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Taoiseach's Diary

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Monday. January 1

Tuesday. January 2

Wednesday. January 3

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Thursday. January 4

Friday, January 5

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Saturday, January 6

Sunday. January 7 Depart for Malta (overnight Malta)

Monday, January 8 Malta (overnight Malta)

Tuesday, January 9 Cyprus (overnight Cyprus)

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Friday. January 12

Saturday, January 13

Sunday, January 14 0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM FOR INFORMATION Drop into The Community Police Unit, Store Street Senior Citizens Christmas Dinner Party Venue: Store Street Garda Station (timing prov)

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Meeting w i t h Minister McDaid & Deputy Keaveney Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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Meeting w i t h Frank Fahey, Eamon O Cuiv and Margaret Cox Interview w i t h John Downing

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Address Dublin Chamber of Commerce January Council Meeting Venue:National Concert Hall, Dublin 2

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Address members at The Irish Farmers Association 2 9 t h Annual General Meeting Dinner Venue: Burlington Hotel

Wednesday, January 17

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Meeting w i t h Dermot McCarthy

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Photocell w i t h Mr. Isaac Kaye, IVAX Corporation Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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ADC Ger 0 Grady

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Wally Kirwan

Thursday, January 18

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Friday, January 19 10:00 A M 10:00 AM Meeting w i t h MOS Brennan

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10:30 A M

Photo w i t h Mr. Richard Pilkington & his Grand Prix Car Venue: Govt. Bldgs.

11:15 A M

11:15 A M

Sign Book of Condolence for Dr. Yousef Allan Venue : Egyptian Embassy, Clyde Road

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Officially open PX Instrument Technology new facility Venue: Unit 32, Beechwood Close, Bray, Co. W i c k l o w

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Officially open Computerscope new Offices Venue: Cross Guns Bridge

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12:45 PM

Attending AIG Europe Irish Champion Hurdle & Present the winner w i t h their trophy Venue: Leopardstown

Monday, January 2 2 0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Government Meeting (commencing w i t h lunch in the Sycamore Room)

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President's Dinner for Government. Venue: Ards an Uachtardn

Tuesday, January 2 3 0 8 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 0 0 PM

Wednesday. January 2 4 11:00 A M 11:00 AM Meeting w i t h Tom Crowley and others from NAPD (Simon Hare and Tom Considine to attend also) Venue : Meeting Room

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MoS Brennan

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Photocall w i t h CPM Ireland to present the ISO 9 0 0 2 A w a r d to their Managing Director Mr. Joe Gavin Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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Minister Sfle de Valera

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Eoin O Leary

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Martin Mansergh, Paul Arthur University of Ulster. Drop in to meeting w i t h a group of post graduate students. Venue: Room 3 0 8

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Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

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Guest of Honour and presenting the Texaco Sportstars A w a r d s . Dress for the evening is Blacktie. Venue: Burlington Hotel.

Thursday, January 25 10:00 A M 10:30 A M Radio Interview w i t h RTE re: 75 Years of RTE Venue: Taoiseach's Office

10:30 AM

10:50 A M

Interview w i t h The Star re: Taoiseach's love of Gaelic Games Venue: Taoiseach's Office

11:00 A M

11:00 A M

Dermot Gallagher

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Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

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Courtesy call w i t h Mr. Michael Heisley & Mr. James L. Martin Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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Keep Free

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Officially open The Holiday World Experience 2 0 0 1 Venue: RDS

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A t t e n d Retirement Function for A n n Riordan, Microsoft Venue: Dublin Castle

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Dinner w i t h Chancellor of DCU Dr. T.P. Hardiman. Venue: Albert College Dining Room, DCU, Dublin 9

Friday, January 2 6 10:00 AM 10:00 AM

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Courtesy call from a group from the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem Rhodes and Malta Irish Association Venue: Meeting Room

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Possible drop in t o Gaisce meeting

Saturday, January 2 7 11:00 A M 11:40 A M

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Sunday, January 2 8 11:00 AM 11:00 A M Interview for "This Week" Venue: Radiocentre, Donnybrook. Time provisional.

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A t t e n d Mass for the Liturigical Reception of H.E. Giuseppe Lazzarotto, D.D., Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland Venue: Pro Cathedral (followed by reception in Holy Cross College, Clonliffe)

Monday, January 2 9 1 2 : 3 0 PM 1 2 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Brendan Menton. Ministers for Finance & Tourism, Sport and Recreation also attending.

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Meeting w i t h Congressman Ben Gilman and Congressional delegation. Venue: Sycamore Room

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Officially open Conduit pic Venue: East Point Business Park, Dublin 3

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Present Dublin Docklands Development Authority C o m m u n i t y Development Project Initiative Awards Venue: IFSC

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meetings in St. Luke's

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Officially open new medical centre Venue: O'Connell Street

Tuesday. January 30 DAIL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p.m. - 9 . 0 0 p.m.)

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Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste and Minister for Finance re Buckley Report Dermot McCarthy to attend also

10:00 AM

10:00 A M

Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy

& Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM

10:30 A M

Government Meeting

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Question Time

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Brief Statement t o correct the Ddil record re Question Time on 17 October, 2 0 0 0

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Briefing on the Order of Business

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Order of Business

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D£il Motion re Co-operation w i t h Tribunal

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Meeting w i t h Fr. Sean Healy and Sr. Brigid Reynolds, CORI (Dermot Ahern and Dermot McCarthy to attend also)

Wednesday, January 3 1 DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 8 . 3 0 p.m.)

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Briefing on the Order of Business

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11:00 A M

Order of Business

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Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue: Sycamore Room Question Time

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Depart Dublin Airport by Govt Jet

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Meeting Downing Street

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Taoiseach's Diary

01-Feb-01 - 03-Mar-01

Thursday. February 1 DAlL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.)

10:30 A M

11:00 A M

(TANAISTE) Order of Business

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(TOM KITT) Launch The Equality Authority Report for Family Friendly workplace initiatives Venue:Clonmel Street, Dublin 2

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Meeting w i t h John Fitzgerald, Dublin City Manager (Mary Doyle to attend also) Venue : Taoiseach's office

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Photocell w i t h Mr. John Hume and Ambassador Michael Sullivan Venue: Merrion Hotel

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Phone call w i t h the President of the European Commission, Romano Prodi (outgoing)

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM

Brian Murphy

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Keep Free

0 7 : 1 5 PM 0 7 : 1 5 PM

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A t t e n d The Mater Foundation Dinner in honour of Mr. John Hume Venue: O'Reilly Hall. UCD. Belfield, Dublin 4.

Friday, February 2 10:00 A M 10:00 AM Launch 3rd Level Computing Programme Venue: Glen Rovers

10:30 A M

10:30 A M

Meeting w i t h Glen Rovers Hurling Club w i t h presentation of Jack Lynch's Book Venue: Glen Rovers Club, Cork

11:00 A M

11:00 AM

Visit Mayfield GAA Club Venue: Cork

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Officially open Bord GSis new Head Office Venue: Albert Road, Cork City

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Attending Cork People of the Year A w a r d Venue: Jurys. Cork,

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Saturday, February 3 10:15 A M 10:15 A M
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11:00 A M

Officially open FAS Opportunities 2 0 0 1 Venue: R0S, Dublin 4

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A t t e n d Independent Star Ltd. Annual GAA Awards Dinner. Storehouse, James's Street

Sunday, February 4

Monday. February 5 11:00 A M 11:00 AM Courtesy Call from Mr Komanski CEO Myrll Lynch, Dan Tully (Dermot Gallagher) Venue St Lukes

12:15 PM 0 2 : 1 5 PM

Present the winner of this year's European of the Year A w a r d followed by lunch Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel

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Briefing w i t h the President Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

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Launch Football Tournament for Paudi O Shea, Venue: Burlington Hotel

Tuesday, February 6 DAIL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p.m. - 8 . 3 0 p.m.)

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08:15 AM 08:15 AM

Government Meeting

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Question Time

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Briefing on the Order of Business

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Order of Business

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Dermot McCarthy and Philip Kelly

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Wednesday. February 7

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09:15 AM 09:15 AM

10:00 A M

10:30 A M

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 A M

11:00 A M

Order of Business

11:15AM

11:25 A M

Minister Sile de Valera

11:30 A M

11:30 A M

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Question Time

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Meeting w i t h IBEC-CBI Joint Business Council Venue:Room 301

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Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

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Photograph w i t h Comdt Tony Hanlon and his father

Thursday. February 8 DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 : 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.)

10:00 A M

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 A M

11.00 AM

Order of Business

11:00 A M

11:30 A M

Launch the RAPID Programme - Revitalising Areas by Planning, Investment, Development Programme Venue:Press Centre

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Meeting w i t h Mr. Se£n Dorgan, Industrial Development Agency of Ireland Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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Statement on Nice Summit, Seanad

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Attorney General

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John O'Shea, Goal

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Pascal Mooney

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Phone call to SoS Scotland National Executive Meeting Venue: Leinster House

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Friday, February 9

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Saturday, February 10

Sunday, February 11 06:00 AM 06:00 AM Depart Dublin for New Ross by car

08:00 AM 09:00 AM

Launch Dunbrody Emigrant Ship Venue: New Ross, Co. Wexford

Monday, February 12 11:45 A M 11:45 A M Meeting w i t h Mr & Mrs Reynolds and Mr Barring, Academy of Achievement Venue:St Lukes American

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Launch Larkin College & Shelbourne F.C. joint Pilot Scheme for apprentice footballers Venue: Larkin College, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1

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Officially open "The Bank" n e w m i d t o w n bar and bistro Venue: Milltown, Dublin 6

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Drop into the launch of EZhome Venue: Brownes Brassiere, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

Tuesday. February 13 DAlL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p.m. - 8 . 3 0 p.m.)

08:00 AM 09:00 AM

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Courtesy call from Polish delegation led by Speaker Sejm, Mr. Maciej Plazynriski Venue: Sycamore Room

09:45 A M 09:45 AM

Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy

& Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 A M

10:30 A M

Government Meeting

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Photocall w i t h FINEOS (the new corporate name for Managed Solutions Corporation) Venue: Meeting Room

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Question Time

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Briefing on the Order of Business

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Order of Business

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Meeting w i t h SDLP

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Photograph w i t h Eddie Jordan & Jordan Forumula One Grand Prix car for 2 0 0 1 Venue: Leopardstown Pavilion, Leopardstown

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Drop into the Davitts IFSC GAA Club Golf Classic Dinner Venue: Clontarf Golf Club

Wednesday, February 14 DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 8 . 3 0 p.m.)

07:45 AM 09:15 AM

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Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste, Minister for Finance and Minister for Eduction. Venue Taoiseach's meeting room

09:30 AM 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

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11:00 A M

Order of Business

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11:15 A M

Photocall w i t h Gertrude Ahern w i t h Gold President's A w a r d Venue: Taoiseach's Office

11:30 AM

11:30 A M

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Question Time Brief meeting w i t h Mr. T o m Donoghue, President and CEO of the United States Chamber of Commerce Venue: Meeting Room

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Meeting w i t h Minister of State Eamon 6 Cuiv Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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Meeting w i t h Mexican Ambassador Daniel Dultzin Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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Mary Doyle

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Cabinet Committee on Housing Venue : Sycamore Room

Thursday, February 15 DAlL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.)

09:10 AM 09:10 AM

Phone call w i t h Minister for Health

09:15 A M 09:15 AM

Meeting w i t h Tanaiste & Min. Finance (with officials) Meeting Room.

10:00 A M

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 A M

11:00 AM

Order of Business

11:00 A M

11:00 AM

Photograph w i t h 2nd Year Students from Belvedere College Venue: Leinster House

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Cabinet Committee on Asylum Seekers Venue: Sycamore Room

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Mary Coughlan

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Una Claffey

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Peter Ryan, Gerry Hickey and Martin Mansergh

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Keep Free

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Photocall t o launch the Programme of Action for the Road Haulage Industry w i t h Minister Joe Jacob and Mr. Gerry M c M a h o n Venue: Front Steps

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Minister for Foreign Affairs

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Meeting w i t h London based foreign correspondents (Ref Nick Reddy) Venue : Sycamore Room

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Depart for Kinnegad/Ballinasloe

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Official opening of Sancta Maria Nursing Home, Venue: Parke, Kinnegad, Co. Meath

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Photocall w i t h I.R.D. South East Galway Ltd. Development Plan Venue: Gullane's Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

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Attending Civic Reception Ballinasloe Urban District Council Venue: Civic Offices Ballinasloe

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Attend the Ballinasloe/Eyrecourt Comhairle Ceanntair Dinner Dance Venue: Gullane's Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

Friday, February 16

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10:00 AM

Officially open Donegal's People's Press & Donegal Democrat n e w premises Venue: Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

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Interview w i t h Highland Radio. Venue Minister McDaid's Office

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Alan Gray

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FOR INFORMATION A t t e n d Retirement Party of Theresa Meehan (Ref: Martin Igoe) Venue: Pillar Room, Mater Hospital

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Saturday, February 17 0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM A t t e n d Ireland v France Rugby Match. Venue: Lansdowne Road

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Sunday, February 18 1 2 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Launch re-development plan for Fatima Mansions Venue: Fatima Mansions

Monday, February 19 1 2 : 0 0 PM 1 2 : 3 0 PM Minister McDaid and Margaret Hayes

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Special Government Meeting on the National Spatial Strategy and Housing Matters (commencing w i t h buffet in the Sycamore Room)

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10:30 A M

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Government Meeting

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Question Time

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Photograph w i t h the new Minister of State Mary Coughlan Venue Front Steps

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Briefing on the Order of Business

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Order of Business

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Meeting w i t h the Nelson Family, Venue Sycamore Room

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Depart Dublin Airport

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Wednesday, February 2 1 Ceremonies in Rome

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Arrive Dublin Airport

Thursday. February 2 2 DAlL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.)

