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#James Reilly

# james-reilly - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

‘Truly historic’ – Adopted children will soon have the right to their birth records

Birth parents will be allowed declare if they do not wish to be contacted.

# james-reilly - Friday 17 July, 2015

2,500 people officially became Irish today

Three citizenship ceremonies were held in Dublin earlier today.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Mattie McGrath wants ‘twatters’ regulated Too Many Tweets This post contains videos

Mattie McGrath wants ‘twatters’ regulated

The independent TD is not happy about a certain government minister’s tweets.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Is Leo ditching universal health insurance altogether?

The Health Minister still wants universal healthcare but maybe not in the way James Reilly envisioned.

# james-reilly - Friday 5 June, 2015

Here’s why nutritional information on children’s sweets is actually for adults Gda

# james-reilly - Sunday 31 May, 2015

How do Ireland’s smoking levels compare with Europe? Pretty good actually

# james-reilly - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Making parents criminals for smacking their kids? “Totally unacceptable”

One TD is very unhappy about the proposal.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# james-reilly - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From Business ETC Why are Irish creches going out of business? Rock And A Hard Place

Why are Irish creches going out of business?

Ireland has some fairly progressive childcare measures in place, yet still child-minding businesses are going to the wall.

# james-reilly - Sunday 26 April, 2015

New €1 million CT scanner at Waterford hospital left ‘gathering dust’ for almost a year

TD John Halligan said the delay put lives at risk.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 17 Irish Beards: A Definitive Ranking Bit Of Ginge

17 Irish Beards: A Definitive Ranking

All hail the face rug.

# james-reilly - Thursday 16 April, 2015

James Reilly: ‘It is a misleading, bogus approach and reminds me of the divorce referendum’

The Minister for Children has come out strongly against the No side in the same-sex marriage referendum.

# james-reilly - Monday 23 March, 2015

A report into Portlaoise hospital is being delayed AGAIN as the HSE and HIQA go toe to toe

The inquiry came about after a 2014 Prime Time report discovered five newborns had died in very similar circumstances at the hospital.

# james-reilly - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively… but lost anyway

Ireland’s new plain packaging laws have been the subject of much criticism from Big Tobacco – and legal threats.

# james-reilly - Friday 13 March, 2015

Poll: Are you more likely to vote for a politician if they share their ‘human side’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you more likely to vote for a politician if they share their ‘human side’?

Eamonn Coghlan and James Reilly both opened up about aspects of their private life yesterday. Would that sway you?

# james-reilly - Thursday 12 March, 2015

James Reilly broke down speaking about his son with autism this afternoon

‘As a parent of a child with a disability, I never thought I’d end up taking cards off children with a disability’.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

There’s now THREE tobacco giants threatening to sue the government

Philip Morris is threatening legal action.

# james-reilly - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From Business ETC Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a ‘failure’ – are they telling the truth? Analysis

Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a ‘failure’ – are they telling the truth?

We sift through the facts and fiction on the government’s anti-smoking plan.

# james-reilly - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013 Exclusive

James Reilly oversaw a €300,000 contract involving a law firm that had represented the tobacco industry when he was Health Minister.

# james-reilly - Saturday 21 February, 2015

QUIZ: Which rugby player is Michael Noonan most like? Test your knowledge of the week…

In which the finance minister sported a black eye and James Reilly was threatened with being sued…

# james-reilly - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs ‘will be in shops by May 2017’

Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.

# james-reilly - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Just two men have been approved to adopt since 2004

The figures were released in the Dáil last week.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

“Please don’t force a woman to grow a baby that is going to die”

The government will vote against a bill from TD Clare Daly on termination for medical reasons.

# james-reilly - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

97 people wanted to be the new Ombudsman for Children, but this man got the job

Dr Niall Muldoon has been working in child protection for 20 years.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Fine Gael is ‘done apologising’

The party held a four-hour meeting in Dublin yesterday where there was apparently no dissent among members.

# james-reilly - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Leo Varadkar ‘needs to stop being a commentator’

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has slammed the Health Minister in the wake of the hospital overcrowding crisis.

# james-reilly - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Which countries do Irish people adopt children from the most?

The most popular locations for inter-country adoptions have changed due to new rules.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Here’s how many social worker vacancies there are nationwide

James Reilly shared the figures in the Dáil recently.

# james-reilly - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

The answers to 9 political questions we were asking this time last year

Most of the questions we asked this time last year we’re answered in 2014.

# james-reilly - Monday 22 December, 2014

Some good news for a change: A funding deal means Childline can stay open 24-hours

The service had warned it would have to close during nighttime hours, unless essential funding could be raised.

# james-reilly - Monday 1 December, 2014

We need better access to defibrillators, not more devices – Hiqa

The proposed defibrillator plan could save fifty lives over five years, at a cost of €105 million.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees ‘feeling like pariahs’

James Reilly has said that the Adoption Bill will benefit from further consultation.

# james-reilly - Monday 17 November, 2014

Alan Kelly’s constituency office got a bomb threat this morning

An assistant at Alan Kelly’s office in Nenagh took a call this morning.

What does James Reilly think of being described as the worst health minister in history?

Doctors have claimed politicians are implementing policies designed to get them more votes rather than create a good heath service.

# james-reilly - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Should the mother-and-baby homes inquiry include orphanages?

James Reilly isn’t so sure.

# james-reilly - Thursday 13 November, 2014

“It’s so important to get this inquiry right”

Minister James Reilly hopes to bring the terms of reference to Cabinet in the near future.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

‘On Saturday morning, some parent will be very sorry that their child played with fireworks’

Two government ministers are warning against illegal firework use this Halloween.

# james-reilly - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Taoiseach (and two Ministers) will meet with Louise O’Keeffe in ‘the coming weeks’

It was originally hoped that this meeting would take place in September.

# james-reilly - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

What is James Reilly listening to? (Because it isn’t Richard Boyd Barrett)

RBB reaching the peak of his speech? Headphones on.

# james-reilly - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Ireland is one step closer to a ban on smoking near children in cars

A bill will go to the Dáil next week, and has government support.

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