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Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte: wasn’t going to take any lectures on unfinished estates. Photograph: Frank Miller

It is just over a year since the Tánaiste saved us all from tumbling into the sea. It was touch and go at the time. We still reme(...)

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte:   “They have gone through the criteria and decided that 421 developments do not comply with the standards”

The property tax is being imposed on some houses in unfinished estates on the basis of certain criteria, Minister for Communications, Energy an(...)

Boarded up unfinished houses in a so-called ghost estate in Co Laois. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government has defended the decisions made on the list of so-called “ghost estates” which are exempt from the property tax, following criti(...)

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has defended the inclusion of people living in unfinished housing estates in the property tax. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has defended the inclusion of people living in unfinished housing estates in the property tax regime. (...)

Barrister Fergal Crehan giving evidence to the committee this morning.

Online commentary is as regulated as other forms of speech, but prosecution rates for offences committed on social media are relatively low, an(...)

The Government are urging people to avoid excessive drinking during St Patrick’s Day festivities. Photograph Johnny Green/PA Wire

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore has appealed to people to avoid the excessive drinking that sometimes mars St Patrick’s(...)

Michael Noonan will be the most senior minister in the country on St Patrick’s Day

A total of 20 Government representatives will travel abroad to represent Ireland on St Patrick’s Day. The Government Chief Whip will go (...)

Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will in effect be left in charge of the State when Taoiseach Enda Kenny and other Government Ministers travel a(...)

Tilting at wind turbines

Sir, – Pat Rabbitte, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources stated that the Midlands was traditionally “one of the most econ(...)

‘It’s a bit addictive. If someone puts something bogus up you can go on and prove him wrong and get into a debate. If you win, you think, I’ve got (...)

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