PLAN 12:00am Brunch - Leopardstown Presidency Day Venue: Ambassador's Residence

April 15 Sunday

Monday 2 10:30am 11:15am 12:00am 7:00pm DUBLIN GOLF CLASSIC (REMINDER) Venue: Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links Commissioner Wolf - Matthais Courtesy Call to Government Buildings Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith Venue: Govt. Bldgs Government Meeting Present Awards at the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business Dinner Venue: Business School, Blackrock Dress: Blacktie Tuesday 21 8:00am 10:30am 2:30pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -10.30 pm Pj rovernment Meeting Order of Business followed by Second Stage of Referendum Bill & debate on Motion on Northern Ireland Peace Agreement Commencement of Freedom of Information Act Venue: Press Centre Possible drop in to Widows & Solos Club Venue: Leinster House Declan Ini

5:00pm 6:15pm 7:00pm 10:30pm

Wednesday 22 9:30am 10:00am 10:30am 2:30pm 4:00pm 7:30pm 9:30pm DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm Tanaiste & Min/Public Enterprise Venue: Govt, Bldgs Liz O'Donnell Order of Business followed by Committee & remaining stages of Referendum Bill Questions All Stages of Referendum Bill in the Seanad Republic of Ireland v Argentina Venue: Lansdowne Road p^

Thurs 9:30am 10:30am 11:00am 11:30am 2:00pm 2:45pm 3:15pm 3:30pm DAIL SITTING 10,30 am - 4.45 pm Geriy Adams Expressions of Sympathy followed by the Order of Business ASEM STATEMENTS IN DAIL EIREANN Parliamentaiy Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Sile de Valera & Eamonn O Cuiv >ffice Photocall - JamesNoIan Photocall for "Dublin 5 Mile Classic" in aid of Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children Venue: Meeting Room Cabinet Sub-Committee Meeting on Social Inclusion (Venue: Sycamore Room) Meeting with Min/Fin, Min/Env, Michael Somers and Paddy Teahon (Re: Roads) Venue: Meeting Room Official Opening of Leas Cross Nursing Home in Swords Start a 24 hour relay jog for Telethon Venue: Grand Hotel Malahide

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Friday 24 "Venue: St. Luke^^^ Funeral Mass for Pat O'Connor RIP Venue: St. Sylvester's Church, Malahide Launch a report for St. Michael's estate Venue: St. Michael's Youth Project > Depart Dublin Airport Arrive Farranfore Airport Arrive Great Southern Hotel, Killarney Address IMI Conference Depart Farranfore Airport Arrive Dublin Airport Saturday 25 11:00am Attend "Tree for Peace" Planting Ceremony Venue: Botanical Gardens

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10:00am 11:30am 5:55pm 6:45pm 7:00pm 7:30pm 10:30pm 11:20pm

Church & General National Football League Final (reminder) Easter Rising Commemoration Venue: Arbour Hill Depart Dublin Airport for Helsinki Arrive Helsinki Dinner with Finnish Prime Minister

Meeting with Finnish Prime Minister Press Conference Depart Helsinki for Tallinn (Estonia) Depart Tallinn Arrive Dublin Airport

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Government Meeting Questions Order of Business Photocall - David O'Gara Venue: Meeting Room Photocall - Irish Building Magazine Mr. John D. Carroll re: Smithfield Village Development Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Declan Ingoldsby Yvonne Nolan, RTE Fund-raising Dinner for the extension to the Hugh Lane Gallery Venue: Dublin Castle - Blacktie Celia will attend

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9? 15am 10:30am 11:30am 1:00pm 2:00pm 2:30pm 3:45pm 4:00pm 5:10pm 5:30pm 7:15pm 8:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm Meeting with South Armagh Residents Venue: Meeting Room Dr. Martin Mansergh to attend Order of Business Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, L. House Drop into Carlsson Group meeting Venue: Frank Murray's office Cathy Hannon Donal O'Donoghue, RTE (for RTE Guide) Peter Ryan and Philip Kelly Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting Venue: Sycamore Room Michael Webb Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Mr. Art Cosgrove, President, University College Dublin (re: Veterinary Office) Geny Hickey will attend - Meeting Room Attend pre-dinner drinks for UEFA Congress in O'Reilly Hall, UCD Official Opening of Brooks Hotel Venue: 59-62 Drury Street Thursday 30

8:30am 10:30am 11:30am 5:20pm 6:00pm

7:00pm 9:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Breakfast Meeting with EU Heads of Mission Venue: St. Stephen's Green Club Order of Business KEEP FREE Tanaiste and Minister for Public Enterprise (Re: LUAS) Venue: Meeting Room Present the Irish Times/PA Management Award Venue: Patrick Guilbaud Restaurant Dress: Lounge Suit National Executive Meeting Drop into reception for 50th Anniversaiy of Independence for Israel Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel

12:15pm 1:00pm 3:15pm 4:00pm 4:30pm 5:30pm 9:45pm

Breakfast Meeting with Rotary Club Venue: Buswelis Hotel Courtesy call from Minister Moosa and Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa Dr. Martin Mansergh to attend Brian Strahan & Dr. Veronic Donohue Venue: Meeting Room Geriy Hickey to attend also Official Opening of the 10th Annual Delegate Conference of the INOU Venue: Royal Dublin Hotel Launch Fianna Fail Referendum Campaign for Northern Ireland Agreement Venue: Burlington Hotel
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Piece for Europe Day Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Launch "Ireland at Work" Venue: Shelbourne Hotel Joe Lennon and Jackie Gallagher Geriy Adams Late Late Show Venue: RTE Depart Dublin Airport Special European Council on EMU Venue: Brussels Arrive Dublin Airport

8:30am 12:30pm 12:30pm
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Sum National Hurling League Semi-Fina! Venue: Thurles (reminder) Monde 1:00pm BANK HOLIDAY Launch of Ad Mobile Venue: Top of St. Stephen's Green Tuesday 8:00am II :00am 2:00pm 5:30pm 7:00pm 8:00pm St. Lukes - Clinic Video Launch Venue: IFS Film Centre Government Meeting Address an event for the Irish Exporters Association to mark Ireland's membership of EMU - Venue: Shelbourne Hotel Meeting with the President Venue: Aras an Uachtarain KEEP FREE Wednesday 6 9:50am 12:15pm 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:15pm 4:45pm 6:00pm 6:45pm 8:00pm 8:00pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -10.00 pm 1916 Commemoration Venue: Arbour Hill Launch Fianna Fail Referendum Campaign for Amsterdam Treaty Venue: Davenport Hotel Questions o ( M P P H H K — w> Order of Business Statements in the Dai! on EMU Eddie Kearns, Waterford Castle Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Presentation of Dublin Chamber of Commerce's action plan "Get Moving" Venue: 7 Clare Street Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster House

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DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Ronan Murphy, Irish Ambassador to Moscow Venue: Govt. Bldgs Courtesy call from Russian Foreign Minister, Mr. Primakov Minister for Foreign Affairs to attend also Order of Business Turn the Sod for Citibank Venue: IFSC Commissioner Padraig Flynn Independent Newspapers - Lunch Venue: No. 2 Fitzwilliam Square Working Session of Union for Europe Venue: Westbury Hotel Garda Commissioner, Asst Commissioner Conroy, & Tim Dalton Official Opening of new Irish HQ of Banque Nationale de Paris Venue: 5 George's Dock, IFSC Ministers and Ministers of State Meeting Venue: Mount Street Attend Union for Europe Dinner Venue: Westbury Hotel

9:15am :30am 1:30pm 2:15pm 4:15pm 5:15pm 6:15pm 9:20pm :00pm

Depart Dublin Airport for Clonakilty Clonakilty Programme Open Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery Skibbereen Programme Drimoleague Programme Castletownbere Programme Bantiy Programme Arrive Glengarriff for FF reception Venue: Eccles Hotel Depart Cork Airport for Dublin

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Lunch - Women in FF Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel Depart Dublin Airport P Depart Glasgow Airport Arrive Dublin Airport

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Sunday 2 s 50pm Athlone (prov) Venue: Hodson Bay Hotel Attend FAI Harp Lager Senior Challenge Cup Final - Cork v Shelbourne Venue: Dalymount Park ADC will attend also Monday 11 11:15am 3:00pm 8:00pm Official Opening of Fab 14, Intel Venue: Leixlip Age Action Ireland Venue: Mary Street Referendum Campaign Venue: Silver Springs Hotel, Cork Tuesday 12 8:00am 10:30am 2:30pm 4:15pm 5:00pm 5:15pm 6:00pm 8:00pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -10.30 pm

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rovernment Meeting Questions Order of Business Labhrus O Murchu Re: Millennium Project for Rock of Cashel Minister for Finance and Paddy Teahon Internet Website Launch Venue: Fianna Fail Headquarters Dublin Rally Venue: Gresham Hotel

Wednesday

9:30am 10:30am 11:30am 1:00pm 1:30pm 2:30pm 4:00pm 4:30pm 5:00pm 5:15pm 6:15pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm Photocall for Credito Italiano Bank Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Order of Business Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: 5th Floor, Leinster House Photocall with Music Industry Venue: Govt. Bldgs Telephone call to Tony Blair Questions Launch Green Network for Government Departments Venue: Sycamore Room

PEofocall - DDSL 2000 initiative Venue: Meeting Room David Anderson Official opening of Credito Italiano Bank (Ireland) Limited Venue: Dublin Castle Thursday

10:30am 11:00am 12:00am 1:00pm

2:30pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 5:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Order of Business o - O All Party Leaders Press Conference Venue: Mansion House Attend lunch hosted by Minister James McDaid for sponsors of St. Patrick's Day Parade Venue: Italian Room Presentation of Awards to Students in CBS James's Street Venue: CBS James's Street Dr. Martin Mansergh and Jackie Gallagher Prime Time Interview Venue: RTE Donal Musgrave and Alan Crosby, Examiner Publications ^MSflflH^^SSSSobiner Venue: Dublin Castle

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12:30pm 1:00pm 1:30pm 2:45pm 4:30pm 5:40pm 6:15pm 8:00pm 10:00pm 10:30pm

Depart Dublin Airport by Govt. Jet Arrive Shannon Airport Visit Mary Immaculate College Open Library/Information Services Bldg University College Limerick Open South Court Hotel, Raheen Launch Limerick Territorial Employment Pact Venue: City Hall Launch Estate Affairs Magazine Venue: Hunt Museum Fianna Fail Rally Venue: Castletroy Park Hotel Depart Shannon Airport Arrive Dublin Airport Saturday 16

11:30am 7:30pm

Canvass City Centre Venue: Top of Stephen's Green Paul McGrath Testimonial Dinner Venue: Burlington Hotel

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Sundo Church & General National Hurling League Final (reminder) 1798 Commemorative Service Venue: St. Michan's Church ADC will attend also Paul McGrath's Testimonial Match Venue: Lansdowne Road ADC to attend also Depart Dublin Airport for Boston Arrive Logan Airport, Boston Monday 18 8:40am 9:00am 8:00pm Depart Hotel for Boston College Arrive Boston College for Ceremony Depart for Dublin Airport Tuesday 7:15am 4:00pm 6:00pm 7:15pm Arrive Dublin Airport Meeting with Social Partners Venue: George's Hall, Dublin Castle Six o'clock News Venue: RTE Lord Alderdice Venue: Govt. Bldgs Wednesday 10:00am 10:30am 1:30pm 3:00pm 4:30pm 5:50pm 6:30pm 7:00pm 8:00pm 10:00pm 10:45pm Corporation Tax Meeting Venue: Room opposite Communications Room Tanaiste and Min/Finance attending also Government Meeting Photocall with Film Industry Final Press Conference for Referendum Venue: Dublin Castle Depart for Shannon Address IMPACT Biennial Conference Venue: Fitzpatricks Bunratty Hotel, Bunratty, Co. Clare Depart Shannon for Galway Arrive Carnmore Airport Referendum Campaign - Galway Venue: Great Southern, Eyre Square Depart Carnmore Airport for Dublin Arrive Dublin Airport

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Thursday

11:00am 2:45pm 3:00pm 4:00pm 4:30pm 5:00pm 6:00pm 6:30pm 7:30pm 8:35pm 9:45pm

Photocall - Referenda Venue: St, Patrick's Boys National School, Drumcondra ^ ^ Interview with Washington Post Venue: Govt. Bldgs Joe McPeake Owen Lamont, Chairman, Cabletel Taoiseach's Meeting Room Dermot McCarthy to attend also John Hanlon and John Woods Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Photocall - Launch "Vision for Dublin" Venue: Govt. Bldgs Photocall - Archbishop Walton Empey Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Unveil a monument for Shamrock Rovers Social Committee Venue: Glenmalure Park, Milltown Official opening of Farm Relief Services Offices Venue: Ballyjamesduff Function in Crover House, Cavan Friday

10:30am 11:00am

1:00pm 2:30pm

Taoiseach Voting Venue: School on Church Avenue Meeting on Roads Min/Finance, Min/Environment & National Toll Roads Venue: Sycamore Room Attend Lunch for Dublin TDs Venue: Mansion House KEEP FREE Saturday

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5:00pm 5:30pm 6:00pm 7:45pm 8:30pm

Attend official opening of new pitch & dressingrooms at Whitehall Colmcille GAA Club - Dublin v Kerry challenge match Michael Brennan Venue: St. Lukes Marie McLoughlin Venue: St. Lukes Press Conference Venue: Dublin Castle Drop into function to celebrate the 21st Anniversary of Musgrave Cash & Carry Venue: Cash & Carry, Ballymun Drop into drinks reception Venue: Aras an Uachtarain (Reception from 8.00 pm - 9.00 pm)

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Sunday 11:00am Anniversary Mass for Geriy Brennan RIP Venue: Brackenstown Church, Swords Monday 7:45am 11:00am 11:30am 12:30pm 3:45pm 5:00pm 7:00pm 8:00pm Depart Dublin Airport Arrive Madrid and transfer to Embassy Arrive Embassy & briefing session Meeting with Prime Minister Aznar followed by lunch Venue: Moncloa (PM's official residence) Depart Madrid Airport Arrive Dublin Airport Depart Dublin Airport for Carnmore Airport, Galway CIF/Brothers of Charity Building Launch Venue: John Paul Centre, Ballybane, Galway Present prizes at the Connacht Golf Classic Venue: Galway Bay Hotel and Country Club, Oranmore Tuesday 8:00am 9:30am 10:00am 2:00pm 2:30pm 4:15pm 5:00pm 6:00pm 7:00pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm .eri Bloomfield Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Government Meeting Phone call from Senator George Mitchell Questions Order of Business Meet residents from Ormeau Road and Garvaghy Road Venue: Room 301 Courtesy call with Senator Torricelli Venue: Sycamore Room Dublin Crystal 30th anniversary celebrations Venue: Michael Smurfit School of Business Studies, Biackrock Open premises of CK Business Electronics Ltd & drinks reception at Le Coq Hardi

