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Graduates face tough recruitment process for jobs in Gilmore's department
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Graduates face tough recruitment process for jobs in Gilmore's department

Oct 19th 2013, 7:00 PM 19,129 Views 86 Comments

Applicants will face numerous tests and interviews in order to bag one of the ten positions.

Department of Foreign Affairs operates 25 embassy Twitter accounts
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Department of Foreign Affairs operates 25 embassy Twitter accounts

Oct 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,073 Views 7 Comments

The department also has two embassy Facebook accounts – for Sydney and New Dehli.

Gilmore: 'You want to wipe history clean and pretend you had no part to play'
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Gilmore: 'You want to wipe history clean and pretend you had no part to play'

Oct 3rd 2013, 11:53 AM 6,913 Views 60 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said it was ‘rich’ for Fianna Fáil to call the last few budgets unfair.

Ireland to give €200k towards destroying chemical weapons in Syria
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Ireland to give €200k towards destroying chemical weapons in Syria

Sep 25th 2013, 12:01 AM 7,534 Views 105 Comments

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore said it reflects Ireland’s “long-standing opposition to the use of weapons of mass destruction”.

Gilmore: "I am not wedded to Foreign Affairs"
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Gilmore: "I am not wedded to Foreign Affairs"

Sep 10th 2013, 11:41 AM 3,583 Views 27 Comments

The Labour leader has not ruled out moving to a domestic post in the lifetime of the coalition, but has rejected the suggestion he needs to spend more time in the country in order to address problems within the party.

Gilmore: Syria needs a political solution - not a military invasion
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Gilmore: Syria needs a political solution - not a military invasion

Aug 28th 2013, 6:21 PM 4,717 Views 125 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs described the deliberate use of chemical weapons against civilians in Syria as “a very serious war crime” – but called for diplomacy rather than an invasion.

McDowell insists Ireland is not a failed State, says Seanad costs us each €1.60
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McDowell insists Ireland is not a failed State, says Seanad costs us each €1.60

Aug 14th 2013, 3:02 PM 8,773 Views 117 Comments

The former Tánaiste Michael McDowell claims that that the Seanad costs each Irish citizen the price of a two litre bottle of milk every year.

Nǐ hǎo: Eamon Gilmore is off to visit China today
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Nǐ hǎo: Eamon Gilmore is off to visit China today

Jul 30th 2013, 8:34 AM 3,599 Views 73 Comments

The Tánaiste will meet senior Communist Party officials and try to sell Ireland as an attractive investment prospect.

Gilmore: No need to do more than necessary to meet deficit target
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Gilmore: No need to do more than necessary to meet deficit target

Jul 27th 2013, 12:49 PM 4,420 Views 70 Comments

The Tánaiste said that it is important not to put the country’s recovery at risk.

Gilmore: Abortion bill will 'fall short' on hard cases - but I'm voting for it
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Gilmore: Abortion bill will 'fall short' on hard cases - but I'm voting for it

Jul 1st 2013, 2:26 PM 3,317 Views 24 Comments

The Tánaiste said that the abortion bill will not offer compassion to victims of rape or incest.

Dobrodošli! Croatia becomes the 28th member of the EU
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Dobrodošli! Croatia becomes the 28th member of the EU

Jul 1st 2013, 6:40 AM 5,784 Views 24 Comments

Croatia was first put on the list of candidate countries nine years ago and officially joined just after midnight today.

German MEP accuses Gilmore of 'manipulation' over EU budget
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German MEP accuses Gilmore of 'manipulation' over EU budget

Jun 20th 2013, 6:26 PM 4,802 Views 30 Comments

Last night, Eamon Gilmore said that agreement had been reached on the EU’s €960 billion budget – but is this in danger?

Tánaiste reaches agreement on EU's €960 billion budget
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Tánaiste reaches agreement on EU's €960 billion budget

Jun 19th 2013, 10:09 PM 6,665 Views 31 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said that the agreement will be presented to member states next Tuesday.

