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# helen-mcentee - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Around 80 human trafficking investigations underway in Ireland

Justice Minster Helen McEntee revealed the latest figure on World Day against Trafficking in Persons.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Number of garda inspectors to be increased to 500

The move was announced by Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee last night.

# helen-mcentee - Friday 10 July, 2020

Married couples among 21 people who became Ireland's newest citizens in online ceremony

Today’s pilot online ceremony is one of the first of its kind in Europe.

Opinion: Ireland is in prime position to hold social networks to account - and we must

Lawyer Paul Tweed says it’s ‘absurd’ for such companies to claim they are ‘merely a platform, not a publisher’.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Less than half of people in Ireland have confidence in justice system, CSO figures show

The Central Statistics Office published the results of its most recent Crime and Victimisation survey today.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Tens of thousands of immigration renewals can now be done online

The Department of Justice is seeking to reduce footfall at the Registration Office.

# helen-mcentee - Monday 29 June, 2020

Seanad votes to continue serious organised crime trials to be heard without a jury for another year

New Justice Minister Helen McEntee addressed senators today on why the legislation should be extended.

# helen-mcentee - Saturday 27 June, 2020

In full: These are your new Cabinet ministers

The new ministerial lineup has been confirmed.

# helen-mcentee - Friday 12 June, 2020

McEntee says NI protocol is 'vague and lacking in detail on customs' as deadline looms

The Brexit transition period is due to end on 31 December.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

The 1% issue: Did Ireland's Brexit team get a bounce in votes?

Despite being a junior minister, Helen McEntee has earned a significant international profile due to Brexit talks.

# helen-mcentee - Monday 10 February, 2020

How FG tried and failed to keep two outgoing ministers in one constituency

Doherty’s party colleague Helen McEntee was re-elected.

# helen-mcentee - Monday 27 January, 2020

Brexit withdrawal agreement would not have been reached without help from Ireland, says Barnier

Michel Barnier met with Varadkar and Helen McEntee this morning in government buildings.

# helen-mcentee - Sunday 26 January, 2020

'Brexit is only at half-time': McEntee says negotiating trade deal will be 'very difficult'

The UK is set to leave the EU at the end of January.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

# helen-mcentee - Friday 13 December, 2019

Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership'

The Taoiseach has congratulated Boris Johnson after the outcome of the UK election.

# helen-mcentee - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Will no-deal Brexit mean border checks in Ireland? Juncker's answer is simple: Yes

“The British have to tell us exactly the architectural nature of this border,” the European Commission president told Sky News, “I don’t like it, a hard border.”

# helen-mcentee - Monday 26 August, 2019

Brexit won't affect how you send letters, but your consumer rights for UK purchases may change

Minister of State Helen McEntee was in Portlaoise Mail Centre today to monitor preparations.

# helen-mcentee - Thursday 20 December, 2018

'A lot of questions to be answered': Reaction over government's no-deal Brexit plan

The Irish government yesterday published its preparations thus far for a no-deal Brexit.

# helen-mcentee - Sunday 25 March, 2018

David Davis: Irish border can be solved by 'a whole load of new technology'

“You can’t just say we haven’t done it anywhere else: we haven’t attempted to do it anywhere else,” the Brexit negotiator said.

# helen-mcentee - Friday 23 March, 2018

Russian ambassador to Ireland says expulsion of diplomats would be 'unfriendly action'

The 28 EU leaders have offered British Prime Minister Theresa May their full support in blaming Russia for the attack.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin urged the government to intervene.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'My son wants to be dead. He is ten years of age'

An emotive letter from a concerned mother was read in the Dail today by Independent TD Mick Wallace.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'

Pieta House’s Resilience Academy aims to help young people deal with mental health issues.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Homecare for the elderly a 'priority' in wake of Brendan Courtney documentary

The Department of Health has made the commitment in the wake of the broadcast of an RTÉ documentary on the subject.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Pieta House calls for ban on children being admitted to adult-only psychiatric units

Founder Joan Freeman wants the government to allow such children to be admitted to private institutions.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

FactCheck: Has the government actually cut the mental health budget by €20 million?

FactCheck looks into a major claim that took hold online over the weekend.

# helen-mcentee - Friday 5 August, 2016

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health

The GAA’s Rob Hennelly will also be a member of the new task force which is due to meet in November.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns

The HSE made the decision after an electrical report highlighted a number of risks.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly Ice Bucket Challenge This post contains videos

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly

The Tipperary South deputy is the latest TD to get involved in the wildly popular initiative.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

This helpful video tells Fine Gael candidates how to behave on the doorstep Election 2014 This post contains videos

This helpful video tells Fine Gael candidates how to behave on the doorstep

The party’s own candidates feature as typical voters in the video that was given to local election candidates at meetings around the country recently.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Details of pyrite repair funding due tomorrow

It is hoped the pyrite remediation scheme will be approved by Christmas.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses

Ben Gilroy failed to file documentation related to his donations and expenses during the Meath East by-election but will qualify for reimbursement of expenses once he does.

# helen-mcentee - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Column: Are political families healthy for democracy?

Name recognition surely benefits politically candidacy both here and abroad, but it shouldn’t just be the Kennys, McEntees or the Clintons that are getting involved in the politics of shaping nations – we all should be, writes Larry Donnelly.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Helen McEntee describes first day in Dáil as “emotional”

The 26-year-old said it was “an honour” to take up the seat left vacant by her father, Shane.

Oireachtas agenda: Symphysiotomy, WW2 deserters, and new arrivals

The Dáil’s newest member, Helen McEntee, will be formally introduced to the chamber today.

# helen-mcentee - Friday 12 April, 2013

SF councillor apologises for McEntee 'snouts in the trough' comment

Nenagh councillor Seamus Morris had criticised Helen McEntee for putting aside her grief to chase a high-paying job.

# helen-mcentee - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil Meath East This post contains images

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil

All the drama from the count centre in Ashbourne as Helen McEntee took the Dáil seat in Meath East.

FG’s Helen McEntee retains father’s seat in Meath East by-election

McEntee, 26, sees off the challenge of FF’s Thomas Byrne – while Labour licks its wounds after dropping down to fifth place.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election Meath East This post contains images

Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election

Overall turnout in the by-election is expected to be in the low 30s as voters decided who they wanted to replace the late Shane McEntee in the Dáil.

# helen-mcentee - Monday 25 March, 2013

Pics: Taoiseach confronted by off-duty garda over public sector cuts Meath East This post contains images

Pics: Taoiseach confronted by off-duty garda over public sector cuts

Campaigning in Meath East today, Enda Kenny came under fire from an off-duty garda who was unhappy with cuts to his and public sector workers’ pay.

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