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#Jim Daly

# jim-daly - Sunday 13 October, 2019

New 24-hour mental health information line launched to help people access services
# One-stop Shop
# One-stop Shop

New 24-hour mental health information line launched to help people access services

Oct 13th 2019, 12:26 PM 11,506 Views 13 Comments

The Your Mental Health information line can be reached on 1800 742 444.

# jim-daly - Friday 20 September, 2019

FG junior minister Jim Daly announces he will not run in the next election
# Signing Off
# Signing Off

FG junior minister Jim Daly announces he will not run in the next election

Sep 20th 2019, 7:53 AM 15,986 Views 42 Comments

Daly has served as junior minister for mental health and older people for the past two years.

# jim-daly - Monday 8 July, 2019

Reform of Ireland's mental health laws delayed as heads of bill not expected until the end of the year
# MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2001
# MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2001

Reform of Ireland's mental health laws delayed as heads of bill not expected until the end of the year

Jul 8th 2019, 6:30 AM 8,340 Views 2 Comments

It’s been four years since an expert group tasked with reviewing the Mental Health Act 2001 recommended 165 changes to the law.

# jim-daly - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

First of its kind fund launched to tackle loneliness
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

First of its kind fund launched to tackle loneliness

Apr 17th 2019, 8:08 PM 21,357 Views 21 Comments

The first of its kind fund will go towards helping local groups and community-based projects.

# jim-daly - Monday 8 April, 2019

'I was alarmed': Mental health Minister raised concerns about content of Noel Clancy ad with RSA
# Jim Daly
# Jim Daly

'I was alarmed': Mental health Minister raised concerns about content of Noel Clancy ad with RSA

Apr 8th 2019, 12:05 AM 44,971 Views 84 Comments

Jim Daly contacted the authority after his constituents raised concerns about the ad.

# jim-daly - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem
# Taxi Service
# Taxi Service

Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem

Feb 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 21,956 Views 71 Comments

A subsidy will be required to make it attractive for drivers to offer the service.

# jim-daly - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Government wants building of old age retirement villages to begin by November 2019
# Later Years
# Later Years

Government wants building of old age retirement villages to begin by November 2019

Dec 15th 2018, 7:30 PM 23,193 Views 44 Comments

A recent PAC report said it is not clear that the cost of care in public nursing homes is providing value for money to the taxpayer.

# jim-daly - Monday 19 November, 2018

Delayed discharges are leading to infections, falls and overcrowding
# Bed Blockers
# Bed Blockers

Delayed discharges are leading to infections, falls and overcrowding

Nov 19th 2018, 9:11 PM 10,027 Views 22 Comments

Families failing to engage with the Fair Deal Scheme is one of the reasons behind so-called ‘bed blockers’.

# jim-daly - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Pensioner being restricted from visiting his wife in her care home is 'shameful', says FG TD
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Pensioner being restricted from visiting his wife in her care home is 'shameful', says FG TD

Nov 7th 2018, 3:46 PM 29,873 Views 46 Comments

The HSE is yet to contact the family featured in the programme, says Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd.

# jim-daly - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Mental health patients to be re-examined due to emergency legislation to address 'unconstitutional' law
# Detention
# Detention

Mental health patients to be re-examined due to emergency legislation to address 'unconstitutional' law

Sep 13th 2018, 6:01 AM 10,144 Views 1 Comment

A total of 124 patients who have been involuntarily detained will have to be ex-examined by their consultant psychiatrists.

# jim-daly - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Departments in talks about rolling out state-funded old age villages
# Retirement Homes
# Retirement Homes

Departments in talks about rolling out state-funded old age villages

Jul 15th 2018, 7:30 AM 24,217 Views 34 Comments

There will be shared responsibility between the two departments to ensure that homes are supported by the HSE.

# jim-daly - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Jim Daly says he wasn't slapped down over his comments about coalition with Sinn Féin
# Partners In Govt
# Partners In Govt

Jim Daly says he wasn't slapped down over his comments about coalition with Sinn Féin

Apr 12th 2018, 6:13 PM 6,940 Views 19 Comments

“You must have a valid reason for not doing business with Sinn Féin,” the junior minister said today.

# jim-daly - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'It was not an appropriate comment to make': Minister slapped down for comments about coalition with Sinn Féin
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

'It was not an appropriate comment to make': Minister slapped down for comments about coalition with Sinn Féin

Apr 11th 2018, 7:15 PM 21,263 Views 73 Comments

Junior Minister Jim Daly said he has “no ideological objection” to Sinn Fein being in government with Fine Gael.

# jim-daly - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Poll: Do you think the PSC should be linked to social media accounts?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Do you think the PSC should be linked to social media accounts?

Jan 23rd 2018, 8:30 AM 41,213 Views 145 Comments

The government has maintained that the card is not a national ID card, but a means to access social welfare services.

# jim-daly - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'There needs to be flexibility so this never happens again'
# Elderly Care
# Elderly Care

'There needs to be flexibility so this never happens again'

Jun 28th 2017, 9:05 AM 7,913 Views 17 Comments

Junior Minister Jim Daly has spoken out about the Devereaux controversy.

# jim-daly - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

TD warns mobile phones give children access to 'unlimited pornography of every type'
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

TD warns mobile phones give children access to 'unlimited pornography of every type'

May 10th 2017, 9:35 AM 24,399 Views 86 Comments

A new bill could make it illegal for parents to allow their children born after 2015 to own a portable device.

# jim-daly - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

FactCheck: Did Jim Daly really propose getting rid of the free travel pass?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Jim Daly really propose getting rid of the free travel pass?

Jan 31st 2017, 6:15 AM 12,340 Views 23 Comments

We examine his comments and test the claim of his fellow Cork South-West TD, Fianna Fáil’s Margaret Murphy O’Mahony.

# jim-daly - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Poll: Should people with a free travel pass have to pay a small charge for it?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people with a free travel pass have to pay a small charge for it?

Jan 24th 2017, 9:22 AM 32,387 Views 149 Comments

The suggestion has been made by Cork Fine Gael TD Jim Daly as a means of preserving rural bus services.

# jim-daly - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Red nose? Green light: TDs clear Santa to enter Irish airspace
# Green Light
# Green Light

Red nose? Green light: TDs clear Santa to enter Irish airspace

Dec 15th 2016, 1:40 PM 13,230 Views 38 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael can agree on one thing, at least.

# jim-daly - Monday 5 December, 2016

Schools to be required to publish all complaints made against them
# Grievance
# Grievance

Schools to be required to publish all complaints made against them

Dec 5th 2016, 2:24 PM 15,040 Views 23 Comments

Under a new student and parent charter, schools will have to outline the outcome of each complaint made by parents.

# jim-daly - Sunday 22 June, 2014

You can't just put 'The Phoenix Park' on your wedding invite... Here's why.
# Here's The Hitch
# Here's The Hitch

You can't just put 'The Phoenix Park' on your wedding invite... Here's why.

Jun 22nd 2014, 8:00 AM 32,271 Views 16 Comments

If you don’t put the exact spot, how will your former lovers know where to head so they can tearfully shout their objections?

# jim-daly - Friday 29 November, 2013

Government confirms existence of Santa Claus after TD casts doubt
# Miracle On Merrion Street
# Miracle On Merrion Street

Government confirms existence of Santa Claus after TD casts doubt

Nov 29th 2013, 7:45 PM 31,576 Views 54 Comments

Fine Gael TD Jim Daly described Santa letters as a “fanciful fairytale” but the Government strongly disagree.

# jim-daly - Friday 28 September, 2012

Sinnott accused of engaging in 'hysterical hyperbole' over referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

Sinnott accused of engaging in 'hysterical hyperbole' over referendum

Sep 28th 2012, 6:30 AM 6,848 Views 42 Comments

The former MEP Kathy Sinnott has been criticised by a Fine Gael TD for her opposition to the children’s referendum but Sinnott has hit back saying that Jim Daly has not done his homework.

# jim-daly - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Health Minister confirms 76k fall in those with health insurance
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Health Minister confirms 76k fall in those with health insurance

May 15th 2012, 7:54 AM 2,039 Views 13 Comments

Less than half of the Irish population now have private health insurance cover, the Minister confirmed in the Dáil last week.

# jim-daly - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Limerick signs 'friendship memorandum' with Chinese city of Nanjing
# Nanjing
# Nanjing

Limerick signs 'friendship memorandum' with Chinese city of Nanjing

Mar 10th 2012, 7:45 AM 1,989 Views 16 Comments

The memorandum will create links between the University of Limerick and the 41 universities in the Chinese city of eight million.

# jim-daly - Thursday 2 February, 2012

In full: 1 in 5 TDs claimed more than €50k in expenses last year
# TD Expenses
# TD Expenses

In full: 1 in 5 TDs claimed more than €50k in expenses last year

Feb 2nd 2012, 6:30 PM 9,370 Views 92 Comments

34 TDs in the 31st Dail claimed over €50,000 in expenses from the Oireachtas last year – here’s the full list.

# jim-daly - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

Feb 27th 2011, 1:34 AM 1,439 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.