9:00pm

8:00pm

Wednesday 27

9:45am 10:30am 11:10am 11:30am 1:00pm 1:00pm

1:40pm 2:30pm 3:15pm 3:45pm 4:30pm

5:30pm

8:00pm

10:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm Minister for Foreign Affairs Order of Business Whip, Assistant Whip and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster House Gerry Kearney (re: FOI) Drop into lunch for Northern Ireland Parades Commission Venue: Private Dining Room, Leinster House Sean Fleming Questions Tony Herbert Sports Interview with Tony Leen Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Meeting with John Fitzgerald, City Manager Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Paddy Duffy attending also Meeting re: IFSC Project Min/Finance, Maurice O'Connell, NTMA official & Paddy Teahon Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Institute of Directors in Ireland President's Dinner Venue: Berkely Court Hotel Dress: Blacktie Celia Larkin invited also Drop in to Fairview Ladies Club 30th Birthday Party Venue: Carteton Hall, Shelmartin Avenue Thursday 28

9:30am 10:30am 11:00am 12:30pm 1:00pm 3:00pm

3:50pm 6:15pm 7:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Meeting re. British PM's visit on Monday Taoiseach, P. Teahon, P. Power, J. Lennon & G. Shaw Order of Business KEEP FREE Photocall with Mr. Leon Panetta Venue: Taoiseach's Office Lunch for Mr. Jim Bolger Venue: Dining Room Drop into meeting with Mayor of Deriy & Chief Executive of Deriy City Council Dr. Martin Mansergh chairing meeting Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Dail Statement on Political Donations Official opening of new offices of Fleishman Hilliard Saunders Venue: 15 Fitzwilliam Quay, Dublin 4 National Executive Meeting Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster

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9:15am 10:00am 1:45pm 2:30pm 3:00pm 4:30pm 6:00pm 7:20pm 9:00pm 11:00pm

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7:00pm

Guest of Honour at Board of IngersollRand Dinner Venue: Ashford Castle

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7:30pm 9:40pm

BANK HOLIDAY EU Council briefing & Dinner with PM Tony Blair Venue: Govt. Bldgs Courtesy call on the President with Prime Minister Blair Venue: Aras an Uachtarain Tuesday

8:00am 6:05pm 6:30pm 7:30pm

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lephone call with Dick Spring Launch summer programme of events for 1998 for Temple Bar Venue: 18 Eustace Street, Temple Bar Host a reception for the Dublin Funds Industry Association Venue: Dublin Castle Wednesday

9:30am 10:30am 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:15pm 6:10pm 9:30pm

DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm 8.30 pm Tanaiste Government Meeting Questions Meeting with Minister for Finance, John Hurley and Paddy Teahon Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Order of Business Taoiseach's contribution on Private Members Motion Venue: Dail Eireann Depart Dublin Airport for Austria

Thursday 4

10:00am 11:30am 12:00am 2:10pm 3:30pm 6:30pm

8:10pm 8:30pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Meeting with Federal Chancellor Viktor Klima Press Briefing Working Lunch Depart Vienna International Airport Arrive Dublin Airport Possible drop in to reception for Catherine Whelan (reception runs from 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm) Venue: Fitzers, Temple Bar Present certificates to Leaving Cert Applied participants Venue: Ballymun Comprehensive School KEEP FREE Friday 5

9:30am 2:00pm 4:00pm 4:30pm 5:15pm 7:00pm 7:45pm 8:15pm 9:00pm 10:00pm 12:00pm

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Golden Shears World Championship 1998 Photocall - Gorey Rugby Grounds Official opening of National Visitors Centre, Enniscorthy Visit "Dunbrody" Project Venue: New Ross Unveil Commemorative Stone at Three Bullet Gate, Neville Street, New Ross Visit Art Exhibition, New Ross Library Attend 1798 Battle of New Ross Pageant Venue: O'Kennedy Park GAA Grounds > Ballycullane/New Ross District Comhairle Ceanntair Celebration Dinner Venue: Brandon House Hotel, New Ross Depart Waterford Airport for Dublin Airport- arrive Dublin Airport 12.45 am Saturday 6

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11:30am 2:30pm

Drop into FF National Women's Conference Dinner Venue: Burlington Hotel Announcement of Bord Failte grant to Tall Ships Dublin Limited Venue: Seabourne Parade, City Quay

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Sunday Monday; 9:15am 11:30am 12:00am 4:30pm 8:30pm Keep Free for Constituency Visit St. Joseph's School, Bonnybrook St. Gabriels National School Venue: Cowper Street Walkabout - St. Bricins Old Folks Flats Complex, Dublin 7 Visit Drumcondra Scouts Unit Venue: Official opening of new Computer Training Facility Venue: Northside Centre for the Unemployed, Glin Road, Coolock Tuesday 9 10:30am 12:00am 2:25pm 3:30pm 5:30pm 6:15pm 8:40pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 10.00 pm Government Meeting Depart Dublin Airport for Lisbon Arrive Lisbon International Airport and transfer to Embassy Meeting with Prime Minister Gutteres Photocall and short press briefing outside Prime Minister's office Depart Lisbon Airport Arrive Dublin Airport Wednesday 10 9:30am 10:30am 11:30am 2:30pm 3:30pm DAIL SITTING 10.30 am -10.30 pm Briefing Session with officials from Social, Community and Family Affairs Order of Business Parliamentaiy Party Meeting Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster House Questions Meeting with Mater Dei Institute of Education Minister for Education to attend also Venue: Meeting Room Liam Herrity & Conor Lenihan - Photocall Photocall - Launch Bloomsday Festival Venue: Dining Room Cabinet Sub-Committee on Social Inclusion Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Minister Mary O'Rourke Q
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Thursday 11
7:45am

9:15am 10:30am 11:00am 2:00pm 2:45pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 5:30pm 6:00pm 7:00pm 7:30pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Officially open the World=Wide Forum Venue: Dublin Castle Secretary of Commerce William Daley Venue: Meeting Room Order of Business Attendance at Select Committees re: Estimates Venue: Room G2, Kildare House Minister for Finance, Minister for Justice, John Hurley and Tim Dalton Venue: Meeting Room Meeting with Trina Vargo Venue: Meeting Room David Anderson Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting Venue: Sycamore Room Bernard O'Byrne and Pat Quigley Venue: Meeting Room Reception for relatives of Bloody Sunday Venue: Italian Room Rory O'Hanlon Present Teagasc Diplomas in Amenity Horticulture Venue: Botanic Gardens Friday 12

9:40am 10:00am

Minister for Finance and Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation Venue: Taoiseach's office All day Government Meeting Saturday 13

2:00pm

Keep free all day for constituency Funeral of Paudge Brennan

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Sunday 14 1:00pm 3:05pm 10:00pm Official opening of new premises for Carr Communications - garden party Venue: Booterstown Avenue Ecumenical Service to mark the bicentenary of 1798 Venue: St. Patrick's Cathedral ADC to attend also Depart Dublin Airport for Cardiff Monday 15 European Council, Cardiff Tuesday 16 4:30pm 5:15pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -10.00 pm Depart Cardiff Arrive Dublin Airport Wednesday 17 9:15am 10:30am 11:30am 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 4:45pm 5:15pm 5:40pm 6:30pm DAIL SITTING 10.30 am -10.30 pm Prime Minister of Swaziland Venue: Govt. Bldgs Order of Business Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster House Questions Courtesy call from Macedonian Delegation Venue: Sycamore Room Neil ODowd, The Irish Voice Mr. John Myers and Mr. Clifford Miller Bryan Fields Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Pat Kenny Venue: Government Buildings Officiate at the inauguration of the Khyber Tandoori Restaurant Venue: 44/45 South William Street Thursday 18 9:30am 10:30am 11:00am 12:00am DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm T6naiste Order of Business Tony Hanahoe Lunch with Dr. Michael Somers Venue: National Treasury Management Agency Paddy Teahon & Martin Mansergh attending also

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3:55pm 4:40pm 4:45pm 5:00pm 6:05pm 6:40pm 7:15pm

Depart Slieve Russell for Kilkenny Arrive Avonmore Waterford HQ Venue: Avonmore House, Ring Road Launch "Jo-Jo Dollard Memorial Trust" Venue: Avonmore House Meeting with local businessmen Venue: Avonmore House Lahart Garage Motor Dealership Depart Avonmore Waterford for Dublin Arrive All Hallows College Saturday 20

3:30pm 7:30pm 8:30pm

Keep free during day for constituency Drop in to Gaelscoil Bharra Venue: Cabra (Puppet Show 2.00 pm - 4:00 pm) Meeting with President McAleese Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

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Monday 22 8:40am 10:00am 1:00pm Address Ireland Funds Worldwide Dublin Conference Venue: Dublin Castle Clinic - St. Lukes Present the Dublin North Region Community Initiative Awards Venue: St. Vincent's GAA Club, Marino ADC to attend also Official opening of new building at Dorset College & presentation of student diplomas Venue: 64A Lower Dorset Street Official opening of new Training Centre for National Council of the Blind Venue: PV Doyle House, Whitworth Road Present medals to school team winners of U-13 Primary Schools Soccer Venue: Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal, Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore Launch National Pilot Project for Disadvantaged Children Venue: Cherry Orchard Community Centre Kevin Barry Statue Presentation Venue: Meeting Room Drop in to launch of British Telecom/ ESB Joint Venture Venue: RDS Tuesday 23 DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 10.30 pm
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5:30pm 6:30pm 7:15pm

10:30am 1:15pm 2:30pm 3:15pm 3:45pm 4:15pm 4:30pm 5:45pm 6:30pm 9:30pm

Government Meeting Maracycle Photocall Questions Drop in to see students from St. Michael School and Portora Royal School Venue: Room 2, Leinster House John O'Donoghue and Charlie McCreevy Order of Business Statements on European Council meeting Rena Condort Venue: Meeting Room Open a photographic exhibition to mark Concern's 30th Anniversary Venue: GPO Drop in to Farewell Party for Jean Gearon, Chairperson, Clonliffe and Residents Association Venue: Handball Alley, St. Joseph's

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Wednesday 24
9:30am

10:30am 11:30am 2:30pm 3:30pm

4:15pm 5:00pm 6:00pm 7:30pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am -10.30 pm Ira Magaziner Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Order of Business Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster House Questions Meeting with Conference of Religious of Ireland (re: Traveller Community) Minister Chris Flood to attend also Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Ambassador Richard Ryan Launch "Security of the Elderly" Venue: Mansion House Official opening of Portobello Pub Venue: South Richmond Street, Rathmines Guest of honour at ICCUSA 10th Anniversary celebrations dinner Venue: K Club Thursday 25

10:30am 11:00am 2:30pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Order of Business KEEP FREE

3:30pm 3:45pm 4:00pm 4:45pm 5:00pm 6:00pm 7:45pm

10:00pm

Venue: Sycamore Room Phone Call to John Welch G.E. *— & Courtesy call with Monsignor James J. Murray and Mr. James Hallisey Venue: Meeting Room Attorney General Padraic White Re: Anti Drugs Programme for Government Gerry Hickey to attend also Launch a new series of Management Publications for John O'Dowd Venue: Shelbourne Hotel Guest of Honour at IBEC biennial dinner Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham Dress: Blacktie Celia Larkin invited also Drop into CRC Race Night Venue: Beaumont House

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9:30am 12:00am 1:00pm 2:45pm 3:15pm 4:00pm 5:15pm 6:30pm 7:30pm 10:00pm

Present prizes at St. Finbarrs Boys National School Open Day Venue: Cabra West Attend funeral of Cathal Patrick Dunlop Venue: Church of the Holy Trinity, Ratoath Attend lunch hosted by Minister Jim McDaid for Irish Hospice Foundation Venue: Italian Room Minister Sile De Valera Graciela Iglesias Rogers, Chief European Correspondent with La Nacion Venue: Govt. Bldgs Michael Berkery and Tom Parland, IFA Venue: Meeting Room Gerry Hickey to attend also Drop into newly refurbished AG's office for drinks (5pm - 8pm) Official opening of St. Mary's Youth Club Venue: Dorset Street Dinner in Stackallen Present prizes at the Royal Meath Golf Classic Venue: Trim Golf Club Saturday 27

12:00am

TV Building RTE - Interview for 'Week in Politics" followed by Interview for "This Week" .

