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#Coalition

# coalition - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Cameron arrives in Dublin for bilateral meetings with Taoiseach
# Bilateral Visit
# Bilateral Visit

Cameron arrives in Dublin for bilateral meetings with Taoiseach

May 18th 2011, 6:34 PM 661 Views 0 Comments

David Cameron says he looks forward to the opportunity to develop Anglo-Irish relations as “neighbours and friends”.

# coalition - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

France and Italy to send military officials to advise Libyan rebels
# Libya
# Libya

France and Italy to send military officials to advise Libyan rebels

Apr 20th 2011, 4:20 PM 395 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, UN official warns Libyan authorities that their military actions will come under “intense scrutiny”

# coalition - Sunday 10 April, 2011

First post election poll shows support for Fine Gael and Taoiseach
Live Apr 10th 2011, 9:28 AM

First post election poll shows support for Fine Gael and Taoiseach

The 9 at 9: Sunday
Live Apr 10th 2011, 8:42 AM

The 9 at 9: Sunday

# coalition - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Gaddafi forces continue to push rebels eastwards
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi forces continue to push rebels eastwards

Mar 30th 2011, 11:00 AM 238 Views 0 Comments

International leaders’ conference yesterday agreed it was time for Gaddafi to resign – but not on how to push him out.

# coalition - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Rebel advance on Gaddafi's hometown checked by pro-government forces
# Libya
# Libya

Rebel advance on Gaddafi's hometown checked by pro-government forces

Mar 29th 2011, 12:35 PM 298 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, women protest over detention of women who claims she was raped and beaten by Gaddafi’s security forces.

World leaders meet as Obama defends US action in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

World leaders meet as Obama defends US action in Libya

Mar 29th 2011, 8:44 AM 375 Views 0 Comments

US President didn’t specifically mention the rebels when presenting his views on the “tyrant” Gaddafi and US military involvement in Libya.

# coalition - Friday 25 March, 2011

NATO takes over enforcement of Libyan no-fly zone
# Libya
# Libya

NATO takes over enforcement of Libyan no-fly zone

Mar 25th 2011, 8:07 AM 340 Views 0 Comments

This does not mean that the US can make a quick exit from the military operation, experts say.

# coalition - Thursday 24 March, 2011

NATO to meet over support for Libyan no-fly zone
# Libya
# Libya

NATO to meet over support for Libyan no-fly zone

Mar 24th 2011, 9:51 AM 279 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, a fifth night of coalition airstrikes hasn’t deterred pro-Gaddafi forces from shelling rebel-held areas.

# coalition - Monday 21 March, 2011

Reports claim that Gaddafi's sixth son has been killed
# Libya
# Libya

Reports claim that Gaddafi's sixth son has been killed

Mar 21st 2011, 10:34 PM 1,549 Views 0 Comments

Libyan government denying that he died in attack by kamikaze pilot on military barracks in Tripoli.

# coalition - Saturday 12 March, 2011

Joan Burton: 'I'm qualified to do most of the jobs in cabinet'
# Coalition
# Coalition

Joan Burton: 'I'm qualified to do most of the jobs in cabinet'

Mar 12th 2011, 11:40 AM 2,645 Views 0 Comments

The new Minister for Social Protection says she hadn’t had any discussions about ministerial portfolios before appointment.

# coalition - Friday 11 March, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Mar 11th 2011, 9:14 PM 3,824 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# coalition - Thursday 10 March, 2011

In pictures: Junior ministers named by Enda Kenny
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

In pictures: Junior ministers named by Enda Kenny

Mar 10th 2011, 3:21 PM 4,588 Views 0 Comments

The line-up in the new coalition government is complete with the announcement of nine Fine Gael and six Labour ministers of state.

IBEC says compulsory redundancies will be needed to achieve government targets
# IBEC
# IBEC

IBEC says compulsory redundancies will be needed to achieve government targets

Mar 10th 2011, 1:44 PM 557 Views 0 Comments

The group that represents Irish businesses said government targets could not be met through voluntary redundancy alone.

Taoiseach and new cabinet reduce pay in first act of new government
# New Cabinet
# New Cabinet

Taoiseach and new cabinet reduce pay in first act of new government

Mar 10th 2011, 7:20 AM 1,864 Views 0 Comments

The new Fine Gael and Labour cabinet met for the first time last night.

# coalition - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 9th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,462 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Enda Kenny settles into Leinster House (photos) and announces his new cabinet; Gaddafi’s forces bomb Libyan oil city; and the Discovery shuttle touches down safely.

Junior ministers could be named sooner than expected
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Junior ministers could be named sooner than expected

Mar 9th 2011, 7:54 PM 1,217 Views 0 Comments

Two were announced today, but the other junior ministers weren’t expected to be made known until later next week.

Enda Kenny's new coalition cabinet, in pictures
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Enda Kenny's new coalition cabinet, in pictures

Mar 9th 2011, 5:54 PM 6,407 Views 0 Comments

Our guide to who’s who in the new team of 15 tasked with running the country under the stewardship of Enda Kenny.

