News & Statements
New Bill will give over 60,000 families greater certainty around autism supports
A Fine Gael Bill will see over 60,000 families benefit from greater supports for children with autism.
Closure of Fingal beaches unacceptable, explanation needed from Irish Water – Reilly
Fine Gael Dublin Senator James Reilly, has said that the closure of several Fingal beaches is unacceptable and an explanation is needed from Irish Water
Investing in the Early Years – Fine Gael’s Plans for Better Services for Children
An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD and Minister for Children & Youth Affairs, Dublin North Candidate James Reilly TD today (Thursday) launched Fine Gael’s Investing in the Early Years Plan, which will support better outcomes for our children and make childcare more affordable for parents.
REILLY – EXTRA €19 MILLION FOR PYRITE REMEDIATION WILL HELP HOMEOWNERS IN FINGAL
In yesterday’s Budget, the Government has announced €19 million extra funding for the Pyrite Remediation Scheme. This is up from €10 million in 2015. Homes affected by pyrite will also be exempt from the local property tax.
Statement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs to the Dáil on the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes
Minister Reilly Announces Important Steps in Establishing an Effective Investigation into the Mother and Baby Home Controversy
Much larger health warnings on cigarette packs a step closer – Minister Reilly on Government decision
The Government has today (Tuesday, 19th November 2013) approved the General Scheme for legislation to provide for much larger health warnings on cigarette packets.
Minister Reilly outlines progress to date on the new Children’s Hospital
The Minister for Health Dr. James Reilly TD today (6 November 2013) outlined progress to date on the new Children’s Hospital.
Minister Reilly announces changes to Risk Equalisation Credits to protect community-rated health insurance for all
The Minister for Health Dr. James Reilly TD today (12 November 2013) announced changes to risk equalisation credits that will apply in the private health insurance market from 1st March next.
New payment scheme for patients of Dr Neary to help bring closure for women who suffered appalling consequences – Minister Reilly
Today (11 November 2013), Dr James Reilly, TD, Minister for Health, announced that approximately 35 women, excluded on age grounds alone from the Lourdes Hospital Redress Scheme in 2007, would be provided with ex gratia awards, which would bring final closure on the issue for them.