Joe Carey

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The success of a pilot project in French Park, Roscommon, which provides a composter training programme, was highlighted in the Dáil.

A huge improvement is required in efforts to reduce food waste if Ireland is to meet its 2030 target to halve the €700 annual cost to households, the (...)

Senior Government figures remain adamant  they will not concede to the nurses’ demands, citing the upfront cost and the belief it would spell the end of the public sector pay agreement. Photograph: Getty Images

Nurses will lose pay rises, increments and gains for new recruits if they go on strike, Government and union sources confirmed on Thursday, as the psy(...)

 Willie Penrose. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

State agencies questioned about continued flooding on the Galway-Limerick railway line have been told to “buck up” and find a solution to it. “You (...)

Independent Alliance TD Sean Canney: has raised his concerns with the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, on the exclusion of the Western Rail Corridor from the investment plan.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government will commit to establishing three elective-only hospitals in Galway, Cork and Dublin West as part of their national capital plan. Disc(...)

Minister Denis Naughten with Richard Moat, CEO eir. File photograph: MaxwellPhotography.ie

Fine Gael TDs have raised concerns about the effect of Eir’s decision to withdraw its bid for the national rural broadband scheme. The company, the S(...)

Fine Gael Clare TD Joe Carey said the Government should be cautious about introducing any higher excise duty on fuels. Photograph: Eamon Ward

A number of TDs have expressed concern about a possible increase in taxes on diesel and claim it would impose an additional burden on businesses. Gov(...)

Ireland’s next taoiseach:  Leo Varadkar arrives at the Fine Gael count on Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Buying pints on an early-summer evening in Dublin may have seemed a pleasant task, but it was work all the same. John Paul Phelan, the Fine Gael TD fo(...)

Happier times. Some small farmers in the party favour Varadkar because they believe Coveney represents big farmers more, while others feel Varadkar has been more willing to press their flesh during constituency visits

There will be no peasants’ revolt in Fine Gael. The party does not do revolts, but, beware Leo Varadkar, not all of the party’s members are willing to(...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney and Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar, who has a commanding lead in the Fine Gael leadership contest so far. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

More than one-third of Fine Gael members eligible to vote in the party’s leadership contest are based in Minister for Housing Simon Coveney’s Munster (...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney TD pictured at his Fine Gael leadership campaign rally in Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Simon Coveney told supporters at a rally in Cork on Saturday night that if his rival Leo Varadkar wins the Fine Gael leadership contest, he will “shak(...)

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