Organisation: Dáil committee
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Adoption campaigners want an immediate inquiry into the scale of illegal adoptions — a call they have repeatedly made for years.
Thu, 31 May, 2018
Education Minister Richard Bruton is under fire for creating a year-long delay in resolving the third-level funding crisis.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
Large swathes of the country are going to be left without any GP if supports are not given to doctors, according to the Irish College of General Practitioners.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
The Government should compensate people who bought Celtic Tiger homes which have been found to have significant defects, an Oireachtas committee has recommended.
Thu, 25 Jan, 2018
DUP leader Arlene Foster has threatened to seek the appointment of “direct rule ministers” in Northern Ireland “early in the new year” unless the near year-long Stormont stalemate is brought to an end in the coming weeks.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018
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Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
ROSA is a socialist feminist organisation and stands for Reproductive rights against Oppression, Sexism & Austerity.
Sat, 14 Oct, 2017
The HSE and gardaí are at the centre of an escalating stand-off with a Dáil committee after failing to hand over key documents into the Grace foster abuse and Stepaside garda station controversies.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
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Wed, 16 Aug, 2017
THE first victim of truth is language. Once words are suborned, anything is possible, writes
Wed, 10 May, 2017
Unlike the Convention on the Constitution that preceded it there were no politicians appointed to the Citizen’s Assembly, writes Alison O’Connor
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
Local and regional roads are falling into a state of disrepair because the Department of Transport has just half the money needed to ensure their upkeep, resulting in delays of up to four years.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2017
A campaigner for a different site for the National Children's Hospital is voicing concern about the reported contract price for the project.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2017
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Mon, 14 Nov, 2016
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Fri, 28 Oct, 2016
One of the country's biggest children's charities has claimed that is being excluded from a Health Committee meeting to discuss the location of the new National Children's Hospital.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny will formally launch the first meeting of the citizens’ assembly today as the independent group’s members begin examining potential changes to abortion laws; fixed-term parliaments; and how Ireland is tackling the climate change crisis.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Parents and school organisations have warned the Government’s school admissions reform bill fails to go far enough, as it did not definitively address religious discrimination in over-subscribed facilities.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
When the GAA hierarchy made its deal with Sky Sports, there was one thing they were adamant about: This was a deal that was not about the money.
Thu, 03 Mar, 2016
The Health Service Executive (HSE) tonight conceded that no official apology was given to the intellectually disabled victim of rape and abuse in a foster home, despite earlier claiming it was.
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016
”There’s obviously a feeling, no doubt, in certain quarters, and I don’t know exactly the reasons, some aren’t happy with the coverage,” said GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghail last week, referring to the ongoing negative reaction to the GAA’s decision to sell exclusive rights to championship matches to Sky Sports.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
Renua leader Lucinda Creighton says she thinks a legal action by Denis O'Brien against a Dáil Committee is "unwise".
Tue, 04 Aug, 2015
A Dáil Committee is today discussing measures to help people who cannot afford to pay their water bills.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
The Chairman of the Dáil's Transport Committee has defended the decision not to call in FAI Chief John Delaney to discuss a €5m payout from FIFA.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
Fresh questions have been raised about the long-term nature of the €5 million loan agreement world soccer body Fifa struck with the Football Association of Ireland in early 2010.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
Claims by the GAA’s hierarchy that the Sky Sports deal has been good for the association have been contested by a leading sports academic, says
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015
A Dáil committee has not raised any objections to a massive bailout for the health service.
Tue, 09 Dec, 2014
If weekend reports that gardaí are still cancelling penalty points for law-breaking drivers are true, and there is absolutely no reason to imagine that they are not, then our police force has become a sorry, dysfunctional and, though it is tragic and frightening to have to use these descriptions, a corrupt and out-of-control force.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2014
The Dáil's Public Accounts Committee has been told it cannot compel two former Rehab CEOs to attend a public hearing.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2014
The Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications will meet this morning to discuss the Garth Brooks debacle.
Tue, 15 Jul, 2014
Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte will appear before an Oireachtas committee later to outline the progress made regarding plans to roll out the national broadband strategy.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2014
Politicians, many of whom admitted to being heavily lobbied by prospective adoptive parents, have locked horns with children’s rights groups and the Adoption Authority over the sharp drop in children available for intercountry adoption.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2014
The Government is looking at ways to better protect businesses and consumers engaging in non-traditional lending methods such as crowd-funding but has no current plans to widen regulation of the area.
Wed, 18 Jun, 2014
International tax policy changes being considered by the OECD could shave €1bn off Ireland’s annual multinational tax take, a Dáil Committee has heard.
Wed, 28 May, 2014
The Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee will today discuss whether to seek legal powers to force Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery to attend a public hearing.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
The Taoiseach has today backed calls for Angela Kerins to go before the Public Accounts Committee next week.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2014
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
The Dáil Environment Committee is today discussing the potential to export surplus electricity to the UK.
Tue, 18 Feb, 2014
Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said that he has full confidence in the members of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2014
Sinn Féin has launched a series of proposals for political reform which would alter the method of how TDs and senators are elected, would automatically make the North’s 18 MPs members of Dáil, and give members of the Assembly speaking time.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014