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# government-buildings - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Man ordered to stay away from Government Buildings after Leinster House perimeter breached
# Courts
# Courts

Man ordered to stay away from Government Buildings after Leinster House perimeter breached

Jan 20th 2021, 3:46 PM 11,159 Views 0 Comments

The man was charged with trespassing on Government Buildings, at Merrion Street, Dublin 2, yesterday.

# government-buildings - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Decision due soon on extending Covid-19 unemployment payment, says minister
# Claims
# Claims

Decision due soon on extending Covid-19 unemployment payment, says minister

May 19th 2020, 6:02 PM 33,036 Views 101 Comments

As people return back to work, the minister said he will look at the data on the number of claims.

# government-buildings - Friday 24 April, 2020

Public expecting ease in restrictions and changing current behaviour 'can allow virus to spread', Taoiseach warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Public expecting ease in restrictions and changing current behaviour 'can allow virus to spread', Taoiseach warns

Apr 24th 2020, 5:04 PM 36,595 Views 98 Comments

Recent seismic data indicated that people are out and moving around more in the last week.

# government-buildings - Monday 9 September, 2019

'Significant gaps remain' after Boris Johnson's meeting with Leo Varadkar
# Dublin Visit
# Dublin Visit

'Significant gaps remain' after Boris Johnson's meeting with Leo Varadkar

Updated Sep 9th 2019, 12:35 PM 24,155 Views 26 Comments

“This problem of Brexit was not, to be perfectly frank, a conundrum that Ireland ever wished for,” Johnson said in Dublin today.

# government-buildings - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Woman arrested after car driven into gates of Government Buildings
# Merrion Street
# Merrion Street

Woman arrested after car driven into gates of Government Buildings

Aug 21st 2018, 10:47 AM 74,591 Views 122 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

# government-buildings - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Illuminated and flown 24/7: Government Buildings' new plan for the tricolour
# Flag Raising
# Flag Raising

Illuminated and flown 24/7: Government Buildings' new plan for the tricolour

Apr 15th 2017, 7:15 AM 13,029 Views 43 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said last year’s 1916 commemorations brought about a newfound respect for the tricolour.

# government-buildings - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar
# London Attack
# London Attack

Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar

Mar 23rd 2017, 5:53 PM 11,266 Views 36 Comments

The social protection minister said there is a possibility that somebody could carry out an act of violence in the Irish parliament.

# government-buildings - Monday 30 January, 2017

Enda Kenny will have a meeting with Theresa May in Dublin today
# Talk Time
# Talk Time

Enda Kenny will have a meeting with Theresa May in Dublin today

Jan 30th 2017, 12:01 AM 10,082 Views 31 Comments

This visit comes after the British Prime Minister met with US President Donald Trump on Friday.

# government-buildings - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Gardaí with young families 'relying on charity handouts' to pay their bills
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

Gardaí with young families 'relying on charity handouts' to pay their bills

Jul 19th 2016, 3:18 PM 17,622 Views 48 Comments

Rank-and-file gardaí were back protesting outside Government Buildings again today.

# government-buildings - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims

Jun 14th 2016, 9:15 AM 11,963 Views 117 Comments

The Taoiseach confirmed the Irish flag will be flown at half mast at Government Buildings and Leinster House as a mark of respect.

# government-buildings - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Councillor accuses gardaí of "assault" at Dublin protest
# Allegation
# Allegation

Councillor accuses gardaí of "assault" at Dublin protest

May 17th 2016, 9:56 PM 32,699 Views 45 Comments

People Before Profit councillor John Lyons claims that the handling of protesters at Government Buildings today amounted to “political policing”.

# government-buildings - Friday 6 May, 2016

Security alert at Dáil Éireann as man blocks main entrance to government buildings
# Arrest
# Arrest

Security alert at Dáil Éireann as man blocks main entrance to government buildings

May 6th 2016, 10:27 AM 16,241 Views 36 Comments

The incident happened at 9.30am this morning.

# government-buildings - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Two-week protest on the doorstep of power will aim to push abortion issue
# Government Buildings
# Government Buildings

Two-week protest on the doorstep of power will aim to push abortion issue

Mar 29th 2016, 10:55 AM 13,582 Views 264 Comments

The campaign supported by Amnesty International is starting today.

