Archive for : October, 2010

More than 1 in 5 rental properties still failing to meet minimum legal standards – Donohoe

26th October, 2010

Information obtained by Fine Gael Senator Paschal Donohoe indicates that of, the 19,800 rental properties inspected in 2009, a staggering 4,306 failed to meet......

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How much will Dublin’s Mayoralty cost?

22nd October, 2010

Green Party TD Paul Gogarty, after being pushed on Today FM’s Last Word by Fine Gael Dublin Central Senator Paschal Donohoe, admitted that John......

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Order of Business today, October 20th

20th October, 2010

I took the Order of Business for Fine Gael in the Seanad today. This means that I go first in the day. Always enjoy......

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19th October, 2010

Most important 3% is not the deficit figure but whether the economy will grow at 3%....

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My Presentation at Kenmare

18th October, 2010

Please find the powerpoint presentation that I used at Kenmare. Got plenty of questions about it at the conference and it’s covered in the......

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The future of the European Stability and Growth Pact

15th October, 2010

This is my paper to the Kenmare Economics Workshop on the future of the SGP. It was prepared with Rodney Thom, former Head of......

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National Spatial Strategy, and everything else

14th October, 2010

Main job today was to speak on the national spatial strategy review. Spent a fair bit of today getting ready for it. My main......

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Just to remind me

13th October, 2010

Had a really busy evening. 2 constituency meetings and 2 public meetings. A rapid fire tour of the constituency. But, I finished the evening......

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My comments on Saturday Night at the Presidential Dinner on Enda and our country

11th October, 2010

A few people have contacted me to ask for the text of my introduction for Enda on Saturday night. I can’t find it anywhere!......

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