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#Eamon Ryan

# eamon-ryan - Monday 9 August, 2021

'All countries must play their part': Minister says climate report is 'stark reminder' of crisis
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'All countries must play their part': Minister says climate report is 'stark reminder' of crisis

Aug 9th 2021, 10:37 AM 7,540 Views 35 Comments

The important UN report found that the scale of recent climate changes is unprecedented.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Eamon Ryan says despite process 'misgivings', Katherine Zappone will make 'excellent' envoy
# Cabinet Approval
# Cabinet Approval

Eamon Ryan says despite process 'misgivings', Katherine Zappone will make 'excellent' envoy

Jul 29th 2021, 10:30 AM 15,120 Views 53 Comments

The Taoiseach would not be drawn today on whether the job was Zappone’s idea.

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says
# Reopening
# Reopening

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says

Jul 29th 2021, 9:21 AM 25,612 Views 34 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan said the return to offices will be “done on a staged basis”.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 23 July, 2021

Carbon neutral by 2050: President Higgins signs Climate Action Bill into law
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL

Carbon neutral by 2050: President Higgins signs Climate Action Bill into law

Jul 23rd 2021, 3:09 PM 11,226 Views 32 Comments

“Today is a landmark day,” said Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Concerns over 'last-minute' changes to how carbon emissions are calculated under Climate Action Bill
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Concerns over 'last-minute' changes to how carbon emissions are calculated under Climate Action Bill

Jul 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 17,805 Views 30 Comments

Campaigners worry about what the late changes will mean for Ireland’s carbon budgets.

Major investment and increase in staff at National Cyber Security Centre
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

Major investment and increase in staff at National Cyber Security Centre

Jul 13th 2021, 5:29 PM 10,698 Views 15 Comments

An increase in the NCSC will see it rise by €2.5m for 2022.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Ryan: 'No country serious about climate change can invest in gas terminals'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Ryan: 'No country serious about climate change can invest in gas terminals'

Jul 1st 2021, 5:35 PM 16,699 Views 57 Comments

He made the statement when questioned on the use of liquified natural gas terminals in Ireland today.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Government expects to 'stick with the plan' of opening up foreign travel on 19 July
# Green Cert
# Green Cert

Government expects to 'stick with the plan' of opening up foreign travel on 19 July

Jun 24th 2021, 3:35 PM 24,457 Views 38 Comments

Ireland is to sign up to the EU Green Cert a number of weeks after it is available.

BusConnects: H Spine towards Howth and Malahide to begin from Sunday
# It's Go Time
# It's Go Time

BusConnects: H Spine towards Howth and Malahide to begin from Sunday

Jun 24th 2021, 1:31 PM 33,883 Views 41 Comments

The landmark BusConnects plan involves investments in fleet and infrastructure as well as a redesign of Dublin’s bus network.

# 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 Jun 15th 2021, 9:55 PM 91,427 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

Jun 15th 2021, 9:32 AM 15,592 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 31,290 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 45,027 Views 62 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 21,667 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 11,000 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 8,494 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 41,584 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 11,526 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 19,619 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 15,700 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 49,899 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 11,343 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 11,665 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 45,015 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 36,858 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 21,286 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 14,904 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 21,379 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 35,340 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 28,195 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 64,607 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 89,279 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 20,931 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 24,141 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 41,988 Views 173 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 33,745 Views 40 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 14,210 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 39,707 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 13,115 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 32,061 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.