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Minister's Diary 01 -Jan-07 - 31 -Jan-07

Monday, January 1

BANK HOLIDAY

Tuesday, January 2

Wednesday, January 3

Thursday, January 4

Friday, January 5

Saturday, January 6

Sunday, January 7

Monday, January 8

08:30 PM 08:30 PM BALLYBRYAN CUMANN AGM (FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday, January 9
Wednesday, January 10

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING. SYCAMORE ROOM

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

03:00 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH OMBUDSMAN, EMILY O'REILLY

04:00 PM 04:00 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS - RE: FINANCE BILL

06:00 PM 06:00 PM FF ORGANISATION COMMITTEE MEETING IN THE PARTY ROOMS, LH (FOR


INFORMATION)

Thursday, January 11

08:30 PM 08:30 PM FERBANE FF CC MEETING IN THE BARRACKS, BALLYCUMBER

Friday, January 12

08:00 PM 08:00 PM GAA FUNCTION IN BRIDGE HOUSE

Saturday, January 13

Sunday, January 14

04:45 PM 08:00 PM DEPART CASEMENT / ARRIVE LJUBLJANA

Monday, January 15
ATTEND THE CEREMONY "A WELCOME TO THE EURO" IN SLOVENIA

08:00 PM 09:25 PM DEPART LJUBLJANA / ARRIVE CASEMENT

08:30 PM 08:30 PM AGM OF BRACKNAGH CUMANN IN MURPHY'S LOUNGE. BRACKNAGH (FOR


INFORMATION)

Tuesday, January 16

08:30 PM 08:30 PM AGM OF CLYDUFF CUMANN IN THE MILLHOUSE (FOR INFORMATION)

Wednesday, January 17

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING. SYCAMORE ROOM

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

01:00 PM 01:00 PM DEPUTY MICHAEL MULCAHY

02:00 PM 02:00 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS - RE: FINANCE BILL

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING MARK DURKAN & SDLP DELEGATION - RE NDP

04:30 PM 05:00 PM VISIT TO THE ROYAL HIBERNIAN ACADEMY. 15 ELY PLACE

05:30 PM 05:30 PM DR SOMERS & PAUL CARTY OF NPRF

06:30 PM 06:30 PM (FOR 7.00PM) DINNER AT THE LAW SOCIETY : BLACKHALL PLACE, DUBLIN 7

Thursday, January 18

12:15 PM 12:15 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS - RE: FINANCE BILL


day, January 19

06:00 PM 06:00 PM MIN TO SPEAK AT INVEST IN OFFALY LAUNCH IN THE TULLAMORE COURT HOTE
(Script)

07:30 PM 07:30 PM MEETING WITH THE EARL OF ROSSE IN BIRR CASTLE

Saturday, January 20

01:00 PM 01:00 PM LAUNCHING NEW BOATS AT THE OFFALY ROWING CLUB BOATHOUSE,
CAPPINCUR

Sunday, January 21

MINISTERIAL ROSTER

Monday, January 22

MINISTERIAL ROSTER

05:30 PM 05:30 PM JAMES MORRIS

08:30 PM 08:30 PM CLONBULLOGUE CUMANN AGM (FOR INFORMATION)

08:30 PM 08:30 PM AGM OF MONEYGALL / DUNKERRIN / BARNA CUMANN (FOR INFORMATION)

10:00 PM 10:00 PM QUESTIONS & ANSWERS


T u s d a y , January 23

MINISTERIAL ROSTER

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

08:45 AM 08:45 AM RADIO INTERIVEW FOR MIDLANDS RADIO 103

09:30 AM 09:30 AM MEETING TAOISEACH, TANAISTE & MINISTER FOR HEALTH IN TAOISEACH'S

OFFICE

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 02:30 PM LAUNCH OF NDP IN DUBLIN CASTLE

Wednesday, January 24

10:00 AM 11:00 AM INTERVIEWS WITH LOCAL MEDIA (CORK FM & HIGHLAND RADIO)

11:00 AM 11:30 AM MEETING IAN COUNIHAN. KILBREW DEMESNE. IVON KEELING & FRANCIS W H E U

11:30 AM 12:00 PM CREDIT UNION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MEETING BIRR GAA CLUB HERE IN THE DEPARTMENT

12:30 PM 12:30 PM GOVERNOR OF CENTRAL BANK

01:15 PM 01:15 PM THE DUBLIN GREYHOUND BOOKMAKERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL LUNCH, DOBBII

RESTAURANT, 14 UPR STEPHEN ST, DUBLIN 2

02:30 PM 07:30 PM DAIL (SPECIAL SITTING)

02:30 PM 07:30 PM QUORUM DUTY


Thursday, January 25

08:00 AM 08:00 AM SPEAKING AT THE LAUNCH OF THE TITANIC QUARTER DEVELOPMENT IN THE
ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS. 6 KILDARE STREET (Script)

10:30 AM 02:00 PM DAIL (SPECIAL SITTING)

11:30 AM 11:30 AM MINISTER NOEL AHERN - RE: REHAB REPORT

01:00 PM 01:00 PM LUNCH WITH RON BOLGER, MERRION HOTEL

02:30 PM 03:00 PM RICHARD SCOTT & ORLA HORN OF AIG

03:00 PM 03:00 PM CREDIT UNION DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MIN MAC MEETING

08:30 PM 08:30 PM AGM OF RHODE CUMANN, KILLEENS LOUNGE, RHODE. CO OFFALY

Friday, January 26

01:00 PM 01:00 PM LUNCH FOLLOWED BY THE LAUNCH OF INTERREG IIIC - MIDLAND GUIDE FOR Th
MIDLAND REGIONAL AUTHORITY IN ATHLONE (Script)

04:00 PM 04:00 PM LAUNCH THE "ATM GATEWAY CHAMBER" IN THE MULLINGAR PARK HOTEL (Scrip

06:00 PM 06:00 PM REGIONAL NDP PRESS CONFERENCE IN THE TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

08:30 PM 08:30 PM RECEPTION FOR DEPARTING OFFALY COUNTY MANAGER IN THE TULLAMORE
COURT HOTEL

Saturday, January 27

12:50 PM 12:50 PM SATURDAY VIEW IN RTE ATHLONE STUDIOS


nday, January 28

Monday, January 29

02:00 PM 04:30 PM DEPART CASEMENT / ARRIVE BRUSSELS

05:00 PM 05:00 PM EUROGROUP

08:30 PM 08:30 PM KILCLONFERT CUMANN AGM (FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday, January 30

ECOFIN

03:45 PM 04:45 PM DEPART BRUSSELS / ARRIVE AMSTERDAM

05:45 PM 06:20 PM DEPART AMSTERDAM / ARRIVE DUBLIN

08:30 PM 08:30 PM LAUNCH OFFALY SPECIAL OLYMPIC SUPPORT AN ATHLETE FUNDRAISING


CAMPAIGN IN THE BRIDGE HOUSE, TULLAMORE (Script)

Wednesday, January 31

DEADLINE FOR ETHICS STATEMENT

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING. SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MINISTER M MARTIN

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING


02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAI I

02:30 PM 02:30 PM BULGARIAN MINISTER OF FINANCE IN ROOM 2, STH BLOCK

03:15 PM 03:15 PM SEAN DORGAN

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING JENNIFER MURNANE O'CONNOR & SEAN DORGAN IN THE DEPT.

04:51 PM 04:51 PM (AFTER 0 . 0 B.) DAIL - SECOND STAGE OF THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINAN'
AGENCY (AMENDMENT BILL)
Minister's Diary 01-Feb-07 - 28-Feb-07

Thursday, February 1

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL (PAIRED ALL DAY)

02:30 PM 02:30 PM PUBLICATION OF THE FINANCE BILL, GOVERNMENT PRESS CENTRE

07:30 PM 07:30 PM COURTESY VISIT - EU COMMISSIONER JOAQUIN ALMUNIA

09:00 PM 09:00 PM BELMONT CUMANN AGM IN CAHILLS (FOR INFORMATION)

Friday, February 2

10:00 AM 10:00 AM RADIO INTERVIEWS

10:30 AM 10:30 AM FINTAN DRURY

08:00 PM 08:00 PM PHOTO OP FOR LAUNCH OF "SLIEVE BLOOM TOURING MAP" IN DEMPSEYS,
CADAMSTOWN

09:00 PM 09:00 PM AGM OF EGLISH CUMANN IN THE ENROUTE FIVEALLEY

Saturday, February 3

06:00 PM 06:00 PM FORMALLY OPEN BRENDAN DALY'S CONSTITUENCY OFFICE. FRANCES ST.,
KILRUSH

08:00 PM 08:00 PM GUEST SPEAKER AT KILRUSH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESIDENT'S DINNER.


KILRUSH GOLF CLUB (Script)
uday, uary 4

Monday, February 5

08:00 PM 08:00 PM AGM OF BIRR CUMANN IN THE COUNTY ARMS HOTEL (FOR INFORMATION)

08:30 PM 08:30 PM AGM OF RAHAN / THE ISLAND CUMANN IN RAHAN HALL (FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday, February 6

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING. SYCAMORE ROOM

09:30 AM 09:30 AM MEETING TAOISEACH, TANAISTE & MINISTER FOR HEALTH IN TAOISEACH'S

OFFICE

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

12:30 PM 12:30 PM (TIME APPROX - FOLLOWING CABINET MEETING) MINISTERIAL TASKFORCE ON

CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE SYCAMORE ROOM

02:30 PM 10:00 PM DAIL

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

04:15 PM 04:36 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

04:36 PM 04:36 PM O.O B. (SECOND STAGE OF THE FINANCE BILL)

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

Wednesday, February 7

10:15 AM 10:15 AM JIM MCALLISTER. COMHALTAIS CEOLTOIRI EIREANN


10:30 AM 10:51AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

11:36 AM 11:36 AM O.O B. (SECOND STAGE OF THE FINANCE BILL)

02:30 PM 03:45 PM ORAL PQS

04:00 PM 05:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

06:00 PM 06:30 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS IN SEANAD - NDP

06:45 PM 07:00 PM SECOND STAGE OF THE FINANCE BILL - WRAP UP

Thursday, February 8

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM 0.0.B.

11:30 AM 11:30 AM LAUNCH OF SOCIAL FINANCE FOUNDATION, ALEXANDER HOTEL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM JOHN CURRAN, MONEY MARKETS INTERNATIONAL & STEVE O'DWYER

03:00 PM 03:00 PM SEAN DUNNE

03:30 PM 03:30 PM SENATOR JIM WALSH

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS - RE: HEALTH INSURANCE

04:15 PM 04:15 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS - RE: FINANCE BILL COMMITTEE STAGE

04:45 PM 04:45 PM PHOTO CALL FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE AND KPMG - RE: IFSC 20 YEARS
05:30 PM 05:30 PM ANNOUNCE THE WORLD CLAY PIGEON CHAMPIONSHIPS IN THE HERBERT PARH
HOTEL (Script)

Friday, February 9

10:00 AM 12:30 PM CONSTITUENCY CLINIC IN TULLAMORE

Saturday, February 10

Sunday, February 11

11:00 AM 11:00 AM MEETING IN THE TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

03:00 PM 03:00 PM IRELAND V FRANCE . RUGBY MATCH, CROKE PARK

Monday, February 12

09:30 AM 09:30 AM BRIEFING MEETING FOR LOCAL OIREACHTAS MEMBERS. THE BOARDROOM, HS
AREA OFFICE. ARDEN ROAD, TULLAMORE

11:30 AM 11:30 AM MEETING EOIN DOYLE & DELEGATION FROM THE TULLAMORE TOWN COUNCIL I
THE TOWN HALL - RE: TULLAMORE ARTS CENTRE

12:30 PM 12:30 PM MEETING KEVIN O'DWYER IN TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL - RE: LOUGH BOORA

PARKLANDS

02:30 PM 02:30 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF KNIGHT'S LONDIS STORE. CLARA

09:00 PM 09:00 PM TULLAMORE CC MEETING


Tusday, uary 13

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING. SYCAMORE ROOM

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 10:00 PM DAIL

04:15 PM 04:36 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

04:36 PM 04:36 PM 0 . 0 B.

