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#Programme for Government

# programme-for-government - Sunday 14 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Let the public decide': What's happening with all these referendums promised by government? Referenda

'Let the public decide': What's happening with all these referendums promised by government?

Referendums on “women’s place in the home” and “blasphemy” were included in the Programme for Government.

# programme-for-government - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Has the government delivered on its 'ultimate goal'? One year in, here's how it has fared Help I Need Somebody

Has the government delivered on its 'ultimate goal'? One year in, here's how it has fared

Last week we looked at its record on health and housing. This week we’re looking at jobs and education.

# programme-for-government - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This government is a year old but what has it actually achieved? Political Promises

This government is a year old but what has it actually achieved?

In the first of this two part series, we look at health and housing.

# programme-for-government - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD criticises John Halligan's 'extraordinary' comments about colleagues Put Me Out

Fine Gael TD criticises John Halligan's 'extraordinary' comments about colleagues

An ongoing row about cardiac care services in Waterford could have serious consequences for the Government.

# programme-for-government - Sunday 14 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Here are 10 things the Government promised to do in its first 100 days. How are they getting on? Programme For Government

Here are 10 things the Government promised to do in its first 100 days. How are they getting on?

The Programme for Government was published back in May, promising to make society fairer – has it delivered?

# programme-for-government - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Your can of Coke is about to cost more - a tax on sugary drinks is on the way Oh Sugar Sugar

Your can of Coke is about to cost more - a tax on sugary drinks is on the way

A sugar tax is part of the Programme for Government.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the government plans to do about housing and mental health Programme For Government

Here's what the government plans to do about housing and mental health

They’re two major crises. Here’s how they’ll be tackled.

From TheJournal.ie The new government has committed to bringing in drug injection rooms Supervised Injections

The new government has committed to bringing in drug injection rooms

There had been concerns among campaigners that the issue might be set aside.

From TheJournal.ie Fair play? New programme for government is promising equality for all In All Fairness

Fair play? New programme for government is promising equality for all

The ‘partnership’ government has just published its plan of action. It might mention the word ‘fair’ a lot.

From TheJournal.ie Child benefit tied to school attendance in draft programme for government Controversial

Child benefit tied to school attendance in draft programme for government

The clause says the measure is to “address poor attendance within some families”.

# programme-for-government - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How is Enda getting on with his end of the Programme for Government? Read The Programme

How is Enda getting on with his end of the Programme for Government?

Pretty well, if he does say so himself.

# programme-for-government - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What exactly is collective bargaining? A precise legal definition is on the way Gap In The Law

What exactly is collective bargaining? A precise legal definition is on the way

The cabinet have agreed on plans to reform the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2001.

# programme-for-government - Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Children First bill published, 15 years after it was first mooted Child Protection

Children First bill published, 15 years after it was first mooted

Minister Frances Fitzgerald had promised in early March that the bill would be published soon.

# programme-for-government - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: We’ve achieved ‘excellent results’ – but taking credit is ‘the fallacy of fools’ Three Years On

Taoiseach: We’ve achieved ‘excellent results’ – but taking credit is ‘the fallacy of fools’

Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore launched the third annual report on the progress made on the programme for government in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie 7 promises the government has delivered on... and 7 it hasn't Three Years On

7 promises the government has delivered on... and 7 it hasn't

Promises kept and promises broken. As the government marks three years in office today, we assess some aspects of the programme for government.

# programme-for-government - Friday 21 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 'I was never a government TD' - Patrick Nulty on 'electoral con-job' claims Labour Pains

'I was never a government TD' - Patrick Nulty on 'electoral con-job' claims

The now independent TD has defended his decision to resign from the Labour Party in the wake of claims he committed “an electoral con-job” on the people of Dublin West.

# programme-for-government - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland needs a new party to make the 'Second Republic' a reality Opinion

Column: Ireland needs a new party to make the 'Second Republic' a reality

There is a clear opportunity for a new broad based, progressive, political party that proposes a vision for a new Ireland based on the values of social and economic equality, writes Rory Hearne.

# programme-for-government - Sunday 31 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Labour chairman says he has taken no calls about party leadership Politics

Labour chairman says he has taken no calls about party leadership

He also called for an immediate renegotiation of the Programme for Government.

# programme-for-government - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two years on: 'We promised recovery. We are delivering' Two Years On

Two years on: 'We promised recovery. We are delivering'

Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore gave a press conference today to mark the coalition’s second anniversary in office.

# programme-for-government - Saturday 2 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Thalidomide survivors call for proper compensation Health

Thalidomide survivors call for proper compensation

The demand for Minister James Reilly to honour the coalition’s commitment in the Programme for Government comes as German survivors receive an extra €120 million in entitlements per year.

