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Minister's Diary.

7 May 08-31 May 08

Wednesday, May 7

Thursday, May 8

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

02:00 PM 02:00 PM (APPROX) VOTE ON PRIVATE MEMBERS

07:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

08:00 PM 09:00 PM (FOR INFO) CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIDGETS COMMUNITY
CENTRE

08:00 PM 10:00 PM SPEAK ON REFORM TREATY FOR FF NIGHT, NEW GRANGE HOTEL,
NAVAN

Friday, May 9

10:00 AM 10:00 AM SECRETARY GENERAL

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MEETING TAOISEACH

08:30 PM 08:45 PM SPORTING FINGAL MATCH - PRESENTATION TO CASTLEKNOCK
CELTIC AT HALF TIME, MORTON STADIUM, SANTRY

09:00 PM 10:00 PM NEWLANDS GOLF CLUB - CLARE GAA SUPPORTERS GOLF CLASSIC,
NEWLANDS CROSS
Saturday, May 10

12:00 PM 12:00 PM UNVEIL PLAQUE (40TH ANNIVERSARY) PALMERSTOWN CREDIT
UNION

06:00 PM 06:00 PM THE LITURGICAL RECEPTION OF HIS EXCELLENCY, THE MOST
REVEREND GIUSEPPE LEANZA, APOSTOLIC NUNCIO TO IRELAND
MASS AT PRO CATHEDRAL

07:30 PM 08:30 PM ANNUAL CONVENTION FOR THE INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL
AUCTIONEERS & VALUERS, GRAND HOTEL MALAHIDE

Sunday, May 11

Monday, May 12

09:15 AM 09:15 AM SECRETARY GENERAL

10:00 AM 12:30 PM (FOR INFO) ON-LINE FILLING OF VOTING REGISTER FORMS WITH
PUPILS OF CASTLEKNOCK COMMUNITY COLLEGE & VISIT OF
OIREACHTAS EDUCATIONAL PERSONNEL FOR INFORMATION TALK
IN CASTLEKNOCK COMMUNITY COLLEGE

10:00 AM 10:00 AM MEETING TAOISEACH & TANAISTE, GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

12:00 PM 12:00 PM LAUNCH OF REFORM TREATY

12:30 PM 02:00 PM (FOR INFO) CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY
CENTRE

04:30 PM 05:30 PM JOHN HURLEY, GOVERNOR OF CENTRAL BANK & SECRETARY
GENERAL
Tuesday, May 13

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

12:45 PM 12:45 PM ATTEND THE PHOTOSHOOT ON THE PLINTH - LH WITH MOUNT
SACKVILLE STUDENTS

01:30PM 04:00 PM DEPART CASEMENT/ARRIVE BRUSSELS

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL (PAIRED ALL DAY)

04:29 PM 04:29 PM O.O.B.

05:00 PM 05:00 PM EUROGROUP

05:15PM 06:45 PM DAIL - C&AG MOTION (MAIN SPEAKER MIN B O'KEEFFE - WRAP UP
SPEECH MoS M MANSERGH)

05:30 PM 05:30 PM (FOR INFO) PP

Wednesday, May 14

08:30 AM 08:30 AM BREAKFAST MEETING WITH EUROPEAN AMERICAN BUSINESS
ASSOCIATION IN BRUSSELS REFORM TREATY

10:00 AM 10:00 AM ECOFIN

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL (PAIRED TILL 6.30PM)

02:00 PM 02:00 PM (FOR INFO) CABINET COMMITTEE ON EUROPEAN AFFAIRS,
GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

03:30 PM 04:00 PM DEPART BRUSSELS /ARRIVE CASEMENT
05:00 PM 07:00 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS IN SEANAD - ECONOMY (MIN'S SPEECH 15
MINUTES)

07:00 PM 08:30 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS IN DAIL (MIN'S SPEECH 5 MINUTES)

Thursday, May 15

09:50 AM 09:50 AM OPEN THE INFORMATION COMMISSIONER'S CONFERENCE , ROYAL
COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, KILDARE STREET

