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# shane-mcentee - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Developing the ‘hard neck’: TDs on death threats, abuse, and their coping strategies

Is enough being done to help out TDs and Senators cope with the abuse they receive and the difficult cases they have to deal with in their constituencies? TheJournal.ie takes a look.

# shane-mcentee - Saturday 12 October, 2013

# shane-mcentee - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes is the new junior agriculture minister

Hayes succeeds Shane McEntee who died last December.

# shane-mcentee - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Helen McEntee describes first day in Dáil as “emotional”

The 26-year-old said it was “an honour” to take up the seat left vacant by her father, Shane.

# shane-mcentee - Friday 12 April, 2013

SF councillor apologises for McEntee ‘snouts in the trough’ comment

Nenagh councillor Seamus Morris had criticised Helen McEntee for putting aside her grief to chase a high-paying job.

# shane-mcentee - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Polling begins in the Meath East by-election

There are 11 candidates in the running for the Meath East seat following the death of Shane McEntee TD.

# shane-mcentee - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Doyle confirms interest but still no decision on junior agriculture minister

Andrew Doyle, the chairman of the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee, has confirmed his interest in filling the vacancy at the Department of Agriculture which arose following the death of Shane McEntee last year.

# shane-mcentee - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Helen McEntee confirmed as FG’s candidate for Meath East by-election

Helen McEntee, 26, was chosen unopposed to run as the party’s candidate to fill the seat left vacant after the death of her father, Shane McEntee.

Labour ‘caught on the back foot’ by FG on Meath East by-election date

TheJournal.ie has learned that Labour didn’t plan to pick its Meath East candidate for another fortnight – after the new deadline.

McEntee’s daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East

Helen McEntee is “virtually certain” to be the Fine Gael candidate in Meath East ahead of the party’s nomination convention in Kells this evening.

# shane-mcentee - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Meath East by-election to be held on 27 March

The date has been announced today meaning there are less than three weeks to go until voters in Meath East decide who they want to fill the seat vacated by the late Shane McEntee.

McEntee’s daughter set to run in Meath East by-election

Helen McEntee, who worked as a secretarial assistant to her late father, is ‘virtually certain’ to be the Fine Gael nominee.

# shane-mcentee - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

FF and SF to confirm candidates as Meath East by-election looms

Fianna Fáil is set to confirm senator Thomas Byrne as its candidate on Thursday while Sinn Féin is expected to select local activist Darren O’Rourke as its candidate for the forthcoming vote.

# shane-mcentee - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Support for coalition faces test in Meath East by-election

April has been mooted as the possible month for the by-election to be held with Fianna Fáil hoping to capitalise on its growing popularity but could the promissory note deal change things?

# shane-mcentee - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Shane McEntee’s family in Dáil for expressions of sympathy RIP

Shane McEntee’s family in Dáil for expressions of sympathy

“He did wonderful work for Ireland, for Government and for the party he loved.”

Oireachtas agenda: Transport grants, promissory notes and WW2 pardon

Legislation granting a legal pardon to Irish deserters who fought for the Allies in World War II will be introduced today.

# shane-mcentee - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Minister: Some politicians fear ‘transfer of power’ created by social media

Ciarán Cannon believes that social media does not need to be subjected to any more regulation than is already in place and has hit out at some who do not understand or fear sites like Facebook and Twitter.

# shane-mcentee - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year

Many of us are returning to work for the first time tomorrow following the festive period. Here is a round-up of the news stories you may have missed. You are welcome.

# shane-mcentee - Monday 24 December, 2012

Shane McEntee laid to rest in Co Meath

Thousands attended the funeral for the late Minister of State, where Taoiseach Enda Kenny was to make a graveside oration.

Former Taoiseach says abusive tweets should not be read on air

John Bruton said that public anger at political decisions does not give people the right to abuse TDs.

# shane-mcentee - Sunday 23 December, 2012

McEntee removal takes place in Co Meath

The removal of the late Minister of State began at 7pm this evening in Nobber, Co Meath.

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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# shane-mcentee - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Shane McEntee to be laid to rest on Christmas Eve RIP

Shane McEntee to be laid to rest on Christmas Eve

The late TD and Minister for State, who died yesterday, will be removed to his local church in Meath on Sunday.

# shane-mcentee - Friday 21 December, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Tributes paid to late Minister of State Shane McEntee

Tributes have been paid to the late Fine Gael TD, who died at his home in Co Meath aged 56.

Shane McEntee, Fine Gael TD for Meath East, passes away

The Nobber man and Minister of State, who was first elected to the Dáil in 2005, was 56 years old.

# shane-mcentee - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Temporary suspension of ash planting to prevent spread of disease Ash

Temporary suspension of ash planting to prevent spread of disease

The decision comes following the spread of Chalara fraxinea in the UK and Ireland.

# shane-mcentee - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Junior minister under fire over ‘no work, no benefits’ call

Shane McEntee’s suggestion that young people shouldn’t get welfare unless they join a work scheme has been labelled “hypocritical” by a youth group.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

# shane-mcentee - Friday 18 May, 2012

# shane-mcentee - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Calls for an end to “inherently cruel” hare coursing

Animal campaigners say that details from the National Parks and Wildlife Service show that the practice is “unacceptable”.

# shane-mcentee - Friday 27 April, 2012

From Business ETC €3.7m in grants for horticultural producers Horticulture

€3.7m in grants for horticultural producers

Dept of Agriculture says the grant will assist 152 producers in accessing specialist equipment and facilities for their business.

# shane-mcentee - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Opposition TDs slam government absence during Dáil mortgages debate

The fallout from the committee defeat meant there were no members of either Fine Gael or Labour present to debate bank interest rates.

# shane-mcentee - Monday 25 April, 2011

Fairyhouse scrambles to cover up anti-royal slogan burnt into turf

Grand National preparations are disrupted after a slogan protesting the Queen’s visit is burnt into turf at the finishing post.

# shane-mcentee - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.