Josepha Madigan

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Josepha Madigan said : "On Easter Saturday evening, we are asking everyone to shine a light for all the people who are sick, for those who have lost their lives and their loved ones" External link

independent-ie Friday, April 3, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Budgets are tight, but we need our artists making great work for the public now more than ever, and the Government is proud to be able to provide extra funding for it” External link

thejournal Friday, April 3, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "We are supporting the arts community at this difficult time," External link

RTERadio Friday, April 3, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Secondly, recognising that creative activity supports wellbeing, it is important that we develop innovative and imaginative initiatives to bring arts and creative engagement directly into our homes and lives," External link

RTERadio Friday, April 3, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "We are supporting the arts community at this difficult time," External link

RTERadio Friday, April 3, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Secondly, recognising that creative activity supports wellbeing, it is important that we develop innovative and imaginative initiatives to bring arts and creative engagement directly into our homes and lives," External link

RTERadio Friday, April 3, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan commented : “A relatively small amount of money can go a long way and this investment will greatly benefit these local community projects. All of these groups provide an invaluable and hugely popular service to their local community” External link

dublinpeople Wednesday, January 22, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “This year’s allocation to organisations throughout the country is the largest ever,” External link

dublinpeople Sunday, January 19, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The decline in corncrake numbers is of significant conservation concern in Ireland. Conserving species in their natural habitats requires a strategic approach to succeed,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, January 8, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said ( about Marian Finucane ) : "We have lost another of our most cherished broadcasters. Marian was a strong, inspirational and always thought-provoking journalist" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, January 3, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said ( about Marian Finucane ) : "We have lost another of our most cherished broadcasters. Marian was a strong, inspirational and always thought-provoking journalist" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, January 3, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan stated : “There is a priority requirement for all HSE services to maintain or to get to an affordable staffing level as it’s sustainable in 2019 and 2020 while also prioritising the delivery of safe services, we’re aware of that,” External link

thejournal Thursday, January 2, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan stated : “There is a priority requirement for all HSE services to maintain or to get to an affordable staffing level as it’s sustainable in 2019 and 2020 while also prioritising the delivery of safe services, we’re aware of that,” External link

thejournal Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "We have also placed great importance on our efforts to address biodiversity loss, with the introduction of an order obliging all public bodies to inform the Department of measures that they are carrying out to promote the conservation of biodiversity and the National Biodiversity Action Plan, and our plans for 2020 in Peatlands restoration will reap dividends," External link

irishsun Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “As a nation, we have embraced the great outdoors in growing numbers,” “The funding awarded today will support small-scale local projects for investment in outdoor recreation facilities and the promotion of existing recreation infrastructure. I know this will make a big difference to local people” External link

dublinpeople Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “In addition, one in four of us included walking or hiking as part of our domestic holidays last year,” External link

dublinpeople Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “During 2019 we have introduced a number of significant measures to protect and promote Ireland’s biodiversity,” External link

thejournal Thursday, December 19, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The decline in corncrake numbers is of significant conservation concern in Ireland. Conserving species in their natural habitats requires a strategic approach to succeed” External link

thejournal Thursday, December 19, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I am delighted that Irish harping has received this international recognition as it holds such a central place in our cultural heritage. " External link

RTERadio Friday, December 13, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The Harp is Ireland’s national symbol and has been played in Ireland for more than one thousand years,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “This very readable and meticulously researched book will be an essential work of reference for all interested in heritage studies and maritime affairs for many years to come,” External link

afloat Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:52:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Since the initial reports of the RHD2 virus in August this year, RHD2 has been confirmed in five hares found in Dublin and Wexford and in 21 rabbits found in counties Carlow, Clare, Cork, Kildare, Leitrim, Meath, Offaly, Tipperary, Wexford and Wicklow. " External link

offalyexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Niall was a uniquely talented performer, light-hearted, funny, sharp-witted and intensely powerful both as an actor and comedian. He was hugely loved and respected by all who worked with him" External link

herald-ie Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan argues : “it may be tempting for parents like myself to leave this problem up to schools but parents will also have to face up to this and play their part” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Small businesses are at the heart of all our communities and provide thousands of jobs,” External link

dublinpeople Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added ( about Maria Bailey ) : “I don’t think it’s appropriate for me to comment on Maria Bailey’s suitability as a GE candidate or otherwise” External link

thejournal Friday, November 1, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added ( about Maria Bailey ) : “I don’t think it’s appropriate for me to comment on Maria Bailey’s suitability as a GE candidate or otherwise” External link

thejournal Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I think it's a really exciting project," External link

herald-ie Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Open House Dublin provides us with the opportunity to explore and experience the outstanding architecture that surrounds us here in our capital, showcasing our buildings and public realm as an expression of our identity,” “This year’s event will encourage discussions on the responsibility of a city, and of the people who create, live and work in it; focusing on such key subjects as the climate crisis as well as collective action and quality design” External link

dublinpeople Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “I actually think it’s a very positive thing because [the] Department [of Culture] probably doesn’t have that level of expertise that is required to deliver on a project like this because of all the issues you are familiar with over the last number of years,” External link

eecho Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Clearly the decline in curlew numbers is a significant conservation concern and we are determined to work across Government to halt and reverse this decline” External link

independent-ie Friday, September 27, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “In all cases a post mortem of the dead animal was carried out by qualified personnel in the Regional Veterinary Laboratories of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine. Tissue samples have then been sent to that Department’s specialist virology lab in Backweston where RHD has been confirmed,” External link

leinsterleader Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “There would be a collaborative approach on the canals” External link

afloat Monday, September 23, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "The theme for Culture Night 2019 is 'Wrap Up in Culture' and that's exactly what I urge people to do on Friday September 20th as Culture Night returns to towns and cities across the island of Ireland for a late night celebration of culture in all its forms. " External link