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

11:30 AM 12:30 PM SECRETARY GENERAL, CIARAN CONNOLLY, MICHAEL ERRITY, JIM
DUFFY & BRENDAN DUFFY

01:15 PM 01:15 PM MEETING WITH NATIONAL ROADS AUTHORITY IN LH

02:30 PM 03:00 PM INTERVIEW - NEWSTALK AT THEIR STUDIO - RE: LISBON TREATY

04:00 PM 04:30 PM ATTEND A CEREMONY IN ARAS AN UACHTARAIN ON THE
APPOINTMENT OF THE NEW C&AG, MR JOHN BUCKLEY

05:15 PM 06:00 PM SECRETARY GENERAL, DONAL McNALLY, ANN NOLAN, EAMONN
KEARNS, ROBERT WATT & JOHN C O'CONNELL

06:00 PM 06:00 PM JOSEPHINE FEEHILY, CHAIRMAN OF THE REVENUE
COMMISSIONERS

06:45 PM 07:00 PM LAUNCH OF GEOFFREY SHANNONS NEW BOOK, ROYAL IRISH
ACADEMY (Script)

07:00 PM 07:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

07:30 PM 08:00 PM (FOR INFO) LAUNCH OF THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS ROWING CLUB,
LEISUREPLEX, BLANCHARDSTOWN

08:00 PM 08:00 PM (FOR INFO) FF RIVER VALLEY CUMANN QUIZ NIGHT, PEACOCKS
08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIDGETS COMMUNITY CENTRE

Friday, May 16

Saturday, May 17

Sunday, May 18

Monday, May 19

10:00 AM 10:00 AM PAT KENNY, RTE DONNYBROOK

12:30 PM 02:00 PM (FOR INFO) CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY
CENTRE

02:30 PM 02:30 PM INTERVIEW - RTE

03:00 PM 03:00 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS

07:30 PM 08:30 PM LAUNCH OF BOOK "SNAPSHOT OF BLANCHARDSTOWN" BY
RIVERSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

08:30 PM 08:30 PM LAUNCH OF TYRELLSTOWN REPORT, PARK PLAZA HOTEL

08:30 PM 08:30 PM LAUNCH OF CONSTITUENCY REFERENDUM CAMPAIGN, PARK
PLAZA HOTEL

Tuesday, May 20
09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

01:00 PM 01:00 PM ANN NOLAN & ROBERT WATT, LH

02:00 PM 03:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

04:29 PM 04:29 PM O.O.B. (STATEMENTS RE: OECD REPORT)

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

07:15 PM 07:40 PM SPEAKING AT THE LAUNCH OF BRITAIN & IRELAND: LIVES
ENTWINED III -, ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY DAWSON STREET

08:00 PM 09:00 PM SPEAK AT FF EUROPE NIGHT, SPA HOTEL, LUCAN

Wednesday, May 21

10:00 AM 11:00 AM SECRETARY GENERAL, KEVIN CARDIFF, WILLIAM BEAUSANG,
DEREK MORAN & COLM GALLAGHER

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

12:00 PM 12:30 PM JACKIE CAHILL, PRESIDENT & CIARAN DOLAN, GENERAL
SECRETARY OF ICMSA

03:00 PM 03:00 PM EUGENE SHEEHY, AIB

05:30 PM 06:30 PM MICHAEL SOMERS, CHIEF EXECUTIVE NTMA

07:00 PM 08:00 PM (FOR INFO) MARTIN TANSEY MEMORIAL LECTURE - POLICING
MINORITIES IN BUSWELLS
Thursday, May 22

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

11:30 AM 12:OOPM PADRAIG WALSHE, PRESIDENT & MICHAEL BERKERY, GENERAL
SECRETARY OF IFA

12:30 PM 12:30 PM CIARAN CONNOLLY

02:30 PM 02:30 PM COURTESY CALL - JONATHAN FRIED, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, IMF
CONSTITUENCY

02:45 PM 03:45 PM FRANK DALY, COMMISSION ON TAXATION

04:15 PM 05:15 PM SEAN BENTON, CHAIRMAN OF OPW

06:00 PM 08:00 PM MOUNT SACKVILLE RECEPTION, MOUNT SACKVILLE

07:00 PM 07:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIDGETS COMMUNITY CENTRE

08:30 PM 08:30 PM PRESENT THE AWARDS AT THE TRANSITION YEAR AWARDS NIGHT
AT ST MARYS COLLEGE, ARKLOW

Friday, May 23

10:00 AM 01:00 PM MEETINGS IN CONSTITUENCY

06:00 PM 06:00 PM RACE FOR 5 & UNDER AT ST BRIGID'S GAA CLUB

Saturday, May 24
Sunday, May 25

Monday, May 26

12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY
CENTRE

12:30 PM 12:30 PM IFSC LISBON BRIEFING, IBEC'S OFFICES, BAGGOT STREET (Script)

01:20 PM 01:20 PM US DELEGATION - SEN. T COCHRAN, SEN. R SHELBY, MR STEWART
HOLMES, MR WILLIAM DUHNKE, AMBASSADOR FOLEY & DWIGHT
NYSTROMN -VENUE: DEPT.

