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# ministers - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'We have a long way to go': NI ministers agree path forward for 'cautious' easing of lockdown
# Stormont
# Stormont

'We have a long way to go': NI ministers agree path forward for 'cautious' easing of lockdown

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 7:51 PM 25,334 Views 26 Comments

The plan includes up to six people from two households being able to meet outdoors in a private garden from 1 April.

# ministers - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Gardaí to be given powers to seize scramblers and quad bikes on the spot
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Gardaí to be given powers to seize scramblers and quad bikes on the spot

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 2:15 PM 48,572 Views 64 Comments

The HSE found that 62 people were injured last year in accidents involving off-road vehicles like scrambler bikes.

# ministers - Thursday 2 July, 2020

'Bitterly disappointed' and 'grossly insulted': FF and FG politicians speak out about ministerial snubs
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

'Bitterly disappointed' and 'grossly insulted': FF and FG politicians speak out about ministerial snubs

Jul 2nd 2020, 12:44 PM 48,325 Views 112 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Michael Moynihan said he will be “a thorn in the side of the government”.

# ministers - Saturday 27 June, 2020

In full: These are your new Cabinet ministers
# New Lineup
# New Lineup

In full: These are your new Cabinet ministers

Jun 27th 2020, 6:56 PM 236,239 Views 243 Comments

The new ministerial lineup has been confirmed.

# ministers - Friday 29 May, 2020

Change to wage subsidy scheme to include those returning from maternity leave
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Change to wage subsidy scheme to include those returning from maternity leave

Updated May 29th 2020, 4:00 PM 24,951 Views 23 Comments

The change will also accommodate those returning from a period of paternity or adoptive leave.

# ministers - Monday 11 March, 2019

Around the world - This is where Varadkar and our ministers are heading for St Patrick’s Day
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Around the world - This is where Varadkar and our ministers are heading for St Patrick’s Day

Mar 11th 2019, 9:00 AM 26,183 Views 73 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will visit US President Donald Trump this St Patrick’s Day.

# ministers - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Coveney rules out Occupied Territories Bill support but will discuss free vote with Independent Alliance ministers
# International Relations
# International Relations

Coveney rules out Occupied Territories Bill support but will discuss free vote with Independent Alliance ministers

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 6,632 Views 45 Comments

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

# ministers - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples
# Ministers And Elders
# Ministers And Elders

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples

Jul 6th 2018, 10:56 AM 18,395 Views 82 Comments

Over 200 ministers and elders of the Church signed a letter outlining their feelings over decisions made at its 2018 General Assembly.

# ministers - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Cabinet approves draft bill clearing way Oireachtas to set new abortion laws if 8th is repealed
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Cabinet approves draft bill clearing way Oireachtas to set new abortion laws if 8th is repealed

Feb 20th 2018, 5:16 PM 20,173 Views 390 Comments

The deadline for production of a final bill is 6 March.

# ministers - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Women on State boards on the rise as 'talent bank' boosts numbers
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

Women on State boards on the rise as 'talent bank' boosts numbers

Mar 8th 2017, 6:03 AM 6,565 Views 19 Comments

A target of 40% female representation has been set for State boards.

# ministers - Monday 26 December, 2016

Charlie Flanagan's gift of choice? A bog oak pen
# Practical
# Practical

Charlie Flanagan's gift of choice? A bog oak pen

Dec 26th 2016, 7:15 AM 9,856 Views 16 Comments

Politicians do write a lot.

# ministers - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Is Europe forming an army? EU Ministers have approved a planning centre for military operations
# Defence Plan
# Defence Plan

Is Europe forming an army? EU Ministers have approved a planning centre for military operations

Nov 16th 2016, 6:05 AM 12,805 Views 50 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy says, “This is very clearly another step towards the creation of an EU army.”

# ministers - Friday 11 November, 2016

TDs are definitely getting that pay hike next year
# Pay Packet Boost
# Pay Packet Boost

TDs are definitely getting that pay hike next year

Nov 11th 2016, 10:08 AM 16,882 Views 125 Comments

TDs are to get a €5,000 increase over the next two years.

# ministers - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Enda Kenny defends appointment of Mary Mitchell O'Connor after public criticisms
# Something About Mary
# Something About Mary

Enda Kenny defends appointment of Mary Mitchell O'Connor after public criticisms

Oct 27th 2016, 7:02 PM 19,493 Views 50 Comments

The minister herself has said: “I don’t mind and I don’t care what people say about me.”

# ministers - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Ministers aren't going to get a €12,000 pay hike after all
# Budget2017
# Budget2017

Ministers aren't going to get a €12,000 pay hike after all

Oct 13th 2016, 10:11 AM 17,940 Views 69 Comments

The Department of Public Expenditure has confirmed to TheJournal.ie that Minister Paschal Donohoe will ask Cabinet to waive the pay restoration.

# ministers - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

WATCH: Simon Coveney and Katherine Zappone answer your questions about Budget 2017
# Ask A Minister
# Ask A Minister

WATCH: Simon Coveney and Katherine Zappone answer your questions about Budget 2017

Oct 12th 2016, 6:54 PM 9,073 Views 26 Comments

TheJournal.ie asked your questions about housing and children live on Facebook this evening.

# ministers - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Aaron McKenna: The little government that could… If the cynics will let it
# New Beginnings
# New Beginnings

Aaron McKenna: The little government that could… If the cynics will let it

May 21st 2016, 8:15 AM 153 Views 69 Comments

Aaron McKenna thinks the current government could run two or three years and deliver on some real fundamental changes to the way that we run the country.

# ministers - Monday 16 May, 2016

Vincent Browne: Appointing unqualified ministers is an airhead absurdity we inherited from the British
# Opinion
# Opinion

Vincent Browne: Appointing unqualified ministers is an airhead absurdity we inherited from the British

May 16th 2016, 9:30 PM 636 Views 171 Comments

There is no wonder ministers make cock up after cock up, writes Vincent Browne for TheJournal.ie.

# ministers - Friday 15 April, 2016

Bums on seats: What ministries do independents have their eye on?
# Day 49
# Day 49

Bums on seats: What ministries do independents have their eye on?

Apr 15th 2016, 10:54 PM 25,995 Views 66 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael met again today. They’re due to meet again on Monday.

# ministers - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Enda is visiting flood-hit areas, but not 'doing the Bertie Ahern'
# Storm Frank
# Storm Frank

Enda is visiting flood-hit areas, but not 'doing the Bertie Ahern'

Dec 30th 2015, 3:23 PM 17,150 Views 114 Comments

Members of the opposition have strongly criticised the government over their response to the widespread damage.

# ministers - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Poll: Do you agree with the plan to hold a Cabinet meeting in Lissadell House?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the plan to hold a Cabinet meeting in Lissadell House?

Jul 21st 2015, 8:00 PM 17,165 Views 40 Comments

Enda, Joan and co are heading west tomorrow for a spot of team-building.

# ministers - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Former ministers to get pension boost, but one thinks the country "isn't ready" yet
# Mary Hanafin
# Mary Hanafin

Former ministers to get pension boost, but one thinks the country "isn't ready" yet

Jul 5th 2015, 12:38 PM 26,584 Views 170 Comments

Mary Hanafin has said former ministers should be the “very last” people to get an increase.

# ministers - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China's second most powerful man today
# Pressing The Flesh
# Pressing The Flesh

Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China's second most powerful man today

May 17th 2015, 4:50 PM 28,333 Views 81 Comments

Premier of China Li Keqiang has gone west (of the Shannon).

# ministers - Monday 16 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 16th 2015, 8:50 AM 12,041 Views 3 Comments

Everything you need to know as you start your morning – and your week.

# ministers - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Noonan reckons the Greek Finance Minister is 'a bit of a rock star'
# Grexit
# Grexit

Noonan reckons the Greek Finance Minister is 'a bit of a rock star'

Feb 21st 2015, 2:09 PM 17,926 Views 76 Comments

He also added that Ireland did ask for a debt write down by suggesting ways forward that would result in one.

# ministers - Friday 20 February, 2015

It's a deal: Greece and Eurozone ministers agree on bailout extension
# Breaking
# Breaking

It's a deal: Greece and Eurozone ministers agree on bailout extension

Feb 20th 2015, 10:56 PM 24,210 Views 202 Comments

It is reportedly in the region of four months.

Can Michael Noonan help save the eurozone from economic disaster?
# Grexit
# Grexit

Can Michael Noonan help save the eurozone from economic disaster?

