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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…

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…

Debates: Local development – concern grows

In the Seanad, Kathryn Reilly (SF, industrial & commercial) spoke of the frustration about the manner in which the alignment process had unfolded (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 20th February 2014, 1002-3).  There was a great deal of confusion which the minister…

Funding for national, youth organizations

Jillian van Tournhout (ind, Taoiseach nominee) raised, on the adjournment of the Seanad, funding for voluntary organizations under the national scheme of funding for voluntary organizations (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 18th February 2014, 886-8).  In particular, she raised the €90,000 cap…

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