02:00 PM 02:00 PM REFERENDUM CAMPAIGN, BLANCHARDSTOWN

04:30 PM 04:30 PM JOHN C O'CONNELL - BRIEFING RE: HEALTH

Tuesday, May 27

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 03:15 PM TAOISEACH'S QUESTIONS

03:30 PM 04:00 PM ROBERT WATT - BRIEFING RE: CLIMATE CHANGE & ENERGY
SECURITY-VENUE: DEPT

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP
07:30 PM 07:30 PM ADDRESS THE IRISH FUNDS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
CONFERENCE IN THE CARTON SUITE, CARTON HOUSE MAYNOOTH
(Script)

09:15 PM 09:15 PM PRIME TIME, RTE

Wednesday, May 28

10:00 AM 12:00 PM ESTIMATES DEBATE IN COMMITTEE IN CTTEE ROOM LH 2000,
ROOM .2

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

02:00 PM 03:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON CLIMATE CHANGE & ENERGY SECURITY,
SYCAMORE ROOM

04:00 PM 05:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, SYCAMORE ROOM

Thursday, May 29

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

11:30 AM 12:30 PM (FOR INFO) BLANCHARDSTOWN ADULT EDUCATION GROUP - DAIL
TOUR & GALLERY

02:30 PM 03:00 PM US AMBASSADOR, H.E. THOMAS FOLEY - VENUE: DEPT

03:30 PM 04:00 PM TRINA VARGO, US-IRELAND ALLIANCE - VENUE: DEPT

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING NANCY PALMINTERE, SENIOR EXECUTIVE INTEL - VENUE:
DEPT

06:30 PM 06:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

07:00 PM 07:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE
08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIDGETS COMMUNITY CENTRE

Friday, May 30

07:00 PM 07:00 PM TEAGASC DINNER-MARKING 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE
FOUNDING OF AN FORAS TALUNTAIS - VENUE: DUBLIN CASTLE
(Script)

Saturday, May 31
Minister's Diary 01-Jun-08-01-Jul-08

Sunday, June 1

07:20 PM 10:15 PM DEPART CASEMENT /ARRIVE FRANKFURT

Monday, June 2

BANK HOLIDAY

09:00 AM 09:00 AM EUROGROUP MEETING FOLLOWED BY THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK
CELEBRATIONS OF ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY

07:00 PM 07:00 PM EIB CELEBRATIONS FOR ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY, LUXEMBOURG

Tuesday, June 3

ECOFIN

09:00 AM 09:00 AM EIB GOVERNORS MEETING

03:30 PM 04:10 PM DEPART LUXEMBOURG/ARRIVE CASEMENT

08:00 PM 08:00 PM OPENING OF EXTENSION OF HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

Wednesday, June 4

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING
02:30 PM 10:OOPM DAIL

02:30 PM 03:45 PM ORAL PQS

04:00 PM 04:00 PM DONAL McNALLY VENUE: DEPT

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

07:00 PM 08:30 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS - (MINISTER TO SPEAK FROM 7.40PM-7:50)

Thursday, June 5

10:30 AM 01:45 PM DAIL - PRIVATE MEMBERS

11:30 AM 12:00 PM UK AMBASSADOR, H.E. DAVID REDDAWAY-VENUE: DEPT

12:30 PM 12:30 PM (APPROX) VOTE ON PRIVATE MEMBERS

06:30 PM 08:30 PM GERRY HICKEY'S RECEPTION, DUBLIN CASTLE

07:00 PM 07:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIDGETS COMMUNITY CENTRE

Friday, June 6

12:00 PM 12:00 PM LAUNCH THE 2ND GREEN SCHOOL FLAG FOR INFANT SCHOOL, MOURNE RO/
DRIMNAGH, DUBLIN 12 (Script)

02:00 PM 02:30 PM FF PRESS CONFERENCE ON LISBON.
(Pencil In)...

05:00 PM 05:30 PM INTERVIEW WITH GEORGE HOOK.

