dsc_0824On the occasion of his visit to the Jinja Hospice in the Busoga Region of Uganda, Clare T.D. and Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs Pat Breen presents a cheque for €5,000 to Clare Doctors Frank and Patricia Hassett - Left to Right: Irish Ambassador to Uganda Donal Cronin, Dr Frank Hassett, Deputy Pat Breen T.D. Chairman of the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs & Trade and Dr Patricia Hassett.




Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss merits of Emigrant Register

September 30th, 2014 - Pat Breen
Posted in European/Foreign Affairs/Defence/Justice, Press Releases

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade meets tomorrow with representatives from the Crosscare Migrant Project to consider the benefits of an Emigrant Register to facilitate greater connection…

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme worth €10,608,587 for Clare- Breen

September 26th, 2014 - Pat Breen
Posted in Agriculture, Press Releases

Clare T.D. and Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs Deputy Pat Breen has today (Wednesday) welcomed the announcement by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney…

Local Clare sports clubs to benefit from extension of rate exemptions – Breen

September 25th, 2014 - Pat Breen
Posted in Press Releases

Clare T.D. and Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade has today, (Wednesday) welcomed the announcement by Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Simon Harris…

Foreign Affairs Committee hears of urgency for international response to Ebola outbreak

September 24th, 2014 - Pat Breen
Posted in Dail Debates

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade has this afternoon heard harrowing first hand accounts of the devastating impact of the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

Representatives from…

Foreign Affairs Committee to consider Ebola outbreak with leading NGOs

September 23rd, 2014 - Pat Breen
Posted in European/Foreign Affairs/Defence/Justice, Press Releases

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade meets tomorrow with GOAL and Médecins Sans Frontières to consider the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa.

Representatives of…