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#Phil Hogan

# phil-hogan - Monday 17 July, 2017

Ireland's Phil Hogan has been presented with a medal of honour by the Republic of Austria

Hogan is Ireland’s representative on the European Commission.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Phil Hogan: 'I think Irish Water has seen the test of time'

Ivan Yates said that people see Hogan as the “bogeyman of Irish Water” in a radio interview today.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 18 February, 2017

# phil-hogan - Monday 9 January, 2017

Phil Hogan says Brexit means it's time to 'cut our ties' with Britain

Hogan says that while the UK has always been a “sympathetic ally” at EU level, it is time for Ireland to stand alone and make its own relationships.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Water meters are not the new e-voting machines - they cost us a lot more

To date, the State has spent €465 million on the water metering project.

# phil-hogan - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Phil Hogan says the UK is 'going to learn a hard lesson' over Brexit

The Agriculture Commissioner said the UK can’t “have its cake and eat it” and dismissed Brexiteers’ “posturing and fancy talk”.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Snapshot of one county: How Ireland's housing crisis grew out of control

Bray town councillor Pat Vance told his colleagues in 2013: “I’ll keep on saying it, time and time again, something needs to be done.”

# phil-hogan - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Catherine Murphy: Irish Water company met with 'Phil' before getting 'lucrative contract'

The Social Democrat TD made a number of claims about Abtran in the Dáil today.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The majority of men are against gender quotas

As political parties try to ensure a third of their Dáil hopefuls are female, a new poll has some interesting findings.

# phil-hogan - Monday 7 September, 2015

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest Full Throttle This post contains videos

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest

Up to 6,000 farmers took part in the protest, claiming that their livelihoods are at risk by below-cost selling from retailers.

# phil-hogan - Thursday 21 May, 2015

What you need to know about the fierce battle for Phil Hogan's old seat

Big Phil is gone to Europe, so who’s in the running for his old Dáil seat in Friday’s by-election?

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV - and talked about his same-sex marriage 'journey' Raspberry Jam For All This post contains videos

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV - and talked about his same-sex marriage 'journey'

The Taoiseach stopped by TV3 this morning, but there was no sign of Vincent Browne.

# phil-hogan - Friday 6 March, 2015

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty

When asked about live exports this week, Hogan said he was in favour of them and would make no apologies about it.

# phil-hogan - Monday 2 March, 2015

'A kick in the backside': Sinn Féin MEP on THAT smackdown from Phil Hogan Big Philly Style This post contains videos

'A kick in the backside': Sinn Féin MEP on THAT smackdown from Phil Hogan

Matt Carthy was on the receiving end of a political smackdown from Ireland’s European Commissioner last year.

# phil-hogan - Monday 9 February, 2015

It's 20 years since Phil Hogan leaked the Budget and had to resign

The unassuming politician, as we all know, immediately bowed out of public life and hasn’t been heard from since…

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Minister: 'Seriously, we haven't forgotten about rural Ireland'

Ann Phelan is travelling to Brussels today to meet with Phil Hogan.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year

Some 150,000 responses were made to a survey about the pact – and most were against it.

# phil-hogan - Monday 5 January, 2015

Farmers claim farm deaths are ‘due to all kinds of human error and animal unpredictability’

Suggestions by Phil Hogan about withholding grant funding over farm safety have been criticised.

# phil-hogan - Friday 26 December, 2014

11 politicians and one (ex) garda commissioner who defined the political year

From Callinan to Kelly we look at the 12 individuals who shaped the political year that was.

# phil-hogan - Monday 22 December, 2014

There are no records of some meetings Phil Hogan had about Irish Water

Fresh details – or the lack of – about discussions between Bord Gáis and the then-environment minister have emerged.

# phil-hogan - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May

Cabinet has agreed on a proposal to hold a number of other referenda on the same day.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Farmers say rural Ireland will fall into turmoil if Phil Hogan doesn’t help them

Dairy farmers were told yesterday their incomes could fall by 50% in 2015.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Never mind water, Big Phil's having a ball in Brussels and here are the pics to prove it

Ireland’s European Commissioner is having a great time if his Twitter account is to be believed.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 22 November, 2014

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Here's how much money Europe is giving us over the next seven years...

…and how it’s going to be spent.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

There was an almighty row over Phil Hogan and Irish Water in the Seanad today

The upper house was suspended three times this afternoon. Here’s what happened….

# phil-hogan - Monday 3 November, 2014

Alan Kelly: 'We are going to get this right, it's my job to get this right'

The Minister for the Environment said that Irish Water legislation was rushed through the Dáil and it shouldn’t have happened.

# phil-hogan - Friday 31 October, 2014

'Water is not free' - Hogan says it's either water charges or more income tax

Hogan said people can protest if they like but the charges are not going anywhere.

# phil-hogan - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Here's what happened today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny meeting with accused republicans, the new Rehab CEO and an Aer Lingus passenger arrested for an Ebola scare.

Phil Hogan is officially no longer a TD

From Saturday, he’ll be the European Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy said he intends to hold the commissioner accountable at all times.

# phil-hogan - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Nessa Childers says the legal, er, 'situation' between her and Phil Hogan is over

Hogan sent legal letters to the MEP last month.

14 reasons why people don't like and don't trust Irish Water

Leaks, protests, communication breakdown and a scorned minister have all contributed to a difficult 10 months for the new semi-state.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 4 October, 2014

"I hope you won’t get into trouble...": Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

"I hope you won’t get into trouble...": Here are the winners and losers from the political week

The McNulty omnishambles just wouldn’t go away, Big Phil’s Big Grilling failed to materialise, and a Tory minister landed himself in hot water – over a poem.

# phil-hogan - Friday 3 October, 2014

A Garda whistleblower is backing MEP's legal battle with Phil Hogan

Garda whistleblower John Wilson has said he will fund raise for Nessa Childer’s legal costs in the case that Phil Hogan proceeds with threatened action.

State of the Nation: The Omnishambles that just won't go away

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

# phil-hogan - Thursday 2 October, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning, folks. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# phil-hogan - Monday 29 September, 2014

Here's why the next 10 days are critical for the future of the European Union

Fine Gael’s Brian Hayes explains the process of confirming the make-up of the next European Commission.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Phil Hogan 'personally signed off on' funding relating to Irish Water consultants

New documents have reportedly revealed that he was aware of the spend as far back as December 2012.

# phil-hogan - Thursday 25 September, 2014

State of the Nation: This McNulty scandal is really building up a head of steam...

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

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