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#Seán Sherlock

# sean-sherlock - Monday 1 March, 2021

'Ripping commercial heart from Provincial Ireland': Political opprobrium descends on BOI closures
# Shuttered
# Shuttered

'Ripping commercial heart from Provincial Ireland': Political opprobrium descends on BOI closures

Mar 1st 2021, 12:26 PM 23,181 Views 47 Comments

Unions have also asked the bank to halt the decision.

# sean-sherlock - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Scouting Ireland 'not opposed' to public inquiry into sexual abuse
# Apology
# Apology

Scouting Ireland 'not opposed' to public inquiry into sexual abuse

Dec 4th 2019, 1:07 PM 6,613 Views 15 Comments

The leaders of Scouting Ireland apolgoised again to victims of abuse.

# sean-sherlock - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Scouting Ireland CEO pulls out of appearance before government committee as fallout from rape allegation continues
# John Lawlor
# John Lawlor

Scouting Ireland CEO pulls out of appearance before government committee as fallout from rape allegation continues

Apr 24th 2018, 10:03 AM 18,900 Views 0 Comments

It emerged last weekend that a scout leader accused of a sexual assault remains under investigation by gardaí and the DPP.

# sean-sherlock - Thursday 31 March, 2016

It looks like this man could be the next Labour leader
# After Joan
# After Joan

It looks like this man could be the next Labour leader

Mar 31st 2016, 5:26 PM 26,167 Views 77 Comments

Brendan Howlin is emerging as the clear favourite to succeed Joan Burton.

# sean-sherlock - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed
# Calls To Step Aside
# Calls To Step Aside

Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed

Mar 30th 2016, 9:10 PM 23,298 Views 110 Comments

Meanwhile, Alan Kelly apologised for comments he made about power being a drug that suited him.

# sean-sherlock - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Labour's next leader, from most to least likely
# After Joan
# After Joan

Labour's next leader, from most to least likely

Aug 30th 2015, 9:30 PM 19,582 Views 115 Comments

Joan Burton is safe for now but who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…

# sean-sherlock - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

UN asks Ireland why government has not organised a referendum on abortion
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

UN asks Ireland why government has not organised a referendum on abortion

Jun 9th 2015, 8:26 PM 14,416 Views 121 Comments

The UN committee grilled Ireland on women’s rights, direct provision and equality legislation.

# sean-sherlock - Friday 1 May, 2015

All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing

May 1st 2015, 9:18 PM 17,135 Views 7 Comments

The death toll has topped 6,000.

# sean-sherlock - Monday 29 December, 2014

Ireland to give €3 million to 'forgotten emergencies'
# Helping Out
# Helping Out

Ireland to give €3 million to 'forgotten emergencies'

Dec 29th 2014, 12:49 PM 7,213 Views 24 Comments

“These crises are not well-known situations, but the needs are very real”.

# sean-sherlock - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Christmas Truce? Gerry Adams takes a selfie with Fine Gael and Labour ministers
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Christmas Truce? Gerry Adams takes a selfie with Fine Gael and Labour ministers

Dec 24th 2014, 8:03 AM 9,776 Views 24 Comments

Martin McGuinness got involved too.

# sean-sherlock - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:35 PM 37,660 Views 110 Comments

Talks on welfare reform, flags, parades and the past continued through the night.

# sean-sherlock - Thursday 18 December, 2014

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night
# Absent
# Absent

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night

Dec 18th 2014, 2:05 PM 11,748 Views 51 Comments

A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.

# sean-sherlock - Friday 31 October, 2014

Ireland is giving another €1m to help the global fight against Ebola
# United Nations
# United Nations

Ireland is giving another €1m to help the global fight against Ebola

Oct 31st 2014, 5:38 PM 4,135 Views 12 Comments

To date, Ireland has provided direct funding of almost €3 million to help fight the deadly virus.

# sean-sherlock - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Parties in Northern Ireland have approved a Budget for next year. Kinda.
# Talks
# Talks

Parties in Northern Ireland have approved a Budget for next year. Kinda.

Oct 30th 2014, 6:36 PM 4,888 Views 29 Comments

There had been deadlock on the issue for several weeks.

# sean-sherlock - Friday 3 October, 2014

Ireland pledges an extra €1 million to fighting Ebola outbreak
# Deadly
# Deadly

Ireland pledges an extra €1 million to fighting Ebola outbreak

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:30 PM 6,881 Views 62 Comments

So far, more than 3,000 people have died after contracting the disease.

