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#Eamon Gilmore

# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Cabinet will agree on legal services Bill "when we're ready to" --- Gilmore

The Tánaiste repeatedly insisted “this is normal” in reference to the Cabinet’s progress on amendments to the legislation.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Government to reopen Vatican embassy, 26 months after closing it

Eamon Gilmore said the scaled-back embassy will have a staff of just one person and will help Ireland to engage directly with the leadership of Pope Francis.

Gilmore: No problem with Sabina Higgins prison visit to Margaretta D'Arcy

The wife of President Michael D. Higgins visited the veteran peace campaigner in “private and personal” capacity, according to the Áras.

'A good, working relationship': Tánaiste plays down coalition tensions

“There are always going to be issues from time-to-time,” Eamon Gilmore admitted this morning.

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 20 January, 2014

Tánaiste backs Irishman for Washington EU ambassador role

It’s expected David O’Sullivan will be appointed to the high-profile position later this year.

'Rock solid' - the relationship between Taoiseach and Tánaiste, says Ruairí Quinn

In a radio interview today, the minister addressed speculation the relationship was strained while also speaking about the controversy surround the Junior Certificate reform

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your Monday…

Foreign Ministers to discuss Syria crisis in Brussels

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is due to take part in the talks today.

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 10 January, 2014

"No decision on Irish Water charging," - Gilmore

The CEO of Irish Water today suggested that the service of those who don’t pay will be affected, but Eamon Gilmore said nothing like that has been decided on.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Tánaiste: Irish Water must show €50m spending on consultants was necessary

Irish Water chief executive John Tierney revealed the figure this morning, saying it was part of set-up costs for the new State utility company.

# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Here are the three new judges appointed to the High Court today

Marie Baker, Max Barrett and Bronagh O’Hanlon were all sworn in by Michael D Higgins today.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Big jump in the number of Irish people getting married abroad

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Italy was the most popular destination.

Haass talks in Belfast end without agreement

Sinn Féin says that the proposals ‘did provide a basis for agreement’ while the DUP wants more time to consider areas of ‘profound disapproval’.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Taoiseach on same-sex marriage: 'I wouldn’t have the same opinion as the Tánaiste'

Enda Kenny will campaign for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum, but does not agree with Eamon Gilmore’s assessment that it is the “civil rights issue of this generation”.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

We don’t intend to lose the discipline that's been put in the system by the Troika - Taoiseach

Launching a new economic strategy today, the Government says they want unemployment down to 10 per cent by 2016 and under 6 per cent by 2020.

Suspect sets himself on fire during ‘fire bomb’ incident

City centre businesses in Belfast are being advised to check their premises for any suspicious objects.

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 16 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Stephanie Meehan of Priory Hall, murder charge in Mayo, and the Roma child removed from her family in Tallaght.

'I have no plans whatsoever to be the next EU commissioner' - Tánaiste Labour Party This post contains videos

'I have no plans whatsoever to be the next EU commissioner' - Tánaiste

Eamon Gilmore also said that discussions on who will take on the job will not begin until the latter part of next year following talk that colleague Ruairi Quinn is being lined-up.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 12 December, 2013

'It ain't so': Stephen Donnelly dismisses suggestion that he will join Fianna Fáil

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore made the accusation today during Leaders’ Questions in response to a question on budget cuts.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

PIC: Has Eamon Gilmore just done a selfie in South Africa?

So, the Tánaiste does selfies… we think.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Smithwick Tribunal findings a 'betrayal of values and ethos' of gardaí

Tánaiste and Minister for Foriegn Affairs Eamon Gilmore has apologised to the families of Harry Breen and Robert Buchanan.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 2 December, 2013

WATCH: Burton says she hasn't talked with Gilmore about 'rift'

The Social Protection Minister was speaking to at the Labour Party national conference in Killarney at the weekend.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Gilmore warns health bodies could have funding cut if they don't comply with pay policy

The Tánaiste has said that funding could be cut for agencies that do not comply with public sector pay structures.

Gilmore: Medical card cuts are still as set out in the Budget

The Tánaiste also spoke about his own salary and the ‘squeezed middle’.

# eamon-gilmore - Saturday 30 November, 2013

'No going back to Boom and Bert': Eamon Gilmore's speech to the Labour conference

“I am here because I believe in making our country better,” Eamon Gilmore told Labour members in a televised speech from Killarney tonight.

Batons, bessies and 4 other things we've learned from these Labour conference pics

Security is tight, protests are small and everyone, with a few exceptions, is in a pretty good mood.

Labour conference hears call for Gilmore to resign over disability cuts

A motion on disability cuts has sparked a call for the Tánaiste to resign at the Labour Party conference in Killarney this morning.

Burton hopes voters will reward Labour next year as day two of conference gets underway

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will give his party leader address to delegates in Killarney tonight.

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 29 November, 2013

Gilmore: We'd be going into a second bailout without Labour in government

“Unsustainable debts, more job losses, less investment and more cuts,” would happen without Labour in government, the Tánaiste has said this evening.

Conference a key test of whether things really are improving for Labour

Labour members and delegates gather in Killarney for the start of their conference tonight with some signs of improvement in the party’s fortunes.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 28 November, 2013

The Labour Party is livestreaming its entire conference on YouTube

It’ll have more hits than Gangnam Style…

Gilmore: It was never an option to renege on promissory note deal

Burning the bondholders would be “akin to sovereign default” Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil this morning and said the issue of the promissory note has been “resolved”.

Gilmore to meet with Palestinian legislator in Dublin

Mustafa Barghouthi will also meet with representatives of all political parties.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

‘Very encouraging’: Fall in unemployment to lowest level since 2009 welcomed

Good news on the employment front according to figures from the Central Statistics Office today with the fall to 12.8 per cent unemployment welcomed by the government.

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 25 November, 2013

Irish officials flying out to Philippines to assess aid strategy

Latest figures estimate 4.3 million people lost their homes, double the number of those made homeless by the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Iran deal wins praise, amid warnings next steps will be tougher

After almost a decade of stalemate, three rounds of negotiations since September led to a pre-dawn interim deal in Geneva.

# eamon-gilmore - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

New developments in the London slavery case, the latest on the Iran talks, Labour’s strong poll showing, and a big birthday for ‘The Doctor’.

Government “is satisfied” without Vatican embassy

There is no plan to re-establish a resident embassy to the Holy See in the immediate term says Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 22 November, 2013

Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford JFK This post contains images

Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford

In Dublin, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore laid a wreath at the US Embassy in Ballsbridge where the American flag was lowered to half mast.