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#Committee

# committee - Monday 10 June, 2019

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

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

# committee - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross and Sport Ireland to appear before committee over FAI today John Delaney

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

Last week, the FAI appeared before the committee.

# committee - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Former CervicalCheck boss says Harris was warned that offering extra smear tests could cause delays BACKLOG

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Chief whip confirms national survey on sexual violence will take five years to complete Savi Report 2

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

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

# committee - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Chilling effect': What could the Kerins case change about Dáil committees? PAC It In

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

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

# committee - Friday 13 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election Intelligence

12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

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

# committee - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Number of women affected by smear test scandal expected to increase Cervical Check

Number of women affected by smear test scandal expected to increase

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

From TheJournal.ie Education committee sex ed hearing delayed as not enough senators to reach quorum Sex Ed

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

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

# committee - Thursday 29 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency On The Rise

Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency

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

# committee - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Garda analysts 'were belittled and disrespected when they tried to highlight inaccurate homicide figures' Homicides

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

Two senior analysts were addressing an Oireachtas committee this morning.

# committee - Thursday 22 February, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed Compensation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today Abortion Laws

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

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

# committee - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon The Eighth

Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon

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

# committee - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: 'Women from all walks of life and from every county in Ireland travel for abortion' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

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

Representatives from the Irish Family Planning Association and the HSE appeared before the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

# committee - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

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

Today’s hearing focused on mental health, and medical and international law.

# committee - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mattie McGrath storms out of 'biased' Eighth Amendment Committee Importance Of Life

Mattie McGrath storms out of 'biased' Eighth Amendment Committee

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

From TheJournal.ie Members of Eighth Amendment Committee receive letter warning of 'excommunication' Framed And All

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

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

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: 'The Eighth has caused endless problems, you need to legislate' Abortion

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

The wording remains uncertain, but we’re having a referendum.

# committee - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination The Eighth

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

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

# committee - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'He was still alive': Doctor explains the reality of organ harvesting in China Organ Tourism

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

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

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

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

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

# committee - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Abortion committee meets for the first time and elects Senator Catherine Noone as chairperson Citizens Assembly

Abortion committee meets for the first time and elects Senator Catherine Noone as chairperson

The Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution met in private today.

# committee - Friday 9 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump claims he has been 'totally vindicated' by James Comey's testimony He's Up

Donald Trump claims he has been 'totally vindicated' by James Comey's testimony

The US president has been tweeting for the first time in two days this morning.

# committee - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Water charge refunds on the way, with conservation grant likely to be deducted Water Charges

Water charge refunds on the way, with conservation grant likely to be deducted

Politicians are having their say on the water committee report tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the questions on water charges you want answered Finally

Here are the questions on water charges you want answered

Finally, after 22 meetings, the water committee has approved its final report.

# committee - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Water committee told meters should be installed in all new houses Water Charges

Water committee told meters should be installed in all new houses

The water committee has gotten fresh legal advice on the final report.

# committee - Friday 7 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney says water committee seems to be moving in 'extremely worrying' direction Water Charges

Simon Coveney says water committee seems to be moving in 'extremely worrying' direction

The minister has said some of the wording agreed by the committee is “deeply ambiguous” and at odds with the EU.

# committee - Friday 31 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Questions, unanswered: Scandals are 'at best, incompetence and, at worst, deception' Scandal

Questions, unanswered: Scandals are 'at best, incompetence and, at worst, deception'

Although many questions were asked, few were answered.

# committee - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'My 12-year-old son's bag weighs 1.8 stone': How to tackle heavy school bags Chronic Back Pain

'My 12-year-old son's bag weighs 1.8 stone': How to tackle heavy school bags

“If you asked adults to go around their job carrying that amount of weight, they wouldn’t do it.”

# committee - Thursday 12 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Regulator denies saying water metering programme should be abandoned Water Charges

Regulator denies saying water metering programme should be abandoned

Irish Water and the Commission of Energy Regulation were before the Oireachtas committee today.

# committee - Monday 2 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Water charges won't bring down this government, says Taoiseach Hell No H20

Water charges won't bring down this government, says Taoiseach

Kenny said Irish Water is “getting on with its work” and is making “real advances”.

# committee - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie In private and no questions: The first water committee meeting Irish Water

In private and no questions: The first water committee meeting

Kevin Duffy addressed a number of the main issues around the water charges debate, including water wastage and paying people back.

# committee - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie AIB says 14 people lost their homes because of high tracker mortgage rates Bernard Byrne

AIB says 14 people lost their homes because of high tracker mortgage rates

The first-time buyers grant and communication with customers in rural Ireland was also discussed in committee.

# committee - Friday 22 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The subscription charge for Dublin Bikes is about to increase... Price Increase

The subscription charge for Dublin Bikes is about to increase...

The subscription fee is set to increase by 50% to €30 over the next two years.

# committee - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: Rent rises, housing lists, homelessness - what's the number one issue for you? Housing Crisis

Open thread: Rent rises, housing lists, homelessness - what's the number one issue for you?

NAMA, the mortgage crisis and rents – it’s all up for discussion at the housing and homeless committee.

# committee - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie After months of controversy, the banking inquiry signs off on final report Done And Dusted

After months of controversy, the banking inquiry signs off on final report

The inquiry members met today to discuss submissions from witnesses who gave evidence at hearings earlier in the year.

# committee - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

'Nobody wanted Billy to leave' IABA tells Oireachtas committee

The boxing chiefs were answering questions about the Billy Walsh saga today.

# committee - Monday 6 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The company that ran Clerys has been officially wound up Officially Done

The company that ran Clerys has been officially wound up

The High Court officially ordered that OCS Operations Ltd be wound up today with no opposition to the application.

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