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#Joe McHugh

# joe-mchugh - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Boost for unemployment blackspot as over 100 new jobs announced
# Gweedore
# Gweedore

Boost for unemployment blackspot as over 100 new jobs announced

Apr 19th 2016, 1:02 PM 18,712 Views 44 Comments

A UK telemarketing company is coming to Donegal.

# joe-mchugh - Thursday 10 March, 2016

No permission given yet for Star Wars filming in Donegal
# The North Awakens
# The North Awakens

No permission given yet for Star Wars filming in Donegal

Mar 10th 2016, 11:37 AM 16,621 Views 34 Comments

This time it’s said to be heading to Malin Head.

# joe-mchugh - Friday 11 September, 2015

Aran Islands helicopter contract on hold (for now), but residents are still concerned
# Aer Arann
# Aer Arann

Aran Islands helicopter contract on hold (for now), but residents are still concerned

Sep 11th 2015, 12:41 PM 7,996 Views 17 Comments

Locals say their objections have not yet been addressed.

# joe-mchugh - Sunday 30 August, 2015

"An incredible inspiration": Gaeltacht minister Joe McHugh on learning Irish from a New Yorker
# Native New Yorker
# Native New Yorker

"An incredible inspiration": Gaeltacht minister Joe McHugh on learning Irish from a New Yorker

Aug 30th 2015, 7:50 PM 21,833 Views 28 Comments

Joe McHugh’s language skills were “ar an úrlár” when he took over the job. Here’s how he’s been getting on…

# joe-mchugh - Thursday 27 August, 2015

What will become of the Aran Islands now that their airplane service is gone?
# Forgotten Islands?
# Forgotten Islands?

What will become of the Aran Islands now that their airplane service is gone?

Aug 27th 2015, 6:36 PM 34,638 Views 62 Comments

A new tender for the commuter service to the islands has been given to a Galway helicopter firm at the expense of Aer Arann Islands, the holder of the tender for the last 45 years.

# joe-mchugh - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Irish speakers are angry that Enda Kenny doesn't think the Gaeltacht is in crisis
# Teanga Tied
# Teanga Tied

Irish speakers are angry that Enda Kenny doesn't think the Gaeltacht is in crisis

Jul 25th 2015, 1:29 PM 14,867 Views 132 Comments

Enda Kenny made his statement in an RTÉ Radio documentary.

# joe-mchugh - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Houses are crumbling in Donegal and we should soon know why
# Mica
# Mica

Houses are crumbling in Donegal and we should soon know why

Jul 16th 2015, 3:17 PM 26,059 Views 18 Comments

A campaign group said the issue affects both private and council homes.

# joe-mchugh - Monday 20 October, 2014

How will 'unprecedented' levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife?
# Survey
# Survey

How will 'unprecedented' levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife?

Oct 20th 2014, 5:29 PM 8,807 Views 31 Comments

The Government has announced a new plan to carry out surveys of areas of potential exploration.

# joe-mchugh - Monday 13 October, 2014

A lot of people think Enda was wrong to make this guy Gaeltacht Minister
# Míshásta
# Míshásta

A lot of people think Enda was wrong to make this guy Gaeltacht Minister

Oct 13th 2014, 1:58 PM 9,463 Views 25 Comments

But he doesn’t “take it personally.”

# joe-mchugh - Saturday 30 August, 2014

'The water has frozen my brain': Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

'The water has frozen my brain': Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week

Aug 30th 2014, 6:30 PM 11,802 Views 6 Comments

You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.

# joe-mchugh - Friday 29 August, 2014

Gaeltacht Minister shows Irish classes are paying off with 'as gaeilge' radio performance
# Smugairle Roin
# Smugairle Roin

Gaeltacht Minister shows Irish classes are paying off with 'as gaeilge' radio performance

Aug 29th 2014, 10:56 AM 8,329 Views 37 Comments

Minister of State Joe McHugh showed that his intensive summer language courses had paid off in an interview on Raidio na Gaeltachta.

# joe-mchugh - Friday 8 August, 2014

€230,000 announced for 'rehabilitation' of wild salmon and sea trout
# Fish Rehabilitation
# Fish Rehabilitation

€230,000 announced for 'rehabilitation' of wild salmon and sea trout

Aug 8th 2014, 12:25 PM 5,051 Views 21 Comments

Inland Fisheries says the fund is being invested in promoting the recovery of our Atlantic salmon and sea trout stocks.

# joe-mchugh - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

New Gaeltacht minister now "thinking in Irish" after summer cramming classes
# Mo Laethanta Saoire
# Mo Laethanta Saoire

New Gaeltacht minister now "thinking in Irish" after summer cramming classes

Jul 29th 2014, 9:13 PM 11,259 Views 44 Comments

Joe McHugh’s been sent to the Gaeltacht to brush up on the teanga.

# joe-mchugh - Monday 21 July, 2014

Listen: Here's new Gaeltacht Minister Joe McHugh giving BBC listeners an Irish lesson...
# Cúpla Focail
# Cúpla Focail

Listen: Here's new Gaeltacht Minister Joe McHugh giving BBC listeners an Irish lesson...

Jul 21st 2014, 8:46 PM 14,019 Views 30 Comments

McHugh is taking a language refresher course to work on his “rusty” Irish skills.

# joe-mchugh - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Opinion: Older people and Gaeilgeoirí are right to be indignant – this Cabinet doesn't care about them
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Older people and Gaeilgeoirí are right to be indignant – this Cabinet doesn't care about them

Jul 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 171 Views 66 Comments

The new Gaeltacht minister isn’t fluent in Irish and the de-prioritisation of older people’s issues has been rubber-stamped; whole sections of society are being disenfranchised.

Here's how the new Gaeltacht minister got on answering a question as Gaeilge
# First Day
# First Day

Here's how the new Gaeltacht minister got on answering a question as Gaeilge

Jul 16th 2014, 11:37 AM 26,963 Views 77 Comments

Dúirt Joe McHugh nach bhuil sé muiníneach sa teanga go fóill.

# joe-mchugh - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

The new Gaeltacht minister isn't fluent in Irish
# Go Dona
# Go Dona

The new Gaeltacht minister isn't fluent in Irish

Jul 15th 2014, 5:14 PM 22,623 Views 126 Comments

Donegal Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh was confirmed today as a minister with ‘special responsibility’ for Gaeltacht matters.

# joe-mchugh - Monday 14 May, 2012

LIVE: British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly takes place in Dublin
# Cooperation
# Cooperation

LIVE: British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly takes place in Dublin

May 14th 2012, 9:49 AM 1,532 Views 6 Comments

The 44th plenary session of the group, which includes members from Britain, Ireland and crown dependencies, is being held in the Seanad chamber for the first time.

# joe-mchugh - Friday 14 October, 2011

New prostate cancer clinic for Donegal
# Cancer
# Cancer

New prostate cancer clinic for Donegal

Oct 14th 2011, 7:30 AM 242 Views 0 Comments

A rapid access prostate cancer clinic will open at Letterkenny General Hospital in three weeks.

# joe-mchugh - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Fine Gael TD calls for UK-Irish co-operation through recession
# Border
# Border

Fine Gael TD calls for UK-Irish co-operation through recession

Oct 4th 2011, 7:40 AM 524 Views 16 Comments

Joe McHugh will today address the British Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

# joe-mchugh - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

Feb 27th 2011, 1:34 AM 1,450 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

# joe-mchugh - Monday 30 August, 2010

Olwyn Enright to step down at next election
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Olwyn Enright to step down at next election

Aug 30th 2010, 12:28 PM 335 Views 0 Comments