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#Cabinet Meeting

# cabinet-meeting - This year 2022

Govt to introduce 'refusal policy' for Ukrainian refugees in hotels offered other accommodation
# Refugees
# Refugees

Govt to introduce 'refusal policy' for Ukrainian refugees in hotels offered other accommodation

Updated Oct 28th 2022, 5:00 PM 50,524 Views 64 Comments

Hotel contracts will be changed to bed-only accommodation for Ukrainians.

Micheál Martin says the country can stretch itself to accommodate more Ukrainian refugees
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Micheál Martin says the country can stretch itself to accommodate more Ukrainian refugees

Oct 27th 2022, 1:57 PM 19,465 Views 69 Comments

Around 20% of hotel rooms across the country are being used to accommodate Ukrainians.

Employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working
# Hybrid Working
# Hybrid Working

Employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working

Updated Jan 25th 2022, 5:42 PM 48,713 Views 45 Comments
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said new legislation will 'make it harder' for employers to say no.
  • The legislation lists 13 potential reasons why an employer might refuse such a request.
  • Varadkar has also said employers should give a pay rise to employees 'where they can afford' it.
Bill on right to request remote working set to go to Cabinet tomorrow, says Varadkar
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Bill on right to request remote working set to go to Cabinet tomorrow, says Varadkar

Jan 24th 2022, 5:07 PM 27,128 Views 48 Comments

The new bill will also provide circumstances in which employers can refuse to offer remote working.

# cabinet-meeting - Last year 2021

As it happened: Government confirms how Covid-19 restrictions will change from Friday
Live Oct 19th 2021, 1:00 PM

As it happened: Government confirms how Covid-19 restrictions will change from Friday

Corporate tax to increase from 12.5% to 15% as Ireland agrees to back global reforms
# Multinationals
# Multinationals

Corporate tax to increase from 12.5% to 15% as Ireland agrees to back global reforms

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 6:15 PM 51,638 Views 78 Comments
  • The new rate will apply to companies with a turnover of over €750 million with SMEs paying 12.5%.
  • Until today, Ireland was among a handful of states that had not agreed to the OECD-led plans.
  • The new tax regime could be in place by 2023.
Taoiseach to meet vaccine task force ahead of Cabinet as considerations given to extend gap between Pfizer jabs
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Taoiseach to meet vaccine task force ahead of Cabinet as considerations given to extend gap between Pfizer jabs

Apr 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 26,981 Views 59 Comments

It’s understood the time between vaccines being administered will be looked at, as has been the approach adopted by the UK and Canada.

Cabinet to sign off on closure of schools until February, most construction sites set to shut down
# Third Wave
# Third Wave

Cabinet to sign off on closure of schools until February, most construction sites set to shut down

Jan 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 81,996 Views 105 Comments
  • Ministers meet this morning and an announcement is expected later today.
  • Strict new rules on international travel are also set to be signed-off.
  • It comes as the numbers in hospital exceed the previous peak in mid-April.

# cabinet-meeting - All time

Phased lifting of Level 5: Inter-county travel could open up a few days before Christmas
# Cabinet Meeting
# Cabinet Meeting

Phased lifting of Level 5: Inter-county travel could open up a few days before Christmas

Updated Nov 24th 2020, 5:33 PM 106,865 Views 96 Comments

Shops, gyms, and hairdressers are due to open up next week.

Government to set up archive of records related to institutional trauma in 20th century
# Cabinet Meeting
# Cabinet Meeting

Government to set up archive of records related to institutional trauma in 20th century

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 8:11 PM 25,564 Views 29 Comments

The government released a statement about the Mother and Baby Homes this evening.

Gardaí will be allowed shut down pubs that breach public health guidelines
# Cabinet Meeting
# Cabinet Meeting

Gardaí will be allowed shut down pubs that breach public health guidelines

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 7:05 PM 41,650 Views 146 Comments

Gardaí will first give a compliance notice to a pub owner asking them to address any issues identified.

HSE Chief Clinical Officer calls for mandatory quarantine for arrivals from high virus rate countries
# Cabinet Meeting
# Cabinet Meeting

HSE Chief Clinical Officer calls for mandatory quarantine for arrivals from high virus rate countries

Updated Jul 6th 2020, 12:00 PM 45,054 Views 66 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said the mandatory detention of those arriving into Ireland is ‘not workable’.

Cabinet set to approve easing of restrictions, but homeware stores not permitted to open
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Cabinet set to approve easing of restrictions, but homeware stores not permitted to open

May 15th 2020, 1:30 PM 59,863 Views 84 Comments

Hardware stores, garden centres, farmers’ markets, bicycle shops and garages are due to open Monday.

We should know more about the timing of an election after Leo and Micheál meet for crunch talks today
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

We should know more about the timing of an election after Leo and Micheál meet for crunch talks today

Jan 9th 2020, 6:10 AM 7,317 Views 24 Comments

A special Cabinet meeting focusing on disability issues is being held in Marino today.

