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#James Reilly

# james-reilly - Monday 10 February, 2020

Former health minister James Reilly is retiring from politics

The Fine Gael politician ran unsuccessfully for the third time in Dublin Fingal.

# james-reilly - Friday 15 November, 2019

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown

The upcoming by-election is to replace MEP Clare Daly.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

New bill to support children with autism after 20,000 people sign petition for it

About 600 children are born with autism in Ireland every year.

# james-reilly - Friday 13 January, 2017

'I forgot to give them a receipt': James Reilly referred to gardaí by Sipo over €1k election donation

Under Sipo rules, the maximum cash donation that may be accepted by a candidate during the general election is €200.

# james-reilly - Friday 26 August, 2016

James Reilly is selling his HUGE palatial mansion for €2.75 million

Since 2001, Reilly and his wife Dorothy have slept in “The King’s Bed”, a royal sleigh bed carved out of oak for the visit of King George IV to Ireland in 1821.

# james-reilly - Thursday 14 July, 2016

"Look ... things happen": Reilly defends role after 'clear the air' Fine Gael meeting

Last night’s meeting of TDs and senators was described as ‘robust’ and ‘cathartic’.

# james-reilly - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Will Enda be putting a timeframe on his departure today?

Don’t bet on it. The Taoiseach is set to address his parliamentary party after a week dominated by gaffes and strange decisions.

# james-reilly - Monday 11 July, 2016

Full list of Kelly family assets to be handed over after weekend of fresh Console revelations

The Department of Health confirmed yesterday that it had investigated claims made about Paul Kelly in 2011.

# james-reilly - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets

Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald is not happy with James Reilly’s statement about the charity.

# james-reilly - Saturday 28 May, 2016

James Reilly "honoured" to join Seanad he once called "very undemocratic" and with "no power"

In a 2013 statement calling for the Seanad to be abolished, Reilly labelled it “very undemocratic” and said it had “no power.”

# james-reilly - Monday 29 February, 2016

The cabinet, including the three ministers who lost their seats, will meet tomorrow

Things might be a bit awkward for James Reilly, Alex White and Ged Nash.

# james-reilly - Sunday 28 February, 2016

James Reilly loses Dáil seat, says he will now consider his future in politics

The Fine Gael deputy leader looked unlikely from early on to take a seat in north Co Dublin.

The doctor's long wait: Will James Reilly lose his seat in Dublin Fingal?

It’s down to the wire for the Fine Gael deputy leader, at the National Show Centre. Counting’s back under way at 10am.

# james-reilly - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

FactCheck: The truth and the lies from TV3's Deputy Leaders' Debate’s GE16 FactCheck has sifted through the claims made by Kelly, McDonald, Reilly and Cowen.

# james-reilly - Monday 28 December, 2015

Some Ryan Report recommendations yet to be implemented due to lack of resources

The report was released in May 2009.

# james-reilly - Friday 18 December, 2015

A tobacco giant's legal challenge against plain packaging has been rejected

Philip Morris accused Australia of using a procedural issue to avoid addressing the legality and effectiveness of plain packages, calling the move “regrettable”.

# james-reilly - Friday 11 December, 2015

Parents can't rely on 'reasonable chastisement' when slapping their kids anymore

Slapping has been effectively banned after new legislation was signed into law.

# james-reilly - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Balancing work and children is a constant juggle of guilt

There’s not enough being done to help parents balance their home life with work, writes Maria Bailey.

# james-reilly - Monday 7 December, 2015

Beating, pinching, deliberate poisoning - 19,000 reports of child abuse made in Ireland every year

The largest number of referrals relate to concerns about emotional abuse.

# james-reilly - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Enda to Micheál: 'You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you'

The Taoiseach accused former health minister Micheál Martin of doubling health spend without achieving any results.

# james-reilly - Sunday 22 November, 2015

James Reilly has reignited the abortion debate by calling for an early referendum Repeal The Eighth This post contains a poll

James Reilly has reignited the abortion debate by calling for an early referendum

Enda Kenny has said Fine Gael won’t commit to a vote if the party is reelected.

# james-reilly - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

If universal health insurance isn't dead, then when on earth will it actually happen?

The government maintains it is committed to a UHI model. But there’s no chance of it happening soon.

# james-reilly - Monday 19 October, 2015

Poll: Should the government ban parents from smacking their children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government ban parents from smacking their children?

Minister James Reilly is seeking a ban – do you agree with him?

# james-reilly - Friday 9 October, 2015

James Reilly had to abandon his car after it was surrounded by protesters

The Children’s Minister was at an event in Bluebell yesterday evening when the incident occurred.

# james-reilly - Friday 25 September, 2015

"Ireland saw her as a fallen woman - but she was my mother"

Dublin councillor Francis Timmons, who grew up in a mother and baby home in the 1970s, is calling for James Reilly to take a look at redress schemes for survivors.

# 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

And it’s going to stay that way.

# james-reilly - Sunday 31 May, 2015

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

Today is World No Tobacco Day.

# 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

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?

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