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Volkswagen owners left high and dry by Government - Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Deputy Robert Troy, has criticised the Government for failing to take action in the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal.

Fine print reveals the flaws in Government messages

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Before the 'Send' icon was clicked, someone should have asked Labour Galway West TD Derek Nolan if he wanted one final look over his press release welcoming Budget 2016, because concluding this happy statement, entitled Family-Friendly Budget Ensures Right People Benefit From Recovery, is one hell of a howler.

An Taoiseach’s travel spend exceeds Cowen’s

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s government’s travel spend has exceeded Brian Cowen’s by one third since assuming office.

Taoiseach opens new €36m engineering building at AIT

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny officially opened the new Engineering and Informatics Building at Athlone Institute of Technology this week.

Government cannot afford to be seen to favour the elite

This time last year Ireland was convulsed – and horrified – by some of the most chaotic political scenes in living memory as the Cowen government disintegrated.

McGuinness gets promotion from new party leader

Kilkenny’s Fianna Fail Deputy John McGuinness has reaped the benefits of his loyalty to new party leader Micheal Martin having been awarded a front bench spokesperson position this week.

Facts and Escapism

Bertie Ahern’s interview on his final day in Dáil Eireann typifies the man. He was gratuitously offensive to a member of the public with legitimate complaints when he sarcastically stated that some people would do anything to get on TV. The fact that she might have a point about his having more than a little responsibility for the current economic crises completely escaped him.

The golf game that brought down a government

ON MONDAY July 28 2008 Sean Fitzpatrick played 18 holes of golf with Brian Cowen on Druid’s Heath at the foot of Wicklow mountains. Afterwards they had dinner at the resort’s hotel.

McGuinness says he has no aspirations for FF deputy leadership title

With the announcement of Deputy Leader of the Fianna Fail party imminent, Kilkenny Fianna Fail Deputy John McGuinness has said that he has no designs on the role of Deputy Leader however, he said he would gladly take the position if offered it.

All kinds of everything the same

 

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