Search Results for 'Conor Lenihan'

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Bankruptcy Bill, Willie Penrose, and other matters political

Well, it has been a busy week all round, particularly in politics. Firstly, we had the Bankruptcy Bill which was brought forward by Willie Penrose, Labour TD for Longford-Westmeath.

Bankruptcy Bill, Willie Penrose, and other matters political

Well, it has been a busy week all round, particularly in politics. Firstly, we had the Bankruptcy Bill which was brought forward by Willie Penrose, Labour TD for Longford-Westmeath.

STRAIGHT TALKING WITH...MARY O’Rourke

It is very difficult to start to think, talk, and write about politics at home when we have had such a weekend of terror and murder in Paris.

Is politics public service or self service?

Twelve Fianna Fail TDs, including three members of the cabinet, will not contest the next general election. It’s a sign of the level of cynicism that people now associate with the word ‘politics’, that most people wonder whether the retirements are so that politicians can take advantage of the current pension arrangement pensions. While some have left for reasons of health, the collective ship-jumping just three years after the formation of the most fraught Dail in our history prompts The Insider to wonder why people put themselves forward for office in the first place. Was it just to enjoy the trappings of power while the good times rolled, or was there a deeper commitment to lead and to give service?

Integration funding for the city

Funding of €40,000 for the Galway City Council which will go towards the promotion of integration in the city has been announced.

White meets Lenihan to discuss Thomastown weir and Carlow rivers

Green Party TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Mary White, met the Minister of State with responsibility for Natural Resources, Conor Lenihan, last week to discuss river quality issues concerning the Nore, Barrow, and Suir.

St Joseph’s student awarded Intel Excellence in Science medal

Mayo student Aoife Bell from St Joseph’s College, Castlebar, received an Intel Excellence in Science medal for her project entitled ‘Caffeine: A help or hindrance’, at the SciFest 2010 awards.

 

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