Taoiseach urged to convene Coalition party leaders to agree climate targets – “Serious concern” as Agriculture only sector holding out for easier targets

Friends of the Earth has urged the Taoiseach to convene the Coalition party leaders to break the deadlock over agricultural pollution. The environmental campaigning organisation has written to the Taoiseach [1] expressing “serious concern” that the Government missed its own deadline this week to agree binding “sectoral emissions ceilings” for industry, transport, electricity, buildings and […]

Rural Independent Group seeks immediate meeting with Taoiseach, Minister for Health & NPHET to discuss “Hammerblow” Pub Closures

The Rural Independent Group have this morning written to the Taoiseach seeking an urgent meeting with himself, the Minister for Health-Stephen Donnelly, Dr. Ronan Glynn and representatives from NPHET to discuss what they describe as a “hammerblow to the heart of rural Ireland” the decision to keep pubs closed for a further three weeks. Tipperary […]

“There’s so much work to be done” Taoiseach tells UCC medicine graduates in first online conferring ceremony

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that for the first time in Ireland, every graduate of medicine will be offered an internship within the health system as part of the effort to battle the Covid-19 pandemic.   Mr Varadkar made the pledge as he addressed the University College Cork Medicine graduates of 2020 – whose […]

Seamus Healy TD calls on Taoiseach in the Dáil to Reopen the A&E departments at Nenagh General Hospital and Ennis Hospital, to reopen Our Lady’s Hospital Cashel

As Numbers on HOSPITAL TROLLEYs reach Second Highest Figure Ever- Seamus Healy TD called on Taoiseach in the Dáil to Reopen the Accident and Emergency departments at Nenagh General Hospital and Ennis Hospital, to reopen Our Lady’s Hospital Cashel and to lift the GOVT BAN on both extra staffing and home help hours.-BUT TAOISEACH REFUSED […]

Taoiseach telling families to calm down is an insulting reply to PTSB mortgage crisis – Mattie McGrath TD

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, to provide significantly more robust guarantees for the protection of families that are likely to be affected by the Permanent TSB mortgage crisis. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Taoiseach attempted during Leaders Questions to insist that concerns were being exaggerated around the possible […]

Taoiseach Confirmed As Special Guest At The Foynes Air Show

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will make his first official trip to Limerick since taking office on Saturday July 22, 2017 to attend The Foynes Air Show which is supported by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA).   The Taoiseach is the confirmed special guest at the West of Ireland’s largest ever air show, which will also be attended by […]

Punters Getting Behind Enda Kenny To Remain As Taoiseach

BoyleSports can report that money has come back in for Enda Kenny to be the next Taoiseach which has seen his price harden into 1/4 from 4/9. As a result, Micheál Martin who had been the subject of a gamble throughout the weekend has now drifted back out to 11/4 from 7/4. Leo Varadkar is […]

Children From Tipperary Tell Us What They’d Do If Taoiseach For A Day…

As Ireland counts down to General Election 2016 Barnardos has asked children living in Tipperary what they would do if they were Taoiseach for a day. June Tinsley, Head of Advocacy, Barnardos, said, “While children do not vote, they make up nearly a quarter of our population and are directly affected by Government policies and […]

An open letter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny

Dear Taoiseach, We the people of Ireland are ready and willing to work, to greatly improve the future for this and future generations. This Nation has the resources to massively increase it’s energy and food supplies. The Government can make quick decisions, as experienced when the bank guarantee scheme was implemented. No longer do we […]

Taoiseach accused of election U-turn

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been accused of overseeing an election U-turn after the Government approved Thursday, October 27 as the date for the Presidential Election. University of Limerick Ógra Fianna Fáil chairman, Ger Fogarty has claimed Deputy Kenny tabled an Electoral Amendment Act in 2007 calling on the Government to conduct the General Election […]