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# tanaiste - Friday 6 June, 2014

Phoenix Park's newest resident: Kevin F O’Malley appointed US ambassador to Ireland
# Meet The Boss
# Meet The Boss

Phoenix Park's newest resident: Kevin F O’Malley appointed US ambassador to Ireland

Jun 6th 2014, 9:09 AM 9,746 Views 14 Comments

The Tánaiste said the appointment reflects the commitment given to the Taoiseach by Obama on St Patrick’s Day.

# tanaiste - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Burton: All the Ministers are still talking to me... and I intend to keep it that way
# Battle For Labour
# Battle For Labour

Burton: All the Ministers are still talking to me... and I intend to keep it that way

Jun 5th 2014, 11:28 AM 5,205 Views 11 Comments

The Social Protection Minister’s dismissing any suggestion that her strident negotiating style could hasten the end of the coalition government.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Ruairí Quinn 'resents' how Eamon Gilmore was treated
# The Mourning After
# The Mourning After

Ruairí Quinn 'resents' how Eamon Gilmore was treated

May 27th 2014, 8:35 AM 9,474 Views 66 Comments

He was due more courtesy than he was afforded, the Minister for Education told reporters this morning.

# tanaiste - Monday 26 May, 2014

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader

May 26th 2014, 10:51 PM 29,759 Views 99 Comments

Joan Burton’s short odds, but does she have it sewn up?

Too soon? The best Twitter reactions to Eamon Gilmore's resignation
# Slanaiste
From The Daily Edge
# Slanaiste

Too soon? The best Twitter reactions to Eamon Gilmore's resignation

May 26th 2014, 5:30 PM 29,270 Views 28 Comments

Eamo, we hardly knew ye.

# tanaiste - Monday 19 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months'
# Bit Of Bother
# Bit Of Bother

Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months'

May 19th 2014, 10:56 PM 16,000 Views 105 Comments

The Tánaiste has told TheJournal.ie that the issues surrounding the gardaí have distracted the government from its agenda and explained why he’s bullish about Labour’s election prospects.

The Tánaiste showed off his soccer skills with Brian Kerr today
# Football Mad
From The Daily Edge
# Football Mad

The Tánaiste showed off his soccer skills with Brian Kerr today

May 19th 2014, 6:30 PM 1,291 Views 2 Comments

A pair of head-the-balls. Literally.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

In Dublin today: The man who warmed up the crowd for Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech
# Racism
# Racism

In Dublin today: The man who warmed up the crowd for Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:00 AM 9,139 Views 19 Comments

John Lewis was a keynote speaker alongside Martin Luther King Jr at the March on Washington in 1963.

# tanaiste - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Justice Committee says Ireland should recognise Travellers as ethnic group
# Recognition
# Recognition

Justice Committee says Ireland should recognise Travellers as ethnic group

Apr 17th 2014, 2:35 PM 11,977 Views 108 Comments

A report from the committee said the Taoiseach and Justice Minister should confirm this recognition and commence dialogue with representative groups about new legislation.

# tanaiste - Monday 14 April, 2014

Gilmore: Not viable to export wind energy to Britain... right now
# Exports
# Exports

Gilmore: Not viable to export wind energy to Britain... right now

Apr 14th 2014, 12:42 PM 7,197 Views 130 Comments

He was hesitant to state whether Ireland would support sending an EU security force to Ukraine.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Civil Liberties group writes to Taoiseach, wants GardaGate inquiry expanded to protect human rights
# Scope
# Scope

Civil Liberties group writes to Taoiseach, wants GardaGate inquiry expanded to protect human rights

Apr 8th 2014, 12:44 PM 4,188 Views 16 Comments

The Irish Council of Civil Liberties says new revelations mean the inquiry’s scope needs to be expanded.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Irish? Living abroad? Eamon Gilmore wants to hear from you
# Suggestion Box
# Suggestion Box

Irish? Living abroad? Eamon Gilmore wants to hear from you

Mar 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 14,183 Views 75 Comments

The Government’s reviewing how it engages with the Irish overseas. You can give your two cents (pennies, jiao – whatever) from today.

# tanaiste - Friday 14 March, 2014

Tánaiste presents Brian O'Driscoll with framed picture of French heroics
# BYE BYE BOD
From The42
# BYE BYE BOD

Tánaiste presents Brian O'Driscoll with framed picture of French heroics

Mar 14th 2014, 6:23 PM 20,227 Views 33 Comments

On the eve of the Irish rugby star’s final Test match, he took time out to re-live his 2000 hat-trick in Paris.

Here's what the Tánaiste is up to in Paris today
# International Relations
# International Relations

Here's what the Tánaiste is up to in Paris today

Mar 14th 2014, 7:59 AM 4,357 Views 17 Comments

Eamon Gilmore is spending three days in France ahead of St Patrick’s Day.

