Issue 13 - January 2011

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Oireachtas Brief 13

Oireachtas Brief §13   December 2010 (2)

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Oireachtas Brief 13 covers the 30th Dail from 7th to 16th December.  Both the Dail and Seanad have now adjourned until 12th January:

1    Debates
Funding for community development in 2011
Increase in poverty

2    News
2010 European year for combatting poverty and social exclusion
Traveller Policy Division
Charities Authority