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#Michael D'Arcy

# michael-darcy - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Ministers who breach 'cooling-off' period before lobbying could soon be fined €25k
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Ministers who breach 'cooling-off' period before lobbying could soon be fined €25k

Feb 15th 2022, 6:00 AM 11,229 Views 16 Comments

There was controversy over Michael D’Arcy taking up a top job in the Association of Investment Managers.

# michael-darcy - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Former ministers that breach 'cooling off period' rules could face fines under proposed reforms
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

Former ministers that breach 'cooling off period' rules could face fines under proposed reforms

Jul 13th 2021, 8:50 PM 12,688 Views 10 Comments

Proposals to tighten laws on lobbying activity were approved by Cabinet today.

# michael-darcy - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Ethics watchdog with teeth: Taoiseach says sanctions and penalties should be part of Sipo review
# Political Accountability
# Political Accountability

Ethics watchdog with teeth: Taoiseach says sanctions and penalties should be part of Sipo review

Sep 30th 2020, 6:15 AM 8,864 Views 11 Comments

Micheál Martin said any review of Sipo rules must include foreign funding issues.

# michael-darcy - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Tánaiste says Michael D'Arcy should have contacted Sipo prior to taking new job as CEO of funds lobby group
# SIPO
# SIPO

Tánaiste says Michael D'Arcy should have contacted Sipo prior to taking new job as CEO of funds lobby group

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 2:30 PM 37,028 Views 5 Comments

The former junior finance minister is to resign his seat in the Seanad to take up the role.

# michael-darcy - Monday 28 September, 2020

Former junior minister won't engage 'in any lobbying activities' for 12 months as CEO of funds sector lobby group
# Senator
# Senator

Former junior minister won't engage 'in any lobbying activities' for 12 months as CEO of funds sector lobby group

Updated Sep 28th 2020, 3:41 PM 41,342 Views 85 Comments

D’Arcy is set to resign his Seanad seat to become chief executive of the Irish Association of Investment Management.

# michael-darcy - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

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

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

Updated Apr 1st 2020, 3:58 PM 42,814 Views 108 Comments

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?
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Jan 16th 2020, 7:27 PM 25,593 Views 26 Comments

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'
# Cost Of Insurance
# Cost Of Insurance

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 10:00 PM 21,968 Views 48 Comments

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
# Insurance Costs
# Insurance Costs

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

Updated Dec 17th 2019, 7:49 PM 22,558 Views 64 Comments

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
# Michael D'Arcy

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

Nov 11th 2019, 10:29 AM 26,905 Views 50 Comments

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
# Kevin Lunney

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

Updated Nov 10th 2019, 6:30 PM 35,197 Views 79 Comments

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
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

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

Oct 19th 2019, 9:30 AM 12,673 Views 43 Comments

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
# Cost Of Insurance
# Cost Of Insurance

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

Sep 22nd 2019, 7:30 AM 15,058 Views 44 Comments

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'
# Leisure Insurance
# Leisure Insurance

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 3:46 PM 32,092 Views 82 Comments

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'
# Insurance Reform
# Insurance Reform

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

Jul 21st 2019, 7:30 AM 15,662 Views 38 Comments

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
# Insurance Payout
# Insurance Payout

Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts

Nov 10th 2018, 7:31 PM 26,796 Views 71 Comments

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
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

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

Jul 29th 2018, 8:30 PM 41,374 Views 90 Comments

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'
# Speeding
# Speeding

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

Apr 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 20,295 Views 87 Comments

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'
# Fare City
# Fare City

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

Feb 14th 2018, 9:19 AM 31,405 Views 136 Comments

“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
# Stocks And Shares
# Stocks And Shares

Donohoe defends his share-holdings in drinks company Diageo

Jul 14th 2017, 8:00 PM 25,403 Views 48 Comments

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
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

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

May 17th 2016, 6:45 PM 31,176 Views 37 Comments

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'
# Seanadigans
# Seanadigans

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

Jul 14th 2015, 1:30 PM 19,543 Views 71 Comments

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
# Analysis

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

May 1st 2015, 6:08 AM 17,104 Views 81 Comments

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"
# The Strokes
# The Strokes

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

Jun 16th 2014, 4:47 PM 21,382 Views 83 Comments

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
# Seanad Referendum
# Seanad Referendum

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

Oct 9th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,105 Views 28 Comments

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
# Donations
# Donations

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

Apr 3rd 2012, 5:25 PM 3,167 Views 19 Comments

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
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

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

Mar 9th 2012, 2:09 PM 2,984 Views 8 Comments

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