06:30 PM 06:30 PM LAUNCH CATALOGUE & ART EXHIBITION OF FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL IN
FARMLEIGH (Script)
Saturday, June 7

Sunday, June 8

11:30 AM 11:30 AM INTERVIEW WITH SAM SMYTH, TODAY FM

02:15 PM 02:15 PM WEEK IN POLICTICS, RTE

Monday, June 9

11:30 AM 11:30 AM LAUNCH THE WISE-UP REPORT, THE BLANCHARDSTOWN LIBRARY

12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

Tuesday, June 10

Wednesday, June 11

12:00 PM 12:30 PM INCOPOREAL GOVERNMENT MEETING.

07:00 PM 07:30 PM LAUNCH OF GLOBAL ACCOUNTING ALLIANCE JOURNAL. VENUE:CITY HALL)

Thursday, June 12

LISBON TREATY REFERENDUM

12:45 PM 12:45 PM PRIVATE LUNCH

07:00 PM 07:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE
08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIDGETS COMMUNITY CENTRE

08:00 PM 08:00 PM FOR INFO: ART EXHIBITION, GALLERY 23, COOLMINE

Friday, June 13

11:00 AM 11:00 AM KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY - VENUi
UCD

09:00 PM 09:00 PM OLD FOLKS PARTY.VENUE:ST PEREGRINE'S GAA CLUB. FOR INFO.

Saturday, June 14

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH SAMANTHA DOOLEY AND ONGAR RESIDENTS. VENUE: "FOUN
AREA", NORTH ST, ONGAR VILLAGE.

Sunday, June 15
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Monday, June 16

12:00 PM 12:00 PM IBM LAUNCH, MULHUDDART.

12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

03:00 PM 03:30 PM JIM FARRELL, CHAIRMAN, FINANCIAL REGULATOR - VENUE: DEPT

03:45 PM 03:45 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS- VENUE: DEPT
(Pencil In)...

Tuesday, June 17

08:30 AM 09:15 AM OPEN THE INAUGUARAL GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICES CENTRES CONFEREh
VENUE: ROYAL HOSPITAL KILMAINHAM.
09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

12:00 PM 12:00 PM PHONECALL TO Mme CHRISTINE LAGARDE, FRENCH FINANCE MINISTER (LH
Office)

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM FOR INFO- GALLERY AND DAIL TOUR.

03:30 PM 03:30 PM DAIL TOUR AND GALLERY VISIT.

04:00 PM 04:30 PM DAVID BYRNE, NTMA ADVISORY COMMITTEE - VENUE: DEPT

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

07:00 PM 07:00 PM OPENING MEDICAL CENTRE, PARLIAMENT ST, DUBLIN 2 WITH DEPUTY CHRIS
ANDREWS
(Pencil In)...

Wednesday, June 18

08:00 AM 08:30 AM VIEWING OF PLAQUE DEDICATED TO MARY MANNING. VENUE:DUNNES STOR
HENRY ST.

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MEETING WITH MOS ANDREWS, MINS SMYTH & AHERNE & A.G, RE JOINT CON
ON THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ON CHILDREN. VENUE RM 740 LH(MI
ANDRES OFFICE.

10:00 AM 10:00 AM HOME COMPUTING INITIATIVE BUS LAUNCH

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 11:30 AM (FOR INFO) DAIL VISIT OF ST BRIGID'S NATIONAL SCHOOL CASTLEKNOCK

11:30 AM 11:30 AM GALLERY VISIT & DAIL TOUR

12:00 PM 12:30 PM APPOINTMENT IN MERRION HOTEL.
01:00 PM 01:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EUROPEAN AFFAIRS. VENUE: SYCAMORE ROOMS.

02:00 PM 03:00 PM BRIEFING WITH SENIOR FINGAL OFFICIALS. VENUE AV ROOM LEINSTER HOU:

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH MARY CRAWFORD. VENUE: DEPT.

04:00 PM 04:00 PM PRESENTATION TO MIN. RE PPP'S. MINISTERS CONFERENCE ROOM.

07:00 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER HANAFIN. VENUE: DAIL OFFICE.

