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# committee - Today's News

Quarter of small landlords likely to sell rental properties in next five years, Committee to hear
# Renting
# Renting

Quarter of small landlords likely to sell rental properties in next five years, Committee to hear

2 hours ago 5,613 Views 13 Comments

The Joint Committee on Housing will meet at 3pm to discuss recent trends in the private rental sector.

# committee - Last month October 2022

DCC 'confident' of meeting target to deliver 895 new builds this year, Committee to hear
# Housing
# Housing

DCC 'confident' of meeting target to deliver 895 new builds this year, Committee to hear

Oct 11th 2022, 6:15 AM 8,577 Views 9 Comments

Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan will appear before an Oireachtas Committee later today.

# committee - This year 2022

Paid domestic violence leave should be based on an ‘honour system’, Oireachtas committee hears
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Paid domestic violence leave should be based on an ‘honour system’, Oireachtas committee hears

Sep 22nd 2022, 2:40 PM 10,393 Views 7 Comments

Victims should be taken for their word when requesting time off from work, the committee has been told.

'Immediate steps' should be taken to protect Ireland's hedgerows, committee to hear
# Emergency
# Emergency

'Immediate steps' should be taken to protect Ireland's hedgerows, committee to hear

Feb 9th 2022, 6:00 AM 18,018 Views 19 Comments

The Agriculture Committee will hear from participants on hedgerows and the draft CAP Strategic Plan.

RTÉ facing ‘existential moment’, Oireachtas committee hears
# Warning
# Warning

RTÉ facing ‘existential moment’, Oireachtas committee hears

Jan 26th 2022, 6:48 PM 20,584 Views 64 Comments

Moya Doherty, the chair of the RTÉ Board, warned of her deep concerns about the future of the broadcaster.

State has a role in 'de-risking' refurb of vacant homes for buyers, committee to be told
# Housing
# Housing

State has a role in 'de-risking' refurb of vacant homes for buyers, committee to be told

Jan 25th 2022, 6:00 AM 10,870 Views 2 Comments

Housing committee to be told the costs of dereliction and vacancy in our cities, towns and villages “are very high in societal terms”.

# committee - Last year 2021

'It just goes from bad to worse. The IRFU committee need to stand up now'
# Decline
From The42
# Decline

'It just goes from bad to worse. The IRFU committee need to stand up now'

Nov 11th 2021, 3:56 PM 10,078 Views 6 Comments

Bernard Jackman spoke about the decline of Irish women’s rugby on The42 Rugby Weekly podcast.

Agencies tasked with supporting adopted adults ‘not fit for purpose’, Committee hears
# Adoption
# Adoption

Agencies tasked with supporting adopted adults ‘not fit for purpose’, Committee hears

Oct 5th 2021, 9:22 PM 8,902 Views 2 Comments

Findings from the Adoptee Voices report were presented to the Oireachtas Children’s committee today.

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days

Jul 21st 2021, 12:04 PM 40,016 Views 58 Comments

Over 34,000 calls were made to the new Digital Covid Certificate helpline yesterday alone.

‘I am not a vector’: Oireachtas committee hears from children affected by the pandemic
# Children
# Children

‘I am not a vector’: Oireachtas committee hears from children affected by the pandemic

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:30 PM 15,225 Views 11 Comments

The Children’s Committee heard from a group of young people on their experiences since March 2020.

Adopted people seeking records ‘should be provided with counselling supports’, committee hears
# Adoption
# Adoption

Adopted people seeking records ‘should be provided with counselling supports’, committee hears

Jun 15th 2021, 9:05 PM 6,525 Views 5 Comments

Tusla CEO Bernard Gloster has said the provision of counselling should be underpinned by law.

Facebook moderators facing toxic content told to take up ‘karaoke and painting’, Committee hears
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook moderators facing toxic content told to take up ‘karaoke and painting’, Committee hears

May 12th 2021, 3:42 PM 21,469 Views 18 Comments

A whistleblower has told a Dáil committee of the need for proper supports and better workers’ rights.