Feb 20th 2015, 10:49 AM 17,126 Views 115 Comments

The Finance Minister is back in Brussels today for the deadline of Greece’s bailout.

# ministers - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Shufflin', celebrating and protesting: The political year in pictures
# Pictorial Yearly
# Pictorial Yearly

Shufflin', celebrating and protesting: The political year in pictures

Dec 30th 2014, 6:00 PM 6,213 Views 3 Comments

There were resignations, a Cabinet reshuffle and the issue of water charges.

# ministers - Monday 20 October, 2014

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola

Oct 20th 2014, 6:41 PM 10,571 Views 40 Comments

EU ministers have callled for ‘united, coordinated, and increased efforts’ to fight the virus.

# ministers - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Who is Ireland's most popular minister?
# Cabinet Approval
# Cabinet Approval

Who is Ireland's most popular minister?

Oct 11th 2014, 12:52 PM 14,834 Views 35 Comments

And least popular?

# ministers - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Ebola: Government task force meets as Taoiseach says outbreak is of "gravest concern"
# Task Force
# Task Force

Ebola: Government task force meets as Taoiseach says outbreak is of "gravest concern"

Oct 9th 2014, 12:01 PM 11,431 Views 49 Comments

84 people are being monitored for signs of Ebola in Spain after a nurse was admitted to hospital in Madrid.

# ministers - Thursday 2 October, 2014

How many ministers own a second home anyway?
# Home Away From Home
# Home Away From Home

How many ministers own a second home anyway?

Oct 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 15,678 Views 15 Comments

Who’s going to have to cough up for a second set of water charges?

# ministers - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Ministers WILL have to pay water charges for their second homes, after all
# Not So Fast
# Not So Fast

Ministers WILL have to pay water charges for their second homes, after all

Oct 1st 2014, 2:16 PM 14,443 Views 65 Comments

The Department of Finance confirmed that a loophole allowing ministers to claim the charges as an expense was set to be closed.

# ministers - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Ministers 'can claim water charges as expenses on their second homes'
# Dual Abode Allowance
# Dual Abode Allowance

Ministers 'can claim water charges as expenses on their second homes'

Sep 30th 2014, 7:12 PM 20,920 Views 110 Comments

However, the Taoiseach has said he intends to pay “whatever my water charge is” on his second home.

# ministers - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

"Boom and bust" cycle at an end, hopefully --- Howlin
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

"Boom and bust" cycle at an end, hopefully --- Howlin

Sep 10th 2014, 10:08 AM 8,223 Views 58 Comments

This morning’s Cabinet meeting could be a tense one after Leo Varadkar’s comments yesterday about the Budget…

# ministers - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ministers have a plan. A plan to make sure the Property Tax is distributed fairly...
# Cunning Plan
# Cunning Plan

Ministers have a plan. A plan to make sure the Property Tax is distributed fairly...

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:34 PM 12,791 Views 25 Comments

Questions have been asked about the way the contentious tax is set up, and whether it means some councils could, effectively be ‘done out of’ other grants.

Got what it takes?* ... Ads to recruit a new Garda Commissioner to be published this week
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

Got what it takes?* ... Ads to recruit a new Garda Commissioner to be published this week

Sep 3rd 2014, 7:25 PM 7,691 Views 14 Comments

*Statistically — no, you don’t.

Angry parents and 'Gaza' banners greet ministers, as new term begins
# End Of Summer
# End Of Summer

Angry parents and 'Gaza' banners greet ministers, as new term begins

Sep 3rd 2014, 4:48 PM 4,731 Views 8 Comments

With the Cabinet back, and the Israeli ambassador being grilled by TDs, it was also a busy day for protests at Government Buildings.

# ministers - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Guess who's back?... Pat Rabbitte and Ruairí Quinn replace new ministers on committees
# In With The Old
# In With The Old

Guess who's back?... Pat Rabbitte and Ruairí Quinn replace new ministers on committees

Jul 17th 2014, 1:48 PM 12,506 Views 41 Comments

Former junior minister Joe Costello will also join his Labour ‘old guard’ colleagues on Oireachtas committees…

# ministers - Friday 11 July, 2014

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet

Jul 11th 2014, 10:45 PM 62,844 Views 146 Comments

Who’s in? Who’s out? Who’s stuck with the same job?

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