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# committee - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Agencies tasked with supporting adopted adults ‘not fit for purpose’, Committee hears
# Adoption
# Adoption

Agencies tasked with supporting adopted adults ‘not fit for purpose’, Committee hears

Oct 5th 2021, 9:22 PM 8,831 Views 1 Comment

Findings from the Adoptee Voices report were presented to the Oireachtas Children’s committee today.

# committee - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days

Jul 21st 2021, 12:04 PM 39,569 Views 58 Comments

Over 34,000 calls were made to the new Digital Covid Certificate helpline yesterday alone.

# committee - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

‘I am not a vector’: Oireachtas committee hears from children affected by the pandemic
# Children
# Children

‘I am not a vector’: Oireachtas committee hears from children affected by the pandemic

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:30 PM 15,164 Views 11 Comments

The Children’s Committee heard from a group of young people on their experiences since March 2020.

# committee - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Adopted people seeking records ‘should be provided with counselling supports’, committee hears
# Adoption
# Adoption

Adopted people seeking records ‘should be provided with counselling supports’, committee hears

Jun 15th 2021, 9:05 PM 6,491 Views 5 Comments

Tusla CEO Bernard Gloster has said the provision of counselling should be underpinned by law.

# committee - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Facebook moderators facing toxic content told to take up ‘karaoke and painting’, Committee hears
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook moderators facing toxic content told to take up ‘karaoke and painting’, Committee hears

May 12th 2021, 3:42 PM 21,368 Views 18 Comments

A whistleblower has told a Dáil committee of the need for proper supports and better workers’ rights.

# committee - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Insurance companies ‘put up roadblocks’ to funding for film and TV industry, committee hears
# Pandemic Effects
# Pandemic Effects

Insurance companies ‘put up roadblocks’ to funding for film and TV industry, committee hears

Dec 9th 2020, 10:10 PM 17,874 Views 13 Comments

Desiree Finnegan, chief executive of Screen Ireland, said the Covid-19 pandemic has affected every part of the industry.

# committee - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

HSE chief: We can expect and should plan for further waves of Covid-19
# Oireachtas Hearing
# Oireachtas Hearing

HSE chief: We can expect and should plan for further waves of Covid-19

Sep 29th 2020, 7:15 AM 23,494 Views 33 Comments

Paul Reid is appearing in front of the Special Covid-19 Committee today to discuss the country’s testing systems.

# committee - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Education Minister Norma Foley says pupils will get priority testing in event of a Covid-19 outbreak in school
# Covid Committee
# Covid Committee

Education Minister Norma Foley says pupils will get priority testing in event of a Covid-19 outbreak in school

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 8:56 PM 31,694 Views 33 Comments

Foley is to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Covid-19 this afternoon.

# committee - Friday 10 July, 2020

‘Significant’ amount of extra staff needed to reopen schools, Covid-19 committee told
# Education
# Education

‘Significant’ amount of extra staff needed to reopen schools, Covid-19 committee told

Jul 10th 2020, 12:32 PM 22,317 Views 21 Comments

Seán Ó Foghlú said students coming out of teaching college this year will be “a main source” of extra staffing.

# committee - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Zero notices issued to employers following 800 back-to-work Covid-19 checks
# INspections
# INspections

Zero notices issued to employers following 800 back-to-work Covid-19 checks

Jun 9th 2020, 6:00 PM 43,961 Views 14 Comments

Labour TD Ged Nash expressed concern about the figures this afternoon.

# committee - Monday 18 May, 2020

Oireachtas committee chair defends length of sitting after public health concerns
# Michael McNamara
# Michael McNamara

Oireachtas committee chair defends length of sitting after public health concerns

May 18th 2020, 4:13 PM 11,213 Views 20 Comments

Former HSE chief Tony O’Brien questioned the length of the sitting.

# committee - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report
# Seanad
# Seanad

Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report

Dec 17th 2019, 11:06 AM 10,830 Views 21 Comments

Dublin Port expects the number of freight units from outside the EU to rise from 200,000 to 1 million after Brexit.

