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December 23rd, 2009 · 5 Comments · Irish Media, Irish Politics

What the agents of the State were up to yesterday in case you didn’t notice.

The Board of NAMA was announced. One woman and no lawyers.

The Department of Finance released its regulations regarding the determination of long-term economic value for assets. Read Karl Whelan on Irish Economy for more analysis (h/t Mark)

The appointments to the new Board of the NDA were announced and a analysis of government and state employment of people with disabilities was published.

The Governments Combined Third and Fourth Periodic Report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) was published and sent to the committee.

The Minister for Education announced €250,000 funding for a primary school…. in Cork.

The Minister for Education announced €150,000 funding for the Guide Dogs project to help provide dogs for children with Autism. The Guide Dogs HQ is located in Cork.

PRSI claimants were reminded by the Department of Social and Family Affairs that they needed to have confirmed appointments to claim PRSI benefits before they are stopped as a result of Budget 2010. The Department say that some dentists have been applying for approval for treatment without clients knowledge. Tut tut. Tut at the government removing treatment cover under PRSI too!

Minister for Agriculture announces payment under REPS 4 has commenced and results of the seventh milk quota trading scheme.

The Department of the Environment published a background note on the Killarney dungcatchers – yes the jarvey’s and their nappies.

COMREG published their quarterly report. (nudges Damien)

The Central Statistics Office published a range of reports on Tourism, External Trade and Earnings and Labour Costs.

What else did I miss? And what will be published or announced today and will anyone notice it?



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