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  Dail Debates Official Report - 11-04-00
The Taoiseach: It is the Government's intention to have the programme implemented by 26 June 2002.
The Taoiseach: The people who negotiated the programme were drawn from all sectors of society and the programme represented an enormous effort on the part of those involved.
Does the Taoiseach agree with the view that rising house prices are wiping out all the gains of wage agreements over the past 12 years and does he accept that the housing crisis is the primary element in the ongoing increase in the cost of living and the consequential decline in quality of life?
www.irlgov.ie /debates-00/12april/sect4.htm   (6446 words)

 Dail Debates Official Report - 01-03-00
The Taoiseach: All these issues are being considered by the Department of the Environment and Local Government and were presented by the Minister and the Minister of State in the course of these discussions.
The Taoiseach: In new legislation, directives or amendments of regulations the document is given to the Minister and his officials to prevent additional burdens being placed on small businesses or other bodies.
The Taoiseach: In accordance with the normal procedures in place under the Strategic Management Initiative, the human resource management group has formulated a draft Civil Service code which is at present under discussion by the implementation group chaired by the secretary general of my Department.
www.irlgov.ie /debates-00/1march/sect6.htm   (5760 words)

 Taoiseach challenged on Rossport Five - Indymedia Ireland
The Taoiseach: All of those permissions were given by Acts that were passed by this House of which the Deputy is a Member.
The Taoiseach: Because the Minister believes the men had a point on the safety issue, he ordered a comprehensive safety review of the onshore, upstream gas pipeline to be carried out by Advantica, independent, internationally recognised experts.
The Taoiseach: The safety review will examine critically all the relevant documentation relating to the design, construction and operation of the pipeline and the associated facilities, which was the point that Deputy Joe Higgins made.
www.indymedia.ie /newswire.php?story_id=72217   (2156 words)

 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
The Taoiseach is appointed by the President upon the nomination of Dáil Éireann (the lower house of parliament), and must, while he or she remains in office, enjoy the confidence of the Dáil.
The Taoiseach nominates the remaining members of the Government, who are then, with the consent of the Dáil, appointed by the President.
The modern position of Taoiseach was established by the 1937 Constitution of Ireland, to replace the position of President of the Executive Council of the 1922-1937 Irish Free State.
www.irelandinformationguide.com /Taoiseach   (892 words)

 Party leaders' questions to the Taoiseach in Dáil Éireann
The Taoiseach, on the other hand, is nodding and winking to the trade unions and his local organisation that he might do this and may well do that and that he could build a third terminal before a second.
The Taoiseach is entitled to exactly the same courtesy in answering a question that Deputy Rabbitte received, and Deputy Rabbitte is entitled to hear the answer in silence.
The Taoiseach has still not answered my question about whether he accepts that it is right and proper that a plan presented as costing ?5.6 billion is now estimated to cost up to ?18 billion or, as some people say, ?20 billion.
www.feargalquinn.ie /lead/l0905.htm   (7215 words)

The deputy chairperson is a representative of the Department of the Taoiseach.
Boyle asked the Taoiseach his views on whether the representation of the community and voluntary sector within the social partnership process is adequate and appropriate.
To ask the Taoiseach his views on whether the community and voluntary pillar within the social partnership process is properly reflective of the wider community and voluntary sector.
www.danboyle.ie /index.php?pageID=1346   (6774 words)

 Taoiseach - Politics.ie Wiki
The Taoiseach is appointed by the President upon the nomination of Dáil Éireann, and must, while he or she remains in office, enjoy the confidence of the Dáil.
The Taoiseach is one of three government positions which must come from the membership of Dáil Éireann.
The position is usually granted to the leader of the largest government party, although John A. Costello became Taoiseach because the then leader of Fine Gael was deemed unsuitable by members of Clann na Poblachta.
www.politics.ie /wiki/index.php?title=Taoiseach   (170 words)

 Taoiseach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Under the Constitution of Ireland the Taoiseach must be appointed from among the members of Dáil Éireann.
In the event of the Taoiseach's resignation, he continues to exercise the duties and functions of his office until the appointment of a successor.
The words Taoiseach and Tánaiste (the title of the deputy prime minister) are both from the Irish language and of ancient origin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Taoiseach   (992 words)