TDs are off on their summer holidays today
# Holibops
# Holibops

TDs are off on their summer holidays today

Jul 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,372 Views 46 Comments

The Dáil will return in September

Marathon Cabinet meeting on abortion comes to an end after four hours
# Delayed
# Delayed

Marathon Cabinet meeting on abortion comes to an end after four hours

Jan 29th 2018, 8:50 PM 29,580 Views 270 Comments

Several cabinet members have yet to publicly state their stances on the referendum.

When it's all over, can Simon and Leo still be friends?
# All's Fair In Love And Politics
# All's Fair In Love And Politics

When it's all over, can Simon and Leo still be friends?

May 24th 2017, 6:16 AM 10,666 Views 31 Comments

There was no awkwardness around the Cabinet table yesterday, apparently.

The cabinet, including the three ministers who lost their seats, will meet tomorrow
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

The cabinet, including the three ministers who lost their seats, will meet tomorrow

Feb 29th 2016, 1:22 PM 25,646 Views 57 Comments

Things might be a bit awkward for James Reilly, Alex White and Ged Nash.

"There will be no standing charge" for water, Howlin confirms
# Cabinet Meeting
# Cabinet Meeting

"There will be no standing charge" for water, Howlin confirms

May 6th 2014, 9:39 AM 17,913 Views 187 Comments

The average yearly cost is still expected to be €240 but there will be allowances for households with children.

The government has so much work on right now it's having an extra Cabinet meeting today
# Hardworking
# Hardworking

The government has so much work on right now it's having an extra Cabinet meeting today

Apr 16th 2014, 7:25 AM 6,917 Views 38 Comments

Yes, seriously.

'Relentless push': Government plans special Cabinet meeting on jobs early next year
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

'Relentless push': Government plans special Cabinet meeting on jobs early next year

Dec 22nd 2013, 7:30 AM 4,431 Views 12 Comments

The coalition has been boosted this year by a continuing fall in the numbers of people who are unemployed with the jobless rate now at 12.8 per cent.

Taoiseach to inform the Dáil that Ireland will NOT take back-up credit line
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Taoiseach to inform the Dáil that Ireland will NOT take back-up credit line

Nov 14th 2013, 11:19 AM 3,965 Views 41 Comments

Enda Kenny is expected to inform the Dáil that Ireland will NOT avail of a precautionary credit line when it exits the bailout next month.

Bruton: 'There's always going to be difficulties over the last few hundred million'
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Bruton: 'There's always going to be difficulties over the last few hundred million'

Oct 11th 2013, 8:53 AM 4,406 Views 61 Comments

The Jobs Minister has said that the “vast majority” of department’s budgets for next year have been confirmed but there is still work to be done to finalise measures.

Pics: Taoiseach and Tánaiste arrive for crucial Cabinet meeting
# Cabinet Meeting
# Cabinet Meeting

Pics: Taoiseach and Tánaiste arrive for crucial Cabinet meeting

Nov 27th 2012, 11:55 AM 4,777 Views 29 Comments

Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore spoke to the media as they arrived at government buildings this morning to discuss the expert group on abortion’s final report.

"Silly season is over": Enda and Eamon get back to work
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

"Silly season is over": Enda and Eamon get back to work

Sep 4th 2012, 12:20 PM 4,149 Views 51 Comments

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste said it is time now for the Government to get down to “real work”.

'He's Just Like Us' Pic of the (Rainy) Day
# Umbrella-ella-ella
From The Daily Edge
# Umbrella-ella-ella

'He's Just Like Us' Pic of the (Rainy) Day

Jul 24th 2012, 4:46 PM 7,336 Views 13 Comments

It’s the Taoiseach.

Cabinet to discuss timing of 'one-off' fiscal compact referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

Cabinet to discuss timing of 'one-off' fiscal compact referendum

Mar 6th 2012, 7:31 AM 1,635 Views 70 Comments

The Cabinet will this morning discuss a draft timetable for putting the fiscal compact referendum to the public.

Cabinet resumes after summer break with heavy workload ahead
# Work To Rule
# Work To Rule

Cabinet resumes after summer break with heavy workload ahead

Aug 30th 2011, 8:08 AM 486 Views 12 Comments

There’s two referenda to prepare, as well as a hefty backlog of legislative work left over from the first term.

Cabinet to lose ministerial Mercs and Garda drivers
# Ministerial Mercs
# Ministerial Mercs

Cabinet to lose ministerial Mercs and Garda drivers

Mar 15th 2011, 3:37 PM 3,726 Views 10 Comments

All but three members of the cabinet will have to supply their own cars in future – while former Taoisigh also lose official cars.

Cabinet meetings to decide bloodbath Budget cuts

Cabinet meetings to decide bloodbath Budget cuts

Oct 25th 2010, 9:17 AM 269 Views 0 Comments

An evening meeting today – and an all-day knocking of heads tomorrow – should decide how much spending will go.