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Minister's Diary 01-Sep-08 - 30-Sep-08

Monday, September 1
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12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

01:00PM 01:00PM PRIVATE MEETING

03:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH TURLOUGH O'SULLIVAN, IBEC, VENUE: DEPT.

04:30 PM 04:30 PM PRIVATE MEETING

Tuesday, September 2
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12:00 PM 12:30 PM MEETING WITH AIDAN BRADY, CEO CITI DUBLIN AND BILL MILLS,
SENIOR EXEC. VENUE: DEPT

02:00 PM 02:45 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH,

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH DR SEAN ROWLAND (HIBERNIA COLLEGE) VENUE: DEPT.

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS (VENUE: Dept)


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05:00 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH MoS MANSERGH, Venue: Dept

Wednesday, September 3
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

09:30 AM 09:30 AM OPENING OF THE 25TH INTERNATONAL MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE.


VENUE: DIT.

10:15 AM 10:00 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH IDA. VENUE: DEPT. Briefing: W Beausang.

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH DEP. DARRAGH O BRIEN AND FRAN WHELAN DUBLIN FINGAL
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
09:00 PM 09:00 PM FOR INFO: MEETING IN RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Thursday, September 4
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09:30 AM 09:30 AM LAUNCH OF MT SACKVILLE BASIC LIFE SUPPORT AND AUTOMATIC
EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR PROG. VENUE:MT SACKVILLE SCHOOL.

11:00 AM 11:00 AM MEETING WITH BRIAN GOGGIN, CEO BOI & MR SHEEHY, CEO AIB. VENUE:

12:30 PM 02:00 PM SPEECH AND PRIZE GIVING, DUBLIN BUS COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAMME,

02:40 PM 02:40 PM PRIVATE MEETING

03:00 PM 03:00 PM PRESENTATION BY DESMOND WEBSTER CEO, COMMODITY CURRENCY


RESEARCH.

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, September 5
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MINISTER ON MINISTERIAL ROSTER

09:45 AM 09:45 AM LAUNCH OF DIVERSITY CHALLENGE IRELAND. VENUE: RADISSON ROYAL HOTEL,
GOLDEN LANE (beside Dublin Castle)

Saturday, September 6
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MINISTER ON MINISTERIAL ROSTER
Sunday, September 7
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MINISTERIAL ROSTER

Monday, September 8
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MINISTERIAL ROSTER

09:30 AM 09:30 AM PRIVATE APPOINTMENT

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

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH SAM LENO, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND KEN PURCEL ,
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC. VENUE: DEPT.

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH SEC GEN AND KEVIN CARDIFF

03:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH C. CONNOLLY & M. ERRITY,

Tuesday, September 9
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM MEETING WITH MINISTER DEMPSEY VENUE:DEPT..
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11:30 AM 11:30 AM MEETING WITH ALAN GRAY, INDECON. VENUE: DEPT.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH MICHAEL DALY GENERAL MANAGER & BARRY O'BRIEN,
IBM.VENUE:DEPT.

04:00 PM 04:00 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS (Venue: Dept)


07:30 PM 07:30 PM GIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT CREDIT UNION MANAGERS' ASSOCIATION.
VENUE:KILLASHHE HOUSE, CO KILDARE.

Wednesday, September 10
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

01:30 PM 01:30 PM PRIVATE MEETING

02:00 PM 02:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE MEETING ON THE ECONOMY. VENUE SYCAMORE ROOM.

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH MIN DICK ROCHE, LH OFFICE.

04:30 PM 04:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY SECURITY. FOR INFO.

06:15 PM 06:15 PM MEETING WITH FINEXCO,VENUE: DEPT. GIL BESERGLIK, CHAIRMAN, TOMER
TZUMAN, CEO AND ELON BEZALELY

Thursday, September 11
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2008 EUROFi CONFERENCE (Venue: Nice)
(Minister to attend plenary session in the afternoon tbc)

09:30 AM 10:30 AM IRISH CONFERENCE ON ENGAGING IN PEDAGOGY. VENUE: GRIFFITH COLLEGE

12:00 PM 03:30 PM DEPART CASEMENT / ARRIVE NICE

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM 2008 EUROFi CONFERENCE AND GALA DINNER

09:00 PM 09:00 PM FOR INFORMATION: P.M FRIENDLY CALL SERVICE, BUZZARDSTOWN, GOLF
CLASSIC, BLACK BUSH GOLF CLUB, DUNSHAUGHLIN.

Friday, September 12
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INFORMAL ECOFIN - EUROGROUP

09:00 AM 12:00 PM EUROGROUP

Saturday, September 13
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INFORMAL ECOFIN

DEPART NICE / ARRIVE CASEMENT

02:00 PM 03:30 PM INFORMAL ECOFIN CLOSE (approx 2p.m.)

Sunday, September 14
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07:00 PM 07:00 PM TRAVEL TO GALWAY FOR FF PP MEETING (tbc)

Monday, September 15
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PARLIAMENTARY PARTY, CLAYTON HOTEL, GALWAY CITY

(EVENING) GALWAY GOLF CLASSIC,

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

Tuesday, September 16
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PARLIAMENTARY PARTY, CLAYTON HOTEL, GALWAY CITY

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS (Venue: Dept)


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06:00 PM 06:30 PM BUDGET BILATERAL - ARTS SPORTS AND TOURISM. MINISTER CULLEN.
08:15 PM 08:15 PM EAMON DE VALERA CUMMANN-ROSELAWN INN.

Wednesday, September 17
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

12:30 PM 02:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON INITIATIVES TO STIMULATE ECONONIC RECOVERY.


VENUE: SYCAMORE ROOM,

02:30 PM 03:00 PM BUDGET BILATERAL-TRANSPORT, MINISTER DEMPSEY.

04:00 PM 04:45 PM MEETING WITH DR. SOMERS, NTMA Venue: Department.

05:30 PM 06:00 PM PRIVATE MEETING

Thursday, September 18
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10:00 AM 10:30 AM BUDGET BILATERAL, DEPT OF AGRICULTRE. MINISTER SMYTH

10:45 AM 11:15 AM BUDGET BILATERAL, COMMUNITY AND RURAL. MINISTER O' CUIV.

12:30 PM 01:00 PM BUDGET BILATERAL, DEPT OF JUSTICE. MINISTER AHERN.

01:50 PM 01:50 PM BRIEF MEETING OFFICIALS

02:00 PM 02:30 PM PRIVATE MEETING

03:00 PM 03:00 PM LAUNCH OF MANUAL FOR NEW ENTRANTS TO CIVIL SERVICE. VENUE:
New Finance Building.

03:30 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH DR. MICHAEL SOMERS, NTMA & PAUL CARTY, NPRF.

04:30 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH PHILIP LANE. VENUE:DEPT


05:30 PM 06:00 PM BUDGET BILATERAL, ENTERPRISE AND TRADE. TANAISTE

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

08:00 PM 08:00 PM BROTHER 50 YEARS IN IRELAND - GALA DINNER, CARTON HOUSE,


MAYNOOTH.(Press Office)

Friday, September 19
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09:30 AM 09:30 AM (MORNING EVENT) CONFERENCE TO MARK ANNIVERSARY OF THE PUBLICATION
OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN DUBLIN CASTLE(Press Office)

11:20 AM 11:20 AM PHONECALL TO CHAIRMAN OF REVENUE COMMISSIONERS.

11:30 AM 12:15 PM MEETING WITH DENIS CASEY CEO AND GILLIAN BOWLER, CHAIRMAN, IRISH LIFE.
VENUE DEPT

01:45 PM 01:45 PM OPENING OF SPORTS HALL, PALMERSTOWN COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Script)

04:30 PM 05:00 PM BUDGET BILATERAL, SOCIAL AND FAMILY AFFAIRS . MINISTER MARY HANAFIN

07:00 PM 07:00 PM DINNER, VENUE: SHELBOURNE HOTEL..

Saturday, September 20
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Sunday, September 21
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Monday, September 22
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10:00 AM 10:30 AM SPEAK AT FIRST JOINT EFDI/FDCI CONFERENCE ON FINANCIAL INTEGRATION &
THE SAFETY NET, ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS,

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

12:30 PM 02:00 PM GUEST OF HONOUR AT MONTHLY MEETING OF EU HEADS OF MISSION, BRITISH


AMBASSADOR'S RES. SANDYFORD.

03:30 PM 04:00 PM BUDGET BILATERAL, COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY & NAT. RESOURCES. MINISTER
RYAN

04:00 PM 04:30 PM BUDGET BILATERAL,DEPT OF ENVIRONMENT. MINISTER GORMLEY

04:45 PM 05:30 PM BUDGET BILATERAL, FOREIGN AFFAIRS. MINISTER MARTIN

05:30 PM 06:00 PM BUDGET BILATERAL, DEPT OF HEALTH. MINISTER HARNEY

Tuesday, September 23
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:00 PM 02:00 PM MEETING WITH CIARAN CONNOLLY RE DECENTRALISATION

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH RETAIL EXCELLENCE VENUE:DEPT.

03:30 PM 04:00 PM BUDGET BILATERAL. DEFENCE. MINISTER O'DEA

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH DES GERAGHTY & JOHN O'CONNOR, CEO,
AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

05:30 PM 06:15 PM PRE-BUDGET BILATERAL WITH MIN. B. O'KEEFFE, D/EDUC.

07:00 PM 07:00 PM INTERVIEW WITH FRANCE 24. VENUE: DEPT


Wednesday, September 24
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DAIL RESUMES (at 10.30a.m. tbc)

11:00 AM 11:00 AM PRIVATE MEETING

11:29 AM 11:29 AM ORDER OF BUSINESS

01:00 PM 04:00 PM COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR, MAIN RECEPTION AREA, CONNOLLY HOSPITAL ,
BLANCHARDSTOWN. FOR INFO Ref: Maura

01:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING.

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP
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07:00 PM 08:30 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS BUSINESS. MINISTER TO SPEAK AT 7.40PM. REF:Aoife

07:30 PM 08:00 PM MINISTER - FRONT BENCH COVER . TBC. MINISTER SPEAKS AT 7.40-7.50. Ref: Aoife

Thursday, September 25
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:00 AM 12:30 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS BUSINESS AFTER OOB (est.). Ref: Aoife

11:40 AM 11:40 AM PRIVATE MEETING VENUE : DEPT

03:30 PM 04:45 PM ORAL PQs

05:15 PM 05:15 PM MEETING WITH PAT MC LOUGHLIN IPSO. VENUE: DEPT.

06:15 PM 06:15 PM MEETING WITH FERGUS MURPHY, EBS. VENUE: Dept.

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

07:30 PM 09:00 PM GUEST OF HONOUR AT ANNUAL DINNER OF IRISH ASSOC. OF INVESTMENT


MANAGERS, Shelbourne Hotel,
08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, September 26
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10:00 AM 10:00 AM PHOTOS FOR TOPPING OFF CEREMONY OF BLANCHARDSTOWN WOMENS
REFUGE (BESIDE GARDA STATION). Ref: Dermot.

