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# governor - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Central Bank 'made clear' expectations for bank transparency about mortgage breaks, governor says

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said yesterday he doesn’t ‘fully trust’ the banks not to try to profit during the pandemic.

# governor - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Explainer: Why is there controversy over the new Central Bank governor?

It all stems from a leak of New Zealand’s budget earlier this year.

# governor - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

No more lying: A new bill that makes it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank won't be opposed

The Sinn Féin Bill carries a possible penalty of five years in jail for the offence.

# governor - Saturday 19 August, 2017

16-year-old boy running for Kansas governor seat

The teenager said he would support legalising marijuana for medical purposes but he is conservative on gun rights.

# governor - Monday 3 July, 2017

Chris Christie says he didn't get any sun while using beach he shut down to public because 'he was wearing a hat'

Christie defended his use of the beach, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply “caught a politician keeping his word.”

# governor - Monday 24 October, 2016

Central Bank outlines exactly what its problems are with the First Time Buyer scheme

Governor Philip Lane has today outlined his concerns to a number of TDs.

# governor - Saturday 20 June, 2015

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident Oops This post contains videos

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

# governor - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Conjugal visits for Irish prisoners 'should be considered'

“Sex is a natural thing,” says Wheatfield Prison governor Colm Bartley

# governor - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 unexpected things that happened this week Mad World

6 unexpected things that happened this week

A politician into bondage, an over-eager suitor and a sock-eating dog – it’s all the week’d weirdest news.

# governor - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison

Brian Murphy will take up his new role in September.

# governor - Monday 28 July, 2014

Have a spare €7 per month? Why not subscribe to Sarah Palin's new web TV channel...

Doesn’t sound like a great deal?.. Perhaps we should mention that it’s free to watch if you happen to be in the US military?

# governor - Monday 23 June, 2014

Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can't be ruled out Getting Burnt This post contains videos

Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can't be ruled out

Patrick Honohan said he thought that “our fiscal crisis of the 1980s would have cured us of excesses of any type for 100 years”, but it didn’t.

# governor - Friday 23 May, 2014

Tennessee becomes first US state to bring back electric chair

It’s because European manufacturers have refused to provide common drugs for use in US executions.

# governor - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Former Virginia Governor forced to hand back Rolex as he's charged with corruption

Once a rising GOP star, Robert McDonnell has been forced to hand over $140,000 in cash and other gifts he received from a pharmaceutical company CEO.

# governor - Friday 10 January, 2014

Central Bank governor: The bailout programme did what it said on the tin

Honohan said, now that we have exited the programme, “the rest is up to us”.

# governor - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Matthew Elderfield steps down as Financial Regulator (and waives €100k bonus)

Elderfield, who has been the financial regulator for three years, is returning to London to pursue other interests.

# governor - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Central Bank Governor says 'deal' will not unravel

Patrick Honohan said Ireland’s debt is now more sustainable than it was.

# governor - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

New Jersey governor postpones Halloween

Governor Chris Christie said it would both dangerous and imprudent to celebrate Halloween as the state struggles to deal with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.

# governor - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# governor - Thursday 20 September, 2012

John Lonergan: "Our treatment of children has been appalling"

The former governor of Mountjoy said that it will be easy to get the children’s rights referendum passed – but warned that the real test will come afterwards.

# governor - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Utah governor issues firearms appeal over fires

Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes on Friday due to blaze officials say was accidentally sparked by target shooters.

# governor - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Anger in Russia over live child statues at official's party

The four girls were made up with silver costumes and face paint and fixed to the corners of an installation at the party.

# governor - Thursday 24 May, 2012

John Lonergan: prison is not the way to deal with social welfare fraud

The former governor of Mountjoy said that prison should only be used as a last resort when somebody is a risk to society.

# governor - Friday 27 April, 2012

Sinn Féin criticises Honohan's call for a Yes vote

The party said the Central Bank governor is entitled to his own opinion as an individual but should not be using his role to endorse the treaty.

# governor - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Honohan: Banks aren't solely to blame for state of the Irish economy

In a speech this evening, the governor of the Central Bank said living standards have fallen in Ireland by some 17 per cent since the peak of the boom.

# governor - Friday 24 February, 2012

"I can't afford this job": Sarah Palin's concern over rising legal bills

Latest release of the former governor’s emails show Palin was ready to resign before she officially stepped down in July 2009.

# governor - Thursday 10 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Julianne Moore to play Sarah Palin in new HBO film Palin

Julianne Moore to play Sarah Palin in new HBO film

Game Change to tell the story of the 2008 presidential election – but can Oscar-winner Moore follow in the footsteps of Tina Fey?