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Health Committee seeks submissions on tobacco packaging legislation

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children is seeking written submissions from interested individuals and groups in respect of its consideration of the Outline Heads of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2013. ...

Have your say: Health Committee invites submissions on Heads of Alcohol Bill

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children has today issued an invitation to interested individuals and groups to have their say on proposed legislation on alcohol. ...

EU Affairs Committee to discuss Irish/UK economic interdependence

The Joint Committee on European Union Affairs will continue its series of meetings on ‘BrExit’ tomorrow, 17th February 2015 at 2pm, when it meets to discuss the ‘Four Freedoms’ and economic interdependence between the UK and Ireland. ...

Health sub-Committee to consider tobacco packaging legislation

The Dáil Select sub-Committee on Health will meet tomorrow afternoon for Committee Stage consideration of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2014. Minister for Children and Youth Affairs James Reilly TD will be in attendance. ...

Foreign Affairs Committee to consider Goal operations in South Sudan

Goal CEO Barry Andrews will appear tomorrow before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade to consider the challenges facing his organisations in delivering humanitarian aid to the people of South Sudan. ...

Social Protection Committee to discuss Employment Activation and the One-Parent Family Payment

The Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection will meet with the Department of Social Protection tomorrow, Wednesday, February 18th to discuss the latest update on employment activation measures, as well as on the One-Parent Family Payment (O ...

Justice Committee to continue discussions on gangland crime

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality will continue its discussions on gangland crime when it meets with representatives from An Garda Síochána, the Health Research Board and the North East Inner City Community Policing Forum. ...

Marco Buti and Dr Dónal Donovan to appear before Oireachtas Banking Inquiry

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry will hear from Marco Buti, Director-General for Economic and Financial Affair at the European Commission, and Dr Dónal Donovan, former deputy director at the International Monetary Fund, as it continues its public hearings, t ...

New legislation should confer right to apply for Gender Recognition Certificate from 16 years of age: Social Protection Committee

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection has called for upcoming legislation on gender recognition to confer the right to apply for a Gender Recognition Certificate on persons who are at least 16 years of age. Provisions in the Dra ...

Former Politicians tackle drugs and organised crime issues

More than 100 former TDs and Senators will return to their old stomping ground on Friday (10.30 a.m., January 17) for a day-long seminar in Leinster House on the mounting twin problems of drugs and criminality. ...

Health Committee to meet Health Minister and HSE Director General

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children will tomorrow, Thursday 16th January 2013, hold its quarterly meeting with the Minister for Health James Reilly TD and Tony O’Brien, Director General of the Health Service Executive (HSE). ...

Good Friday Committee hears of efforts to uncover truth on collusion

The Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement agreed to press the Irish Government to ensure funding can be secured for Justice for the Forgotten, in order to allow them continue their work in delivering services that are supportiv ...

Education Committee to continue discussions on school admissions legislation

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Education and Social Protection will continue its hearings in relation to upcoming legislation on school admissions tomorrow, when a number of individuals will make presentations to the Committee. ...

Health Committee to discuss Health Service Executive Plan 2014 with Minister

The Health Service Executive Service Plan 2014 will be on the agenda of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children tomorrow, Tuesday, 14th January 2014 when it meets with Dr James Reilly, Minister for Health, Mr Tony O’Brien, Director General, H ...

Select sub-Committee on Communications Energy and Natural Resources to consider 2014 revised estimates

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte TD will come before the Select sub-Committee on Communications Energy and Natural Resources tomorrow, Tuesday 21 January for the 2014 Revised Estimates for Public Services. ...

Minister for Children to attend Health and Children Committee

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Francis Fitzgerald TD, will update the Committee on Health and Children on children and youth affairs at its meeting tomorrow, Thursday, 19th December 2013. ...

PAC to question HSE and Departments of Health and Public Expenditure on top-up payments

Representatives from the Department of Health, the Health Service Executive and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform will attend the Committee of Public Accounts tomorrow, Thursday, 19th December 2013 when the issue of top-up payments to executi ...

Health Sub Committee to discuss supplementary estimates

The Select Sub Committee on Health will meet tomorrow, Thursday, 12th December 2013 with Minister for Health Dr James Reilly TD to consider 2013 Supplementary Estimates for Public Services- Vote 39 (Health Service Executive). ...

Sub-Committee to consider Social Welfare and Pensions Bill

The Oireachtas Select sub-Committee on Social Protection will tomorrow consider Committee stage of the Social Welfare and Pensions (No. 2) Bill 2013 with Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton TD. ...

EU Affairs Committee argues for enhanced social dimension to EMU

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on European Union Affairs has this afternoon called for a specific focus on employment and social indicators in Economic and Monetary Union, arguing that economic and social progress are essentially two sides of the same coin ...

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