Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life: Kerry

Monday, 29th May 2017 Minister of State for Mental Health McEntee today launched Connecting for Life: Kerry,a suicide prevention and self-harm plan for the area. This is the local implementation of Connecting for LifeIreland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide.  Speaking at the launch, Minister McEntee said “This action plan for Kerry is based on the… Read More Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life: Kerry

Reduction of levy fee great news for Meath radio – McEntee

Thursday, 11th May 2017 Fine Gael TD said local radio in Meath will greatly benefit from the reduction in the broadcasting levy approved by cabinet this week. “Irish people love listening to their local radio stations. They play an essential role in bringing our communities together, keeping us informed and entertained.  I am very pleased… Read More Reduction of levy fee great news for Meath radio – McEntee

McEntee: 18 Meath schools to benefit from Summer Works Scheme

Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 “My Fine Gael colleague in Government, the Minister for Education and Skills, Mr. Richard Bruton T.D. has today (Wednesday) announced that €47 Million would be provide by the Department of Education and Skills, through the summer works scheme, to provide for major improvements in primary and post primary schools. Of these… Read More McEntee: 18 Meath schools to benefit from Summer Works Scheme

€12,000 in funding announced for festivals in Meath – McEntee

Friday, 28th April 2017 €12,000 in funding has been allocated to 6 festivals here in Meath as part of its 2017 Regional Festivals & Participative Events Programme. See figures enclosed below. Minister for Mental Health and Older People and Fine Gael Meath East T.D. Helen McEntee said this will boost tourist numbers and should increase… Read More €12,000 in funding announced for festivals in Meath – McEntee

Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life Mid-West 

Monday, 24th April 2017 Minister McEntee launched Connecting for Life Mid-West at the Millennium Theatre Limerick Institute of Technology today. This local implementation action plan is based on the same vision, goals, objectives and measurable outcomes as outlined in the national strategy, Connecting for Life, Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide 2015 – 2020. Connecting for… Read More Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life Mid-West 

Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life – South Tipperary

Friday, 28th April 2017 Minister of State for Mental Health Helen McEntee today launched Connecting for Life – South Tipperary, a new five year suicide prevention and self-harm plan for the area. This is the local implementation ofConnecting for Life, Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide.  Speaking at the launch, Minister McEntee said “This action… Read More Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life – South Tipperary

Minister McEntee publishes review of regulation and financing of homecare in other countries 

Tuesday 11th April 2017  Review is key step in the development of a new homecare scheme for Ireland Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee TD, today (Tuesday) published the Health Research Board’s evidence review of the regulation and financing of homecare in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Scotland. The Health Research… Read More Minister McEntee publishes review of regulation and financing of homecare in other countries