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS REGARDING BUDGET/TAX MATTERS.

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS AND BANKERS

05:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH C.CONNOLLY, D MC NALLY AND A NOLAN.

Saturday, September 27
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01:00 PM 01:00 PM GOWRAN PARK RACE DAY, GOWRAN, CO.

07:00 PM 07:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF ST MOCHTA'S PARISH PASTORAL CENTRE FOLLOWED BY


MASS.

Sunday, September 28
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10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING.

Monday, September 29
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LEAVE AFTERNOON FREE-PRE BUDGET MEETINGS, DETAILS TBC


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10:00 AM 10:00 AM PRIVATE APPOINTMENT

11:00 AM 12:30 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF CASTLEKNOCK COLLEGE BY PRESIDENT MCALEESE.

11:30 AM 11:30 AM PRIVATE APPOINTMENT,


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

02:00 PM 02:30 PM PRE BUDGET WITH IBEC.

02:45 PM 03:15 PM PRE BUDGET MEETING-CIF

03:30 PM 04:00 PM PRE BUDGET MEETING -ICMSA)

04:15 PM 04:45 PM PRE BUDGET MEETING-


COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTARY PILLAR.

05:00 PM 05:30 PM PRE BUDGET MEETING - ICTU

05:45 PM 05:45 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH. VENUE: Taoiseachs

Tuesday, September 30
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DAIL

08:00 AM 08:00 AM LAUNCH SFA PUBLICATION "SUCCESSION PLANNING GUIDELINES


FOR SMALL BUSINESSES". VENUE: ULSTER BANK HEAD OFFICE
GEORGES QUAY D2.

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

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

11:00 AM 11:00 AM HARTSTOWN DAY ACTIVITY CENTRE. CELEBRATION OF TEN YEARS. (FOR INFO)

12:30 PM 12:30 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER DEMPSEY

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH ROBERT WATT RE CARBON BUDGET

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH CEANN COMHAIRLE. VENUE: CEANN COMHAIRLE'S OFFICE.

04:15 PM 05:30 PM BUDGET TAX MEETING

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP
Minister's Diary 01-Oct-08 - 31-Oct-08

Wednesday, October 1
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10:00 AM 10:00 AM PRIVATE MEETING

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

02:00 PM 02:00 PM ADDRESS 13TH ANNUAL NI ECONOMIC CONFERENCE (Venue: Culloden Hotel,
Belfast) Contact: Owen McQuade, Director bmf Business Services.
FOR INFO. MOS MANSERGH

08:30 PM 08:45 PM VOTE ON PMB

Thursday, October 2
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EXCHEQUER RETURNS (Press Conference)FOR INFO

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

03:00 PM 03:00 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, October 3
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10:00 AM 11:00 AM MEETING RE. CARBON BUDGET.

11:30 AM 01:30 PM CONSTITUENCY (FOR INFO)

11:30 AM 12:30 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH.


02:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, TÁNAISTE & PARTY LEADERS. Venue: D/Taoiseach.

03:30 PM 06:00 PM PRE-BUDGET TAX MEETING WITH OFFICIALS. Venue: Dept.

07:00 PM 07:00 PM DINNER, SHELBOURNE HOTEL.

09:00 PM 09:00 PM SILVER JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS FOR SACRED HEART OF


JESUS N.S HUNTSTOWN. VENUE: ST PEREGRINE'S GAA CLUB

Saturday, October 4
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10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING.

08:00 PM 08:00 PM GUEST SPEAKER AT THE CLONSILLA CREDIT UNION 25TH ANNIVERSARY
CELEBRATION DINNER, CASTLEKNOCK HOTEL (Script / Press Office)

Sunday, October 5
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10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING RE BUDGET ESTIMATES

Monday, October 6
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EUROGROUP

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

01:15 PM 01:15 PM DEPART CASEMENT

01:20 PM 01:20 PM DEPART BALDONNEL

04:00 PM 04:00 PM ARRIVE LUXEMBOURG

Tuesday, October 7
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE
10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING (Pre-Budget Outlook)

01:30 PM 01:30 PM DEPART LUXEMBOURG

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

04:00 PM 04:00 PM ARRIVE DUBLIN

05:00 PM 05:30 PM PRE BUDGET MEETING WITH IFA AND PHOTO OPP.

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

07:00 PM 07:00 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING

Wednesday, October 8
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10:00 AM 11:00 AM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT, Venue: Dept

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

12:30 PM 12:45 PM MEETING WITH CEANN COMHAIRLE.

01:00 PM 01:00 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 03:00 PM MEETING RE BUDGET SPEECH

03:15 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS REGARDING BUDGET/TAX MATTERS.

Thursday, October 9
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM MEET SEAN HEALY & BRIDGET REYNOLDS CORI. VENUE: DEPT.
12:00 PM 12:00 PM MEETING WITH CORK DOCKLANDS, JOHN TRAVERS. Venue: Dept

01:30 PM 02:00 PM MEETING RE. BUDGET SPEECH

02:00 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS REGARDING BUDGET/TAX MATTERS

02:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH RE. BUDGET TAX, Venue: D/Taoieach.

05:00 PM 05:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EUROPEAN AFFAIRS.

06:00 PM 06:00 PM LEADERS MEETING, DEPT OF THE TAOISEACH

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

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

Friday, October 10
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10:30 AM 01:00 PM CONSTITUENCY

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH TANAISTE. VENUE : DEPT.


Aoife

06:30 PM 07:00 PM MEET WITH OFFICE OF MASSACHUSETTS STATE PRESIDENT

Saturday, October 11
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IMF / WORLD BANK ANNUAL MEETINGS (FOR INFO)

Sunday, October 12
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IMF / WORLD BANK ANNUAL MEETINGS (FOR INFO)
12:00 PM 12:00 PM ANNUAL WOLFE TONE COMMERATION, BODENSTOWN, SALLINS, CO KILDARE

Monday, October 13
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11:00 AM 11:00 AM OFFICIAL OPENING OF EXTENSION TO COVIDIEN, DAMASTOWN IND. ESTATE,
DUBLIN 15. TIME TBC (Ref: Maura)

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

05:00 PM 05:00 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS (Venue: Dept)

Tuesday, October 14
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BUDGET DAY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP
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Wednesday, October 15
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EUROPEAN COUNCIL (FOR INFO)

LEAVE DAY FREE

PAIRED ALL DAY

07:00 AM 09:00 AM BUDGET BREAKFAST. DAVENPORT HOTEL.

09:30 AM 11:15 AM PAT KENNY SHOW, RTE.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL


09:00 PM 09:00 PM CASTLEKNOCK LIONS CLUB "NIGHT AT THE RACES".
MYO'S. FOR INFO.

Thursday, October 16
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EUROPEAN COUNCIL (FOR INFO)

DEPART BRUSSELS / ARRIVE CASEMENT (tbc)

PAIRED UNTIL 17.00

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

04:00 PM 07:00 PM BLAKESTOWN MOUNTVIEW YOUTH INITIATIVE, BLAKESTOWN ROAD. PARTY TO


CELEBRATE THIER 10TH YEAR. FOR INFO.

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, October 17
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10:30 AM 11:30 AM DAIL

12:00 PM 12:00 PM OPENING OF CASTAHEANY EDUCATE TOGETHER NAT. SCHOOL,

12:45 PM 12:45 PM BUSINESS LUNCH, BLANCHARDSTOWN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. CROWNE


PLAZA FOR INFO ONLY.

08:00 PM 08:00 PM OGRA DINNER, CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL, BLANCHARDSTOWN

Saturday, October 18
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12:30 PM 12:30 PM SATURDAY VIEW. RTE
Sunday, October 19
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01:30 PM 01:30 PM WEEK IN POLITICS.RTE

Monday, October 20
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07:30 AM 07:30 AM BUDGET BREAKFAST MEETING WITH MOS SEAN POWER. VENUE:
Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co Kildare

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

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS (Venue: Dept)


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06:30 PM 06:30 PM GUEST CHAIRPERSON AT UCD INAUGRAL PUBLIC LECTURES. BELFIELD.

Tuesday, October 21
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

12:30 PM 02:30 PM PP
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02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH MR JERRY BEADES, FRIENDS OF BANKING. VENUE:DEPT

08:00 PM 08:00 PM GUEST OF HONOUR AND ADDRESS MCGANN & FITZGERALD DINNER
FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVES IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND
COMMERCIAL SECTORS. VENUE: SIR JOHN ROGERSON'S QUAY,
MC CANN & FITZGERALD OFFICES. Time tbc
Wednesday, October 22
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08:30 AM 08:30 AM GIVE OPENING ADDRESS AT THE IBF NATIONAL CONFERENCE. VENUE SAS
RADISSON, GOLDEN LANE, DUBLIN. (Ref: Press Office/Script)

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MAURA - MEETING WITH MINISTER

05:30 PM 06:30 PM ATTEND 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF UNICREDIT BANK IN IRELAND.


WELLINGTON ROOM, MERRION HOTEL.

Thursday, October 23
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

01:00 PM 02:00 PM SPEAK AT ANNUAL MINISTERS LUNCH OF THE LEINSTER SOC.


OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS,
VENUE: Davenport Hotel -Script (Ref: Press Office)

03:00 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH CARMEL KEANE RE. CLUSTER MUNITIONS MEMO

04:00 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH CIARAN CONNOLLY RE. MEMO FOR GOVT.

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, October 24
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08:00 AM 08:00 AM BUSINESS BREAKFAST (Venue: Old Darnley Lodge Hotel, Athboy)
(Johnny Brady T.D)

12:45 PM 12:45 PM LUNCH WITH JOHN HURLEY, CELLAR RESTAURANT, MERRION HOTEL.

03:00 PM 04:00 PM SIGNING OF DOUBLE TAXATION AGREEMENT WITH TURKISH MINISTER FOR
FINANCE. VENUE:DEPT.
Saturday, October 25
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08:00 PM 08:00 PM ERIN GO BRAGH GAA CLUN DINNER DANCE. VENUE: CASTLEKNOCK HOTEL.

Sunday, October 26
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Monday, October 27
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BANK HOLIDAY

Tuesday, October 28
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02:00 PM 02:00 PM JOHN KELLY (Kevin Cardiff)

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS (Venue: Dept)


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04:30 PM 04:30 PM PRIVATE MEETING

Wednesday, October 29
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:00 PM 03:00 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT. Ref Dermot

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 03:00 PM PRIVATE MEETING


03:00 PM 03:45 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER DEMPSEY, VENUE: MINISTER DEMPSEY'S OFFICE,
LEINSTER HOUSE,

04:00 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH DONAL MCNALLY,

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP. MINISTER TO GIVE TALK ON MACRO ECONOMIC SITUATION

08:30 PM 08:45 PM ADJOURNMENT - MoS MANSERGH

Thursday, October 30
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

02:00 PM 02:00 PM PAIRED FROM 2PM TO CLOSE

02:30 PM 04:00 PM THE ECONOMIST MAGAZINE CONFERENCE. VENUE:CONRAD HOTEL

05:15 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS - FINANCE SERVICES

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, October 31
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08:00 AM 08:00 AM NORTH KILDARE. BUSINESS BREAKFAST. GLENROYAL HOTEL, MAYNOOTH. REF:
Dermot

02:00 PM 02:00 PM MEETING WITH MR BRIAN HILLERY, VENUE:DEPT

02:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS REGARDING FINANCE BILL/TAX MATTERS..

