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Arts Minister will confound the 'luvvies'

Heather Humphreys is admired by colleagues and brings added value 
to the Cabinet role

Published 13/07/2014 | 00:00

Heather Humphreys
Heather Humphreys

The Arts scored a dramatic win in the Cabinet reshuffle.

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The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht was retained in its current format, when there was informed speculation about it being broken up and its component parts being scattered across government.

There wouldn't have been much sympathy if the department was sacrificed to allow the creation of a designated Department of Equality and Law Reform, or Department of Housing and Mortgages.

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