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# helen-mcentee - Monday 27 January, 2020

Brexit withdrawal agreement would not have been reached without help from Ireland, says Barnier
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit withdrawal agreement would not have been reached without help from Ireland, says Barnier

Jan 27th 2020, 11:37 AM 18,407 Views 91 Comments

Michel Barnier met with Varadkar and Helen McEntee this morning in government buildings.

# helen-mcentee - Sunday 26 January, 2020

'Brexit is only at half-time': McEntee says negotiating trade deal will be 'very difficult'
# Withdrawal Agreement
# Withdrawal Agreement

'Brexit is only at half-time': McEntee says negotiating trade deal will be 'very difficult'

Jan 26th 2020, 11:51 AM 21,892 Views 80 Comments

The UK is set to leave the EU at the end of January.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

'Nutters' dismissal, Leo in a forklift and 'silly attacks': Parties get out for the first full day on the campaign trail
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

'Nutters' dismissal, Leo in a forklift and 'silly attacks': Parties get out for the first full day on the campaign trail

Updated Jan 15th 2020, 6:00 PM 30,238 Views 91 Comments

The Taoiseach hit the road to Monaghan.

# helen-mcentee - Friday 13 December, 2019

Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership'

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 10:40 AM 14,897 Views 45 Comments

The Taoiseach has congratulated Boris Johnson after the outcome of the UK election.

# helen-mcentee - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Will no-deal Brexit mean border checks in Ireland? Juncker's answer is simple: Yes
# Backstop
# Backstop

Will no-deal Brexit mean border checks in Ireland? Juncker's answer is simple: Yes

Sep 22nd 2019, 2:13 PM 22,255 Views 55 Comments

“The British have to tell us exactly the architectural nature of this border,” the European Commission president told Sky News, “I don’t like it, a hard border.”

# helen-mcentee - Monday 26 August, 2019

Brexit won't affect how you send letters, but your consumer rights for UK purchases may change
# An Post
# An Post

Brexit won't affect how you send letters, but your consumer rights for UK purchases may change

Aug 26th 2019, 4:58 PM 13,996 Views 34 Comments

Minister of State Helen McEntee was in Portlaoise Mail Centre today to monitor preparations.

# helen-mcentee - Thursday 20 December, 2018

'A lot of questions to be answered': Reaction over government's no-deal Brexit plan
# No Deal Plan
# No Deal Plan

'A lot of questions to be answered': Reaction over government's no-deal Brexit plan

Updated Dec 20th 2018, 10:43 AM 19,415 Views 48 Comments

The Irish government yesterday published its preparations thus far for a no-deal Brexit.

# helen-mcentee - Sunday 25 March, 2018

David Davis: Irish border can be solved by 'a whole load of new technology'
# Brexit Negotiator
# Brexit Negotiator

David Davis: Irish border can be solved by 'a whole load of new technology'

Mar 25th 2018, 1:49 PM 24,699 Views 105 Comments

“You can’t just say we haven’t done it anywhere else: we haven’t attempted to do it anywhere else,” the Brexit negotiator said.

# helen-mcentee - Friday 23 March, 2018

Russian ambassador to Ireland says expulsion of diplomats would be 'unfriendly action'
# Salisbury
# Salisbury

Russian ambassador to Ireland says expulsion of diplomats would be 'unfriendly action'

Mar 23rd 2018, 3:40 PM 33,674 Views 305 Comments

The 28 EU leaders have offered British Prime Minister Theresa May their full support in blaming Russia for the attack.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds
# Closure
# Closure

Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds

May 23rd 2017, 9:25 PM 13,445 Views 18 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin urged the government to intervene.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'My son wants to be dead. He is ten years of age'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'My son wants to be dead. He is ten years of age'

May 3rd 2017, 8:00 PM 71,106 Views 56 Comments

An emotive letter from a concerned mother was read in the Dail today by Independent TD Mick Wallace.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'

Apr 5th 2017, 6:10 AM 73,867 Views 13 Comments

Pieta House’s Resilience Academy aims to help young people deal with mental health issues.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Homecare for the elderly a 'priority' in wake of Brendan Courtney documentary
# Fair Deal
# Fair Deal

Homecare for the elderly a 'priority' in wake of Brendan Courtney documentary

Jan 18th 2017, 7:55 AM 22,712 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Health has made the commitment in the wake of the broadcast of an RTÉ documentary on the subject.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Pieta House calls for ban on children being admitted to adult-only psychiatric units
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Pieta House calls for ban on children being admitted to adult-only psychiatric units

Nov 29th 2016, 10:26 AM 6,805 Views 16 Comments

Founder Joan Freeman wants the government to allow such children to be admitted to private institutions.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

FactCheck: Has the government actually cut the mental health budget by €20 million?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Has the government actually cut the mental health budget by €20 million?

Oct 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 21,144 Views 35 Comments

FactCheck looks into a major claim that took hold online over the weekend.

# helen-mcentee - Friday 5 August, 2016

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health

Aug 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 21,504 Views 62 Comments

The GAA’s Rob Hennelly will also be a member of the new task force which is due to meet in November.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns
# Athlone
# Athlone

Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns

Jul 6th 2016, 2:18 PM 14,266 Views 8 Comments

The HSE made the decision after an electrical report highlighted a number of risks.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly
# Ice Bucket Challenge
# Ice Bucket Challenge

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly

Aug 26th 2014, 10:53 AM 20,338 Views 20 Comments

The Tipperary South deputy is the latest TD to get involved in the wildly popular initiative.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

This helpful video tells Fine Gael candidates how to behave on the doorstep
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

This helpful video tells Fine Gael candidates how to behave on the doorstep

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:57 PM 34,230 Views 158 Comments

The party’s own candidates feature as typical voters in the video that was given to local election candidates at meetings around the country recently.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Details of pyrite repair funding due tomorrow
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

Details of pyrite repair funding due tomorrow

Oct 15th 2013, 10:11 PM 7,180 Views 6 Comments

It is hoped the pyrite remediation scheme will be approved by Christmas.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses
# Meath East
# Meath East

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses

Jun 19th 2013, 11:30 AM 11,883 Views 58 Comments

Ben Gilroy failed to file documentation related to his donations and expenses during the Meath East by-election but will qualify for reimbursement of expenses once he does.

# helen-mcentee - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Column: Are political families healthy for democracy?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Are political families healthy for democracy?

May 12th 2013, 8:15 AM 87 Views 35 Comments

Name recognition surely benefits politically candidacy both here and abroad, but it shouldn’t just be the Kennys, McEntees or the Clintons that are getting involved in the politics of shaping nations – we all should be, writes Larry Donnelly.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Helen McEntee describes first day in Dáil as “emotional”
# Mcentee
# Mcentee

Helen McEntee describes first day in Dáil as “emotional”

Apr 16th 2013, 3:05 PM 9,948 Views 103 Comments

The 26-year-old said it was “an honour” to take up the seat left vacant by her father, Shane.

Oireachtas agenda: Symphysiotomy, WW2 deserters, and new arrivals
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Symphysiotomy, WW2 deserters, and new arrivals

Apr 16th 2013, 7:40 AM 5,134 Views 21 Comments

The Dáil’s newest member, Helen McEntee, will be formally introduced to the chamber today.

# helen-mcentee - Friday 12 April, 2013

SF councillor apologises for McEntee 'snouts in the trough' comment
# By-election
# By-election

SF councillor apologises for McEntee 'snouts in the trough' comment

Apr 12th 2013, 11:57 AM 12,505 Views 133 Comments

Nenagh councillor Seamus Morris had criticised Helen McEntee for putting aside her grief to chase a high-paying job.

# helen-mcentee - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil
# Meath East
# Meath East

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil

Mar 28th 2013, 9:04 PM 18,752 Views 224 Comments

All the drama from the count centre in Ashbourne as Helen McEntee took the Dáil seat in Meath East.

FG’s Helen McEntee retains father’s seat in Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

FG’s Helen McEntee retains father’s seat in Meath East by-election

Mar 28th 2013, 6:26 PM 39,161 Views 436 Comments

McEntee, 26, sees off the challenge of FF’s Thomas Byrne – while Labour licks its wounds after dropping down to fifth place.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election

Mar 27th 2013, 9:10 PM 13,319 Views 185 Comments

Overall turnout in the by-election is expected to be in the low 30s as voters decided who they wanted to replace the late Shane McEntee in the Dáil.

# helen-mcentee - Monday 25 March, 2013

Pics: Taoiseach confronted by off-duty garda over public sector cuts
# Meath East
# Meath East

Pics: Taoiseach confronted by off-duty garda over public sector cuts

Mar 25th 2013, 8:20 PM 40,569 Views 279 Comments

Campaigning in Meath East today, Enda Kenny came under fire from an off-duty garda who was unhappy with cuts to his and public sector workers’ pay.

# helen-mcentee - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes
# Meath East
# Meath East

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes

Mar 23rd 2013, 3:46 PM 9,136 Views 175 Comments

With the by-election taking place next Wednesday the main candidates for the Meath East seat were out in force today with Enda Kenny and the Tánaiste joining them.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election
# By-election
# By-election

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election

Mar 13th 2013, 3:28 PM 5,797 Views 57 Comments

Four independent candidates have filed paperwork to run against seven candidates from parties big and small.

# helen-mcentee - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying
# By-election
# By-election

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying

Mar 9th 2013, 8:30 AM 11,442 Views 177 Comments

With the by-election less than three weeks away TheJournal.ie spoke to the main candidates this week to find out what they’re hearing on the doorsteps and what they’re telling voters…

# helen-mcentee - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Helen McEntee confirmed as FG’s candidate for Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

Helen McEntee confirmed as FG’s candidate for Meath East by-election

Mar 7th 2013, 10:00 PM 9,535 Views 80 Comments

Helen McEntee, 26, was chosen unopposed to run as the party’s candidate to fill the seat left vacant after the death of her father, Shane McEntee.

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date
# Meath East
# Meath East

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date

Mar 7th 2013, 6:28 PM 9,753 Views 112 Comments

TheJournal.ie has learned that Labour didn’t plan to pick its Meath East candidate for another fortnight – after the new deadline.

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East
# Meath East
# Meath East

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East

Mar 7th 2013, 10:21 AM 7,164 Views 130 Comments

Helen McEntee is “virtually certain” to be the Fine Gael candidate in Meath East ahead of the party’s nomination convention in Kells this evening.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

McEntee's daughter set to run in Meath East by-election
# By-election
# By-election

McEntee's daughter set to run in Meath East by-election

Mar 5th 2013, 11:41 AM 8,995 Views 99 Comments

Helen McEntee, who worked as a secretarial assistant to her late father, is ‘virtually certain’ to be the Fine Gael nominee.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

FF and SF to confirm candidates as Meath East by-election looms
# Meath East
# Meath East

FF and SF to confirm candidates as Meath East by-election looms

Feb 19th 2013, 9:06 PM 7,705 Views 94 Comments

Fianna Fáil is set to confirm senator Thomas Byrne as its candidate on Thursday while Sinn Féin is expected to select local activist Darren O’Rourke as its candidate for the forthcoming vote.