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

06:00 PM 09:00 PM SECOND STAGE OF THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AGENCY


(AMENDMENT BILL)

Wednesday, February 14

10:00 AM 10:00 AM ADDRESS THE 2ND ANNUAL ALL- ISLAND INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

CONFERENCE, SLIEVE DONARD RESORT & SPA, NEWCASTLE. CO DOWN (Script)

10:30 AM 10:00 PM DAIL (PAIRED ALL DAY)

02:00 PM 03:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EU AFFAIRS (FOR INFORMATION)

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING OFFICIALS - VHI & BUPA

05:00 PM 05:00 PM PRESENT WARRANTS TO MEMBERS OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES APPEALS


TRIBUNAL HERE IN THE DEPARTMENT

Thursday, February 15

08:30 AM 08:30 AM (FOR 9.00AM) INAUGURAL PLENARY MEETING OF THE SOCIAL PARTNERS IN
DUBLIN CASTLE
10:30 AM 06:00 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM 0 . 0 B. - STATEMENTS ON NDP

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING OFFICIALS - RE: ETHICS BILL

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING OFFICIALS - RE: MARINE ISSUES

04:45 PM 06:00 PM PAIRED

07:30 PM 07:30 PM PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATES FOR WEST OFFALY PARTNERSHIP IN CRANK


HOUSE. BANAGHER

09:00 PM 09:00 PM AGM OF BANAGHER CUMANN

Friday, February 16

11:00 AM 11:00 AM MEETING MICHAEL COX IN CONSTITUENCY OFFICE

07:30 PM 07:30 PM KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE ACCA IRELAND PRESIDENTS DINNER AT THE FOUF
SEASONS HOTEL, BALLSBRIDGE (Script / Black Tie)

08:30 PM 08:30 PM AGM OF KIN NITTY / LONGFORD / CADAMSTOWN / CLAREEN / ROSCOMROE


CUMANN (FOR INFORMATION)

Saturday, February 17

OGRA FF CONFERENCE IN THE ARDILAUN HOUSE HOTEL GALWAY

07:30 PM 07:30 PM PRESENT AWARD AT IRISH THOROUGHBRED BREEDER S ASSOCIATION DINNEF


THE HERITAGE GOLF & SPA RESORT. KILLENARD. CO LAOIS (Black Tie)
uday, uary 18

Monday, February 19

08:00 AM 09:30 AM GUEST SPEAKER AT A BREAKFAST, ABBEY HOTEL, ROSCOMMON (Script)

10:30 AM 10:30 AM LAUNCH CT SCANNER AT ROSCOMMON HOSPITAL

11:30 AM 11:30 AM UNVEILING PLAQUE TO MARK THE OPENING OF HARRISON SHOPPING CENTRE,
ROSCOMMON TOWN

12:00 PM 12:00 PM
LAUNCH NEW MACHINE, SYSTEM LABEL FACILITY, RACECOURSE ROAD,
ROSCOMMON TOWN

12:45 PM 12:45 PM OPEN NEW AUCTIONEER'S OFFICE IN ATHLEAGUE, ROSCOMMON

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEET NOEL KERRIGAN IN CLARA

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEET ANNA MAY McHUGH IN CONSTITUENCY OFFICE. TULLAMORE

05:30 PM 05:30 PM MEET SEAMUS SHEERIN IN CONSTITUENCY OFFICE. TULLAMORE

08:00 PM 08:00 PM AGM OF BALLYKILMURRAY CUMANN, TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL (FOR

INFORMATION)

09:00 PM 09:00 PM TULLAMORE CUMANN AGM. TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

09:00 PM 09:00 PM MEETING OF EDENDERRY COMHAIRLE CHEANTAIR IN DONOGHUES. EDENDERF


(FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday, February 20

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM


09:30 AM 09:30 AM MEETING TAOISEACH, TANAISTE & MINISTER FOR HEALTH IN TAOISEACH'S
OFFICE

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

12:00 PM 02:00 PM COMMITTEE STAGE OF THE FINANCE BILL (SECTION 1 to 13), CTTEE ROOM 4, Lh

2000

02:30 PM 10:00 PM DAIL

03:00 PM 05:30 PM COMMITTEE STAGE OF THE FINANCE BILL (SECTION 14 to 26), CTTEE ROOM 4, L

2000

04:15 PM 04:36 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

04:36 PM 04:36 PM O.O.B.

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

06:00 PM 08:00 PM COMMITTEE STAGE OF THE FINANCE BILL (SECTION 27 to 40), CTTEE ROOM 4. L
2000
08:00 PM 08:00 PM FF CUMANN AGM. TUBBER

Wednesday, February 21

10:15 AM 10:15 AM CHAIRMAN OF THE REVENUE COMMISSIONERS

10:30 AM 10:51AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

10:30 AM 10:00 PM DAIL

11:00 AM 01:00 PM COMMITTEE STAGE OF THE FINANCE BILL (SECTION 41 to 51). CTTEE ROOM 4, L
2000

11:36 AM 11:36 AM O.O.B.


02:30 PM 05:00 PM COMMITTEE STAGE OF THE FINANCE BILL (SECTION 52 to 118), CTTEE ROOM 4,
2000

03:30 PM 05:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL INCLUSION (FOR INFORMATION)

Thursday, February 22

PUBLICATION OF REVISED ESTIMATES VOLUME & PUBLIC CAPITAL PROGRAMM


(PRESS RELEASE) (FOR INFORMATION)

10:30 AM 06:00 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM 0.0.B.

03:30 PM 03:30 PM GEROLD BRANDT & PAUL CARTY NTMA

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING SHANE O'NEILL. CHAIRMAN OF UPC IRELAND

05:00 PM 05:00 PM DIARY MEETING

07:30 PM 07:30 PM GUEST OF HONOUR AT THE IRISH ASSOCIATION OF PENSION FUNDS ANNUAL

DINNER. THE BURLINGTON HOTEL (Script / Black Tie)

08:00 PM 08.00 PM FF CUMANN AGM, DURROW

09:15 PM 09:15 PM FF CUMANN AGM. BALLINAGAR

Friday, February 23

10:30 AM 02:00 PM DAIL

11:00 AM 11:00 AM "TURN SOD ON RIGHTS FOR ELDERLY HOUSING SCHEME IN TULLAMORE

04:00 PM 04:00 PM OPENING CLOVERCOURT RETIREMENT VILLAGE IN SHINRONE


08:00 PM 08:00 PM IRISH TAXATION INSTITUTE ANNUAL DINNER, BURLINGTON HOTEL (Script / Black
Tie)

Saturday, February 24

10:00 AM 12:00 PM FF COUNCILLOR'S CONFERENCE, BETTYSTOWN COURT HOTEL

Sunday, February 25

Monday, February 26

DEPART CASEMENT / ARRIVE BRUSSELS


01:30 PM 04:00 PM

EUROGROUP
05:00 PM 05:00 PM

09:00 PM 09:00 PM

FF CUMANN AGM. GEASHIL (FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday, February 27

ECOFIN

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING. SYCAMORE ROOM (FOR INFORMATION)

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING (FOR INFORMATION)

12:30 PM 12:30 PM (APPROX) FOLLOWING CABINET MEETING MINISTERIAL TASKFORCE ON CLIMAT


CHANGE (FOR INFORMATION)
02:30 PM 10:00 PM DAIL (PAIRED ALL DAY)

03:30 PM 04:00 PM DEPART BRUSSELS / ARRIVE CASEMENT

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

06:30 PM 06:30 PM OFFICIAL RE-OPENING OF THE PERMANENT TSB. TULLAMORE

08:30 PM 08:30 PM FF CLARA CUMANN MEETING IN CLARA

Wednesday, February 28

07:30 AM 08:15 AM DEPART CASEMENT / ARRIVE DERRY

09:00 AM 09:00 AM NDP - BUSINESS BREAKFAST IN DA VINCI'S HOTEL. CULMORE RD - FOLLOWED E

VISIT TO UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER

10:30 AM 10:30 PM DAIL (PAIRED 10:30AM - 1:30PM)

12:00 PM 12:45 PM DEPART DERRY / ARRIVE CASEMENT

02:00 PM 02:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, INFRASTRUCTURE & PPPs

05:00 PM 05:00 PM AMBASSADOR DECLAN KELLY


Minister's Diary 01-Mar-07 - 30-Mar-07

Thursday, March 1

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B.

10:30 AM 10:30 AM COMMITTEE STAGE OF THE NDFA (AMENDMENT BILL) - THE FINANCE ACT 2004
(SECTION 91) (DEFERRED SURRENDER TO THE CENTRAL FUND) ORDER 2007 IN
COMMITTEE ROOM 3, LH 2000 (TAKEN BY MoS TOM PARLON)

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MIN MAC MEETING

04:15 PM 04:15 PM SECRETARY GENERAL

06:00 PM 06:00 PM OFFICIALLY OPEN THE NEW STRUCTURED CREDIT COMPANY LTD OFFICES, 61
FITZWILLIAM SQ. DUBLIN 2 (Script)

09:00 PM 09:00 PM KILLOUGHEY FF CUMANN AGM, MOUNT BOLUS

Friday, March 2

10:00 AM 10:00 AM MEETING WITH GLENNON BROTHERS IN TULLAMORE CONSTITUENCY OFFICE

10:30 AM 10:30 AM MEETING WITH FORE MOTOR CYCLE RACING CLUB IN TULLAMORE
CONSTITUENCY OFFICE

11:00 AM 11:00 AM MEETING WITH IDA OFFICIALS IN TULLAMORE CONSTITUENCY OFFICE

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MEETING DR PETER NAUGHTEN, CONSULTANT. McMANUS HOUSE IN TULLAMOF


CONSTITUENCY OFFICE

05:30 PM 05:30 PM LAUNCH OF CAPITAL SECURITIES MIDLANDS GATEWAY ECONOMIC INDEX IN TH


TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL (Script)
08:00 PM 08:00 PM ATTEND CIF MIDLAND REGIONAL DINNER IN TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL (Script)

08:30 PM 08:30 PM AGM OF LUSMAGH CUMANN (FOR INFORMATION)

Saturday, March 3

12:30 PM 12:30 PM PRESENTATION OF PRIZES FOR CHILDREN'S ART COMPETITION IN BYRNES


WORLD OF WONDER STORE. TULLAMORE

08:00 PM 08:00 PM OFFALY MEN'S DUBLIN ASSOCIATION 50TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER IN THE
REGENCY HOTEL, DUBLIN

Sunday, March 4

01:00 PM 01:00 PM FF LEOPARDSTOWN RACE DAY

Monday, March 5

09:00 PM 09:00 PM AGM OF FERBANE COMHAIRLE CHEANTAIR, IN HINEYS

Tuesday. March 6

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

09:30 AM 09:30 AM MEETING TAOISEACH, TANAISTE & MINISTER FOR HEALTH IN TAOISEACH'S

OFFICE

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 11:30 PM DAIL

04:15 PM 04:36 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS


04:36 PM 04:36 PM O.O.B.

