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#Reshuffle

# reshuffle - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here's how the junior minister reshuffle showed up Enda Kenny's women problem
# Geography Over Gender
# Geography Over Gender

Here's how the junior minister reshuffle showed up Enda Kenny's women problem

Jul 16th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,656 Views 49 Comments

Analysis: One male junior minister joked that he’d have to buy a dress given the lack of women – but it raises the question: why weren’t any female FG TDs promoted?

# reshuffle - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

So just how young is the country's youngest junior minister?... The Edge has hats that are older
# Simon Harris
# Simon Harris

So just how young is the country's youngest junior minister?... The Edge has hats that are older

Jul 15th 2014, 9:47 PM 35,487 Views 56 Comments

At 27, Simon Harris is now our most senior junior minister. Makes you wonder what you’ve been doing with your life, doesn’t it?

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 22,630 Views 126 Comments

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

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle

Jul 15th 2014, 3:25 PM 14,342 Views 21 Comments

Analysis: It’s no country for old men or young women but there’s a big promotion for one young man.

The junior minister reshuffle is happening right now, here's what we know so far...
# Nervous Times
# Nervous Times

The junior minister reshuffle is happening right now, here's what we know so far...

Jul 15th 2014, 1:20 PM 17,421 Views 37 Comments

The Dáil’s youngest TD has been made junior finance minister while Labour has promoted three backbenchers.

James Reilly is still Health Minister... according to the Department's website
# The Reshuffle
# The Reshuffle

James Reilly is still Health Minister... according to the Department's website

Jul 15th 2014, 10:22 AM 5,894 Views 25 Comments

And Health isn’t the only government department that has yet to update its pages.

Enda says 'it's not an easy day' but here's what to expect in the junior ministerial reshuffle
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

Enda says 'it's not an easy day' but here's what to expect in the junior ministerial reshuffle

Jul 15th 2014, 9:30 AM 8,684 Views 22 Comments

There’s only two names listed in the Minister of State ranks at the moment…

# reshuffle - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Funerals without corpses and rolling around in sugar: The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

Funerals without corpses and rolling around in sugar: The week in quotes

Jul 13th 2014, 9:45 AM 8,594 Views 2 Comments

“I’m not sure if I’m able to turn the poison chalice into sweet wine.”

# reshuffle - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Here are the 5 winners and 5 losers from Enda Kenny's big Cabinet reshuffle
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

Here are the 5 winners and 5 losers from Enda Kenny's big Cabinet reshuffle

Jul 12th 2014, 6:30 PM 16,286 Views 32 Comments

With the week that’s in it here’s a special edition of our winners and losers series.

As talks dragged on nervous TDs in shiny suits roamed Leinster House waiting... and waiting
# Waiting For Enda
# Waiting For Enda

As talks dragged on nervous TDs in shiny suits roamed Leinster House waiting... and waiting

Jul 12th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,886 Views 9 Comments

As the talks continued and the wait lengthened anticipation turned to frustration ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle.

Enda on reshuffles: It's like selecting a team for an All Ireland Final, people are always disappointed
# Difficult Days
# Difficult Days

Enda on reshuffles: It's like selecting a team for an All Ireland Final, people are always disappointed

Jul 12th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,037 Views 28 Comments

The Taoiseach identified a particular difficulty in demoting Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan yesterday.

# reshuffle - Friday 11 July, 2014

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet

Jul 11th 2014, 10:45 PM 62,874 Views 146 Comments

Who’s in? Who’s out? Who’s stuck with the same job?

Varadkar: I don't know if I'll be able to turn the poison chalice into sweet wine
# HSE
# HSE

Varadkar: I don't know if I'll be able to turn the poison chalice into sweet wine

Jul 11th 2014, 10:08 PM 20,774 Views 94 Comments

The new Minister for Health says he will need a full financial year to turn the Department around – everything going to plan.

"Could you all just move to the left slightly?.." Fixed grins and Cabinet divisions at the Áras

"Could you all just move to the left slightly?.." Fixed grins and Cabinet divisions at the Áras

Jul 11th 2014, 9:30 PM 11,452 Views 14 Comments

You’d almost think the President had nothing better to do than hang around the house all day waiting for a busload of ministers.

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle

Jul 11th 2014, 6:06 PM 12,508 Views 32 Comments

What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?

Who's doing what? A pictorial guide to your new Cabinet
# Collect Them All
# Collect Them All

Who's doing what? A pictorial guide to your new Cabinet

Jul 11th 2014, 3:21 PM 28,605 Views 57 Comments

A quick and simple guide to where everyone is now.

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle

Jul 11th 2014, 3:16 PM 16,912 Views 52 Comments

Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?

'How often does the Labour Party roll over?' - FF say water and property taxes are now Labour's problem
# Labour's Way
# Labour's Way

'How often does the Labour Party roll over?' - FF say water and property taxes are now Labour's problem

Jul 11th 2014, 3:01 PM 9,408 Views 29 Comments

Micheal Martin says the new Tánaiste’s negotiations went badly.

Here's what Enda and Joan have promised to do
# New Focus
# New Focus

Here's what Enda and Joan have promised to do

Jul 11th 2014, 2:52 PM 11,751 Views 55 Comments

Jobs, housing and wages, mostly.

