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# taoiseach - Monday 23 May, 2022

Taoiseach says Oireachtas members sleeping in cars due to hotel shortage isn't 'widespread'
# Dublin Booked Up
# Dublin Booked Up

Taoiseach says Oireachtas members sleeping in cars due to hotel shortage isn't 'widespread'

Mon 4:08 PM 30,342 Views 34 Comments

A Fianna Fáil senator said that he has had to sleep in his car twice and that other politicians have the same problem.

# taoiseach - Monday 16 May, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2022, 10:45 PM 22,300 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'
# Russia
# Russia

Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'

May 16th 2022, 6:56 PM 63,336 Views 30 Comments

The station had broadcast a simulation of Ireland and the UK being destroyed by a nuclear strike.

# taoiseach - Sunday 15 May, 2022

Honour Irish famine victims by ending world hunger, says Taoiseach
# Famine Commemoration
# Famine Commemoration

Honour Irish famine victims by ending world hunger, says Taoiseach

May 15th 2022, 4:00 PM 8,910 Views 25 Comments

Speaking at the annual Famine Commemoration Ceremony, Micheál Martin noted Ireland’s “bitter past” has spurred it to aid other victims of hunger and poverty.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations
# State Apology
# State Apology

Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations

May 11th 2022, 6:33 PM 7,435 Views 18 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman yesterday issued an apology in the Seanad on behalf of the Government.

Terms of reference being finalised for An Bord Pleanála decisions review, says Taoiseach
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Terms of reference being finalised for An Bord Pleanála decisions review, says Taoiseach

May 11th 2022, 2:17 PM 4,814 Views 0 Comments

Paul Hyde has temporarily stepped back from his role as two separate probes into his decisions continue.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

'If you don't trust me, fine, but trust hospital doctors': Taoiseach says NMH must go ahead
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

'If you don't trust me, fine, but trust hospital doctors': Taoiseach says NMH must go ahead

May 10th 2022, 3:13 PM 17,956 Views 61 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald urged the Taoiseach to convince St Vincent’s Healthcare Group to gift the NMH land to the State.

# taoiseach - Monday 9 May, 2022

O'Neill promises to be 'first minister for all' and accuses DUP of 'holding society to ransom'
# Stormont Election
# Stormont Election

O'Neill promises to be 'first minister for all' and accuses DUP of 'holding society to ransom'

Updated May 9th 2022, 5:00 PM 46,071 Views 79 Comments

Party leaders are meeting today with Secretary of State Brandon Lewis across the day.

# taoiseach - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Taoiseach says Northern Ireland politicians must return to power sharing after May election
# Stormont
# Stormont

Taoiseach says Northern Ireland politicians must return to power sharing after May election

Apr 28th 2022, 12:51 PM 7,743 Views 14 Comments

Speaking this morning, Micheál Martin urged political parties to work “collectively” after the election.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

'Who's running the country?': Sec Gen 'snub' of Oireachtas committee raised with Taoiseach
# CMO Trinity Job
# CMO Trinity Job

'Who's running the country?': Sec Gen 'snub' of Oireachtas committee raised with Taoiseach

Apr 26th 2022, 4:10 PM 20,470 Views 21 Comments

TD John McGuinness has written to Robert Watt to convey disappointment at the lack of response to an invitation.

# taoiseach - Monday 25 April, 2022

Poll: Would you be in favour of a general election this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be in favour of a general election this year?

Apr 25th 2022, 9:44 AM 63,949 Views 91 Comments

Pearse Doherty said there should be a general election instead of the Taoiseach rotation due to take place later this year.

# taoiseach - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Taoiseach: 'We have to support and speak up for Ukraine, as they have asked us to do'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Taoiseach: 'We have to support and speak up for Ukraine, as they have asked us to do'

Apr 14th 2022, 10:09 AM 7,906 Views 26 Comments

Speaking at the Global Ireland Summit, the Taoiseach said Russia must be held to account.

Boston Scientific to pump €100 million into Galway facility, adding 300 jobs
# Ballybrit
# Ballybrit

Boston Scientific to pump €100 million into Galway facility, adding 300 jobs

Apr 14th 2022, 8:13 AM 11,847 Views 9 Comments

Opened in 2019, the facility is the firm’s second in Galway City where it has had a presence since 1994.

# taoiseach - Sunday 10 April, 2022

'Lessons have to be learned' from Dr Holohan TCD role controversy, Taoiseach says
# New Tcd Role
# New Tcd Role

'Lessons have to be learned' from Dr Holohan TCD role controversy, Taoiseach says

Updated Apr 10th 2022, 7:00 PM 41,294 Views 89 Comments

Dr Holohan said yesterday he will not proceed with a new role in TCD after stepping down as Chief Medical Officer later this year.

Peace and democracy can't be taken for granted, Taoiseach says on GFA anniversary
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Peace and democracy can't be taken for granted, Taoiseach says on GFA anniversary

Apr 10th 2022, 8:16 AM 8,665 Views 11 Comments

The Taoiseach released a statement to mark the 24th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.

# taoiseach - Friday 8 April, 2022

Taoiseach says Ireland will be ‘stretched’ on Ukrainian refugee accommodation
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Taoiseach says Ireland will be ‘stretched’ on Ukrainian refugee accommodation

Apr 8th 2022, 3:43 PM 22,784 Views 52 Comments

Micheal Martin, speaking in Helsinki, admitted that Ireland will face challenges housing refugees set to arrive into the country.

# taoiseach - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Dr Tony Holohan rules out return as Chief Medical Officer after his new role in Trinity College
# New Job
# New Job

Dr Tony Holohan rules out return as Chief Medical Officer after his new role in Trinity College

Updated Apr 7th 2022, 1:45 PM 26,960 Views 60 Comments

Controversy has surrounded the salary payment of for his new professorship in Trinity College.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Citywest to be used as 'overflow' processing centre for refugees if needed
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Citywest to be used as 'overflow' processing centre for refugees if needed

Mar 29th 2022, 7:10 PM 21,375 Views 21 Comments

30,000 refugees are expected to arrive in Ireland by the end of April.

EU might not give the green light on VAT reduction on fuel until May
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

EU might not give the green light on VAT reduction on fuel until May

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 6:40 PM 12,651 Views 20 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald has called for a 0% VAT rate for a period of time on domestic energy bills.

# taoiseach - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Taoiseach says there is no justification for further Covid restrictions
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Taoiseach says there is no justification for further Covid restrictions

Mar 24th 2022, 5:20 PM 40,339 Views 59 Comments

Public health officials today reported a total of 23,125 cases of Covid-19.

# taoiseach - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Covid inquiry: Taoiseach doesn't see key decision-makers being grilled in witness box

Covid inquiry: Taoiseach doesn't see key decision-makers being grilled in witness box

Mar 20th 2022, 7:00 AM 16,429 Views 18 Comments

Details of what form the inquiry will take will be ready in a couple of weeks, says Micheál Martin.

# taoiseach - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Taoiseach wants more 'legal channels' to allow people travel between the US and Ireland
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach wants more 'legal channels' to allow people travel between the US and Ireland

Mar 19th 2022, 7:00 AM 22,534 Views 15 Comments

He said work is continuing on getting more visas for Irish people.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Ukraine's Zelenskyy thanks Taoiseach for Ireland's aid and support
# Phone Call
# Phone Call

Ukraine's Zelenskyy thanks Taoiseach for Ireland's aid and support

Mar 16th 2022, 7:31 PM 21,079 Views 14 Comments

The Ukrainian President spoke to Micheál Martin this afternoon.

Taoiseach to get leadership award at event attended by US President Joe Biden tonight
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach to get leadership award at event attended by US President Joe Biden tonight

Mar 16th 2022, 6:00 AM 24,006 Views 45 Comments

Taoiseach says it will be a ‘very pleasant’ meeting between ‘one Irishman and another Irishman’.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Taoiseach says removal of certain press statements from SF website is 'kind of Orwellian'
# Delete History
# Delete History

Taoiseach says removal of certain press statements from SF website is 'kind of Orwellian'

Mar 15th 2022, 6:01 PM 27,360 Views 43 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald has dismissed claims that it is an attempt to pivot her party’s position on Russia.

Taoiseach: Officials vetting accommodation for refugees amid report of 'sex for housing' offer
# Refugees In Ireland
# Refugees In Ireland

Taoiseach: Officials vetting accommodation for refugees amid report of 'sex for housing' offer

Mar 15th 2022, 4:28 PM 30,394 Views 16 Comments

Taoiseach says Ireland will take in a further 500 Ukrainian refugees that are currently in Moldova.

# taoiseach - Monday 14 March, 2022

Taoiseach to meet US President at Ireland Funds dinner the day before White House meeting
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach to meet US President at Ireland Funds dinner the day before White House meeting

Updated Mar 14th 2022, 8:23 PM 24,589 Views 46 Comments

Last year, due to Covid-19, the Taoiseach held virtual meetings with US President Joe Biden.

