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# micheal-martin - Monday 5 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss rejecting Level 5 recommendation after coalition leaders meet Holohan
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss rejecting Level 5 recommendation after coalition leaders meet Holohan

Updated Oct 5th 2020, 2:00 PM 198,072 Views 321 Comments

NPHET has recommended that the entire country enter Level 5 – the highest level of Covid-19 restrictions.

# micheal-martin - Sunday 4 October, 2020

'Try again. Fail again. Fail better': The mantra of the FF-FG-Green government 100 days in
# Taking Stock
# Taking Stock

'Try again. Fail again. Fail better': The mantra of the FF-FG-Green government 100 days in

Oct 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 27,087 Views 49 Comments

One thing is for sure, this government needs a win.

# micheal-martin - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Taoiseach says UK under ‘no illusions’ about opposition to Brexit Bill
# Opposition
# Opposition

Taoiseach says UK under ‘no illusions’ about opposition to Brexit Bill

Oct 1st 2020, 5:07 PM 13,729 Views 24 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said Ireland supported the EU’s legal action against the UK Government.

Taoiseach to 'share assessment of Brexit' with European leaders today
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

Taoiseach to 'share assessment of Brexit' with European leaders today

Oct 1st 2020, 7:39 AM 10,116 Views 16 Comments

Micheál Martin has said the government is preparing its latest Budget on the basis of a no-deal Brexit.

# micheal-martin - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Taoiseach told Varadkar and Ryan about Leaving Cert error six days after it was discovered
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Taoiseach told Varadkar and Ryan about Leaving Cert error six days after it was discovered

Sep 30th 2020, 5:40 PM 29,662 Views 29 Comments

Education Miniser Norma Foley said that about 7,200 Leaving Cert grades have been affected by the errors in the Leaving Cert calculated grades system.

German short-time work benefit model being considered by government ahead of Budget
# Kurzarbeit
# Kurzarbeit

German short-time work benefit model being considered by government ahead of Budget

Sep 30th 2020, 3:10 PM 42,484 Views 12 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said specific sector supports are under consideration.

Two errors identified in Leaving Cert Calculated Grades system, about 6,000 students affected
# Education
# Education

Two errors identified in Leaving Cert Calculated Grades system, about 6,000 students affected

Updated Sep 30th 2020, 1:47 PM 54,549 Views 72 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley will make a comprehensive statement on the matter later today.

'Absolutely shocking': Taoiseach Micheál Martin criticises demolition of The O'Rahilly's home
# Bulldozed
# Bulldozed

'Absolutely shocking': Taoiseach Micheál Martin criticises demolition of The O'Rahilly's home

Sep 30th 2020, 1:36 PM 44,106 Views 61 Comments

The house in Ballsbridge, Dublin, was knocked down yesterday morning.

# micheal-martin - Monday 28 September, 2020

Micheál Martin 'not optimistic' about Brexit trade deal
# No Deal
# No Deal

Micheál Martin 'not optimistic' about Brexit trade deal

Sep 28th 2020, 7:29 AM 24,256 Views 28 Comments

It’s set to be a big week in Brussels, as the UK and the EU resume talks.

# micheal-martin - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Martin describes toll of Covid-19 on society ahead of address at UN General Assembly
# United Nations
# United Nations

Martin describes toll of Covid-19 on society ahead of address at UN General Assembly

Sep 26th 2020, 10:44 AM 27,679 Views 60 Comments

This year’s General Assembly is taking place remotely.

# micheal-martin - Friday 25 September, 2020

Taoiseach warns local restrictions may be needed in four counties as cases rise
# Level Up
# Level Up

Taoiseach warns local restrictions may be needed in four counties as cases rise

Sep 25th 2020, 2:59 PM 64,274 Views 63 Comments

Martin said Nphet is “very concerned” about the rise in cases in urban areas.

# micheal-martin - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Taoiseach acknowledges 'damage and difficulties' to locals during visit to flats where rave took place
# Oliver Bond
# Oliver Bond

Taoiseach acknowledges 'damage and difficulties' to locals during visit to flats where rave took place

Sep 24th 2020, 12:07 PM 37,190 Views 67 Comments

Micheál Martin met with community activists in Dublin today.

# micheal-martin - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Taoiseach keen to make St Patrick's Day trip to the White House next year
# Interview
# Interview

Taoiseach keen to make St Patrick's Day trip to the White House next year

Sep 23rd 2020, 6:05 AM 17,633 Views 35 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Micheál Martin said the event is a “significant one for Ireland”.

