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1 News: Charity regulator appointed: Una Ni Dhubhghaill

The Minister for Justice & Equality, Alan Shatter, announced that he had appointed Una Ni Dhubhghaill as the chief executive of the new Charities Regulatory Agency (Dail Eireann, Debates, 8th April, 326-7).   Over the coming weeks, the office and…

Last funding for community fora

The Minister for the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, gave details to the Dail of funding for community fora for 2014 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 1st April 2014, 750-1).  This funding, €228,220, covered the first six…

2 Debates: Bringing it all back home programme

Aengus O Snodaigh (SF, Dublin SC) appealed for funding to continue the community-based programme Bringing it all back home (Dail Eireann, Debates, 15th April 2014, 79-81).  Launched 2011, it was an inter-agency programme to assist highly disadvantaged children and families…

1 Debates: Travellers on the PULSE system

Mick Wallace (ind, Wexford) raised the issue of Traveller families, including a baby, being registered on the PULSE police database (Dail Eireann, Debates, 25th March 2014, 493).  The reply of the Minister for Justice & Equality, Alan Shatter, was as…

2 News: Appointment Homelessness Policy Implementation Team

The Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Jan O’Sullivan, told the Dail that on 25th February the government had approved the establishment of a Homelessness Policy Implementation Team and an implementation unit, whose…

LCDP: progress in privatization

Asked about the future of the local development companies and their staff if they were unsuccessful in tendering for the Local Community Development Programme in January 2015, the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan told Padraig…

Philanthropy Ireland funding

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan told Barry Cowen (FF, Laois Offaly) that his department had allocated co-funding of €1.9m over three years to Philanthropy Ireland to support the Forum on Philanthropy and Fundraising (Dail…

High level committee on integration strategy inaugural

The Minister for Children & Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, told Caoimhghin O Caolain SF, Cavan Monaghan) that the government had decided to begin a review of the current integration strategy.  A high level committee had been established under the Department…

Dormant accounts

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan told Maureen O’Sullivan (ind, Dublin C) that he had allocated €5.456m under dormant accounts in 2014 through Pobal, of which €2m would be allocated to labour force activation measures…

3 In memoriam: Nicky McFadden TD, RIP

Both houses paid tribute to senator, later deputy Nicky McFadden TD, whose death was announced. Patrick Nulty (ind, Dublin W) resigned from the Dail.   Appointments Ned O’Sullivan was appointed to the Joint Committee on Public Service Oversight & Petitions;…

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