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#Paudie Coffey

# paudie-coffey - Friday 23 August, 2019

John Deasy to quit politics ahead of the next general election

Deasy was the government envoy to Washington DC.

# paudie-coffey - Friday 8 January, 2016

New laws on the way to curb the spread of pubs and off licences

Frances Fitzgerald and planning minister Paudie Coffey have agreed a proposal to grant new veto-on-development powers to city and county councils.

# paudie-coffey - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

'It's like these two buckos woke up one morning and decided to change a border'

One Fine Gael TD is not happy that the border between Waterford and Kilkenny might be moved.

# paudie-coffey - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Junior Minister claims Irish Water registration is "increasing by the day" - but hasn't seen registration figures

Paudie Coffey got into a bit of a row on the radio this morning.

# paudie-coffey - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Revealed: How Fine Gael plans to fight the next general election

Simon Coveney has told Fine Gael councillors to be ready for an election after the Budget in October.

# paudie-coffey - Friday 26 June, 2015

'An absolute scandal': Tenants could face eviction for not paying water charges

Richard Boyd Barrett has said the measure is “draconian”.

# paudie-coffey - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Here's how we're going to avoid another Garth Brooks 'fiasco'

New rules are going to take effect from October.

# paudie-coffey - Monday 29 December, 2014

One Coalition party isn't keen on letting bedsits back onto the market

Tánaiste Joan Burton had previously suggested the ban could be examined.

# paudie-coffey - Monday 22 December, 2014

These are the regions with the most 'ghost estates' still left half-finished

Over three-quarters of all unfinished estates have people already living in them.

# paudie-coffey - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Remember this? The NRA has 211,000 tonnes of salt ready to go this winter

Whatever about snow, flooding is likely in the coming weeks.

# paudie-coffey - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Minister's driver resigns from Irish Water

It emerged today that Paudie Coffey has hired an Irish Water board member as his personal driver.

Numbers crunched: New report reveals the extent of Dublin's housing shortage

Meanwhile, another report shows activity in the housing sector not seen for several years.

# paudie-coffey - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Here is the surprise choice for Fine Gael's new chairman

Charlie Flanagan’s elevation to Cabinet creates a vacancy within Fine Gael that has been filled this evening.

# paudie-coffey - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Calls for DNA meat testing to become mandatory in the EU

It comes after the European Commission announced they would implement a three-month programme of random DNA testing on meat products.

# paudie-coffey - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

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Playboy or Time? Backbencher gets confused over Enda's cover appearance

“The most sickening thing last week was to see the Taoiseach on the front page of Playboy magazine,” Mattie McGrath told the Dail.

# paudie-coffey - Monday 17 January, 2011

High Court defers Fine Gael by-election challenges

The cases taken by Fine Gael over the delays in the Waterford and Dublin South by-elections have both been delayed.

# paudie-coffey - Thursday 4 November, 2010

FG to lodge court appeals over Waterford and Dublin South by-elections

Fine Gael launch legal action after the government blocked the writs for by-elections in two Dáil constituencies.