'Time to refocus on the beef crisis': There's been some lightning-quick reactions to the reshuffle
# Pressure
# Pressure

'Time to refocus on the beef crisis': There's been some lightning-quick reactions to the reshuffle

Jul 11th 2014, 2:32 PM 5,423 Views 5 Comments

The Government has a new look. Now it’s time to get down to business, say the farmers, teachers, doctors, hoteliers……

Rabbitte: If you're deemed too old to serve in Cabinet you look at things differently
# Every Day I'm Shufflin
# Every Day I'm Shufflin

Rabbitte: If you're deemed too old to serve in Cabinet you look at things differently

Jul 11th 2014, 2:25 PM 17,088 Views 71 Comments

Rabbitte, who was dropped from Cabinet today, said he’s not sure now if he will run in the next general election.

Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service 'during difficult times'
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service 'during difficult times'

Jul 11th 2014, 2:21 PM 5,104 Views 10 Comments

Announcing his new Cabinet today, Enda Kenny thanked outgoing ministers for their service to the Irish people.

Enda Kenny is about to announce his Cabinet reshuffle, here are the changes we know so far...
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

Enda Kenny is about to announce his Cabinet reshuffle, here are the changes we know so far...

Jul 11th 2014, 1:35 PM 38,821 Views 82 Comments

Leo Varadkar to Health, Phil Hogan is off, Joan Burton is staying put and it looks like James Reilly is going to Foreign Affairs.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Jul 11th 2014, 1:02 PM 6,240 Views 3 Comments

Catch up as you refuel.

# reshuffle - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 10th 2014, 11:13 PM 16,322 Views 19 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, Gaza, and fathers’ names on birth certs.

Enda Kenny set to announce Cabinet reshuffle in the Dáil tomorrow
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

Enda Kenny set to announce Cabinet reshuffle in the Dáil tomorrow

Jul 10th 2014, 9:36 PM 29,525 Views 73 Comments

Earlier, Taoiseach said he was “getting on very well with the Tánaiste”.

The Fine Gael-Labour split over Richard Bruton's job is 'more like a tug of love'
# The Jobs Job
# The Jobs Job

The Fine Gael-Labour split over Richard Bruton's job is 'more like a tug of love'

Jul 10th 2014, 12:32 PM 5,736 Views 23 Comments

Seán Sherlock laughed off suggestions that Fine Gael and Labour are split over the lucrative Jobs portfolio.

# reshuffle - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Here's the one thing Enda Kenny and Joan Burton have definitely agreed on...
# Priorities
# Priorities

Here's the one thing Enda Kenny and Joan Burton have definitely agreed on...

Jul 9th 2014, 8:05 PM 21,791 Views 38 Comments

Over 70s will be happy with this one.

Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle?
# In No Hurry
# In No Hurry

Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle?

Jul 9th 2014, 4:05 PM 8,925 Views 30 Comments

Analysis: Sources on all sides of the talks between Enda Kenny and Joan Burton insist there is nothing untoward about the delay.

# reshuffle - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jul 8th 2014, 10:58 PM 16,115 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

Just the two of us: Enda Kenny and Joan Burton are back in talks tonight... alone
# Coalition
# Coalition

Just the two of us: Enda Kenny and Joan Burton are back in talks tonight... alone

Jul 8th 2014, 5:37 PM 7,272 Views 21 Comments

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are holding further discussions ahead of the expected Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow.

The Taoiseach thanked Eamon Gilmore for all his work during today's Cabinet meeting
# Cheers Eamo
# Cheers Eamo

The Taoiseach thanked Eamon Gilmore for all his work during today's Cabinet meeting

Jul 8th 2014, 5:15 PM 9,237 Views 23 Comments

But it didn’t get emotional, the Jobs Minister Richard Bruton insisted today.

Gone home early? Ruairí Quinn absent for his final questions as Education Minister
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Gone home early? Ruairí Quinn absent for his final questions as Education Minister

Jul 8th 2014, 2:32 PM 7,231 Views 17 Comments

The Minister announced last week that he will be ending up his career in politics after almost four decades.

Howlin: 'I am going to work away until somebody tells me that I shouldn't'
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Howlin: 'I am going to work away until somebody tells me that I shouldn't'

Jul 8th 2014, 9:01 AM 6,591 Views 32 Comments

The Public Spending Minister is in the dark about the looming Cabinet reshuffle.

The Last Waltz: Cabinet to meet today, likely for the last time
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

The Last Waltz: Cabinet to meet today, likely for the last time

Jul 8th 2014, 7:24 AM 4,490 Views 12 Comments

Talks between the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste will resume after the cabinet meeting today.

# reshuffle - Monday 7 July, 2014

Michael Noonan expects there will be a new Cabinet by Wednesday
# Pleased To Meet You
# Pleased To Meet You

Michael Noonan expects there will be a new Cabinet by Wednesday

Jul 7th 2014, 7:39 PM 15,845 Views 62 Comments

The Finance Minister was speaking as the Taoiseach and new Tánaiste meet for five hours to discuss what policies will be pursued by government.

Ministerial merry-go-round: Here's who might move where in the big Cabinet reshuffle
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

Ministerial merry-go-round: Here's who might move where in the big Cabinet reshuffle

Jul 7th 2014, 3:00 PM 10,779 Views 26 Comments

The government departments, the incumbent ministers and the frontrunners to replace some of them