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#Taoiseach

# taoiseach - This year 2022

Robert Troy has ‘cleared the air’ in resolving declaration errors – Taoiseach
# Robert Troy
# Robert Troy

Robert Troy has ‘cleared the air’ in resolving declaration errors – Taoiseach

Aug 21st 2022, 7:25 PM 24,626 Views 50 Comments

The Minister of State with responsibility for Trade Promotion has been forced to correct the Dail’s register of declarations of interest.

Sinn Féin's 'revisionist history' is a barrier to progress in the North, says Taoiseach
# Taoiseach
# Taoiseach

Sinn Féin's 'revisionist history' is a barrier to progress in the North, says Taoiseach

Aug 5th 2022, 5:25 PM 21,717 Views 87 Comments

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader Michelle O’Neill said this week that there was no alternative to violence during the Troubles.

Pension age to remain at 66 under new proposals to be announced next month
# Pension
# Pension

Pension age to remain at 66 under new proposals to be announced next month

Updated Jul 23rd 2022, 2:28 PM 19,089 Views 28 Comments

It’s at odds with the recommendations of the Pension Commission report published last October.

Bloody Friday: Taoiseach pays tribute to victims on 50th anniversary of 'devastating' bombings
# Troubles
# Troubles

Bloody Friday: Taoiseach pays tribute to victims on 50th anniversary of 'devastating' bombings

Jul 21st 2022, 9:25 AM 12,795 Views 41 Comments

Nine people were killed and approximately 130 others were seriously injured on this day in 1972.

Taoiseach meets Prime Minister of Japan to discuss trade, Ukraine and nuclear disarmament
# Taoiseach Abroad
# Taoiseach Abroad

Taoiseach meets Prime Minister of Japan to discuss trade, Ukraine and nuclear disarmament

Jul 20th 2022, 12:19 PM 10,295 Views 36 Comments

The Taoiseach also expressed his sincere condolences on the killing of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

John Lahart TD says he doesn't expect Micheál Martin to lead Fianna Fáil into the next election
# General Election
# General Election

John Lahart TD says he doesn't expect Micheál Martin to lead Fianna Fáil into the next election

Jul 18th 2022, 12:12 PM 14,266 Views 29 Comments

TD John McGuinness said yesterday that Micheál Martin should step down as party leader in December.

Fianna Fáil TD says Micheál Martin should resign as party leader when Taoiseach term ends
# Rotating Taoisigh
# Rotating Taoisigh

Fianna Fáil TD says Micheál Martin should resign as party leader when Taoiseach term ends

Jul 17th 2022, 3:08 PM 75,664 Views 75 Comments

TD John McGuinness said some of Fianna Fáil’s parliamentary party are becoming “anxious” about how close it is to Fine Gael.

Taoiseach to express condolences on Abe killing on official visit to Japan
# Taoiseach
# Taoiseach

Taoiseach to express condolences on Abe killing on official visit to Japan

Jul 15th 2022, 10:27 AM 7,412 Views 22 Comments

Micheál Martin will also visit Singapore on the four-day visit.

Gormanston tent camp for refugees to open on Monday due to accommodation shortage
# Refugees
# Refugees

Gormanston tent camp for refugees to open on Monday due to accommodation shortage

Updated Jul 14th 2022, 8:36 PM 105,744 Views 166 Comments

The Government said more than 160 people fleeing Ukraine have been transferred out of the Old Terminal building in Dublin Airport today.

Audit into infant organ disposal should be published without delay, says Taoiseach
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Audit into infant organ disposal should be published without delay, says Taoiseach

Jul 13th 2022, 3:12 PM 3,695 Views 7 Comments

The Taoiseach offered his “deepest sympathies” to the families impacted, stating that what happened compounded their grief.

Taoiseach holds meeting with Zelenskyy after visiting devastated towns around Kyiv on Ukraine trip
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Taoiseach holds meeting with Zelenskyy after visiting devastated towns around Kyiv on Ukraine trip

Updated Jul 6th 2022, 6:53 PM 66,357 Views 153 Comments
  • The Taoiseach arrived in Kyiv this morning on a visit to discuss how Ireland and the EU can support Ukraine.
  • He has visited the town of Borodyanka in the Kyiv province, which Russia heavily hit in the early weeks of its invasion.
  • "The people of Ireland stand with Ukraine and its people in the face of Russia’s immoral and unprovoked war of terror," he said.
Pension age shouldn't go beyond 66, says Micheál Martin
# Pension Age
# Pension Age

Pension age shouldn't go beyond 66, says Micheál Martin

Jul 1st 2022, 3:49 PM 14,604 Views 18 Comments

Additional PRSI contributions will be needed to ensure the pension age is not increased, says Micheál Martin.

