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# simon-coveney - Monday 1 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Everyone hopes Enda will reveal all tomorrow Election Fever

Everyone hopes Enda will reveal all tomorrow

We mean the date of the election of course.

# simon-coveney - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Enda dons a blue helmet, meets Irish troops and saves Christmas Golan Heights

PICS: Enda dons a blue helmet, meets Irish troops and saves Christmas

You’d never know there’s an election around the corner…

# simon-coveney - Friday 18 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda is off to visit our troops in the Golan Heights Conflict Zone

Enda is off to visit our troops in the Golan Heights

The Taoiseach will be visiting the Irish men and women serving in the Golan Heights this Sunday.

# simon-coveney - Monday 7 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says that emergency funding could be used to tackle flood damage Storm Desmond

Taoiseach says that emergency funding could be used to tackle flood damage

People affected by flooding may be eligible for financial assistance from the Department of Social Protection’s Humanitarian Assistance Scheme.

# simon-coveney - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Trial of man accused of killing two Irish peacekeepers begins, but is immediately delayed Mahmoud Bazzi

Trial of man accused of killing two Irish peacekeepers begins, but is immediately delayed

The military tribunal heard from former Private John O’Mahony.

# simon-coveney - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will Ireland have to provide military assistance to France? Defence Forces

Will Ireland have to provide military assistance to France?

France is using The Lisbon treaty’s equivalent of Nato’s ‘an attack on one is an attack on all’ clause.

# simon-coveney - Monday 16 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How is our government responding to the Paris attacks? Security

How is our government responding to the Paris attacks?

The Taoiseach and several ministers have been speaking about what precautions Ireland is taking in recent days.

# simon-coveney - Thursday 29 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why Enda was caught rapid with the curious case of the army and the ATMs Analysis

Why Enda was caught rapid with the curious case of the army and the ATMs

Analysis: In attempting to convey the gravity of the financial crisis, the Taoiseach’s passion for storytelling got the better of him.

# simon-coveney - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could Enda really go all the way to 2021?

Could Enda really go all the way to 2021?

Analysis: The Taoiseach said again this week that he intends to serve a full second term if re-elected. But is that realistic?

# simon-coveney - Monday 7 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie U2 set to play Irish shows at the end of November Sort Of Homecoming

U2 set to play Irish shows at the end of November

Bono made the comments after a gig in Italy over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Priests being sent forms to identify vacant properties for refugees Granny Flats

Priests being sent forms to identify vacant properties for refugees

Bishop Kevin Doran is asking parishioners to flag properties “be it a vacant house or a granny flat”.

# simon-coveney - Sunday 23 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: Comments about Provisional IRA criminal activity ‘of real concern’ Provisional IRA

Coveney: Comments about Provisional IRA criminal activity ‘of real concern’

The Defence Minister said the Irish government must remain very cautious when responding to the PSNI chief’s comments.

# simon-coveney - Sunday 16 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael’s next leader, from most to least likely After Enda

Fine Gael’s next leader, from most to least likely

Who succeeds Enda Kenny? We rank the contenders…

# simon-coveney - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Has Enda become a lame duck Taoiseach? Analysis

Has Enda become a lame duck Taoiseach?

Analysis: Having been forced to clarify matters at the weekend, has the Taoiseach damaged his political prospects?

# simon-coveney - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces want more women, gay people and ethnic minorities We Want You

Defence Forces want more women, gay people and ethnic minorities

If you’re interested, you have a month to apply.

# simon-coveney - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland Drink Up

Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland

In the last decade, Irish whiskey exports grew by almost 200%.

# simon-coveney - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A bridge and a boat are set to get some famous Irish names

A bridge and a boat are set to get some famous Irish names

WB Yeats and a hero of 1916 are set to be immortalised in different ways.

# simon-coveney - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘”They are soldiers…”: Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade The Rising

‘”They are soldiers…”: Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney said the Defence Forces will be central to practically all of the events that will happen next year.

# simon-coveney - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: How Fine Gael plans to fight the next general election Getting Ready

Revealed: How Fine Gael plans to fight the next general election

Simon Coveney has told Fine Gael councillors to be ready for an election after the Budget in October.

