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#Andrew Doyle

# andrew-doyle - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Shelbourne chairman Andrew Doyle brands FAI governance 'appalling' in resignation letter
# More Trouble
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# More Trouble

Shelbourne chairman Andrew Doyle brands FAI governance 'appalling' in resignation letter

Aug 11th 2020, 9:41 PM 37,132 Views 13 Comments

Doyle has resigned from the Finance Committee, which has yet to convene. ‘”I’m not entirely sure it is possible to resign from a Committee which does not yet exist’, wrote Doyle.

# andrew-doyle - Sunday 25 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 25th 2019, 7:30 AM 18,342 Views 71 Comments

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
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

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

Jul 6th 2019, 7:30 AM 27,261 Views 70 Comments

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
# Not Treemendous
# Not Treemendous

Ireland is way behind on its tree-planting schedule

Feb 22nd 2018, 6:05 AM 14,696 Views 42 Comments

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
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How many workers are on the minimum wage?

Oct 16th 2016, 9:30 PM 31,696 Views 60 Comments

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
# Meet The New Boss
# Meet The New Boss

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

Mar 10th 2016, 1:17 PM 36,025 Views 76 Comments

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...
# Clear As Mud
# Clear As Mud

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

Feb 5th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,354 Views 64 Comments

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?
# Plundered
# Plundered

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

Jan 31st 2015, 8:30 PM 37,095 Views 61 Comments

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
# Best Of Intentions
# Best Of Intentions

'Does This TD Need Help' Tweet of the Day

Nov 11th 2014, 6:21 PM 19,362 Views 14 Comments

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
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

Feb 11th 2014, 9:30 AM 6,029 Views 27 Comments

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
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

Feb 8th 2014, 5:23 PM 10,954 Views 29 Comments

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
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

Nov 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 9,489 Views 47 Comments

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
# Loss Leaders
# Loss Leaders

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

Oct 23rd 2013, 1:46 PM 16,516 Views 91 Comments

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
# Polling Hours
# Polling Hours

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

Oct 3rd 2013, 8:23 AM 3,771 Views 33 Comments

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
# J1

Future of thousands of J1 student visas safe

Jul 3rd 2013, 9:00 PM 8,437 Views 6 Comments

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
# Appointment
# Appointment

Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes is the new junior agriculture minister

Jun 5th 2013, 11:28 AM 5,330 Views 41 Comments

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
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

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

Apr 8th 2013, 11:43 AM 11,935 Views 93 Comments

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
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

Doyle confirms interest but still no decision on junior agriculture minister

Mar 24th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,456 Views 9 Comments

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
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Horse burgers, promissory notes and music rights

Feb 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,763 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Dogs
# Dogs

Unleashed dogs 'pose threat to animal welfare'

Sep 24th 2012, 12:32 PM 5,568 Views 30 Comments

“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
# Healthcare

Home Helps protest against cuts in Wicklow

Aug 24th 2012, 4:26 PM 3,439 Views 8 Comments

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
# RTÉ

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

May 22nd 2012, 1:45 PM 2,161 Views 8 Comments

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
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

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

Dec 17th 2011, 8:30 AM 2,603 Views 19 Comments

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
# GE11
# GE11

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

Mar 1st 2011, 7:58 AM 993 Views 0 Comments

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