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#Oireachtas Committee

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Credit card debt down - but average card still over €1,300 in debt
# Personal Debt
# Personal Debt

Credit card debt down - but average card still over €1,300 in debt

Feb 8th 2012, 7:28 PM 3,769 Views 18 Comments

Central Banker Joe McNeill says that overall credit card debt is down since 2008, though the per-card average really hasn’t changed.

Oireachtas committee to meet over fuel laundering
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Oireachtas committee to meet over fuel laundering

Feb 1st 2012, 7:40 AM 1,276 Views 8 Comments

Representatives from the Revenue, the Dept of Environment and farm and retail groups will be at today’s meeting.

Anti-smuggling lobby to brief Oireachtas Committee on illegal cigarette trade
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Anti-smuggling lobby to brief Oireachtas Committee on illegal cigarette trade

Jan 30th 2012, 6:20 PM 1,944 Views 10 Comments

Over 109 million illegal cigarettes with a retail value of €45.9m were seized by Revenue Customs officials last year.

Government strikes down bid to halt septic tank bill
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Government strikes down bid to halt septic tank bill

Jan 18th 2012, 12:00 PM 2,072 Views 11 Comments

Opposition TDs wanted to delay the Water Services Amendment Bill until expert advice had been received, but were frustrated.

HomeBond 'snub' over pyrite 'a matter of serious public concern' - Committee
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

HomeBond 'snub' over pyrite 'a matter of serious public concern' - Committee

Jan 17th 2012, 10:22 AM 6,908 Views 27 Comments

As many as 20,000 homes in Ireland are thought to be affected by the pyrite mineral that was used in building materials.

FÁS management to appear before Public Accounts Committee
# FÁS
# FÁS

FÁS management to appear before Public Accounts Committee

Dec 1st 2011, 7:00 AM 1,545 Views 11 Comments

Senior officials from the state agency are to face questions as the Dáil committe scrutinises its accounts for last year.

HSE chief executive to be questioned by TDs and senators
# Health Service
# Health Service

HSE chief executive to be questioned by TDs and senators

Nov 24th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,222 Views 5 Comments

Cathal Magee will face questions about the health service crisis when he appears before an Oireachtas committee.

Central Bank to review how banks handle 'distressed' mortgage holders
# Finance
# Finance

Central Bank to review how banks handle 'distressed' mortgage holders

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:38 AM 483 Views 14 Comments

Governor Patrick Honohan told Oireachtas committee that Central Bank checking that institutions are following its code in tackling mortgage arrears: “They are behind the curve”.

Parking fines to be halved for those who pay promptly?
# Driving
# Driving

Parking fines to be halved for those who pay promptly?

Aug 8th 2011, 5:27 PM 566 Views 4 Comments

Compulsory driving lessons for secondary students and reminders for drivers about NCT renewal dates are also among the proposals from an Oireachtas committee.

New bailout deal saves Ireland €900m a year - Noonan
# Bailout
# Bailout

New bailout deal saves Ireland €900m a year - Noonan

Jul 26th 2011, 4:29 PM 611 Views 23 Comments

Michael Noonan tells the Oireachtas finance committee that the new interest rate will apply to loans already borrowed.

Olympic athletes 'should get tax breaks to visit Ireland'
# London 2012
# London 2012

Olympic athletes 'should get tax breaks to visit Ireland'

Jul 25th 2011, 11:19 AM 291 Views 0 Comments

The proposed measures are designed to lure London 2012 athletes to use Ireland as a base.

Oireachtas committee to vet chairs of State boards
# Open Shop?
# Open Shop?

Oireachtas committee to vet chairs of State boards

Jul 3rd 2011, 3:47 PM 1,170 Views 4 Comments

“Scrutiny” of new appointments to CIE, Dublin Bus, Iarnrod Eireann and Dublin Bus is to prove that State boards are not a “closed shop”.

Kenny promises autumn referendum on Oireachtas committee powers
# Referendum
# Referendum

Kenny promises autumn referendum on Oireachtas committee powers

Jun 15th 2011, 12:49 PM 484 Views 4 Comments

A referendum giving renewed powers of investigation to Oireachtas committees will be held with the Presidental election.

Size matters for Oireachtas, as more members squeeze into fewer committees
# Political Reform
# Political Reform

Size matters for Oireachtas, as more members squeeze into fewer committees

Jun 9th 2011, 12:54 PM 827 Views 17 Comments

The number of committees will be slimmed down from 27 to 14, as details of the new Oireachtas committees are confirmed.

Ireland ‘seriously misjudged’ the ‘madness’: How the world sees the Nyberg report
Live Apr 20th 2011, 10:43 AM

Ireland ‘seriously misjudged’ the ‘madness’: How the world sees the Nyberg report

Will Ivor face the Gardaí?
# Ivor The Terrible
# Ivor The Terrible

Will Ivor face the Gardaí?

Jul 15th 2010, 9:16 AM 240 Views 0 Comments

First a Seanad committee, but what next?

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