08:00 PM 08:30 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS MOTION FRONT BENCH COVER.WRAP UP SPEECH 8.10-E

Thursday, June 19

(FOR INFO) EUROPEAN COUNCIL

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL (Minister to move Revised Estimates Motion after OoB)

11:30 AM 01:30 PM CABINET SUB COMMITTEE MEETING ON ROAD SAFETY, SYCAMORE ROOM

02:45 PM 03:15 PM MEETING TORSTEN GERSFELT, DANISH VICE PRESIDENT, EIB + DELEGATION
VENUE:

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING PIONEER INVESTMENTS - VENUE: DEPT

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING RE BUDGET STRATEGY MEMO/ DEPT. TBC

06:00 PM 06:00 PM EIB'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY - RECEPTION THE MERRION HOTEL

07:00 PM 07:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIDGETS COMMUNITY CENTRE

Friday, June 20
(FOR INFO) EUROPEAN COUNCIL (FOR INFORMATION)

08:30 AM 08:30 AM OPEN FOUNDATION FOR FISCAL STUDIES ANNUAL CONFERENCE, THE ROYA
COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, KILDARE STREET)

09:30 AM 09:30 AM OFFICIAL OPENING OF FIEC CONGRESS. VENUE:ST PATRICK'S HALL, DUBLIN
CASTLE.

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MASS - FOLLOWED BY THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF NEW EXTENSION OF ST
MARGARETS NATIONAL SCHOOL

06:00 PM 08:00 PM FOR INFO. FINGAL CO.CO. RECEPTION FOR CLLR MICHAEL O DONOVAN, (NEV
MAYOR) VENUE PARK PLAZA, TYRELLSTOWN.

07:30 PM 07:30 PM ST BRIGIDS CHURCH, BLANCHARDSTOWN - SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH.

08:00 PM 11:00 PM ST SYLVESTERS GAA CLUB GALA DINNER. GRAND HOTEL MALAHIDE.BIacktie

Saturday, June 21

(FOR INFO) FF SHELBOURNE GREYHOUND RACE NIGHT, SHELBOURNE PAR
GREYHOUND STADIUM - GUEST OF HONOUR - AN TAOISEACH

07:30 PM 10:00 PM ADDRESS CASTLEBLAYNEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & BUSINESS COMMUh
GALA BLACK & WHITE MIDSUMMER FUNDRAISING BALL

Sunday, June 22

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MASS. FAREWELL AND THANKSGIVING FOR JOHN LYNCH (RETIREMENT).
HUNTSTOWN.

Monday, June 23

10:00 AM 10:00 AM MASS IN HUNTSTOWN SCHOOL FOR RETIREMENT OF JOHN LYNCH FOLLOW
PRESENTATION BY STAFF AND PUPILS.
12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

12:30 PM 12:30 PM LUNCH WITH DR MICHAEL SOMERS, NTMA

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH.
VENUE: TAOISEACHS

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS- VENUE: DEPT
(Pencil In)...

04:30 PM 04:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT.

07:00 PM 10:00 PM RETIREMENT FUNCTION FOR MR. JOHN LYNCH, HUNTSTOWN NATIONAL SCH
(Venue tbc. Ref Dermot)

Tuesday,June 24

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

09:00 AM 09:00 AM CARBON FOOTPRINT BREAKFAST LAUNCH. VENUE PATRICK'S SCHOOL,
DISWELLSTOWN.

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 10:OOPM DAIL

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH ALAN NOLAN, DIRECTOR GENERAL, SIMI. VENUE: DEPT.

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH MR GARRY MCGANN, CHAIR D.A.A

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

Wednesday, June 25

09:45 AM 10:15 AM MEETING WITH MR JOHN HURLEY, CENTRAL BANK. VENUE: DEPT

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL
12:00 PM 12:00 PM MEETING WITH PADDY DOHERTY (+3), DUBLIN BUS.

02:00 PM 03:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, SYCAMORE ROOM

04:00 PM 04:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE MEETING ON SCIENCETECHNOLOGY AND
INNOVATION.VENUE:

06:00 PM 06:00 PM ATTEND RECEPTION TO MARK PUBLICATION OF "SPYING ON IRELAND" VENUI
ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY, DAWSON ST.

Thursday, June 26

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MEETING WITH ADRIAN KEARNS, CE OF NDFA AND DR MICHAEL SOMERS. VE
DEPT.

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH BRIAN GOGGIN, CEO, BANK OF IRELAND.

04:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH MOS DR MANSERGH RE FUNCTIONS. VENUE: DEPT.