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Meeting w i t h SDLP

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Meeting w i t h Sinn Fein

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Meeting w i t h David Trimble

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Friday, February 2 3 07:30 AM 08:30 AM Meeting w i t h FAI. Ministers for Finance and Tourism, Sport & Recreation to attend also Venue : Sycamore Room

08:30 AM 08:30 AM

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Turlough O'Sullivan

08:45 AM 09:00 AM

09:00 AM 09:00 AM

Participate in Special Olympics World Games video Venue: Meeting Room

09:30 AM 09:30 AM

Gerry Howlin

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Depart Dublin

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Arrive The Swan

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Arrive Rathdowney

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Arrive Abbeyleix

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Arrive Portarlington

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Arrive Mountmellick

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Arrive Portlaoise

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Depart Laois

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A t t e n d Final Night of the National Senior Boxing Championships Venue: National Boxing Stadium

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Sunday, February 2 5 NFL Donegal v Dublin (for information)

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Arrival of Cardinal Connell, Dublin Airport

Monday. February 2 6 10:15 A M 11:00 AM Briefing in advance of the meeting w i t h the Swedish Prime Minister

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Meeting w i t h Swedish Prime Minister Persson as part of his pre Stockholm tour of capitals (followed by informal lunch)

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Meeting w i t h Minister McCreevy, Minister of State Cullen and Paddy Teahon

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Meeting w i t h Tanaiste. Minister McCreevy. * " ' 4 and Minister Ahern Venue: Meeting Room

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AG, Peter Ryan, Gerry Howlin, Brendan Ward

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Briefing meeting w i t h Agriculture Officials re Foot & Mouth. Taoiseach's Office

Tuesday, February 27

09:30 AM

10:00 A M

Meeting w i t h Tanaiste and Minister for Finance Re: MediaLab & Digital Media District Dermot McCarthy to attend also Venue: Taoiseach's Office

10:00 A M

10:25 A M

Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy

& Paul Haran to attend also

10:25 A M

10:30 A M

Meeting w i t h Tanaiste and Minister for Finance re review of Ministerial certificate under FOI Venue: Cabinet Room at commencement of Government Meeting).

10:30 A M

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

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Question Time

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Photocall w i t h the winner of the Sunday Business Post Political Quiz Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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Briefing on the Order of Business

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Order of Business

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Cllr John Brazil, Nth Kerry

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Michael Moynihan

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Noel A h e m and Pat Carey

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Government Meeting (Foot and M o u t h Disease)

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Meeting w i t h Iranian delegation - ref J Mitchell - Venue : Room 308

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Photocall for National Tree Week Venue : Government Buildings

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RTE Interview.

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Peter MacDonagh & Mary Doyle

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Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue: Sycamore Room

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Depart Dublin Airport for RAF Northolt

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For information : International Soccer Friendly Ireland V . Denmark Venue : Lansdowne Road

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Dinner w i t h Prime Minister Tony Blair^ Venue: Downing Street)

Thursday, March 1 Visit to Wales (including overnight in London)

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Paddy Teahon

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Special Government Meeting on Foot & M o u t h

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Paddy Teahon

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Special Government Meeting on Foot & M o u t h

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Meeting w i t h Tanaiste. Minister McCreevy, Minister McDaid, Minister of State Cullen and Paddy Teahon Venue: Room 3 0 8

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Q & A t o Minister for Agriculture and Food on Foot & M o u t h scare. Taoiseach to attend.

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Meeting w i t h Tanaiste, Minister McCreevy, Minister McDaid, Minister of State Cullen and Paddy Teahon Venue: Room 3 0 8

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closing address of Annual Conference for the Irish Institute of Training and Development Venue: Clontarf Castle

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Presenting Mr. Bill Whelan w i t h IMRO Lifetime A w a r d . „ Venue:Dublin Castle

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Presenting Mr. Bill Whelan w i t h IMRO Lifetime A w a r d , r Venue:Dublin Castle

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Possible call into Dublin Northeast Comhairle Ddil Cheanntair Race Night Venue: Marine Hotel, Sutton Cross (timing prov)

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Launch the new North Inner City Drugs Task Force Plan Venue: Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, Dublin 1

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Officially open Sporkslink new facilities and turn the sod on the next phase of their development Venue: Furry Park, Santry, Dublin 9

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Meeting w i t h the Football Association of Ireland Ministers for Finance and Tourism, Sport & Recreation, Minister of State Cullen to attend also Venue : Sycamore Room

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Government Meeting

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Question Time

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Record St. Patrick's Day message to camera (on autocue) for the Irish Times Website Venue : Meeting Room

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

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Order of Business

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Meeting w i t h Mr. Jerry D. McCrohan, President, American Chamber of Commerce and delegation Venue: Sycamore Room

0 6 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 3 0 PM

Launch Deagl£n de Br6adun's (Irish Times) Book entitled " The Far Side of Revenge: Making the Peace in Northern Ireland" Venue: National Library

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Launch the Ordnance Survey Letters of Mr. John O'Donovan Venue: National Museum

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Order of Business

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Meet w i t h Noel Treacy & Micheal Kitt

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Mary Doyle

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Eoin O Leary

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Cabinet Committee on European Affairs (incl. briefing on Patten visit) Venue : Sycamore Room

0 5 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM

Meeting w i t h EU Commissioner for External Affairs, Chris Patten Venue : Taoiseach's office

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Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

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07:30 AM 07:30 AM

Depart Dublin Airport by Air Taxi for RAF Aldergrove

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Sunday, March 11

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Meeting w i t h G.A.A.

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Una Claffey

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Courtesy call from Newt Gingrich Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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1 2 : 5 0 PM

Depart for Washington

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Arrive Baltimore

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Arrive Mayflower Hotel

Thursday, March 15 Washington

Friday, March 16 0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Depart Washington

11:59 PM

1 1 : 5 9 PM

Arrive Dublin Airport from Washington

Saturday, March 17 1 2 : 3 0 PM 1 2 : 3 0 PM Possible drop in t o Marching Band Function Venue: Leopardstown Race Course (timing prov)

Sunday, March 18

Monday, March 19

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09:45 AM 09:45 AM

Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 A M

10:30 A M

Government Meeting

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Question Time

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

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Order of Business

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Michael 0 Kennedy and Michael Smith

0 5 : 4 5 PM 0 6 : 1 5 PM

Minister Michael Martin

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Launch The Sunday Business Post New Section Venue: Newman House, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

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Briefing on the Order of Business

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11:00 AM

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Question Time

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Dermot McCarthy re 3 . 3 0 p m meeting

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM

Meeting w i t h Irish Conference of Professional & Services Association Dermot McCarthy to attend also Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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Interview w i t h Yettie Redmond (RTE)

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Eoin O'Leary re Cabinet Committee

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Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

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Photo w i t h members of Fort Lauderdale Pipe Band, Venue Taoiseach's office

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10:30 A M

Briefing on the Order of Business

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11:00 A M

Order of Business

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Photocall to launch Daffodil Day Venue:National Gallery

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Brief remarks to King of Sweden and delegation.

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Lunch for King of Sweden and delegation from Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences Venue Sycamore Room

0 2 : 4 5 PM 0 3 : 0 0 PM

Meeting w i t h Ministers Venue : Taoiseach's Office

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Meeting w i t h the Opposition Venue : Sycamore Room

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Courtesy call from Mr. Peter Dolan, President, Bristol Squibb Company Venue: Taoiseach's Office

Friday, March 2 3 Special European Council, Stockholm

Saturday, March 2 4 Special European Council, Stockholm

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Task Force on F&M, Venue Government Buildings

Sunday, March 2 5 0 7 : 4 5 PM 0 7 : 4 5 PM Open the North Dublin National School Project Art Sale/Exhibition Venue: 101 Talbot Restaurant, Talbot Street, Dublin 1

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M o n d a y , March 2 6 0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h the Attorney General, Chief Whip and Ministers Dempsey and Molloy Venue : Taoiseach's Meeting Room

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Briefing w i t h the President Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

0 7 : 3 0 PM 0 7 : 3 0 PM

Officially open new facilities at Thomas Davis GAA Club Venue: Kiltipper Road, Tallaght, Dublin 2 4

0 9 : 1 5 PM

1 0 : 3 0 PM

A t t e n d dinner to launch the Villanova University Alumni Association, Berkley Court Hotel.

Tuesday, March 27 DAlL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p . m . - 8 . 3 0 p.m.

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Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

11:30 A M

11:30 A M

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Phone call w i t h David Ervine re 'Jeannie Johnston' project

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Question Time

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Drop into meeting between Gerry Howlin and Pauline McGlynn re Abbey Theatre. Venue Gerry Howlin's Office

0 4 : 4 5 PM 0 5 : 1 5 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

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Visiting Worldport Supercentre Venue: Blanchardstown Corporate Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

0 5 : 5 5 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM

Mary Doyle, Eileen Kehoe and Peter MacDonagh re Cabinet Committee

0 6 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 3 0 PM

Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion and Children Sycamore Room

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Paddy Teahon

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Order of Business

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Dail Statements on Stockholm

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Address EU Ambassadors lunch Venue:Danish Embassy Residence, Bray.

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM

Address Social Capital Conference Venue: Davenport Hotel

0 9 : 0 0 PM 0 9 : 0 0 PM

Institute of European Affairs Dinner. Dress Blacktie Venue: 8 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1

Friday, March 3 0 1 2 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Officially open Queen of Angels N.S. New Computer Room Venue: W e d g e w o o d (Off Sandyford Road), Dublin 16

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM

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Sunday. April 1

Monday, April 2 0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 0 0 PM Minister for Public Enterprise, Mary 0 Rourke. Venue St Lukes

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Launch of the restoration fund for St. Agatha's Church Organ Venue: Cusack's Pub, North Strand, Dublin 1.

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09:00 AM 09:00 AM

Government Meeting

09:45 AM

Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy

& Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 A M

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

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0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

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Keynote Address at Global Information Infrastructure Commission (GIIC) Sixth Annual Forum Venue: Dublin Castle

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Ministers for Finance, Minister for Tourism, Sport & Recreation, Teahon and GAA delegation. Venue Sycamore Room

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Briefing on the Order of Business

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Order of Business

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Question Time

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Sean Nolan

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Mary Doyle re Cabinet Committee

0 4 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM

Minister for Foreign Affairs

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM

Courtesy call from George Vassiliou (former President of Cyprus and lead Cypriot accession negotiator) Venue : Taoiseach's office

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 3 0 PM

Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

Thursday. April 5

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Meeting w i t h Michael Woods, John O'Donoghue. Michael Kelly (D Health), Eoin Ryan and Peter MacDonagh re. New Drugs Strategy Venue: St. Lukes

10:00 AM

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Una Claffey and Peter Ryan Venue : St Lukes

10:45 A M

10:45 A M

Bruce Morrisson. Venue St Lukes

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Launch of proposals for New Transport and Land Use Institutional Arrangements in the Greater Dublin Area Venue: Press Centre

1 2 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM

Launch of proposals for New Transport and Land Use Institutional Arrangements in the Greater Dublirf Area Venue: Room 3 0 8

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM

Ministers for Finance, and Tourism, P Teahon and GAA

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM

Secretary General Gallagher

0 1 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 3 0 PM

Brendan Smith TD

0 1 : 5 5 PM 0 1 : 5 5 PM

Dermot McCarthy

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Meeting w i t h Cllr. Sean Collins. Venue, Taoiseach's office.

Friday, April 6 0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 0 0 PM Phone call w i t h UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson Venue : St. Lukes

Saturday, April 7 11:00 A M 11:00 A M Attend meeting of the Task Force on Foot and M o u t h Venue Sycamore Room

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Recording This Week. Venue : RTE

Sunday, April 8

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11:00 A M

11:00 A M

Meeting of the Task Force on Foot and Mouth Venue : Sycamore Room

1 2 : 3 0 PM

1 2 : 3 0 PM

Brief by ADC re Ceremonial procedures for Templemore. Government Buildings

Venue

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM

Depart Government Buildings by car for Templemore

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 3 0 PM

Review Defence Forces Battalion Travelling to the Lebanon. Accompanied by ADC Venue: Templemore T o w n

Tuesday, April 10 DAIL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p . m . - 8 . 3 0 p.m.)

09:45 A M 09:45 AM

Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy

& Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 A M

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

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Question Time

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

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AFTER ORDER OF BUSINESS: Minister for Social. Community & Family Affairs

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Meeting w i t h Donegal County Council re job losses Tanaiste t o attend also Venue : Sycamore Room

Wednesday. April 11 DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 1 . m . - 1 0 . 0 0 p.m.)

09:00 AM 09:30 AM

Deirdre Purcell

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10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

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11:00 AM

Order of Business

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Meeting w i t h Ministers Coughlan, 6 Cuiv. Moffatt, Deputy Cooper-Flynn & Senator Chambers Venue: Meeting Room

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Eoin O'Leary re Cabinet Committee

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Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

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Dinner w i t h Tanaiste and Construction Business. Venue : Dining Room

Thursday, April 12 DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m.-4.45 p.m.)

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09:00 AM 09:00 AM Record Interview w i t h Adam Boulton, Sky News Venue : Meeting Room

09:30 A M 09:30 AM

Photocall at the mobile blood donation unit Venue : Room 2, Leinster House

10:00 A M

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Briefing on the Order of Business

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11:00 AM

Order of Business

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11:40 A M

Philip Kelly

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Meeting w i t h Sinn Fein (G Adams, M McGuinness and B de Brun). Venue Taoiseach's meeting room.

