Jim Daly, TD

Minister of State at the Department of Health with special responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Cork South West

News & Statements

Government absolutely committed to Fair Deal – Daly

The Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly, has reiterated the governments full ongoing support for the Nursing Homes Support Scheme (NHSS), commonly referred to as Fair Deal and to planned reforms of the scheme which will benefit farmers and small business people.

Regular respite a must for carers – Daly

A West Cork TD has drafted legislation that will entitle all full time carers to a respite period at least once every month. If enacted, Jim Daly’s new legislation will, for the first time ever, place respite services on a statutory footing, and compel the Health Service Executive to provide the care.

Tusla must explain false allegations— Daly

Tusla – the Child and Family Agency – must explain before the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs how they sent false allegations of child sex abuse against a garda whistleblower to An Garda Síochána, Fine Gael TD Jim Daly has said.

Finding of school discrimination shows need for Education Ombudsman says Chair of Oireachtas Children Committee

Jim Daly, Fine Gael Cork South West TD and Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs, has warmly welcomed this week’s finding by the Equality Tribunal that a County Cavan school discriminated against a student for not allowing his assistance dog to accompany him to the classroom. Deputy Daly said that the case highlights the need for an Education Ombudsman to protect students, parents and school staff.

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Contact Details

Department of Health
Hawkins House
Hawkins Street
Dublin 2
Phone: 016354717
Email: [email protected]


Lamb Street
Co. Cork
Phone: 0238858770
Web: http://www.jimdaly.ie