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Taoiseach's Diary 0 1 -Jan-01 - 3 1 -Jan-01

Monday. January 1

Tuesday. January 2

Wednesday. January 3

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Thursday. January 4

Friday, January 5

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Saturday, January 6

Sunday. January 7

Depart for Malta (overnight Malta)

Monday, January 8

Malta (overnight Malta)

Tuesday, January 9

Cyprus (overnight Cyprus)

Wednesday, January 10
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Thursday, January 11

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Friday. January 12

Saturday, January 13

Sunday, January 14

0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM FOR INFORMATION
Drop into The Community Police Unit, Store Street Senior Citizens
Christmas Dinner Party
Venue: Store Street Garda Station (timing prov)

Monday, January 15

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Tuesday, January 16

0 1 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Minister McDaid & Deputy Keaveney


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Frank Fahey, Eamon O Cuiv and Margaret Cox

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 5 : 3 0 PM Interview w i t h John Downing

0 6 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM Address Dublin Chamber of Commerce January Council Meeting


Venue:National Concert Hall, Dublin 2

0 8 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 0 0 PM Address members at The Irish Farmers Association 2 9 t h Annual


General Meeting Dinner
Venue: Burlington Hotel

Wednesday, January 17

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0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Dermot McCarthy

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM
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0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 0 0 PM Photocell w i t h Mr. Isaac Kaye, IVAX Corporation


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

0 3 : 1 0 PM 0 3 : 1 0 PM ADC Ger 0 Grady

0 3 : 1 5 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Wally Kirwan

Thursday, January 18

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Friday, January 19

10:00 A M 10:00 AM Meeting w i t h MOS Brennan

10:30 A M 10:30 A M Photo w i t h Mr. Richard Pilkington & his Grand Prix Car
Venue: Govt. Bldgs.

11:15 A M 11:15 A M Sign Book of Condolence for Dr. Yousef Allan Venue : Egyptian
Embassy, Clyde Road

1 2 : 0 0 PM 1 2 : 3 0 PM Officially open PX Instrument Technology new facility


Venue: Unit 32, Beechwood Close, Bray, Co. W i c k l o w

0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 0 0 PM Officially open Computerscope new Offices


Venue: Cross Guns Bridge

Saturday, January 2 0

Sunday, January 2 1

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1 2 : 4 5 PM 12:45 PM Attending AIG Europe Irish Champion Hurdle & Present the winner
w i t h their trophy
Venue: Leopardstown

Monday, January 2 2

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Government Meeting (commencing w i t h lunch in the Sycamore


Room)

0 7 : 1 5 PM 0 7 : 1 5 PM President's Dinner for Government.


Venue: Ards an Uachtardn

Tuesday, January 2 3

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Wednesday. January 2 4

11:00 A M 11:00 AM Meeting w i t h Tom Crowley and others from NAPD (Simon Hare
and Tom Considine to attend also) Venue : Meeting Room

1 2 : 0 0 PM 1 2 : 0 0 PM

1 2 : 3 0 PM 1 2 : 3 0 PM MoS Brennan

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Photocall w i t h CPM Ireland to present the ISO 9 0 0 2 A w a r d to their


Managing Director Mr. Joe Gavin
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Minister Sfle de Valera

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Eoin O Leary

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Martin Mansergh, Paul Arthur University of Ulster. Drop in to


meeting w i t h a group of post graduate students.
Venue: Room 3 0 8

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

0 7 : 1 5 PM 0 7 : 1 5 PM

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0 7 : 4 5 PM 0 7 : 4 5 PM Guest of Honour and presenting the Texaco Sportstars A w a r d s .
Dress for the evening is Blacktie.
Venue: Burlington Hotel.

Thursday, January 25

10:00 A M 10:30 A M Radio Interview w i t h RTE re: 75 Years of RTE


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

10:30 AM 10:50 A M Interview w i t h The Star re: Taoiseach's love of Gaelic Games
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

11:00 A M 11:00 A M Dermot Gallagher

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0 1 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Courtesy call w i t h Mr. Michael Heisley & Mr. James L. Martin


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 5 : 3 0 PM Keep Free

0 6 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Officially open The Holiday World Experience 2 0 0 1


Venue: RDS

0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 2 0 PM A t t e n d Retirement Function for A n n Riordan, Microsoft


Venue: Dublin Castle

0 7 : 4 5 PM 0 7 : 4 5 PM Dinner w i t h Chancellor of DCU Dr. T.P. Hardiman.

