Helen McEntee

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Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “This landmark Bill reflects how our new approach to policing and community safety will help to achieve that goal. It will allow for increased visibility of An Garda Síochána {Irish police] in our communities and will prevent crime and harm” External link

professionalsecurity Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It is really important that women see other women in roles and positions being able to take maternity leave, being able to return to their jobs and return to the positions they were working in before” External link

beat102103 Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:50:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It is really important that women see other women in roles and positions being able to take maternity leave, being able to return to their jobs and return to the positions they were working in before” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "He was determined not to give his mammy any time off, arriving over two weeks early, but we're home and he's doing great so we couldn't ask for more," External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "It is really important that women see other women in roles and positions being able to take maternity leave, being able to return to their jobs and return to the positions they were working in before" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It’s really important women see other women in roles and positions being able to take maternity leave, being able to return to their jobs and the positions they were working in before,” “This [arrangement] is very much a sticking plaster, it’s not a long-term measure that we hope to put in place,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, April 27, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “There may be legislative change required, there may be constitutional change required,” “There’s a very clear commitment from Government at every level to act on that as quickly as possible, and to engage where necessary either with the Oireachtas or with members of the public if constitutional referendum is what is required” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, April 27, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Vetting is a crucial prerequisite ahead of recruiting people to a number of specific, potentially sensitive, places of employment,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 26, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “The first meeting of the group has already taken place this week and I anticipate the work of the group to take approximately six months,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 26, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Vetting is a crucial prerequisite ahead of recruiting people to a number of specific, potentially sensitive, places of employment,” External link

independent-ie Monday, April 26, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “The first meeting of the group has already taken place this week and I anticipate the work of the group to take approximately six months,” External link

independent-ie Monday, April 26, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "I hope this initiative will bring some relief to those who are looking to leave that aspect of their lives behind," External link

RTERadio Monday, April 26, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I hope this initiative will bring some relief to those who are looking to leave that aspect of their lives behind,” External link

independent-ie Monday, April 26, 2021 12:11:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “The erasing of all such convictions, and the expunging of the resulting criminal records, will send an immensely important message to those in the sex trade,” “It will firmly assert our national policy position that the focus of An Garda Síochána’s attention is not directed towards those in the sex trade, who are exploited and victimised, but rather towards those who are responsible for exploiting them and those who purchase and demand services,” External link

thejournal Sunday, April 25, 2021 8:13:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “Such welcome news and a huge relief that Svetlana Murphy has been found safe and well. "Well done to An Garda Síochána and their colleagues in the PSNI for their great work and co-operation” External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 23, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We’ve asked people to stay at home for the best part of a year. While for me home is a safe place and a sanctuary, for a lot of people we know it’s not,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, April 22, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Unfortunately Covid-19 doesn’t differentiate or distinguish whether you’re in a park, whether you’re in a county hall, whether you’re in a home where there is a large gathering of people. We know that the virus spreads much more quickly where you’re indoors, with gatherings of people, and that is why those measures are currently in place” External link

waterford-news Monday, April 19, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "White-collar crime undermines confidence in our economic system and damages our economy itself" External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 19, 2021 11:15:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “White-collar crime undermines confidence in our economic system and damages our economy itself,” External link

thejournal Monday, April 19, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “White collar crime undermines confidence in our economic system and damages our economy itself,” “Those who commit such crimes will be caught and punished, and this implementation plan will give the State the tools to vigorously pursue those criminals” External link

irishtimes Monday, April 19, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “Our overriding concern in Government is to urgently address the economic impacts of high insurance costs, while ensuring fair compensation when someone is injured through no fault of their own. It is my hope that the new Guidelines address those concerns by bringing consistency, and reducing litigation and awards, which are a major driver of insurance costs” External link

leinsterleader Sunday, April 18, 2021 9:46:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I'm really pleased to say that at the latest by May 3, those families who haven't been able to speak about their children — it's been a really difficult time for them — they will be able to once again speak about them” “I have legislation that has to go to the Seanad for final stages on Monday. Once passed, I will send it to the President who will have seven days to sign the commencement order, but he may do it sooner,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 16, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The nature of the crimes will be properly recorded and taken into account so we have accurate data to inform our wider responses. Offenders will also be managed appropriately, and perpetrators will know that their crimes will be reported, investigated and prosecuted, which is the most effective form of deterrence” External link

thejournal Friday, April 16, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "Creating these new offences will mean that a crime can be investigated as a potential hate crime by gardaí, and evidence of the hate element can be presented in court. " External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 16, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Hate crimes tell the victim that they are not safe simply because of who they are. They send the disgusting message to victims that they and people like them are somehow lesser than the rest of us” External link

independent-ie Friday, April 16, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “Our overriding concern in Government is to urgently address the economic impacts of high insurance costs, while ensuring fair compensation when someone is injured through no fault of their own. It is my hope that the new Guidelines address those concerns by bringing consistency, and reducing litigation and awards, which are a major driver of insurance costs” External link

leinsterexpress Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “Our overriding concern in Government is to urgently address the economic impacts of high insurance costs, while ensuring fair compensation when someone is injured through no fault of their own. It is my hope that the new Guidelines address those concerns by bringing consistency, and reducing litigation and awards, which are a major driver of insurance costs” External link

offalyexpress Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “around 1,200 people have received their Irish citizenship in the 10 weeks since I opened the temporary statutory declaration process” External link

thejournal Friday, April 9, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I understand that this includes a significant number of frontline workers who have made such vital contributions during the pandemic,” “This is fantastic news for the people involved and demonstrates clearly that the process is working,” External link

thejournal Friday, April 9, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I look forward to seeing you there and congratulating you in person,” External link

thejournal Friday, April 9, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "As a society that values human dignity, respect and equality, I am clear that we need to do better for people who are in these circumstances," "We need to put in place properly resourced, appropriately located systems of care for these most vulnerable people and the establishment of this Taskforce is an important step to progressing this" External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 2, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "I sincerely hope that in the coming weeks once this is fully enacted that that will be restored and that we will have dealt with an issue that arose and has caused significant hurt and pain to many people," External link

irishexaminer Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “this year, more than ever, we are all keen to put the short days and dark evenings of winter behind us” External link

thejournal Saturday, March 27, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "There has been a lot of issues in the last few years and we have seen some high profile cases and issues with organised crime and young people being dragged into it" External link

