Mon, 30 Nov, 2020
The Government is refusing to say if it will accept calls to reform its multi-billion euro broadband plan which could force the project to stay in public ownership and subject it to another in-depth review.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
The Government's ambitious broadband plan will still come in six times over budget, a decade late and without any guarantees the State will ultimately own the service, the opposition has warned.
Tue, 07 May, 2019
Renegade pro-life Sinn Féin TDs Carol Nolan and Peadar Tóibín are facing mounting pressure to decide if they will remain as party members or quit after colleagues voted to further liberalise Sinn Féin’s abortion policy.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
Fianna Fáil has accused Communications Minister Denis Naughten of acting like ‘ Comical Ali’ by refusing to allow an immediate review of the Government’s broadband plan because he believes it is still on track.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
An Oireachtas committee has recommended that the TV licence fee should be collected by Revenue instead of An Post, and redesigned as “a non-device-dependent public service broadcasting charge” payable by all, including those who do not have a television.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
Sinn Féin has accused Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald of abusing her position and breaching “the code of conduct for office holders” by making “smears of illegality” over the escalating provisional IRA criminality allegations.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015
The staff and management of Irish Water have “an incredibly difficult task ahead of them”, according to the head of the engineering profession’s representative body, who said the true scale of the underinvestment in the nation’s water supply is only now coming to light.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
Sinn Féin's environment spokesperson Brian Stanley has described today's package of measures on water charges as "an introductory offer, and a con job designed to lure people into agreeing to pay a charge that will inevitably be increased to much higher levels in years to come".
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014