The most radical reform of local government in over 100 years
Mr Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, announced today (17 October 2013) the publication of the Local Government Bill 2013 to fundamentally reform the local government system in Ireland.
Statement by Minister Varadkar and Minister of State Alan Kelly on Dublin Bus
“The attempts to agree cost reduction measures at Dublin Bus have clearly been long and difficult, the process having started in June 2012.
Over 48,000 new jobs to be supported in 2014 through DJEI Budget – Minister Bruton
More than 48,000 new jobs will be created in 2014 as a result of support from the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD said today.
Shatter welcomes Referendum Result on Court of Appeal
Speaking today (Saturday), the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, said: ‘I want to thank those who voted in the Referendum for the substantial support given for the creation of a Court of Appeal.
Minister Reilly announces free GP care for children aged 5 and under as part of Budget 2014
Progress made in achieving more for less but 2014 will be a challenging year for the health services.
Statement on behalf of the Government/ICTU/IBEC Group on Dublin Bus
The Government, ICTU and IBEC Group appointed to consider the industrial relations issues within Dublin Bus met this morning to consider a report from Noel Dowling and Ultan Courtney.
Securing the future of Hollybrook Lodge will speed up delivery of National Children’s Hospital – Byrne
Fine Gael TD for Dublin South Central, Catherine Byrne, has today (Monday) welcomed the decision by the HSE to take Hollybrook Lodge, the community nursing unit at Inchicore, under the operational management of St. James’s Hospital. The move will free up lands for the new National Children’s Hospital in the process.
Significant Impact Of Gathering Ireland 2013 Outlined At Global Irish Economic Forum
5000 GATHERINGS ORGANISED INCLUDING 110 BUSINESS GATHERINGS.
Minister Reilly aims for a Tobacco Free Ireland by 2025
A Tobacco Free Ireland by 2025! That is the overall aim of a new tobacco policy, Tobacco Free Ireland launched by Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly today (Thursday 3rd October, 2013).
Revealed: Fianna Fáil’s 445,000 reasons to keep the Seanad - Bruton
Fine Gael’s Director of Elections, Minister Richard Bruton TD, has this evening (Wednesday) said that Fianna Fáil's true reason for wanting to keep the Seanad has been revealed, with figures showing that the Party receives €445,000 a year from the Exchequer for its Senators, under the leaders allowance paid for all political parties. This amounts to about a third of Fianna Fáil’s State funding.