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HSE does not have adequate resources or systems to monitor Section 38 and 39 agencies – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD and member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Mary Mitchell O’ Connor, today (Tuesday).

Corcoran Kennedy appointed as Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Fine Gael TD for Laois Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has today (Tuesday), been appointed as Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, the position vacated by Damien English, Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Skills, Research and Innovation.

Minister Flanagan to discuss Ukraine and Gaza with EU Foreign Ministers

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, is meeting EU Foreign Ministers in Brussels today to discuss the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine and the current crisis in Gaza.

Speech by Frances Fitzgerald T.D., Minister for Justice and Equality, on Justice Reform, at the MacGill Summer School

Ladies and Gentlemen, We talk a lot these days about reform. But why reform? Surely not just for the sake of reform; But to keep apace with rapidly changing realities of life in contemporary Ireland.

Government announces €500,000 in emergency funding for Gaza

The Government today announced funding of €500,000 for the United Nations’ emergency appeal for families affected by the devastating conflict in Gaza.

Buttimer welcomes Minister’s decision on funding under SSNO scheme

Fine Gael Cork South Central TD and Chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Friday) welcomed the decision by the Minister for the Environment, Alan Kelly, to restore funding to a number of health, disability and other organisations for a twelve month period, following a review of the SSNO scheme.

Mitchell O’Connor receives assurances from Council that local bathing waters are back up to standard

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has said she is pleased to have received confirmation from Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council that bathing waters at White Rock and Killiney beaches are back up to standard.

Coghlan welcomes NAMA review and commends Agency on work to date

Fine Gael Kerry Senator and Seanad Chief Whip, Paul Coghlan, has today welcomed the review of NAMA, which was published this week, and commended the Agency for its work to date. Senator Coghlan was speaking during Order of Business in the Seanad.