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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Jimmy Deenihan

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# internal affairs
'Farce': Fine Gael begins adding women
Fine Gael is short on women candidates ahead of the general election.
# Egypt
Enda Kenny could yet intervene in the Ibrahim Halawa case
The Irish teenager has been held in a Cairo prison for over 600 days without trial.
# resistance is futile
The Irish pub is set to become even harder to ignore on your holidays
New pubs network will see nearly 7,000 establishments worldwide working together.
# Diaspora
New York club Shannon Gaels to get €250,000 funding from Irish Government
One of the city’s youngest GAA organisations wants to develop its current home in Queens.
# Diaspora
Here's how much we're spending to support Irish emigrants in Australia
Communities in Sydney and Melbourne will benefit most.
# wish you were here
€1 million for Irish emigrants made 'vulnerable by loneliness'
Support for emigrants and the diaspora has increased to €12.595 million.
# home is where the heart is
These emigrants explain the barriers that are keeping them from coming home
The conference on return migration was organised by the National Youth Council of Ireland.
# home is where the heart is
Returned to Ireland? Some emigrants feel out of the loop when they come home
It was stated at a conference on return migration this morning that 33,500 young people aged 15-24 have emigrated in the year to April 2014.
# Emigration
What can the new diaspora minister do for the Irish abroad?
What once an aspirational concept is now a very real reality for many Irish families.
# Jimmy Deenihan
Demoted minister on his next move (...and his links to Michael Fassbender)
Deenihan is now the Minister of State for the Diaspora.
# Difficult days
Enda on reshuffles: It's like selecting a team for an All Ireland Final, people are always disappointed
The Taoiseach identified a particular difficulty in demoting Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan yesterday.
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
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?
# centenary plans
The 1916 relatives had a "surprisingly positive" meeting with Minister Deenihan
Some relatives have raised concerns in recent months they could effectively be frozen out of the centenary celebrations.
# Rising Time
Relatives of 1916 personnel invited to participate in centenary commemoration
The Minister for Heritage has asked relatives who are interested to contact his Department.
# Lia Fáil
The famous standing stone on the Hill of Tara was vandalised last night
The criminal damage has been widely condemned today.
# in remembrance
Schools to fall silent for one minute today to commemorate victims of the Famine
Students in all primary and secondary schools have been asked to pause for sixty seconds at noon today.
# licence to kill
Licence to kill a pine marten granted despite protected status
Minister Jimmy Deenihan has noted there is a need for practical advice and guidelines for residents with pine marten problems.
# Historic
Oireachtas group not happy with plans for Moore St buildings to become 1916 commemoration centre
The Oireachtas group on Moore Street say it would be a ‘destruction of a vital part of our national heritage’.
# commemoration
Irish people asked to observe a minute's silence for victims of the Great Famine
Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan said it is important that the Irish don’t forget “the experiences that have shaped us as a people”.
# Centenary
After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration
The site where the 1916 Rising leaders surrendered on Moore Street is to become a commemorative centre.
# rare bird
Gardaí still carrying out "extensive investigations" over killing of white-tailed eagle
A post-mortem carried out on the male eagle confirmed it had been hit with around 50 shotgun pellets.
# parks and rec
Minister insists 'no plans to sell National Parks'
Jimmy Deenihan’s statement follows a report this morning that suggested jobs could be lost, following a review of visitor services at the six parks.
# Precious
Christy Brown letters, photos and poems to remain in Ireland
The collection includes unpublished works and letters from his lover Beth Moore.
# x rated
New Censorship Board being put together...solely to deal with Alan Shatter's 'Laura'
The board have not met since June 2008 and its future is being considered by the Government.
# Oireachtas agenda
Suicide, the Irish language and Rehab
Everything happening in Leinster House today.
# Crime
One of the first white-tailed eagles bred in Ireland found dead after being shot
A post-mortem confirmed that the bird had dozens of shotgun pellets lodged in its body, but appears to have starved to death.
# Political game
6 high-profile sportspeople turned into successful politicians
With Kenneth Egan set to face the electorate, we look at some former sportspeople who turned to politics.
# historic ship
Groups outraged at exclusion from 'relevant stakeholders' meeting on ship destruction
“They said they’d call a meeting of the interested parties, but then only invited people who were interested in chopping it up.”
# Censorship
Censorship Board can't be abolished until it deals with Alan Shatter's 'Laura'
And everyone struggled to keep a straight face in the Dáil this morning…
Column: Irish art and culture is being failed by lazy, inept leadership
Our Arts minister is unable to represent his department with any real knowledge, and is therefore failing to exploit what could be a multi-billion euro industry, writes Eoin Lynch.
# Turf
New strategy on bogs "treats science as something to be bargained away"
An Taisce has accused the government of “putting electoral considerations ahead of the needs of Ireland’s young generations”.
# limerick city of culture
These amazing rare photos of Limerick, Clare and Kerry are to go on display
A German-born professional photographer captured Limerick from 1910 until the 60s and his work is going on display.
# limerick city of culture
Pat Cox: 'I never asked for Patricia Ryan to be appointed'
He said he did not ask anyone to resign from their positions either.
# limerick city of culture
Arts Minister read about Limerick City of Culture resignation 'in the paper'
The Arts Minister says he won’t be seeking changes to the board, other than including the ‘Limerick arts community’.
# Irish language
Additional €85,000 to cover Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe renovation costs
The theatre closed in 2007 for renovation after a fire caused extensive smoke damage.
# Environment
Turf cutters dispute latest Deenihan comments on bogs
Yesterday, Minister Jimmy Deenihan said that turf cutting declined by 45 per cent this year – but turf cutters dispute this.
# turf cutting
Unauthorised turf cutting declined by 45 per cent so far this year
Almost 3,800 compensation payments have also been made to turf cutters.
# Arthur's Day
Statue of Arthur Guinness unveiled in his hometown
It was Arthur’s Day again in a Kildare village today.
# Turf
Over €46,000 spent on surveillance of bogs for illegal turf cutting this year
TD Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan suggested that if planes are going to be flying over the bogs so frequently, “maybe they could bring our turf home for us”.
# co meath
Appeal for information after protected bird found hanging from gatepost
The sparrowhawk, which is protected under the Wildlife Act, generally hunts for smaller birds along hedgerows and in woodland.