# simon-coveney - Wednesday 19 April, 2017
The Green Party and Labour have proposed bills on banning microbeads. Fianna Fáil said they’re working on their own one. Now it’s Fine Gael’s turn.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 16 April, 2017
The Housing Minister has said hotels will no longer be used for homeless families by July.
# simon-coveney - Saturday 15 April, 2017
A new Claire Byrne Live/Amárach Poll for TheJournal.ie makes interesting reading for Fine Gael members.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 12 April, 2017
Politicians are having their say on the water committee report tonight.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 11 April, 2017
The water committee is meeting again today to vote on its final report, but there are fears we’re on the brink of an election.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 9 April, 2017
The impasse between the country’s two biggest parties shows no signs of abating.
# simon-coveney - Friday 7 April, 2017
The minister has said some of the wording agreed by the committee is “deeply ambiguous” and at odds with the EU.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 6 April, 2017
The water committee has voted in favour of adjourning until next week.
# simon-coveney - Monday 3 April, 2017
The latest opinion poll shows that Fine Gael would take more seats with Leo Varadkar as leader.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 29 March, 2017
Minister Simon Coveney made the announcement this morning.
# simon-coveney - Saturday 25 March, 2017
Simon Coveney was due to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Waterford Greenway.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 22 March, 2017
Any changes would likely not be in place until before the 2025 presidential election.
# simon-coveney - Monday 20 March, 2017
The Finance Minister thinks Kenny’s negotiation skills are invaluable.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 16 March, 2017
Using hotels to house families has risen hugely in recent times.
# simon-coveney - Monday 13 March, 2017
Over 200 iconic sites will ‘go green’ this weekend to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 9 March, 2017
At a meeting last night, landlords urged the government to address issues of supply.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 7 March, 2017
Three out of five people think households should be charged for excessive water use.
# simon-coveney - Monday 6 March, 2017
The Minister for Health has put an end to speculation about his future.
# simon-coveney - Saturday 4 March, 2017
Enda Kenny has said he will make an announcement about his future when he returns from Washington after St Patrick’s Day.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 2 March, 2017
The Simon Communities want vacant properties to be used to boost social housing supply.
The Housing Minister wants to make it very clear that those who want to use AirBnb need to do so responsibly.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 1 March, 2017
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are at loggerheads over water charges… again.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 28 February, 2017
The Housing Minister was talking tough tonight, but said Fine Gael were not in breach of confidence and supply agreement.
TV3 today expressed itself as being ‘very interested’ in broadcasting such a debate, which would be the first of its kind on Irish TV.
Leo Varadkar has said he would be “happy” to debate his rivals in a televised debate.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 26 February, 2017
Among Fine Gael supporters, 35% preferred Leo Varadkar, while 30% chose Simon Coveney.
# simon-coveney - Monday 20 February, 2017
# simon-coveney - Sunday 19 February, 2017
Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney are seen as the favourites to succeed Enda Kenny.
# simon-coveney - Saturday 18 February, 2017
Regina Doherty thinks the Taoiseach should be given space to make his own decision.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 16 February, 2017
Kenny has a choice of resignation or facing a vote which sources say he is unlikely to survive.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 14 February, 2017
A report from Waterford Boundary Committee recommended redrawing the boundary between south Kilkenny and Waterford
Simon Coveney said the regulations “aim to ensure that properties tenants are renting are safe, efficient, durable and comfortable”.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 8 February, 2017
18,380 social housing supports were provided to people in 2016, according to a progress report on the government’s housing plan.
# simon-coveney - Monday 30 January, 2017
# simon-coveney - Friday 27 January, 2017
Coveney approved funding of €20.4 million for the projects.
# simon-coveney - Monday 23 January, 2017
Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín says human connectivity will be replaced by automation with staffless hours.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 22 January, 2017
Housing Minister Simon Coveney vowed to tackle the issue of landlords renting out their properties through AirBnb.
# simon-coveney - Friday 20 January, 2017
The bill was narrowly voted down in the Dáil yesterday.
# simon-coveney - Friday 13 January, 2017
People living in The Strand apartments had been facing eviction.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 12 January, 2017
Housing Minister Simon Coveney said he is looking to get involved in the case.