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#Mary Harney

# mary-harney - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

'Accept responsibility and we might accept your apology': Survivors brace themselves for mother and baby home report
# Mary Harney
# Mary Harney

'Accept responsibility and we might accept your apology': Survivors brace themselves for mother and baby home report

Jan 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 26,577 Views 48 Comments

The long-awaited report will be published today – and survivors want “urgent” action on foot of it.

# mary-harney - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'The beatings were regular and we worked until our fingers bled': My childhood in an industrial school
# Industrial School
# Industrial School

'The beatings were regular and we worked until our fingers bled': My childhood in an industrial school

Oct 22nd 2020, 7:30 PM 85,723 Views 26 Comments

Mary Harney shares her personal story on a day where the fate of records of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes was debated on the Dáil floor.

# mary-harney - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Mary Harney named chancellor of UL
# Limerick
# Limerick

Mary Harney named chancellor of UL

Jan 9th 2018, 3:40 PM 72,181 Views 80 Comments

The former Tánaiste will take up the appointment immediately.

# mary-harney - Monday 28 September, 2015

The ban that stopped scenes like this is going nationwide
# Smoky Coal
# Smoky Coal

The ban that stopped scenes like this is going nationwide

Sep 28th 2015, 9:24 PM 20,420 Views 28 Comments

Smoky coal is being banned across the country from the end of 2018.

# mary-harney - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry

Jul 29th 2015, 5:34 PM 15,839 Views 46 Comments

Mary Harney and John Gormley were the latest former politicians to brave the banking inquiry gauntlet this afternoon.

# mary-harney - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year
# Pensions
# Pensions

Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year

May 12th 2015, 5:28 PM 18,601 Views 119 Comments

The former taoisigh’s annual pensions cannot be cut further, Brendan Howlin has said.

# mary-harney - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Mary Harney is not happy that Mary Lou named her in the Dáil last week
# Mary Versus Mary
# Mary Versus Mary

Mary Harney is not happy that Mary Lou named her in the Dáil last week

Dec 10th 2014, 9:22 AM 11,472 Views 0 Comments

The former tánaiste has made a formal complaint to the Dáil Ceann Comhairle.

# mary-harney - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Back in time:  This 'Pizza Delivery' leaflet from the PDs is truly bizarre...
# Socialist And Mushroom
# Socialist And Mushroom

Back in time: This 'Pizza Delivery' leaflet from the PDs is truly bizarre...

Sep 14th 2014, 5:30 PM 18,197 Views 27 Comments

You’d be a fool to consider buying a pizza from anybody else. Especially when the ‘alternatives’ have names like ‘Cheese and Sleaze’…

# mary-harney - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Opinion: Will Leo survive the Department of Health curse?
# Poison Chalice
# Poison Chalice

Opinion: Will Leo survive the Department of Health curse?

Jul 15th 2014, 1:00 PM 37 Views 44 Comments

The newly-crowned Minister for Health’s role could be the making or breaking for one of politics’ rapidly rising stars.

# mary-harney - Sunday 29 June, 2014

'I hope he survives': Senator Crown doesn't think Reilly has been given the chance he needs in health
# HSE
# HSE

'I hope he survives': Senator Crown doesn't think Reilly has been given the chance he needs in health

Jun 29th 2014, 1:33 PM 8,516 Views 32 Comments

Earlier this week Reilly said the health budget had run over by €158 million.

# mary-harney - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history
# Companies Bill
# Companies Bill

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history

Nov 24th 2013, 10:30 AM 18,650 Views 33 Comments

The Companies Bill 2013 is nearly 1,200 pages and proposes to overhaul the way company law operates in Ireland. But in what way? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

# mary-harney - Thursday 27 June, 2013

New campaign demands long-awaited law to ban teenagers from sunbeds
# Sunbeds
# Sunbeds

New campaign demands long-awaited law to ban teenagers from sunbeds

Jun 27th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,146 Views 20 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society is renewing its calls for legislation to minimise the risk of skin cancers in under-18s.

# mary-harney - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Is Galway West TD Noel Grealish joining Fianna Fáil?
# Switch-up
# Switch-up

Is Galway West TD Noel Grealish joining Fianna Fáil?