07:30 PM 07:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT


Minister's Diary 01-Nov-08 - 30-Nov-08

Saturday, November 1
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Sunday, November 2
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Monday, November 3
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EUROGROUP

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

01:30 PM 01:30 PM DEPART BALDONNEL

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS (Venue: Dept)


... (Pencil In) ...

05:00 PM 05:00 PM ARRIVE BRUSSELS.

Tuesday, November 4
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ECOFIN

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

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:00 PM 02:00 PM DEPART BRUSSELS

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

03:30 PM 03:30 PM ARRIVE BALDONNEL


04:30 PM 05:15 PM MEETING WITH JOHN HURLEY, GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK, VENUE: DEPT.

05:15 PM 05:30 PM CIARAN CONNOLLY & ROBERT WATT

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP
... (Pencil In) ...

07:30 PM 07:30 PM LAUNCH ANNUAL HOSPICE CAR DRAW FOR COMMUNITY VOICE,
RYANS GARAGE, BLANCHARDSTOWN

Wednesday, November 5
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09:15 AM 09:15 AM OPEN EU FISCALIS SEMINAR, CROKE PARK. Script: Press Office

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM ON ROTA FOR ATTENDANCE IN CHAMBER FOR TAOISEACHS QUESTIONS

12:30 PM 01:15 PM MEETING WITH I YATES, VENUE: DEPT.

02:00 PM 02:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HEALTH.

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH HOWARD BROWN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ADB. VENUE DEPT.

04:00 PM 04:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON CLIMATE CHANGE & ENERGY SECURITY.

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH THOMAS MIROW, PRESIDENT EBRD.

05:30 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH FRANCIS RUANE, VENUE: DEPT.

06:30 PM 06:30 PM MEETING WITH DEPUTY NIALL COLLINS. VENUE:DEPT.

07:00 PM 07:00 PM GROUP VISIT TO DAIL AND GALLERY,

08:00 PM 08:00 PM ENERGY INSTITUTE BLACK TIE DINNER. SHELBOURNE HOTEL S


cript:Press Office.

Thursday, November 6
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ORAL P.Q'S
10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL - MINISTER TAKING OOB

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MEETING WITH DEPUTY MICHAEL FITZPATRICK AND DELEGATION

12:30 PM 03:00 PM GO THROUGH ORAL PQS

03:30 PM 04:45 PM ORAL P.Q'S

05:00 PM 05:45 PM MEETING WITH GREEN PARTY DEPUTIES

05:45 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH TAX OFFICIALS RE FINANCE BILL.

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

08:00 PM 09:00 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, VENUE: D/TAOISEACH,

Friday, November 7
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10:00 AM 11:00 AM MEET WITH SCHOOL PRINCIPALS, BLANCHARDSTOWN

11:30 AM 11:45 AM MEETING WITH JOHN HURLEY, VENUE: DEPT.

11:45 AM 12:00 PM INTERVIEW WITH TV3, REF EOIN.

12:00 PM 12:30 PM MEETING

12:30 PM 02:15 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS REGARDING FINANCE BILL/TAX MATTERS

08:00 PM 08:00 PM LIMERICK CHAMBER PRESIDENT'S DINNER. VENUE: THOMOND PARK.

Saturday, November 8
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09:45 AM 11:00 AM SWIM IRELAND OPEN NATIONAL DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS MEDAL
PRESENTATION. VENUE: NATIONAL AQUATIC
CENTRE, BLANCHARDSTOWN.
Sunday, November 9
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Monday, November 10
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12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

12:30 PM 12:30 PM LUNCH IN IRISH STOCK EXCHANGE. DETAILS TO FOLLOW.

03:30 PM 04:30 PM MIN MAC

05:00 PM 05:00 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS

09:00 PM 09:00 PM CDC MEETING CROWNE PLAZA, BLANCHARDSTOWN.

Tuesday, November 11
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:00 AM 10:45 AM MEETING IN MERRION HOTEL

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

01:00 PM 01:00 PM LUNCH APPOINTMENT.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH CHRISTY NOLAN, VENUE DEPT.

03:20 PM 03:20 PM MEETING WITH CLLR PADDY MCAULIFFE, LIMERICK AND TWO FROM
INDEPENDENT BOOKMAKERS ASSOCIATION.

04:15 PM 04:15 PM MEET OWEN PATTERSON MP, SHADOW SECRETARY OF STATE


FOR NORTHERN IREAND. VENUE:DEPT.

05:00 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH FRANK MCCABE, Venue: Department

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP - MINISTER TAKING MOTION


07:00 PM 08:00 PM MINISTER MEETING WITH PP

Wednesday, November 12
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09:00 AM 09:45 AM STEPHEN SCHWARZMAN, CHAIRMAN, THE BLACKSTONE GROUP.
VENUE:DEPT

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:00 AM 11:00 AM GALLERY & DAIL TOUR - HARTSTOWM COMMUNITY SCHOOL.


12:00 PM 12:30 PM MEETING

01:30 PM 01:30 PM MEETING WITH MR JAMES MCGUILL. VENUE: DEPT

02:30 PM 02:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EUROPEAN AFFAIRS.

04:15 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS REGARDING FINANCE BILL/TAX MATTERS..

05:00 PM 05:30 PM MEETING

06:45 PM 07:30 PM MEETING WITH MINISTERS GORMLEY, AHERN & DEMPSEY.

07:30 PM 07:30 PM PRIVATE DINNER ,


MEMBER'S RESTAURANT.

Thursday, November 13
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09:15 AM 09:15 AM SPEAK AT 2008 ALL-ISLAND PUBLIC CONSULTATION CONFERENCE,
Croke Park Conf.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:00 AM 11:30 AM MEETING WITH MINISTER C LENIHAN, VENUE: DEPT.

12:30 PM 01:00 PM MEETING WITH DR. MICHAEL SOMERS, VENUE: DEPT.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE BLIND.
03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH MR TOM WALSH.VENUE:DEPT.

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEET MICHAEL RYAN, CEO & PAUL RYAN BANK TREASURER.
MERRILL LYNCH.

04:30 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH SENATOR SHANE ROSS, VENUE: DEPT,

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

07:00 PM 07:00 PM ANNUAL DINNER OF THE INSTITUTE OF BANKERS IN IRELAND ,


UCD, BELFIELD

07:00 PM 07:30 PM BOOK LAUNCH FOR MONICA ANN DUNNE, BLANCHARDSTOWN LIBRARY

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, November 14
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01:00 PM 02:00 PM SPEAK PRE LUNCH IN GRAND HOTEL MALAHIDE. DARRAGH O BRIEN.

04:30 PM 04:30 PM OPEN CRECHE IN WATERFORD. The Meeting Place Childcare


Centre, Upper Branch Road, Tramore, Co. Waterford,

07:30 PM 10:00 PM MEETING WITH WATERFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.VENUE:


TOWER HOTEL BLACKTIE

Saturday, November 15
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Sunday, November 16
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Monday, November 17
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12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONTITSUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE
03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH JOHN GORMLEY RE FINANCE BILL, VENUE DEPT.

Tuesday, November 18
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

01:00 PM 01:30 PM ATTEND LUNCH FOR CILL RIALAIG PROJECT.VENUE:PATRICK GUILBAUDS.

01:45 PM 01:45 PM GIVE 10 MINUTE ADDRESS TO NORTH DUBLIN ROTARY CLUB

02:00 PM 02:00 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH PROF.BRENDAN DRUMM. VENUE:DEPT.

03:30 PM 04:15 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER B ANDREWS, SYLDA LANGFORD &


CHARLEY HARDY.

05:00 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH JOHN HURLEY. VENUE:DEPT.

Wednesday, November 19
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM MEETING WITH COVIDIEN. ... (Pencil In) ...

10:00 AM 10:00 AM MEETING WITH ANGELA KERINS CEO REHAB GROUP. VENUE:Dept

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

12:30 PM 12:30 PM PP

02:00 PM 03:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON INITIATIVES TO STIMULATE ECONOMIC


RECOVERY (New Committee.
04:00 PM 04:45 PM PRIVATE MEETING

Thursday, November 20
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08:00 AM 09:00 AM ADDRESS CORPORATE CLIENT SEMINAR HOSTED BY NORMAN THOMPSON
INSURANCES. VENUE RDS Script Press Office

09:30 AM 12:00 PM MEETINGS

10:00 AM 10:00 AM LAUNCH OF IEA WORLDS ENERGY OUTLOOK BY DR FAIRH BIROL ,


IEA(WITH MIN RYAN) ITALIAN ROOM, GOV BUILDINGS. FOR INFO

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL - PAIRED ALL DAY

03:00 PM 03:45 PM PUBLICATION OF THE FINANCE BILL. PRESS CONFERENCE IN PM

04:00 PM 04:00 PM DAIL VISIT.

05:00 PM 07:00 PM MEETINGS

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

09:30 PM 10:30 PM CONSTITUENCY FUNCTION

Friday, November 21
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10:00 AM 01:00 PM CONSTITUENCY APPOINTMENTS.

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH COLM MCCARTHY, VENUE: DEPT.

Saturday, November 22
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08:00 PM 08:00 PM IRISH SECURITY INDUSTRY COURAGE AWARDS 2008, VENUE:
CROWNE PLAZA, SANTRY. Script: Press office.

Sunday, November 23
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Monday, November 24
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11:30 AM 11:30 AM PRIVATE APPOINTMENT

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

01:00 PM 01:30 PM PHONE CALL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH MERRILL LYNCH , ANDRE ORCELL. VENUE:


DEPT. REF: KEVIN CARDIFF

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS (Venue: Dept)

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH LOCHLAINN QUINN. VENUE:DEPT.

04:00 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH D. O'ROURKE, VENUE: DEPT

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, DEPT OF AN TAOISEACH.

07:00 PM 09:30 PM ADDRESS NAVAN ROTARY CLUB, VENUE: ARDBOYNE HOTEL, NAVAN.

Tuesday, November 25
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

01:00 PM 02:30 PM IBM ANNOUNCEMENT, No 6, KILDARE ST

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 03:00 PM MEETING, VENUE: DEPT


04:00 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH DEPUTY O'ROURKE, VENUE: DEPT

04:30 PM 07:00 PM FINANCE BILL. MINISTER TO BE IN DAIL, 5-7PM

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP
... (Pencil In) ...

