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# michael-darcy - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan and Independent Rónán Mullen elected to the Seanad

Former TDs Michael D’Arcy and Eugene Murphy have been elected.

# michael-darcy - Thursday 16 January, 2020

FactCheck: Did Paschal Donohoe meet any individual insurance company in the midst of the insurance crisis?

Minister of State Michael D’Arcy said Minister Donohoe has met with the firms, Michael McGrath says he was told otherwise – but who is right?

# michael-darcy - Monday 23 December, 2019

Minister in charge of fixing insurance on 'easy-money mindset', 'ridiculous' payouts and saying 'stop'

Minister Michael D’Arcy sat down with TheJournal.ie to discuss the progress being made in reducing the cost of insurance.

# michael-darcy - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'Greedy insurance industry' has spun a false narrative to maximise profits, Dáil hears

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty has said the insurance crisis is not a priority around the Cabinet table.

# michael-darcy - Monday 11 November, 2019

Garda body demands apology over 'ill-informed and elitist' remarks about policing of Quinn violence

Michael D’Arcy made the comments on RTÉ yesterday afternoon.

# michael-darcy - Sunday 10 November, 2019

'Law and order must, and will, prevail' - Leo Varadkar meets with QIH directors Kevin Lunney This post contains videos

'Law and order must, and will, prevail' - Leo Varadkar meets with QIH directors

The Taoiseach said he particularly wanted to meet with Kevin Lunney follwoing his “barbaric” abduction.

# michael-darcy - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Calls to push ahead with capping insurance payouts as government criticised for taking too long to act

ISME boss says a referendum is not needed on payouts and calls for action before businesses close down.

# michael-darcy - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Minister meets insurers in London to 'hopefully' entice them to 'rethink' position in Irish market

The departure of a major player in insurance for the leisure industry, in particular, has damaged Irish companies.

# michael-darcy - Monday 22 July, 2019

Government admits its hands are tied even as leisure sector warns of insurance 'crisis'

The leisure and tourism sectors have expressed serious concerns over the withdrawal of a major insurance provider from the market.

# michael-darcy - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Minister sought guarantee for premium reductions but told 'it would be difficult to persuade insurers'

Minister Michael D’Arcy has held meetings with various parties over the issue of insurance in recent months.

# michael-darcy - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts

New figures revealed that the average award in a whiplash case is over €20,000.

# michael-darcy - Sunday 29 July, 2018

No evidence of older cars being forced off road because owners can't get cover, Insurance Ireland says

Minister Michael D’Arcy is to write to Insurance Ireland over concerns older vehicles can’t get insurance cover.

# michael-darcy - Saturday 7 April, 2018

All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'

Junior Minister Michael D’Arcy said young people are choosing to pay higher premiums rather than have the devices installed in their cars.

# michael-darcy - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Minister says there are rents in Dublin 'at a fraction of headline figures'

“I know everybody always quotes the high areas, but there are rents available at a fraction of the cost quoted on the headline figures.”

# michael-darcy - Friday 14 July, 2017

Donohoe defends his share-holdings in drinks company Diageo

Three ministers were asked about their share-holdings during a press conference today.

# michael-darcy - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

These two men accounted for nearly 50% of personal political donations in 2015

Fine Gael’s Michael D’Arcy and Paschal Donohoe received €15,000 in private donations between them last year.

# michael-darcy - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

'The Greek people needed the steady hand of Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan'

Fianna Fáil senator Terry Leyden made his comments as the Seanad discussed the Greek crisis this morning.

# michael-darcy - Friday 1 May, 2015

A defiant Trichet reckoned we were missing something. He wasn't wrong...

Analysis: The former ECB head was robust and defiant and views the crisis somewhat differently.

# michael-darcy - Monday 16 June, 2014

Noonan: Fianna Fáil pulled a stroke over the banking inquiry "and fair dues to them"

Micheál Martin said the claims are “unfounded” and the government needs to “stop digging”.

# michael-darcy - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

"I voted No. I was disappointed with how the campaign went." - FG senator

A Fine Gael senator who was pro-abolition of the Seanad, has said that he voted against the referendum because he felt the Yes campaign was “disrespectful”.

# michael-darcy - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Ireland's politicians disclose €378,920 in donations for 2011

TDs, Senators and MEPs who served in roles in 2011 are required to disclose donations above €634.87 from one person.

# michael-darcy - Friday 9 March, 2012

Advisers, laundry and people kicked out: the new Dáil's first year in numbers

Just how busy has the new government been? Well, they’ve cut their own pay – but they produce less legislation.