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#Ged Nash

# ged-nash - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Educate Together raises concerns with department amid parents' dismay over plans to move school
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Educate Together raises concerns with department amid parents' dismay over plans to move school

Feb 7th 2021, 6:45 AM 51,814 Views 18 Comments

Labour TD Ged Nash told the Daíl this week that the planned move was a “ridiculous, wrong-headed decision [that] needs to be overturned”.

# ged-nash - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Bank defends asking mortgage applicants whether their employer is seeking State Covid assistance
# Ewss
# Ewss

Bank defends asking mortgage applicants whether their employer is seeking State Covid assistance

Oct 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 47,676 Views 47 Comments

Labour’s Ged Nash has been contacted by a number of constituents over the bank’s approach to the employment wage subsidy scheme.

# ged-nash - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Nobody on the pandemic payment is 'living it up', says Finance Minister
# Covid19 Unemployment
# Covid19 Unemployment

Nobody on the pandemic payment is 'living it up', says Finance Minister

Updated May 28th 2020, 4:15 PM 71,828 Views 238 Comments

The CEO of Supermac’s said the pandemic payment was like ‘winning the lotto’ for part-time workers.

# ged-nash - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Alan Kelly v Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: Two TDs set to compete for Labour leadership
# It's On
# It's On

Alan Kelly v Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: Two TDs set to compete for Labour leadership

Updated Feb 18th 2020, 5:57 PM 41,149 Views 117 Comments

Labour members will vote on a new leader at the beginning of April.

# ged-nash - Friday 5 July, 2019

The Explainer: What's behind the Drogheda feud?
# Louth
# Louth

The Explainer: What's behind the Drogheda feud?

Jul 5th 2019, 6:15 PM 32,791 Views 22 Comments

Ending a cycle of violence like this isn’t easy, and often requires a community-wide approach.

# ged-nash - Friday 27 July, 2018

'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack
# Meath
# Meath

'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack

Jul 27th 2018, 1:04 PM 30,512 Views 46 Comments

Around 400m of the boardwalk was destroyed in a fire last night.

# ged-nash - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

Jun 19th 2018, 9:02 AM 12,489 Views 50 Comments

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

# ged-nash - Sunday 9 October, 2016

'It's horrible. Allow me to work full-time': A single mother talks about life as a low-hours worker
# Zero-hours Contracts
# Zero-hours Contracts

'It's horrible. Allow me to work full-time': A single mother talks about life as a low-hours worker

Oct 9th 2016, 7:45 AM 38,930 Views 118 Comments

Debbie Whelan has worked in her job for nine years, but is on a 16-hour contract, she tells TheJournal.ie

# ged-nash - Friday 18 March, 2016

Three Labour ministers who lost their Dáil seats are going for the Seanad
# Next Best Thing
# Next Best Thing

Three Labour ministers who lost their Dáil seats are going for the Seanad

Mar 18th 2016, 6:08 PM 24,401 Views 95 Comments

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Kevin Humphreys and Ged Nash are all seeking a Leinster House comeback.

# ged-nash - Monday 29 February, 2016

The cabinet, including the three ministers who lost their seats, will meet tomorrow
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

The cabinet, including the three ministers who lost their seats, will meet tomorrow

Feb 29th 2016, 1:22 PM 25,594 Views 57 Comments

Things might be a bit awkward for James Reilly, Alex White and Ged Nash.

# ged-nash - Friday 19 February, 2016

Labour senator hits out at 'sexism' in the party after being ignored for 'monster canvass'
# Excluded
# Excluded

Labour senator hits out at 'sexism' in the party after being ignored for 'monster canvass'

Feb 19th 2016, 7:37 PM 24,654 Views 85 Comments

Senator Mary Moran has hit out at a ‘monster canvass’ organised for her constituency running mate Ged Nash.

# ged-nash - Saturday 16 January, 2016

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon
# Analysis
# Analysis

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon

Jan 16th 2016, 2:49 PM 36,171 Views 213 Comments

Now one TD says they owe “hundreds of thousands of people” an apology.

# ged-nash - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Retirement, new jobs and better laws: Clerys workers proud and positive after 'appalling' treatment
# Clerys
# Clerys

Retirement, new jobs and better laws: Clerys workers proud and positive after 'appalling' treatment

Jan 14th 2016, 4:58 PM 13,074 Views 16 Comments

A review was announced today to try to stop a repeat of what happened to the 460 Clerys workers.