# tanaiste - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Here’s how the Taoiseach and Tánaiste are spending the St Patrick’s Weekend
# Jet-setters
# Jet-setters

Here’s how the Taoiseach and Tánaiste are spending the St Patrick’s Weekend

Mar 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,649 Views 38 Comments

Kenny is off to the United States, while Gilmore will spend the next three days in Paris, both trips aimed at promoting Ireland abroad.

# tanaiste - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Tánaiste in Oscar-Style Selfie Pic of the Day
# Ellen Gilmore
# Ellen Gilmore

Tánaiste in Oscar-Style Selfie Pic of the Day

Mar 6th 2014, 11:01 PM 18,532 Views 42 Comments

Our Eamon is no stranger to selfies.

# tanaiste - Monday 3 March, 2014

Gilmore on Russian invasion: What's at issue here is a clear breach of international law
# Crimea
# Crimea

Gilmore on Russian invasion: What's at issue here is a clear breach of international law

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:34 PM 8,724 Views 143 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs met with other EU foreign ministers today to discuss the growing crisis with Russian troops taking over key strategic points in Ukraine’s Crimea.

# tanaiste - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Enda Kenny: Yes, the Irish government knew about Hyde Park bomb deal
# Tensions
# Tensions

Enda Kenny: Yes, the Irish government knew about Hyde Park bomb deal

Feb 27th 2014, 1:58 PM 10,970 Views 63 Comments

The Taoiseach said there was a “degree of sensitivity” surrounding the issuing of letters to IRA suspects guaranteeing they wouldn’t be prosecuted.

# tanaiste - Sunday 16 February, 2014

"It's called accountability": Tánaiste defends course of GSOC bugging controversy
# Garda
# Garda

"It's called accountability": Tánaiste defends course of GSOC bugging controversy

Feb 16th 2014, 12:45 PM 7,685 Views 49 Comments

Speaking today, he also cast doubt on whether the exact nature of water charges will be known in the coming weeks.

# tanaiste - Monday 10 February, 2014

Taoiseach: Details of bugging controversy should be made available for ‘public analysis’
# Garda Ombudsman
# Garda Ombudsman

Taoiseach: Details of bugging controversy should be made available for ‘public analysis’

Feb 10th 2014, 5:30 PM 12,482 Views 111 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter is meeting GSOC today following reports that a surveillance operation was used to hack into the police watchdog’s emails, wi-fi and phone systems.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

44 school abuse claims to be reviewed following O'Keeffe judgement
# School Abuse
# School Abuse

44 school abuse claims to be reviewed following O'Keeffe judgement

Feb 4th 2014, 9:50 PM 6,290 Views 3 Comments

Minister Ruairí Quinn said today that other relevant cases would also be reviewed.

# tanaiste - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Gilmore would support councils cutting property tax by 15 per cent
# Discretion
# Discretion

Gilmore would support councils cutting property tax by 15 per cent

Feb 2nd 2014, 3:14 PM 8,008 Views 100 Comments

The Tánaiste said this option for local authorities was already part of the legislation and can be used in areas where property values are high and so revenue collected is higher.

# tanaiste - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Health and Wealth: the questions put to the Tánaiste today
# A Dáil Afternoon
# A Dáil Afternoon

Health and Wealth: the questions put to the Tánaiste today

Jan 30th 2014, 2:48 PM 5,376 Views 23 Comments

Eamon Gilmore was quizzed on why health insurance is going through the roof and if the rich were getting richer.

# tanaiste - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Tánaiste to address 'the real scandal' at St Vincent's
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Tánaiste to address 'the real scandal' at St Vincent's

Jan 23rd 2014, 1:02 PM 7,806 Views 12 Comments

Indepedent TD Stephen Donnelly raised concerns during Leaders’ Questions that the hospital is struggling after the closure of the emergency department at Loughlinstown.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Cabinet will agree on legal services Bill "when we're ready to" --- Gilmore
# This Is Normal
# This Is Normal

Cabinet will agree on legal services Bill "when we're ready to" --- Gilmore

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:55 AM 3,534 Views 15 Comments

The Tánaiste repeatedly insisted “this is normal” in reference to the Cabinet’s progress on amendments to the legislation.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Gilmore: No problem with Sabina Higgins prison visit to Margaretta D'Arcy
# Activist
# Activist

Gilmore: No problem with Sabina Higgins prison visit to Margaretta D'Arcy

Jan 21st 2014, 10:18 AM 7,091 Views 37 Comments

The wife of President Michael D. Higgins visited the veteran peace campaigner in “private and personal” capacity, according to the Áras.