# micheal-martin - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

It would be unfair to restore PUP for one cohort of workers and not others, says minister
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

It would be unfair to restore PUP for one cohort of workers and not others, says minister

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:33 PM 27,864 Views 34 Comments

Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys said the money will have to be paid back.

# micheal-martin - Monday 21 September, 2020

Oliver Bond residents were sent a letter noting 'a number of breaches' of Covid guidelines at flats complex
# Outdoor Party
# Outdoor Party

Oliver Bond residents were sent a letter noting 'a number of breaches' of Covid guidelines at flats complex

Updated Sep 21st 2020, 2:35 PM 233,098 Views 140 Comments

Footage from Saturday night shows around 100 people at the outdoor gathering.

# micheal-martin - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Martin says he's unfazed by Varadkar preempting government announcements
# Rotating Taoiseachs
# Rotating Taoiseachs

Martin says he's unfazed by Varadkar preempting government announcements

Sep 19th 2020, 1:38 PM 57,077 Views 49 Comments

Martin said Cabinet intends to keep the Pandemic Unemployment Payment “under review”.

# micheal-martin - Friday 18 September, 2020

Taoiseach confirms Dublin to enter Level 3, including ban on indoor dining for three weeks
# Dublin
# Dublin

Taoiseach confirms Dublin to enter Level 3, including ban on indoor dining for three weeks

Sep 18th 2020, 6:08 PM 116,807 Views 246 Comments

The decision comes following a recommendation from NPHET.

# micheal-martin - Thursday 17 September, 2020

'I want Micheál Martin to succeed as Taoiseach' says Jim O'Callaghan after bruising FF meeting
# Parliamentary Party Meeting
# Parliamentary Party Meeting

'I want Micheál Martin to succeed as Taoiseach' says Jim O'Callaghan after bruising FF meeting

Sep 17th 2020, 12:01 PM 41,840 Views 60 Comments

O’Callaghan said the Taoiseach is ‘doing a good job’.

# micheal-martin - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Taoiseach commits to examining hospital rules keeping partners of pregnant women out of maternity wards
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Taoiseach commits to examining hospital rules keeping partners of pregnant women out of maternity wards

Sep 16th 2020, 2:21 PM 29,101 Views 43 Comments

Partners cannot attend scans and can only join pregnant women for the late stages of labour.

# micheal-martin - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

'We are very worried about Dublin': Taoiseach concerned as 218 new cases confirmed in the capital
# Covid19
# Covid19

'We are very worried about Dublin': Taoiseach concerned as 218 new cases confirmed in the capital

Sep 15th 2020, 7:36 PM 43,973 Views 72 Comments

His comments come as the Government published a colour-coded roadmap for the country.

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 357 new cases - including 218 in Dublin
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 357 new cases - including 218 in Dublin

Sep 15th 2020, 5:40 PM 176,046 Views 218 Comments

There have been 1,787 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland to date.

Government will 'broadly support' new EU approach to air travel as Green List set to be updated on Monday
# Living With Covid
# Living With Covid

Government will 'broadly support' new EU approach to air travel as Green List set to be updated on Monday

Updated Sep 15th 2020, 4:18 PM 83,865 Views 49 Comments

The government provided details on the new arrangements for air travel at a press conference today.

We're at Level Two of the new Covid plan. Here's why we want to get to One (and avoid Five at all costs)
# Explainer
# Explainer

We're at Level Two of the new Covid plan. Here's why we want to get to One (and avoid Five at all costs)

Sep 15th 2020, 2:43 PM 53,854 Views 46 Comments

The government unveiled its new framework for living with Covid-19 over the next six to nine months today.

What Christmas gatherings will be possible under the new Covid plan?
# Yule 2020
# Yule 2020

What Christmas gatherings will be possible under the new Covid plan?

Sep 15th 2020, 2:32 PM 55,142 Views 40 Comments

The plan is for the next six months so Christmas occurs right in the middle.

Taoiseach announces entire country is now on 'Level 2' of new Covid plan - here's what that means
# The Next Steps
# The Next Steps

Taoiseach announces entire country is now on 'Level 2' of new Covid plan - here's what that means

Updated Sep 15th 2020, 12:20 PM 274,710 Views 219 Comments

Level One will mean the least severe of the restrictions with Level Five the most serious.

Dublin pubs to stay closed as residents asked to limit household visits
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin pubs to stay closed as residents asked to limit household visits

Sep 15th 2020, 12:06 PM 76,021 Views 62 Comments

The Taoiseach said the current Covid-19 numbers in Dublin are “very worrying”.