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Launch Hill Street Family Resource Centre Playground & also their Integrated Services Process Directory Venue: Dublin 1

0 2 : 4 5 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM

Launch St. Catherine's Foyer Project Venue: Marrowbone Lane, Liberties, Dublin 8

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Launch St. Catherine's Foyer Project Venue: Mansion House, Dublin 2

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Friday, April 13 Good Friday

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Possible attendance at the FAI Harp Lager Cup Semi Final Bohemians v Shamrock Rovers Venue : Oalymount Park

Saturday, April 14

Sunday, April 15 Easter Sunday

Monday, April 16 1 2 : 3 0 PM A t t e n d Jameson Irish Grand National & present the prize to the winning owner. Lunch 1 2 . 3 0 p.m. First Race 2 . 0 5 p.m. Venue: Fairyhouse (prov)

Tuesday. April 17
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Depart Dublin

Wednesday. April 18

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FOR INFORMATION ONLY Lord Mayor's Race Venue: Griffith Park, Drumcondra

Thursday, April 19

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A t t e n d Fianna Fail 1916 Commemorative Day Venue:Arbour Hill

Monday, April 2 3 0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Lunch w i t h National Treasury Management Agency Venue: Treasury Building, Grand Canal Street, Dublin 2

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM

Launch RTE's new business w e b service, OnBusiness.ie Venue: RTE, Donnybrook, Dublin 4

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM

Officially open Exhibition on the Story of All Hallows Venue: Grace Park Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

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09:25 AM 09:30 AM

Dermot McCarthy and Philip Kelly re OECD functions

09:30 AM

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Brief Meeting w i t h OECD officials re Regulatory Reform Report (Tanaiste, Min/Public Ent. and DMcCarthy to attend also) Venue Meeting Room

10:00 A M

11:00 A M

Launch OECD Report on Regulatory Reform (Tanaiste and Min/Public Ent. to attend also) Venue: Press Centre

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Drop in to a meeting of Travel Agents in the Merrion Hotel

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Officially open Freds Fashion Shop Venue: 3 5 4 / 3 5 6 North Circular Road, Phibsboro

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Una Claffey

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Photocall to launch National Tea Day for Alzheimer's Society of Ireland Noel and Maurice to attend also Venue: Front steps (weather permitting)

0 2 : 1 5 PM 0 2 : 1 5 PM

Photocall w i t h the Irish Debating Team Venue: Govt. Bldgs.

0 2 : 2 5 PM 0 2 : 2 5 PM

Mary Doyle and Peter MacDonagh re Cabinet Committee

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Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue: Sycamore Room

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Launch Pennies from Heaven Venue: Italian Room

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Photocall to Launch Gaisce's Annual Results of the President's A w a r d for the year 2 0 0 0 Venue: Staircase

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11:45 A M

Courtesy Call from Ahmed Nazif, Egyptian Minister for Communications and Technology

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Officially open UCD's Student Centre Venue: Belfield, Dublin 4

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Speaking to members of the Smurfit Business School Venue: Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

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Hosting a Reception for The Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association Venue: Dublin Castle

Friday, April 2 7 11:00 A M 11:00 AM Depart Dublin Airport by Government Jet

11:55 A M

11:55 A M

Arrine Farranfore and transfer by car to Killarney A t t e n d 2 0 0 1 Independent Travel Agents Conference Venue: Great Southern Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry

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Depart Farranfore by Government Jet for Cork Airport

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Arrine Cork Airport and transfer by car to Midelton

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Officially open Midleton Community Enterprise Centre Venue: Cork W Turing of the sod at UCC Biosciences Project Venue: Cork

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Meeting Team from St. Finbarre's Beyond 2 0 0 0 Venue: Cork City

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Depart Cork Airport for Dublin Airport

Saturday, April 2 8 0 8 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 0 0 PM Opening Annual Arts Exhibition Venue: Pobalscoil Rosmini

Sunday, April 2 9 0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM (For info) National League Division T w o Final Cork v Westmeath Venue: Croke Park

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National League Division One Final Galway v Mayo Venue: Croke Park

Monday, April 3 0 1 2 : 0 0 PM 1 2 : 0 0 PM Scoil Aine receiving An Taisce Environmental A w a r d Venue: Raheny, Dublin 5

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Eoin 0 Leary & Noel Fahy

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Meeting w i t h German Foreign Minister Joschka

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Officially open Caplin Meehan's new offices Venue: Blackhall Green, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7

Tuesday, May 1

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10:30 AM

Government Meeting

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Question Time

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Briefing on the Order of Business

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Order of Business

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Meeting w i t h Committee of the Irish Parliamentary (Former Members) Society Venue: Sycamore Room

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Reception for the relatives of the ten volunteers buried in Mountjoy Jail (Min/Justice to attend) Venue : Italian Room

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02-May-01 - 20-Jun-01

Wednesday, May 2 09:30 AM 09 30 AM Mary Doyle

09 45 AM

10:00 AM

Dermot Gallagher

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

1 1 0 0 AM

Order of Business

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Question Time

03:15 PM

03:30 PM

Photograph with M Mansergh and Cambridge Post Graduate Class on International Studies (group of 25). Venue Top of ceremonial stairs

03:45 PM

04 15 PM

Photocall at the Irish Internet Association Pavilion at the e-XPO Exhibition Venue : RDS Main Hall

04 30 PM

04.30 PM

Launch Dublin Homelessness Plan Venue Attol Suite, Guiness Store House

05:20 PM

05:30 PM

Meet briefly with Dermot McCarthy and ICTU officials attending the Cabinet Committee

05:30 PM

06 45 PM

Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

06 45 PM

07:00 PM

Una Claffey & Brian Cowen

Thursday, May 3

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Order of Business

11 30 AM

11 30 AM

Meeting with Fr. Harry Bohan Venue Taoiseach's Office

Sile de Valera attending.

12 00 PM

01:00 PM

Meeting with Minister Mary O'Rourke, John Burke (Aer Rianta), John Lynch (CIE), Martin Mansergh and officials Venue : Sycamore Room

02 00 PM

02 45 PM

Opening of Fettercairn Community Centre Venue: Tallaght

03:15 PM

03:45 PM

Officiate at the Turning of the Sod Ceremony in honour of John Durkan Venue: Dublin 8

04:30 PM

05:15 PM

Interview with the Irish Times Magazine

05:15 PM

05:30 PM

Taoiseach, Tanaiste & Minister for Finance

05 30 PM

06:30 PM

Meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Decentralisation Venue Sycamore Room

06:30 PM

06 30 PM

Michael O Kennedy

Friday, May 4 09 30 AM 10:30 AM Meeting with First Minister David Trimble

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12 30 PM

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Address Deloitte & Touche Regional Conference Venue Four Seasons Hotel

04:00 PM

04 00 PM

Depart Dublin Airport by helicopter

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04 45 PM

04 45 PM

Arrive Tipperary town

05 00 PM

05 00 PM

Opening of Excel Heritage Centre Venue : Tipperary

06 00 PM

06:30 PM

Tipperary Urban District Council Civic Reception in Taoiseach's honour Venue: Urban District Council Offices, Dan Breen House, Tipperary

06 45 PM

06:45 PM

Present Sports Scholarships to nine up & coming Sports Stars Venue: Canon Hayes Recreation Centre, Tipperary Town

07:30 PM

08:00 PM

Officially open Tipperary Golf Club new Club House Venue: Tipperary

08:00 PM

08 00 PM

Depart Tipperary town by helicopter

08:45 PM

08 45 PM

Arrive Dublin Airport

Saturday, May 5

Sunday, May 6 For information : National Hurling League Final Tipperary V. Clare Venue: Croke Park

12:30 PM

12 30 PM

Attend John Power & Son Irish Grand National and Present Winner with trophy. Lunch 12 30pm, First Race 2 05pm

Monday, May 7 BANK HOLIDAY

12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Perform formal opening of the African Plains in Dublin Zoo Venue Phoenix Park

Tuesday, May 8 DAlL SITTING (2 30 P.M. - 8 30 P M )

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10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

02 30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03 45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04 15 PM

04 45 PM

Order of Business

05:30 PM

05:30 PM

Meeting with Mr. Patrick J. Murphy, Art Advisor, OPW Venue: Taoiseach's Office

08:00 PM

08:00 PM

Guest of honour at the Institute of Directors of Ireland President's Dinner Dress Blacktie Venue Berkeley Court Hotel

Wednesday, May 9 DAIL SITTING (2 30 p.m. - 8 30 p.m.)

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12:00 PM

12 00 PM

Launch of Nice Referendum Venue Iveagh House

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03 45 PM

03 45 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04 15 PM

04 15 PM

Order of Business

05 30 PM

06:00 PM

Sarah Murphy. Media Planning (interview for the New York Times)

Thursday, May 10 DAlL SITTING (10 30 a m. - 4 45 p.m.)

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10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

11:30 AM

11 30 AM

Launch of the Drugs Strategy with MoS Eoin Ryan: Venue Press Centre

12:45 PM

01:15 PM

Drop into the Junior Achievement Ireland/Dublin Docklands Development Authority Celebration Event Venue RDS

01 30 PM

02:00 PM

Meeting with Mr Frank McManus. Venue Taoiseach's Office

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Officially launch Careers World Online Venue Shelbourne Hotel

04:00 PM

05:00 PM

Taoiseach, John Dennehy, Archbishop Brady and Bishop Flynn re Joint Managerial Body

05:30 PM

06:00 PM

Visit Dublin Castle

Friday, May 11 10:30 AM 10:30 AM Meeting with Peter Ryan Venue: Taoiseach's Office

12 45 PM

12 45 PM

Guest of Honour at IBEC's Annual Lunch Venue Mansion House

04:00 PM

05:00 PM

Briefing with the President Venue Aras an Uachtarain

Saturday, May 12 09:30 AM 09:30 AM Deliver the Opening Address at the Association of Higher Civil & Public Servants Annual Delegate Conference Venue Burlington Hotel

Sunday, May 13

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03 30 PM

Attend FAI Senior Challenge Cup Final Bohemians V Longford ADC to attend also. Venue Tolka Park

Monday, May 14

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08 00 PM

10:00 PM

Reception for Cardinal Connell. ADC to attend also. Venue: Dublin Castle

Tuesday, May 15 DAlL SITTING (2 30 P.M. - 8 30 P.M )

09 45 AM

09:45 AM

Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10 30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Photocall for The Irish Heart Foundation to promote Happy Heart Weekend

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04:15 PM

04 45 PM

Order of Business

06:00 PM

06:25 PM

Officially open The Pavilions Shopping Centre Venue: Swords. Co Dublin

06:35 PM

06:35 PM

Photograph to present First Ireland's Best Service Excellence Award to Superquinn Venue The Pavilions Shopping Centre, Swords. Co. Dublin

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07:30 PM

07.30 PM

Farewell dinner for Ambassador Mike Sullivan Venue : Italian Room

Wednesday, May 16 DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 10.00 P.M.)

10 00 AM

10 30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10 30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

11:15AM

11:15AM

Meet with pupils from St. Joseph's School for the Deaf Main Staircase, Leinster House

01 40 PM

02:15 PM

Photocall and address by Taoiseach

Oak Room, Mansion House

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Question Time

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Tour of new offices in Leinster House starting in the Whips Office

04:45 PM

04:45 PM

Meet with Joe Lennon

05:15 PM

05:15 PM

Photo with Dermot Cooke and Fas Exchange Trainees, Front steps

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DAlL SITTING (10 30 A M - 4 45 P.M.)

09:30 AM

09:30 AM

Meeting with Michael Moynihan Venue Taoiseach's Office

10:00 AM

10 30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10 30 AM

1 1 0 0 AM

Order of Business

01 00 PM

01 00 PM

Visit to Aras Chronain (Irish Centre)

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06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Visit to Round Towers new development Venue Clondalkin

06 30 PM

06:30 PM

Present Prizes Minor Football League Winners Venue Round Tower GAA Club

07 30 PM

08 00 PM

Chapelizod Residents Association - Launch of Local Area Plan Venue Mansion House

09:00 PM

09 00 PM

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09:45 AM

Tour of Farmleigh with Minister of State Cullen Dermot McCarthy to attend also

Saturday, May 19 10:30 AM 10:50 AM Address the Irish Sports Council High Performance Strategy Foundation Event: Burlington Hotel

Sunday, May 20 02 00 PM 04.00 PM Attending St Patrick's Festival 2001 Venue: Grandstand, O'Connell Street

Monday, May 21

01:00 PM

01:00 PM

Launch St Vincents Primary School's Schoolyard Murals Venue: Glasnevin, Dublin 11

02:00 PM

02:30 PM

Officiate at the redevelopment of St. Joseph's Mansions Venue Killarney Street, Dublin 1

03 00 PM

03:30 PM

Launch the Networking Society new server Venue : Dublin City University

03:30 PM

04 00 PM

Launch the DCU new Strategic Plan - Leading Change Venue : Dublin City University

05 00 PM

05:30 PM

Courtesy Call from Former US President Bill Clinton Venue: Government Buildings

07:00 PM

09 15 PM

Independent News and Media Reception in Trinity College Dublin (followed by Independent Lecture by former President Bill Clinton)

Tuesday, May 22

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02 30 PM

02 30 PM

Question Time

03:30 PM

03:45 PM

Eoin O Leary (briefing on Cabinet Committee on European Affairs)

03:45 PM

04:45 PM

Meeting with the IRFU re Campus and Stadium Ireland (Ministers McCreevy and McDaid and officials to attend also) Venue : Sycamore Room

05 00 PM

06 00 PM

Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

Thursday, May 24 DAlL SITTING (10 30 A M - 4 45 P M.)