Apr 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,552 Views 30 Comments

The independent TD declined to comment when asked if he was interested in joining the party which itself has denied it has approached the former Progressive Democrat deputy.

# mary-harney - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Column: Ireland has the worst managed healthcare system in the developed world
# Bureaucracy
# Bureaucracy

Column: Ireland has the worst managed healthcare system in the developed world

Feb 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 7,853 Views 77 Comments

While Ireland does not have the worst quality of healthcare, it is run by technically deficient, medically illiterate bureaucrats, says Professor John Crown. What healthcare model should we be looking to?

# mary-harney - Friday 5 October, 2012

Quinn angry at being misled over primary care centres answer in Dáil
# Reilly
# Reilly

Quinn angry at being misled over primary care centres answer in Dáil

Oct 5th 2012, 10:34 AM 5,987 Views 35 Comments

“The information was given was from Minister Reilly’s personal office and it clearly was wrong,” Ruairí Quinn told RTÉ radio this morning.

# mary-harney - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Troika forced Ireland into repaying €1bn AIB bond - Quinn
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Troika forced Ireland into repaying €1bn AIB bond - Quinn

Oct 3rd 2012, 12:28 PM 9,324 Views 102 Comments

Ruairí Quinn says the Troika are the only people who will affordably lend to Ireland – so what they say goes.

# mary-harney - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Column: Why Ireland should look to Europe as well as America
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why Ireland should look to Europe as well as America

Sep 9th 2012, 8:30 AM 388 Views 57 Comments

Mary Harney famously claimed that Ireland was “closer to Boston than Berlin” – but it’s now time to reassess, writes Kate Katharina Ferguson.

# mary-harney - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Shoeing, pieing and 7 other things politicians have had thrown at them
# Ouch
# Ouch

Shoeing, pieing and 7 other things politicians have had thrown at them

May 26th 2012, 8:30 AM 4,502 Views 10 Comments

Rotten tomatoes anyone?

# mary-harney - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Environment Minister announces review of ban on smokey coal
# Fossil Fuel
# Fossil Fuel

Environment Minister announces review of ban on smokey coal

Apr 12th 2012, 7:37 PM 5,093 Views 30 Comments

The ban on smokey coal in Dublin is believed to have resulted in at least 350 fewer deaths each year. Phil Hogan has announced a public consultation on the regulations around the ban.

# mary-harney - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 3:00 PM 3,425 Views 2 Comments

Gay mice, a footballer leaving Twitter and an April Fools’ joke – some of the stories you most wanted to share with your Twitter followers.

# mary-harney - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy
# Pensions
# Pensions

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy

Nov 30th 2011, 10:08 AM 7,081 Views 47 Comments

We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.

# mary-harney - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI
# Broadcasting
From The Daily Edge
# Broadcasting

Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI

May 19th 2011, 7:12 PM 2,317 Views 0 Comments

Complaints over the X-Factor’s controversial sing-off elimination are resolved by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland – but Hook, Tubridy and D’Arcy are all scolded.

"Nightmare situation" as Fair Deal applications suspended
# No Fair Deal
# No Fair Deal

"Nightmare situation" as Fair Deal applications suspended

May 19th 2011, 1:08 PM 1,275 Views 4 Comments

The Fair Deal nursing home scheme has already run out of funding for this year and can’t accommodate any new people who need financial assistant to cover the costs of that care.

# mary-harney - Thursday 5 May, 2011

McCafferty didn’t know she was live when making Harney comments
# Harney Libel
# Harney Libel

McCafferty didn’t know she was live when making Harney comments

May 5th 2011, 9:11 AM 3,357 Views 13 Comments

The former Minister for Health settles action against Newstalk over comments made on air by Nell McCafferty last year.

# mary-harney - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Mary Harney reportedly secures €450k settlement with Newstalk
# Talk Ain't Cheap
# Talk Ain't Cheap

Mary Harney reportedly secures €450k settlement with Newstalk

May 4th 2011, 6:21 PM 2,921 Views 4 Comments

The former Tanaiste had taken a defamation case against radio station over comments made on show.