# tanaiste - Monday 20 January, 2014

Tánaiste backs Irishman for Washington EU ambassador role
# Moving On
# Moving On

Tánaiste backs Irishman for Washington EU ambassador role

Jan 20th 2014, 11:47 AM 5,201 Views 20 Comments

It’s expected David O’Sullivan will be appointed to the high-profile position later this year.

'Rock solid' - the relationship between Taoiseach and Tánaiste, says Ruairí Quinn
# Political Strain
# Political Strain

'Rock solid' - the relationship between Taoiseach and Tánaiste, says Ruairí Quinn

Jan 20th 2014, 11:14 AM 4,118 Views 29 Comments

In a radio interview today, the minister addressed speculation the relationship was strained while also speaking about the controversy surround the Junior Certificate reform

Foreign Ministers to discuss Syria crisis in Brussels
# Syria
# Syria

Foreign Ministers to discuss Syria crisis in Brussels

Jan 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 2,275 Views 13 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is due to take part in the talks today.

# tanaiste - Friday 10 January, 2014

"No decision on Irish Water charging," - Gilmore
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

"No decision on Irish Water charging," - Gilmore

Jan 10th 2014, 3:05 PM 8,338 Views 81 Comments

The CEO of Irish Water today suggested that the service of those who don’t pay will be affected, but Eamon Gilmore said nothing like that has been decided on.

# tanaiste - Monday 23 December, 2013

The Greek scholar and future Tánaiste who played for Cavan in an All-Ireland final
# Breffni Star
From The42
# Breffni Star

The Greek scholar and future Tánaiste who played for Cavan in an All-Ireland final

Dec 23rd 2013, 7:30 AM 3,520 Views 3 Comments

A new book ‘The Fairytale In New York’ looks back at the famous final in 1947 and the life of Cavan’s John Wilson.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

PIC: Has Eamon Gilmore just done a selfie in South Africa?
# Selfie Style
# Selfie Style

PIC: Has Eamon Gilmore just done a selfie in South Africa?

Dec 10th 2013, 11:35 AM 16,513 Views 64 Comments

So, the Tánaiste does selfies… we think.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Smithwick Tribunal findings a 'betrayal of values and ethos' of gardaí
# Apology
# Apology

Smithwick Tribunal findings a 'betrayal of values and ethos' of gardaí

Dec 3rd 2013, 6:38 PM 5,391 Views 25 Comments

Tánaiste and Minister for Foriegn Affairs Eamon Gilmore has apologised to the families of Harry Breen and Robert Buchanan.

# tanaiste - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Three Halawa sisters released after almost 3 months in Egypt
# Freed
# Freed

Three Halawa sisters released after almost 3 months in Egypt

Nov 14th 2013, 1:17 PM 8,651 Views 74 Comments

However the fourth sibling, Ibrahim Halawa, remains in custody in Egypt.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Gilmore: Irish people expect us to play our full part in Philippines relief effort
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Gilmore: Irish people expect us to play our full part in Philippines relief effort

Nov 12th 2013, 10:33 AM 5,188 Views 57 Comments

It comes as the US and Britain deploy warships to the islands. Some 10,000 people are feared dead in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

How will the new Freedom of Information charges compare to other countries?
# Legislation
# Legislation

How will the new Freedom of Information charges compare to other countries?

Nov 12th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,023 Views 26 Comments

We look at how Ireland compares to the two other countries that charge upfront for FOI requests.

# tanaiste - Monday 11 November, 2013

Gilmore: Newbridge Credit Union is a one-off case
# Credit Unions
# Credit Unions

Gilmore: Newbridge Credit Union is a one-off case

Nov 11th 2013, 8:30 PM 5,320 Views 45 Comments

Gilmore said the government hopes it will be possible to have a credit union in Newbridge again.

Tributes paid to SDLP's Eddie McGrady
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to SDLP's Eddie McGrady

Nov 11th 2013, 7:40 PM 6,763 Views 16 Comments

McGrady, who passed away today, was one of the founding members of the SDLP.

# tanaiste - Friday 8 November, 2013

Tánaiste to meet Peter Robinson to discuss sport and peace
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Tánaiste to meet Peter Robinson to discuss sport and peace

Nov 8th 2013, 7:46 AM 3,558 Views 21 Comments

The Tánaiste will be going to the SDLP conference tomorrow and the Remembrance Day Ceremony in Belfast on Sunday.

Gilmore: Vacant social housing stock is a problem, but we're fixing it
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore: Vacant social housing stock is a problem, but we're fixing it

Nov 8th 2013, 7:05 AM 7,234 Views 72 Comments

During Leaders’ Questions yesterday he outlined measures to be introduced by government to address the problem.