08:00 AM

09:00 AM

Launch PricewaterhouseCoopers Technology Forecast 2001-2003 Venue: Shelbourne Hotel

09:00 AM

09:45 AM

Taoiseach, Tanaiste. Ministers for Finance and Environment and MoS Molloy (re Housing)

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Hold

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

11 20 AM

11:30 AM

Photo opportunity with TV3 - relaunching of the Cooley Peninsula

12:15 PM

12 45 PM

Meeting with delegation from the Russian Duma Venue Sycamore Room

12:45 PM

01:15 PM

Minister For Finance, Martin Mansergh plus officials from D Finance and OPW re Farnham Estate

02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Officially open Liffey Distributors Ltd new premises Venue 309 Northwest Business Park, Blanchardstown. Dublin 15

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Officially launch the Gerry Daly Garden ie website Venue: 90 Merrion Square, Dublin 2

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04 30 PM

Interview with Tommie O Gorman (ref Joe Lennon): Venue Taoiseach's Office

04:30 PM

05 30 PM

Keep Free

07:15 PM

10:00 PM

Officially open the extension to the Kildare Hotel and Country Club (followed by dinner) Venue Straffan

Friday, May 25

06:30 PM

06 30 PM

Official opening of Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre

09:30 PM

09:30 PM

Late Late Show, Montrose

Saturday, May 26 09:20 AM 09:20 AM Addressing Public and Private Health Care Conference Venue: Mater Hospital

Sunday, May 27

Monday, May 28 08:15 AM 08.15 AM Depart Dublin Airport for Farranfore by Government Jet

08.55 AM

08 55 AM

Arrive Farranfore and transfer to Killarney

09:30 AM

09:30 AM

Government meeting Venue

Muckross House, Killarney

12 45 PM

12 45 PM

Government lunch Venue

Garden Restaurant, Muckross House

04 30 PM

04:30 PM

Depart Farranfore by Government Jet for Dublin Airport

05:00 PM

05 00 PM

Arrive Dublin Airport

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07:30 PM

Present students with Certificates under the National Council for Vocational Awards (NCVA) Venue 29 Bow Street. Dublin 7

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Tuesday, May 29 DAlL SITTING (2 30 P M . - 8 30 P.M.)

12:00 PM

12:30 PM

Meeting with US Senators John McCain and Fred Thompson and delegation Venue : Taoiseach's Meeting Room

02 30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03 30 PM

03:30 PM

Photograph with Danny O'Brien Venue Taoiseach's Office

03 45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04:15 PM

04 45 PM

Order of Business

06:00 PM

06 00 PM

Launch ESRI Report on the Economic. Employment & Social Profile of the Greater Dublin Region Venue: Burlington Road

08 00 PM

08 00 PM

Attend Annual Sunday Indpendent/BMW Business of the Year Award Dinner Dress is Blacktie Venue Dublin Castle

Wednesday, May 30 DAlL SITTING (10 30 A M - 10 00 P.M.)

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09:00 AM

09:45 AM

Taoiseach, Minister for the Environmet, AG and Deputy Michael Noonan: Venue Meeting Room

09 45 AM

10 00 AM

Briefing for PM Persson meeting Venue

Taoiseach's meeting Room

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

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01 30 PM 01 45 PM Presentation of President s Medal and citation by CIPFA

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Question Time

03:30 PM

05:30 PM

Meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Goran Persson Venue : Government Buildings

05:45 PM

06:00 PM

Mary Doyle re Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion and infrastructure related matters

06:00 PM

07:00 PM

Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue : Sycamore Room

07:30 PM

07:30 PM

News of the World Spirit of Ireland Awards Venue Conrad Hotel.

Thursday, May 31 Overnight Thursday in the Mount Errigal Hotel

DAlL SITTING (10 30 A M - 4 45 P M )

09:00 AM

09:20 AM

Michael Collins and John Creegan

09:20 AM

09:35 AM

Minister of State Joe Jacob

09.35 AM

10:00 AM

Minister of State Willie O'Dea

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10 30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

1 1 0 0 AM

Order of Business

11 30 AM

12:15PM

Launch 50th Wexford Opera Festival Venue Guinness Hop Store

01 00 PM

01 00 PM

Depart Dublin Airport for Derry Airport by Government Jet

01 40 PM

01 40 PM

Arrive Derry Aiport and transfer by car to Carndonagh

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Officially open Milltown House Venue Carndonagh, Co Donegal

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Launch of North West Rural Development report Venue: Buncrana Inishowen Hotel, Co Donegal

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

Visit the Hospice Project at Knocknamona Venue Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Officiate at the launch ceremony at the new Holiday Inn Hotel Venue: Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

06:50 PM

06:50 PM

Minister Dempsey and Minister of State Molloy

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11 00 PM

Overnight in Letterkenny

Friday, June 1

10 30 AM

10:30 AM

Open the new road between Donegal Town & Ballybofey, Known as "Clar-Barnes" Venue Donegal

11:10AM

11:10AM

Harvey's Point Hotel Venue Donegal Town

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12:30 PM

Depart Donegal Town for Killybegs

01:30 PM

01 30 PM

Visit the Donegal Carpets Factory Venue: Killybegs, Co. Donegal

02 00 PM

02 00 PM

Depart for Glenties

02:30 PM

02 30 PM

Officially open Glenties Environmental Improvement Scheme Venue: Glenties

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Depart for Dungloe

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Officially open Dungloe Environmental Improvement Schemes Venue: Dungloe

04:15 PM

04:15 PM

Officially open the Old Gweedore Hotel & Heritage Centre Venue: Donegal

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

Depart Carrickfinn Airport by CASA for Dublin Airport

06:00 PM

06 00 PM

Arrive Dublin Airport

Saturday, J u n e 2

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06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Depart Dublin Airport for Farranfore

07:00 PM

07:30 PM

Address World Conference of Credit Unions, Great Southern Hotel, Killarney

Sunday, J u n e 3

Monday, J u n e 4 BANK HOLIDAY

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02 45 PM

Attend Ballybeggan Park National Hunt Racing & present the prize to the winner for the major race of the day Venue: Tralee, Co. Kerry

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

Depart Farranfore for Dublin

Tuesday, J u n e 5

04:30 PM

04 45 PM

Brief meeting with Tony Hanahoe Venue: Taoiseach's Office

04:45 PM

05:30 PM

Meet with deputation from Enniscorthy Urban Council re unemployment in Enniscorthy Venue: Sycamore Room

06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Six One News re Nice Referendum, RTE Studios, Donnybrook

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07:30 PM

07:30 PM

Open Dublin Funds Industry Association 4th Annual DFIA/NICSA International Mutual Fund Committee Venue: City Hall, Dame Street. Dublin 2

Wednesday, J u n e 6

03:45 PM

03:45 PM

Meeting with Mr John O'Neill, CEO. AXA Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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Thursday, J u n e 7 Referendum on Nice Treaty, Death Penalty and the International Criminal Court

02:45 PM

03:00 PM

Dermot McCarthy

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Meeting with Paulo Portas

03:30 PM

03:45 PM

Gerard Collins

06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Officially open Liam Wall's new offices Venue: City Junction Business Park, Northern Cross, Malahide Road, Dublin 17

08:00 PM

08:30 PM

Open Irish Association of Teachers in Special Education 13th Annual Conference Venue: Drumcondra

Friday, J u n e 8

07:30 PM

07:30 PM

Present Shannon Homes with Tipperary Cyrstal Vase Venue: Chapelgate. Drumcondra, Dublin 9

Saturday, J u n e 9

Sunday, J u n e 10

Monday, J u n e 11

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12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Officially open Dublin Adult Learning Centre Creche Venue: Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1

01:00 PM

01:00 PM

Present the Institute of Architect of Ireland Award Gold Medal to Carian O'Connor Venue: Botanic Gardens

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Meeting with John Swinney, Leader of the Scottish Nationalist Party Venue: Taoiseach's Office

05:00 PM

05:30 PM

Officially open Clareville Senior Citizens Complex Venue: Glasnevin, Dublin 9

06:00 PM

06:30 PM

Officially open St. Agatha's Hall Venue: Charleville Mall Library, Charleville Mall, North Strand, Dublin 3

Tuesday, J u n e 12 DAlL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

09:30 AM

09:45 AM

Dermot Gallagher and Eoin O'Leary

09:45 AM

09:45 AM

Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

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03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Briefly drop into Martin Mansergh's meeting with Canadian University Students (for a photograph) Venue: Sycamore Room

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04:15 PM

04 45 PM

Order of Business

05:30 PM

06:00 PM

Launch of Coiste Comhairleach na nOg V e n u e : Italian Room

06:30 PM

07:00 PM

(Minister Woods representing Taoiseach) Officially open Ogilvy & Mather's (O&M) new premises Venue: Ely Place, Dublin 2

06:30 PM

06:30 PM

D3il Statements on the outcome of the Nice Referendum

08:30 PM

08:30 PM

Sile de Valera

Wednesday, June 13 DAlL SITTING 10.30 A M - 1 0 . 0 0 P.M.)

09:00 AM

10:00 AM

Cabinet Committee on Asylum Seekers Venue : Sycamore Room

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

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03:30 PM

03:45 PM

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03:45 PM

Photocall to promote Dave McEnroe & Aine Feeny's new car & truck driving school Venue: Government Buildings

03:55 PM

04:10 PM

Meeting with Mr Des Hanafin Venue: Taoiseach's Office

05:00 PM

06:00 PM

Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Dining Room

06:00 PM

07:30 PM

Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

Thursday, J u n e 14 DAlL SITTING (10 30 A M - 4 45 P.M.)

08:30 AM

08:50 AM

Officially open the IT Ireland Conference Venue: Dublin Castle

09:15 AM

10.00 AM

Meeting with Mr. Michael Dell Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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Friday, J u n e 15 European Council Meeting, Gothenburg

Saturday, J u n e 16

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04:50 PM

04:50 PM

Arrive Dublin Airport from Gothenburg

07:30 PM

07:30 PM

Officially open Irish National Teachers' Organisation ( I N T O . ) newly restored Headquarters Venue: 34 Parnell Square, Dublin 1

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Monday, J u n e 18

12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Depart Dublin Airport for RAF Northolt by Air Taxi

02:30 PM

06:30 PM

Nl talks, Downing Street.

07:00 PM

07:00 PM

Depart RAF Northolt for Dublin Airport by Air Taxi (time may change)

Tuesday, June 19 DAlL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

09.00 AM

09 10 AM

Photocall & brief meeting with Seymour Papert MIT St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra.

09:45 AM

09:45 AM

Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

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02:20 PM

Drop in to meet delegation from Northern Ireland Civil Service Commissioners, Private Dining Room, Leinster House (Ref Frank Murray).

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03 15 PM

03:15 PM

Greet students from Bangor Academy, Main Staircase, Leinster House

03:40 PM

03:40 PM

Phone call to President McAleese re Gothenburg European Council and enlargement

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04:15 PM

04.45 PM

Order of Business

05:30 PM

05:45 PM

Meeting with the Czech Speaker and small delegation Venue : Meeting Room

06:00 PM

06:30 PM

Courtesy Call from the Brazilian Ambassador Venue: Taoiseach's Office

06:30 PM

06:45 PM

Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

06:45 PM

06:45 PM

Brian Murphy

06:50 PM

07:45 PM

Interview with Brooke Lapping (Dan Edge) re Northern Ireland Peace Process Venue : Room 301

08:00 PM

08:00 PM

Opening The Sea Bank House (Tavern Pub) Venue: Eastwall, Dublin 3

Wednesday, J u n e 20 DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 10.00 P.M.)

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09:45 AM

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10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business (Tanaiste confirmed)

10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Arrive Edinburgh Airport

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Question Time (questions postponed by the opposition)

08:50 PM

08:50 PM

Depart Glasgow Airport for Dublin by air tkxi

09:40 PM

09:40 PM

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10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Arrive Edinburgh Airport

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Question Time (questions postponed by the opposition)

08:50 PM

08:50 PM

Depart Glasgow Airport for Dublin by air taxi

09:40 PM

09:40 PM

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09:15 AM

09:30 AM

Senator Rory Kiely and John Cregan Venue: Taoiseach's Office

09:30 AM

10:00 AM

Briefing in advance of the Estimates meeting at 12.30pm

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11.00 AM

Order of Business

11:00 AM

12:10 PM

D3il Statements on Gothenburg European Council

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Estimates meeting with the Joint Committee on Finance & the Public Service Venue : Kildare House

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Dermot Gallagher. Eoin O'Leary and Rory Montgomery re Prodi visit

04:00 PM

04:10 PM

Una Claffey

05:00 PM

06:00 PM

Meeting with Commission President Prodi. Tete a tete followed by meeting with Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs.

08:00 PM

08:00 PM

Dinner hosted by the Taoiseach in honour of Commission President P r o d i m ^ M j M ^ ^ ^ p V e n u e : Dublin Castle

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09:30 AM

09:30 AM

Present prizes at Finbarrs Boys National School Open Day Venue: Cabra West. Dublin 7

11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Annual Dental Health Awards Ref: Anna Bogle Venue: Scoil ide, Girls National School, Cromcastle Green, Kilmore Road West, Dublin 5

12:00 PM

12:30 PM

Unveil bust of Veronica Guerin Venue: Dublin Castle

01:00 PM

01:00 PM

Attend Bord Failte's Home Holiday Campaign reception Venue: Garden Room, 2nd Floor, Morrison Hotel

02:00 PM

03:00 PM

Lay foundation stone for the new development at Mountainview Court Venue: Summerhill. Dublin 1

03:30 PM

04:15 PM

Present the NCVA Certificates to local women participants Venue CERT Amiens Street. Dublin 1

Saturday, J u n e 23 11:30 AM 11:30 AM Depart Dublin Airport

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12:00 PM

Arrive Farranfore and transfer to Kenmare by car

01:00 PM

10:30 PM

Programme with Commission President Prodi in Killarney

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02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Officially opening the next phase of Flancare's Development Venue: Carrigeen Industrial Estate, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

08:00 PM

08:00 PM

Depart for Iceland

Monday, J u n e 25 Visit to Iceland

Tuesday, J u n e 26 New York UN Aids Conference

DAlL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting (Tanaiste to chair)

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Question Time (Taoiseach's questions postponed)

04:15 PM

04:45 PM

Order of Business (being taken by Minister Woods)

Wednesday, J u n e 27

DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 10.00 P.M.)

10:30 AM

11 00 AM

FOR INFORMATION ONLY : Order of Business (being taken by the Tanaiste)

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02:30 PM

FOR INFORMATION ONLY : Question Time (Taoiseach's questions postponed)

Thursday, J u n e 28 DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 1 0 . 0 0 P.M.)