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Sunday 28 2:00pm Attend the 1998 Budweiser Irish Derby Georgina and Cecilia to attend also Venue: Curragh Monday 29 11:00am 2:00pm 7:30pm Officially open the 'World of Cats" Venue: Dublin Zoo KenWhelan Venue: St. Lukes John Hume and Seamus Mallon Venue: Govt. Bldgs Tuesday 30 6:45am 10:30am 11:00am 4:30pm 6:00pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -12 midnight Depart Dublin Airport Arrive Frankfurt Attend ceremony to mark establishment of the European Central Bank Venue: Frankfurt Arrive Dublin Airport Gerry Adams Venue: Sycamore Room July 1998 Wednesday 1 9:30am DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - midnight Mr. Issac Asper, Chairman, Cam West Television Gerry Hickey to attend also Venue: Meeting Room Order of Business Photocall with Chernobyl children Venue: Government Buildings Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster House Questions Government Meeting Jim Nugent Lord Iveash p Drop in to Island tew Hotel Venue: Malahide

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10:30am 11:30am

12:30pm 2:30pm

3:30pm 5:15pm

6:00pm 6:45pm 7:00pm 8:30pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 9.00 pm Qualceram/Eczacibasi meeting Venue: Meeting Room Order of Business Noreen Byrne, Inez McCormack, Marie Mulholland & Joanne Vance Minister Mary Wallace attending also Venue: Meeting Room Declan Ingoldsby Present certificates to Catholic/ Protestant students Venue: Lecture Theatre, National Gallery of Ireland Meeting with Minister for Finance Minister Kadar Asmal Venue: Meeting Room Dr. Mansergh & Philip Kelly to attend also Cabinet Sub-Committee on Social Inclusion in the Sycamore Room NationalExecutive Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Summer drinks - National Executive Venue: Italian Room
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Friday 3 10:30am 10:35am 11:15am 2:00pm 3:00pm 4:00pm 4:25pm 5:00pm 5:45pm 6:05pm 7:00pm 7:15pm 7:30pm 7:45pm 9:00pm 10:15pm 11:25pm DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Order of Business Statements on 1798 Declan Ingoldsby Depart Dublin Airport by helicopter Unveil 1798 plaque to the O'Dowda Venue: Bonniconlon Unveil 1798 plaque at Kingsbridge Inn Venue: Castlebar Officially open Lough Lannagh Holiday Village Open Rural IT Enterprise Centre Venue: Newport Sod Turning for All Weather Leisure Park Venue: James Street, Westport Westport UDC Civic Reception Venue: Council Offices, Westport Official Opening of Hotel Westport Meet with Murrisk Development Association & Cuimhneachan an Ghorta, Cruach Padraig Launch Mayo Genealogy Marketing Company Venue: Hotel Westport Mayo Dail Cheanntair FF Meeting Venue: Hotel Westport Address County Enterprise Dinner Venue: Hotel Westport Attend FF Claremorris Comhairle Cheanntair Social Venue: Belmont Hotel Depart for Dublin Airport - arrive Dublin Airport 12.30 am Saturday 4 11:30am 12:00am 2:00pm Constituency Day Photocall for Special Olympics with Arnold Schwarzenegger Venue: Planet Hollywood Courtesy call by Mayor Susan Hammer from San Jose Venue: St. Lukes A attend 222nd Anniversary of American Independence Venue: US Ambassador's residence, Phoenix Park

9:00pm

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1998

Sunday 5 10:30am National Day of Commemoration Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham Monday 6 11:00am 7:00pm 8:00pm Drop into Open Day for Markets Area Summer Project (commences 10.30 am) Venue: George's Hill National School Address a group of Japanese Guests Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham Dinner with President Mary McAleese, Dr. Martin McAleese, Chief Justice Liam Hamilton & Maeve Hamilton & Celia Larkin Venue: Aras an Uachtarain Dress: Informal Tuesday 7

8:00am 10:00am 10:45am 12:00am 1:30pm 4:00pm

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rernadette Greevy Venue: Govt, BIdgs Fergal O'Rourke Venue: Meeting Room Gerry Hickey to attend also John Dalton, US Secretary of the Navy Venue: Meeting Room Lunch and Tour of Dublin Airport Constituency Day

Wednesday 8 8:00am 9:15am Courtesy call from Mr. Remi Vermeiren, President, Kredietbank NV, Mr. Ted Marah, CEO, Irish Intercontinental Bank and Mr. Paddy McEvoy, IIB Venue: Meeting Room Photocall • Presentation of "Peace" CD by young students Mary Harney, David Andrews and Liz O'Donnell attending also Venue: Meeting Room Government Meeting Declan Ingoldsby p Constituency Day

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Thursday 9 11:00am 1:45pm 2:30pm 3:00pm 3:15pm 4:00pm 4:30pm 4:40pm 5:00pm 7:00pm KEEP FREE Philip Kelly & Foreign Affairs official Re: Briefing on Nuclear Disarmament Initiative Krish Naidoo Venue: Meeting Room Angela Phelan Venue: Govt. Bldgs Fr. Paul Byrne OMI, Irish Episcopal Commission for Emigrants Venue: Meeting Room Robert White Courtesy call with Young K. Sohn, President of Quantum Corp Venue: Meeting Room Photocall with St. Michael's Parish Centre in aid of Hospice Foundation Venue: Sycamore Room Northern Ireland Women's Coalition Liz O'Donnell to attend also Venue: Meeting Room Preside over contract signing ceremony between the CEO of the VEC and the contractor - Photocall Venue: Gresham Hotel Drop into Welcome Dinner for Le Tour Venue: O'Reilly Hall, UCD Dress: Blacktie Friday 10 11:00am Sean Neeson and Seamus Close, Alliance Party David Andrews to attend also Venue: Meeting Room Address a luncheon meeting of the Association of European Journalists Venue: Hibernian Hotel Constituency Day Saturday 11 2:30pm 5:45pm Constituency Day Tour de France Prologue Venue: O'Connell Street ADC attending also

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Sunday 12 10:15am 2:00pm 9:00pm Tour De France Cermony Start Venue: O'Connell Street ADC attending also Depart for Paris on Government Jet Attend World Cup Final Monday 13 1:30pm 3:30pm 5:30pm 7:00pm Lunch with President of the Assembly Meeting with Prime Minister Jospin Press Conference in Irish Embassy Arrive Dublin Airport Tuesday 14 12:00pm Funeral Mass of Andrea Browne, RIP Venue: St. Aidan's Cathedral, Enniscorthy Wednesday 15 9:30am 10:00am 2:00pm 2:30pm 2:45pm 4:00pm 4:15pm 4:30pm 5:00pm Interview and Photograph with Mike Burns Venue: Taoiseach's Office Government Meeting
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Meeting with Ministers re: funding for childcare services Venue: Sycamore Room Courtesy call with Lord Mayor and City Manager Venue: Meeting Room Energy Action - Jimmy Johnstone Venue: Meeting Room Official opening of Departmental Gym Constituency Day Thursday 16

11:00am 12:00am 12:30pm

Constituency Day Photocall with Members of the Advisory Committee on Telecommunications Venue: Govt. Bldgs Photocall for Ms. Josephine Feehily, Revenue Commissioner Venue: Govt. Bldgs Officiate at the laying of a foundation stone for the new Four Seasons Hotel Venue: Members Club, RDS

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5:25pm 6:00pm 8:55pm

Depart Dublin Airport for Kilbeggan Kilbeggan Race Meeting Arrive All Hallows Saturday 18

12:45pm

Constituency Day Attend "Peace Mass" Venue: Pro-Cathedral

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1998

Sunday 19

Monday 20 10:30am 4:30pm 5:00pm 9:30pm All day Government Meeting Noel Dempsey Chief Justice, Susan Denham and Charlie McCreevy Venue: Govt. Bldgs Official opening of Miss World Fashion Show and Celebrity Gala Venue: Burlington Hotel Dress: Blacktie Tuesday 21 8:00am 9:00am 10:30am Lar Bradshaw and Peter Coyne, Chairman of the Dublin Port and Docks Venue: St. Lukes Meeting with Micheal Martin & Peter McDonagh (Re: Estimates) Venue: Meeting Room Dermot McCarthy attending also Visit to Farmleigh Venue: Castleknock Ulick O'Connor Venue: St. Lukes Constituency Day _ ___ _ A n Cabinet Dinner Venue: CERT, Amiens Street Wednesday 22 10:00am 1:45pm 2:00pm Government Meeting IHHIPM* " D Phil Doyle, Steve Costelio and Alice Quinn from Marks and Spencers Dermot McCarthy attending also Venue: Meeting Room Official Opening of new Training Centre for the Irish Wheelchair Association Venue: Blackheath Drive, Clontarf Official opening of new business centre Venue: Clontarf Business Centre Constituency Day Official opening of new restaurant in Cassidy's Hotel Venue: O'Connell Street Policy Committee Group - Drinks SjfXWJLftaor^

12:00am 1:00pm 2:00pm 7:00pm 7:30pm

3:00pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 7:00pm 8:00pm

Thursday 2 Constituency Day Friday 2 10i30am 11:00am 12:15pm 4:00pm John Dunne and Richard Burrows, IBEC Venue: Meeting Room Meet Libyan Delegation Venue: Meeting Room Attend Midland Golf Classic Venue: Athlone Saturday 25 Constituency Day Possible drop in to the BLE National Senior Track & Field Championships Venue: Morton Stadium, Santiy (Event runs from 12.30 pm • 6.45 pm) (Contact Chris W a l l 4 H H 0 M ^ Attend presentation of certificate of Irish citizenship to Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith Venue: Aras an Uachtarain Fianna Fail One Day Conference on Local Elections Venue: Burlington Hotel Lunch in honour of Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith Venue: Dublin Castle

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Sunday

Monday 10:00am 10:30am 3:15pm 4:15pm 5:50pm 6:35pm 8:45pm 9:45pm Photocall for Ciara Lawlor Venue: Meeting Room Government Meeting followed by brief meeting with Dermot Ahern (Re:Estimates) Sean Fleming Launch three ADM reports Venue: Davenport Hotel Launch Ballymun Camera Monitoring System Venue: West Mall, Ballymun Town Centre Visit Ballymun Regeneration Exhibition Venue: Stormanstown House Meeting with Councillors Venue: Slieve Russell Hotel, Cavan Presentation of prizes at the Ulster Golf Classic Venue: Slieve Russell Hotel Tuesday 9:00am 2:10pm 3:00pm 4:30pm 10:00pm Chair Partnership 2000 Plenary Meeting Venue: Dublin Castle Depart Dublin Airport for Galway Official opening of 18 hole championship golf course and clubhouse Venue: Barna, Co. Galway Attend Galway Races Presentation to Tracy Piggott Venue: Galway Bay Hotel Wednesday Attend Galway Races Thursday 11:00am 1:00pm 4:00pm 8:00pm Attend sod-turning ceremony for National University of Galway Attend luncheon in Doyle Hotels Hospitality Suite Venue: Galway Racecourse Launch the celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the 1848 Rebellion Venue: Ballingarry, Co. Tipperary Attend Cheese and Wine Party Venue: St. Lukes

rday 31

9:30am 10:15am 10:20am 10:30am 11:00am 11:15am 12:00am 1:00pm 2:55pm 3:00pm 4:00pm 4:30pm 6:00pm

Joe Jacob Marty Whelan David Anderson John O'Dowd Venue: Govt. Bldgs Phone call with Prime Minister Blair Noel Fahey Venue: Govt. Bldgs Courtesy call from Sen. Francesco Cossiga, former President of Italy Venue: Govt. Bldgs "Two for the Show" with Brendan Balfe Venue: RTE, Donnybrook Photograph with Bernie Kearney etc. Launch the National Road Safety Report Venue: Press Centre

St. Patrick's Athletic v Liverpool Venue: Lansdowne Road August 1998 Saturday 1 KEEP FREE

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Monday 3 KEEP FREE Tuesday 4 KEEP FREE Wednesday 5 KEEP FREE Thursday 6 KEEP FREE Friday 7 KEEP FREE Saturday 8 KEEP FREE

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August 199 Sunday!

Monday 10 KEEP FREE Tuesday 11 KEEP FREE Wednesday 12 KEEP FREE Thursday 13 KEEP FREE Friday 14 12:45pm Host lunch for Speaker Newt Gingrich Venue: Adare Manor, Co. Limerick Saturday 15 KEEP FREE

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t 1998

Sunday 16 7:45pm Dinner with Mr. Amier Midani Venue: Govt. Bldgs Monday 17 11:45am 12:00am 2:15pm Minister for Foreign Affairs Venue: Govt. Bldgs Telephone call with David Trimble Sign Book of Condolences Venue: Mansion House Tuesday 18 2:30pm Depart Dublin Airport for Buncrana to visit the families of the victims of the Omagh Bombing Wednesday 19 11:30am Government Meeting

Venue: Govt Bldgs Thursday 20 9:30am 11:00am 11:30am 12:15pm 1:30pm 6:00pm Fr. Reid Fr. Brendan Callanan may also attend Venue: St. Lukes Information Society Commission - Tech TV Recording Venue: Govt. Bldgs Mr. Louis V. Gerstner, Chairman and CEO IBM Ireland Ltd & Minister for Education Venue: Govt. Bldgs Photograph for Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann Venue: Govt. Bldgs Photograph for Steve McDonald Venue: Govt. Bldgs Interview with CNN Venue: RTE Studios Friday 21 6:50pm 7:40pm 8:00pm Depart Dublin Airport for Ballina Arrive Beleek Castle Address the Bicentenary Humbert Summer School Venue: Downhill Hotel, Ballina

Saturday 21 12:35pm 2:45pm 3:25pm 4:25pm 5:30pm 6:15pm Depart Ashford Castle by Aer Corps for Omagh Attend the Act of Prayerful Reflection Venue: Omagh Meeting with David Trimble and Seamus Mallon Venue: Omagh District Council Offices Visit remaining victims and hospital staff Venue: Tyrone County Hospital Depart by helicopter for Ashford Castle Arrive Ashford Castle

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Sunday 23 1:35pm 1:55pm 2:15pm 3:00pm 3:45pm 4:35pm 7:45pm Depart Ashford Castle Arrive Beleek Castle Mr. Pierre Moscovici, French Minister for European Affairs Venue: Beleek Castle Lay wreath at 1798 event in Ballina, Co, Mayo Depart Beleek Castle Arrive All Hallows Attend Captain's Gala Dinner for the Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race Venue: Point Depot Celia Larkin attending also Dress: Blacktie Monday 24 8:30am 10:00am 10:55am Interview for Prime Time with RTE's Mark Little Venue: St. Lukes Depart All Hallows Arrive Ashford Castle Tuesday 25

Wednesday 26 10:30am Meeting with Prime Minister Tony Blair followed by lunch Venue: Ashford Castle Thursday 27

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Sunday 30

Monday 31 2:00pm Bob Collins, RTE Venue: St. Lukes September 1998

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8:00am 10:30am 11:00am 12:00am 2:45pm 3:30pm 7:45pm

mssador Jean Kennedy Smith Venue: Govt. Bldgs Minister Joe Walsh Venue: Govt. Bldgs Official opening of GAA Museum followed by lunch Venue: Croke Park _
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Tuesday 1

Government Meeting State Reception on the occasion of the 3rd Annual Conference & General Meeting of the International Association of Prosecutors Venue: Dublin Castle Wednesday 2

9:15am 11:00am 2:30pm 3:00pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 5:30pm

DAIL SITTING 10.00 am -11.30 pm Nicholas Negroponte, Head of Massachussetts Institute of Technology Paddy Duffy to attend McSharry Committee Sitting (reminder) Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Wally Kirwan Photograph with Dan McGrattan Venue: McGrattans Restaurant Accept Dublin Taxi Forum Report Venue: Sycamore Room Fianna Fail Trustees Meeting Venue: Meeting Room Meeting with FAI Venue: Meeting Room Gerry Hickey attending also