# government-buildings - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Family of Caoilte O'Broin hold 'Anyone's Brother' candlelit vigil
# Anyonesbrother
# Anyonesbrother

Family of Caoilte O'Broin hold 'Anyone's Brother' candlelit vigil

Feb 11th 2016, 8:44 PM 19,474 Views 14 Comments

The family say they want to stop families having no one to turn to.

# government-buildings - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

'No more crumbs from the Budget table': wheelchair users stage 72 hour Dáil protest
# Listen To Us
# Listen To Us

'No more crumbs from the Budget table': wheelchair users stage 72 hour Dáil protest

Sep 15th 2015, 11:00 PM 18,702 Views 51 Comments

Treatment of people with disabilities has created a mix of “anger and rage”.

# government-buildings - Friday 27 February, 2015

Should flags have been flown at half-mast for King Abdullah?
# Tricolour
# Tricolour

Should flags have been flown at half-mast for King Abdullah?

Feb 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,076 Views 72 Comments

A review of when the national flag will be half-masted is taking place.

# government-buildings - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'
Live Dec 10th 2014, 11:07 PM

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'

# government-buildings - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Kenny: Comments were made to me about the top EU job, but 'that matter is now irrelevant'
# Enda's Choice
# Enda's Choice

Kenny: Comments were made to me about the top EU job, but 'that matter is now irrelevant'

Jun 10th 2014, 7:31 PM 7,502 Views 27 Comments

The Taoiseach was speaking at a press conference with the Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte who is in Dublin on an official visit today.

# government-buildings - Monday 7 April, 2014

Russia 'trying to dismember Ukraine' by plotting government building takeovers
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia 'trying to dismember Ukraine' by plotting government building takeovers

Apr 7th 2014, 9:49 AM 6,717 Views 111 Comments

Thousands of irate pro-Russian activists broke through police lines yesterday and occupied the administration buildings in two big industrial cities.

# government-buildings - Friday 7 March, 2014

Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’

Mar 7th 2014, 6:35 PM 11,280 Views 88 Comments

Having spent the morning at the EPP Congress, Merkel met with the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste at Government Buildings this afternoon.

# government-buildings - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Stardust campaigners are refusing to leave Government Buildings
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Stardust campaigners are refusing to leave Government Buildings

Feb 5th 2014, 3:48 PM 12,517 Views 110 Comments

They are looking for a submission on the nightclub disaster from the Taoiseach.

# government-buildings - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Cabinet meets this morning to consider economic strategy for the next seven years
# Strategising
# Strategising

Cabinet meets this morning to consider economic strategy for the next seven years

Dec 12th 2013, 6:15 AM 3,356 Views 24 Comments

Ministers will sign-off on the government’s medium-term economic strategy which is expected to be published next week.

# government-buildings - Friday 6 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Dec 6th 2013, 11:03 PM 13,248 Views 7 Comments

The death of Nelson Mandela has dominated headlines worldwide today…

# government-buildings - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Enda Kenny is the absolute definition of awkward
# No Words
From The Daily Edge
# No Words

Enda Kenny is the absolute definition of awkward

Nov 13th 2013, 5:10 PM 26,830 Views 79 Comments

This moment will haunt your soul.

# government-buildings - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Logistics of youth guarantee scheme come before funding, says Taoiseach
# Employment
# Employment

Logistics of youth guarantee scheme come before funding, says Taoiseach

Nov 12th 2013, 11:03 AM 3,379 Views 31 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also addressed concerns over the scheme, stressing that it will be implemented in 2014.

# government-buildings - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Who exactly is Ma Kai and why is he in Dublin?
# Who Is This Kai
# Who Is This Kai

Who exactly is Ma Kai and why is he in Dublin?

Oct 30th 2013, 6:30 AM 12,864 Views 53 Comments

Much is being made of the visit of Ma Kai to Government Buildings, but who is he and why is Enda Kenny meeting him?

# government-buildings - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Tánaiste and Howlin insist: James Reilly is doing a very good job
# Vote Of Confidence
# Vote Of Confidence

Tánaiste and Howlin insist: James Reilly is doing a very good job

Oct 22nd 2013, 9:28 AM 3,479 Views 36 Comments

The Health Minister has the support of the Cabinet, two senior members insisted this morning.