RTERadio Friday, March 26, 2021 4:09:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It is my hope that reducing the amount of time children of non-Irish nationals born in Ireland have to wait before being eligible for citizenship will provide comfort and reassurance to many families across the country,” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It is my hope that reducing the amount of time children of non-Irish nationals born in Ireland have to wait before being eligible for citizenship will provide comfort and reassurance to many families across the country,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I understand that a collaborative policing plan is in the process of being implemented by Local Garda Management responsible for both the Tallaght and Clondalkin areas,” External link

thejournal Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “My department is aware that the delay in holding inquests is causing distress for families and officials from my department are liaising with the Courts Service on this matter. The Courts Service works closely with coroners across the country to facilitate inquests and will do so once again when restrictions ease,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “Larger inquests, requiring multiple witnesses, are being rescheduled to a later date,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “This will build on the new ways of working that have already been brought into place, and will include consideration of the issues in relation to coroners, as appropriate,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "Women and men should know that having a family is not an impediment to a career in public life. " External link

todayfm Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:54:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I think what’s maybe a bit frustrating is that while women have had children before it doesn't seem as though the system has ever changed and I suppose that's the challenge that we find ourselves with now and it's not about saying any one person has to take leave or should take leave or this is what they have to do. I suppose it's by providing choice,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, March 10, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The approach agreed by government today takes into account both the urgency in tackling high insurance costs and fairness for those who have suffered injury as well as those who are required to defend a claim. I believe we have struck the correct balance” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 9, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "It is important we do see a reduction in overall insurance costs. It will be important to monitor that" External link

RTERadio Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:18:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The guidelines will of course require further consideration in the coming days and I will report on the implementation of the guidelines and the initial impact they have by the end of the year,” External link

thejournal Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:10:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The overriding concern is to address with urgency the economic impacts on businesses and consumers of high insurance costs, while ensuring fair compensation when someone is injured through no fault of their own. It is my hope that the new Guidelines will bring consistency, reduce litigation and reduce awards, which are a major driver of insurance costs” External link

eecho Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The overriding concern is to address with urgency the economic impacts on businesses and consumers of high insurance costs, while ensuring fair compensation when someone is injured through no fault of their own,” “It is my hope that the new guidelines will bring consistency, reduce litigation and reduce awards, which are a major driver of insurance costs,” External link

westernpeople Saturday, March 6, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “I can also assure the Deputy that tackling domestic abuse and providing supports for victims is a priority for me as Minister and for Government. I am working with my colleagues and with our partners to ensure we have an appropriate collective national response that supports victims and holds perpetrators to account,” External link

thejournal Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:54:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “we need to really look at the type of information and misinformation and disinformation that has been put out there” External link

thejournal Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:53:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : "I have spoken to the Garda Commissioner this evening and he has told me the disturbance in Dublin is being brought under control. " External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “I have spoken to the Garda Commissioner this evening and he has told me the disturbance in Dublin is being brought under control,” External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I know there have been a number of arrests already today and a special court sitting is being arranged to make sure these law-breakers are prosecuted speedily. I understand fixed charge notices have also been issued to a number of people,” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, February 27, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “Obviously if they’re not going to a new quarantine facility run by the HSE they will be asked to quarantine at home,” “That detail will be available to An Garda Síochána and there will be a certain amount to people who will receive a follow-up call by An Garda Síochána. I don’t think it’s possible to say every single person will receive a call but there will be a significant number of people” External link

independent-ie Saturday, February 27, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Dr Mulligan is an accomplished and highly professional consultant forensic pathologist with over 18 years’ experience, both nationally and internationally, in forensic pathology, histopathology and clinical medicine,” “I know the expertise, professionalism and empathy of our pathologist team makes a huge difference to bereaved families in the most difficult circumstances. Dr Mulligan’s deep experience will be of huge value in this vital role and I wish her well in her work and in her continued leadership of the office” External link

irishtimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:04:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “It’s important to note that those who are serving their period of mandatory quarantine have committed no crime,” “It would therefore not be appropriate for members of An Garda Síochána to provide a permanent presence at such locations, however, where issues arise where there are public order incidents or attempts to breach the regulations which are in place for public safety, my Department and An Garda Síochána will of course provide assistance” External link

westernpeople Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I know the expertise, professionalism and empathy of our pathologist team makes a huge difference to bereaved families in the most difficult circumstances,” “Dr Mulligan’s deep experience will be of huge value in this vital role and I wish her well in her work and in her continued leadership of the Office” External link

thejournal Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “It’s important to note that those who are serving their period of mandatory quarantine have committed no crime,” “It would therefore not be appropriate for members of An Garda Síochána to provide a permanent presence at such locations, however, where issues arise where there are public order incidents or attempts to breach the regulations which are in place for public safety, my Department and An Garda Síochána will of course provide assistance” External link

