Articles posted in 'Issue 17 - June 2011'

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Oireachtas Brief 17

Oireachtas Brief 17 (OB17) covers the 31st Dail and 24th Seanad during May 2011. During this period, the new Seanad and, if the constitution is amended, the last, met only once, on 25th May. Oireachtas Brief 18, to be published…

Poverty: impact study to be done ahead of 2012 budget

Tús trialled The new Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, outlined to John Halligan (ind, Waterford) her proposals on how to address poverty, currently affecting 14.1% of the population (Dail Eireann, Debates, 10th May 2011, 748-750). The priority of the…

Traveller resource posts

The Minister for Education & Skills, Ruairi Quinn, gave further details to Mick Wallace (ind, Wexford) of the withdrawal of resource teachers for Travellers, which will come into effect on 31st August (Dail Eireann, Debates, 4th May 2011, 391). The…

Ending funding for the Rape Crisis Network

Mattie McGrath (ind, Tipperary South) raised on the adjournment the decision of the Health Service Executive to end funding for the Rape Crisis Network and SAFE Ireland, the national network of domestic violence services (Dail Eireann, Debates, 12th May 2011,…

Traveller resource posts

The Minister for Education & Skills, Ruairi Quinn, gave further details to Mick Wallace (ind, Wexford) of the withdrawal of resource teachers for Travellers, which will come into effect on 31st August (Dail Eireann, Debates, 4th May 2011, 391).  The…

Ending funding for the Rape Crisis Network

Mattie McGrath (ind, Tipperary South) raised on the adjournment the decision of the Health Service Executive to end funding for the Rape Crisis Network and SAFE Ireland, the national network of domestic violence services (Dail Eireann, Debates, 12th May 2011,…

FAS cuts

The Minister for Education & Skills, Ruairi Quinn, gave details to Thomas Broughan (Lab, Dublin NC) of the FAS budget cuts for 2011 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 4th May 2011, 538).  He told him that FAS would deliver at least 90,000…

> Other debate references

> Suicide prevention: Dail Eireann, Debates, 3rd May 2011, 37-61; 5th May 2011, 621-636. > Residential mortgage debt: Dail Eireann, Debates, 3rd May 2011, 61-82; 4th May 2011, 445-467. > Visions for change and mental health services: Dail Eireann, Debates,…

2 News: Reorganization of early work of government departments

Ministers continued to make announcements about the changes in government departments since the new government was formed in March.  The Taoiseach informed the Dail that the government had established the following sub-committees: Economic recovery and jobs, convened by the Minister…

National literacy strategy: draft due June

The Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairi Quinn, told Peadar Toibin (SF, Meath W) and Michael Moynihan (FF, Cork NW ) that he expected that the National Literacy and Numeracy Strategy would be drafted by the end of June (Dail…

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