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#twip

# twip - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Flanagan said there is 'no threat' to local communities from Direct Provision

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan was speaking to RTÉ One’s The Week in Politics this afternoon.

# twip - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Peter Casey challenged over immigration during European elections tv debate

“What we can’t afford is to become a haven for freeloaders,” Casey told the Sunday Times.

# twip - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Varadkar says Ireland rejoining Commonwealth is 'not something that's on the agenda'

His comments come after the DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson said Ireland should join the Commonwealth.

# twip - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Minister who got job after coin toss to swap role with close ally by August

OPW junior minister Sean Canney will be rotating the ministry with Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.

# twip - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Bertie Ahern is "iffy" about how the Garda dispute was resolved

The former Taoiseach isn’t sure if gardaí should have access to industrial relations mechanisms.

# twip - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Poll shows voters want Enda gone by budget day

Public expenditure minister Paschal Donohoe said when the Taoiseach should step down is up to himself.

# twip - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"I think that the suspension is a mistake" - FF and FG TDs still split over water charges

Leo Varadkar came in for some heavy criticism from both Fianna Fáil and Independent TDs over comments he made about charges this week.

# twip - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Sinn Féin says this Fine Gael video is 'typical pathetic crap'

A short Vine has sparked a war of words over taxes between the two parties.

# twip - Sunday 18 January, 2015

'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are' Leo

'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are'

Minister Leo Varadkar’s announcement that he is a gay man ‘won’t change his work in Government’, a fellow Minister has said.

# twip - Sunday 23 November, 2014

We'll be aiming to collect "over 90%" of Irish Water charges - John Tierney

TDs on The Week in Politics also debate the Government’s security.

# twip - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Minister: It would be a 'cop out' to reveal Fine Gael official

Minister of State for Skills Damien English says that it’s a party matter.

# twip - Sunday 8 June, 2014

# twip - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Howlin: The HSE are going to live up to savings targets - they have to

The Public Expenditure Minister also said that there could be room in Budget 2015 for tax cuts.

# twip - Sunday 16 February, 2014

"It's called accountability": Tánaiste defends course of GSOC bugging controversy

Speaking today, he also cast doubt on whether the exact nature of water charges will be known in the coming weeks.

# twip - Sunday 8 December, 2013

# twip - Sunday 27 October, 2013

"James Reilly is a reforming minister" says ministerial colleague

Minister of State Fergus O’Dowd defends James Reilly’s handling of Health – and despite reports of €1 billion of total cuts, says some areas are improving.

# twip - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Tax cuts 'unlikely' in this year's budget

There will also be no income tax increases, according to Minister of State Brian Hayes.

Junior Minister dismisses notion of abortion referendum

Reports this morning suggested that a cross-party group of TDs is planning to invoke a Constitutional provision to force a referendum on the proposed abortion laws.

# twip - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Minister calls Shatter controversy trivial and superficial

“We have more important things to talk about in this country,” Pat Rabbitte told RTÉ’s The Week in Politics.

# twip - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Howlin says State 'must acknowledge Magdalenes and make amends'

The Minister said the Government was determined to make right for the women who were “sorely wronged”.

Central Bank Governor says 'deal' will not unravel

Patrick Honohan said Ireland’s debt is now more sustainable than it was.

# twip - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Public sector pay cuts not ruled out, increments on the table - Taoiseach

In a wide-ranging interview with RTÉ, the Taoiseach also said that he was “not in the business of providing abortion on demand” and said the Anglo promissory note would be restructured.

# twip - Monday 2 July, 2012

Government to focus on 'fleshing out' EU debt deal

It’s not yet clear how much of the €120billion ‘growth pact’ will come to Ireland, Alan Shatter has said.