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#Dara Calleary

# dara-calleary - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Is Micheál Martin doing a good job? We asked a TD who could succeed him...
# I Can See Calleary Now...
# I Can See Calleary Now...

Is Micheál Martin doing a good job? We asked a TD who could succeed him...

Jan 15th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,849 Views 34 Comments

Mayo TD Dara Calleary spoke to TheJounal.ie yesterday.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Varadkar: Abortion issue is 'never going to go away'
# Midlands Hospital
# Midlands Hospital

Varadkar: Abortion issue is 'never going to go away'

Dec 18th 2014, 3:35 PM 7,030 Views 38 Comments

The Health Minister said he was aware of the life support case in Mullingar when he called legislation “too restrictive”.

# dara-calleary - Monday 24 November, 2014

Does the Socialist Party really want to nationalise Dell?
# Socialist Revolution
# Socialist Revolution

Does the Socialist Party really want to nationalise Dell?

Nov 24th 2014, 1:09 PM 20,023 Views 166 Comments

One TD suggested as much at the weekend.

# dara-calleary - Friday 10 October, 2014

Micheál's leadership "a non issue" say Fianna Fáil's three wise men
# People Like Him
# People Like Him

Micheál's leadership "a non issue" say Fianna Fáil's three wise men

Oct 10th 2014, 3:20 PM 5,780 Views 13 Comments

The party had some Budget plans to reveal today, but — inevitably — they were also faced with a raft of questions on this week’s rotten poll showing.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Noonan: Dara Calleary "is like an arsonist blaming the fire brigade"
# Dáil
# Dáil

Noonan: Dara Calleary "is like an arsonist blaming the fire brigade"

Jul 3rd 2014, 1:12 PM 9,790 Views 20 Comments

The Finance Minister was accused of failing to deliver a deal on bank recapitalisation.

Pat Rabbitte: 'I apologise if I bit anyone this morning'
# Luis Suarez
# Luis Suarez

Pat Rabbitte: 'I apologise if I bit anyone this morning'

Jul 3rd 2014, 12:48 PM 7,425 Views 10 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Dara Calleary suggested the Communications Minister was “doing a Luis Suarez on it”.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

"You were the minister"- Richard Bruton accused of ignoring Waterford job warnings back in 1996
# Flashback
# Flashback

"You were the minister"- Richard Bruton accused of ignoring Waterford job warnings back in 1996

Jun 10th 2014, 5:12 PM 9,755 Views 19 Comments

The current Enterprise Minister held the same role back 18 years ago.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 8 June, 2014

"We’ve looked at those higher earners and they’re not there." - FF rejects SF's wealth tax proposals
# Disagreement
# Disagreement

"We’ve looked at those higher earners and they’re not there." - FF rejects SF's wealth tax proposals

Jun 8th 2014, 1:32 PM 21,988 Views 199 Comments

Fine Gael described the plans as a “fairytale”.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Taoiseach reveals €191,000 in severance payments to former Fianna Fail ministers
# Paid Up
# Paid Up

Taoiseach reveals €191,000 in severance payments to former Fianna Fail ministers

May 22nd 2014, 12:24 PM 17,774 Views 116 Comments

Enda Kenny said that four ministers are in receipt of payments despite a pledge not to draw them.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Fianna Fáil TD hopes Hanafin doesn't fall off her ladder as she erects posters in Blackrock
# Awkward
# Awkward

Fianna Fáil TD hopes Hanafin doesn't fall off her ladder as she erects posters in Blackrock

May 6th 2014, 10:46 PM 30,108 Views 93 Comments

The unofficial Fianna Fáil local election candidate and former minister could now be expelled from the party over her decision to defy Micheál Martin.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

'A ludicrous situation': Dozens of questions go unanswered in the Dáil because of absent TDs
# Dáil Reform
# Dáil Reform

'A ludicrous situation': Dozens of questions go unanswered in the Dáil because of absent TDs

Apr 15th 2014, 3:23 PM 14,416 Views 29 Comments

And this is Dáil reform apparently…

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Fianna Fáil TD admits party is 'very disappointed' about lack of female candidates
# Where Are All The Women?
# Where Are All The Women?

Fianna Fáil TD admits party is 'very disappointed' about lack of female candidates

Mar 19th 2014, 2:00 PM 6,846 Views 50 Comments

Less than one in five of the party’s candidates in May’s elections are women.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week

Mar 13th 2014, 2:10 PM 6,563 Views 17 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD said the Taoiseach’s ‘army of spin doctors’ played up Frank Flannery’s resignation but stayed silent on Alan Shatter.

