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#Jimmy Deenihan

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Govt to ask for 900-year-old manuscript back from Oxford University

The Annals of Inisfallen – written in 1092 – have been on display in the Bodleian Library.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

From The42 Spillane, Deenihan, Eddie: the first 16 names for UL's Sports Hall of Fame Hall Of Fame

Spillane, Deenihan, Eddie: the first 16 names for UL's Sports Hall of Fame

A new Hall of Fame will open later at the University of Limerick this month.

# jimmy-deenihan - Saturday 14 September, 2013

The Burren receives European diploma for protected areas Irish Beauty This post contains images

The Burren receives European diploma for protected areas

The Burren has been honoured for its rich flora and fauna and its importance to cultural heritage.

Merger of National Library and National Museum boards will save €630,000

A statutory nine-person body is to replace the boards of the National Library and National Museum and Jimmy Deenihan says that it will be more efficient and streamlined.

# jimmy-deenihan - Friday 30 August, 2013

'Full of humour, care and courtesy': President leads tributes to Seamus Heaney

The 74-year-old poet died earlier today and tributes are flowing in.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Death of Kerry musician and author of 'A Thig Ná Tit Orm', Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé RIP

Death of Kerry musician and author of 'A Thig Ná Tit Orm', Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé

His most well-known book will be familiar to thousands of past Leaving Cert students.

# jimmy-deenihan - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Animal rights activists unhappy as Department issues licences for hare coursing

Around 90 hare coursing meetings will be held in Ireland in the coming months, with each event using around 100 hares.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Illegal treasure-hunters targeted by metal detector guidelines

Metal detector users are being warned by Government that they may not be aware their actions are illegal.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Free history lectures to shed light on Ireland's past

The initiative was launched by Minister Jimmy Deenihan last night.

# jimmy-deenihan - Friday 10 May, 2013

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan tells Minister Deenihan to 'put up or shut up'

Flanagan hit out at the minister following the appearance of two men in court yesterday charged in relation to alleged illegal turf cutting.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

"Momentous" eaglet births greeted with concern from farmers

The first white-tailed eagle chicks have been born in Ireland after 100 years – but the Irish Farmers’ Association is calling for more monitoring.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Search for Ireland's stolen paintings in Limerick as man arrested

A number of paintings and other items were taken from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht’s storage facility.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 22 April, 2013

Government spends over €100,000 to help preserve freshwater pearl mussel

Freshwater pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera) are in severe decline throughout Europe.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Irish film actor Milo O’Shea dies aged 86 RIP This post contains videos

Irish film actor Milo O’Shea dies aged 86

The actor passed away in New York. He is survived by his wife, Kitty Sullivan, his sons Colm and Steven and his three grandchildren.

# jimmy-deenihan - Friday 15 March, 2013

400 events promoting Irish arts organised across Europe for Ireland’s EU Presidency

Hundreds of events are taking place across all Member States of the European Union to help promote Irish culture during the country’s EU Presidency.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

19 ministers set for overseas travel for St Patrick's Day

13 senior ministers, five junior ministers, and the attorney general are all jetting off next week to lead trade missions.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Broadcaster Bill O'Herlihy named as Irish Film Board chairman

The new board was announced today and also includes actress Kate O’Toole, cinematographer Seamus Deasy and Dr Annie Doona of Dun Laoighaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology.

# jimmy-deenihan - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Two years' service means ministers now guaranteed to receive pensions

The government was appointed two years ago today – meaning senior ministers now have enough service for a pension.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Turf cutters reject 'progress' made in compensation scheme

Though over 2,600 applications have been received, turf cutters say the government has only addressed a small percentage of bog owners.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Providence surrenders licence for site off coast of Dublin

The company said the government in 1999 failed to transpose EU legislation into law which left it open to legal challenges.

Original 'The Quiet Man’ short story turns 80

Did you know that the John Ford film was based on a short story written by a Kerryman? Now the original manuscript of the story is on display in Listowel.

# jimmy-deenihan - Sunday 10 February, 2013

€300k funding announced for local and regional museum development

Funding available for regional museum development projects has been significantly expanded for 2013 to promote cultural tourism in Ireland.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 24 January, 2013

National Gallery of Ireland to undergo biggest refurbishment since 1864

Around 300 jobs will be created during the refurbishment of the National Gallery on Dublin’s Merrion Square.

# jimmy-deenihan - Sunday 20 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge Caption competition: What are Enda and Daniel talking about? Caption Competition

Caption competition: What are Enda and Daniel talking about?

Daniel Day Lewis and Steven Spielberg stopped by Government Buildings before the ‘Lincoln’ premiere later today.

# jimmy-deenihan - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Almost €3.5m paid out for turf cutting compensation since 2011

Figures released to show that a total of 2,117 payments and 191 turf deliveries have been made to applicants.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Want to be a writer? New programme urges people to put pen to paper Get Writin' This post contains videos

Want to be a writer? New programme urges people to put pen to paper

Three successful Irish authors will offer tips to budding writers through YouTube videos as part of the new National Emerging Writer Programme.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Half of Údarás na Gaeltachta budget spent on former employees' pensions

Sinn Féin Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh said the government is doing “untold damage” to the future of the Gaeltacht.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Fate of Moore Street 1916 buildings up for debate

Oireachtas committee to hear from representatives campaigning for the preservation – but owners of site who want to redevelop it won’t attend.

# jimmy-deenihan - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Charity fashion event to see 23 TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk

Dáil and Seanad members will go head to head with professional models for charity in the Shelbourne Hotel next month.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 22 October, 2012

Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer

The Minister also announced his decision to begin a general review of the Open Season Order for other deer species.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Deenihan to undertake assessment of Moore Street 1916 site

Proposed plans for a shopping mall that would include a commemorative centre cannot go ahead without ministerial consent.

# jimmy-deenihan - Friday 28 September, 2012

Over €4.1m in pensions paid to former ministers last year

Most current government ministers entitled to pensions from previous ministerial posts surrendered them last year but Finance Minister Michael Noonan didn’t. Bertie Ahern handed back some of his annual pension.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Abbey Theatre can rebuild on current site after buying adjoining land

The theatre – which had been considered for moves elsewhere in recent years – will now stay at its current location.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Deenihan welcomes over 1,000 turf cutters’ compensation applications

However the Turf Cutters and Contractors Association say they will not stop cutting turf until the government provides relocation bogs.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Limerick to become first ever National City of Culture

Jimmy Deenihan said the initiative would have a “positive impact” on the city.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 21 June, 2012

150 Galway turf-cutters in overnight stand-off with Gardaí

The turf-cutters demonstrated at the protected Clonmoylan Bog as Gardaí tried to remove their equipment.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Condemnation for suspected vandalism of Tara national monument

The Lia Fail Standing Stone was damaged by a suspected act of vandalism over the weekend.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Minister Blending in on Set Pic of the Day

Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan popped down to the set of the BBC series Ripper Street earlier today. He’s the one in the middle.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Sinn Féin disappointed with 'inadequate' protection of Moore Street

The Government amended a Sinn Féin/Fianna Fáil motion about the protection of the 1916 battlefield site.

# jimmy-deenihan - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Great Famine victims remembered at national commemoration

Taoiseach linked Ireland’s ‘generational memory’ about Famine years to the country’s fight against root causes of hunger.