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#Máire Geoghegan-Quinn

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Monday 20 July, 2015

Ireland's first ever female minister has a new job
# Girls And Boys
# Girls And Boys

Ireland's first ever female minister has a new job

Jul 20th 2015, 5:00 PM 24,629 Views 66 Comments

An independent panel, chaired by former European Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, is to investigate the issue.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Monday 16 December, 2013

'I have no plans whatsoever to be the next EU commissioner' - Tánaiste
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

'I have no plans whatsoever to be the next EU commissioner' - Tánaiste

Dec 16th 2013, 12:53 PM 4,103 Views 46 Comments

Eamon Gilmore also said that discussions on who will take on the job will not begin until the latter part of next year following talk that colleague Ruairi Quinn is being lined-up.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Hogan is going nowhere, but sees "no way back" for Fine Gael rebels
# Big Philly Style
# Big Philly Style

Hogan is going nowhere, but sees "no way back" for Fine Gael rebels

Sep 3rd 2013, 12:40 PM 4,716 Views 27 Comments

The Minister for Environment says that he is “very happy” to be in the cabinet and is not expecting a call to replace European Commissioner Máire Geoghegan Quinn.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Monday 24 June, 2013

20 years ago homosexuality was decriminalised, but not everyone was happy...
# Homosexuality
# Homosexuality

20 years ago homosexuality was decriminalised, but not everyone was happy...

Jun 24th 2013, 9:00 PM 15,261 Views 108 Comments

Paul McGrath of Fine Gael at the time spoke against the bill and said he was concerned what impact it would have on society as a whole.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Friday 14 June, 2013

New EU-funded device detects when a pensioner has a bad fall
# Bad Hip
# Bad Hip

New EU-funded device detects when a pensioner has a bad fall

Jun 14th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,150 Views 14 Comments

Around 20 per cent of elderly people receive hospital care every year after a fall.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Irish Young Scientist winners share top European prize
# Young Scientists
# Young Scientists

Irish Young Scientist winners share top European prize

Sep 25th 2012, 3:29 PM 8,394 Views 12 Comments

Eric Doyle and Mark Kelly from Synge Street CBS are among three top prizewinners at the EU Contest for Young Scientists.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Thursday 12 July, 2012

She’s Electric Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day

She’s Electric Pic of the Day

Jul 12th 2012, 10:31 AM 5,838 Views 20 Comments

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn in an electric car. No comment.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Sunday 24 June, 2012

European Commission takes down 'patronising' video of girls in science
# Girl Thing
# Girl Thing

European Commission takes down 'patronising' video of girls in science

Jun 24th 2012, 2:36 PM 8,715 Views 27 Comments

The video was supposed to encourage young women to pursue science careers – by showing pictures of lipstick and make-up brushes.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Friday 25 November, 2011

German MEP 'felt sympathy' for O'Shea after reading email
# Court Of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors

German MEP 'felt sympathy' for O'Shea after reading email

Nov 25th 2011, 4:46 PM 3,245 Views 4 Comments

German MEP Jens Geier also says it remains unclear as to whether the European Parliament can still seal Kevin Cardiff’s fate – due to confusions over voting procedures.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Thursday 24 November, 2011

In numbers: why you'd want to be on the EU Court of Auditors
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

In numbers: why you'd want to be on the EU Court of Auditors

Nov 24th 2011, 3:46 PM 6,478 Views 34 Comments

You might have to move to Luxembourg, but the pay and expenses regime would more than make up for the inconvenience…

Irish rep on Court of Auditors: I emailed MEPs to lobby against Cardiff
# Eoin O'Shea
# Eoin O'Shea

Irish rep on Court of Auditors: I emailed MEPs to lobby against Cardiff

Nov 24th 2011, 2:14 PM 5,541 Views 32 Comments

Eoin O’Shea admits to emailing two influential MEPs on the Budgetary Control Committee advising against Kevin Cardiff’s appointment.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Geoghegan-Quinn got EU job ‘because Barroso demanded a female nominee’ – WikiLeaks
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Geoghegan-Quinn got EU job ‘because Barroso demanded a female nominee’ – WikiLeaks

May 31st 2011, 7:43 AM 765 Views 0 Comments

Cables given to the Irish Independent suggest that the European Commission urged Ireland to choose a female commissioner.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Monday 9 May, 2011

TDs criticise "set-piece speeches" for Dáil's Europe Day
# Europe Day
# Europe Day

TDs criticise "set-piece speeches" for Dáil's Europe Day

May 9th 2011, 9:05 PM 1,012 Views 0 Comments

TDs from both Fianna Fáil and Labour criticise today’s proceedings, with one TD saying MEPs are like “a lighthouse in a bog”.

Commissioner affirms: no move on corporate tax rate without Irish approval
# Europe Day
# Europe Day

Commissioner affirms: no move on corporate tax rate without Irish approval

May 9th 2011, 1:58 PM 483 Views 0 Comments

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn assures the Dáil that corporate tax can’t be changed by the EU without Ireland allowing it to.

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Monday 28 February, 2011

The Seven Deadly Political Whodunits - books for Mary O'Rourke to draw inspiration from
# Political Whodunits
# Political Whodunits

The Seven Deadly Political Whodunits - books for Mary O'Rourke to draw inspiration from

Feb 28th 2011, 1:21 PM 1,489 Views 0 Comments

The outgoing TD says she will write a political tell all. But what should she be reading for inspiration?

# maire-geoghegan-quinn - Monday 19 July, 2010

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn announces massive fund
# Research Funding
# Research Funding

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn announces massive fund

Jul 19th 2010, 2:18 PM 174 Views 0 Comments

Call for grant submissions from the €6.4 billion pool published tomorrow.