# taoiseach - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Barack Obama tests positive for Covid-19

Barack Obama tests positive for Covid-19

Mar 13th 2022, 11:50 PM 21,519 Views 13 Comments

He reiterated his support for the vaccine on Twitter today.

There will be a debate in Ireland on military neutrality, says Taoiseach
# Neutrality
# Neutrality

There will be a debate in Ireland on military neutrality, says Taoiseach

Mar 13th 2022, 1:00 PM 28,016 Views 74 Comments

However, he said “we don’t have time” for such a debate right now.

Commodity prices ‘going through the roof’, says Taoiseach
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Commodity prices ‘going through the roof’, says Taoiseach

Mar 13th 2022, 7:45 AM 51,694 Views 58 Comments

Micheál Martin was speaking to reporters during a visit to London.

# taoiseach - Friday 11 March, 2022

Taoiseach travels to London as part of a two-day trip to mark St Patrick's Day celebrations
# London
# London

Taoiseach travels to London as part of a two-day trip to mark St Patrick's Day celebrations

Mar 11th 2022, 6:45 AM 12,356 Views 28 Comments

The Taoiseach will attend London’s St Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday.

# taoiseach - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Taoiseach: 'Possible' Irish forces could help with humanitarian aid at Ukraine borders
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Taoiseach: 'Possible' Irish forces could help with humanitarian aid at Ukraine borders

Mar 10th 2022, 6:51 PM 15,763 Views 12 Comments

Micheál Martin is in Versailles for a two-day summit of the European Council.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

St Patrick's Day global greening set to incorporate 'Ukrainian theme' this year, says Taoiseach
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day global greening set to incorporate 'Ukrainian theme' this year, says Taoiseach

Mar 8th 2022, 4:13 PM 11,390 Views 7 Comments

Taoiseach says the Government will use St. Patrick’s Day visits to highlight Ireland’s solidarity with Ukraine.

Taoiseach to update Cabinet on Ukraine and Ireland's humanitarian response
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Taoiseach to update Cabinet on Ukraine and Ireland's humanitarian response

Mar 8th 2022, 6:15 AM 6,761 Views 15 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly will also bring a memo to Cabinet on the Government’s Women’s’ Action Plan.

# taoiseach - Monday 7 March, 2022

1,800 Ukrainians have arrived in Ireland with number 'growing day by day', Taoiseach says
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

1,800 Ukrainians have arrived in Ireland with number 'growing day by day', Taoiseach says

Mar 7th 2022, 3:01 PM 21,678 Views 27 Comments

Micheál Martin said the crisis is the worst displacement of people in Europe since World War II.

# taoiseach - Sunday 6 March, 2022

More than 1.5 million refugees flee Ukraine in past 10 days, says UN
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

More than 1.5 million refugees flee Ukraine in past 10 days, says UN

Mar 6th 2022, 10:46 AM 6,284 Views 2 Comments

Government is making plans to accommodate thousands of refugees in Ireland.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Scenario planning underway for Ireland to accommodate thousands of refugees from Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Scenario planning underway for Ireland to accommodate thousands of refugees from Ukraine

Mar 2nd 2022, 6:46 PM 20,862 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach said it is ‘very possible’ that Ireland could be asked to take in numbers higher than 20,000.

# taoiseach - Friday 25 February, 2022

Taoiseach: 'Sanctions will have impact - but they won't halt what Russia is doing in Ukraine'
# Invasion
# Invasion

Taoiseach: 'Sanctions will have impact - but they won't halt what Russia is doing in Ukraine'

Updated Feb 25th 2022, 11:25 AM 29,746 Views 23 Comments

137 deaths have been reported as the invasion enters its second day.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Taoiseach suggests FF councillors should not have voted against housing motions alongside Sinn Féin
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Taoiseach suggests FF councillors should not have voted against housing motions alongside Sinn Féin

Feb 23rd 2022, 12:05 AM 34,258 Views 33 Comments
  • Micheál Martin has repeatedly accused Sinn Féin councillors of "objecting" to new homes.
  • Analysis by The Journal found several Fianna Fáil councillors voted alongside Sinn Féin in housing motions.
  • Taoiseach: 'We can't say this is a crisis and then just habitually vote against projects'.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Former EU Commissioner Phil Hogan was not 'treated like a criminal', says Taoiseach
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Former EU Commissioner Phil Hogan was not 'treated like a criminal', says Taoiseach

Feb 22nd 2022, 5:00 PM 16,475 Views 11 Comments

Micheál Martin says Hogan paid a very heavy price at the time.

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