# committee - All time

Insurance companies ‘put up roadblocks’ to funding for film and TV industry, committee hears
# Pandemic Effects
# Pandemic Effects

Insurance companies ‘put up roadblocks’ to funding for film and TV industry, committee hears

Dec 9th 2020, 10:10 PM 17,911 Views 13 Comments

Desiree Finnegan, chief executive of Screen Ireland, said the Covid-19 pandemic has affected every part of the industry.

HSE chief: We can expect and should plan for further waves of Covid-19
# Oireachtas Hearing
# Oireachtas Hearing

HSE chief: We can expect and should plan for further waves of Covid-19

Sep 29th 2020, 7:15 AM 23,520 Views 33 Comments

Paul Reid is appearing in front of the Special Covid-19 Committee today to discuss the country’s testing systems.

Education Minister Norma Foley says pupils will get priority testing in event of a Covid-19 outbreak in school
# Covid Committee
# Covid Committee

Education Minister Norma Foley says pupils will get priority testing in event of a Covid-19 outbreak in school

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 8:56 PM 31,733 Views 33 Comments

Foley is to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Covid-19 this afternoon.

‘Significant’ amount of extra staff needed to reopen schools, Covid-19 committee told
# Education
# Education

‘Significant’ amount of extra staff needed to reopen schools, Covid-19 committee told

Jul 10th 2020, 12:32 PM 22,332 Views 21 Comments

Seán Ó Foghlú said students coming out of teaching college this year will be “a main source” of extra staffing.

Zero notices issued to employers following 800 back-to-work Covid-19 checks
# INspections
# INspections

Zero notices issued to employers following 800 back-to-work Covid-19 checks

Jun 9th 2020, 6:00 PM 43,981 Views 14 Comments

Labour TD Ged Nash expressed concern about the figures this afternoon.

Oireachtas committee chair defends length of sitting after public health concerns
# Michael McNamara
# Michael McNamara

Oireachtas committee chair defends length of sitting after public health concerns

May 18th 2020, 4:13 PM 11,238 Views 20 Comments

Former HSE chief Tony O’Brien questioned the length of the sitting.

Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report
# Seanad
# Seanad

Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report

Dec 17th 2019, 11:06 AM 10,851 Views 21 Comments

Dublin Port expects the number of freight units from outside the EU to rise from 200,000 to 1 million after Brexit.

Govt making 'little or no progress' against online abuse and child exploitation, committee told
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Govt making 'little or no progress' against online abuse and child exploitation, committee told

Oct 16th 2019, 9:35 PM 8,318 Views 8 Comments

The Justice Committee is examining issues such as cyberbullying, harassment, stalking and revenge porn.

Fines, Fukuoka and fried chicken cartilage - Furlong enjoying delights of Japan
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

Fines, Fukuoka and fried chicken cartilage - Furlong enjoying delights of Japan

Oct 10th 2019, 1:00 AM 7,908 Views 5 Comments

The tighthead prop is set to return for Ireland against Samoa on Saturday.

An increasing number of children are sharing nude or sexually explicit photos on social media
# Garda Crime Unit
# Garda Crime Unit

An increasing number of children are sharing nude or sexually explicit photos on social media

Oct 2nd 2019, 1:49 PM 20,213 Views 22 Comments

The committee was told about a girl wanted to take her own life after an ex-boyfriend shared images of her without her permission.

Top civil servant not attending committee is 'an affront to democracy'
# Public Services Card
# Public Services Card

Top civil servant not attending committee is 'an affront to democracy'

Sep 21st 2019, 12:05 AM 39,203 Views 80 Comments

Chairperson John McGuinness says committee wants to discuss the cost of the PSC to date.

As it happened: No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit
Live Sep 4th 2019, 9:50 PM

As it happened: No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit

GAA's new fixtures task force to deliver recommendations by November
# Committee
From The42
# Committee

GAA's new fixtures task force to deliver recommendations by November

Jun 10th 2019, 4:26 PM 3,256 Views 2 Comments

It includes Dublin CEO John Costello and representatives from the GPA and CPA.