RTERadio Friday, September 20, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The programme also has strong connections with Britain and regardless of the outcome of Brexit I wish to state that Ireland remains fully committed to engaging through arts and culture with the UK,as well as our EU partners and globally,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The disease is highly contagious and can be spread directly between animals and in the faeces and urine of infected animals, as well as by insects and on human clothing,” “Under these circumstances, the catching of hares in nets, their transportation in boxes and collection and holding of hares in confined areas can all be considered to increase the risk of disease spread” External link

eecho Monday, September 16, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The disease is highly contagious and can be spread directly between animals and in the faeces and urine of infected animals, as well as by insects and on human clothing,” External link

irishtimes Sunday, September 15, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Today is a landmark moment for healthcare in South Dublin,” “This investment will make a real difference to the health system here and will benefit the local people for years to come” External link

dublinpeople Friday, September 13, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : "Culture and creativity are powerful means through which children and young people can explore communication and collaboration, stimulate their imaginations to be inventive and harness their curiosity. These are vital skills for all young people to learn and I am delighted that, as a result of today's announcement, an additional 40,000 students will have the opportunity to enhance their learning experience and personal development through creativity" External link

irishsun Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said ( about Joe McHugh ) : "Culture and creativity are powerful means through which children and young people can explore communication and collaboration, stimulate their imaginations to be inventive and harness their curiosity. These are vital skills for all young people to learn and I am delighted that, as a result of today’s announcement, an additional 40,000 students will have the opportunity to enhance their learning experience and personal development through creativity”. Read Also: Public meeting is the start of Dromahair community's fightback against giant wind turbines Minister McHugh said: " External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Each National Park and Nature Reserve contains rare or threatened habitats, flora and fauna, with dramatically different landscapes and habitats, offering a variety of unique visitor experiences. This investment will facilitate the proactive restoration of our habitats, conservation and biodiversity while balancing the impact of increasing tourism numbers” External link

offalyexpress Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "we have programmes ongoing which implement measures to maintain or restore natural habitats and wild species considered vulnerable at European level and listed on the EU Habitats Directive" External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, August 31, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “All indications from the Department currently are that the location in question will be the IGB site in Goatstown,” External link

dublinpeople Friday, August 30, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “It is important that the planning process takes account of the need for appropriate access to the site for local people, as well as the need for green areas and appropriate traffic management. This should not be a closed site,” “Overall, I welcome the commitment and investment in a new school for the Stillorgan and Goatstown area. Such a move is a reflection of the growing population in the area, as well as the Government’s commitment to investing in education and ensuring that all our communities can benefit from a grow-ing economy” External link

dublinpeople Friday, August 30, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Once again Irish artists have excelled on the world stage, demonstrating their unique talents and commitment to their work. Culture Ireland supports the Edinburgh Showcase to gain further touring contracts for Irish artists and this year Irish artists have already achieved further international opportunities for shows they presented. This is so important as it enables artists sustain their careers and allow new audiences to experience Irish arts. Our culture is very much part of our global identity and by enabling our artists to travel, Ireland’s global reputation for creativity is enhanced, in keeping with the Government’s Global Ireland 2025 programme. " External link

meathchronicle Thursday, August 29, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I do understand negotiations, I do understand that there is posturing, I do understand that people sometimes might say one thing in private and another thing in public," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, August 28, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “the report highlights the challenges to conserve biodiversity in Ireland and the need for all sectors of society to work together to address it” External link

irishtimes Thursday, August 22, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan told : "Only the offenders themselves know if this was a crime motivated by racial hatred, misogyny or opportunistic malignance," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, August 21, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “I condemn in the strongest possible terms the assault on a Muslim girl who had her hijab taken from her in Dundrum village…. I hope the perpetrators are brought to justice quickly,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 20, 2019 9:41:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “I condemn in the strongest possible terms the assault on a Muslim girl who had her hijab taken from her in Dundrum village…. I hope the perpetrators are brought to justice quickly,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “As chair of the National Famine Commemoration Committee, I look forward to the International Famine Commemoration being held in Phoenix, Arizona,” External link

irishecho Monday, August 12, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “This is a serious development for the wild Irish hare and the decision to suspend the licences issued to the Irish Coursing Club to capture and tag hares is in the best interests of animal welfare,” “I encourage members of the public to report any suspected cases to the National Parks and Wildlife Service. While there is no threat to human health, experts advise that this disease is highly contagious among rabbits and hares, and I am acting on this advice,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “This is a serious development for the wild Irish hare and the decision to suspend the licences issued to the Irish Coursing Club to capture and tag hares is in the best interests of animal welfare,” “While there is no threat to human health, experts advise that this disease is highly contagious among rabbits and hares, and I am acting on this advice,” External link

thejournal Friday, August 9, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "This is a serious development for the wild Irish hare and the decision to suspend the licences issued to the Irish Coursing Club to capture and tag hares is in the best interests of animal welfare. " External link