Thursday' 3

8:00am 12:00am 5:00pm Statement on the Omagh bombing in the Seanad Vincent Daly, Ericsson Venue: St. Lukes Friday 4 10:00am 10:40am 10:45am 11:55am 2:50pm 7:15pm Briefing Meeting Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Arrival of President Clinton at Govt, Buildings Tete-a-Tete with President Clinton Venue: Taoiseach's Office Arrive Royal College of Surgeons for lunch Taoiseach and President arrive at Gateway Present Prizes at the Fianna Fail Golf Classic Venue: Luttrellstown Castle Golf and Country Club Gala Dinner - 25th Birthday of Irish Intercontinental Bank Venue: O'Reilly Hall, UCD Dress: Blacktie Celia Larkin invited Saturday 5 8:15am 8:45am 9:20am 10:50am 11:04am 1:00pm 3:00pm 3:40pm 4:00pm 5:00pm 9:00pm 9:15pm Depart Dublin Airport for Shannon Airprt Arrive Shannon Airport and proceed to City Hall, Lilmerick for Dell Computer Jobs Announcement Depart City Hall for Adare Arrive Limerick City Taoiseach addresses audience Venue: Bank of Ireland, O'Connell Street and Thomas Street, Limerick Luncheon hosted by the Mayor and City of Limerick Venue: Limerick Ryan Hotel Courtesy call to Cllr. Kevin Sheehan's bar "The Top of the Town" Venue: Askeaton, Co. Limerick Visit Foynes Harbour Visit Foynes Flying Boat Museum
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F a ^ w e l ^ P ^ K n t Clinton^ Venue: Shannon Airport Return to Dublin on Aer Corps Jet

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September 1998

Sunday 3:15pm 5:30pm Attend All-Ireland Camogie Final between Cork and Galway Venue: Croke Park Official Closing of Community Games Venue: Mosney Holiday Centre Monday 2:30pm Commissioner Padraig Flynn Venue: St. Lukes Tuesday 8:00am 9:15am 10:30am 2:00pm 2:50pm 3:30pm 4:00pm

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Officially open Marks and Spencers Mary Street premises Dublin 1 Government Meeting Winston Turner, Cavan Co. Council Venue: Meeting Room Dr. Martin Mansergh to attend also Attorney General, Paddy Dufly and Gerry Hickey Venue: Meeting Room Meeting with Tibet Support-Ireland Venue: Meeting Room Dr. Mansergh attending also Photograph for Annual Conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland Venue: Meeting Room 0 Photograph for ABB Industrial Systems Ltd, Dundalk - Donal Lynch Venue: Meeting Room Minister for Finance and Paddy Teahon Venue: Meeting Room Re: National Stadium Present cheque for Scottish-Irish Omagh Fund at "The Celtic Story" Venue: Gaiety Theatre

4:15pm 4:30pm 4:45pm 7:20pm

Wednesday 9

9:45am 10:00am 10:30am 12:30pm 1:10pm 1:45pm 3:30pm

Government Chief Whip Venue: Govt. Bldgs Minister for Foreign Affairs Venue: Govt. Bldgs Briefing session on China Venue: Sycamore Room Judge John Murray, European Court of Justice Venue: Meeting Room Telephone call with Prime Minister Blair Venue: Govt. Bldgs Keynote address at the Year 2000 National Computer Conference Venue: O'Reilly Hall, UCD Official opening of Nortel/Bay Networks Venue: Citywest Business Campus, Naas Road Thursday 10

9:15am

11:00am 11:45am 12:00am

Mr. Daniel Dultzin, Mexican Ambassador Re: Clifden Project Venue: Meeting Room Dermot McCarthy to attend also
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12:15pm 3:00pm 4:00pm 8:00pm

Declan Ingoldsby Charlie McCreevy, Maiy O'Rourke & Bobby Molloy Re: Electricity Bill Venue: Meeting Room Telephone call from Commissioner Leon Britton Venue: Govt. Bldgs Officially open Hartstown Day Activity Centre Official opening of new premises for Clonsiila Credit Union Venue: Blanchardstown Town Centre Attend CIPFA Conference Dinner Venue: Dublin Castle

rday 11

11:00am 11:30am 12:00am 12:30pm 5:00pm 5:45pm 6:10pm

6:20pm 8:00pm

John Hume Michael O'Toole Courtesy call from Mr, Chris Patton Venue: Govt. Bldgs Telephone call with Commissioner Hans van den Broek Venue: Govt. Bldgs Depart Dublin Airport by Beechcraft Arrive Farranfore Airport Official launch of the Water Sampling Programme for the Lough Leane Catchment Monitoring and Management Project Venue: Beaufort Bridge Attend brief reception for launch Venue: Hotel Europe, Killarney FF President's Perpetual Trophy Venue: Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney Dress: Informal Saturday 12

11:00am 11:45am

Depart Farranfore Airport Arrive Dublin Airport

WEEKLY PLAN 2:50pm 6:30pm All-Ireland Hurling Final Venue: Croke Park ADC to attend also Depart Dublin Airport for Beijing (One hour stop-over in Russia to refuel)

September 1998 Sunday 13

Monday 14 1:45pm Arrive Beijing Capital Airport Tuesday 15 Visit to China Wednesday 16 Visit to China Thursday 17 Visit to China Friday 18 Visit to China Saturday 19 8:30am 6:30pm Arrive Dublin Airport Official Opening of the new facility at Dublin Dental Hospital Dress: Blacktie

WEEKLY PLAN

September 1998

Sunday 20 5:15pm Launch TV3 followed by live interview Venue: TV3 Television Network Limited, Westgate Business Park, Ballymount Monday 21 9:30am 10:30am 4:30pm 5:30pm 6:30pm Telephone call with PM Tony Blair Venue: St. Lukes All Day Government Meeting - lunch in the Sycamore Room Telephone call with Gerry Adams Nick Corcoran, Director Group Finance of Zurich Financial Services Group Venue: Meeting Room Telephone call with Seamus Mallon Tuesday 22 8:00am 9:30am 11:00am 11:30am 12:00am 1:30pm 2:30pm 4:15pm 4:30pm 5:00pm 8:00pm Brian FattersoW, Chairman, National Competitiveness Council Venue: Meeting Room Joyce O'Connor, Peter Cassells and Paddy Teahon Frank Dunlop Re: National Digital Park for Dublin Minister for Finance & officials Re: Budget Photograph to launch Smurfit Communications Venue: Meeting Room Courtesy call from John Gallagher, IPA Venue: Sycamore Room Presentation of RIAI Silver Medal for Conservation Venue: Govt. Bldgs Dinner for the Irish Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management Venue: Alexander Hotel Dress: Blacktie Meeting with David Trimble Venue: Govt. Bldgs - A

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9:00am 10:00am 2:05pm

Meeting with Mo Mowlam (Accompanied by Jonathan Stevens and British Ambassador Veronica Sutherland) Venue: Govt. Bldgs Depart All Hallows Attend Listowel Races and overnight in the Brandon Hotel Thursday

11:00am 4:00pm 5:30pm 6:45pm 7:00pm 9:30pm

Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting Venue: Sycamore Room General John De Chastelon Venue: Govt. Bldgs o National Executive Meeting Venue: Party Rooms, Fifth Floor, Leinster House Drop into 40th Anniversary Celebrations of the Dubs winning the 1958 All-Ireland Venue: La Finnezza Restaurant, Donnybrook Friday

9:00am 10:00am 12:00am 2:40pm 4:00pm

Address 10th Annual Strategic Leadership Conference Venue: Shelbourne Hotel Depart Dublin Airport or All Hallows Official opening of Berg Electronics Ireland B.V. Venue: Fermoy, Co. Cork Depart Cork Airport for London Attend CIPFA Conference Venue: London Saturday

WEEKLY PLAN

September 1998

Sunday 27 11:00am 12:00am 3:15pm J P Mc Manus, Derek Keogh, Paddy Teahon, Venue: St. Luke's Gerry Adams Venue: St. Luke's All-Ireland Football Final Venue: Croke Park ADC to attend also Monday 28 3:00pm 4:45pm 6:00pm 7:30pm Presentation of cheque for Omagh Venue: Govt. Bldgs Depart Dublin Airport for Cork Airport Official opening of telephone call centre Venue: Cork City Fianna Fail South Central Convention Venue: Imperial Hotel, Cork Tuesday 29 9:00am 9:45am 10:30am 1:30pm 2:15pm 3:00pm 5:00pm 5:40pm 10:30pm Depart Cork Airport by Beechcraft Arrive Dublin Airport Government Meeting Depart Phoenix Park for Ferns, Wexford Officially close competitions at the National Ploughing Championships Venue: Co. Wexford Launch publication for Irish Rural Link Venue: National Ploughing Championships Depart for Dublin Airport Arrive Dublin Airport Possible drop in to the Navan Road Finance Committee Race Night (prov) Venue: St. Oliver Plunkett's GAA Club Wednesday 30 9:30am 10:30am 11:00am 12:00am 2:30pm 4:15pm 5:15pm 7:30pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm Meeting with President in Aras Photograph for FSIA Annual Dinner Venue: Govt. Bldgs Courtesy call with Archbishop Desmond Tutu Venue: Govt. Bldgs David Andrews Questions Order of Business Meeting with ERSI Economists Venue: Meeting Room Annual Dinner of the Financial Services Industry Association Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel

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Thursday 1 9:45am 10:30am 12:00am 1:00pm 3:30pm DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Dr. Paul Gueret Venue: Govt. Bldgs Order of Business Official opening of Statoil House Venue: 6 George's Dock, IFSC Lunch Meeting with SDLP Venue: Dining Room Minister Noel Treacy, Canon Trevor O' Sullivan and Dr. Martin Mansergh Re: Northern Ireland Venue: Meeting Room Cabinet Sub-Committee Meeting on Social Inclusion Venue: Sycamore Room Official opening of the Radisson St. Helen's Hotel Venue: Stillorgan Road, Blackrock Depart Dublin Airport by Beechcraft Arrive Carnmore Airport Fianna Fail function Venue: Sacre Coeur Hotel, Salthill Friday 2 9:45am 11:30am 12:30pm 1:15pm 5:00pm 8:00pm Keynote speech at Institute of Chartered Accountants Annual Conference Venue: Corrib Great Southern Hotel Official opening of Connolly Fine Gifts Venue: Oranmore Business Park Depart Galway Airport Arrive Dublin Airport Officially close IBEC Conference Venue: Burlington Hotel Ecumenical Harvest Thanksgiving service Venue: Drumcondra Church (Light refreshments in coffee dock, All Hallows afterwards) Saturday 3 8:15am 9:10am 9:30am 3:35pm 4:30pm 9:15pm 9:30pm 10:00pm Depart Dublin Airport Arrive Cork Airport Cork Programme Depart Cork Airport Arrive Dublin Airport Photograph with Geraldine McKeown Venue: Dollymount House, Clontarf

4:00pm 6:00pm 8:00pm 9:00pm 9:45pm

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Sunday 4 3:30pm Attend All Ireland Senior Final of Ladies Football Venue: Croke Park ADC to attend also Drop in - Ben Briscoe Golf Classic Venue: City West Gold Club, Naas Road Monday 5 10:00am 10:30am 12:00am 1:45pm 5:45pm Martin Cowley Venue: St. Lukes Clinic - St. Lukes

7:30pm

f resent computers to Drumcondra National
School Venue: Church Avenue Attend the launch of the "Forgotten Angels" project in aid of Temple Street Hospital Venue: The Red Box, Harcourt Street

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Tuesday 6 8:00am 10:00am 10:30am 2:30pm 4:15pm 5:00pm 5:15pm 5:30pm 6:00pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm Tanaiste Government Meeting Question Time Order of Business Advance Photocall - Internet World 98 Venue: Govt. Bldgs Courtesy call from Joseph Karamera Minister for Education - Rwanda Ulick O'Connor Venue: Govt. Bldgs KEEP FREE Wednesday 7 10:30am 11:30am 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 4:45pm DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm Order of Business Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Question Time Depart Government Buildings Depart Dublin Airport by Helicopter Arrive Cork Airport

sday 8

Open EBS office - Cork CORK PROGRAMME Overnight in Cork Friday 9 8:45am 9:40am 10:30am 12:15pm 12:45pm 3:00pm 11:30pm Depart Cork Airport Arrive Dublin Airport Meeting with Sinn Fein Venue: Government Buildings Peter Cassells Attorney General Depart Dublin Airport by helicopter for Monaghan Depart by car for Dublin Saturday 10 11:00am 3:15pm 3:30pm 6:00pm 9:15pm Attend Mass followed by official opening of new scout den for 127th Drumcondra Scout Troop Venue: Corpus Christi Church Clonliffe Harriers Social Run-Photocall Venue: Santry Attend Kilmacud Crokes v Na Fianna Venue: Parnell Park Meeting with International Journalists re: Duty Free Sales (prov) Venue: Dublin Airport Attend fundraising event in aid of Cerebral Palsy Ireland Venue: Aughrim Street Sports Complex Celia Larldn to attend also

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t b e r 1998

Sunday 11 12:00am 2:30pm 6:45pm 7:30pm Official handover of Capt. Noel Lemass' grave to the National Grave Society International Rules Football Series Venue: Croke Park ADC to attend also Marie McLoughlin Venue: St. Lukes FAI/Opel International Soccer Awards Venue: Burlington Hotel - live on TV Celia Larkin invited also Dress: Blacktie Monday 12 12:00am 2:00pm 5:00pm 8:30pm 9:45pm Address Belvedere College Attorney General Venue: St. Lukes Meeting with Chancellor Klima Launch of Cherry Orchard Equine and Education Centre Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham Dublin Central Golf Classic Venue: St. Anne's Golf Club Tuesday 13 8:00am 10:30am 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:15pm 5:30pm DAIL SITTING 2.30pm - 8.30pm Government Meeting Question Time Press Conference Order of Business Official opening of newly renovated offices of the National Youth Council of Ireland Venue: 3 Montague Street, Dublin 2 Official Opening of Camden Court Hotel Venue: Camden Street Attend Opening Night of "Salvage Shop" by Red Kettle Theatre Company Venue: Gaiety Theatre Celia Larkin will attend also

