Departments clashing over building policy
Glen Dimplex boss says Ireland is kicking the can on emissions targets
Incentives to boost the residential building sector should form part of the upcoming budget, Glen Dimplex chief executive Sean O’Driscoll has said.
The Irish multinational boss criticised the Department of the Environment’s controversial new building regulations, which he claimed were hurting the construction and energy sectors.
“There is a complete disconnect between the green and renewable energy agenda of the Department [of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources] and what is set...
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Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m
Large public capital projects could be run through an “independent panel of international experts” as part of public spending reforms, according to the Department of Public Expenditure
State body to reissue €28m office supplies contract
The contract covers the supply of office stationery to a range of government bodies and agencies, including the HSE, universities, hospitals, councils and schools
Sinn Féin open to coalition deal, but on condition of border poll
Party would launch the ‘largest public house building programme that Ireland has ever seen’ and a national health service
Fine Gael ‘will go to war’ if Bailey runs as independent
The party threatens to put significant financial resources behind its own candidates in bid to ensure that she is ‘never seen again’ in politics