Heather Humphreys

1084 results

The total cost of the extra payment amounts to €37.1 million, which is paid out of the Exchequer. Photograph: Getty Images

The extra fuel allowance payment worth €100 per household will be paid this week. Some 371,000 household will benefit from the payment which is the e(...)

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly is before the Oireachtas health committee on Wednesday morning, where he must put on a performance. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins Photos

The political temperature over the future of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) continues to rise – and has now entered into a rolling boil that wi(...)

Minutes of a meeting of the HSE board show that members raised questions around State ownership of the land on which the new hospital will be built. Photograph: Getty Images

Green Party deputy leader Catherine Martin has said the clinical independence of the new National Maternity Hospital (NMH) must be made “crystal clear(...)

A model of the new National Maternity Hospital on the St Vincent’s campus.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The prospect of the Cabinet approving the new National Maternity Hospital was given a major boost on Saturday when one of the Ministers who raised con(...)

The plan to retrofit 500,000 homes to improve their energy efficiency will require workers in that area to increase from 4,000 to 17,000 by 2024. Photograph: iStock

More women workers need to be attracted into building jobs to ensure the demands of major Government housing and retrofitting projects can be met, acc(...)

‘Covid-19 was not a potential threat. It was an existential threat.’

A new book tells the inside story of the Government handling of the pandemic. This extract recalls the early fear and uncertainty as details unfold(...)

Image of proposed new Garda station on O’Connell street. Photograph: OPW

A new Garda station will be opened on Dublin’s O’Connell Street as part of efforts to tackle anti-social behaviour and drug-dealing on the capital’s m(...)

Heather Humphreys said she will be bringing proposals to a Cabinet sub-committee for discussion there ’very soon’. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The “right decision” will be taken on the future of the qualification age for the State pension, Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys has (...)

     Officials are examining whether the sums on offer should vary depending on how many refugees a person is hosting.

Plans to offer financial support to households hosting refugees from Ukraine could be brought to Government as early as next week. A sum of €400-per(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said Russian president Vladimir Putin sees migration as a ‘weapon’ to create pressure on European countries. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Taoiseach has asked senior ministers to look at options to pay those who make properties available for use for Ukrainian refugees. Speaking befor(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »