Articles posted in 'Issue 13 - January 2011'

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Oireachtas Brief 13

Oireachtas Brief §13   December 2010 (2) Welcome to Oireachtas Brief, the information service for social justice NGOs and voluntary sector activists interested in issues of poverty and social exclusion in the Oireachtas.  Oireachtas Brief is provided by The Wheel and…

Funding for community development in 2011

Funding for community development in 2011 ‘No more fancy lunches’ The Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, Pat Carey, was questioned about the levels of funding available for community development in 2011 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 14th December 2011, 13-15,…

Poverty level worsens

Richard Bruton (FG, Dublin NC) invited the Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs to comment on the most recent poverty statistics, released by the Central Statistics Office at the end of November (Dail Eieann, Debates, 14th December 2010, 23-5,…

Other debate references

> Continued controversy in Red Cross: Dail Eireann, Debates, 15th December 2010, 346-9 > Decline of Irish educational performance, literacy and numeracy: Dail Eireann, Debates, 16th December 2010, 611-615; 640-1; government initiatives to combat educational disadvantage: Dail Eireann, Debates, 16th…

European year for combatting poverty and social exclusion

The Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, Pat Carey, reported to the Dail on the outcome of the 2010 European year for combatting poverty and social exclusion (Dail Eireann, Debates, 14th December 2010, 119).  He told Joan Burton (Lab,…

Traveller policy division

The Minister of State at the Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, Mary White, outlined the work of the Traveller Policy Division, which moved to her department in June 2010.  Funding for the division had been €1.01m in 2008,…

Charities Authority

The Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs Pat Carey told Brian Hayes (FG, Dublin SW) that there were ‘on-going discussions’ with the Department of Finance about the setting up of a new Charities Authority and he hoped to make…

> Other news references

> Appointments to boards by the Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs Dail Eireann, Debates, 7th December 2010, 410; > Restatement of Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs lottery and non-lottery funding for voluntary and community organizations: Dail…