waterford-news Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:13:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The fact that an estimated 1,000 children across the State are engaged with criminal networks illustrates the work we have to do. Our plans to outlaw the grooming of children into crime is a clear signal that we are serious about stopping the gangs from leading our young into a life of crime,” External link

thejournal Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "Our pub, hospitality and cultural sectors are an intrinsic part of our social fabric but have been hardest hit by the pandemic, with many not opening their doors for a year. " External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:48:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “It’s not all about having longer opening hours, and giving people longer access to pubs and nightclubs and cultural venues, it’s about making sure that we have a variety, and that we can support our industry,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 22, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “We need to make sure that we engage with all stakeholders and that we do so appropriately,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 22, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I fully appreciate that people may feel that this is not happening quick enough but we are talking about introducing legislation. We are the first country in Europe to introduce this type of measure,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 22, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The government will try to provide as much clarity as possible to people tomorrow,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 22, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “At the weekends, thousands of people come on to our streets as everything closes at the same time, how can we change that and acknowledge that different people have different things to offer so it’s not just about people at home but also tourists,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 22, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "What I want to do here is to show the same compassion to people living in this country, contributing to this community, their children are growing up, that we are asking for Irish citizens living in the US who are undocumented as well," External link

irishexaminer Monday, February 22, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I am giving a clear commitment to introduce new guidelines to help improve the information the public will have about the costs of taking legal actions. Not knowing how much legal proceedings could ultimately cost currently acts as a barrier to accessing justice and is damaging to our economy and competitiveness” External link

thejournal Monday, February 22, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I know it’s very difficult for people people to maybe imagine when that might happen or what it might look like when we’re still in Level Five,” External link

thejournal Monday, February 22, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We are all familiar with the plight of the undocumented Irish who have built their lives in the United States but have not regularised their status, even though they are an integral part of their communities,” External link

thejournal Monday, February 22, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "The scheme will be open to applicants by the end of the year and could benefit an estimated 17,000 people, including 3,000 young people or children," External link

RTERadio Monday, February 22, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Our pub, hospitality and cultural sectors are an intrinsic part of our social fabric but have been hardest hit by the pandemic, with many not opening their doors for a year,” “I want to help and support these businesses as they get back on their feet” External link

irishtimes Monday, February 22, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "This is about revitalising these vital industries and preparing for life after Covid, when our cultural and hospitality sectors can flourish again," External link

RTERadio Sunday, February 21, 2021 4:08:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Next week... with our plan as to what is happening next we will be publishing a more detailed plan of exactly when people can look to see when they are getting their vaccine” External link

irishtimes Friday, February 19, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee concluded : “These measures will have a positive effect in tackling the misuse of scramblers and quads and the Government has agreed to explore further what additional measures might further address the anti social problem” External link

meathchronicle Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:13:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “they will be checking up on these facilities, but they won’t be manning them” External link

thejournal Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee saying : “If you were employed by a private company and you selected an applicant for a high-powered position who had no experience; how long do you think you would last in that company?” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, February 16, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I sympathise greatly with the families of the 48 young people for the terrible loss they suffered. I also recognise the lasting impact on everyone who attended that night. I hope that the fresh inquests will meet the expectations of the families who have endured and continue to endure enormous suffering” External link

irishtimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “measures taken on a continuous basis include regular targeted searching; placement in high security locations; close supervision of all visits including the use of screened visits and the barring of certain visitors; the use of CCTV, metal detectors and mobile phone detectors; and the examination and monitoring of mail and telephone calls” External link

independent-ie Friday, February 12, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It’s about giving power back to the parents, which is why it needs to apply retrospectively,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:31:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” “This is wrong and I will change it” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” “This is wrong and I will change it” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, February 10, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The profoundly negative impact the ruling is having on grieving parents, unable to remember their deceased children’s names or legacies in public, is very clear to me,” “I am determined to work to change this as quickly as possible and to give parents back their voice so they can speak publicly about how they want their children to be remembered. This is only right and it is only fair” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” “This is wrong and I will change it” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The profoundly negative impact the ruling is having on grieving parents, unable to remember their deceased children’s names or legacies in public, is very clear to me,” “I am determined to work to change this as quickly as possible and to give parents back their voice, so they can speak publicly about how they want their children to be remembered. This is only right and it is only fair” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "Image based abuse is absolutely disgusting and can ruin lives. There can be no tolerance for online abuse. Coco's Law represents a big step forward in tackling harassment and harmful communications" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The profoundly negative impact the ruling is having on grieving parents, unable to remember their deceased children’s names or legacies in public, is very clear to me,” “I am determined to work to change this as quickly as possible and to give parents back their voice, so they can speak publicly about how they want their children to be remembered. This is only right and it is only fair” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, February 9, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “As soon as the impact of the Court of Appeal ruling was brought to my attention I committed to finding the most expeditious way of addressing the issues arising. "The profoundly negative impact the ruling is having on grieving parents, unable to remember their deceased children’s names or legacies in public, is very clear to me. I am determined to work to change this as quickly as possible and to give parents back their voice so they can speak publicly about how they want their children to be remembered. This is only right and it is only fair” External link

meathchronicle Tuesday, February 9, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "I warmly welcome the decision of the Government to appoint the two candidates that the Policing Authority had nominated as Deputy Commissioners of the Garda Síochána. " External link

irishmirror Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:30:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “Both of these officers have solid records of achievement and delivery and bring deep skill, experience and huge personal commitment to policing to these important senior positions,” “These roles are crucial to the effective day to day management and strategic direction of An Garda Síochána as well as supporting the Garda Commissioner in leading the implementation of the extensive reform programme ongoing at present” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:11:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Image based abuse is absolutely disgusting and can ruin lives,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, February 9, 2021 2:30:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Every child’s name must be remembered. No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “None of us can imagine this mother’s heartbreak, and I offer my deepest sympathies to her. I will ensure the law does not cause her and other parents more pain,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "need to get this done as quickly as possible," External link

