Fine Gael has now been in power since March 9, 2011, and just three of its 10 ministers appointed to the Cabinet that day remain at the table — Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste Simon Coveney, and newly appointed Communications Minister Richard Bruton.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2018
Additional funding and acknowledgement of staff concerns will be vital to the success of the country’s first technological university, the Higher Education Authority (HEA) has told Education Minister Richard Bruton.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2018
Education Minister Richard Bruton is in danger of failing to deliver a 2016 Government commitment to increase funding for schools, which are being subsidised by parents and local communities to the tune of €46m a year.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
Education Minister Richard Bruton has admitted the Cabinet is divided on plans to potentially allow unrestricted access to abortion in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, saying ministers’ views “reflect the people at large”.
Fri, 12 Jan, 2018