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# Government

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Leo Varadkar signed off on former Taoisigh special support plan four months after taking office
Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January
Taoiseach's newspapers and embassy catering: hundreds of State contracts awarded outside official guidelines
Single-use plastics ban Bill aims to put biodegradable packaging on supermarket shelves
Revealed: Data Protection Commission's pleas for more staff and 'fit-for-purpose' office
Portugal's socialist party prepares for another term in government after general election
Taoiseach says he'd sooner bring back wolves to Ireland than let Sinn Féin into government
'We're preparing for worst-case-scenario': No-deal Brexit planning to be ramped-up by Government
Talks underway between HSE and labs that could carry out drug-testing at festivals
Italy's Matteo Salvini calls for snap elections amid coalition crisis
Irish government says it will follow expert guidance after Austria approves ban of controversial weedkiller
Varadkar says 'better enforcement' is needed to tackle scrambler bikes, but no new law
'Action was taken and our fears were conquered': Varadkar inspired by his generation's acid rain and ozone layer threats
Varadkar's popularity continues to slide as satisfaction with him and government at lowest level in years
The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?
A national memorial and health supports: Zappone offers new measures for survivors of Mother and Baby Homes
Airbnb says new laws are 'unenforceable' but minister says locals know the short-term let on their street
To avoid 'traumatic' extractions, government set to expand dental care for kids under 6
'A national trauma': There are now 9,987 people living in homeless accommodation in Ireland
Micheál Martin calls out Fine Gael as an 'out-of-touch and arrogant government'
The Labour Court is intervening in the nurses' strike
Government fortifying IT systems for 'fear of Russian interference' in European elections
The Rainy Day Fund will not be used for Brexit
Divorce referendum: Voters will be asked whether to delete 'living apart period' from Constitution
Nurses' strike: HSE releases info on which health services will and will not operate on the day
Varadkar to brief party leaders on possibility of a no-deal Brexit scenario
Government shutdown becomes longest in US history
Government and schools will no longer buy single-use plastic cups, cutlery and straws
'White collar crimes will not be tolerated': Cabinet backing for new anti-money laundering laws
Leo hints at a Cabinet reshuffle in the summer
The government is paying €88m to rent private properties - but it also owns almost 100 empty buildings
The government is declaring war in 2019 (on single-use plastics)
Future Irish elections and referendums will be overseen by a new Electoral Commission
The government wants to know if you're okay with it using your PPS number to clean up the electoral register
Trouble in the ranks: 'We've a health and housing crisis and our solution is to keep Fine Gael running the show'
Redress Board work cost €1.1bn, while abused residents in industrial schools get €970m
'We are way off target': All-government plan to be drawn up on climate action
'It is not going to happen': FG rule change to copper-fasten promise not to enter coalition with SF
Varadkar says FG can look proudly to its record in 'caring for families'
State has covered the cost of 5,000 funerals and burials over two years