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Mr Martin said : “They are playing a vital role in ensuring people have access to essential supplies in a safe environment. These additional jobs will further improve the shopping experience for customers as well as providing an employment boost in Cork and right across the country,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Every event puts at risk the quality of the seeds," "It might only sound small when you say 10 or 20 per cent damage, but ... for some farmers that ten per cent that is lying on the ground is the bit they really needed in their silo to be able to sell and make a profit" External link

bordermail Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We are opting into the EU system but the problem is many countries are on the red list," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There is no, I get the sense, ideological opposition to the idea of working north-south while respecting people's identity and constitutional perspectives," External link

irishexaminer Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The strategy we are pursuing is to try and suppress the virus through human behaviour and through restrictions, and it is very difficult for people. " External link

RTERadio Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The momentum is towards a deal, towards an agreement. " External link

RTERadio Saturday, October 24, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "Given the impact Covid-19 has had on our respective economies, logic and common sense would suggest that people need to do everything they possibly can to avoid a second shock to our respective economies and get a deal done" External link

RTERadio Saturday, October 24, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There is no, I get the sense, ideological opposition to the idea of working north-south while respecting people's identity and constitutional perspectives," External link

irishexaminer Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “fundamentally, Sinn Féin is a party that needs to change. It is a very controlling party over its members and has been for quite some time” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The strategy we are pursuing is to try and suppress the virus through human behaviour and through restrictions, and it is very difficult for people. " External link

RTERadio Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "They are highly sophisticated, encrypted handsets which contained Dutch SIM cards making it impossible to get into and to get call data from," External link

kentonline Friday, October 23, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "She was ultimately persuaded by him to go and collect something for him. " External link

kentonline Friday, October 23, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin replied : "The government has said that for the next five years a border poll is not on our agenda. I've made that clear. " External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 23, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin added : "That's informing my thinking. Unionists, from my experience, get the necessity and importance of engagement north-south," External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 23, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin explained : "We can all work together for a shared future without in any way relinquishing our equally legitimate ambitions or beliefs," External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 23, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “They [the investors] are joining us on the journey as they recognise that the pursuit of profit with purpose can have lasting effects not just on investment performance but also for society at large,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 23, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We are opting into the EU system but the problem is many countries are on the red list," External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “you have to go the hard yards” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It depends what you mean by a united Ireland. " External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "A Shared Island is a whole-of-­Government priority" "The Shared Island unit in my department will be a driver for this work. It is a broad, ­positive and practical agenda," External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “this will be a difficult and tough six weeks” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio ) : “The Pope’s speaking positively about civil unions also sends a strong message to places where the church has opposed such laws,” External link

csmonitor Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “A vaccine on its own isn’t a panacea – there will be challenges when it arrives” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Today is an opportunity to be philosophical, and to look beyond the fog of uncertainty in the current environment and to begin to reimagine a very different future," "This is not about denying the very difficult challenges our country and indeed all countries are facing. It is about thinking through how we can overcome these obstacles and best position ourselves for the new challenges and opportunities on the horizon," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, October 21, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “A vaccine on its own isn’t a panacea – there will be challenges when it arrives” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, October 21, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Whilst September’s figures paint a slightly less bleak picture for Scotland’s high streets, the challenges facing retailers show little signs of abating. Total year-on-year sales were down 6%, which is a modest improvement from August’s 7.5% drop. However, with the resurgence of stricter lockdown rules and the prospect of a no-deal Brexit , consumer confidence remains low” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It’s clear consumer expenditure has continued to shift away from non-retailing categories like travel and leisure, whilst the focus remains on food, furniture and electronic goods. Elsewhere, non-food, and fashion and footwear retailers suffered a month of woeful performance, with demand seen only for children’s clothing, in a period in which outfits for seasonal events should usually have been purchased” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "I understand and I feel very personally and profoundly, the disappointment, the feelings of loneliness, perhaps even despair that this announcement will bring to many" External link

skynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : "We are part of the EU and an outward economy and society," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “I’m just being very candid with the Oireachtas, I do foresee a period where you have periods of higher level restrictions, followed by lower level restrictions, and if necessary, followed by higher level restrictions again if the virus continues (and) spreads during the reopening phase,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “If we pull together over the last six weeks,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “if we pull together over the next six weeks we will be able to celebrate Christmas in a meaningful way” External link

irishmirror Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I think we are going to have Covid-19 with us for the whole of 2021,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : "In one location, you could have many funerals" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The evidence of a potentially grave situation arising in the weeks ahead is now too strong," External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "These are the toughest of times and people must dig deep. " External link

herald-ie Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Further action is now required. Nphet has been clear on what it believes is needed," External link

herald-ie Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “If we pull together over the next six weeks we will be able to celebrate Christmas in a meaningful way,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Even as the winter comes in, there is hope, and there is light. If we pull together over the next six weeks, we will have the chance to celebrate Christmas in a meaningful way," External link

heart Monday, October 19, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We must persevere and we must be resilient," "We will suppress this virus and we will emerge from these restrictions on 1 December" External link

heart Monday, October 19, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "2020 has been a hard year, and we're not through it yet. " External link

irishmirror Monday, October 19, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "2020 has been a hard year, and we're not through it yet. " External link

irishmirror Monday, October 19, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We will suppress this virus and we will emerged from these restrictions on December 1," External link

independent-ie Monday, October 19, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We cannot and will not allow our young people's futures to be another victim of this disease," External link

limerickleader Monday, October 19, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Even as the winter comes in there is hope and there is light. If we pull together over the next six weeks we can have a Christmas," External link

limerickleader Monday, October 19, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We must persevere and we must be resilient," "We will suppress this virus and we will emerge from these restrictions on 1 December" External link

skynews Monday, October 19, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Jack understands how stressful, and often how scary, a client's situation can be," "He wants our clients to know that they've got someone in their corner, and that's evident in the way he fights for them in the courtroom. You couldn't ask for a better advocate" External link

prnewswire Monday, October 19, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We will be responding to each of your recommendations,” “They will be taken very seriously and considered carefully” External link

irishtimes Sunday, October 18, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We’re giving this very active consideration, the situation is very serious," External link

independent-ie Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The current environment of lockdowns, curfews and constantly changing regulations and announcements threatens not only pub companies, but the entire economy," External link

independent-ie Saturday, October 17, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "panicked and started using emergency powers and shooting from the hip" "We've had a palette of ever-changing regulations since then; people find it very hard to understand and live with" External link

independent-ie Saturday, October 17, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “You can’t rule anything out at the moment” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, October 17, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “You can’t rule anything out at the moment” External link

chesterfirst Friday, October 16, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added ( about Swedish ) : “I’d say that (we should) have a look at the Swedish model, it would avoid the confusion that has arisen in England, because we would concentrate on social distancing and hygiene measures” External link

chesterfirst Friday, October 16, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The curfew and not allowing people to go up to the till like they can in shops” External link

chesterfirst Friday, October 16, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "From an objective analysis, it would seem to me that anybody looking in would say, there is the basis of an agreement, clearly not an agreement at any price" External link

RTERadio Friday, October 16, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Other chapters need to be closed off and there are some outstanding issues, including fisheries, governance, and a level playing field," External link

irishexaminer Friday, October 16, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Sometimes the narrative is not as complex as the actual detail can be and the content of an agreement can be. " External link

irishexaminer Friday, October 16, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The truth is you certainly can catch Covid in a pub, but it is not the centre of transmission" External link

thesun Friday, October 16, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Michel Barnier ) : "That is not my read of the situation, I think Europe is very much up for a deal and I think judging by Michel Barnier's assessment and presentation to the European Council yesterday afternoon, my assessment would be that within that there clearly is room for a deal and there has been actually progress on quite a number of issues. " External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added ( about Swedish ) : “I’d say that (we should) have a look at the Swedish model, it would avoid the confusion that has arisen in England, because we would concentrate on social distancing and hygiene measures” External link

thecourier Friday, October 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The curfew and not allowing people to go up to the till like they can in shops” External link

thecourier Friday, October 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “You can’t rule anything out at the moment” External link

pressandjournal Friday, October 16, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "For the two months following reopening, it appeared that the hospitality industry, in difficult circumstances, was adapting to the new regime and was getting 'back on its feet', albeit in survival mode" External link

heart Friday, October 16, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "For the two months following reopening, it appeared that the hospitality industry, in difficult circumstances, was adapting to the new regime and was getting 'back on its feet', albeit in survival mode" External link

skynews Friday, October 16, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There's massive confusion in the UK now because you've got the 'rule of six', Tier 2, Tier 3 - everyone's confused. " External link

yahoo-au Friday, October 16, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "For the two months following reopening, it appeared that the hospitality industry, in difficult circumstances, was adapting to the new regime and was getting 'back on its feet', albeit in survival mode" External link

heart Friday, October 16, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : “Under emergency powers the government is making a lot of changes,” External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin claimed : “everyone knows what they’ve got to do” External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There's massive confusion in the UK now because you've got the 'rule of six', Tier 2, Tier 3 - everyone's confused. "I think you should concentrate on the basics which is social distancing. If you don't get too close to someone you won't get infected, that works better" External link

bbc Friday, October 16, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I know how difficult this is for everyone and I understand the deep frustration people feel” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We are on a journey with this virus and we have come to a difficult point in that journey,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “I'm disappointed for the workers and all those who will lose jobs as a result of this. That is something we didn't want to see” External link

eecho Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It’s in everybody’s interest – that of the UK, Ireland, and the rest of the EU – that we reach a comprehensive agreement on trade and other issues with Britain. That is our aim and our objective. It can’t be a deal at any price obviously, and there are some tough negotiations ahead,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "I think we still can get this resolved within the timeframe available to us. I think where there is a will there's a way," "With Covid-19 having such a devastating impact on society and on the economies of the United Kingdom and across Europe obviously leaders will not want to hit citizens with a shock in terms of what a no-deal would represent," External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We will be re-emphasising to businesses that employees should not travel to their workplace unless they absolutely have to" External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Until we get a vaccine, normal life will not resume as we knew it" External link

irishmirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We will be re-emphasising to businesses that employees should not travel to their workplace unless they absolutely have to" External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin added : “We are living in difficult times and things may indeed get worse before they get better” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The exemption for the club championship will be removed and sporting bodies will be informed that if they cannot maintain protective measures in outdoor training, then such training should cease" External link

herald-ie Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Until we get a vaccine, normal life will not resume as we knew it” External link

irishmirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Every single penny of the carbon tax will go back to the people in the form of social protection payments and additional fuel allowance, but also towards retrofitting houses and enabling, which will make them more energy-efficient, and that will give greater value and into the future,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Things can be difficult at the best of times, and these are clearly not the best of times,” External link

dublinpeople Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Every single penny of the carbon tax will go back to the people in the form of social protection payments and additional fuel allowance, but also towards retrofitting houses and enabling, which will make them more energy efficient, and that will give greater value and into the future,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : “The grant aid is very welcome,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Throughout my political life I have worked hard on the disability issue, in particular on special needs education. " External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Simon Coveney ) : "My concerns with this situation are consistent. The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, is equally concerned about this. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, October 12, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Keeping our schools open remains a key priority of Government, to ensure that the life chances of our young people will not be impaired," External link

irishexaminer Monday, October 12, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We have the capacity and resources to come through this and we will" External link

independent-ie Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "If we all change our behaviours and work together we can make Level 3 work, protect lives and livelihoods, show that we can contain the virus and prevent its growth" External link

independent-ie Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Covid-19 is challenging countries across Europe and throughout the world. " External link

independent-ie Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “A number of campaigns were run as restrictions were imposed in order to explain the measures and reinforce public health messages,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 11, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "But mood is one thing. It does need substance to follow the mood," External link

bbc Friday, October 9, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “There needs to be a very trusting relationship between the educator and the student,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, October 9, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “There needs to be movement in terms of getting into end-stage negotiations and we feel there’s a lot of work to be done yet on a number of fronts, and it’s quite a challenging task ahead of the negotiators to ensure that an agreement is arrived at” External link

thecourier Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “There needs to be movement in terms of getting into end-stage negotiations and we feel there’s a lot of work to be done yet on a number of fronts, and it’s quite a challenging task ahead of the negotiators to ensure that an agreement is arrived at” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "the mood appears to have changed, and there's been more intensified engagement" "But mood is one thing, it does need substance to follow the mood," External link

bbc Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I don't have an indication of what they decide to do. I don't ordinarily interfere in Nphet’s deliberations” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “The CMO and myself agreed that we would continue to discuss this, to keep in touch in terms of of the ongoing prevalence of the virus,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “There needs to be movement in terms of getting into end-stage negotiations and we feel there’s a lot of work to be done yet on a number of fronts, and it’s quite a challenging task ahead of the negotiators to ensure that an agreement is arrived at” External link

waterford-news Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There needs to be movement in terms of getting into end-stage negotiations and we feel there's a lot of work to be done yet on a number of fronts, and it's quite a challenging task ahead of the negotiators to ensure that an agreement is arrived at" External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "We will also explore how best to step up our ambition on climate action; how to improve our coordination on the health and economic impacts of Covid-19, supporting Europe's recovery; and how to deepen the EU's relationship with Africa. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “But it doesn’t really address the issue of overall lack of representation. I’m optimistic, and I’m also skeptical. Who’s going to hold who accountable?” External link

nytimes Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "We will also explore how best to step up our ambition on climate action; how to improve our coordination on the health and economic impacts of Covid-19, supporting Europe's recovery; and how to deepen the EU's relationship with Africa. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We want people to come along with this effort, we want level three to work, level four and five would have profound negative implications for society and the economy," External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We're looking at the whole area of fines, for example, in terms of road traffic and so on," External link

herald-ie Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin repeated : “The public health authorities have been very reluctant to embrace antigen testing,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “They (public health authorities) have had a view that having testing in airports would be not the wisest use of resources,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “have been consistently negative about checks and testing at airport,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It’s going to take a reasonable period of time,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It is his intention to move away from the area on his release” External link

thecourier Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The situation is serious out there in terms of the growth of cases. And that is why we’ve moved to Level 3,” “I believe we have an obligation to the public and to industry, to business, to jobs” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “To move on Sunday to Level 5, I think, would have been an enormous shock to people – and to jobs,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Businesses are beginning to recover and vital public health services are still backlogged. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Businesses are beginning to recover and vital public health services are still backlogged. " External link

icWales Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Businesses are beginning to recover and vital public health services are still backlogged. " External link

heart Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Businesses are beginning to recover and vital public health services are still backlogged. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin added : "It's about preserving lives and livelihoods. We can't do one without the other," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Businesses are beginning to recover and vital public health services are still backlogged. " External link

skynews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There has been a significant and serious rise in the number of cases," "We must respond and the challenge is to be as effective and proportionate as possible" External link

eecho Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The evidence is very clear that most people are following guidelines in limiting their activities and reducing the risk that they might spread or catch the virus; however, there is also no doubt that others are taking a more lax attitude,” “Whether it is inviting others to our homes or how we behave setting, the virus is spreading because people are allowing it to spread” External link

todayfm Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin added : "It's about preserving lives and livelihoods. We can't do one without the other," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin added : “And this ensures that we look at all aspects of measures before they are implemented,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin declared : “The Government has been informed by message that recent trends and most parts of the country are a major concern,” “If we do not alter these trends, there will be a serious impact. There is no doubt whatsoever about this. So we must respond” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “It could involve the loss of hundreds of thousands of jobs with these concentrated in families and communities, which are already experiencing difficulties,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We all must respond. I want to outline very clearly the approach we're talking, and talk about the role each and every one of us has to play... " External link

irishmirror Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There has been a significant and serious rise in the number of cases," "We must respond and the challenge is to be as effective and proportionate as possible" External link

eecho Monday, October 5, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The reason the blanket ban could not be continued is that, fundamentally, it was unconstitutional," "We were no longer at the time, and are no longer now, in a lockdown situation. Dublin is not in lockdown. Level 3 is not lockdown. All sectors are open, bar the hospitality area generally and some areas of arts, culture and entertainment. Manufacturing is open, retail is open and construction is open" External link

independent-ie Monday, October 5, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about President Trump ) : “May I say as a preface to this, to wish President Trump and his wife Melania the very best in terms of wishing them a speedy recovery,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “Today in the European Council it’s very, very clear that a second wave is on the way across Europe,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about President Trump ) : “May I say as a preface to this, to wish President Trump and his wife Melania the very best in terms of wishing them a speedy recovery,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “Today in the European Council it’s very, very clear that a second wave is on the way across Europe,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin says : “He made it very, very clear that … their rights had not been fully recognized, and this was a gap, and it had to be dealt with,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 3, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "My message to Bayside residents and anyone who wants to come down to the beach is not to. Please, just stay away for another two or three weeks and let this virus eat itself out," "We are nearly there. We don't want people coming down to the beaches. And we certainly don't want peple who are pretending to be beachgoers causing trouble down in our Bayside area" External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "My message to Bayside residents and anyone who wants to come down to the beach is not to. Please, just stay away for another two or three weeks and let this virus eat itself out," "We are nearly there. We don't want people coming down to the beaches. And we certainly don't want peple who are pretending to be beachgoers causing trouble down in our Bayside area" External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about President Trump ) : “May I say as a preface to this, to wish President Trump and his wife Melania the very best in terms of wishing them a speedy recovery,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “Today in the European Council it’s very, very clear that a second wave is on the way across Europe,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "My message to Bayside residents and anyone who wants to come down to the beach is not to. Please, just stay away for another two or three weeks and let this virus eat itself out," "We are nearly there. We don't want people coming down to the beaches. And we certainly don't want people who are pretending to be beach-goers causing trouble down in our Bayside area" External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "My message to Bayside residents and anyone who wants to come down to the beach is not to. Please, just stay away for another two or three weeks and let this virus eat itself out," "We are nearly there. We don't want people coming down to the beaches. And we certainly don't want people who are pretending to be beach-goers causing trouble down in our Bayside area" External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “These measures will support small and medium businesses, give young people greater opportunities in training and education, support workers who have lost their jobs because of the pandemic and rejuvenate communities worst affected by the economic impact of the virus,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "My view in terms of commemoration and history is that we must always learn from history in the first instance - we should use commemoration to provide fresh insights to the younger generation that they understand how the country evolved and how independence was achieved," "What I would like the Decade of Commemorations to reveal is the entire complexity of what was involved in life at the time and that we would learn lessons from it which would guide future generations in such a way that they would never have to engage in conflict again," External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, October 3, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It's difficult for them to have tested positive for Covid-19, but we wish them a speedy recovery. " External link

RTERadio Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It is very, very clear that this second wave essentially is under way across Europe" External link

irishmirror Friday, October 2, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It's difficult for them to have tested positive for Covid-19 but we wish them a speedy recovery. " External link

irishmirror Friday, October 2, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about President Trump ) : “May I say as a preface to this, to wish President Trump and his wife Melania the very best in terms of wishing them a speedy recovery,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 2, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “Today in the European Council it’s very, very clear that a second wave is on the way across Europe,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 2, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It is essential that political campaigns remain peaceful and that everyone treats members of the media with the respect they deserve," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 2, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about President Trump ) : “May I say as a preface to this, to wish President Trump and his wife Melania the very best in terms of wishing them a speedy recovery,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 2, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “Today in the European Council it’s very, very clear that a second wave is on the way across Europe,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 2, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It's difficult for them to have tested positive for Covid-19 but we wish them a speedy recovery. " External link

