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#Cabinet

# cabinet - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Angry parents and 'Gaza' banners greet ministers, as new term begins

With the Cabinet back, and the Israeli ambassador being grilled by TDs, it was also a busy day for protests at Government Buildings.

Guess who's back?... Golan and Budget top the agenda, as Ministers return from break

It’s back to the grind for Enda, Joan and their ministers — and there’s some serious work to get through.

# cabinet - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Retailers might stop selling cigarettes if tobacco licence fee goes up

That’s according to the National Federation of Retail Newsagents.

# cabinet - Monday 28 July, 2014

'The way we treat asylum seekers says a lot about us as a country' - Ó Ríordáin

The Junior Minister has said that he hopes can bring reform proposals to Cabinet in September.

# cabinet - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Ministers sign off on over-70s free GP care plan

It’s expected that draft legislation will be ready by the end of the year.

# cabinet - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Guess who's back?... Pat Rabbitte and Ruairí Quinn replace new ministers on committees

Former junior minister Joe Costello will also join his Labour ‘old guard’ colleagues on Oireachtas committees…

# cabinet - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Today we'll know who will chair the mother-and-baby home inquiry

We won’t know the terms of reference, however, or who else will be on the commission of investigation.

# cabinet - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Confirmed: Simon Harris is junior finance minister, Joe Costello sent to backbenches The Bench This post contains videos

Confirmed: Simon Harris is junior finance minister, Joe Costello sent to backbenches

The full line-up of junior ministers has now been confirmed, with the Dáil’s youngest TD Simon Harris taking the highest profile job… and a number of familiar faces being demoted.

Enda says 'it's not an easy day' but here's what to expect in the junior ministerial reshuffle Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Enda says 'it's not an easy day' but here's what to expect in the junior ministerial reshuffle

There’s only two names listed in the Minister of State ranks at the moment…

# cabinet - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Demoted minister on his next move (...and his links to Michael Fassbender)

Deenihan is now the Minister of State for the Diaspora.

As talks dragged on nervous TDs in shiny suits roamed Leinster House waiting... and waiting

As the talks continued and the wait lengthened anticipation turned to frustration ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle.

# cabinet - Friday 11 July, 2014

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet

Who’s in? Who’s out? Who’s stuck with the same job?

"Could you all just move to the left slightly?.." Fixed grins and Cabinet divisions at the Áras

"Could you all just move to the left slightly?.." Fixed grins and Cabinet divisions at the Áras

You’d almost think the President had nothing better to do than hang around the house all day waiting for a busload of ministers.

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle

What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?

Who's doing what? A pictorial guide to your new Cabinet

A quick and simple guide to where everyone is now.

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle

Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?

'Time to refocus on the beef crisis': There's been some lightning-quick reactions to the reshuffle

The Government has a new look. Now it’s time to get down to business, say the farmers, teachers, doctors, hoteliers……

Rabbitte: If you're deemed too old to serve in Cabinet you look at things differently

Rabbitte, who was dropped from Cabinet today, said he’s not sure now if he will run in the next general election.

Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service 'during difficult times'

Announcing his new Cabinet today, Enda Kenny thanked outgoing ministers for their service to the Irish people.

Enda Kenny is about to announce his Cabinet reshuffle, here are the changes we know so far...

Leo Varadkar to Health, Phil Hogan is off, Joan Burton is staying put and it looks like James Reilly is going to Foreign Affairs.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

# cabinet - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Enda Kenny set to announce Cabinet reshuffle in the Dáil tomorrow

Earlier, Taoiseach said he was “getting on very well with the Tánaiste”.

The Fine Gael-Labour split over Richard Bruton's job is 'more like a tug of love'

Seán Sherlock laughed off suggestions that Fine Gael and Labour are split over the lucrative Jobs portfolio.

# cabinet - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s still talking about Garth Brooks as well as a derailed DART and the Cabinet reshuffle.

Here's the one thing Enda Kenny and Joan Burton have definitely agreed on...

Over 70s will be happy with this one.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# cabinet - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

Just the two of us: Enda Kenny and Joan Burton are back in talks tonight... alone

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are holding further discussions ahead of the expected Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow.

Howlin: 'I am going to work away until somebody tells me that I shouldn't' Reshuffle This post contains videos

Howlin: 'I am going to work away until somebody tells me that I shouldn't'

The Public Spending Minister is in the dark about the looming Cabinet reshuffle.

# cabinet - Monday 7 July, 2014

Ministerial merry-go-round: Here's who might move where in the big Cabinet reshuffle

The government departments, the incumbent ministers and the frontrunners to replace some of them

Here are the 9 things you need to know about the imminent Cabinet reshuffle

Wild rumours and intense speculation as Enda Kenny and Joan Burton prepare to shuffle their pack.

# cabinet - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Poll: Will the Cabinet reshuffle bring positive change in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the Cabinet reshuffle bring positive change in Ireland?

The shake-up is expected within the next week. But with new ministers being appointed, do you think things will change?

# cabinet - Friday 4 July, 2014

'Fingers still crossed': Joan Burton feeling hopeful about Labour leadership

The new Labour Party leader will be named this afternoon.

# cabinet - Thursday 3 July, 2014

James Reilly just doesn't know if he'll be Minister for Health next week

Reilly insisted today he will be happy to serve wherever the Taoiseach asks him to.

# cabinet - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

"A nice, decent gentleman" and the inventor of the Euro: Reaction to Ruairí Quinn's departure

The Education Minister has confirmed he’s stepping down from Government, and won’t run again for a Dáil seat.

# cabinet - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

€34 million redress scheme for Irish women whose pelvises were broken during childbirth

The Government has said that the payments will be ex-gratia – in other words, no blame admitted.

"Worth considering": Howlin talks up Gilmore's credentials for EU job

The Public Expenditure Minister was asked whether the outgoing Labour leader would make a good Commissioner on his way into Cabinet this morning…

# cabinet - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

'Ridiculous': The banking inquiry won't be able to discuss 30 minutes of a crucial Cabinet meeting

TDs and Senators will have access to Cabinet documents but not be allowed to talk about what ministers discussed.

Alan Kelly expects to be promoted if he becomes Labour's deputy leader next week

The junior transport minister has said it is “the norm” that party deputy leaders are promoted to Cabinet.