Maiden speeches jump on Enda Kenny's victory chariot
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Maiden speeches jump on Enda Kenny's victory chariot

Mar 9th 2011, 2:40 PM 1,561 Views 0 Comments

New TDs and independents make sure they have their “spake” before Fine Gael leader gets the nod for Taoiseach.

As it happened: Enda Kenny's appointment as Taoiseach
# The New Dáil
# The New Dáil

As it happened: Enda Kenny's appointment as Taoiseach

Mar 9th 2011, 11:35 AM 2,945 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny’s new coalition government formally takes power, after he is appointed Taoiseach by 117 votes to 27.

# coalition - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Labour’s Eamon Gilmore to get Foreign Affairs: reports
# Coalition
# Coalition

Labour’s Eamon Gilmore to get Foreign Affairs: reports

Mar 8th 2011, 5:15 PM 1,679 Views 0 Comments

As speculation over how Fine Gael and Labour will divide the 31st Dáil’s cabinet posts, reports emerge that the Labour leader will take the Foreign Affairs ministry.

The change of power: how tomorrow's Dáil proceedings will work
# The New Dáil
# The New Dáil

The change of power: how tomorrow's Dáil proceedings will work

Mar 8th 2011, 3:02 PM 2,157 Views 0 Comments

The 31st Dáil meets for the first time tomorrow – so here’s our guide as to how power will move to the new coalition.

Irish bonds break all-time high – just after coalition deal is published
# Bondwatch
# Bondwatch

Irish bonds break all-time high – just after coalition deal is published

Mar 8th 2011, 8:48 AM 955 Views 0 Comments

The price of government borrowing was higher yesterday than it was when we accepted the €67.5bn bailout in November.

# coalition - Monday 7 March, 2011

Moody's downgrades Greece again but says Irish ratings cut is not imminent
# Debt
From Business ETC
# Debt

Moody's downgrades Greece again but says Irish ratings cut is not imminent

Mar 7th 2011, 3:43 PM 318 Views 0 Comments

The ratings agency is closely monitoring Ireland’s attempt to negotiate better terms on the EU/IMF deal – but has said it did not have imminent plans to downgrade Ireland.

Small Firms Association criticises coalition proposal to reverse minimum wage cut
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

Small Firms Association criticises coalition proposal to reverse minimum wage cut

Mar 7th 2011, 1:57 PM 516 Views 0 Comments

The SFA is cautiously welcoming the programme for government which is its says is “good and bad for small firms”.

Labour's Ruairí Quinn criticises Fine Gael's "anti-market attitudes"
# Coalition
# Coalition

Labour's Ruairí Quinn criticises Fine Gael's "anti-market attitudes"

Mar 7th 2011, 12:01 PM 2,417 Views 0 Comments

Quinn reacts to FG’s Brian Hayes comment that the awarding of a contract to print State exam papers to a UK company was “absurd”.

Poll: Are you happy with the programme for government?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you happy with the programme for government?

Mar 7th 2011, 10:02 AM 2,196 Views 0 Comments

The coalition has signed and sealed its draft agreement for ruling together – but do their pledges satisfy you?

Coalition deal gets tentative welcome from international press
# Coalition
# Coalition

Coalition deal gets tentative welcome from international press

Mar 7th 2011, 9:44 AM 853 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael-Labour programme described as pragmatic – while Michael Noonan gets a personal boost for his “witty quips in parliamentary debates”…

Labour and Fine Gael endorse draft Programme for Government
# Coalition
# Coalition

Labour and Fine Gael endorse draft Programme for Government

Mar 7th 2011, 7:39 AM 5,382 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil’s two biggest parties will form the next government, after both independently backed a deal to share power.

# coalition - Sunday 6 March, 2011

Details emerge of Fine Gael and Labour's programme for government
# Coalition
# Coalition

Details emerge of Fine Gael and Labour's programme for government

Mar 6th 2011, 1:32 PM 1,807 Views 0 Comments

Details that have so far emerged include the Department of Finance being split into two, the formation of an economic council, and an agreement to reduce the deficit by 2015.

Fine Gael and Labour reach agreement on programme for government
# Coalition
# Coalition

Fine Gael and Labour reach agreement on programme for government

Mar 6th 2011, 8:07 AM 1,218 Views 0 Comments

The two party leaders have reached an agreement on a programme for government but there are no details of that programme so far.

# coalition - Saturday 5 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Mar 5th 2011, 7:59 PM 2,202 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on today’s news, including: coalition talks, narrow scrapes for Jose Mourinho and Gay Byrne, and the death of the beloved snood.

Draft programme for government should be ready tonight - FG
# Coalition
# Coalition

Draft programme for government should be ready tonight - FG

Mar 5th 2011, 3:48 PM 456 Views 0 Comments