Venue: Albert College Dining Room, DCU, Dublin 9

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0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 0 0 PM Courtesy call from a group from the Sovereign Military Hospitaller


Order of St. John of Jerusalem Rhodes and Malta Irish Association
Venue: Meeting Room

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Possible drop in t o Gaisce meeting

Saturday, January 2 7

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Sunday, January 2 8

11:00 AM 11:00 A M Interview for "This Week"


Venue: Radiocentre, Donnybrook.
Time provisional.

0 6 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 3 0 PM A t t e n d Mass for the Liturigical Reception of H.E. Giuseppe


Lazzarotto, D.D., Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland Venue: Pro Cathedral
(followed by reception in Holy Cross College, Clonliffe)

Monday, January 2 9

1 2 : 3 0 PM 1 2 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Brendan Menton. Ministers for Finance & Tourism,


Sport and Recreation also attending.

0 1 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Congressman Ben Gilman and Congressional


delegation.
Venue: Sycamore Room

0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 0 0 PM Officially open Conduit pic


Venue: East Point Business Park, Dublin 3

0 4 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Present Dublin Docklands Development Authority C o m m u n i t y


Development Project Initiative Awards
Venue: IFSC

0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM meetings in St. Luke's

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0 8 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 3 0 PM Officially open new medical centre
Venue: O'Connell Street

Tuesday. January 30

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09:30 AM 09:30 AM Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste and Minister for Finance re Buckley
Report Dermot McCarthy to attend also

10:00 AM 10:00 A M Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste


Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 A M Government Meeting

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 1 5 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Brief Statement t o correct the Ddil record re Question Time on 17


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0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Order of Business

0 4 : 5 0 PM 0 7 : 3 0 PM D£il Motion re Co-operation w i t h Tribunal

0 6 : 3 0 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Fr. Sean Healy and Sr. Brigid Reynolds, CORI (Dermot
Ahern and Dermot McCarthy to attend also)

Wednesday, January 3 1

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08:00 AM 08:00 AM

10:00 A M 10:30 AM Briefing on the Order of Business

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0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 1 5 PM Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue: Sycamore Room

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 5 : 4 5 PM 0 5 : 4 5 PM Depart Dublin Airport by Govt Jet

0 7 : 3 0 PM 0 7 : 3 0 PM Meeting Downing Street

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Thursday. February 1

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10:30 A M 11:00 A M (TANAISTE) Order of Business

1 2 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM (TOM KITT) Launch The Equality Authority Report for Family


Friendly workplace initiatives
Venue:Clonmel Street, Dublin 2

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h John Fitzgerald, Dublin City Manager (Mary Doyle to


attend also) Venue : Taoiseach's office

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 4 0 PM Photocell w i t h Mr. John Hume and Ambassador Michael Sullivan


Venue: Merrion Hotel

0 4 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Phone call w i t h the President of the European Commission,


Romano Prodi (outgoing)

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Brian Murphy

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 3 0 PM Keep Free

0 7 : 1 5 PM 0 7 : 1 5 PM I.

0 8 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 0 0 PM A t t e n d The Mater Foundation Dinner in honour of Mr. John Hume


Venue: O'Reilly Hall. UCD. Belfield, Dublin 4.

Friday, February 2

10:00 A M 10:00 AM Launch 3rd Level Computing Programme


Venue: Glen Rovers

10:30 A M 10:30 A M Meeting w i t h Glen Rovers Hurling Club w i t h presentation of Jack


Lynch's Book
Venue: Glen Rovers Club, Cork

11:00 A M 11:00 AM Visit Mayfield GAA Club


Venue: Cork

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1 2 : 0 0 PM 1 2 : 0 0 PM Officially open Bord GSis new Head Office
Venue: Albert Road, Cork City

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Attending Cork People of the Year A w a r d


Venue: Jurys. Cork,

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM

Saturday, February 3

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11:00 A M 11:00 A M Officially open FAS Opportunities 2 0 0 1


Venue: R0S, Dublin 4

0 7 : 4 5 PM 0 7 : 4 5 PM A t t e n d Independent Star Ltd. Annual GAA Awards Dinner.

