Articles posted in 'Charities'

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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…

Charity top-ups

Charity top-ups, salaries and the regulation of the voluntary and community sector continue to be the focus of discussion.  In the Seanad, David Cullinane (SF,  labour) demanded a debate on the ‘toxic culture of bonuses, top-ups, bailouts, pensions, dig-outs and…

1 Debates: Charities, top ups and regulation

The Seanad debated the situation in the charities sector (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 4th February 2014, 521-548).  Lorraine Higgins (Lab, Taoiseach nominee) spoke of how people were sickened as a result of recent scandals, such as those that had engulfed the…

1 Debates: Charities, top ups and regulation

Sinn Fein introduced a private members Bill designed to ensure the enactment of the unenacted parts of the Charities Act, 2007 by 31st May and to amend the Act to include human rights as a legitimate area of charitable activity…

1 Debates: shadow regulator

Discussion on charity salaries, top-ups and regulation continued to pre-occupy members of the Oireachtas.  In the Seanad, Aideen Hayden (Lab, Taoiseach nominee) asked that the Minister for Justice & Equality come to the Seanad to discuss how the charities regulatory…

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…

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…

Charity salaries

In the Seanad, Colm Burke (FG, agricultural) raised charity salaries on the adjournment (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 26th November 2013, 832-4).  The HSE funded 2,680 organizations with €3.27bn, which was 25% of the health budget and he was concerned that salaries…

1 Debates Charity salaries

Continued pressure to implement charities legislation Conway: charities should fund register Mulcahy: stop all money for advocacy groups  Martin Conway (FG, administrative) asked for a debate on the implementation  of the Charities Act (Seanad Eireann, 13th November 2013, 499). There…

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