07:00 PM 07:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIDGETS COMMUNITY CENTRE

08:00 PM 10:00 PM DRINKS RECEPTION FOR RETIREMENT OF JOHN LYNCH, VENUE: BELL PUB.
BLANCHARDSTOWN.

10:00 PM 10:00 PM PRIZE GIVING FOR GAELSCOIL DUNBOYNE GOLF CLASSIC. VENUE: SLEVINS
DUNBOYNE.

Friday, June 27

04:00 PM 04:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF COMMUNITY CENTRE IN LITTLEPACE

08:00 PM 08:00 PM JOINT 50TH BIRTHDAY PARTY- BRIAN & MARTIN KEALY. CASTLEKNOCK TENK
CLUB.
Saturday, June 28

01:00 PM 01:00 PM MEETING RE MANAGEMENT COMPANIES. VENUE: MYO'S CASTLEKNOCK.

Sunday, June 29

02:00 PM 02:00 PM UNVEILING OF STATUE OF THE LATE PRESIDENT, JOHN F KENNEDY IN NEW F
(Script) (Contact: Deputy S Connick 01-6183000)

06:00 PM 09:00 PM JOHN BARRY COMMEMORATION, CRESCENT QUAY, WEXFORD (Ref: Deputy B
Howlin)

Monday, June 30

12:15 PM 12:15 PM VISIT TO CASTAHEANY EDUCATE TOGETHER NATIONAL SCHOOL, DUBLIN 15
Dermot)

12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

03:00 PM 03:15PM ROBERT WATT

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS-VENUE: DEPT
(Pencil In) ...

08:30 PM 08:30 PM MEETINGS IN CONSTITUENCY
Minister's Diary 01-Jui-08 - 31-Jui-Oe

Tuesday, July 1

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

03:00 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH MIN EAMON RYAN, DAIL OFFICE

04:00 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS RE DRAFT MEMO FOR GOVERNMENT ON COSTS C
TRIBUNALS.

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

07:00 PM 07:00 PM DINNER WITH PAT FARELL, CE, IRISH BANKERS FEDERATION. VENUE: THE
KILDARE ST & UNIVERSITY CLUB .

Wednesday, July 2

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM VISIT TO GALLERY AND TOUR.

01:30 PM 01:30 PM FOR INFO. CABINET COMMITTEE ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY SECUR

04:00 PM 04:00 PM SOCIAL PARTNERSHIP MEETING. MINISTER, TAOISEACH, TANAISTE.

Thursday, July 3

09:30 AM 10:00 AM MEETING WITH MINISTER 0 KEEFFE. DEPT.

12:00 PM 12:30 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER HARNEY.
02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER SMITH AND SEC GEN AGRICULTURE. VENUE:DEPT

03:30 PM 03:45 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS RE MOS STAFFING REQUIREMENTS ...

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH PAUL CARTY, NATONAL PENSIONS FUND. VENUE:DEPT

04:30 PM 04:45 PM PRIVATE MEETING

06:30 PM 08:00 PM ATTEND DISCISSION"ASK WHAT YOU CAN DO" THE HARVARD CLUB OF
IRELAND.FOLLOWED BY DINNER AT SHELBOURNE HOTEL @ 8.30PM

08:30 PM 08:30 PM HARVARD CLUB DINNER. SHELBOURNE HOTEL

Friday, July 4

09:00 AM 09:00 AM KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT PUBLIC AFFAIRS IRELAND CONFERENCE ON FINANC!
REGULATION (Script)(Details tbc by the Press Office)

10:45AM 11:30 AM OPENING "THE VILLAGE HOME BAKERY" VENUE: 19 GLASI LAWN AVE. BALL YC

04:30 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH EUGENE LARKIN & 1 , VENUE:CASTLEKNOCK HOTEL

Saturday, July 5

01:00 PM 01:00 PM MEETING RE. MANAGEMENT COMPANIES. VENUE: PARK PLAZA HOTEL,
TYRRELSTOWN

Sunday, July 6

04:30 PM 04:30 PM INDIAN CULTURAL PROGRAMME "LAYA"(ASIAN COMMUNITY). VENUE:LIBERT
HALL

Monday, July 7

EUROGROUP
BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS, PRE GOV MEETING.