6:30pm 7:50pm

Wednesday 14

9:30am 10:30am 11:15am 11:30am 12:00am 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:30pm 5:30pm 5:30pm 6:30pm 7:15pm 7:30pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30am - 8.30pm Address Civil Service IT Group Seminar Venue: Burlington Hotel Order of Business r> Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Drop into Reception for Under 18 Soccer Team being hosted by Dr. Jim McDaid Venue: Italian Room Question Time ^ Photocall to formally announce the completion of the new SDH ring Venue: Portmarnock Phone call with PM Tony Blair Officially open Logica Aldiscon new premises in the IFSC Minister for Finance Dinner for ELAN Venue: Dining Room Thursday 15

9:30am 10:30am 11:30am 12:30pm 1:30pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30am - 4.45pm Order of Business Denise McCormilla - brief meeting and photograph Depart Dublin Airport by Government Jet for Cork Launch Matt Talbot Services Venue: Douglas, Cork Friday 16

12:00am 2:30pm

Visit Super Value-Centra Distribution Corporate HQ Venue: Tramore Road, Cork Commissioner Wulf Mathieus Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas Road, Cork

Photograph - ISO 9002 Award for McCormick Macnaughton Venue: Jury's Hotel, Cork Depart Cork Airport by Government Jet Arrive Dublin Airport Marie McLoughlin Venue: St. Lukes Receive an Honorary Degree from Notre Dame University Venue: Trinity College

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October 1998

Sunday 18 11:00am 12:00am 2:30pm 6:00pm Marie McLoughlin Venue: St. Lukes Wolfe Tone Commemoration Venue: Bodenstown International Rules Football Series Venue: Croke Park ADC to attend also Private Reception for visit by Ireland America Economic Advisory Board Venue: K Club, Straffan, Co. Kildare Monday 19 9:00am 9:30am 6:30pm 7:30pm 8:15pm Depart Dublin Airport by Govt. Jet Arrive Cork Airport Depart Cork Airport by helicopter Arrive Dublin Airport Guest of Honour at the Ireland-United States Council Venue: Royal College of Surgeons Dress: Lounge Suit Tuesday 20 8:00am 9:30am 10:25am 10:30am 1:45pm 2:30pm 4:15pm 5:00pm 5:30pm 6:15pm 6:30pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm Phone call witnPrime Minister Blair Venue: Govt. Bldgs Photocall for Amnesty International Re: Declaration of Human Rights Government Meeting Minister Martin Cullen Question Time Order of Business Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting Venue: Govt. Bldgs ^
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Wednesday 21

9:30am 10:30am 11:30am 2:30pm 4:00pm

5:00pm 6:00pm 6:30pm 8:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm Courtesy call from Mr. John Hedigan S.C. Venue: Govt. Bldgs Order of Business Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Paddy Teahon Lay foundation stone for commencement of new nursing home for the elderly Venue: Mageough Home, Cowper Road, Rathmines Budget Meeting Paddy Teahon, Dermot McCarthy, Gerry Hickey & Martin Mansergh to attend Launch James Downey's biography of Brian Lenihan Venue: Shelbourne Hotel Minister for the Environment and Finance Re: Dublin's Motorway Network Dinner for Ireland America Economic Advisory Board Venue: Commons Restaurant Thursday 22 DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Friday 23

5:45pm 6:30pm 7:15pm 7:50pm 8:20pm 8:30pm 9:15pm

CORK SOUTH CENTRAL BYE-ELECTION Depart Cork Airport by helicopter Land Carnmore Airport & transfer by car to Kilconnell Official opening of Ballinderry Nursing Home Venue: Kilconnell, Ballinasloe Depart for Ballygar by car Photocall - Ballygar National School Unveiling portrait in "Taoiseach's Bar" Venue: Ballygar, Co. Galway Depart by car for Dublin

11:00am 2:30pm 2:45pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 4:30pm 8:00pm

Depart Dublin Airport Arrive Klagenfurt Airport and transfer to Parkhotel, Portschach Meeting with Prime Minister Blair Venue: Prime Minister's suite in the Parkhotel Working Session with Jose Maria Gil-Robles, President, European Parliament Working Session with Wolfgang Schuessel, Chairman, General Affairs Council Working Session Venue: Parkhotel, Portschach Working Dinner Venue: Parkhotel, Portschach

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t b e r 1998

Sunday 25 8;00am 9:00am 9:15am 11:30am 1:00pm 2:15pm Informal Breakfast Venue: Parkhotel Portschach Family Photograph Working Session Venue: Parkhotel Portschach Depart Klagenfurt Airport Arrive Dublin Airport Attend All-Ireland Ladies Football Replay Venue: Croke Park ADC to attend also Dinner to celebrate Liam Aylward's 21 years in politics Venue: Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny Monday 26 BANK HOLIDAY Tuesday 27 KEEP FREE Wednesday 28 KEEP FREE Thursday 29 8:00am 8:45am Marie McLoughlin Venue: St. Lukes Address the IBEC/CBI Joint Business Council Venue: Confederation House, 84-86 Baggot Street, Dublin 2 Mary O'Rourke Tanaiste Government Meeting Cabinet Sub-Committee Meeting on Social Inclusion Venue: Sycamore Room Depart Dublin Airport by Government Jet for Edinburgh (prov) Address Lothian European Lectures Venue: Edinburgh Launch "Shooting from the Hip" Venue: Alexandra Hotel

8:30pm

9:40am 10:10am 10:30am 1:30pm 3:00pm 6:30pm 9:30pm

rday 30

9:45am 10:30am 12:00am 1:00pm 3:00pm 6:30pm 8:45pm

Commissioner Padraig Flynn Venue: Govt. Bldgs Courtesy call from Arab Ambassadors Venue: Govt. Bldgs Visit the Pinewood Green Community and Resource Centre Venue: Balbriggan Official Opening of Balbriggan Business Park Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for Health and Children Venue: Sycamore Room Launch Paul Reynolds Book Venue: Garda Club Attend 21 years celebrations for Dr. Michael Woods Venue: Howth Lodge Hotel Celia Larkin invited also Saturday 31

3:00pm

Ogra Fianna Fail Conference Venue: Killarney

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ember 1998

Sunday 1

Monday 2 12:30pm 1:30pm 2:15pm 3:00pm Official opening of new facility for Coastal Line Container Terminal Ltd Venue: Dublin Port Present prizes to St. Patrick's National School, Drumcondra Officially open newly refurbished Tesco store in Drumcondra Attend talks in Stormont Castle Venue: Belfast Tuesday 3 8:00am 10:30am 2:30pm 3:45pm 4:15pm 5:00pm 6:30pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm Government Meeting GWernmentMeeting Question Time Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Minister for Finance Re. Public Service Pay Officially open KPMG's new premises J S K m p _v4

Wednesday 4

8:00am 9:00am 10:00am 10:30am 11:30am 2:30pm 3:20pm 4:00pm 4:15pm 5:30pm 6:45pm 7:45pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm Marie McLoughlin Venue: St. Lukes NESC Meeting Venue: Room 308, Govt. Bldgs Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Question Time Announce City Bank's major new project in the IFSC Venue: Sycamore Room and Press Centre Mr. Tony O'Reilly Jnr & Sen. Jim Walsh Venue: Govt. Bldgs Gerry Hickey to attend also Commissioner Pat Byrne, Noel Conroy, Tim Dalton & Paddy Teahon Meeting with Sean Doyle, Vice Chairman, Associated Livestock Marts Ltd. Joe Walsh & Gerry Hickey to attend also Launch GAA book by Sean Og O Ceallachain Venue: Croke Park Address IEA Foundation Members Dinner Venue: Institute of European Affairs 8 North Great Georges Street Dress: Blacktie Thursday 5

9:15am 10:00am 10:30am 11:30am 12:30pm 1:30pm 1:45pm 2:30pm 4:45pm 5:30pm 8:00pm 9:15pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Meeting with ICMSA Venue: Govt. Bldgs Gerry Hickey to attend also Launch GAA Scholarships for UCD Venue: Newman House Pre-Record insert for RTE Messines Shane Harrison Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for Public Enterprise Venue: Sycamore Room Marty W^helan Launch "Maiy Robinson - the authorised biography" Venue: Octagonal Room, National Museum Officially open new premises for Electroplus Venue: City Link Business Park, Naas Rd

rday 6

8:45am 9:00am 9:45am 9:50am 11:10am 12:10pm 1:05pm 1:35pm 1:40pm

Marie McLoughlin Venue: VIP Lounge Dublin Airport Depart Dublin Airport by Aer Corps Arrive Bristish Army HQ, Lisburn Visit Wallace High School Venue: 12a Clonevin Park Visit West Belfast Partnership Office Venue: 202 Anderstown Road Arrive St. Malachy's College Venue: 36 Antrim Road Depart Belfast City Airport by Aer Corps for Dundalk Arrive Dundalk Barracks & depart by car for Haggardstown Arrive St. Furseys Church Saturday 7

8:00pm

Star/Waterford Crystal GAA Awards Venue: Cusack Club, Croke Park Celia Larkin invited also Dress: Lounge Suit

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ember 1998

Sunday 8

Monday 9 10:30am 4:00pm 5:00pm 7:00pm 7:20pm All day Government Meeting Lunch provided - Sycamore Room Paddy Nolan, Mayor of Wexford, Jimmy Lett & Seamus Culliemore Re: Urban Renewal in Wexford Town John Osborne Venue: Govt. Bldgs Marie McLoughlin Venue: St. Lukes Present 1998 Annual People of the Year Awards Venue: Burlington Hotel Dress: Blacktie Celia Larkin invited Tuesday 10 8:00am 10:30am 12:10pm 2:30pm 3:45pm 4:15pm 5:00pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm 10

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7:30pm

8:00pm

Government Meeting Visit by Duke of Edinburgh Question Time Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Tanaiste & Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Venue: Sycamore Room Unveil plaque at Voluntary Veterinary Clinic on the occasion of their 10th Anniversary Venue: 124 Upper Drumcondra Road A

Wednesday 11

8:00am 9:30am 10:00am 10:30am 11:00am 11:30am 2:30pm 3:20pm 3:40pm 4:30pm 6:30pm 7:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm Breakfast meeting with the Tanaiste and Minister for Finance and officials Venue: Dining Room Courtesy call from Mr. Frank Keating, Governor of Oklahoma Venue: Meeting Room Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Liz O'Donnell Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Question Time ^ Venue: Govt. Bldgs Bi-lateral Meeting with the Minister for Defence Venue: Sycamore Room Photocall - Fannin Ireland Ltd Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Meeting with Minister for Finance and Bobby Molloy Re: Housing Situation Gerry Hickey to attend also Venue: Meeting Room Launch a Car Draw for the Civil Service Credit Union Ltd Venue: Riversides Centre, Sir John Rogerson Quay Thursday 12
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8:00pm

8:30am 9:15am 10:00am 10:30am 11:00am 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 6:00pm 6:15pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4,45 pm Marie McLoughlin Venue: St. Lukes NESF Meeting Venue: St. Patrick's Hall, Dublin Castle Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business r\
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7:00pm

Official opening of new Headquarters of the Vintners' Federation of Ireland Venue: Castleside Drive, Rathfarnham Courtesy call from Cllr. Tom Kelleher Venue: Govt. Bldgs Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for Finance - Venue: Sycamore Room Con Calahane Meeting with Minister Jim McDaid Re: Staff shortages in the hotel and catering industry & CERT involvement Dermot McCarthy & Gerry Hickey to attend National Executive Meeting Venue: Party Rooms, Fifth Floor, Leinster House

rday 13

8:10am 8:50am 9:45am 11:00am 1:00pm 1:40pm 2:00pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 5:00pm 6:30pm 7:30pm 8:15pm 8:30pm 9:15pm

Marie McLoughlin Venue: St. Lukes Address the European Movement National Conference - Agenda 2000 Venue: Burlington Hotel Mtg. with T&naiste, Min/Finance & AG re. PAC legislation Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht Venue: Sycamore Room Liam Hyland Attorney General Venue: Govt. Bldgs Bi-lateral meeting with the Attorney General Venue: Sycamore Room Willie O'Byrne Interview - Patrice Claude Launch "The Whitest Flower" for Brendan Graham Venue: National Museum of Ireland Opening address at Nationalism Conference Venue: Irish Film Centre Depart Dublin for Farranfore Airport Arrive Farranfore and transfer by car to Killarney Attend civic reception Venue: Killarney UCD offices Attend function for Deputy John O'Leaiy Venue: Great Southern Hotel, Killarney Saturday 14

10:00am 11:00am 12:00am 12:50pm 1:00pm 2:45pm 3:15pm 8:00pm

Depart Great Southern Hotel for Dingle Unveil plaque at Dingle Aquarium Venue: Dingle, Co. Kerry Officially open newly refurbished Hardware Shop and Supermarket Venue: Dingle, Co. Kerry Depart for Skelligs Hotel Arrive at Skelligs Hotel for lunch Depart Farranfore for Dublin Arrive Dublin Airport Attend CRC Michaelmas Ball Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel Dress: Blacktie Celia Larkin attending also

^EEKLY PLAN

November 1998

Sunday IS Monday 16 10:10am 11:00am 1:15pm 3:30pm 5:30pm 6:00pm Greet Polish Prime Minister at Dublin Airport Visit of Polish Prime Minister Courtesy call with Leadership Mission Venue: Govt. Bldgs A Charlie McCreevy Venue: Govt. Bldgs Launch "Foundation for Investing in Communities" Venue: The Shaw Room, National Gallery

7:15pm

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Official Dinner in honour of the Polish Prime Minister hosted by the Taoiseach Venue: Dublin Castle Tuesday 17

8:00am 9:45am 10:30am 2:30pm 3:45pm 4:15pm 5:15pm 6:00pm 7:00pm 7:20pm 7:30pm

DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm Tanaiste and Minister for Finance Venue: Govt. Bldgs Re: Budgetary matters Government Meeting Question Time Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Courtesy call from Senator Connie Mack Venue: Govt. Bldgs John Witherow, Sunday Times Noel Dempsey Venue: Govt. Bldgs Builders Meeting Venue: Govt. Bldgs