Storehouse, James's Street

Sunday, February 4

Monday. February 5

11:00 A M 11:00 AM Courtesy Call from Mr Komanski CEO Myrll Lynch, Dan Tully
(Dermot Gallagher) Venue St Lukes

12:15 PM 0 2 : 1 5 PM Present the winner of this year's European of the Year A w a r d


followed by lunch
Venue: Berkeley Court Hotel

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Briefing w i t h the President


Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 0 0 PM Launch Football Tournament for Paudi O Shea,


Venue: Burlington Hotel

Tuesday, February 6

DAIL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p.m. - 8 . 3 0 p.m.)

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08:15 AM 08:15 AM Government Meeting

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Order of Business

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Wednesday. February 7

DAlL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 8 . 3 0 p.m.)

08:00 AM 09:00 AM
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09:15 AM 09:15 AM

10:00 A M 10:30 A M Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 A M 11:00 A M Order of Business

11:15AM 11:25 A M Minister Sile de Valera

11:30 A M 11:30 A M
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0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 4 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h IBEC-CBI Joint Business Council


Venue:Room 301

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0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 3 0 PM Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

0 6 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 3 0 PM Photograph w i t h Comdt Tony Hanlon and his father

Thursday. February 8

DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 : 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.)

10:00 A M 10:30 AM Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 A M 11.00 AM Order of Business

11:00 A M 11:30 A M Launch the RAPID Programme - Revitalising Areas by Planning,


Investment, Development Programme
Venue:Press Centre

1 2 : 0 0 PM 1 2 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Mr. Se£n Dorgan, Industrial Development Agency of


Ireland
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Statement on Nice Summit, Seanad

0 2 : 1 5 PM 0 2 : 1 5 PM Attorney General

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM C*

0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM John O'Shea, Goal

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Pascal Mooney

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM
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0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Phone call to SoS Scotland

0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM National Executive Meeting


Venue: Leinster House

Friday, February 9

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Saturday, February 10

Sunday, February 11

06:00 AM 06:00 AM Depart Dublin for New Ross by car

08:00 AM 09:00 AM Launch Dunbrody Emigrant Ship Venue: New Ross, Co. Wexford

Monday, February 12

11:45 A M 11:45 A M Meeting w i t h Mr & Mrs Reynolds and Mr Barring, American


Academy of Achievement
Venue:St Lukes

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Launch Larkin College & Shelbourne F.C. joint Pilot Scheme for
apprentice footballers
Venue: Larkin College, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 3 0 PM

0 6 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Officially open "The Bank" n e w m i d t o w n bar and bistro


Venue: Milltown, Dublin 6

0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 1 5 PM Drop into the launch of EZhome


Venue: Brownes Brassiere, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

Tuesday. February 13

DAlL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p.m. - 8 . 3 0 p.m.)

08:00 AM 09:00 AM
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09:30 AM 09:30 AM Courtesy call from Polish delegation led by Speaker Sejm, Mr.
Maciej Plazynriski
Venue: Sycamore Room

09:45 A M 09:45 AM Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste


Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 A M 10:30 A M Government Meeting

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Photocall w i t h FINEOS (the new corporate name for Managed


Solutions Corporation)
Venue: Meeting Room

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Order of Business

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h SDLP

0 6 : 3 0 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM Photograph w i t h Eddie Jordan & Jordan Forumula One Grand Prix


car for 2 0 0 1
Venue: Leopardstown Pavilion, Leopardstown

0 9 : 0 0 PM 0 9 : 0 0 PM Drop into the Davitts IFSC GAA Club Golf Classic Dinner
Venue: Clontarf Golf Club

Wednesday, February 14

DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 8 . 3 0 p.m.)

07:45 AM 09:15 AM
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Eduction. Venue Taoiseach's meeting room

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

10:30 A M 11:00 A M Order of Business

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11:15 A M 11:15 A M Photocall w i t h Gertrude Ahern w i t h Gold President's A w a r d
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

11:30 AM 11:30 A M
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0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Brief meeting w i t h Mr. T o m Donoghue, President and CEO of the


United States Chamber of Commerce
Venue: Meeting Room

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Minister of State Eamon 6 Cuiv


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Meeting w i t h Mexican Ambassador Daniel Dultzin


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

0 4 : 5 5 PM 0 4 : 5 5 PM Mary Doyle

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Cabinet Committee on Housing Venue : Sycamore Room

Thursday, February 15

DAlL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.)