RTERadio Friday, October 2, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We support the commission in its actions. It gave the United Kingdom a month to respond in relation to withdrawing the Internal Market Bill and the unilateral action it took in relation to the Northern Ireland protocol. A UK Government spokesperson said the Bill was a necessary " External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 2, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about The UK ) : “The UK Government is very conscious of the strength of opposition to its unilateral action across Europe and indeed in Ireland,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin stated : "We expect the National Retrofitting Plan to lead to a ten fold increase in the size of the existing retrofitting industry, providing opportunities for SMEs while instilling confidence for the establishment of supply chains, training and investment," External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told ( about The UK ) : “The power of the US legal system and sanction system has been demonstrated, so under a different hypothetical, let’s say there is a change of presidents in January 2021 and then a further one in January 2025 which reinstates them, a UK system has to be mindful of the fact that the US federal government has the sort of power to impact the technology available in markets like the UK,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about error ) : “My understanding is that the department would have been alerted to this by the company Polimetrica who discovered the error in the code initially” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about error ) : “My understanding is that the department would have been alerted to this by the company Polimetrica who discovered the error in the code initially” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "Above all, to ensure that we can ease as much anxiety as we can in relation to this, students themselves," "Our objective has to be the students and how they receive this information" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “I agree that we need to build more social and affordable homes,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "Above all, to ensure that we can ease as much anxiety as we can in relation to this students themselves," "Our objective has to be the students and how they receive this information" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Leaving Certificate ) : “The Department of Education and Skills has found... two errors in the Leaving Certificate 2020 calculated grades,” “My understanding is that the Minister for Education will be making a comprehensive statement today in relation to this and in terms of both what has occurred, the measures taken to rectify that” External link

eecho Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The Minister will be making a comprehensive statement on what has occurred, the measures taken to rectify that, the re-checking of that process, and bringing in independent external evaluation” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “My understanding is that Nphet will be meeting on Thursday, having assessed and reviewed the situation across the country. That is its primary duty,” “Nphet is not the most powerful body in the country. It provides advice to Government and the Oireachtas” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I'm not happy, or in any way comfortable with people taking up a position, who had been in office, particularly in the area they had jurisdiction over and responsibility for - that they would be taking a position in that area immediately after, or within months, of having left an office,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “iconic and historic locations such as this should be preserved or at a minimum incorporated into any new developments” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : "I believe the legislation should be reviewed, the Government has agreed this morning that the Minister of Public Expenditure would initiate a review of simple legislation but also more widely," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 29, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about The UK ) : “The Internal Market Bill has eroded trust. It has damaged, you know, the credibility of agreements that have been entered into namely the Withdrawal Agreement and the Northern Ireland protocol” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The next two weeks are critical and I am calling on everyone to bring extra focus to the task for the next fortnight. This is a dangerous and deadly virus that kills. Many of those that it doesn’t kill, it leaves seriously ill, regardless of age,” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "For every Derby and St Helens that would be absolutely pumping in the next two weeks because of mountain biking and Tasmanian families getting away, there's a lot of larger properties that employ a lot of people that are just unable to get the sort of numbers that they need to be sustainable," External link

abc-au Monday, September 28, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The impact of that is very frightening and it will have long-lasting effects," "This disease does not care that you are young, fit and healthy. It does not care that you have a family who love you and who are waiting for you to come home. Anyone can catch it, and anyone can become very sick" External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 28, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "I caught Covid-19 and within five days of experiencing my first symptoms, I was admitted to hospital, where I spent 68 days in intensive care, most of that time on a ventilator, in an induced coma," External link

eecho Monday, September 28, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The Internal Market Bill has eroded trust,” “It has damaged, you know, the credibility of agreements that have been entered into, namely the Withdrawal Agreement and the Northern Ireland protocol” External link

irishmirror Monday, September 28, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “A deal is the sane and sensible thing to do,” External link

irishmirror Monday, September 28, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin wrote : “The impact of that is very frightening and it will have long-lasting effects,” “This disease does not care that you are young, fit and healthy. It does not care that you have a family who love you and who are waiting for you to come home. Anyone can catch it, and anyone can become very sick” External link

independent-ie Monday, September 28, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “This disease does not care that you are young, fit and healthy. It does not care that you have a family who love you and who are waiting for you to come home. Anyone can catch it, and anyone can become very sick,” “I know from personal experience how dangerous this virus is. I was a fit and healthy man in my thirties, working and enjoying my life with my wife and my daughter,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, September 28, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I was told by my doctor that I would be in the induced coma for a few days, but I actually woke up two months later. The impact of that is very frightening and it will have long-lasting effects,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, September 28, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "I was told by my doctor that I would be in the induced coma for a few days, but I actually woke up two months later. " External link

RTERadio Monday, September 28, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "I don't know what the longer term effects are going to be. " External link

RTERadio Monday, September 28, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “This disease does not care that you are young, fit and healthy. It does not care that you have a family who love you and who are waiting for you to come home. Anyone can catch it, and anyone can become very sick,” “I know from personal experience how dangerous this virus is. I was a fit and healthy man in my thirties, working and enjoying my life with my wife and my daughter,” External link

westernpeople Monday, September 28, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I was told by my doctor that I would be in the induced coma for a few days, but I actually woke up two months later. The impact of that is very frightening and it will have long-lasting effects,” External link

westernpeople Monday, September 28, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "This is wonderful news to end our 130th year and kickstart the new school term! It is an honour to be recognised nationally with the four other schools in our category" External link

YorkshirePost Monday, September 28, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "The finalist nomination reflects the work of our dedicated teaching staff and our children’s enthusiasm for learning. We always strive to provide the very best educational experience and this commitment did not falter when the lockdown restrictions came into effect back in March. This would not be possible without the support of our staff and families – thank you for your good luck messages" External link

YorkshirePost Monday, September 28, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The Internal Market Bill has eroded trust,” “It has damaged, you know, the credibility of agreements that have been entered into, namely the Withdrawal Agreement and the Northern Ireland protocol” External link

pressandjournal Monday, September 28, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “A deal is the sane and sensible thing to do,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, September 28, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "For every Derby and St Helens that would be absolutely pumping in the next two weeks because of mountain biking and Tasmanian families getting away, there's a lot of larger properties that employ a lot of people that are just unable to get the sort of numbers that they need to be sustainable," External link

abc-au Monday, September 28, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Ireland has a long-standing and proud record of continuous service on United Nations peacekeeping operations. As a member of the council, we will take a keen interest in shaping the mandates under which United Nations peace keepers serve. We want to change aspects of peacekeeping for the better, for both peace keepers and host communities” External link

westernpeople Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "This year's United Nations General Assembly is meeting in the shadow of Covid-19," External link

eecho Saturday, September 26, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “In places like Cork City, cases have been going up in a straight line in the past two weeks," said Mr Martin. "That is a worry — between 20 and 30 cases a day. Likewise in other city areas. Those are danger areas right now". But Cork "is coming from a low base", he said, and there is still "an opportunity" to reverse the trend. The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) may advise the Government to bring in localised lockdowns in cities like Cork, leaving the wider county to operate more freely if infection rates remain lower there. "They [NPHET] are concerned about urban centres,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “This year’s United Nations General Assembly is meeting in the shadow of Covid-19,” External link

msn-uk Saturday, September 26, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I wish I was bringing better news this evening. That said, we can and we will get through this” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, September 25, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Workvivo founders John Goulding and Joe Lennon are very committed to Cork and Ireland, and I look forward to seeing their business grow and expand over the coming years,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, September 25, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “They are concerned about urban centres: Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford – particularly as universities and Institutes of Technology reopen in the coming weeks,” “That is a concern – where you have high density populations the virus can thrive in such situations” External link

irishtimes Friday, September 25, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “They are concerned about urban centres: Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford - particularly as universities and Institutes of Technology reopen in the coming weeks,” “That is a concern - where you have high density populations the virus can thrive in such situations” External link

irishtimes Friday, September 25, 2020 3:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about The UK ) : "NPHET may advise in terms of particularly localised restrictions though, to date, it has been on a county by county basis," "The numbers are particularly growing in the cities and urbanised parts of those counties" External link

independent-ie Friday, September 25, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “To be honest we could have similar announcements for other areas in the coming week, if the numbers keep rising,” External link

irishtimes Friday, September 25, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “to prevent fuel poverty and ensure a just transition,” External link

independent-ie Friday, September 25, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I wish I was bringing better news this evening. That said, we can and we will get through this” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, September 25, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “That’s why we are worried about urban centres,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “Sport in my view is vital in terms of physical and mental well being,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “That’s a separate issue, but I mean on the ministerial there will be no increase” External link

irishmirror Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The situation for those cities is critical and behaviour has to change quite frankly, people should reduce their social contacts because the numbers are going up too quickly in the wrong direction,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The difficulty of uniformity across the system is because different locations have different risks and protocols applying in different hospitals and maternity wards. That also has to be acknowledged as there has to be some degree of local decision-making in respect of the overarching objective of protecting people in situations such as this" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “In fact, the Irish Government, in terms of all parties, has probably been the one that has honoured its commitments under the Good Friday Agreement as regards legacy issues,” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “The entrance will be going in in the next 12 months and there will also be the start and completion of our perimeter fencing,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “In order to run it like the Harriers we have to have membership so there will be insurance for members,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “We'd like to thank all the businesses and the community for their support in our fundraising efforts to date. The Broadway show was one event which was very good,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Jim Larkin ) : “We would like to pay a particular word of thanks to Jim Larkin who has made a major contribution to the project. And also to wish him well, he hasn't been well and we wish him a speedy recovery,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We'd like to congratulate Benny on that great win,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We're catering for in excess of 700 children and there is an adult membership of approximately 500 between the three clubs, so a total of 1,200,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “In fact, the Irish Government, in terms of all parties, has probably been the one that has honoured its commitments under the Good Friday Agreement as regards legacy issues,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “In fact, the Irish Government, in terms of all parties, has probably been the one that has honoured its commitments under the Good Friday Agreement as regards legacy issues,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The priority was always to get the customers onto a network where you can start generating revenue," "We've had 10 years of being able to use the copper that was there and that saved lot of capital expenditure in the short term but allowed NBN to go out and get customers earlier than they otherwise would" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “In fact, the Irish Government, in terms of all parties, has probably been the one that has honoured its commitments under the Good Friday Agreement as regards legacy issues,” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “In fact, the Irish Government, in terms of all parties, has probably been the one that has honoured its commitments under the Good Friday Agreement as regards legacy issues,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The priority was always to get the customers onto a network where you can start generating revenue," "We've had 10 years of being able to use the copper that was there and that saved lot of capital expenditure in the short term but allowed NBN to go out and get customers earlier than they otherwise would" External link

