rights

People with disabilities showed the government a red card at a national protest today in Dublin.

# irish-government - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Oireachtas committee to vote on banning smoking at Leinster House

The inside of the complex is already subject to a smoking ban – but John Crown wants to ban all smoking outside it too.

# irish-government - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Dublin and London protests following the death of Savita Halappanavar

The 31-year-old dentist, who was 17 weeks pregnant, died from septicaemia from a miscarriage which lasted more than two days.

# irish-government - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Proposals to make Leinster House a smoke-free campus

Senator John Crown has proposed to put a ban on smoking for all in Leinster House but Independent TD, Finian McGrath is opposed to what he described as “nanny state proposals”.

# irish-government - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Taoiseach welcomes cut to ex-AIB chief's pension AIB

Taoiseach welcomes cut to ex-AIB chief's pension

Kenny added that the taxation of pensions will be dealt with in the Budget for 2013.

# irish-government - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Suing for the right to piddle in peace; bank begs people not to pay cash; Enda upstages Rosanna.

# irish-government - Friday 28 September, 2012

Column: Why sorry is the hardest word

How can a government be asked to apologise for something in recent history when the full facts have yet to be disclosed, writes David McCann.

# irish-government - Monday 12 March, 2012

Eamon Gilmore voices concern over escalating tensions in Gaza and Israel

The recent outbreak of violence has been the worst the region has seen in months. A total of 21 people have been killed since Friday.

# irish-government - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

This man owns €1.9bn in Irish government bonds Bondholder This post contains videos

This man owns €1.9bn in Irish government bonds

And he’s pretty confident about Ireland’s ability to recover from the economic crisis…

# irish-government - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Gilmore calls for end to Israeli blockade of Gaza

The Tánaiste and Foreign Minister is due to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas later today.

# irish-government - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Talk of a second bailout is 'ludicrous' - Noonan

The Minister for Finance was responding to the suggestion from a Citigroup economist who said that Ireland should have a second bailout deal on standby.

# irish-government - Monday 10 October, 2011

Government urged to address 'sub-standard' prison conditions

The Irish Penal Reform Trust has also asked the government to commit to a timeframe in bringing prison conditions in line with international standards.

# irish-government - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge Cowen croons a moving apology to the Irish people (kind of) Work Can Wait

Cowen croons a moving apology to the Irish people (kind of)

Disclaimer: this special broadcast on behalf of the Irish government and the Fianna Fail party may not actually be a special broadcast on behalf of the Irish government and the Fianna Fail party

# irish-government - Tuesday 30 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: heavy snowfalls mostly failed to materialise but Ireland’s roads remain treacherous, questions over the legality of Ireland’s bailout – and why it’s okay not to eat your greens.