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#Tánaiste

# 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 5,208 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 4,150 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 2,290 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 8,345 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 3,609 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 16,539 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 5,407 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 8,668 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 5,203 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 6,039 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 5,338 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 6,770 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 3,575 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 7,250 Views 72 Comments

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

# tanaiste - Monday 4 November, 2013

An Taisce writes to Taoiseach over Children's Hospital concerns
# Planning Laws
# Planning Laws

An Taisce writes to Taoiseach over Children's Hospital concerns

Nov 4th 2013, 2:29 PM 5,078 Views 16 Comments

The national trust organisation is warning that the project will fall foul of the planning laws, as it won’t be co-located with a maternity hospital.

# tanaiste - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Gilmore asks Revenue to 'reconsider' property tax deadline
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Gilmore asks Revenue to 'reconsider' property tax deadline

Nov 2nd 2013, 6:08 PM 13,031 Views 96 Comments

The Revenue Commissioners said they are not asking anyone to pay boe

# tanaiste - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Graduates face tough recruitment process for jobs in Gilmore's department
# Hiring
# Hiring

Graduates face tough recruitment process for jobs in Gilmore's department

Oct 19th 2013, 7:00 PM 19,145 Views 86 Comments

Applicants will face numerous tests and interviews in order to bag one of the ten positions.

# tanaiste - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Department of Foreign Affairs operates 25 embassy Twitter accounts
# Twitter
# Twitter

Department of Foreign Affairs operates 25 embassy Twitter accounts

Oct 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,093 Views 7 Comments

The department also has two embassy Facebook accounts – for Sydney and New Dehli.

# tanaiste - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Gilmore: 'You want to wipe history clean and pretend you had no part to play'
# Budget
# Budget

Gilmore: 'You want to wipe history clean and pretend you had no part to play'

Oct 3rd 2013, 11:53 AM 6,916 Views 60 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said it was ‘rich’ for Fianna Fáil to call the last few budgets unfair.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Ireland to give €200k towards destroying chemical weapons in Syria
# Stockpile
# Stockpile

Ireland to give €200k towards destroying chemical weapons in Syria

Sep 25th 2013, 12:01 AM 7,554 Views 105 Comments

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore said it reflects Ireland’s “long-standing opposition to the use of weapons of mass destruction”.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Gilmore: "I am not wedded to Foreign Affairs"
# Moving On?
# Moving On?

Gilmore: "I am not wedded to Foreign Affairs"

Sep 10th 2013, 11:41 AM 3,600 Views 27 Comments

The Labour leader has not ruled out moving to a domestic post in the lifetime of the coalition, but has rejected the suggestion he needs to spend more time in the country in order to address problems within the party.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Gilmore: Syria needs a political solution - not a military invasion
# Foreign Intervention
# Foreign Intervention

Gilmore: Syria needs a political solution - not a military invasion

Aug 28th 2013, 6:21 PM 4,734 Views 125 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs described the deliberate use of chemical weapons against civilians in Syria as “a very serious war crime” – but called for diplomacy rather than an invasion.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

McDowell insists Ireland is not a failed State, says Seanad costs us each €1.60
# Parnell Summer School
# Parnell Summer School

McDowell insists Ireland is not a failed State, says Seanad costs us each €1.60

Aug 14th 2013, 3:02 PM 8,805 Views 117 Comments

The former Tánaiste Michael McDowell claims that that the Seanad costs each Irish citizen the price of a two litre bottle of milk every year.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Nǐ hǎo: Eamon Gilmore is off to visit China today
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

Nǐ hǎo: Eamon Gilmore is off to visit China today

Jul 30th 2013, 8:34 AM 3,612 Views 73 Comments

The Tánaiste will meet senior Communist Party officials and try to sell Ireland as an attractive investment prospect.

# tanaiste - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Gilmore: No need to do more than necessary to meet deficit target
# Austerity
# Austerity

Gilmore: No need to do more than necessary to meet deficit target

Jul 27th 2013, 12:49 PM 4,430 Views 70 Comments

The Tánaiste said that it is important not to put the country’s recovery at risk.

# tanaiste - Monday 1 July, 2013

Gilmore: Abortion bill will 'fall short' on hard cases - but I'm voting for it
# Abortion
# Abortion

Gilmore: Abortion bill will 'fall short' on hard cases - but I'm voting for it

Jul 1st 2013, 2:26 PM 3,331 Views 24 Comments

The Tánaiste said that the abortion bill will not offer compassion to victims of rape or incest.

