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Diary trawl unearths more meetings between former Communications Minister and David McCourt
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

Diary trawl unearths more meetings between former Communications Minister and David McCourt

Oct 19th 2018, 10:31 AM 19,576 Views 29 Comments

Denis Naughten resigned last week over revelations that he met with the businessman four times.

'I've done nothing wrong': Pat Breen defends extending dinner invitation to broadband bidder's home to Naughten
# Pressure
# Pressure

'I've done nothing wrong': Pat Breen defends extending dinner invitation to broadband bidder's home to Naughten

Oct 18th 2018, 5:17 PM 11,576 Views 22 Comments

The Taoiseach believes Breen’s involvement is not a resigning matter.

Taoiseach says Breen extending national broadband bidder's dinner invitation to Naughten is 'not a resigning matter'
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# RSVP

Taoiseach says Breen extending national broadband bidder's dinner invitation to Naughten is 'not a resigning matter'

Oct 15th 2018, 3:01 PM 13,813 Views 37 Comments

Pat Breen extended a dinner invitation to former Communications Minister Denis Naughten at the request of David McCourt.

'Pat Breen asked a minister to meet a constituent and Naughten decided to go'
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

'Pat Breen asked a minister to meet a constituent and Naughten decided to go'

Updated Oct 12th 2018, 12:00 PM 18,936 Views 40 Comments

Pressure has been mounting on Breen to clarify the nature of his meetings with McCourt.

Explainer: How dinners with a US telecoms millionaire cost Denis Naughten his job
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# Routered

Explainer: How dinners with a US telecoms millionaire cost Denis Naughten his job

Oct 11th 2018, 7:23 PM 23,477 Views 59 Comments

Naughten resigned as Communications Minister earlier today.

Denis Naughten has resigned as Communications Minister
# Gone
# Gone

Denis Naughten has resigned as Communications Minister

Oct 11th 2018, 3:09 PM 62,943 Views 112 Comments

He made the announcement in the Dáil this afternoon.

Taoiseach 'satisfied' with Denis Naughten's account of dinner with Broadband Plan bidder - for now
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# David Mccourt

Taoiseach 'satisfied' with Denis Naughten's account of dinner with Broadband Plan bidder - for now

Oct 11th 2018, 12:39 PM 6,164 Views 27 Comments

Naughten has been under pressure after it emerged he attended a dinner with David McCourt in July.

Government says overground option for North-South interconnector will go ahead as planned
# Pylons
# Pylons

Government says overground option for North-South interconnector will go ahead as planned

Oct 4th 2018, 9:30 AM 11,942 Views 38 Comments

The Minister for Communications confirmed that the interconnector would be constructed even in the event of a hard Brexit.

Varadkar presents Irish physicist and technology innovator with St Patrick's Day science medals
# Washington
# Washington

Varadkar presents Irish physicist and technology innovator with St Patrick's Day science medals

Mar 14th 2018, 4:07 PM 9,622 Views 8 Comments

The medal is awarded annually to a distinguished Irish scientist, engineer or technology leader living and working in the US.