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#Charlie McConalogue

# charlie-mcconalogue - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Farmers are calling a fodder crisis ...but the government says there is sufficient supply

The bad weather throughout the summer has left farmers without sufficient amounts of fodder.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Monday 24 August, 2015

Can Fianna Fáil 'Cope' with this ex-minister's comeback?

Pat The Cope Gallagher is seeking the Fianna Fáil nomination in Donegal.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Thursday 11 September, 2014

# charlie-mcconalogue - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system

Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Thursday 17 July, 2014

TDs stand for Gaza as Deaf community makes Dáil history

There was an unexpected, wildcard move from Gerry Adams, and the Tánaiste did a bit of waving.

Hundreds of teachers won't be trained for the new English curriculum by September

It has prompted renewed calls from the opposition for changes to the Junior Cycle to be delayed.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

4.5 days: The amount of training English teachers will get for junior cycle reform

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn said he “would’ve loved” if the working group on junior certificate reform could have met last year but ASTI made that impossible.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Apprentices to pay higher fees as budget cuts kick in

The costs are associated with registration fees paid to the institutes of technology attended by those in SOLAS/FÁS programmes.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Reilly: 2014 will be the most challenging year ever for health services

The Minister for Health was speaking in the Dáil today where he defended the decision to lower medical card income limits.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Monday 19 August, 2013

TD accused of 'recycling' two-year-old list of education cuts

Fianna Fáil TD Charlie McConalogue has raised concerns about spending cuts proposed by Education Minister Ruairí Quinn ahead of October’s Budget, but Labour says he’s trying to “increase his personal profile”.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Monday 1 July, 2013

'A slur on the women of Ireland': Shatter slams abortion bill opponents

Meanwhile it appears the majority of Fianna Fáil TDs will oppose the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill as a marathon Dáil debate continues.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Tánaiste insists: We're not cutting the budget for special needs teaching

Children with special educational needs face a reduction in the amount of time allocated to them from next September. But Eamon Gilmore said this did not amount to a cut.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Revealed: At least 6 Fianna Fáil TDs and most senators to oppose abortion bill

With a free vote, at least a dozen TDs and senators from the main opposition party are likely to oppose the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, according to a survey carried out by TheJournal.ie.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

‘I won’t take my eye off the ball’: Quinn promises better SUSI system

‘Did we get it wrong? Yes’: The education minister admits the reform of the student grants system was botched.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Friday 18 January, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Dáil to debate social welfare 'amnesty'

Sinn Féin wants to make it legally possible for someone to declare a welfare overpayment without penalty.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Friday 5 October, 2012

Teachers and opposition parties attack Quinn's Junior Cert reforms

Teachers’ unions say they weren’t consulted about the changes, while opposition parties are sceptical of their need.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Éamon Ó Cuív back in the fold in Fianna Fáil reshuffle

The former deputy leader of the party had resigned in February but is now back on the party’s front bench.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Monday 25 June, 2012

Column: Care system had been well funded - so why didn't it work?

The Report on Deaths of Children in Care revealed horrific failures, writes Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Children Charlie McConalogue, but will everything be fine once we pass the Children’s Rights referendum?

# charlie-mcconalogue - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Treatment of Cregg House staff & users a "national scandal"

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on children, Charlie McConalogue TD, made the statement following the news that the Daughters of Wisdom are pulling out of running the home for people with disabilities.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Friday 2 March, 2012

HSE hopes to clear over 31,000 medical card applications backlog by May

The announcement came on foot of a visit to the HSE’s centralised medical card processing office by the Oireachtas Health Committee today.

# charlie-mcconalogue - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Martin unveils second FF front bench in ten weeks

Just 71 days after appointing his new shadow cabinet, Micheál Martin changes ranks – with just three TDs retaining briefs.