# ged-nash - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Poll: Is it time the 'women's place is in the home' wording was removed from the constitution?
# No Place In The Home
# No Place In The Home

Poll: Is it time the 'women's place is in the home' wording was removed from the constitution?

Jan 2nd 2016, 7:30 PM 30,533 Views 109 Comments

Labour have made a pre-election commitment to remove said wording from the Constitution should they be re-elected.

# ged-nash - Friday 18 December, 2015

Joan: Increasing minimum wage by €2 is 'horse sense'
# Extra Cash
# Extra Cash

Joan: Increasing minimum wage by €2 is 'horse sense'

Dec 18th 2015, 6:06 AM 23,991 Views 100 Comments

Which means good.

# ged-nash - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

So-called 'If and When' contracts mean a lot of us don't know when we're working
# If And When
# If And When

So-called 'If and When' contracts mean a lot of us don't know when we're working

Nov 3rd 2015, 7:50 PM 19,486 Views 24 Comments

A major new report has found that Irish employees are still not being guaranteed their hours.

# ged-nash - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Enda Kenny isn't out of the woods yet over Fennelly
# Feeling Confident?
# Feeling Confident?

Enda Kenny isn't out of the woods yet over Fennelly

Sep 20th 2015, 7:50 PM 21,146 Views 145 Comments

The Taoiseach will face a motion of no confidence this week.

# ged-nash - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Labour's next leader, from most to least likely
# After Joan
# After Joan

Labour's next leader, from most to least likely

Aug 30th 2015, 9:30 PM 19,572 Views 115 Comments

Joan Burton is safe for now but who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…

# ged-nash - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Should the minimum wage be raised to €11.50 an hour?
# Enough To Live On
# Enough To Live On

Should the minimum wage be raised to €11.50 an hour?

Jul 14th 2015, 12:18 PM 19,368 Views 112 Comments

The support to increase the minimum wage has been described as “overwhelming”.

# ged-nash - Monday 13 July, 2015

Here's what is being done to lure 'the next Facebook' to Ireland
# Join Us
# Join Us

Here's what is being done to lure 'the next Facebook' to Ireland

Jul 13th 2015, 5:40 PM 15,886 Views 39 Comments

There’s money on the table for foreign startups that come to the country.

# ged-nash - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Loads of Irish people have this disease - but very few talk about it
# Crohn's
# Crohn's

Loads of Irish people have this disease - but very few talk about it

May 17th 2015, 9:15 AM 52,716 Views 60 Comments

And a lot lose jobs over it.

# ged-nash - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Water charges will be taken from wages after people are given "every opportunity" - Minister
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

Water charges will be taken from wages after people are given "every opportunity" - Minister

May 10th 2015, 1:24 PM 29,006 Views 306 Comments

Minister of State Gerald Nash said the government discussed the proposals this week.

# ged-nash - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

Mar 4th 2015, 8:25 PM 21,107 Views 166 Comments

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

# ged-nash - Monday 23 February, 2015

Happy days - there's lots of good news out there today if you own a small business
# Positive Waves
# Positive Waves

Happy days - there's lots of good news out there today if you own a small business

Feb 23rd 2015, 6:28 PM 13,692 Views 15 Comments

Ireland’s guarantee scheme for small companies is being extended, while crowd-sourcers LinkedFinance announced a new €250 million SME loan fund

# ged-nash - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'
# Coalition
# Coalition

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'

Jan 24th 2015, 2:18 PM 9,653 Views 70 Comments

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

# ged-nash - Monday 19 January, 2015

Live in Clare or Kilkenny? 125 new jobs are on the way
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Live in Clare or Kilkenny? 125 new jobs are on the way

Jan 19th 2015, 11:33 AM 10,586 Views 14 Comments

Two job announcements were made today.

# ged-nash - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Minister: It's time to increase the minimum wage and here's how we'll do it
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

Minister: It's time to increase the minimum wage and here's how we'll do it

Dec 16th 2014, 11:36 AM 6,160 Views 53 Comments

Ged Nash on why the Low Pay Commission is being set up and why the minimum wage should rise.

