First ever National Positive Ageing Forum allows older people play a meaningful role in shaping their own communities and leading change

30.3.2017 Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee TD addresses Inaugural National Positive Ageing Forum Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee TD said today that the first ever National Positive Ageing Forum is a key opportunity for older people to play a meaningful role in shaping… Read More First ever National Positive Ageing Forum allows older people play a meaningful role in shaping their own communities and leading change

Minister McEntee addresses Meath Later Life Network AGM

On Friday the 24th of March in the Ardboyne Hotel, Navan, Minister for Mental Health and Older People and Meath East Fine Gael T.D. addressed the AGM and Roadshow of the Meath Later Life Network. “There is a really strong sense of energy and ambition at this event this morning, with the many information stands, and amongst… Read More Minister McEntee addresses Meath Later Life Network AGM

McEntee welcomes retention of the Meath / Louth Boundary

Monday, 6th March 2017 “I welcome the news that the County Boundary between Meath and Louth near Drogheda is to be retained.  This is more than a ancient territorial issue or waving of the County colours. Meath County Council has made a significant financial contribution in terms of infrastructure and other supports to encourage and… Read More McEntee welcomes retention of the Meath / Louth Boundary

New Government Bill to provide children with disabilities with medical cards – Helen McEntee TD

3rd March, 2017 New health legislation from Fine Gael will see more Meath children with a disability receive a full medical card. That’s according to Meath East TD & Minister of State for Mental Health & Older People, Helen McEntee who is highlighting a new Bill which means that 9,800 children in receipt of a… Read More New Government Bill to provide children with disabilities with medical cards – Helen McEntee TD

Minister for Mental Health Helen McEntee welcomes formal recognition of Traveller Ethnicity

Wednesday 1st March 2017 Speaking this evening (Wednesday 1st March), Minister for Mental Health Helen Mc Entee has warmly welcomed today’s announcement, saying “I am delighted to welcome the formal recognition of Traveller ethnicity. We know that Travellers can experience barriers to mental health services, such as social and cultural stigma. We know that Travellers… Read More Minister for Mental Health Helen McEntee welcomes formal recognition of Traveller Ethnicity

McEntee fully behind calls for improved N2 at the Brink 

Tuesday, 28th February 2017 Meath East Fine Gael T.D. and Minister for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee has recently met with concerned locals (picture enclosed) calling for improved safety on the N2, especially at the Brink, south of Slane on the N2, and fully backed their campaign. “The proposed changes by the community… Read More McEntee fully behind calls for improved N2 at the Brink 

Meath benefits from Fine Gael’s scheme to help move people from welfare to work

24th February, 2017 Participants in the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance (BTWEA) are twice as likely to be in full employment after six months than those who did not take part, a review has found. The study compared people who had stayed on the BTWEA scheme for its full two year duration with non-participants. Fine… Read More Meath benefits from Fine Gael’s scheme to help move people from welfare to work