Gilmore: 'Did we manage to achieve everything we wanted? No, this is a coalition Government'
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Gilmore: 'Did we manage to achieve everything we wanted? No, this is a coalition Government'

Jun 16th 2013, 8:55 AM 5,901 Views 113 Comments

Speaking at the Tom Johnson Summer School in Cork, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore says as a partner in government there are things they have not yet achieved, but there have been achievements.

Gilmore: 'I will not condemn the Catholic Church or any other church'
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Gilmore: 'I will not condemn the Catholic Church or any other church'

Jun 13th 2013, 12:06 PM 6,712 Views 73 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said all organisations, including the Catholic Church, has a right to voice their opinion on the abortion issue.

Use of Government jets for EU-related trips doubles during Ireland's presidency
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Use of Government jets for EU-related trips doubles during Ireland's presidency

Jun 4th 2013, 5:43 PM 8,515 Views 86 Comments

20 trips were made between Ireland and either Brussels or Strasbourg in the first five months of the year.

Tánaiste: All government TDs expected to vote for abortion legislation
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Tánaiste: All government TDs expected to vote for abortion legislation

May 31st 2013, 9:56 AM 2,949 Views 16 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said the issue of whether or not the Dáil votes on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a matter for the opposition parties.

Nationwide JobBridge ban for creche chains featured in RTÉ programme
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Nationwide JobBridge ban for creche chains featured in RTÉ programme

May 30th 2013, 6:42 PM 10,839 Views 42 Comments

The Department of Social Protection says no interns have been sent to the creches involved, and none will be.

McDonald criticises JobBridge's 'no experience required' childcare positions
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McDonald criticises JobBridge's 'no experience required' childcare positions

May 30th 2013, 12:29 PM 10,081 Views 49 Comments

A number of internships advertised on the site require only secondary level qualifications.

Groups awarded €1.5 million for "tireless" cross-border peace work
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Groups awarded €1.5 million for "tireless" cross-border peace work

May 23rd 2013, 12:09 PM 3,325 Views 1 Comment

The Tánaiste said that Northern Ireland “is still a very divided society” but that the Good Friday Agreement “has opened up new possibilities”.

Taoiseach and Tánaiste off to Brussels for 'top level' talks on €960 billion Budget
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Taoiseach and Tánaiste off to Brussels for 'top level' talks on €960 billion Budget

May 6th 2013, 7:40 AM 4,575 Views 33 Comments

Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore will hold talks on efforts to push through the EU’s gigantic budget for the next six years.

ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey
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ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey

Apr 10th 2013, 10:43 AM 6,277 Views 23 Comments

Details of the contract win will be announced at an event in Istanbul attended by the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.

Gilmore defends Labour's performance in government
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Gilmore defends Labour's performance in government

Apr 7th 2013, 6:25 PM 6,728 Views 100 Comments

The party leader has come in for fierce criticism in recent days.

Labour chairman says he has taken no calls about party leadership
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Labour chairman says he has taken no calls about party leadership

Mar 31st 2013, 5:18 PM 5,914 Views 104 Comments

He also called for an immediate renegotiation of the Programme for Government.

Gilmore to meet John Kerry in Washington today
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Gilmore to meet John Kerry in Washington today

Mar 18th 2013, 12:46 PM 5,504 Views 43 Comments

The Tánaiste will discuss how America’s plans to reform its immigration laws will affect tens of thousands of Irish people in the US.

Tánaiste defends changes to maternity benefit, property tax
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Tánaiste defends changes to maternity benefit, property tax

Mar 7th 2013, 11:21 AM 10,222 Views 95 Comments

Eamon Gilmore asked Sinn Féin whether it would encourage people to be tax compliant and pay the property tax later this year.

