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#Eamon Ryan

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 4 October, 2022

Cabinet signs off on plan for three €200 energy credits
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Cabinet signs off on plan for three €200 energy credits

Tue 7:00 PM 14,319 Views 17 Comments

The credits are due to be paid in November, January and March.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 1 October, 2022

Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis price hikes kick in this weekend
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis price hikes kick in this weekend

Sat 6:30 AM 38,119 Views 48 Comments

Increases for Electric Ireland and SSE Airtricity customers comes into effect today.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 30 September, 2022

Planning application submitted for 'ambitious' Dublin Metrolink
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

Planning application submitted for 'ambitious' Dublin Metrolink

Fri 2:12 PM 21,251 Views 35 Comments

While the ‘precise’ cost of the project is not yet known, the ‘central’ estimate is €9.5 billion.

EU agrees to windfall levy on energy companies which could generate €2 billion for Ireland
# Windfall Levy
# Windfall Levy

EU agrees to windfall levy on energy companies which could generate €2 billion for Ireland

Fri 11:12 AM 18,168 Views 42 Comments

Speaking prior to the agreement, Enegery Minister Eamon RyanIreland can expect up to €2 billion from the deal.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 23 September, 2022

All schools to get funding for solar panels to fight rising cost of energy
# Sun Power
# Sun Power

All schools to get funding for solar panels to fight rising cost of energy

Sep 23rd 2022, 8:12 AM 16,171 Views 25 Comments

The strategy is part of a climate focused shift in the school Summer Works Scheme.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

Green Party leader accuses Sinn Féin of 'following Tory approach' with energy price cap plan
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Green Party leader accuses Sinn Féin of 'following Tory approach' with energy price cap plan

Updated Sep 21st 2022, 3:57 PM 25,754 Views 59 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty responded by saying that Minister Ryan is ‘in bed with the Irish Tories’.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 15 September, 2022

Taoiseach to engage with ministers on the issue of police on public transport
# Safe Public Transport
# Safe Public Transport

Taoiseach to engage with ministers on the issue of police on public transport

Sep 15th 2022, 11:40 AM 7,081 Views 8 Comments

Micheál Martin says public transport must be safe and affordable.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 12 September, 2022

Government to consider EU’s windfall tax plans as part of budget
# Windfall Tax
# Windfall Tax

Government to consider EU’s windfall tax plans as part of budget

Sep 12th 2022, 4:27 PM 17,027 Views 8 Comments

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is to set out detailed plans.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 7 September, 2022

Customers to receive electricity credit before Christmas, says minister
# Electricity
# Electricity

Customers to receive electricity credit before Christmas, says minister

Updated Sep 7th 2022, 4:47 PM 62,012 Views 88 Comments
  • Householders will receive an increased energy credit before the end of the year.
  • Cabinet has approved a renewed public advice campaign on energy consumption.
  • The EU has proposed to cap the huge revenues earned power companies.
Using household appliances outside peak hours will help shore up energy security, says Ryan
# Energy
# Energy

Using household appliances outside peak hours will help shore up energy security, says Ryan

Sep 7th 2022, 6:00 AM 42,368 Views 142 Comments

The three coalition leaders met last night to discuss the rising cost in energy and supports needed.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Use of street Christmas lights being considered by local councils amidst energy crisis, says Ryan
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Use of street Christmas lights being considered by local councils amidst energy crisis, says Ryan

Updated Sep 6th 2022, 10:22 PM 46,006 Views 76 Comments

The energy minister said there’s no guarantees that power blackouts can be avoided this winter.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 5 September, 2022

Students that use private bus companies to have fares cut by 50%
# Back To College
# Back To College

Students that use private bus companies to have fares cut by 50%

Sep 5th 2022, 4:45 PM 15,315 Views 3 Comments

The Young Adult Card and Student Leap Card fare initiative is being extended to the commercial bus sector.

'Significant intervention is needed': Coalition leaders to meet to discuss rising energy costs
# Budget Supports
# Budget Supports

'Significant intervention is needed': Coalition leaders to meet to discuss rising energy costs

Sep 5th 2022, 1:38 PM 14,922 Views 20 Comments

Minister for Energy Eamon Ryan will bring a memo to Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting setting out a series of options.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Eamon Ryan warns that this winter will be a 'dramatic and difficult period in energy'
# Energy Prices
# Energy Prices

Eamon Ryan warns that this winter will be a 'dramatic and difficult period in energy'

Updated Aug 31st 2022, 1:11 PM 27,986 Views 77 Comments

The first Cabinet meeting since the recess took place this morning.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Risk of electricity blackouts in Ireland ‘slightly worse’ than last winter, committee hears
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Risk of electricity blackouts in Ireland ‘slightly worse’ than last winter, committee hears

Updated Aug 30th 2022, 3:45 PM 41,387 Views 66 Comments

Eamon Ryan is appearing before the Committee this afternoon alongside Eirgrid and the Commission for Regulation of Utilities.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 28 August, 2022

'Enough is enough': Cowen says those responsible for energy crisis must be held accountable
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

'Enough is enough': Cowen says those responsible for energy crisis must be held accountable

Aug 28th 2022, 7:30 AM 51,597 Views 77 Comments

The Department, EirGrid and CRU are ‘all asleep at the wheel’, the Fianna Fáil TD told The Journal.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Eamon Ryan warns Ireland needs to be 'very careful' over energy supplies this winter
# Winter Blackouts
# Winter Blackouts

Eamon Ryan warns Ireland needs to be 'very careful' over energy supplies this winter

Aug 24th 2022, 3:45 PM 32,582 Views 85 Comments

There are fears over the country’s energy supplies.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 11 August, 2022

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan's mother has died
# Mary Ryan
# Mary Ryan

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan's mother has died

Aug 11th 2022, 11:25 AM 30,408 Views 3 Comments

The Green Party said Mary Ryan “died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday morning”.

Govt plans fare reductions on commercial buses for 19 to 23-year-olds before return to college
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Govt plans fare reductions on commercial buses for 19 to 23-year-olds before return to college

Aug 11th 2022, 6:00 AM 12,694 Views 15 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan said that it was difficult to implement the changes due to different ticketing systems on commercial buses.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

More 24-hour Dublin buses to be rolled out in autumn
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

More 24-hour Dublin buses to be rolled out in autumn

Aug 9th 2022, 6:00 AM 26,802 Views 21 Comments

Increase in late-night services across the public transport network is being kept under review, Dept of Transport tells The Journal.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Late-night Luas service ruled out, as hours needed for maintenance
# Late-night Public Transport
# Late-night Public Transport

Late-night Luas service ruled out, as hours needed for maintenance

Aug 4th 2022, 6:04 AM 20,516 Views 26 Comments

The Luas will not operate a 24-hour service as the NTA says it carries out maintenance when the trams are out of service.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Retired An Post employees protest 'lousy' 2% pension hike at Department of Communications
# Protest
# Protest

Retired An Post employees protest 'lousy' 2% pension hike at Department of Communications

Aug 3rd 2022, 4:44 PM 25,860 Views 13 Comments

The pensioners staged the demonstration outside the Department of Environment and Communications over Minister Eamon Ryan’s “failure” to sign off on the increase.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Government leaders fail to reach agreement on agriculture emissions reduction targets
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Government leaders fail to reach agreement on agriculture emissions reduction targets

Updated Jul 26th 2022, 8:14 PM 23,586 Views 63 Comments

Negotiations are set to continue tonight and tomorrow morning.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Eamon Ryan says 'we have to do more' as greenhouse gas emissions top pre-pandemic levels
# EPA
# EPA

Eamon Ryan says 'we have to do more' as greenhouse gas emissions top pre-pandemic levels

Updated Jul 21st 2022, 2:22 PM 24,812 Views 81 Comments
  • The Environmental Protection Agency report shows an increase in emissions of 4.7% in 2021 compared to 2020, when Covid-19 restrictions were in place.
  • There was a 17.6% increase in emissions from the energy industries sector, attributable to a tripling of coal and oil use in electricity generation last year.
  • Agriculture emissions increased by 3% last year, the third year in a row that emissions have risen in the sector.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

'Impossible' targets would undermine agri-sector's 'green image', McConalogue told Ryan
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

'Impossible' targets would undermine agri-sector's 'green image', McConalogue told Ryan

Updated Jul 20th 2022, 4:00 PM 17,459 Views 32 Comments

As the debate on farming’s emissions persists, officials from the departments of agriculture and climate came before an Oireachtas committee today.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 14 July, 2022

'It ain't just agriculture': Minister says other sectors must 'step up' to meet carbon emission targets
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'It ain't just agriculture': Minister says other sectors must 'step up' to meet carbon emission targets

Jul 14th 2022, 5:26 PM 13,122 Views 65 Comments

The sectoral carbon emission targets were due to be published before the summer recess.

Overflowing toilets and long queues: Passenger complaints about Dublin Airport at start of summer
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Overflowing toilets and long queues: Passenger complaints about Dublin Airport at start of summer

Jul 14th 2022, 12:05 AM 34,632 Views 30 Comments
  • Correspondence sent to the Department of Transport shows the frustrations of those who used the airport in late May.
  • Transport Minister Eamon Ryan has said the Government will not cut passenger numbers at the airport.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Aer Lingus refusing to appear before Oireachtas Committee is 'unacceptable', says chairperson
# Baggage And Flights
# Baggage And Flights

Aer Lingus refusing to appear before Oireachtas Committee is 'unacceptable', says chairperson

Updated Jul 13th 2022, 4:17 PM 33,668 Views 34 Comments

Eamon Ryan said that he would be meeting with Ryanair and Aer Lingus this week.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Eamon Ryan: 'Utmost commitment' to deliver MetroLink following 8,000 submissions from public
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

Eamon Ryan: 'Utmost commitment' to deliver MetroLink following 8,000 submissions from public

Jul 5th 2022, 2:07 PM 19,598 Views 46 Comments

Construction on the project is forecasted to begin in 2025, with it set to be completed in the early 2030s.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Eamon Ryan 'wouldn't object' to bringing Budget forward to September
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Eamon Ryan 'wouldn't object' to bringing Budget forward to September

Jun 30th 2022, 1:29 PM 11,250 Views 28 Comments

The Minister for Transport said the matter will be discussed at Cabinet next week.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Members of Defence Forces concerned about Cabinet approval of army standby for Dublin Airport
# Airport Chaos
# Airport Chaos

Members of Defence Forces concerned about Cabinet approval of army standby for Dublin Airport

Jun 29th 2022, 8:53 AM 17,891 Views 52 Comments

The president of PDForra pointed out that the Defence Forces are already short-staffed and this will increase pressure on members at barracks.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Luas could run past 1am as NTA examines extending operational hours, says minister
# Late Night Luas
# Late Night Luas

Luas could run past 1am as NTA examines extending operational hours, says minister

Jun 22nd 2022, 1:41 PM 14,090 Views 25 Comments

Increased public transport capacity could help address the taxi shortage in Dublin, the transport minister indicated.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Officials seek meeting with US airlines group amid concerns over Dublin Airport delays
# DAA
# DAA

Officials seek meeting with US airlines group amid concerns over Dublin Airport delays

Jun 21st 2022, 7:51 PM 21,099 Views 33 Comments

Taoiseach says the delays at Dublin Airport has not caused damage to Irish tourism.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 13 June, 2022

Eamon Ryan tests positive for Covid-19 for second time
# Positive
# Positive

Eamon Ryan tests positive for Covid-19 for second time

Jun 13th 2022, 10:32 PM 35,099 Views 47 Comments

He tested positive this afternoon.

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees

Updated Jun 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 34,610 Views 38 Comments

Student accommodation will no longer be available for refugees at the end of the summer.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 10 June, 2022

Govt won't be dropping motorway tolls as part of its plan to tackle the cost-of-living surge
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Govt won't be dropping motorway tolls as part of its plan to tackle the cost-of-living surge

Jun 10th 2022, 12:05 AM 21,474 Views 49 Comments
  • A spokesperson for Minister Eamon Ryan has confirmed that there are no plans to reduce toll charges despite commuters facing crippling price hikes in fuel, reports Christina Finn.
  • Some in Govt circles say they are open to looking at reducing toll charges, but fear that such a proposal would not get past the Greens.
  • One Fine Gael TD says he is in favour of a toll reduction, saying it would help motorists that are under pressure.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Eamon Ryan rejects TD's claim that he had his bike driven to Limerick just for a photo op
# Richard O'Donoghue
# Richard O'Donoghue

Eamon Ryan rejects TD's claim that he had his bike driven to Limerick just for a photo op

Jun 9th 2022, 2:22 PM 70,197 Views 33 Comments

In his response, the minister said that he doesn’t have a state car or a state driver.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 4 June, 2022

'We're in the midst of a crisis': Dublin revellers warned of taxi shortage over bank holiday
# Nights Out
# Nights Out

'We're in the midst of a crisis': Dublin revellers warned of taxi shortage over bank holiday

Jun 4th 2022, 12:05 AM 32,345 Views 49 Comments

Taxi driver representatives have said they feel as though they are being blamed for a crisis that is the government’s responsibility.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Cheaper to fly to Rome and see Springsteen than to go to Dublin gigs, Dáil told
# Not My Hometown
# Not My Hometown

Cheaper to fly to Rome and see Springsteen than to go to Dublin gigs, Dáil told

Jun 2nd 2022, 4:30 PM 55,174 Views 67 Comments

Tickets for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in Dublin’s RDS cost up to €156.

Ryan signals need for social welfare and tax changes to get country through 'very difficult period'
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Ryan signals need for social welfare and tax changes to get country through 'very difficult period'

Jun 2nd 2022, 12:46 PM 28,709 Views 58 Comments

Taoiseach has said there will be “a challenging number of months ahead with the cost of living”.

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