09:10 AM 09:10 AM Phone call w i t h Minister for Health

09:15 A M 09:15 AM Meeting w i t h Tanaiste & Min. Finance (with officials)


Meeting Room.

10:00 A M 10:30 AM Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 A M 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:00 A M 11:00 AM Photograph w i t h 2nd Year Students from Belvedere College


Venue: Leinster House

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11:30 AM 1 2 : 3 0 PM Cabinet Committee on Asylum Seekers
Venue: Sycamore Room

1 2 : 4 5 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Mary Coughlan

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 2 0 PM Una Claffey

0 1 : 2 0 PM 0 1 : 3 0 PM Peter Ryan, Gerry Hickey and Martin Mansergh

0 1 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Keep Free

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Photocall t o launch the Programme of Action for the Road Haulage


Industry w i t h Minister Joe Jacob and Mr. Gerry M c M a h o n Venue:
Front Steps

0 2 : 4 5 PM 0 2 : 4 5 PM Minister for Foreign Affairs

0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h London based foreign correspondents (Ref Nick


Reddy) Venue : Sycamore Room

0 4 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Depart for Kinnegad/Ballinasloe

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 3 0 PM Official opening of Sancta Maria Nursing Home,


Venue: Parke, Kinnegad, Co. Meath

0 7 : 1 5 PM 0 7 : 1 5 PM Photocall w i t h I.R.D. South East Galway Ltd. Development Plan


Venue: Gullane's Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

0 7 : 3 0 PM 0 7 : 3 0 PM Attending Civic Reception Ballinasloe Urban District Council


Venue: Civic Offices Ballinasloe

0 8 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 0 0 PM Attend the Ballinasloe/Eyrecourt Comhairle Ceanntair Dinner Dance


Venue: Gullane's Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

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10:00 AM 10:00 AM Officially open Donegal's People's Press & Donegal Democrat n e w
premises

Venue: Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

10:40 A M 10:45 A M Interview w i t h Highland Radio. Venue Minister McDaid's Office


0 1 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 3 0 PM

0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Alan Gray

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 5 : 1 5 PM FOR INFORMATION
A t t e n d Retirement Party of Theresa Meehan (Ref: Martin Igoe)
Venue: Pillar Room, Mater Hospital

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Saturday, February 17

0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM A t t e n d Ireland v France Rugby Match.


Venue: Lansdowne Road
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Sunday, February 18

1 2 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Launch re-development plan for Fatima Mansions


Venue: Fatima Mansions

Monday, February 19

1 2 : 0 0 PM 1 2 : 3 0 PM Minister McDaid and Margaret Hayes

1 2 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Special Government Meeting on the National Spatial Strategy and


Housing Matters (commencing w i t h buffet in the Sycamore Room)

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10:00 A M 10:30 A M Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste
Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran t o attend also

10:30 A M 10:30 A M Government Meeting

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 2 0 PM 0 3 : 2 0 PM Photograph w i t h the new Minister of State Mary Coughlan Venue


Front Steps

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Order of Business

0 5 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 1 5 PM Meeting w i t h the Nelson Family, Venue Sycamore Room

0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM Depart Dublin Airport for Rome

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11:59 PM 1 1 : 5 9 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

Thursday. February 2 2

DAlL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.)

1 2 : 0 0 PM 1 2 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h SDLP

0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Sinn Fein

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h David Trimble

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM
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07:30 AM 08:30 AM Meeting w i t h FAI. Ministers for Finance and Tourism, Sport &
Recreation to attend also Venue : Sycamore Room

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08:45 AM 09:00 AM Turlough O'Sullivan

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Participate in Special Olympics World Games video


Venue: Meeting Room

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Gerry Howlin

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10:30 A M 10:30 AM Depart Dublin

