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#Capital Spending

# capital-spending - Friday 16 February, 2018

'They'd have announced a new hinge on a door': Not everyone is impressed with the €11 billion plan for health
# Health Row
# Health Row

'They'd have announced a new hinge on a door': Not everyone is impressed with the €11 billion plan for health

Feb 16th 2018, 7:30 PM 15,314 Views 36 Comments

“If a new hinge was to be put on a hospital door they’d nearly have announced it.”

# capital-spending - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Why did Europe delay a report that criticised Ireland until after the election?
# Capital Spending
# Capital Spending

Why did Europe delay a report that criticised Ireland until after the election?

Mar 1st 2016, 3:15 PM 36,190 Views 106 Comments

It says it did not want to be seen to be interfering.

# capital-spending - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Without proper investment in defences, we might as well abandon flood zones
# In Hot Water
# In Hot Water

Aaron McKenna: Without proper investment in defences, we might as well abandon flood zones

Feb 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 16 Views 31 Comments

There’s money for capital spending to defend our most vulnerable cities from flooding – the trouble is the government wants to toss it down the drain to keep a few seats in Leinster House.

# capital-spending - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Another €150 million added to Government's economic stimulus plan
# Capital Spending
# Capital Spending

Another €150 million added to Government's economic stimulus plan

Jun 5th 2013, 3:32 PM 5,681 Views 45 Comments

The extra money will go toward school projects, road maintenance and repairs, and retrofitting for local authority houses.

# capital-spending - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package

Jul 17th 2012, 8:44 AM 8,877 Views 40 Comments

Schools, healthcare and roads are also likely to benefit from measures being announced by the government later today.

# capital-spending - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Column: We need to stop taking money out of people’s pockets
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to stop taking money out of people’s pockets

Mar 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 11 Views 27 Comments

Yes, we’ve got a deficit to deal with – but making ordinary consumers pay is hurting the wider economy as well as our wallets, writes Aaron McKenna.

# capital-spending - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

North to go ahead with road project axed by Irish government
# Roads
# Roads

North to go ahead with road project axed by Irish government

Feb 14th 2012, 4:12 PM 4,322 Views 11 Comments

Construction could begin in September on portions of the A5 route, which was meant to link Monaghan and Derry.

# capital-spending - Monday 14 November, 2011

Unemployment group welcomes Budget’s freeze for welfare rates
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Unemployment group welcomes Budget’s freeze for welfare rates

Nov 14th 2011, 12:58 PM 1,260 Views 31 Comments

The Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed welcomes Fergus O’Dowd’s assurance that welfare rates will not be cut.

# capital-spending - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Children's Hospital to go ahead but Metro North and DART underground shelved
# Spending Cuts
# Spending Cuts

Children's Hospital to go ahead but Metro North and DART underground shelved

Nov 10th 2011, 2:05 PM 1,793 Views 16 Comments

The government’s capital expenditure announcements also included the news that the linking of the Luas lines will go ahead.

Liveblog: Capital spending announcement
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

Liveblog: Capital spending announcement

Nov 10th 2011, 11:53 AM 2,283 Views 8 Comments

Join us from 12 noon when we’ll be liveblogging the major goverment speech on capital spending with details on plans for projects such as Metro North, Thornton Hall and DIT.

Capital spending cuts to be unveiled today
# Spending Cuts
# Spending Cuts

Capital spending cuts to be unveiled today

Nov 10th 2011, 8:03 AM 449 Views 4 Comments

Several major projects are expected to be set aside as €750million is cut from the Government’s capital budget.

# capital-spending - Tuesday 27 July, 2010

Dempsey's "cast iron guarantee" that Navan train will run by 2016
# Capital Spending
# Capital Spending

Dempsey's "cast iron guarantee" that Navan train will run by 2016

Jul 27th 2010, 1:55 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

Transport minister says his home constituency will get its train to Dublin.

# capital-spending - Monday 26 July, 2010

The €39bn capital programme: what's in and what's out
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

The €39bn capital programme: what's in and what's out

Jul 26th 2010, 3:56 PM 294 Views 0 Comments

Some rail projects are dropped but other motorways will be finished.