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Traveller education

The Minister for Education & Science, Ruairi Quinn, told Sean Crowe (SF, Dublin SW) that he did not intend to revisit the decision of the previous government to withdraw resource teachers for Travellers  (Dail Eireann, Debates, 24th March 2011, 544-5)). …

Cuts to Traveller services

Cuts in social services were an important focus of the Dail in January 2011.  Roisin Shortall (Lab, Dublin NW) asked about what she called the damaging impact of the cuts to Traveller education services (Dail Eireann, Debates, 27th January 2011,…

Launch of Tús

The Minister for Social Protection, Eamon O Cuiv, announced the launch on 21st December of the new community work placement initiative, Tús, (Dail Eireann, Debates, 12th January 2011, 378).  The minister told Billy Timmins (FG, Wicklow) that it provided 5,000…

International Fund for Ireland

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dick Roche, brought Sean Barrett (FG, Dun Laoghaire) up to date on developments in the International Fund for Ireland  (Dail Eireann, Debates, 20th January 2011, 254-5).  Originally, its board had decided that it would no…

Charities funding database coming

The Minister for Community, Equality & Gaeltacht Affairs, Pat Carey, told Finian McGrath (ind, Dublin NC) that there was no central repository on the voluntary and community sector in Ireland and how it was funded (Dail Eireann, Debates, 18th January…

Budgets were progressive

The Minister for Social Protection, Eamon O Cuiv, told Aengus O Snodaigh (SF, Dublin SC) that the impact of recent budgets was progressive.  He cited the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) which showed that the loss of incomes from…

Incomplete housing

The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Eamon O Cuiv, gave details to Bernard Durkan (FG, Kildare N) of incomplete housing (sometimes called the ‘NAMA houses’ – ed) (Dail Eireann, Debates, 27th January 2011, 911).  The minister told…

Begging Bill in the Seanad

The Criminal justice (public order) Bill, 2010, passed the Seanad (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 26th January 2011, 363-373), being guided through by the Minister for Justice & Law Reform, Brendan Smith.  The Bill was given support by Eugene Regan (FG, agricultural)…

Funding for community development in 2011

Funding for community development in 2011 ‘No more fancy lunches’ The Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, Pat Carey, was questioned about the levels of funding available for community development in 2011 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 14th December 2011, 13-15,…

Poverty level worsens

Richard Bruton (FG, Dublin NC) invited the Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs to comment on the most recent poverty statistics, released by the Central Statistics Office at the end of November (Dail Eieann, Debates, 14th December 2010, 23-5,…

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