Articles posted in 'Volunteering'

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Volunteering

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan told Nicky McFadden (FG, Longford Westmeath) and Pat Deering (FG, Carlow Kilkenny) that his department was considering a status report commissioned from Volunteer Ireland on volunteering and volunteering infrastructure…

Funding for volunteering, social partnership

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, gave details to Robert Troy (FF, Longford Westmeath) of funding for volunteering (Dail Eireann, Debates, 5th February 2013, 35-6).  There were 22 volunteer centres, with 1% of the funding…

1 Debates: Closing down People with Disabilities Ireland

No more funding for Northside Community Law Centre? The Seanad debated, on the adjournment, the closing down of People with Disabilities Ireland following the withdrawal of its funding (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 30th November 2011, 1060-4).  Opening the debate, Senator Martin…

1 Debates: Voluntary and community sector in the Seanad

The Seanad debated the role of the voluntary and community sector (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 9th November 2011, 267 – 290).  Opening the debate, the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan spoke of how his department was…

Active Citizenship

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, told Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin (SF, Cavan – Monaghan) that the work of the Active Citizenship Office had concluded in November 2009.  Responsibility for progressing the active citizenship agenda had…

National policy on volunteering, European year

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, told Catherine Murphy (ind, Kildare N) that the Irish national steering group for the European year of volunteering was working with the national coordinating body for the year, Volunteering…

Volunteering and the unemployment payment

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, outlined to David Stanton (FG, Cork E) the current policy on volunteering when volunteers were in receipt of jobseeker payments (Dail Eireann, Debates, 12th April 2011, 893).  She told him that they could,…

Active citizenship

Asked about the government’s progress on its policy for active citizenship, the Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs Pat Carey told the Dail that the steering committee had initiated an audit of community, sports and arts facilities. 32 of…

2011 European year of volunteering

The Minister for Community, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs, Pat Carey, told Sean Barrett (FG, Dun Laoghaire) that Volunteering Ireland had been appointed national coordinator for Ireland’s participation in 2011 European year of volunteering ( (Dail Eireann, Debates, 11th May 2010,…

2011 European year of volunteering

The Minister of State at the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, John Curran informed the Dail of arrangements for 2011 European year of volunteering (Dail Eireann, Debates, 9th March 2010, 557), responding to a question by Caoimhghin O…