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# denis-naughten - Friday 11 December, 2020

Dog theft crackdown as more severe punishments could be on the way
# Pet Theft
# Pet Theft

Dog theft crackdown as more severe punishments could be on the way

Dec 11th 2020, 2:11 PM 15,111 Views 31 Comments

An action plan which will tackle dog theft and animal welfare will be published in the coming weeks.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Community contact tracing for one meat plant is at 73%, not 90%, department confirms
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

Community contact tracing for one meat plant is at 73%, not 90%, department confirms

Jun 25th 2020, 6:20 AM 13,290 Views 4 Comments

There has been some confusion about the level of contact tracing at meat processing plants.

# denis-naughten - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Employees at meat plants had to wait 16 days to be re-tested for Covid-19
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

Employees at meat plants had to wait 16 days to be re-tested for Covid-19

Jun 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 25,038 Views 14 Comments

More than 1,000 cases of the virus have been reported across 20 facilities nationwide.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Seanad and Leas Ceann Comhairle election cause headache for government
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Seanad and Leas Ceann Comhairle election cause headache for government

Mar 25th 2020, 6:05 AM 29,957 Views 55 Comments

More emergency legislation is expected to be needed next week.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Seán Ó Fearghaíl has been re-elected Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann
# FADA OF THE HOUSE
# FADA OF THE HOUSE

Seán Ó Fearghaíl has been re-elected Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann

Feb 20th 2020, 2:27 PM 28,157 Views 41 Comments

Ó Feargháil received 130 votes with Independent TD Denis Naughten receiving 28 votes.

These two politicians want the job of keeping order in the next Dáil
# Dáil Rows
# Dáil Rows

These two politicians want the job of keeping order in the next Dáil

Feb 20th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,263 Views 12 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle will be tasked with sorting out rows in the Dáil, and there’s been a few.

# denis-naughten - Friday 27 December, 2019

Cyber attack plan aims to protect State hospitals, energy networks and security systems
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

Cyber attack plan aims to protect State hospitals, energy networks and security systems

Dec 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,742 Views 12 Comments

The new strategy sets out how to ensure the State’s infrastructure and computer networks are “resilient, safe and secure”.

# denis-naughten - Monday 2 December, 2019

Naughten says he's made no decision on how he will vote in motion of no confidence in Murphy
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Naughten says he's made no decision on how he will vote in motion of no confidence in Murphy

Dec 2nd 2019, 3:34 PM 11,321 Views 23 Comments

A motion of confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is being heard in the Dáil tomorrow night.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

'It's no secret': Eir boss says telecoms company could complete broadband plan for less than €1bn
# Rural Wifi
# Rural Wifi

'It's no secret': Eir boss says telecoms company could complete broadband plan for less than €1bn

Jun 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 29,029 Views 97 Comments

Government announced that it is to proceed with its plans for the €3 billion NBP

# denis-naughten - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Government officials had 'serious reservations' about broadband plan cost before final tender was submitted
# FOI
# FOI

Government officials had 'serious reservations' about broadband plan cost before final tender was submitted

Jun 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 13,957 Views 33 Comments

Documents released under FOI show how members of the Cabinet privately raised concerns about the plan.

# denis-naughten - Monday 17 June, 2019

'No decisions made' as to how Ireland will quadruple its carbon tax by 2030
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'No decisions made' as to how Ireland will quadruple its carbon tax by 2030

Jun 17th 2019, 7:30 PM 16,018 Views 90 Comments

The government’s Climate Action Plan did not give any detailed timeline of the changes to the carbon tax.

# denis-naughten - Saturday 11 May, 2019

'Not about bringing Netflix to rural Ireland': Naughten says broadband plan ready to go 'for months'
# Timing
# Timing

'Not about bringing Netflix to rural Ireland': Naughten says broadband plan ready to go 'for months'

May 11th 2019, 3:01 PM 15,471 Views 44 Comments

The former minister took part in a heated debate on RTÉ’s Saturday with Katie Hannon this afternoon.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Bruton says tweets attributed to broadband plan director 'should not have happened'
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

Bruton says tweets attributed to broadband plan director 'should not have happened'

Dec 4th 2018, 9:39 PM 13,049 Views 16 Comments

Former minister Denis Naughten also addressed the Dáil this evening.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Denis Naughten welcomes report which says broadband plan 'was not tainted' by dinners
# Review Published
# Review Published

Denis Naughten welcomes report which says broadband plan 'was not tainted' by dinners

Updated Nov 27th 2018, 5:37 PM 16,435 Views 89 Comments

The review relied on statements by Naughten, David McCourt and others as no formal minutes were taken at these meetings.

