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Abolish the HSE?

The first proposal to abolish the Health Service Executive (HSE) was made by Joe Behan (independent, Wicklow) in the course of an adjournment debate (Dail Eireann, Debates, 27th May 2010, 687-9). He cited, as his reasons, its failures to care…

North South consultative forum

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheal Martin told Jim O’Keeffe (FG, Cork SW) that the government would press strongly for the establishment of the north-south consultative forum at the next plenary meeting of the North South Ministerial Council on 5th…

Housing needs of people with a mental health disability

The Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Health and Local Government, Michael Finneran, told PJ Sheehan (FG, Cork SW) that a national housing strategy for people with a disability, especially a mental health disability, was advanced and…

Fuel poverty

The Minister for Communication, Energy and Natural Resources, Eamon Ryan, told Olwyn Enright (FG, Laois Offaly) and Pat Rabbitte (Lab, Dublin SW) that his department, together with the Department for Social Protection and Environment, Heritage and Local Government, was working…

Funding of national voluntary organizations

Asked about the funding of national voluntary organizations by his department, the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Pat Carey told Brian O’Shea (Lab, Waterford) that contracts with such organizations were due to expire on 31st December 2010. Officials…

Accountability of the Centre for Effective Services

Accountability of the Centre for Effective Services CDP alternative proposals in consideration The Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Pat Carey responded to an enquiry from Michael Ring (FG, Mayo) about the Centre for Effective Services (CES) and its…

Charities legislation: new authority by end 2011

The Minister for Community, Rural and Galetacht Affairs Pat Carey reported to the Dail on the progress of the Charities Act, 2009  (Dail Eireann, Debates, 11th May 2010, 455-7).  He told Michael Ring (FG, Mayo) that was was committed to…

2011 European year of volunteering

The Minister for Community, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs, Pat Carey, told Sean Barrett (FG, Dun Laoghaire) that Volunteering Ireland had been appointed national coordinator for Ireland’s participation in 2011 European year of volunteering ( (Dail Eireann, Debates, 11th May 2010,…

Poverty figures, poverty and health

Asked by Caoimhghin O Caolain (SF, Cavan Monaghan) about the views of The poor can’t pay campaign, the Minister for Social and Family Affairs, Mary Hanafin told the Dail that she had noted its analysis of budget 2010.  €21bn would…

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