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#Phil Hogan

# phil-hogan - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Pollution 'causes 3,400 early deaths' in Ireland, says An Taisce
# Air Quality
# Air Quality

Pollution 'causes 3,400 early deaths' in Ireland, says An Taisce

Apr 9th 2013, 8:10 AM 5,322 Views 27 Comments

An Taisce also said that poor air quality is costing the country up to €6.3 billion per year in lost days at work and health costs.

# phil-hogan - Monday 8 April, 2013

Gilmore: Water charges will not be introduced next January
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Gilmore: Water charges will not be introduced next January

Apr 8th 2013, 7:31 AM 8,853 Views 81 Comments

The Tánaiste says charges won’t be introduced before meters are installed, and that won’t be done in the next nine months.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Apr 6th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,493 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Kim Jong-Un clings on to his place in the Dáil Technical Group, pointing Phil Hogan at North Korea and Ireland nominated by troika for fantasy government awards.

# phil-hogan - Friday 5 April, 2013

Poll: Should motor tax be scrapped and included in the cost of fuel?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should motor tax be scrapped and included in the cost of fuel?

Apr 5th 2013, 10:38 AM 24,779 Views 184 Comments

New changes to the arrears system once again raise the question of whether tax should instead be included in fuel.

Drivers will have to declare cars as 'off road' before tax runs out
# Motor Tax
# Motor Tax

Drivers will have to declare cars as 'off road' before tax runs out

Apr 5th 2013, 10:14 AM 51,765 Views 131 Comments

A change to the motor tax laws, confirmed yesterday, will end a system which could allow some drivers to escape motor tax.

# phil-hogan - Thursday 4 April, 2013

New rules on buildings hope to avoid repeat of Priory Hall disaster
# Buildings
# Buildings

New rules on buildings hope to avoid repeat of Priory Hall disaster

Apr 4th 2013, 3:09 PM 7,063 Views 63 Comments

Phil Hogan has announced new regulations which will require professionals to sign off on the compliance of buildings as they are built.

# phil-hogan - Monday 25 March, 2013

Property tax exemptions are 'stupid' and 'ham-fisted' - Labour whip
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Property tax exemptions are 'stupid' and 'ham-fisted' - Labour whip

Mar 25th 2013, 5:49 PM 6,627 Views 42 Comments

Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg has harshly criticised Phil Hogan over the property tax exemptions, saying the Environment Minister has made a ‘dog’s dinner’ of the way in which the tax is being administered.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Junior Minister: We made a mess of communicating property tax exemptions
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Junior Minister: We made a mess of communicating property tax exemptions

Mar 24th 2013, 6:24 PM 9,646 Views 105 Comments

Seán Sherlock said that the government “needs to do right by the people” in communicating the exemptions from the property tax.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 23 March, 2013

INFOGRAPHIC: How much energy could Earth Hour actually save?
# Earth Hour
# Earth Hour

INFOGRAPHIC: How much energy could Earth Hour actually save?

Mar 23rd 2013, 7:50 PM 19,819 Views 30 Comments

Will you be turning off the lights at 8:30pm?

Lights on public buildings to be turned off for Earth Hour
# Earth Hour
# Earth Hour

Lights on public buildings to be turned off for Earth Hour

Mar 23rd 2013, 2:10 PM 8,416 Views 16 Comments

The lights on Government Buildings, Leinster House and Customs House – among others – will be turned off at 8:30pm.

# phil-hogan - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Property tax exemptions now available online
# Local Property Tax
# Local Property Tax

Property tax exemptions now available online

Mar 21st 2013, 9:51 AM 16,978 Views 75 Comments

Priory Hall is the only development in Dublin which has been exempted from the tax.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Details of 5,100 property tax exemptions to be published tomorrow
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Details of 5,100 property tax exemptions to be published tomorrow

Mar 20th 2013, 4:44 PM 12,932 Views 59 Comments

While 43,000 households were exempted from last year’s household charge, only 5,100 households have been exempted from the local property tax.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Róisín Shortall resignation 'a wrong decision' - Jan O'Sullivan
# Roisin Shortall
# Roisin Shortall

Róisín Shortall resignation 'a wrong decision' - Jan O'Sullivan

Mar 16th 2013, 8:00 AM 7,466 Views 28 Comments

The Minister of State also spoke about Minister Hogan’s Traveller letter controversy, why gender quotas are a positive thing, and why she’s not in politics for a career.

# phil-hogan - Friday 15 March, 2013

Minister for housing says ex-residents of Priory Hall are 'in a dreadful situation'
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Minister for housing says ex-residents of Priory Hall are 'in a dreadful situation'

Mar 15th 2013, 6:45 AM 10,127 Views 37 Comments

Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan also spoke of Ireland’s ghost estates, the pyrite crisis, and her plans to end homelessness.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

19 ministers set for overseas travel for St Patrick's Day
# Air Miles
# Air Miles

19 ministers set for overseas travel for St Patrick's Day

Mar 13th 2013, 10:19 AM 10,586 Views 96 Comments

13 senior ministers, five junior ministers, and the attorney general are all jetting off next week to lead trade missions.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Two years' service means ministers now guaranteed to receive pensions
# Pensions
# Pensions

Two years' service means ministers now guaranteed to receive pensions

Mar 9th 2013, 8:00 AM 13,357 Views 121 Comments

The government was appointed two years ago today – meaning senior ministers now have enough service for a pension.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Hogan reduces polling period for Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

Hogan reduces polling period for Meath East by-election

Mar 6th 2013, 3:02 PM 7,370 Views 96 Comments

Voting will take place in the constituency between 8am and 9pm on 27 March.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 2 March, 2013

8 things we learned from TDs' declarations of interests for 2012
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

8 things we learned from TDs' declarations of interests for 2012

Mar 2nd 2013, 3:17 PM 15,658 Views 35 Comments

How many deputies own property abroad? And where do those who keep their eyes on Ireland’s finances invest themselves?

# phil-hogan - Monday 25 February, 2013

Pat Rabbitte: Ministers and TDs should 'lead by example' and take paycut
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Pat Rabbitte: Ministers and TDs should 'lead by example' and take paycut

Feb 25th 2013, 9:59 AM 8,150 Views 63 Comments

A new deal on an extension to the Croke Park Agreement is said to be close to completion following overnight talks.

400 jobs for the unemployed through the water metering project
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

400 jobs for the unemployed through the water metering project

Feb 25th 2013, 8:55 AM 7,390 Views 60 Comments

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan said the programme is an opportunity for skilled workers to re-enter the workforce.

# phil-hogan - Monday 18 February, 2013

This is what the new Local Property Tax form will look like...
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

This is what the new Local Property Tax form will look like...

Feb 18th 2013, 8:45 AM 120,364 Views 74 Comments

The form will need to be completed before the LPT comes into effect on 1 July.

# phil-hogan - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Providence surrenders licence for site off coast of Dublin
# Drilling
# Drilling

Providence surrenders licence for site off coast of Dublin

Feb 12th 2013, 4:55 PM 14,959 Views 56 Comments

The company said the government in 1999 failed to transpose EU legislation into law which left it open to legal challenges.

# phil-hogan - Friday 8 February, 2013

Draft edition of new climate law to be published next week
# Climate Policy
# Climate Policy

Draft edition of new climate law to be published next week

Feb 8th 2013, 3:32 PM 2,620 Views 27 Comments

Phil Hogan says the draft heads of a Carbon Development Bill should be brought for cabinet approval next Tuesday.

# phil-hogan - Monday 4 February, 2013

Almost a quarter of homes fail to register septic tank by deadline
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Almost a quarter of homes fail to register septic tank by deadline

Feb 4th 2013, 9:54 PM 7,973 Views 50 Comments

76.6 per cent of homes had registered their tank by this morning – with 113,957 homes risking a €5,000 fine.

Hogan: 80% of liable households registered septic tanks by the deadline
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Hogan: 80% of liable households registered septic tanks by the deadline

Feb 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,162 Views 44 Comments

Minister Hogan urged the remainder of viable households to registers as soon as possible – noting inspections will begin in the coming months.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 2nd 2013, 5:00 PM 7,401 Views 9 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish phrases that could confuses visitors for The Gathering, Clare Daly’s ‘house’ measure, and disoriented man could be member of government…

# phil-hogan - Friday 1 February, 2013

Today is the final day for septic tank registration
# Septic Tank
# Septic Tank

Today is the final day for septic tank registration

Feb 1st 2013, 7:53 AM 5,230 Views 59 Comments

Those who do not register face a fine of up to €5,000.