irishexaminer Friday, February 5, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “As the deputy will appreciate, difficulties in relation to the execution of warrants, including bench warrants, are a long-standing issue for many police services around the world, notably relating to persons actively seeking to evade detection and where limited identification information might be available to support enforcement,” “I am assured however that An Garda Síochána execute warrants as expeditiously as possible, giving priority to the execution of warrants relating to serious crimes,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, February 3, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Following a number of initial discussions on their shared concern about recent serious crime incidents, particularly in Dublin, Minister for Justice Helen McEntee and Garda Commissioner Drew Harris further discussed the issue at a meeting in the Department of Justice today” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, February 2, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Every child’s name must be remembered. No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” “This is wrong and I will change it. My officials have been working on how we can solve this problem and I will bring proposals on how we will fix this to Cabinet next week” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Every child’s name must be remembered. No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” “This is wrong and I will change it. My officials have been working on how we can solve this problem and I will bring proposals on how we will fix this to Cabinet next week” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 2, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “None of us can imagine this mother’s heartbreak, and I offer my deepest sympathies to her. I will ensure the law does not cause her and other parents more pain,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 2, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “to date, 6,006 permissions to access the labour market have been issued, including 4,569 permissions to Direct Provision residents” “Giving eligible applicants the opportunity to work earlier, and extending their permission to work to 12 months, will help even more people to integrate into Irish society while providing for themselves and their families outside of the State’s directly provided services and supports,” External link

thejournal Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : ''Our plans to outlaw the grooming of children into crime is a clear signal that we are serious about stopping the gangs from leading our young into a life of crime.'' External link

RTERadio Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:57:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “a certain amount of people would receive a follow-up call from An Garda Síochána” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, January 27, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee told : ''We're putting new mechanisms in place to ensure criminal gangs do not get away with this.'' External link

RTERadio Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : ''We want to say to these children; there are other options available,'' External link

RTERadio Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "I wouldn't say that anything is off the table at the moment, but we do need to make sure that what we put in place and whatever we introduce can work, that it's enforceable" External link

irishexaminer Monday, January 25, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee added : "There are challenges, not just in terms of the numbers, even though the number of people coming into this country has decreased significantly, but how you then enforce this. And then you have to look at specific countries as well, so we don't just have the UK variants, but we have other types of variants that are emerging, to move to potentially ban travel from those places to Europe," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, January 24, 2021 4:44:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “A significant number of healthcare and other frontline workers who have made extraordinary contributions during the pandemic will benefit from these new arrangements over the coming weeks and months,” External link

thejournal Monday, January 18, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "If we want more women and younger women to get into politics we need to show them that this is an option and it’s possible for them" External link

independent-ie Friday, January 15, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “As rural as you might be, 80km is certainly not the closest one,” External link

independent-ie Friday, January 15, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We must tackle crime at all levels and in all areas of our society – from stopping the gang bosses committing the most awful crimes to preventing them leading our young into a life of crime” External link

independent-ie Friday, January 15, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We must tackle crime at all levels and in all areas of our society – from stopping the gang bosses committing the most awful crimes to preventing them leading our young into a life of crime” External link

independent-ie Friday, January 15, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "the fact there is no provision there in this day and age is not acceptable" External link

RTERadio Friday, January 15, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee told : "We must tackle crime at all levels and in all areas of our society – from stopping the gang bosses committing the most awful crimes to preventing them leading our young into a life of crime," External link

irishexaminer Friday, January 15, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I can confirm that my Department recently received a letter from Judge Haughton updating the Department on his progress. In this correspondence, the Judge requested a further extension of the timeline to 29 January 2021 and set out a clear and detailed rationale for this extension,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, January 1, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We don’t anticipate that we can have everybody vaccinated this year” External link

irishmirror Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We have all these restrictions in place and we have ways of enforcing them. "We can't say for definite that this is going to end in January - but if we can stick to rigidly over the next month, then we will hopefully see that sharp decline” External link

irishmirror Thursday, December 31, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "We don't anticipate that we can have everybody vaccinated this year" External link

irishmirror Thursday, December 31, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "Absolutely. I have that commitment from our Ministers and from Government yesterday. " External link

irishmirror Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "It is widely acknowledged that every person with mental health difficulties coming in contact with the system should have access to comprehensive mental health support," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, December 29, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee declarou : "Isto simplesmente não é o caso" External link

uol Sunday, September 13, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee declarou : "Isto simplesmente não é o caso" External link

uol Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee declarou : “Isto simplesmente não é o caso” External link

istoe Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee declarou : "Isto simplesmente não é o caso" External link

uol Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee dit : "Ce que nous ne pouvons pas faire et que nous ne ferons pas, parce que tout au long du processus nous ne l'avons pas fait, c'est nous engager dans des négociations bilatérales avec le DUP ou quelque autre parti d'Irlande du Nord ou du Royaume-Uni. Nous avons affaire à des négociations entre l'Union européenne et le Royaume-Uni" External link

challenges Monday, January 21, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT



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health minister18.45%EN04/28/201728/04/2017
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Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “This landmark Bill reflects how our new approach to policing and community safety will help to achieve that goal. It will allow for increased visibility of An Garda Síochána {Irish police] in our communities and will prevent crime and harm” External link

professionalsecurity Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It is really important that women see other women in roles and positions being able to take maternity leave, being able to return to their jobs and return to the positions they were working in before” External link

beat102103 Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:50:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It is really important that women see other women in roles and positions being able to take maternity leave, being able to return to their jobs and return to the positions they were working in before” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "He was determined not to give his mammy any time off, arriving over two weeks early, but we're home and he's doing great so we couldn't ask for more," External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "It is really important that women see other women in roles and positions being able to take maternity leave, being able to return to their jobs and return to the positions they were working in before" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It’s really important women see other women in roles and positions being able to take maternity leave, being able to return to their jobs and the positions they were working in before,” “This [arrangement] is very much a sticking plaster, it’s not a long-term measure that we hope to put in place,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, April 27, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “There may be legislative change required, there may be constitutional change required,” “There’s a very clear commitment from Government at every level to act on that as quickly as possible, and to engage where necessary either with the Oireachtas or with members of the public if constitutional referendum is what is required” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, April 27, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Vetting is a crucial prerequisite ahead of recruiting people to a number of specific, potentially sensitive, places of employment,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 26, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “The first meeting of the group has already taken place this week and I anticipate the work of the group to take approximately six months,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 26, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Vetting is a crucial prerequisite ahead of recruiting people to a number of specific, potentially sensitive, places of employment,” External link

independent-ie Monday, April 26, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “The first meeting of the group has already taken place this week and I anticipate the work of the group to take approximately six months,” External link

independent-ie Monday, April 26, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "I hope this initiative will bring some relief to those who are looking to leave that aspect of their lives behind," External link

RTERadio Monday, April 26, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I hope this initiative will bring some relief to those who are looking to leave that aspect of their lives behind,” External link

independent-ie Monday, April 26, 2021 12:11:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “The erasing of all such convictions, and the expunging of the resulting criminal records, will send an immensely important message to those in the sex trade,” “It will firmly assert our national policy position that the focus of An Garda Síochána’s attention is not directed towards those in the sex trade, who are exploited and victimised, but rather towards those who are responsible for exploiting them and those who purchase and demand services,” External link

thejournal Sunday, April 25, 2021 8:13:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “Such welcome news and a huge relief that Svetlana Murphy has been found safe and well. "Well done to An Garda Síochána and their colleagues in the PSNI for their great work and co-operation” External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 23, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We’ve asked people to stay at home for the best part of a year. While for me home is a safe place and a sanctuary, for a lot of people we know it’s not,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, April 22, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Unfortunately Covid-19 doesn’t differentiate or distinguish whether you’re in a park, whether you’re in a county hall, whether you’re in a home where there is a large gathering of people. We know that the virus spreads much more quickly where you’re indoors, with gatherings of people, and that is why those measures are currently in place” External link

waterford-news Monday, April 19, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "White-collar crime undermines confidence in our economic system and damages our economy itself" External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 19, 2021 11:15:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “White-collar crime undermines confidence in our economic system and damages our economy itself,” External link

thejournal Monday, April 19, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “White collar crime undermines confidence in our economic system and damages our economy itself,” “Those who commit such crimes will be caught and punished, and this implementation plan will give the State the tools to vigorously pursue those criminals” External link

irishtimes Monday, April 19, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “Our overriding concern in Government is to urgently address the economic impacts of high insurance costs, while ensuring fair compensation when someone is injured through no fault of their own. It is my hope that the new Guidelines address those concerns by bringing consistency, and reducing litigation and awards, which are a major driver of insurance costs” External link

leinsterleader Sunday, April 18, 2021 9:46:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I'm really pleased to say that at the latest by May 3, those families who haven't been able to speak about their children — it's been a really difficult time for them — they will be able to once again speak about them” “I have legislation that has to go to the Seanad for final stages on Monday. Once passed, I will send it to the President who will have seven days to sign the commencement order, but he may do it sooner,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 16, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The nature of the crimes will be properly recorded and taken into account so we have accurate data to inform our wider responses. Offenders will also be managed appropriately, and perpetrators will know that their crimes will be reported, investigated and prosecuted, which is the most effective form of deterrence” External link

thejournal Friday, April 16, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "Creating these new offences will mean that a crime can be investigated as a potential hate crime by gardaí, and evidence of the hate element can be presented in court. " External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 16, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Hate crimes tell the victim that they are not safe simply because of who they are. They send the disgusting message to victims that they and people like them are somehow lesser than the rest of us” External link

independent-ie Friday, April 16, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “Our overriding concern in Government is to urgently address the economic impacts of high insurance costs, while ensuring fair compensation when someone is injured through no fault of their own. It is my hope that the new Guidelines address those concerns by bringing consistency, and reducing litigation and awards, which are a major driver of insurance costs” External link

leinsterexpress Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “Our overriding concern in Government is to urgently address the economic impacts of high insurance costs, while ensuring fair compensation when someone is injured through no fault of their own. It is my hope that the new Guidelines address those concerns by bringing consistency, and reducing litigation and awards, which are a major driver of insurance costs” External link

offalyexpress Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “around 1,200 people have received their Irish citizenship in the 10 weeks since I opened the temporary statutory declaration process” External link

thejournal Friday, April 9, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I understand that this includes a significant number of frontline workers who have made such vital contributions during the pandemic,” “This is fantastic news for the people involved and demonstrates clearly that the process is working,” External link

thejournal Friday, April 9, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I look forward to seeing you there and congratulating you in person,” External link

thejournal Friday, April 9, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "As a society that values human dignity, respect and equality, I am clear that we need to do better for people who are in these circumstances," "We need to put in place properly resourced, appropriately located systems of care for these most vulnerable people and the establishment of this Taskforce is an important step to progressing this" External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 2, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "I sincerely hope that in the coming weeks once this is fully enacted that that will be restored and that we will have dealt with an issue that arose and has caused significant hurt and pain to many people," External link

irishexaminer Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “this year, more than ever, we are all keen to put the short days and dark evenings of winter behind us” External link

thejournal Saturday, March 27, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "There has been a lot of issues in the last few years and we have seen some high profile cases and issues with organised crime and young people being dragged into it" External link