# government-buildings - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Howlin: Paying travel costs for spouses 'not the pattern' of this government
# Wags
# Wags

Howlin: Paying travel costs for spouses 'not the pattern' of this government

Jun 11th 2013, 10:31 AM 3,807 Views 33 Comments

The minister’s comments come after a suggestion by the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee that a case could be made for the State to foot the bill.

# government-buildings - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Reilly knew about Taoiseach's tobacco meeting, but "would not" go
# Health
# Health

Reilly knew about Taoiseach's tobacco meeting, but "would not" go

May 23rd 2013, 4:13 PM 10,171 Views 24 Comments

The Health Minister said that he has “declared war” on the tobacco industry, and pointed out that the meeting at government buildings focused on smuggling.

# government-buildings - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Update: Shooting outside premier's office in Italy
# Breaking
# Breaking

Update: Shooting outside premier's office in Italy

Apr 28th 2013, 10:52 AM 6,410 Views 108 Comments

One man was arrested and two police officers injured in the incident.

# government-buildings - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Michael Noonan to reveal the plan to tackle mortgage arrears
# Mortgage Crisis
# Mortgage Crisis

Michael Noonan to reveal the plan to tackle mortgage arrears

Mar 12th 2013, 12:21 PM 6,603 Views 94 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the government will make a statement this week about what will be done to help people who have fallen behind on repayments.

# government-buildings - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

In pictures: Bill Gates meets Irish leaders
# Bill Gates
# Bill Gates

In pictures: Bill Gates meets Irish leaders

Jan 23rd 2013, 12:48 PM 8,055 Views 33 Comments

The billionaire Microsoft founder was visiting to discuss development aid priorities for Ireland’s EU Presidency.

# government-buildings - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Caption competition: What are Enda and Daniel talking about?
# Caption Competition
From The Daily Edge
# Caption Competition

Caption competition: What are Enda and Daniel talking about?

Jan 20th 2013, 3:14 PM 10,745 Views 121 Comments

Daniel Day Lewis and Steven Spielberg stopped by Government Buildings before the ‘Lincoln’ premiere later today.

# government-buildings - Thursday 25 October, 2012

As it happened: Noonan and Howlin on the Troika's eighth review of the bailout
Live Oct 25th 2012, 12:01 PM

As it happened: Noonan and Howlin on the Troika's eighth review of the bailout

# government-buildings - Friday 7 September, 2012

Mental Health Reform ‘do not trust’ that posts will be delivered in 2012
# Protests
# Protests

Mental Health Reform ‘do not trust’ that posts will be delivered in 2012

Sep 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,427 Views 26 Comments

Approximately 50-60 people protested outside Government Buildings at lunchtime today, in response to proposed cuts to mental health services.

# government-buildings - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Two separate suicide bombings kill 18 in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Two separate suicide bombings kill 18 in Afghanistan

Apr 10th 2012, 11:26 AM 772 Views 0 Comments

Both attacks took place outside government offices including a police station in Musa Qala.

# government-buildings - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Dáil returns for new year with wages on the agenda
# Dáil
# Dáil

Dáil returns for new year with wages on the agenda

Jan 11th 2012, 7:59 AM 2,218 Views 20 Comments

A controversial bill on agency workers is on the table today – but one TD has warned his peers to keep things in perspective…

# government-buildings - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Cabinet resumes after summer break with heavy workload ahead
# Work To Rule
# Work To Rule

Cabinet resumes after summer break with heavy workload ahead

Aug 30th 2011, 8:08 AM 471 Views 12 Comments

There’s two referenda to prepare, as well as a hefty backlog of legislative work left over from the first term.

# government-buildings - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Cameron arrives in Dublin for bilateral meetings with Taoiseach
# Bilateral Visit
# Bilateral Visit

Cameron arrives in Dublin for bilateral meetings with Taoiseach

May 18th 2011, 6:34 PM 661 Views 0 Comments

David Cameron says he looks forward to the opportunity to develop Anglo-Irish relations as “neighbours and friends”.

# government-buildings - Monday 22 November, 2010

In pictures: Ireland’s day of economic and political turmoil
# 24-Hour Turmoil
From The Daily Edge
# 24-Hour Turmoil

In pictures: Ireland’s day of economic and political turmoil

Nov 22nd 2010, 4:56 PM 2,791 Views 3 Comments

A bailout announced, a government collapsing, a department stormed… it’s been quite a day. Here’s our gallery.

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