# committee - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Govt making 'little or no progress' against online abuse and child exploitation, committee told
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Govt making 'little or no progress' against online abuse and child exploitation, committee told

Oct 16th 2019, 9:35 PM 8,287 Views 8 Comments

The Justice Committee is examining issues such as cyberbullying, harassment, stalking and revenge porn.

# committee - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Fines, Fukuoka and fried chicken cartilage - Furlong enjoying delights of Japan
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

Fines, Fukuoka and fried chicken cartilage - Furlong enjoying delights of Japan

Oct 10th 2019, 1:00 AM 7,886 Views 5 Comments

The tighthead prop is set to return for Ireland against Samoa on Saturday.

# committee - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

An increasing number of children are sharing nude or sexually explicit photos on social media
# Garda Crime Unit
# Garda Crime Unit

An increasing number of children are sharing nude or sexually explicit photos on social media

Oct 2nd 2019, 1:49 PM 20,146 Views 22 Comments

The committee was told about a girl wanted to take her own life after an ex-boyfriend shared images of her without her permission.

# committee - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Top civil servant not attending committee is 'an affront to democracy'
# Public Services Card
# Public Services Card

Top civil servant not attending committee is 'an affront to democracy'

Sep 21st 2019, 12:05 AM 39,149 Views 80 Comments

Chairperson John McGuinness says committee wants to discuss the cost of the PSC to date.

# committee - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

As it happened: No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit
Live Sep 4th 2019, 9:50 PM

As it happened: No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit

# committee - Monday 10 June, 2019

GAA's new fixtures task force to deliver recommendations by November
# Committee
From The42
# Committee

GAA's new fixtures task force to deliver recommendations by November

Jun 10th 2019, 4:26 PM 3,239 Views 2 Comments

It includes Dublin CEO John Costello and representatives from the GPA and CPA.

# committee - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Shane Ross and Sport Ireland to appear before committee over FAI today
# John Delaney
# John Delaney

Shane Ross and Sport Ireland to appear before committee over FAI today

Apr 16th 2019, 6:15 AM 8,200 Views 13 Comments

Last week, the FAI appeared before the committee.

# committee - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Former CervicalCheck boss says Harris was warned that offering extra smear tests could cause delays
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Former CervicalCheck boss says Harris was warned that offering extra smear tests could cause delays

Updated Apr 3rd 2019, 12:59 PM 21,267 Views 56 Comments

Micheál Martin said the decision was made by the government to “save their own skin and cover their own tracks”.

# committee - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Chief whip confirms national survey on sexual violence will take five years to complete
# Savi Report 2
# Savi Report 2

Chief whip confirms national survey on sexual violence will take five years to complete

Feb 28th 2019, 5:11 PM 6,697 Views 8 Comments

It’s been 17 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, was published.

# committee - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'Chilling effect': What could the Kerins case change about Dáil committees?
# PAC It In
# PAC It In

'Chilling effect': What could the Kerins case change about Dáil committees?

Feb 27th 2019, 5:45 PM 13,789 Views 0 Comments

A significant judgement was handed down today against the “extraordinarily well-defended” privileges of the Oireachtas.

# committee - Friday 13 July, 2018

12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election
# Intelligence
# Intelligence

12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

Jul 13th 2018, 7:25 PM 12,597 Views 52 Comments

The Kremlin denied anew that it tried to sway the election.

# committee - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

UK and EU 'have spent only one hour' discussing how security is going to look post-Brexit
# Insecurity Complex
# Insecurity Complex

UK and EU 'have spent only one hour' discussing how security is going to look post-Brexit

Jul 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 13,141 Views 33 Comments

A new report says that ‘time is running out’ to sort out what the security relationship between the two entities will be after March 2019.

# committee - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Number of women affected by smear test scandal expected to increase
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Number of women affected by smear test scandal expected to increase

Jun 14th 2018, 1:00 PM 9,291 Views 10 Comments

The Head of the National Screening Service Damien McCallion says more women will be contacted about their cancer test audits.