watoday Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The priority was always to get the customers onto a network where you can start generating revenue," "We've had 10 years of being able to use the copper that was there and that saved lot of capital expenditure in the short term but allowed NBN to go out and get customers earlier than they otherwise would" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The priority was always to get the customers onto a network where you can start generating revenue," "We've had 10 years of being able to use the copper that was there and that saved lot of capital expenditure in the short term but allowed NBN to go out and get customers earlier than they otherwise would" External link

theage Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “very significant impact on our Budget,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “There’s no reason why not. It’s the sort of thing we’d like to do,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Certainly, Louth, Donegal, and Waterford are giving rise for concern, and the CMO has said this to us and obviously, that will be closely monitored and it is a significant decision to move up to level three for any county. So that would be carefully considered. NPHET will advise Government in relation to those counties, and the broader situation,” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Certainly, Louth, Donegal, and Waterford are giving rise for concern, and the CMO has said this to us and obviously, that will be closely monitored and it is a significant decision to move up to level three for any county. So that would be carefully considered. NPHET will advise Government in relation to those counties, and the broader situation,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Certainly, Louth, Donegal, and Waterford are giving rise for concern, and the CMO has said this to us and obviously, that will be closely monitored and it is a significant decision to move up to level three for any county. So that would be carefully considered. NPHET will advise Government in relation to those counties, and the broader situation,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I think that has happened in communities and in families across the country and in most cases it’s happening in an intelligent and informed way,” External link

independent-ie Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We have to recalibrate and the budget gives us an opportunity to look again at issues like the pandemic unemployment payment," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 21, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We have to recalibrate and the budget gives us an opportunity to look again at issues like the pandemic unemployment payment," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We may get a vaccine by the middle of the year. The full impact of the virus will be with us for the full year” External link

irishmirror Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It’s a one in a 100 year event. It’s affecting how we do things, it’s upending all our lives, how we behave. We don’t shake hands any more. Who would have thought a year ago we would be doing this?” External link

independent-ie Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It's a one in a 100 year event. It's affecting how we do things, it's upending all our lives, how we behave. We don't shake hands any more. Who would have thought a year ago we would be doing this?" External link

eecho Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It’s a one in a 100 year event. It’s affecting how we do things, it’s upending all our lives, how we behave. We don’t shake hands any more. Who would have thought a year ago we would be doing this?” External link

independent-ie Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We are borrowing a lot of resources and I believe we should allocate some of those resources to productive areas to create new employment in new areas and create a new economy,” “That is in digital it is in green economy and I do think in the agri-food area as well there are new income streams and new types of activity [that] we can develop through the resources that we’re currently borrowing, so that you get a longer term return on that allocation of resources,” External link

independent-ie Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “As well as being Taoiseach, I am also a father, a husband, a brother, a sports fan, someone who likes a pint with my friends. I know how exhausting, how infuriating, how lonely it has been and still is for so many of our people as we try to manage this,” “But I also know this, my first and most important obligation, and that of Government, is to protect you. This virus kills. It kills more old people than young, but it kills young people too. And the ones it doesn’t kill, it leaves many of them sick and disabled for months” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, September 18, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I understand how frustrated people are – how much we all want to put this pandemic behind us – but we have to remember it is still deadly and have to take action. It is only we as a people, working together and making the sacrifices that are being asked of each one of us that we can slow the new wave of the virus,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, September 18, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "I know the restrictions will make many people angry but we have very clear advice that they will save lives," External link

RTERadio Friday, September 18, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It (ransomware) is the most likely way someone is going to suffer serious disadvantage, get hurt, or even get killed which may sadly have just happened for the first time,” External link

thecourier Friday, September 18, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Those living in Dublin should limit travel outside the city. There’s not a regulation, there is not a legal restriction. That is the advice” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Last week saw a 70pc increase in community testing requests from GPs and they [the HSE] have managed to deal with that,” “There is a daily capacity now of 15,000. It is more crucial than the 100,000 weekly figure” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The communication has gone to all ministers to restrict their movements pending the outcome of that test," External link

herald-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:49:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "we believe Ministers of State can take certain issues and represent the Government" External link

herald-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:49:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Nphet gave us advice on Dublin. We didn't ignore it. We didn't get advice to move Dublin to Level 3. " External link

herald-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : “I am encouraging people not to travel, if at all possible,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

oxfordtimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We must continue to live with the reality that Covid-19 is potentially deadly, causes long-term illness, and we must limit the spread. " External link

irishmirror Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin explained : "Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios," External link

irishmirror Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Tax receipts have been buoyant, which reflects the progressive nature of the tax system but also shows that those on lower incomes have lost out more," External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “This is a plan which gives clarity about each of our responsibilities and how different situations and sectors will be handled,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "That got translated into something else but that is what he said to us," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We must continue to live with the reality that Covid-19 is potentially deadly, causes long-term illness, and we must limit the spread,” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “This is a plan which gives clarity about each of our responsibilities and how different situations and sectors will be handled,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin insisted : “By tonight, make your decisions, gave clear advice, clear advice once and for all. Where Dublin is at – is it at two or is it at three?” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin insisted : “By tonight, make your decisions, gave clear advice, clear advice once and for all. Where Dublin is at – is it at two or is it at three?” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We must continue to live with the reality that Covid-19 is potentially deadly, causes long-term illness, and we must limit the spread,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Current Covid numbers in Dublin are very worrying and the Government today has decided to introduce additional measures [for Dublin],” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Current Covid numbers in Dublin are very worrying and the Government today has decided to introduce additional measures (for the capital),” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "The data we have shows that the infection rate has risen, mainly due to social interactions, particularly private household gatherings. " External link

coventrytelegraph Monday, September 14, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out - Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year" External link

heart Monday, September 14, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "a K-2 curriculum that makes explicit oral language development, early reading and writing skills and early mathematics skills, particularly for children who are less advanced in these areas," External link

theherald-au Monday, September 14, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5 per cent below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

southwalesargus Monday, September 14, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out - Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year" External link

skynews Monday, September 14, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "a K-2 curriculum that makes explicit oral language development, early reading and writing skills and early mathematics skills, particularly for children who are less advanced in these areas," External link

theage Monday, September 14, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5 per cent below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

clactonandfrintongazette Monday, September 14, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We have to learn also from what we've done in the past. Certainly the severe restrictions brought in to Kildare, Laois and Offaly did work" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, September 14, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5 per cent below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

oxfordtimes Monday, September 14, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out - Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year" External link

skynews Monday, September 14, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "If pubs are closed, or restricted so much that they become unprofitable, a great deal of the strenuous effort of the hospitality industry's 3.2 million employees, currently engaged on upholding hygiene and social distancing standards, will be lost" External link

bbc Monday, September 14, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The data we have shows that the infection rate has risen, mainly due to social interactions, particularly private household gatherings," External link

chroniclelive Monday, September 14, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

heraldscotland Monday, September 14, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

worcesternews Monday, September 14, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

thecourier Monday, September 14, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : "Sports is important — we want to do more for sports, we want to have young people out there training and playing their games," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "First of all, there wasn't scathing criticism — there was one person at the end of the meeting in terms of one contribution to me. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Maybe if I have one fault, I do focus on policy a lot. I do focus on the substance of Government decisions and getting things done for the future of the country. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : "That PR firm isn't directly dealing with the Government-wide launch of the Covid plan," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We have to learn also from what we've done in the past. " External link

herald-ie Monday, September 14, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "First of all, there wasn't scathing criticism, there was one person at the end of the meeting in terms of one contribution to me. " External link

irishexaminer Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Commission ) : “Part of the national plan will reflect on that in terms of how we deal with travel over the medium term. We are conscious of the European Union Commission’s publication recently of a framework within which member states of the European Union would manage travel in terms of green, orange, and red zones” “We’re very minded to give that positive consideration. We’re currently still reflecting on that, and that will form part of our response on Tuesday,” External link

eecho Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "He's entitled to his views, I disagree of course with them," External link

irishmirror Friday, September 11, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We have worked with the chief medical officer (Dr Ronan Glynn) in this regard and NPHET, that is work still in progress,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, September 11, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We have worked with the chief medical officer (Dr Ronan Glynn) in this regard and NPHET, that is work still in progress,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, September 11, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “As all recent in-flight dramas have a political element into it, the airline and the regulator either turn meek or become overzealous in their action for instance in the Kamal Karma case. The poor chap was not causing any risk to flight, he was simply asking questions to a ‘politically connected’ fellow passenger without harming anyone,” External link

thehindu Friday, September 11, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We have worked with the chief medical officer (Dr Ronan Glynn) in this regard and NPHET, that is work still in progress,” External link

msn-uk Friday, September 11, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “He’s entitled to his views, I disagree of course with them,” External link

msn-uk Friday, September 11, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We have worked with the chief medical officer (Dr Ronan Glynn) in this regard and NPHET, that is work still in progress,” External link

independent-ie Friday, September 11, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “He’s entitled to his views, I disagree of course with them,” External link

independent-ie Friday, September 11, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT



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Mr Martin said : “They are playing a vital role in ensuring people have access to essential supplies in a safe environment. These additional jobs will further improve the shopping experience for customers as well as providing an employment boost in Cork and right across the country,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Every event puts at risk the quality of the seeds," "It might only sound small when you say 10 or 20 per cent damage, but ... for some farmers that ten per cent that is lying on the ground is the bit they really needed in their silo to be able to sell and make a profit" External link

bordermail Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We are opting into the EU system but the problem is many countries are on the red list," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There is no, I get the sense, ideological opposition to the idea of working north-south while respecting people's identity and constitutional perspectives," External link

irishexaminer Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The strategy we are pursuing is to try and suppress the virus through human behaviour and through restrictions, and it is very difficult for people. " External link

RTERadio Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The momentum is towards a deal, towards an agreement. " External link

RTERadio Saturday, October 24, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "Given the impact Covid-19 has had on our respective economies, logic and common sense would suggest that people need to do everything they possibly can to avoid a second shock to our respective economies and get a deal done" External link