05:03 PM 06:00 PM DAIL - REPORT STAGE OF THE FINANCE BILL

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

Wednesday, March 7

10:30 AM 10:00 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:51AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

11:36 AM 11:36 AM O.O.B.

12:00 PM 01:30 PM DAIL - REPORT STAGE OF THE FINANCE BILL

02:00 PM 03:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

03:45 PM 05:30 PM DAIL - REPORT STAGE OF THE FINANCE BILL (RESUMED)

04:00 PM 05:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EU AFFAIRS (Pre European Council) (FOR INFORMATION

05:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING SEAN DORGAN

Thursday, March 8

EUROPEAN COUNCIL

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL (PAIRED ALL DAY)

02:30 PM 05:00 PM DEPART DUBLIN AIRPORT / ARRIVE BRUSSELS


r d a y , March 9

EUROPEAN COUNCIL

02:30 PM 03:00 PM DEPART BRUSSELS / ARRIVE DUBLIN AIRPORT

07:30 PM 07:30 PM PRIVATE DINNER

Saturday, March 10

01:30 PM 03:50 PM DEPART DUBLIN / ARRIVE CHICAGO

Sunday, March 11

CHICAGO

Monday, March 12

CHICAGO

09:00 PM 09:00 PM MEETING OF EDENDERRY COMHAIRLE CHEANTAIR IN RICHIES, CLONBULLOUGE


(FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday, March 13

CHICAGO

Wednesday, March 14
CHICAGO

Thursday, March 15

CHICAGO

Friday, March 16

CHICAGO

Saturday, March 17

CHICAGO

Sunday, March 18

07:00 PM 07:00 PM DEPART CHICAGO

Monday, March 19

BANK HOLIDAY

07:20 AM 07:20 AM ARRIVE DUBLIN

08:00 PM 08:00 PM KILLEIGH & GURTEEN CUMANN AGM IN KILLEIGH GAA ROOMS

09:00 PM 09:00 PM OFFALY CDC MEETING IN THE TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

Tuesday, March 20
08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 11:30 PM DAIL

03:15 PM 04:15 PM ORAL PQS

04:15 PM 04:36 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

04:36 PM 04:36 PM O.O.B.

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

07:00 PM 07:00 PM MEETING TAOISEACH & SINN FEIN

08:00 PM 08:00 PM PRIVATE FUNCTION

09:30 PM 11:30 PM DAIL - ASSET COVERED SECURITIES (AMENDMENT) BILL (ALL STAGES) (TAKEN
BY MoS T PARLON)

Wednesday, March 21

10:30 AM 10:51AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

10:30 AM 10:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM SENATOR EDDIE BOHAN

11:36 AM 11:36 AM O.O.B.

02:00 PM 03:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION

03:15 PM 04:15 PM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH


05:15 PM 05:15 PM PHONE CALL TO CHANCELLOR BROWN

05:30 PM 05:30 PM VISIT TO DAIL - CARRAGH. CO KILDARE LADIES CLUB (FOR INFORMATION)

Thursday, March 22

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B.

11:15 AM 12:00 PM INTERVIEW WITH HANDELSBLATT, GERMAN ECONOMIC MAGAZINE

12:15 PM 12:15 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS FOR FINANCE COMMITTEE

02:30 PM 02:30 PM OIREACHTAS COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, COMMITTEE ROOM 1. LH 2000

Friday, March 23

FF ARD FHEIS IN CITYWEST

10:30 AM 05:30 PM DAIL

02:00 PM 04:00 PM SEANAD - ASSET COVERED SECURITIES (AMENDMENT) BILL (TAKEN BY MoS T
PARLON)

Saturday, March 24

FF ARD FHEIS IN CITYWEST

02:45 PM 02:45 PM PHOTO LOBBY SESSION

03:00 PM 03:00 PM GENERAL ELECTION CANDIDATE MEETING AT ARD FHEIS


u d a y , March 25

12:00 PM 12:00 PM FF CITY CENTRE EVENT

Monday, March 26

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DROMAKEENAN NATIONAL SCHOOL. BIRR GREEN FLAG CEREMONY (Script)

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

05:00 PM 05:00 PM EUROGROUP

09:00 PM 09:00 PM RAHAN / THE ISLAND CUMANN AGM IN RAHAN HALL (FOR INFORMATION)

09:00 PM 09:00 PM BIRR CC MEETING (FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday, March 27

ECOFIN

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING. SYCAMORE ROOM (FOR INFORMATION)

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING (FOR INFORMATION)

02:30 PM 11:00 PM DAIL (PAIRED ALL DAY)

03:30 PM 04:00 PM DEPART BRUSSELS / ARRIVE CASEMENT

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


07:00 PM 09:00 PM RETIREMENT FUNCTION FOR FF TDS & SENATORS IN MEMBERS RESTAURAN"
LEINSTER HOUSE

07:00 PM 08:30 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS IN DAIL

09:00 PM 09:00 PM EDENDERRY CC MEETING IN KILEENS. RHODE (FOR INFORMATION)

Wednesday, March 2£

09:25 AM 09:35 AM LOCAL RADIO INTERVIEW

10.30 AM 10:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:5' AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

10.30 AM 10:30 AM MEETING WITH TADHG CAMPION

"1:20 AM 01:30 PM SEAN AD - - I NANCE BILL

11:36 AM 11:36 AM O.O.B

02 45 PM 02-45 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL INCLUSION

04:00 PM 04:00 PM CABINET" COMMITTEE ON HOUSING. INFRASTRUCTURE &. P D P s

07:00 PM 08:30 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS IN DAIL

Thursday. March 29

07.45 Alv 07:45 AM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM LOCAL RADIO INTERVIEW


10:30 AM 06 45 PM DAIL

10:3C AM 1C.30 AM O O E.

11:15 AM 11:30 AM MEETING WITH OFICIALS

11:3C AM 12.30 PM INTERVIEW WITH WIL-IAMS MD. THE SIA MANAGEMENT G R O L P

12:30 PM 12:30 =>M MEETING. 3 0 R D NA MONA

01:30 PM 03:30 PM SEANAD - FINANCE 3ILL

06:45 PM 06-46 PM MEE"" WiTH THE MEMBERS O- ATM BOY r = CUMANN A~ THE LEINS'ER ROOM C
DARNLE V LODGE HOTEL. ATHBOY

07:00 =>M 07:00 PM

Friday. March 30

10:00 AM 10:00 AM OFFICIAL OPENING OF LUSMAGH NATIONAL SCHOOL

01:00 PM 01:00 PM KNOCK AIRPORT

02:00 PM 02:00 PM OFFICIALLY OPEN THE EXTENDED FACILITIES L SERVICES A " HOPE HOUSi
FOXFORD. CO MAYO (ScriDt'

04:15 PM 04 15 PM VISIT TO HOLLISTER LTD. BALLINA

05:00 PM 05:00 PM VISIT TO 3A-LINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

06:00 PM 06:00 PM PRIVATE


Minister's Diary 01-Apr-07 - 30-Apr-07

Sunday, April 1

Monday, April 2

10:20 AM 10:20 AM LOCAL RADIO INTERVIEW

11:30 AM 11:30 AM OFFICIALLY OPEN INTEGRA IN TULLAMORE (Script)

02:00 PM 02:00 PM PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATES. TULLAMORE COMMUNITY TRAINING CENTRf


IN THE BRIDGE HOUSE HOTEL. TULLAMORE

Tuesday, April 3

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING. SYCAMORE ROOM

09:30 AM 09:30 AM MEETING TAOISEACH, TANAISTE & MINISTER FOR HEALTH IN TAOISEACH'S
OFFICE

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 11:59 PM DAIL

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

03:30 PM 03:30 PM BRIAN HILLERY

04:00 PM 04:15 PM SECRETARY GENERAL

04:15 PM 04:36 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

04:15 PM 04:15 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS


04:30 PM 04:30 PM EXCHEQUER RETURNS (FOR INFORMATION)

04:36 PM 04:36 PM O.O.B.

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

06:50 PM 07:00 PM DAIL - REPORT STAGE OF THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AGENCY
(AMENDMENT) BILL 2006 (TAKEN BY MoS TOM PARLON)

08:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL - REPORT STAGE OF THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AGENCY
(AMENDMENT) BILL 2006 (RESUMED) (TAKEN BY MoS TOM PARLON)

Wednesday, April 4

10:30 AM 10:51AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

10:30 AM 10:30 PM DAIL

11:36 AM 11:36 AM O.O.B.

02:00 PM 03:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

04:00 PM 05:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON ROAD SAFETY

05:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH MIKE MURPHY

Thursday, April 5

10:30 AM 05:15 PM DAIL RECESS

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B.

11:30 AM 11:30 AM DELEGATION FROM THE IRISH CHARITIES TAX REFORM GROUP
Friday April 6

BANK H0L1DA>

C2:0C PM 02:00 PM CLOSHAN HALL - MEET" 50 CHARITY CYCLISTS

Saturday, April 7

--REE - ^ • M H H f l H H H H i

Sunday. Aori' 8

Monday, April 9

3ANK HOLIDAY

Tuesday, April 10

12:45 PM 12:45 PM

Wednesday. Aoril 11

Thursday. April 12

08:00 PM 03:00 PM LAUNCH OF CAMPAIGN IN THE HERITAGE HOTEL. PORTLAOlSE


Friday, April 13

07:00 PM 07:00 PM ARRIVE AT BANDON TOWN CENTRE

07:00 PM 07:00 PM LAUNCH OF FF CAMPAIGN FOR FF CORK SOUTH WEST CONSTITUENCY IN


BANDON

09:00 PM 09:00 PM ATTEND RETIREMENT FUNCTION, SILVER SPRINGS HOTEL, CORK

Saturday, April 14

08 45 PM 08:45 PM OPENING MOUNT BOLUS COMMUNITY CENTRE (Script)

Sunday, April 15

08:00 PM 08:00 PM TURNING ON NEW FLOODLIGHTS AT ERIN ROVERS GAA CLUB. PULLAGH
Monday, April 16

09:40 AM 09:40 AM MEETING TAOISEACH IN GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

10:15 AM 10:15 AM FF ECONOMIC MANIFESTO LAUNCH IN THE SHELBOURNE HOTEL

01.00 PM 01.00 PM RTE NEWS AT ONE IN KILDARE HOUSE

01:30 PM 01:30 PM LAUNCH IRISH LEAGUE OF CREDIT UNIONS 2006 ANNUAL REPORT. 33-41 LOWEI
MOUNT STREET FOLLOWED BY LUNCH (Script)

03:30 PM 03:45 PM PHONE INTERVIEW - TODAY FM THE LAST WORD


04 00 PM 04:00 PM INTERVIEW - BRENDAN KEENAN IRISH INDEPENDENT

05:05 PM 05:05 PM PHONE INTERVIEW - GEORGE HOOK NEWSTALK

06:00 PM 06:00 PM INTERVIEW - SIX ONE NEWS

08:30 PM 08:30 PM THE IRISH FARMERS' ASSOCIATION MEETING WITH ELECTION CANDIDATES. TH
BRIDGE HOUSE, TULLAMORE (FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday, April 17

