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# pat-cox - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Former artistic director of Limerick National City of Culture backs new appointment

Karl Wallace has said that Mike Fitzpatrick’s appointment will ensure that “arts and culture are once more front and centre”.

Mike Fitzpatrick appointed interim head of Limerick City of Culture

Chairman Pat Cox said he was grateful to Fitzpatrick for “stepping up to the mark”.

# pat-cox - Monday 6 January, 2014

Pat Cox: 'I never asked for Patricia Ryan to be appointed'

He said he did not ask anyone to resign from their positions either.

# pat-cox - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Arts Minister read about Limerick City of Culture resignation ‘in the paper’

The Arts Minister says he won’t be seeking changes to the board, other than including the ‘Limerick arts community’.

# pat-cox - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Facebook page of Limerick City of Culture is hacked

Protest ‘takeover’ of official social media page echoes calls for resignations from board.

Poll: Do you support the City of Culture scheme? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the City of Culture scheme?

With fresh controversy surrounding Limerick’s City of Culture year, we ask you what you think of the scheme itself.

# pat-cox - Friday 3 January, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s been talking about Pat Cox, a Donegal house fire, and the bad weather…

Limerick City of Culture chair Pat Cox stands his ground amid controversy

The chair of the beleaguered project says he is still convinced that the first ever national city of culture can still be a success despite the initial problems.

# pat-cox - Thursday 2 January, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Just as the event begins, the artistic director of Limerick National City of Culture quits

Karl Wallace tendered his resignation along with two others as the board chairman Pat Cox denies influence in the appointment of his former assistant as CEO.

# pat-cox - Monday 4 February, 2013

'Respectable case to be made for debt write-off' - Pat Cox

In a wide-ranging interview, the former president of the European Parliament, Pat Cox also said that “the bankruptcy laws in Ireland are a crock”.

# pat-cox - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From The42 GAA distances itself from managers' Yes campaign Referendum

GAA distances itself from managers' Yes campaign

Brian Cody, Conor Counihan and Pat Gilroy are patrons of the recently-launched Alliance for Ireland movement.

# pat-cox - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Fine Gael ready to "move on" from presidential election

The party’s presidential candidate Gay Mitchell did not attend tonight’s parliamentary party meeting.

# pat-cox - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Mitchell unlikely to attend Fine Gael's post-election meeting

The party’s failed presidential candidate has returned to Brussels as Fine Gael looks set to examine where it went wrong in the Race for the Áras.

# pat-cox - Friday 9 September, 2011

First candidates named in Dublin West by-election

The election is eight weeks away, but we already have a few candidates – though larger parties are yet to name theirs.

# pat-cox - Saturday 9 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning – including the latest on the NOTW scandal, and radical reform for College Green and the Junior Cert…

# pat-cox - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Avril Doyle rules herself out of Presidential race

Former MEP says she is a “realist” and late to the race and “unlikely” to secure the Fine Gael nomination for Aras run.

# pat-cox - Thursday 23 June, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Thursday

In this evening’s wrap-up: All eyes on Brussels, a new plant at Sellafield, some classic tourist no-nos, and Dublin Zoo’s latest arrival…

# pat-cox - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Longford seeks legal advice over Gallagher, as Doyle joins crowded FG race

Longford County Council seeks advice on whether last night’s meeting validly nominated Sean Gallagher’s presidential bid.

# pat-cox - Saturday 18 June, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Saturday

In today’s Fix: Irish woman dies in Australian road accident; Adams calls for united Ireland; Ireland’s social network obsession; Norris targets the quilters; and Niland’s Wimbledon dream.

# pat-cox - Friday 17 June, 2011

Cox admits 'uphill struggle' as he confirms bid for FG presidential nod

The former PD launches his campaign for Fine Gael’s nomination, but acknowledges there will be difficulty ahead.

# pat-cox - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Fine Gael accepts Pat Cox's application to join the party

Cox is now expected to seek the FG nomination in the race for the Áras. He’s a former MEP and European Parliament president.

# pat-cox - Sunday 12 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your rainy Sunday Fix: Gilmore says we can still get an interest rate cut; bad news for growth in Irish businesses; the result of our caption competition; and a bit of Eric Clapton to brighten up your evening.

Mitchell's presidential hopes complicate Fine Gael leadership's backing for Cox

Party leadership have pinned their hopes on Cox but had not factored in Gay Mitchell who declared his intention to seek the nomination on Friday.

# pat-cox - Friday 10 June, 2011

Gay Mitchell confirms campaign for FG presidential nomination

The Dublin MEP joins Mairead McGuinness – and probably Pat Cox – in seeking the largest party’s official approval.

# pat-cox - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Cox applies to join FG - while Niall O'Dowd "has the numbers" for presidential bid

Pat Cox has applied to become a member of the St Luke’s branch of Fine Gael, in his local Cork North Central area.

# pat-cox - Monday 6 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Talks between Aer Lingus and pilots continue through the night, UN says there should be prosecutions over the Magdalene Laundries and Portugal’s government falls.

# pat-cox - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Fianna Fáil may not run Áras candidate as Fine Gael could opt for Martin McAleese

New poll also finds that support for David Norris’ presidential bid does not appear to have been adversely affected by the recent controversy surrounding an interview he gave nine years ago.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Aer Lingus strikes could save Ireland from E.coli, even more payouts for Ivor Callely, and no more baggy trousers in Texas…

# pat-cox - Saturday 4 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Aer Lingus talks break down, water supplies could be hit by hot weather, and one man’s year-long battle with Croagh Patrick nears an end.

# pat-cox - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Geoghegan-Quinn got EU job ‘because Barroso demanded a female nominee’ – WikiLeaks

Cables given to the Irish Independent suggest that the European Commission urged Ireland to choose a female commissioner.

# pat-cox - Friday 27 May, 2011

Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland?

Up to ten names have now been mentioned in connection with the presidency. We want to know which of these ten – some who’ve already declared an interest and a few who’ve shown none at all – would be mostly likely to get your vote at this stage.

# pat-cox - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Pat Cox declares interest in running for the presidency

The former president of the European parliament is exploring all options as he considers running for Áras an Uactaráin.

# pat-cox - Sunday 17 April, 2011

Bruton under pressure to declare Áras intentions

Mairead McGuinness’s announcement has left former Taoiseach John Bruton under pressure to discuss his intentions.