Ireland to make first member address at UN Human Rights Council
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Ireland to make first member address at UN Human Rights Council

Feb 26th 2013, 9:46 PM 4,322 Views 37 Comments

The address will be given by the Tánaiste, Eamon Gilmore.

Gilmore rings US Senators as pressure grows for deal on Irish illegals
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Gilmore rings US Senators as pressure grows for deal on Irish illegals

Feb 24th 2013, 8:30 AM 5,901 Views 35 Comments

The Tánaiste said the Government plans to use St Patrick’s Day to push for a deal on undocumented Irish workers in the US.

Government to pay employers to recruit unemployed people
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Government to pay employers to recruit unemployed people

Feb 22nd 2013, 11:11 AM 7,232 Views 36 Comments

The Government also wants to increase the number of ICT graduates and get 2,000 more small businesses online

Dáil hears heartfelt apologies to Magdalene Laundry survivors
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Dáil hears heartfelt apologies to Magdalene Laundry survivors

Feb 19th 2013, 8:45 PM 6,971 Views 39 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore told the women that “today is not the end” for them, and that “Ireland… was wrong, not you”.

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet with Magdalene survivors
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Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet with Magdalene survivors

Feb 8th 2013, 10:36 AM 2,798 Views 27 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said the government is eager to listen to the women about their needs and about what its response to the report should be.

Gilmore: Change in promissory note terms is "very, very significant"
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Gilmore: Change in promissory note terms is "very, very significant"

Feb 8th 2013, 9:43 AM 4,721 Views 79 Comments

The Tánaiste said that

Gilmore: This is a critical time for discussion on promissory notes
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Gilmore: This is a critical time for discussion on promissory notes

Feb 4th 2013, 10:13 AM 3,243 Views 52 Comments

The Tánaiste said that the future of the Irish government is a matter for the Irish government and the Irish people.

Bill Gates to meet with Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President tomorrow
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Bill Gates to meet with Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President tomorrow

Jan 22nd 2013, 9:22 AM 11,022 Views 58 Comments

The Microsoft founder and philanthropist is also reported to be meeting Bono on his visit to Ireland tomorrow.

PHOTOS: Sixteen police officers hurt in Belfast clashes
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PHOTOS: Sixteen police officers hurt in Belfast clashes

Jan 12th 2013, 4:46 PM 12,662 Views 72 Comments

Meanwhile Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said the violence is nothing to do with flags and is being orchestrated by “known criminals” intent on causing chaos.

Tánaiste confirms deaths of 194 Irish citizens abroad this year
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Tánaiste confirms deaths of 194 Irish citizens abroad this year

Dec 30th 2012, 12:54 PM 8,881 Views 18 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said almost 1,500 Irish citizens received consular assistance over the past 12 months.

Kenny: Irish EU Presidency "will be in the business of solutions"
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Kenny: Irish EU Presidency "will be in the business of solutions"

Nov 29th 2012, 9:45 PM 5,666 Views 77 Comments

The Taoiseach said that the Irish presidency of the EU will be about “stability, jobs and growth”, as the Conference of Presidents began in Dublin.

Gilmore refuses to confirm property tax rumours
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Gilmore refuses to confirm property tax rumours

Nov 29th 2012, 12:03 PM 10,739 Views 119 Comments

Reports suggest the property tax will cost homeowners between €200 and €400 a year – but Eamon Gilmore would not discuss the figures in the Dáil this morning.

Eamon Gilmore calls for end to Gaza violence
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Eamon Gilmore calls for end to Gaza violence

Nov 16th 2012, 9:38 AM 3,615 Views 78 Comments

Israel agreed to suspend its offensive in the Gaza Strip while the Egyptian Prime Minister paid a visit to the area but they did not respect the temporary lull and killed a further two people.

Tánaiste calls for referendum on same-sex marriage
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Tánaiste calls for referendum on same-sex marriage

Nov 13th 2012, 10:18 AM 9,196 Views 185 Comments

Eamon Gilmore says he does not believe “we should postpone what is a human right.”