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#ministerial interviews

# ministerial-interviews - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Kathleen Lynch on 'not thinking like Labour', next coalition partner and James Reilly

The Minister of State admitted she doesn’t think like other Labour Party members.

# ministerial-interviews - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Suicides in Ireland are not "out of hand" - Minister Lynch

The junior minister also disagreed with the Limerick coroner who said recording the level of suicides “doesn’t serve anyone”.

# ministerial-interviews - Friday 6 September, 2013

Enda Kenny was 'really upset' over 'flaming red hair' comment - Lynch

The junior minister said she does not believe Leinster House is a sexist place to work.

# ministerial-interviews - Monday 6 May, 2013

Minister: 'It is a disgrace there are so few women in politics'

Frances Fitzgerald told TheJournal.ie that we live in an “unfinished democracy”. She also has concerns about the Dáil’s reform agenda if the Seanad is abolished.

# ministerial-interviews - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Education Minister: ‘Do we really need 150 minutes of religion class per week?’

In a recent broad-ranging interview, Ruairí Quinn talks patronage, third-level fees, Margaret Thatcher’s funeral and his own future.

# ministerial-interviews - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

'Nothing on the table' to provoke teachers' strike, says Minister

Ruairí Quinn said it is “far too early” to say if legislation will be brought to legislate for pay cuts following the rejection of Croke Park II.

# ministerial-interviews - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Róisín Shortall resignation 'a wrong decision' - Jan O'Sullivan

The Minister of State also spoke about Minister Hogan’s Traveller letter controversy, why gender quotas are a positive thing, and why she’s not in politics for a career.

# ministerial-interviews - Friday 15 March, 2013

Minister for housing says ex-residents of Priory Hall are 'in a dreadful situation'

Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan also spoke of Ireland’s ghost estates, the pyrite crisis, and her plans to end homelessness.

# ministerial-interviews - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Junior minister says Ming's behaviour is 'despicable and hypocritical' Penalty Points This post contains videos

Junior minister says Ming's behaviour is 'despicable and hypocritical'

Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan told TheJournal.ie of her own penalty points, and why she has no “sympathy whatsoever” for Deputy Flanagan.