RTERadio Friday, August 9, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Moving animals to Bull Island at this time would not meet those criteria,” “There are, therefore, no plans to reintroduce hares to the North Bull Island” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "The Minister fully supports the provision of health services by the HSE, including methadone services for those requiring them in their community. After this issue was raised with her by a number of constituents in January, she asked the HSE to clarify its plans. It confirmed that existing services are adequate. The recent letter to constituents, the wording of which did not receive her prior approval before sending, provides an update on the issue" External link

RTERadio Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan insisted : “Unfortunately she has form for this, in a previous newsletter referring to a proposed halting site for Travellers as a ‘waste of precious resources.’” External link

independent-ie Thursday, August 1, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan insisted : “Unfortunately she has form for this, in a previous newsletter referring to a proposed halting site for Travellers as a ‘waste of precious resources.’” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : "While not wishing to comment on an ongoing case, nor wishing to detract from the right of any citizen to take a case if they wish, I believe it is important for the party to highlight the very serious ongoing work to tackle the high cost of insurance premiums in Ireland" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : "I hope this offers some reassurance" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Ireland’s great heritage is a gift to us all,” External link

eecho Friday, July 19, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “While the Heritage Act made provision to allow the cutting of roadside hedges in August on a pilot basis, it’s clear from recent international and national studies…that we need to provide greater protection to our nature and biodiversity,” External link

agriland Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:06:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “While the Heritage Act made provision to allow the cutting of roadside hedges in August on a pilot basis, it’s clear from recent international and national studies…that we need to provide greater protection to our nature and biodiversity,” External link

agriland Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan concluded : “This Government is making real progress protecting and restoring our environment. The recent All-of-Government Climate Action Plan is proof of this,” External link

agriland Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Hedges sustain nature and from March to August they protect nesting and breeding birds and wildlife,” “It would be wrong and would send out all the wrong signals to extend hedge cutting further into August this year” External link

thejournal Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “This update will help support artists and represents an enhanced opportunity to beautify our public spaces and imbue our capital builds with a sense of public cultural pride,” External link

thejournal Saturday, July 13, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : "Our musicians, actors, architects, poets and other artists are world-class. This is why, under the Global Ireland initiative, I announced the appointment of 5 new Cultural Ambassadors earlier this year to help us amplify our voice internationally. This Government understands the importance of culture and, through Global Ireland, is committed to supporting it" External link

irishsun Monday, July 8, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The key feature about this is that they have a 12-month window where the normal activation rules don’t apply in terms of training. So they can build up their portfolio,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “deserve our full support particularly given the significant income challenges they can face” External link

thejournal Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “Men’s Sheds have become central to some 400 communities throughout Ireland,” External link

dublinpeople Friday, July 5, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I am very pleased to offer this support to an important part of our culture and heritage. These cultural bodies are often run on relatively modest budgets and to be in a position to offer support is a very positive thing" External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, June 29, 2019 4:01:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Well, I think the crimes are abhorrent and a woman's worst nightmare. But I think the sentencing guidelines are up to the judiciary and as you know there's a clear delineation between the Oireachtas and the executive of the judiciary" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Well, I think the crimes are abhorrent. They are a woman's worst nightmare. " External link

herald-ie Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan replied : “It does not have the potential to become a significant tourist attraction, in any event, as access is hazardous. The asking price, which I think is €1.25 million for approximately 32 hectares, is significant, and there are value for money principles which must be given careful consideration in the case of any acquisition” External link

connachttribune Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan commented : "The addition of further years of historical registers of births, marriages and deaths on the website www.irishgenealogy.ie is an exciting development in family history research for Irish people here and all Irish descendants around the world. " External link

leinsterleader Tuesday, June 4, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “Since this online service became available in 2016, over 2.1 million visitors to the website have viewed these records. For many people the big question then was when further images would be added to the website” External link

thejournal Tuesday, June 4, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said ( about Maria Bailey ) : "I think that's a matter for Maria Bailey, I am not going to comment on an individual case. " External link

irishexaminer Saturday, May 25, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I think there is a deep well of kindness in the Irish people, this ultimately wasn't about rocking the system it was about humanising it. " External link

irishexaminer Saturday, May 25, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “I’m pleased about the deep swell of kindness and compassion that the Irish people have had for those going through a marital breakdown and that they recognise that,” “They have demonstrated that over the past number of years” External link

westernpeople Saturday, May 25, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I'm pleased about the deep swell of kindness and compassion that the Irish people have had for those going through a marital breakdown and that they recognise that," "They have demonstrated that over the past number of years" External link

