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Minister's Journal

The Minister’s Journal 13/02 -18/02

Monday Despite all the furore regarding the future of the Government, it was very much business as usual for me this week. Began Monday morning …

Minister's Journal

The Minister’s Journal 06/02 – 10/02

Monday A day of “looking after the ranch” operating between the Macroom and Ballincollig Constituency offices. Monday night’s schedule involved a media interview and the …

Minister's Journal

Ministerland 30/01 – 04/02

Monday As days go these times this was as routine a Monday possible. I spent the day in the main attending to Constituency matters. Later …

Minister's Journal

The Minister’s Journal 23/01 -27/01

Monday As is routine for Council of Ministers meetings in Brussels, I begin the day with a breakfast meeting with fellow Agriculture Ministers from the …

Minister's Journal

The Minister’s Journal 16/01 -22/01

Monday Monday was Constituency office day. With a busy week ahead including a trip abroad it was good to have the opportunity to look after …

Minister's Journal


Monday Happy New Year! After the excitement of spending my Sunday at Aghabullogue Point to Point, I “eased” myself into my first official week of …