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Enda Kenny accused of election stunt over pylons
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Enda Kenny accused of election stunt over pylons

Jan 29th 2014, 1:10 PM 6,965 Views 31 Comments

The Taoiseach said there would be a €600 million cost difference between underground and overground power lines.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

'Gaffe in the Gulf': Backbenchers criticise Taoiseach over linking pylons and emigration
# Eirgrid
# Eirgrid

'Gaffe in the Gulf': Backbenchers criticise Taoiseach over linking pylons and emigration

Jan 7th 2014, 1:33 PM 13,688 Views 108 Comments

One of Enda Kenny’s own backbenchers has said the Taoiseach’s comments, linking construction of overhead pylons to emigration of young people, are “unfortunate”.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history
# Companies Bill
# Companies Bill

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history

Nov 24th 2013, 10:30 AM 18,660 Views 33 Comments

The Companies Bill 2013 is nearly 1,200 pages and proposes to overhaul the way company law operates in Ireland. But in what way? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

# dara-calleary - Friday 15 November, 2013

Fianna Fáil says government needs to intervene in Lufthansa Technik closure
# Intervention
# Intervention

Fianna Fáil says government needs to intervene in Lufthansa Technik closure

Nov 15th 2013, 5:40 PM 5,213 Views 94 Comments

Today Lufthansa said it was considering closing its firm in Rathcoole.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 14 November, 2013

FF: Bailout exit is 'absolutely' good news but we need a lifejacket for choppy waters
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

FF: Bailout exit is 'absolutely' good news but we need a lifejacket for choppy waters

Nov 14th 2013, 3:19 PM 4,601 Views 108 Comments

“We believe the country does need to have a lifejacket as we enter what could be potentially quite choppy waters over the next six or nine months,” Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesperson said today.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 10 October, 2013

FF wants to raise USC on incomes over €100k and increase the price of cigarettes and wine
# Pre-budget Submission
# Pre-budget Submission

FF wants to raise USC on incomes over €100k and increase the price of cigarettes and wine

Oct 10th 2013, 1:06 PM 6,898 Views 135 Comments

The party has launched it’s pre-Budget submission today calling for an overall adjustment of €2.4 billion which is evenly split between tax rises and spending cuts.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

John Perry has "full confidence" of Taoiseach but SF and FF call for explanation
# John Perry
# John Perry

John Perry has "full confidence" of Taoiseach but SF and FF call for explanation

Sep 3rd 2013, 8:45 PM 5,605 Views 17 Comments

The junior minister for small business has made a confidential settlement over a €2.47 million debt with Danske Bank and is not going to comment any further “at the moment”, his spokesperson says.

# dara-calleary - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'
# Revealed
# Revealed

Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'

Jul 13th 2013, 7:15 AM 21,824 Views 112 Comments

TDs have denied there was a “mad drunken session” as the Dáil debated the abortion bill on Wednesday and Thursday but questions have arisen out of the lapgate incident and the Dáil bar being open until 5am.

# dara-calleary - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Revealed: At least 6 Fianna Fáil TDs and most senators to oppose abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

Revealed: At least 6 Fianna Fáil TDs and most senators to oppose abortion bill

Jun 8th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,573 Views 91 Comments

With a free vote, at least a dozen TDs and senators from the main opposition party are likely to oppose the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, according to a survey carried out by TheJournal.ie.

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice
# Emigration
# Emigration

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice

Apr 24th 2013, 12:07 PM 11,255 Views 141 Comments

Junior minister for jobs, John Perry, said that some people would be “quite delighted” to go to the United States in the Dáil yesterday.

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Junior Minister admits banks have 'hoodwinked' the government
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

Junior Minister admits banks have 'hoodwinked' the government

Mar 27th 2013, 9:46 PM 19,294 Views 98 Comments

The Dáil debated a Fianna Fáil-proposed private members’ motion on the mortgage arrears crisis tonight but it was easily defeated by the government’s majority.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Former junior ministers share €64,000 severance payout for 2012
# Severance
# Severance

Former junior ministers share €64,000 severance payout for 2012

Jan 6th 2013, 8:00 AM 5,480 Views 47 Comments

Former Labour minister Willie Penrose, and Fianna Fáil duo Dara Calleary and Billy Kelleher, received severance last year.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Government defends decision to cut respite care grant
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Government defends decision to cut respite care grant

Dec 6th 2012, 12:18 PM 3,512 Views 20 Comments

Pat Rabbitte said the government had had to choose between cutting carer’s allowance or cutting respite care.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Fianna Fáil's alternative budget: Cuts to politician pensions and no property tax
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Fianna Fáil's alternative budget: Cuts to politician pensions and no property tax

Nov 22nd 2012, 4:41 PM 8,281 Views 99 Comments

Fianna Fáil today launched its budget proposals entitled “A Fairer Way to Recovery”.

