Fine Gael Ministers of State:Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach with Special Responsibility as Government Chief Whip and Defence: Pa(...)

Alex White: with his appointment, the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources remains in Labour hands

With the appointment of Alex White as its new Minister, the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources remains in Labour hands. (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny unveils his new Cabinet in the Dáil this afternoon.

A Cheann Comhairle, I wish to inform the House that the President, acting on my advice, has accepted the resignations of Deputy Pat Rabbitte, Deput(...)

 The marina at Dún Laoghaire Harbour. A lapse in invoicing occurred during transfer of responsibilities between Government departments. Photograph: Eric Luke

Loss of corporate memory during the Government decentralisation programme in 2007 contributed to poor financial management of fishery harbour centres(...)

The six-storey block, over basement car-park, at 29-31 Adelaide Road produces a rent of €2.9 million. photograph: cyril byrne

Lone Star, the Dallas-based private equity fund, has paid €45 million for a 40-year-old Government-rented office (...)

Angling groups are split over the merits of an annual angling change.

A leading game angling organisation said it would support a compulsory angling charge to conserve and develop fish stocks as part of new legisl(...)

Minister of State Fergus O’Dowd: Denies angling charge will be introduced. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government has no plans to introduce a compulsory charge for anglers, a Minister of State said (...)

Fishing on Lough Ramor, Virginia, Co Cavan. “People think if they pay the angling contribution, they can fish anywhere in Ireland, but that is not the case. It just allows them to own a fishing rod.” Photograph: Dara Mac
Dónaill/The Irish Times

Government party candidates in the May local elections are facing a concerted campaign by anglers similar to that during the rod licence dispute if(...)

Fishing from the rocks near Dalkey Island, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke.

The Government has been keen to play down any comparisons between its proposed legislation and the disastrous attempt by Charles (...)

Bord Gáis Éireann said making Irish Water subject to Freedom of Information requests would present an unfair administrative burden and could lead to unnecessary costs, which would ultimately be borne by customers.

Bord Gáis Éireann (BGE) told the Government it strongly rejected that either it or its new subsidiary, Irish Water, sho(...)