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# catherine-martin - This week 27th November 2022 - 2nd December 2022

Records of compensation claims during War of Independence and Civil War to be released
# Archives
# Archives

Records of compensation claims during War of Independence and Civil War to be released

Wed 3:40 PM 9,448 Views 2 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin said the collection ‘brings home the true reality of the human cost of those turbulent times’.

# catherine-martin - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

The Green Party convention takes place in Athlone - and it has a decision to make on housing
# Coalition Woes
# Coalition Woes

The Green Party convention takes place in Athlone - and it has a decision to make on housing

Nov 26th 2022, 7:00 AM 16,431 Views 52 Comments

Housing will be the main issue of the next election – the Green Party should know this.

# catherine-martin - Last month November 2022

€5 million allocated to digitise and publish 1926 Census data by 2026
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

€5 million allocated to digitise and publish 1926 Census data by 2026

Nov 16th 2022, 2:31 PM 7,151 Views 6 Comments

The 1926 Census was the first census undertaken following the foundation of the state.

Cabinet approve Ireland's bid to co-host Euro 2028
# Euro 2028
# Euro 2028

Cabinet approve Ireland's bid to co-host Euro 2028

Updated Nov 15th 2022, 4:11 PM 19,891 Views 38 Comments

A final bid will take place in spring, Minister Michael McGrath said.

Over 400 pubs, cafes and cultural venues to receive State funding to support night-time events
# Night-time Economy
# Night-time Economy

Over 400 pubs, cafes and cultural venues to receive State funding to support night-time events

Nov 6th 2022, 7:15 AM 17,418 Views 18 Comments

€4m in funding is being awarded to some well-known venues as well as organisations in rural Ireland.

# catherine-martin - This year 2022

TG4 to launch new Irish language children's TV channel
# Cula4
# Cula4

TG4 to launch new Irish language children's TV channel

Sep 28th 2022, 7:15 PM 18,347 Views 17 Comments

Niamh Ní Chróinín will be the presenter of Cúla4.

Complaints system for social media content to be set up by 2024
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

Complaints system for social media content to be set up by 2024

Updated Sep 20th 2022, 10:00 PM 5,855 Views 1 Comment

Tech companies would be ‘bound’ to sign up to the online safety codes once they are drafted.

Breakfasts, photos & cancelled hotels: how Government spent almost €500k on travel in two years
# Foreign Affairs
# Foreign Affairs

Breakfasts, photos & cancelled hotels: how Government spent almost €500k on travel in two years

Aug 16th 2022, 12:05 AM 23,994 Views 28 Comments

The highest spender was the Department of Foreign Affairs, spending €166,553 on foreign travel since the Government was formed.

Pubs, nightclubs and cafes to be given up to €10,000 to host entertainment at 'off-peak' times
# Gigs
# Gigs

Pubs, nightclubs and cafes to be given up to €10,000 to host entertainment at 'off-peak' times

Jun 21st 2022, 2:27 PM 23,566 Views 15 Comments

The Night-Time Economy Support Scheme (NTESS) has been established to support off-peak entertainment.

€10.5 million allocated to BAI for climate action, live music and Irish language broadcasting
# Bai
# Bai

€10.5 million allocated to BAI for climate action, live music and Irish language broadcasting

May 4th 2022, 2:58 PM 9,391 Views 13 Comments

The funding was announced by Culture Minister Catherine Martin today.

Joint bid to host Euro 2028 by Ireland and UK backed by Government
# Euro 2028 Bid
# Euro 2028 Bid

Joint bid to host Euro 2028 by Ireland and UK backed by Government

Mar 22nd 2022, 7:15 PM 9,114 Views 11 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin and Minister Jack Chambers sought approval from Cabinet this morning to send a letter of support.

Expert panel to examine an individual complaints system for harmful online content established
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

Expert panel to examine an individual complaints system for harmful online content established

Jan 24th 2022, 10:48 AM 8,706 Views 12 Comments

It follows the publication of the new Online Safety and Media Regulation bill earlier this month.

National Symphony Orchestra set to transfer from RTÉ to the National Concert Hall
# Orchestral Manoeuvres
# Orchestral Manoeuvres

National Symphony Orchestra set to transfer from RTÉ to the National Concert Hall

Jan 19th 2022, 5:34 PM 15,243 Views 16 Comments

The three RTÉ choirs, the Philharmonic Choir, Cór Linn and Cór na nÓg, will also transfer to the National Concert Hall from 24 January.

