Speech by Frances Fitzgerald T.D, Minister for Justice and Equality re the need to ensure the full disclose by the British Government of Documentation regarding the Dublin and Monaghan Bombings
Only a few short weeks ago we saw the 40th anniversary of the savage bombings in Dublin and Monaghan and the tragic loss of life and injuries that resulted.
Hogan announces funding of over €8m for the Community and Voluntary Sector
Phil Hogan T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government, today announced funding of €8.015m over the coming two years to 55 national community and voluntary organisations.
Minister Fitzgerald publishes Report on removal of two Roma children
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Justice& Equality has today published the Report of the Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the removal of two Roma children from their families. The Minister committed to full implementation of report recommendations as well as calling for a more dynamic and effective approach to Roma integration in Ireland.
Speech by the Minister for Justice & Equality, Ms Frances Fitzgerald T.D. - Court of Appeal Bill 2014, Second Stage, Dáil Éireann
Deputies will recall that the Programme for Government indicated that the necessary steps to create a permanent Court of Appeal would be taken during the lifetime of the Government. On foot of that commitment, a Referendum was held on 4 October 2013 and the proposal to establish a Court of Appeal was agreed to by the people.
Good day for consumers and SMEs as roaming charges slashed - Noone
Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on European Affairs, Senator Catherine Noone, has welcomed the introduction of reduced roaming charges across the EU, describing it as a good day for consumers and SMEs.
Speech by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny on the Nomination of the New Cabinet
I wish to inform the House that the President, acting on my advice, has accepted the resignations of Deputy Pat Rabbitte, Deputy Ruairi Quinn, Deputy Eamon Gilmore, Deputy Phil Hogan and Deputy Jimmy Deenihan as members of the Government.
Statement by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the Announcement of Government Priorities 11th July 2014
Good afternoon everyone. This morning the Tanaiste and I announced a new Cabinet to drive forward our agenda for the economic and social recovery of Ireland. This afternoon we are publishing a new Statement of Priorities for the remaining 21 months of this Government’s term.
Statement by the Minister for Children & Youth Affairs re Update on Mother & Baby Home Commission of Investigation
Today (Tuesday), Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs briefed Cabinet on the interim report of the Cross Departmental Review Committee. The Committee, comprised of senior officials from eight government departments and a number of State agencies, was asked to scope the issues relevant to a Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes and to report by the end of June.
Is Fianna Fáil intent on scaring old people? – Harris
Fine Gael Wicklow TD, Simon Harris, has today (Monday) questioned Fianna Fáil’s motives and accused the Party of trying to scare older people over the free travel pass.
Speech by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD at the Launch of Fourth Annual Monitoring Report on Integration 2013
I am delighted to join you here today to launch the Fourth Annual Monitoring report on Integration 2013. I would like to begin by thanking Killian Forde, CEO of The Integration Centre, for his kind invitation to me to launch the report.