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#Sean Kyne

# sean-kyne - Thursday 17 December, 2020

'Final nail in the coffin for businesses': Revenue claw back of wage subsidy funding raised with Taoiseach
# Revenue
# Revenue

'Final nail in the coffin for businesses': Revenue claw back of wage subsidy funding raised with Taoiseach

Dec 17th 2020, 6:15 AM 34,788 Views 14 Comments

Those that fell short of their 25% loss estimation are being asked by Revenue to repay the wage subsidy.

# sean-kyne - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Government accused of 'dividing' Ireland's west coast islands over whether or not to reopen as part of Covid-19 road map
# Galway
# Galway

Government accused of 'dividing' Ireland's west coast islands over whether or not to reopen as part of Covid-19 road map

Jun 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,368 Views 19 Comments

The Cabinet is expected to decide this week whether the islands are to re-open on 29 June.

# sean-kyne - Monday 9 December, 2019

The government has bought an airport in Connemara for €2.5 million
# Aerfort Na Minna
# Aerfort Na Minna

The government has bought an airport in Connemara for €2.5 million

Dec 9th 2019, 7:40 PM 55,823 Views 43 Comments

Aerfort Na Minna is 28 kilometres west of Galway City.

# sean-kyne - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Government chief whip says procedure for establishing Direct Provision centres 'unfair' on locals
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

Government chief whip says procedure for establishing Direct Provision centres 'unfair' on locals

Sep 18th 2019, 5:55 PM 14,625 Views 43 Comments

Seán Kyne TD added that the State has a duty to provide for asylum seekers.

# sean-kyne - Monday 8 April, 2019

50 students from Deis schools to be offered scholarships to attend the Gaeltacht
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

50 students from Deis schools to be offered scholarships to attend the Gaeltacht

Apr 8th 2019, 4:24 PM 23,830 Views 29 Comments

This is the first time such a scheme will be made available to students in Deis secondary schools.

# sean-kyne - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Chief whip confirms national survey on sexual violence will take five years to complete
# Savi Report 2
# Savi Report 2

Chief whip confirms national survey on sexual violence will take five years to complete

Feb 28th 2019, 5:11 PM 6,681 Views 8 Comments

It’s been 17 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, was published.

# sean-kyne - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

No other Bills to be published as Brexit legislation to clog up Dáil until March
# Omnibus Bill
# Omnibus Bill

No other Bills to be published as Brexit legislation to clog up Dáil until March

Jan 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 5,907 Views 11 Comments

The Brexit omnibus Bill is to be discussed at Cabinet today.

# sean-kyne - Friday 21 December, 2018

Government reaches agreement with Aer Árann to continue flights to the Aran Islands
# Aran Islands
# Aran Islands

Government reaches agreement with Aer Árann to continue flights to the Aran Islands

Dec 21st 2018, 2:06 PM 11,798 Views 11 Comments

A contract with Aer Árann will run from today until 30 September 2019.

# sean-kyne - Thursday 27 July, 2017

There's now huge concern that planning delays will scupper Apple's €850m plans for Galway
# The Schemes Of Athenry
# The Schemes Of Athenry

There's now huge concern that planning delays will scupper Apple's €850m plans for Galway

Jul 27th 2017, 12:01 AM 22,711 Views 60 Comments

The outcome of a judicial review of the plans has been put back until October.

# sean-kyne - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Suspension of water charges will cost the taxpayer €115 million extra in 2017
# Down The Drain
# Down The Drain

Suspension of water charges will cost the taxpayer €115 million extra in 2017

May 14th 2016, 2:36 PM 20,912 Views 177 Comments

It has also been revealed that the programme for installing domestic water meter is now under review following the suspension of charges.

# sean-kyne - Monday 29 December, 2014

Who are the Fine Gael five-a-side club - and just what the hell are they up to?
# Backbench Mischief
# Backbench Mischief

Who are the Fine Gael five-a-side club - and just what the hell are they up to?

Dec 29th 2014, 8:00 AM 12,680 Views 16 Comments

Backbench TD Eoghan Murphy explained all to TheJournal.ie earlier this month…

# sean-kyne - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

"One cannot have instability": Taoiseach rules out loosening the party whip
# Dáil Reform
# Dáil Reform

"One cannot have instability": Taoiseach rules out loosening the party whip

Oct 9th 2013, 9:07 AM 4,563 Views 83 Comments

Fine Gael backbenchers quizzed the Taoiseach on political reform in the Dáil last night.

# sean-kyne - Monday 15 October, 2012

Troika have no issue with reported Croke Park savings – government
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Troika have no issue with reported Croke Park savings – government

Oct 15th 2012, 1:46 PM 5,222 Views 26 Comments

The Department of Public Expenditure says it’s checked with the Troika – and there’s no worries about the reported savings.

Fine Gael TDs challenge Government stance on Croke Park
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Fine Gael TDs challenge Government stance on Croke Park

Oct 15th 2012, 8:21 AM 5,237 Views 43 Comments

The eight TDs argue in today’s Irish Examiner that “protecting core pay” does not equate to supporting incremental pay increases and allowances for high earners.

# sean-kyne - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Noonan examining whether to offer tax scheme for video game sector
# Insert Coin
# Insert Coin

Noonan examining whether to offer tax scheme for video game sector

Apr 8th 2012, 6:15 PM 3,649 Views 13 Comments

The review of the Section 481 scheme comes in response to British attempts to lure the gaming industry to its shores.

# sean-kyne - Friday 23 March, 2012

Ó Cuív to Fine Gael TD: look before you leap
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Ó Cuív to Fine Gael TD: look before you leap

Mar 23rd 2012, 7:20 AM 3,166 Views 12 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD was responding to claims that he had orchestrated his suspension from the Dáil in order to keep the party whip.

# sean-kyne - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Made In Chelsea star's website asks public to rank attractiveness of TDs
# SexyTD.com
From The Daily Edge
# SexyTD.com

Made In Chelsea star's website asks public to rank attractiveness of TDs

May 31st 2011, 6:38 PM 2,165 Views 5 Comments

SexyTD.com invites visitors to rank the perceived attractiveness of TDs – in a way echoing Mark Zuckerberg’s Facemash.

# sean-kyne - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West
# GE11
# GE11

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West

Mar 2nd 2011, 8:14 AM 1,057 Views 0 Comments

The 60,647 votes in Galway West have been counted, counted, and counted again – and elected five TDs this morning.

# sean-kyne - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected
# GE11
# GE11

All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected

Mar 1st 2011, 7:58 AM 980 Views 0 Comments

A full recount will get underway in Galway West this afternoon with five candidates already elected but not yet declared.