Eamon Gilmore is the current Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and trade. He is the Leader of the Labour Party and a TD for the Dun Laoghaire constituency, a seat which he has held since June 1989.
# eamon-gilmore - Yesterday’s News
Eamon Gilmore said that the agreement will be presented to member states next Tuesday.
I have a lot of time for the Taoiseach, but his leadership has been autocratic and even authoritarian in a representative democracy and I find this unsettling, writes Larry Donnelly.
# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 16 June, 2013
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.
# eamon-gilmore - Friday 14 June, 2013
Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty wants location devices to be worn by all fishermen who are out at sea.
# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 13 June, 2013
The Red C poll for Paddy Power also shows a four-point boost for Fine Gael in the last few weeks.
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said all organisations, including the Catholic Church, has a right to voice their opinion on the abortion issue.
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has been among those to initially respond to the publication of the draft Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.
# eamon-gilmore - Saturday 1 June, 2013
The latest Millward Brown poll shows the proportion of undecided voters remains high at 33 per cent – but indicates Fine Gael has gained an increase in support.
# eamon-gilmore - Friday 31 May, 2013
Eamon Gilmore says the Irish International Immigration Center, which had an Irish J-1 student deported, has apologised.
The Tánaiste was responding to reports that one US multinational company had an effective tax rate of 4 per cent in 2011.
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.
# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 30 May, 2013
The Department of Social Protection says no interns have been sent to the creches involved, and none will be.
A number of internships advertised on the site require only secondary level qualifications.
# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 28 May, 2013
The British- and French-led move to “send a clear signal to the Assad regime”.
# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 23 May, 2013
The HSE have been in contact with RTÉ and will be shown the undercover footage today.
# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 22 May, 2013
Eamon Gilmore said that legislation is currently being drawn up which will be put before government shortly.
# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 14 May, 2013
The Tánaiste was speaking after strike action at the transport company was postponed in order to facilitate talks between unions and management.
# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 8 May, 2013
“Ultimately the entire population will be covered by free GP services,” Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Dáil.
# eamon-gilmore - Monday 6 May, 2013
Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore will hold talks on efforts to push through the EU’s gigantic budget for the next six years.
# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 2 May, 2013
It had been reported that changes in how the State charges insurers for public beds could send premiums even higher.
The Tánaiste says Ireland’s model has always been to cut costs, while also increasing investment to encourage growth.
# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
It’s not often that Clare Daly and Youth Defence are in agreement…
Whether they are doctors or legislators, “conscience objection doesn’t absolve people from responsibility.”
“It will cover existing constitutional rights only… it will not create any new rights,” the Taoiseach said.
# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 30 April, 2013
Some awkward glances at protester Eamon Reid as members of the Cabinet arrived at Government Buildings this morning.
# eamon-gilmore - Monday 29 April, 2013
The Tánaiste will meet Britain’s Northern Secretary and the First and Deputy First Ministers to discuss continued peace.
# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 25 April, 2013
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties says Ireland must provide “accessible procedures” to figure out if abortion is legal.
The Tánaiste says the government’s focus is on dealing with mortgage arrears, rather than directly controlling interest rates.
# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
Ireland can no longer afford, financially or morally, to go along with the EU’s current hopeless policy in Bosnia. Now is an opportune time for a fundamental rethink of how the EU should deal with the political situation there, writes Patrick Nulty.
# eamon-gilmore - Friday 19 April, 2013
If we want to reclaim the current political landscape we need to re-establish the ground rules for office holders and ensure their words turn into actions, writes Martin Critten.
The most successful sectors were engineering, software, internationally traded services and medical devices.
# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 18 April, 2013
The Tánaiste calls for ‘calm, reasoned reflection’ after the Croke Park 2 pay proposals were struck down by public workers.
# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 14 April, 2013
Those who are cynical or opposed to the efforts of The Gathering should ask themselves why, says Larry Donnelly who questions what ignites such hostility to seemingly harmless endeavours like that of certificates of Irishness.
The Tánaiste has welcomed the decision on same-sex marriage, saying that Ireland’s laws reflect its past, as opposed to its future.
# eamon-gilmore - Saturday 13 April, 2013
Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?
# eamon-gilmore - Friday 12 April, 2013
In an email to party members this evening the Labour leader insists that his party has helped bring Ireland from “a state of economic chaos to stability.”
# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 10 April, 2013
Details of the contract win will be announced at an event in Istanbul attended by the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.
# eamon-gilmore - Monday 8 April, 2013
Opinion polls come and go, but the public are missing the real achievements of the Labour party in government, writes Rory Geraghty.