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#Andrew Doyle

# andrew-doyle - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Ross asked Department of Agriculture to cut funding to greyhound industry after RTÉ doc

The Minister for Sport said some of his constituents were outraged by the abuses in the greyhound industry that were revealed.

# andrew-doyle - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Disquiet in government as Ross calls out minister's response to greyhound controversy

Transport Minister Shane Ross told Cabinet this week that a more ‘robust’ response is need from government.

# andrew-doyle - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Ireland is way behind on its tree-planting schedule

The planting of broadleaf trees has ‘flatlined’ since 2015.

# andrew-doyle - Sunday 16 October, 2016

FactCheck: How many workers are on the minimum wage?

FactCheck attempts to referee a post-Budget dispute between a Fine Gael Junior Minister and an AAA-PBP TD.

# andrew-doyle - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Here's the first ever Ceann Comhairle to be elected by secret ballot

The 32nd Dáil has completed its first act in electing a new chairperson.

# andrew-doyle - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Does missing the Irish Water deadline mean no €100 grant? A lot of people weren't clear on Monday...

There was widespread confusion about whether those who did not register by the Monday midnight deadline would qualify for the water conservation grant.

# andrew-doyle - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Do we really live on a 'treasure island' for the big supermarket chains?

The major players really don’t want to say how much money they’re making from you.

# andrew-doyle - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

'Does This TD Need Help' Tweet of the Day

Would someone give Andrew Doyle a hand? It IS for a good cause.

# andrew-doyle - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Fine Gael's European election strategy is putting off some potential Fine Gael candidates

The biggest party in the country is looking for a candidate to run in Ireland South after the surprise decision by former IFA president John Bryan not to seek the nomination.

# andrew-doyle - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Here's who could run for Fine Gael in Ireland South now John Bryan has ruled himself out

The former IFA president’s surprise decision not to seek the Fine Gael nomination leaves the party examining other options.

# andrew-doyle - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Dáil's youngest TD could run in next year's European elections

Simon Harris is now among those who is considering running in the redrawn Ireland South in next year’s elections.

# andrew-doyle - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Call for below-cost selling of milk and bread to be banned

An Oireachtas Committee has also called for a code of conduct in the groceries sector that would be enforced by a supermarket ombudsman.

# andrew-doyle - Thursday 3 October, 2013

TD publishes bill to set 7am to 10pm polling hours in stone

Andrew Doyle said the variation in polling hours in some elections is causing confusion and resulting in potential lower turnouts.

# andrew-doyle - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Future of thousands of J1 student visas safe J1

Future of thousands of J1 student visas safe

There was concern that legislation on immigration reform going through the US Senate would wipe out the J1 visa.

# andrew-doyle - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes is the new junior agriculture minister

Hayes succeeds Shane McEntee who died last December.

# andrew-doyle - Monday 8 April, 2013

TD says delay sending correction letter meant wife got his penalty points

Andrew Doyle says a letter asserting that he was the speeding driver, and not his wife, arrived too late with the authorities.

# andrew-doyle - 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.

# andrew-doyle - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Horse burgers, promissory notes and music rights

Simon Coveney will take questions on the horse DNA scandal as the Dáil debates whether to bin the promissory notes.

# andrew-doyle - Monday 24 September, 2012

Unleashed dogs 'pose threat to animal welfare'

“Family pets can be turned into predators,” Deputy Andrew Doyle has said, adding there needs to be stronger controls in this area.

# andrew-doyle - Friday 24 August, 2012

Home Helps protest against cuts in Wicklow Healthcare This post contains videos

Home Helps protest against cuts in Wicklow

The workers have had their pay and hours cut without consultation.

# andrew-doyle - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

RTÉ chair and DG back before Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case RTÉ This post contains videos

RTÉ chair and DG back before Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case

Tom Savage and Noel Curran face more questions from TDs and senators over the Fr Reynolds defamation case.

# andrew-doyle - Saturday 17 December, 2011

One-third drop in tax take from alcohol sales in four years

The sale of spirits, beer and cider all dropped significantly between 2007 and 2010 – but we apparently still like our wine…

# andrew-doyle - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected

A full recount will get underway in Galway West this afternoon with five candidates already elected but not yet declared.