Shane Ross and Sport Ireland to appear before committee over FAI today
# John Delaney
# John Delaney

Shane Ross and Sport Ireland to appear before committee over FAI today

Apr 16th 2019, 6:15 AM 8,212 Views 13 Comments

Last week, the FAI appeared before the committee.

Former CervicalCheck boss says Harris was warned that offering extra smear tests could cause delays
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Former CervicalCheck boss says Harris was warned that offering extra smear tests could cause delays

Updated Apr 3rd 2019, 12:59 PM 21,316 Views 56 Comments

Micheál Martin said the decision was made by the government to “save their own skin and cover their own tracks”.

Chief whip confirms national survey on sexual violence will take five years to complete
# Savi Report 2
# Savi Report 2

Chief whip confirms national survey on sexual violence will take five years to complete

Feb 28th 2019, 5:11 PM 6,725 Views 8 Comments

It’s been 17 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, was published.

'Chilling effect': What could the Kerins case change about Dáil committees?
# PAC It In
# PAC It In

'Chilling effect': What could the Kerins case change about Dáil committees?

Feb 27th 2019, 5:45 PM 13,824 Views 0 Comments

A significant judgement was handed down today against the “extraordinarily well-defended” privileges of the Oireachtas.

12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election
# Intelligence
# Intelligence

12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

Jul 13th 2018, 7:25 PM 12,614 Views 55 Comments

The Kremlin denied anew that it tried to sway the election.

UK and EU 'have spent only one hour' discussing how security is going to look post-Brexit
# Insecurity Complex
# Insecurity Complex

UK and EU 'have spent only one hour' discussing how security is going to look post-Brexit

Jul 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 13,157 Views 33 Comments

A new report says that ‘time is running out’ to sort out what the security relationship between the two entities will be after March 2019.

Number of women affected by smear test scandal expected to increase
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Number of women affected by smear test scandal expected to increase

Jun 14th 2018, 1:00 PM 9,313 Views 10 Comments

The Head of the National Screening Service Damien McCallion says more women will be contacted about their cancer test audits.

Education committee sex ed hearing delayed as not enough senators to reach quorum
# Sex Ed
# Sex Ed

Education committee sex ed hearing delayed as not enough senators to reach quorum

Jun 12th 2018, 11:06 PM 10,361 Views 22 Comments

Among those due to give evidence were the Rape Crisis Network Ireland.

Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency

Mar 29th 2018, 12:27 PM 20,818 Views 99 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the latest homeless figures are “disturbing”.

Garda analysts 'were belittled and disrespected when they tried to highlight inaccurate homicide figures'
# Homicides
# Homicides

Garda analysts 'were belittled and disrespected when they tried to highlight inaccurate homicide figures'

Mar 7th 2018, 12:03 PM 20,113 Views 46 Comments

Two senior analysts were addressing an Oireachtas committee this morning.

'If everything's fine, why's it being investigated?' - Social Protection peppered with tough questions over PSC
# The Third Degree
# The Third Degree

'If everything's fine, why's it being investigated?' - Social Protection peppered with tough questions over PSC

Feb 22nd 2018, 3:23 PM 27,660 Views 69 Comments

It emerged at today’s Oireachtas committee on social protection that roughly 450 people have had welfare payments suspended over failing to register for a Public Services Card.

Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed
# Compensation
# Compensation

Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed

Feb 6th 2018, 8:01 PM 12,984 Views 22 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said there was an “onus” on the banks to get in contact with these customers.

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

Dec 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,443 Views 51 Comments

After the vote, the committee will begin drafting a report on its recommendations.

Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon

Nov 22nd 2017, 10:02 AM 7,048 Views 119 Comments

Two members of the committee have accused the proceedings of being biased.

As it happened: 'Women from all walks of life and from every county in Ireland travel for abortion'
Live Nov 15th 2017, 7:15 PM

As it happened: 'Women from all walks of life and from every county in Ireland travel for abortion'

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