# simon-coveney - Yesterday’s News
Welcome to part one of our Carbon Monoxide Week series.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 20 September, 2016
Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin said the government had to stop looking over its shoulder and lead.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 14 September, 2016
Housing Minister Simon Coveney says it will come in the form of a tax rebate.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 13 September, 2016
Enda Kenny said this is not a time to “mess around”.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 11 September, 2016
In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Housing Minister Simon Coveney talks about how his style differs from Alan Kelly’s, his thoughts on the leadership – and why FF will bring down the government.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 7 September, 2016
In the new deal, only 30% of the 1,353 units will be social housing.
# simon-coveney - Friday 2 September, 2016
The Dáil will be recalled next to vote on the Government’s decision to appeal the Apple ruling.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 30 August, 2016
The Peter McVerry Trust are calling on the government to buy up empty private properties.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
The university has just opened a new accommodation block housing 354 residences.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 2 August, 2016
An allocation of €49,000 has been given for a new student accommodation officer.
# simon-coveney - Monday 1 August, 2016
The minute the Taoiseach spoke openly about heading off into the Castlebar sunset, it opened up the conversation about who will take over.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 26 July, 2016
Minister for Social Protection wants to offer either a PRSI cut or a state pension to councillors, as part of a wider reform.
# simon-coveney - Monday 25 July, 2016
Minister Simon Coveney says he doesn’t believe that any of the loans are unsustainable.
# simon-coveney - Friday 22 July, 2016
Under new rules, local authorities can request the information from private waste companies.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 20 July, 2016
Housing minister Simon Coveney has announced €25 million in funding for regeneration of the Dolphin House estate in south Dublin.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 19 July, 2016
The problem in Dublin is particularly stark.
A new help-to-buy scheme due to be announced on Budget Day will be backdated to today.
# simon-coveney - Friday 15 July, 2016
In May, the Housing Agency told the Dáil there were 230,000 vacant houses in Ireland – it’s actually 198,000.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 12 July, 2016
He who wields the knife rarely wears the crown.
# simon-coveney - Monday 11 July, 2016
Brendan Griffin is latest TD to call on the Taoiseach to resign within weeks, but the Fine Gael leader insists he has a mandate.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 10 July, 2016
Reports today suggest that Fine Gael backbenchers have a plan in place to oust Kenny from his position.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 5 July, 2016
The chairman of the commission had been under intense pressure after saying he believed water charges should be paid.
# simon-coveney - Monday 4 July, 2016
The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled in the past two years.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 29 June, 2016
Charges are suspended until the process has been completed.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 28 June, 2016
The announcement was made in Dublin Castle this morning.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 22 June, 2016
Simon Coveney opened new housing units for people who were homeless in Dublin today.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 21 June, 2016
Charges will be frozen for at least the next 12 months.
The Irish Waste Management Association has agreed a number of measures it says “will alleviate consumer concerns” over bin charges.
# simon-coveney - Monday 20 June, 2016
The environment minister held discussions with Ireland’s waste companies today.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 19 June, 2016
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.”
# simon-coveney - Saturday 18 June, 2016
The minister says he had a “frank and productive” discussion with operators.
# simon-coveney - Friday 17 June, 2016
The Housing and Homelessness Committee’s report is being launched today.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 2 June, 2016
The “Irish exemption” ended when we introduced water charges, the European Commission has told TheJournal.ie.
The new housing minister said it would be published directly after the deadline, with work to commence in September.
# simon-coveney - Friday 20 May, 2016
Planning minister Simon Coveney has designated the huge site a strategic development zone.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 18 May, 2016
However, private companies might still add their own charge.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 11 May, 2016
Independent TDs Finian McGrath and John Halligan have both said they have not paid their Irish Water bill.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 10 May, 2016
Irish rents have broken the €1,000 monthly average for the first time since pre-crash 2008. Where will it all end?
# simon-coveney - Monday 9 May, 2016
There isn’t going to be much time for resting on laurels in Leinster House anytime soon.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 1 May, 2016
The sixty-person crew will be on a 12 week mission.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 7 April, 2016
There are likely to be objections from a number of Fianna Fáil TDs to the proposal from Taoiseach Enda Kenny.