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#John Perry

# john-perry - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Perry's Christmas miracle leaves Fine Gael needing at least two more women

The party’s gender quota percentage took a hit with the addition of John Perry yesterday.

# john-perry - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

'I would like to thank God': Jubilant Perry added to Fine Gael election ticket after court battle

The former junior minister sued his own party after he was dropped from the ticket at his local selection convention.

# john-perry - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

This ousted Fine Gael TD is taking his own party to court next week

Fine Gael’s John Perry’s High Court action against his own party will go ahead next week.

# john-perry - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

This Fine Gael TD is taking his own party to court

John Perry is still trying to get his name on the Fine Gael election ticket in Sligo-Leitrim.

# john-perry - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

This Fine Gael TD's last-ditch election bid is set to fail

John Perry wants Fine Gael to add him to the Sligo-Leitrim election ticket but his efforts will fall on deaf ears, party sources say.

# john-perry - Thursday 22 October, 2015

This Fine Gael TD is adamant Enda should let him defend his seat

Fine Gael deputy John Perry says Taoiseach Enda Kenny told him he could defend his seat.

# john-perry - Sunday 18 October, 2015

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know this Sunday morning.

# john-perry - Saturday 17 October, 2015

A former minister has already missed out on being elected

Barring an intervention from party HQ.

# john-perry - Monday 12 October, 2015

Why Fine Gael left this 'fraught' internal battle until the end

Former minister John Perry is in danger of not being selected by Fine Gael at Friday’s Sligo-Leitrim convention

# john-perry - Friday 20 March, 2015

John Perry explains why he hired his wife

The Fine Gael TD said his wife worked on a voluntary basis for six months before he hired her full time.

# john-perry - Thursday 19 March, 2015

After John Perry hires his wife, we asked a Fine Gael TD if they'd employ a family member... Keeping It In The Family This post contains videos

After John Perry hires his wife, we asked a Fine Gael TD if they'd employ a family member...

The former junior minister is back in the news today.

# john-perry - Saturday 19 July, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s finally the weekend – and here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Saturday.

# john-perry - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting

An angry property developer confronted Junior Minister for Small Business at a business networking meeting.

# john-perry - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

# john-perry - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

'They're now free spirits': Taoiseach on RA rebels, Seanad and his future

Enda Kenny gave a wide-ranging interview to RTÉ’s Morning Ireland this morning. Here’s what he said.

# john-perry - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

John Perry has "full confidence" of Taoiseach but SF and FF call for explanation

The junior minister for small business has made a confidential settlement over a €2.47 million debt with Danske Bank and is not going to comment any further “at the moment”, his spokesperson says.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# john-perry - Monday 2 September, 2013

Junior minister John Perry reaches deal with bank over €2.4 million debt

Minister for Small Business John Perry and his wife had a judgment of €2.47 million entered against them in the Commercial Court in July.

# john-perry - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Bruton: John Perry's conduct is exemplary John Perry This post contains videos

Bruton: John Perry's conduct is exemplary

While the Minister would not comment on Perry’s court case, he said that there are “clear codes for what ministers can and can’t do”.

# john-perry - Saturday 27 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Royal baby offered place in Irish creche: The week's news skewed Not The News

Royal baby offered place in Irish creche: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Diplomatic incidents over British Prince George, HSE tells everyone to lighten up.

# john-perry - Friday 26 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

Minister: John Perry is like thousands of small business owners across Ireland Sympathy This post contains videos

Minister: John Perry is like thousands of small business owners across Ireland

Brian Hayes has said he has a lot of sympathy for fellow junior minister John Perry who had a €2.47 million judgment ordered against him in the courts this week.

# john-perry - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about the abortion bill being passed, John Perry and the first picture of the new royal baby.

# john-perry - Monday 22 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about the Royal baby, a judgment against a government minister and tragedy on the roads and in the water.

Government declines to comment on €2.47m judgment against Minister

Minister of State for Small Business, John Perry, and his wife consented to a judgment of €2.47 million being made against them in the Commercial Court today.

# john-perry - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice Emigration This post contains videos

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice

Junior minister for jobs, John Perry, said that some people would be “quite delighted” to go to the United States in the Dáil yesterday.

# john-perry - 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.

# john-perry - 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.

# john-perry - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?

A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.

# john-perry - Thursday 1 November, 2012

McDonald's to create 700 jobs in next three years

Fast food chain currently employs 4,054 people in Ireland and spent €283.7m in the Irish economy in 2011.

# john-perry - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Videos: Phil Hogan and 3 other people who hung up while being interviewed Hung Up On You This post contains videos

Videos: Phil Hogan and 3 other people who hung up while being interviewed

Sometimes they’re tired, sometimes the mobile reception is bad and sometimes they’ve just had enough….

# john-perry - Friday 24 August, 2012

Reform to self-employed PRSI contributions could be "too expensive"

Despite earlier promises that PRSI contributions for self-employed people would be reformed, the Department of Social Protection says it would have “significant financial implications”.

# john-perry - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Government will not oppose FF bill regulating debt advice services

A Fianna Fáil bill proposes to regulate the growing number of debt management advice firms.

# john-perry - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Government likely to vote against FF proposal to cut fuel duty

Fianna Fáil is to bring legislation before the Dáil this evening to cut fuel excise duty by 4 cent, offering an effective cut in fuel prices of 5 cent.

# john-perry - 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.

# john-perry - 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.

# john-perry - 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…

# john-perry - 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.

# john-perry - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Reilly confirms no plans to return breast cancer surgery to Sligo

The Minister for Health says Sligo will be a screening centre for colon cancer, but breast surgery won’t be returning.

# john-perry - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Junior minister admits mistakes over Sligo breast cancer services promise

John Perry, who hung up during an interview about his promise for the services, gave a press conference on the issue yesterday.

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