07:30 PM 08:00 PM PMB - MINISTER TO MAKE OPENING SPEECH

08:00 PM 08:00 PM FINANCIAL SERVICES IRELAND ANNUAL DINNER 2008.FOUR SEASONS HOTEL
Script: Press Office.

Wednesday, November 26
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09:30 AM 09:30 AM OPEN SOUTH DUBLIN CHAMBER ECONOMIC CONFERENCE.
CLARION HOTEL, LIFFEY VALLEY.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

10:30 AM 11:15 AM SPEAK AT IBEC NATIONAL COUNCIL MEETING. VENUE:


CONFEDERATION HOUSE, BAGGOT ST. Script: Press Office

10:30 AM 06:00 PM PAIRED FROM 10.30AM TO 6PM

12:00 PM 12:30 PM MEETING OF TRUSTEES OF OIREACHTAS PENSIONS, CEANN COMHAIRLE'S


OFFICE.
01:30 PM 02:00 PM MEETING WITH DEPUTY MICHAEL AHERN, VENUE: DEPT,

02:00 PM 02:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL INCLUSION. SYCAMORE ROOM.

03:30 PM 06:00 PM LAUNCH OF THE TASK FORCE ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE. VENUE:
DUBLIN CASTLE.

05:00 PM 06:00 PM PP - FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING.

06:15 PM 06:30 PM SIX ONE

06:30 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH SG & K CARDIFF, VENUE: DEPT.

07:00 PM 07:30 PM PRIVATE MEETING

08:00 PM 08:30 PM MEETING


09:15 PM 10:00 PM FINANCE BILL SECOND STAGE - MINISTER TO BE IN CHAMBER

10:00 PM 10:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

Thursday, November 27
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09:00 AM 10:00 AM MEETING WITH SG, K. CARDIFF & A NOLAN

09:30 AM 09:30 AM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EUROPEAN AFFAIRS. SYCAMORE ROOM.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL - MINISTER ON OOB

11:00 AM 12:00 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, SG & K CARDIFF, VENUE: D/TAOISEACH,

01:00 PM 02:00 PM ADDRESS THANKSGIVING LUNCH OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER


OF COMMERCE VENUE: Four Seasons Hotel (Ref: Press Office)

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH SEC GEN, KEVIN CARDIFF AND ANN NOLAN.

03:00 PM 03:00 PM SPEAK WITH PADDY BARRY

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH MR SAKELLARIS, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE EIB. Ref: Carmel Keane
TIME TBC

04:30 PM 05:00 PM MEET MR STEPHEN GREEN, GROUP CHAIRMAN HSBC, HSBC. I GRAND CANAL
SQUARE D2.

06:00 PM 06:30 PM MEETING WITH JAMES MORRIS, CHAIRMAN FILM BOARD, VENUE: DEPT

06:30 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH JIM CARR, VENUE: DEPT

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.


Friday, November 28
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM MEETING WITH IRISH NATIONWIDE. DEPT

10:15 AM 10:15 AM MEETING WITH IRISH LIFE. DEPT

11:30 AM 11:30 AM MEETING WITH EBS, DEPT

12:30 PM 02:30 PM NORTH DUBLIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, LUNCH, CONFERENCE CENTRE,


REGENCY HOTEL DRUMCONDRA. Script Press Office.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH DEREK MORAN RE FINANCE BILL.

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH AIB, DEPT

04:15 PM 04:15 PM MEETING WITH BOI, DEPT

05:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH ANGLO, DEPT

Saturday, November 29
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10:30 AM 11:30 AM OPENING OF ALL WEATHER PITCH FOR WESTMANSTOWN
GAELS GAA CLUB.

12:30 PM 04:00 PM FF NATIONAL COUNCILLORS FORUM, VENUE: TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL,


TULLAMORE, CO. OFFALY, Ref: Dermot 2:45:3:45
FINANCE WORKSHOP WITH COUNCILLORS.

Sunday, November 30
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Minister's Diary 01-Dec-08 - 31-Dec-08

Monday, December 1
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EUROGROUP

10:00 AM 11:30 AM MEETING WITH DUBLIN 15 PRIMARY SCHOOLS PRINCIPALS NETWORK.


VENUE: CASTLEKNOCK HOTEL.

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

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

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS (Venue: Dept)

10:30 PM 10:30 PM DEPART BRUSSELS

Tuesday, December 2
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ECOFIN

PAIR REQUIRED ALL DAY


... (Pencil In) ...

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

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER CULLEN RE FILM TAX, VENUE: DEPT,

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP
05:30 PM 07:00 PM ATTEND TALC 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION. VENUE
CHESTER BEATTY LIBRARY DUBLIN CASTLE .

Wednesday, December 3
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10:30 AM 10:45 AM DAIL

11:30 AM 11:30 AM PRIVATE MEETING

12:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH PRIVATE AND CONSTITUENCY OFFICES

02:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS - J O'CONNELL, CLODA RYAN


AND RONAN HESSIAN RE CABINET CTTE MEETING ON
PENSIONS, VENUE: DEPT

05:30 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER E RYAN, VENUE: DEPT.

07:00 PM 08:00 PM MEETING

Thursday, December 4
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09:30 AM 09:30 AM MEETING WITH CHAIRMAN AND FRANCES RUANE, DIRECTOR, ESRI.
DEPT.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

02:30 PM 03:15 PM MEETING WITH R. CONDON, VENUE: DEPT,

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH FR SEAN HEALY AND SR BRIDGET REYNOLDS, CORI

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH AND MIN SOCIAL WELFARE RE


FRAMEWORK DOC ON PENSIONS. SYCAMORE ROOM TAOISEACHS.

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.


Friday, December 5
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10:30 AM 01:00 PM STATEMENTS ON THE ECONOMY, SEANAD

01:00 PM 01:00 PM SPEAK AT THE GOODBODY INSTITUTIONAL EQUITY CONFERENCE 2008. FOUR
SEASONS HOTEL.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH MR PETER STRAAUP, GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE DANSKE BANK
GROUP. VENUE:Dept.

03:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH FINANCIAL SERVICES DIVISION OFFICIALS, VENUE: DEPT

04:00 PM 04:00 PM INTERVIEW WITH MARK COLEMAN. DEPT:

07:30 PM 07:30 PM ANNUAL CAIRDE F TAOISEACHS DINNER, CITYWEST.

Saturday, December 6
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07:00 PM 07:00 PM ANNUAL DINNER OF THE MILITARY HISTORY SOCIETY, ST. PATRICK'S HALL,
DUBLIN CASTLE

Sunday, December 7
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07:30 PM 07:30 PM SENIOR CITIZENS CHRISTMAS PARTY –
WESTMANSTOWN SPORTS COMPLEX

Monday, December 8
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07:30 AM 09:30 AM BREAKFAST MEETING AT UCD MICHAEL SMURFIT BUSINESS
SCHOOL. VENUE:NO 6 KILDARE ST.

09:30 AM 09:30 AM PRIVATE MEETING

10:00 AM 10:00 AM PRIVATE APPOINTMENTDENTAL APPOINTMENT, BEACON CLINIC.

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


02:00 PM 02:30 PM PRIVATE MEETING

03:00 PM 04:00 PM PI MEETING NO. 2

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS


... (Pencil In) ...

04:00 PM 04:45 PM MEETING WITH GOVERNOR CENTRAL BANK

05:00 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH AIB, VENUE: DEPT

06:30 PM 07:15 PM MEETING WITH PROFESSOR HONOHAN, VENUE: DEPT

Tuesday, December 9
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

09:00 AM 09:15 AM DROP IN TO POST-BANK MEETING

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:00 PM 08:00 PM FINANCE BILL COMMITTEE STAGE

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP
... (Pencil In) ...

09:00 PM 09:00 PM HAND OVER CHEQUE TO CHARITY AT CONSTITUENY OFFICE.

Wednesday, December 10
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08:30 AM 08:30 AM OPEN THE 3RD NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE SUMMIT. CROKE PARK. Script
: Press Office

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:00 AM 01:00 PM FINANCE BILL COMMITTEE STAGE


02:00 PM 03:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EU AFFAIRS, SYCAMORE ROOM

03:15 PM 03:45 PM MEETING, VENUE: DEPT

04:00 PM 04:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION.

04:00 PM 06:00 PM FINANCE BILL COMMITTEE STAGE

06:30 PM 08:00 PM FINANCE BILL COMMITTEE STAGE

07:00 PM 10:00 PM CALL IN BETWEEN 7PM-10PM LAUNCH OF CD BY MICHAEL BEGLEY, THE


RESTAURANT, O'SHEA'S MERCHANT QUAY.

08:45 PM 09:15 PM MEETING WITH DEPUTY MATTIE MCGRATH, VENUE: DEPT

Thursday, December 11
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EUROPEAN COUNCIL (FOR INFO)

10:00 AM 10:30 AM MEETING WITH DEPUTY SEAN CONNICK & SIMI, VENUE: DEPT,

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL- SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATES

11:00 AM 01:30 PM FINANCE BILL COMMITTEE STAGE

12:00 PM 01:00 PM CAB SUB COMMITTEE ON ROAD SAFETY, SYCAMORE ROOM.

02:00 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH C CONNOLLY

03:00 PM 03:45 PM MEETING WITH MR DECLAN KELLY FD INVESTMENT, VENUE: DEPT

05:00 PM 06:15 PM PQ READ THROUGH

05:30 PM 07:00 PM OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE BETELNUT CAFE. DRAIOCHT, BLANCHARDSTOWN

06:30 PM 07:45 PM ORAL P.Q'S


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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, December 12
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EUROPEAN COUNCIL (FOR INFO)

12:30 PM 02:30 PM GUEST SPEAKER AT BLANCHARDSTOWN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCH.


DETAILS TBC.

06:30 PM 08:00 PM INTERVIEW WITH URSULA HALLIGAN. TBC.

Saturday, December 13
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07:00 PM 07:00 PM KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT DUBLIN JUNIOR CHAMBER REGIONAL ANNUAL DINNER
(FUNDRAISER FOR ''NOTHING BUT NETS'' CHARITY)

Sunday, December 14
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02:00 PM 02:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CHRISTMAS DINNER. HALF WAY HOUSE..

03:30 PM 03:30 PM CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE. KILLSALLAGHAN HALL..

Monday, December 15
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10:00 AM 10:00 AM PRIVATE APPOINTMENT,

11:30 AM 01:00 PM MIN MAC

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

02:00 PM 03:00 PM PI MEETING NO. 1

03:30 PM 05:30 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING, FARMLEIGH.


05:00 PM 05:00 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS (Venue: Dept)

06:30 PM 06:30 PM GOVERNMENT DINNER, FARMLEIGH

Tuesday, December 16
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MEETING WITH ANGLO. DEPT.

09:30 AM 09:30 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

11:30 AM 01:00 PM MEETING WITH SOCIAL PARTNERS. GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

05:00 PM 07:00 PM FINANCE BILL REPORT STAGE

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP
... (Pencil In) ...