09:00 AM 12:00 PM LOCAL RADIO INTERVIEWS

12:30 PM 12:30 PM VISIT TO THE LCVP CLASS (5TH YEAR STUDENTS), KILLINA PRESENTATION
SECONDARY SCHOOL, RAHAN

03:00 PM 03:00 PM ATTEND THE OPENING BY THE TANAISTE OF TULLAMORE COURTHOUSE (Script)

03:00 PM 06:00 PM OFFALY BEALTAINE FESTIVAL 2007, BRIDGE HOUSE HOTEL, TULLAMORE (FOR
INFORMATION)

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING JOHNNY FLANAGAN IN THE COURTHOUSE - RE: MID SHANNON
DEVELOPMENT

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING. TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

Wednesday, April 18

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

12.00 PM 12:00 PM ETE MANIFESTO LAUNCH. SHELBOURNE HOTEL


03:00 PM 03:00 PM DR SOMERS

04:00 PM 04:00 PM SECRETARY GENERAL

04:15 PM 04:15 PM INTERVIEW - THE SUN

Thursday, April 19

03:00 PM 03:30 PM TAOISEACH'S VISIT TO THE MIDLANDS

07:00 PM 10:05 PM DEPART CASEMENT / ARRIVE BERLIN - TEMPELHOF

Friday, April 20

INFORMAL ECOFIN. BERLIN

EUROGROUP

Saturday, April 21

INFORMAL ECOFIN, BERLIN

04:00 PM 05:05 PM DEPART BERLIN - TEMPELHOF / ARRIVE CASEMENT

09:30 PM 09:30 PM BALLINAGAR CUMANN SOCIAL EVENT

Sunday, April 22

11:00 AM 11:00 AM ARBOUR HILL EASTER RISING 1916 COMMEMORATION


day, April 23

02:00 PM 02:00 PM SECRETARY GENERAL

06:00 PM 06:00 PM OPENING NEW DOCHAS CENTRE IN TULLAMORE (Script)

09:30 PM 09:30 PM QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

09:30 PM 09:30 PM BIRR CC MEETING IN COUNTY ARMS HOTEL (FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday, April 24

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING. SYCAMORE ROOM

09:30 AM 09:30 AM MEETING TAOISEACH, TANAISTE & MINISTER FOR HEALTH IN TAOISEACH S
OFFICE

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

01:30 PM 01:30 PM BANKERS FEDERATION LUNCH IN THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL (Script)

02:30 PM 11:05 PM DAIL RESUMES

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING - ROBERT WHITE

04:00 PM 04:30 PM INTERVIEW - CHARLIE BIRD

04:15 PM 04:36 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

04:36 PM 04:36 PM O.O.B.

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP
Wednesday, April 25

10:30 AM 11:00 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:51AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

11:00 AM 11:00 AM PHOTO WITH CHRIS ANDREWS

11:36AM 11:36AM O.O.B.

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MIN MAC MEETING

03:30 PM 03:30 PM REVIEW BODY ON HIGHER REMUNERATION

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MINISTER OF STATE, PAT THE COPE GALLAGHER

Thursday, April 26

10:00 AM 10:00 AM BRIEFING FOR O.O.B. IN WHIPS OFFICE

10:30 AM 06:45 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B. (MINISTER)

07.00 PM 07:00 PM ARD CHOMHAIRLE MEETING IN LH

08:30 PM 08:30 PM TULLAMORE CC AND CUMANN ELECTIONS. TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

Friday, April 27

10:30 AM 10:30 AM PRESENT THE DIGITAL AWARD TO SCOIL MHUIRE, TULLAMORE (Script)

05:00 PM 05:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF LONDIS STORE, O'CARROLL STREET, TULLAMORE


06:00 PM 06:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF "FOREVER BEGINS" ART EXHIBITION - ARAS AN CHONTAI

07:00 PM 07:00 PM PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATES FOR NATIONAL IRISH SAFETY ORGANISATIOI

IN COURT HOTEL

07:30 PM 07:30 PM MEET REPRESENTATIVES FROM NISO -

09:00 PM 09:00 PM ELECTION RALLY IN SHINRONE

Saturday, April 28

01:00 PM 01:00 PM MEETING, FERBANE

09:00 PM 09:00 PM SOCIAL EVENT IN EDENDERRY GAA PAVILION

Sunday, April 29

DAIL DISSOLVED

Monday, April 30

07:00 PM 10:00 PM TULLAMORE WIDER OPTIONS MEET THE CANDIDATES' MEETING IN THE
TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL (FOR INFORMATION)
Minister's Diary 01-May-07 - 31 -May-07

Tuesday, May 1

08:00 PM 08:00 PM LAUNCH OF CHERISHED PLACES COMPETITION 2007 IN TULLAMORE CDUR -


HOTEL (HOSTED BY OFFALY LEADER & OFFALY COUNTY COUNCIL) (FOR
INFORMATION)

Wednesday, May 2

11:00 AM 1*::C0 AM FF EVENT

C2:00 PM C2:00 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS

02:30 PM 02:30 PM GOVERNMENT MEETING

09:00 PM 09:00 PM PRIME TIME

Thursday. May 3

Friday, May 4

05:00 PM 05:00 PM LAUNCH THE UPGRADED SLIEVE BLOOM/OFFALY WAY & LOOP WALKS IN
KINNITTY CASTLE

OS.30 PM 09:30 PM LAUNCH O " MARGARET CONLON'S ELECTION CAMPAIGN IN THE -OUR SEASON
HOTEL. MONAGHAN
urday, May 5

09 15 AM 09:15 AM OPEN THE SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIP BY FIRING THE 1ST SHOT OF THE
COMPETITION AT THE SHOOTING GROUNDS, DERRYMORE. BLUEBELL,
TULLAMORE

Sunday, May 6

Monday, May 7

BANK HOLIDAY

EUROGROUP (FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday, May 8

ECOFIN (FOR INFORMATION)

Wednesday, May 9

Thursday, May 10

Friday, May 11

01 00 PM 01:00 PM RAISING OF THE GREEN FLAG AT SCOIL BHRIDE BOYS NATIONAL SCHOOL,
KILCRUTTIN, TULLAMORE
07:30 PM 07:30 PM RETIREMENT DINNER IN THE K CLUB (Black Tie)

08:00 PM 08:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF OFFALY COUNTY FLEADH AT KILLINA SCHOOL. RAHAN
(FOR INFORMATION)

Saturday, May 12

08:00 PM 08:00 PM OFFALY COUNTY FLEADH AT KILLINA SCHOOL. RAHAN (FOR INFORMATION)

Sunday, May 13

11:30 AM 11:30 AM MINISTER TO START THE BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CHARITY FUN RUN IN THE
HARRIERS

08:00 PM 08:00 PM OFFALY COUNTY FLEADH AT KILLINA SCHOOL, RAHAN (FOR INFORMATION)

09:00 PM 09:00 PM LAUNCH OF SENATOR O R O U R K E S CAMPAIGN IN SHAMROCK LODGE HOTEL,


ATHLONE (MINISTER GUEST SPEAKER)

Monday, May 14

Tuesday, May 15

07:30 PM 07:30 PM LAUNCH OF TULLAMORE TIDY ESTATES / BUSINESS COMPETITION (HOSTED BY


TULLAMORE CREDIT UNION) IN TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

09:00 PM 09:00 PM PRESENTATION TO OFFALY 1982 FOOTBALL TEAM BY HEATWISE TULLAMORE L


(ALSO CELEBRATING 25 YEARS IN BUSINESS & OPENING OF NEW PREMISES Oh
RAHAN RD)

Wednesday, May 16
Thursday, May 17

07:00 PM 07:00 PM LAUNCH THE BELMONT AREA PLAN IN THE VILLAGE OF BELMONT

Friday, May 18

Saturday, May 19

Sunday, May 20

Monday, May 21

Tuesday, May 22

Wednesday, May 23

Thursday, May 24

Friday, May 25

Saturday, May 26
u d a y , May 27

Monday, May 28

Tuesday, May 29

Wednesday, May 30

Thursday, May 31
Minister's Diary 01-Jun-07 - 30-Jun-07

Friday, June 1

Saturday, June 2

EDENDERRY STREET FESTIVAL (FOR INFORMATION)

Sunday, June 3

Monday, June 4

BANK HOLIDAY

05:00 PM 05:00 PM EUROGROUP (FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday, June 5

ECOFIN (FOR INFORMATION)

09:00 AM 09:00 AM EIB GOVERNORS MEETING (FOR INFORMATION)

Wednesday, June 6

0S 0 0 A M 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING, SYCAMORE ROOM

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING


Thursday, June 7

Friday, June 8

Saturday, June 9

09:00 PM 09:00 PM DEPUTY KIRK'S CELEBRATION RALLY. COMMUNITY CENTRE, KNOCKBRIDGE


VILLAGE (FOR INFORMATION)

Sunday, June 10

Monday, June 11

Tuesday, June 12

09:00 AM 11.00 AM MEETING WITH TONY HUGHES

Wednesday, June 13

CLERK OF DAIL'S OFFICE TO SIGN DAIL REGISTER

03:00 PM 03:00 PM PP

Thursday, June 14
10 45 AM 10 45 AM INTER-DENOMINATIONAL SERVICE OF PRAYER FOR THE ASSEMBLY OF THE 301
DAIL IN SAINT ANDREW'S CHURCH. WESTLAND ROW. DUBLIN 203:00 PM 03:0(
PM DAIL RECONVENES

Friday, June 15

11:00 AM 11:00 AM PP

Saturday, June 16

Sunday, June 17

Monday, June 18

Tuesday, June 19

Wednesday, June 20

MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM


09:00 AM 09:00 AM

MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY


09:30 AM 09:30 AM

GOVERNMENT MEETING
10:00 AM 10:00 AM

COURTESY CALL - US AMBASSADOR THOMAS FOLEY + MEMBERS OF THE ALPH


02:30 PM 03:00 PM
FORUM

03:00 PM 03:00 PM SECRETARY GENERAL & EDDIE SULLIVAN


03:30 PM 04:00 PM INTERVIEW WITH MARC COLEMAN

04:00 PM 04:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EU AFFAIRS

05:30 PM 05:30 PM COURTESY CALL - IMF ARTICLE IV CONSULTATION MISSION

Thursday, June 21

Friday, June 22

Saturday, June 23

Sunday, June 24

Monday, June 25

04:30 PM 04:30 PM CARROLL CUISINE, KILBEGGAN RACES

Tuesday, June 26

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL


03:15 PM 04:15 PM ORAL PQS

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

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

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

07:30 PM 07:30 PM FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL 2007 ORDER FOR SECOND STAGE

Wednesday, June 27

10:30 AM 09:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

11:00 AM 11:00 AM GOVERNOR OF THE CENTRAL BANK

11:29 AM 11:29 AM O.O.B.