Ireland has much to learn from history of division, Taoiseach says
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Ireland has much to learn from history of division, Taoiseach says

Jan 16th 2022, 8:10 AM 14,676 Views 25 Comments

Micheál Martin was speaking at an academic conference marking 100 years since the handing over of Dublin Castle by the British.

Commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of Dublin Castle handover taking place today
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

Commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of Dublin Castle handover taking place today

Jan 16th 2022, 7:45 AM 14,531 Views 14 Comments

On 16 January 1922 at 1.45pm, the Viceroy of Ireland formally handed over power.

Minister says Online Safety Bill has 'real teeth' but campaigners highlight lack of complaints procedure
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

Minister says Online Safety Bill has 'real teeth' but campaigners highlight lack of complaints procedure

Updated Jan 12th 2022, 5:25 PM 14,051 Views 12 Comments

An Online Safety Commissioner is set to be recruited to enforce the new regulations.

Cabinet expected to sign off on scrapping of isolation for close contacts with no symptoms
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet expected to sign off on scrapping of isolation for close contacts with no symptoms

Jan 12th 2022, 6:45 AM 19,863 Views 26 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin will also bring a memo seeking to publish the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill.

# catherine-martin - Last year 2021

Rugby players use government meeting to press for 'genuine cultural change' in IRFU
# Game Change
From The42
# Game Change

Rugby players use government meeting to press for 'genuine cultural change' in IRFU

Dec 20th 2021, 12:36 PM 11,036 Views 10 Comments

Four player representatives welcome ‘very positive and constructive’ meeting with government ministers.

Irish government seeks meeting with IRFU after letter from women's players
# Ministers
From The42
# Ministers

Irish government seeks meeting with IRFU after letter from women's players

Dec 13th 2021, 7:03 PM 5,801 Views 11 Comments

Ministers Martin and Chambers are considering the letter with “the upmost seriousness.”

Minister announces €50 million boost for live entertainment with extra €3 million for pantos
# Catherine Martin
# Catherine Martin

Minister announces €50 million boost for live entertainment with extra €3 million for pantos

Dec 8th 2021, 3:22 PM 8,990 Views 10 Comments

Leo Varadkar said a decision will be made today or tomorrow on a support scheme for businesses affected by new restrictions.

Government confirms details of reopened PUP scheme as ministers meet hospitality representatives
# Covid Latest
# Covid Latest

Government confirms details of reopened PUP scheme as ministers meet hospitality representatives

Updated Dec 6th 2021, 6:58 PM 29,186 Views 29 Comments
  • The top PUP rate of €350 is available to those earning €400 or more per week.
  • Hospitality and events representatives are meeting with the Tánaiste and the Culture Minister.
  • The number of Covid-19 cases in Ireland jumped by 10% in the last two weeks of November.
Climate action benefits are not just environmental, says Ryan
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Climate action benefits are not just environmental, says Ryan

Nov 27th 2021, 6:13 PM 14,019 Views 51 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan spoke at the party’s national convention this evening.

Sinn Féin seeks to outlaw the 'blacklisting' of journalists by media organisations
# Media Ownership
# Media Ownership

Sinn Féin seeks to outlaw the 'blacklisting' of journalists by media organisations

Oct 7th 2021, 6:41 PM 18,299 Views 32 Comments

The proposal follows on from the ban of Irish Times staff appearing on Newstalk in 2017.

Voucher scheme for off-peak tourism season part of the Budget negotiations, says minister
# Winter Holidays
# Winter Holidays

Voucher scheme for off-peak tourism season part of the Budget negotiations, says minister

Oct 1st 2021, 9:55 AM 16,611 Views 23 Comments

The Stay and Spend scheme was under utilised due to the continuous Covid-19 restrictions, said Minister Catherine Martin.

New plan could lead to ‘rebirth’ of Irish nightlife, says minister
# Nightlife
# Nightlife

New plan could lead to ‘rebirth’ of Irish nightlife, says minister

Sep 15th 2021, 8:14 PM 26,372 Views 31 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin said the plan was about ‘taking back our nights’.

These 38 locations are being given funding to develop permanent outdoor dining structures
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

These 38 locations are being given funding to develop permanent outdoor dining structures

Sep 8th 2021, 10:10 PM 95,941 Views 55 Comments

Fáilte Ireland’s Outdoor Dining Enhancement Scheme opened for applications in March 2021.

