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#Gerald Nash

# gerald-nash - Sunday 10 May, 2015

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

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

# gerald-nash - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

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

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

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

# gerald-nash - Friday 11 July, 2014

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle

Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?

# gerald-nash - Friday 14 March, 2014

Over €3m 'down the drain' after 'comedy of errors' on new pathology office

Nearly €2 million was spent on consultancy during the construction of the new facilities that were only partially built before being demolished last year, the Public Accounts Committee heard yesterday.

# gerald-nash - Thursday 13 March, 2014

PAC refers serious allegations about Rehab to gardaí

At a meeting this morning, the committee noted that it has received a letter from the solicitors acting on behalf of the developer John Kelly.

# gerald-nash - Friday 24 January, 2014

TDs divided on whether PAC should hear from garda whistleblowers publicly

Even if the Public Accounts Committee is able to hear from the whistleblowers it is not clear whether this will happen in public or private session.

# gerald-nash - Friday 10 January, 2014

'A national scandal': Irish Water facing questions from PAC over €50m consultancy fees

Irish Water has defended the spending saying the initial cost of setting it up has to be seen “in the context of long term cost savings”.

# gerald-nash - Thursday 21 November, 2013

"'Because I'm worth it' culture is still alive and well': HSE to be grilled over top-up payments

The Public Accounts Committee is to scrutinise top-up payments to some CEOs in voluntary hospitals in the wake of controversy this week.

# gerald-nash - Monday 15 July, 2013

Labour TDs hit out at 'stomach churning' approach to 'tax traitors'

A number of TDs from the junior coalition partner have hit out at a proposal for tax exiles to give money to charity in return for two extra months residency in the Irish state.

# gerald-nash - Thursday 13 June, 2013

'A farce': TDs at odds over claims government sought to undermine McGuinness PAC

'A farce': TDs at odds over claims government sought to undermine McGuinness

The Public Accounts Committee met for over three hours to discuss matters arising out of the controversy surrounding its chairman John McGuinness today.

# gerald-nash - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Labour ponders 'tweaked' pay deal as ICTU prepares to kill off Croke Park 2

ICTU will meet today to formally reject the proposals, as a Labour backbencher says a ‘tweaked’ deal could be the way forward.

# gerald-nash - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Labour TDs say government needs to apologise over Magdalene Laundries

Dominic Hannigan and Gerald Nash are among those calling for an apology to be made by the government for the State’s role in admitting thousands of women to the laundries.

# gerald-nash - Monday 7 January, 2013

Cross-party calls for loyalists to reconsider Dáil protest

Around 150 loyalists plan to hold a protest outside Leinster House this Saturday sarcastically calling for the Irish flag to be taken down… even though it won’t be flying.

# gerald-nash - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Pardon for Irish deserters who fought in WWII likely in new year

Thousands of Defence Forces personnel who were persecuted by the Irish government for fighting with the Allies in World War II will receive a formal pardon in the new year.

# gerald-nash - Thursday 22 November, 2012

How many Irish tax exiles have paid the 'rich tax' this year? Tax

How many Irish tax exiles have paid the 'rich tax' this year?

The tax was introduced in 2010 to target wealthy Irish exiles who earn more than €1 million a year and also have assets of over €5 million in Ireland.

# gerald-nash - Monday 15 October, 2012

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

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

# gerald-nash - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

'Dead Baby Jokes' on Facebook are not funny, says TD

Gerald Nash says his calls for the Facebook page to be removed are not just a case of him “being PC”.

# gerald-nash - Monday 23 April, 2012

Landlord paid over €80,000 for 'second home' tax last year

New government figures show one mystery person paid the €200 annual tax on over 400 second homes last year.

# gerald-nash - Monday 20 February, 2012

Burton puts forward plan to make employers pay for sick leave

The proposals, which would see employers pay for the first four weeks of sick leave, are being discussed at a forum today.

# gerald-nash - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Shatter indicates pardon on the way for Irish deserters who fought in WWII

Thousands of Irish soldiers fled the Defence Forces to fight for the Allies in World War II. They were persecuted upon their return to Ireland.

# gerald-nash - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Call for HIQA to probe ambulance response following Drogheda death

Gerald Nash has called for an inquiry after an ambulance had to be requested from a town 25km away to handle an accident in which a pedestrian died in Drogheda yesterday evening.

# gerald-nash - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Shatter considers pardon for Irish soldiers persecuted for fighting Hitler

The matter has been referred to the Attorney General ahead of a BBC documentary which will outline the plight of many Irish soldiers who fought against fascism in World War II.

# gerald-nash - Thursday 15 December, 2011

TDs call for inquiry into sexual abuse at Drogheda hospital

A cross-party group of TDs and Senators from Louth, Meath, Cavan and Monaghan have asked the Taoiseach to set up an inquiry into allegations of abuse at the hospital spanning 30 years.

# gerald-nash - Monday 7 November, 2011

Guess how many Irish tax exiles have paid the new 'rich tax'?

The levy was brought in to encourage super-rich tax exiles to pay their fair share – but funnily enough, they’re not exactly lining up to pay…

# gerald-nash - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Confirmed: Diaspora will get 'proof of Irishness' certificate

The Government will introduce an official recognition of Irish heritage for people with family roots here, from October.

# gerald-nash - Friday 20 May, 2011

Tributes paid to late former Labour TD Michael Bell

The five-term former deputy for Louth, councillor and mayor dies in Dublin at the age of 74.