RTERadio Saturday, October 24, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There is no, I get the sense, ideological opposition to the idea of working north-south while respecting people's identity and constitutional perspectives," External link

irishexaminer Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “fundamentally, Sinn Féin is a party that needs to change. It is a very controlling party over its members and has been for quite some time” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The strategy we are pursuing is to try and suppress the virus through human behaviour and through restrictions, and it is very difficult for people. " External link

RTERadio Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "They are highly sophisticated, encrypted handsets which contained Dutch SIM cards making it impossible to get into and to get call data from," External link

kentonline Friday, October 23, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "She was ultimately persuaded by him to go and collect something for him. " External link

kentonline Friday, October 23, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin replied : "The government has said that for the next five years a border poll is not on our agenda. I've made that clear. " External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 23, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin added : "That's informing my thinking. Unionists, from my experience, get the necessity and importance of engagement north-south," External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 23, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin explained : "We can all work together for a shared future without in any way relinquishing our equally legitimate ambitions or beliefs," External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 23, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “They [the investors] are joining us on the journey as they recognise that the pursuit of profit with purpose can have lasting effects not just on investment performance but also for society at large,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 23, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We are opting into the EU system but the problem is many countries are on the red list," External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “you have to go the hard yards” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It depends what you mean by a united Ireland. " External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "A Shared Island is a whole-of-­Government priority" "The Shared Island unit in my department will be a driver for this work. It is a broad, ­positive and practical agenda," External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “this will be a difficult and tough six weeks” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio ) : “The Pope’s speaking positively about civil unions also sends a strong message to places where the church has opposed such laws,” External link

csmonitor Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “A vaccine on its own isn’t a panacea – there will be challenges when it arrives” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Today is an opportunity to be philosophical, and to look beyond the fog of uncertainty in the current environment and to begin to reimagine a very different future," "This is not about denying the very difficult challenges our country and indeed all countries are facing. It is about thinking through how we can overcome these obstacles and best position ourselves for the new challenges and opportunities on the horizon," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, October 21, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “A vaccine on its own isn’t a panacea – there will be challenges when it arrives” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, October 21, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Whilst September’s figures paint a slightly less bleak picture for Scotland’s high streets, the challenges facing retailers show little signs of abating. Total year-on-year sales were down 6%, which is a modest improvement from August’s 7.5% drop. However, with the resurgence of stricter lockdown rules and the prospect of a no-deal Brexit , consumer confidence remains low” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It’s clear consumer expenditure has continued to shift away from non-retailing categories like travel and leisure, whilst the focus remains on food, furniture and electronic goods. Elsewhere, non-food, and fashion and footwear retailers suffered a month of woeful performance, with demand seen only for children’s clothing, in a period in which outfits for seasonal events should usually have been purchased” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "I understand and I feel very personally and profoundly, the disappointment, the feelings of loneliness, perhaps even despair that this announcement will bring to many" External link

skynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : "We are part of the EU and an outward economy and society," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “I’m just being very candid with the Oireachtas, I do foresee a period where you have periods of higher level restrictions, followed by lower level restrictions, and if necessary, followed by higher level restrictions again if the virus continues (and) spreads during the reopening phase,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “If we pull together over the last six weeks,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “if we pull together over the next six weeks we will be able to celebrate Christmas in a meaningful way” External link

irishmirror Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I think we are going to have Covid-19 with us for the whole of 2021,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : "In one location, you could have many funerals" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The evidence of a potentially grave situation arising in the weeks ahead is now too strong," External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "These are the toughest of times and people must dig deep. " External link

herald-ie Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Further action is now required. Nphet has been clear on what it believes is needed," External link

herald-ie Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “If we pull together over the next six weeks we will be able to celebrate Christmas in a meaningful way,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Even as the winter comes in, there is hope, and there is light. If we pull together over the next six weeks, we will have the chance to celebrate Christmas in a meaningful way," External link

heart Monday, October 19, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We must persevere and we must be resilient," "We will suppress this virus and we will emerge from these restrictions on 1 December" External link

heart Monday, October 19, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "2020 has been a hard year, and we're not through it yet. " External link

irishmirror Monday, October 19, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "2020 has been a hard year, and we're not through it yet. " External link

irishmirror Monday, October 19, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We will suppress this virus and we will emerged from these restrictions on December 1," External link

independent-ie Monday, October 19, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We cannot and will not allow our young people's futures to be another victim of this disease," External link

limerickleader Monday, October 19, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Even as the winter comes in there is hope and there is light. If we pull together over the next six weeks we can have a Christmas," External link

limerickleader Monday, October 19, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We must persevere and we must be resilient," "We will suppress this virus and we will emerge from these restrictions on 1 December" External link

skynews Monday, October 19, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Jack understands how stressful, and often how scary, a client's situation can be," "He wants our clients to know that they've got someone in their corner, and that's evident in the way he fights for them in the courtroom. You couldn't ask for a better advocate" External link

prnewswire Monday, October 19, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We will be responding to each of your recommendations,” “They will be taken very seriously and considered carefully” External link

irishtimes Sunday, October 18, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We’re giving this very active consideration, the situation is very serious," External link

independent-ie Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The current environment of lockdowns, curfews and constantly changing regulations and announcements threatens not only pub companies, but the entire economy," External link

independent-ie Saturday, October 17, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "panicked and started using emergency powers and shooting from the hip" "We've had a palette of ever-changing regulations since then; people find it very hard to understand and live with" External link

independent-ie Saturday, October 17, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “You can’t rule anything out at the moment” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, October 17, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “You can’t rule anything out at the moment” External link

chesterfirst Friday, October 16, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added ( about Swedish ) : “I’d say that (we should) have a look at the Swedish model, it would avoid the confusion that has arisen in England, because we would concentrate on social distancing and hygiene measures” External link

chesterfirst Friday, October 16, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The curfew and not allowing people to go up to the till like they can in shops” External link

chesterfirst Friday, October 16, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "From an objective analysis, it would seem to me that anybody looking in would say, there is the basis of an agreement, clearly not an agreement at any price" External link

RTERadio Friday, October 16, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Other chapters need to be closed off and there are some outstanding issues, including fisheries, governance, and a level playing field," External link

irishexaminer Friday, October 16, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Sometimes the narrative is not as complex as the actual detail can be and the content of an agreement can be. " External link

irishexaminer Friday, October 16, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The truth is you certainly can catch Covid in a pub, but it is not the centre of transmission" External link

thesun Friday, October 16, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Michel Barnier ) : "That is not my read of the situation, I think Europe is very much up for a deal and I think judging by Michel Barnier's assessment and presentation to the European Council yesterday afternoon, my assessment would be that within that there clearly is room for a deal and there has been actually progress on quite a number of issues. " External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added ( about Swedish ) : “I’d say that (we should) have a look at the Swedish model, it would avoid the confusion that has arisen in England, because we would concentrate on social distancing and hygiene measures” External link

thecourier Friday, October 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The curfew and not allowing people to go up to the till like they can in shops” External link

thecourier Friday, October 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “You can’t rule anything out at the moment” External link

pressandjournal Friday, October 16, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "For the two months following reopening, it appeared that the hospitality industry, in difficult circumstances, was adapting to the new regime and was getting 'back on its feet', albeit in survival mode" External link

heart Friday, October 16, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "For the two months following reopening, it appeared that the hospitality industry, in difficult circumstances, was adapting to the new regime and was getting 'back on its feet', albeit in survival mode" External link

skynews Friday, October 16, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There's massive confusion in the UK now because you've got the 'rule of six', Tier 2, Tier 3 - everyone's confused. " External link

yahoo-au Friday, October 16, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "For the two months following reopening, it appeared that the hospitality industry, in difficult circumstances, was adapting to the new regime and was getting 'back on its feet', albeit in survival mode" External link

heart Friday, October 16, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : “Under emergency powers the government is making a lot of changes,” External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin claimed : “everyone knows what they’ve got to do” External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There's massive confusion in the UK now because you've got the 'rule of six', Tier 2, Tier 3 - everyone's confused. "I think you should concentrate on the basics which is social distancing. If you don't get too close to someone you won't get infected, that works better" External link

bbc Friday, October 16, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I know how difficult this is for everyone and I understand the deep frustration people feel” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We are on a journey with this virus and we have come to a difficult point in that journey,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “I'm disappointed for the workers and all those who will lose jobs as a result of this. That is something we didn't want to see” External link

eecho Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It’s in everybody’s interest – that of the UK, Ireland, and the rest of the EU – that we reach a comprehensive agreement on trade and other issues with Britain. That is our aim and our objective. It can’t be a deal at any price obviously, and there are some tough negotiations ahead,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "I think we still can get this resolved within the timeframe available to us. I think where there is a will there's a way," "With Covid-19 having such a devastating impact on society and on the economies of the United Kingdom and across Europe obviously leaders will not want to hit citizens with a shock in terms of what a no-deal would represent," External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We will be re-emphasising to businesses that employees should not travel to their workplace unless they absolutely have to" External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Until we get a vaccine, normal life will not resume as we knew it" External link

irishmirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We will be re-emphasising to businesses that employees should not travel to their workplace unless they absolutely have to" External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin added : “We are living in difficult times and things may indeed get worse before they get better” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The exemption for the club championship will be removed and sporting bodies will be informed that if they cannot maintain protective measures in outdoor training, then such training should cease" External link

herald-ie Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Until we get a vaccine, normal life will not resume as we knew it” External link

irishmirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Every single penny of the carbon tax will go back to the people in the form of social protection payments and additional fuel allowance, but also towards retrofitting houses and enabling, which will make them more energy-efficient, and that will give greater value and into the future,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Things can be difficult at the best of times, and these are clearly not the best of times,” External link

dublinpeople Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Every single penny of the carbon tax will go back to the people in the form of social protection payments and additional fuel allowance, but also towards retrofitting houses and enabling, which will make them more energy efficient, and that will give greater value and into the future,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : “The grant aid is very welcome,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Throughout my political life I have worked hard on the disability issue, in particular on special needs education. " External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Simon Coveney ) : "My concerns with this situation are consistent. The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, is equally concerned about this. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, October 12, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Keeping our schools open remains a key priority of Government, to ensure that the life chances of our young people will not be impaired," External link

irishexaminer Monday, October 12, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We have the capacity and resources to come through this and we will" External link

independent-ie Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "If we all change our behaviours and work together we can make Level 3 work, protect lives and livelihoods, show that we can contain the virus and prevent its growth" External link

independent-ie Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Covid-19 is challenging countries across Europe and throughout the world. " External link

independent-ie Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “A number of campaigns were run as restrictions were imposed in order to explain the measures and reinforce public health messages,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 11, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "But mood is one thing. It does need substance to follow the mood," External link

bbc Friday, October 9, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “There needs to be a very trusting relationship between the educator and the student,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, October 9, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “There needs to be movement in terms of getting into end-stage negotiations and we feel there’s a lot of work to be done yet on a number of fronts, and it’s quite a challenging task ahead of the negotiators to ensure that an agreement is arrived at” External link

thecourier Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “There needs to be movement in terms of getting into end-stage negotiations and we feel there’s a lot of work to be done yet on a number of fronts, and it’s quite a challenging task ahead of the negotiators to ensure that an agreement is arrived at” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "the mood appears to have changed, and there's been more intensified engagement" "But mood is one thing, it does need substance to follow the mood," External link

bbc Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I don't have an indication of what they decide to do. I don't ordinarily interfere in Nphet’s deliberations” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “The CMO and myself agreed that we would continue to discuss this, to keep in touch in terms of of the ongoing prevalence of the virus,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “There needs to be movement in terms of getting into end-stage negotiations and we feel there’s a lot of work to be done yet on a number of fronts, and it’s quite a challenging task ahead of the negotiators to ensure that an agreement is arrived at” External link

waterford-news Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There needs to be movement in terms of getting into end-stage negotiations and we feel there's a lot of work to be done yet on a number of fronts, and it's quite a challenging task ahead of the negotiators to ensure that an agreement is arrived at" External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "We will also explore how best to step up our ambition on climate action; how to improve our coordination on the health and economic impacts of Covid-19, supporting Europe's recovery; and how to deepen the EU's relationship with Africa. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “But it doesn’t really address the issue of overall lack of representation. I’m optimistic, and I’m also skeptical. Who’s going to hold who accountable?” External link

nytimes Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "We will also explore how best to step up our ambition on climate action; how to improve our coordination on the health and economic impacts of Covid-19, supporting Europe's recovery; and how to deepen the EU's relationship with Africa. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We want people to come along with this effort, we want level three to work, level four and five would have profound negative implications for society and the economy," External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We're looking at the whole area of fines, for example, in terms of road traffic and so on," External link

herald-ie Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin repeated : “The public health authorities have been very reluctant to embrace antigen testing,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “They (public health authorities) have had a view that having testing in airports would be not the wisest use of resources,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “have been consistently negative about checks and testing at airport,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It’s going to take a reasonable period of time,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It is his intention to move away from the area on his release” External link

thecourier Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The situation is serious out there in terms of the growth of cases. And that is why we’ve moved to Level 3,” “I believe we have an obligation to the public and to industry, to business, to jobs” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “To move on Sunday to Level 5, I think, would have been an enormous shock to people – and to jobs,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Businesses are beginning to recover and vital public health services are still backlogged. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Businesses are beginning to recover and vital public health services are still backlogged. " External link

icWales Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Businesses are beginning to recover and vital public health services are still backlogged. " External link

heart Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Businesses are beginning to recover and vital public health services are still backlogged. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin added : "It's about preserving lives and livelihoods. We can't do one without the other," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Businesses are beginning to recover and vital public health services are still backlogged. " External link

skynews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There has been a significant and serious rise in the number of cases," "We must respond and the challenge is to be as effective and proportionate as possible" External link

eecho Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The evidence is very clear that most people are following guidelines in limiting their activities and reducing the risk that they might spread or catch the virus; however, there is also no doubt that others are taking a more lax attitude,” “Whether it is inviting others to our homes or how we behave setting, the virus is spreading because people are allowing it to spread” External link

todayfm Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin added : "It's about preserving lives and livelihoods. We can't do one without the other," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin added : “And this ensures that we look at all aspects of measures before they are implemented,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin declared : “The Government has been informed by message that recent trends and most parts of the country are a major concern,” “If we do not alter these trends, there will be a serious impact. There is no doubt whatsoever about this. So we must respond” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “It could involve the loss of hundreds of thousands of jobs with these concentrated in families and communities, which are already experiencing difficulties,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We all must respond. I want to outline very clearly the approach we're talking, and talk about the role each and every one of us has to play... " External link

irishmirror Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "There has been a significant and serious rise in the number of cases," "We must respond and the challenge is to be as effective and proportionate as possible" External link

eecho Monday, October 5, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The reason the blanket ban could not be continued is that, fundamentally, it was unconstitutional," "We were no longer at the time, and are no longer now, in a lockdown situation. Dublin is not in lockdown. Level 3 is not lockdown. All sectors are open, bar the hospitality area generally and some areas of arts, culture and entertainment. Manufacturing is open, retail is open and construction is open" External link

independent-ie Monday, October 5, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about President Trump ) : “May I say as a preface to this, to wish President Trump and his wife Melania the very best in terms of wishing them a speedy recovery,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “Today in the European Council it’s very, very clear that a second wave is on the way across Europe,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about President Trump ) : “May I say as a preface to this, to wish President Trump and his wife Melania the very best in terms of wishing them a speedy recovery,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “Today in the European Council it’s very, very clear that a second wave is on the way across Europe,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin says : “He made it very, very clear that … their rights had not been fully recognized, and this was a gap, and it had to be dealt with,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 3, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "My message to Bayside residents and anyone who wants to come down to the beach is not to. Please, just stay away for another two or three weeks and let this virus eat itself out," "We are nearly there. We don't want people coming down to the beaches. And we certainly don't want peple who are pretending to be beachgoers causing trouble down in our Bayside area" External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "My message to Bayside residents and anyone who wants to come down to the beach is not to. Please, just stay away for another two or three weeks and let this virus eat itself out," "We are nearly there. We don't want people coming down to the beaches. And we certainly don't want peple who are pretending to be beachgoers causing trouble down in our Bayside area" External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about President Trump ) : “May I say as a preface to this, to wish President Trump and his wife Melania the very best in terms of wishing them a speedy recovery,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “Today in the European Council it’s very, very clear that a second wave is on the way across Europe,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "My message to Bayside residents and anyone who wants to come down to the beach is not to. Please, just stay away for another two or three weeks and let this virus eat itself out," "We are nearly there. We don't want people coming down to the beaches. And we certainly don't want people who are pretending to be beach-goers causing trouble down in our Bayside area" External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "My message to Bayside residents and anyone who wants to come down to the beach is not to. Please, just stay away for another two or three weeks and let this virus eat itself out," "We are nearly there. We don't want people coming down to the beaches. And we certainly don't want people who are pretending to be beach-goers causing trouble down in our Bayside area" External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “These measures will support small and medium businesses, give young people greater opportunities in training and education, support workers who have lost their jobs because of the pandemic and rejuvenate communities worst affected by the economic impact of the virus,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "My view in terms of commemoration and history is that we must always learn from history in the first instance - we should use commemoration to provide fresh insights to the younger generation that they understand how the country evolved and how independence was achieved," "What I would like the Decade of Commemorations to reveal is the entire complexity of what was involved in life at the time and that we would learn lessons from it which would guide future generations in such a way that they would never have to engage in conflict again," External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, October 3, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It's difficult for them to have tested positive for Covid-19, but we wish them a speedy recovery. " External link

RTERadio Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It is very, very clear that this second wave essentially is under way across Europe" External link

irishmirror Friday, October 2, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It's difficult for them to have tested positive for Covid-19 but we wish them a speedy recovery. " External link

irishmirror Friday, October 2, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about President Trump ) : “May I say as a preface to this, to wish President Trump and his wife Melania the very best in terms of wishing them a speedy recovery,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 2, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “Today in the European Council it’s very, very clear that a second wave is on the way across Europe,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 2, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It is essential that political campaigns remain peaceful and that everyone treats members of the media with the respect they deserve," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 2, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about President Trump ) : “May I say as a preface to this, to wish President Trump and his wife Melania the very best in terms of wishing them a speedy recovery,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 2, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin warned : “Today in the European Council it’s very, very clear that a second wave is on the way across Europe,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 2, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It's difficult for them to have tested positive for Covid-19 but we wish them a speedy recovery. " External link

RTERadio Friday, October 2, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We support the commission in its actions. It gave the United Kingdom a month to respond in relation to withdrawing the Internal Market Bill and the unilateral action it took in relation to the Northern Ireland protocol. A UK Government spokesperson said the Bill was a necessary " External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 2, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about The UK ) : “The UK Government is very conscious of the strength of opposition to its unilateral action across Europe and indeed in Ireland,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin stated : "We expect the National Retrofitting Plan to lead to a ten fold increase in the size of the existing retrofitting industry, providing opportunities for SMEs while instilling confidence for the establishment of supply chains, training and investment," External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told ( about The UK ) : “The power of the US legal system and sanction system has been demonstrated, so under a different hypothetical, let’s say there is a change of presidents in January 2021 and then a further one in January 2025 which reinstates them, a UK system has to be mindful of the fact that the US federal government has the sort of power to impact the technology available in markets like the UK,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about error ) : “My understanding is that the department would have been alerted to this by the company Polimetrica who discovered the error in the code initially” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about error ) : “My understanding is that the department would have been alerted to this by the company Polimetrica who discovered the error in the code initially” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "Above all, to ensure that we can ease as much anxiety as we can in relation to this, students themselves," "Our objective has to be the students and how they receive this information" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “I agree that we need to build more social and affordable homes,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "Above all, to ensure that we can ease as much anxiety as we can in relation to this students themselves," "Our objective has to be the students and how they receive this information" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Leaving Certificate ) : “The Department of Education and Skills has found... two errors in the Leaving Certificate 2020 calculated grades,” “My understanding is that the Minister for Education will be making a comprehensive statement today in relation to this and in terms of both what has occurred, the measures taken to rectify that” External link

eecho Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The Minister will be making a comprehensive statement on what has occurred, the measures taken to rectify that, the re-checking of that process, and bringing in independent external evaluation” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “My understanding is that Nphet will be meeting on Thursday, having assessed and reviewed the situation across the country. That is its primary duty,” “Nphet is not the most powerful body in the country. It provides advice to Government and the Oireachtas” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I'm not happy, or in any way comfortable with people taking up a position, who had been in office, particularly in the area they had jurisdiction over and responsibility for - that they would be taking a position in that area immediately after, or within months, of having left an office,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “iconic and historic locations such as this should be preserved or at a minimum incorporated into any new developments” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : "I believe the legislation should be reviewed, the Government has agreed this morning that the Minister of Public Expenditure would initiate a review of simple legislation but also more widely," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 29, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about The UK ) : “The Internal Market Bill has eroded trust. It has damaged, you know, the credibility of agreements that have been entered into namely the Withdrawal Agreement and the Northern Ireland protocol” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The next two weeks are critical and I am calling on everyone to bring extra focus to the task for the next fortnight. This is a dangerous and deadly virus that kills. Many of those that it doesn’t kill, it leaves seriously ill, regardless of age,” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "For every Derby and St Helens that would be absolutely pumping in the next two weeks because of mountain biking and Tasmanian families getting away, there's a lot of larger properties that employ a lot of people that are just unable to get the sort of numbers that they need to be sustainable," External link

abc-au Monday, September 28, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The impact of that is very frightening and it will have long-lasting effects," "This disease does not care that you are young, fit and healthy. It does not care that you have a family who love you and who are waiting for you to come home. Anyone can catch it, and anyone can become very sick" External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 28, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "I caught Covid-19 and within five days of experiencing my first symptoms, I was admitted to hospital, where I spent 68 days in intensive care, most of that time on a ventilator, in an induced coma," External link

eecho Monday, September 28, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The Internal Market Bill has eroded trust,” “It has damaged, you know, the credibility of agreements that have been entered into, namely the Withdrawal Agreement and the Northern Ireland protocol” External link

irishmirror Monday, September 28, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “A deal is the sane and sensible thing to do,” External link

irishmirror Monday, September 28, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin wrote : “The impact of that is very frightening and it will have long-lasting effects,” “This disease does not care that you are young, fit and healthy. It does not care that you have a family who love you and who are waiting for you to come home. Anyone can catch it, and anyone can become very sick” External link

independent-ie Monday, September 28, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “This disease does not care that you are young, fit and healthy. It does not care that you have a family who love you and who are waiting for you to come home. Anyone can catch it, and anyone can become very sick,” “I know from personal experience how dangerous this virus is. I was a fit and healthy man in my thirties, working and enjoying my life with my wife and my daughter,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, September 28, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I was told by my doctor that I would be in the induced coma for a few days, but I actually woke up two months later. The impact of that is very frightening and it will have long-lasting effects,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, September 28, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "I was told by my doctor that I would be in the induced coma for a few days, but I actually woke up two months later. " External link

RTERadio Monday, September 28, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "I don't know what the longer term effects are going to be. " External link

RTERadio Monday, September 28, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “This disease does not care that you are young, fit and healthy. It does not care that you have a family who love you and who are waiting for you to come home. Anyone can catch it, and anyone can become very sick,” “I know from personal experience how dangerous this virus is. I was a fit and healthy man in my thirties, working and enjoying my life with my wife and my daughter,” External link

westernpeople Monday, September 28, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I was told by my doctor that I would be in the induced coma for a few days, but I actually woke up two months later. The impact of that is very frightening and it will have long-lasting effects,” External link

westernpeople Monday, September 28, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "This is wonderful news to end our 130th year and kickstart the new school term! It is an honour to be recognised nationally with the four other schools in our category" External link

YorkshirePost Monday, September 28, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "The finalist nomination reflects the work of our dedicated teaching staff and our children’s enthusiasm for learning. We always strive to provide the very best educational experience and this commitment did not falter when the lockdown restrictions came into effect back in March. This would not be possible without the support of our staff and families – thank you for your good luck messages" External link

YorkshirePost Monday, September 28, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The Internal Market Bill has eroded trust,” “It has damaged, you know, the credibility of agreements that have been entered into, namely the Withdrawal Agreement and the Northern Ireland protocol” External link

pressandjournal Monday, September 28, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “A deal is the sane and sensible thing to do,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, September 28, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "For every Derby and St Helens that would be absolutely pumping in the next two weeks because of mountain biking and Tasmanian families getting away, there's a lot of larger properties that employ a lot of people that are just unable to get the sort of numbers that they need to be sustainable," External link

abc-au Monday, September 28, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Ireland has a long-standing and proud record of continuous service on United Nations peacekeeping operations. As a member of the council, we will take a keen interest in shaping the mandates under which United Nations peace keepers serve. We want to change aspects of peacekeeping for the better, for both peace keepers and host communities” External link

westernpeople Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "This year's United Nations General Assembly is meeting in the shadow of Covid-19," External link

eecho Saturday, September 26, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “In places like Cork City, cases have been going up in a straight line in the past two weeks," said Mr Martin. "That is a worry — between 20 and 30 cases a day. Likewise in other city areas. Those are danger areas right now". But Cork "is coming from a low base", he said, and there is still "an opportunity" to reverse the trend. The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) may advise the Government to bring in localised lockdowns in cities like Cork, leaving the wider county to operate more freely if infection rates remain lower there. "They [NPHET] are concerned about urban centres,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “This year’s United Nations General Assembly is meeting in the shadow of Covid-19,” External link

msn-uk Saturday, September 26, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I wish I was bringing better news this evening. That said, we can and we will get through this” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, September 25, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Workvivo founders John Goulding and Joe Lennon are very committed to Cork and Ireland, and I look forward to seeing their business grow and expand over the coming years,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, September 25, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “They are concerned about urban centres: Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford – particularly as universities and Institutes of Technology reopen in the coming weeks,” “That is a concern – where you have high density populations the virus can thrive in such situations” External link

irishtimes Friday, September 25, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “They are concerned about urban centres: Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford - particularly as universities and Institutes of Technology reopen in the coming weeks,” “That is a concern - where you have high density populations the virus can thrive in such situations” External link

irishtimes Friday, September 25, 2020 3:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about The UK ) : "NPHET may advise in terms of particularly localised restrictions though, to date, it has been on a county by county basis," "The numbers are particularly growing in the cities and urbanised parts of those counties" External link

independent-ie Friday, September 25, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “To be honest we could have similar announcements for other areas in the coming week, if the numbers keep rising,” External link

irishtimes Friday, September 25, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “to prevent fuel poverty and ensure a just transition,” External link

independent-ie Friday, September 25, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I wish I was bringing better news this evening. That said, we can and we will get through this” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, September 25, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “That’s why we are worried about urban centres,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “Sport in my view is vital in terms of physical and mental well being,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “That’s a separate issue, but I mean on the ministerial there will be no increase” External link

irishmirror Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “The situation for those cities is critical and behaviour has to change quite frankly, people should reduce their social contacts because the numbers are going up too quickly in the wrong direction,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The difficulty of uniformity across the system is because different locations have different risks and protocols applying in different hospitals and maternity wards. That also has to be acknowledged as there has to be some degree of local decision-making in respect of the overarching objective of protecting people in situations such as this" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “In fact, the Irish Government, in terms of all parties, has probably been the one that has honoured its commitments under the Good Friday Agreement as regards legacy issues,” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin told : “The entrance will be going in in the next 12 months and there will also be the start and completion of our perimeter fencing,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “In order to run it like the Harriers we have to have membership so there will be insurance for members,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “We'd like to thank all the businesses and the community for their support in our fundraising efforts to date. The Broadway show was one event which was very good,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Jim Larkin ) : “We would like to pay a particular word of thanks to Jim Larkin who has made a major contribution to the project. And also to wish him well, he hasn't been well and we wish him a speedy recovery,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We'd like to congratulate Benny on that great win,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We're catering for in excess of 700 children and there is an adult membership of approximately 500 between the three clubs, so a total of 1,200,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “In fact, the Irish Government, in terms of all parties, has probably been the one that has honoured its commitments under the Good Friday Agreement as regards legacy issues,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “In fact, the Irish Government, in terms of all parties, has probably been the one that has honoured its commitments under the Good Friday Agreement as regards legacy issues,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The priority was always to get the customers onto a network where you can start generating revenue," "We've had 10 years of being able to use the copper that was there and that saved lot of capital expenditure in the short term but allowed NBN to go out and get customers earlier than they otherwise would" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “In fact, the Irish Government, in terms of all parties, has probably been the one that has honoured its commitments under the Good Friday Agreement as regards legacy issues,” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “In fact, the Irish Government, in terms of all parties, has probably been the one that has honoured its commitments under the Good Friday Agreement as regards legacy issues,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The priority was always to get the customers onto a network where you can start generating revenue," "We've had 10 years of being able to use the copper that was there and that saved lot of capital expenditure in the short term but allowed NBN to go out and get customers earlier than they otherwise would" External link

watoday Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The priority was always to get the customers onto a network where you can start generating revenue," "We've had 10 years of being able to use the copper that was there and that saved lot of capital expenditure in the short term but allowed NBN to go out and get customers earlier than they otherwise would" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The priority was always to get the customers onto a network where you can start generating revenue," "We've had 10 years of being able to use the copper that was there and that saved lot of capital expenditure in the short term but allowed NBN to go out and get customers earlier than they otherwise would" External link