02:00 PM 02:00 PM TAOISEACH, MIN FOR ET&E, IBEC & ICTU IN DEPT. OF THE TAOISEACH (ROOM 3"

03:45 PM 06:00 PM FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL 2007 COMMITTEE. REPORT & FINAL STAGES

Thursday, June 28

10:00 AM 10:30 AM BRIEFING FOR O.O.B. IN WHIPS OFFICE

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL (PAIRED FROM 1.00PM TO CLOSE)

10:30 AM 10:30 AM 0 . 0 B. (TANAISTE)

11:30 AM 12:00 PM DIARY MEETING


12:00 PM 12:30 PM CHAIRMAN OF THE REVENUE COMMISSIONERS

12:30 PM 01:00 PM GERRY DESMOND & CLLR JOHN EGAN

08:30 PM 08:30 PM FF SOCIAL FOR CANVASSERS IN TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

Friday, June 29

10:45 AM 10:45 AM GALWAY WORLD CUP FUN WEEKEND IN THE SALTHILL DEVON SPORTSGROUNC

DROM. GALWAY (FOR INFORMATION)

01:00 PM 01:00 PM LUNCH APPOINTMENT IN DUBLIN

05:00 PM 05:00 PM LIAM MURPHY'S RETIREMENT

Saturday, June 30

GALWAY WORLD CUP FUN WEEKEND IN THE SALTHILL DEVON SPORTSGROUNC


DROM. GALWAY (FOR INFORMATION)

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MEETING WITH DOMINIC DOHENY


Minister's Diary 01-Jul-07 - 31-Jul-07

Sunday, July 1

Monday, July 2

Tuesday, July 3

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

02:45 PM 02:45 PM INTERVIEW WITH RTE

03:35 PM 06:00 PM SEANAD - FINANCE (NO 2) BILL 2007

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

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

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

06:00 PM 07:30 PM SEANAD - SECOND STAGE OF THE ETHICS BILL

Wednesday, July 4

08:05 AM 08:05 AM INTERVIEW WITH NEWSTALK


10:00 AM 10:00 AM BRIEFING FOR LEADERS QUESTIONS & O.O.B.

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS (TANAISTE)

11:29 AM 11:29 AM 0 . 0 B. (TANAISTE)

01:00 PM 01:00 PM INTERVIEW WITH NEWS AT ONE

02:00 PM 03:18 PM SEANAD - COMMITTEE & REMAINING STAGES OF THE ETHICS BILL

05:00 PM 05:00 PM P J MARA & PADDY TEAHON

06:00 PM 06:30 PM MEETING JASON O'TOOLE, LEINSTER HOUSE

07:30 PM 07:30 PM APPOINTMENT

Thursday, July 5

10:00 AM 10:30 AM BRIEFING FOR O.O.B. IN WHIPS OFFICE

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B. (TANAISTE)

12:00 PM 12:30 PM MINISTER E RYAN

12:30 PM 12:30 PM MEETING WITH ALISTAIR McDONALD MLA

01:30 PM 02:00 PM DEPUTY MARY O'ROURKE

05:20 PM 05:20 PM MEATH EAST CDC RACE EVENING IN BELLEWSTOWN. CO MEATH


Friday, July 6

11:00 AM 11:00 AM GOLF, MOYVALLEY, KILDARE

Saturday, July 7

02:00 PM 02:00 PM OFFICIAL RE-OPENING OF THE BIRR SWIMMING POOL

Sunday, July 8

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

Monday, July 9

02:30 PM 05:00 PM DEPART CASEMENT / ARRIVE BRUSSELS

06:00 PM 06:00 PM EUROGROUP


Tuesday, July 10
ECOFIN

03:30 PM 04:00 PM DEPART BRUSSELS / ARRIVE CASEMENT

Wednesday, July 11

(AFTERNOON) PAT MOYLAN


09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH. MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

Thursday, July 12

01:45 PM 01:45 PM EDDIE SULLIVAN

02:15 PM 02:45 PM DR JOHN LYNCH, CIE

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH PADRAIG McMANUS, ESB

04:00 PM 04:00 PM LAUNCH BARNARDO'S ANNUAL REVIEW. BUSWELLS HOTEL (Script)

07:30 PM 07:30 PM ARD CHOMHAIRLE'S DRINKS. GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

Friday, July 13

06:00 PM 06:00 PM OFFICIALLY OPEN THE NEW WEIGHROOM COMPLEX AT KILBEGGAN


RACECOURSE (Script)

Saturday, July 14

Sunday, July 15

Monday, July 16
07:00 PM 07:00 PM MacGILL SUMMER SCHOOL. GLENTIES, CO DONEGAL

Tuesday, July 17

VOTING IN THE SEANAD ELECTIONS

10:00 AM 02:00 PM NORTH / SOUTH MINISTERIAL COUNCIL ARMAGH CITY HOTEL

Wednesday, July 18

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH. MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

01:00 PM 01:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH BRIAN HILLERY

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETING SEAN HURLEY, HSE

05:00 PM 05:00 PM LAUNCH lEA's NEW PUBLICATION "ECJ JURISPRUDENCE ON TAX ISSUES" AT 8
NORTH GREAT GEORGES STREET (Script)

Thursday, July 19

Friday, July 20

06:00 PM 06:00 PM KILBEGGAN RACES - PRESENT THE PRIZE AT LADBROKES MIDLANDS NATION
RACE AT 8PM (APPROX)
Saturday, July 21

Sunday, July 22

Monday, July 23

Tuesday, July 24

04:00 PM 04:00 PM MEETINGS IN FF HQ

Wednesday, July 25

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH. MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING FOLLOWED BY LUNCH

03:00 PM 03.00 PM GOVERNOR OF THE CENTRAL BANK

03:30 PM 04:00 PM MoS NOEL AHERN

Thursday, July 26

12:30 PM 12:30 PM APPOINTMENT

07:30 PM 07:30 PM FLEADH CHEOIL LAUNCH IN KINNITTY CASTLE


Friday, July 27

Saturday, July 28

MEETING JOE STANLEY.

Sunday, July 29

Monday, July 30

09:00 AM
09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM
09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH

10:15 AM
10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

Tuesday, July 31
Minister's Diary 01-Aug-07 - 31-Aug-07

Wednesday, August 1

Thursday, August 2

Friday, August 3

Saturday, August 4

Sunday, August 5

Monday, August 6

BANK HOLIDAY

Tuesday, August 7

Wednesday, August 8

Thursday, August 9
Friday, August 10

Saturday, August 11

Sunday, August 12

Monday, August 13

Tuesday, August 14

Wednesday, August 15

Thursday, August 16

Friday, August 17

Saturday, August 18

Sunday, August 19

Monday, August 20

FLEADH CHEOIL 2007. TULLAMORE (FOR INFORMATION)


Tuesday, August 21

FLEADH CHEOIL 2007, TULLAMORE (FOR INFORMATION)

Wednesday, August 22

07:00 PM 07:00 PM FLEADH CHEOIL - GALA BANQUET. TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

Thursday, August 23

FLEADH CHEOIL 2007, TULLAMORE (FOR INFORMATION)

Friday, August 24

07:00 PM 07:00 PM OPENING PARADE FROM TOWN PARK TO O'CONNOR SQUARE

09:00 PM 09:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF FLEADH CHEOIL 2007, TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

Saturday, August 25

FLEADH CHEOIL 2007, TULLAMORE (FOR INFORMATION)

Sunday, August 26

08:00 PM 08:00 PM FLEADH CHEOIL - CLOSING COMPETITION IN CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION,


TULLAMORE
Monday, August 27

Tuesday, August 28

Wednesday, August 29

09 50 AM 09:50 AM TAOISEACH - CABINET ROOMS

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

Thursday, August 30

Friday, August 31

08:00 PM 08:00 PM OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF FOLKLORE COLLECTION. OFFALY HISTORICAL SOCIETY,


TULLAMORE

09:15 PM 09:15 PM MEETING - CLARA


Minister's Diary 01 -Sep-07 - 30-Sep-07

Saturday, September 1

Sunday, September 2

Monday, September 3

Tuesday, September 4

Wednesday, September 5

09 00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

Thursday, September 6

08:00 PM 08:00 PM LAUNCH OF OFFALY PEOPLE IN NEED. TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL (Script)

Friday, September 7

06:45 PM 06:45 PM IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY, SHELBOURNE PARK GREYHOUND STADIUM (Script)
Saturday, September 8

07:00 PM 07:00 PM GUEST OF HONOUR AT THE PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARDS IN CITYWEST HOTI
(Script / Black Tie)

Sunday, September 9

Monday, September 10

10:00 AM 10:00 AM MEETING WITH OFFALY COUNTY COUNCIL AND OIREACHTAS MEMBERS

12:00 PM 02:00 PM CONSTITUENCY EVENTS

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING IN GLANBIA. EDENDERRY

08:00 PM 08:00 PM PRESENTATION OF PRIZES FOR THE TULLAMORE CREDIT UNION TIDY
TULLAMORE COMPETITION 2007 IN TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

Tuesday, September 11

Wednesday, September 12

MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM


09:00 AM 09:00 AM

MEETING WITH TAOISEACH. MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY


09:45 AM 09:45 AM

GOVERNMENT MEETING
10:15 AM 10:15 AM

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE IN


02:00 PM 02:00 PM
SYCAMORE ROOM
03:15 PM 03:30 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS - RE ESTIMATES

03:30 PM 03:30 PM GOVERNOR OF THE CENTRAL BANK

04:00 PM 04:00 PM BRIAN PATTERSON, CHAIRMAN & PATRICK NEARY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, FINANCI/
REGULATOR

05:00 PM 05:00 PM COURTESY CALL - RT HON SEAN WOODWARD, SECRETARY OF STATE NORTHEI
IRELAND, THE BRITISH AMBASSADOR DAVID REDDAWAY & OFFICIALS

07:00 PM 07:00 PM NATIONAL LOTTERY DINNER - 21 ST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION IN THE ROYAL


HOSPITAL KILMAINHAM (Script / Black Tie)

Thursday, September 13

11:30 AM 12:00 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS RE MID-SHANNON TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE


SCHEME

12:00 PM 12:00 PM PRIVATE MEETING

01:30 PM 01:30 PM OPENING THE NEW ESRI OFFICES. WHITAKER SQUARE. SIR JOHN ROGERSON'S
QUAY (Script)

03:00 PM 03:00 PM OFFICIATE AT THE OPENING OF REVENUE'S NEW REFURBISHED CENTRAL


REVENUE INFORMATION OFFICE, O'CONNELL ST (Script)

06:30 PM 08:40 PM DEPART CASEMENT / ARRIVE PORTO AIRPORT. PORTUGAL

Friday, September 14

INFORMAL ECOFIN, PORTO. PORTUGAL

Saturday, September 15
INFORMAL ECOFIN, PORTO. PORTUGAL

03:30 PM 05:40 PM DEPART PORTO AIRPORT, PORTUGAL / ARRIVE CASEMENT

08:30 PM 08:30 PM LAOIS CDC SOCIAL EVENT. THE HERITAGE HOTEL PORTLAOISE

Sunday, September 16

Monday, September 17

10:30 AM 10:30 AM TEE-OFF FOR PEOPLE IN NEED GOLF CLASSIC, ESKER HILLS GOLF CLUB

12:00 PM 12:00 PM FF PARLIAMENTARY PARTY CONFERENCE, DRUIDS GLEN

Tuesday, September 18

09:30 AM 01:00 PM FF PARLIAMENTARY PARTY CONFERENCE. DRUIDS GLEN

Wednesday, September 19

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:00 PM 02:00 PM MEETING OFFICIALS RE: ESTIMATES

02:30 PM 03:00 PM PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE BROKER ASSOCIATION (PIBA)