10:30 AM

11 00 AM

FOR INFORMATION ONLY : Order of Business (being taken by the Tanaiste)

01:00 PM

01:00 PM

Depart Dublin Airport for RAF Aldergrove I

01:30 PM

01:30 PM

Arrive RAF Aldergrove

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08:00 PM

08:00 PM

Depart RAF Aldergrov

Friday, J u n e 29 DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 3.00 P.M.)

Saturday, J u n e 30

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

John Barry Wreath Laying Ceremony

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11:00 AM

11.00 AM

Official opening of Quay Front Extension followed by short walkabout Venue: Wexford

11:30 AM

11:45 AM

Meeting with MOS Hugh Byrne & Employmnt Task Force Venue: Talbot Hotel

11 45 AM

11:45 AM

Meeting with representatives from the Wexford Chamber of Commerce & Industry Venue. Talbot Hotel

12:15 PM

12:15 PM

Launch of Dr Peter Bacon's Rural Development Strategy for Wexford commissioned by Wexford Co. Council Venue Talbot Hotel

12:45 PM

12:55 PM

Meeting with Members of Wexford Borough Council Venue: Talbot Hotel, Wexford Town

01:00 PM

01:00 PM

Lunch Venue Talbot Hotel

01:45 PM

01:45 PM

Visit to the new Wexford GAA Park

02:10 PM

02:10 PM

Depart by car for Enniscorthy

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Unveil plaque at Enniscorthy Enterprise & Technology Centre Venue: Enniscorthy Vocational College Campus jr

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Attend Enniscorthy's UDC Civic Reception Venue: National 1798 Visitors Centre

04:00 PM

05:00 PM

Officially open Co. Wexford Strawberry Festival 2001 Venue: Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

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Monday, July 2 01:00 PM 01:00 PM Officially open Temple Street MRI Scanner Venue: Temple Street, Dublin 1.

02:00 PM

02 45 PM

Officially open the New Cabra Library Venue: Old Cabra Road, Rataoth Junction, Dublin 7

03:15 PM

03:15 PM

Laying the foundation stone for Focus Ireland's new housing project Venue:Holy Faith Convent, Cappagh Road, Finglas

04:30 PM

04:30 PM

Participate in the Belvedere College Union Video Venue: St. Lukes

05:00 PM

05:30 PM

Minister for Finance and Paddy Teahon: Venue St Lukes

Tuesday, July 3 DAlL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

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02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:20 PM

03:20 PM

Photograph with 33 Argentinian Students. Venue Ceremonial Stairs.

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Photograph with Michael Treacy, for Brendan Kenneally. Venue Taoiseach's Office

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03:35 PM

03:35 PM

Photo with Maurice O Keeffe (re Thomas Francis Maher picture). Taoiseach's Office

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04:15 PM

04 45 PM

Order of Business

W e d n e s d a y , July 4 DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 10.00 P.M )

09:30 AM

09:30 AM

Courtesy call from Argentinian Ambassador Venue : Taoiseach's office

10.00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Question Time

03:30 PM

04:30 PM

Meeting with The Corporate Policy Group, Fingal County Council Gerry Hickey to attend also Venue: Meeting Room

04:30 PM

04:30 PM

Meeting with Anglo-American/ Ivernia West Venue: Meeting Room

05 00 PM

06:15 PM

Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

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07 45 PM

07.45 PM

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10:30 AM

11 00 AM

[FOR INFORMATION ONLY : MINISTER WOODS] Order of Business

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12:00 PM 12:00 PM Depart RAF Northolt l i ^ J ^ r Sligo Airport

01:30 PM

01:30 PM

Arrive Sligo Airport and transfer by car to Bundoran

02:00 PM

03:00 PM

Address ICTU Biennial Conference Venue Bundoran, Co. Donegal

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04:10 PM

04:10 PM

Arrive Dublin Airport

05 30 PM

05:30 PM

Meeting with new Lord Mayor of Dublin & Owen Keegan

06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Drinks for Dermot Gallagher. Venue: Sycamore Room

07:00 PM Friday, J u l y 6

07:00 PM

Chief Whips End of Session Drinks Venue : Italian Room (7.00pm to 9.00pm) DAlL SITTING (10.30 A.M. - 2 00 P.M.)

09:00 AM

09:00 AM

Briefing

09:15 AM

09 45 AM

Michael Noonan and delegation re National Forum on Europe Venue Meeting Room

09 45 AM

10:15 AM

Ruairi Quinn and delegation re National Forum on Europe Venue : Meeting Room

10:40 AM

10 40 AM

Launch Integrated Services Process (ISP) Documents Venue: Dublin Castle

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12:30 PM

01:00 PM

Officially open Kill International Equestrian Centre new facility Venue: Kill, Co. Kildare

01:15 PM

0 1 4 5 PM

Officially open Naas Sports Centre Venue: Naas, Co. Kildare

01:45 PM

02:15 PM

Walk about Naas

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Officially open Phase 2 of the Thompson Business & Enterprise Centre Venue: Clane, Co. Kildare (timing prov)

02:55 PM

03:15 PM

Formally open The Wheelchair Association National Mobility Centre Venue: Clane, Co. Kildare

03:30 PM

04:00 PM

Open Redeveloped Harbour Venue: Kilcock

04:15 PM

04:45 PM

Turn sod at Maynooth Business Centre Venue: Maynooth

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

Brief Visit to Schneider Electric Venue: Maynooth Road, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

05:20 PM

05:20 PM

Officially open Cill Seilin Venue: Saint Raphael's, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

10:30 PM

11:15 PM

Attend Ashbourne Golf Club prize giving ceremony at a Golf Classic in aid of The Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust Venue: Ashbourne

Saturday, July 7

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09:00 PM

10:00 PM

Attend Beggsboro A F C . Presentation Night Venue: Cabra, Dublin 7

Sunday, J u l y 8

11:25 AM

11:25 AM

National Day of Commemoration Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham

04:20 PM

04:20 PM

Attend Wexford v Kilkenny Leinster Hurling Final Hurling Venue: Croke Park

09:00 PM

09:00 PM

Drop into St Peter's Church community celebration Venue: Dalymount Park

Monday, J u l y 9 Weston Park Talks Venue: Shropshire, England

Tuesday, J u l y 10 Weston Park Talks Venue: Shropshire, England

03:30 PM

05:00 PM

Reception for the Foreign Policy Association of New York: Venue Italian Room [MINISTER SMITH TO DEPUTISE]

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04:00 PM

04:00 PM

Meet with PM Blair followed by talks with parties

Saturday, July 14

S u n d a y , J u l y 15 Attending Dublin v Meath Football Finals Venue: Croke Park

Monday, July 16

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Interview with BBC World Service re Brazil Venue : St. Lukes

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Interview with Graciela Iglesias-Rogers, Chief European Correspondent, La Nacion Newspaper. Argentina Venue St Lukes

07:30 PM

07:30 PM

Departure for Brazil (time approximate)

Tuesday, July 17 Brazil

W e d n e s d a y , J u l y 18 Brazil

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government meeting (to be chaired by the Tanaiste)

Thursday, July 19 Brazil

Friday, July 20

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Saturday, July 21 Brazil

Sunday, July 22

Monday, July 23 Argentina

Tuesday, July 24 Argentina

W e d n e s d a y , July 25 Argentina

T h u r s d a y , July 26

09 00 AM

01:00 PM

Attend PPF Plenary Quarterly Meeting Venue: Dublin Castle

01:45 PM

02:00 PM

Drop in to a lunch for the Task Force on Foot and Mouth Venue : Italian Room

02:00 PM

02:30 PM

Una Claffey

02:30 PM

03:30 PM

Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue : Sycamore Room

03 30 PM

04:00 PM

Courtesy Call from Michael Soprt'mers. National Treasury Management Agency Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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06:45 PM

07:15 PM

Launch of Prof. Jarlath Roynane's Book entitled "First Fleet to Federation" Venue: Trinity College

08:00 PM

08:00 PM

Government Dinner Venue. Farmleigh (Ministers to arrive for 7.45pm)

12:29 PM

12:30 PM

[TO BE DONE AFTER THE LUNCH ON THE WAY TO THE COUNCIL CHAMBER] NDP Photocall with Tanaiste and Minister McCreevy for launch of Funding Guide Venue: Front Steps (weather permitting)

12:30 PM

05:00 PM

Government meeting commencing with lunch in the Sycamore Room

05:30 PM

05:30 PM

Briefing with the President Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

Saturday, July 28 04:00 PM 04 00 PM Formally open Farmleigh House Venue: Phoenix Park

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Monday, July 30

Tuesday, July 31

03:30 PM

03:45 PM

Photocall for new Enterprise Centre (Fiontarlann Teo) Venue Westside, Galway

04:15 PM

04:45 PM

Officially open the Galway Technology Park Venue: Parkmore, Galway

Wednesday, A u g u s t 1

10:15AM

10:15AM

Meeting with Senator Margaret Cox Venue: Great Southern Hotel, Galway

11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Officially open the Galway Advertiser's new offices Venue: Eyre Square, Galway City

11:30 AM

11:45 AM

Launch new sponsorship for Cumann Peil Gael na mban (Ladies Gaelic Football Association) Venue: Radison Hotel

Thursday, A u g u s t 2 04:00 PM 04:00 PM

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06:30 PM

Officially open the Mirror World Championship Howth 2001 Venue: Howth

Saturday, A u g u s t 4

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Saturday, A u g u s t 11

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Thursday, A u g u s t 16 11:00 AM 11:00 AM Meeting with SDLP Venue: Taoiseach's meeting room

12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Meeting with the National Taxi Drivers Union

12.30 PM

12:30 PM

Brief meeting with Peter Ryan

Friday, A u g u s t 17

Saturday, A u g u s t 18

Sunday, A u g u s t 19

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Tuesday, A u g u s t 21

Wednesday, A u g u s t 22

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Friday, A u g u s t 24

Saturday, A u g u s t 25

Sunday, A u g u s t 26

Monday, A u g u s t 27

Tuesday, A u g u s t 28

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28-Aug-01 - 05-Nov-01

Tuesday, A u g u s t 28

Wednesday, A u g u s t 29

Thursday, A u g u s t 30

Friday, A u g u s t 31 05:00 PM 05:00 PM * Briefing meeting with officials re Chinese visit. Venue: St. Lukes

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09:00 PM 09:00 PM Dubhr^Ojs Charity Classic Dinner. Venue: Burlington Hotel Saturday, September 1 03:00 PM 03:00 PM Attend World Cup Qualifier Republic of Ireland v. Holland Venue Lansdowne Road

Sunday, September 2 All Ireland Senior Football Semi Final (Meath v Kerry) Venue : Croke Park (3.30)

All Ireland Minor Football Semi Final (Dublin v Kerry) Venue : Croke Park (2.00)

02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Greet Premier Zhu of China at Dublin Airportl

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05:55 PM

07:00 PM

Attend a special performance of Riverdance in honour of the Chinese Premier Venue Royal Hospital Kilmainhamj

Monday, September 3 09.00 AM 09:00 AM Meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs, Venue: Farmleigh.

09:25 AM

11 40 AM

Meeting with Premier Zhu of China (followed by press conference)

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12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Open National Mapping Agencies of Europe Annual General Assembly Venue: Dublin Castle

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04:30 PM

04:30 PM

Minister for Finance Venue : St. Lukes

06:50 PM

06:50 PM

State Dinner for Premier Zhu of China Venue: Dublin Castlef

Tuesday, September 4 08:30 AM 10:00 AM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for the Environment and Local Government Venue : Sycamore Room

10:00 AM

11:30 AM

Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Defence Venue : Sycamore Room

11:30 AM

01:00 PM

Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Venue : Sycamore Room

01 30 PM

03:00 PM

Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Foreign Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

03:00 PM

04:30 PM

Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands Venue : Sycamore Room

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

Briefing with the President Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

Wednesday, September 5

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09:50 AM

09:50 AM

Departure of Premier Zhu of China from Dublin Airpor

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11:15 AM

Government meeting (Tanaiste not attending)

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Photocall with Mr. Tom Walsh, Director General, Health & Safety Authority Venue: Taoiseach's Office

03:00 PM

04:00 PM

Attend Dail na nOg with MoS Hanifan Venue : Mansion House

04:15 PM

04:15 PM

Photocall with Robert Goggins, Editor, Hoops Magazine Venue Taoiseach's Office

04:30 PM

06:00 PM

Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

06:00 PM

06:15 PM

Brief meeting with US visitors Regina O'Callaghan Whiffin and her husband Patrick Venue : Taoiseach's Office

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Thursday, September 6 Trip to Mayo

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10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Depart Dublin Airport for Knock

01 00 PM

01.00 PM

Launch Ballina Chamber of Commerce New Website Venue: Ballina, Co Mayo

Friday, September 7

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Trip to Mayo

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Officially open Xonen Technologies Ltd Knock Airport

04:15 PM

04:15 PM

Depart Knock Airport for Dublin

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

Arrive Dublin Airport

07:00 PM

08:00 PM

Drop in to CRC 50th Anniversary, Pre-Dinner reception, St. Patrick's Hall, Dublin Castle

08:00 PM

08:00 PM

Drop in to Bohemians V. Shamrock Rovers League Match Venue Dalymount Park (Kick-off 7.45pm)

Saturday, September 8 Drop in to Bord Bia Irish Champion Stakes Race Day Venue: Leopardstown Racecourse (First Race 1.40pm, Main Race 3.50pm)

06:20 PM

06:20 PM

Record the Premiership with Eamonn Dunphy Venue : TV Centre, RTE

Sunday, September 9 03:30 PM 03:30 PM All Ireland Hurling Final Galway V. Tipperary Venue : Croke Park

Monday, September 10

01 30 PM

01:30 PM

Visit Dominican College Cabra (Principle Mary Keane)

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02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Launch the Institute of Engineers of Ireland STEPS Programme Venue: Lucan Community College, Lucan

04:00 PM

04:00 PM

Present Teagasc Students with Diplomas Venue: Botanic Gardens

06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Cabinet Committee on Abortion Venue : Sycamore Room

06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Charlie McCreevy, Dermot McCarthy, Paddy Teahon, David Doyle, Laura Magahy

07:00 PM

07:00 PM

Officially open Harold's Cross Greyhound Stadium Venue: Harold's Cross, Dublin 6 W

Tuesday, September 11

08:30 AM

10:00 AM

Bilateral meeting with the Attorney General Venue : Sycamore Room

10:00 AM

11:30 AM

Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Education and Science Venue Sycamore Room

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01:00 PM 02:00 PM Meeting with Sinn Fein 02:00 PM 03:30 PM Bilateral meeting with the Tanaiste Venue : Sycamore Room

02:30 PM

02:40 PM

Richard Haass, & US Ambassador Richard Egan.