'Remuneration is significant': No appetite in Govt to increase €420k salary for next HSE boss
# Job Vacancy
# Job Vacancy

'Remuneration is significant': No appetite in Govt to increase €420k salary for next HSE boss

Jun 27th 2022, 6:40 PM 24,538 Views 30 Comments

Questions have been raised about whether tensions between the HSE and Department of Health played a part in Paul Reid’s decision to step down.

Officials seek meeting with US airlines group amid concerns over Dublin Airport delays
# DAA
# DAA

Officials seek meeting with US airlines group amid concerns over Dublin Airport delays

Jun 21st 2022, 7:51 PM 21,105 Views 33 Comments

Taoiseach says the delays at Dublin Airport has not caused damage to Irish tourism.

Family miss out on meeting the Pope due to passport delays
# Passport Office
# Passport Office

Family miss out on meeting the Pope due to passport delays

Jun 21st 2022, 6:47 PM 22,835 Views 28 Comments

The Taoiseach said it must be very distressing for the mother and her four children who did not make their flight today.

Government 'can't take risks with economy', says Taoiseach in response to calls for mini budget
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Government 'can't take risks with economy', says Taoiseach in response to calls for mini budget

Jun 21st 2022, 2:57 PM 10,337 Views 32 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin faced more calls for an emergency budget today.

NIAC considering extending second Covid booster to under-65s
# Jabs For The Boys
# Jabs For The Boys

NIAC considering extending second Covid booster to under-65s

Jun 21st 2022, 1:41 PM 15,211 Views 11 Comments

The second booster shot is currently being offered to people over 65 and people who are immunosuppressed.

Government's 'objective' to cut childcare costs before Christmas - Taoiseach

Government's 'objective' to cut childcare costs before Christmas - Taoiseach

Updated Jun 20th 2022, 2:19 PM 26,409 Views 46 Comments

Martin warned that the toughest period in this crisis could be wintertime.

Taoiseach says cost of living measures can’t be 'chased month to month'
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Taoiseach says cost of living measures can’t be 'chased month to month'

Jun 19th 2022, 1:41 PM 26,851 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach’s comment follow several cost of living protests yesterday.

October's Budget will target those most in need, says Taoiseach
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

October's Budget will target those most in need, says Taoiseach

Jun 13th 2022, 6:09 PM 18,184 Views 38 Comments

Government knows the pressure people are under, says Taoiseach.

Taoiseach tells European Parliament that Ireland strongly supports Ukraine joining EU
# Address
# Address

Taoiseach tells European Parliament that Ireland strongly supports Ukraine joining EU

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 2:52 PM 25,084 Views 108 Comments

Micheál Martin said Ireland supports the strongest possible sanctions on Russia, understanding that it will involve costs.

All sides must honour Good Friday Agreement, Taoiseach says at unveiling of John Hume bust
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

All sides must honour Good Friday Agreement, Taoiseach says at unveiling of John Hume bust

Updated Jun 7th 2022, 6:05 PM 15,408 Views 12 Comments

Micheal Martin is in Strasbourg for a series of engagements in the Council of Europe, marking Ireland’s presidency of the body.

Buying a new Govt jet under consideration as current plane is 'nearing the end of life'
# Buy Or Lease
# Buy Or Lease

Buying a new Govt jet under consideration as current plane is 'nearing the end of life'

Jun 1st 2022, 1:15 PM 18,343 Views 66 Comments

The Air Corps Learjet was purchased in 2004.

Cut in public transport fares likely to continue into next year, says Taoiseach
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Cut in public transport fares likely to continue into next year, says Taoiseach

May 29th 2022, 8:30 PM 13,652 Views 27 Comments

Micheal Martin, speaking as he visited Irish troops in Lebanon, indicated transport costs would form a key part of the priorities for the next Budget.

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'

May 23rd 2022, 4:08 PM 30,599 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.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2022, 10:45 PM 22,484 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 63,550 Views 30 Comments

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

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 8,949 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 ‘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 7,521 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 4,879 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 18,025 Views 61 Comments

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

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 46,151 Views 79 Comments

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

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 7,761 Views 15 Comments

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

'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 20,503 Views 21 Comments

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

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 64,287 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: '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 7,932 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 11,925 Views 9 Comments

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

'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 41,348 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 8,695 Views 11 Comments

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

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 22,835 Views 52 Comments

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