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# Michael D'Arcy

Last year
Ministers who breach 'cooling-off' period before lobbying could soon be fined €25k
There was controversy over Michael D’Arcy taking up a top job in the Association of Investment Managers.
All time
Former ministers that breach 'cooling off period' rules could face fines under proposed reforms
Proposals to tighten laws on lobbying activity were approved by Cabinet today.
Ethics watchdog with teeth: Taoiseach says sanctions and penalties should be part of Sipo review
Micheál Martin said any review of Sipo rules must include foreign funding issues.
Tánaiste says Michael D'Arcy should have contacted Sipo prior to taking new job as CEO of funds lobby group
The former junior finance minister is to resign his seat in the Seanad to take up the role.
Former junior minister won't engage 'in any lobbying activities' for 12 months as CEO of funds sector lobby group
D’Arcy is set to resign his Seanad seat to become chief executive of the Irish Association of Investment Management.
Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan and Independent Rónán Mullen elected to the Seanad
Former TDs Michael D’Arcy and Eugene Murphy have been elected.
FactCheck: Did Paschal Donohoe meet any individual insurance company in the midst of the insurance crisis?
Minister of State Michael D’Arcy said Minister Donohoe has met with the firms, Michael McGrath says he was told otherwise – but who is right?
Minister in charge of fixing insurance on 'easy-money mindset', 'ridiculous' payouts and saying 'stop'
Minister Michael D’Arcy sat down with to discuss the progress being made in reducing the cost of insurance.
'Greedy insurance industry' has spun a false narrative to maximise profits, Dáil hears
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty has said the insurance crisis is not a priority around the Cabinet table.
Garda body demands apology over 'ill-informed and elitist' remarks about policing of Quinn violence
Michael D’Arcy made the comments on RTÉ yesterday afternoon.
'Law and order must, and will, prevail' - Leo Varadkar meets with QIH directors
The Taoiseach said he particularly wanted to meet with Kevin Lunney follwoing his “barbaric” abduction.
Calls to push ahead with capping insurance payouts as government criticised for taking too long to act
ISME boss says a referendum is not needed on payouts and calls for action before businesses close down.
Minister meets insurers in London to 'hopefully' entice them to 'rethink' position in Irish market
The departure of a major player in insurance for the leisure industry, in particular, has damaged Irish companies.
Government admits its hands are tied even as leisure sector warns of insurance 'crisis'
The leisure and tourism sectors have expressed serious concerns over the withdrawal of a major insurance provider from the market.
Minister sought guarantee for premium reductions but told 'it would be difficult to persuade insurers'
Minister Michael D’Arcy has held meetings with various parties over the issue of insurance in recent months.
Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts
New figures revealed that the average award in a whiplash case is over €20,000.
No evidence of older cars being forced off road because owners can't get cover, Insurance Ireland says
Minister Michael D’Arcy is to write to Insurance Ireland over concerns older vehicles can’t get insurance cover.
All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'
Junior Minister Michael D’Arcy said young people are choosing to pay higher premiums rather than have the devices installed in their cars.
Minister says there are rents in Dublin 'at a fraction of headline figures'
“I know everybody always quotes the high areas, but there are rents available at a fraction of the cost quoted on the headline figures.”
Donohoe defends his share-holdings in drinks company Diageo
Three ministers were asked about their share-holdings during a press conference today.
These two men accounted for nearly 50% of personal political donations in 2015
Fine Gael’s Michael D’Arcy and Paschal Donohoe received €15,000 in private donations between them last year.
'The Greek people needed the steady hand of Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan'
Fianna Fáil senator Terry Leyden made his comments as the Seanad discussed the Greek crisis this morning.
A defiant Trichet reckoned we were missing something. He wasn't wrong...
Analysis: The former ECB head was robust and defiant and views the crisis somewhat differently.
Noonan: Fianna Fáil pulled a stroke over the banking inquiry "and fair dues to them"
Micheál Martin said the claims are “unfounded” and the government needs to “stop digging”.
"I voted No. I was disappointed with how the campaign went." - FG senator
A Fine Gael senator who was pro-abolition of the Seanad, has said that he voted against the referendum because he felt the Yes campaign was “disrespectful”.
Ireland's politicians disclose €378,920 in donations for 2011
TDs, Senators and MEPs who served in roles in 2011 are required to disclose donations above €634.87 from one person.
Advisers, laundry and people kicked out: the new Dáil's first year in numbers
Just how busy has the new government been? Well, they’ve cut their own pay – but they produce less legislation.