03:30 PM

05:00 PM

Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Marine and Natural Resources Venue : Sycamore Room

05:00 PM

06:30 PM

Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Finance Venue: Sycamore Room

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10:15AM

10:15AM

Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government meeting

01:50 PM

02:00 PM

Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

02:00 PM

03:30 PM

Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Venue : Sycamore Room

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Friday, September 14

Saturday, September 15

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Sunday, September 16 12:30 PM 12:30 PM Attend Special Mass for victims of terrorist attack in America (to be celebrated by Cardinal Connell) Venue : Pro Cathedral

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

All Ireland Camogie Final Venue: Croke Park

Monday, September 17

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12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Photocall to present ISO 9001 Award to Doherty Advertising Ltd. Venue: St. Lukes

12:30 PM

01:00 PM

Officially open the Clarion Hotel Venue: IFSC

02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Officially open the Scouting Ireland's new headquarters Venue: Larch Hill, Co. Dublin

06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Courtesy Call from Rev. Harold Good, President of the Methodist Church Venue: St. Lukes

Tuesday, September 18 08:45 AM 09:15 AM Courtesy Call by Ambassador Richard J Egan Venue: Taoiseach's Office

09:15 AM

09:45 AM

Dick Roche

09:45 AM

09:45 AM

Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:25 AM

10:25 AM

Launch 4th annual Review of Programme for Government. Venue Steps of Government Buildings

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

12:00 PM

01:30 PM

Statements in D£il re bombings in US

02:00 PM

02:45 PM

Meeting with ASEAN Ambassadors Venue : Sycamore Room

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Launch Dublinia's new Exhibition Venue: St. Michael's Hill, Christ Church, Dublin 8

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04:00 PM

04:00 PM

Plant a Tree at Focus Housing 10th Anniversary Celebrations Venue: Stanhope Green, Stanhope Street, Dublin 7

05:30 PM

05:30 PM

Photocall at the ESCADA Shop Venue: Grafton Street, Dublin 2

Wednesday, September 19 07:15 AM 07:15 AM Depart Dublin Airport for RAF Northolt
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09:00 AM

11:00 AM

Breakfast meeting in Downing Street

01:00 PM

01:00 PM

Launch the ECDL Equalskills Initiative Venue: Shannon Airport

01:30 PM

01 40 PM

Meeting with Shannon Airport Police

02:00 PM

02:30 PM

Open Lynch Hotels New Corporate Headquarters Venue: Ennis, Co. Clare

03:00 PM

03:30 PM

Visit Ennis General Hospital

Thursday, September 20

11:30AM

11:40AM

Photocall with Ennis Information Age Town Delegation Venue: West County Hotel, Ennis

Friday, September 21

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09:00 AM

09:45 AM

Arrive Engineering Steel & Material Ltd Venue: Kilmallock Road, Limerick

09:50 AM

10:20 AM

Arrive Donoughmore National School

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Arrive Roxboro National School

11:10 AM

11 40 AM

Arrive Knockea National School

12:00 PM

12:50 PM

Arrive St. Michael's Community College Venue: Cappamore, Co. Limerick

02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Officially open SIFA's new Nitrates facility Venue: Shannon Industrial Estate

07:00 PM

10:30 PM

Special Informal European Council, Brussels

08:30 PM

08:30 PM

Guest of Honour at the Building Manager of the Year Awards and present the Awards to the winners/-? flmPffMBne, Burlington Hotel [Minister for Environment to s t a n c H H o ^ ^ i o i s e a c h ]

11:30 PM

11:30 PM

Drop in to the St. Oliver Plunketts Huring Football & Camogie Club to draw winning ticket Venue: Glenarriff Road, Navan Road, Dublin 7 (timing prov)

Saturday, September 22

Sunday, September 23 03:30 PM 03:30 PM All Ireland Football Final Venue: Croke Park

Monday, September 24

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10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Launch of Research Document Vincentian Housing Partnership Venue: Rendu Apartments, North William Street, Dublin 1

11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Ceremonial Welcome for President of Lithuania Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Launch of Dublin Inner City Partnership Venue: Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Courtesy call from President of Lithuania Venue: Govt. Bldgs.

06:30 PM

07:00 PM

Officially open Sutton Golf Club's new Clubhouse Venue: Cushpoint, Sutton

07:45 PM

07:45 PM

State Dinner for the President of Lithuania Venue: Dublin Castle

Tuesday, September 25

09:30 AM

11:00 AM

Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Public Enterprise Venue Sycamore Room

11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Gender Equality Conference Venue: Italian Room

12:40 PM

12:40 PM

Lunch hosted by Taoiseach for President of Lithuania Venue: Iveagh House

02:25 PM

02:30 PM

Drop in to a meeting between Judge Barron and Justice for the Forgotten Venue : Room 308

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Meeting with Mr. Roddy Molloy, FAS Venue: Taoiseach's Office

04:00 PM

04:00 PM

Presentation of the proposals for the Garden of Remembrance & ,Parnell Square by OPW ' Venue: Govt Bldgs (Sycamore Room).

04:30 PM

04:30 PM

Tanaiste

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06:00 PM

Launch book entitled "The Ultimate Encyclopaedia of Gaelic Games' Venue: Alliance HQ, Burlington House, Burlington Road, Dublin 4

07:00 PM

07:30 PM

North East Inner City Local Radio Venue: Civic Offices

Wednesday, September 26 09:45 AM 09:45 AM ~ Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

02:00 PM

03:30 PM

Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Meeting with Angela Kerins Venue: Taoiseach's Office

04:00 PM

04:30 PM

Senator Denis O'Donovan Venue: Government Buildings

06:15 PM

06:30 PM

Minister Noel Dempsey, Mary Doyle (pre-meeting)

06:30 PM

06:30 PM

Meeting with Deputation of Oireachtas members and Western Road Action Committee. Min Noel Dempsey to attend also Venue: Sycamore Room.

Thursday, September 27

09:30 AM

11:00 AM

Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue : Sycamore Room

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

Minister for Finance and Minister of State Molloy

11:30 AM

12:30 PM

Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation Venue : Sycamore Room

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03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Unveil the foundation stone to mark the occasion of the commencement of the works of the new Civic Offices Venue: St. Cronan's, Main Street, Bray, Co. Wicklow

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Visit Dell Premises Venue: Bray, Co. Wicklow

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

launch the Brockagh Resource Centre in association with Glenalough/Laragh and District Development Association Venue: Wicklow

Friday, September 28 08:00 AM 08:00 AM meeting with Pat T h e Cope' Gallagher Venue: St. Lukes

12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Launch of book for Christine Buckley, Aislinn Centre Venue: Italian Room, Govt. Bldgs.

12:45 PM

01:45 PM

Meeting with the 25 Co-ordinators of the RAPID Programme MoS Eoin Ryan to attend also Venue : Press Centre

02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Officially open Small Firms Association E-lreland Exhibiton Venue. RDS

Saturday, September 29

Sunday, September 30 02:30 PM 02:30 PM Attend Ladies All Ireland Football Final Venue: Croke Park

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06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Guest of honour at the Official Indigo National Children's Day Reception & present Ireland's 10 Bravest Children with their Bravery Certificates Venue: Burlington Hotel

Monday, October 1

A10:15 AM 10:45 AM Meeting with Deputy Premier & Minister of Finance Mr. Flaherty, Province of Ontario Venue: St. Luke's

11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Launch 10th Anniversary of the Reach Out Campaign Venue: Dublin Castle

12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Drop into St. Patrick's College Freshers Week Venue: Drumcondra, Dublin 9

02:10 PM

02:10 PM

Visit to the Islamic Centre, Clonskeagh

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Officially open the Mater Private Hospital's new extension Venue: Eccles Street, Dublin 1

04:00 PM

04:00 PM

Launch Carmichael Centre 5th Year Strategic Plan Venue: North Brunswick Street. Dublin 7

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Tuesday, October 2

09:45 AM

09:45 AM

Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

02:30 PM

04:00 PM

Press Conference on the outcome of the work of the Cabinet Committee on Abortion and the Cabinet's reaction to it. Venue Press Centre

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04.00 PM

04:15 PM

Courtesy call and photograph with Tom O'Malley, Tosco/Phillips and Paddy Power IN PC

04:30 PM

04:30 PM

Launch commemorative book on Lebanon entitled "In the Service of Peace" Venue: National Museum, Collins Barracks

05:30 PM

06:30 PM

Cabinet Committee on Asylum Seekers Venue : Sycamore Room

06:30 PM

07:30 PM

Meeting with David Trimble, Reg Empey, David Campbell

08:00 PM

08:00 PM

Attend Opening Night of the season of Plays by Tom Murphy Venue: Abbey Theatre

Wednesday, October 3 DAIL SITTING (2.30 P.M - 10.00 P.M.)

10:00 AM

10:15 AM

Courtesy call by Nicanor Restrepo

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Dick Roche plus 3

11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Meeting with Fr. Sean Healy, Dermot McCarthy to attend also Venue: Taoiseach's Office

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04:15 PM

06:15 PM

Order of Business, statements on death of Kevin Boland and statements on US atrocities

'A09:00 PM 09:00 PM Scoil Catriona Fundraiser Dinner Venue: Croke Park

Thursday, October 4

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10:00 AM 10:30 AM Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Function for Ceann Comhairle Venue: Leinster House

12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Visit to St. Mary's Secondary .School Venue: Tipperary

12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Depart Army Grounds/Dublin Airport for Nenagh

01:45 PM

01:45 PM

Visit to St. Conlon's Community Welfare Home Venue: Tipperary

02:15 PM

02:15 PM

Visit to CBS Primary/Secondary School Venue. Tipperary

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Visit Nenagh General Hospital Venue: Nenagh, Co. Tipperary

03:45 PM

03:45 PM

Walkabout Nenagh Town Centre

04:15 PM

04:15 PM

Visit to Nenagh Castle Complex Development Venue: Nenagh

04:30 PM

04:30 PM

Civic Reception Nenagh UDC Venue: Town Hall, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary

06:30 PM

06:30 PM

Depart for Third World Confernce in Ballina

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07:00 PM

07:00 PM

Perfornn the Official Opening of the European Union Committee of the Regions Conference Venue: Lakeside Hotel, Ballina, Co. Tipperary

Friday, October 5 09:30 AM 09:30 AM Address the Institution of Engineers of Ireland Annual Conference Venue: Great Southern Hotel, Killarney

10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Depart Farranfore for Dublin

11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Arrive Dublin Airport

01:00 PM

01:00 PM

Arrive Castlepollard

01:00 PM

01:00 PM

visit new post primary school Venue: Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath

02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Arrive Mullingar - Officially open Canore Ltd new Offices Warehouse & Showrooms Venue: Mullingar Business Park

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Officially open Victim Support's new office Venue: Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

04:00 PM

04:00 PM

Visit to Longford/Westmeath General Hospital Venue: Westmeath

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

Visit to Cusack Park

Saturday, O c t o b e r 6

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11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Address the Internatioanl Literacy Day Venue: Gresham Hotel

05:35 PM

05:35 PM

World Cup Qualifier Republic of Ireland v. Cyprus Venue : Lansdowne Road

Sunday, O c t o b e r 7

Monday, O c t o b e r 8 03:00 PM 03:00 PM Officially open Beaumont Private Clinic Cardiac Laboratory Venue. Beamount, Dublin 9

Tuesday, O c t o b e r 9 DAIL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 9.30 P.M.)

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10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

01:00 PM

01:00 PM

Drop in to a meeting between officials and Sinn Fein (Minister Cowen to attend also) Venue : Michael Collins' Office

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04:15 PM

04:45 PM

Order of Business

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04:45 PM

Meet Tubercurry Active Retirement Group afterr Order of Business. Venue Main Stairs Leinster House (Ref Mattie Brennan)

07:00 PM

07:10 PM

Meeting with Deputation of EU Socialist Parties. Venue Taoiseach's Meeting Room

07:15 PM

07:15 PM

Photocall with two World Champion Kick Boxers Venue:Taoiseach's Office

07:20 PM

07:20 PM

Minister Sile de Valera

W e d n e s d a y , October 10 DAIL SITTING (10.30 A.M. - 8.30 P.M.

09:00 AM

09:40 AM

Opening Address at the PPP/PFI Global Seminar Venue: Burlington Hotel

10:00 AM

10:30 AM "•vs-Briefingon the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:30 PM

04:00 PM

Meeting with Mr. Steve Costello, Business in the Community - Ireland Venue: Taoiseach's Office

04:00 PM

04:30 PM

Meeting with SDLP

04:30 PM

06:00 PM

Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

06:15 PM

06:15 PM

Bart Cronin

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06:30 PM

06:30 PM

Launch Bruce Arnold's Biography of the Life of Jack Lynch Venue : National Gallery, Dublin 2

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10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business (Being taken by Dr. Woods)

11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Maurice Hayes, Venue St Lukes. W Kirwan & M Collins also attending.