Wednesday 18

9:30am 10:00am 10:30am 11:30am 2:30pm 3:45pm 4:15pm 5:30pm 9:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm Dr. Rory O'Hanlon, Leas Ceann-Comhairle Venue: Govt. Buildings Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Question Time Present Report of the Advisory Committee on Telecommunications Venue: Sycamore Room ^ ^ Meeting with the' President Venue: Aras an Uachtarain Drop into Farewell Dinner for Kieran McGowan Venue: Alexander Hotel Thursday 19

9:00am 9:30am 10:00am 10:30am 11:45am 12:45pm 6:00pm 6:30pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Joint Launch of R&D Scheme with the Minister for Education Venue: Press Centre Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Neil Kinnock Venue: Govt, Bldgs Jacques Santer - Working Lunch Justine McCarthy Venue: St. Lukes Tony Blair Phonecall Friday 20

9:00am 10:30am 7:00pm 9:30pm

Elan - Portmarnock Country Club Meeting with David Trimble Government Buildings f*F Ard Fheis Venue: RDS Late Late Show Venue: RTE, Donnybrook Saturday 21 FF Ard Fheis Venue: RDS

t^EEKLY PLAN

November 1998

Sunday 22 10:45am 12:00am Gerry Barry - This Week Venue: RTE Studio Unveil Memorial at Croppies Acre Site Venue: Collins Barracks ADC attending also Monday 23 1:00pm 2:30pm Launch "James Larkin: Lion of the Fold" Venue: Liberty Hall Interview with CNN Venue: St. Lukes Tuesday 24 8:00am 10:00am 10:30am 2:30pm 3:20pm 3:45pm 4:15pm 5:15pm 6:00pm 6:15pm 6:45pm 8:00pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm Attorney General & Min for Justice Government Meeting Question Time Martin Fletcher, The Times Venue: Govt. Bldgs Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Meeting re: Blanchardstown Medical Unit Launch Video for Esperanza Productions Venue: Meeting Room Mick Kiernan, ADC Venue: Govt. Bldgs Official Opening of Grosvenor Room Gallery Venue: Ormond Quay Hotel Attend Institute of Personnel and Development's Inaugural Dinner Venue: Burlington Hotel Dress: Blacktie

Wednesday 25
9:00am

10:00am 10:30am 11:00am 11:30am 1:45pm 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:20pm 4:30pm 5:30pm 5:55pm 6:35pm 8:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 5.45 pm Budget Meeting, Taoiseach's Meeting Room Attending Meeting: Taoiseach, Paddy Teahon, Dermot McCarthy, Martin Mansergh Gerry Hickey Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Coffee with Presbyterian Church & Govt Committee Venue: Room 308 Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting VemiejFifth Floor, Leinster House
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Question Time Edward Stevens, Australian Ambassador Venue: Taoiseach's Office Photocall in the Community After Schools Project Venue: Mountjoy Square Launch Community After Schools Project Venue: Sean McDermott Street Greet Prime Minister Blair at Dublin Airport Courtesy call on President by Prime Minister and Mrs. Blair Admission of Taoiseach & Prime Minister as honorary benchers of the Kings Inns Dinner in honour of Prime Minister Blair Venue: Dublin Castle

Thursday 26 9'15am

10:25am 10:30am 11:25am 12:15pm 12:45pm 2:30pm 3:00pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 5:15pm 6:45pm 7:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Formally open The Society of the Irish Motor Industry's Conference Venue: O'Reilly Hall, UCD Prime Minister arrives at Leinster House Address by Prime Minister Blair to Houses of the Oireachtas Taoiseach & Prime Minister visit St Aidan's secondary school Walkabout - Location to be decided Working lunch with Prime Minister Blair Venue: Govt. Bldgs Depart Government Buildings Prime Minister departs Dublin Airport Tanaiste and Minister for Finance Venue: Govt. Bldgs Cabinet Sub-Committee Meeting on Social Inclusion Venue: Sycamore Room Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting Venue: Sycamore Room Drop in to Irish Aviation Authority Reception Venue: Royal College of Physicians Ministers and Ministers of State Meeting Venue: Mount Street Friday 27

8:30am 9:00am 10:30am 12:00am 12:45pm 1:30pm 2:30pm 3:00pm 4:00pm 6:45pm

Meeting with IFA Venue: Govt. Bldgs Gerry Hickey & Dermot McCarthy attending also Meeting with Chancellor Klima of Austria Venue: Govt. Bldgs Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources Venue: Sycamore Room Address Amnesty Lunch Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel Depart Dublin Airport by Government Jet Arrive Northolt Visit the offices of the Safe Start Foundation Venue: West Hendon, London Irish Studies Centre, University of North London London Irish Gala Dinner Venue: Grosvenor Hotel Dress: Blacktie

10:30am

12:00am 2:00pm 9:30pm

Photocall with London Irish RFC Venue: O'Connor Don, Marrowbone Lane Depart Northolt Airport for Cork by Government Jet Officially open the Lodge and Spa Hotel, Clonakilty 21st Anniversary Celebrations for Minister Joe Walsh Venue:Inchidoney Lodge & Spa5 Clonakilty

EEKLY PLAN

November 1998

Sunday 29 11:00am George Mitchell Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork Monday 30 10:00am 10:30am 11:45am 1:30pm 2:30pm Aras an Uachtarain Clinic - St. Lukes Visit to Swords Castle Launch Baileys Truffle Venue: Lir Chocolates, East Wall Road Lay foundation stone for new Community Training Workshop for the North Wall Community Association Venue: Custom House Quay Meeting with ICTU Venue: Govt. Bldgs Minister for Finance and Dermot McCarthy attending also Launch "Flora of County Dublin" for Con Breen Venue: National Museum of Ireland Attend BIL reception Venue: Dublin Castle Attend Reception to mark the 125th anniversary of the foundation of the Irish Nationwide Building Society Venue: Nationwide House, Grand Parade, Dublin 6 December 1998 Tuesday 1 8:00am 9:15am DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm 8.30 pm Courtesy call by Mr. Harri Holkeri Venue: Govt. Bldgs Accompanied by Mr. Jalkanen, Finnish Ambassador Government Meeting Question Time Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for Education and Science Venue: Sycamore Room John O'Donoghue le: Taoiseach's Office

3:15pm

4:30pm 6:00pm 7:00pm

EEKLY PLAN

10:30am 2:30pm 3:45pm 4:15pm 5:00pm 6:50pm 7:00pm

Wednesday 8:45am 10:00am 10:30am 11:00am 11:30am 2:30pm 3:30pm BUDGET DAY : DAIL SITTING 1030am - 12mn Special Government Meeting Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Briefing by Finance officials on Financial Resolutions for the Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Question Time Party Political Broadcast for the Budget ^Venug^T^^gch's Office Venue: Govt. Bldgs Financial Resolutions Venue: Dail Eireann Thursday 9:55am DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Photograph - Irish Council of People with Disabilities to mark European Day of Disabled Persons Venue: Meeting Room Attorney General Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Budget Debate Venue: Dail Eireann Brief meeting with News of the World Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs Venue: Sycamore Room FF President's Dinner Venue: Burlington Hotel

7:00pm

10:00am 10:00am 10:30am 12:20pm 2:15pm 2:30pm 7:30pm

rday

9:30am 10:30am 11:00am 11:10am 11:30am 12:45pm 1:00pm 2:30pm 5:30pm

7:30pm

Launch Integrated Services Project Venue: Dublin Castle Pat Behan Venue: Govt. Bldgs Photograph - The London Brass Band Piece to camera for Rune Hersvik, Secretaiy General Noble Peace Commission Venue: Govt. Bldgs Meeting with former Members of the Oireachtas Association Venue: Govt. Bldgs Courtesy call from Mr. Takanori Kazuhara Ambassador of Japan Venue: Govt. Bldgs Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for the Environment and Local Government Venue: Sycamore Room Gerry Adams Venue: Govt. Bldgs Attend pre-reception to the 1998 Eircell GAA All Stars Awards Venue: Leeson Suite, Burlington Hotel Dress: Blacktie KEEP FREE Saturday 5

7:00pm

Attend pre-dinner drinks for the Mater Hospital G.P. Study Day Venue: Pillar Rooms, Mater Hospital

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e e m b e r 1998

Sunday 6 2:30pm Officially open Annual Christmas Fair for Corpus Christi Girls National School Venue: Corpus Christi Parochial Hall, Homefarm Road, Drumcondra Monday 7 8:00am 4:30pm 5:30pm 6:45pm 7:45pm All Day Clinics Venue: St. Lukes Meeting with IRSP Venue: St. Lukes Courtesy call with Congressional Staffers to Ireland & Northern Ireland Venue: St. Lukes Fergus Finlay Venue: St. Lukes Drop into Liberties Senior Citizens Group Dinner Dance Venue: Mansion House Attend the 1998 Sports Celebrity Awards Banquet Venue: Burlington Hotel Celia Larkin attending Dress: Blacktie Tuesday 8 8:00am 10:30am 12:30pm 2:30pm 3:30pm 3:45pm 4:15pm 5:00pm 7:00pm 8:00pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8:30 pm jrnment Meeting Seamus Mallon Question Time Courtesy call with Ms, Aida Alvarez from the US Cabinet Venue: Meeting Room Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting Venue: Sycamore Room Frank Murray, Philip Kelly, Brendan Ward and Peter Ryan Re: Foreign Trips Dinner for Political Correspondents Venue: Davenport Hotel

Wednesday 9

10:00am 10:30am 11:10am 11:30am 1:45pm 2:30pm 4:00pm 7:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Photograph with Frank Murray Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Drop in to annual Bord na Gaeilge Lunch for members of Houses of the Oireachtas Venue: 7 Merrion Square Question Time KEEP FREE Fianna Fail Draw (For information only) Venue: Alexander Hotel Thursday 10

9:00am 9:30am 10:00am 10:30am 11:00am 11:15am 1:00pm 2:30pm 6:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm

Briefing on order or Business Order of Business Meeting with Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku Dr. Martin Mansergh attending also Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Venue: Sycamore Room Christmas Lunch for the IFSC Venue: Italian Room Depart Dublin Airport for Vienna Arrive Vienna International Airport Friday 11

8:00am 10:30am 12:30pm

1:15pm 3:00pm 6:30pm 8:00pm

Bilateral with Prime Minister Blair Venue: Plaza Hotel First Working Session of the European Council Venue: Grosser Redoutensaal, Hofburg Conferment of Honorary Citizenship of Europe to former Federal Chancellor of Germany, Helmut Kohl Venue: National Library, Hofburg Lunch hosted by Federal President Thomas Klestil Second Working Session of the European Council Opportunity for national press conferences Dinner for Heads of State and Government Venue: Marmorsaal of the Observes Belvedere

Saturday V

8:45am 9:00am 1:00pm 2:45pm 4:00pm 5:40pm

Arrival of Members of the European Council Venue: Hofburg Third Working Session of the European Council Working lunch of the European Council Family Photograph Depart Vienna International Airport Arrive Dublin Airport

WEEKLY PLAN

December 1998

Sunday 13 KEEP FREE ALL DAY Monday 14 10:00am 1:00pm 3:00pm 7:00pm Government Meeting Fianna Fail Staff Lunch Venue: Dobbins Restaurant Meetings Venue: St. Lukes KEEP FREE Venue: Italian Room Tuesday 15 8:00am 10:30am 11:45am 12:00am 12:30pm 4:30pm 7:00pm 8:00pm 8:30pm 9:15pm DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -10.30 pm
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Gerry Adams Venue: St. Lukes Dr. Jim McDaid Venue: St. Lukes Photograph with "Michael H" (Clothing Company) Venue: St. Lukes Depart Dublin Airport Meeting with Chancellor Shroeder National Executive Meeting Venue: Mount Street Drinks for the National Executive Venue: Italian Room Arrive Dublin Airport Drop into Annual dinner for Senior Members of the Inchicore Sports and Social Club Venue; Library Square, Inchicore

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Wednesday 16

10:00am 10:30am 11:15am 12:00am 1:20pm

2:30pm 3:30pm 3:50pm 4:00pm 6:30pm 7:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am -10.30 pm Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Gay Byrne Show Venue: RTE Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting Drop into lunch hosted by Minister Noel Dempsey to mark the 100th Anniversary of the County Councils Venue: Burlington Hotel Question Time Bishop of Deriy Photograph for presentation of 1999 IPA Diaiy Venue: Ceremonial Staircase Attend Christmas Reception for the Social Partners Venue: Italian Room Tom Moran, Chief Executive, Mutual America Thursday 17

9:30am 10:00am 10:30am 11:00am 12:30pm 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:45pm 5:00pm 6:00pm 7:00pm

DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm Mr. Townsend, Dept of Foreign Affairs Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Statements on the European Council Venue: Dail Eireann Debate on Northern Ireland Venue: Dail Eireann Northern Ireland Debate in the Seanad Debate on Haughey Tax Matter Christmas Greetings in the Dail Whips Reception Venue: Italian Room Fianna Fail Press Office Drinks Venue: Parliamentaty Party Rooms, Fifth Floor, Leinster House Ministers and Ministers of State Meeting Venue: Mount Street

rday 18

9:30am 11:00am 11:45am 12:15pm 12:45pm 1:00pm 1:15pm 1:45pm 3:30pm 4:30pm 6:15pm 8:00pm

Meeting with the President Venue: Aras an Uachtarain David Reid, Deputy Chairman, Tesco Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room Paddy Duffy to attend Declan Ingoldsby Piece for RTE Radio re: Northern Ireland Venue: Outside Four Courts Departmental Choir Piece for RTE News re: Northern Ireland Venue: Govt. Bldgs Telephone call with Tony Blair Attend children's Christmas Party Venue: National Basketball Arena Tallaght American Chamber of Commerce Delegation Meeting with Peter McBride's parents Venue: Govt. Bldgs Drop into drinks for Journalists which is being hosted by Joe Lennon Venue: Italian Room Christmas Party - Taoiseach's Office Saturday 19

