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#sale of state assets

# sale-of-state-assets - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Concern about Bord Gais employee conditions after 'surprise' sale of company

A union representing some workers at Bord Gáis has said it is concerned about conditions for employees at the company following the Government’s decision to sell off the retail arm.

# sale-of-state-assets - Friday 13 December, 2013

Bord Gáis sale is 'selling the family silver' - union boss

Arthur Hall said that the government had accepted a deal below what the company is worth.

# sale-of-state-assets - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Sold: Government selects winning €1.12 billion bid for Bord Gáis Energy

The selected bid was made by a consortium headed British multinational utililty company Centrica plc which operates under the name British Gas in the UK market.

'A betrayal', 'deeply cynical' - Opposition parties line up against Bord Gáis Energy sale

Fianna Fáil have described timing of the proposed deal as “deeply cynical” while Sinn Féin say it is “shortsighted”.

# sale-of-state-assets - Thursday 21 November, 2013

'This is wonderful': 'Rattled' Gilmore slams 'hard-necked hypocrisy' of Fianna Fáil

The Tánaiste gleefully engaged in one of the government’s favourite pasttimes at Leaders’ Questions this morning: Having a go at Fianna Fáil.

# sale-of-state-assets - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Got post to send to the UK? Do it before Royal Mail staff go on strike

Workers at the postal service will strike for the first time in four years on 4 November.

# sale-of-state-assets - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Lotto sale to fund children's hospital, a training centre, roads and more

Proceeds from the sale will fund a €200 million capital investment scheme, says Brendan Howlin.

# sale-of-state-assets - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Cabinet abandons plan to sell off felling rights for public forests

The planned sale of Coillte harvesting rights has been called off, with the agency now set to merge with Bord na Mona.

# sale-of-state-assets - Friday 11 January, 2013

Half of proceeds from State assets sale must pay down debt - Troika Exclusive

The government is keen to use all of the money from the sale of State assets in “one shape or another” to fund job creation initiatives but the Troika appears more focussed on reducing the debt.

# sale-of-state-assets - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Government's €2.25 billion stimulus plan hopes to create 13,000 jobs

A major programme of motorway upgrades, as well as spending in justice, health and education, will begin next year.

# sale-of-state-assets - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Explainer: Which State assets are being considered for sale?

The Government is considering the sale of several State assets in order to raise €5 billion to help reduce the country’s debt – we look at the most likely contenders.