03:15 PM 03:15 PM MEETING OFFICIALS RE: PAY ISSUES


04:00 PM 04:00 PM LAUNCH "PHILANTHROPY - AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE YOUR MARK" AIB
BANKCENTRE, BALLSBRIDGE (Script)

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING ATLANTIC CONNECTIVITY ALLIANCE

Thursday, September 20

Friday, September 21

05:30 PM 05:30 PM MEETING WITH PORTLAOISE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN JOHN MOLONEY'S


OFFICE. MOUNTMELLICK

07:00 PM 07:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE EXTENSION TO CLONAGHADOO NATIONAL SCHOOL


GEASHILL, CO OFFALY (Script)

Saturday, September 22

10:30 AM 10:30 AM PAT DOHENY

Sunday, September 23

Monday, September 24

02:00 PM 02:00 PM BRIEFING SESSION RE: DECENTRALISATION

07:30 PM 07:30 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF ART EXHIBITION FOR TIM QUINLAN IN TULLAMORE COUF
HOTEL
Tuesday, September 25

ATTEND THE NATIONAL PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIP, ANNAHARVEY FARM,


TULLAMORE

Wednesday, September 26

NATIONAL PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIP. ANNAHARVEY FARM. TULLAMORE (FOR


INFORMATION)

09:00 AM 09:30 AM KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE CORPORATE TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT

CONFERENCE, FOUR SEASONS HOTEL (Script)

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09 45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:00 PM 02:30 PM COURTESY CALL - GERALD HASSELL. PRESIDENT OF THE BANK OF NEW YORK

MELLON CORPORATION

02:30 PM 10:00 PM DAIL RESUMES

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING WITH EUGENE SHEEHY. CEO OF AIB & SECRETARY GENERAL

03:45 PM 03:59 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

03:59 PM 04:44 PM TAOISEACH'S QUESTIONS

04:44 PM 04 44 PM O.O.B

Thursday, September 27

10:00 AM 10:00 AM BRIEFING FOR O.O.B. IN WHIPS OFFICE


10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B. (TANAISTE)

11:30 AM 11:30 AM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS - RE: PBO

12:00 PM 12:00 PM APPOINTMENT

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

09:00 PM 09:00 PM COMPETITORS BANQUET. BRIDGE HOUSE. TULLAMORE - (Script / Informal)

Friday, September 28

01:00 PM 01:00 PM PRIVATE FUNCTION

Saturday, September 29

06:30 PM 06:30 PM (FOR 7.00PM) OPEN AN ART EXHIBITION FOR MARK DWYER IN THE GEORGIAN
HOUSE & GARDENS, PERRY SQUARE. LIMERICK (Script)

Sunday, September 30

02:00 PM 02:30 PM LAUNCH BRAINWAVE'S BOOKLET "INFORMATION ON WOMEN" & LAUNCH A


CHARITY WALK AT THE HARRIERS

04:30 PM 04:30 PM "SEVE TROPY" - PRESENTING THE PRIZE ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE GOLF, THE
HERITAGE GOLF CLUB, KILLENARD (Script)
Minister's Diary 01-0ct-07 - 31-0ct-07

Monday, October 1

11:00 AM 11:00 AM MASS IN HOLY FAMILY CHURCH. TUBBER FOLLOWED BY THE OFFICIAL OPENIN

OF ST MANCHAN'S NATIONAL SCHOOL (Script)

03:00 PM 03:00 PM GATEWAY IMPLEMENTATION FORUM IN OCC HQ

04:00 PM 04:00 PM ATM INDECON MIDLANDS GATEWAY EVENT

Tuesday, October 2

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH. MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:00 PM 02:30 PM CHAIRMAN OF REVIEW BODY OF HIGHER REMUNERATION IN THE PUBLIC SECT'

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM PETER QUINN

03:00 PM 03:00 PM HELEN CASSERLY

03:30 PM 03:30 PM COURTESY CALL - THE ISRAELI AMBASSADOR MR ZION EVRONY + NADAV COH

& COLIN SHEENA

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

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


05:00 PM 05:00 PM (APPROX) SECOND STAGE OF THE MiFID BILL

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

Wednesday, October 3

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

11:00 AM 11:00 AM MEETING MICHAEL & JIM TREACY

11:29 AM 11:29 AM O.O.B.

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

04.00 PM 04:00 PM BISHOP MICHAEL SMITH, FR HUGH CONNOLLY. PRESIDENT OF MAYNOOTH &
MONSIGNOR DERMOT FARRELL

Thursday, October 4

09:00 AM 09:30 AM KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE OF IRELAND, INDUSTRY

LEADERS SUMMIT. FOUR SEASONS HOTEL (Script)

10:00 AM 10:30 AM BRIEFING FOR 0 . 0 B IN WHIPS OFFICE

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM 0 . 0 B. (TANAISTE)

11:00 AM 11:00 AM (APPROX) SECOND STAGE OF THE MiFID BILL

11:00 AM 11:00 AM TOM PARLON. CIF


11:30 AM 11:30 AM VISIT TO DAIL - ST MARY'S SECONDARY SCHOOL, EDENDERRY (FOR
INFORMATION ONLY)

11:30 AM 11:30 AM FINTAN DRURY

12:30 PM 12:30 PM MIN MAC MEETING

02:00 PM 02:00 PM P J MARA

02:30 PM 02:30 PM PIERRE DANON OF EIRCOM

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEET OFFICIALS - RE: ELS ISSUES

04:00 PM 05:30 PM BILATERAL WITH TAOISEACH

08:15 PM 08:15 PM OPENING AN EXHIBITION BY BERNADETTE MADDEN. AT DUNAMAISE ARTS


CENTRE, CHURCH ST, PORTLAOISE, CO LAOIS

Friday, October 5

11:00 AM 11:00 AM RIADA HOUSE

05:30 PM 05:30 PM JOE MOONEY'S RETIREMENT (FOR INFORMATION)

08:00 PM 08:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF DNS HARDWARE, CLARA ROAD

09:00 PM 09:00 PM CDC MEETING IN TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

Saturday, October 6

Sunday, October 7
01:00 PM 01 00 PM LUNCH HOSTED BY OFFALY GAA CO BOARD AS "THANK YOU" TO SPONSORS Of
NEW STAND FOLLOWED BY THE FOOTBALL COUNTY FINAL

Monday, October 8

01:30 PM 04:10 PM DEPART CASEMENT / ARRIVE LUXEMBOURG

04:45 PM 04:45 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EU AFFAIRS (FOR INFORMATION)

05:00 PM 05:00 PM EUROGROUP

08:30 PM 09:10 PM DEPART LUXEMBOURG / ARRIVE CASEMENT

Tuesday, October 9

ECOFIN (FOR INFORMATION)

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM VISIT TO DAIL - DURROW (CO OFFALY) ACTIVE RETIREMENT GROUP (FOR

INFORMATION ONLY)

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEET WITH OFFICIALS - RE: HAY REPORT/ HIGHER REMUNERATION GROUP

04:00 PM 04:00 PM SECRETARY GENERAL

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS


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

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

Wednesday, October 10

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

10:30 AM 10:30 AM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS RE. IMF/WORLD BANK ANNUAL MEETING

11:29 AM 11:29 AM O.O.B.

11:30 AM 11:30 AM VISIT TO DAIL - NORTH COAST INTEGRATED COLLEGE (FOR INFORMATION)

12:00 PM 12:00 PM SEAN DORGAN

12:30 PM 12:30 PM COLIN HUNT

02:00 PM 02:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HOUSING. INFRASTRUCTURE & PPPs (FOR


INFORMATION)

02:30 PM 02:30 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - ICMSA

03:15 PM 03:15 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - SIMI

04:00 PM 04:00 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - MACRA NA FEIRME

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

08:00 PM 08:00 PM FF EVENT


Thursday, October 11

10:00 AM 10:30 AM BRIEFING FOR O.O.B IN WHIPS OFFICE

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B. (TANAISTE)

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

11:30 AM 11:30 AM GOVERNOR HURLEY

02:30 PM 02:30 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - CHAMBERS IRELAND

03:15 PM 03:15 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - IRISH SENIOR CITIZENS PARLIAMENT

04 00 PM 04:00 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING -1 FA

04:45 PM 04:45 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - IRISH TAXATION INSTITUTE

08:00 PM 08:00 PM LAUNCH OF THE BBBS PROGRAMME. THE COURT HOTEL, O'MOORE ST.
TULLAMORE (Script)

Friday, October 12

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MEETING MARK McCORMACK IN CONSTITUENCY OFFICE - RE: PORTARLINGTON


GAA CLUB LANDS

02:30 PM 02:30 PM MEETING JIMMY KEENIHAN & NED DALY IN CONSTITUENCY OFFICE

06:00 PM 06:00 PM LAUNCH LAKELANDS & INLAND WATERWAYS AT CLONMACNOISE MONASTIC


(Script)

09:00 PM 09:00 PM BIRR COMHAIRLE CHEANTAIR MEETING IN COUNTY ARMS HOTEL

Saturday, October 13
10:00 AM APPOINTMENTS IN CONSTITUENCY OFFICE

05:00 PM SPEAKING AT DUBLIN ECONOMIC WORKSHOP, PARKHOTEL, KENMARE

Sunday, October 14

Monday, October 15

11:00 AM 11:00 AM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - ISME

11:45 AM 11:45 AM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - IRISH HOTELS FEDERATION

12:30 PM 12:30 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS - RE: PBO

02:00 PM 02:00 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - IRISH EXPORTERS ASSOCIATION

02:45 PM 02:45 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - IRISH BANKING FEDERATION

03:30 PM 03:30 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - THE CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE OF ACCOUNTANCY

BODIES-IRELAND

04:30 PM 04:30 PM MEETING WITH SARAH O'CALLAGHAN

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING - MARK McCORMACK

05:30 PM 05:30 PM FINTAN DRURY

Tuesday, October 16

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY
10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 09:30 PM DAIL

03:15 PM 04:15 PM ORAL PQS

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

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

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

08:00 PM 08:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF VALIDSOFT OFFICES IN CASTLE BUILDING, TULLAMORE


(Script)

Wednesday, October 17

10:00 AM 11:00 AM BILATERAL - MINISTER M HANAFIN

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

11:29 AM 11:29 AM O.O.B.

