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#Ann Phelan

# ann-phelan - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

'Tired and hungry': Labour minister explains why she walked out of local radio debate

Ann Phelan was not impressed with a debate on KCLR FM last night.

# ann-phelan - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

There was only one TD in the Dáil as a bill was passed yesterday

Ann Phelan and the leas-Ceann Comhairle agreed a number of amendments.

# ann-phelan - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Catherine Murphy claims there have been secret changes to the water charges bill

…but the government says her comments are “baffling”.

# ann-phelan - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Minister: 'Seriously, we haven't forgotten about rural Ireland'

Ann Phelan is travelling to Brussels today to meet with Phil Hogan.

# ann-phelan - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

JobBridge is 'absolutely not' used by employers to get cheap labour

The Junior Minister for Labour Activation said that any employers who abuse the system will be “taken off”.

# ann-phelan - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

'The limits of austerity have been reached': Joan Burton confirms her Labour leadership bid

The party’s deputy leader has confirmed her ambition to replace Eamon Gilmore.

# ann-phelan - Monday 14 April, 2014

'Forced to avail of the Dole': 120 Navy and Army personnel to be made redundant

There is currently a maximum service limit of 21 years for private and corporal personnel.

# ann-phelan - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Noonan: US Senate is "misleading" the world on Ireland's tax rate

The finance minister says the supposed ’2 per cent’ tax rate wrongly implies that Apple’s global profits are all taxable here.

# ann-phelan - Saturday 11 May, 2013

VAT rules mean Republic can't match North's prices for nicotine patches

Michael Noonan says the EU’s laws on VAT mean Ireland can’t offer a discounted rate of VAT to match Northern prices.

# ann-phelan - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Labour "has not voted against idea of legislating for abortion", says TD

Deputy Ann Phelan made the comment following the defeat of Clare Daly TD’s abortion bill in the Dáil last night.

# ann-phelan - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Phil Hogan booed by locals at Kilkenny's hurling homecoming

The environment minister was given the only jeers of the night as Kilkenny’s champions were welcomed to Nowlan Park.

# ann-phelan - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

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.

FIANNA FAIL’S JOHN McGuinness and Labour’s Ann Phelan have been elected to the Carlow-Kilkenny constituency on the 12th count. McGuinness got a total of 12,630 votes and Phelan got14,160 – both over the 12,291 quota.

Three seats are yet to be filled in that constituency. Fine Gael’s Phil Hogan looks likely to take the next seat while Bobby Aylward is likely to lose out for Fianna Fail.