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# minister-for-environment - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Taoiseach says new metropolitan rail network for Cork can be completed 'quickly'
# Metropolitan Railway Lines
# Metropolitan Railway Lines

Taoiseach says new metropolitan rail network for Cork can be completed 'quickly'

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 6:52 PM 44,771 Views 61 Comments

The Minister for Environment announced today that €184 million will fund this new investment in a metropolitan rail network between Cork towns.

# minister-for-environment - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Extra funding granted to prevent landslides in Cobh
# Landslide
# Landslide

Extra funding granted to prevent landslides in Cobh

Dec 18th 2013, 6:15 AM 4,322 Views 11 Comments

The Minister for Environment announced an extra €2 million in funding for tackling landslides in Cobh in Co Cork.

# minister-for-environment - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Pyrite remediation work to begin in new year
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

Pyrite remediation work to begin in new year

Dec 11th 2013, 9:22 AM 6,892 Views 13 Comments

Yesterday Cabinet approved the publication of the Pyrite Resolution Bill, which will provide for the operation of a scheme to fund the work.

# minister-for-environment - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Dublin city councillors at odds over increase in... Dublin councillors
# Phil Hogan
# Phil Hogan

Dublin city councillors at odds over increase in... Dublin councillors

May 28th 2013, 9:15 AM 5,995 Views 40 Comments

Fianna Fáil are opposed to Minister Phil Hogan’s proposals, while Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Labour support them.

# minister-for-environment - Monday 6 May, 2013

Phil Hogan: I want smoky coal to be banned within the next 3 years
# Pollution
# Pollution

Phil Hogan: I want smoky coal to be banned within the next 3 years

May 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,143 Views 90 Comments

Smoky coal is already banned in 27 towns and cities around the country, but now the Minister for the Environment says he wants to see it nationwide.

# minister-for-environment - Friday 14 December, 2012

Noonan says pyrite homes will be exempt from property tax
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

Noonan says pyrite homes will be exempt from property tax

Dec 14th 2012, 4:06 PM 7,783 Views 56 Comments

Noonan said the government is aware of the “very real cost and difficulties” faced by people whose homes are affected.

# minister-for-environment - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why.

May 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 125 Views 18 Comments

Phil Hogan is planning to introduce new regulations which are meant to make for better buildings. He’s making a major mistake, writes Mike Morris.

# minister-for-environment - Friday 13 April, 2012

Household charge registrations creep over 900,000 barrier
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Household charge registrations creep over 900,000 barrier

Apr 13th 2012, 2:26 PM 4,348 Views 99 Comments

Around 10,000 new households have been accounted for in the last three days – still only just over half the population.

# minister-for-environment - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Estimated 890,000 have paid the household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Estimated 890,000 have paid the household charge

Apr 10th 2012, 5:42 PM 4,689 Views 107 Comments

The official deadline passed on 31 March but several thousand property owners have paid the €100 charge over the past ten days.

# minister-for-environment - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Here's what happened at the meeting between Phil Hogan and Michael Lowry
# Moriarty
# Moriarty

Here's what happened at the meeting between Phil Hogan and Michael Lowry

Apr 5th 2012, 9:57 PM 6,853 Views 61 Comments

The Minister for the Environment has released the minutes of the meeting he held with Michael Lowry just days after the publication of the Moriarty Tribunal report.

# minister-for-environment - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Planning to pay the household charge today? Here's what to do
# Explainer
# Explainer

Planning to pay the household charge today? Here's what to do

Mar 31st 2012, 8:15 AM 13,342 Views 31 Comments

Today is the deadline for paying the household charge. Decided you want to pay but not sure what to do? Here are your options.

Planning NOT to pay the household charge today? Here's what to do
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Planning NOT to pay the household charge today? Here's what to do

Mar 31st 2012, 8:15 AM 15,178 Views 128 Comments

So you’re liable for the household charge but you’ve decided you’re not going to pay? Here’s a few things you might want to do instead.

# minister-for-environment - Friday 30 March, 2012

# minister-for-environment - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Over half a million have paid the household charge
# 2 Days To Go
# 2 Days To Go

Over half a million have paid the household charge

Mar 29th 2012, 8:35 PM 9,411 Views 236 Comments

A poll today found 61 per cent of householders say they will pay the €100 charge, with 39 per cent saying they won’t.

# minister-for-environment - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

More than one million have not yet paid the household charge
# 3 Days To Go
# 3 Days To Go

More than one million have not yet paid the household charge

Mar 28th 2012, 6:10 PM 8,753 Views 191 Comments

Just over 31,000 payments were made in the past day – a slight decrease on the previous 24 hours.

# minister-for-environment - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Dublin councillor committed 'minor' breach of ethics guidelines - SIPO
# Investigation
# Investigation

Dublin councillor committed 'minor' breach of ethics guidelines - SIPO

Feb 16th 2012, 4:00 PM 4,363 Views 14 Comments

However a report by the Standards Commission said that the contraventions by Oisin Quinn were inadvertent.

# minister-for-environment - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Priory Hall residents demand meeting with Minister for Environment
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents demand meeting with Minister for Environment

Dec 13th 2011, 7:15 AM 1,985 Views 9 Comments

Environment Minister Phil Hogan has refused to meet with the residents of the doomed development saying that he “cannot interfere in individual cases”.

# minister-for-environment - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Minister for Environment refuses to meet Priory Hall residents
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Minister for Environment refuses to meet Priory Hall residents

Nov 23rd 2011, 10:04 PM 4,221 Views 23 Comments

Phil Hogan said that he “cannot interfere in individual cases”, despite the ongoing uncertainty for former residents of the Dublin apartment complex.