RTERadio Friday, March 26, 2021 4:09:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It is my hope that reducing the amount of time children of non-Irish nationals born in Ireland have to wait before being eligible for citizenship will provide comfort and reassurance to many families across the country,” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It is my hope that reducing the amount of time children of non-Irish nationals born in Ireland have to wait before being eligible for citizenship will provide comfort and reassurance to many families across the country,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I understand that a collaborative policing plan is in the process of being implemented by Local Garda Management responsible for both the Tallaght and Clondalkin areas,” External link

thejournal Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “My department is aware that the delay in holding inquests is causing distress for families and officials from my department are liaising with the Courts Service on this matter. The Courts Service works closely with coroners across the country to facilitate inquests and will do so once again when restrictions ease,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “Larger inquests, requiring multiple witnesses, are being rescheduled to a later date,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “This will build on the new ways of working that have already been brought into place, and will include consideration of the issues in relation to coroners, as appropriate,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "Women and men should know that having a family is not an impediment to a career in public life. " External link

todayfm Thursday, March 11, 2021 9:54:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I think what’s maybe a bit frustrating is that while women have had children before it doesn't seem as though the system has ever changed and I suppose that's the challenge that we find ourselves with now and it's not about saying any one person has to take leave or should take leave or this is what they have to do. I suppose it's by providing choice,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, March 10, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The approach agreed by government today takes into account both the urgency in tackling high insurance costs and fairness for those who have suffered injury as well as those who are required to defend a claim. I believe we have struck the correct balance” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 9, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "It is important we do see a reduction in overall insurance costs. It will be important to monitor that" External link

RTERadio Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:18:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The guidelines will of course require further consideration in the coming days and I will report on the implementation of the guidelines and the initial impact they have by the end of the year,” External link

thejournal Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:10:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The overriding concern is to address with urgency the economic impacts on businesses and consumers of high insurance costs, while ensuring fair compensation when someone is injured through no fault of their own. It is my hope that the new Guidelines will bring consistency, reduce litigation and reduce awards, which are a major driver of insurance costs” External link

eecho Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The overriding concern is to address with urgency the economic impacts on businesses and consumers of high insurance costs, while ensuring fair compensation when someone is injured through no fault of their own,” “It is my hope that the new guidelines will bring consistency, reduce litigation and reduce awards, which are a major driver of insurance costs,” External link

westernpeople Saturday, March 6, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “I can also assure the Deputy that tackling domestic abuse and providing supports for victims is a priority for me as Minister and for Government. I am working with my colleagues and with our partners to ensure we have an appropriate collective national response that supports victims and holds perpetrators to account,” External link

thejournal Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:54:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “we need to really look at the type of information and misinformation and disinformation that has been put out there” External link

thejournal Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:53:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : "I have spoken to the Garda Commissioner this evening and he has told me the disturbance in Dublin is being brought under control. " External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “I have spoken to the Garda Commissioner this evening and he has told me the disturbance in Dublin is being brought under control,” External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I know there have been a number of arrests already today and a special court sitting is being arranged to make sure these law-breakers are prosecuted speedily. I understand fixed charge notices have also been issued to a number of people,” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, February 27, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “Obviously if they’re not going to a new quarantine facility run by the HSE they will be asked to quarantine at home,” “That detail will be available to An Garda Síochána and there will be a certain amount to people who will receive a follow-up call by An Garda Síochána. I don’t think it’s possible to say every single person will receive a call but there will be a significant number of people” External link

independent-ie Saturday, February 27, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Dr Mulligan is an accomplished and highly professional consultant forensic pathologist with over 18 years’ experience, both nationally and internationally, in forensic pathology, histopathology and clinical medicine,” “I know the expertise, professionalism and empathy of our pathologist team makes a huge difference to bereaved families in the most difficult circumstances. Dr Mulligan’s deep experience will be of huge value in this vital role and I wish her well in her work and in her continued leadership of the office” External link

irishtimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:04:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “It’s important to note that those who are serving their period of mandatory quarantine have committed no crime,” “It would therefore not be appropriate for members of An Garda Síochána to provide a permanent presence at such locations, however, where issues arise where there are public order incidents or attempts to breach the regulations which are in place for public safety, my Department and An Garda Síochána will of course provide assistance” External link

westernpeople Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I know the expertise, professionalism and empathy of our pathologist team makes a huge difference to bereaved families in the most difficult circumstances,” “Dr Mulligan’s deep experience will be of huge value in this vital role and I wish her well in her work and in her continued leadership of the Office” External link

thejournal Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “It’s important to note that those who are serving their period of mandatory quarantine have committed no crime,” “It would therefore not be appropriate for members of An Garda Síochána to provide a permanent presence at such locations, however, where issues arise where there are public order incidents or attempts to breach the regulations which are in place for public safety, my Department and An Garda Síochána will of course provide assistance” External link

waterford-news Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:13:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The fact that an estimated 1,000 children across the State are engaged with criminal networks illustrates the work we have to do. Our plans to outlaw the grooming of children into crime is a clear signal that we are serious about stopping the gangs from leading our young into a life of crime,” External link

