# committee - Today’s News
# committee - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
After government TDs and Senators declined to support O’Connor yesterday they will now be asked to formally reject his appointment next week.
# committee - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
Only 7 hospital agencies have been found to be compliant with public pay policy.
What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…
# committee - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
There are proposals to bring the pay-and-file date forward to as early as June next year so the Department of Finance has all the data needed ahead of the October Budget.
# committee - Wednesday 30 October, 2013
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties presented a list of recent developments in Ireland to the committee.
# committee - Monday 14 October, 2013
The state has finished paying off the penalties related to environmental issues – they amounted to €3,648,000.
# committee - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
An Oireachtas sub-Committee will discuss 103 amendments to the proposed taxi regulation law, which will see a shake-up of the industry.
# committee - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty produced a series of emails from Apple executives to the Secretary General of the Department of Finance at an Oireachtas sub-committee meeting today.
# committee - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
Minister Simon Coveney says he is not going to court unless he knows he can win.
# committee - Monday 15 July, 2013
Senators are currently outlining their thoughts on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 in the Seanad.
# committee - Friday 12 July, 2013
The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill has passed the final stage of the Dáil this evening, after two day of heated debates.
# committee - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
The nine-member sub-committee will today deal with the sections of the proposed legislation on suicide ideation.
# committee - Friday 31 May, 2013
They will join childcare organisations in speaking about the findings of the RTÉ undercover footage of three creches in Ireland.
# committee - Thursday 23 May, 2013
The Health Minister said that he has “declared war” on the tobacco industry, and pointed out that the meeting at government buildings focused on smuggling.
# committee - Wednesday 22 May, 2013
The final day of the three-day hearing saw legal experts teasing out some of the most intricate detail in the draft legislation.
# committee - Saturday 18 May, 2013
Heckling, James Reilly leaving early, and questions about term limits on abortion – the first day of the Oireachtas hearings on abortion legislation had a lot of drama. Here’s what happened.
# committee - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
The new chairman designate of the Irish Film Board tells Oireachtas committee that he decided to “give it a lash” in the end.
# committee - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
# committee - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
# committee - Monday 25 February, 2013
The Rural Dwellers Association said that it is hoped the rural forum would involve a range of groups and would meet regularly with the government
# committee - Thursday 21 February, 2013
The Public Accounts Committee will be questioning the head of Revenue today.
# committee - Tuesday 19 February, 2013
A jobs committee has made a number of recommendations, including introducing a €1 million Youth Entrepreneurship Fund.
# committee - Thursday 7 February, 2013
A Seanad committee has come up with what it believes are some answers to tackling Ireland’s high incidence of cancer.
# committee - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
A Garda Superintendent told the hearings on prostitution that there has been a “notable change” in the industry in recent years.
# committee - Tuesday 5 February, 2013
The news comes days after former ‘Belle de Jour’ escort Brooke Magnanti expressed her concerns about the fact no sex workers to date had spoken to the committee.
# committee - Monday 4 February, 2013
The head of the committee, Fine Gael TD Andrew Doyle, said that they will decide tomorrow on whether ABP will be questioned on the issue.
# committee - Saturday 2 February, 2013
Brooke Magnanti told TheJournal.ie that sex workers themselves need to get to speak to the government on the issue – not just groups representing them.
# committee - Monday 28 January, 2013
The Irish Sentencing Information System (ISIS) committee said that it has begun three new initiatives to make more information available.
# committee - Tuesday 8 January, 2013
Dr Anthony McCarthy of the National Maternity Hospital said that there is a wrong assumption that women will try to manipulate psychiatrists by saying they are suicidal in order to have a termination.
# committee - Monday 7 January, 2013
TFMR Ireland said that it is upset that, despite numerous requests, it has has not been invited to take part in this week’s Oireachtas committee hearings on abortion legislation in Ireland.
# committee - Saturday 5 January, 2013
Labour TD Seán Kenny is asking the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) to appear before an Oireachtas committee to explain its stance on linking.
# committee - Thursday 20 December, 2012
The controversial international counterfeiting treaty will no longer be sent to the European Court of Justice.
# committee - Monday 17 December, 2012
Representatives from three bailed-out banks will be asked about whether the banks which received State money are acting in the public interest.
The Meath West TD did not vote with the party on a motion to legislate for the X Case and has been disciplined for breaking the party whip.
# committee - Tuesday 11 December, 2012
The Justice committee is to meet with a number of groups tomorrow to hear their opinions on prostitution and law in Ireland.
# committee - Monday 10 December, 2012
A new report by MPs wants drug laws overhauled – and retailers of ‘legal highs’ to be held liable for any harm the products cause.
# committee - Friday 7 December, 2012
The Environment Minister has established a committee to review local electoral areas, and submissions on the proposed changes are now being sought.
# committee - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
Around 48,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed. Ruairí Quinn has said the delay is “not satisfactory”.
The Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation will cover the topic as part of its discussion on lending to small business today.
# committee - Friday 9 November, 2012
They are to discuss an IBEC/ICTU five-point-plan aimed at establishing a process to resolve the pension dispute at the airline.