Tanaiste


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Tanaiste

under the Constitution of the Republic of Ireland, the deputy Prime Minister who acts for the TAOISEACH during his absence, permanent incapacity or on his death.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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The Tanaiste, in South Africa for the usual St.Patrick's Day madness, found herself on one of the city's most listened-to talk shows, facing questions from listeners about dear old green, misty, romantic, rip-off Ireland.
The socialist deputy and a group of water protesters are expected to be charged in the next few days and the Tanaiste is likely to be a key witness if the case goes to trial.
The Tanaiste then went on to tell the tale of one of her closest friends and a missed phone call which she will remember for the rest of her life.
PEN TO PAPER The Tanaiste and UK Cabinet minister David Lidington
"How could it be any different when we have a Government whose Tanaiste Michael McDowell has said that inequality is a good thing for the Irish economy?
The Tanaiste warned some European leaders are "quite demanding" and might need convincing for any extension.
The Tanaiste said she wanted to make payments without delay.
Meanwhile the Tanaiste said that morality, not neutrality decided the government's decision to allow the United States to use Shannon airport during the Iraq war.
SIMON Coveney yesterday emerged as the bookies' favourite to replace Frances Fitzgerald as Tanaiste.