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#Jimmy Deenihan

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Schoolchildren plan a minute of silence for Great Famine victims

This weekend is the official State commemoration of the Great Famine.

# jimmy-deenihan - Friday 4 May, 2012

Minister admits defeat in bid to take over College Green bank

Jimmy Deenihan says the ownership of Bank of Ireland is “no longer a matter for debate”, so the building can’t be commandeered for public use.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Deenihan to make decision on Moore St site 'as soon as possible'

The arts minister says the National Museum of Ireland has sent a submission relating to the use of the 1916 Rising HQ.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 30 April, 2012

White-tailed Eagles make Clare their new nest after 100-year wait

The pair is nesting in Mountshannon, in what has been described as a “momentous occasion” by the Golden Eagle Trust.

# jimmy-deenihan - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Anthem composer and tricolour creator honoured at Glasnevin

Peadar Kearney, who wrote Amhrán na bhFiann, and Edward Hollywood who created the national flag, were remembered.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Junior ministers among those who claim most for mileage

Small Business Minister John Perry has claimed the most of any government minister in mileage allowances over the past year, new figures have revealed.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 2 April, 2012

€53,000 bill to send ministers away for St Patrick's Day St Patrick's Day This post contains a poll

€53,000 bill to send ministers away for St Patrick's Day

A series of parliamentary questions reveal costs of €53,142 to send 12 ministers around the world to mark the national holiday.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Gilmore admits 'difficulties' allowing household charge payment

The Tánaiste also accuses opposition leaders of misleading the public saying how expensive the charge could yet become.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Poll: Should hare coursing be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should hare coursing be banned?

Anti-hunting activists have hit out at the Government for exempting hare coursing from animal cruelty laws. So what do you think?

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Global culture programme for St Patrick's Day revealed

It’s not all about shamrock shakes and pints of Guinness.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Government asks historians for advice on centenary commemorations

An advisory group made up of eleven academics has been put together ahead of events to mark the 1916 Easter Rising.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Taoiseach and 16 ministers off around the world for Patrick's Day celebrations

Dinny McGinley is off to Glasgow and Michael Noonan will be in France. Here’s where else our government ministers will be jetting off to on 17 March…

# jimmy-deenihan - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Here’s how the government has spent over €104k on photography

Figures revealed this week detail how over €104,000 has been spent by the government on photography since it took office.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

AIB to donate 39 major artworks to the State Art

AIB to donate 39 major artworks to the State

The bank will also make almost one thousand pieces of art available to be used for public exhibition.

# jimmy-deenihan - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Third BBC drama to be filmed in Ireland

UK television is to spend €13 million in Ireland in the first quarter of the year.

# jimmy-deenihan - Friday 10 February, 2012

No plans for Famine exhibition - because there aren't enough artifacts left

The Minister for Arts said most of what remains is statistical and pictorial.

# jimmy-deenihan - Friday 3 February, 2012

Taoiseach, Noonan, Howlin among ministers claiming unvouched TDs' expenses

While the country struggles under immense financial pressure, eight cabinet ministers take expenses that can’t be audited.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Minister wants to turn College Green into pedestrian plaza

Arts minister Jimmy Deenihan says he has had “constructive engagement” with Bank of Ireland about taking its College Green HQ.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 26 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Volta.ie hoping to promote indie and Irish movies Volta

Volta.ie hoping to promote indie and Irish movies

Irish video-on-demand website allows users to view some new releases on same day they open in cinemas.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 16 January, 2012

Light House Cinema to be reopened 'officially' tomorrow

Arts Minister and head of Element Pictures to attend photocall to confirm that the distribution company is taking over the arthouse venue.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Seámus Heaney donates literary treasure trove to National Library Seamus Heaney This post contains videos

Seámus Heaney donates literary treasure trove to National Library

The Nobel laureate has given a lifetime of literary papers, including early drafts of poems, notebooks and corrections.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Titanic TV series to bring €12m to Irish economy Titanic TV This post contains images

Titanic TV series to bring €12m to Irish economy

Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan hints that the Irish Film Board might be due to announce other new projects coming to film here as he visits set of major series starring Neve Campbell.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Government to offer free turf to cutters on protected bogs

Government to offer free turf to cutters on protected bogs

People who are being ordered to stop cutting turf on protected bogs will receive compensation including free turf.

# jimmy-deenihan - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Small Lives: The Irish childhood in pics In Photos This post contains images

Small Lives: The Irish childhood in pics

National Photographic Archive gathers together a moving pictorial record of children in Ireland between 1880 and 1960.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 22 August, 2011

Over 1,400 events planned nationwide for National Heritage Week

The nine-day festival kicked off on Saturday, with events across the country including at least 200 in Dublin alone.

# jimmy-deenihan - Saturday 30 July, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

A desert island and a Brave New World: Dublin Fringe Fest

The Absolut Fringe Festival box office has just gone live – and these are some of the hottest tickets in town…

Temple Bar "is working" says Arts Minister

Jimmy Deenihan calls Dublin city area a “cultural oasis” during Absolut Fringe Festival 2011 launch.

# jimmy-deenihan - Monday 11 July, 2011

Ireland joins forces with Luxembourg to boost film production

The countries signed a “valuable” Co-production Treaty at the Galway Film Fleadh this weekend.

# jimmy-deenihan - Thursday 7 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Caption comp: Which way next for the Oireachtas? Bush Walk

Caption comp: Which way next for the Oireachtas?

Tell us what you think the hillwalking troika of Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Jimmy Deenihan and Eric Byrne could be talking about…

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Ministers get jet set for St Patrick's Day globetrotting

Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore hit stateside, while other ministers travel to London, Paris, Rome, Berlin, India and Australia.

# jimmy-deenihan - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Ash Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Members of the 31st Dáil get ready for their first day at school; the $250 million ‘sex slave’ lawsuit against American Apparel founder, and the answer to the question that has confounded science for centuries – does Guinness travel well?

# jimmy-deenihan - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.