 Articles 28
The Taoiseach may at any time, for reasons which to him seem sufficient, request a member of the Government to resign; should the member concerned fail to comply with the request, his appointment shall be terminated by the President if the Taoiseach so advises.
The Taoiseach shall resign from office upon his ceasing to retain the support of a majority in Dáil Éireann unless on his advice the President dissolves Dáil Éireann and on the reassembly of Dáil Éireann after the dissolution the Taoiseach secures the support of a majority in Dáil Éireann.
If the Taoiseach at any time resigns from office the other members of the Government shall be deemed also to have resigned from office, but the Taoiseach and the other members of the Government shall continue to carry on their duties until their successors shall have been appointed.
members.tripod.com /cage11/article28.htm   (673 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Ex-Irish Taoiseach Haughey dies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern said he had no doubt history's "ultimate judgement on Mr Haughey will be a positive one".
A son-in-law of former Taoiseach Sean Lemass, he first hit the headlines in 1970 when he was dismissed from the cabinet over allegations that he attempted to import arms for the Provisional IRA.
But her handling of the IRA hunger strikes of 1981, in which 10 prisoners in the Maze jail starved themselves to death, soon saw a cooling off in the relationship.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/world/europe/3001775.stm   (681 words)

 ireland.com - The Irish Times - Sat, Sep 23, 2006 - Monies given to Taoiseach were repayable
The monies given to Taoiseach Bertie Ahern in December 1993 were given to him in the form of repayable loans, The Irish Times has established independently of the Mahon tribunal.
She said the matter was now in the public domain and it was up to the Taoiseach to make a statement and explain.
The Opposition parties were adamant last night that the Taoiseach had not answered the fundamental question of whether it was appropriate for a senior politician to accept a sum of money for his personal use from a businessman.
www.ireland.com /newspaper/frontpage/2006/0923/1158590929587.html   (723 words)

 RTE News - Taoiseach details payments of IR£39,000
The Taoiseach has given details of payments totalling IR£39,000 made to him in the early 1990s when he was Minister for Finance.
The Taoiseach said he regarded the money as a loan to cover the costs of his legal separation, but he conceded that no repayments have yet been made and no interest has been paid.
The Taoiseach appeared emotional as he went on to say £20,000 of those payments from friends were put towards providing for the education of his two daughters.
www.rte.ie /news/2006/0926/ahernb.html   (838 words)

 Taoiseach's residence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 2006 it was announced by the OPW that Steward's House a house located on the Farmleigh estate has been renovated.
A spokeswoman for the Taoiseach said Mr Ahern has no interest in using it, and will remain living in his current home.
The current Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, TD lives in a private home off Griffith Avenue, Dublin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Taoiseach's_residence   (206 words)

 Taoiseach's question-time in Dáil Éireann
Surely, the Taoiseach could set down policy on this matter for his Government and it would be seen as one very small but welcome step for politics.
The Taoiseach said that if a Minister were found to be doing something for any commercial reason, even if it was on behalf of a friend and not himself, it would not be acceptable.
On the last occasion the Taoiseach answered questions on the Barron report, he indicated he would consult the Attorney General regarding whether a case could be brought and sustained at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
www.feargalquinn.ie /tq/t2410.htm   (10246 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Taoiseach
Bertie's culture shock How the Taoiseach asked the producers of RTE arts show to come up with a cribsheet so he'd know what to like
Bertie's culture shock; How the Taoiseach asked the producers of RT[ETH] arts show to come up with a cribsheet so he'd know what to like-.
Why Setanta didn't ask Bertie about his Bowl; Taoiseach struck deal for cosy TV interview with pal's PR daughter.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Taoiseach   (335 words)

 John Gormley » Blog Archive » Bertie Ahern: The L’Oreal Taoiseach
Gormley asked the Taoiseach the annual figures for moneys paid to a person and a company (details supplied) since 2002 for services to his Department; if he will justify this expenditure; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
The Taoiseach: When I am due to speak in Dáil Éireann or I am about to be interviewed for television, I make the normal preparations that are standard for all those who participate in television programmes, just as successive Taoisigh have done since the introduction of the televising of Dáil proceedings in 1990.
The Taoiseach: —–he will find that the services of two people who are paid on a per diem basis are made available in the Department of the Taoiseach.
www.johngormley.com /wp/2006/05/24/bertie-ahern-the-loreal-taoiseach   (997 words)

