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#Helen McEntee

# 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.

# helen-mcentee - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes Meath East This post contains images

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes

With the by-election taking place next Wednesday the main candidates for the Meath East seat were out in force today with Enda Kenny and the Tánaiste joining them.

# helen-mcentee - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election

Four independent candidates have filed paperwork to run against seven candidates from parties big and small.

# helen-mcentee - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying

With the by-election less than three weeks away TheJournal.ie spoke to the main candidates this week to find out what they’re hearing on the doorsteps and what they’re telling voters…

# helen-mcentee - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Helen McEntee confirmed as FG’s candidate for Meath East by-election

Helen McEntee, 26, was chosen unopposed to run as the party’s candidate to fill the seat left vacant after the death of her father, Shane McEntee.

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date

TheJournal.ie has learned that Labour didn’t plan to pick its Meath East candidate for another fortnight – after the new deadline.

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East

Helen McEntee is “virtually certain” to be the Fine Gael candidate in Meath East ahead of the party’s nomination convention in Kells this evening.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

McEntee's daughter set to run in Meath East by-election

Helen McEntee, who worked as a secretarial assistant to her late father, is ‘virtually certain’ to be the Fine Gael nominee.

# helen-mcentee - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

FF and SF to confirm candidates as Meath East by-election looms

Fianna Fáil is set to confirm senator Thomas Byrne as its candidate on Thursday while Sinn Féin is expected to select local activist Darren O’Rourke as its candidate for the forthcoming vote.

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