# mary-harney - Friday 1 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: April Fool's Day
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: April Fool's Day

Apr 1st 2011, 8:25 AM 3,335 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Anger over the government’s failure to make the bondholders share the pain; Financial Regulator Matthew Elderfield says criminal charges will come, and red faces for Royal aides as they invite the wrong Mary to the the wedding of William and Kate.

Royal family apologises over Harney wedding gaffe
# Gaffe
# Gaffe

Royal family apologises over Harney wedding gaffe

Apr 1st 2011, 7:53 AM 9,478 Views 0 Comments

Clarence House apologises “unreservedly” after a case of mistaken identity in which the former Health Minister was sent an invitation in the place of President.

# mary-harney - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The PDs return: former party fares better in 2011 than 2007
# GE11
# GE11

The PDs return: former party fares better in 2011 than 2007

Feb 27th 2011, 9:56 PM 1,791 Views 0 Comments

The party that disbanded after its election slaughter in 2007 sees its former candidates gain ground this time around.

# mary-harney - Friday 25 February, 2011

Department publishes review of VHI claims costs
# Milliman Report
# Milliman Report

Department publishes review of VHI claims costs

Feb 25th 2011, 9:38 PM 1,075 Views 1 Comment

Milliman’s report into VHI’s cost control, and how it can streamline its operations, is published in redacted form.

Councillor convicted of assault over Harney paint incident
# Bloody Mary
# Bloody Mary

Councillor convicted of assault over Harney paint incident

Feb 25th 2011, 5:20 PM 2,391 Views 0 Comments

Louise Minihan of Éirígí is convicted of throwing red paint over then-Minister for Health, Mary Harney, in November.

# mary-harney - Thursday 20 January, 2011

Backbenchers could still plan coup to oust Cowen
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Backbenchers could still plan coup to oust Cowen

Jan 20th 2011, 4:12 PM 2,281 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil backbenchers aren’t happy about how the cabinet crisis was managed – and the knives could still be out.

Cowen's new cabinet and election date: his statement in full
# GE11
# GE11

Cowen's new cabinet and election date: his statement in full

Jan 20th 2011, 2:13 PM 1,073 Views 0 Comments

The full text of Brian Cowen’s full statement to the Dáil, announcing his restructured cabinet and the date of the election.

Cabinet reshuffle expected as sixth minister quits
# Cabinet Reshuffle
# Cabinet Reshuffle

Cabinet reshuffle expected as sixth minister quits

Jan 20th 2011, 10:05 AM 1,715 Views 0 Comments

Batt O’Keeffe joins Mary Harney, Noel Dempsy, Dermot Ahern and Tony Killeen in announcing his departure from the cabinet.

Don't bother with reshuffle, call an election - opposition
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Don't bother with reshuffle, call an election - opposition

Jan 20th 2011, 8:29 AM 350 Views 0 Comments

The opposition parties say the latest developments around the cabinet table are a sign an election should be called.

Mary Harney's last months as Minister: The Top 5 moments
# Mary Harney
# Mary Harney

Mary Harney's last months as Minister: The Top 5 moments

Jan 20th 2011, 7:45 AM 765 Views 0 Comments

A selection of Harney stories from her last few months in cabinet…

# mary-harney - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Harney resigns from ministerial role
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# Mary Harney

Harney resigns from ministerial role

Jan 19th 2011, 9:13 PM 1,624 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Health joins Micheál Martin in resigning from cabinet, and says she will not contest the general election.

# mary-harney - Monday 10 January, 2011

Take 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Monday

Jan 10th 2011, 4:57 PM 886 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# mary-harney - Friday 7 January, 2011

Has ANYONE seen Mary Harney?
# Where's Harney?
# Where's Harney?

Has ANYONE seen Mary Harney?

Jan 7th 2011, 9:47 AM 2,020 Views 0 Comments

Any information leading to her recovery can be sent to tips@thejournal.ie

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Jan 7th 2011, 8:41 AM 1,180 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Swine flu is back – and this time it means business; parents under the microscope and how Ted’s excellent adventure almost ended in tears.

# mary-harney - Wednesday 24 November, 2010

Take 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

Nov 24th 2010, 4:50 PM 425 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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