Regina Doherty

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 Minister for  Social Protection  Regina Doherty and chairwoman of the Citizen Information Board   Ita Mangan review the organisation’s annual report. Photograph: Colm Mahady, Fennells

‘Irish citizenship’ and ‘Irish passport’ were the most searched for terms on the Citizens Information website last year, with thousands of hits from U(...)

Families of serving defence personnel, and also retired members,  protest over low pay in Defence Forces, outside Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Personnel turnover in the Defence Forces is “too high” at 8 per cent, Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty has admitted. She told the Dáil t(...)

‘The current Government’s motives in pursuing deletion of Article 41.2 have been called into question.’ File photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Article 41.2 of the Constitution – the so-called “women’s place is in the home” clause – is “archaic”, “sexist”, “offensive”, “patriarchal” and “misog(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Minister for Employment and Social Protection Regina Doherty. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty has described Fianna Fáil’s response Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s letter as “childish”. Ms Doherty also sa(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe announcing last year’s budget. For this year’s budget he’s unlikely to  unveil any radical changes.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish households are likely to benefit to the tune of less than €300 in tax cuts in this October’s budget. That’s right, families across the country a(...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty said her focus was “firmly on employment, pension reform, and reducing child poverty”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some 171 cases of suspected identity fraud have been detected as a result of registrations by welfare claimants for the public services card, the Depa(...)

Sinn Féin TD John Brady said: “Despite all the rhetoric, it speaks volumes that the government, as the largest employer in the State, has such a low level of charging points.” Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

Government departments have installed just six electric car chargers to be shared by their 35,000 staff, new figures show. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Tá(...)

It is  estimated that just 35 per cent of private sector workers have made any financial provision for their retirement. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s almost 13 years since then minister for social welfare Séamus Brennan raised the prospect of introducing mandatory pensions in an effort to addre(...)

Under the proposal, all PAYE workers between the ages of 23 and 60 earning more than €20,000 will be automatically enrolled in a pension in 2022 if they are not already signed up to a scheme. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

More than 850,000 workers will have up to 6 per per cent of their gross pay deducted and put into an occupational pension from 2022, under proposals u(...)

 Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A privacy rights group has alleged a “grave breach” of data protection legislation by the Department of Social Protection following changes made to a (...)

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