# programme-for-government - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poser: Does the government comment on its Budget plans? Budget 2013

Poser: Does the government comment on its Budget plans?

Here’s one for the Budget theorists – there are some things the government WILL rule out, and some things it won’t…

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Programme for Government pledges stand Budget

Taoiseach: Programme for Government pledges stand

However, Enda Kenny wouldn’t discuss what might be on or off the table for Budget 2013.

# programme-for-government - Thursday 7 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie €7m investment for cycle routes across the country On Yer Bike

€7m investment for cycle routes across the country

Sixteen projects are due to be completed in the next few years, with both off-road and on-road routes.

# programme-for-government - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Schools bid farewell to the prefab as Quinn announces €26.5m for classrooms Education

Schools bid farewell to the prefab as Quinn announces €26.5m for classrooms

Ninety-one schools have been given the green light to start construction on permanent classrooms.

# programme-for-government - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Phased introduction of free GP care announced Free Doctors

Phased introduction of free GP care announced

The Minister of State for Primary Care says she plans to have legislation for the first phases of free GP care to be drafted and enacted by the summer.

# programme-for-government - Friday 24 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Expert group to examine universal health insurance proposal Health

Expert group to examine universal health insurance proposal

The scheme will transform Ireland’s healthcare into a “single-tier” system, the Department of Health said.

# programme-for-government - Monday 30 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet to discuss protection for whistleblowers Whistleblowers

Cabinet to discuss protection for whistleblowers

The issue of whistleblowers, which is contained in the Programme for Government, has been highlighted in recent weeks following the dismissal of Louise Bayliss.

# programme-for-government - Sunday 22 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie No decision yet on selling ESB - Burton State Assets

No decision yet on selling ESB - Burton

But the Minister for Social Protection suggested the Government still hoped to raise €2billion by selling State assets.

# programme-for-government - Friday 18 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Budget leaks: State asset sell-off may not yield money for job creation Budget Leaks

Budget leaks: State asset sell-off may not yield money for job creation Exclusive

The government has said publicly it wants to use State asset sell-off revenue for job creation but confidential documents paint a different picture.

# programme-for-government - Thursday 17 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Integrated ticket for Dublin transport to be introduced 'within weeks' Integrated Ticketing

Integrated ticket for Dublin transport to be introduced 'within weeks'

The National Transport Authority is looking for 500 volunteers to test out the long-awaited ticket before it is officially rolled out for the whole city.

# programme-for-government - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie New website will fix potholes and streetlights... via Twitter Tweet Relief

New website will fix potholes and streetlights... via Twitter

Fixyourstreet.ie allows residents to report local problems online or in a tweet – and the government has promised to respond to every single one.

# programme-for-government - Saturday 30 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Govt to slash public spending, lower tax bands in December budget Budget 2012

Govt to slash public spending, lower tax bands in December budget

The Government has revealed some of the hard-hitting measures it will take in the December Budget and it makes tough reading for some.

# programme-for-government - Thursday 9 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Income tax increases ‘not ruled out’ for December budget – Noonan Budget 2012

Income tax increases ‘not ruled out’ for December budget – Noonan

Michael Noonan tells the Dáil that the prospect of increasing income taxes for the first time in years isn’t off the table.

# programme-for-government - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie First meeting for possibly the last ever Seanad Seanad Éireann

First meeting for possibly the last ever Seanad

The 24th Seanad convenes for the first time today, amid government plans to scrap the upper house of the Oireachtas for good.

# programme-for-government - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Information Commissioner wants FOI legislation extended FOI

Information Commissioner wants FOI legislation extended

Emily O’Reilly has said the general public should be able to place Freedom of Information requests with public bodies like the gardaí, Central Bank and NAMA.

# programme-for-government - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Irish bonds break all-time high – just after coalition deal is published Bondwatch

Irish bonds break all-time high – just after coalition deal is published

The price of government borrowing was higher yesterday than it was when we accepted the €67.5bn bailout in November.

# programme-for-government - Monday 7 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Small Firms Association criticises coalition proposal to reverse minimum wage cut Minimum Wage

Small Firms Association criticises coalition proposal to reverse minimum wage cut

The SFA is cautiously welcoming the programme for government which is its says is “good and bad for small firms”.

# programme-for-government - Sunday 6 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Details emerge of Fine Gael and Labour's programme for government Coalition

Details emerge of Fine Gael and Labour's programme for government

Details that have so far emerged include the Department of Finance being split into two, the formation of an economic council, and an agreement to reduce the deficit by 2015.

# programme-for-government - Monday 28 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Kenny called Eamon Gilmore 'to discuss coalition' GE11

Kenny called Eamon Gilmore 'to discuss coalition'

Enda Kenny will this morning begin the task of trying to form a new government – and began by calling Labour last night.