Articles posted in 'Issue 55'

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Lottery funding

The Minister for Health, James Reilly, informed the Dail that the closing date for application for the department’s fund for the lottery is Friday 30th August (Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd July 2013, 524).  > Department of Children & Youth Affairs…

One parent family changes

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, gave details to Michael Colreavy (SF, Sligo – N Leitrim) of the financial consequences of the changes to One-parent Family Payment (OPF) introduced on 4th July (Dail Eireann, Debates, 9th July 2013, 129-130). …

Roma in Ireland

The Minister for Justice & Equality, Alan Shatter, told Joan Collins (PBP, Dublin SC) that his department had been conducting an exercise since April to collect information from government departments on projects in progress that interacted with the Roma community…

Older people’s forums

The Minister of State at the Department of Health Kathleen Lynch was asked by Catherine Murphy (ind, Kildare N) about the progress of older people’s councils, which was a commitment in the programme for government (Dail Eireann, Debates 18th July…

Funding for emigrant support

The Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore gave details to Tommy Broughan (ind,  Dublin NE) of funding for services for emigrants by Irish voluntary organizations abroad (Dail Eireann, Debates, 11th July 2013, 843-4).  Funding provided was…

> Other news references

> Collection of information on Traveller identity in schools: Dail Eireann, Debates, 3rd July 2013, 722. > Policy on Traveller education following E grade awarded by Children’s Rights Alliance 2013 Report card: Dail Eireann, Debates, 4th July 2013, 939. >…

3 Appointments

New minister of state, senator Paschal Donohoe (FG, Dublin C) was appointed Minister of State at the Departments of the Taoiseach and Foreign Affairs and Trade, with special responsibility for European affairs (Dail Eireann, Debates, 16th July 2013, 63).  This…

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