irishexaminer Saturday, May 25, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “At the end of the day while support is very welcome, it’s votes that count. The referendum will also ask people to agree to amend the constitutional provision governing the recognition of foreign divorces. The current provision dates from 1937 at a time when divorce was illegal under the Constitution. The proposal seeks to streamline the proposal so that the Oireachtas can regulate this area of law and address inconsistencies in the law. The Law Reform Commission will conduct an expert analysis of these issues in its next programme of law reform and legislation will follow, if the referendum is passed” External link

anglocelt Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “I do think people are aware of the issues,” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan commented : “As minister with responsibility for culture and heritage, I am delighted to announce progress on new cultural facilities in Dundrum, backed by funding from the Government. In addition, this Action Plan will seek to support existing community and cultural facilities, ensuring that they remain vibrant” External link

dublinpeople Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan concluded ( about Charlie Flanagan ) : “Minister Flanagan and I are appealing to everyone who supports the proposal to campaign as much as possible and to come out and vote on 24 th May. At the end of the day while support is very welcome, it’s votes that count” External link

finegael Monday, May 13, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The law today traps couples in irretrievably failed relationships. Rather than supporting families, the current lengthy separation period requirement can damage them... this surely cannot be acceptable in modern Ireland,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 11, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan contends : “nobody knows sometimes what’s around the corner” “This is about showing compassion and humanity to those people who find themselves in situations where their marriage has broken down,” External link

independent-ie Friday, May 10, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "It is an issue we're looking at," "There is, perhaps, an argument to say we could stagger an approach so that not everybody is coming out on the street at the same time" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, May 9, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said ( about Gregg Bemis ) : "We owe a debt of gratitude to Mr Bemis for the investigative work that has been completed to date and for gifting this important historical wreck to the Old Head of Kinsale Lusitania Museum in order to continue investigations into this important chapter in history," External link

irishsun Thursday, May 9, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “We don’t want people in this situation making a knee jerk reaction to the breakdown of their marriage so we felt that two years was more appropriate,” External link

irishtimes Monday, May 6, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Over the past 187 years, people have gathered here in Glasnevin Cemetery to mark the passing of 1½ million individuals,” External link

irishtimes Sunday, April 21, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Over the past 187 years, people have gathered here in Glasnevin Cemetery to mark the passing of one and a half million individuals. " External link

independent-ie Sunday, April 21, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "We are in the third year of our Curlew Conservation Programme. It will now involve a significant regional effort in the field - to find and secure curlew nests, protect them from predators and monitor the outcomes" External link

RTERadio Friday, April 19, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “Illegal dumping is a major problem for areas like Ticknock, Kellystown, Kilmashogue Lane and Tibradden. In January, volunteers removed 13 tonnes of illegal waste that were dumped in the Dublin/Wicklow uplands in the first three weeks of this year,” External link

dublinpeople Friday, April 12, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “There is also a deer management programme in place for Killarney National Park. I believe a cull is under way there at present,” “If the Deputy has any specific instances which he would like to bring to our attention, I ask him to please do so” External link

thejournal Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "This is my first visit to Korea and I am enormously impressed by the dynamism and drive that I see here," External link

koreatimes Monday, March 25, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "No matter how far Irish people move around the world, they continue to retain a deep and abiding connection to their Irish identity whether through sport, culture or the many other facets of Irish life and culture," External link

koreatimes Monday, March 25, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT



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Joan Burton told ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "I got a reply with the Minister refusing to take the question but putting the Travellers into the Department of Justice. Now Minister Madigan has form in relation to objecting to Traveller housing, is she objecting to Traveller culture as well?" External link

RTERadio Friday, October 4, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

John Fitzgerald said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : “We are calling on Minister Josepha Madigan to maintain the ban on the capture of hares by coursing clubs. If the disease continues to spread, it could wipe out the entire population of the Irish hare and this would be an ecological catastrophe,” External link

eecho Monday, September 16, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Danny Healy-Rae said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : “I wish to condemn Minister Josepha Madigan’s decision not to allow the promised cutting of Roadside hedges in the month of August,” External link

agriland Wednesday, July 17, 2019 8:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "In situations like this, the best thing to do is just say it like it is," "Whatever transpired whenever they discussed it a few years ago, Josepha should just be candid about that and give what happened. Yes or no" External link

independent-ie Friday, May 31, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Paschal Donohoe said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "This is a matter for a company that I know Josepha no longer plays a direct role in the day-to-day management of, because of course her key area of responsibility now is as a member of Government" External link

independent-ie Thursday, May 30, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Paschal Donohoe said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "This is a matter for a company that I know Josepha no longer plays a direct role in the day-to-day management of, because of course her key area of responsibility now is as a member of Government" External link

independent-ie Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Paschal Donohoe said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "This is a matter for a company that I know Josepha no longer plays a direct role in" External link

herald-ie Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Geoffrey Shannon said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "Divorce has now been in operation in Ireland for over two decades. During that time Ireland has witnessed radical change that has resulted in a more secular, more modern and less traditional society. According to the Central Statistics Office, the number of divorced people in the State has increased from 35,100 in 2002 to 103,895 in 2016. Culture minister Josepha Madigan said the government is not being complacent about passing the referendum. " External link

irishexaminer Thursday, May 2, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