# sean-sherlock - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Ireland donates €1.5 million to South Sudan famine prevention fund
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

Ireland donates €1.5 million to South Sudan famine prevention fund

Aug 7th 2014, 4:40 PM 6,150 Views 80 Comments

Seán Sherlock condemned the killing of aid personnel as they provided humanitarian relief to those impacted by the ongoing violence.

# sean-sherlock - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak
# Spreading
# Spreading

Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak

Aug 6th 2014, 12:03 PM 5,894 Views 29 Comments

WARNING: This article contains an image of a graphic nature.

# sean-sherlock - Thursday 10 July, 2014

The Fine Gael-Labour split over Richard Bruton's job is 'more like a tug of love'
# The Jobs Job
# The Jobs Job

The Fine Gael-Labour split over Richard Bruton's job is 'more like a tug of love'

Jul 10th 2014, 12:32 PM 5,728 Views 23 Comments

Seán Sherlock laughed off suggestions that Fine Gael and Labour are split over the lucrative Jobs portfolio.

# sean-sherlock - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Gone home early? Ruairí Quinn absent for his final questions as Education Minister
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Gone home early? Ruairí Quinn absent for his final questions as Education Minister

Jul 8th 2014, 2:32 PM 7,225 Views 17 Comments

The Minister announced last week that he will be ending up his career in politics after almost four decades.

# sean-sherlock - Friday 4 July, 2014

Alan Kelly is Labour's new deputy leader and expects to become a Cabinet minister
# Second-in-command
# Second-in-command

Alan Kelly is Labour's new deputy leader and expects to become a Cabinet minister

Jul 4th 2014, 6:04 PM 14,196 Views 35 Comments

The junior transport minister has been elected as Joan Burton’s deputy.

Joan Burton to be next Labour leader as counting continues, Kelly to be deputy leader
# Labour's Choice
# Labour's Choice

Joan Burton to be next Labour leader as counting continues, Kelly to be deputy leader

Jul 4th 2014, 2:06 PM 10,580 Views 56 Comments

The party’s current deputy leader is expected to see off the challenge of Alex White.

# sean-sherlock - Friday 27 June, 2014

Burton vs. White: 9 things we learned from the fifth and final Labour hustings
# About Last Night
# About Last Night

Burton vs. White: 9 things we learned from the fifth and final Labour hustings

Jun 27th 2014, 9:05 AM 12,099 Views 66 Comments

There’s anger among the ‘survivors of the bloodbath’, the threat of Sinn Féin needs to be taken seriously, and Joan Burton has twice as many things to be proud of as Alex White…

# sean-sherlock - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Alan Kelly expects to be promoted if he becomes Labour's deputy leader next week
# Ambition
# Ambition

Alan Kelly expects to be promoted if he becomes Labour's deputy leader next week

Jun 25th 2014, 1:06 PM 6,461 Views 17 Comments

The junior transport minister has said it is “the norm” that party deputy leaders are promoted to Cabinet.

# sean-sherlock - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Sean Sherlock is jetting off to Switzerland to see how he can help Irish companies
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Sean Sherlock is jetting off to Switzerland to see how he can help Irish companies

Jun 11th 2014, 5:45 AM 5,226 Views 15 Comments

More than 200 Irish-based companies are already doing business in the country.

# sean-sherlock - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting
# Labour's Choice
# Labour's Choice

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting

Jun 10th 2014, 9:15 AM 17,616 Views 69 Comments

The first of five hustings took place in north Dublin last night as the Labour Party decides on its new leader and deputy leader.

# sean-sherlock - Thursday 5 June, 2014

One TD wants to be Labour's deputy leader, but not a minister. What about the others?
# Labour's Choice
# Labour's Choice

One TD wants to be Labour's deputy leader, but not a minister. What about the others?

Jun 5th 2014, 8:15 AM 4,476 Views 17 Comments

Ciara Conway says she does not want to be compromised by the “vested interest” of a ministerial position. But do her rivals share that view?

# sean-sherlock - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Burton v White: Nominations close, here's what happens now in the Labour leadership race
# Labour's Choice
# Labour's Choice

Burton v White: Nominations close, here's what happens now in the Labour leadership race

Jun 3rd 2014, 9:15 PM 13,615 Views 52 Comments

Game on…

# sean-sherlock - Friday 30 May, 2014

'I'm the right person at the right time': Alex White joins Joan Burton in contest for Labour leadership
# Contest
# Contest

'I'm the right person at the right time': Alex White joins Joan Burton in contest for Labour leadership

May 30th 2014, 12:15 PM 9,255 Views 71 Comments

The Minister of State at the Department of Health has promised to “bridge the disconnect” between his party and voters.