National 'Living with Covid' plan to be announced this morning, but Dublin pubs reopening to be paused again
# New Roadmap
# New Roadmap

National 'Living with Covid' plan to be announced this morning, but Dublin pubs reopening to be paused again

Sep 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 61,304 Views 71 Comments

It’s expected a press conference outlining the measures will take place after ministers meet at 8am.

# micheal-martin - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Government will 'prioritise' schools staying open in new roadmap, Taoiseach says
# Government
# Government

Government will 'prioritise' schools staying open in new roadmap, Taoiseach says

Sep 13th 2020, 1:10 PM 40,084 Views 38 Comments

Micheál Martin also said he anticipates endorsing guidance from the CMO about Dublin-specific measures.

# micheal-martin - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Micheál Martin: 'We won't be afraid to implement measures specifically in Dublin'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Micheál Martin: 'We won't be afraid to implement measures specifically in Dublin'

Sep 12th 2020, 12:51 PM 45,458 Views 75 Comments

“The most important thing about Dublin is how to get to grips with the virus,” the Taoiseach said.

# micheal-martin - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Taoiseach tells Johnson of the 'serious implications' if British government breaches Brexit deal
# A Quick Chat
# A Quick Chat

Taoiseach tells Johnson of the 'serious implications' if British government breaches Brexit deal

Updated Sep 9th 2020, 8:48 PM 31,646 Views 65 Comments

The pair spoke over the phone this evening.

Public health experts must justify any proposed restrictions for Dublin if they're more 'drastic' than other EU cities
# Nphet
# Nphet

Public health experts must justify any proposed restrictions for Dublin if they're more 'drastic' than other EU cities

Sep 9th 2020, 2:00 PM 41,966 Views 82 Comments

Ireland needs to look to other EU countries and how they are handling spikes, says Tánaiste.

'We got no heads up': Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson about the 'undermining' of Brexit negotiations
# Brexit Pressure
# Brexit Pressure

'We got no heads up': Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson about the 'undermining' of Brexit negotiations

Sep 9th 2020, 11:58 AM 16,919 Views 19 Comments

The Taoiseach says the UK government’s actions ‘does not build trust’.

# micheal-martin - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Taoiseach slams ‘shabby, shoddy and unacceptable’ treatment of Debenhams workers
# Redundancy
# Redundancy

Taoiseach slams ‘shabby, shoddy and unacceptable’ treatment of Debenhams workers

Sep 8th 2020, 4:42 PM 20,553 Views 33 Comments

The dispute has lasted more than 150 days.

# micheal-martin - Thursday 3 September, 2020

How will the government's 'Stay and Spend' scheme work and how can you claim your tax credits?
# Tax Credits
# Tax Credits

How will the government's 'Stay and Spend' scheme work and how can you claim your tax credits?

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 55,609 Views 72 Comments

Taxpayers can claim back 20% of their spend on food and accommodation as a tax credit.

Pub reopening guidelines will be issued 'shortly', says Taoiseach as he meets protesting publicans
# Pubs Reopening
# Pubs Reopening

Pub reopening guidelines will be issued 'shortly', says Taoiseach as he meets protesting publicans

Sep 3rd 2020, 4:56 PM 28,661 Views 64 Comments

‘We do want to open up other sectors of the economy, including pubs,’ said the Taoiseach.

Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme
# Stay And Spend
# Stay And Spend

Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme

Sep 3rd 2020, 2:15 PM 32,483 Views 50 Comments

A new scheme will provide a maximum of €125 in income tax credits to taxpayers who spend up to €625 in the hospitality sector.

# micheal-martin - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue named to replace Dara Calleary as Agriculture Minister
# Third Time Lucky
# Third Time Lucky

Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue named to replace Dara Calleary as Agriculture Minister

Sep 2nd 2020, 3:13 PM 46,105 Views 48 Comments

Dara Calleary resigned last month amid the Golfgate controversy.

New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:45 AM 18,601 Views 27 Comments

The Dáil was recalled early this year to deal with Covid-19 and the reopening of the country.

# micheal-martin - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement

Sep 1st 2020, 7:40 AM 12,842 Views 23 Comments

A number of high-profile names are in the mix.

# micheal-martin - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Leo Varadkar rules himself out of taking over EU Commissioner job
# Top Job
# Top Job

Leo Varadkar rules himself out of taking over EU Commissioner job

Aug 27th 2020, 2:51 PM 30,041 Views 54 Comments

There is a lot of interest in the trade commissioner job – and the knock on vacancies that might arise.