1 2 : 0 0 PM 1 2 : 0 0 PM Arrive The Swan

1 2 : 5 0 PM 1 2 : 5 0 PM Arrive Rathdowney

0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Arrive Abbeyleix

0 2 : 2 0 PM 0 2 : 2 0 PM Arrive Portarlington

0 3 : 5 0 PM 0 3 : 5 0 PM Arrive Mountmellick

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Arrive Portlaoise

0 6 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 3 0 PM Depart Laois

0 8 : 0 0 PM 0 9 : 0 0 PM A t t e n d Final Night of the National Senior Boxing Championships


Venue: National Boxing Stadium

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Sunday, February 2 5

NFL Donegal v Dublin (for information)

0 2 : 3 5 PM 0 2 : 3 5 PM Arrival of Cardinal Connell, Dublin Airport

Monday. February 2 6

10:15 A M 11:00 AM Briefing in advance of the meeting w i t h the Swedish Prime Minister

1 1 : 0 0 A M 0 2 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Swedish Prime Minister Persson as part of his pre


Stockholm tour of capitals (followed by informal lunch)

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0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Minister McCreevy, Minister of State Cullen and
Paddy Teahon

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Tanaiste. Minister McCreevy.


* " ' 4 and Minister Ahern
Venue: Meeting Room

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM AG, Peter Ryan, Gerry Howlin, Brendan Ward

0 4 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 3 0 PM Briefing meeting w i t h Agriculture Officials re Foot & Mouth.


Taoiseach's Office

Tuesday, February 27

09:30 AM 10:00 A M Meeting w i t h Tanaiste and Minister for Finance Re: MediaLab &
Digital Media District Dermot McCarthy to attend also
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

10:00 A M 10:25 A M Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste


Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:25 A M 10:30 A M Meeting w i t h Tanaiste and Minister for Finance re review of


Ministerial certificate under FOI
Venue: Cabinet Room at commencement of Government Meeting).

10:30 A M 10:30 AM Government Meeting

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Photocall w i t h the winner of the Sunday Business Post Political


Quiz
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

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0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Order of Business

0 5 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Cllr John Brazil, Nth Kerry

0 6 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 2 0 PM Michael Moynihan

0 6 : 2 0 PM 0 6 : 5 0 PM Noel A h e m and Pat Carey

0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM Government Meeting (Foot and M o u t h Disease)

0 8 : 3 0 PM 0 8 : 3 0 PM Una Claffey

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09:15 AM 09:15 A M Meeting Senator Dan Kiely


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

09:30 AM 10:00 A M Meeting w i t h Iranian delegation - ref J Mitchell - Venue : Room


308

10:00 A M 10:30 A M Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 A M 11:00 A M Order of Business

11:30 AM 11:30 A M
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0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 4 5 PM Photocall for National Tree Week Venue : Government Buildings

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0 4 : 4 0 PM 0 4 : 4 0 PM RTE Interview. RTE Studios Leinster House

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Peter MacDonagh & Mary Doyle

0 5 : 0 5 PM 0 5 : 5 0 PM Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue: Sycamore Room

0 6 : 4 5 PM 0 6 : 4 5 PM Depart Dublin Airport for RAF Northolt

0 7 : 3 0 PM 0 7 : 3 0 PM For information : International Soccer Friendly Ireland V . Denmark


Venue : Lansdowne Road

0 7 : 4 5 PM 0 7 : 4 5 PM Arrive RAF Northolt

0 8 : 3 0 PM 0 8 : 3 0 PM Dinner w i t h Prime Minister Tony Blair^


Venue: Downing Street)

Thursday, March 1

Visit to Wales (including overnight in London)

DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.)

09:45 AM 09:45 AM Depart RAF Northolt

10:30 A M 10:30 A M Arrive Cardiff Airport

10:30 A M 1 0 : 3 0 PM Cardiff Programme

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Depart Cardiff Airpor

0 5 : 3 0 PM 0 5 : 3 0 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

0 6 : 4 5 PM 0 6 : 4 5 PM Paddy Teahon

0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM Special Government Meeting on Foot & M o u t h

Friday, March 2

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Thursday, March 1

Visit to Wales

DAlL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.)

09:45 AM 09:45 AM Depart RAF Northolt

10:30 A M 10:30 A M Arrive Cardiff Airport

1 0 : 3 0 A M 1 0 : 3 0 PM Cardiff Programme

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Depart Cardiff Airport by Government Jet

0 5 : 3 0 PM 0 5 : 3 0 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

0 6 : 4 5 PM 0 6 : 4 5 PM Paddy Teahon

0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM Special Government Meeting on Foot & M o u t h

Friday, March 2

Ddil Sitting 1 0 . 3 0 to 1.30pm

1 0 : 3 0 A M 10:45 A M Taoiseach's DSil Statement on Foot & M o u t h scare


1 2 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 3 0 PM Q & A to Minister for Agriculture and Food on Foot & M o u t h scare.
Taoiseach to attend.

0 1 : 4 5 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Tanaiste. Minister McCreevy, Minister McDaid,


Minister of State Cullen and Paddy Teahon
Venue: Room 3 0 8

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 3 0 PM closing address of Annual Conference for the Irish Institute of


Training and Development
Venue: Clontarf Castle

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Dail Sitting 1 0 . 3 0 to 1.30pm

1 0 : 3 0 A M 10:45 A M Taoiseach's Dail Statement on Foot & M o u t h scare

1 2 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 3 0 PM Q & A t o Minister for Agriculture and Food on Foot & M o u t h scare.


Taoiseach to attend.

0 1 : 4 5 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Tanaiste, Minister McCreevy, Minister McDaid,


Minister of State Cullen and Paddy Teahon
Venue: Room 3 0 8

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 3 0 PM closing address of Annual Conference for the Irish Institute of


Training and Development
Venue: Clontarf Castle

0 7 : 1 5 PM 0 7 : 1 5 PM A

0 8 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 3 0 PM Presenting Mr. Bill Whelan w i t h IMRO Lifetime A w a r d . „

Venue:Dublin Castle

0 9 : 3 0 PM 0 9 : 3 0 PM

Saturday, March 3

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0 7 : 1 5 PM 0 7 : 1 5 PM

0 8 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 3 0 PM Presenting Mr. Bill Whelan w i t h IMRO Lifetime A w a r d , r

Venue:Dublin Castle

0 9 : 3 0 PM 0 9 : 3 0 PM Possible call into Dublin Northeast Comhairle Ddil Cheanntair Race


Night
Venue: Marine Hotel, Sutton Cross (timing prov)

Saturday, March 3

Sunday, March 4

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Monday, March 5

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Launch re-development of St. Vincents Trust


Venue: 9 Henrietta Street, Dublin 1

0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Launch the new North Inner City Drugs Task Force Plan
Venue: Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, Dublin 1

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Officially open Sporkslink new facilities and turn the sod on the
next phase of their development
Venue: Furry Park, Santry, Dublin 9

0 6 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h the Football Association of Ireland Ministers for


Finance and Tourism, Sport & Recreation, Minister of State Cullen
to attend also Venue : Sycamore Room

Tuesday, March 6

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DAIL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p.m. - 1 0 . 0 0 D.m \

08:30 AM 08:30 AM Government Meeting

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 4 5 PM Record St. Patrick's Day message to camera (on autocue) for the
Irish Times Website Venue : Meeting Room

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Order of Business

0 5 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Mr. Jerry D. McCrohan, President, American


Chamber of Commerce and delegation
Venue: Sycamore Room

0 6 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 3 0 PM Launch Deagl£n de Br6adun's (Irish Times) Book entitled " The Far
Side of Revenge: Making the Peace in Northern Ireland"
Venue: National Library

0 7 : 1 5 PM 0 7 : 1 5 PM Launch the Ordnance Survey Letters of Mr. John O'Donovan


Venue: National Museum

Wednesday, March 7

DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 1 0 . 0 0 p.m.)

10:00 A M 10:30 A M Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 A M 11:00 A M Order of Business

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

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0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Meet w i t h Noel Treacy & Micheal Kitt

0 4 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Mary Doyle

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 3 0 PM Eoin O Leary

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 5 : 1 5 PM Cabinet Committee on European Affairs (incl. briefing on Patten


visit) Venue : Sycamore Room

0 5 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h EU Commissioner for External Affairs, Chris Patten


Venue : Taoiseach's office

0 6 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 1 5 PM Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

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Thursday, March 8

DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.)