# ged-nash - Monday 15 December, 2014

Here's some good news if you earn the minimum wage
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

Here's some good news if you earn the minimum wage

Dec 15th 2014, 1:10 PM 14,195 Views 53 Comments

A new Low Pay Commission is being set up to examine the current rate of €8.65 and whether it should be increased.

# ged-nash - Monday 17 November, 2014

Labour wants 'robust data' on zero-hour contracts before doing anything about them
# Zero Hours
# Zero Hours

Labour wants 'robust data' on zero-hour contracts before doing anything about them

Nov 17th 2014, 5:07 PM 10,155 Views 43 Comments

Joan Burton called the arrangements an “abomination”, while unions have labelled them “extremely exploitative”.

# ged-nash - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Minister: There's a new optimism around Labour, people are prepared to listen to us again
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

Minister: There's a new optimism around Labour, people are prepared to listen to us again

Sep 18th 2014, 8:30 PM 4,174 Views 38 Comments

Super junior minister Ged Nash had plenty to say when he sat down with TheJournal.ie at our offices in Dublin this week…

Minister: Strong argument for raising the minimum wage as economy recovers
# Pay Increases
# Pay Increases

Minister: Strong argument for raising the minimum wage as economy recovers

Sep 18th 2014, 3:35 PM 10,070 Views 66 Comments

Ged Nash has been explaining what the Low Pay Commission is all about.

# ged-nash - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

'Better the devil you know': Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK
# Indyref
# Indyref

'Better the devil you know': Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK

Sep 17th 2014, 6:13 PM 9,337 Views 42 Comments

Ged Nash has become the first Irish government minister to express a view on Scottish independence.

# ged-nash - Saturday 30 August, 2014

'The water has frozen my brain': Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

'The water has frozen my brain': Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week

Aug 30th 2014, 6:30 PM 11,798 Views 6 Comments

You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.

# ged-nash - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

The SFA is warning the new small business minister to steer clear of wage hikes
# Paid The Cost
# Paid The Cost

The SFA is warning the new small business minister to steer clear of wage hikes

Aug 27th 2014, 5:53 PM 6,602 Views 35 Comments

This afternoon Ged Nash said that businesses should try and award pay increases where possible.

With 48 days to Budget 2015 Fine Gael and Labour are already drawing their battle lines
# Budget Battle
# Budget Battle

With 48 days to Budget 2015 Fine Gael and Labour are already drawing their battle lines

Aug 27th 2014, 2:46 PM 7,856 Views 79 Comments

Fine Gael is talking tax cuts while Labour is all about wage increases.

# ged-nash - Monday 18 August, 2014

Greyhound welcomes initiative to seek legally binding pay rates for bin workers
# Protests
# Protests

Greyhound welcomes initiative to seek legally binding pay rates for bin workers

Aug 18th 2014, 8:49 PM 7,961 Views 20 Comments

SIPTU workers at Greyhound have been protesting about cuts since June 17.

# ged-nash - Monday 15 October, 2012

Labour TDs criticise Fine Gael 'rants' about Croke Park deal
# Tensions
# Tensions

Labour TDs criticise Fine Gael 'rants' about Croke Park deal

Oct 15th 2012, 9:45 PM 8,074 Views 67 Comments

One Labour TD described the eight Fine Gael TDs as “belligerent”

# ged-nash - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Government paid out €1billion on sick days last year
# Sick Days
# Sick Days

Government paid out €1billion on sick days last year

Oct 8th 2011, 12:32 PM 443 Views 22 Comments

Irish workers claimed for 26 million days off in 2010, according to new figures.

# ged-nash - Friday 11 March, 2011

M1 toll to drop from midnight after court ruling
# Road Tolls
# Road Tolls

M1 toll to drop from midnight after court ruling

Mar 11th 2011, 6:18 PM 1,471 Views 0 Comments

Motorists have been overcharged to the tune of €26,000 per week since the start of the year on that stretch.

# ged-nash - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Gerry Adams and Fergus O'Dowd elected in Louth
# Louth
# Louth

Gerry Adams and Fergus O'Dowd elected in Louth

Feb 26th 2011, 7:06 PM 886 Views 0 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and Fine Gael candidate Fergus O’Dowd have both been elected to the five-seat Louth constituency on the first vote.

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