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#Reshuffle

# reshuffle - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Róisín Shortall: I’m surprised the ‘very inexperienced’ James Reilly wasn’t sacked Health This post contains videos

Róisín Shortall: I’m surprised the ‘very inexperienced’ James Reilly wasn’t sacked

The former junior health minister also says she could have worked with new minister Leo Varadkar.

# reshuffle - Monday 18 August, 2014

Why has Labour’s support doubled since May?

Analysis: Joan Burton’s party has gone from 7 per cent to 14 per cent in the latest opinion poll. But why?

# reshuffle - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Gender, geography, age – focus on everything but quality in government reshuffle

Conspicuously absent from the talk about the reshuffle was an evaluation of intelligence, skills, capabilities or temperament.

# reshuffle - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Guess who’s back?… Pat Rabbitte and Ruairí Quinn replace new ministers on committees

Former junior minister Joe Costello will also join his Labour ‘old guard’ colleagues on Oireachtas committees…

# reshuffle - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here’s how the junior minister reshuffle showed up Enda Kenny’s women problem

Analysis: One male junior minister joked that he’d have to buy a dress given the lack of women – but it raises the question: why weren’t any female FG TDs promoted?

# reshuffle - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

So just how young is the country’s youngest junior minister?… The Edge has hats that are older

At 27, Simon Harris is now our most senior junior minister. Makes you wonder what you’ve been doing with your life, doesn’t it?

The new Gaeltacht minister isn’t fluent in Irish

Donegal Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh was confirmed today as a minister with ‘special responsibility’ for Gaeltacht matters.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle

Analysis: It’s no country for old men or young women but there’s a big promotion for one young man.

The junior minister reshuffle is happening right now, here’s what we know so far…

The Dáil’s youngest TD has been made junior finance minister while Labour has promoted three backbenchers.

James Reilly is still Health Minister… according to the Department’s website

And Health isn’t the only government department that has yet to update its pages.

Enda says ‘it’s not an easy day’ but here’s what to expect in the junior ministerial reshuffle Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Enda says ‘it’s not an easy day’ but here’s what to expect in the junior ministerial reshuffle

There’s only two names listed in the Minister of State ranks at the moment…

# reshuffle - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Funerals without corpses and rolling around in sugar: The week in quotes

“I’m not sure if I’m able to turn the poison chalice into sweet wine.”

# reshuffle - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Here are the 5 winners and 5 losers from Enda Kenny’s big Cabinet reshuffle

With the week that’s in it here’s a special edition of our winners and losers series.

As talks dragged on nervous TDs in shiny suits roamed Leinster House waiting… and waiting

As the talks continued and the wait lengthened anticipation turned to frustration ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle.

Enda on reshuffles: It’s like selecting a team for an All Ireland Final, people are always disappointed

The Taoiseach identified a particular difficulty in demoting Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan yesterday.

# reshuffle - Friday 11 July, 2014

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet

Who’s in? Who’s out? Who’s stuck with the same job?

Varadkar: I don’t know if I’ll be able to turn the poison chalice into sweet wine HSE

Varadkar: I don’t know if I’ll be able to turn the poison chalice into sweet wine

The new Minister for Health says he will need a full financial year to turn the Department around – everything going to plan.

“Could you all just move to the left slightly?..” Fixed grins and Cabinet divisions at the Áras

“Could you all just move to the left slightly?..” Fixed grins and Cabinet divisions at the Áras

You’d almost think the President had nothing better to do than hang around the house all day waiting for a busload of ministers.

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle

What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock

Who’s doing what? A pictorial guide to your new Cabinet

A quick and simple guide to where everyone is now.

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle

Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?

‘How often does the Labour Party roll over?’ – FF say water and property taxes are now Labour’s problem

Micheal Martin says the new Tánaiste’s negotiations went badly.

Here’s what Enda and Joan have promised to do

Jobs, housing and wages, mostly.

‘Time to refocus on the beef crisis’: There’s been some lightning-quick reactions to the reshuffle

The Government has a new look. Now it’s time to get down to business, say the farmers, teachers, doctors, hoteliers……

Rabbitte: If you’re deemed too old to serve in Cabinet you look at things differently

Rabbitte, who was dropped from Cabinet today, said he’s not sure now if he will run in the next general election.

Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service ‘during difficult times’

Announcing his new Cabinet today, Enda Kenny thanked outgoing ministers for their service to the Irish people.

Enda Kenny is about to announce his Cabinet reshuffle, here are the changes we know so far…

Leo Varadkar to Health, Phil Hogan is off, Joan Burton is staying put and it looks like James Reilly is going to Foreign Affairs.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

# reshuffle - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, Gaza, and fathers’ names on birth certs.

Enda Kenny set to announce Cabinet reshuffle in the Dáil tomorrow

Earlier, Taoiseach said he was “getting on very well with the Tánaiste”.

The Fine Gael-Labour split over Richard Bruton’s job is ‘more like a tug of love’

Seán Sherlock laughed off suggestions that Fine Gael and Labour are split over the lucrative Jobs portfolio.

# reshuffle - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle?

Analysis: Sources on all sides of the talks between Enda Kenny and Joan Burton insist there is nothing untoward about the delay.

# reshuffle - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

Just the two of us: Enda Kenny and Joan Burton are back in talks tonight… alone

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are holding further discussions ahead of the expected Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow.

The Taoiseach thanked Eamon Gilmore for all his work during today’s Cabinet meeting

But it didn’t get emotional, the Jobs Minister Richard Bruton insisted today.

Gone home early? Ruairí Quinn absent for his final questions as Education Minister

The Minister announced last week that he will be ending up his career in politics after almost four decades.

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