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#James Reilly

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly broke down speaking about his son with autism this afternoon Medical Cards

James Reilly broke down speaking about his son with autism this afternoon

‘As a parent of a child with a disability, I never thought I’d end up taking cards off children with a disability’.

From TheJournal.ie There's now THREE tobacco giants threatening to sue the government Plain Packaging

There's now THREE tobacco giants threatening to sue the government

Philip Morris is threatening legal action.

From TheJournal.ie Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a 'failure' - are they telling the truth? Analysis

Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a 'failure' - are they telling the truth?

We sift through the facts and fiction on the government’s anti-smoking plan.

From TheJournal.ie Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013 Breaking The Habit

Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013 Exclusive

James Reilly oversaw a €300,000 contract involving a law firm that had represented the tobacco industry when he was Health Minister.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: Which rugby player is Michael Noonan most like? Test your knowledge of the week... Political Animals

QUIZ: Which rugby player is Michael Noonan most like? Test your knowledge of the week...

In which the finance minister sported a black eye and James Reilly was threatened with being sued…

From TheJournal.ie Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017' War On Tobacco

Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017'

Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Just two men have been approved to adopt since 2004 Family

Just two men have been approved to adopt since 2004

The figures were released in the Dáil last week.

From TheJournal.ie "Please don't force a woman to grow a baby that is going to die" Tfmr

"Please don't force a woman to grow a baby that is going to die"

The government will vote against a bill from TD Clare Daly on termination for medical reasons.

From TheJournal.ie 97 people wanted to be the new Ombudsman for Children, but this man got the job New Job

97 people wanted to be the new Ombudsman for Children, but this man got the job

Dr Niall Muldoon has been working in child protection for 20 years.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael is 'done apologising' Moving On

Fine Gael is 'done apologising'

The party held a four-hour meeting in Dublin yesterday where there was apparently no dissent among members.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar 'needs to stop being a commentator' Overcrowding

Leo Varadkar 'needs to stop being a commentator'

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has slammed the Health Minister in the wake of the hospital overcrowding crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Which countries do Irish people adopt children from the most? From Russia With Love

Which countries do Irish people adopt children from the most?

The most popular locations for inter-country adoptions have changed due to new rules.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many social worker vacancies there are nationwide Child And Family Agency

Here's how many social worker vacancies there are nationwide

James Reilly shared the figures in the Dáil recently.

From TheJournal.ie The answers to 9 political questions we were asking this time last year Review 2014

The answers to 9 political questions we were asking this time last year

Most of the questions we asked this time last year we’re answered in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Some good news for a change: A funding deal means Childline can stay open 24-hours Threat Lifted

Some good news for a change: A funding deal means Childline can stay open 24-hours

The service had warned it would have to close during nighttime hours, unless essential funding could be raised.

From TheJournal.ie We need better access to defibrillators, not more devices - Hiqa Sudden Cardiac Arrest

We need better access to defibrillators, not more devices - Hiqa

The proposed defibrillator plan could save fifty lives over five years, at a cost of €105 million.

From TheJournal.ie Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs' Birth Certs

Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs'

James Reilly has said that the Adoption Bill will benefit from further consultation.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly's constituency office got a bomb threat this morning Water Charges

Alan Kelly's constituency office got a bomb threat this morning

An assistant at Alan Kelly’s office in Nenagh took a call this morning.

From TheJournal.ie What does James Reilly think of being described as the worst health minister in history? Angry Doctors

What does James Reilly think of being described as the worst health minister in history?

Doctors have claimed politicians are implementing policies designed to get them more votes rather than create a good heath service.

From TheJournal.ie Should the mother-and-baby homes inquiry include orphanages? Tuam Babies

Should the mother-and-baby homes inquiry include orphanages?

James Reilly isn’t so sure.

From TheJournal.ie "It's so important to get this inquiry right" Tuam Babies

"It's so important to get this inquiry right"

Minister James Reilly hopes to bring the terms of reference to Cabinet in the near future.