 4 Oct 06 Money Received by An Taoiseach / Speeches / In the Dail / Green Party - Green Party / Comhaontas Glas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
As he admits, it has not helped the Taoiseach's career either, although he may have done the State some service by exposing the hypocrisy and and the "power versus principle" issues that the PDs have had to face.
The Taoiseach did not answer the question I put to him yesterday, having first asked it on 18 February 1999.
The Taoiseach told us the £8,000 sterling payment was the only such payment he received.
www.greenparty.ie /en/in_the_dail/speeches/4_oct_06_money_received_by_an_taoiseach   (913 words)

 ireland.com - The Irish Times - Fri, Sep 22, 2006 - Opposition calls on Taoiseach to explain payments
The Opposition last night stepped up pressure on the Taoiseach to come up with a more detailed explanation of the payments made to him when he was minister for finance in 1993, which are currently being investigated by the Mahon tribunal.
Questioned by reporters during a constituency visit to Clare yesterday, the Taoiseach said claims that he had received €50,000 to €100,000 from a group of friends, including businessman David McKenna, were "off the wall".
However, the Taoiseach has not provided a full explanation for these events and his failure to do so is potentially damaging to the office of the Taoiseach and the reputation of politics.
www.ireland.com /newspaper/frontpage/2006/0922/1158590881280.html   (614 words)

 THE BLANKET * Index: Current Articles
Is the Taoiseach aware of the great hurt and vexation caused to elected voices and supporters of this party throughout the island of Ireland and abroad?
Does the Taoiseach not recognise that involved in all of this is the very dangerous situation that it represents an undermining of confidence in terms of both the peace process and the political process, with Sinn Féin seeking at this point to move forward from the electoral result north of the Border?
The Taoiseach: Deputy Ó Caoláin is protesting his innocence, but I have not said anything about his guilt so I am not obliged to answer.
lark.phoblacht.net /dailtrans.html   (1183 words)

 Socialist Party attacks Liars over Iraq in the Dail, 28.5.3
On 20 March last the Taoiseach moved a motion in the House condemning the refusal of the Government of Iraq to comply with its obligations to disarm under numerous resolutions.
The Taoiseach: -----who was responsible for killing thousands of his own people and using torture against people and who engaged in significant activity against his own population.
An Ceann Comhairle: The Taoiseach is entitled to the courtesy that was afforded to the Deputy.
www.geocities.com /cwibelfast/News/Dail-Iraq.htm   (1144 words)

 GE in Ireland : News : Taoiseach
A significant investment by GE in Ireland's first off shore wind farm was marked by an official inauguration of the project by An Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern T.D. The Arklow Bank Offshore Wind Park is a milestone project for both the global wind industry and Ireland.
The Taoiseach was joined at the event by leading figures from the Irish parliament, business and local community.
Built, owned and operated by GE Energy, the plant is the first large-scale offshore wind energy facility developed solely as a technology demonstration and learning platform for offshore wind power.
www.ge.com /ie/news/taoiseach.html   (658 words)

 AllAboutIrish - Taoiseach
The Taoiseach, or Prime Minister, is appointed by the President on the nomination of the Dáil Eireann.
Other Cabinet Ministers are appointed by the President on the advice of the Taoiseach, with the approval of the Dáil Eireann.
Since 1990, the Taoiseach's Department has operated from a building originally built as a College of Science in 1904.
www.allaboutirish.com /library/govt/taoiseach.htm   (173 words)

 RTE News - Taoiseach: 'Nothing wrong' with payments
The Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, has insisted there was nothing wrong in his acceptance of money from close personal friends while he was Minister for Finance.
The Taoiseach was addressing the Dáil following an interview with RTÉ News yesterday evening in which he gave details of payments totalling £39,000 in 1993 and 1994.
The Taoiseach also condemned what he described as the 'calculated and scurrilous' leaking of material, which had been twisted and turned into a political smear against him.
www.rte.ie /news/2006/0927/ahernb.html   (810 words)

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