Trial nightclub event expected to have crowd capacity of 60%
# In The Club
# In The Club

Trial nightclub event expected to have crowd capacity of 60%

Sep 2nd 2021, 2:52 PM 15,213 Views 18 Comments

Attendees will be expected to produce a negative anitgen test before the event.

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet live event reps next week as pressure mounts to reopen entertainment sector
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet live event reps next week as pressure mounts to reopen entertainment sector

Aug 25th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,054 Views 5 Comments

Government has said it will follow through with its commitments to provide a comprehensive plan for the sector.

Donnelly says all restrictions should be gone by Christmas, Holohan says he hopes 'much sooner'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Donnelly says all restrictions should be gone by Christmas, Holohan says he hopes 'much sooner'

Updated Aug 24th 2021, 3:15 PM 49,403 Views 61 Comments

Cabinet will meet next week to sign off on a reopening plan.

Minister wants indoor arts and dance classes back in September in line with schools reopening
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Minister wants indoor arts and dance classes back in September in line with schools reopening

Aug 23rd 2021, 11:30 PM 24,131 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach, Tánasite and the chief medical officer have been invited to attend a meeting with live entertainment reps.

People who have had Covid-19 will be able to contact a call centre to get a recovery certificate
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

People who have had Covid-19 will be able to contact a call centre to get a recovery certificate

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 4:40 PM 34,400 Views 41 Comments

There was some confusion between ministers earlier today over what role GPs would play.

Anjelica Huston writes to Minister for Arts to save James Joyce's 'House of the Dead'
# House Of The Dead
# House Of The Dead

Anjelica Huston writes to Minister for Arts to save James Joyce's 'House of the Dead'

Jun 16th 2021, 1:25 PM 11,371 Views 7 Comments

The house was the setting for James Joyce’s short story ‘The Dead’ and is set to be turned into a 54-bed tourist hostel.

Poll: Would you attend a test live event in June?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you attend a test live event in June?

May 25th 2021, 9:59 AM 39,972 Views 42 Comments

Concerts, comedy and theatre might start a phased return next month.

Tourism in rural Ireland set to thrive this summer, but cities will suffer, Fáilte Ireland says
# Tourism
# Tourism

Tourism in rural Ireland set to thrive this summer, but cities will suffer, Fáilte Ireland says

May 21st 2021, 9:29 PM 23,500 Views 31 Comments

Fáilte Ireland say rural destinations are offering the outdoor attractions people are seeking in light of the pandemic.

Minister 'optimistic' fans will be able to attend test sporting events during the summer
# Summertime
# Summertime

Minister 'optimistic' fans will be able to attend test sporting events during the summer

Apr 20th 2021, 4:47 PM 11,313 Views 8 Comments

Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers says Ireland can learn from what other countries are doing.

Tánaiste 'increasingly confident' that indoor and outdoor dining will reopen during the summer
# Tourism
# Tourism

Tánaiste 'increasingly confident' that indoor and outdoor dining will reopen during the summer

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 9:02 PM 56,494 Views 62 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that it is “increasingly evident that outdoor dining is much safer than indoor”.

President leads tributes to 'captivating' soprano Veronica Dunne who has died aged 93
# Music
# Music

President leads tributes to 'captivating' soprano Veronica Dunne who has died aged 93

Apr 5th 2021, 7:48 PM 24,722 Views 9 Comments

Dr Dunne also trained some of Ireland’s best known classical singers.

Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?

Mar 25th 2021, 6:34 PM 21,426 Views 26 Comments

A row about a Seanad by-election has stolen attention away from a big political win – here’s why.

Government of the view ex-Guardian editor should remain on at the Future of Media Commission
# Maria Cahill
# Maria Cahill

Government of the view ex-Guardian editor should remain on at the Future of Media Commission

Updated Mar 9th 2021, 6:57 PM 16,357 Views 0 Comments

The members of the Commission have said they “unanimously support the continued membership of Alan Rusbridger on the Commission”.

Details of €50 million pandemic funding for live performance sector announced
# Covid Impact
# Covid Impact

Details of €50 million pandemic funding for live performance sector announced

Mar 9th 2021, 3:09 PM 9,117 Views 15 Comments

The fund was originally announced in the budget last October.

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