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Committee says improvement needed in ICT skills among teachers
The committee report also recommended the development of a Technology Visa to enable skilled workers from abroad to fill IT skill shortages in Ireland.
Fine Gael TD slams Fianna Fáil counterpart for committee no-show….
… but was he supposed to be there?
What is the cost of repairing pyrite-damaged homes?
The subject will be discussed today when the government’s pyrite panel takes part in an Oireachtas committee meeting.
LIVEBLOG: Ulster Bank CEO refuses to give up his bonus
The Ulster Bank CEO is answering questions from TDs and Senators about the ongoing technical problems at the bank. Follow the action here.
Ulster Bank chiefs set to be grilled by Oireachtas committee
The bank has refused to say if its CEO will appear before the committee.
Shatter publishes major document on whether Ireland's prostitution laws should change
The discussion document is part of a public consultation process on the future direction of the laws around prostitution.
Controversial anti-piracy pact rejected by key European parliament committee
The international trade committee has said that the European Parliament should not ratify ACTA next month.
Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman
Last week’s Oireachtas committee meeting saw “Pontius Pilate hand-wringing”, says Labour’s John Whelan.
Reilly will not oppose bill to ban smoking in cars when children are present
The bill proposed by a number of senators now moves forward to Committee stage next month.
Oireachtas Plus: parliament hoping to expand TV channel
The parliament launched a pilot channel last November, and is now looking for advice on rolling the project out further.
Clampers "make no money" from clamping
Members of the Irish Parking Association spoke to a committee about clamping in Ireland – from the aggression experienced by clampers to the lack of money made.
Revenue chairwoman apologises for distress caused by pensions letters
Josephine Feehily acknowledges that the Revenue Commissioners caused ‘confusion and distress’ to many Irish pensioners.
Priory Hall residents tell McFeely: “We don’t wish you a Happy New Year”
In a hand-delivered letter, the residents told developer Thomas McFeely that their fight “is a fight for what is rightfully ours” and they will be “tenacious in the extreme” until they reach their goal.
Public Accounts Committee plans probe into financial collapse
The Dáil committee is told it already has the legal power to carry out an investigation, and agrees to draw up terms of reference.
New bailout deal saves Ireland €900m a year - Noonan
Michael Noonan tells the Oireachtas finance committee that the new interest rate will apply to loans already borrowed.
FF's McGuinness takes helm of Public Accounts Committee
Fianna Fáil’s John McGuinness is elected chair despite opposition from Sinn Féin and some independent TDs.
Opposition sides to face off for prized Dáil accounts committee
The government will be left to decide which of Shane Ross or John McGuinness takes the Public Accounts Committee.
SIPO probe into Ivor Callely's mobile phone claims discontinued
File on Callely gone to DPP as Standards in Public Office Commission finishes investigation into former senator’s phone expenses claim.