07:15 PM 07:45 PM GUEST OF HONOUR AND GUEST SPEAKER AT THE IRELAND-US COUNCIL PRE
CHRISTMAS RECEPTION. FOUR SEASONS. Script Press Office.

Wednesday, December 17
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09:30 AM 09:30 AM MEETING WITH BOI. DEPT.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

04:30 PM 07:00 PM MOVE APPROPRIATION BILL IN DAIL & FINANCE BILL REPORT STAGE

07:00 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH AIB. DEPT. .


Thursday, December 18
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10:00 AM 10:30 AM BRIEFING ON ECONOMIC RECOVERY REPORT

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:15 AM 12:15 PM STATEMENTS IN DAIL RE RECAPITALISATION OF CREDIT


INSTITUTIONS, MINISTER IN DAIL

02:00 PM 02:00 PM PAIRED UNTIL CLOSE

02:30 PM 03:30 PM LAUNCH OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY REPORT.

04:00 PM 05:00 PM MATT COOPER INTERVIEW

06:30 PM 06:30 PM ECOFIN. PARIS. (FOR INFORMATION)

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

07:00 PM 08:00 PM MEETING WITH PETER BACON,

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, December 19
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10:30 AM 06:00 PM FINANCE BILL IN SEANAD - ALL STAGES. TIMES TO BE CONFIRMED

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH BANK OF IRELAND.

04:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH RICHARD BURROWS, VENUE: DEPT

Saturday, December 20
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Sunday, December 21
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12:15 PM 12:15 PM CONSTITUENCY FUNCTION, CASTLEKNOCK.

Monday, December 22
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09:15 AM 10:00 AM DEPART BALDONNEL / ARRIVE CORK

10:30 AM 10:30 AM OPEN REVENUE BUILDING IN CORK

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

12:30 PM 12:30 PM DINNER WITH CORK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.


FITZGERALD HOUSE, SUMMERHILL NORTH.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM COURTESTY VISIT TO THE LORD MAYOR OF CORK CITY (CLLR. BRIAN
BERMINGHAM. Lord Mayors Chamber, City Hall, Cork

04:00 PM 04:45 PM DEPART CORK / ARRIVE BALDONNEL

Tuesday, December 23
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10:00 AM 10:00 AM PRIVATE APPOINTMENT.

11:00 AM 12:00 PM MEETING IN LAUREL LODGE

12:45 PM 02:30 PM SPEAK AT ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LUNCH OF MATHESON


ORMSBY PRENTICE. FOUR SEASONS HOTEL

04:30 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH COLM MCCARTHY

05:00 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER SMITH

Wednesday, December 24
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Thursday, December 25
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Friday, December 26
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Saturday, December 27
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Sunday, December 28
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Monday, December 29
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Tuesday, December 30
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Wednesday, December 31
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Minister's Diary 01-Jan-09 - 31-Jan-09

Thursday, January 1
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Friday, January 2
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Saturday, January 3
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Sunday, January 4
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Monday, January 5
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12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

05:00 PM 05:00 PM PRIVATE MEETING.

Tuesday, January 6
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12:30 PM 12:30 PM MEETING WITH CIARAN CONNOLLY AND BRENDAN DUFFY

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MIN MAC

Wednesday, January 7
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12:00 PM 01:00 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING. (FOLLOWED BY LUNCH)

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH MIN BATT O'KEEFFE AND ASST SEC
FRANK WYSE.
05:30 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH JIM FARRELL, VENUE: DEPT

Thursday, January 8
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11:00 AM 12:00 PM MEETING WITH ALAN GRAY, INDECON, VENUE: DEPT.

11:30 AM 12:30 PM DEBRIEF ON CABINET MEETING. VENUE: MINISTER'S CONFERENCE ROOM,

02:00 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH KEVIN CARDIFF, VENUE: DEPT

02:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH JIM FARRELL, VENUE: DEPT

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, January 9
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10:00 AM 01:30 PM LAUREL LODGE APPOINTMENTS.

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH COLM MC CARTHY

Saturday, January 10
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Sunday, January 11
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Monday, January 12
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08:30 AM 08:30 AM PRIVATE APPOINTMENT
12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

Tuesday, January 13
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01:00 PM 01:00 PM MEETING WITH D.15 PRIMARY PRINCIPALS. VENUE: Castaheany Educate Together
National School.

03:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH C&V PILLAR. VENUE:D/TAOISEACH

04:30 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH FRANK DALY, COMMISSION ON TAXATION.


J O'BRIEN & D MORAN TO ATTEND, VENUE: DEPT.

07:30 PM 07:30 PM CONSTITUENCY MEETING.

08:30 PM 08:30 PM MEETING IN ROLESTOWN. FOR INFO.

Wednesday, January 14
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING (Venue: Syacamore Room)

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:00 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH D McNALLY & J.O'CONNELL, VENUE: DEPT.

02:30 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH ICTU RE. PENSIONS, VENUE: SYCAMORE ROOM, D/T,

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEET ALBERTA MINISTER FOR FINANCE AND ENTERPRISE, IRIS EVANS,
VENUE:Dept

05:00 PM 06:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

06:30 PM 07:00 PM MEETING

08:30 PM 08:30 PM MEETING. CLONEE AGM. VENUE: THE PADDOCKS.


Thursday, January 15
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09:30 AM 10:00 AM MEETING WITH R BURROWS, VENUE:DEPT,

10:00 AM 11:00 AM MEETING WITH F. DALY & A. DUKES, VENUE: DEPT.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM MEETING WITH MIN E RYAN. VENUE:DEPT

12:00 PM 12:00 PM ADDRESS GOOGLE AND Q & A BARROW ST.

02:10 PM 02:10 PM MINISTER TO SPEAK TO CSPE CLASS, GONZAGA COLLEGE.

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH HIBERNIAN HEALTH INSURANCE, VENUE: DEPT.

05:30 PM 06:30 PM MEETING WITH PATRICK HONOHAN & PHILIP LANE. VENUE: DEPT,

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

07:30 PM 07:30 PM LAUNCH OF WEBSITE, CROWN PLAZA BLANCHARDSTOWN.

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, January 16
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10:00 AM 01:00 PM LAUREL LODGE APPOINTMENTS.

03:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH CIARAN CONNOLLY AND BRENDAN DUFFY,

04:30 PM 05:15 PM MEDIA INTRVIEWS.

Saturday, January 17
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Sunday, January 18
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Monday, January 19
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EUROGROUP

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DEPART BALDONNEL TO BRUSSELS

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

Tuesday, January 20
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EUROGROUP/ECOFIN. BRUSSELS

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MEETING WITH BANK OF IRELAND. VENUE:DEPT

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MEETING WITH AIB. VENUE:DEPT

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09:30 AM 09:30 AM BRIEF FF PP ON BANK SITUATION, VENUE Party Rooms 5
Flr Leinster House.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM JOINT SITTING OF THE DAIL AND SEANAD ON EVE OF 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF
FIRST SITTING. VENUE: MANSION HOUSE

11:30 AM 11:30 AM PRESIDENT MCALEESE VISITING HUNTSTOWN NS.


DETAILS AND TIME TBC. FOR INFO

12:30 PM 12:30 PM PRIVATE MEETING

01:30 PM 06:30 PM DAIL

07:00 PM 10:30 PM GOVERNMENT DINNER, ARAS AN UACHTARAIN FOR INFO,

07:00 PM 11:30 PM SEANAD

Wednesday, January 21
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM OPEN THE EUROPEAN AIRFINANCE CONFERENCE.VENUE:
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL. Script: Press Office.
09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

09:30 AM 09:30 AM MEETING WITH DONAL O CONNOR AND ANGLO BOARD. VENUE:DEPT.

10:15 AM 06:00 PM GOVT MEETING

07:30 PM 07:30 PM MEETING. VENUE: DEPT. (SEC GEN AND K CARDIFF TO ATTEND)

Thursday, January 22
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:00 AM 06:00 PM GOVT MEETING

03:00 PM 03:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC RENEWAL. SYCAMORE ROOM.

04:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH TANAISTE, VENUE TBC,

06:00 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH DONAL O'CONNOR, VENUE: DEPT.

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

07:00 PM 07:00 PM ST FRANCIS HOSPICE D15- PRIZE DRAW. VENUE: DRAIOCHT, BLANCHARDSTOWN:
REF: Maura

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, January 23
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NSMC MEETING, DERRY. CANCELLED

05:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH SECRETARY GENERAL AND KEVIN CARDIFF


05:45 PM 05:45 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS RE EXPENDITURE ISSUES

06:00 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH DERMOT GLEESON

07:00 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH WILLIAM SLATTERY

Saturday, January 24
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Sunday, January 25
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Monday, January 26
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12:00 PM 01:00 PM MEETING WITH RICHARD BURROWS

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

02:00 PM 06:00 PM PP MEETING RE FISCAL SITUATION. (LUNCH FROM 2PM-3PM

06:30 PM 07:15 PM MEETING WITH R BURROWS, VENUE: DEPT,

07:00 PM 07:30 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER GORMLEY, VENUE:DEPT,

Tuesday, January 27
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING (Venue: Syacamore Room)

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING.


02:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER GORMLEY. VENUE DEPT,

04:40 PM 07:00 PM STATEMENTS ON THE ECONOMY IN THE SEANAD. FOR INFO. **These are being
taken by Min Mansergh**

Wednesday, January 28
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10:00 AM 10:30 AM MEETING WITH IBOA. VENUE:DEPT.

10:30 AM 11:30 AM ON ROTA FOR ATTENDANCE IN CHAMBER FOR TAOISEACHS QUESTIONS.

12:30 PM 12:30 PM MEETING WITH CONSTITUENT

02:00 PM 02:15 PM MEET DAVID MOLONEY

02:15 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH DONAL MCNALLY

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER BRENDAN SMITH

03:45 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH DONAL MCNALLY & JOHN O'CONNELL

04:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER MARY HANAFIN, VENUE: DEPT.

05:00 PM 06:30 PM MEETING WITH MAURA

07:00 PM 07:00 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

Thursday, January 29
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03:00 PM 03:30 PM DAIL - WRAP UP SPEECH

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH ACEI.

05:00 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH MIN GORMLEY, MIN EAMONN RYAN & SEN DAN BOYLE, VENUE:
DEPT,

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.


08:00 PM 09:00 PM FUNDRAISING DINNER FOR SEAN ARDAGH, TD.VENUE: MERRION HOTEL.

Friday, January 30
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12:00 PM 12:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF FAS COMMUNITY TRAINING INITIATIVE, NORTH WEST
BUSINESS PARK, BLANCHARDSTOWN.