# denis-naughten - Friday 19 October, 2018

Diary trawl unearths more meetings between former Communications Minister and David McCourt
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

Diary trawl unearths more meetings between former Communications Minister and David McCourt

Oct 19th 2018, 10:31 AM 19,539 Views 30 Comments

Denis Naughten resigned last week over revelations that he met with the businessman four times.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'I've done nothing wrong': Pat Breen defends extending dinner invitation to broadband bidder's home to Naughten
# Pressure
# Pressure

'I've done nothing wrong': Pat Breen defends extending dinner invitation to broadband bidder's home to Naughten

Oct 18th 2018, 5:17 PM 11,522 Views 22 Comments

The Taoiseach believes Breen’s involvement is not a resigning matter.

The government was told that shifting TV licence duties to Revenue would crush post offices
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

The government was told that shifting TV licence duties to Revenue would crush post offices

Oct 18th 2018, 4:03 PM 970 Views 2 Comments

A union representing An Post workers made the claims in a letter to ex-minister Denis Naughten.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Report due in three weeks on whether Naughten meetings undermined procurement process
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

Report due in three weeks on whether Naughten meetings undermined procurement process

Oct 17th 2018, 5:30 PM 5,287 Views 17 Comments

The review follows the resignation of Denis Naughten as Communications Minister over his dinners with David McCourt.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Martin rounds on Breen over dinner invitation to NBP bidder's home: 'It is not a credible explanation'
# Broadband Plan
# Broadband Plan

Martin rounds on Breen over dinner invitation to NBP bidder's home: 'It is not a credible explanation'

Oct 16th 2018, 3:32 PM 13,774 Views 26 Comments

Taoiseach repeated today that he did not think it was a resigning matter.

# denis-naughten - Monday 15 October, 2018

Taoiseach says Breen extending national broadband bidder's dinner invitation to Naughten is 'not a resigning matter'
# RSVP
# RSVP

Taoiseach says Breen extending national broadband bidder's dinner invitation to Naughten is 'not a resigning matter'

Oct 15th 2018, 3:01 PM 13,787 Views 37 Comments

Pat Breen extended a dinner invitation to former Communications Minister Denis Naughten at the request of David McCourt.

# denis-naughten - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'There is a compelling public interest': Two more Independents will support Fine Gael in key votes
# Minority Support
# Minority Support

'There is a compelling public interest': Two more Independents will support Fine Gael in key votes

Oct 14th 2018, 1:05 PM 23,515 Views 67 Comments

Dáil arithmetic meant the resignation of Denis Naughten created a headache for the minority government.

# denis-naughten - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Mini-reshuffle sees a change for Richard Bruton and two seats for the west at Cabinet
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Mini-reshuffle sees a change for Richard Bruton and two seats for the west at Cabinet

Updated Oct 13th 2018, 6:37 PM 33,191 Views 71 Comments

Donegal TD Joe McHugh is to replace Bruton as Minister for Education.

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election
# Thin Ice
# Thin Ice

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election

Oct 13th 2018, 9:00 AM 8,834 Views 42 Comments

The slight Dáil majority enjoyed by Fine Gael has become even more wafer-thin in recent weeks.

# denis-naughten - Friday 12 October, 2018

'Pat Breen asked a minister to meet a constituent and Naughten decided to go'
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

'Pat Breen asked a minister to meet a constituent and Naughten decided to go'

Updated Oct 12th 2018, 12:00 PM 18,886 Views 40 Comments

Pressure has been mounting on Breen to clarify the nature of his meetings with McCourt.

Poll: Would you be happy to see Frances Fitzgerald return as a minister?
# Return Of The Fitz
# Return Of The Fitz

Poll: Would you be happy to see Frances Fitzgerald return as a minister?

Oct 12th 2018, 9:55 AM 47,693 Views 124 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald could be poised for a dramatic return to Cabinet.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'I'm not afraid to take tough decisions: Leo says carbon tax would have been a 'double whammy'
# Tough Choices
# Tough Choices

'I'm not afraid to take tough decisions: Leo says carbon tax would have been a 'double whammy'

Oct 11th 2018, 9:30 PM 15,474 Views 39 Comments

The Taoiseach joined us live in TheJournal.ie offices this morning.

