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# Committee

Last month
September 2023
Pat Gilroy, Billy Morgan and Michael Murphy to all take places in new football review body
High powered body set to examine the state of Gaelic football when they come together next week.
This year
Larry Donnelly: Public service journalism is so important in a democracy - just look at the US
Our columnist looks at the RTÉ mess and asks what next for the embattled broadcaster.
Analysis: If RTÉ is to survive this scandal it must focus on public-interest only from now on
DCU’s Dr Eileen Culloty looks at how RTÉ could move on from the current controversies and embrace a future model of true public service.
Military Chief: Cathal Brugha Barracks housing for troops must be considered if base is sold
Lt General Séan Clancy also spoke about abuse allegations, European rules on working times, recruitment, retention and resourcing.
Homeowners with €6,000 owed on mortgage given repossession orders, committee told
An Oireachtas committee was told non-banking entities own more than 56% of all domestic mortgages in arrears.
Government 'dragging its heels' on forming committee on assisted dying, says Gino Kenny
The committee to discuss the ethical and constitutional issues of assisted dying has not yet been filled with members of the Oireachtas.
Last year
Quarter of small landlords likely to sell rental properties in next five years, Committee to hear
The Joint Committee on Housing will meet at 3pm to discuss recent trends in the private rental sector.
DCC 'confident' of meeting target to deliver 895 new builds this year, Committee to hear
Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan will appear before an Oireachtas Committee later today.
Paid domestic violence leave should be based on an ‘honour system’, Oireachtas committee hears
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
The Agriculture Committee will hear from participants on hedgerows and the draft CAP Strategic Plan.
RTÉ facing ‘existential moment’, Oireachtas committee hears
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 committee to be told the costs of dereliction and vacancy in our cities, towns and villages “are very high in societal terms”.
All time
'It just goes from bad to worse. The IRFU committee need to stand up now'
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
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
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
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
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
A whistleblower has told a Dáil committee of the need for proper supports and better workers’ rights.
Insurance companies ‘put up roadblocks’ to funding for film and TV industry, committee hears
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
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
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
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
Labour TD Ged Nash expressed concern about the figures this afternoon.
Oireachtas committee chair defends length of sitting after public health concerns
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
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
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
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
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'
Chairperson John McGuinness says committee wants to discuss the cost of the PSC to date.
No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit
It’s been a really odd day in Westminster – even by usual recent standards.
GAA's new fixtures task force to deliver recommendations by November
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
Last week, the FAI appeared before the committee.
Former CervicalCheck boss says Harris was warned that offering extra smear tests could cause delays
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
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?
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
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
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
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
Among those due to give evidence were the Rape Crisis Network Ireland.
Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency
Leo Varadkar said the latest homeless figures are “disturbing”.