01:30 PM 02:00 PM ATTEND FUNDRAISER FOR VICKY CROSBIE. VENUE: SHELBOURNE HOTEL

02:30 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH M. McGRATH RE. TAX FORECAST

03:30 PM 04:00 PM MEETING

03:45 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH DR AXEL WIEANDT, HYPO REAL ESTATE. VENUE: DEPT

04:30 PM 05:15 PM MEET DENIS BROSNAN AND BRIAN KAVANAGH. VENUE:Dept

05:45 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER E RYAN, VENUE:DEPT.,

06:30 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH STEPHEN VERNON, GREEN PROPRERTY, VENUE: DEPT

07:00 PM 08:00 PM MEETING

Saturday, January 31
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Minister's Diary 01-Feb-09 - 28-Feb-09

Sunday, February 1
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Monday, February 2
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12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

02:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER J. GORMLEY, VENUE: DEPT,

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MIN MAC. Contact Des O'Leary

04:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING

04:30 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH GOVERNOR, T. GRIMES, DR. M SOMERS, SG & K


CARDIFF, VENUE: DEPT.

Tuesday, February 3
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

05:00 PM 07:00 PM PP MEETING

Wednesday, February 4
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL
11:00 AM 11:00 AM ST MOCHTAS N.S GALLERY & TOUR.

12:00 PM 01:30 PM SPEECH IN DAIL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH BRIAN GOGGIN AND RICHARD BURROWS, BOI. VENUE: DEPT.

03:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH J O'CONNELL.

04:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH DERMOT/MAURA.

Thursday, February 5
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

12:30 PM 01:30 PM Q&a & WRAP UP RE. ECONOMY IN THE DAIL

02:00 PM 03:00 PM MEET SEAN CONNICK, DAIL OFFICE

03:00 PM 04:30 PM CAB CTTE MEETING ON TRANSFORMING PUBLIC SERVICES, VENUE: SYCAMORE
ROOM.

04:30 PM 06:00 PM MEETING RE. BANKS WITH OFFICIALS

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, February 6
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11:00 AM 11:00 AM LAUNCH 'HEALTHY FOOD MADE EASY' PROJECT, UPPER RECEPTION,
BLANCHARDSTOWN AREA PARTNERSHIP, DILLON HOUSE

Saturday, February 7
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08:00 PM 08:00 PM DINNER, CROWN PLAZA HOTEL, BLANCHARDSTOWN.

Sunday, February 8
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07:00 PM 07:00 PM WEEK IN POLITICS.

Monday, February 9
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EUROGROUP/ECOFIN. BRUSSELS

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

01:30 PM 01:30 PM DEPART BALDONNEL

04:00 PM 04:00 PM ARRIVE BRUSSELS

Tuesday, February 10
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EUROGROUP/ECOFIN. BRUSSELS

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL (MINISTER PAIRED)

03:00 PM 03:30 PM DEPART BRUSSELS / ARRIVE BALDONNEL

05:30 PM 07:00 PM PP

06:00 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH DEP JOHN CREGAN AND SHAY SWEENEY AND MARY FITZPATRICK
VENUE:Dept.
07:00 PM 08:00 PM MEETING WITH RICHARD BURROWS, VENUE: DEPT

08:00 PM 09:30 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH

Wednesday, February 11
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

12:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING

03:00 PM 05:00 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING, TBC

04:30 PM 06:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE MEETING ON HEALTH. VENUE:Sycamore Room.

04:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH DAVID BYRNE, CHAIRMAN, NTMA,

Thursday, February 12
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:00 AM 03:30 PM STATEMENTS RE. RE-CAPITALISATION OF BANKS

11:00 AM 12:00 PM FBC & MOTION RE. BANKS - OPENING STATEMENT

11:30 AM 01:00 PM CABINET COMMITTE ON EUROPEAN AFFAIRS, VENUE TBC, (FOR INFO)

01:00 PM 02:00 PM MEETING WITH DENIS CASEY & GILLIAN BOWLER, VENUE: DEPT,

02:45 PM 03:30 PM FBC & WRAP UP SPEECH

06:00 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH PETER BACON, VENUE: DEPT,

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.


Friday, February 13
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10:00 AM 01:30 PM CONSTITUENCY - LAUREL LODGE

02:00 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH COLM MCCARTHY, VENUE:DEPT,

02:30 PM 04:00 PM MEETING - ANGLO BOARD, VENUE: DEPT,

04:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH IL & P, VENUE: DEPT,

05:00 PM 06:00 PM MEETING - J O'CONNELL & OTHER SPD OFFICIALS, VENUE: MINISTER's
CONFERENCE ROOM.

Saturday, February 14
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Sunday, February 15
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Monday, February 16
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11:30 AM 12:30 PM MEETING WITH TONY GRIMES, CENTRAL BANK, VENUE:DEPT,

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

04:00 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH CIARAN CONNOLLY,

05:00 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER CONOR LENIHAN, VENUE: DEPT,

08:00 PM 08:00 PM ATTEND DUBLIN NORTH WEST COMHAIRLE MEETING. SHAMROCK LODGE,
FINGLAS.

Tuesday, February 17
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING (Venue: Syacamore Room)
10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE BROKERS ASSOCIATION.


VENUE:DEPT.

04:30 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER SMITH AND MOS KILLEEN. VENUE: DEPT.

05:00 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH GOV. CENTRAL BANK, J HURLEY & FIN. REGULATOR,
J FARRELL. DEPT

05:30 PM 07:00 PM PP - MOTION

07:00 PM 08:00 PM PMB - PENSIONS LEVY. MINISTER TO MAKE OPENING STATEMENT AT 7.40 -
8.00PM.
FBC 7.30 - 8.00PM TBC

08:30 PM 08:30 PM CHAIR AN CUMANN NUA MEETING.

Wednesday, February 18
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL GALLERY AND TOUR.

11:00 AM 11:30 AM MEETING WITH S & P RATING AGENCY. VENUE: DEPT.

01:15 PM 02:30 PM GO THROUGH PQS

02:30 PM 04:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON IRISH AND THE GAELTACHT. VENUE:Taoiseach.

02:30 PM 03:45 PM ORAL P.QS

04:00 PM 06:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC RECOVERY.

06:15 PM 07:15 PM ATTEND RE-LAUNCH OF BLANCHARDSTOWN CHAMBER,


VENUE: CASTLEKNOCK HOTEL & COUNTRY CLUB,
Thursday, February 19
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PENSION LEVY LEGISLATION IN DAIL. KEEP DIARY CLEAR

10:00 AM 10:00 AM MEETING WITH DONAL MCNALLY

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

02:00 PM 02:00 PM MEETING WITH IRISH INSURANCE FEDERATION, CEO MICHAEL KEMP.

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH IRISH NATIONWIDE.

04:00 PM 04:30 PM PRE-MEETING WITH OFFICIALS

04:30 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH & MINISTER HANAFIN. VENUE: SYCAMORE ROOM

06:00 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH MARY O'DEA AND JIM FARRELL

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

07:30 PM 07:30 PM LAUNCH OF NIAMH MORAN'S OFFICE TYRELLSTOWN.

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, February 20
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10:30 AM 01:30 PM LAUREL LODGE APPOINTMENTS.

02:45 PM 02:45 PM MEETING WITH JOHN HURLEY, TONY GRIMES, JIM FARRELL AND MICHAEL
SOMERS. VENUE: Dept

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS

Saturday, February 21
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12:00 PM 12:00 PM CASTLEKNOCK HURLING AND GFC RACE DAY, FAIRYHOUSE, CO MEATH.

02:00 PM 03:00 PM UNVEIL A ROCK FOR MOUNTVIEW FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE.

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY FUNCTION

Sunday, February 22
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Monday, February 23
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12:30 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

03:00 PM 03:45 PM MEETING WITH SEC.GEN OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS RE ST PATRICK'S DAY


PROGRAMME. .

04:30 PM 05:00 PM INTERVIEW, VENUE: DEPT

05:30 PM 06:30 PM MEETING WITH MARGARET DOYLE, VENUE: DEPT,

06:30 PM 06:30 PM PHONECALL WITH MINISTER CULLEN

08:00 PM 08:00 PM ST MARGARETS AGM, HOLLYSTOWN,

09:00 PM 09:00 PM CONSTITUENCY FUNCTION

Tuesday, February 24
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PENSION LEVY LEGISLATION IN DÁIL. KEEP DIARY CLEAR

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE-GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING

10:00 AM 10:00 AM MEETING WITH ANN NOLAN.LEINSTER HOUSE

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL


02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH RICHARD BURROWS. DEPT

05:00 PM 05:30 PM INTERVIEW RTE DRIVE TIME, VENUE: LH STUDIO,

05:30 PM 07:00 PM PP

05:30 PM 07:00 PM PRIVATE FUNCTION

07:00 PM 08:00 PM PMB - MINISTER IN CHAMBER 7.00 - 8.00. OPENING STATEMENT AT 7.40PM

10:15 PM 10:30 PM PENSION LEVY - WRAP UP SPEECH

Wednesday, February 25
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PENSION LEVY LEGISLATION IN DÁIL. KEEP DIARY CLEAR

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

01:45 PM 01:45 PM MEETING WITH SG & KEVIN CARDIFF

02:00 PM 02:00 PM FOR INFO. OIREACHTAS MEMBERS MEETING WITH THE COMMUNITY,
ENVIRONMEMT AND WATER DIVISION OF FCC. VENUE: ITALIAN ROOM GOV
BUILDINGS.

02:00 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH INGERSOLL RAND. VENUE:DEPT

02:30 PM 02:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC RENEWAL.

03:40 PM 07:00 PM COMMITTEE/REPORT/FINAL STAGE - DAIL

04:30 PM 04:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HEALTH.


... (Pencil In) ...

05:00 PM 07:00 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS BUSINESS- SEANAD RE BANKING

07:15 PM 08:00 PM MEETING WITH MINISTERS OF STATE,


08:00 PM 11:45 PM FINANCIAL EMERGENCY MEASURES BILL - ALL STAGES IN SEANAD, 8.00PM -
11.00PM 2nd STAGE, 11.00PM - 2.00AM CTTE & REMAINING STAGES

Thursday, February 26
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM MEET WITH MR MC NALLY

09:30 AM 12:00 PM APPEAR BEFORE JOINT & SELECT CTTEE ON FINANCE & PUBLIC SERVICES RE.
CREDIT INSTITUTIONS & SURRENDER TO CENTRAL FUND,
..

10:30 AM 10:30 AM GALLERY AND DAIL VISIT, BLANCHARDSTOWN ADULT EDUCATION- JACKIE
CAHILL.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

12:30 PM 02:00 PM ATTEND LUNCH AND ADDRESS BY JEAN CLAUDE TRICHET. IEA, GEORGES ST

02:30 PM 03:00 PM MEET WITH TIMMY DOOLEY TD AND BOB BRANNOCK. VENUE: DEPT. REF: Dermot

03:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH JEAN CLAUDE TRICHET & TAOISEACH, VENUE: FARMLEIGH,

05:00 PM 07:00 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

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

07:00 PM 07:00 PM OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE NAC SHARKS SPECIAL OLYMPICS CLUB. ST BRIGIDS
COMMUNITY CENTRE, BLANCHARDSTOWN.