# simon-coveney - Friday 10 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean LE Niamh

Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean

LÉ Niamh is set to replace the LÉ Eithne.

# simon-coveney - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal?

It looks like Tsipras is on track to negotiating a sweeter deal.

# simon-coveney - Sunday 5 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s next Taoiseach, ranked from most to least likely Crystal Ball

Ireland’s next Taoiseach, ranked from most to least likely

Enda Kenny is in the hotseat now, but how likely is that to be the case after the next election.

# simon-coveney - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There are very, very few women in the Irish Army… No Woman No Cry

There are very, very few women in the Irish Army…

And none at all with rank more senior than lieutenant colonel.

# simon-coveney - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Defences Forces find solution to keep ambulances worth €900k on the road Modifications

Defences Forces find solution to keep ambulances worth €900k on the road

Smaller crews had difficulty lifting stretchers in and out of the ambulances.

# simon-coveney - Friday 12 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Own a dog? You have to microchip it very soon A Side Of Chips

Own a dog? You have to microchip it very soon

The government is providing €100,000 to charities who provide the service.

# simon-coveney - Saturday 6 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Further 310 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship this morning LE Eithne

Further 310 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship this morning

The crew has now rescued 1,064 migrnats in the Mediterranean.

# simon-coveney - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Should we ban supermarkets from destroying edible food? Wasteful This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Should we ban supermarkets from destroying edible food?

France introduced a similar law recently.

# simon-coveney - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A power interruption from Enda – as Fine Gael picks the WRONG day to canvass Luas passengers Enda The Line

A power interruption from Enda – as Fine Gael picks the WRONG day to canvass Luas passengers

Fist-bumps for all… Fine Gael’s campaigner-in-chief tries his best to distract everyone from the lack of voters.

# simon-coveney - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Politicians tell us why they’re voting Yes or No Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

Politicians tell us why they’re voting Yes or No

Do you support same-sex marriage?

# simon-coveney - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today Up Anchor

These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today

There’s 68 on board the LÉ Eithne.

# simon-coveney - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

How Irish whiskey has been brought back from ‘near extinction’

Thousands of rural jobs could be created if the local sector recreates the success of the Scotch industry.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney impressed a lot of people talking about the marriage referendum last night Reaction

Simon Coveney impressed a lot of people talking about the marriage referendum last night

The programme also heard from Special Rapporteur for Children, Geoffrey Shannon.

# simon-coveney - Monday 27 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘There isn’t a celebrity in the country who would dare come out and say they’re voting No’ Marriageref

‘There isn’t a celebrity in the country who would dare come out and say they’re voting No’

There was a heated debate on the upcoming referendum between Ronan Mullen and Simon Coveney this morning.

# simon-coveney - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘No special honours’ for soldiers, prison staff, gardaí who served during The Troubles Service

# simon-coveney - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

The Irish Dairy Board is getting fierce fancy

It comes on the eve of EU milk quotas being scrapped.

# simon-coveney - Monday 30 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie That broken government jet has FINALLY been sold off Gonezo

That broken government jet has FINALLY been sold off

The Gulfstream IV had been out of action since last summer.

From TheJournal.ie Curious about where your meat comes from? Wonder no more Country Of Origin

Curious about where your meat comes from? Wonder no more

New rules will come into effect for poultry, pork and lamb tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists’ – Simon Coveney Bovine Intervention

‘Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists’ – Simon Coveney

The agriculture minister has been speaking about reports the Irish dairy industry is to lose 3,000 farmers in the next 5 years

# simon-coveney - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘A load of nonsense’: Leo dismisses claim that most TDs will vote No Marriage Ref

‘A load of nonsense’: Leo dismisses claim that most TDs will vote No

The agriculture minister reckons Ireland is ready for same-sex marriage.

# simon-coveney - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney is NOT happy about Russian war planes flying close to Ireland Not Acceptable

Simon Coveney is NOT happy about Russian war planes flying close to Ireland

The Minister for Defence was speaking in the Dáil today.

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