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Josepha Madigan said : "On Easter Saturday evening, we are asking everyone to shine a light for all the people who are sick, for those who have lost their lives and their loved ones" External link

independent-ie Friday, April 3, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Budgets are tight, but we need our artists making great work for the public now more than ever, and the Government is proud to be able to provide extra funding for it” External link

thejournal Friday, April 3, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "We are supporting the arts community at this difficult time," External link

RTERadio Friday, April 3, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Secondly, recognising that creative activity supports wellbeing, it is important that we develop innovative and imaginative initiatives to bring arts and creative engagement directly into our homes and lives," External link

RTERadio Friday, April 3, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "We are supporting the arts community at this difficult time," External link

RTERadio Friday, April 3, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Secondly, recognising that creative activity supports wellbeing, it is important that we develop innovative and imaginative initiatives to bring arts and creative engagement directly into our homes and lives," External link

RTERadio Friday, April 3, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan commented : “A relatively small amount of money can go a long way and this investment will greatly benefit these local community projects. All of these groups provide an invaluable and hugely popular service to their local community” External link

dublinpeople Wednesday, January 22, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “This year’s allocation to organisations throughout the country is the largest ever,” External link

dublinpeople Sunday, January 19, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The decline in corncrake numbers is of significant conservation concern in Ireland. Conserving species in their natural habitats requires a strategic approach to succeed,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, January 8, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said ( about Marian Finucane ) : "We have lost another of our most cherished broadcasters. Marian was a strong, inspirational and always thought-provoking journalist" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, January 3, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said ( about Marian Finucane ) : "We have lost another of our most cherished broadcasters. Marian was a strong, inspirational and always thought-provoking journalist" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, January 3, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan stated : “There is a priority requirement for all HSE services to maintain or to get to an affordable staffing level as it’s sustainable in 2019 and 2020 while also prioritising the delivery of safe services, we’re aware of that,” External link

thejournal Thursday, January 2, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan stated : “There is a priority requirement for all HSE services to maintain or to get to an affordable staffing level as it’s sustainable in 2019 and 2020 while also prioritising the delivery of safe services, we’re aware of that,” External link

thejournal Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "We have also placed great importance on our efforts to address biodiversity loss, with the introduction of an order obliging all public bodies to inform the Department of measures that they are carrying out to promote the conservation of biodiversity and the National Biodiversity Action Plan, and our plans for 2020 in Peatlands restoration will reap dividends," External link

irishsun Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “As a nation, we have embraced the great outdoors in growing numbers,” “The funding awarded today will support small-scale local projects for investment in outdoor recreation facilities and the promotion of existing recreation infrastructure. I know this will make a big difference to local people” External link

dublinpeople Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “In addition, one in four of us included walking or hiking as part of our domestic holidays last year,” External link

dublinpeople Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “During 2019 we have introduced a number of significant measures to protect and promote Ireland’s biodiversity,” External link

thejournal Thursday, December 19, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The decline in corncrake numbers is of significant conservation concern in Ireland. Conserving species in their natural habitats requires a strategic approach to succeed” External link

thejournal Thursday, December 19, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I am delighted that Irish harping has received this international recognition as it holds such a central place in our cultural heritage. " External link

RTERadio Friday, December 13, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The Harp is Ireland’s national symbol and has been played in Ireland for more than one thousand years,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “This very readable and meticulously researched book will be an essential work of reference for all interested in heritage studies and maritime affairs for many years to come,” External link

afloat Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:52:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Since the initial reports of the RHD2 virus in August this year, RHD2 has been confirmed in five hares found in Dublin and Wexford and in 21 rabbits found in counties Carlow, Clare, Cork, Kildare, Leitrim, Meath, Offaly, Tipperary, Wexford and Wicklow. " External link

offalyexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Niall was a uniquely talented performer, light-hearted, funny, sharp-witted and intensely powerful both as an actor and comedian. He was hugely loved and respected by all who worked with him" External link

herald-ie Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan argues : “it may be tempting for parents like myself to leave this problem up to schools but parents will also have to face up to this and play their part” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Small businesses are at the heart of all our communities and provide thousands of jobs,” External link

dublinpeople Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added ( about Maria Bailey ) : “I don’t think it’s appropriate for me to comment on Maria Bailey’s suitability as a GE candidate or otherwise” External link

thejournal Friday, November 1, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added ( about Maria Bailey ) : “I don’t think it’s appropriate for me to comment on Maria Bailey’s suitability as a GE candidate or otherwise” External link

thejournal Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I think it's a really exciting project," External link

herald-ie Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Open House Dublin provides us with the opportunity to explore and experience the outstanding architecture that surrounds us here in our capital, showcasing our buildings and public realm as an expression of our identity,” “This year’s event will encourage discussions on the responsibility of a city, and of the people who create, live and work in it; focusing on such key subjects as the climate crisis as well as collective action and quality design” External link

dublinpeople Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “I actually think it’s a very positive thing because [the] Department [of Culture] probably doesn’t have that level of expertise that is required to deliver on a project like this because of all the issues you are familiar with over the last number of years,” External link

eecho Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Clearly the decline in curlew numbers is a significant conservation concern and we are determined to work across Government to halt and reverse this decline” External link

independent-ie Friday, September 27, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “In all cases a post mortem of the dead animal was carried out by qualified personnel in the Regional Veterinary Laboratories of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine. Tissue samples have then been sent to that Department’s specialist virology lab in Backweston where RHD has been confirmed,” External link

leinsterleader Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “There would be a collaborative approach on the canals” External link

afloat Monday, September 23, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "The theme for Culture Night 2019 is 'Wrap Up in Culture' and that's exactly what I urge people to do on Friday September 20th as Culture Night returns to towns and cities across the island of Ireland for a late night celebration of culture in all its forms. " External link

