Reilly to answer private notice question on primary care

TODAY’S DÁIL AGENDA has been amended to include a response from James Reilly to questions about the allocation of primary care centres. More information here. The questions will be answered at 3:45pm, with topical issues and discussion on other legislation put back accordingly.

Today in Leinster House: September 27, 2012

THE NEWS of Roisin Shortall’s resignation as junior health minister is likely to cast a dark shadow on the day – particularly as its her former line minister taking today’s parliamentary questions. What’s more, with Eamon Gilmore away, it’ll have to be another Labour minister who takes the morning batch of Leaders’ Questions. Also plenty […]

Today in Leinster House: September 19, 2012

THE RECESS comes to a total conclusion today with the Seanad coming back, but again all eyes will be on the Dáil to see whether any members of the government parties break ranks on the vote of no confidence in James Reilly. 9:30am – Committee on Transport and Communications – The day starts in Committee Room […]

Today in Leinster House: September 18, 2012

WELCOME BACK. Though there’s been a couple of committee meetings in the last few weeks, the Oireachtas summer recess really ends today as the Dáil ends eight weeks of holidays – and gets its teeth into the weighty matter of whether James Reilly deserves to keep his job. So, without further ado… 1:30pm – Committee […]

Today in Leinster House: June 19, 2012

THE PARLIAMENTARY WEEK is largely crammed with committee meeting this week, and for a simple reason: a reform of the committee system kicks in today, with the government increasing the number of committees in order to improve the oversight of various ministerial briefs. The splitting of committees – from 7 into 9 – means a few […]

Today in Leinster House: May 16, 2012

The Dáil and Seanad sittings kick off late to allow for events elsewhere, but when they do kick off, there’s a high-profile committee showdown as well as some other weighty bits being put through the Houses. 9:30am – Jobs, Social Protection and Innovation – The rest of the houses are taking a relatively late start, so […]

Today in Leinster House: March 27, 2012

After a Mahon-saturated weekend, a Mahon-saturated week – but today’s Dáil proceedings may also include news on the date for the fiscal compact referendum, while the finance committee will meet the man to whom we owe €30.6 billion. 2:00pm – Questions (Minister for Health) – James Reilly kicks the week off with a batch of […]

Today in Leinster House: February 15, 2012

The Dáil continues hammering through the legislation to enact the Budget into law, while the committee meetings also have important things to discuss across the board and the Seanad returns to some landmark legislation. 9:30am – Jobs, Social Protection and Education – As usual, Wednesday begins in Room 3, where members will be putting on their […]

Today in Leinster House: January 11, 2012

The first full day’s business of 2012 is not chock-a-block, but there’s nonetheless a few interesting bits and pieces littering the agenda. It might be noted that there are over half a dozen committee meetings today, but almost all of them are meeting in private session to get on top of their 2012 agendas. 9:30am […]

Today in Leinster House: December 9, 2011

The second five-day week in succession (God love those parliamentarians) comes to an end today with a busy Seanad day, important Dáil business, and a single committee meeting. So, without further ado… 10:00am – Health (sub-committee) – James Reilly attends his second committee meeting in as many days, guiding a selection of TDs and senators through […]