01:00 PM 01:00 PM LAUNCH OF GREEN PAPER ON PENSIONS, GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

02:00 PM 02:00 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS - RE: PBO

03:00 PM 03:30 PM BRIAN GOGGIN OF BOI & K CARDIFF

03:45 PM 07:00 PM DAIL - MOTION & COMMITTEE & REMAINING STAGES OF MiFID

04:00 PM 04:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EU AFFAIRS (FOR INFORMATION)


06:00 PM 06:00 PM FF SOCIAL AND FAMILY AFFAIRS POLICY GROUP IN THE PARTY ROOMS (FOR
INFORMATION)

Thursday, October 18

BRIEFING FOR O.O.B. IN WHIPS OFFICE


10:00 AM 10:30 AM

O.O.B (TANAISTE)
10:30 AM 10:30 AM

DAIL
10:30 AM 04:45 PM

DAIL - COMMITTEE & REMAINING STAGES OF MiFID


11:00 AM 12:00 PM

PAIRED
12:00 PM 03:30 PM

PUBLICATION OF PRE-BUDGET OUTLOOK. GOVERNMENT PRESS CENTRE


03.00 PM 03:00 PM

Friday, October 19

Saturday, October 20

11:00 AM 11:00 AM FF NAT EXEC MEETING. GRESHAM HOTEL

04:15 PM 04:15 PM RECORD A PIECE FOR WINNING STREAK IN RTE

Sunday, October 21

Monday, October 22
Tuesday, October 23

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 10:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM COLIN HUNT

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MIKE MURPHY (BERMUDA) & MARY WALSH, PARTNER. PWC

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

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

05:00 PM 05:00 PM (APPROX) DAIL - MOTION RE: PRE BUDGET OUTLOOK

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

Wednesday, October 24

10:00 AM 10:00 AM EDDIE SULLIVAN

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

10:30 AM 11:30 AM BILATERAL - MINISTER M CULLEN


11 29 AM 11:29 AM O.O.B. (MOTION: RE: SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATE (REFERRAL TO CTTEE)

(WITHOUT DEBATE))

12:30 PM 01:30 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER J GORMLEY

02:00 PM 02:00 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL INCLUSION. CHILDREN & INTEGRATION

03:30 PM 03:30 PM PETER MALONE, CHAIRMAN. NRA

03:45 PM 07:00 PM DAIL - MOTION RE: PRE BUDGET OUTLOOK

04:00 PM 05:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER M MARTIN

05:00 PM 06:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER M HARNEY

06 45 PM 06:45 PM PBO - WRAP UP SPEECH

07:10 PM 07:10 PM MEETING SENATOR LABHRAS O MURCHU IN LH

Thursday, October 25

10:00 AM 10:30 AM BRIEFING FOR O O B. IN WHIPS OFFICE

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B. (TANAISTE)

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

11:15 AM 11:15 AM (AFTER O.O.B ) MoS CONOR LENIHAN

11:20 AM 11:20 AM SEANAD - SECOND STAGE OF MiFID BILL (TAKEN BY MoS NOEL AHERN)

12:15 PM 12:15 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - COMMUNITY & VOLUNTARY PILLAR

01:30 PM 01:30 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - SMALL FIRMS ASSOCIATION


05:15 PM 05:15 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - ICTU

Friday, October 26

CONSTITUENCY DAY

08:30 AM 08:30 AM MEET TOM O'DONOVAN, O DONOVAN & COWEN SOLICITORS. TULLAMORE

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING DEPUTY MICHAEL FINNERAN AT RIVERSIDE AVENUE, CIRCULAR RD,

ROSCOMMON

06:00 PM 06:00 PM PRE CONFERENCE DINNER IN ST NATHY'S COLLEGE

08:00 PM 08:00 PM OFFICIALLY OPEN THE DOUGLAS HYDE CONFERENCE IN ST. NATHY'S COLLEGE
BALLAGHADEREEN (Script)
10:00 PM 10:00 PM FF SOCIAL FUNCTION. HESTER'S BAR. CASTLEREA

Saturday, October 27

12:15 PM 12:15 PM MEET CLLR DOLAN & CON WARD, TULLAMORE CONSTITUENCY OFFICE

Sunday, October 28

Monday, October 29

BANK HOLIDAY

Tuesday, October 30
11:00 AM 11:00 AM BILATERAL - MINISTER B LENIHAN

12:30 PM 12:30 PM ROY DONOVAN

02:00 PM 03:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER E RYAN

03:00 PM 04:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER E O CUIV

Wednesday, October 31

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

12:30 PM 02:30 PM SEANAD - COMMITTEE & FINAL STAGES OF MiFID BILL (TAKEN BY MoS B
O'KEEFFE)

02:00 PM 03:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER M COUGHLAN

02:30 PM 09:35 PM DAIL

03:00 PM 04:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER S BRENNAN

03:45 PM 03:59 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

04:00 PM 05:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER D AHERN

04:44 PM 04:44 PM O.O.B.

05:15 PM 05:15 PM DAIL - MiFID BILL

06:00 PM 06:00 PM BRIEFING BY GARDA COMMISSIONER IN SYCAMORE ROOM


Minister's Diary 01 -Nov-07 - 30-Nov-07

Thursday, November 1

09:00 AM 09:00 AM BILATERAL - MINISTER N DEMPSEY

10:00 AM 10:30 AM BRIEFING FOR O.O.B. IN WHIPS OFFICE

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B. (TANAISTE)

11:45 AM 11:45 AM SEANAD - STATEMENTS ON PRE-BUDGET OUTLOOK

12:40 PM 12:40 PM VOTE ON PRIVATE MEMBERS

01:15 PM 01:15 PM ATTEND LEINSTER SOCIETY OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS LUNCHEON. WEST

HOTEL, WESTMORELAND ST (Script)

02:30 PM 02:30 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - CIF

03:45 PM 05:15 PM VISIT BY AN TAOISEACH & TANAISTE TO DCU INSTITUTE OF SPORT CENTRE

05:45 PM 05:45 PM BILATERAL MEETING - MINISTER WILLIE O'DEA

07:00 PM 07:00 PM (FOR 7.30PM) ANNUAL DINNER OF THE INSTITUTE OF BANKERS. BURLINGTON
HOTEL (Script / Black Tie)

Friday, November 2

10:00 AM 10:00 AM MEETING OFFICIALS - RE: BUDGET / CARBON BUDGET

10:30 AM 10:30 AM BRIAN HILLERY


11:00 AM 11:00 AM JOE LAVALLE

11:30 AM 11:30 AM FR SEAN HEALY & SR B REYNOLDS

12:30 PM 12:30 PM GUEST OF HONOUR AT SMALL FIRMS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL LUNCH, THE
BURLINGTON HOTEL (Script)

07:30 PM 07:30 PM TULLAMORE GOAL BALL, TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL (Script / Black Tie)

Saturday, November 3

01:00 PM 02:00 PM APPOINTMENTS, CONSTITUENCY OFFICE

03:00 PM 03:00 PM OFFICIAL JOINT OPENING OF TWO NEW BUSINESSES IN MARKET SQUARE.
TULLAMORE

Sunday, November 4

Monday, November 5

11 00 AM 11:00 AM MEETING REPS OF UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH HEREIN THE DEPARTMENT

11:30 AM 11:30 AM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS - RE: BUDGET

07:00 PM 07:00 PM LAUNCH OF SAOL UR BIORRA YOUTH PROJECT, 15 CONNAUGHT STREET, BIRR

Tuesday, November 6

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH. MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY
10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:00 PM 02:00 PM MEETING WITH WYETH

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATE RE: FUNDS FOR SETTLEMENT OF PENSIONS

LITIGATION AGAINST ACC (TAKEN BY MoS AHERN)

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEET JOHN HERLIHY, GOOGLE

04:00 PM 04:00 PM PRE-BUDGET MEETING - DRINKS INDUSTRY GROUP

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

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

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP
08 15 PM 08:15 PM LAUNCH DUBLIN OFFALY ASSOCIATION BOOK. DOHENY & NESBITT (No Script)

Wednesday, November 7

08:30 AM 08:30 AM OPEN THE INTERATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SERVICES & INNOVATION, THE

ROYAL HOSPITAL. KILMAINHAM (Script)

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL (PAIRED 10:30AM - 1:30PM)

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

11:00 AM 11:00 AM NORTH SOUTH MINISTERIAL COUNCIL MEETING IN GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

11:29 AM 11:29 AM O.O.B.

12:30 PM 01:00 PM BILATERAL - PETER ROBINSON, MP MLA. MINISTER FOR FINANCE & PERSONNEl
01:00 PM 01:00 PM LUNCH WITH THE NORTH SOUTH MINISTERIAL COUNCIL IN THE MERRION HOTE

05:30 PM 05:30 PM MINISTER GORMLEY IN LH

07:00 PM 07:00 PM MINISTER HANAFIN IN LH

Thursday, November 8

08:30 AM 08:30 AM BRIEFING FOR OIREACHTAS MEMBERS BY THE HEALTH SERVICE EXECUTIVE IN
THE MEMBERS RESTAURANT. LH (FOR INFORMATION)

10:00 AM 01:00 PM PLENARY MEETING OF THE SOCIAL PARTNERS IN FARMLEIGH FOLLOWED BY

BUFFET LUNCH

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B.

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL (PAIRED ALL DAY)

02:30 PM 03:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER M HARNEY

03:30 PM 04:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER M CULLEN

04:30 PM 05:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER M HANAFIN

05:30 PM 06:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER J GORMLEY

06:30 PM 07:00 PM BILATERAL - MINISTER E RYAN

Friday, November 9

11:00 AM 11:00 AM PRIVATE APPOINTMENT

12:30 PM 12:30 PM OPENING OF THE CITY NORTH HOTEL. GORMANSTOWN. CO MEATH (Script)
09:00 PM 09:00 PM BIRR COMHAIRLE CHEANTAIR MEETING IN COUNTY ARMS HOTEL

Saturday, November 10

11:00 AM 11:00 AM MEETING LORD MAGINNIS & PHILIP ROBINSON IN THE TULLAMORE COURT HOT

Sunday, November 11

10:00 AM 10:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING (PRECEDED BY BREAKFAST AT 9AM)

12:00 PM 12:00 PM GOVERNMENT LUNCH IN SYCAMORE ROOM

Monday, November 12

02:30 PM 05:00 PM DEPART CASEMENT / ARRIVE BRUSSELS

05:30 PM 05:30 PM EUROGROUP

08:30 PM 08:30 PM EDENDERRY COMHAIRLE CHEANTAIR IN DONOGHUES, EDENDERRY (FOR


INFORMATION)

09:00 PM 09:30 PM DEPART BRUSSELS / ARRIVE CASEMENT

Tuesday, November 13

ECOFIN (FOR INFORMATION)

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY
10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

03:00 PM 03:00 PM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS - RE: COMMISSION ON TAXATION

03:30 PM 04:00 PM GERRY STEADMAN

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

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

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP (Pre-budget discussions - Health / Community Rural / Social & Family / Defence)

09:00 PM 09:00 PM TULLAMORE COMHAIRLE CHEANTAIR AGM IN TULLAMORE COURT HOTEL

Wednesday, November 14

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

10:44 AM 11:29 AM TAOISEACH'S QUESTIONS

11:29 AM 11:29 AM O.O.B

12:30 PM 12:30 PM INTERVIEW FOR BLACKROCK COLLEGE RADIO

01:00 PM 02:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON CLIMATE CHANGE & ENERGY SECURITY

03:00 PM 04:30 PM CABINET CTTEE ON HEALTH

05:00 PM 05:00 PM MEETING OFFICIALS - RE: SOCIAL WELFARE BUDGET ISSUES


06:30 PM 06:30 PM ATTEND THE PUBLICATION OF KINGSTOWN REPUBLICAN A MEMOIR BY DAVID
ANDREWS, THE MERRION HOTEL

Thursday, November 15

10:00 AM 10:30 AM BRIEFING FOR O.O.B IN WHIPS OFFICE

10:30 AM 10:30 AM 0 . 0 B. (TANAISTE)

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

11:30 AM 11:30 AM MEETING OFFICIALS - RE: VRT

12:00 PM 12:00 PM MIN MAC MEETING

02:30 PM 04:30 PM BUDGET BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS

05:00 PM 05:00 PM BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS RE OECD MEETING

05:30 PM 06:30 PM OECD REVIEW GROUP, DEPARTMENT OF THE TAOISEACH

07:30 PM 07:30 PM GUEST OF HONOUR AT THE FINANCIAL SERVICES IRELAND ANNUAL DINNER, Tt
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL. BALLSBRIDGE (Script / Black Tie)

Friday, November 16

11:00 AM 11:00 AM OPENING OF CHARLESTOWN SHOPPING CENTRE, FINGLAS

07:30 PM 07:30 PM GUEST OF HONOUR AT THE LETTERKENNY CHAMBER GALA BALL, MOUNT
ERRIGAL HOTEL, LETTERKENNY (Script) (Black Tie)

Saturday, November 17
07:00 PM 07:00 PM NENAGH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DINNER. ABBEY COURT HOTEL, NENAGH
(Script)

Sunday, November 18

Monday, November 19

02:00 PM 04:00 PM BUDGET BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS

05:15 PM 05:15 PM SPEAKING AT THE INDECON PUBLIC POLICY LECTURE AT THE ROYAL IRISH
ACADEMY FOLLOWED BY DINNER IN L'ECRIVAIN RESTAURANT (Script)

Tuesday, November 20

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

03:15 PM 04:15 PM ORAL PQS

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

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

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP (Pre-budget discussions - Foreign Affairs / Finance / Transport / Agriculture)


Wednesday, November 21

10:00 AM 10:00 AM NDP MONITORING COMMITTEE MEETING, HOGAN SUITE. CROKE PARK (Script)

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

11:00 AM 11:00 AM MEETING NIALL BLANEY & 4 OTHERS

11:29 AM 11:29 AM O.O.B.

