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#Jimmy Deenihan

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 2 November, 2015

'Farce': Fine Gael begins adding women

Fine Gael is short on women candidates ahead of the general election.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 12 January, 2015

From The42 New York club Shannon Gaels to get €250,000 funding from Irish Government 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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 24 November, 2014

Here's how much we're spending to support Irish emigrants in Australia

Communities in Sydney and Melbourne will benefit most.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

€1 million for Irish emigrants made 'vulnerable by loneliness'

Support for emigrants and the diaspora has increased to €12.595 million.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

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.

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Saturday 19 July, 2014

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 - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Demoted minister on his next move (...and his links to Michael Fassbender)

Deenihan is now the Minister of State for the Diaspora.

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - 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?

# jimmy-deenihan - Saturday 5 July, 2014

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Relatives of 1916 personnel invited to participate in centenary commemoration

The Minister for Heritage has asked relatives who are interested to contact his Department.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 29 May, 2014

The famous standing stone on the Hill of Tara was vandalised last night Lia Fáil This post contains images

The famous standing stone on the Hill of Tara was vandalised last night

The criminal damage has been widely condemned today.

# jimmy-deenihan - Friday 9 May, 2014

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 5 May, 2014

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Friday 2 May, 2014

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’.

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”.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Saturday 19 April, 2014

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 14 April, 2014

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Christy Brown letters, photos and poems to remain in Ireland Precious This post contains images

Christy Brown letters, photos and poems to remain in Ireland

The collection includes unpublished works and letters from his lover Beth Moore.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Suicide, the Irish language and Rehab

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From The42 6 high-profile sportspeople turned into successful politicians 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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Saturday 22 February, 2014

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.”

# jimmy-deenihan - Friday 24 January, 2014

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…

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 16 January, 2014

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”.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 6 January, 2014

Pat Cox: 'I never asked for Patricia Ryan to be appointed'

He said he did not ask anyone to resign from their positions either.

# jimmy-deenihan - Sunday 5 January, 2014

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’.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 23 December, 2013

Additional €85,000 to cover Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe renovation costs

The theatre closed in 2007 for renovation after a fire caused extensive smoke damage.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 10 October, 2013

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.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Unauthorised turf cutting declined by 45 per cent so far this year

Almost 3,800 compensation payments have also been made to turf cutters.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Statue of Arthur Guinness unveiled in his hometown

It was Arthur’s Day again in a Kildare village today.

# jimmy-deenihan - Saturday 28 September, 2013

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”.

# jimmy-deenihan - Friday 27 September, 2013

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.

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