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# Simon Harris

17th May 2024
Dublin and Monaghan bombings: Answers sought from UK over 'unacceptable' justice failure
This week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Taoiseach Simon Harris says he won’t 'allow' attacks on politicians to change his behaviour
Government to review research on impact of sick pay before making decision on future increases
Welfare cuts impacting Ukrainian mothers and elderly done under Govt's guise of 'equality'
Rent Pressure Zone caps extended until December 2025
Taoiseach says plans to cut social welfare rates of some Ukrainian refugees is 'sensible'
It will not apply to Ukrainians living in pledged accommodation.
12-week lead-in time for streamlining of Ukrainian social welfare payments.
Review of benefits for international protection applicants to be completed within six weeks.
Thousands flee northern Gaza as Taoiseach holds talks about recognising state of Palestine
Taoiseach calls for 'consistency of approach' around payments and supports for Ukrainians
Cabinet to consider changing legal age of sale for tobacco in Ireland from 18 to 21
Government reviewing benefit payments for asylum seekers with decision to come 'in weeks'
Last week
5th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Taoiseach and president pay tribute to 'trailblazer' Mary Banotti following death of former MEP
Taoiseach says GAA needs to ‘listen to grassroots’ as row over GAAGO rolls into another summer
Taoiseach says GAA needs to ‘listen to grassroots’ as row over GAAGO rolls into another summer
Barriers, legal threats and 'Team Ireland': The Government’s new approach to asylum seekers
Head of new Dublin taskforce rejects suggestions city is unsafe but says it 'could be better'
Criticism of ‘monstrosities’ as barriers erected in place of tents at Grand Canal
Taoiseach Simon Harris said he doesn’t know how long the barriers will be in place for.
Government blasted on housing as almost one in two say they've postponed buying a home
Taoiseach to announce new taskforce focused on rejuvenating Dublin city centre on Thursday
This month
May 2024
'It was my kids' bedtime': Taoiseach says family homes 'out of bounds' after protest at his home
A group of protestors were at the Taoiseach’s home yesterday evening carrying anti-migration and anti-EU posters.
Last month
April 2024
Taoiseach says ‘makeshift shantytowns’ won’t be allowed to develop after Mount Street is cleared
Opposition rounds on government 'incompetence' in row with UK over return of migrants
Taoiseach and Justice Minister condemn attacks on gardaí at public order incident in Wicklow
Timeline: What happened in Newtownmountkennedy yesterday evening?
Taoiseach: Comments from Sinn Féin about open borders 'should cause concern'
Govt to provide €100 million to build over 1,000 new student beds
Four in 10 people getting support via First Home Scheme are single, minister says
State apology 'bittersweet', as Stardust families call for follow through on promises
'We should have provided answers': Simon Harris's State apology to Stardust families in full
Taoiseach says State 'rubbed salt in the wounds' of Stardust families as he delivers formal apology
Simon Harris told the families today that the State failed them when they needed it most.
Harris expects details on locations of promised asylum reception centres 'in the coming weeks'
Taoiseach hopes to have a 5-year Fine Gael tax plan in place by end of year
Government hopes to make formal state apology in Dáil next week
Harris bats away talk of 'inexperience' on his big EU debut as Ukraine and Palestine dominate
Stardust families call for apology, Taoiseach says Government and gardaí will consider verdict
Barry Andrews says he supports joint borrowing, despite McGrath ruling out defence bonds
Taoiseach hopes to get rid of the triple lock 'in the lifetime of this government'
'Unlikely' law allowing nightclubs open later will be ready by summer, says Taoiseach
Sparks fly in Dáil as Mary Lou McDonald raises hospital cancellations with Taoiseach
Harris says Ukrainians leaving state accommodation will free up space for other asylum seekers
Harris' first EU Council: Taoiseach to urge leaders to use 'every lever' to bring about ceasefire