11:30 AM 11:30 AM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS - RE: COMPULSORY REGISTRATION ISSUE

02:30 PM 02:30 PM PHOTO OP WITH SOCIAL FINANCE FOUNDATION

03:30 PM 03:30 PM MEETING IN DEPT OF THE TAOISEACH

04:30 PM 06:30 PM BUDGET BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS

Thursday, November 22

10:00 AM 10:30 AM BRIEFING FOR O.O.B IN WHIPS OFFICE

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B. (TANAISTE)

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

12:30 PM 12:30 PM ADDRESS THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE THANKSGIVING LUNCH,

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL (Script)

02:40 PM 02:40 PM MINISTER OF STATE, BATT O'KEEFFE

02:55 PM 02:55 PM MINISTER CULLEN

05:00 PM 05:00 PM DR SOMERS


Friday, November 23

12:15 PM 12:15 PM PHOTO SHOOT HERE IN THE DEPARTMENT- PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS

12:30 PM 12:30 PM LUNCH WITH SECRETARY GENERAL & GOVERNOR HURLEY AT THE CENTRAL
BANK

12:30 PM 12:30 PM MINISTER HANAFIN

Saturday, November 24

Sunday, November 25

Monday, November 26

Tuesday, November 27

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING - FOLLOWED BY MEETING WITH MIN MARTIN - RE: TAX

INCENTIVES FOR CORK DOCKLANDS

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM COLIN HUNT

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS


04:2S PM 04:29 PM O.O.B.

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP (Pre-budget discussions - Education / Justice / Environment / Energy / Enterprise,


Trade & Employment)

Wednesday, November 28

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

10:30 AM 10:30 AM MEETING WITH OFFICIALS

11:00 AM 11:00 AM CHAIRMAN OF THE REVENUE COMMISSIONERS

11:29 AM 11:29 AM O.O.B.

02:00 PM 03:45 PM BUDGET BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS

04:00 PM 04:00 PM PROINSIAS KITT

04:30 PM 04:30 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION

06:30 PM 07:00 PM TAOISEACH & MINISTER GORMLEY

08:10 PM 08:15 PM PRIVATE MEMBERS BUSINESS

Thursday, November 29

10:00 AM 10:30 AM BRIEFING FOR O.O.B. IN WHIPS OFFICE

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL


10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B. (TANAISTE)

01:30 PM 02:00 PM LAUNCH OF CLIMATE CHANGE COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC AWARENESS

CAMPAIGN, MEDIA CENTRE

03:30 PM 03:30 PM DR SOMERS. NTMA & PAUL CARTY OF THE NPRF

07:00 PM 07:00 PM OFFICIALLY LAUNCH IRISH MEDICAL AID FOR PALESTINIANS. JAMES JOYCE
CENTRE, 35 NORTH GREAT GEORGES ST (Script)

Friday, November 30

11:30 AM 12:30 PM BUDGET BRIEFING WITH OFFICIALS

01:00 PM 01:00 PM ATTEND LUNCH EVENT FOR TIMMY DOOLEY IN THE BURLINGTON HOTEL

08:30 PM 08:30 PM AGM OF BRACKNAGH CUMANN IN MURPHY'S LOUNGE (FOR INFORMATION)

09:00 PM 09:00 PM AGM OF SHANNONBRIDGE CUMANN, IN PEADER ALLENS LOUNGE.


SHANNONBRIDGE (FOR INFORMATION)
Minister's Diary 01-Dec-07 - 31-Dec-07

Saturday, December 1

Sunday, December 2

Monday, December 3

EUROGROUP (FOR INFORMATION)

Tuesday. December 4

ECOFIN (FOR INFORMATION)

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15AM 10:15AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 08:30 PM DAIL

03:00 PM 03:00 PM CABINET SUB COMMITTEE ON ROAD SAFETY, DEPT OF THE TAOISEACH (FOR
INFORMATION)

04:00 PM 04:00 PM INTERVIEW WITH GEORGE LEE

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

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


05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

06:00 PM 06:00 PM FF CHRISTMAS PARTY, J M KEATING'S BAR & RESTAURANT (FORMERLY ST


MARY'S CHURCH. MARY STREET, DUBLIN 1) (FOR INFORMATION)

Wednesday, December 5

BUDGET DAY

07:30 AM 07:30 AM OFFICIALS

08:00 AM 08:00 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

10:00 AM 10:00 AM PHOTOCALL, SOUTH BLOCK

10:30 AM 10:30 AM DAIL

02:30 PM 02:30 PM TANAISTE'S PHOTOCALL IN CENTRE BLOCK

03:45 PM 03:45 PM FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

05:55 PM 05:55 PM DEPARTS DAIL

06:00 PM 06:00 PM SEANAD - BUDGET STATEMENT (TO BE TAKEN BY MoS N AHERN)

06:10 PM 06:10 PM INTERVIEWS WITH RTE / INN /TV3 IN LEINSTER HOUSE STUDIO. KILDARE STREE

07:00 PM 07:45 PM PRESS CONFERENCE

09:15 PM 09:15 PM INTERVIEW IN KILDARE HOUSE FOR PRIME TIME

Thursday, December 6

07:30 AM 07:30 AM FF POST-BUDGET BREAKFAST. ALEXANDER HOTEL


09:45 AM 11:15 AM PAT KENNY SHOW. RTE. DONNYBROOK

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B.

10:30 AM 07:30 PM DAIL (PAIRED ALL DAY)

12:30 PM 01:15 PM INTERVIEWS WITH MATT COOPER & CITY CHANNEL. KILDARE HOUSE

06:00 PM 08:30 PM NTMA RECEPTION. DUBLIN CASTLE (FOR INFORMATION)

Friday, December 7

07:30 PM 07:30 PM CAIRDE FAIL DINNER IN CITY WEST HOTEL

Saturday, December 8

Sunday, December 9

Monday, December 10

CONSTITUENCY DAY

02:30 PM 03:00 PM JOHN DILLON

08:30 PM 08:30 PM AGM OF CLONBULLOGUE CUMANN IN RICHIE'S LOUNGE (FOR INFORMATION)

08:30 PM 08:30 PM MEETING OF FERBANE COMHAIRLE CHEANTAIR. KILCORMAC COMMUNITY


CENTRE (FOR INFORMATION)
Tuesday, December 11

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH. MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:00 PM 02:30 PM OECD DELEGATION

02:30 PM 10:00 PM DAIL

03:15 PM 04:00 PM MEETING OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE HOUSES OF THE OIREACHTAS (MEMBERS;

PENSION SCHEME IN CEANN COMHAIRLE'S OFFICE

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

04:15 PM 04:15 PM CHAIRMAN OF THE REVENUE COMMISSIONERS

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

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

Wednesday, December 12

10:30 AM 08:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS

11:29AM 11:29AM O.O.B.

02:45 PM 02.45 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON EU AFFAIRS (FOR INFORMATION)


03:00 PM 03:15 PM MEETING SAUDI AMBASSADOR, HRH PRINCE MOHAMMED BIN NAWAF AL SAUD
LH

03:15 PM 03:15 PM MoS SEAN POWER IN LH

04:15 PM 04:15 PM CABINET COMMITTEE ON HOUSING. INFRASTRUCTURE & PPPs (FOR


INFORMATION)

05:30 PM 07:30 PM C&A RECEPTION (FOR INFORMATION)

Thursday, December 13

10:00 AM 10:30 AM BRIEFING FOR O.O.B IN WHIPS OFFICE

10:30 AM 10:30 AM O.O.B. (TANAISTE)

10:30 AM 04:45 PM DAIL

11:15 AM 11:15 AM INTERVIEW WITH TG4

Friday, December 14

Saturday, December 15

02:30 PM 02:30 PM UNVEIL A MONUMENT IN HONOUR OF JAMES FINTAN LALOR IN THE FORECOUR
OF THE LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL OFFICES. PORTLAOISE (Script)

Sunday, December 16
Monday, December 17

12:00 PM 12:00 PM LAUNCH OF NSRF & OPERATIONAL PROGRAMMES . THE TULLAMORE COURT
HOTEL FOLLOWED BY LUNCH

02:30 PM 02:30 PM OFFICIAL OPENING OF MANGAN'S CASH & CARRY, CLARA ROAD. TULLAMORE

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN SYCAMORE ROOM (FOR INFORMATION)


Tuesday, December 18

09:00 AM 09:00 AM MEETING WITH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HSE, LH OFFICE

09:45 AM 09:45 AM MEETING WITH TAOISEACH, MINISTER HARNEY & MINISTER GORMLEY

10:15 AM 10:15 AM GOVERNMENT MEETING

02:30 PM 10:30 PM DAIL

04:15 PM 04:29 PM LEADERS QUESTIONS

04:29 PM 04:29 PM O.O.B. (APPROPRIATION BILL ALL STAGES - (WITHOUT DEBATE) (FOR
INFORMATION))

05:30 PM 05:30 PM PP

07:00 PM 07:00 PM GOVERNMENT DINNER, DINING ROOM, DEPARTMENT OF THE TAOISEACH

Wednesday, December 19

10:30 AM 04:30 PM DAIL

10:30 AM 10:44 AM LEADERS QUESTIONS


11:00 AM 11:00 AM JOE LAVELLE & PAT FARRELL

11:29 AM 11:29 AM O.O.B.

03:15 PM 03:15 PM INTERVIEW WITH BLOOMBERG

04.00 PM 04:00 PM COLIN HUNT

05.00 PM 05:00 PM EDDIE SULLIVAN'S RETIREMENT

Thursday, December 20

11:20 AM 02:00 PM SEANAD - APPROPRIATION BILL (TAKEN BY MoS N AHERN)

Friday, December 21

Saturday, December 22

Sunday, December 23

Monday, December 24

Tuesday, December 25
Wednesday, December 26

Thursday, December 27

Friday, December 28

Saturday, December 29

Sunday, December 30

Monday, December 31