12:30 PM 12:30 PM DEPART BALDONNEL - BEECHCRAFT

04:00 PM 04:00 PM ARRIVE BRUSSELS

09:30 PM 09:30 PM DEPART BRUSSELS - BEECHCRAFT

11:00 PM 11:00 PM ARRIVE BALDONNEL

Tuesday, July 8

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM GALLERY & DAIL TOUR,

03:30 PM 04:15 PM PRESS CONFERENCE. GOVERNMENT PRESS CENTRE.

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

09:00 PM 09:00 PM PRIME TIME

Wednesday, July 9

11:45 AM 01:30 PM DAIL MOTION re NDP AND THE ECONOMY (After OoB-Taoiseach to open Debat

02:00 PM 02:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, INFARSTRUCTURE AND PPPs.
VENUE:Sycamore Room, Dept of The Taoiseach.

02:30 PM 05:00 PM SEANAD - STATEMENTS ON ECONOMY (Minister to make opening Statement at
2.30p.m.)

03:10 PM 03:30 PM PRIVATE MEETING
04:00 PM 04:00 PM CLIMATE CHANGE LEADERSHIP FORUM. VENUE: GOV BUILDINGS

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH TANAISTE, MIN GORMLEY RE DONEGAL PROGRESS REPORT
VENUE: LH.(Directly after Forum on Climate Change) Briefing to be provided by ET 8

Thursday, July 10

DAIL RECESS

FOR INFO - FUNERAL OF MR. SEAMUS BRENNAN RIP - REPOSING AT FLANAG
FUNERAL HOME, DUNDRUM FROM 4-7pm - ARRIVING AT HOLY CROSS CHURC
DUNDRUM AT 7pm

08:45 AM 08:45 AM OFFICIAL CELEBRATION CEREMONY FOLLOWED BY TOUR OF ASTELLAS IRE!
CO LTD, MULHUDDART, DUBLIN 15

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL (MOTION ON NDP & THE ECONOMY RESUMED AFTER OcB to 3.30p.m.)

11:30 AM 11:45 AM PRIVATE MEETING

01:00 PM 01:00 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS TRANSPORT ISSUES

01:30 PM 01:30 PM MINISTER EAMON O CUIV (Venue: Dept)

02:00 PM 02:15 PM INTERVIEW WITH EOIN O MURCHU RNa G

03:40 PM 04:00 PM MINISTER TO WRAP UP DAIL MOTION ON THE NDP AND THE ECONOMY

04:15 PM 04:45 PM MEETING WITH BARRY O'LEARY, CEO, AND JOHN DUNNE, CHAIRMAN, OF ID

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH KIERON BRENNAN, IRISH LEAGUE OF CREDIT UNIONS. VENU
DEPT.

06:00 PM 09:00 PM DEPT OF JUSTICE STAFF FUNCTION, RUSSELL COURT HOTEL, HARCOURT S

Friday, July 11
FUNERAL MASS AT 12 NOON - HOLY CROSS CHURCH, DUNDRUM

Saturday, July 12

Sunday, July 13

10:30 AM 12:00 PM NATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION, ROYAL HOSPITAL, KILMAINHAM

01:OOPM 01:OOPM THIS WEEK. RTE STUDIOS. TBC. .

Monday, July 14

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH MR TONY GARRY, CE OF DAVY. VENUE: DEPT.

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS - VENUE: DEPT

Tuesday, July 15

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING. SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

12:45 PM 12:45 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EUROPEAN AFFAIRS. SYCAMORE ROOM(directly aftf
Meeting).

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MIN MAC (Des O'Leary)

04:30 PM 05:00 PM MoS JIMMY DEVINS; EAMON SCANLON TD AND OTHERS (tbc) ...

06:00 PM 06:30 PM Private Meeting
Wednesday, July 16

02:00 PM 03:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

Thursday, July 17

LEAVE DAY FREE

Friday, July 18

P.M LEAVE FREE

Saturday, July 19

LEAVE DAY FREE

Sunday, July 20

LEAVE DAY FREE

Monday, July 21

09:30 AM 11:00 AM Meeting in Department

11:00 AM 11:30 AM Meeting with Lord Mayor

11:30 AM 12:30PM Meeting with Maura

02:30 PM 06:00 PM CONSTITUENCY OFFICE
07:30 PM 08:30 PM ADDRESS MEETING DUBLIN SOUTH CENTRAL. Hilton Hotel, inchicore Road,
Kilmainham.

