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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 29,040 Views 306 Comments

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

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 6,185 Views 53 Comments

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

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

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

Jul 11th 2014, 3:16 PM 16,922 Views 52 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 14th 2014, 7:45 AM 15,100 Views 42 Comments

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.

PAC refers serious allegations about Rehab to gardaí
# Rehab
# Rehab

PAC refers serious allegations about Rehab to gardaí

Mar 13th 2014, 11:41 AM 12,031 Views 0 Comments

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.

TDs divided on whether PAC should hear from garda whistleblowers publicly
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

TDs divided on whether PAC should hear from garda whistleblowers publicly

Jan 24th 2014, 1:46 PM 6,531 Views 62 Comments

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.

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

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

Jan 10th 2014, 1:34 PM 19,506 Views 125 Comments

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”.

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

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

Nov 21st 2013, 11:19 AM 6,828 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 15th 2013, 5:28 PM 7,444 Views 32 Comments

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.

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

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

Jun 13th 2013, 2:10 PM 6,361 Views 44 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 17th 2013, 9:23 AM 8,791 Views 109 Comments

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

Labour TDs say government needs to apologise over Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Labour TDs say government needs to apologise over Magdalene Laundries

Feb 6th 2013, 10:15 AM 3,742 Views 29 Comments

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.

Cross-party calls for loyalists to reconsider Dáil protest
# Loyalist Protest
# Loyalist Protest

Cross-party calls for loyalists to reconsider Dáil protest

Jan 7th 2013, 4:25 PM 10,718 Views 97 Comments

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.

Pardon for Irish deserters who fought in WWII likely in new year
# World War II
# World War II

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

Dec 18th 2012, 5:13 PM 10,782 Views 155 Comments

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.

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

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

Nov 22nd 2012, 4:12 PM 10,475 Views 31 Comments

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.

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 8,103 Views 67 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 13th 2012, 6:21 PM 13,331 Views 96 Comments

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

Landlord paid over €80,000 for 'second home' tax last year
# Second Home Tax
# Second Home Tax

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

Apr 23rd 2012, 1:06 PM 8,648 Views 25 Comments

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

Burton puts forward plan to make employers pay for sick leave
# Sick Pay
# Sick Pay

Burton puts forward plan to make employers pay for sick leave

Feb 20th 2012, 4:04 PM 3,516 Views 30 Comments

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

Shatter indicates pardon on the way for Irish deserters who fought in WWII
# World War II
# World War II

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

Jan 25th 2012, 9:28 AM 1,566 Views 21 Comments

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.

Call for HIQA to probe ambulance response following Drogheda death
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Call for HIQA to probe ambulance response following Drogheda death

Jan 17th 2012, 3:46 PM 3,031 Views 31 Comments

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.

Shatter considers pardon for Irish soldiers persecuted for fighting Hitler
# World War II
# World War II

Shatter considers pardon for Irish soldiers persecuted for fighting Hitler

Jan 3rd 2012, 3:38 PM 6,529 Views 83 Comments

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.

TDs call for inquiry into sexual abuse at Drogheda hospital
# Abuse Inquiry
# Abuse Inquiry

TDs call for inquiry into sexual abuse at Drogheda hospital

Dec 15th 2011, 6:12 PM 3,050 Views 5 Comments

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.

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

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

Nov 7th 2011, 3:41 PM 3,467 Views 58 Comments

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…

Confirmed: Diaspora will get 'proof of Irishness' certificate
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

Confirmed: Diaspora will get 'proof of Irishness' certificate

Jul 14th 2011, 8:31 AM 2,036 Views 20 Comments

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

Tributes paid to late former Labour TD Michael Bell
# R.I.P.
# R.I.P.

Tributes paid to late former Labour TD Michael Bell

May 20th 2011, 7:11 PM 596 Views 1 Comment

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