Tag: Conor Murphy
1 day ago
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Economy Minister Conor Murphy gives backing to Harland & Wolff workforce over government loan

Economy Minister Conor Murphy has said he’s written to Secretary of State Hilary Benn to express support for workers ...

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about 1 month ago
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Derry firm’s £3.5m win to make uniforms for Dublin Fire Brigade ‘shows all-island economy potential’

A Londonderry company’s £3.5m contract to make uniforms for the Dublin Fire Brigade shows the potential of the all-Ir...

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about 1 month ago
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Sue Gray will be ‘friend in court’ for NI in future Labour government, says Conor Murphy

Economy Minister Conor Murphy has said the presence of former civil servant Sue Gray should mean Northern Ireland has...

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5 months ago
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Why Sinn Fein’s opponents in Republic will watch its ministers in NI with interest

The reality of government is setting in for Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland, as its ministers steer the three key finan...

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5 months ago
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Sinn Féin could revive NI’s fortunes with a move that would be a big shift for the party

On his first day as Ireland’s finance minister in 1957, James Ryan was given a stark message by his top civil servant...

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7 months ago
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Is Westminster’s power-sharing £2.5bn cash offer all as it seems?

The Government is offering Stormont what seems like a massive sum if the DUP restores power-sharing rapidly — but is ...

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9 months ago
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All-Ireland economic policy is road ahead for Sinn Fein but can expect bumpy ride

The balance of power in Northern Ireland has shifted dramatically in Sinn Fein’s favour since the last time an Execut...

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over 1 year ago
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Gavin Robinson: December election won’t change DUP’s opposition to Northern Ireland Protocol

DUP MP Gavin Robinson has said a potential election would not change his party’s opposition to the Northern Ireland P...

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almost 2 years ago
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Stormont warned UK Treasury won’t give ‘warm welcome’ to pleas for additional NI funds

A senior Northern Ireland economist has claimed the UK Treasury would not give politicians here a “warm welcome” if t...

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almost 2 years ago
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Northern Ireland Secretary blasts ‘unacceptable’ £660m Stormont overspend after Conor Murphy warn...

The Northern Ireland Secretary of State has claimed it is “unacceptable” Stormont departments are facing a £660m over...

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almost 2 years ago
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Mini-budget ‘delivers for wealthy’ but fails to help out NI’s small firms, says cafe shop chain o...

The owner of a cafe business in Northern Ireland has said it may have to increase its prices as she claimed the Chanc...

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almost 2 years ago
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Liz Truss’ plan to cap energy bills ‘won’t apply here’ due to lack of Executive, says Sinn Fein’s...

New Prime Minister Liz Truss is expected to announce a plan to cap energy bills, but Stormont’s Finance Minister has ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Margaret Canning: We should feel angry the timing of £400 cost of living lifeline is a political ...

It’s the remark many businesspeople are exchanging in hushed tones: “I almost wish we were back in lockdown times, if...

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about 2 years ago
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Covid scheme: Just half of £8 million wrongly paid to businesses recovered since last year, admit...

Only half of an £8.6m sum wrongly paid out by the Department of Finance under a scheme for businesses hit by Covid lo...

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about 2 years ago
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Michelle O’Neill declines to endorse the man appointed chief vet while she was DAERA minister

Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill has refused to say that she has confidence in Northern Ireland’s chief vet, Robert Huey ...

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over 2 years ago
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‘Nowhere near good enough...’ Rishi Sunak's spring statement gets cool reception from Conor Murph...

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has joined business groups to accuse Chancellor Rishi Sunak of falling to do enough to ...

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over 2 years ago
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Northern Ireland Protocol ‘front of mind’ in Washington

The NI Protocol was “front of mind” for many in discussions about the province as St Patrick’s Day was marked in Wash...

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over 2 years ago
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US firms axing plans to invest in NI because of Stormont crisis

Foreign investors who were keen to set up in Northern Ireland are going elsewhere because the fall of the Executive m...

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over 2 years ago
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Sam McBride: Secrecy and power... what Sue Gray’s two NI sojourns reveal about her

Mystique surrounds Sue Gray as lies surround the man whose career now rests in her hands — if even she could now save...

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over 2 years ago
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Sam McBride: Rates law being rammed through Assembly will have huge implications

Next week the Assembly will vote on whether to rush through a piece of almost unknown retrospective legislation which...

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over 2 years ago
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Sam McBride: NI’s booming youth population have legitimate grievances – and clunking Stormont is ...

As winter looms, Covid cases surge again and hospitals bulge with the ill, it might seem as though this pandemic is i...

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over 2 years ago
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Unspent NI high street voucher money should be used to help rising energy bills, argues SDLP MLA

Unspent money from the high street voucher scheme should be used to help with soaring energy bills in Northern Irelan...

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over 2 years ago
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Sam McBride: Childish populism at Stormont ultimately hurts the very voters they are trying to woo

Alliance deputy leader Stephen Farry once summed up Stormont’s financial ideology as having two components: a left-wi...

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over 2 years ago
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Sunak’s extra £1.6bn ‘won’t fix Northern Ireland’s broken public services’

The extra £1.6n promised to the Executive in the Budget will not tackle the challenges faced by local public services...

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