# committee - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Education committee sex ed hearing delayed as not enough senators to reach quorum
# Sex Ed
# Sex Ed

Education committee sex ed hearing delayed as not enough senators to reach quorum

Jun 12th 2018, 11:06 PM 10,343 Views 22 Comments

Among those due to give evidence were the Rape Crisis Network Ireland.

# committee - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency

Mar 29th 2018, 12:27 PM 20,501 Views 98 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the latest homeless figures are “disturbing”.

# committee - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Garda analysts 'were belittled and disrespected when they tried to highlight inaccurate homicide figures'
# Homicides
# Homicides

Garda analysts 'were belittled and disrespected when they tried to highlight inaccurate homicide figures'

Mar 7th 2018, 12:03 PM 19,913 Views 47 Comments

Two senior analysts were addressing an Oireachtas committee this morning.

# committee - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'If everything's fine, why's it being investigated?' - Social Protection peppered with tough questions over PSC
# The Third Degree
# The Third Degree

'If everything's fine, why's it being investigated?' - Social Protection peppered with tough questions over PSC

Feb 22nd 2018, 3:23 PM 27,570 Views 69 Comments

It emerged at today’s Oireachtas committee on social protection that roughly 450 people have had welfare payments suspended over failing to register for a Public Services Card.

# committee - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed
# Compensation
# Compensation

Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed

Feb 6th 2018, 8:01 PM 12,961 Views 22 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said there was an “onus” on the banks to get in contact with these customers.

# committee - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

Dec 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,423 Views 51 Comments

After the vote, the committee will begin drafting a report on its recommendations.

# committee - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon

Nov 22nd 2017, 10:02 AM 7,032 Views 119 Comments

Two members of the committee have accused the proceedings of being biased.

# committee - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

As it happened: 'Women from all walks of life and from every county in Ireland travel for abortion'
Live Nov 15th 2017, 7:15 PM

As it happened: 'Women from all walks of life and from every county in Ireland travel for abortion'

# committee - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away'
Live Nov 8th 2017, 8:35 PM

As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away'

# committee - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Mattie McGrath storms out of 'biased' Eighth Amendment Committee
# Importance Of Life
# Importance Of Life

Mattie McGrath storms out of 'biased' Eighth Amendment Committee

Oct 25th 2017, 5:43 PM 28,534 Views 135 Comments

Mattie McGrath had asked members of Sinn Féin to reveal where Jean McConville’s body was buried before storming out.

# committee - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Members of Eighth Amendment Committee receive letter warning of 'excommunication'
# Framed And All
# Framed And All

Members of Eighth Amendment Committee receive letter warning of 'excommunication'

Oct 24th 2017, 9:12 PM 48,018 Views 190 Comments

Senator Lynn Ruane said she’d never seen that level of detail in a package sent to her office before.

# committee - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

As it happened: 'The Eighth has caused endless problems, you need to legislate'
Live Oct 18th 2017, 9:25 PM

As it happened: 'The Eighth has caused endless problems, you need to legislate'

# committee - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination

Oct 12th 2017, 10:53 AM 33,092 Views 130 Comments

Fergal Malone revealed the woman’s death at yesterday’s hearing of the Committee on the Eighth Amendment.

# committee - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'He was still alive': Doctor explains the reality of organ harvesting in China
# Organ Tourism
# Organ Tourism

'He was still alive': Doctor explains the reality of organ harvesting in China

Jul 6th 2017, 2:41 PM 36,907 Views 31 Comments

Ireland should ensure they’re not complicit in China’s organ harvesting abuses by banning ‘organ tourism’, was the advice given at committee today.

# committee - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Airbnb in the hot seat as it tells TDs the service is not making the housing crisis worse
# Long-term Lets
# Long-term Lets

Airbnb in the hot seat as it tells TDs the service is not making the housing crisis worse

Jun 28th 2017, 4:58 PM 12,266 Views 62 Comments

Representatives from Airbnb addressed the Oireachtas Committee on Housing earlier today.

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