thejournal Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "Our pub, hospitality and cultural sectors are an intrinsic part of our social fabric but have been hardest hit by the pandemic, with many not opening their doors for a year. " External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:48:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “It’s not all about having longer opening hours, and giving people longer access to pubs and nightclubs and cultural venues, it’s about making sure that we have a variety, and that we can support our industry,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 22, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee added : “We need to make sure that we engage with all stakeholders and that we do so appropriately,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 22, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I fully appreciate that people may feel that this is not happening quick enough but we are talking about introducing legislation. We are the first country in Europe to introduce this type of measure,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 22, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The government will try to provide as much clarity as possible to people tomorrow,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 22, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “At the weekends, thousands of people come on to our streets as everything closes at the same time, how can we change that and acknowledge that different people have different things to offer so it’s not just about people at home but also tourists,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 22, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "What I want to do here is to show the same compassion to people living in this country, contributing to this community, their children are growing up, that we are asking for Irish citizens living in the US who are undocumented as well," External link

irishexaminer Monday, February 22, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I am giving a clear commitment to introduce new guidelines to help improve the information the public will have about the costs of taking legal actions. Not knowing how much legal proceedings could ultimately cost currently acts as a barrier to accessing justice and is damaging to our economy and competitiveness” External link

thejournal Monday, February 22, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I know it’s very difficult for people people to maybe imagine when that might happen or what it might look like when we’re still in Level Five,” External link

thejournal Monday, February 22, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We are all familiar with the plight of the undocumented Irish who have built their lives in the United States but have not regularised their status, even though they are an integral part of their communities,” External link

thejournal Monday, February 22, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "The scheme will be open to applicants by the end of the year and could benefit an estimated 17,000 people, including 3,000 young people or children," External link

RTERadio Monday, February 22, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Our pub, hospitality and cultural sectors are an intrinsic part of our social fabric but have been hardest hit by the pandemic, with many not opening their doors for a year,” “I want to help and support these businesses as they get back on their feet” External link

irishtimes Monday, February 22, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "This is about revitalising these vital industries and preparing for life after Covid, when our cultural and hospitality sectors can flourish again," External link

RTERadio Sunday, February 21, 2021 4:08:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Next week... with our plan as to what is happening next we will be publishing a more detailed plan of exactly when people can look to see when they are getting their vaccine” External link

irishtimes Friday, February 19, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee concluded : “These measures will have a positive effect in tackling the misuse of scramblers and quads and the Government has agreed to explore further what additional measures might further address the anti social problem” External link

meathchronicle Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:13:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “they will be checking up on these facilities, but they won’t be manning them” External link

thejournal Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee saying : “If you were employed by a private company and you selected an applicant for a high-powered position who had no experience; how long do you think you would last in that company?” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, February 16, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I sympathise greatly with the families of the 48 young people for the terrible loss they suffered. I also recognise the lasting impact on everyone who attended that night. I hope that the fresh inquests will meet the expectations of the families who have endured and continue to endure enormous suffering” External link

irishtimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “measures taken on a continuous basis include regular targeted searching; placement in high security locations; close supervision of all visits including the use of screened visits and the barring of certain visitors; the use of CCTV, metal detectors and mobile phone detectors; and the examination and monitoring of mail and telephone calls” External link

independent-ie Friday, February 12, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “It’s about giving power back to the parents, which is why it needs to apply retrospectively,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:31:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” “This is wrong and I will change it” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” “This is wrong and I will change it” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, February 10, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The profoundly negative impact the ruling is having on grieving parents, unable to remember their deceased children’s names or legacies in public, is very clear to me,” “I am determined to work to change this as quickly as possible and to give parents back their voice so they can speak publicly about how they want their children to be remembered. This is only right and it is only fair” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” “This is wrong and I will change it” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The profoundly negative impact the ruling is having on grieving parents, unable to remember their deceased children’s names or legacies in public, is very clear to me,” “I am determined to work to change this as quickly as possible and to give parents back their voice, so they can speak publicly about how they want their children to be remembered. This is only right and it is only fair” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "Image based abuse is absolutely disgusting and can ruin lives. There can be no tolerance for online abuse. Coco's Law represents a big step forward in tackling harassment and harmful communications" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “The profoundly negative impact the ruling is having on grieving parents, unable to remember their deceased children’s names or legacies in public, is very clear to me,” “I am determined to work to change this as quickly as possible and to give parents back their voice, so they can speak publicly about how they want their children to be remembered. This is only right and it is only fair” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, February 9, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “As soon as the impact of the Court of Appeal ruling was brought to my attention I committed to finding the most expeditious way of addressing the issues arising. "The profoundly negative impact the ruling is having on grieving parents, unable to remember their deceased children’s names or legacies in public, is very clear to me. I am determined to work to change this as quickly as possible and to give parents back their voice so they can speak publicly about how they want their children to be remembered. This is only right and it is only fair” External link

meathchronicle Tuesday, February 9, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "I warmly welcome the decision of the Government to appoint the two candidates that the Policing Authority had nominated as Deputy Commissioners of the Garda Síochána. " External link

irishmirror Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:30:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “Both of these officers have solid records of achievement and delivery and bring deep skill, experience and huge personal commitment to policing to these important senior positions,” “These roles are crucial to the effective day to day management and strategic direction of An Garda Síochána as well as supporting the Garda Commissioner in leading the implementation of the extensive reform programme ongoing at present” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:11:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Image based abuse is absolutely disgusting and can ruin lives,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, February 9, 2021 2:30:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Every child’s name must be remembered. No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “None of us can imagine this mother’s heartbreak, and I offer my deepest sympathies to her. I will ensure the law does not cause her and other parents more pain,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "need to get this done as quickly as possible," External link

irishexaminer Friday, February 5, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “As the deputy will appreciate, difficulties in relation to the execution of warrants, including bench warrants, are a long-standing issue for many police services around the world, notably relating to persons actively seeking to evade detection and where limited identification information might be available to support enforcement,” “I am assured however that An Garda Síochána execute warrants as expeditiously as possible, giving priority to the execution of warrants relating to serious crimes,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, February 3, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Following a number of initial discussions on their shared concern about recent serious crime incidents, particularly in Dublin, Minister for Justice Helen McEntee and Garda Commissioner Drew Harris further discussed the issue at a meeting in the Department of Justice today” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, February 2, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Every child’s name must be remembered. No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” “This is wrong and I will change it. My officials have been working on how we can solve this problem and I will bring proposals on how we will fix this to Cabinet next week” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “Every child’s name must be remembered. No parent should be stopped from preserving the legacy of their children,” “This is wrong and I will change it. My officials have been working on how we can solve this problem and I will bring proposals on how we will fix this to Cabinet next week” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 2, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “None of us can imagine this mother’s heartbreak, and I offer my deepest sympathies to her. I will ensure the law does not cause her and other parents more pain,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 2, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “to date, 6,006 permissions to access the labour market have been issued, including 4,569 permissions to Direct Provision residents” “Giving eligible applicants the opportunity to work earlier, and extending their permission to work to 12 months, will help even more people to integrate into Irish society while providing for themselves and their families outside of the State’s directly provided services and supports,” External link

thejournal Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : ''Our plans to outlaw the grooming of children into crime is a clear signal that we are serious about stopping the gangs from leading our young into a life of crime.'' External link

RTERadio Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:57:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “a certain amount of people would receive a follow-up call from An Garda Síochána” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, January 27, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee told : ''We're putting new mechanisms in place to ensure criminal gangs do not get away with this.'' External link

RTERadio Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : ''We want to say to these children; there are other options available,'' External link

RTERadio Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "I wouldn't say that anything is off the table at the moment, but we do need to make sure that what we put in place and whatever we introduce can work, that it's enforceable" External link

irishexaminer Monday, January 25, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee added : "There are challenges, not just in terms of the numbers, even though the number of people coming into this country has decreased significantly, but how you then enforce this. And then you have to look at specific countries as well, so we don't just have the UK variants, but we have other types of variants that are emerging, to move to potentially ban travel from those places to Europe," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, January 24, 2021 4:44:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “A significant number of healthcare and other frontline workers who have made extraordinary contributions during the pandemic will benefit from these new arrangements over the coming weeks and months,” External link

thejournal Monday, January 18, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "If we want more women and younger women to get into politics we need to show them that this is an option and it’s possible for them" External link

independent-ie Friday, January 15, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “As rural as you might be, 80km is certainly not the closest one,” External link

independent-ie Friday, January 15, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We must tackle crime at all levels and in all areas of our society – from stopping the gang bosses committing the most awful crimes to preventing them leading our young into a life of crime” External link

independent-ie Friday, January 15, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We must tackle crime at all levels and in all areas of our society – from stopping the gang bosses committing the most awful crimes to preventing them leading our young into a life of crime” External link

independent-ie Friday, January 15, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "the fact there is no provision there in this day and age is not acceptable" External link

RTERadio Friday, January 15, 2021 3:06:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee told : "We must tackle crime at all levels and in all areas of our society – from stopping the gang bosses committing the most awful crimes to preventing them leading our young into a life of crime," External link

irishexaminer Friday, January 15, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “I can confirm that my Department recently received a letter from Judge Haughton updating the Department on his progress. In this correspondence, the Judge requested a further extension of the timeline to 29 January 2021 and set out a clear and detailed rationale for this extension,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, January 1, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We don’t anticipate that we can have everybody vaccinated this year” External link

irishmirror Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : “We have all these restrictions in place and we have ways of enforcing them. "We can't say for definite that this is going to end in January - but if we can stick to rigidly over the next month, then we will hopefully see that sharp decline” External link

irishmirror Thursday, December 31, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "We don't anticipate that we can have everybody vaccinated this year" External link

irishmirror Thursday, December 31, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "Absolutely. I have that commitment from our Ministers and from Government yesterday. " External link

irishmirror Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee said : "It is widely acknowledged that every person with mental health difficulties coming in contact with the system should have access to comprehensive mental health support," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, December 29, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee declarou : "Isto simplesmente não é o caso" External link

uol Sunday, September 13, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee declarou : "Isto simplesmente não é o caso" External link

uol Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee declarou : “Isto simplesmente não é o caso” External link

istoe Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee declarou : "Isto simplesmente não é o caso" External link

uol Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Helen McEntee dit : "Ce que nous ne pouvons pas faire et que nous ne ferons pas, parce que tout au long du processus nous ne l'avons pas fait, c'est nous engager dans des négociations bilatérales avec le DUP ou quelque autre parti d'Irlande du Nord ou du Royaume-Uni. Nous avons affaire à des négociations entre l'Union européenne et le Royaume-Uni" External link

challenges Monday, January 21, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister77.67%EN12/08/201708/12/2017
ministre irlandaise0.97%FR12/06/201706/12/2017
deputy0.97%EN05/20/201720/05/2017
health minister18.45%EN04/28/201728/04/2017
colleague0.97%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
minister for health0.97%EN11/14/201614/11/2016
Names Lang Count
Helen McEnteeEN99.28%
Helen McEnteeFR0.36%
Helen McEnteePT0.36%


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