2:30pm

Record Interview with Gregg Allen for Sunday Sport Venue: RTE

WEEKLY PLAN

e e m b e r 1998

Sunday 20 Possible drop in to Coffee Morning in aid of the Dublin Simon Community Venue: Corpus Christi Hall, Homefarm Rd Coffee morning runs from 10 am -1.30 pm Attend the annual commemoration for Martin Savage followed by visit to Old Folks Home Presentation to member of the Eamon De Valera Cumann Venue: Halfway House Attend candle lighting ceremony to mark the closing of the year of the 50th Anniversary of the State of Israel Venue: Conrad Hotel Dress: Blacktie Monday 21 Tanaiste hosting Christmas Drinks (For information only) Venue: Italian Room (5 pm - 8 pm) Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000 Venue: Meeting Room Photocall with John O'Shea Government Meeting Archbishop Desmond Connell Visit Rutland Street National School Venue: Lower Rutland Street Unveiling 1798 Plaque outside the Supreme Court Drop into Senior Citizens Christmas Party Venue: Lloyds, Amiens Street Unveil double portrait of Mary and Nicholas Robinson Venue: National Gallery Photocall with St. Patrick's Youth Accordion Band, Co. Down Venue: Govt. Bldgs Iarla Mongey, INN Venue: Govt. Bldgs Patrick and Eileen McLoughlin

12:00am 1:00pm 8:30pm

9:30am 10:00am 10:30am 1:45pm 2:30pm 3:30pm 5:30pm 6:30pm 7:00pm 7:15pm 7:30pm 8:00pm

Tuesday 22 Attorney General hosting Christmas Drinks (For information only 5 - 7 pm) Venue: AG's office . - A Wine & Cheese

8:00am 12:00am

Wednesday 23

11:00am 11:30am 12:00am 9:00pm

County Monaghan Roma Refugee Support Group and Caomihin O Caolain Venue: Meeting Room
6

Commissioner Padraig Flynn Venue: Taoiseach's Office - A Thursday 24

Friday 25 10:30am GOAL Mile Venue: Santry Stadium Saturday 26

WEEKLY PLAN

e e m b e r 1998

Sunday 27 Attend the Paddy Power Chase Day Venue: Leopardstown Racecourse (Buffet Lunch 12 noon - First Ra^fe 12.20 pm) Monday 28

Tuesday 29

Wednesday 30 Thursday 31 11:00am 11:30am 12:15pm 1:30pm
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Photocall to unveil life size wax figure of the Taoiseach Venue: National Wax Museum of Ireland Eamon O'Cuiv Government Buildings Reception to announce the new euro conversion rate against the Irish Pound Venue: Leinster House Paddy Teahon Taoiseach's Office January 1999 Friday 1 Photocall with the Tanaiste, Minister for Finance and the Governor of the Central Bank to publicise the new conversion rates for the Euro Venue: Central Bank Attend a Mass to mark the 1999 World Day of Prayer for Peace Venue: Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Foxrock Saturday 2

EEKLY PLAN 11:00am

12:00am

3:00pm

Gerry Barry Venue: RTE

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January 1999 Sunday 3

Monday 4 KEEP FREE Tuesday 5 KEEP FREE Wednesday 6 KEEP FREE Thursday 7 KEEP FREE Friday 8 3:00pm 4:15pm Dr. John O'Connor Venue: Royal Irish Academy of Music Attend the Esat Telecom Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Saturday 9

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Monday 11 1:30pm 7:00pm Officially open a new playground for the St. John of God School Venue: Islandbridge Cabinet Dinner Venue: CERT, Amiens Street Tuesday 12 10:30am 1:45pm 2:15pm 3:00pm 3:30pm 4:15pm 5:30pm 7:30pm Government Meeting Photocall with the Fitzgibbon Cup Venue: Croke Park Interview with "El Mundo" Venue: Taoiseach's Office Gerry Flynn Venue: Govt. Bldgs Brian Ratigan re: Community Workshop in Sheriff Street Farewell courtesy call from Veronica Sutherland, British Ambassador Briefing on Middle East Trip Venue: Meeting Room Present Awards at the 41st Texaco Sportstars Awards Dinner Venue: Burlington Hotel Celia Larkin will attend also Dress: Blacktie Wednesday 13 9:30am 9:45am 11:00am 1:00pm 2:40pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 7:30pm 9:00pm Brief drop-in to British backbench MPs Venue: Sycamore Room Sean Neeson, Leader, Alliance Party and David Forde, Chief Whip Venue: Meeting Room Attend conferring Honorary Citizenship on Dr. Derek Hill Venue: Aras an Uachtarain Address Kevin Barry Cumann Venue: UCD Belfield Depart Dublin Airport for Cork Arrive Cork Airport Unveil plaque at Carrigaline Court Hotel Venue: Carrigaline Photocall with John O'Hara Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork Present the AIB Nationwide Better Ireland Awards Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork Dress: Lounge Suit - Ceremony will be recorded by RTE for later transmission

Thursday

9:30am 10:00am 11:00am 12:00am 12:30pm 1:30pm 2:00pm 2:30pm 3:00pm

Depart for Midleton Officially open new auctioneering office for Maurice Ahern Venue: 63 Main Street, Midleton Arrive Scoil Mhuire gan Smal, Blarney and present token award for "Young Scientist" win Depart Cork Airport on G4 Arrive Dublin Airport Sr. Rosaleen Levins, Order of Malta Enterprises Venue: Govt. Bldgs Minister Noel Davern Venue: Taoiseach's Office Geriy Hickey to attend also Accept presentation from Kilrock House Venue: Govt. Bldgs Re: Drift & Draft Nets around Ireland Venue: Meeting Room Meeting with the Tanaiste Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000 Venue: Meeting Room Phone call with Prime Minister Blair Venue: Govt. Bldgs Accept copy of "Birth of a Republic" Venue: Meeting Room Present Portrait of the late Micheal O Nuallain to the offices of the Revenue Commissioners Venue: Dublin Castle Meeting in St. Lukes Meeting in St. Lukes

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Friday 15 8:30am 9:30am 10:30am 12:00am 1:30pm 2:00pm 4:30pm Briefing Session with Donal McNally, Department of Finance Venue: St. Lukes Launch School of Architecture's Journal Venue: Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street "Turn the Sod" for the construction of a new Libraiy at DCU Venue: Glasnevin Lay the Foundation Stone for Naomh Mearnog GAA Club Venue: Portmarnock Depart Dublin Airport for Galmoy Visit zinc mining operation Venue: Galmoy, Co. Kilkenny Depart for Dublin by car Saturday 16

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Sunday 17 4:00pm Depart Dublin Airport for Lebanon Monday 18 See Middle East programme Tuesday 19 See Middle East programme Wednesday 20 See Middle East programme Thursday 21 4:00pm 6:00pm Arrive Dublin Airport from Gaza Officially open Holiday World '99 Venue: RDS Friday 22 11:00am 11:30am 12:30pm 3:00pm Ulick O'Connor Venue: Taoiseach's Office Mike Sullivan, US Ambassador Working lunch with UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Adam Boulton "Sky" TV Interview Venue: Govt. Bldgs Saturday 23

Taoiseach's Diary Sunday, January 24

24-Jan-99 - 31-Mar-99

Attend the AiG Europe Champion Hurdle and present Trophy to winning owner Venue: Leopardstown Racecourse Georgina & Cecilia attending also

Monday, January 25
11:30 AM 11:30 AM Launch premier electronic commerce product for Cyrona Software Venue: Temple Theatre, Temple Street Officially open the Day Centre for the Vincentian Refugee Centre Venue: St, Peter's Church, Phibsboro Meeting with Tanaiste Venue: Govt. Bldgs Attend the annual Irish Independent/Jurys Hotel Dublin Sport Star of the Year Banquet Dress: Blacktie Celia Larkin attending also

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Tuesday, January 26
09:30 AM 09:30 AM Courtesy call from senior members of the South African trade union movement Venue: Govt. Bldgs Government Meeting

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02:45 PM

Prime Time Recording Venue: Govt. Bldgs

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Officially open new dressing rooms for the Railway & Steampacket Athletic & Social Union Venue: Park Avenue, Sandymount Launch Rescue Vehicle for Dublin/Wicklow Rescue Team Venue: Cheeverstown House, Templeogue

04:15 PM

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Gerry Adams Venue: Govt. Bldgs Meeting with the President Venue: Aras an Uachtarain President's New Year Dinner for the Government Venue: Aras an Uachtarain Dress: Informal

06:30 PM

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Wednesday, January 27
DAIL RESUMES 12:00 PM 02:30 PM 03:20 PM 01:00 PM 03:15 PM 03:20 PM Working Visit by Maltese Prime Minister Question Time

03:45 PM 04:15 PM 05:00 PM 07:45 PM

04:15 PM 04:15 PM 05:00 PM 07:45 PM

Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Statements in the Dail on the Gilmartin Controversy Tele-link with Hotel Westport to mark a £7m refurbishment programme Venue: Merrion Hotel .

Thursday, January 28
09:00 AM 09:00 AM Meeting with Bombardier Delegation re: Knock Airport Project Venue: Sycamore Room - Minister Mary O'Rourke & Minister Tom Moffatt attending also Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business (taken by Minister Mary O'Rourke) Private Members

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Bi-lateral meeting with the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation Venue: Sycamore Room Officially launch the International Year of Older Persons Venue: Dublin Castle Martin McGuinness Cabinet Sub Committee Meeting on Social Inclusion Venue: Sycamore Room

01:25 PM

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02:55 PM 03:00 PM

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06:15 PM

Attend official opening of SimulTrans Venue: River House, 54-72 East Wall Road National Executive Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor Leinster House

07:00 PM

07:00 PM

Friday, January 29
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Bi-lateral meeting with the Minister for Agriculture, Food & Forestry Venue: Sycamore Room Officially open art computer room and present medals to footballers at Scoil Mhuire, Lucan Attend the fifth annual CERT Flogas Top Table Awards Ceremony & present prizes Venue: CERT House, Amiens Street Visit Tallaght Hospital Attend dinner for Dr. Michael Smurfit Venue: Burlington Hotel Dress: Blacktie

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Saturday, January 30
11:10AM 11:10AM David Trimble, Ken Maginnis & Sir Reg Empey Venue: Govt. Bldgs

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Reception hosted by Taoiseach before the European Cup Rugby Final Venue: Italian Room Attend European Rugby Cup Final - Ulster v Colomiers Venue: Lansdowne Road

02:45 PM

02:45 PM

Sunday, January 31
11:00 AM 11:00 AM Open Opportunities'99 Venue: RDS Launch an Internet site for the European Social Fund (ESF) in Ireland Venue: RDS

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11:30 AM

Monday, February 1
11:15 AM 11:15 AM Launch new computer room in St, Joseph's Secondary School Venue: Stanhope Street

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Tuesday, February 2
DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm) 08:00 AM 10:30 AM 02:30 PM 03:25 PM 09:00 AM 10:30 AM 03:15 PM 03:25 PM St. Lukes Government Meeting Question Time Photograph for BUPA Award Launch Venue: Govt. Bldgs Photograph for Irish Youth Foundation Venue: Meeting Room Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business

03:35 PM

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John Hume Venue: Govt. Bldgs Present Excellence Ireland Award to BUPA Ireland Venue: Merrion Hotel

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07:10 PM

Wednesday, February 3
DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 8.30 pm) 09:30 AM 09:30 AM Photograph for Chamber of Commerce of Ireland Launch Venue: National Museum Photocall to announce the launch of Second Level PE Hall Scheme Venue: Govt. Bldgs 10:00 AM 10:30 AM 11:30 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM 11:30 AM Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Philip Kelly Question Time

09:45 AM

09:45 AM

01:15 PM 02:30 PM 03:15 PM 03:30 PM

01:15 PM 03:15 PM 03:30 PM 04:00 PM

Meeting with computer representatives Venue: Meeting Room Meeting with Mo Mowlam Venue: Govt. Bldgs Gerry Howlin

04:00 PM

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Launch New Corporate Image & Accreditation Strategy for Chambers of Commerce of Ireland Venue: National Museum Address AGM for The Irish Farmers's Association Venue: Irish Farm Centre, Bluebell Keep Free Venue: St. Lukes

06:30 PM

06:30 PM

07:00 PM

07:00 PM

Thursday, February 4
DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 4.45 pm) 09:00 AM 11:00 AM Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000 Venue: Meeting Room Order of Business (taken by Dr. Michael Woods, T.D.)

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11:00 AM

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06:30 PM 08:30 PM

06:30 PM 08:30 PM

Dinner with Prime Minister Rasmussen to cover CFSP issues Depart Copenhagen Airport
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Arrive Dublin Airport

Friday, February 5
08:30 AM 08:30 AM Courtesy call from Commissioner Fischler Venue: Govt. Bldgs Depart Dublin Airport by Aer Corps helicopter for Armagh Tour of Queen's University, Armagh Campus Visit Robinson Library Lunch at the Armagh District Council Offices Depart for Newry Inspect work on the new Roches Stores complex tenue: Newry Walkabout in Newry^entre 'Special formal Council meeting Venue: Newry/Moume District Council Offices ( • • • ^ • • • • • M M H P "—

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^Meeting with District Partnership Board * Venue: Canal Court Hotel Newry and Mourne Civic Reception Depart for Dublin

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Saturday, February 6
01:30 PM 01:30 PM Drop into Irish Permanent Pavillion Venue: Lansdowne Road

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Ireland v France Rugby Match Venue: Lansdowne Road

Sunday, February 7 Monday, February 8
01:00 PM 01:00 PM Launch the Dublin Inner City Schools Computerisation (D.I.S.C.) project Venue: Siemens Information & Communications, Fitzwilliam Court

Tuesday, February 9
DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm) 08:00 AM 10:30 AM 02:30 PM 03:45 PM 04:15 PM 05:00 PM 09:00 AM 10:30 AM 03:15 PM 04:15 PM 04:15 PM 05:00 PM St. Lukes Government Meeting Question Time Briefing on Order of Business Statements on death of King Hussein followed by Order of Business

05:15 PM 07:00 PM

06:15 PM 07:00 PM

F^aper-Work a Launch the Second Enterprise Ireland Exhibition for the Small Firms Association Venue: AIB Bank Centre, Ballsbridge

Wednesday, F =ebruary 10
DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 8.30 pm) 10:00 AM 10:30 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business

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11:30 AM

Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Question Time Photograph for Partners in Europe - ISO 9002 Award Venue: Taoiseach's Office Photograph with Oasis for ISO certificates Venue: Meeting Room

02:30 PM 03:30 PM

03:15 PM 03:30 PM

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06:00 PM

Interview with David Lynch, USA Today Venue: Meeting Room Launch of Football Tournament Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel

06:30 PM

06:30 PM

Thursday, February 11
DAIL SITTING (10:30 am - 4:45 pm) 08:15 AM 08:15 AM Launch a new-look Farmers Journal at a Breakfast Meeting Venue: Conrad Hotel feriefing on Order of Business

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10:30 AM 11:00 AM 11:00 AM

Order of Business Press Briefing on the new Education Psychological Service Venue: Room 308

11:30AM

11:30AM

12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Annual courtesy call by the Sovereign Order of Jerusalem, Rhodes & Malta Venue: Meeting Room Photocall for the Marlborough Group and the Institute of Personnel & Development Venue: Meeting Room

12:30 PM

12:30 PM

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01:30 PM

Interview with Liam Clarke, Sunday Times Venue: Taoiseach's Office Courtesy call from Israeli Ambassador Venue: Govt. Bldgs Minister Micheal Martin Venue: Taoiseach's Office Paper-Work Lay the foundation stone for Drumcondra Education Centre Venue: Drumcondra

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Friday, February 12
09:00 AM 10:00 AM Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000 Venue: Meeting Room Depart Dublin Airport by Beechcraft Visit Bausch & Lomb Venue: Unit 424 Industrial Estate, Waterford Fianna Fail Lunch Venue: Granville Hotel Visit Waterpark College Visit Waterford Crystal Visit Waterford Chamber of Commerce Venue: George's Street

10:00 AM 11:00 AM

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05:45 PM

Meeting with the Mayor of Waterford Venue: The Mail Civic Reception Venue: Courthouse, Dungarvan

07:00 PM

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08:00 PM

Dungarvan Chamber of Commerce Dinner Venue: Lawlor's Hotel, Dungarvan Dress: Blacktie Depart for Dublin by Beechcraft

11 ;30 PM

11:30 PM

Saturday, February 13
Keep Free

Sunday, February 14 Monday, February 15
09:25 AM 12:00 PM 01:15 PM 09:25 AM 12:00 PM 01:15 PM Depart Dublin Airport Arrive Le Bourget Airport, Paris Lunch with President Chirac Venue: Elysees Palace Meeting with Prime Minister Jospin Venue: Hotel Matignon Press Conference in Embassy Private Meeting Depart Le Bourget Airport, Paris Arrive Dublin Airport

03:30 PM

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Tuesday, February 16
DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

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10:15 AM 10:30 AM 03:15 PM 04:15 PM 04:45 PM 06:15 PM

Tanaiste Government Meeting Question Time Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business

06:15 PM

07:30 PM

Bilateral Meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs Venue: Sycamore Room

Wednesday, February 17
DAIL SITTING (10,30 am -10.30 pm) 09:00 AM 09:00 AM Commissioner Pat Byrne Venue: Govt. Bldgs Tanaiste, Paul Haran & Paddy Teahon Venue: Taoiseach's Office Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Depart Dublin Airport for the Netherlands Arrive Falconberg Military Airport Meeting with Prime Minister Kok Venue: Prime Minister's Residence Working Dinner with Prime Minister Kok

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Depart Faiconberg Airport Arrive Dublin Airport

Thursday, February 18
DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 4.45 pm) 09:30 AM 09:30 AM Meeting with Fianna Fail Ministers Venue: Meeting Room Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Depart Dublin Airport for Wexford by Aer Corp helicopter Accept Freedom of the City Lunch in the Talbot Hotel Arrive Dublin Airport Statements in the Daii

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10:30 AM 11:00 AM 11:05 AM 11:55 AM 01:15 PM 03:00 PM 04:45 PM

Friday, February 19
11:30 AM 11:30 AM Courtesy call from the Federation of Irish Societies Venue: Sycamore Room Paper-Work Interview with Journalists re: Agenda 2000 Venue: Meeting Room

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05:15 PM

Meeting with FAI re: Arena Project Venue: Meeting Room Address Annual Seminar of General Councils of County Councils Venue: Grand Hotel, Malahide

08:00 PM

08:00 PM

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10:15 PM

Saturday, February 20 Sunday, February 21 Monday, February 22
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11:00 AM

Present Positive to Disability Award Venue: Civic Offices, Dublin Corporation Announce the 1998 European of the Year Award Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel Archbishop Oscar Rodriguez, Honduras - Minister Martin Cullen attending also Venue: Meeting Room Official opening of new offices for Janssen Cilag Venue: Chapelizod Telephone call from Taoiseach to Chancellor Shroeder Attend reception for Erin's Isle to launch their sponsorship agreement with the Irish Permanent Venue: Erin's Isle GAA Club

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Tuesday, February 23
DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm) 08:00 AM 09:30 AM 09:00 AM 09:30 AM St. Lukes Tanaiste Venue: Taoiseach's Office Government Meeting

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

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02:30 PM

Statements on the death of Deputy Pat Upton Venue: Dail Eireann Photograph with C.R.S. Rent a Fridge - ISO 9002 Award Venue: Meeting Room Cabinet Sub-Committee Meeting on Social Inclusion Venue: Sycamore Room Meeting with Garvaghey Road Residents Venue: Room 301 Drop into Oid Folks Party for Senior Citizens of Dublin North Central Inner City Venue: Barry's Hotel

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Wednesday, February 24
DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 8.30 pm) 10:00 AM 10:30 AM 11:30 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM 11:30 AM Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Question Time

02:30 PM 03:20 PM

03:15 PM 03:30 PM

04:00 PM

04:00 PM

Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000 Venue: Sycamore Room Meeting with the Irish Central Border Group Venue: Sycamore Room Launch "Cast a Cold Eye" for Michael Yeats Venue: Stauntons on the Green, 83 St. Stephen's Green South Builders Meeting Venue: Dining Room

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Thursday, February 25
DAIL SITTING (12.30 pm - 4.45 pm) 07:45 AM 07:45 AM

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09:00 AM

Officially open conference for the Greater Blanchardstown Chamber of Commerce Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham Funeral Mass for Deputy Pat Upton Venue: Terenure Church Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Meeting with Nick Corcoran, Zurich Capital Markets Venue: Meeting Room - Eoin O'Leary to attend also Ambassador Ivor Roberts Venue: Govt. Bldgs Dermot Ahern Venue: Taoiseach's Office Depart Dublin Airport for Bonn

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^rrive Cologne-Bonn Airport

Friday, February 26
09:15 AM 10:00 AM 09:45 AM 10:30 AM Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Blair Meeting with President of the European Parliament, Jose Maria Gil-Robles First Working Session followed by Family Photograph Working Lunch

10:30 AM 01:00 PM

10:30 AM 01.00 PM

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Second Working Session Presidency Press Conference Depart for Cologne/Bonn Airport Depart Coiogne-Bonn Airport

08:20 PM

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Arrive Dublin Airport

Saturday, February 27
10:30 AM 10:30 AM Attend the Gal way Association Dinner Venue: Burlington Hotel Celia Larkin attending also

Sunday, February 28
Donegal v Dublin (NFL) - For information only Venue: Donegal

Monday, March 1
10:30 AM 01:30 PM 10:30 AM 01:30 PM Special Government Meeting Launch of First Ireland Risk Management Limited for Rooney Gallagher Venue: Writers' Museum, Parnell Square Courtesy call from Mexican Foreign Minister, Mrs. Rosario Green Venue: Govt. Bldgs Gary Kennedy, Chief Executive, AIB and PJ Mara Venue: Taoiseach's Office Officially open Store Street Garda Station Ordinary Meeting of the Dublin Central Comhairle Daiicheantair (For information only) Venue: St. Lukes

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DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm -10.00 pm) 09:30 AM 09:30 AM Courtesy call with Senator Margaret Reid, President of the Senate, Australian Federal Parliament Venue: Taoiseach's Office Meeting with Tanaiste Paddy Teahon & Paul Haran to attend also Government Meeting Question Time Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Frank Allen, ICMSA Venue: Meeting Room Paper-Work Briefing on Eurostat Venue: Sycamore Room Officially open Yeats Museum Venue: National Gallery of Ireland

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Wednesday, March 3
DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 8.30 pm) 08:00 AM 10:30 AM 11:05 AM 08:00 AM 10:30 AM 11:05 AM Depart Dublin Airport Arrive Brussels Airport Meeting with Prime Minister Dehaene Venue: Prime Minister's Residence Private briefing lunch hosted by Ambassador Ryan Venue: Ambassador's Residence

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Meeting with Commission President Santer Venue: Breydel Building Possible Press Briefing Meeting with Commissioner Fiynn Depart Brussels Airport Arrive Dublin Airport

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Thursday, March 4
DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 4.45 pm) 08:15 AM 08:15 AM David Trimble Venue: Govt. Bldgs Turkish Speaker, Mr. Hikmet Cetin, M.P. Venue: Meeting Room Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business

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Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Meeting with Trustees Venue: Meeting Room John McGowan, General Manager, Intel Ireland Venue: Govt, Bldgs Meeting with Martin Mansergh Venue: Martin Mansergh's room Paper-Work

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Turn the sod for NACC building programme Venue: Woodville House, Cooiock

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09:00 PM

National Executive Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House

Friday, March 5
08:00 AM 09:00 AM 08:45 AM 10:00 AM Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000 Venue: Meeting Room Meeting with Relatives for Justice Venue: Meeting Room Meeting with Mr. Thomas E. Gilligan, Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Hon. James F. McKay Venue: Meeting Room Brother Michael Curran Venue: Taoiseach's Office Brendan Foster

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FF function in North Tipperary Venue: Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh

Saturday, March 6

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Sunday, March 7

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Monday, March 8
01:00 PM 01:00 PM Address a lunch for the Irish Tourist Industry Confederation Venue: Conrad Hotel Attend a reception to mark the 10th Anniversary of the Building & Allied Trades' Union Venue: Gresham Hotel Gerry Adams Officially launch All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships Venue: Dublin Port

02:30 PM

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Question Time Launch of Bacon No. 2 Housing Report Venue: Press Centre Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Second Stage of British-Irish Agreement Bill

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Address Trinity Fianna Fail Cumann Venue: Trinity College

Wednesday, March 10
DAIL SITTING (10:30 am -10:30 pm) 09:15 AM 09:30 AM 09:15 AM 09:30 AM Willie O'Dea Padraic O'Connor, former Managing Director, NCB Stockbrokers Venue: Taoiseach's Office Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Parliamentary Party Meeting Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House Question Time

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Paper-Work Information Society Commission Meeting Venue: Sycamore Room Meeting with New Ireland Group Venue: Meeting Room

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Thursday, March 11 DAIL SITTING (10:30 am - 4:45 pm) 10:00 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM 11:00 AM Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business

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DepartforSan Jose

Friday, March 12 San Jose

Saturday, March 13 San Jose

Sunday, March 14 Dublin v Gaiway (NFL) - For information only Venue: Parnel! Park San Jose

Monday, March 15 Washington

Tuesday, March 16 Washington I Wednesday, March 17 Washington

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Depart for Dublin

Friday, March 19
03:00 PM 04:00 PM 03:00 PM 05:00 PM Briefing with Philip Kelly and Finance officials Expert Technical Group on Agenda 2000 Venue: Meeting Room Tete-a-tete followed by Working Dinner with Chancellor Schroder Press briefing following meeting with Chancellor Schroder Drinks with Chancellor Schroder Venue: O'Donoghues Pub, Merrion Row

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Saturday, March 20
10:00 AM 10:00 AM Opening Conference for Dublin Councillors Venue: Burlington Hotel Attend Ireland v Scotland Rugby Match Venue: Murrayfield

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Sunday, March 21 Monday, March 22
02:00 PM 02:00 PM Present Certificates to Bellark Community Training Workshop Venue: Shangowen House, Santry Government Meeting Photograph for Fianna Fail Venue: Government Buildings Michael Berkery and Tom Parion - Gerry Hickey to attend also Venue: Meeting Room

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Tuesday, March 23

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DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm 09:00 AM 09:00 AM Drop in to Breakfast Meeting with Richard Barrett, Tanaiste & Minister for Finance Meeting with Gerry Adams Venue: Dublin Airport Depart Dublin Airport for meeting with Russian Prime Minister Primakov Venue: Shannon Question Time Clann Eireann and Lurgan Youth Annexe Venue: Room 2, Leinster House (in the lobby) Photograph with Operatives Pension Scheme - ISO 9002 Award Venue: Meeting Room Briefing on Order of Business Order of Business Paper-Work Dublin Dublin Airport for Berlin Arrive Tegal Airport, Berlin Bi-Lateral with Prime Minister Tony Blair Venue: Palace Hotel, Berlin

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Wednesday, March 24
DAIL SITTING (10.30 am -10.00 pm) 11:00 AM 11:00 AM Meeting of the European Council with the President of the European Parliament, Jose Maria Gil-Robles Venue: Summit Venue (Intercontinental)

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First Working Session of the Europ|an Council Working Lunch for HOSG Family Photograph Second Working Session of the European Council HOSG meet for Working Dinner Venue: Preussischer Landtag

Thursday, March 25
DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 4.45 pm) 08:00 AM 10:00 AM 08:00 AM 10:00 AM Briefing on previous day's conclusions Third Working Session of the European Council followed by final press conference

Friday, March 26
03:00 PM 03:50 PM 03:00 PM 03:50 PM Arrive Cork Airport Attend the Vintners Association late Lunch Venue: Jury's Hotel, Cork Officially open new offices for Damien Wallace Venue: Shandon Street, Cork President's Dinner Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork Depart for Dublin

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Saturday, March 27
07:45 PM 07:45 PM Attend the third annual St. Vincent's Beamish Club Dinner Venue: St. Vincent's GAA Clubhouse ADC to attend also

Sunday, March 28

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Cork v Dublin (NFL) - For information only Venue: Cork

Monday, March 29
09:45 AM 09:45 AM Opening Address at the European Movement Conference Venue: Burlington Hotel President and Taoiseach briefing (over lunch) Venue: Aras an Uachtaran Meeting with the Tanaiste and Minister for Finance re: Pay Venue: Taoiseach's Office Government Meeting Depart for Belfast (timing prov)

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Tuesday, March 30
DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

Wednesday, March 31
DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 8.30 pm) 09:00 AM 09:00 AM Piece to Video for the 3 afternoon functions Venue: Dublin Airport Question Time Officially launch a programme for the computer industry providing 3,500 long-term unemployed with jobs, Venue: Press Centre Launch of Irelands 2003 Special Olympics Campaign Venue: Royal Hospital, Kilmainham Keep Free Venue: St. Lukes

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