Latest wind turbines for multinationals in Cork harbour energy project switched on
# Johnson And Johnson
# Johnson And Johnson

Latest wind turbines for multinationals in Cork harbour energy project switched on

May 30th 2014, 7:44 AM 9,611 Views 81 Comments

Two wind turbines are hoped to reduce costs at Johnson and Johnson plants in the area.

# sean-sherlock - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Three TDs want to be Labour's second-in-command, one thinks Joan Burton would be a 'fantastic' leader
# Hats In The Ring
# Hats In The Ring

Three TDs want to be Labour's second-in-command, one thinks Joan Burton would be a 'fantastic' leader

May 29th 2014, 1:45 PM 14,808 Views 69 Comments

Junior Ministers Alan Kelly and Seán Sherlock as well as Cork TD Michael McCarthy are all in the running for the deputy leadership.

# sean-sherlock - Monday 26 May, 2014

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader

May 26th 2014, 10:51 PM 29,762 Views 99 Comments

Joan Burton’s short odds, but does she have it sewn up?

# sean-sherlock - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Half of Irish college students plan to start a business
# Bright Young Things
# Bright Young Things

Half of Irish college students plan to start a business

May 22nd 2014, 5:43 PM 6,985 Views 13 Comments

Third level students cite financial concerns as the main barrier to starting a company.

# sean-sherlock - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Global breakthrough: Irish scientists discover how to mass produce 'wonder material' graphene
# Research
# Research

Global breakthrough: Irish scientists discover how to mass produce 'wonder material' graphene

Apr 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 49,841 Views 32 Comments

These single-atom thick sheets of carbon made from graphite could potentially revolutionise many parts of our lives.

# sean-sherlock - Friday 7 February, 2014

Government accused of "pretending to support" Down syndrome support bill
# Debate
# Debate

Government accused of "pretending to support" Down syndrome support bill

Feb 7th 2014, 1:45 PM 6,664 Views 12 Comments

The Government did not oppose Finian McGrath’s bill but TDs were concerned that it would get slowed down by Oireachtas committees.

# sean-sherlock - Monday 3 February, 2014

Some good news for Cork with 50 new jobs in call centre
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Some good news for Cork with 50 new jobs in call centre

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:16 AM 6,550 Views 25 Comments

Recruitment starts immediately for the jobs at Zevas.

# sean-sherlock - Monday 27 January, 2014

Stem cells for human use can now be manufactured in Ireland
# Cures
# Cures

Stem cells for human use can now be manufactured in Ireland

Jan 27th 2014, 9:28 AM 6,555 Views 10 Comments

The Centre for Cell Manufacturing Ireland at NUIG will allow the university to expand their already established research into the field.

# sean-sherlock - Friday 3 January, 2014

Early screening test for pre-eclampsia being developed by Irish startup
# Early Spot
# Early Spot

Early screening test for pre-eclampsia being developed by Irish startup

Jan 3rd 2014, 10:17 AM 11,249 Views 11 Comments

The bioscience company has received three-quarters of a million euro to develop what it calls “breakthrough blood test”.

# sean-sherlock - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Seán Sherlock: 'Tell me a politician that doesn’t want to be a Cabinet minister'
# Political Ambition
# Political Ambition

Seán Sherlock: 'Tell me a politician that doesn’t want to be a Cabinet minister'

Dec 8th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,594 Views 15 Comments

The Labour TD is tipped for Cabinet and is open to the possibility of it.

# sean-sherlock - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Dec 7th 2013, 7:55 PM 9,831 Views 9 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the Marks and Spencer strike, major flight problems, and Nelson Mandela’s funeral…

'It wasn’t SOPA, we were not doing SOPA': Sherlock defends controversial copyright law
# Online Copyright Law
# Online Copyright Law

'It wasn’t SOPA, we were not doing SOPA': Sherlock defends controversial copyright law

Dec 7th 2013, 8:15 AM 11,361 Views 32 Comments

Junior Minister Seán Sherlock has spoken at length about the controversy surrounding a law enacted last year that some believe will restrict internet freedom.

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