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#Merrion Hotel

# merrion-hotel - Thursday 2 September, 2021

'You're trying to say an apple's an orange': Martin and Varadkar want perspective on Zapponegate
# Disagreed
# Disagreed

'You're trying to say an apple's an orange': Martin and Varadkar want perspective on Zapponegate

Sep 2nd 2021, 7:10 PM 17,933 Views 37 Comments

The Tánaiste said he regrets going “anywhere near” the Merrion Hotel event.

# merrion-hotel - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

'Is it definitely legal?' - Varadkar releases screengrabs of his texts with Zappone and Coveney
# Spelling It Out
# Spelling It Out

'Is it definitely legal?' - Varadkar releases screengrabs of his texts with Zappone and Coveney

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 9:38 PM 109,671 Views 85 Comments
  • New screenshots show conversations between Leo Varadkar with Katherine Zappone and Simon Coveney in July.
  • The Tánaiste and Zappone discussed her event at the Merrion Hotel, including whether it was "definitely legal".
  • She asked the Tánaiste if he had heard anything about her prospective appointment as a UN Special Envoy.
'I've been hacked': Coveney says he is being 'prudent' by clearing his phone regularly
# Zapponegate
# Zapponegate

'I've been hacked': Coveney says he is being 'prudent' by clearing his phone regularly

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 1:40 PM 28,732 Views 45 Comments

Simon Coveney said yesterday that Katherine Zappone did not lobby him for a job.

# merrion-hotel - Friday 13 August, 2021

Public Accounts Committee to discuss Katherine Zappone’s appointment as UN envoy
# Controversy
# Controversy

Public Accounts Committee to discuss Katherine Zappone’s appointment as UN envoy

Aug 13th 2021, 5:04 PM 19,722 Views 47 Comments

The former children’s minister stepped back from the role amid controversy over the manner of her appointment.

# merrion-hotel - Monday 9 August, 2021

Labour TD Ivana Bacik apologises for attending Merrion Hotel party
# Apology
# Apology

Labour TD Ivana Bacik apologises for attending Merrion Hotel party

Aug 9th 2021, 6:28 PM 31,260 Views 100 Comments

In a statement, Bacik said that Labour leader Alan Kelly had accepted her apology.

Eamon Ryan 'regrets' controversy caused by Zappone and Green Party events
# Guidelines
# Guidelines

Eamon Ryan 'regrets' controversy caused by Zappone and Green Party events

Aug 9th 2021, 10:55 AM 31,410 Views 76 Comments

“In hindsight, in terms of maintaining public confidence, I’d prefer had we not attended those events,” the minister said today.

# merrion-hotel - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Katherine Zappone says she will not accept UN envoy role after days of mounting political pressure
# Merrion Hotel
# Merrion Hotel

Katherine Zappone says she will not accept UN envoy role after days of mounting political pressure

Updated Aug 4th 2021, 5:46 PM 121,327 Views 222 Comments
  • Political pressure has mounted since it emerged Zappone held an event for 50 people before being appointed.
  • The Merrion Hotel, where the event was hosted, said that all Covid-19 guidelines were followed at the event.
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has released a statement saying he was only in attendance for 45 minutes.

# merrion-hotel - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

A Dublin landmark has been named the best five-star hotel in Ireland
# Hotel Awards
# Hotel Awards

A Dublin landmark has been named the best five-star hotel in Ireland

Nov 15th 2017, 9:45 PM 66,268 Views 12 Comments

The Merrion took the prize in the Trivago awards.

# merrion-hotel - Thursday 17 November, 2016

New extreme right-wing party says cancellation of its event was 'frankly inexplicable'
# The National Party
# The National Party

New extreme right-wing party says cancellation of its event was 'frankly inexplicable'

Nov 17th 2016, 7:01 AM 32,206 Views 264 Comments

The party had been due to hold its launch at the Merrion Hotel in Dublin today.

# merrion-hotel - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Dublin hotel cancels launch of new extreme right-wing party which had been planned for tomorrow
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

Dublin hotel cancels launch of new extreme right-wing party which had been planned for tomorrow

Nov 16th 2016, 12:32 PM 81,974 Views 427 Comments

The National Party had previously released a statement announcing its launch at a renowned Dublin hotel tomorrow afternoon.

# merrion-hotel - Monday 14 November, 2016

'Effortless style and unparalleled service': Ireland's best hotels have been revealed
# Luxury
# Luxury

'Effortless style and unparalleled service': Ireland's best hotels have been revealed

Nov 14th 2016, 2:05 PM 33,926 Views 6 Comments

Millions of reviews were used to calculate the nation’s top places to stay.

# merrion-hotel - Monday 7 January, 2013

Why didn't Rihanna tweet about being in Dublin?
# Howiyeh Rihanna
From The Daily Edge
# Howiyeh Rihanna

Why didn't Rihanna tweet about being in Dublin?

Jan 7th 2013, 10:25 AM 3,522 Views 3 Comments

She tweets about everything else. WHY DON’T YOU LOVE US RIHANNA?

# merrion-hotel - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Audio: 'There's something about Bill O'Herlihy' - Taoiseach hails 'Billo'
# Okey Doke
# Okey Doke

Audio: 'There's something about Bill O'Herlihy' - Taoiseach hails 'Billo'

Oct 31st 2012, 10:28 AM 6,716 Views 14 Comments

Listen to the full tribute Taoiseach Enda Kenny paid to legendary RTÉ sports presenter Bill O’Herlihy at the launch of his book in Dublin last night.

# merrion-hotel - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

How to eat like a President: grilled chicken and brown rice
# Obama Diet
From The Daily Edge
# Obama Diet

How to eat like a President: grilled chicken and brown rice

May 25th 2011, 10:27 AM 1,020 Views 0 Comments

Details of the US President’s menu requirements during his stay at the five star Merrion Hotel have emerged.

# merrion-hotel - Monday 4 April, 2011

Small fire forces evacuation at Dublin's Merrion Hotel
# Merrion
# Merrion

Small fire forces evacuation at Dublin's Merrion Hotel

Apr 4th 2011, 2:37 PM 1,215 Views 0 Comments

The small chimney fire broke out this morning but was dealt with by the fire brigade in a matter of minutes.