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March 8th, 2011

ARCHIVE OF MERRIONSTREET.ie FROM 30th Dáil

9th March 2011
This site is an archive of all material published on MerrionStreet.ie from July 2010 to the 9th March 2011 when the new Government was appointed to the 31st Dáil.

March 8th, 2011

Equitation School of Defence Forces to be retained

THE DEPARTMENT of Defence has issued the following statement related to the future re-organisation of the Defence Forces. The Defence Minister Éamon Ó Cuív has decided on the retention of the Equitation School of the Defence Forces…

March 4th, 2011

Government welcome for visit by Queen Elizabeth

THE Government has tonight issued the following short statement in response to the news that Queen Elizabeth has accepted an invitation from President Mary McAleese to visit Ireland. Government Welcomes the Acceptance by Queen Elizabeth…

March 4th, 2011

New law to help apartment owners to operate by April

JUSTICE Minister Brendan Smith has today made an order to bring a new law, to assist apartment owners, into operation by April. The Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011 will now come into operation on the 1st of April…

March 3rd, 2011

“Misleading information” from BOI to Finance Minister

A NEW report, published today, confirms that “misleading information” was provided by the Bank of Ireland to the Minister for Finance for use in parliamentary questions in the Dáil. In December of last year the Finance Minister…

March 2nd, 2011

Sports Minister on “stunning” Irish cricket victory

SPORTS Minister Mary Hanafin has tonight congratulated the Irish cricket team for a “stunning victory” over England at the 2011 Cricket World Cup. The Irish team scored a three wicket win over England at the championships in Balgalore, India…