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSITIUENCY FUNCTION. LAUREL LODGE

Friday, February 27
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ARD FHEIS
10:00 AM 12:30 PM LAUREL LODGE

01:00 PM 01:00 PM GUEST OF HONOUR AT BARNHALL RFC ANNUAL PRESIDENTS BUSINESS LUNCH.
VEBUE: CARTON HOUSE HOTEL.

Saturday, February 28
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ARD FHEIS
Minister's Diary 01-Apr-09 - 30-Apr-09

Wednesday, April 1
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

10:45 AM 11:30 AM MINISTER ON ROTA TO ACCOMPANY TAOISEACH DURING QUESTIONS

12:00 PM 01:00 PM MEETING WITH WHIP & DEP. NOEL O'FLYNN RE. OIREACHTAS COMMITTEES,
VENUE: WHIP'S OFFICE, AFTER O.O.B.,

02:30 PM 03:30 PM PRE-GOVERNMENT MEETING)


... (Pencil In) ...

04:00 PM 05:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC RENEWAL.

05:00 PM 05:00 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING

Thursday, April 2
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:15 AM 11:15 AM PARTY ECONOMIC POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING

01:00 PM 01:45 PM MEETING WITH DIAGEO, VENUE: DEPT

02:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS RE. TAX ISSUES, VENUE: MINISTER'S
MEETING ROOM.

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING.

04:30 PM 04:30 PM RELEASE OF Q1 EXCHEQUER RETURNS

06:15 PM 09:00 PM DEPART BALDONNEL / ARRIVE PRAGUE


Friday, April 3
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INFORMAL ECOFIN- PRAGUE

06:00 PM 07:15 PM DEPART PRAGUE / ARRIVE BALDONNEL

Saturday, April 4
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INFORMAL EUROGROUP/ECOFIN.

Sunday, April 5
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Monday, April 6
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11:00 AM 11:00 AM SIGNING OF PHIBBLESTOWN CONTRACTS. VENUE: PHIBBLESTOWN SCHOOL ,
ONGAR.

12:00 PM 12:00 PM GOVERNMEMT MEETING

01:00 PM 02:00 PM CABINET SUB COMMITTEE ON ROAD SAFETY

01:30 PM 01:30 PM MEETING WITH PETER BACON

02:00 PM 03:00 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

03:30 PM 03:30 PM INTERVIEW WITH GEORGE LEE. Venue: Dept

04:00 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH DAVID WENT, VENUE: DEPT,

Tuesday, April 7
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BUDGET DAY
09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING

10:00 AM 10:15 AM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS POST GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM FOREIGN MEDIA INTERVIEWS

03:45 PM 03:45 PM MINISTER BEGINS BUDGET STATEMENT

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEDIA INTERVIEWS - KILDARE HOUSE

06:20 PM 06:20 PM PRESS CONFERENCE (ROOM 308 TAOISEACHS)

07:30 PM 07:30 PM PP

09:00 PM 09:15 PM ARRIVE AT RTE FOR PRIMETIME

Wednesday, April 8
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KEEP DIARY CLEAR

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:00 AM 11:45 AM DAIL - LEADERS SPEECHES, Taoiseach

11:25 AM 12:05 PM DAIL - LEADERS SPEECHES, Dep Kenny

12:05 PM 12:45 PM DAIL - LEADERS SPEECHES Dep Gilmore

12:45 PM 01:30 PM Leader's speech - Dep. O'Caolain


04:30 PM 04:30 PM PRESS CONFERENCE NTMA . VENUE: NTMA HQ.

05:00 PM 07:00 PM FOR INFO:- SEANAD PRIVATE MEMBERS (MoS Mansergh to take)

05:30 PM 07:00 PM PP MEETING

Thursday, April 9
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KEEP DIARY CLEAR

07:50 AM 09:00 AM APPOINTMENT, KINGRAM PLACE (OFF FITZWILLIAM PLACE), Ref: Aoife

09:30 AM 09:30 AM MEETING WITH JIM FARRELL, FINANCIAL REGULATOR.


William Beausang to attend

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

12:15 PM 12:15 PM MEETING WITH ALAN DUKES. VENUE:Dept

02:00 PM 05:00 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

Friday, April 10
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GOOD FRIDAY

Saturday, April 11
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Sunday, April 12
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Monday, April 13
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EASTER MONDAY

Tuesday, April 14
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Wednesday, April 15
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Thursday, April 16
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02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH EUGENE SHEEHY AND DERMOT GLEESON. Taoiseachs.

07:30 PM 07:30 PM MEETING

Friday, April 17
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Saturday, April 18
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Sunday, April 19
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Monday, April 20
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09:15 AM 10:15 AM PRIVATE MEETING.

11:00 AM 11:00 AM OPEN DATA ELECTRONIC NEW FACILITY, BALLYCOOLIN.


Script: Press Office.
01:00 PM 02:00 PM CONSTITUENCY MEETING

02:15 PM 02:15 PM DEPART PHOENIX PARK

03:10 PM 03:10 PM ARRIVE RATHKEALE

03:30 PM 04:00 PM MINMAC

03:30 PM 03:30 PM OPEN REVENUE OFFICE, NEWCASTLEWEST

05:50 PM 05:50 PM DEPART RATHKEALE

06:45 PM 06:45 PM ARRIVE PHOENIX PARK

07:30 PM 08:30 PM MEETING WITH MICHAEL SOMERS, VENUE: DEPT,

Tuesday, April 21
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08:30 PM 11:45 PM CONSTITUENCY APPOINTMENTS.

08:30 PM 08:30 PM MEET WITH JOE MCPEAKE (HIS OFFICE TYRELLSTOWN)

Wednesday, April 22
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09:00 AM 09:15 AM MEETING WITH JOHN O'CONNELL & CLODA RYAN

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

03:15 PM 03:15 PM MEET WITH NIAMH FORTUNE (IN DEPT ON NATIONAL JOB SHADOW
INITIATIVE DAY)
04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH MS CATHERINE WOODS. VENUE: Dept.

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

06:00 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH BRENDAN O'DONOGHUE

06:30 PM 06:30 PM SPEAK AT RECEPTION HOSTED BY SEN. SHANE ROSS, VENUE:


PRIVATE MEMBERS RESTAURANT.

07:30 PM 07:30 PM MEET MINISTER PAT CAREY.

Thursday, April 23
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PUBLICATION OF THE REV. TBC
... (Pencil In) ...

10:00 AM 10:00 AM PHOTOCALL WITH JOSEPHINE FEEHILY, REVENUE CHAIRMAN, VENUE: Dept

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:00 AM 12:00 PM MEETING WITH CUAC.

11:00 AM 11:00 AM MINISTER TO MOVE REV MOTION IN DÁIL

02:30 PM 04:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON TRANSFORMING PUBLIC SERVICES.

07:00 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH COLM MC CARTHY. VENUE: DEPT

Friday, April 24
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12:00 PM 12:10 PM MEET WITH RICK LAZIO, VP OF JP MORGAN AND CHASE. VENUE: Dept. (Officials will
then take over the meeting)

01:30 PM 01:30 PM MEETING WITH ALAN DUKES


05:00 PM 05:00 PM ZEUS OPENING, UNIT 500 GRANTS ROW GREENOGUE IND.EST, RATHCOOLE, CO
DUBLIN.

09:00 PM 09:00 PM LOCAL ELECTION CANDIDATE LAUNCH. ORANMORE, ORANMORE LODGE


HOTEL CO GALWAY.

Saturday, April 25
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11:45 AM 11:45 AM KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT IRISH LEAGUE OF CREDIT UNIONS,
GLENEAGLE HOTEL, KILLARNEY.

08:00 PM 08:00 PM LOCAL ELECTION CANDIDATE LAUNCH. VENUE: THE HORSE AND
HOUND, NEW ROSS, CO WEXFORD.

Sunday, April 26
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11:00 AM 11:30 AM RTE - GERALD BARRY

12:00 PM 12:00 PM ARBOUR HILL EASTER RISING 1916 COMMEMORATION (Mass at 12 noon)

Monday, April 27
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12:00 PM 01:30 PM (FOR INFO) CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE

02:30 PM 02:45 PM CIARAN CONNOLLY

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH DELEGATION FROM CHINA Venue: Dept

03:30 PM 04:15 PM CATHY HERBERT

04:15 PM 04:30 PM MEET WITH OFFICIALS

04:30 PM 05:00 PM GOVERNOR JOHN HURLEY

Tuesday, April 28
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FINANCE BILL ITEMS AT GOVERNMENT.

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 03:30 PM ON ROTA TO ATTEND DAIL FOR TAOISEACH'S QUESTIONS

03:15 PM 03:15 PM GERMAN PRESS INTERVIEW WITH ZDF.

05:30 PM 07:00 PM PP

06:30 PM 06:30 PM SPEAK AT IN CAMERA DINNER FOR DUBLIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.


MERRION HOTEL.

08:30 PM 08:30 PM CONSTITUENCY FUNCTION

09:00 PM 09:00 PM CONSTITUENCY FUNCTION

Wednesday, April 29
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10:15 AM 10:15 AM MEET EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF IMF, MICHAEL HORGAN. DEPT. (

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

10:30 AM 11:00 AM MEETING WITH IMF. VENUE DEPT

11:30 AM 11:30 AM PRIVATE MEETING

02:00 PM 02:00 PM MEETING WITH MR OWEN PATTERSON.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

04:30 PM 06:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE MEETING ON CLIMATE CHANGE & ENERGY SECURITY,

05:00 PM 05:15 PM MATT COOPER INTERVIEW (PHONE).

05:30 PM 08:30 PM PAIRED

09:00 PM 09:00 PM MEET TOM KITT +1. VENUE: DÁIL


09:30 PM 09:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT:

Thursday, April 30
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM DELIVER OPENING ADDRESS AT PIBA ANNUAL CONFERENCE. FOUR SEASONS

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM ORDER OF BUSINESS.

11:00 AM 12:00 PM AFTER OOB - PARTNERSHIP NEGOTIATIONS

01:15 PM 01:45 PM MEETING WITH AIB

02:00 PM 02:15 PM MEETING WITH BRENDAN DUFFY AND DAVE HURLEY

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH SIMI.

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

09:00 PM 09:00 PM PRIVATE MEETING (TBC)


Minister's Diary 01-Mar-09 - 31-Mar-09

Sunday, March 1
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ARD FHEIS

03:00 PM 03:30 PM PRESENT PRIZES AT MINI GALA, NATIONAL AQUATIC CENTRE, ABBOTSTOWN

Monday, March 2
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01:30 PM 02:30 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT. VENUE: DEPT.

03:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH EDDIE SULLIVAN, VIVIENNE JUPP & JOHN PURCELL, CIROC,
VENUE: DEPT,

04:15 PM 04:15 PM MIN MAC.

05:00 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH FERGUS MURPHY, EBS, VENUE: DEPT,

05:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING RE BUSINESS AND FINANCE FUND. DEPT.

06:30 PM 06:30 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER CULLEN

08:00 PM 08:00 PM MEETING IN CONSTITUENCY.