RTERadio Friday, September 20, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The programme also has strong connections with Britain and regardless of the outcome of Brexit I wish to state that Ireland remains fully committed to engaging through arts and culture with the UK,as well as our EU partners and globally,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The disease is highly contagious and can be spread directly between animals and in the faeces and urine of infected animals, as well as by insects and on human clothing,” “Under these circumstances, the catching of hares in nets, their transportation in boxes and collection and holding of hares in confined areas can all be considered to increase the risk of disease spread” External link

eecho Monday, September 16, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The disease is highly contagious and can be spread directly between animals and in the faeces and urine of infected animals, as well as by insects and on human clothing,” External link

irishtimes Sunday, September 15, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Today is a landmark moment for healthcare in South Dublin,” “This investment will make a real difference to the health system here and will benefit the local people for years to come” External link

dublinpeople Friday, September 13, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : "Culture and creativity are powerful means through which children and young people can explore communication and collaboration, stimulate their imaginations to be inventive and harness their curiosity. These are vital skills for all young people to learn and I am delighted that, as a result of today's announcement, an additional 40,000 students will have the opportunity to enhance their learning experience and personal development through creativity" External link

irishsun Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said ( about Joe McHugh ) : "Culture and creativity are powerful means through which children and young people can explore communication and collaboration, stimulate their imaginations to be inventive and harness their curiosity. These are vital skills for all young people to learn and I am delighted that, as a result of today’s announcement, an additional 40,000 students will have the opportunity to enhance their learning experience and personal development through creativity”. Read Also: Public meeting is the start of Dromahair community's fightback against giant wind turbines Minister McHugh said: " External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Each National Park and Nature Reserve contains rare or threatened habitats, flora and fauna, with dramatically different landscapes and habitats, offering a variety of unique visitor experiences. This investment will facilitate the proactive restoration of our habitats, conservation and biodiversity while balancing the impact of increasing tourism numbers” External link

offalyexpress Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "we have programmes ongoing which implement measures to maintain or restore natural habitats and wild species considered vulnerable at European level and listed on the EU Habitats Directive" External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, August 31, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “All indications from the Department currently are that the location in question will be the IGB site in Goatstown,” External link

dublinpeople Friday, August 30, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “It is important that the planning process takes account of the need for appropriate access to the site for local people, as well as the need for green areas and appropriate traffic management. This should not be a closed site,” “Overall, I welcome the commitment and investment in a new school for the Stillorgan and Goatstown area. Such a move is a reflection of the growing population in the area, as well as the Government’s commitment to investing in education and ensuring that all our communities can benefit from a grow-ing economy” External link

dublinpeople Friday, August 30, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Once again Irish artists have excelled on the world stage, demonstrating their unique talents and commitment to their work. Culture Ireland supports the Edinburgh Showcase to gain further touring contracts for Irish artists and this year Irish artists have already achieved further international opportunities for shows they presented. This is so important as it enables artists sustain their careers and allow new audiences to experience Irish arts. Our culture is very much part of our global identity and by enabling our artists to travel, Ireland’s global reputation for creativity is enhanced, in keeping with the Government’s Global Ireland 2025 programme. " External link

meathchronicle Thursday, August 29, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I do understand negotiations, I do understand that there is posturing, I do understand that people sometimes might say one thing in private and another thing in public," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, August 28, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “the report highlights the challenges to conserve biodiversity in Ireland and the need for all sectors of society to work together to address it” External link

irishtimes Thursday, August 22, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan told : "Only the offenders themselves know if this was a crime motivated by racial hatred, misogyny or opportunistic malignance," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, August 21, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “I condemn in the strongest possible terms the assault on a Muslim girl who had her hijab taken from her in Dundrum village…. I hope the perpetrators are brought to justice quickly,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 20, 2019 9:41:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “I condemn in the strongest possible terms the assault on a Muslim girl who had her hijab taken from her in Dundrum village…. I hope the perpetrators are brought to justice quickly,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “As chair of the National Famine Commemoration Committee, I look forward to the International Famine Commemoration being held in Phoenix, Arizona,” External link

irishecho Monday, August 12, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “This is a serious development for the wild Irish hare and the decision to suspend the licences issued to the Irish Coursing Club to capture and tag hares is in the best interests of animal welfare,” “I encourage members of the public to report any suspected cases to the National Parks and Wildlife Service. While there is no threat to human health, experts advise that this disease is highly contagious among rabbits and hares, and I am acting on this advice,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “This is a serious development for the wild Irish hare and the decision to suspend the licences issued to the Irish Coursing Club to capture and tag hares is in the best interests of animal welfare,” “While there is no threat to human health, experts advise that this disease is highly contagious among rabbits and hares, and I am acting on this advice,” External link

thejournal Friday, August 9, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "This is a serious development for the wild Irish hare and the decision to suspend the licences issued to the Irish Coursing Club to capture and tag hares is in the best interests of animal welfare. " External link

