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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…

Funding for Equality for Women

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter, informed Padraig Mac Lochlainn (SF, Donegal NE) of the funding currently provided under the European Social Fund Equality for Women measure  (Dail Eireann, Debates, 25th June 2013, 359-360). The minister told him…

Funding community fora, women’s council

Sen. David Cullinane (SF, labour) raised the issue of the funding of community fora, notably Waterford Community Forum (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 14th November 2012, 501-3).  220 organizations belonged to the community forum, but its budget had fallen from €25,925 in…

Strategies for women, children, early years, youth justice

The Minister for Justice & Equality, Alan Shatter, told Michael Colreavy (SF, Sligo – N Leitrim) that the first draft of the internal review of the National Women’s Strategy, 2007-2016, would be presented to its monitoring committee at a meeting…

Budget cuts: LCDP, mental health, disability services, women

Timmy Dooley (FF, Clare) and Brian Stanley (SF, Laois Offaly) questioned the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government about the €8m cut in the Local and Community Development Programme (LCDP) (Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd February 2012, 88-9).  Responding,…

Funding People with Disabilities Ireland, National Women’s Council

Call to review disability sector There were further echoes to the end of government funding for People with Disabilities Ireland (PwDI), covered in earlier bulletins.  In the Seanad, Martin Conway (FG, Galway E), reiterated that what was needed was an…

Ending funding for the Rape Crisis Network

Mattie McGrath (ind, Tipperary South) raised on the adjournment the decision of the Health Service Executive to end funding for the Rape Crisis Network and SAFE Ireland, the national network of domestic violence services (Dail Eireann, Debates, 12th May 2011,…

Equality for Women Measure

The Minister for Community, Equality & Gaeltacht Affairs, Pat Carey, gave details of the progress of the Equality for Women Measure (EWM) funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) (Dail Eireann, Debates, 12th OCtober 2010, 308 – 309).  Total funding…