Tuesday, March 3
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

01:00 PM 02:00 PM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

02:45 PM 02:45 PM PRIVATE MEETING


05:00 PM 06:00 PM NPRF AMENDMENT BILL OPENING SPEECH

05:00 PM 05:15 PM MOVE MOTION ON CAPITAL CARRYOVER AFTER O.O.B.

05:30 PM 07:00 PM PP

Wednesday, March 4
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:15 AM 11:45 AM DROP IN TO GENERAL ELECTRIC, VENUE: MINISTER'S MEETING ROOM,

12:40 PM 12:40 PM NEWS AT ONE.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON TRANSFORMING PUBLIC SERVICES.

04:45 PM 04:45 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EUROPEAN AFFAIRS.

06:20 PM 06:20 PM SIX ONE NEWS.

Thursday, March 5
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM MEETING WITH FRANK DALY. COMMISSION ON TAXATION.

10:00 AM 11:30 AM ORDER OF BUSINESS.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:30 AM 11:30 AM DAIL TOUR AND GALLERY - HARTSTOWN COMMUNITY SCHOOL, TEACHER,
MICHELLE BURKE

12:00 PM 01:00 PM PRIVATE MEETING.

02:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS


03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH IFA, DEPARTMENT.

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH EOIN RYAN MEP

05:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH DAVE DOYLE, KEVIN CARDIFF, MICHAEL SOMERS AND JOHN
HURLEY.

08:00 PM 08:00 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC, ST BRIGIDS COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Friday, March 6
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08:00 AM 08:00 AM BUSINESS BREAKFAST. (Dr O Hanlon) CARRICKMACROSS. VENUE SHIRLEY ARMS,
MAIN ST. CARRICKMACROSS (BESIDE COURTHOUSE)

12:00 PM 12:00 PM LAUNCH FOR DR CONOR BURKE. CONNOLLY HOSPITAL, BLANCHARDSTOWN.

07:00 PM 08:00 PM OPENING OF DUNBOYNE FUNERAL DIRECTORS.

Saturday, March 7
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Sunday, March 8
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Monday, March 9
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BALDONNELL - FLIGHT FOR EUROGROUP/ECOFIN. BRUSSELS
... (Pencil In) ...

12:00 PM 12:15 PM MEETING WITH MARK MORAN, EBS, VENUE: DEPT

Tuesday, March 10
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EUROGROUP/ECOFIN. BRUSSELS

09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

03:15 PM 03:15 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS.

05:30 PM 07:00 PM PP

08:00 PM 09:00 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, TÁINAISTE & STATE BODIES RE. MEASURES TO
SUPPORT ENTREPRISE, Venue: Sycamore Room.

Wednesday, March 11
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07:00 AM 07:00 AM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT.

08:30 AM 08:30 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

08:30 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

12:30 PM 01:30 PM MEETING WITH DR. MICHAEL SOMERS, VENUE:DEPT,

02:15 PM 03:15 PM LAUNCH OF TCD-UCD INNOVATION ALLIANCE, VENUE: ROYAL COLLEGE OF


SURGEONS,

03:45 PM 04:15 PM PRIVATE MEETING

04:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH JOHN CORRIGAN, VENUE: DEPT,

06:30 PM 06:30 PM GALLERY AND DAIL TOUR

07:00 PM 08:30 PM ATTEND MEETING OF PP FINANCE POLICY CTTE,


Thursday, March 12
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM FORMALLY LAUNCH ONE4ALL "SMART PLANNER" PRODUCT.
VENUE: MERRION HOTEL)

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

03:45 PM 04:00 PM MEET MICHAEL MCGRATH PRE. ESRI MEETING

04:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING IN ESRI

07:30 PM 07:30 PM SPECIAL GUEST AT THE INSTITUE OF DIRECTORS IN CAMERA DINNER. VENUE:
MATHESON ORMSBY PRENTICE OFFICES, SIR JOHN ROGERSONS QUAY.
Script/Press Office

10:00 PM 10:00 PM ATTEND LAUNCH FOR DAVID MCGUINNESS, VENUE: CLONSILLA INN,

Friday, March 13
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11:00 AM 12:30 PM OFFICIAL BLESSING OF CHARLES HOBAN BUILDING WITH ARCHBISHOP DIARMUID
MARTIN. VENUE: MARY MOTHER OF HOPE N.S.

12:30 PM 02:00 PM HOWTH/SUTTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. VENUE MARINE HOTEL SUTTON


CROSS.

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH ALAN AHERNE, VENUE:DEPT,

Saturday, March 14
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03:15 PM 03:30 PM DEPART DUBLIN AIRPORT

04:50 PM 04:50 PM ARRIVE LONDON


Sunday, March 15
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Monday, March 16
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Tuesday, March 17
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MEETING ALISTAIR DARLING FOR LUNCH.

Wednesday, March 18
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11:00 AM 11:00 AM FLIGHT LEAVES LONDON

Thursday, March 19
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EUROPEAN COUNCIL

11:30 AM 02:30 PM DEPART BALDONNEL / ARRIVE BRUSSELS

10:30 PM 11:00 PM DEPART BRUSSELS / ARRIVE BALDONNEL

Friday, March 20
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11:30 AM 12:00 PM TAX OPTIONS

12:30 PM 01:30 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS

02:00 PM 02:30 PM PETER BACON

03:00 PM 03:30 PM ROBERT WATT Re SPENDING OPTIONS


03:00 PM 03:00 PM PHONECALL - MINISTER JOHN GORMLEY

04:00 PM 04:30 PM MICHAEL J. MCGRATH Re BUDGET & ECONOMIC ISSUES

04:30 PM 04:30 PM TAOISEACH (tbc)

Saturday, March 21
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM TAOISEACH

03:00 PM 03:00 PM OPENING OF AL-MUSTAFA ISLAMIC CULTURAL CENTRE, 9 WESTPOINT BUSINESS


PARK, DAMASTOWN, DUBLIN 15.

09:00 PM 09:00 PM CONSTITUENCY FUNCTION.

Sunday, March 22
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING. VENUE: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Monday, March 23
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02:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH AND OFFICIALS, VENUE: D/TAOISEACH.

04:45 PM 05:15 PM CHAIRMAN, REVENUE COMMISSIONERS

05:30 PM 06:15 PM ADRIAN KEARNS & RORY O'FARRELL, IRISH NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY

06:00 PM 06:45 PM MEETING WITH PHILIP LANE & PATRICK HONOHAN

07:00 PM 07:00 PM ATTEND FOROIGE ABC AWARDS CEREMONY AND PRESENT CERTIFICATES.
VENUE: THE ATRIUM, FINGAL CO. COUNCIL OFFICES, BLANCHARDSTOWN

Tuesday, March 24
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING
10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING (& FOI Section .25 signing. Review of certificates issued by Min
of Justice,

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

03:00 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH DEP. MARY O'ROURKE & SIMI, WESTMEATH.

04:00 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH I L & P

05:00 PM 07:00 PM PRE BUDGET STATEMENTS - DAIL (Minister Dempsey - Opening Speech)

05:30 PM 07:00 PM PP

07:00 PM 07:00 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING


... (Pencil In) ...

07:00 PM 08:30 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS BUSINESS

Wednesday, March 25
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10:00 AM 10:30 AM MEETING.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

10:30 AM 11:30 AM EIB LOAN SIGNING (SMES). VENUE: CION BUILDING, MOLESWORTH STREET.
MEETING WITH VICE CHAIR SEKELLARIS IN ADVANCE.

12:00 PM 01:30 PM PRE BUDGET STATEMENTS - DAIL

12:30 PM 01:15 PM MEETING WITH COLM MCCARTHY, VENUE: DEPT.

01:30 PM 01:30 PM MEETING WITH MR MATTHEW WINKLER, EDITOR IN CHIEF OF BLOOMBERG.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM FOR INFORMATION:- CABINET COMMITTEE ON HEALTH.

02:30 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS RE. BUDGET

03:45 PM 07:00 PM PRE BUDGET STATEMENTS - DAIL


04:30 PM 05:15 PM MEETING WITH DAVID BYRNE, Venue: Dept,

06:00 PM 07:00 PM PRE BUDGET DEBATE - DAIL - CLOSING SPEECH


... (Pencil In) ...

07:00 PM 08:30 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS BUSINESS

Thursday, March 26
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08:00 AM 08:00 AM FUND RAISING BREAKFAST FOR MICHAEL DONNELLY. VENUE: Camden Court Hotel,
Camden St.

10:00 AM 10:30 AM PRIVATE ENGAGEMENT, VENUE: DAIL OFFICE,

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

11:00 AM 11:30 AM MEETING WITH MINISTER WOERTHE & FRENCH AMBASSADOR, & Mr Gilles Carrez
VENUE: DEPT.

11:30 AM 02:00 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING

03:00 PM 04:00 PM PayPal EUROPEAN CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE (OPENING BY AN TAOISEACH)


(Venue: Ballycoolin Business Park, Ballycoolin Road, Blanchardstown))

03:30 PM 04:45 PM ORAL PQS

05:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH ANN NOLAN. VENUE:Dept

06:30 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH MINISTER JOHN GORMLEY & MINISTER EAMONN RYAN, VENUE:
DEPT.

Friday, March 27
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08:30 AM 01:00 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING

10:00 AM 11:00 AM LAUREL LODGE APPOINTMENTS (Ref: Dermot)

11:00 AM 11:00 AM OFFICIAL OPENING OF NEW ALPHA ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICES, BALLYCOOLIN.


01:00 PM 01:00 PM LUNCH APPOINTMENT,TYRELLSTOWN.

Saturday, March 28
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Sunday, March 29
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10:30 AM 10:30 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

Monday, March 30
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09:45 AM 09:45 AM PRIVATE APPOINTMENT,

11:00 AM 05:00 PM LAUREL LODGE APPOINTMENTS

11:00 AM 01:00 PM MEETING WITH SOCIAL PARTNERS, FARMLEIGH.

03:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH BOARD INBS, VENUE:DEPT,

04:00 PM 06:00 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING, COUNCIL CHAMBER

06:15 PM 06:15 PM MEETING WITH TONY GARRY & CIARAN MCLOUGHLIN, DAVYS:

Tuesday, March 31
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09:00 AM 09:00 AM PRE GOVERNMENT BREAKFAST MEETING

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM DAIL

02:45 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH MR. LEMIERRE, BNP PARIBAS, VENUE: DEPT,

03:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH SYLDA LANGFORD, VENUE:DEPT


04:30 PM 05:00 PM MEETING WITH PATRICIA COLEMAN RE. DECENTRALISATION

05:30 PM 07:00 PM PP

05:30 PM 06:00 PM MEETING WITH DEPUTY JOAN BURTON, VENUE: LH Office.

07:00 PM 07:00 PM MEETING WITH PETER BACON NTMA.. VENUE: DEPT

08:00 PM 08:00 PM MEETING WITH DAVID BEGG, ICTU. VENUE:Dept