Minister for Transport and Marine Noel Dempsey of Ireland

Noel Dempsey was born in Trim, County Meath in 1953.
Dempsey is married to Patricia Rattigan and they have four children – two boys and two girls.
Within three years of this Dempsey was co-opted onto Meath County Council as a Fianna Fáil councillor in 1977.
Dempsey was first elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1987 general election as a Fianna Fáil TD for Meath.
Dempsey was initially a supporter of the Fianna Fáil leader Charles Haughey, however, he became disillusioned with his leadership when he led Fianna Fáil into coalition with the Progressive Democrats following the 1989 general election.
As a result of this Dempsey remained on the backbenches.
In September 1991 Dempsey was a key member of the so-called "gang of four" which proposed a motion of no confidence in Charles Haughey as the leader of the party.
Dempsey supported Albert Reynolds in his unsuccessful bid to oust Haughey on that occasion.
Dempsey was appointed to the front bench as spokesperson on the Environment and Local Government.
Following the 1997 general election Dempsey was a key player in helping to negotiate a programme for government between Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats.
When Bertie Ahern became Taoiseach Dempsey was appointed to the position of Minister for the Environment Local Government.
As Minister for Education, Dempsey was forced into an embarrassing climb down in 2004 on his proposal to re-introduce third-level fees.
Following a cabinet reshuffle in September 2004 Dempsey was appointed Minister for Communications, Marine Natural Resources.
An embarrassed Dempsey was forced to hastily commission another report.
Following the 2007 general election Dempsey was appointed to his current position of Minister for Transport.
Minister Dempsey had hoped the complicated and potentially embarrassing investigation into a land deal in his Co.
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Transport Minister Noel Dempsey has officially launched the new FlyBus service linking Tallaght with Dublin Airport.
Transport Minister Noel Dempsey is reportedly prepared to support the calling of an extraordinary general meeting of Aer Lingus shareholders to discuss changes made to the contract of chief executive Dermot Mannion.
Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey has said a Green Party call to reduce the number of junior ministries to cut costs was a measure that should be.
Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey has said Dublin Bus and Bus �ireann were running at a deficit and he warned that services will have to be.
Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey has said public transport services will be reduced this year.
Dempsey is a couple of years behind Bertie Ahern, the taoiseach, but you could be fooled into thinking theres a generation between them.
Dempsey is really rather tickled but alas, claims there is no story behind his hairdo.
Transport Minister Noel Dempsey has said that legislation to reform bus licencing throughout the Republic of Ireland will be brought forward in 2009.
Transport Minister Noel Dempsey (photo: AllAboutBuses.
Meanwhile, Transport Minister Noel Dempsey said price will not be the sole basis for the Government’s response to Ryanair’s€524 million offer for Aer Lingus.
FOR Transport Noel Dempsey has said that the underground interconnector between Dublin's docklands and Heuston Station is to proceed as planned in 2009 notwithstanding the deterioration in the public finances.
Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey is to make "e-working" one of the cornerstones of his plan, the aim of which is to dramatically reduce what he says are.
Noel Dempsey is a senior Irish Fianna Fáil politician.
Dempsey has previously served as Minister for the Environment and Local Government (1997–2002), Minister for Education Science (2002–2004) and Minister for Communications, Marine Natural Resources (2004–2007.
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It is clear that Noel Dempsey is unfit to hold this position any longer and we ask for his immediate removal from office.
There's an article in today's Sunday Times about tighter controls on provisional driving license holders in Ireland.
Dempsey is a former career guidance counsellor and holds a BA, HdipEd, as well as diplomas in Career Guidance and in Youth Leadership.
Dempsey has served in a succession of Ministerial roles, including Minister for Environment and Local Government, Government Chief Whip and the Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works.
Dempsey has been a Dáil Deputy since 1987.
Minister under siegeGene McKenna and Brian Dowling In The Irish IndependentEMBATTLED Education Minister Noel Dempsey was last night embroiled in a public conflict with the judge who dramatically resigned from the Child Abuse Commission.
Mr Dempsey said the Government would have grave doubts about paying out €200m when the bulk of that money would go to lawyers.
The other matter neglected by Noel Dempsey was the question of political prejudice.
project, it must be handed over to some other body or consortium.
where Dempsey was addressing representatives of petroleum companies.
investigation into a land deal in his Co.
Transport Minister Noel Dempsey has ruled out the prospect of reducing excise duty on fuel, and advised hauliers that they should impose a fuel surcharges similar to that employed by the airline industry.
THE YOUNGER brother of Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey has been nominated by the Government for appointment as a judge of the District Court.
Transport Minister Noel Dempsey has defended the way the Irish Aviation Authority has dealt with the collapse of the radar system at Dublin Airport yesterday.
The Minister for Communications Noel Dempsey has been invited to carry out the unveiling at the St Marys Abbey home of Colr Peter Higgins, where Hamilton attended school in the early 19th century.
Minister Dempsey said yesterday (Tuesday) that the group broadband schemes were comparable to group water schemes.
Mr Dempsey was aware that he would be moving from the Dept.
Mr Dempsey said he felt some disappointment at moving from Education and Science while at the same time feeling pleasantly surprised to hear what his new ministry was last week.
Department Minister Noel Dempsey said that he is working to establish a new support mechanism for the country in the form of a fixed production feed-in tariff system for renewable energy project, in place of the current competitive tendering system.
Wind energy is seen as one of the most promising renewable energy technologies for the country, and Dempsey said it will most likely make the largest contribution in terms of achieving the 2010 targets.
Dempsey said he is also working to change the minimum conditions necessary to apply for support by adding a valid grid connection offer to the existing conditions applied to AER VI, which should ensure projects that qualify for support are actually in a position to build within a reasonable timeframe.
opponents of the Corrib gas onshore pipeline in north Mayo.
250,000 to the north Mayo community, wouldn't have helped mediation.
adhered to, Mr Dempsey said in a statement.
Mr Dempsey said he would raise the target for renewable energy’s share of our power-generating capacity from 13.
Noel Dempsey is very much like an email auto-reply message you get after emailing someone thats on holiday.
Dempsey said that among various social inclusion policies being examined by his department was the provision of free text messaging for deaf people, for example.