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#Josepha Madigan

# josepha-madigan - Friday 29 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December Two Years

'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December

Couples will have to live apart for two of the last three years to get a divorce.

# josepha-madigan - Monday 11 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures Just Transition

Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

# josepha-madigan - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Work begins on next stage of Abbey Theatre's €80 million redevelopment plan Abbey Theatre

Work begins on next stage of Abbey Theatre's €80 million redevelopment plan

The building in which the National Theatre is housed is over 50 years old.

# josepha-madigan - Thursday 17 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Minister to push ahead with plans to get Moore Street market back 'to its former glory' Heritage Hub

Minister to push ahead with plans to get Moore Street market back 'to its former glory'

Minister Josepha Madigan wants Moore Street to be a ‘heritage hub’ in the capital city.

# josepha-madigan - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Josepha Madigan rejects calls to reintroduce wolves into Ireland Wolves

Josepha Madigan rejects calls to reintroduce wolves into Ireland

Eamon Ryan TD today called for the reintroduction of the animal to help rewild part of the countrywide.

# josepha-madigan - Friday 27 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Curlew population is 'on brink of extinction', warn conservationists Birdwatch Ireland

Ireland's Curlew population is 'on brink of extinction', warn conservationists

The current Curlew population stands at just 138 pairs.

# josepha-madigan - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Investigation into whether frogs, eels and bats were buried alive by silt spread on Tallaght wetlands Destroyed

Investigation into whether frogs, eels and bats were buried alive by silt spread on Tallaght wetlands

Minister Josepha Madigan says she is taking the matter very seriously.

From TheJournal.ie 'It defies logical explanation': Martin demands inquiry into Tallaght wetlands controversy Sean Walsh Memorial Park

'It defies logical explanation': Martin demands inquiry into Tallaght wetlands controversy

Minister Josepha Madigan has said her investigations unit is looking into the matter.

# josepha-madigan - Friday 9 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Minister suspends hare coursing licences after deadly rabbit disease discovered in the wild Deadly

Minister suspends hare coursing licences after deadly rabbit disease discovered in the wild

The National Parks and Wildlife Service is asking the public to report any suspected discoveries of the disease.

# josepha-madigan - Thursday 18 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Free Now told the government 'night mayors' could make it easier for clubbers to get cabs Tourism And Transport

Free Now told the government 'night mayors' could make it easier for clubbers to get cabs

The company formerly called Mytaxi urged the Culture Minister to bring the concept to Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations Living History

30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations

A range of activities from Irish crochet lace to the Burren Winterage festival have been given official status.

# josepha-madigan - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Government drops plans to trial roadside hedge-cutting in August Wildlife Act

Government drops plans to trial roadside hedge-cutting in August

Roadside hedge cutting is only allowed between September and February every year.

# josepha-madigan - Friday 5 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie New social welfare scheme promises 'breathing space' for unemployed artists Draw The Dole

New social welfare scheme promises 'breathing space' for unemployed artists

Unemployed artists will be able to receive jobseekers allowance while also focusing on their own work for 12 months.

# josepha-madigan - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum Factcheck

FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum

A claim circulating on social media said that the divorce referendum could mean child brides are recognised in Ireland.

# josepha-madigan - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Government considering staggered closing times and 'night mayors' to enhance Irish nightlife City Culture

Government considering staggered closing times and 'night mayors' to enhance Irish nightlife

The minister has suggested a night mayor for cities such as Dublin could be beneficial.

# josepha-madigan - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum Divorce

Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum

A new report by the society details a number of “unsatisfactory” aspects of divorce law.

# josepha-madigan - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum Divorce Referendum

Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum

Through primary legislation the government would introduce, you would have to live apart for two years before getting a divorce.

# josepha-madigan - Sunday 24 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie This deserted island is up for grabs at €1.25m - and some people think the government should buy it For Sale

This deserted island is up for grabs at €1.25m - and some people think the government should buy it

Madigan says it would require ‘considerable resource commitments’ to buy the island off the coast of Galway.

# josepha-madigan - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Culture minister: 'Glass ceilings are being broken in many sectors - so why not in the Church?' Josepha Madigan

Culture minister: 'Glass ceilings are being broken in many sectors - so why not in the Church?'

The event had to be rescheduled after complaints made to the original venue because of the minister’s role in the Repeal campaign.

# josepha-madigan - Saturday 9 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Youth orchestra for disabled musicians 'major step towards societal change' Le Cheile

Youth orchestra for disabled musicians 'major step towards societal change'

The Le Chéile project will develop music groups for young disabled musicians in every province.

# josepha-madigan - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Government pledges £1m to redevelop London Irish Centre to help 'serve diverse needs' of community UK

Government pledges £1m to redevelop London Irish Centre to help 'serve diverse needs' of community

The centre first opened in 1955 to meet the needs of new Irish emigrants to the English capital.

# josepha-madigan - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Nuns withdraw offer of venue for Minister's speech after threats of protest Josepha Madigan

Nuns withdraw offer of venue for Minister's speech after threats of protest

Many of those protesting referring to her support for the Repeal campaign.

