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1 Debates: charity salaries, top-ups and poverty

Discussions on charity salaries, top-ups and the regulation of charities became prominent as the controversy over the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) reached a climax and also became connected to discussion on government policies against poverty, so they are taken here…

2 News: 13 projects in ABC programme against child poverty

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, told Eamon O Cuiv (FF, Galway W) that she had announced nine areas to enter the design stage of the Area Based Childhood (ABC) programme 2013-2016 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 5th December…

How much do government departments give to voluntary organizations?

Government ministers answered a set of questions from Billy Timmins (ind, Wicklow) about the amount of funds that they provided for voluntary and community organizations (Dail Eireann, Debates, 10th December 2013, 177, 303, 331, 342, 290, 156, 181, 197, 127-129,…

Funding philanthropy

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, told Micheal Martin (FF, Cork SC) that  he had provided €1.9m for Philanthropy Ireland for three years, provided that it was matched by philanthropic sources, to support the Giving…

Child & Family Agency passes Seanad 2nd stage

The Seanad approved Child and Family Agency Bill (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 27th November 2013, 855-880).  Introducing the Bill, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, spoke of the early intervention programme to which  Atlantic Philanthropies had made a…

2 News Peace IV funding

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, told Brendan Smith (FF, Cavan Monaghan) that the structural funds allocation to the Peace IV programme would be €150m (Dail Eireann, Debates, 26th November 2013, 513).  The Secretary of State for…

Lottery in Department of Children and Youth Affairs

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, told the Dail that applications for funding for her department’s €500,000 lottery grant closed on 18th October (Dail Eireann, Debates, 26th November 2013, 646).  600 application for €7.5m had been received.

LCDP: Local government Bill concludes second stage

Debate concluded on the Local government Bill, 2013, which provides inter alia for the alignment of the Local Community Development Programme (LCDP) with local government (Dail Eireann, Debates, 5th November 2013, 89,91; 13th November, 772-6; 14th November 27-32, 59-107).  Joe…

Child & Family Agency and Family Resource Centres

The Bill establishing the Child and Family Agency was approved on fourth and fifth stage (Dail Eireann, Debates, 21st November 2013, 23-37; 56-87).  Caomhghin O Caolain  (SF, Cavan Monaghan) presented a fourth stage amendment for the board to include people…

1 Debates: 1% campaign

The Seanad debated the 1% Difference National Giving Campaign on a motion introduced by the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government (Seanad Eireann, 22nd October 2013, 21-39).  The minister spoke of a dynamic civil society as a pillar…

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