theage Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “very significant impact on our Budget,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “There’s no reason why not. It’s the sort of thing we’d like to do,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Certainly, Louth, Donegal, and Waterford are giving rise for concern, and the CMO has said this to us and obviously, that will be closely monitored and it is a significant decision to move up to level three for any county. So that would be carefully considered. NPHET will advise Government in relation to those counties, and the broader situation,” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Certainly, Louth, Donegal, and Waterford are giving rise for concern, and the CMO has said this to us and obviously, that will be closely monitored and it is a significant decision to move up to level three for any county. So that would be carefully considered. NPHET will advise Government in relation to those counties, and the broader situation,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Certainly, Louth, Donegal, and Waterford are giving rise for concern, and the CMO has said this to us and obviously, that will be closely monitored and it is a significant decision to move up to level three for any county. So that would be carefully considered. NPHET will advise Government in relation to those counties, and the broader situation,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I think that has happened in communities and in families across the country and in most cases it’s happening in an intelligent and informed way,” External link

independent-ie Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We have to recalibrate and the budget gives us an opportunity to look again at issues like the pandemic unemployment payment," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 21, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We have to recalibrate and the budget gives us an opportunity to look again at issues like the pandemic unemployment payment," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We may get a vaccine by the middle of the year. The full impact of the virus will be with us for the full year” External link

irishmirror Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It’s a one in a 100 year event. It’s affecting how we do things, it’s upending all our lives, how we behave. We don’t shake hands any more. Who would have thought a year ago we would be doing this?” External link

independent-ie Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "It's a one in a 100 year event. It's affecting how we do things, it's upending all our lives, how we behave. We don't shake hands any more. Who would have thought a year ago we would be doing this?" External link

eecho Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It’s a one in a 100 year event. It’s affecting how we do things, it’s upending all our lives, how we behave. We don’t shake hands any more. Who would have thought a year ago we would be doing this?” External link

independent-ie Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We are borrowing a lot of resources and I believe we should allocate some of those resources to productive areas to create new employment in new areas and create a new economy,” “That is in digital it is in green economy and I do think in the agri-food area as well there are new income streams and new types of activity [that] we can develop through the resources that we’re currently borrowing, so that you get a longer term return on that allocation of resources,” External link

independent-ie Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “As well as being Taoiseach, I am also a father, a husband, a brother, a sports fan, someone who likes a pint with my friends. I know how exhausting, how infuriating, how lonely it has been and still is for so many of our people as we try to manage this,” “But I also know this, my first and most important obligation, and that of Government, is to protect you. This virus kills. It kills more old people than young, but it kills young people too. And the ones it doesn’t kill, it leaves many of them sick and disabled for months” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, September 18, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “I understand how frustrated people are – how much we all want to put this pandemic behind us – but we have to remember it is still deadly and have to take action. It is only we as a people, working together and making the sacrifices that are being asked of each one of us that we can slow the new wave of the virus,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, September 18, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "I know the restrictions will make many people angry but we have very clear advice that they will save lives," External link

RTERadio Friday, September 18, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “It (ransomware) is the most likely way someone is going to suffer serious disadvantage, get hurt, or even get killed which may sadly have just happened for the first time,” External link

thecourier Friday, September 18, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Those living in Dublin should limit travel outside the city. There’s not a regulation, there is not a legal restriction. That is the advice” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Last week saw a 70pc increase in community testing requests from GPs and they [the HSE] have managed to deal with that,” “There is a daily capacity now of 15,000. It is more crucial than the 100,000 weekly figure” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The communication has gone to all ministers to restrict their movements pending the outcome of that test," External link

herald-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:49:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "we believe Ministers of State can take certain issues and represent the Government" External link

herald-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:49:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Nphet gave us advice on Dublin. We didn't ignore it. We didn't get advice to move Dublin to Level 3. " External link

herald-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : “I am encouraging people not to travel, if at all possible,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

oxfordtimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We must continue to live with the reality that Covid-19 is potentially deadly, causes long-term illness, and we must limit the spread. " External link

irishmirror Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin explained : "Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios," External link

irishmirror Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Tax receipts have been buoyant, which reflects the progressive nature of the tax system but also shows that those on lower incomes have lost out more," External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “This is a plan which gives clarity about each of our responsibilities and how different situations and sectors will be handled,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "That got translated into something else but that is what he said to us," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We must continue to live with the reality that Covid-19 is potentially deadly, causes long-term illness, and we must limit the spread,” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : “This is a plan which gives clarity about each of our responsibilities and how different situations and sectors will be handled,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin insisted : “By tonight, make your decisions, gave clear advice, clear advice once and for all. Where Dublin is at – is it at two or is it at three?” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin insisted : “By tonight, make your decisions, gave clear advice, clear advice once and for all. Where Dublin is at – is it at two or is it at three?” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We must continue to live with the reality that Covid-19 is potentially deadly, causes long-term illness, and we must limit the spread,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin explained : “Underpinning this is a new approach to the ongoing management of the Covid response and clarity for people about what will happen in different scenarios,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Current Covid numbers in Dublin are very worrying and the Government today has decided to introduce additional measures [for Dublin],” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Current Covid numbers in Dublin are very worrying and the Government today has decided to introduce additional measures (for the capital),” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin added : "The data we have shows that the infection rate has risen, mainly due to social interactions, particularly private household gatherings. " External link

coventrytelegraph Monday, September 14, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out - Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year" External link

heart Monday, September 14, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "a K-2 curriculum that makes explicit oral language development, early reading and writing skills and early mathematics skills, particularly for children who are less advanced in these areas," External link

theherald-au Monday, September 14, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5 per cent below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

southwalesargus Monday, September 14, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out - Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year" External link

skynews Monday, September 14, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "a K-2 curriculum that makes explicit oral language development, early reading and writing skills and early mathematics skills, particularly for children who are less advanced in these areas," External link

theage Monday, September 14, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5 per cent below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

clactonandfrintongazette Monday, September 14, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We have to learn also from what we've done in the past. Certainly the severe restrictions brought in to Kildare, Laois and Offaly did work" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, September 14, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5 per cent below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

oxfordtimes Monday, September 14, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out - Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year" External link

skynews Monday, September 14, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "If pubs are closed, or restricted so much that they become unprofitable, a great deal of the strenuous effort of the hospitality industry's 3.2 million employees, currently engaged on upholding hygiene and social distancing standards, will be lost" External link

bbc Monday, September 14, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : "The data we have shows that the infection rate has risen, mainly due to social interactions, particularly private household gatherings," External link

chroniclelive Monday, September 14, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

heraldscotland Monday, September 14, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

worcesternews Monday, September 14, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : “Trade was very quiet over the weekend, as the public weighed up the evidence about the alleged dangers of going out Wetherspoon sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year” External link

thecourier Monday, September 14, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : "Sports is important — we want to do more for sports, we want to have young people out there training and playing their games," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "First of all, there wasn't scathing criticism — there was one person at the end of the meeting in terms of one contribution to me. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "Maybe if I have one fault, I do focus on policy a lot. I do focus on the substance of Government decisions and getting things done for the future of the country. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin told : "That PR firm isn't directly dealing with the Government-wide launch of the Covid plan," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "We have to learn also from what we've done in the past. " External link

herald-ie Monday, September 14, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "First of all, there wasn't scathing criticism, there was one person at the end of the meeting in terms of one contribution to me. " External link

irishexaminer Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Commission ) : “Part of the national plan will reflect on that in terms of how we deal with travel over the medium term. We are conscious of the European Union Commission’s publication recently of a framework within which member states of the European Union would manage travel in terms of green, orange, and red zones” “We’re very minded to give that positive consideration. We’re currently still reflecting on that, and that will form part of our response on Tuesday,” External link

eecho Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Mr Martin said : "He's entitled to his views, I disagree of course with them," External link

irishmirror Friday, September 11, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We have worked with the chief medical officer (Dr Ronan Glynn) in this regard and NPHET, that is work still in progress,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, September 11, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We have worked with the chief medical officer (Dr Ronan Glynn) in this regard and NPHET, that is work still in progress,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, September 11, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “As all recent in-flight dramas have a political element into it, the airline and the regulator either turn meek or become overzealous in their action for instance in the Kamal Karma case. The poor chap was not causing any risk to flight, he was simply asking questions to a ‘politically connected’ fellow passenger without harming anyone,” External link

thehindu Friday, September 11, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We have worked with the chief medical officer (Dr Ronan Glynn) in this regard and NPHET, that is work still in progress,” External link

msn-uk Friday, September 11, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “He’s entitled to his views, I disagree of course with them,” External link

msn-uk Friday, September 11, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “We have worked with the chief medical officer (Dr Ronan Glynn) in this regard and NPHET, that is work still in progress,” External link

independent-ie Friday, September 11, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said : “He’s entitled to his views, I disagree of course with them,” External link

independent-ie Friday, September 11, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT



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ceo2.35%EN02/24/201724/02/2017
chief executive of gchq3.53%EN02/12/201712/02/2017
accused16.47%EN12/07/201607/12/2016
chairman1.18%EN11/11/201611/11/2016
former hockey player4.71%EN08/22/201622/08/2016
carpenter1.18%EN08/11/201611/08/2016
major1.18%EN08/09/201609/08/2016
justice8.24%EN08/05/201605/08/2016
attorney-general3.53%EN08/01/201601/08/2016
former chief justice3.53%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
former foreign affairs minister10.59%EN07/18/201618/07/2016
labour mep1.18%EN06/30/201630/06/2016
farmer1.18%EN06/03/201603/06/2016
leader2.35%EN05/30/201630/05/2016
campaigner2.35%EN05/24/201624/05/2016
chairman of jd1.18%EN05/24/201624/05/2016
high school student1.18%EN05/22/201622/05/2016
attorney1.18%EN05/19/201619/05/2016
taoiseach accused1.18%EN03/23/201523/03/2015
writer4.71%EN03/18/201518/03/2015
minister for justice1.18%EN02/20/201420/02/2014
cyclist2.35%EN02/19/201419/02/2014
retired butcher1.18%EN02/19/201419/02/2014
chief executive1.18%EN02/10/201410/02/2014
engineering graduate2.35%EN01/31/201431/01/2014
lieutenant2.35%EN01/31/201431/01/2014
Names Lang Count
Mr MartinEN85.74%
Mr. MartinEN13.94%
Mr MartinSA0.14%
Mr MartinFR0.09%
Mr. MartinFR0.05%
Mr. MartinPT0.05%


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