Dobrodošli! Croatia becomes the 28th member of the EU
# Welcome Aboard
# Welcome Aboard

Dobrodošli! Croatia becomes the 28th member of the EU

Jul 1st 2013, 6:40 AM 5,800 Views 24 Comments

Croatia was first put on the list of candidate countries nine years ago and officially joined just after midnight today.

# tanaiste - Thursday 20 June, 2013

German MEP accuses Gilmore of 'manipulation' over EU budget
# Europe
# Europe

German MEP accuses Gilmore of 'manipulation' over EU budget

Jun 20th 2013, 6:26 PM 4,810 Views 30 Comments

Last night, Eamon Gilmore said that agreement had been reached on the EU’s €960 billion budget – but is this in danger?

# tanaiste - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Tánaiste reaches agreement on EU's €960 billion budget
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

Tánaiste reaches agreement on EU's €960 billion budget

Jun 19th 2013, 10:09 PM 6,680 Views 31 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said that the agreement will be presented to member states next Tuesday.

# tanaiste - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Gilmore: 'Did we manage to achieve everything we wanted? No, this is a coalition Government'
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

Gilmore: 'Did we manage to achieve everything we wanted? No, this is a coalition Government'

Jun 16th 2013, 8:55 AM 5,908 Views 113 Comments

Speaking at the Tom Johnson Summer School in Cork, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore says as a partner in government there are things they have not yet achieved, but there have been achievements.

# tanaiste - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Gilmore: 'I will not condemn the Catholic Church or any other church'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore: 'I will not condemn the Catholic Church or any other church'

Jun 13th 2013, 12:06 PM 6,728 Views 73 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said all organisations, including the Catholic Church, has a right to voice their opinion on the abortion issue.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Use of Government jets for EU-related trips doubles during Ireland's presidency
# Jetting Off
# Jetting Off

Use of Government jets for EU-related trips doubles during Ireland's presidency

Jun 4th 2013, 5:43 PM 8,564 Views 86 Comments

20 trips were made between Ireland and either Brussels or Strasbourg in the first five months of the year.

# tanaiste - Friday 31 May, 2013

Tánaiste: All government TDs expected to vote for abortion legislation
# Abortion
# Abortion

Tánaiste: All government TDs expected to vote for abortion legislation

May 31st 2013, 9:56 AM 2,960 Views 16 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said the issue of whether or not the Dáil votes on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a matter for the opposition parties.

# tanaiste - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Nationwide JobBridge ban for creche chains featured in RTÉ programme
# JobBridge
# JobBridge

Nationwide JobBridge ban for creche chains featured in RTÉ programme

May 30th 2013, 6:42 PM 10,857 Views 42 Comments

The Department of Social Protection says no interns have been sent to the creches involved, and none will be.

McDonald criticises JobBridge's 'no experience required' childcare positions
# Childcare
# Childcare

McDonald criticises JobBridge's 'no experience required' childcare positions

May 30th 2013, 12:29 PM 10,103 Views 49 Comments

A number of internships advertised on the site require only secondary level qualifications.

# tanaiste - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Groups awarded €1.5 million for "tireless" cross-border peace work
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Groups awarded €1.5 million for "tireless" cross-border peace work

May 23rd 2013, 12:09 PM 3,334 Views 1 Comment

The Tánaiste said that Northern Ireland “is still a very divided society” but that the Good Friday Agreement “has opened up new possibilities”.

# tanaiste - Monday 6 May, 2013

Taoiseach and Tánaiste off to Brussels for 'top level' talks on €960 billion Budget
# Small Change
# Small Change

Taoiseach and Tánaiste off to Brussels for 'top level' talks on €960 billion Budget

May 6th 2013, 7:40 AM 4,589 Views 33 Comments

Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore will hold talks on efforts to push through the EU’s gigantic budget for the next six years.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey
# ESB
# ESB

ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey

Apr 10th 2013, 10:43 AM 6,294 Views 23 Comments

Details of the contract win will be announced at an event in Istanbul attended by the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.

# tanaiste - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Gilmore defends Labour's performance in government
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Gilmore defends Labour's performance in government

Apr 7th 2013, 6:25 PM 6,743 Views 100 Comments

The party leader has come in for fierce criticism in recent days.

# tanaiste - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Labour chairman says he has taken no calls about party leadership
# Politics
# Politics

Labour chairman says he has taken no calls about party leadership

Mar 31st 2013, 5:18 PM 5,923 Views 104 Comments

He also called for an immediate renegotiation of the Programme for Government.