# josepha-madigan - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Minister to lay wreath at ceremony to mark centenary of Soloheadbeg Ambush 100 Years

Minister to lay wreath at ceremony to mark centenary of Soloheadbeg Ambush

The Soloheadbeg Ambush is widely seen as the event which sparked the War of Independence.

# josepha-madigan - Friday 18 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan Courts

Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan

The bank has has launched court proceedings against the Fine Gael TD and her brother.

# josepha-madigan - Monday 14 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Should affluent areas pay less property tax? Minister says councillors should decide the rate in their area Affluent Areas

Should affluent areas pay less property tax? Minister says councillors should decide the rate in their area

Culture Minister Josepha Madigan has said she wants lower rates of property tax in affluent areas.

# josepha-madigan - Monday 7 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Actors and directors write to Minister over 'deep concern and dissatisfaction' with Abbey Theatre's direction Cultural Concerns

Actors and directors write to Minister over 'deep concern and dissatisfaction' with Abbey Theatre's direction

The letter is signed by more than 300 names, including many high-profile ones.

# josepha-madigan - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on divorce could be delayed, warns Taoiseach Substituted

Referendum on divorce could be delayed, warns Taoiseach

It was due to be held in May, but Varadkar said the woman in the home referendum might take its place.

# josepha-madigan - Sunday 23 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Wildlife group's complaint over destruction of woodland 'disingenuous' claims Department Connemara

Wildlife group's complaint over destruction of woodland 'disingenuous' claims Department

The IWT says the public has been left with a smaller and biologically poorer National Park.

# josepha-madigan - Friday 7 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie How should we preserve and protect Sceilg Mhichíl? People urged to have their say World Heritage Site

How should we preserve and protect Sceilg Mhichíl? People urged to have their say

In recent years, the island has been host to plenty of tourists… and Luke Skywalker.

# josepha-madigan - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Only journalists and lawyers to be allowed text and tweet in court says Ireland's top judge Put The Phone Away

Only journalists and lawyers to be allowed text and tweet in court says Ireland's top judge

Justice Frank Clarke says the direction is about ensuring fair trials.

# josepha-madigan - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Major redevelopment of the Abbey Theatre a step closer as it awaits government green light National Theatre

Major redevelopment of the Abbey Theatre a step closer as it awaits government green light

The Abbey Theatre’s long hoped-for redevelopment is awaiting final approval from the government.

# josepha-madigan - Sunday 21 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Environmental groups enraged by protected sites plan for endangered hen harrier Angry Birds

Environmental groups enraged by protected sites plan for endangered hen harrier

The groups claim that the Culture Minister’s threat response plan would see large-scale commercial conifer forestry in hen harrier protected areas.

# josepha-madigan - Friday 31 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Great Famine commemoration to take place in Melbourne Australia

Great Famine commemoration to take place in Melbourne

Josepha Madigan said the event will give an opportunity to pay tribute to the young Irish women who travelled from workhouses here to Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'It would be easy to dismiss female genital mutilation as something alien to Ireland - but it's not' Opinion

Opinion: 'It would be easy to dismiss female genital mutilation as something alien to Ireland - but it's not'

Minister Josepha Madigan writes about how she is inspired by Ifra Ahmed and her fight against FGM in Ireland.

# josepha-madigan - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Open-air gigs, Oscar-nominated film workshops, and river racing: Culture Night programme goes live Culture Vultures

Open-air gigs, Oscar-nominated film workshops, and river racing: Culture Night programme goes live

More than 4,000 free events will take place across the country on 21 September.

# josepha-madigan - Monday 16 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'The find of a lifetime': Megalithic passage tomb dating back 5,500 years found in Co Meath Brú Na Bóinne

'The find of a lifetime': Megalithic passage tomb dating back 5,500 years found in Co Meath

To date, two burial chambers have been discovered within the western part of the main passage.

# josepha-madigan - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'According to the papers, Katherine Zappone practises witchcraft and now Josepha is saying mass' Critical Mass

'According to the papers, Katherine Zappone practises witchcraft and now Josepha is saying mass'

Varadkar was speaking today at the National Economic Dialogue.

# josepha-madigan - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I think we'd all make quite good priests': Josepha Madigan responds to Archbishop's criticism Church

'I think we'd all make quite good priests': Josepha Madigan responds to Archbishop's criticism

On Saturday, Culture Minister Josepha Madigan stepped up at her local church to lead prayers after a priest failed to show up.

# josepha-madigan - Monday 25 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Culture Minister calls for 'women to be ordained' after stepping up to 'say Mass' when priest didn't show Mass

Culture Minister calls for 'women to be ordained' after stepping up to 'say Mass' when priest didn't show

Culture Minister Josepha Madigan said that she did not read the Gospel, but led the readings from the altar.

# josepha-madigan - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster Rms Leinster

'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster

More than 500 people died when the RMS Leinster was sunk by three torpedoes in 1918.

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