Breen invited Naughten to dinner at McCourt's house at broadband bidder's request
# Mounting Pressure
# Mounting Pressure

Breen invited Naughten to dinner at McCourt's house at broadband bidder's request

Updated Oct 11th 2018, 8:35 PM 33,904 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach told the Dáil that Pat Breen also attended a dinner with McCourt.

Naughten admits more private meetings with head of broadband bidding group
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

Naughten admits more private meetings with head of broadband bidding group

Oct 11th 2018, 4:47 PM 15,340 Views 51 Comments

Richard Bruton is to take over the role of Communications Minister temporarily.

Denis Naughten has resigned as Communications Minister
# Gone
# Gone

Denis Naughten has resigned as Communications Minister

Oct 11th 2018, 3:09 PM 62,731 Views 115 Comments

He made the announcement in the Dáil this afternoon.

Taoiseach 'satisfied' with Denis Naughten's account of dinner with Broadband Plan bidder - for now
# David Mccourt
# David Mccourt

Taoiseach 'satisfied' with Denis Naughten's account of dinner with Broadband Plan bidder - for now

Oct 11th 2018, 12:39 PM 6,118 Views 27 Comments

Naughten has been under pressure after it emerged he attended a dinner with David McCourt in July.

# denis-naughten - Friday 5 October, 2018

Regina Doherty has 'absolutely no confidence' North-South interconnector will happen
# Pylons
# Pylons

Regina Doherty has 'absolutely no confidence' North-South interconnector will happen

Oct 5th 2018, 5:31 PM 14,480 Views 29 Comments

The minister said Brexit is “the biggest obstacle” facing the proposed energy project.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Government says overground option for North-South interconnector will go ahead as planned
# Pylons
# Pylons

Government says overground option for North-South interconnector will go ahead as planned

Oct 4th 2018, 9:30 AM 11,867 Views 38 Comments

The Minister for Communications confirmed that the interconnector would be constructed even in the event of a hard Brexit.

Ireland is approaching an emergency waste landfill situation, warns minister
# Reduce And Reuse
# Reduce And Reuse

Ireland is approaching an emergency waste landfill situation, warns minister

Oct 4th 2018, 7:15 AM 21,065 Views 71 Comments

A memo is to be brought to Cabinet outlining a zero-tolerance approach to single-use plastics in government and State-funded buildings.

# denis-naughten - Monday 1 October, 2018

Digital kiosks to offer free access to Government services in post offices
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

Digital kiosks to offer free access to Government services in post offices

Oct 1st 2018, 10:05 PM 10,095 Views 20 Comments

Government funding of €80,000 has been provided to help with rolling out the digital assist pilot scheme.

# denis-naughten - Friday 28 September, 2018

'Consumers have little or no power': CCPC expresses concerns over unregulated Irish waste market
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

'Consumers have little or no power': CCPC expresses concerns over unregulated Irish waste market

Sep 28th 2018, 7:48 AM 12,163 Views 42 Comments

The average home now pays €230-€280 a year in waste collection charges.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Mandatory security requirements introduced to protect companies against cyber attacks
# Online Threats
# Online Threats

Mandatory security requirements introduced to protect companies against cyber attacks

Sep 19th 2018, 7:04 PM 8,994 Views 21 Comments

The requirements will apply to service providers in sectors such as digital communications, transport, drinking water supply and healthcare.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Hotels and businesses may have to pay more for TV licences
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Hotels and businesses may have to pay more for TV licences

Jul 25th 2018, 12:15 AM 14,792 Views 46 Comments

Leinster House, which has around 1,000 TVs is only required to pay for one TV licence.

# denis-naughten - Friday 20 July, 2018

Minister tells Facebook he is 'appalled and disgusted' over harmful content
# Content Warning
# Content Warning

Minister tells Facebook he is 'appalled and disgusted' over harmful content

Jul 20th 2018, 9:22 AM 10,721 Views 26 Comments

Naughten said that the company needed a “step change” in their practices.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Naughten to meet Facebook management to discuss 'deep concerns' about harmful content
# New York
# New York

Naughten to meet Facebook management to discuss 'deep concerns' about harmful content

Jul 18th 2018, 9:27 PM 8,061 Views 21 Comments

A Dispatches documentary revealed that inappropriate content remained on the social media platform despite being reported.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook

Jul 11th 2018, 5:29 PM 50,927 Views 70 Comments

The Taoiseach made the comment as he launched the government’s new online safety strategy, which will see Facebook and Google on an advisory panel.

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