12:00 PM

12 00 PM

Officially open HUB - DCU's new £4 million Student Centre Venue: DCU, Dublin 9

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06:15 PM 06:15 PM Drop into Knights Cleaning Services Ltd. announcement of their business expansion Venue: Buswells Hotel

Friday, October 12

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Sunday, October 14

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11:30 AM

This Week - Gerry Barry, followed by This Week in Politics - Sean Duignan. Venue RTE

• 01:20 PM

05:00 PM

Ceremonies to mark the re-internment of ten War of Independence volunteers in Glasnevin Cemetry Venue : Pro Cathedral / Glasnevin

Monday, O c t o b e r 15 01:30 PM 02:30 PM Lunch with Mme. Fontaine, President European Parliament. Venue : Sycamore Room

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Launch 106.8 new Country Sound Radio Station Venue: Stillorgan Ind. Park

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

— Launch the commencement of works for the refurbishment of Dublin Docklands Development Authority's Stack AVenue Custom House Quay

07:00 PM

08.00 PM

Meeting with President Yasser Arafat Venue : Sycamore Room

Tuesday, O c t o b e r 16 09:15 AM 09:15 AM Dermot McCarthy and Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

09:45 AM

09:45 AM

Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:30 PM

03:45 PM

Martin Mansergh

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04:15 PM

04:45 PM

Order of Business

05:30 PM

06:30 PM

Briefing on visit to the European Commission: Venue : Sycamore Room

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W e d n e s d a y , October 17 Visit by Taoiseach to European Commission, Brussels

08:20 AM

08:20 AM

Depart Dublin Airport (Ceremonial Suite) for Brussels

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business [For information only - being taken by the Tanaiste]

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time [For information only]

07:00 PM

07:00 PM

Arrive Dublin Airport from Brussels (time approx)

Thursday, O c t o b e r 18 09:00 AM 09:15 AM Brief Meeting with Egyptian Ambassador re beef market

09:15 AM

09:30 AM

David Andrews

09:30 AM

09:30 AM

Senator John Creegan

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

Meeting with The Salvation Army Venue: Taoiseach's Office

01:30 PM

01:30 PM

Meeting of High Level Group on Regulation Venue: Sycamore Room

01:30 PM

01:30 PM

Launch Metromedia Fiber Network's Internet Services Exchange Venue: Citywest Business Park

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02:30 PM

02:50 PM

Officially Open the New All Weather Football Pitch at St. Teresa's Gardens Venue: Donore Avenue

03:00 PM

05:00 PM

Launch of the National Forum on Europe Venue : St. Patrick's Hall, Dublin Castle

Friday, October 19 Informal European Council, Ghent, Belgium

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Depart Dublin Airport

01:00 PM

01:00 PM

Arrive Brussels -local time

02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Arrive St. Peter's Abbey, Ghent - local time

11:00 PM

11:00 PM

Depart Ghent-local time

11:59 PM

11:59 PM

Depart Brussels - local time - arriving Dublin 12:30 a.m. Irish time.

Saturday, October 20 10:00 AM 10:00 AM Contributing to Chris Reid's media art project "Dublin Memories" Venue: St Lukes

01:15 PM

01:15 PM

Arrive at the C & C Hospitality Tent Venue: East Stand, Lansdowne Road

02:45 PM

02:45 PM

Arrive IRFU Committee Room, West Stand

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Ireland - v- England Rugby Match Venue: Lansdowne Road.

Sunday, O c t o b e r 21

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Monday, October 22 11:30 AM 11 30 AM Launch the Teachnet Ireland Project Venue: St. Patrick's College

12.30 PM

01:00 PM

Address the inaugural meeting of the Centre for Partnership. Venue Room 308

02:30 PM

02:30 PM

Officially Open Bord Gais New Premises Venue: Foley Street

04:30 PM

04:30 PM

Officially open Balbriggan Business Park's Second Phase Venue: Ardgillan Suite, Bracken Court Hotel, Balbriggan

Tuesday, October 23 DAIL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 8.30 P.M.)

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09:30 AM 09:30 AM Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

09:45 AM

09:45 AM

Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:15 PM

03:30 PM

Drop into meeting with Prime Minister of Prince Edward Island, Mr Binns: Venue Leas Ceann Comhairle's Office, Leinster House

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

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04:15 PM

04:45 PM

Order of Business

05:30 PM

05:45 PM

Courtesy call from Dan Mulhail

06:30 PM

06:30 PM

Jim Glennon

06:45 PM

07:30 PM

Meeting with Vincent Kearns, Vice President, National Taxi Drivers Union Venue: Taoiseach's Office

07:30 PM

07:30 PM

Press Conference re decommissioning: Room 308

Wednesday, October 24 DAIL SITTING (10,30 A.M. - 8.30 P.M.)

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:20 PM

03:20 PM

Drop into meeting of Martin Mansergh with Sean Garland, the Workers Party

03:30 PM

03:40 PM

Photocall for Launch of Anti Racism Awaremess Campaign with the Minister for Justice. Venue: Government Buildings

05:45 PM

05:45 PM

Launch the Governments Anti-Racism Awareness Campaign Venue: RHA, Ely Place

06:15 PM

06:15 PM

Six One News Venue Courtyard Government Buildings

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07:00 PM

Statements on Northern Ireland

07:10 PM

07:20 PM

Meeting with President Putin's daughters

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10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business [by Tanaiste]

12:15 PM

12:15 PM

Arrive Dublin Airport

12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Depart Dublin for Cork

01:15 PM

01:15 PM

Arrive Cork

01:30 PM

01:30 PM

Vist to Examiner Offices Venue: Cork

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Vist to St. Patrick's Girls Secondary School Venue: Cork

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

Visit Kelleher's Buildings Venue: Cork North Central

04:30 PM

04:30 PM

Launch the Blarney Business Park Venue: Bowen House, Lee Road, Co. Cork

05:30 PM

05:30 PM

Coutesy call on Lord Mayor of Cork Venue: Cork

06:30 PM

06:30 PM

Meeting wiht Terex Arials Venue: Silversprings Hotel

07:30 PM

07:30 PM

Brief meeting with Mr. Charles Hennessy & Mr Gerry Barnes, Cork Opera House Venue: Silver Springs Hotel

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Friday, October 26

10:05 AM

10:05 AM

Depart Cork Airport El 035

10:50 AM

10:50 AM

Arrive Dublin Airport

12:00 PM

01:00 PM

Appointment at RHA Gallery, Ely Place

Saturday, October 27

Sunday, October 28

Monday, October 29 BANK HOLIDAY

Tuesday, October 30

Wednesday, O c t o b e r 31 09:00 AM 09:00 AM Mary Doyle

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09:45 AM

Chris Flood

09:45 AM

09:45 AM

Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

12:30 PM

02:00 PM

Cabinet Committee on Health Venue : Sycamore Room

02:30 PM

04:00 PM

Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion (followed by Cabinet Committee on Children) Venue : Sycamore Room

04:00 PM

04:20 PM

Gerry Howlin

04:20 PM

04:30 PM

David Begg (Ref D McCarthy)

04:30 PM

04:30 PM

Meeting with Cllr. Mary Mooney Venue: Taoiseach's Office

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

Meeting with National Parents & Siblings Alliance (NPSA) MoS Wallace to attend also Venue: Meeting Room

05:50 PM

06:00 PM

Una Claffey

06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Meeting ICTU re Aer Lingus

Thursday, November 1 09:30 AM 09:30 AM Officially Open The Society of the Irish Motor Industry Annual Conference Venue: Naas, Co. Kildare

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

Launch Tallaght Local Employment Service Network OB AIR LES Strategic Plan 2001-2003 Venue: Killinarden, Tallaght

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02:45 PM

03:00 PM

Peter MacDonagh

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Cabinet Committee on Health Venue : Taoiseach's Meeting Room

04:30 PM

04:30 PM

Gerry Howlin

04:50 PM

04:50 PM

Una Claffey

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04:00 PM

04:00 PM

Dermot McCarthy Venue : St. Lukes

07:30 PM

07:30 PM

Guest of Honour at Irish Exporters Association Gala Ceremony (Dress is Blacktie) Venue. Mansion House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Saturday, N o v e m b e r 3

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Officially open refurbished Soccer Pavilion Venue: Phoenix Park

Sunday, N o v e m b e r 4

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02:30 PM

Photocall and informal few words to mark the unveiling of the first tram for the Light Rail Project Venue : Merrion Square

Monday, November 5

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06-Nov-01 - 31-Dec-01

Tuesday, N o v e m b e r 6 (DAlL SITTING 2.30 P.M. - 8 30 P.M.)

09:20 AM

09:20 AM

Dermot McCarthy and Mary Doyle Venue: Taoiseach's Office

09:45 AM

09:45 AM

Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04:15 PM

04:45 PM

Order of Business (preceded by expressions of sympathy on the death of Denis Gallagher)

06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Participate in a Tribute Video to Mr. John Hume MP & Mr. Seamus Mallon MP Venue: Meeting Room

06:30 PM

06:30 PM

Launch Espion Limited Venue: Buswells Hotel

07:00 PM

07:00 PM

Brendan Smith

07:40 PM

07:40 PM

Drop in to Private Members Motion in Dail Chamber

W e d n e s d a y , November 7 (DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 8.30 P.M.)

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

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11:05 AM

Visit by Students from the Dominican College, Cabra Venue: Leinster House [Sean Nolan will be in attendance]

01:15 PM

01:15 PM

Piece to media re USA visit

02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Depart Dublin Airport

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02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time (questions postponed)

Thursday, November 8 (DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 4 45 P.M.)

United States

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business [being taken by the Tanaiste]

11:05 AM

11:05 AM

Visit by Students from the Dominican College, Cabra (Minister to be arranged) Venue: Leinster House

Friday, November 9 United States

10:00 PM

10:00 PM

Depart for Dublin

Saturday, November 10 09:30 AM 09:30 AM Arrive Dublin from Washington

05:05 PM

05:05 PM

Photograph with former Portugese footballer Eusebio Venue Smithfield Tower

06:00 PM

06:00 PM

Attend First Leg of World Cup Playoff - Ireland V. Iran - Venue Lansdowne Road

Sunday, N o v e m b e r 11

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11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Attend Stoneybatter & Areas Senior Citizens Association 1st Annual Mass Venue: The Church of the Sacred Heart, Arbour Hill

02:00 PM

04:00 PM

Attend Ireland v Samoa Rugby Match Venue: Lansdowne Road

Monday, N o v e m b e r 12 02:00 PM 02:00 PM Officially open Exchange House Travellers Service new building Venue: 42 James Street, Dublin 8

03:00 PM

03:20 PM

Switch on the Christmas Lights on Henry Street & Mary Street Venue: Arnotts, Henry Street, Dublin 1

03:45 PM

03:45 PM

Officially open Amari Dublin Ltd new premises Venue: Fonthill Industrial Estate, Lucan

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

Briefing with the President Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

06:45 PM

07:15 PM

Officially open The Parish of Mary Immaculate's new Sports & Training Centre Venue: Inchicore, Dublin 8

Tuesday, N o v e m b e r 13

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10:30 AM

10:30 AM

For information only : Government Meeting

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

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04:45 PM

Order of Business

06:00 PM

07:30 PM

Meeting of the Cabinet Committee on the Information Society Venue: Sycamore Room

Wednesday, November 14 07:50 AM 09:00 AM Breakfast with Tanaiste and Minister for Finance: Venue Taoiseach's Office

09:00 AM

10:00 AM

- Meeting of Cabinet Committee re Sellafield MOX Plant Venue Sycamore Room

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

11:05AM

11:05AM

Greet Students from the Dominican College, Cabra Venue: Leinster House

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03:40 PM

03:40 PM

Photocall with the Tanaiste to raise awareness of the Concern Fast Venue: Ceremonial Staircase

04:00 PM

04:00 PM

Courtesy call from Parliamentary delegation from Iceland led by Mr. Halldor Blondal, Speaker of the Althingi Venue: Sycamore Room

04:40 PM

04:40 PM

Eoin Ryan

05:00 PM

05:15 PM

Michael Collins & Eoin O'Leary

05:15 PM

06:45 PM

Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

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07:30 PM

Dinner with members of the Institute of European Affairs. Venue Taoiseach's Dining Room

T h u r s d a y , November 15

08:00 AM 09:00 AM

09:00 AM 09:30 AM

Breakfast with Minister Noel Dempsey. Venue Taoiseach's office Meeting with Minister O'Donoghue and the Attorney General re Defamation Bill Record piece to camera for the Goodwill Centre. Venue Meeting Room Briefing on the Order of Business Order of Business

09:30 AM 10:00 AM 10:30 AM

09:40 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM

11.30 AM

11:30 AM

Meeting with Mr. Sean Dorgan and John Dunne, IDA Dermot McCarthy to attend also Venue: Taoiseach's Office

12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Meeting with Traveller organisation behind Citizen Traveller Venue: Meeting Room

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04:30 PM

05:30 PM

Meeting with SDLP Leader, Mark Durkan

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Friday, November 16

09:00 AM 08:30 PM

09:00 AM 08:30 PM

Depart Dublin Guest of Honour at the Navan Chamber of Commerce President Ball Venue: The Ardboyne Hotel, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath. Black Tie

Saturday, November 17

02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Attend Ireland v New Zealand Rugby Match Venue: Lansdowne Road

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Sunday, November 18

12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Unveil stained glass window in remembrance of the Naval Association's deceased colleagues Venue. Garrison Chapel, Cathal Brugha Barracks Attend 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games Host Town Programme Festivities Venue: RDS, Dublin 4 Attending Corpus Christi Feis (Terry Dooley) Venue: Corpus Christi Hall

02:15 PM

02:45 PM

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Monday, November 19

01:00 PM

01:30 PM

Meeting with Mr. Enda Connellan, Chief Executive, Dublin Port Company Venue: St. Luke's

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02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Drop into St. Laurence O'Toole School Venue: Seville Road, Dublin 1 Visit St. Anne's GAA Club Venue: Bohernabreena, Tallaght, Dublin 24 Telephone call to former French President Giscard d'Estaing Dermot McCarthy

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

05:00 PM 06:15 PM

05:00 PM 06:15 PM

06:30 PM

06:30 PM

Host a reception for former Oireachtas members Venue: Members Restaurant, Leinster House Guest of Honour at the Official Launch of Zurich Bank Venue: City Hall

08:30 PM

08:30 PM

Tuesday, November 20

(DAlL SITTING 2.30 P.M. - 8.30 P.M.)

