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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Funding for voluntary organizations

Catherine Byrne (FG, Dublin SC) and John Deasy (FG, Waterford) asked a series of questions about government funding for voluntary and community organizations (Dail Eireann, Debates 16th January 2014, column indicated).  Ministers gave the following top line figures for 2013:…

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