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Government defeats FF Dáil motion to stop sick pay changes
# Sick Pay
# Sick Pay

Government defeats FF Dáil motion to stop sick pay changes

Oct 24th 2012, 9:36 PM 8,945 Views 94 Comments

The Dáil voted 70-45 in favour of a Government counter-motion noting that the Cabinet hasn’t yet approved the plans.

# dara-calleary - Friday 5 October, 2012

Dáil to debate five year jail terms for assaults on emergency workers
# Emergency Workers
# Emergency Workers

Dáil to debate five year jail terms for assaults on emergency workers

Oct 5th 2012, 7:30 AM 5,390 Views 68 Comments

Fianna Fáil proposed legislation will call for a crackdown on those convicted of assaulting or threatening an emergency worker in the line of duty.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Gilmore challenges Boyd-Barrett to find alternative to property tax
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore challenges Boyd-Barrett to find alternative to property tax

Sep 20th 2012, 12:25 PM 5,746 Views 90 Comments

The Tánaiste accuses left-wing TDs of failing to come up with their own proposals for how a property tax should be levied.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Reilly under fire for 'unanswered questions' after Dáil statement
# James Reilly
# James Reilly

Reilly under fire for 'unanswered questions' after Dáil statement

Jul 12th 2012, 8:55 AM 3,947 Views 54 Comments

Fianna Fáil has challenged the health minister to place his share of the debt settlement into a separate bank account.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 21 June, 2012

'Standalone' referendum on children's rights to be held this autumn - Gilmore
# Children's Rights
# Children's Rights

'Standalone' referendum on children's rights to be held this autumn - Gilmore

Jun 21st 2012, 12:52 PM 2,524 Views 25 Comments

The Tánaiste says the government is keen to run the Children’s Rights referendum as soon as wording can be agreed.

# dara-calleary - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Three prisoners escape from Cavan prison
# Absconded
# Absconded

Three prisoners escape from Cavan prison

Apr 25th 2012, 1:48 PM 4,825 Views 28 Comments

All three have since been captured and returned to Loughan House.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Shatter confirms investigation into slashing of Garda on deportation flight
# Attack
# Attack

Shatter confirms investigation into slashing of Garda on deportation flight

Apr 1st 2012, 1:36 PM 6,392 Views 38 Comments

The government has for the first time confirmed the details of an incident on board a repatriation flight from Madrid to Nigeria last month.

# dara-calleary - Friday 23 March, 2012

‘I feel betrayed’: Political figures respond to Mahon Tribunal findings
# Mahon
# Mahon

‘I feel betrayed’: Political figures respond to Mahon Tribunal findings

Mar 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 3,217 Views 23 Comments

As the major parties digest the implications of the Mahon report, here’s what their members (and others) have been saying on the side…

# dara-calleary - Friday 16 March, 2012

Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary
# Attack
# Attack

Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary

Mar 16th 2012, 6:54 PM 3,335 Views 34 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD has raised a number of concerns after it emerged that a garda was attacked and slashed with a sharp object aboard a repatriation flight last week.

# dara-calleary - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Gilmore criticised for “back-slapping fest” to mark one-year anniversary
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore criticised for “back-slapping fest” to mark one-year anniversary

Mar 8th 2012, 11:23 AM 1,875 Views 16 Comments

The job losses at AIB dominate Leaders’ Questions, as the Tánaiste admits bank restructuring meant job losses were needed.

# dara-calleary - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Two out of five Garda stations don’t have email access
# Garda
# Garda

Two out of five Garda stations don’t have email access

Feb 12th 2012, 9:23 PM 6,506 Views 77 Comments

Only 421 of the country’s 703 Garda stations are “networked” – meaning 40 per cent of them don’t have email connections.

# dara-calleary - Friday 23 December, 2011

State spends over €65k this year on Garda stations that will close in 2012
# Garda Stations
# Garda Stations

State spends over €65k this year on Garda stations that will close in 2012

Dec 23rd 2011, 2:54 PM 2,724 Views 14 Comments

Four of the 31 Garda stations that will close next year have had refurbishment works carried out on them in the past 12 months.

# dara-calleary - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Carraig Donn design store announces 150 new jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Carraig Donn design store announces 150 new jobs

Dec 13th 2011, 7:00 AM 3,394 Views 9 Comments

Mayo-based retailer Carraig Donn is set to open 12 new stores and expand its operation online.