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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Paschal Donohue

This year
Tánaiste says that Paschal Donohoe should not resign over election donations controversy
Donhoe’s situation was likened to ministers who had resigned in the past, however Martin said that the government remains focused.
All time
# Social Welfare
Here's what Budget 2019 means for people receiving social welfare payments
The Christmas bonus will be fully restored for the first time since the economic downturn.
# lick of paint
The National Gallery of Ireland reopens its historic wings after multi-million revamp
The Dargan and Milltown wings opened today for the first time since 2011.
# Jobseeker's Benefit
Varadkar plans to raise dole payments depending on how long you've worked
The INOU has welcomed the plan, which the Department of Social Protection told is under consideration.
# wise up
This powerful video shows why drink driving is a bad, bad idea
284,000 Irish drivers have admitted to some manner of drink driving in the last 12 months.
# Irish Water
Minister: Take your anger out on me in the election --- but leave the water contractors alone
He’s the latest Cabinet member to hit out at demonstrators involved in protest actions in housing estates.
# Old friends
Minister Paschal Donohoe hopes for route back to FG for TDs who left party
Donohoe replaced Lucinda Creighton as Minister of State for EU Affairs.
# this happened
Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote
A ministerial rebellion and a new minister within hours; anger at criminalisation of and lack of advocacy for women; the Dáil bar can stay open until 5am.
# Junior Minister
Paschal Donohoe confirmed as Lucinda Creighton replacement
Taoiseach Enda Kenny appoints FG Dublin Central TD as Minister of State for European Affairs.
# pic of the day
Hipster TD of the Day
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