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# sale of state assets

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Concern about Bord Gais employee conditions after 'surprise' sale of company
A union representing some workers at Bord Gáis has said it is concerned about conditions for employees at the company following the Government’s decision to sell off the retail arm.
Bord Gáis sale is 'selling the family silver' - union boss
Arthur Hall said that the government had accepted a deal below what the company is worth.
Sold: Government selects winning €1.12 billion bid for Bord Gáis Energy
The selected bid was made by a consortium headed British multinational utililty company Centrica plc which operates under the name British Gas in the UK market.
'A betrayal', 'deeply cynical' - Opposition parties line up against Bord Gáis Energy sale
Fianna Fáil have described timing of the proposed deal as “deeply cynical” while Sinn Féin say it is “shortsighted”.
'This is wonderful': 'Rattled' Gilmore slams 'hard-necked hypocrisy' of Fianna Fáil
The Tánaiste gleefully engaged in one of the government’s favourite pasttimes at Leaders’ Questions this morning: Having a go at Fianna Fáil.
Got post to send to the UK? Do it before Royal Mail staff go on strike
Workers at the postal service will strike for the first time in four years on 4 November.
Lotto sale to fund children's hospital, a training centre, roads and more
Proceeds from the sale will fund a €200 million capital investment scheme, says Brendan Howlin.
Cabinet abandons plan to sell off felling rights for public forests
The planned sale of Coillte harvesting rights has been called off, with the agency now set to merge with Bord na Mona.
Half of proceeds from State assets sale must pay down debt - Troika
The government is keen to use all of the money from the sale of State assets in “one shape or another” to fund job creation initiatives but the Troika appears more focussed on reducing the debt.
Government's €2.25 billion stimulus plan hopes to create 13,000 jobs
A major programme of motorway upgrades, as well as spending in justice, health and education, will begin next year.
Explainer: Which State assets are being considered for sale?
The Government is considering the sale of several State assets in order to raise €5 billion to help reduce the country’s debt – we look at the most likely contenders.