Joe Mchugh

371 results

Tourists arriving back on the mainland after a ferry trip to Inis Mór. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs Joe McHugh has urged the “various stakeholders” to find a solution to the threatened cut in the sole winter fe(...)

“Bees by their nature do not respect, regard or identify with borders. They do not fly over large expanses of water either, which is an advantage in our case”

Labour Senator John Whelan has called for the development of apiculture to create jobs. He said it was astounding that Ireland, renowned for its agri(...)

“We have to give responsibility to the EPA,” said Fine Gael Minister of State for Natural Resources Joe McHugh

Minister of State for Natural Resources Joe McHugh has defended the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in examining the hyrdraulic fracturing proce(...)

Joe McHugh: “This bottom-up approach is also Unesco’s favoured policy.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

There were sharp exchanges in the Seanad when Minister of State Joe McHugh said there was little prospect of getting Irish monastic sites on the Unesc(...)

Aer Arann Islands has said it will fly today as a gesture of goodwill to the islanders

The Department of the Gaeltacht failed to extend the contract to the existing Aran Islands air service before it made its last flight yesterday . How(...)

Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh: says it is intended “to commence a fresh tender process for the air service”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Aran islanders have welcomed a decision by Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh to cancel the controversial tender for a new air link to (...)

The Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh has cancelled the tender procedure which could have awarded the Aran Island air service to a helicopter company from October

Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh has cancelled the tender procedure which could have awarded the Aran Island air service to a helicop(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with Mary Fitzpatrick, who won automatic selection last week to be the sole candidate in her Dublin constituency, and Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher. Photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil’s strict application of its gender quota rules has resulted in another two women gaining selection as general election candidates witho(...)

 Kilronan, Inis Mór: Save Our Air Service Committee to host public meetings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A cross-party delegation of politicians is due to visit the Aran Islands today to discuss the future of its air service, as a row continues over the(...)

An Aer Arann plane at Inverin airport, Co Galway. Photograph: Dan Griffin

The Department of the Gaeltacht has offered Aer Arann a four-month extension on its Aran Islands contract until Executive Helicopters takes over. The (...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31
  • 32
  • 33
  • 34
  • 35
  • Next
  • Last »