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# alex-white - Thursday 3 October, 2019

When it comes to Ireland's sustainable energy, creating simplicity could prove complex
# Feature
# Feature

When it comes to Ireland's sustainable energy, creating simplicity could prove complex

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:02 AM 1,910 Views 3 Comments

The government has some ambitious targets for 2030 – but industry has plenty of work to do.

# alex-white - Sunday 5 May, 2019

'If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck...' - Dublin MEP candidates clash over potential for EU army
# On The Defensive
# On The Defensive

'If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck...' - Dublin MEP candidates clash over potential for EU army

May 5th 2019, 1:57 PM 25,356 Views 89 Comments

RTÉ’s The Week in Politics saw five candidates debating the issue today.

# alex-white - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Shell is being prosecuted over emissions at Corrib gas refinery
# Flaring
# Flaring

Shell is being prosecuted over emissions at Corrib gas refinery

Jul 6th 2016, 12:09 PM 17,628 Views 34 Comments

The EPA confirmed to TheJournal.ie that a summons was issued last week over a flaring incident at the gas refinery

# alex-white - Monday 29 February, 2016

The cabinet, including the three ministers who lost their seats, will meet tomorrow
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

The cabinet, including the three ministers who lost their seats, will meet tomorrow

Feb 29th 2016, 1:22 PM 25,620 Views 57 Comments

Things might be a bit awkward for James Reilly, Alex White and Ged Nash.

# alex-white - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Labour wants to replace the Eighth Amendment with a UK-style abortion law
# Labour's Way
# Labour's Way

Labour wants to replace the Eighth Amendment with a UK-style abortion law

Feb 18th 2016, 4:36 PM 15,734 Views 91 Comments

The party has outlined its plans to hold a referendum on the abortion ban if returned to government.

# alex-white - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence over 'blatant cronyism'
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence over 'blatant cronyism'

Jan 19th 2016, 11:48 AM 23,079 Views 65 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# alex-white - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Is Ireland changing its attitude to electric cars?
# Energy
# Energy

Is Ireland changing its attitude to electric cars?

Dec 30th 2015, 6:00 AM 13,946 Views 72 Comments

In 2015, over 500 new electric cars were supported through the government grant scheme.

# alex-white - Monday 14 December, 2015

Whatever happened to that broadcasting charge we were supposed to pay this year?
# Not The TV Licence
# Not The TV Licence

Whatever happened to that broadcasting charge we were supposed to pay this year?

Dec 14th 2015, 6:05 AM 27,243 Views 79 Comments

It was supposed to replace the TV licence but it hasn’t happened. Will it ever?

# alex-white - Saturday 12 December, 2015

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan?
# All White On The Night
# All White On The Night

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan?

Dec 12th 2015, 12:00 PM 9,895 Views 88 Comments

Alex White reflects on his leadership bid, Labour’s election hopes and his own endangered seat.

# alex-white - Thursday 10 December, 2015

'We can’t have a law that excludes things just because somebody’s offended'
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

'We can’t have a law that excludes things just because somebody’s offended'

Dec 10th 2015, 9:00 PM 14,957 Views 45 Comments

Communications Minister Alex White has spoken out against proposals from some within his own party to legislate against cyberbullying.

Why Ireland won't be turning to nuclear energy anytime soon
# Up Our Game
# Up Our Game

Why Ireland won't be turning to nuclear energy anytime soon

Dec 10th 2015, 12:00 PM 16,391 Views 183 Comments

Alex White talked energy and climate change with TheJournal.ie yesterday.

# alex-white - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Watch TDs have a huge row about having nothing to talk about
# Week's Over
# Week's Over

Watch TDs have a huge row about having nothing to talk about

Dec 3rd 2015, 1:46 PM 20,277 Views 90 Comments

The Dáil is wrapping up early today and the opposition aren’t happy.

# alex-white - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Taxi driver who received late-night call from minister questions his version of events
# Emergency Situation
# Emergency Situation

Taxi driver who received late-night call from minister questions his version of events

Sep 26th 2015, 2:25 PM 27,477 Views 73 Comments

The Taoiseach has defended Dara Murphy after two gardaí drove him from Cork to Dublin Airport.

# alex-white - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Sep 17th 2015, 8:30 AM 10,276 Views 64 Comments

Joan Burton latest comments have raised eyebrows about a key Labour commitment.

# alex-white - 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…

# alex-white - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

We finally have a timeline for when all Ireland will get decent broadband
# The Internets
# The Internets

We finally have a timeline for when all Ireland will get decent broadband

Jul 15th 2015, 6:10 PM 18,420 Views 27 Comments

Sure, it’ll be grand when it happens.

# alex-white - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Mary Lou says Joan Burton is 'giving two fingers' to the public
# Flipping The Bird
# Flipping The Bird

Mary Lou says Joan Burton is 'giving two fingers' to the public

Jun 25th 2015, 1:20 PM 19,979 Views 83 Comments

The Tánaiste’s own comments came back to haunt her today.

# alex-white - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Donegal could face a bit of a wait for broadband
# What's Another Year?
# What's Another Year?

Donegal could face a bit of a wait for broadband

Jun 23rd 2015, 6:59 PM 10,996 Views 43 Comments

One local business owner told TheJournal.ie said that it feels like ‘missing the boat’.

# alex-white - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Is your area FINALLY going to get super-fast broadband?
# Yesssss
# Yesssss

Is your area FINALLY going to get super-fast broadband?

Jun 4th 2015, 5:50 PM 48,509 Views 100 Comments

Eircom plans to be the biggest fibre provider in the land.

# alex-white - Monday 25 May, 2015

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio
# Ceol Agus Craic
# Ceol Agus Craic

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio

May 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 18,015 Views 122 Comments

One of the party’s MEPs wants a quota system introduced.

# alex-white - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Dáil suspended after another MASSIVE row
# Ventriloquist Dummy
# Ventriloquist Dummy

Dáil suspended after another MASSIVE row

Apr 30th 2015, 3:49 PM 39,711 Views 77 Comments

Those are five minutes we’ll never get back.

# alex-white - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Could RTÉ sell off some its Donnybrook land to make some cash?
# Dublin Property
# Dublin Property

Could RTÉ sell off some its Donnybrook land to make some cash?

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:46 AM 9,913 Views 43 Comments

Alex White said RTÉ “needs to be vigilant with their costs”.

# alex-white - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Sky and UPC may have to hand over customer data in crackdown on licence fee dodgers
# No Escape
# No Escape

Sky and UPC may have to hand over customer data in crackdown on licence fee dodgers

Apr 21st 2015, 6:17 PM 16,375 Views 124 Comments

Communications minister Alex White wants to catch fee evaders.

# alex-white - Sunday 19 April, 2015

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked
# Cybercrime
# Cybercrime

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked

Apr 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 7,014 Views 20 Comments

Experts say the public needs protection against ‘petty’ cybercrimes.

# alex-white - Sunday 29 March, 2015

# alex-white - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Poll: Should more be done to develop renewable energy in Ireland?
# No Spin Zone
# No Spin Zone

Poll: Should more be done to develop renewable energy in Ireland?

Mar 19th 2015, 1:31 PM 11,930 Views 47 Comments

There has been a lot of debate about the country’s energy mix for the future.

# alex-white - Sunday 15 March, 2015

There are some major holes in Ireland's renewable energy plans
# Tilting At Windmills
# Tilting At Windmills

There are some major holes in Ireland's renewable energy plans

Mar 15th 2015, 5:40 PM 30,195 Views 192 Comments

And the country could have to pay penalties worth up to €400 million a year if things do go wrong.

# alex-white - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Where have you seen these political faces before?
# The Scenic Route
# The Scenic Route

Where have you seen these political faces before?

Mar 1st 2015, 6:15 PM 19,057 Views 39 Comments

They all have one place in common besides the Dáil.

# alex-white - Monday 26 January, 2015

Good news for Airtricity customers: Your bills will be lower from April
# Power
# Power

Good news for Airtricity customers: Your bills will be lower from April

Jan 26th 2015, 5:02 PM 12,832 Views 55 Comments

Dual fuel customers stand to save an average of €58.

# alex-white - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Government accused of 'complete hypocrisy' over Irish Water board ... but they're having none of it
# Hell To The N-o
# Hell To The N-o

Government accused of 'complete hypocrisy' over Irish Water board ... but they're having none of it

Jan 21st 2015, 9:35 AM 34,808 Views 171 Comments

The utility’s new board structure has caused some confusion this evening.

# alex-white - Sunday 18 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 18th 2015, 2:22 PM 28,457 Views 127 Comments

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

# alex-white - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland consider nuclear power?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland consider nuclear power?

Dec 31st 2014, 9:30 AM 18,367 Views 262 Comments

Energy Minister Alex White says nuclear power needs to be included in the debate.

Ireland 'cannot rule out' nuclear power says the Energy Minister
# Power Up
# Power Up

Ireland 'cannot rule out' nuclear power says the Energy Minister

Dec 31st 2014, 8:52 AM 6,563 Views 95 Comments

Alex White says he understands concerns over nuclear power.

# alex-white - Monday 8 December, 2014

The government doesn't want one person owning the Irish media
# Public Interest
# Public Interest

The government doesn't want one person owning the Irish media

Dec 8th 2014, 2:22 PM 13,271 Views 65 Comments

‘Break it up, lads…’

# alex-white - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Soon you can watch Ireland's newest TV station anywhere, despite its rival's best efforts
# Game On
# Game On

Soon you can watch Ireland's newest TV station anywhere, despite its rival's best efforts

Dec 2nd 2014, 11:16 AM 26,594 Views 67 Comments

TV3 apparently tried to block UTV from getting on Ireland’s free-to-air network.

# alex-white - Monday 24 November, 2014

This is what the government's National Broadband Plan for rural Ireland looks like
# Broadband For All
# Broadband For All

This is what the government's National Broadband Plan for rural Ireland looks like

Nov 24th 2014, 10:28 PM 40,621 Views 75 Comments

Every home, business and school in Ireland will have access to high-speed broadband… but when?

# alex-white - Sunday 16 November, 2014

'You wouldn't see this on Father Ted' - Why bad broadband is hurting rural Ireland
# No Signal
# No Signal

'You wouldn't see this on Father Ted' - Why bad broadband is hurting rural Ireland

Nov 16th 2014, 8:30 PM 22,055 Views 70 Comments

The country is behind many eastern European nations when it comes to broadband access.

# alex-white - Friday 14 November, 2014

'We don't want to privatise Irish Water but no-one believes politicians when we say that'
# Privatisation
# Privatisation

'We don't want to privatise Irish Water but no-one believes politicians when we say that'

Nov 14th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,442 Views 86 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP believes legislation is a more sensible option.

# alex-white - Sunday 9 November, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Nov 9th 2014, 8:20 PM 17,925 Views 6 Comments

A woman’s being tested for Ebola in Belfast, a valuable copy of the Book of Kells has been stolen, and Berlin has been celebrating 25 years since the Wall came down.

# alex-white - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Aengus Mac Grianna is a popular staffer - he's been voted on the board of RTÉ
# Mr Popular
# Mr Popular

Aengus Mac Grianna is a popular staffer - he's been voted on the board of RTÉ

Nov 4th 2014, 4:14 PM 8,630 Views 8 Comments

Riverdance co-creator Moya Doherty has been picked as the new chair of the RTÉ Board

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