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PLAN April 15

Sunday
12:00am Brunch - Leopardstown Presidency Day
Venue: Ambassador's Residence

Monday 2
DUBLIN GOLF CLASSIC (REMINDER)
Venue: Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links
10:30am Commissioner Wolf - Matthais
Courtesy Call to Government Buildings
11:15am Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
12:00am Government Meeting
7:00pm Present Awards at the Michael Smurfit
Graduate School of Business Dinner
Venue: Business School, Blackrock
Dress: Blacktie

Tuesday 21
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -10.30 pm
8:00am - Pj
10:30am rovernment Meeting
2:30pm Order of Business followed by Second
Stage of Referendum Bill & debate on
Motion on Northern Ireland Peace
Agreement
5:00pm Commencement of Freedom of Information
Act
Venue: Press Centre
6:15pm Possible drop in to Widows & Solos Club
Venue: Leinster House
7:00pm Declan Ini
10:30pm

Wednesday 22
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm
9:30am Tanaiste & Min/Public Enterprise
Venue: Govt, Bldgs
10:00am Liz O'Donnell
10:30am Order of Business followed by Committee
& remaining stages of Referendum Bill
2:30pm Questions
4:00pm All Stages of Referendum Bill in the
Seanad
7:30pm Republic of Ireland v Argentina
Venue: Lansdowne Road p^
9:30pm
Thurs
DAIL SITTING 10,30 am - 4.45 pm
9:30am Geriy Adams
10:30am Expressions of Sympathy followed by the
Order of Business
11:00am ASEM STATEMENTS IN DAIL EIREANN
11:30am Parliamentaiy Party Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
2:00pm Sile de Valera & Eamonn O Cuiv
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3:15pm Photocall - JamesNoIan
3:30pm Photocall for "Dublin 5 Mile Classic" in
aid of Our Lady's Hospital for Sick
Children
Venue: Meeting Room
4:00pm Cabinet Sub-Committee Meeting on Social
Inclusion (Venue: Sycamore Room)
5:30pm Meeting with Min/Fin, Min/Env, Michael
Somers and Paddy Teahon (Re: Roads)
Venue: Meeting Room
7:00pm Official Opening of Leas Cross Nursing
Home in Swords
8:00pm Start a 24 hour relay jog for Telethon
Venue: Grand Hotel Malahide

Friday 24
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10:00am Funeral Mass for Pat O'Connor RIP
Venue: St. Sylvester's Church, Malahide
11:30am Launch a report for St. Michael's estate
Venue: St. Michael's Youth Project
5:55pm > Depart Dublin Airport
6:45pm Arrive Farranfore Airport
7:00pm Arrive Great Southern Hotel, Killarney
7:30pm Address IMI Conference
10:30pm Depart Farranfore Airport
11:20pm Arrive Dublin Airport

Saturday 25
11:00am Attend "Tree for Peace" Planting
Ceremony
Venue: Botanical Gardens
Church & General National Football
League Final (reminder)
Easter Rising Commemoration
Venue: Arbour Hill
Depart Dublin Airport for Helsinki
Arrive Helsinki
Dinner with Finnish Prime Minister

Meeting with Finnish Prime Minister


Press Conference
Depart Helsinki for Tallinn (Estonia)
Depart Tallinn
Arrive Dublin Airport

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Order of Business
Photocall - David O'Gara
Venue: Meeting Room
Photocall - Irish Building Magazine
Mr. John D. Carroll re: Smithfield
Village Development
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
Declan Ingoldsby
Yvonne Nolan, RTE
Fund-raising Dinner for the extension
to the Hugh Lane Gallery
Venue: Dublin Castle - Blacktie
Celia will attend
Wednesday
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm
9? 15am Meeting with South Armagh Residents
Venue: Meeting Room
Dr. Martin Mansergh to attend
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, L. House
1:00pm Drop into Carlsson Group meeting
Venue: Frank Murray's office
2:00pm Cathy Hannon
2:30pm Donal O'Donoghue, RTE (for RTE Guide)
3:45pm Peter Ryan and Philip Kelly
4:00pm Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting
Venue: Sycamore Room
5:10pm Michael Webb
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
5:30pm Mr. Art Cosgrove, President, University
College Dublin (re: Veterinary Office)
Geny Hickey will attend - Meeting Room
7:15pm Attend pre-dinner drinks for UEFA
Congress in O'Reilly Hall, UCD
8:00pm Official Opening of Brooks Hotel
Venue: 59-62 Drury Street

Thursday 30
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
8:30am Breakfast Meeting with EU Heads of
Mission
Venue: St. Stephen's Green Club
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am KEEP FREE
5:20pm Tanaiste and Minister for Public
Enterprise (Re: LUAS)
Venue: Meeting Room
6:00pm Present the Irish Times/PA Management
Award
Venue: Patrick Guilbaud Restaurant
Dress: Lounge Suit
7:00pm National Executive Meeting
9:00pm Drop into reception for 50th Anniversaiy
of Independence for Israel
Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel
Breakfast Meeting with Rotary Club
Venue: Buswelis Hotel
Courtesy call from Minister Moosa and
Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa
Dr. Martin Mansergh to attend
Brian Strahan & Dr. Veronic Donohue
Venue: Meeting Room
Geriy Hickey to attend also
Official Opening of the 10th Annual
Delegate Conference of the INOU
Venue: Royal Dublin Hotel
Launch Fianna Fail Referendum Campaign
for Northern Ireland Agreement
Venue: Burlington Hotel
12:15pm Eleanor H e n l v
1:00pm
3:15pm m m m
Piece for Europe Day
4:00pm Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
4:30pm Launch "Ireland at Work"
5:30pm Venue: Shelbourne Hotel
9:45pm Joe Lennon and Jackie Gallagher
Geriy Adams
Late Late Show
Venue: RTE

8:30am Depart Dublin Airport


12:30pm Special European Council on EMU
r Venue: Brussels
12:30pm Arrive Dublin Airport
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Sum
National Hurling League Semi-Fina!
Venue: Thurles (reminder)

Monde
BANK HOLIDAY
1:00pm Launch of Ad Mobile
Venue: Top of St. Stephen's Green

Tuesday
8:00am St. Lukes - Clinic
II :00am Video Launch
Venue: IFS Film Centre
2:00pm Government Meeting
5:30pm Address an event for the Irish Exporters
Association to mark Ireland's membership
of EMU - Venue: Shelbourne Hotel
7:00pm Meeting with the President
Venue: Aras an Uachtarain
8:00pm KEEP FREE

Wednesday 6
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -10.00 pm
9:50am 1916 Commemoration
Venue: Arbour Hill
12:15pm Launch Fianna Fail Referendum Campaign
for Amsterdam Treaty
Venue: Davenport Hotel
2:30pm Questions o
3:30pm ( M P P H H K — w>
4:15pm Order of Business
4:45pm Statements in the Dai! on EMU
6:00pm Eddie Kearns, Waterford Castle
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
6:45pm Presentation of Dublin Chamber of
Commerce's action plan "Get Moving"
Venue: 7 Clare Street
8:00pm Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster
House
8:00pm
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DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
9:20am Ronan Murphy, Irish Ambassador to
Moscow
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
9:30am Courtesy call from Russian Foreign
Minister, Mr. Primakov
Minister for Foreign Affairs to attend
also
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Turn the Sod for Citibank
Venue: IFSC
12:15pm Commissioner Padraig Flynn
1:00pm Independent Newspapers - Lunch
Venue: No. 2 Fitzwilliam Square
2:30pm
3:00pm Working Session of Union for Europe
Venue: Westbury Hotel
5:00pm Garda Commissioner, Asst Commissioner
Conroy, & Tim Dalton
6:00pm Official Opening of new Irish HQ of
Banque Nationale de Paris
Venue: 5 George's Dock, IFSC
7:00pm Ministers and Ministers of State Meeting
Venue: Mount Street
8:30pm Attend Union for Europe Dinner
Venue: Westbury Hotel

9:15am Depart Dublin Airport for Clonakilty


:30am Clonakilty Programme
1:30pm Open Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery
2:15pm Skibbereen Programme
4:15pm Drimoleague Programme
5:15pm Castletownbere Programme
6:15pm Bantiy Programme
9:20pm Arrive Glengarriff for FF reception
Venue: Eccles Hotel
:00pm Depart Cork Airport for Dublin

:30pm Lunch - Women in FF


Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel
:58pm Depart Dublin Airport
:40pm P
:00pm Depart Glasgow Airport
:30pm Arrive Dublin Airport
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Sunday
Athlone (prov)
Venue: Hodson Bay Hotel
2 s 50pm Attend FAI Harp Lager Senior Challenge
Cup Final - Cork v Shelbourne
Venue: Dalymount Park
ADC will attend also

Monday 11
11:15am Official Opening of Fab 14, Intel
Venue: Leixlip
3:00pm Age Action Ireland
Venue: Mary Street
8:00pm Referendum Campaign
Venue: Silver Springs Hotel, Cork

Tuesday 12
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -10.30 pm
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10:30am rovernment Meeting
2:30pm Questions
4:15pm Order of Business
5:00pm Labhrus O Murchu
Re: Millennium Project for Rock of
Cashel
5:15pm Minister for Finance and Paddy Teahon
6:00pm Internet Website Launch
Venue: Fianna Fail Headquarters
8:00pm Dublin Rally
Venue: Gresham Hotel
Wednesday
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm
9:30am Photocall for Credito Italiano Bank
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: 5th Floor, Leinster House
1:00pm Photocall with Music Industry
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
1:30pm Telephone call to Tony Blair
2:30pm Questions
4:00pm Launch Green Network for Government
Departments
Venue: Sycamore Room
4:30pm

5:00pm PEofocall - DDSL 2000 initiative


Venue: Meeting Room
5:15pm David Anderson
6:15pm Official opening of Credito Italiano
Bank (Ireland) Limited
Venue: Dublin Castle

Thursday
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
10:30am Order of Business o
11:00am - O
12:00am All Party Leaders Press Conference
Venue: Mansion House
1:00pm Attend lunch hosted by Minister James
McDaid for sponsors of St. Patrick's Day
Parade
Venue: Italian Room
2:30pm Presentation of Awards to Students in
CBS James's Street
Venue: CBS James's Street
3:30pm Dr. Martin Mansergh and Jackie Gallagher
4:00pm Prime Time Interview
Venue: RTE
5:00pm Donal Musgrave and Alan Crosby,
Examiner Publications

8:00pm ^MSflflH^^SSSSobiner
Venue: Dublin Castle
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12:30pm Depart Dublin Airport by Govt. Jet
1:00pm Arrive Shannon Airport
1:30pm Visit Mary Immaculate College
2:45pm Open Library/Information Services Bldg
University College Limerick
4:30pm Open South Court Hotel, Raheen
5:40pm Launch Limerick Territorial Employment
Pact
Venue: City Hall
6:15pm Launch Estate Affairs Magazine
Venue: Hunt Museum
8:00pm Fianna Fail Rally
Venue: Castletroy Park Hotel
10:00pm Depart Shannon Airport
10:30pm Arrive Dublin Airport

Saturday 16
11:30am Canvass City Centre
Venue: Top of Stephen's Green
7:30pm Paul McGrath Testimonial Dinner
Venue: Burlington Hotel
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Church & General National Hurling
League Final (reminder)
•:55am 1798 Commemorative Service
Venue: St. Michan's Church
ADC will attend also
3:15pm Paul McGrath's Testimonial Match
Venue: Lansdowne Road
ADC to attend also
8:30pm Depart Dublin Airport for Boston
10:00pm Arrive Logan Airport, Boston

Monday 18
8:40am Depart Hotel for Boston College
9:00am Arrive Boston College for Ceremony
8:00pm Depart for Dublin Airport

Tuesday
7:15am Arrive Dublin Airport
4:00pm Meeting with Social Partners
Venue: George's Hall, Dublin Castle
6:00pm Six o'clock News
Venue: RTE
7:15pm Lord Alderdice
Venue: Govt. Bldgs

Wednesday
10:00am Corporation Tax Meeting
Venue: Room opposite Communications Room
Tanaiste and Min/Finance attending also
10:30am Government Meeting
1:30pm Photocall with Film Industry
3:00pm Final Press Conference for Referendum
Venue: Dublin Castle
4:30pm Depart for Shannon
5:50pm Address IMPACT Biennial Conference
Venue: Fitzpatricks Bunratty Hotel,
Bunratty, Co. Clare
6:30pm Depart Shannon for Galway
7:00pm Arrive Carnmore Airport
8:00pm Referendum Campaign - Galway
Venue: Great Southern, Eyre Square
10:00pm Depart Carnmore Airport for Dublin
10:45pm Arrive Dublin Airport
Thursday
11:00am Photocall - Referenda
Venue: St, Patrick's Boys National
School, Drumcondra
2:45pm ^ ^
3:00pm Interview with Washington Post
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
4:00pm Joe McPeake
4:30pm Owen Lamont, Chairman, Cabletel
Taoiseach's Meeting Room
Dermot McCarthy to attend also
5:00pm John Hanlon and John Woods
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
6:00pm Photocall - Launch "Vision for Dublin"
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
6:30pm Photocall - Archbishop Walton Empey
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
7:30pm Unveil a monument for Shamrock Rovers
Social Committee
Venue: Glenmalure Park, Milltown
8:35pm Official opening of Farm Relief Services
Offices
Venue: Ballyjamesduff
9:45pm Function in Crover House, Cavan

Friday
10:30am Taoiseach Voting
Venue: School on Church Avenue
11:00am Meeting on Roads
Min/Finance, Min/Environment & National
Toll Roads
Venue: Sycamore Room
1:00pm Attend Lunch for Dublin TDs
Venue: Mansion House
2:30pm KEEP FREE

Saturday
2:00pm Attend official opening of new pitch &
dressingrooms at Whitehall Colmcille
GAA Club - Dublin v Kerry challenge
match
5:00pm Michael Brennan
Venue: St. Lukes
5:30pm Marie McLoughlin
Venue: St. Lukes
6:00pm Press Conference
Venue: Dublin Castle
7:45pm Drop into function to celebrate the 21st
Anniversary of Musgrave Cash & Carry
Venue: Cash & Carry, Ballymun
8:30pm Drop into drinks reception
Venue: Aras an Uachtarain
(Reception from 8.00 pm - 9.00 pm)
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Sunday
11:00am Anniversary Mass for Geriy Brennan RIP
Venue: Brackenstown Church, Swords

Monday
7:45am Depart Dublin Airport
11:00am Arrive Madrid and transfer to Embassy
11:30am Arrive Embassy & briefing session
12:30pm Meeting with Prime Minister Aznar
followed by lunch
Venue: Moncloa (PM's official residence)
3:45pm Depart Madrid Airport
5:00pm Arrive Dublin Airport
7:00pm Depart Dublin Airport for Carnmore
Airport, Galway
8:00pm CIF/Brothers of Charity Building
Launch
Venue: John Paul Centre, Ballybane,
Galway
9:00pm Present prizes at the Connacht Golf
Classic
Venue: Galway Bay Hotel and Country
Club, Oranmore

Tuesday
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm
8:00am
9:30am .eri Bloomfield
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
10:00am Government Meeting
2:00pm Phone call from Senator George Mitchell
2:30pm Questions
4:15pm Order of Business
5:00pm Meet residents from Ormeau Road and
Garvaghy Road
Venue: Room 301
6:00pm Courtesy call with Senator Torricelli
Venue: Sycamore Room
7:00pm Dublin Crystal 30th anniversary
celebrations
Venue: Michael Smurfit School of
Business Studies, Biackrock
8:00pm Open premises of CK Business Electronics
Ltd & drinks reception at Le Coq Hardi
Wednesday 27
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm
9:45am Minister for Foreign Affairs
10:30am Order of Business
11:10am Whip, Assistant Whip and Chairman of the
Parliamentary Party
11:30am Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster
House
1:00pm Gerry Kearney (re: FOI)
1:00pm Drop into lunch for Northern Ireland
Parades Commission
Venue: Private Dining Room, Leinster
House
1:40pm Sean Fleming
2:30pm Questions
3:15pm Tony Herbert
3:45pm Sports Interview with Tony Leen
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
4:30pm Meeting with John Fitzgerald, City
Manager
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
Paddy Duffy attending also
5:30pm Meeting re: IFSC Project
Min/Finance, Maurice O'Connell, NTMA
official & Paddy Teahon
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
8:00pm Institute of Directors in Ireland
President's Dinner
Venue: Berkely Court Hotel
Dress: Blacktie
Celia Larkin invited also
10:00pm Drop in to Fairview Ladies Club 30th
Birthday Party
Venue: Carteton Hall, Shelmartin Avenue

Thursday 28
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
9:30am Meeting re. British PM's visit on Monday
Taoiseach, P. Teahon, P. Power,
J. Lennon & G. Shaw
10:30am Order of Business
11:00am KEEP FREE
12:30pm Photocall with Mr. Leon Panetta
Venue: Taoiseach's Office
1:00pm Lunch for Mr. Jim Bolger
Venue: Dining Room
3:00pm Drop into meeting with Mayor of Deriy &
Chief Executive of Deriy City Council
Dr. Martin Mansergh chairing meeting
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
3:50pm Dail Statement on Political Donations
6:15pm Official opening of new offices of
Fleishman Hilliard Saunders
Venue: 15 Fitzwilliam Quay, Dublin 4
7:00pm National Executive Meeting
Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster
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9:15am - A
10:00am Clinic - St. Lukes
1:45pm Depart Dublin Airport for Strandhill,
Sligo
2:30pm Arrive Strandhill Airport, Sligo
3:00pm Official Opening of Marie-Louise Complex
Venue: Cregg House, Sligo
4:30pm Visit Abbot Ireland, Ballytivnan
6:00pm Closing address to MS Northwest
Conference
Venue: Sligo Park Hotel
7:20pm Sligo Corporation Reception
Venue: Town Hall
9:00pm Killorans Traditional Restaurant
Venue: Tubbercurry
11:00pm Fianna Fail function
Venue: Kelly's Hotel, Mohill, Leitrim

Saturday 30
7:00pm Guest of Honour at Board of Ingersoll-
Rand Dinner
Venue: Ashford Castle
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Sunday 31
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Monday
BANK HOLIDAY
7:30pm EU Council briefing & Dinner with PM
Tony Blair
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
9:40pm Courtesy call on the President with
Prime Minister Blair
Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

Tuesday
8:00am A
6:05pm lephone call with Dick Spring
6:30pm Launch summer programme of events for
1998 for Temple Bar
Venue: 18 Eustace Street, Temple Bar
7:30pm Host a reception for the Dublin Funds
Industry Association
Venue: Dublin Castle

Wednesday
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm 8.30 pm
9:30am Tanaiste
10:30am Government Meeting
2:30pm Questions
3:30pm Meeting with Minister for Finance, John
Hurley and Paddy Teahon
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
4:15pm Order of Business
6:10pm Taoiseach's contribution on Private
Members Motion
Venue: Dail Eireann
9:30pm Depart Dublin Airport for Austria
Thursday 4
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
10:00am Meeting with Federal Chancellor Viktor
Klima
11:30am Press Briefing
12:00am Working Lunch
2:10pm Depart Vienna International Airport
3:30pm Arrive Dublin Airport
6:30pm Possible drop in to reception for
Catherine Whelan (reception runs from
6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)
Venue: Fitzers, Temple Bar
8:10pm Present certificates to Leaving Cert
Applied participants
Venue: Ballymun Comprehensive School
8:30pm KEEP FREE

Friday 5
9:30am Gerry Ad
2:00pm
4:00pm SDeparti fromt the e
Curragh for Gorey
4:30pm Golden Shears World Championship 1998
Photocall - Gorey Rugby Grounds
5:15pm Official opening of National Visitors
Centre, Enniscorthy
7:00pm Visit "Dunbrody" Project
Venue: New Ross
7:45pm Unveil Commemorative Stone at Three
Bullet Gate, Neville Street, New Ross
8:15pm Visit Art Exhibition, New Ross Library
9:00pm Attend 1798 Battle of New Ross Pageant
Venue: O'Kennedy Park GAA Grounds
10:00pm > Ballycullane/New Ross District Comhairle
Ceanntair Celebration Dinner
Venue: Brandon House Hotel, New Ross
12:00pm Depart Waterford Airport for Dublin
Airport- arrive Dublin Airport 12.45 am

Saturday 6
11:30am Drop into FF National Women's Conference
Dinner
Venue: Burlington Hotel
2:30pm Announcement of Bord Failte grant to
Tall Ships Dublin Limited
Venue: Seabourne Parade, City Quay
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Sunday

Monday;
Keep Free for Constituency
9:15am Visit St. Joseph's School, Bonnybrook
11:30am St. Gabriels National School
Venue: Cowper Street
12:00am Walkabout - St. Bricins Old Folks Flats
Complex, Dublin 7
4:30pm Visit Drumcondra Scouts Unit
Venue:
8:30pm Official opening of new Computer
Training Facility
Venue: Northside Centre for the
Unemployed, Glin Road, Coolock

Tuesday 9
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 10.00 pm
10:30am Government Meeting
12:00am Depart Dublin Airport for Lisbon
2:25pm Arrive Lisbon International Airport and
transfer to Embassy
3:30pm Meeting with Prime Minister Gutteres
5:30pm Photocall and short press briefing
outside Prime Minister's office
6:15pm Depart Lisbon Airport
8:40pm Arrive Dublin Airport

Wednesday 10
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am -10.30 pm
9:30am Briefing Session with officials from
Social, Community and Family Affairs
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Parliamentaiy Party Meeting
Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster
House
2:30pm Questions
3:30pm Meeting with Mater Dei Institute of
Education
Minister for Education to attend also
Venue: Meeting Room
4:30pm Liam Herrity & Conor Lenihan - Photocall
4:45pm Photocall - Launch Bloomsday Festival
Venue: Dining Room
5:00pm Cabinet Sub-Committee on Social
Inclusion
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
6:00pm Minister Mary O'Rourke Q
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Thursday 11
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
7:45am Officially open the World=Wide Forum
Venue: Dublin Castle
9:15am Secretary of Commerce William Daley
Venue: Meeting Room
10:30am Order of Business
11:00am Attendance at Select Committees
re: Estimates
Venue: Room G2, Kildare House
2:00pm Minister for Finance, Minister for
Justice, John Hurley and Tim Dalton
Venue: Meeting Room
2:45pm Meeting with Trina Vargo
Venue: Meeting Room
3:30pm David Anderson
4:00pm Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting
Venue: Sycamore Room
5:30pm Bernard O'Byrne and Pat Quigley
Venue: Meeting Room
6:00pm Reception for relatives of Bloody Sunday
Venue: Italian Room
7:00pm Rory O'Hanlon
7:30pm Present Teagasc Diplomas in Amenity
Horticulture
Venue: Botanic Gardens

Friday 12
9:40am Minister for Finance and Minister for
Tourism, Sport and Recreation
Venue: Taoiseach's office
10:00am All day Government Meeting

Saturday 13
Keep free all day for constituency
2:00pm Funeral of Paudge Brennan
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Sunday 14
1:00pm Official opening of new premises for
Carr Communications - garden party
Venue: Booterstown Avenue
3:05pm Ecumenical Service to mark the
bicentenary of 1798
Venue: St. Patrick's Cathedral
ADC to attend also
10:00pm Depart Dublin Airport for Cardiff

Monday 15
European Council, Cardiff

Tuesday 16
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -10.00 pm
4:30pm Depart Cardiff
5:15pm Arrive Dublin Airport

Wednesday 17
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am -10.30 pm
9:15am Prime Minister of Swaziland
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster
House
2:30pm Questions
3:30pm Courtesy call from Macedonian Delegation
Venue: Sycamore Room
4:00pm Neil ODowd, The Irish Voice
4:45pm Mr. John Myers and Mr. Clifford Miller
5:15pm Bryan Fields
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
5:40pm Pat Kenny
Venue: Government Buildings
6:30pm Officiate at the inauguration of the
Khyber Tandoori Restaurant
Venue: 44/45 South William Street

Thursday 18
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
9:30am T6naiste
10:30am Order of Business
11:00am Tony Hanahoe
12:00am Lunch with Dr. Michael Somers
Venue: National Treasury Management
Agency
Paddy Teahon & Martin Mansergh attending
also
rday 19
3:55pm Depart Slieve Russell for Kilkenny
4:40pm Arrive Avonmore Waterford HQ
Venue: Avonmore House, Ring Road
4:45pm Launch "Jo-Jo Dollard Memorial Trust"
Venue: Avonmore House
5:00pm Meeting with local businessmen
Venue: Avonmore House
6:05pm Lahart Garage Motor Dealership
6:40pm Depart Avonmore Waterford for Dublin
7:15pm Arrive All Hallows College

Saturday 20
Keep free during day for constituency
3:30pm Drop in to Gaelscoil Bharra
Venue: Cabra
(Puppet Show 2.00 pm - 4:00 pm)
7:30pm Meeting with President McAleese
Venue: Aras an Uachtarain
8:30pm
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Sunday 21

Monday 22
8:40am Address Ireland Funds Worldwide Dublin
Conference
Venue: Dublin Castle
10:00am Clinic - St. Lukes
1:00pm Present the Dublin North Region
Community Initiative Awards
Venue: St. Vincent's GAA Club, Marino
ADC to attend also
2:15pm Official opening of new building at
Dorset College & presentation of student
diplomas
Venue: 64A Lower Dorset Street
3:00pm Official opening of new Training Centre
for National Council of the Blind
Venue: PV Doyle House, Whitworth Road
4:30pm Present medals to school team winners of
U-13 Primary Schools Soccer
Venue: Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal, Tyrconnell
Road, Inchicore
5:30pm Launch National Pilot Project for
Disadvantaged Children
Venue: Cherry Orchard Community Centre
6:30pm Kevin Barry Statue Presentation
Venue: Meeting Room
7:15pm Drop in to launch of British Telecom/
ESB Joint Venture
Venue: RDS

Tuesday 23
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 10.30 pm
^

10:30am Government Meeting


1:15pm Maracycle Photocall
2:30pm Questions
3:15pm Drop in to see students from St. Michael
School and Portora Royal School
Venue: Room 2, Leinster House
3:45pm John O'Donoghue and Charlie McCreevy
4:15pm Order of Business
4:30pm Statements on European Council meeting
5:45pm Rena Condort
Venue: Meeting Room
6:30pm Open a photographic exhibition to mark
Concern's 30th Anniversary
Venue: GPO
9:30pm Drop in to Farewell Party for Jean
Gearon, Chairperson, Clonliffe and
Residents Association
Venue: Handball Alley, St. Joseph's
Avenue (function due to commence 8.30pm)
Wednesday 24
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am -10.30 pm
9:30am Ira Magaziner
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster
House
2:30pm Questions
3:30pm Meeting with Conference of Religious of
Ireland (re: Traveller Community)
Minister Chris Flood to attend also
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
4:15pm Ambassador Richard Ryan
5:00pm Launch "Security of the Elderly"
Venue: Mansion House
6:00pm Official opening of Portobello Pub
Venue: South Richmond Street, Rathmines
7:30pm Guest of honour at ICCUSA 10th
Anniversary celebrations dinner
Venue: K Club

Thursday 25
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
10:30am Order of Business
11:00am KEEP FREE
2:30pm

Venue: Sycamore Room


3:30pm Phone Call to John Welch G.E.
3:45pm *— &
4:00pm Courtesy call with Monsignor James J.
Murray and Mr. James Hallisey
Venue: Meeting Room
4:45pm Attorney General
5:00pm Padraic White
Re: Anti Drugs Programme for Government
Gerry Hickey to attend also
6:00pm Launch a new series of Management
Publications for John O'Dowd
Venue: Shelbourne Hotel
7:45pm Guest of Honour at IBEC biennial dinner
Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Dress: Blacktie
Celia Larkin invited also
10:00pm Drop into CRC Race Night
Venue: Beaumont House
rday 26

9:30am Present prizes at St. Finbarrs Boys


National School Open Day
Venue: Cabra West
12:00am Attend funeral of Cathal Patrick Dunlop
Venue: Church of the Holy Trinity,
Ratoath
1:00pm Attend lunch hosted by Minister Jim
McDaid for Irish Hospice Foundation
Venue: Italian Room
2:45pm Minister Sile De Valera
3:15pm Graciela Iglesias Rogers, Chief
European Correspondent with La Nacion
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
4:00pm Michael Berkery and Tom Parland, IFA
Venue: Meeting Room
Gerry Hickey to attend also
5:15pm Drop into newly refurbished AG's office
for drinks (5pm - 8pm)
6:30pm Official opening of St. Mary's Youth
Club
Venue: Dorset Street
7:30pm Dinner in Stackallen
10:00pm Present prizes at the Royal Meath Golf
Classic
Venue: Trim Golf Club

Saturday 27
12:00am TV Building RTE - Interview for 'Week in
Politics" followed by Interview for
"This Week" .
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Sunday 28
2:00pm Attend the 1998 Budweiser Irish Derby
Georgina and Cecilia to attend also
Venue: Curragh

Monday 29
11:00am Officially open the 'World of Cats"
Venue: Dublin Zoo
2:00pm KenWhelan
Venue: St. Lukes
7:30pm John Hume and Seamus Mallon
Venue: Govt. Bldgs

Tuesday 30
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -12 midnight
6:45am Depart Dublin Airport
10:30am Arrive Frankfurt
11:00am Attend ceremony to mark establishment of
the European Central Bank
Venue: Frankfurt
4:30pm Arrive Dublin Airport
6:00pm Gerry Adams
Venue: Sycamore Room

WEEKLY PLAN July 1998


Wednesday 1
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - midnight
9:30am Mr. Issac Asper, Chairman, Cam West
Television
Gerry Hickey to attend also
Venue: Meeting Room
10:30am Order of Business
11:00am Photocall with Chernobyl children
Venue: Government Buildings
11:30am Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Party Rooms, 5th Floor, Leinster
House
2:30pm Questions
3:30pm Government Meeting
6:15pm Jim Nugent
6:30pm Lord Iveash p
7:00pm
9:30pm Drop in to Island tew Hotel
Venue: Malahide
Thursday 2
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 9.00 pm
9:30am Qualceram/Eczacibasi meeting
Venue: Meeting Room
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Noreen Byrne, Inez McCormack, Marie
Mulholland & Joanne Vance
Minister Mary Wallace attending also
Venue: Meeting Room
12:30pm Declan Ingoldsby
2:30pm Present certificates to Catholic/
Protestant students
Venue: Lecture Theatre, National Gallery
of Ireland
3:30pm Meeting with Minister for Finance
5:15pm Minister Kadar Asmal
Venue: Meeting Room
Dr. Mansergh & Philip Kelly to attend
also
6:00pm Cabinet Sub-Committee on Social
Inclusion in the Sycamore Room
6:45pm
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7:00pm NationalExecutive Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
8:30pm Summer drinks - National Executive
Venue: Italian Room
Friday 3
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
10:30am Order of Business
10:35am Statements on 1798
11:15am Declan Ingoldsby
2:00pm Depart Dublin Airport by helicopter
3:00pm Unveil 1798 plaque to the O'Dowda
Venue: Bonniconlon
4:00pm Unveil 1798 plaque at Kingsbridge Inn
Venue: Castlebar
4:25pm Officially open Lough Lannagh Holiday
Village
5:00pm Open Rural IT Enterprise Centre
Venue: Newport
5:45pm Sod Turning for All Weather Leisure Park
Venue: James Street, Westport
6:05pm Westport UDC Civic Reception
Venue: Council Offices, Westport
7:00pm Official Opening of Hotel Westport
7:15pm Meet with Murrisk Development
Association & Cuimhneachan an Ghorta,
Cruach Padraig
7:30pm Launch Mayo Genealogy Marketing Company
Venue: Hotel Westport
7:45pm Mayo Dail Cheanntair FF Meeting
Venue: Hotel Westport
9:00pm Address County Enterprise Dinner
Venue: Hotel Westport
10:15pm Attend FF Claremorris Comhairle
Cheanntair Social
Venue: Belmont Hotel
11:25pm Depart for Dublin Airport - arrive
Dublin Airport 12.30 am

Saturday 4
Constituency Day
11:30am Photocall for Special Olympics with
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Venue: Planet Hollywood
12:00am Courtesy call by Mayor Susan Hammer
from San Jose
Venue: St. Lukes
2:00pm
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9:00pm attend 222nd Anniversary of American


Independence
Venue: US Ambassador's residence,
Phoenix Park
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Sunday 5
10:30am National Day of Commemoration
Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Monday 6
11:00am Drop into Open Day for Markets Area
Summer Project (commences 10.30 am)
Venue: George's Hill National School
7:00pm Address a group of Japanese Guests
Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham
8:00pm Dinner with President Mary McAleese,
Dr. Martin McAleese, Chief Justice Liam
Hamilton & Maeve Hamilton & Celia Larkin
Venue: Aras an Uachtarain
Dress: Informal

Tuesday 7
8:00am A
10:00am rernadette Greevy
Venue: Govt, BIdgs
10:45am Fergal O'Rourke
Venue: Meeting Room
Gerry Hickey to attend also
12:00am John Dalton, US Secretary of the Navy
Venue: Meeting Room
1:30pm Lunch and Tour of Dublin Airport
4:00pm Constituency Day

Wednesday 8
8:00am
9:15am
•A
Courtesy call from Mr. Remi Vermeiren,
President, Kredietbank NV, Mr. Ted
Marah, CEO, Irish Intercontinental Bank
and Mr. Paddy McEvoy, IIB
Venue: Meeting Room
9:45am Photocall • Presentation of "Peace" CD
by young students
Mary Harney, David Andrews and Liz
O'Donnell attending also
Venue: Meeting Room
10:00am Government Meeting
2:15pm Declan Ingoldsby p
2:30pm
4:00pm Constituency Day
Thursday 9
11:00am KEEP FREE
1:45pm Philip Kelly & Foreign Affairs official
Re: Briefing on Nuclear Disarmament
Initiative
2:30pm Krish Naidoo
Venue: Meeting Room
3:00pm Angela Phelan
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
3:15pm Fr. Paul Byrne OMI, Irish Episcopal
Commission for Emigrants
Venue: Meeting Room
4:00pm Robert White
4:30pm Courtesy call with Young K. Sohn,
President of Quantum Corp
Venue: Meeting Room
4:40pm Photocall with St. Michael's Parish
Centre in aid of Hospice Foundation
Venue: Sycamore Room
5:00pm Northern Ireland Women's Coalition
Liz O'Donnell to attend also
Venue: Meeting Room
7:00pm Preside over contract signing ceremony
between the CEO of the VEC and the
contractor - Photocall
Venue: Gresham Hotel
8:30pm Drop into Welcome Dinner for Le Tour
Venue: O'Reilly Hall, UCD
Dress: Blacktie

Friday 10
11:00am Sean Neeson and Seamus Close, Alliance
Party
David Andrews to attend also
Venue: Meeting Room
1:00pm Address a luncheon meeting of the
Association of European Journalists
Venue: Hibernian Hotel
2:00pm Constituency Day

Saturday 11
Constituency Day
2:30pm
5:45pm Tour de France Prologue
Venue: O'Connell Street
ADC attending also
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Sunday 12
10:15am Tour De France Cermony Start
Venue: O'Connell Street
ADC attending also
2:00pm Depart for Paris on Government Jet
9:00pm Attend World Cup Final

Monday 13
1:30pm Lunch with President of the Assembly
3:30pm Meeting with Prime Minister Jospin
5:30pm Press Conference in Irish Embassy
7:00pm Arrive Dublin Airport

Tuesday 14
12:00pm Funeral Mass of Andrea Browne, RIP
Venue: St. Aidan's Cathedral,
Enniscorthy

Wednesday 15
9:30am Interview and Photograph with Mike Burns
Venue: Taoiseach's Office
10:00am Government Meeting
2:00pm ^gmjj^^^^^u^Roiy C^anlon
2:30pm
2:45pm Meeting with Ministers re: funding for
childcare services
Venue: Sycamore Room
4:00pm Courtesy call with Lord Mayor and City
Manager
Venue: Meeting Room
4:15pm Energy Action - Jimmy Johnstone
Venue: Meeting Room
4:30pm Official opening of Departmental Gym
5:00pm Constituency Day

Thursday 16
Constituency Day
11:00am Photocall with Members of the Advisory
Committee on Telecommunications
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
12:00am Photocall for Ms. Josephine Feehily,
Revenue Commissioner
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
12:30pm Officiate at the laying of a foundation
stone for the new Four Seasons Hotel
Venue: Members Club, RDS
rday 17
5:25pm Depart Dublin Airport for Kilbeggan
6:00pm Kilbeggan Race Meeting
8:55pm Arrive All Hallows

Saturday 18
Constituency Day
12:45pm Attend "Peace Mass"
Venue: Pro-Cathedral
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Sunday 19

Monday 20
10:30am All day Government Meeting
4:30pm Noel Dempsey
5:00pm Chief Justice, Susan Denham and Charlie
McCreevy
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
9:30pm Official opening of Miss World Fashion
Show and Celebrity Gala
Venue: Burlington Hotel
Dress: Blacktie

Tuesday 21
8:00am
9:00am Lar Bradshaw and Peter Coyne, Chairman
of the Dublin Port and Docks
Venue: St. Lukes
10:30am Meeting with Micheal Martin & Peter
McDonagh (Re: Estimates)
Venue: Meeting Room
Dermot McCarthy attending also
12:00am Visit to Farmleigh
Venue: Castleknock
1:00pm Ulick O'Connor
Venue: St. Lukes
2:00pm Constituency Day _ ___ _ A
7:00pm - n

7:30pm Cabinet Dinner


Venue: CERT, Amiens Street

Wednesday 22
10:00am Government Meeting
1:45pm IHHIPM* " D
2:00pm Phil Doyle, Steve Costelio and Alice
Quinn from Marks and Spencers
Dermot McCarthy attending also
Venue: Meeting Room
3:00pm Official Opening of new Training Centre
for the Irish Wheelchair Association
Venue: Blackheath Drive, Clontarf
3:30pm Official opening of new business centre
Venue: Clontarf Business Centre
4:00pm Constituency Day
7:00pm Official opening of new restaurant in
Cassidy's Hotel
Venue: O'Connell Street
8:00pm Policy Committee Group - Drinks
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Thursday 2
Constituency Day

Friday 2
10i30am
11:00am John Dunne and Richard Burrows, IBEC
Venue: Meeting Room
12:15pm Meet Libyan Delegation
Venue: Meeting Room
4:00pm Attend Midland Golf Classic
Venue: Athlone

Saturday 25
Constituency Day
Possible drop in to the BLE National
Senior Track & Field Championships
Venue: Morton Stadium, Santiy
(Event runs from 12.30 pm • 6.45 pm)
(Contact Chris W a l l 4 H H 0 M ^
9:00am Attend presentation of certificate of
Irish citizenship to Ambassador Jean
Kennedy Smith
Venue: Aras an Uachtarain
10:45am Fianna Fail One Day Conference on Local
Elections
Venue: Burlington Hotel
12:15pm Lunch in honour of Ambassador Jean
Kennedy Smith
Venue: Dublin Castle
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Sunday

Monday
10:00am Photocall for Ciara Lawlor
Venue: Meeting Room
10:30am Government Meeting followed by brief
meeting with Dermot Ahern (Re:Estimates)
3:15pm Sean Fleming
4:15pm Launch three ADM reports
Venue: Davenport Hotel
5:50pm Launch Ballymun Camera Monitoring System
Venue: West Mall, Ballymun Town Centre
6:35pm Visit Ballymun Regeneration Exhibition
Venue: Stormanstown House
8:45pm Meeting with Councillors
Venue: Slieve Russell Hotel, Cavan
9:45pm Presentation of prizes at the Ulster
Golf Classic
Venue: Slieve Russell Hotel

Tuesday
9:00am Chair Partnership 2000 Plenary Meeting
Venue: Dublin Castle
2:10pm Depart Dublin Airport for Galway
3:00pm Official opening of 18 hole championship
golf course and clubhouse
Venue: Barna, Co. Galway
4:30pm Attend Galway Races
10:00pm Presentation to Tracy Piggott
Venue: Galway Bay Hotel

Wednesday
Attend Galway Races

Thursday
11:00am Attend sod-turning ceremony for National
University of Galway
1:00pm Attend luncheon in Doyle Hotels
Hospitality Suite
Venue: Galway Racecourse
4:00pm Launch the celebration of the 150th
Anniversary of the 1848 Rebellion
Venue: Ballingarry, Co. Tipperary
8:00pm Attend Cheese and Wine Party
Venue: St. Lukes
rday 31
9:30am Joe Jacob
10:15am Marty Whelan
10:20am David Anderson
10:30am John O'Dowd
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
11:00am Phone call with Prime Minister Blair
11:15am Noel Fahey
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
12:00am Courtesy call from Sen. Francesco
Cossiga, former President of Italy
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
1:00pm "Two for the Show" with Brendan Balfe
Venue: RTE, Donnybrook
2:55pm Photograph with Bernie Kearney etc.
3:00pm Launch the National Road Safety Report
Venue: Press Centre
4:00pm
4:30pm
6:00pm St. Patrick's Athletic v Liverpool
Venue: Lansdowne Road

WEEKLY PLAN August 1998


Saturday 1
KEEP FREE
WEEKLY PLAN August 1998
Sunday 2
KEEP FREE

Monday 3
KEEP FREE

Tuesday 4
KEEP FREE

Wednesday 5
KEEP FREE

Thursday 6
KEEP FREE

Friday 7
KEEP FREE

Saturday 8
KEEP FREE
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Sunday!
KEEP FREE

Monday 10
KEEP FREE

Tuesday 11
KEEP FREE

Wednesday 12
KEEP FREE

Thursday 13
KEEP FREE

Friday 14
12:45pm Host lunch for Speaker Newt Gingrich
Venue: Adare Manor, Co. Limerick

Saturday 15
KEEP FREE
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Sunday 16
7:45pm Dinner with Mr. Amier Midani
Venue: Govt. Bldgs

Monday 17
11:45am Minister for Foreign Affairs
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
12:00am Telephone call with David Trimble
2:15pm Sign Book of Condolences
Venue: Mansion House

Tuesday 18
2:30pm Depart Dublin Airport for Buncrana to
visit the families of the victims of the
Omagh Bombing

Wednesday 19

11:30am Government Meeting

Venue: Govt Bldgs


Thursday 20
9:30am Fr. Reid
Fr. Brendan Callanan may also attend
Venue: St. Lukes
11:00am Information Society Commission - Tech TV
Recording
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
11:30am Mr. Louis V. Gerstner, Chairman and CEO
IBM Ireland Ltd & Minister for Education
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
12:15pm Photograph for Comhaltas Ceoltoiri
Eireann
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
1:30pm Photograph for Steve McDonald
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
6:00pm Interview with CNN
Venue: RTE Studios

Friday 21
6:50pm Depart Dublin Airport for Ballina
7:40pm Arrive Beleek Castle
8:00pm Address the Bicentenary Humbert Summer
School
Venue: Downhill Hotel, Ballina
Saturday 21
12:35pm Depart Ashford Castle by Aer Corps for
Omagh
2:45pm Attend the Act of Prayerful Reflection
Venue: Omagh
3:25pm Meeting with David Trimble and Seamus
Mallon
Venue: Omagh District Council Offices
4:25pm Visit remaining victims and hospital
staff
Venue: Tyrone County Hospital
5:30pm Depart by helicopter for Ashford Castle
6:15pm Arrive Ashford Castle
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Sunday 23
1:35pm Depart Ashford Castle
1:55pm Arrive Beleek Castle
2:15pm Mr. Pierre Moscovici, French Minister
for European Affairs
Venue: Beleek Castle
3:00pm Lay wreath at 1798 event in Ballina, Co,
Mayo
3:45pm Depart Beleek Castle
4:35pm Arrive All Hallows
7:45pm Attend Captain's Gala Dinner for the
Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race
Venue: Point Depot
Celia Larkin attending also
Dress: Blacktie

Monday 24
8:30am Interview for Prime Time with RTE's Mark
Little
Venue: St. Lukes
10:00am Depart All Hallows
10:55am Arrive Ashford Castle

Tuesday 25

Wednesday 26
10:30am Meeting with Prime Minister Tony Blair
followed by lunch
Venue: Ashford Castle

Thursday 27

Friday 28

Saturday 29
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Sunday 30

Monday 31
2:00pm Bob Collins, RTE
Venue: St. Lukes

WEEKLY PLAN September 1998


Tuesday 1
8:00am A
10:30am mssador Jean Kennedy Smith
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
11:00am Minister Joe Walsh
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
12:00am Official opening of GAA Museum followed
by lunch
Venue: Croke Park _
2:45pm - B
3:30pm Government Meeting
7:45pm State Reception on the occasion of the
3rd Annual Conference & General Meeting
of the International Association of
Prosecutors
Venue: Dublin Castle

Wednesday 2
DAIL SITTING 10.00 am -11.30 pm
9:15am Nicholas Negroponte, Head of
Massachussetts Institute of Technology
Paddy Duffy to attend
11:00am McSharry Committee Sitting (reminder)
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
2:30pm Wally Kirwan
3:00pm Photograph with Dan McGrattan
Venue: McGrattans Restaurant
3:30pm Accept Dublin Taxi Forum Report
Venue: Sycamore Room
4:00pm Fianna Fail Trustees Meeting
Venue: Meeting Room
5:30pm Meeting with FAI
Venue: Meeting Room
Gerry Hickey attending also
Thursday' 3
8:00am
12:00am Statement on the Omagh bombing in the
Seanad
5:00pm Vincent Daly, Ericsson
Venue: St. Lukes

Friday 4
10:00am Briefing Meeting
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
10:40am Arrival of President Clinton at Govt,
Buildings
10:45am Tete-a-Tete with President Clinton
Venue: Taoiseach's Office
11:55am Arrive Royal College of Surgeons for
lunch
2:50pm Taoiseach and President arrive at
Gateway
7:15pm Present Prizes at the Fianna Fail Golf
Classic
Venue: Luttrellstown Castle Golf and
Country Club
8:15pm Gala Dinner - 25th Birthday of Irish
Intercontinental Bank
Venue: O'Reilly Hall, UCD
Dress: Blacktie
Celia Larkin invited

Saturday 5
8:15am Depart Dublin Airport for Shannon Airprt
8:45am Arrive Shannon Airport and proceed to
City Hall, Lilmerick for Dell Computer
Jobs Announcement
9:20am Depart City Hall for Adare
10:50am Arrive Limerick City
11:04am Taoiseach addresses audience
Venue: Bank of Ireland, O'Connell Street
and Thomas Street, Limerick
1:00pm Luncheon hosted by the Mayor and City of
Limerick
Venue: Limerick Ryan Hotel
3:00pm Courtesy call to Cllr. Kevin Sheehan's
bar "The Top of the Town"
Venue: Askeaton, Co. Limerick
3:40pm Visit Foynes Harbour
4:00pm Visit Foynes Flying Boat Museum
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5:00pm
9:00pm F a ^ w e l ^ P ^ K n t Clinton^
Venue: Shannon Airport
9:15pm Return to Dublin on Aer Corps Jet
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Sunday
3:15pm Attend All-Ireland Camogie Final between
Cork and Galway
Venue: Croke Park
5:30pm Official Closing of Community Games
Venue: Mosney Holiday Centre

Monday
2:30pm Commissioner Padraig Flynn
Venue: St. Lukes

Tuesday
8:00am A
9:15am Officially open Marks and Spencers
Mary Street premises
Dublin 1
10:30am Government Meeting
2:00pm Winston Turner, Cavan Co. Council
Venue: Meeting Room
Dr. Martin Mansergh to attend also
2:50pm Attorney General, Paddy Dufly and Gerry
Hickey
Venue: Meeting Room
3:30pm Meeting with Tibet Support-Ireland
Venue: Meeting Room
Dr. Mansergh attending also
4:00pm Photograph for Annual Conference of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants in
Ireland
Venue: Meeting Room
4:15pm - 0
4:30pm Photograph for ABB Industrial Systems
Ltd, Dundalk - Donal Lynch
Venue: Meeting Room
4:45pm Minister for Finance and Paddy Teahon
Venue: Meeting Room
Re: National Stadium
7:20pm Present cheque for Scottish-Irish Omagh
Fund at "The Celtic Story"
Venue: Gaiety Theatre
Wednesday 9
9:45am Government Chief Whip
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
10:00am Minister for Foreign Affairs
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
10:30am Briefing session on China
Venue: Sycamore Room
12:30pm Judge John Murray, European Court of
Justice
Venue: Meeting Room
1:10pm Telephone call with Prime Minister Blair
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
1:45pm Keynote address at the Year 2000
National Computer Conference
Venue: O'Reilly Hall, UCD
3:30pm Official opening of Nortel/Bay Networks
Venue: Citywest Business Campus, Naas
Road

Thursday 10
9:15am Mr. Daniel Dultzin, Mexican Ambassador
Re: Clifden Project
Venue: Meeting Room
Dermot McCarthy to attend also
11:00am ^

11:45am Declan Ingoldsby


12:00am Charlie McCreevy, Maiy O'Rourke & Bobby
Molloy
Re: Electricity Bill
Venue: Meeting Room
12:15pm Telephone call from Commissioner Leon
Britton
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
3:00pm Officially open Hartstown Day Activity
Centre
4:00pm Official opening of new premises for
Clonsiila Credit Union
Venue: Blanchardstown Town Centre
8:00pm Attend CIPFA Conference Dinner
Venue: Dublin Castle
rday 11
11:00am John Hume
11:30am Michael O'Toole
12:00am Courtesy call from Mr, Chris Patton
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
12:30pm Telephone call with Commissioner Hans
van den Broek
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
5:00pm Depart Dublin Airport by Beechcraft
5:45pm Arrive Farranfore Airport
6:10pm Official launch of the Water Sampling
Programme for the Lough Leane Catchment
Monitoring and Management Project
Venue: Beaufort Bridge
6:20pm Attend brief reception for launch
Venue: Hotel Europe, Killarney
8:00pm FF President's Perpetual Trophy
Venue: Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney
Dress: Informal

Saturday 12
11:00am Depart Farranfore Airport
11:45am Arrive Dublin Airport
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Sunday 13
2:50pm All-Ireland Hurling Final
Venue: Croke Park
ADC to attend also
6:30pm Depart Dublin Airport for Beijing
(One hour stop-over in Russia to refuel)

Monday 14
1:45pm Arrive Beijing Capital Airport

Tuesday 15
Visit to China

Wednesday 16
Visit to China

Thursday 17
Visit to China

Friday 18
Visit to China

Saturday 19
8:30am Arrive Dublin Airport
6:30pm Official Opening of the new facility at
Dublin Dental Hospital
Dress: Blacktie
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Sunday 20
5:15pm Launch TV3 followed by live interview
Venue: TV3 Television Network Limited,
Westgate Business Park, Ballymount

Monday 21
9:30am Telephone call with PM Tony Blair
Venue: St. Lukes
10:30am All Day Government Meeting - lunch in
the Sycamore Room
4:30pm Telephone call with Gerry Adams
5:30pm Nick Corcoran, Director Group Finance
of Zurich Financial Services Group
Venue: Meeting Room
6:30pm Telephone call with Seamus Mallon

Tuesday 22
8:00am - A
9:30am
11:00am Brian FattersoW, Chairman, National
Competitiveness Council
Venue: Meeting Room
11:30am Joyce O'Connor, Peter Cassells and
Paddy Teahon
12:00am Frank Dunlop
Re: National Digital Park for Dublin
1:30pm
2:30pm Minister for Finance & officials
Re: Budget
4:15pm Photograph to launch Smurfit
Communications
Venue: Meeting Room
4:30pm Courtesy call from John Gallagher, IPA
Venue: Sycamore Room
5:00pm Presentation of RIAI Silver Medal for
Conservation
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
Dinner for the Irish Institute of
8:00pm Purchasing and Materials Management
Venue: Alexander Hotel
Dress: Blacktie
Meeting with David Trimble
9:45pm Venue: Govt. Bldgs
Wednesday
9:00am Meeting with Mo Mowlam
(Accompanied by Jonathan Stevens and
British Ambassador Veronica Sutherland)
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
10:00am Depart All Hallows
2:05pm Attend Listowel Races and overnight in
the Brandon Hotel

Thursday
11:00am Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham
4:00pm Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting
Venue: Sycamore Room
5:30pm General John De Chastelon
Venue: Govt. Bldgs o
6:45pm
7:00pm National Executive Meeting
Venue: Party Rooms, Fifth Floor,
Leinster House
9:30pm Drop into 40th Anniversary Celebrations
of the Dubs winning the 1958 All-Ireland
Venue: La Finnezza Restaurant,
Donnybrook

Friday
9:00am Address 10th Annual Strategic Leadership
Conference
Venue: Shelbourne Hotel
10:00am Depart Dublin Airport or All Hallows
12:00am Official opening of Berg Electronics
Ireland B.V.
Venue: Fermoy, Co. Cork
2:40pm Depart Cork Airport for London
4:00pm Attend CIPFA Conference
Venue: London

Saturday
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Sunday 27
11:00am J P Mc Manus, Derek Keogh, Paddy Teahon,
Venue: St. Luke's
12:00am Gerry Adams
Venue: St. Luke's
3:15pm All-Ireland Football Final
Venue: Croke Park
ADC to attend also

Monday 28
3:00pm Presentation of cheque for Omagh
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
4:45pm Depart Dublin Airport for Cork Airport
6:00pm Official opening of telephone call
centre
Venue: Cork City
7:30pm Fianna Fail South Central Convention
Venue: Imperial Hotel, Cork

Tuesday 29
9:00am Depart Cork Airport by Beechcraft
9:45am Arrive Dublin Airport
10:30am Government Meeting
1:30pm Depart Phoenix Park for Ferns, Wexford
2:15pm Officially close competitions at the
National Ploughing Championships
Venue: Co. Wexford
3:00pm Launch publication for Irish Rural Link
Venue: National Ploughing Championships
5:00pm Depart for Dublin Airport
5:40pm Arrive Dublin Airport
10:30pm Possible drop in to the Navan Road
Finance Committee Race Night (prov)
Venue: St. Oliver Plunkett's GAA Club

Wednesday 30
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm
9:30am Meeting with President in Aras
10:30am Photograph for FSIA Annual Dinner
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
11:00am Courtesy call with Archbishop Desmond
Tutu
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
12:00am David Andrews
2:30pm Questions
4:15pm Order of Business
5:15pm Meeting with ERSI Economists
Venue: Meeting Room
7:30pm Annual Dinner of the Financial Services
Industry Association
Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel
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Thursday 1
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
9:45am Dr. Paul Gueret
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
10:30am Order of Business
12:00am Official opening of Statoil House
Venue: 6 George's Dock, IFSC
1:00pm Lunch Meeting with SDLP
Venue: Dining Room
3:30pm Minister Noel Treacy, Canon Trevor O'
Sullivan and Dr. Martin Mansergh
Re: Northern Ireland
Venue: Meeting Room
4:00pm Cabinet Sub-Committee Meeting on Social
Inclusion
Venue: Sycamore Room
6:00pm Official opening of the Radisson St.
Helen's Hotel
Venue: Stillorgan Road, Blackrock
8:00pm Depart Dublin Airport by Beechcraft
9:00pm Arrive Carnmore Airport
9:45pm Fianna Fail function
Venue: Sacre Coeur Hotel, Salthill

Friday 2
9:45am Keynote speech at Institute of
Chartered Accountants Annual Conference
Venue: Corrib Great Southern Hotel
11:30am Official opening of Connolly Fine Gifts
Venue: Oranmore Business Park
12:30pm Depart Galway Airport
1:15pm Arrive Dublin Airport
5:00pm Officially close IBEC Conference
Venue: Burlington Hotel
8:00pm Ecumenical Harvest Thanksgiving service
Venue: Drumcondra Church
(Light refreshments in coffee dock, All
Hallows afterwards)

Saturday 3
8:15am Depart Dublin Airport
9:10am Arrive Cork Airport
9:30am Cork Programme
3:35pm Depart Cork Airport
4:30pm Arrive Dublin Airport
9:15pm Photograph with Geraldine McKeown
Venue: Dollymount House, Clontarf
9:30pm

10:00pm
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Sunday 4
3:30pm Attend All Ireland Senior Final of
Ladies Football
Venue: Croke Park
ADC to attend also
7:30pm Drop in - Ben Briscoe Golf Classic
Venue: City West Gold Club, Naas Road

Monday 5
10:00am Martin Cowley
Venue: St. Lukes
10:30am Clinic - St. Lukes
12:00am wm
1:45pm f resent computers to Drumcondra National
School
Venue: Church Avenue
5:45pm Attend the launch of the "Forgotten
Angels" project in aid of Temple Street
Hospital
Venue: The Red Box, Harcourt Street

Tuesday 6
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm
8:00am
10:00am Tanaiste
10:30am Government Meeting
2:30pm Question Time
4:15pm Order of Business
5:00pm Advance Photocall - Internet World 98
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
5:15pm Courtesy call from Joseph Karamera
Minister for Education - Rwanda
5:30pm Ulick O'Connor
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
6:00pm KEEP FREE

Wednesday 7
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
2:30pm Question Time
3:30pm Depart Government Buildings
4:00pm Depart Dublin Airport by Helicopter
4:45pm Arrive Cork Airport
sday 8
Open EBS office - Cork
CORK PROGRAMME
Overnight in Cork

Friday 9
8:45am Depart Cork Airport
9:40am Arrive Dublin Airport
10:30am Meeting with Sinn Fein
Venue: Government Buildings
12:15pm Peter Cassells
12:45pm Attorney General
3:00pm Depart Dublin Airport by helicopter
for Monaghan
11:30pm Depart by car for Dublin

Saturday 10
11:00am Attend Mass followed by official opening
of new scout den for 127th Drumcondra
Scout Troop
Venue: Corpus Christi Church
3:15pm Clonliffe Harriers Social Run-Photocall
Venue: Santry
3:30pm Attend Kilmacud Crokes v Na Fianna
Venue: Parnell Park
6:00pm Meeting with International Journalists
re: Duty Free Sales (prov)
Venue: Dublin Airport
9:15pm Attend fundraising event in aid of
Cerebral Palsy Ireland
Venue: Aughrim Street Sports Complex
Celia Larldn to attend also
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Sunday 11
12:00am Official handover of Capt. Noel Lemass'
grave to the National Grave Society
2:30pm International Rules Football Series
Venue: Croke Park
ADC to attend also
6:45pm Marie McLoughlin
Venue: St. Lukes
7:30pm FAI/Opel International Soccer Awards
Venue: Burlington Hotel - live on TV
Celia Larkin invited also
Dress: Blacktie

Monday 12
12:00am Address Belvedere College
2:00pm Attorney General
Venue: St. Lukes
5:00pm Meeting with Chancellor Klima
8:30pm Launch of Cherry Orchard Equine and
Education Centre
Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham
9:45pm Dublin Central Golf Classic
Venue: St. Anne's Golf Club

Tuesday 13
DAIL SITTING 2.30pm - 8.30pm
8:00am
10:30am Government Meeting
2:30pm Question Time
3:30pm Press Conference
4:15pm Order of Business
5:30pm Official opening of newly renovated
offices of the National Youth Council of
Ireland
Venue: 3 Montague Street, Dublin 2
6:30pm Official Opening of Camden Court Hotel
Venue: Camden Street
7:50pm Attend Opening Night of "Salvage Shop"
by Red Kettle Theatre Company
Venue: Gaiety Theatre
Celia Larkin will attend also
Wednesday 14
DAIL SITTING 10.30am - 8.30pm
9:30am Address Civil Service IT Group Seminar
Venue: Burlington Hotel
10:30am Order of Business r>
11:15am
11:30am Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
12:00am Drop into Reception for Under 18 Soccer
Team being hosted by Dr. Jim McDaid
Venue: Italian Room
2:30pm Question Time ^
3:30pm
4:30pm Photocall to formally announce the
completion of the new SDH ring
Venue: Portmarnock
5:30pm Phone call with PM Tony Blair
5:30pm
6:30pm Officially open Logica Aldiscon new
premises in the IFSC
7:15pm Minister for Finance
7:30pm Dinner for ELAN
Venue: Dining Room

Thursday 15
DAIL SITTING 10.30am - 4.45pm
9:30am
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Denise McCormilla - brief meeting and
photograph
12:30pm Depart Dublin Airport by Government Jet
for Cork
1:30pm Launch Matt Talbot Services
Venue: Douglas, Cork

Friday 16
12:00am Visit Super Value-Centra Distribution
Corporate HQ
Venue: Tramore Road, Cork
2:30pm Commissioner Wulf Mathieus
Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas
Road, Cork
Photograph - ISO 9002 Award for
McCormick Macnaughton
Venue: Jury's Hotel, Cork
Depart Cork Airport by Government Jet
Arrive Dublin Airport
Marie McLoughlin
Venue: St. Lukes
Receive an Honorary Degree from Notre
Dame University
Venue: Trinity College
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Sunday 18
11:00am Marie McLoughlin
Venue: St. Lukes
12:00am Wolfe Tone Commemoration
Venue: Bodenstown
2:30pm International Rules Football Series
Venue: Croke Park
ADC to attend also
6:00pm Private Reception for visit by Ireland
America Economic Advisory Board
Venue: K Club, Straffan, Co. Kildare

Monday 19
9:00am Depart Dublin Airport by Govt. Jet
9:30am Arrive Cork Airport
6:30pm Depart Cork Airport by helicopter
7:30pm Arrive Dublin Airport
8:15pm Guest of Honour at the Ireland-United
States Council
Venue: Royal College of Surgeons
Dress: Lounge Suit

Tuesday 20
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm
8:00am
9:30am Phone call witnPrime Minister Blair
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
10:25am Photocall for Amnesty International
Re: Declaration of Human Rights
10:30am Government Meeting
1:45pm Minister Martin Cullen
2:30pm Question Time
4:15pm Order of Business
5:00pm Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting
Venue: Govt. Bldgs ^
5:30pm
6:15pm - 6
6:30pm Niamh O'Connor
Wednesday 21
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm
9:30am Courtesy call from Mr. John Hedigan S.C.
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
2:30pm Paddy Teahon
4:00pm Lay foundation stone for commencement of
new nursing home for the elderly
Venue: Mageough Home, Cowper Road,
Rathmines
5:00pm Budget Meeting
Paddy Teahon, Dermot McCarthy, Gerry
Hickey & Martin Mansergh to attend
6:00pm Launch James Downey's biography of
Brian Lenihan
Venue: Shelbourne Hotel
6:30pm Minister for the Environment and Finance
Re: Dublin's Motorway Network
8:00pm Dinner for Ireland America Economic
Advisory Board
Venue: Commons Restaurant

Thursday 22
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm

Friday 23
CORK SOUTH CENTRAL BYE-ELECTION
5:45pm Depart Cork Airport by helicopter
6:30pm Land Carnmore Airport & transfer by
car to Kilconnell
7:15pm Official opening of Ballinderry Nursing
Home
Venue: Kilconnell, Ballinasloe
7:50pm Depart for Ballygar by car
8:20pm Photocall - Ballygar National School
8:30pm Unveiling portrait in "Taoiseach's Bar"
Venue: Ballygar, Co. Galway
9:15pm Depart by car for Dublin
11:00am Depart Dublin Airport
2:30pm Arrive Klagenfurt Airport and transfer
to Parkhotel, Portschach
2:45pm Meeting with Prime Minister Blair
Venue: Prime Minister's suite in the
Parkhotel
3:30pm Working Session with Jose Maria
Gil-Robles, President, European
Parliament
4:00pm Working Session with Wolfgang Schuessel,
Chairman, General Affairs Council
4:30pm Working Session
Venue: Parkhotel, Portschach
8:00pm Working Dinner
Venue: Parkhotel, Portschach
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Sunday 25
8;00am Informal Breakfast
Venue: Parkhotel Portschach
9:00am Family Photograph
9:15am Working Session
Venue: Parkhotel Portschach
11:30am Depart Klagenfurt Airport
1:00pm Arrive Dublin Airport
2:15pm Attend All-Ireland Ladies Football
Replay
Venue: Croke Park
ADC to attend also
8:30pm Dinner to celebrate Liam Aylward's 21
years in politics
Venue: Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny

Monday 26
BANK HOLIDAY

Tuesday 27
KEEP FREE

Wednesday 28
KEEP FREE

Thursday 29
8:00am Marie McLoughlin
Venue: St. Lukes
8:45am Address the IBEC/CBI Joint Business
Council
Venue: Confederation House,
84-86 Baggot Street, Dublin 2
9:40am Mary O'Rourke
10:10am Tanaiste
10:30am Government Meeting
1:30pm Cabinet Sub-Committee Meeting on Social
Inclusion
Venue: Sycamore Room
3:00pm Depart Dublin Airport by Government Jet
for Edinburgh (prov)
6:30pm Address Lothian European Lectures
Venue: Edinburgh
9:30pm Launch "Shooting from the Hip"
Venue: Alexandra Hotel
rday 30
9:45am Commissioner Padraig Flynn
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
10:30am Courtesy call from Arab Ambassadors
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
12:00am Visit the Pinewood Green Community and
Resource Centre
Venue: Balbriggan
1:00pm Official Opening of Balbriggan Business
Park
3:00pm Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister
for Health and Children
Venue: Sycamore Room
6:30pm Launch Paul Reynolds Book
Venue: Garda Club
8:45pm Attend 21 years celebrations for Dr.
Michael Woods
Venue: Howth Lodge Hotel
Celia Larkin invited also

Saturday 31
3:00pm Ogra Fianna Fail Conference
Venue: Killarney
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Sunday 1

Monday 2
12:30pm Official opening of new facility for
Coastal Line Container Terminal Ltd
Venue: Dublin Port
1:30pm Present prizes to St. Patrick's National
School, Drumcondra
2:15pm Officially open newly refurbished Tesco
store in Drumcondra
3:00pm Attend talks in Stormont Castle
Venue: Belfast

Tuesday 3
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm
8:00am
10:30am Government Meeting
GWernmentMeeting
2:30pm Question Time
3:45pm Briefing on Order of Business
4:15pm Order of Business
5:00pm Minister for Finance
Re. Public Service Pay
6:30pm Officially open KPMG's new premises
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Wednesday 4
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm
8:00am Marie McLoughlin
Venue: St. Lukes
9:00am NESC Meeting
Venue: Room 308, Govt. Bldgs
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
2:30pm Question Time
3:20pm Announce City Bank's major new project
in the IFSC
Venue: Sycamore Room and Press Centre
4:00pm Mr. Tony O'Reilly Jnr & Sen. Jim Walsh
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
Gerry Hickey to attend also
4:15pm Commissioner Pat Byrne, Noel Conroy, Tim
Dalton & Paddy Teahon
5:30pm Meeting with Sean Doyle, Vice Chairman,
Associated Livestock Marts Ltd.
Joe Walsh & Gerry Hickey to attend also
6:45pm Launch GAA book by Sean Og O Ceallachain
Venue: Croke Park
7:45pm Address IEA Foundation Members Dinner
Venue: Institute of European Affairs
8 North Great Georges Street
Dress: Blacktie

Thursday 5
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
9:15am
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Meeting with ICMSA
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
Gerry Hickey to attend also
12:30pm Launch GAA Scholarships for UCD
Venue: Newman House
1:30pm Pre-Record insert for RTE Messines
1:45pm Shane Harrison
2:30pm Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister
for Public Enterprise
Venue: Sycamore Room
4:45pm Marty W^helan
5:30pm Launch "Maiy Robinson - the authorised
biography"
Venue: Octagonal Room, National Museum
8:00pm Officially open new premises for
Electroplus
Venue: City Link Business Park, Naas Rd
9:15pm
rday 6

8:45am Marie McLoughlin


Venue: VIP Lounge
Dublin Airport
9:00am Depart Dublin Airport by Aer Corps
9:45am Arrive Bristish Army HQ, Lisburn
9:50am Visit Wallace High School
Venue: 12a Clonevin Park
11:10am Visit West Belfast Partnership Office
Venue: 202 Anderstown Road
12:10pm Arrive St. Malachy's College
Venue: 36 Antrim Road
1:05pm Depart Belfast City Airport by Aer Corps
for Dundalk
1:35pm Arrive Dundalk Barracks & depart by car
for Haggardstown
1:40pm Arrive St. Furseys Church

Saturday 7
8:00pm Star/Waterford Crystal GAA Awards
Venue: Cusack Club, Croke Park
Celia Larkin invited also
Dress: Lounge Suit
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Sunday 8

Monday 9
10:30am All day Government Meeting
Lunch provided - Sycamore Room
4:00pm Paddy Nolan, Mayor of Wexford, Jimmy
Lett & Seamus Culliemore
Re: Urban Renewal in Wexford Town
5:00pm John Osborne
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
7:00pm Marie McLoughlin
Venue: St. Lukes
7:20pm Present 1998 Annual People of the Year
Awards
Venue: Burlington Hotel
Dress: Blacktie
Celia Larkin invited

Tuesday 10
10
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - -^Pm
8:00am
10:30am Government Meeting
12:10pm Visit by Duke of Edinburgh
2:30pm Question Time
3:45pm Briefing on Order of Business
4:15pm Order of Business
5:00pm Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Tanaiste &
Minister for Enterprise, Trade and
Employment
Venue: Sycamore Room
7:30pm Unveil plaque at Voluntary Veterinary
Clinic on the occasion of their 10th
Anniversary
Venue: 124 Upper Drumcondra Road
8:00pm
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Wednesday 11
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm
8:00am Breakfast meeting with the Tanaiste and
Minister for Finance and officials
Venue: Dining Room
9:30am Courtesy call from Mr. Frank Keating,
Governor of Oklahoma
Venue: Meeting Room
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business
11:00am Liz O'Donnell
11:30am Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
2:30pm Question Time ^
3:20pm
3:40pm ,._„ m --
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
4:30pm Bi-lateral Meeting with the Minister for
Defence
Venue: Sycamore Room
6:30pm Photocall - Fannin Ireland Ltd
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
7:00pm Meeting with Minister for Finance and
Bobby Molloy
Re: Housing Situation
Gerry Hickey to attend also
Venue: Meeting Room
8:00pm Launch a Car Draw for the Civil Service
Credit Union Ltd
Venue: Riversides Centre, Sir John
Rogerson Quay

Thursday 12
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4,45 pm
8:30am Marie McLoughlin
Venue: St. Lukes
9:15am NESF Meeting
Venue: St. Patrick's Hall, Dublin Castle
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business r\
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2:30pm Official opening of new Headquarters of


the Vintners' Federation of Ireland
Venue: Castleside Drive, Rathfarnham
3:30pm Courtesy call from Cllr. Tom Kelleher
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
4:00pm Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for
Finance - Venue: Sycamore Room
6:00pm Con Calahane
6:15pm Meeting with Minister Jim McDaid
Re: Staff shortages in the hotel and
catering industry & CERT involvement
Dermot McCarthy & Gerry Hickey to attend
7:00pm National Executive Meeting
Venue: Party Rooms, Fifth Floor,
Leinster House
rday 13
8:10am Marie McLoughlin
Venue: St. Lukes
8:50am Address the European Movement National
Conference - Agenda 2000
Venue: Burlington Hotel
9:45am Mtg. with T&naiste, Min/Finance & AG
re. PAC legislation
11:00am Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for
Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht
Venue: Sycamore Room
1:00pm Liam Hyland
1:40pm Attorney General
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
2:00pm Bi-lateral meeting with the Attorney
General
Venue: Sycamore Room
3:30pm Willie O'Byrne
4:00pm Interview - Patrice Claude
5:00pm Launch "The Whitest Flower" for Brendan
Graham
Venue: National Museum of Ireland
6:30pm Opening address at Nationalism
Conference
Venue: Irish Film Centre
7:30pm Depart Dublin for Farranfore Airport
8:15pm Arrive Farranfore and transfer by car
to Killarney
8:30pm Attend civic reception
Venue: Killarney UCD offices
9:15pm Attend function for Deputy John O'Leaiy
Venue: Great Southern Hotel, Killarney

Saturday 14
10:00am Depart Great Southern Hotel for Dingle
11:00am Unveil plaque at Dingle Aquarium
Venue: Dingle, Co. Kerry
12:00am Officially open newly refurbished
Hardware Shop and Supermarket
Venue: Dingle, Co. Kerry
12:50pm Depart for Skelligs Hotel
1:00pm Arrive at Skelligs Hotel for lunch
2:45pm Depart Farranfore for Dublin
3:15pm Arrive Dublin Airport
8:00pm Attend CRC Michaelmas Ball
Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel
Dress: Blacktie
Celia Larkin attending also
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Sunday IS

Monday 16
10:10am Greet Polish Prime Minister at Dublin
Airport
11:00am Visit of Polish Prime Minister
1:15pm Courtesy call with Leadership Mission
Venue: Govt. Bldgs A
3:30pm
5:30pm Charlie McCreevy
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
6:00pm Launch "Foundation for Investing in
Communities"
Venue: The Shaw Room, National Gallery

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7:15pm Official Dinner in honour of the Polish
Prime Minister hosted by the Taoiseach
Venue: Dublin Castle

Tuesday 17
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm
8:00am
9:45am Tanaiste and Minister for Finance
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
Re: Budgetary matters
10:30am Government Meeting
2:30pm Question Time
3:45pm Briefing on Order of Business
4:15pm Order of Business
5:15pm Courtesy call from Senator Connie Mack
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
6:00pm John Witherow, Sunday Times
7:00pm
7:20pm Noel Dempsey
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
7:30pm Builders Meeting
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
Wednesday 18
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm
9:30am Dr. Rory O'Hanlon, Leas Ceann-Comhairle
Venue: Govt. Buildings
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business
11:30am Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
2:30pm Question Time
3:45pm Present Report of the Advisory Committee
on Telecommunications
Venue: Sycamore Room ^ ^
4:15pm
5:30pm Meeting with the' President
Venue: Aras an Uachtarain
9:00pm Drop into Farewell Dinner for Kieran
McGowan
Venue: Alexander Hotel

Thursday 19
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
9:00am Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
9:30am Joint Launch of R&D Scheme with the
Minister for Education
Venue: Press Centre
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business
11:45am Neil Kinnock
Venue: Govt, Bldgs
12:45pm Jacques Santer - Working Lunch
6:00pm Justine McCarthy
Venue: St. Lukes
6:30pm Tony Blair Phonecall

Friday 20
9:00am Elan - Portmarnock Country Club
10:30am Meeting with David Trimble
Government Buildings
7:00pm f*F Ard Fheis
Venue: RDS
9:30pm Late Late Show
Venue: RTE, Donnybrook

Saturday 21
FF Ard Fheis
Venue: RDS
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Sunday 22
10:45am Gerry Barry - This Week
Venue: RTE Studio
12:00am Unveil Memorial at Croppies Acre Site
Venue: Collins Barracks
ADC attending also

Monday 23
1:00pm Launch "James Larkin: Lion of the Fold"
Venue: Liberty Hall
2:30pm Interview with CNN
Venue: St. Lukes

Tuesday 24
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8.30 pm
8:00am
10:00am Attorney General & Min for Justice
10:30am Government Meeting
2:30pm Question Time
3:20pm Martin Fletcher, The Times
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
3:45pm Briefing on Order of Business
4:15pm Order of Business
5:15pm Meeting re: Blanchardstown Medical Unit
6:00pm Launch Video for Esperanza Productions
Venue: Meeting Room
6:15pm Mick Kiernan, ADC
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
6:45pm Official Opening of Grosvenor Room
Gallery
Venue: Ormond Quay Hotel
8:00pm Attend Institute of Personnel and
Development's Inaugural Dinner
Venue: Burlington Hotel
Dress: Blacktie
Wednesday 25
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 5.45 pm
9:00am Budget Meeting, Taoiseach's Meeting Room
Attending Meeting: Taoiseach, Paddy
Teahon, Dermot McCarthy, Martin Mansergh
Gerry Hickey
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business
11:00am Coffee with Presbyterian Church & Govt
Committee
Venue: Room 308
11:30am Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting
VemiejFifth Floor, Leinster House
1:45pm
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2:30pm Question Time
3:30pm Edward Stevens, Australian Ambassador
Venue: Taoiseach's Office
4:20pm Photocall in the Community After Schools
Project
Venue: Mountjoy Square
4:30pm Launch Community After Schools Project
Venue: Sean McDermott Street
5:30pm Greet Prime Minister Blair at
Dublin Airport
5:55pm Courtesy call on President by Prime
Minister and Mrs. Blair
6:35pm Admission of Taoiseach & Prime Minister
as honorary benchers of the Kings Inns
8:00pm Dinner in honour of Prime Minister Blair
Venue: Dublin Castle
Thursday 26
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
9'15am Formally open The Society of the Irish
Motor Industry's Conference
Venue: O'Reilly Hall, UCD
10:25am Prime Minister arrives at Leinster House
10:30am Address by Prime Minister Blair to
Houses of the Oireachtas
11:25am Taoiseach & Prime Minister visit St
Aidan's secondary school
12:15pm Walkabout - Location to be decided
12:45pm Working lunch with Prime Minister Blair
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
2:30pm Depart Government Buildings
3:00pm Prime Minister departs Dublin Airport
3:30pm Tanaiste and Minister for Finance
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
4:00pm Cabinet Sub-Committee Meeting on Social
Inclusion
Venue: Sycamore Room
5:15pm Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting
Venue: Sycamore Room
6:45pm Drop in to Irish Aviation Authority
Reception
Venue: Royal College of Physicians
7:00pm Ministers and Ministers of State Meeting
Venue: Mount Street

Friday 27
8:30am Meeting with IFA
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
Gerry Hickey & Dermot McCarthy attending
also
9:00am Meeting with Chancellor Klima of Austria
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
10:30am Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for
the Marine and Natural Resources
Venue: Sycamore Room
12:00am
12:45pm Address Amnesty Lunch
Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel
1:30pm Depart Dublin Airport by Government Jet
2:30pm Arrive Northolt
3:00pm Visit the offices of the Safe Start
Foundation
Venue: West Hendon, London
4:00pm Irish Studies Centre, University of
North London
6:45pm London Irish Gala Dinner
Venue: Grosvenor Hotel
Dress: Blacktie
10:30am Photocall with London Irish RFC
Venue: O'Connor Don, Marrowbone Lane
12:00am Depart Northolt Airport for Cork by
Government Jet
2:00pm Officially open the Lodge and Spa Hotel,
Clonakilty
9:30pm 21st Anniversary Celebrations for
Minister Joe Walsh
Venue:Inchidoney Lodge & Spa5 Clonakilty
EEKLY PLAN November 1998

Sunday 29
11:00am George Mitchell
Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork

Monday 30
10:00am Aras an Uachtarain
10:30am Clinic - St. Lukes
11:45am Visit to Swords Castle
1:30pm Launch Baileys Truffle
Venue: Lir Chocolates, East Wall Road
2:30pm Lay foundation stone for new Community
Training Workshop for the North Wall
Community Association
Venue: Custom House Quay
3:15pm Meeting with ICTU
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
Minister for Finance and Dermot McCarthy
attending also
4:30pm Launch "Flora of County Dublin" for Con
Breen
Venue: National Museum of Ireland
6:00pm Attend BIL reception
Venue: Dublin Castle
7:00pm Attend Reception to mark the 125th
anniversary of the foundation of the
Irish Nationwide Building Society
Venue: Nationwide House, Grand Parade,
Dublin 6

EEKLY PLAN December 1998


Tuesday 1
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm 8.30 pm
8:00am
9:15am Courtesy call by Mr. Harri Holkeri
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
Accompanied by Mr. Jalkanen, Finnish
Ambassador
10:30am Government Meeting
2:30pm Question Time
3:45pm Briefing on Order of Business
4:15pm Order of Business
5:00pm Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for
Education and Science
Venue: Sycamore Room
6:50pm John O'Donoghue
le: Taoiseach's Office
7:00pm
Wednesday
BUDGET DAY : DAIL SITTING 1030am - 12mn
8:45am Special Government Meeting
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business
11:00am Briefing by Finance officials on
Financial Resolutions for the
11:30am Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
2:30pm Question Time
3:30pm Party Political Broadcast for the Budget
^Venug^T^^gch's Office
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
7:00pm Financial Resolutions
Venue: Dail Eireann

Thursday
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
9:55am Photograph - Irish Council of People
with Disabilities to mark European Day
of Disabled Persons
Venue: Meeting Room
10:00am Attorney General
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business
12:20pm Budget Debate
Venue: Dail Eireann
2:15pm Brief meeting with News of the World
2:30pm Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for
Social, Community and Family Affairs
Venue: Sycamore Room
7:30pm FF President's Dinner
Venue: Burlington Hotel
rday
9:30am Launch Integrated Services Project
Venue: Dublin Castle
10:30am Pat Behan
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
11:00am Photograph - The London Brass Band
11:10am Piece to camera for Rune Hersvik,
Secretaiy General Noble Peace Commission
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
11:30am Meeting with former Members of the
Oireachtas Association
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
12:45pm Courtesy call from Mr. Takanori Kazuhara
Ambassador of Japan
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
1:00pm Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for
the Environment and Local Government
Venue: Sycamore Room
2:30pm Gerry Adams
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
5:30pm Attend pre-reception to the 1998 Eircell
GAA All Stars Awards
Venue: Leeson Suite, Burlington Hotel
Dress: Blacktie
7:30pm KEEP FREE

Saturday 5
7:00pm Attend pre-dinner drinks for the Mater
Hospital G.P. Study Day
Venue: Pillar Rooms, Mater Hospital
WEEKLY PLAN e e m b e r 1998

Sunday 6
2:30pm Officially open Annual Christmas Fair
for Corpus Christi Girls National School
Venue: Corpus Christi Parochial Hall,
Homefarm Road, Drumcondra

Monday 7
All Day Clinics
Venue: St. Lukes
8:00am Meeting with IRSP
Venue: St. Lukes
4:30pm Courtesy call with Congressional
Staffers to Ireland & Northern Ireland
Venue: St. Lukes
5:30pm Fergus Finlay
Venue: St. Lukes
6:45pm Drop into Liberties Senior Citizens
Group Dinner Dance
Venue: Mansion House
7:45pm Attend the 1998 Sports Celebrity Awards
Banquet
Venue: Burlington Hotel
Celia Larkin attending
Dress: Blacktie

Tuesday 8
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm - 8:30 pm
8:00am
10:30am jrnment Meeting
12:30pm Seamus Mallon
2:30pm Question Time
3:30pm Courtesy call with Ms, Aida Alvarez from
the US Cabinet
Venue: Meeting Room
3:45pm Briefing on Order of Business
4:15pm Order of Business
5:00pm Ministers and Secretaries Group Meeting
Venue: Sycamore Room
7:00pm Frank Murray, Philip Kelly, Brendan Ward
and Peter Ryan
Re: Foreign Trips
8:00pm Dinner for Political Correspondents
Venue: Davenport Hotel
Wednesday 9
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 8.30 pm
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business
11:10am Photograph with Frank Murray
11:30am Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House
1:45pm Drop in to annual Bord na Gaeilge Lunch
for members of Houses of the Oireachtas
Venue: 7 Merrion Square
2:30pm Question Time
4:00pm KEEP FREE
7:00pm Fianna Fail Draw (For information only)
Venue: Alexander Hotel

Thursday 10
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
9:00am
9:30am
10:00am Briefing on order or Business
10:30am Order of Business
11:00am Meeting with Secretary-General of the
Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku
Dr. Martin Mansergh attending also
11:15am Bi-Lateral Meeting with the Minister for
Justice, Equality and Law Reform
Venue: Sycamore Room
1:00pm Christmas Lunch for the IFSC
Venue: Italian Room
2:30pm Depart Dublin Airport for Vienna
6:00pm Arrive Vienna International Airport

Friday 11
8:00am Bilateral with Prime Minister Blair
Venue: Plaza Hotel
10:30am First Working Session of the European
Council
Venue: Grosser Redoutensaal, Hofburg
12:30pm Conferment of Honorary Citizenship of
Europe to former Federal Chancellor of
Germany, Helmut Kohl
Venue: National Library, Hofburg
1:15pm Lunch hosted by Federal President Thomas
Klestil
3:00pm Second Working Session of the European
Council
6:30pm Opportunity for national press
conferences
8:00pm Dinner for Heads of State and Government
Venue: Marmorsaal of the Observes
Belvedere
Saturday V
8:45am Arrival of Members of the European
Council
Venue: Hofburg
9:00am Third Working Session of the European
Council
1:00pm Working lunch of the European Council
2:45pm Family Photograph
4:00pm Depart Vienna International Airport
5:40pm Arrive Dublin Airport
WEEKLY PLAN December 1998

Sunday 13
KEEP FREE ALL DAY

Monday 14
10:00am Government Meeting
1:00pm Fianna Fail Staff Lunch
Venue: Dobbins Restaurant
3:00pm Meetings
Venue: St. Lukes
7:00pm KEEP FREE
Venue: Italian Room

Tuesday 15
DAIL SITTING 2.30 pm -10.30 pm
8:00am
_ &
10:30am Gerry Adams
Venue: St. Lukes
11:45am Dr. Jim McDaid
Venue: St. Lukes
12:00am Photograph with "Michael H" (Clothing
Company)
Venue: St. Lukes
12:30pm Depart Dublin Airport
4:30pm Meeting with Chancellor Shroeder
7:00pm National Executive Meeting
Venue: Mount Street
8:00pm Drinks for the National Executive
Venue: Italian Room
8:30pm Arrive Dublin Airport
9:15pm Drop into Annual dinner for Senior
Members of the Inchicore Sports and
Social Club
Venue; Library Square, Inchicore
Wednesday 16
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am -10.30 pm
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business
11:15am Gay Byrne Show
Venue: RTE
12:00am Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party Meeting
1:20pm Drop into lunch hosted by Minister Noel
Dempsey to mark the 100th Anniversary of
the County Councils
Venue: Burlington Hotel
2:30pm Question Time
3:30pm Bishop of Deriy
3:50pm Photograph for presentation of 1999 IPA
Diaiy
Venue: Ceremonial Staircase
4:00pm
6:30pm Attend Christmas Reception for the
Social Partners
Venue: Italian Room
7:00pm Tom Moran, Chief Executive, Mutual
America

Thursday 17
DAIL SITTING 10.30 am - 4.45 pm
9:30am Mr. Townsend, Dept of Foreign Affairs
10:00am Briefing on Order of Business
10:30am Order of Business
11:00am Statements on the European Council
Venue: Dail Eireann
12:30pm Debate on Northern Ireland
Venue: Dail Eireann
2:30pm Northern Ireland Debate in the Seanad
3:30pm Debate on Haughey Tax Matter
4:45pm Christmas Greetings in the Dail
5:00pm Whips Reception
Venue: Italian Room
6:00pm Fianna Fail Press Office Drinks
Venue: Parliamentaty Party Rooms, Fifth
Floor, Leinster House
7:00pm Ministers and Ministers of State Meeting
Venue: Mount Street
rday 18
9:30am Meeting with the President
Venue: Aras an Uachtarain
11:00am David Reid, Deputy Chairman, Tesco
Venue: Taoiseach's Meeting Room
Paddy Duffy to attend
11:45am Declan Ingoldsby
12:15pm Piece for RTE Radio re: Northern Ireland
Venue: Outside Four Courts
12:45pm Departmental Choir
1:00pm Piece for RTE News re: Northern Ireland
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
1:15pm Telephone call with Tony Blair
1:45pm Attend children's Christmas Party
Venue: National Basketball Arena
Tallaght
3:30pm American Chamber of Commerce Delegation
4:30pm Meeting with Peter McBride's parents
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
6:15pm Drop into drinks for Journalists which
is being hosted by Joe Lennon
Venue: Italian Room
8:00pm Christmas Party - Taoiseach's Office

Saturday 19
2:30pm Record Interview with Gregg Allen for
Sunday Sport
Venue: RTE
WEEKLY PLAN e e m b e r 1998

Sunday 20
Possible drop in to Coffee Morning in
aid of the Dublin Simon Community
Venue: Corpus Christi Hall, Homefarm Rd
Coffee morning runs from 10 am -1.30 pm
12:00am Attend the annual commemoration for
Martin Savage followed by visit to Old
Folks Home
1:00pm Presentation to member of the Eamon De
Valera Cumann
Venue: Halfway House
8:30pm Attend candle lighting ceremony to mark
the closing of the year of the 50th
Anniversary of the State of Israel
Venue: Conrad Hotel
Dress: Blacktie

Monday 21
Tanaiste hosting Christmas Drinks (For
information only)
Venue: Italian Room (5 pm - 8 pm)
9:30am Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000
Venue: Meeting Room
10:00am Photocall with John O'Shea
10:30am Government Meeting
1:45pm Archbishop Desmond Connell
2:30pm Visit Rutland Street National School
Venue: Lower Rutland Street
3:30pm Unveiling 1798 Plaque outside the
Supreme Court
Drop into Senior Citizens Christmas
5:30pm Party
Venue: Lloyds, Amiens Street
Unveil double portrait of Mary and
6:30pm Nicholas Robinson
Venue: National Gallery
Photocall with St. Patrick's Youth
7:00pm Accordion Band, Co. Down
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
Iarla Mongey, INN
7:15pm Venue: Govt. Bldgs
7:30pm Patrick and Eileen McLoughlin
8:00pm

Tuesday 22
Attorney General hosting Christmas
Drinks (For information only 5 - 7 pm)
Venue: AG's office .
8:00am - A
12:00am Wine & Cheese
Wednesday 23

11:00am County Monaghan Roma Refugee Support


Group and Caomihin O Caolain
Venue: Meeting Room
11:30am
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12:00am Commissioner Padraig Flynn
Venue: Taoiseach's Office
9:00pm
- A

Thursday 24

Friday 25
10:30am GOAL Mile
Venue: Santry Stadium

Saturday 26
WEEKLY PLAN e e m b e r 1998

Sunday 27
Attend the Paddy Power Chase Day
Venue: Leopardstown Racecourse (Buffet
Lunch 12 noon - First Ra^fe 12.20 pm)

Monday 28

Tuesday 29

Wednesday 30

Thursday 31
11:00am Photocall to unveil life size wax figure
of the Taoiseach
Venue: National Wax Museum of Ireland
11:30am Eamon O'Cuiv
Government Buildings
12:15pm Reception to announce the new euro
conversion rate against the Irish Pound
Venue: Leinster House
1:30pm Paddy Teahon
Taoiseach's Office

;
EEKLY PLAN January 1999
Friday 1
11:00am Photocall with the Tanaiste, Minister
for Finance and the Governor of the
Central Bank to publicise the new
conversion rates for the Euro
Venue: Central Bank
12:00am Attend a Mass to mark the 1999 World Day
of Prayer for Peace
Venue: Church of Our Lady of Perpetual
Succour, Foxrock

Saturday 2
3:00pm Gerry Barry
Venue: RTE
WEEKLY PLAN January 1999
Sunday 3

Monday 4
KEEP FREE

Tuesday 5
KEEP FREE

Wednesday 6
KEEP FREE

Thursday 7
KEEP FREE

Friday 8
3:00pm Dr. John O'Connor
Venue: Royal Irish Academy of Music
4:15pm Attend the Esat Telecom Young Scientist
& Technology Exhibition

Saturday 9
WEEKLY PLAN r 199
Sunday 10

Monday 11
1:30pm Officially open a new playground for the
St. John of God School
Venue: Islandbridge
7:00pm Cabinet Dinner
Venue: CERT, Amiens Street

Tuesday 12
10:30am Government Meeting
1:45pm Photocall with the Fitzgibbon Cup
Venue: Croke Park
2:15pm Interview with "El Mundo"
Venue: Taoiseach's Office
3:00pm Gerry Flynn
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
3:30pm Brian Ratigan re: Community Workshop in
Sheriff Street
4:15pm Farewell courtesy call from Veronica
Sutherland, British Ambassador
5:30pm Briefing on Middle East Trip
Venue: Meeting Room
7:30pm Present Awards at the 41st Texaco
Sportstars Awards Dinner
Venue: Burlington Hotel
Celia Larkin will attend also
Dress: Blacktie

Wednesday 13
9:30am Brief drop-in to British backbench MPs
Venue: Sycamore Room
9:45am Sean Neeson, Leader, Alliance Party and
David Forde, Chief Whip
Venue: Meeting Room
11:00am Attend conferring Honorary Citizenship
on Dr. Derek Hill
Venue: Aras an Uachtarain
1:00pm Address Kevin Barry Cumann
Venue: UCD Belfield
2:40pm Depart Dublin Airport for Cork
3:30pm Arrive Cork Airport
4:00pm Unveil plaque at Carrigaline Court Hotel
Venue: Carrigaline
7:30pm Photocall with John O'Hara
Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork
9:00pm Present the AIB Nationwide Better
Ireland Awards
Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork
Dress: Lounge Suit - Ceremony will be
recorded by RTE for later transmission
Thursday
9:30am Depart for Midleton
10:00am Officially open new auctioneering office
for Maurice Ahern
Venue: 63 Main Street, Midleton
11:00am Arrive Scoil Mhuire gan Smal, Blarney
and present token award for "Young
Scientist" win
12:00am Depart Cork Airport on G4
12:30pm Arrive Dublin Airport
1:30pm Sr. Rosaleen Levins, Order of Malta
Enterprises
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
2:00pm Minister Noel Davern
Venue: Taoiseach's Office
Geriy Hickey to attend also
2:30pm Accept presentation from Kilrock House
3:00pm
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
&
Re: Drift & Draft Nets around Ireland
Venue: Meeting Room
3:30pm Meeting with the Tanaiste
4:00pm Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000
Venue: Meeting Room
5:00pm Phone call with Prime Minister Blair
Venue: Govt. Bldgs
5:15pm Accept copy of "Birth of a Republic"
Venue: Meeting Room
6:00pm Present Portrait of the late Micheal O
Nuallain to the offices of the Revenue
Commissioners
Venue: Dublin Castle
7:30pm Meeting in St. Lukes
8:30pm Meeting in St. Lukes

Friday 15
8:30am Briefing Session with Donal McNally,
Department of Finance
Venue: St. Lukes
9:30am Launch School of Architecture's Journal
Venue: Dublin Institute of Technology,
Bolton Street
10:30am "Turn the Sod" for the construction of
a new Libraiy at DCU
Venue: Glasnevin
12:00am Lay the Foundation Stone for Naomh
Mearnog GAA Club
Venue: Portmarnock
1:30pm Depart Dublin Airport for Galmoy
2:00pm Visit zinc mining operation
Venue: Galmoy, Co. Kilkenny
4:30pm Depart for Dublin by car

Saturday 16
EKXYPLAN January 1999

Sunday 17
4:00pm Depart Dublin Airport for Lebanon

Monday 18
See Middle East programme

Tuesday 19
See Middle East programme

Wednesday 20
See Middle East programme

Thursday 21
4:00pm Arrive Dublin Airport from Gaza
6:00pm Officially open Holiday World '99
Venue: RDS

Friday 22
11:00am Ulick O'Connor
Venue: Taoiseach's Office
11:30am Mike Sullivan, US Ambassador
12:30pm Working lunch with UN Secretary General
Kofi Annan
3:00pm Adam Boulton "Sky" TV Interview
Venue: Govt. Bldgs

Saturday 23
Taoiseach's Diary 24-Jan-99 - 31-Mar-99

Sunday, January 24
Attend the AiG Europe Champion Hurdle and present Trophy to
winning owner
Venue: Leopardstown Racecourse
Georgina & Cecilia attending also

Monday, January 25

11:30 AM 11:30 AM Launch premier electronic commerce product for Cyrona Software
Venue: Temple Theatre, Temple Street

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Officially open the Day Centre for the Vincentian Refugee Centre
Venue: St, Peter's Church, Phibsboro

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Meeting with Tanaiste


Venue: Govt. Bldgs

08:00 PM 08:00 PM Attend the annual Irish Independent/Jurys Hotel Dublin Sport Star of the
Year Banquet
Dress: Blacktie
Celia Larkin attending also

Tuesday, January 26

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Courtesy call from senior members of the South African trade union
movement
Venue: Govt. Bldgs

11:30 AM 11:30 AM Government Meeting

01:45 PM 02:45 PM Prime Time Recording


Venue: Govt. Bldgs

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Officially open new dressing rooms for the Railway & Steampacket
Athletic & Social Union
Venue: Park Avenue, Sandymount

04:15 PM 04:15 PM Launch Rescue Vehicle for Dublin/Wicklow Rescue Team


Venue: Cheeverstown House, Templeogue

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05:00 PM 06:00 PM Gerry Adams
Venue: Govt. Bldgs

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Meeting with the President


Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

07:00 PM 07:00 PM President's New Year Dinner for the Government


Venue: Aras an Uachtarain
Dress: Informal

Wednesday, January 27

DAIL RESUMES

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Working Visit by Maltese Prime Minister

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:20 PM 03:20 PM

03:45 PM 04:15 PM Briefing on Order of Business

04:15 PM 04:15 PM Order of Business

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Statements in the Dail on the Gilmartin Controversy

07:45 PM 07:45 PM Tele-link with Hotel Westport to mark a £7m refurbishment programme
Venue: Merrion Hotel .

Thursday, January 28

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Meeting with Bombardier Delegation re: Knock Airport Project
Venue: Sycamore Room - Minister Mary O'Rourke & Minister Tom
Moffatt attending also

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Briefing on Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business (taken by Minister Mary O'Rourke)

11:10 AM 11:25 AM Private Members

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11:30 AM 01:00 PM Bi-lateral meeting with the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation
Venue: Sycamore Room

01:25 PM 01:25 PM Officially launch the International Year of Older Persons


Venue: Dublin Castle

02:55 PM 02:55 PM Martin McGuinness

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Cabinet Sub Committee Meeting on Social Inclusion


Venue: Sycamore Room

06:15 PM 06:15 PM Attend official opening of SimulTrans


Venue: River House, 54-72 East Wall Road

07:00 PM 07:00 PM National Executive Meeting


Venue: Fifth Floor Leinster House

Friday, January 29 |

09:45 AM 09:45 AM Dermot McCarthy

10:00 AM 11:30 AM Bi-lateral meeting with the Minister for Agriculture, Food & Forestry
Venue: Sycamore Room

12:00 PM 12:00 PM Officially open art computer room and present medals to footballers at
Scoil Mhuire, Lucan

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Attend the fifth annual CERT Flogas Top Table Awards Ceremony &
present prizes
Venue: CERT House, Amiens Street

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Visit Tallaght Hospital

08:30 PM 08:30 PM Attend dinner for Dr. Michael Smurfit


Venue: Burlington Hotel
Dress: Blacktie

Saturday, January 30

11:10AM 11:10AM David Trimble, Ken Maginnis & Sir Reg Empey
Venue: Govt. Bldgs

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12:00 PM 12:00 PM Reception hosted by Taoiseach before the European Cup Rugby Final
Venue: Italian Room

02:45 PM 02:45 PM Attend European Rugby Cup Final - Ulster v Colomiers


Venue: Lansdowne Road

Sunday, January 31

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Open Opportunities'99


Venue: RDS

11:30 AM 11:30 AM Launch an Internet site for the European Social Fund (ESF) in Ireland
Venue: RDS

Monday, February 1

11:15 AM 11:15 AM Launch new computer room in St, Joseph's Secondary School
Venue: Stanhope Street

01:15 PM 01:15 PM
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Tuesday, February 2

DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

08:00 AM 09:00 AM St. Lukes

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:25 PM 03:25 PM Photograph for BUPA Award Launch


Venue: Govt. Bldgs

03:35 PM 03:35 PM Photograph for Irish Youth Foundation


Venue: Meeting Room

03:45 PM 04:15 PM Briefing on Order of Business

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

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04:45 PM 04:45 PM John Hume
Venue: Govt. Bldgs

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Present Excellence Ireland Award to BUPA Ireland


Venue: Merrion Hotel

06:30 PM 06:30 PM

07:00 PM 07:10 PM

Wednesday, February 3

DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 8.30 pm)

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Photograph for Chamber of Commerce of Ireland Launch


Venue: National Museum

09:45 AM 09:45 AM Photocall to announce the launch of Second Level PE Hall Scheme

Venue: Govt. Bldgs

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Briefing on Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business


11:30 AM 11:30 AM Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House

01:15 PM 01:15 PM Philip Kelly

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:15 PM 03:30 PM

03:30 PM 04:00 PM Meeting with computer representatives


Venue: Meeting Room

04:00 PM 04:30 PM Meeting with Mo Mowlam


Venue: Govt. Bldgs

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Gerry Howlin

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05:30 PM 05:30 PM Launch New Corporate Image & Accreditation Strategy for Chambers of
Commerce of Ireland
Venue: National Museum

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Address AGM for The Irish Farmers's Association


Venue: Irish Farm Centre, Bluebell

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Keep Free


Venue: St. Lukes

Thursday, February 4

DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 4.45 pm)

09:00 AM 11:00 AM Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000


Venue: Meeting Room

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business (taken by Dr. Michael Woods, T.D.)

11:00 AM 11:00 AM ( B H H H H M H M H P

11:10 AM 11:10 AM

11:15AM 11:30AM

11:30 AM 11:45 AM

12:00 PM 12:00 PM
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12:30 PM 12:30 PM g B H M H B M

01:30 PM 01:30 PM Depart Dublin Airport for Copenhagen

05:05 PM 05:05 PM Meeting with Prime Minister Rasmussen to cover EU issues including
Agenda 2000

Venue: Prime Minister's residence

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Dinner with Prime Minister Rasmussen to cover CFSP issues

08:30 PM 08:30 PM Depart Copenhagen Airport


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09:15 PM 09:15 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

Friday, February 5

08:30 AM 08:30 AM Courtesy call from Commissioner Fischler


Venue: Govt. Bldgs

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Depart Dublin Airport by Aer Corps helicopter for Armagh

11:05 AM 11:05 AM Tour of Queen's University, Armagh Campus

12:02 PM 12:02 PM Visit Robinson Library

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Lunch at the Armagh District Council Offices

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Depart for Newry

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Inspect work on the new Roches Stores complex


tenue: Newry

02:50 PM 02:50 PM Walkabout in Newry^entre

03:25 PM 03:25 PM 'Special formal Council meeting


Venue: Newry/Moume District Council Offices

04:05 PM 04:05 PM . ( • • • ^ • • • • • M M H P "—

04:35 PM 04:35 PM

04:45 PM 04:45 PM ^Meeting with District Partnership Board


* Venue: Canal Court Hotel

05:15 PM 05:15 PM Newry and Mourne Civic Reception

06:15PM 06:15PM Depart for Dublin

Saturday, February 6

01:30 PM 01:30 PM Drop into Irish Permanent Pavillion


Venue: Lansdowne Road

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02:15 PM 02:15 PM Ireland v France Rugby Match
Venue: Lansdowne Road

Sunday, February 7

Monday, February 8

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Launch the Dublin Inner City Schools Computerisation (D.I.S.C.)
project
Venue: Siemens Information & Communications, Fitzwilliam Court

Tuesday, February 9

DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

08:00 AM 09:00 AM St. Lukes

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:45 PM 04:15 PM Briefing on Order of Business

04:15 PM 04:15 PM Statements on death of King Hussein followed by Order of Business

05:00 PM 05:00 PM

05:15 PM 06:15 PM F^aper-Work


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07:00 PM 07:00 PM Launch the Second Enterprise Ireland Exhibition for the Small Firms
Association
Venue: AIB Bank Centre, Ballsbridge

Wednesday, F
=ebruary 10

DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 8.30 pm)

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Briefing on Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

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11:30 AM 11:30 AM Parliamentary Party Meeting
Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Photograph for Partners in Europe - ISO 9002 Award


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

03:45 PM 03:45 PM Photograph with Oasis for ISO certificates


Venue: Meeting Room

04:00 PM 04:45 PM

05:00 PM 06:00 PM Interview with David Lynch, USA Today


Venue: Meeting Room

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Launch of Football Tournament


Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel

Thursday, February 11

DAIL SITTING (10:30 am - 4:45 pm)

08:15 AM 08:15 AM Launch a new-look Farmers Journal at a Breakfast Meeting


Venue: Conrad Hotel

10:00 AM 10:30 AM feriefing on Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Press Briefing on the new Education Psychological Service


Venue: Room 308

11:30AM 11:30AM

12:00 PM 12:00 PM Annual courtesy call by the Sovereign Order of Jerusalem, Rhodes &
Malta
Venue: Meeting Room

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Photocall for the Marlborough Group and the Institute of Personnel &
Development
Venue: Meeting Room

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12:45 PM 01:30 PM Interview with Liam Clarke, Sunday Times
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

02:20 PM 02:30 PM Courtesy call from Israeli Ambassador


Venue: Govt. Bldgs

03:15 PM 03:45 PM Minister Micheal Martin


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

03:45 PM 04:45 PM Paper-Work

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Lay the foundation stone for Drumcondra Education Centre
Venue: Drumcondra

06:00 PM 06:00 PM

06:30 PM 06:30 PM

07:30 PM 07:30 PM
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Friday, February 12

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000


Venue: Meeting Room

10:00 AM 10:00 AM Depart Dublin Airport by Beechcraft

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Visit Bausch & Lomb


Venue: Unit 424 Industrial Estate, Waterford

12:40 PM 12:40 PM Fianna Fail Lunch


Venue: Granville Hotel

02:15 PM 02:15 PM Visit Waterpark College

03:15 PM 03:15 PM Visit Waterford Crystal

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Visit Waterford Chamber of Commerce


Venue: George's Street

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05:45 PM 05:45 PM Meeting with the Mayor of Waterford
Venue: The Mail

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Civic Reception


Venue: Courthouse, Dungarvan

08:00 PM 08:00 PM Dungarvan Chamber of Commerce Dinner


Venue: Lawlor's Hotel, Dungarvan
Dress: Blacktie

11 ;30 PM 11:30 PM Depart for Dublin by Beechcraft

Saturday, February 13

Keep Free

Sunday, February 14

Monday, February 15

09:25 AM 09:25 AM Depart Dublin Airport

12:00 PM 12:00 PM Arrive Le Bourget Airport, Paris

01:15 PM 01:15 PM Lunch with President Chirac


Venue: Elysees Palace

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Meeting with Prime Minister Jospin


Venue: Hotel Matignon

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Press Conference in Embassy

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Private Meeting

07:30 PM 07:30 PM Depart Le Bourget Airport, Paris

08:05 PM 08:05 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

Tuesday, February 16

DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

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10:15 AM 10:15 AM Tanaiste

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:45 PM 04:15 PM Briefing on Order of Business

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

05:15 PM 06:15 PM

06:15 PM 07:30 PM Bilateral Meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs


Venue: Sycamore Room

Wednesday, February 17

DAIL SITTING (10,30 am -10.30 pm)

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Commissioner Pat Byrne


Venue: Govt. Bldgs

09:30 AM 10:00 AM Tanaiste, Paul Haran & Paddy Teahon


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Briefing on Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:30 AM 11:30 AM Parliamentary Party Meeting


Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House

02:45 PM 02:45 PM Depart Dublin Airport for the Netherlands

05:20 PM 05:20 PM Arrive Falconberg Military Airport

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Meeting with Prime Minister Kok


Venue: Prime Minister's Residence

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Working Dinner with Prime Minister Kok

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09:30 PM 09:30 PM Depart Faiconberg Airport

10:00 PM 10:00 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

Thursday, February 18

DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 4.45 pm)

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Meeting with Fianna Fail Ministers


Venue: Meeting Room

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Briefing on Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:05 AM 11:05 AM Depart Dublin Airport for Wexford by Aer Corp helicopter

11:55 AM 11:55 AM Accept Freedom of the City

01:15 PM 01:15 PM Lunch in the Talbot Hotel

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

03:30 PM 04:45 PM Statements in the Daii

Friday, February 19

11:30 AM 11:30 AM Courtesy call from the Federation of Irish Societies


Venue: Sycamore Room

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Paper-Work

02:30 PM 03:30 PM Interview with Journalists re: Agenda 2000


Venue: Meeting Room

04:15 PM 05:15 PM Meeting with FAI re: Arena Project


Venue: Meeting Room

08:00 PM 08:00 PM Address Annual Seminar of General Councils of County Councils


Venue: Grand Hotel, Malahide

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10:15 PM 10:15 PM

Saturday, February 20

Sunday, February 21

Monday, February 22

10:00 AM 10:00 AM

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Present Positive to Disability Award


Venue: Civic Offices, Dublin Corporation

12:40 PM 12:40 PM Announce the 1998 European of the Year Award


Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel

02:30 PM 03:00 PM Archbishop Oscar Rodriguez, Honduras - Minister Martin Cullen


attending also
Venue: Meeting Room

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Official opening of new offices for Janssen Cilag


Venue: Chapelizod

05:00 PM 06:30 PM Telephone call from Taoiseach to Chancellor Shroeder

07:30 PM 07:30 PM Attend reception for Erin's Isle to launch their sponsorship agreement
with the Irish Permanent
Venue: Erin's Isle GAA Club

Tuesday, February 23

DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

08:00 AM 09:00 AM St. Lukes

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Tanaiste


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

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02:30 PM 02:30 PM Statements on the death of Deputy Pat Upton
Venue: Dail Eireann

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Photograph with C.R.S. Rent a Fridge - ISO 9002 Award
Venue: Meeting Room

05:00 PM 06:00 PM Cabinet Sub-Committee Meeting on Social Inclusion


Venue: Sycamore Room

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Meeting with Garvaghey Road Residents


Venue: Room 301

09:00 PM 09:00 PM Drop into Oid Folks Party for Senior Citizens of Dublin North Central
Inner City
Venue: Barry's Hotel

Wednesday, February 24

DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 8.30 pm)

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Briefing on Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:30 AM 11:30 AM Parliamentary Party Meeting


Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:20 PM 03:30 PM

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000


Venue: Sycamore Room

05:00 PM 05:45 PM Meeting with the Irish Central Border Group


Venue: Sycamore Room

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Launch "Cast a Cold Eye" for Michael Yeats


Venue: Stauntons on the Green, 83 St. Stephen's Green South

07:00 PM 09:00 PM Builders Meeting


Venue: Dining Room

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Thursday, February 25
DAIL SITTING (12.30 pm - 4.45 pm)

07:45 AM 07:45 AM

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Officially open conference for the Greater Blanchardstown Chamber of
Commerce
Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Funeral Mass for Deputy Pat Upton


Venue: Terenure Church

12:00 PM 12:30 PM Briefing on Order of Business

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Order of Business

01:15 PM 01:45 PM Meeting with Nick Corcoran, Zurich Capital Markets


Venue: Meeting Room - Eoin O'Leary to attend also

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Ambassador Ivor Roberts


Venue: Govt. Bldgs

02:45 PM 02:45 PM Dermot Ahern


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Depart Dublin Airport for Bonn

07:50 PM 07:50 PM ^rrive Cologne-Bonn Airport

Friday, February 26

09:15 AM 09:45 AM Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Blair

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Meeting with President of the European Parliament, Jose Maria
Gil-Robles

10:30 AM 10:30 AM First Working Session followed by Family Photograph

01:00 PM 01.00 PM Working Lunch

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04:00 PM 04:00 PM Second Working Session

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Presidency Press Conference

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Depart for Cologne/Bonn Airport

07:30 PM 07:30 PM Depart Coiogne-Bonn Airport

08:20 PM 08:20 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

Saturday, February 27

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Attend the Gal way Association Dinner


Venue: Burlington Hotel
Celia Larkin attending also

Sunday, February 28

Donegal v Dublin (NFL) - For information only


Venue: Donegal

Monday, March 1

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Special Government Meeting

01:30 PM 01:30 PM Launch of First Ireland Risk Management Limited for Rooney Gallagher
Venue: Writers' Museum, Parnell Square

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Courtesy call from Mexican Foreign Minister, Mrs. Rosario Green
Venue: Govt. Bldgs

05:30 PM 05:50 PM Gary Kennedy, Chief Executive, AIB and PJ Mara


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

06:15 PM 06:15 PM Officially open Store Street Garda Station

08:30 PM 08:30 PM Ordinary Meeting of the Dublin Central Comhairle Daiicheantair (For
information only)
Venue: St. Lukes

Tuesday, March 2

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DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm -10.00 pm)

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Courtesy call with Senator Margaret Reid, President of the Senate,
Australian Federal Parliament
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

10:00 AM 10:00 AM Meeting with Tanaiste


Paddy Teahon & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:45 PM 04:15 PM Briefing on Order of Business

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Frank Allen, ICMSA


Venue: Meeting Room

05:00 PM 06:00 PM Paper-Work

05:15 PM 05:15 PM Briefing on Eurostat


Venue: Sycamore Room

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Officially open Yeats Museum


Venue: National Gallery of Ireland

Wednesday, March 3

DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 8.30 pm)

08:00 AM 08:00 AM Depart Dublin Airport

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Arrive Brussels Airport

11:05 AM 11:05 AM Meeting with Prime Minister Dehaene


Venue: Prime Minister's Residence

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Private briefing lunch hosted by Ambassador Ryan


Venue: Ambassador's Residence

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03:00 PM 03:00 PM Meeting with Commission President Santer
Venue: Breydel Building

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Possible Press Briefing

04:15 PM 04:15 PM Meeting with Commissioner Fiynn

05:35 PM 05:35 PM Depart Brussels Airport

06:05 PM 06:05 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

Thursday, March 4

DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 4.45 pm)

08:15 AM 08:15 AM David Trimble


Venue: Govt. Bldgs

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Turkish Speaker, Mr. Hikmet Cetin, M.P.


Venue: Meeting Room

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Briefing on Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:00 AM 11:00 AM

11:30 AM 11:30 AM Parliamentary Party Meeting


Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House

01:15 PM 02:15 PM Meeting with Trustees


Venue: Meeting Room

02:30 PM 02:30 PM John McGowan, General Manager, Intel Ireland


Venue: Govt, Bldgs

03:15 PM 03:15 PM Meeting with Martin Mansergh


Venue: Martin Mansergh's room

03:30 PM 04:30 PM Paper-Work

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05:00 PM 05:00 PM Turn the sod for NACC building programme
Venue: Woodville House, Cooiock

05:45 PM 05:45 PM

07:00 PM 09:00 PM National Executive Meeting


Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House

Friday, March 5

08:00 AM 08:45 AM

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Meeting with Expert Group on Agenda 2000


Venue: Meeting Room

11:00 AM 11.00 AM Meeting with Relatives for Justice


Venue: Meeting Room

12:00 PM 12:30 PM Meeting with Mr. Thomas E. Gilligan, Ancient Order of Hibernians and
the Hon. James F. McKay
Venue: Meeting Room

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Brother Michael Curran


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

03:15 PM 03:15 PM Brendan Foster

05:45 PM 05:45 PM

09:00 PM 09:00 PM FF function in North Tipperary


Venue: Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh

Saturday, March 6

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04:00 PM 04:00 PM Ireland/England Rugby Match
Venue: Lansdowne Road
Celia Larkin attending also

Sunday, March 7

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Monday, March 8

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Address a lunch for the Irish Tourist Industry Confederation
Venue: Conrad Hotel

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Attend a reception to mark the 10th Anniversary of the Building & Allied
Trades' Union
Venue: Gresham Hotel

04:00 PM 05:30 PM Gerry Adams

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Officially launch All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships


Venue: Dublin Port

07:30 PM 07:30 PM
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Tuesday, March 9

DAIL SITTING {2.30 pm - 8:30 pm)

09:45 AM 09:45 AM Meeting with the Tanaiste


Paddy Teahon and Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting


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02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:30 PM 04:00 PM Launch of Bacon No. 2 Housing Report


Venue: Press Centre

04:00 PM 04:15 PM Briefing on Order of Business

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

04:45 PM 04:45 PM Second Stage of British-Irish Agreement Bill

05:45 PM 05:45 PM
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07:00 PM 07:00 PM Address Trinity Fianna Fail Cumann
Venue: Trinity College

Wednesday, March 10

DAIL SITTING (10:30 am -10:30 pm)

09:15 AM 09:15 AM Willie O'Dea

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Padraic O'Connor, former Managing Director, NCB Stockbrokers


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Briefing on Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:30 AM 11:30 AM Parliamentary Party Meeting


Venue: Fifth Floor, Leinster House

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:00 PM 03:00 PM

03:30 PM 04:30 PM Paper-Work

04:30 PM 05:15 PM Information Society Commission Meeting


Venue: Sycamore Room

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Meeting with New Ireland Group


Venue: Meeting Room

06:15 PM 06:15 PM

06:30 PM 06:45 PM

06:45 PM 07:00 PM

07:00 PM 07:15 PM

07:30 PM 07:30 PM

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Thursday, March 11

DAIL SITTING (10:30 am - 4:45 pm)

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Briefing on Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:00 AM 11:00 AM

12:15 PM 12:15 PM DepartforSan Jose

Friday, March 12

San Jose

Saturday, March 13

San Jose

Sunday, March 14

Dublin v Gaiway (NFL) - For information only


Venue: Parnel! Park

San Jose

Monday, March 15

Washington

Tuesday, March 16

Washington
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Wednesday, March 17

Washington
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Thursday, March 18

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Depart for Dublin

Friday, March 19

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Briefing with Philip Kelly and Finance officials

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Expert Technical Group on Agenda 2000


Venue: Meeting Room

05:00 PM 07:30 PM Tete-a-tete followed by Working Dinner with Chancellor Schroder

07:30 PM 07:45 PM Press briefing following meeting with Chancellor Schroder

07:45 PM 08:45 PM Drinks with Chancellor Schroder


Venue: O'Donoghues Pub, Merrion Row

Saturday, March 20

10:00 AM 10:00 AM Opening Conference for Dublin Councillors


Venue: Burlington Hotel

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Attend Ireland v Scotland Rugby Match


Venue: Murrayfield

Sunday, March 21

Monday, March 22

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Present Certificates to Bellark Community Training Workshop


Venue: Shangowen House, Santry

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Government Meeting

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Photograph for Fianna Fail


Venue: Government Buildings

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Michael Berkery and Tom Parion - Gerry Hickey to attend also
Venue: Meeting Room

Tuesday, March 23

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DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Drop in to Breakfast Meeting with Richard Barrett, Tanaiste & Minister
for Finance

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Meeting with Gerry Adams


Venue: Dublin Airport

11:15AM 11:15AM Depart Dublin Airport for meeting with Russian Prime Minister Primakov
Venue: Shannon

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:20 PM 03:20 PM Clann Eireann and Lurgan Youth Annexe


Venue: Room 2, Leinster House (in the lobby)

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Photograph with Operatives Pension Scheme - ISO 9002 Award
Venue: Meeting Room

03:45 PM 04:15 PM Briefing on Order of Business

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

05:00 PM 05:45 PM Paper-Work

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Dublin Dublin Airport for Berlin

09:00 PM 09:00 PM Arrive Tegal Airport, Berlin

09:45 PM 09:45 PM Bi-Lateral with Prime Minister Tony Blair


Venue: Palace Hotel, Berlin

Wednesday, March 24

DAIL SITTING (10.30 am -10.00 pm)

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Meeting of the European Council with the President of the European
Parliament, Jose Maria Gil-Robles
Venue: Summit Venue (Intercontinental)

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11:30 AM 11:30 AM First Working Session of the Europ|an Council

01:30 PM 01:30 PM Working Lunch for HOSG

03;15 PM 03:15 PM Family Photograph

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Second Working Session of the European Council

08:15 PM 08:15 PM HOSG meet for Working Dinner


Venue: Preussischer Landtag

Thursday, March 25

DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 4.45 pm)

08:00 AM 08:00 AM Briefing on previous day's conclusions

10:00 AM 10:00 AM Third Working Session of the European Council followed by final press
conference

Friday, March 26

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Arrive Cork Airport

03:50 PM 03:50 PM Attend the Vintners Association late Lunch


Venue: Jury's Hotel, Cork

04:45 PM 04:45 PM Officially open new offices for Damien Wallace


Venue: Shandon Street, Cork

07:30 PM 07:30 PM President's Dinner


Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork

11:30 PM 11:30 PM Depart for Dublin

Saturday, March 27

07:45 PM 07:45 PM Attend the third annual St. Vincent's Beamish Club Dinner
Venue: St. Vincent's GAA Clubhouse
ADC to attend also

Sunday, March 28

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Cork v Dublin (NFL) - For information only
Venue: Cork

Monday, March 29

09:45 AM 09:45 AM Opening Address at the European Movement Conference


Venue: Burlington Hotel

02:00 PM 02:00 PM President and Taoiseach briefing (over lunch)


Venue: Aras an Uachtaran

03:15 PM 03:30 PM Meeting with the Tanaiste and Minister for Finance re: Pay
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Government Meeting

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Depart for Belfast (timing prov)

Tuesday, March 30

DAIL SITTING (2.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

Wednesday, March 31

DAIL SITTING (10.30 am - 8.30 pm)

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Piece to Video for the 3 afternoon functions


Venue: Dublin Airport

03:30 PM 04:15 PM Question Time

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Officially launch a programme for the computer industry providing 3,500
long-term unemployed with jobs, Venue: Press Centre

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Launch of Irelands 2003 Special Olympics Campaign


Venue: Royal Hospital, Kilmainham

07:45 PM 07:45 PM Keep Free


Venue: St. Lukes

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