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10:30 AM

10:30 AM

02:30 PM 03:30 PM

03:15 PM 03:30 PM

Question Time Brief Discussion with Paul McGarry re Dublin / Monaghan Bombing Inquiry

03:45 PM

04:15 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business

04:15 PM

04:45 PM

Order of Business

05:15 PM 05:30 PM

05:25 PM 05:30 PM

John O Driscoll, Blackrock College Radio Meeting with Mr. Pat Cox MEP, Mr. Andrew Duff MEP & Mr. Bo Jensen Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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06:30 PM

06:30 PM

Present the Irish Times/PA Management Award 2001 (Oisin Kelly Arctic Tern' Award) Venue: National Gallery

07:30 PM

09:30 PM

Dinner with Ministers for Justice, Health, Social Community & Family Affairs and others. Venue Dining Room

Wednesday, November 21

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

09:15 AM

09:15 AM

Courtesy call from a Parliamentary delegation from the Slovak Republic led by Mr. Jozeg Migas Venue: Sycamore Room Briefing on the Order of Business Order of Business

10:00 AM 10:30 AM

10:30 AM 11:00 AM

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12:45 PM 02:30 PM 12:45 PM 03:15 PM Interview with BBC. Venue Sycamore Room Question Time Photocall with Mr. Kieran McLoughlin, Irish Funds & Mary Davis Venue: Taoiseach's Office

03:25 PM

03:25 PM

03:35 PM 04:00 PM 04:05 PM 05:00 PM

04:00 PM 04:00 PM 05:00 PM 05:30 PM

Minister O'Rourke Interview with Sky TV Venue Taoiseach's Meeting Room Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue : Sycamore Room Meeting with ICTU Venue: Meeting Room

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05:30 PM

06:00 PM

Meeting with IBEC Venue:Sycamore Room

08:30 PM

08:30 PM

Officially open the newly refurbished Halfway House Pub Venue: Ashtown, Dublin 7

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Thursday, November 22

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. -4.45 P.M.) 08:00 AM 08:00 AM Meeting with Tanaiste & Minister for Finance Venue: Taoiseach's Office Dermot McCarthy

09:00 AM

09:15 AM

10:00 AM 10:30 AM

10:00 AM 11:00 AM

Depart Dublin Airport for Farranfore by Government Jet Order of Business (Tanaiste)

Friday, N o v e m b e r 23

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Saturday, November 24

11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Launch Irish Wheelchair Association new Day Resource Centre Venue: Tuam, Co. Galway Opening of Food Safety Promotion Board Offices Venue: 7 East Gate Avenue, East Gate, Little Island, Co. Cork

01:30 PM

01:30 PM

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Sunday, November 25

11:45 AM

01:15 PM

Attend Stand Down Parade of the Irish UNIFIL Contingent Venue: GPO, O'Connell Street

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Monday, November 26

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Officially open CERT Tourism Business Forum Venue: The Westin Hotel, Dublin 1 Launch of Health Strategy; Mansion House

11:45 AM

01:15PM

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06:00 PM 06:00 PM Launch book "Acts of Union" by Kevin Whelan. Venue: Merrion Hotel

06:25 PM 07:00 PM

06:25 PM 07:00 PM

Piece to camera re Helath Strategy. Venue Courtyard Launch book entitled "Hanged for Ireland" by Tim Carey Venue: Hotel Saint George, 7 Parnell Square, Dublin 1

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(DAlL SITTING 2.30 P.M. -10.00 P.M.)

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10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

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03:45 PM 04:15 PM

04:15 PM 04:45 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business Order of Business

05:30 PM

06:00 PM

Meeting with PA Consulting concerning the SMI process Venue Taoiseach's Office

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07:00 PM 07:00 PM Launch book entitled "Penny Apples" Venue: Mansion House

Wednesday, N o v e m b e r 28

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 10.00*P.M.)

09:00 AM 10:00 AM

10:00 AM 10:30 AM

Tanaiste, Minister for Finance Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business
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02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:20 PM

03:20 PM

Hugh Byrne Courtesy call from Judge Eduardo Moline O'Connor, Argentine Supreme Court [Eoin O'Leary to attend also] Venue: Taoiseach's Office Mary Doyle re agenda of Cabinet Committee

03:30 PM

03:30 PM

03:50 PM

03:50 PM

04:00 PM

05:30 PM

Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

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05:30 PM

06:15 PM

Meeting with The Border, Midland and Western Regional Assembly Venue: Meeting Room

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07:20 PM

09:00 PM

Attend dinner at Media Lab Europe Venue: Former Guinness Hopstore, Crane Street

Thursday, N o v e m b e r 29

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 4.45 P.M.)

08:15 AM

08:45 AM

Briefing meeting re BIC and NSMC. Venue St Lukes
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09:00 AM 10:30 AM 10:00 PM

09:00 AM 11:00 AM 10:00 PM

Depart by car for Monaghan Order of Business (to be taken by the Tanaiste) Depart Monaghan

Friday, N o v e m b e r 30

07:45 AM

07:45 AM

Breakfast meeting with Tanaiste & the Minister for Finance. Venue Taoiseach's Office British Irish Council and North South Ministerial Council Venue : Dublin Castle

09:00 AM

09:00 AM

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Saturday, December 1

Sunday, December 2

11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Open Christmas Fair Venue: St Mary's Holy Faith School, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Monday, December 3

12:40 PM

12:40 PM

Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

01:00 PM

02:30 PM

Lunch with Special Olympics Patrons Venue : Italian Room

07:00 PM

07:00 PM

Drop into The Liberties Senior Citizens Group Christmas Dinner Dance Venue: Mansion House

Tuesday, December 4

(DAlL SITTING 2.30 P.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

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10:30 AM

10:30 AM

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02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:20 PM

03:20 PM

Photo with Inspr. Tom Kiely, Venue: Taoiseach's office

03:45 PM 04:15 PM

04:15 PM 04:45 PM

Briefing on the Order of Business Order of Business

05:30 PM

06:30 PM

Cabinet Committee on Asylum Seekers Venue : Sycamore Room

06:30 PM 06:45 PM 07:00 PM 07:30 PM

06:45 PM 07:00 PM 07:15 PM 07:30 PM

Donal Moynihan John Browne Michael Moynihan Taoiseach, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Justice, AG, D McCarthy. Venue Taoiseach's Office

Wednesday, December 5

BUDGET DAY

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - Midnight)

07:45 AM

07:45 AM

Special Government Meeting

10:00 AM 10:30 AM

10:30 AM 11:00 AM

Briefing on the Order of Business Order of Business Speak on 25th Amendment of the Constitution (Protection of Human Life in Pregnancy) Bill 2001 (time approx)

11:15AM

11:15AM

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

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03:15 PM

03.15 PM

Briefing by Finance Officials on the Financial Resolutions. Venue Taoiseach's Office Budget

04:15 PM

04:15 PM

07:00 PM

07:00 PM

Record piece to camera for Party Political Broadcast on the Budget: Venue Meeting Room (time prov).

09:00 PM

09:00 PM

Interview with RTE News. Venue Government Buildings

Thursday, December 6

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 6.30 P.M.)

09:30 AM 10:00 AM

09:30 AM 10:30 AM

Photocall for "Radio Works - turn it on" Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM

11:00 AM 01:00 PM

Order of Business Budget debate

02:00 PM

02:00 PM

Attend the switching on of the Leinster House Christmas Tree Lights Venue: Leinster Lawn

03:40 PM 03:45 PM

03:40 PM 04:15 PM

Minister of State Hugh Byrne Meeting with Dr. William C. Harris, Director-General of Science Foundation Ireland Venue: Taoiseach's Office Briefing meeting with officials re meeting with PM Verhofstadt Venue Meeting Room

04:30 PM

05:00 PM

05:00 PM

06:50 PM

Meeting with PM Verhofstadt Venue: Taoiseach's Office Guest of Honour at the reception to mark the occasion of the formal hand over of the Sean O'Casey papers to the State Venue: National Library

07:00 PM

07:00 PM

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08:00 PM

08.00 PM

Drop in to Merril Lynch function Venue; Four Seasons Hotel

10:00 PM

10:00 PM

Informal drop in to Legend of Sport Dinner with Guest of Hnour George Best Venue : Burlington Hotel (time approx.)

Friday, December 7

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 4.00 P.M.)

09:00 AM 10:00 AM 11:30 AM

09:00 AM 11:00 AM 01:00 PM

Depart Dublin Ardee Dundalk

12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Officially open new Learning & Information Resource Centre Building Venue: Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Co. Louth

02:40 PM

03:00 PM

Visit Scoil Mhuire Fatima Venue: Dublin Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth Visit LMFM new studios Venue: Broadcasting House,Rathmullen Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth Depart Drogheda

03:00 PM

03:30 PM

04:15 PM

04:15 PM

Saturday, December 8

Sunday, December 9

Monday, December 10

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12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Visit The Phoenix Park School Venue: Phoenix Park Officially announce the years recipients of Dublin Docklands Development Authority's Community Development Project Initiative Awards Venue: Custom House Quay, Dublin 1 Launch National Committee of Volunteering presentation of a sculpture to mark the closure of the UN International Year of Volunteers in Ireland Venue: Celtic Suite, Cusack Stand, Croke Park, Dublin 3 Formally launch FAI's Development Strategy 2002 - 2006 entitled "One Game, One Association Venue: Butlington Hotel

02:00 PM

02:00 PM

03:00 PM

03:00 PM

04:00 PM

04:00 PM

Tuesday, December 11

(Dail Sitting 11.30 A.M. - 10.00P.M.)

09:15 AM

09:45 AM

Opening Address at the 2001 IPA/CIPFA Conference Venue: Dublin Castle

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Government Meeting (Tanaiste not attending)

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03:45 PM 04:15 PM Briefing on the Order of Business 04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

05:30 PM

05:30 PM

Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

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W e d n e s d a y , December 12

(Dail Sitting 10.30 A.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

09:00 AM

09:30 AM

Photocall and brief meeting to mark the launch the Annual Report of the Competitiveness Council Venue : Front Steps and then Meeting Room Briefing on the Order of Business

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business

02:30 PM

03:15 PM

Question Time

03:20 PM

03:20 PM

Receive a complimentary Christmas Tree from the winner of the National Christmas Tree Contest Venue: Front Steps

03:25 PM 03:30 PM

03:25 PM 03:30 PM

Seamus Healy Courtesy call from Ms. Joanne Richardson, Chief Executive, American Chamber of Commerce [Mary Doyle to attend also]

03:50 PM

03:50 PM

Eoin O'Leary re Cabinet Committee

04:00 PM 06:00 PM

05:30 PM 06:30 PM

Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room Ceremony to appoint new President of the High Court Venue : Aras an Uachtarain

07:45 PM

07:45 PM

Polcorr's Dinner Venue: Farmleigh

Thursday, December 13

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(Dail Sitting 10.30 A.M. - 10.00 P.M. 09:00 AM 10:00 AM Meeting with Senator Ed Haughey and Art Cosgrove.

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Order of Business (to be taken by Minister O'Rourke).

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Meeting with Pierre Moscovici, Minister for European Affairs. Venue Dublin Castle Visit by Taoiseach to the Forum on Europe Venue : Dublin Castle

11:00 AM

12:30 PM

12:45 PM 02:00 PM

02:00 PM 02:05 PM

Attend IFSC Annual Lunch Venue: Italian Room. Short piece to camera for Sky Sports

02:15 PM 02:30 PM

02:25 PM 04:00 PM

Dermot McCarthy Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure and PPPs Venue : Sycamore Room

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08:30 PM

08:30 PM

Depart Dublin Airport for European Council in Laeken

Friday, December 14

European Council, Laeken (Dail Sitting 10.30A.M. - 04.30 P.M.

Saturday, December 15

European Council, Laeken

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08:00 PM

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Sunday, December 16

04:00 PM

04:00 PM

Drop into Fitzgibbon Street Senior Citizens Christmas Party Venue: Croke Park, Dublin 3

Monday, December 17

04:15 PM

05:15 PM

Attend Performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream Venue: Law Library, Distillery Building, 145 Chruch Street, Dublin 7

05:40 PM

05:40 PM

Present toys made by the Probation Service to the National Children's Hospital Venue : Temple Street

06:00 PM

06:30 PM

Official re-opening of the Big Tree, Dorset Street

Tuesday, December 18

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03:00 PM

03:00 PM

Government Meeting Venue: Government Buildings

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07:45 PM

07:45 PM

Attend Government Dinner Venue: Farmleigh (7.15 for 7"

W e d n e s d a y , December 19

10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Drop into Rutland Street National School Venue: Lower Rutland Street, Dublin 1

05:30 PM

05:30 PM

Short video message for Launch of Special Olympic World Games Ireland 2003 fundraising initiative Venue: Meeting Room Brian Murphy Short meeting with Maolmuire Tynan Venue: Taoiseach's Office

05:45 PM 06:00 PM

05:45 PM 06:15 PM

06:15 PM 06:30 PM

06:30 PM 06:30 PM

Deirdre Grant INN Meeting with Mr. Tommy Lyons Venue: Taoiseach's Office

Thursday, December 20

Friday, December 21

12:50 PM

12:50 PM

Russian Ambassador

01:10 PM

01:10 PM

Courtesy call from Cardinal Connell

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01:30 PM 02:00 PM

01:30 PM 02:15 PM

Department Christmas Choir Recital. US Ambassador Richard Egan

02:15 PM

02:15 PM

Minister Dermot Ahern

02:20 PM 07:00 PM

02:20 PM 07:00 PM

Una Claffey Department Christmas Party Venue : Rooms 301 and 308

Saturday, December 22

ASunday, December 23

12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Wreath laying ceremony Venue: Halfway House Roundabout followed by donation of hamper to Ashtown House

Monday, December 24

Tuesday, December 25

W e d n e s d a y , December 26

T h u r s d a y , December 27

Friday, December 28

Saturday, December 29

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