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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Eamon Ryan

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# Housing
Dublin city is a 'free for all' for vulture funds, Dáil told
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
Patient receiving offer of medical procedure from abroad 'seems to align' with HSE hack, Dáil told
The Financial Times reported today that personal information belonging to HSE patients had been shared online.
# factcheck
Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan's nephew was not awarded a bike hire contract in Offaly
The misleading article was widely shared on social media before it was removed by Gript.
# Covid-19
NIAC to meet to discuss advice on Johnson & Johnson vaccine as hospital numbers remain stable
The single-shot vaccine is seen as crucial to Ireland’s rollout.
Minister hits out at rural TDs for heckling during Climate Action Bill speech
TDs from the Rural Independent Group have criticised the bill, accusing the government of ignoring the people of rural Ireland.
# Covid-19
Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future
All arrivals from ‘designated countries’ currently have to quarantine for two weeks.
# choo choo
All-island review of rail system to be carried out
The review will consider how trains could improve connectivity across the island of Ireland.
# Driving It Home
Essential workers should be allowed to finish driving lessons, Oireachtas committee tells minister
The committee says that stopping essential workers from continuing driving lessons is a “significant oversight”.
# Explainer
Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?
A row about a Seanad by-election has stolen attention away from a big political win – here’s why.
# mandatory quarantine
'If it has to be widened or extended, we'll do it': Cabinet signs off on quarantine for arrivals from 20 countries
Cabinet signed off on the measures last night.
# Environment
Government moves to introduce nationwide ban on smoky coal
The sale of other solid fuels like unseasoned wood or wet wood could also be banned.
# aaron forde
Appointment of new chair of Shannon Group cancelled as 'use of social media below standard expected'
Transport Minister Eamon Ryan had announced the appointment of Aaron Forde in a statement earlier today.
# international travel
20 countries to be on Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list
Primary legislation is required before people are mandated to quarantine in hotels.
# trade deal
Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)
The controversial EU-Canada trade deal is to be examined by the EU Affairs Committee.
# Green Light
Eamon Ryan u-turns over Limerick road project, says it will be delivered 'without delay'
Minister Eamon Ryan was accused of acting “in clear breach” of the Programme for Government last week by FF Willie O’Dea.
# travelling abroad
Government plans to increase fines for non-essential international travel from €500 to €2,000
The €500 fine was not seen as enough of a deterrent to stop people travelling abroad.
# Moyross
'My beef is the road not going ahead': A Limerick road is causing division lines between Fianna Fáil and the Greens
Minister Eamon Ryan has been accused of acting “in clear breach” of the Programme for Government.
# oil and gas exploration
Eamon Ryan seeks ban on future oil and gas exploration but existing licences will be honoured
The Irish Offshore Operators’ Association welcomed the decision to honour existing licences.
# Travel
Confusion reigns over mandatory quarantine rules for arrivals from Britain
The HSE had changed advice on its website but the DFA has said the situation has not changed.
# Public Transport
More balanced regional development and public transport investments key for Ryan
Developing rail in both Limerick and Cork is a number one priority for Minister Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan
'That approach can't continue forever': Britain travel ban to be replaced by strict health regulations
The government first introduced a suspension on flights and passenger ferries from Britain last Sunday night for an initial 48-hour period.
# New Strain
People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'
Dr Colm Henry said NPHET will “be looking at enhanced surveillance of these passengers coming in”.
# Staying Put
Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left
In an interview with, the outspoken TD says she is staying in the party – for now at least.
# Cabinet
Cabinet to meet today to discuss further Christmas restrictions as NPHET announces Covid 'third wave'
The Covid-19 sub-committee met yesterday evening to discuss growing concerns.
# Christmas
Cabinet Covid Committee agrees hospitality should shut on Christmas Eve
It is understood that restaurants and gastro pubs could close from mid-afternoon on Christmas Eve.
# cleaner transport
NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period
The first of these buses won’t arrive until the second half of 2022.
# New Strain
Eamon Ryan says Ireland will work with UK 'on what comes next' after 48-hour suspension of transport
The Green Party leader also said increased restrictions will come into effect in Ireland “sooner than was originally planned”.
Green Party Cabinet ministers write to members in a bid to allay fears about the EU-Canada trade deal
Party membership has been told that ratifying the controversial EU-Canada trade deal is “politically important” with Brexit looming.
# Investor Court
Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
Hourigan told that the current environment in the Green Party is “unpleasant”.
# leaving level 5
Micheál and Leo's December plans? A haircut, the gym, a meal with friends, and lazy days at home for Christmas
The three party leaders have yet to enjoy a pint together since they all entered government.
# on a jetplane
Vardakar: 'We're asking people to put off their trip, but if they have to come home please follow the rules'
The government says it is up to individual families to decide if someone coming home is essential.
# international travel
New travel traffic light system kicks in on Sunday - here's what you need to know
It’s hoped the plan will help jump start the aviation sector in a safe way.
# christmas travel
Passengers from ‘orange’ regions will not have to restrict movements if they have a negative test 3 days before flying
The travel traffic light system will come into effect on 8 November.
# traffic light travel plan
Confrontation with NPHET foreseen as government presses ahead with EU travel plan
Government sources have said Ireland has already agreed to be part of the new EU programme that will open up travel.
# level 5
Dr Nabarro says Ireland should use six weeks wisely to avoid 'yo-yo' lockdown effect
The WHO special envoy says he doesn’t accept that the virus will inevitably require ‘draconian responses’ to be rolled out.
# Eamon Ryan
Transport minister says government wants an airport testing system in place by Christmas
Minister Michael McGrath says the hope is Level 5 gives us a decent Christmas.
# climate action
'The impact of our actions on the planet is undeniable': Government launches Climate Action Bill
The 30-year programme commits to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.
# Foreign Travel
Green List: Ryanair and Aer Lingus push for Ireland to join EU traffic light system but minister says it will 'take time'
Eamon Ryan tol the Oireachtas Transport Committee that the Green LIst was ‘not working’.
# Lockdown
Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss rejecting Level 5 recommendation after coalition leaders meet Holohan
NPHET has recommended that the entire country enter Level 5 – the highest level of Covid-19 restrictions.
# Dublin City Council
Transport Department accused DCC of making 'allegations against State bodies' over traffic 'Wish List'
The Council had requested in its ‘Wish List’ to Minister Eamon Ryan that taxis be banned from a number of bus lanes in Dublin.