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# coveney - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Coveney to meet women at centre of Defence Forces sex abuse claims
# Women Of Honour
# Women Of Honour

Coveney to meet women at centre of Defence Forces sex abuse claims

Sep 18th 2021, 2:13 PM 11,710 Views 16 Comments

The women have called for an independent inquiry into the allegations.

# coveney - Thursday 9 September, 2021

'We need enormous effort': Coveney leads UN Security Council meeting on Afghanistan in New York
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

'We need enormous effort': Coveney leads UN Security Council meeting on Afghanistan in New York

Updated Sep 9th 2021, 9:40 PM 22,777 Views 32 Comments

The foreign affairs minister visited the 9/11 memorial earlier today.

# coveney - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Stephen Donnelly says he 'can't answer definitively' if the Taoiseach can sack Coveney
# Cabinet Powers
# Cabinet Powers

Stephen Donnelly says he 'can't answer definitively' if the Taoiseach can sack Coveney

Sep 7th 2021, 11:35 AM 31,186 Views 31 Comments

He can.

# coveney - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Five members of Cabinet have downloaded app that allows encrypted messages to be wiped
# Signal App
# Signal App

Five members of Cabinet have downloaded app that allows encrypted messages to be wiped

Updated Sep 5th 2021, 3:10 PM 55,702 Views 39 Comments

Unlike WhatsApp, the data from Signal messages is retained on the device only and not backed up in the cloud.

# coveney - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Simon Coveney warns that not all Irish citizens may be evacuated from Kabul by end of August
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Simon Coveney warns that not all Irish citizens may be evacuated from Kabul by end of August

Aug 24th 2021, 1:38 PM 13,120 Views 44 Comments

A team of Irish diplomats supported by the military has been deployed to Afghanistan to help evacuate any citizens still in the country.

# coveney - Monday 17 August, 2020

Simon Coveney says Ireland does not accept the result of the Belarussian presidential election
# Belarus
# Belarus

Simon Coveney says Ireland does not accept the result of the Belarussian presidential election

Updated Aug 17th 2020, 6:50 PM 39,084 Views 104 Comments

He said he is “deeply concerned” by human rights abuses in the country.

# coveney - Thursday 15 December, 2016

New proposals to prevent landlords using loopholes to evict tenants
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

New proposals to prevent landlords using loopholes to evict tenants

Dec 15th 2016, 8:00 AM 11,139 Views 107 Comments

The AAA-PBP will bring the motion to the Dáil today.

# coveney - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Crisis in rental market 'won't be fixed by simply capping rents'
# Spiralling Rents
# Spiralling Rents

Crisis in rental market 'won't be fixed by simply capping rents'

Oct 20th 2016, 12:49 PM 14,126 Views 91 Comments

The government’s national strategy for the rental sector will be published by the end of the year.

# coveney - Friday 12 June, 2015

Poll: How do you feel about Irish beef?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How do you feel about Irish beef?

Jun 12th 2015, 9:32 AM 12,902 Views 32 Comments

A fresh case of BSE emerged in Co Louth yesterday.

'How does a five-year-old cow have BSE?' - Simon Coveney
# Mad Cow Disease
# Mad Cow Disease

'How does a five-year-old cow have BSE?' - Simon Coveney

Jun 12th 2015, 9:00 AM 16,063 Views 51 Comments

The agriculture minister has confirmed that Ireland’s international beef status will most likely be downgraded after the discovery of a cow with BSE on a farm in Louth.

# coveney - Friday 24 October, 2014

Sick of parking costs, the price of fuel and paying at toll gates? - Get an electric car
# Cork
# Cork

Sick of parking costs, the price of fuel and paying at toll gates? - Get an electric car

Oct 24th 2014, 12:46 PM 11,316 Views 37 Comments

(But only if you live in Cork, where a new initiative is being rolled out)

# coveney - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Minister Coveney announces new service for bereaved farm families
# Safety First
# Safety First

Minister Coveney announces new service for bereaved farm families

Sep 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,093 Views 7 Comments

So far this year 20 people have died in farming accidents.

# coveney - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Ireland likely to be less than 1% over end of year milk quota
# Farmers
# Farmers

Ireland likely to be less than 1% over end of year milk quota

Apr 17th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,907 Views 17 Comments

This is the last year the Irish dairy sector will be unbound by quota restrictions.

# coveney - Friday 15 November, 2013

Coveney tells farmers: You're producing too much milk
# Got Milk?
# Got Milk?

Coveney tells farmers: You're producing too much milk

Nov 15th 2013, 9:43 PM 15,703 Views 77 Comments

Ireland’s milk producers are on course to exceed their quota for this year which will result in a multi-million euro fine.

# coveney - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Van Turnhout "not convinced" HSE equipped to respond to parental concerns
# Childcare
# Childcare

Van Turnhout "not convinced" HSE equipped to respond to parental concerns

May 30th 2013, 10:10 AM 4,653 Views 18 Comments

Senator Jillian Van Turnhout said that the amount of GDP Ireland spends on preschool care and education compared to other European countries is “stark”.

# coveney - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Dept: Food investigations 'dealt with on case-by-case basis'
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Dept: Food investigations 'dealt with on case-by-case basis'

Jan 17th 2013, 12:53 PM 3,922 Views 13 Comments

The FSAI and Department of Agriculture deal with such investigations on a case-by-case basis, it was confirmed today.