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# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Britain into Ireland take immediate effect
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Britain into Ireland take immediate effect

Updated Tue 9:55 PM 88,134 Views 73 Comments
  • Fully vaccinated people travelling from Great Britain will still need to self-quarantine for at least five days.
  • There are no self-quarantine requirements for those travelling from the North - unless a passenger is travelling from Britain via Northern Ireland.
  • In the week up to Monday, there were 2,270 new cases of Covid-19 - a drop of 21% on the previous week.
Housing Minister to meet mica-affected homeowners as thousands to march on Dublin
# Mica Scandal
# Mica Scandal

Housing Minister to meet mica-affected homeowners as thousands to march on Dublin

Tue 9:32 AM 15,392 Views 41 Comments

Eamon Ryan said people affected do need and will get government support.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Eamon Ryan says public order incidents need to be managed in 'more thought-through manner'
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Eamon Ryan says public order incidents need to be managed in 'more thought-through manner'

Jun 6th 2021, 7:30 PM 31,173 Views 111 Comments

The minister said the council, with support from the government, should put in place “event control teams”.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Taoiseach says new metropolitan rail network for Cork can be completed 'quickly'
# Metropolitan Railway Lines
# Metropolitan Railway Lines

Taoiseach says new metropolitan rail network for Cork can be completed 'quickly'

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 6:52 PM 43,606 Views 60 Comments

The Minister for Environment announced today that €184 million will fund this new investment in a metropolitan rail network between Cork towns.

DCC pledges 'more facilities' for bank holiday weekend as Eamon Ryan urges councils to 'get the message'
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

DCC pledges 'more facilities' for bank holiday weekend as Eamon Ryan urges councils to 'get the message'

Jun 1st 2021, 5:22 PM 21,633 Views 17 Comments

Ryan said that funding is available for waste services.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 28 May, 2021

Independent 'fact-finding' probe launched into Belarus diverting Ryanair flight
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Independent 'fact-finding' probe launched into Belarus diverting Ryanair flight

May 28th 2021, 8:27 AM 10,980 Views 16 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan, Lithuania and Poland had called for the ICAO to investigate the incident.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Transport Minister calls for independent and thorough investigation into flight diverted to Belarus
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Transport Minister calls for independent and thorough investigation into flight diverted to Belarus

May 27th 2021, 6:28 PM 8,427 Views 35 Comments

Eamon Ryan told the International Transport Forum (ITF) that a thorough investigation into the incident is needed.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

'Unreasonable' to ask fully vaccinated people to wait for Green Cert to become operational, says transport minister
# International Travel
# International Travel

'Unreasonable' to ask fully vaccinated people to wait for Green Cert to become operational, says transport minister

May 25th 2021, 7:54 PM 41,387 Views 41 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan says fully vaccinated people should be exempt from testing and quarantine.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 24 May, 2021

Fracking not compatible with human rights law, says Irish study

Fracking not compatible with human rights law, says Irish study

May 24th 2021, 8:15 PM 11,372 Views 1 Comment

A new report from NUIG’s Centre for Human Rights calls on the State to use its weight at the UN to push for a global ban on fracking.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 20 May, 2021

'They're as safe as you can get': Eamon Ryan says he'll find out why drive-in cinemas have been shut down
# Outdoor Cinema
# Outdoor Cinema

'They're as safe as you can get': Eamon Ryan says he'll find out why drive-in cinemas have been shut down

May 20th 2021, 3:07 PM 19,544 Views 17 Comments

Fine Gael’s Neale Richmond said in the Dáil today that it is “absolutely ludicrous” that Retro Drive-in movies was told to close down by gardaí.

Dublin city is a 'free for all' for vulture funds, Dáil told
# Housing
# Housing

Dublin city is a 'free for all' for vulture funds, Dáil told

May 20th 2021, 2:06 PM 15,389 Views 58 Comments

Doherty read out some personal testimonies into the Dáil record from people who say they will never be able to save to buy their own home.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Patient receiving offer of medical procedure from abroad 'seems to align' with HSE hack, Dáil told
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Patient receiving offer of medical procedure from abroad 'seems to align' with HSE hack, Dáil told

Updated May 19th 2021, 4:39 PM 49,811 Views 56 Comments

The Financial Times reported today that personal information belonging to HSE patients had been shared online.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 7 May, 2021

Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan's nephew was not awarded a bike hire contract in Offaly
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan's nephew was not awarded a bike hire contract in Offaly

May 7th 2021, 3:04 PM 10,365 Views 0 Comments

The misleading article was widely shared on social media before it was removed by Gript.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 22 April, 2021

NIAC to meet to discuss advice on Johnson & Johnson vaccine as hospital numbers remain stable
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

NIAC to meet to discuss advice on Johnson & Johnson vaccine as hospital numbers remain stable

Apr 22nd 2021, 8:49 AM 11,657 Views 19 Comments

The single-shot vaccine is seen as crucial to Ireland’s rollout.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Minister hits out at rural TDs for heckling during Climate Action Bill speech
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL

Minister hits out at rural TDs for heckling during Climate Action Bill speech

Apr 21st 2021, 8:11 PM 44,900 Views 64 Comments

TDs from the Rural Independent Group have criticised the bill, accusing the government of ignoring the people of rural Ireland.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future

Apr 11th 2021, 1:03 PM 36,783 Views 77 Comments

All arrivals from ‘designated countries’ currently have to quarantine for two weeks.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

All-island review of rail system to be carried out
# Choo Choo
# Choo Choo

All-island review of rail system to be carried out

Apr 7th 2021, 6:20 PM 21,101 Views 51 Comments

The review will consider how trains could improve connectivity across the island of Ireland.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Essential workers should be allowed to finish driving lessons, Oireachtas committee tells minister
# Driving It Home
# Driving It Home

Essential workers should be allowed to finish driving lessons, Oireachtas committee tells minister

Apr 1st 2021, 1:26 PM 14,755 Views 13 Comments

The committee says that stopping essential workers from continuing driving lessons is a “significant oversight”.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 25 March, 2021

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 21,320 Views 24 Comments

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

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 18 February, 2021

'If it has to be widened or extended, we'll do it': Cabinet signs off on quarantine for arrivals from 20 countries
# Mandatory Quarantine
# Mandatory Quarantine

'If it has to be widened or extended, we'll do it': Cabinet signs off on quarantine for arrivals from 20 countries

Feb 18th 2021, 9:38 AM 35,315 Views 60 Comments

Cabinet signed off on the measures last night.

Government moves to introduce nationwide ban on smoky coal
# Environment
# Environment

Government moves to introduce nationwide ban on smoky coal

Feb 18th 2021, 7:11 AM 27,937 Views 77 Comments

The sale of other solid fuels like unseasoned wood or wet wood could also be banned.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Appointment of new chair of Shannon Group cancelled as 'use of social media below standard expected'
# Aaron Forde
# Aaron Forde

Appointment of new chair of Shannon Group cancelled as 'use of social media below standard expected'

Feb 16th 2021, 9:45 PM 64,546 Views 74 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan had announced the appointment of Aaron Forde in a statement earlier today.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 11 February, 2021

20 countries to be on Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list
# International Travel
# International Travel

20 countries to be on Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list

Feb 11th 2021, 8:32 AM 89,214 Views 41 Comments

Primary legislation is required before people are mandated to quarantine in hotels.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 6:55 PM 20,801 Views 15 Comments

The controversial EU-Canada trade deal is to be examined by the EU Affairs Committee.

Eamon Ryan u-turns over Limerick road project, says it will be delivered 'without delay'
# Green Light
# Green Light

Eamon Ryan u-turns over Limerick road project, says it will be delivered 'without delay'

Feb 10th 2021, 4:44 PM 23,932 Views 47 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan was accused of acting “in clear breach” of the Programme for Government last week by FF Willie O’Dea.

Government plans to increase fines for non-essential international travel from €500 to €2,000
# Travelling Abroad
# Travelling Abroad

Government plans to increase fines for non-essential international travel from €500 to €2,000

Feb 10th 2021, 2:09 PM 41,870 Views 174 Comments

The €500 fine was not seen as enough of a deterrent to stop people travelling abroad.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 5 February, 2021

'My beef is the road not going ahead': A Limerick road is causing division lines between Fianna Fáil and the Greens
# Moyross
# Moyross

'My beef is the road not going ahead': A Limerick road is causing division lines between Fianna Fáil and the Greens

Feb 5th 2021, 1:01 PM 33,577 Views 39 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan has been accused of acting “in clear breach” of the Programme for Government.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Eamon Ryan seeks ban on future oil and gas exploration but existing licences will be honoured
# Oil And Gas Exploration
# Oil And Gas Exploration

Eamon Ryan seeks ban on future oil and gas exploration but existing licences will be honoured

Feb 2nd 2021, 4:22 PM 14,005 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Offshore Operators’ Association welcomed the decision to honour existing licences.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Confusion reigns over mandatory quarantine rules for arrivals from Britain
# Travel
# Travel

Confusion reigns over mandatory quarantine rules for arrivals from Britain

Jan 27th 2021, 6:16 PM 39,649 Views 70 Comments

The HSE had changed advice on its website but the DFA has said the situation has not changed.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 27 December, 2020

More balanced regional development and public transport investments key for Ryan
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

More balanced regional development and public transport investments key for Ryan

Dec 27th 2020, 2:47 PM 13,096 Views 35 Comments

Developing rail in both Limerick and Cork is a number one priority for Minister Eamon Ryan

# eamon-ryan - Friday 25 December, 2020

'That approach can't continue forever': Britain travel ban to be replaced by strict health regulations
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

'That approach can't continue forever': Britain travel ban to be replaced by strict health regulations

Dec 25th 2020, 10:54 AM 32,057 Views 26 Comments

The government first introduced a suspension on flights and passenger ferries from Britain last Sunday night for an initial 48-hour period.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'
# New Strain
# New Strain

People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:41 AM 60,319 Views 62 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said NPHET will “be looking at enhanced surveillance of these passengers coming in”.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:30 AM 38,533 Views 8 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, the outspoken TD says she is staying in the party – for now at least.

Cabinet to meet today to discuss further Christmas restrictions as NPHET announces Covid 'third wave'
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet to meet today to discuss further Christmas restrictions as NPHET announces Covid 'third wave'

Dec 22nd 2020, 6:30 AM 26,850 Views 56 Comments

The Covid-19 sub-committee met yesterday evening to discuss growing concerns.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 21 December, 2020

Cabinet Covid Committee agrees hospitality should shut on Christmas Eve
# Christmas
# Christmas

Cabinet Covid Committee agrees hospitality should shut on Christmas Eve

Dec 21st 2020, 10:41 PM 176,702 Views 176 Comments

It is understood that restaurants and gastro pubs could close from mid-afternoon on Christmas Eve.

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period
# Cleaner Transport
# Cleaner Transport

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period

Dec 21st 2020, 3:35 PM 12,768 Views 20 Comments

The first of these buses won’t arrive until the second half of 2022.

Eamon Ryan says Ireland will work with UK 'on what comes next' after 48-hour suspension of transport
# New Strain
# New Strain

Eamon Ryan says Ireland will work with UK 'on what comes next' after 48-hour suspension of transport

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 9:10 AM 34,930 Views 50 Comments

The Green Party leader also said increased restrictions will come into effect in Ireland “sooner than was originally planned”.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Green Party Cabinet ministers write to members in a bid to allay fears about the EU-Canada trade deal
# CETA
# CETA

Green Party Cabinet ministers write to members in a bid to allay fears about the EU-Canada trade deal

Dec 16th 2020, 3:15 PM 11,358 Views 31 Comments

Party membership has been told that ratifying the controversial EU-Canada trade deal is “politically important” with Brexit looming.

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
# Investor Court
# Investor Court

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'

Dec 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,911 Views 51 Comments

Hourigan told TheJournal.ie that the current environment in the Green Party is “unpleasant”.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 27 November, 2020

Micheál and Leo's December plans? A haircut, the gym, a meal with friends, and lazy days at home for Christmas
# Leaving Level 5
# Leaving Level 5

Micheál and Leo's December plans? A haircut, the gym, a meal with friends, and lazy days at home for Christmas

Nov 27th 2020, 9:56 PM 42,298 Views 65 Comments

The three party leaders have yet to enjoy a pint together since they all entered government.

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