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Funding for volunteering, social partnership

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, gave details to Robert Troy (FF, Longford Westmeath) of funding for volunteering (Dail Eireann, Debates, 5th February 2013, 35-6).  There were 22 volunteer centres, with 1% of the funding…

Implementing alignment, transport

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, announced that nominations had been sought from parties invited to participate in the Alignment Implementation Group (Dail Eireann, Debates, 5th February 2013, 17).  He told Willie O’Dea (FF, Limerick…

RAPID in 2013

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan informed Eamon O Cuiv (FF, Galway W) of the progress of the RAPID programme of urban local development (Dail Eireann, Debates, 5th February 2013, 9-10).  There were 51 RAPID…

New peace programme

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Eamon Gilmore, informed Brendan Smith (FF, Cavan Monaghan) that the recent European Council had decided to allocate €150m to a new Peace programme (Dail Eireann, Debates, 14th February 2013, 862).  The full size of the…

1 Debates: Future of local development companies

The future of local development companies or partnerships in the alignment process was, as flagged earlier, discussed in the Seanad (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 22nd January 2013, 245-280).   Paschal Mooney (FF, agriculture) warned of the storm clouds gathering on this…

Water poverty

David Cullinane (SF, labour) warned of the danger of ‘water poverty’ arising from the forthcoming water charges, in the course of the debate on the committee stage of the Water services Bill (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 29th January 2013, 472-502).  Earlier,…

2 News The other lotteries

The Minister for Justice & Equality, Alan Shatter, gave details to Caomhghin O Caolain (SF, Cavan Monaghan) of the compensation given annually to charities whose earlier lotteries had been negatively impacted when the National Lottery was set up in the…

Social welfare amnesty

Aengus O Snodaigh (SF, Dublin SC) moved a Bill to amnesty social welfare recipients who, through no fault of their own, had been in receipt of overpayments (Dail Eireann, Debates, 18th January 2013, 962-987).   His party had presented a…

Deepening poverty, unemployment

John Halligan (ind, Waterford) (Dail Eireann, Debates, 17th January 2013, 8, 9) asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, to agree to a task force to make an impact study of the serious health problems associated with…

Telephone, electric allowance for older people

Dara Calleary (FF, Mayo) denounced, as a ‘sneaky bombshell’ the reduction of 63% in the contribution to the phone allowance for older people (Dail Eireann, Debates, 24th January 2013, 682-4).  This mean a reduction, for example, from €25.78 to €9.50. …

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