RTERadio Friday, August 9, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Moving animals to Bull Island at this time would not meet those criteria,” “There are, therefore, no plans to reintroduce hares to the North Bull Island” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "The Minister fully supports the provision of health services by the HSE, including methadone services for those requiring them in their community. After this issue was raised with her by a number of constituents in January, she asked the HSE to clarify its plans. It confirmed that existing services are adequate. The recent letter to constituents, the wording of which did not receive her prior approval before sending, provides an update on the issue" External link

RTERadio Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan insisted : “Unfortunately she has form for this, in a previous newsletter referring to a proposed halting site for Travellers as a ‘waste of precious resources.’” External link

independent-ie Thursday, August 1, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan insisted : “Unfortunately she has form for this, in a previous newsletter referring to a proposed halting site for Travellers as a ‘waste of precious resources.’” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : "While not wishing to comment on an ongoing case, nor wishing to detract from the right of any citizen to take a case if they wish, I believe it is important for the party to highlight the very serious ongoing work to tackle the high cost of insurance premiums in Ireland" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : "I hope this offers some reassurance" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Ireland’s great heritage is a gift to us all,” External link

eecho Friday, July 19, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “While the Heritage Act made provision to allow the cutting of roadside hedges in August on a pilot basis, it’s clear from recent international and national studies…that we need to provide greater protection to our nature and biodiversity,” External link

agriland Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:06:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “While the Heritage Act made provision to allow the cutting of roadside hedges in August on a pilot basis, it’s clear from recent international and national studies…that we need to provide greater protection to our nature and biodiversity,” External link

agriland Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan concluded : “This Government is making real progress protecting and restoring our environment. The recent All-of-Government Climate Action Plan is proof of this,” External link

agriland Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Hedges sustain nature and from March to August they protect nesting and breeding birds and wildlife,” “It would be wrong and would send out all the wrong signals to extend hedge cutting further into August this year” External link

thejournal Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “This update will help support artists and represents an enhanced opportunity to beautify our public spaces and imbue our capital builds with a sense of public cultural pride,” External link

thejournal Saturday, July 13, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : "Our musicians, actors, architects, poets and other artists are world-class. This is why, under the Global Ireland initiative, I announced the appointment of 5 new Cultural Ambassadors earlier this year to help us amplify our voice internationally. This Government understands the importance of culture and, through Global Ireland, is committed to supporting it" External link

irishsun Monday, July 8, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The key feature about this is that they have a 12-month window where the normal activation rules don’t apply in terms of training. So they can build up their portfolio,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “deserve our full support particularly given the significant income challenges they can face” External link

thejournal Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “Men’s Sheds have become central to some 400 communities throughout Ireland,” External link

dublinpeople Friday, July 5, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I am very pleased to offer this support to an important part of our culture and heritage. These cultural bodies are often run on relatively modest budgets and to be in a position to offer support is a very positive thing" External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, June 29, 2019 4:01:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Well, I think the crimes are abhorrent and a woman's worst nightmare. But I think the sentencing guidelines are up to the judiciary and as you know there's a clear delineation between the Oireachtas and the executive of the judiciary" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Well, I think the crimes are abhorrent. They are a woman's worst nightmare. " External link

herald-ie Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan replied : “It does not have the potential to become a significant tourist attraction, in any event, as access is hazardous. The asking price, which I think is €1.25 million for approximately 32 hectares, is significant, and there are value for money principles which must be given careful consideration in the case of any acquisition” External link

connachttribune Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan commented : "The addition of further years of historical registers of births, marriages and deaths on the website www.irishgenealogy.ie is an exciting development in family history research for Irish people here and all Irish descendants around the world. " External link

leinsterleader Tuesday, June 4, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “Since this online service became available in 2016, over 2.1 million visitors to the website have viewed these records. For many people the big question then was when further images would be added to the website” External link

thejournal Tuesday, June 4, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said ( about Maria Bailey ) : "I think that's a matter for Maria Bailey, I am not going to comment on an individual case. " External link

irishexaminer Saturday, May 25, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I think there is a deep well of kindness in the Irish people, this ultimately wasn't about rocking the system it was about humanising it. " External link

irishexaminer Saturday, May 25, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “I’m pleased about the deep swell of kindness and compassion that the Irish people have had for those going through a marital breakdown and that they recognise that,” “They have demonstrated that over the past number of years” External link

westernpeople Saturday, May 25, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "I'm pleased about the deep swell of kindness and compassion that the Irish people have had for those going through a marital breakdown and that they recognise that," "They have demonstrated that over the past number of years" External link

