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News Ireland » Government: Irish PM calls for urgent restoration of Northern Ireland government

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nireland-politics/irish-pm-calls-for-urgent-restoration-of-northern-ireland-government-idUSKCN1G321Z
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland’s Prime Minister called for the urgent restoration of Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government on Monday after talks to end a year-long political stalemate broke down yet again last week. Both the British and Irish ...

News Ireland » Government: Government faces Dáil grilling over €116bn plan

News channel or source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/government-faces-dail-grilling-over-116bn-plan-467374.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Government is facing into three days of Dáil questioning on its Ireland 2040 plan unveiled on Friday. The €116bn plan to “re-imagine Ireland” will invest in infrastructure, housing, health and the environment over the next two decades.

News Ireland » Government: Premier Lotteries Ireland prods government to ban online lottery bets

News channel or source: https://calvinayre.com/2018/02/19/business/premier-lotteries-ireland-prods-government-ban-online-lottery-bets/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The days are probably numbered for internationally licensed gambling operators that offer betting on Irish lottery draws. The Irish Sun reported that Irish National Lottery operator Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI) demanded that the government pull the plug ...

News Ireland » Government: Irish gov't reiterates opposition to direct rule in Northern Ireland

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/20/c_136986053.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

DUBLIN, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Irish government on Monday reiterated its opposition to direct rule in Northern Ireland (NI)following a recent collapse of talks between two major political parties in NI to revive the functions of its devolved government.

News Ireland » Government: Britain Poised to Impose Direct Rule Over Northern Ireland

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/britain-northern-ireland/4255978.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The collapse of 13-month-long talks overnight Wednesday to restore a power-sharing government in Northern Ireland might force the British government to seek emergency powers and rule the province directly from London for the first time since 2007 ...

News Ireland » Government: Britain and Ireland ‘committed to Good Friday Agreement’

News channel or source: http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/16033749.Britain_and_Ireland____committed_to_Good_Friday_Agreement___/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

“The Prime Minister said she believed there was scope for agreement and reiterated the UK Government’s priority was still to get devolution up and running again in Northern Ireland.” Mrs May and Mr Varadkar are to remain in close contact. Conor ...

News Ireland » Government: Ireland – a land of fintech opportunity

News channel or source: http://www.bankingtech.com/2018/02/ireland-a-land-of-fintech-opportunity/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

In a time of geopolitical and macroeconomic uncertainty, it was encouraging to hear more about Ireland’s consistency, open stance, and its compelling strategy and “whole-of-government” approach to driving the growth and development of international ...

News Ireland » Government: Taoiseach Varadkar tells Downing Street Ireland will not support direct rule

News channel or source: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/taoiseach-varadkar-tells-downing-street-ireland-will-not-support-direct-rule-36621587.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told Prime Minister Theresa May Ireland will not support direct rule. The Taoiseach reiterated his government's position during a phone call with Downing Street on Monday evening. A spokesperson for the Department of Taoiseach ...

News Ireland » Government: Ireland launches massive 2040 project to plan for the future

News channel or source: https://www.irishcentral.com/news/politics/ireland-2040-project
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

What does the Ireland of the future look like? Today, a meeting of Ireland's government ministers in Sligo launched a National Planning Framework outlining a vision for developing the country from now through 2040 through a €115 billion ($145 billion ...

News Ireland » Government: Northern Ireland mental health services ‘starved’ of funding

News channel or source: https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2018/02/20/northern-ireland-mental-health-services-starved-of-funding/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

David Babington, chief executive of Action Mental Health charity, said: “The rest of the UK needs to understand that while we in Northern Ireland have endured over a year with no functioning government, our health service is being starved of funding and ...