07:30 AM 07:30 AM Depart Dublin Airport by Air Taxi for RAF Aldergrove

10:30 A M 11:00 A M Order of Business (/oX|n|orr^ation o n l y P ^

Friday. March 9

Saturday. March 10

Sunday, March 11

A
Monday. March 12

Tuesday. March 13

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11:00 A M 11:00 A M Government Meeting

1 2 : 3 0 PM 1 2 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h G.A.A.

0 1 : 4 5 PM 0 1 : 4 5 PM Una Claffey

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Courtesy call from Newt Gingrich


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

A
Wednesday, March 14

12:15 PM 12:15 PM Arrive at Dublin Airport

1 2 : 5 0 PM 1 2 : 5 0 PM Depart for Washington

0 5 : 1 5 PM 0 5 : 1 5 PM Arrive Baltimore

0 6 : 1 5 PM 0 6 : 1 5 PM Arrive Mayflower Hotel

Thursday, March 15

Washington

Friday, March 16

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Depart Washington

11:59 PM 1 1 : 5 9 PM Arrive Dublin Airport from Washington

Saturday, March 17

1 2 : 3 0 PM 1 2 : 3 0 PM Possible drop in t o Marching Band Function


Venue: Leopardstown Race Course (timing prov)

Sunday, March 18

Monday, March 19

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Tuesday. March 2 0

DAIL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p.m. - 8 . 3 0 p.m.)

09:45 AM 09:45 AM Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste


Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 A M 10:30 A M Government Meeting

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Order of Business

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 3 0 PM Michael 0 Kennedy and Michael Smith

0 5 : 4 5 PM 0 6 : 1 5 PM Minister Michael Martin

0 6 : 3 0 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM Launch The Sunday Business Post New Section


Venue: Newman House, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

Wednesday, March 2 1

DAIL SITTING 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 1 0 : 0 0 p.m.

A
09:30 AM 10:00 A M Filming of interview w i t h Miriam 0 Callaghan on Padraig Pearse.
Venue Taoiseach's Office (Ref Martin Mansergh)

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10:00 AM 10:30 A M Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

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1 2 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 1 5 PM Launch of Irish Ferries new ship Ulysses
Venue: Dublin Ferry Port

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 2 5 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Dermot McCarthy re 3 . 3 0 p m meeting

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Irish Conference of Professional & Services


Association Dermot McCarthy to attend also Venue: Taoiseach's
Office

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Interview w i t h Yettie Redmond (RTE)

0 4 : 5 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Eoin O'Leary re Cabinet Committee

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 0 0 PM

Thursday, March 2 2

DAlL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.)

09:45 A M 09:45 A M Photo w i t h members of Fort Lauderdale Pipe Band, Venue


Taoiseach's office

10:00 A M 10:30 A M Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 A M 11:00 A M Order of Business

1 2 : 0 0 PM 1 2 : 0 0 PM Photocall to launch Daffodil Day


Venue:National Gallery

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1 2 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Brief remarks to King of Sweden and delegation. Room 3 0 8

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Lunch for King of Sweden and delegation from Royal Swedish


Academy of Engineering Sciences Venue Sycamore Room

0 2 : 4 5 PM 0 3 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Ministers Venue : Taoiseach's Office

0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Meeting w i t h the Opposition Venue : Sycamore Room

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Courtesy call from Mr. Peter Dolan, President, Bristol Squibb


Company
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

Friday, March 2 3

Special European Council, Stockholm

Saturday, March 2 4

Special European Council, Stockholm

0 1 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 3 0 PM Task Force on F&M, Venue Government Buildings

Sunday, March 2 5

0 7 : 4 5 PM 0 7 : 4 5 PM Open the North Dublin National School Project Art Sale/Exhibition


Venue: 101 Talbot Restaurant, Talbot Street, Dublin 1

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M o n d a y , March 2 6

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h the Attorney General, Chief Whip and Ministers


Dempsey and Molloy Venue : Taoiseach's Meeting Room

0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Briefing w i t h the President


Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

0 7 : 3 0 PM 0 7 : 3 0 PM Officially open new facilities at Thomas Davis GAA Club


Venue: Kiltipper Road, Tallaght, Dublin 2 4

0 9 : 1 5 PM 1 0 : 3 0 PM A t t e n d dinner to launch the Villanova University Alumni


Association, Berkley Court Hotel.

Tuesday, March 27

DAlL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p . m . - 8 . 3 0 p.m.