09:30 PM 09:30 PM MEETING WITH DARRAGH BRENNAN

Tuesday, July 22

10:30 AM 11:00 AM PETER MALONE, CHAIRMAN OF NRA,

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH CHAIRMAN OF THE REVENUE COMMISSIONERS AND
COMMISSIONERS LIAM IRWIN AND MICHAEL O'GRADY. VENUE:DEPT.

04:45 PM 05:30 PM PRE-GOVERNMENT MEETING BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS

Wednesday, July 23

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING. SYCAMORE ROOM

09:30 AM 10:00 AM MEETING WITH MINISTER DERMOT AHERN, BOB BROWN, ASST SEC D/JUSTIC

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING.

03:00 PM 04:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, SYCAMORE ROOM

04:30 PM 04:45 PM MEETING WITH E. KEARNS, J O'FARRELL & F. RYAN RE. OIREACHTAS STAFF
MATTER

05:00 PM 06:00 PM FOR INFORMATION: CABINET COMMITTEE ON LINGUISTICS, Sycamore Room,

06:30 PM 07:00 PM MEETING Deputy Noel Treacy

Thursday, July 24
10:00 AM 10:00 AM DAN BOYLE (Venue: Dept) (Ref: Cathy)

11:30 AM 12:00 PM MEETING WITH DUBLIN BUSINESS LEADERS & LORD MAYOR, LORD MAYOR'S
RESIDENCE, MANSION HOUSE (Ref. Cathy)

12:30 PM 02:00 PM Launch of NTMA Annual Report, Treasury Building, Grand Canal St., Dublin 2.

03:30 PM 04:00 PM COURTESY CALL - JAPANESE AMBASSADOR, MR. TOSHINAO URABE.

04:00 PM 04:00 PM JIM O'BRIEN - BRIEFING RE PENSIONS POLICY MEETING

04:30 PM 04:30 PM TAOISEACH AND MINISTER HANAFIN RE PENSIONS POLICY

Friday, July 25

12:00 PM 01:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF NEW COURTHOUSE, BLANCHARDSTOWN.

07:00 PM 09:00 PM GOLF CLASSIC, GLASSON, ATHLONE,CO WESTMEATH. DEPUTY O'ROURKE.

Saturday, July 26

Sunday, July 27

ATHLETICS IRELAND FAMILY FITNESS DAY, FARMLEIGH HOUSE, PHOENIX Pf
(Reception in the tented village at 12.30p.m.)

Monday, July 28

CONSTITUENCY MEETINGS

01:30PM 02:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT
Tuesday, July 29

Wednesday, July 30

Thursday, July 31

10:00 AM 10:00 AM MEETING WITH PAT FARRELL, BANKERS FEDERATION. VENUE: DEPT.

11:00 AM 11:00 AM PRESENTATION BY 3 IRELAND AND HUTCHINSON WHAMPOA. VENUE: DEPT.

01:30 PM 01:30 PM COLM MC CARTHY. UCD. VENUE: DEPT.

02:30 PM 03:30 PM TOM MULCAHY, CHAIRMAN, RPA & FRANK ALLEN CEO
Minister's Diary 01-Aug-08 -30-Aug-08

Friday, August 1

PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

Saturday, August 2

Sunday, August 3

Monday, August 4

BANK HOLIDAY

Tuesday, August 5

Wednesday, August 6

Thursday, August 7

Friday, August 8

FOR INFORMATION: CASTLEKNOCK CELTIC GOLF CLASSIC, WESTMANSTO\A
GOLF CLUB
Saturday, August 9

Sunday, August 10

AGENCY ORDER STARTS

Monday, August 11

Tuesday, August 12

Wednesday. August 13

Thursday, August 14

Friday, August 15

Saturday, August 16

Sunday, August 17

Monday, August 18

Tuesday, August 19
AGENCY ORDER ENDS

Wednesday, August 20

Thursday, August 21

Friday, August 22

FOR INFO: CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMER 2008 ROADSHOW (Venue: Tesco - Rose
Shopping Centre)

RETIREMENT OF ASST COMMISSIONER RAY MC ANDREW.
VENUE: ROCHESTOWN PARK HOTEL, CORK.

Saturday, August 23

Sunday, August 24

Monday, August 25

10:00 AM 02:30 PM CONSTITUENCY OFFICE, LAUREL LODGE

Tuesday, August 26

02:30 PM 03:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH MIN CONOR LENIHAN. VENUE:DEPT
Saturday, August 30

08:00 PM 11:OOPM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT.