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-  Susan Moss

Statement by Ministers Leo Varadkar and Ciaran Cannon

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar, Minister of State for Commuter & Public Transport Alan Kelly, and Minister of State for Training & Skills Ciaran Cannon have considered the story in today's Mail on Sunday regarding school transport tenders operated by Bus Eireann.

-  Ken Gaughran

Minister Shatter receives the report of the Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the taking into care of the children of two Roma families - Garda Síochána Act 2005 (section 42) (Special Inquiries Relating to Garda Síochána) Order 2013 –

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, today received a report from Ombudsman for Children, Ms Emily Logan on her inquiry into the circumstances surrounding two children from two different Roma families being taken temporarily into care in October 2013. The Minister will now read and consider the contents of the Report.

-  Ken Gaughran

Minister Shatter requests Inspector of Prisons to carry out urgent investigation

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, today said, “I have asked the Inspector of Prisons to carry out an urgent independent investigation into all the circumstances surrounding the recording of telephone conversations between prisoners and their solicitors.

-  Ken Gaughran

Varadkar & Kelly set out 5 year NTA transport plan for Greater Dublin

Leo Varadkar TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport and Alan Kelly TD, Minister for Public and Commuter Transport, joined Gerry Murphy, Chief Executive of the National Transport Authority, to launch the Authority’s Integrated Implementation Plan 2013-2018 at the construction site at the Rosie Hackett Bridge, which will take south-bound trams across the Liffey when the Luas Cross City opens for operations in 2017.

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