irishexaminer Saturday, May 25, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “At the end of the day while support is very welcome, it’s votes that count. The referendum will also ask people to agree to amend the constitutional provision governing the recognition of foreign divorces. The current provision dates from 1937 at a time when divorce was illegal under the Constitution. The proposal seeks to streamline the proposal so that the Oireachtas can regulate this area of law and address inconsistencies in the law. The Law Reform Commission will conduct an expert analysis of these issues in its next programme of law reform and legislation will follow, if the referendum is passed” External link

anglocelt Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “I do think people are aware of the issues,” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan commented : “As minister with responsibility for culture and heritage, I am delighted to announce progress on new cultural facilities in Dundrum, backed by funding from the Government. In addition, this Action Plan will seek to support existing community and cultural facilities, ensuring that they remain vibrant” External link

dublinpeople Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan concluded ( about Charlie Flanagan ) : “Minister Flanagan and I are appealing to everyone who supports the proposal to campaign as much as possible and to come out and vote on 24 th May. At the end of the day while support is very welcome, it’s votes that count” External link

finegael Monday, May 13, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “The law today traps couples in irretrievably failed relationships. Rather than supporting families, the current lengthy separation period requirement can damage them... this surely cannot be acceptable in modern Ireland,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 11, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan contends : “nobody knows sometimes what’s around the corner” “This is about showing compassion and humanity to those people who find themselves in situations where their marriage has broken down,” External link

independent-ie Friday, May 10, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "It is an issue we're looking at," "There is, perhaps, an argument to say we could stagger an approach so that not everybody is coming out on the street at the same time" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, May 9, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said ( about Gregg Bemis ) : "We owe a debt of gratitude to Mr Bemis for the investigative work that has been completed to date and for gifting this important historical wreck to the Old Head of Kinsale Lusitania Museum in order to continue investigations into this important chapter in history," External link

irishsun Thursday, May 9, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “We don’t want people in this situation making a knee jerk reaction to the breakdown of their marriage so we felt that two years was more appropriate,” External link

irishtimes Monday, May 6, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “Over the past 187 years, people have gathered here in Glasnevin Cemetery to mark the passing of 1½ million individuals,” External link

irishtimes Sunday, April 21, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "Over the past 187 years, people have gathered here in Glasnevin Cemetery to mark the passing of one and a half million individuals. " External link

independent-ie Sunday, April 21, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "We are in the third year of our Curlew Conservation Programme. It will now involve a significant regional effort in the field - to find and secure curlew nests, protect them from predators and monitor the outcomes" External link

RTERadio Friday, April 19, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan added : “Illegal dumping is a major problem for areas like Ticknock, Kellystown, Kilmashogue Lane and Tibradden. In January, volunteers removed 13 tonnes of illegal waste that were dumped in the Dublin/Wicklow uplands in the first three weeks of this year,” External link

dublinpeople Friday, April 12, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : “There is also a deer management programme in place for Killarney National Park. I believe a cull is under way there at present,” “If the Deputy has any specific instances which he would like to bring to our attention, I ask him to please do so” External link

thejournal Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "This is my first visit to Korea and I am enormously impressed by the dynamism and drive that I see here," External link

koreatimes Monday, March 25, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Josepha Madigan said : "No matter how far Irish people move around the world, they continue to retain a deep and abiding connection to their Irish identity whether through sport, culture or the many other facets of Irish life and culture," External link

koreatimes Monday, March 25, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT



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Joan Burton told ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "I got a reply with the Minister refusing to take the question but putting the Travellers into the Department of Justice. Now Minister Madigan has form in relation to objecting to Traveller housing, is she objecting to Traveller culture as well?" External link

RTERadio Friday, October 4, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

John Fitzgerald said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : “We are calling on Minister Josepha Madigan to maintain the ban on the capture of hares by coursing clubs. If the disease continues to spread, it could wipe out the entire population of the Irish hare and this would be an ecological catastrophe,” External link

eecho Monday, September 16, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Danny Healy-Rae said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : “I wish to condemn Minister Josepha Madigan’s decision not to allow the promised cutting of Roadside hedges in the month of August,” External link

agriland Wednesday, July 17, 2019 8:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Martin said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "In situations like this, the best thing to do is just say it like it is," "Whatever transpired whenever they discussed it a few years ago, Josepha should just be candid about that and give what happened. Yes or no" External link

independent-ie Friday, May 31, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Paschal Donohoe said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "This is a matter for a company that I know Josepha no longer plays a direct role in the day-to-day management of, because of course her key area of responsibility now is as a member of Government" External link

independent-ie Thursday, May 30, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Paschal Donohoe said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "This is a matter for a company that I know Josepha no longer plays a direct role in the day-to-day management of, because of course her key area of responsibility now is as a member of Government" External link

independent-ie Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Paschal Donohoe said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "This is a matter for a company that I know Josepha no longer plays a direct role in" External link

herald-ie Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Geoffrey Shannon said ( about Josepha Madigan ) : "Divorce has now been in operation in Ireland for over two decades. During that time Ireland has witnessed radical change that has resulted in a more secular, more modern and less traditional society. According to the Central Statistics Office, the number of divorced people in the State has increased from 35,100 in 2002 to 103,895 in 2016. Culture minister Josepha Madigan said the government is not being complacent about passing the referendum. " External link

irishexaminer Thursday, May 2, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT