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# micheal-martin - Yesterday’s News

Taoiseach holds 'constructive' meeting with Boris Johnson on Ballymurphy massacre and other issues
# Chequers
# Chequers

Taoiseach holds 'constructive' meeting with Boris Johnson on Ballymurphy massacre and other issues

Updated 12 hours ago 11,447 Views 18 Comments

The pair discussed Covid-19, Brexit and British-Irish relations at Chequers today.

# micheal-martin - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Taoiseach to meet Boris Johnson to discuss Northern Ireland and the Covid-19 response
# Chequers
# Chequers

Taoiseach to meet Boris Johnson to discuss Northern Ireland and the Covid-19 response

Thu 4:54 PM 8,179 Views 17 Comments

The two leaders are expected to discuss recent unrest in Northern Ireland.

An Taisce sees 'five-figure boost' in donations in two days since Taoiseach's cheese factory comment
# Gouda News
# Gouda News

An Taisce sees 'five-figure boost' in donations in two days since Taoiseach's cheese factory comment

Thu 1:45 PM 48,131 Views 43 Comments

The Taoiseach was criticised for interfering in the planning process, and many encouraged others to join or donate.

# micheal-martin - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Taoiseach: 'Water charges will not be coming back'
# No Return
# No Return

Taoiseach: 'Water charges will not be coming back'

Tue 2:01 PM 16,182 Views 54 Comments

The OECD has suggested the government reconsider the issue of domestic water charges.

# micheal-martin - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Taoiseach Micheál Martin receives his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Cork this morning
# Jabbed
# Jabbed

Taoiseach Micheál Martin receives his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Cork this morning

Sun 1:34 PM 49,069 Views 59 Comments

Martin received a dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

# micheal-martin - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Micheál Martin says supporters could be back at games in July
# Fans
From The42
# Fans

Micheál Martin says supporters could be back at games in July

May 4th 2021, 9:28 PM 20,247 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach says trial events at stadia could take place as soon as mid-summer.

# micheal-martin - Friday 30 April, 2021

Holidays abroad and indoor pints could be possible in July, says Taoiseach
# Summer Holidays
# Summer Holidays

Holidays abroad and indoor pints could be possible in July, says Taoiseach

Apr 30th 2021, 11:39 AM 29,308 Views 35 Comments

“We cannot stay disconnected forever. Ireland is a globalised country,” he said.

'Parallel' vaccination of age cohorts could soon be in place as supplies increase, Martin says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Parallel' vaccination of age cohorts could soon be in place as supplies increase, Martin says

Apr 30th 2021, 9:02 AM 31,554 Views 50 Comments
  • The HSE yesterday confirmed that it is currently reworking its Covid-19 vaccination plans.
  • Those aged 50-59 will be invited to register for their vaccine “shortly”.
  • A wide-ranging ease of restrictions were announced by the Taoiseach last night.

# micheal-martin - Thursday 29 April, 2021

At a glance: Everything you need to know about the reopening plan announced tonight
# Level 3 Plus
# Level 3 Plus

At a glance: Everything you need to know about the reopening plan announced tonight

Apr 29th 2021, 8:27 PM 69,870 Views 59 Comments
  • The government agreed to ease a number of Covid-19 restrictions on a phased basis from next month.
  • Inter-county travel, more outdoor meetings and increased numbers at funerals and wedding services from 10 May.
  • The Taoiseach said: "Hope is returning."
'A degree of normality is returning': Here's when restrictions are set to be lifted heading into the summer
# The Way Out
# The Way Out

'A degree of normality is returning': Here's when restrictions are set to be lifted heading into the summer

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 6:24 PM 87,114 Views 97 Comments
  • The Taoiseach outlined the roadmap in an address to the nation this evening.
  • 10 May is the first significant day that will see the return of inter-county travel and hairdressers.
  • Hospitality will be permitted to open outdoors from 7 June.

# micheal-martin - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Taoiseach calls for sensitive approach to Decade of Centenaries commemorations
# Decade Of Centenaries
# Decade Of Centenaries

Taoiseach calls for sensitive approach to Decade of Centenaries commemorations

Apr 27th 2021, 4:59 PM 14,578 Views 29 Comments

The Government has launched its new project marking key events in Irish history, in particular the momentous events of 1912 to 1923.

# micheal-martin - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Taoiseach labels Uefa 'out of order' over removal of Euro 2020 games from Dublin
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Taoiseach labels Uefa 'out of order' over removal of Euro 2020 games from Dublin

Apr 25th 2021, 3:00 PM 50,463 Views 73 Comments

‘To force spectators in prematurely in my view was a wrong call by the footballing authorities.’

'Outdoor activities will be the theme of summer': Taoiseach says priority is to make sure sectors that open stay open
# Reopening Ireland
# Reopening Ireland

'Outdoor activities will be the theme of summer': Taoiseach says priority is to make sure sectors that open stay open

Apr 25th 2021, 2:04 PM 107,205 Views 111 Comments

Martin said that the government wanted to ensure that anything that does open, remains open in the long term.

# micheal-martin - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Taoiseach tells TDs barbers and hairdressers will be 'prioritised' in May easing - but no firm decisions made
# Chop Chop
# Chop Chop

Taoiseach tells TDs barbers and hairdressers will be 'prioritised' in May easing - but no firm decisions made

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 9:30 PM 74,353 Views 115 Comments

The Cabinet is due to meet next Tuesday and Thursday before signing off on plans for the easing of restrictions in May.

# micheal-martin - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Boris Johnson says he doesn't see an Irish border poll happening for 'a very, very long time'
# Timeline
# Timeline

Boris Johnson says he doesn't see an Irish border poll happening for 'a very, very long time'

Apr 20th 2021, 11:52 AM 19,391 Views 69 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was speaking on a new BBC programme about the centenary of Northern Ireland.

# micheal-martin - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute

Apr 18th 2021, 3:30 PM 20,967 Views 27 Comments

Micheal Martin said Brexit was one of the causes of the ‘terrible scenes’ of rioting in Belfast recently.

# micheal-martin - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

'Lots to be positive about': Ireland ‘on track’ to ease restrictions on 4 May, says Varadkar
# May The Fourth
# May The Fourth

'Lots to be positive about': Ireland ‘on track’ to ease restrictions on 4 May, says Varadkar

Apr 14th 2021, 8:48 PM 90,493 Views 92 Comments

Micheál Martin said that the vaccine programme is also “on track” in the wake of today’s Pfizer boost.

# micheal-martin - Monday 12 April, 2021

Taoiseach awaits 'vaccine bounce' as two-thirds say his pandemic handling has been poor
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach awaits 'vaccine bounce' as two-thirds say his pandemic handling has been poor

Apr 12th 2021, 12:02 AM 48,159 Views 56 Comments

New polling by Red C on behalf of The Journal shows that just one in three think Martin has handled the pandemic well

# micheal-martin - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Taoiseach warns against 'spiral back' to sectarian conflict on anniversary of Good Friday Agreement
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Taoiseach warns against 'spiral back' to sectarian conflict on anniversary of Good Friday Agreement

Apr 10th 2021, 12:09 PM 15,953 Views 54 Comments

The agreement was signed 23 years ago today.

# micheal-martin - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 9:46 PM 51,841 Views 80 Comments

Stones and fireworks were thrown at police by gangs of youths in west Belfast this evening.

Peace wall violence in Belfast 'at a scale we have not seen in recent years'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peace wall violence in Belfast 'at a scale we have not seen in recent years'

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 1:14 PM 133,127 Views 238 Comments

A total of 55 police officers have been injured in recent violence.

# micheal-martin - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Martin and Varadkar forced to defend vaccine plan changes amid criticism from their own TDs
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Martin and Varadkar forced to defend vaccine plan changes amid criticism from their own TDs

Mar 31st 2021, 11:50 PM 30,109 Views 88 Comments

TDs have been hearing from teachers and other frontline workers unhappy with the changes.

Portal to book vaccine appointment due to go live in April
# General Public
# General Public

Portal to book vaccine appointment due to go live in April

Mar 31st 2021, 2:32 PM 33,744 Views 43 Comments

The biggest factor in mortality and severe illness from Covid-19 is age, said the Taoiseach.

# micheal-martin - Monday 29 March, 2021

'Cautious... that will be the guiding star': Cabinet sub-committee concludes meeting on Covid-19 recommendations
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Cautious... that will be the guiding star': Cabinet sub-committee concludes meeting on Covid-19 recommendations

Updated Mar 29th 2021, 11:42 PM 58,509 Views 66 Comments

The meeting took place this evening and a full Cabinet meeting will take place tomorrow.

# micheal-martin - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll

Mar 28th 2021, 3:17 PM 28,440 Views 55 Comments

Today’s Red C poll also shows that 67% of people think the government is not doing a good job in handling the vaccine rollout.

# micheal-martin - Friday 26 March, 2021

Taoiseach requests review into Health Department's gathering of dossiers on children with autism
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

Taoiseach requests review into Health Department's gathering of dossiers on children with autism

Mar 26th 2021, 2:53 PM 14,219 Views 29 Comments

Labour leader Alan Kelly the Taoiseach’s “belated” call for a policy review will not answer the ‘why’ of the issue.

# micheal-martin - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Having all schools fully open in April is a top priority, says Tánaiste
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Having all schools fully open in April is a top priority, says Tánaiste

Mar 24th 2021, 7:56 PM 48,098 Views 96 Comments

Easing of some low-risk outdoor activities is also expected to be announced next week.

'Keep supply chains open' Taoiseach says, in response to 29 million AstraZeneca vaccines in Italy plant
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

'Keep supply chains open' Taoiseach says, in response to 29 million AstraZeneca vaccines in Italy plant

Mar 24th 2021, 3:50 PM 31,718 Views 88 Comments

The EU has announced new vaccine export powers amid a contract row with AstraZeneca.

# micheal-martin - Monday 22 March, 2021

Taoiseach says 'vaccine bonus' and people's 'mental well-being' will influence decision on restrictions
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach says 'vaccine bonus' and people's 'mental well-being' will influence decision on restrictions

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:40 PM 161,865 Views 100 Comments

An announcement on restrictions is expected early next week.

# micheal-martin - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Taoiseach says US won't know until summer whether it can help Ireland with vaccine supplies
# Biden Meeting
# Biden Meeting

Taoiseach says US won't know until summer whether it can help Ireland with vaccine supplies

Mar 17th 2021, 8:16 PM 40,732 Views 74 Comments

Micheál Martin was speaking after his virtual St Patrick’s Day meeting with US President Biden.

Taoiseach speaks of 'undying friendship' between Ireland and US in virtual meeting with Joe Biden
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Taoiseach speaks of 'undying friendship' between Ireland and US in virtual meeting with Joe Biden

Updated Mar 17th 2021, 5:50 PM 41,007 Views 101 Comments

In a virtual meeting this evening, Martin presented Biden with the traditional bowl of shamrock.

Virtual St Patrick's Day shamrock ceremony to take place between Taoiseach and US President
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Virtual St Patrick's Day shamrock ceremony to take place between Taoiseach and US President

Mar 17th 2021, 6:15 AM 9,988 Views 20 Comments

The Taoiseach will stay put in Government Buildings this year, and won’t be in the White House.

# micheal-martin - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'We are at a crossroads': Taoiseach in plea for people to have 'Covid safe' St Patrick's Day
# National Holiday
# National Holiday

'We are at a crossroads': Taoiseach in plea for people to have 'Covid safe' St Patrick's Day

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 6:20 PM 25,646 Views 106 Comments

Garda representatives say members are preparing for “one of the busiest and most dangerous days” of the year.

# micheal-martin - Monday 15 March, 2021

It's all about vaccines as Taoiseach Micheál Martin embarks on US TV news blitz
# Oh Say Can You See
# Oh Say Can You See

It's all about vaccines as Taoiseach Micheál Martin embarks on US TV news blitz

Mar 15th 2021, 3:50 PM 50,865 Views 42 Comments

Martin is under pressure to ask President Joe Biden to assist in Ireland’s vaccine roll-out.

# micheal-martin - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Here are Taoiseach Micheál Martin's three-day virtual St Patrick's Day plans with the US
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Here are Taoiseach Micheál Martin's three-day virtual St Patrick's Day plans with the US

Mar 13th 2021, 12:58 PM 26,773 Views 68 Comments

The Taoiseach’s St Patrick’s Day programme will begin on Monday, 15 March.

# micheal-martin - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

No Cabinet discussion on vaccine delays, but Ireland reaching out to other EU countries for additional supplies
# Spare Doses
# Spare Doses

No Cabinet discussion on vaccine delays, but Ireland reaching out to other EU countries for additional supplies

Updated Mar 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 61,262 Views 94 Comments

Micheál Martin said Boris Johnson has “made this point” to him.

# micheal-martin - Friday 5 March, 2021

Taoiseach downplays possibility of unused Covid-19 vaccines being available from other countries
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Taoiseach downplays possibility of unused Covid-19 vaccines being available from other countries

Mar 5th 2021, 8:07 PM 22,766 Views 72 Comments

Micheál Martin said other countries will use their vaccine supplies to protect their own populations.

# micheal-martin - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Taoiseach: Government will 'move away' from Covid-19 business supports 'when virus is under control'
# Shuttered
# Shuttered

Taoiseach: Government will 'move away' from Covid-19 business supports 'when virus is under control'

Mar 4th 2021, 1:05 PM 26,703 Views 40 Comments

A range of different government supports are currently in place as large portions of the economy remain closed or restricted.

# micheal-martin - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Taoiseach acknowledges 'bumps along the way' with vaccine roll out, says AstraZenaca shortfall will be made up
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach acknowledges 'bumps along the way' with vaccine roll out, says AstraZenaca shortfall will be made up

Mar 3rd 2021, 3:20 PM 39,534 Views 95 Comments

Government says it’s on target to give first dose to 72,000 over-85s by the end of the first week of March.

# micheal-martin - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
# World Cup 2030
# World Cup 2030

Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:09 PM 17,380 Views 52 Comments

Micheál Martin said the Irish government would be “very happy to co-operate” with the UK.

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