# phil-hogan - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Kenny slams Sinn Féin 'witch hunt' against Minister for Health
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Kenny slams Sinn Féin 'witch hunt' against Minister for Health

Jan 29th 2013, 4:59 PM 7,339 Views 87 Comments

Sinn Féin has demanded an explanation as to why emergency wards in Kilkenny and Wexford had upgrades ‘fast-tracked’.

# phil-hogan - Monday 28 January, 2013

Septic tank registrations so far: how does your county rate?
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Septic tank registrations so far: how does your county rate?

Jan 28th 2013, 6:50 PM 10,391 Views 45 Comments

Kerry county has the highest registration rate – but Dublin city residents have a lot of ground to make up.

Deadline looms as one third of waste water treatment systems remain unregistered
# Deadline
# Deadline

Deadline looms as one third of waste water treatment systems remain unregistered

Jan 28th 2013, 6:16 PM 5,980 Views 35 Comments

Those who don’t register by this Friday could face a fine of up to €5,000.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Documents show ministers announced hospital works before HSE Board knew
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Documents show ministers announced hospital works before HSE Board knew

Jan 27th 2013, 3:48 PM 7,318 Views 51 Comments

The opposition lashes out as RTÉ’s This Week obtains documents showing upgrades in Kilkenny and Wexford were fast-tracked.

# phil-hogan - Thursday 24 January, 2013

€200m EIB loan to finance 23 Irish water investment projects
# Water
# Water

€200m EIB loan to finance 23 Irish water investment projects

Jan 24th 2013, 2:58 PM 6,325 Views 36 Comments

The projects will provide new water mains, water and wastewater treatment facilities and reservoirs, as well as measures to improve water conservation.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Seanad to begin debating legislation behind water charges
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Seanad to begin debating legislation behind water charges

Jan 23rd 2013, 6:30 AM 2,957 Views 16 Comments

The Water Services Bill will begin its path through the Oireachtas in the Seanad chamber this afternoon.

# phil-hogan - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Hogan to reveal how he reversed safety alarm cuts... in February
# Seniors Alert Scheme
# Seniors Alert Scheme

Hogan to reveal how he reversed safety alarm cuts... in February

Jan 15th 2013, 10:10 AM 4,991 Views 28 Comments

The Minister said that he became concerned about the number of attacks on elderly people over the Christmas period.

Hogan responds to outcry over plans to abolish town councils
# Town Councils
# Town Councils

Hogan responds to outcry over plans to abolish town councils

Jan 15th 2013, 9:24 AM 4,856 Views 38 Comments

The Minister said that councils would be given more powers – even though there would be fewer councillors.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Poll: Do you think the water charge will be largely boycotted?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the water charge will be largely boycotted?

Jan 12th 2013, 9:44 AM 10,751 Views 192 Comments

Government is concerned that people won’t pay. Are they right to be worried?

Irish government 'fears boycott of new water charges'
# Euroleaks
# Euroleaks

Irish government 'fears boycott of new water charges'

Jan 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 24,326 Views 155 Comments

A leaked Troika document also reveals that the installation of water meters could be years behind the official schedule.

# phil-hogan - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

TD says Hogan has neglected scheme for disadvantaged urban areas
# Funding
# Funding

TD says Hogan has neglected scheme for disadvantaged urban areas

Jan 8th 2013, 7:02 PM 6,207 Views 20 Comments

The Minister has said the phasing out of city council and development boards will have implications for the programme.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Unpaid Household Charge will be automatically added to Property Tax
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Unpaid Household Charge will be automatically added to Property Tax

Jan 6th 2013, 8:30 AM 13,376 Views 165 Comments

Michael Noonan says the system is an “important assurance for compliant tax payers” that non-payment is not an option.

# phil-hogan - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Hogan accused of "spin" over Household Charge figures
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Hogan accused of "spin" over Household Charge figures

Dec 27th 2012, 5:46 PM 6,512 Views 72 Comments

Deputy Brian Stanley of Sinn Féin has said that some of the people who the Minister said have paid were entitled to exemptions.