From TheJournal.ie 'On Saturday morning, some parent will be very sorry that their child played with fireworks' Warning

'On Saturday morning, some parent will be very sorry that their child played with fireworks'

Two government ministers are warning against illegal firework use this Halloween.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach (and two Ministers) will meet with Louise O'Keeffe in 'the coming weeks' Abuse Ruling

Taoiseach (and two Ministers) will meet with Louise O'Keeffe in 'the coming weeks'

It was originally hoped that this meeting would take place in September.

From TheJournal.ie What is James Reilly listening to? (Because it isn't Richard Boyd Barrett) Can't Hear Ya

What is James Reilly listening to? (Because it isn't Richard Boyd Barrett)

RBB reaching the peak of his speech? Headphones on.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is one step closer to a ban on smoking near children in cars Stubbed Out

Ireland is one step closer to a ban on smoking near children in cars

A bill will go to the Dáil next week, and has government support.

From TheJournal.ie Children are to help choose the next Ombudsman for Children You're Hired

Children are to help choose the next Ombudsman for Children

They will be involved the developing the job spec and the selection process.

From TheJournal.ie The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests Save A Life

The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests

A programme to install public access defibrillators around the country has been looked at.

From TheJournal.ie Leo: "I don't mind being slapped down or scolded. I'm a big boy." Fine Gael Think-In

Leo: "I don't mind being slapped down or scolded. I'm a big boy."

The Health Minister has been on the receiving end of a rebuke from the Taoiseach in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes?

South Korea wants to bring in an 80 per cent hike, and James Reilly has said a pack of 20 should cost €20. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Three child detention centres to be made into just one Young Offenders

Three child detention centres to be made into just one

The schools are on the same campus but are to be brought under one director.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly offloads nursing home debt burden Free At Last

James Reilly offloads nursing home debt burden

A group of investors that includes the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs will clear the €1.9 million debt they were made to pay in a 2012 commercial court ruling.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan and Irish Water, Ukraine truce, and an Irish criminal being shot dead in Costa del Sol.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach "dismissed" Shortall's concerns over Reilly's health service reforms Health Service

Taoiseach "dismissed" Shortall's concerns over Reilly's health service reforms

New Health Minister Leo Varadkar was recently told Reilly’s HSE reforms were “unworkable”.

From TheJournal.ie Pressure on Reilly after officials call his HSE reforms 'unworkable' Best Laid Plans

Pressure on Reilly after officials call his HSE reforms 'unworkable'

In briefing documents prepared for Leo Varadkar, the new health minister is told that “a more coherent approach” is needed.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Róisín Shortall: I'm surprised the 'very inexperienced' James Reilly wasn't sacked Health This post contains videos

Róisín Shortall: I'm surprised the 'very inexperienced' James Reilly wasn't sacked

The former junior health minister also says she could have worked with new minister Leo Varadkar.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly: Children's playgrounds will only get funding if they are no-smoking areas Put That In Your Pipe

Reilly: Children's playgrounds will only get funding if they are no-smoking areas

The Children’s Minister said, “The importance of de-normalising smoking in the eyes of children can’t be over emphasised.”

From TheJournal.ie No Education Welfare Officers in Dublin 3, 5 or 17 Moratorium

No Education Welfare Officers in Dublin 3, 5 or 17

The Children’s Minister, James Reilly, says the system is being reorganised.

From TheJournal.ie No tan for you: Children are officially banned from using sunbeds from today Milky White

No tan for you: Children are officially banned from using sunbeds from today

Up to 28,000 children and teenagers use sunbeds every year.

From TheJournal.ie Another year over: What exactly has happened in the Dáil since September Review This post contains videos

Another year over: What exactly has happened in the Dáil since September

We take a look back on some of the major events that defined the 2013/14 session in Leinster House.