A
10:15AM 10:30 AM Interview re. Roger Casement (5 mins)
Venue: Meeting Room

10:45 A M 10:45 A M Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste


Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

11:30 A M 11:30 A M Government Meeting

0 2 : 4 5 PM 0 2 : 4 5 PM Phone call w i t h David Ervine re 'Jeannie Johnston' project

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 4 : 2 5 PM 0 4 : 3 0 PM Drop into meeting between Gerry Howlin and Pauline McGlynn re


Abbey Theatre. Venue Gerry Howlin's Office

0 4 : 4 5 PM 0 5 : 1 5 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

0 5 : 1 5 PM 0 5 : 4 5 PM Order of Business

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Wednesday, March 2 8

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DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a . m . - 1 0 . 0 0 p.m.)

11:00 A M 11:30 A M Briefing on the Order of Business

11:30 A M 1 2 : 0 0 PM Order of Business

&
0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 4 : 2 0 PM 0 4 : 4 0 PM Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform and Tim Dalton

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 3 0 PM Visiting Worldport Supercentre


Venue: Blanchardstown Corporate Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

0 5 : 5 5 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Mary Doyle, Eileen Kehoe and Peter MacDonagh re Cabinet


Committee

0 6 : 0 0 PM 0 7 : 3 0 PM Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion and Children Venue:


Sycamore Room

0 8 : 3 0 PM 0 8 : 3 0 PM Paddy Teahon

Thursday, March 2 9

DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m.-4.45 p.m.)

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11:00 A M 11:30 A M Briefing on the Order of Business

11:30 A M 1 2 : 0 0 PM Order of Business

1 2 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 1 0 PM Dail Statements on Stockholm

0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Address EU Ambassadors lunch


Venue:Danish Embassy Residence, Bray.

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Address Social Capital Conference


Venue: Davenport Hotel

0 9 : 0 0 PM 0 9 : 0 0 PM Institute of European Affairs Dinner. Dress Blacktie


Venue: 8 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1

Friday, March 3 0

1 2 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Officially open Queen of Angels N.S. New Computer Room


Venue: W e d g e w o o d (Off Sandyford Road), Dublin 16

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Meeting Dermot A h e m in the Boyne Valley Drogheda, followed by


visit to the Cooley Peninsula.

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01-Apr-01 - 01-May-01

Sunday. April 1

Monday, April 2

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 0 0 PM Minister for Public Enterprise, Mary 0 Rourke. Venue St Lukes

0 6 : 3 0 PM 0 6 : 3 0 PM Launch of the restoration fund for St. Agatha's Church Organ


Venue: Cusack's Pub, North Strand, Dublin 1.

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Tuesday, April 3

DAIL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p . m . - 8 . 3 0 p.m.

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Government Meeting

09:45 AM Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste


Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 A M 10:30 AM Government Meeting

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0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 4 5 PM Courtesy Call from Mr. Jim Steinberg

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Order of Business

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0 7 : 1 5 PM 0 7 : 1 5 PM Keynote Address at Global Information Infrastructure Commission
(GIIC) Sixth Annual Forum
Venue: Dublin Castle

0 8 : 3 0 PM 0 8 : 3 0 PM Ministers for Finance, Minister for Tourism, Sport & Recreation, P


Teahon and GAA delegation. Venue Sycamore Room

Wednesday, April 4

DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a . m . - 1 0 . 0 0 p.m.

10:00 A M 10:30 A M Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 A M Order of Business

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 1 5 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Sean Nolan

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 4 0 PM Mary Doyle re Cabinet Committee

0 4 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Minister for Foreign Affairs

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Courtesy call from George Vassiliou (former President of Cyprus


and lead Cypriot accession negotiator) Venue : Taoiseach's office

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 3 0 PM Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

Thursday. April 5

DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m. - 4 . 4 5 p.m.

08:35 AM 08:35 AM Eoin Ryan & Peter MacDonagh (briefing)

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08:45 AM 09:30 AM Meeting w i t h Michael Woods, John O'Donoghue. Michael Kelly (D
Health), Eoin Ryan and Peter MacDonagh re. New Drugs Strategy
Venue: St. Lukes

10:00 AM 10:30 A M Una Claffey and Peter Ryan Venue : St Lukes

10:45 A M 10:45 A M Bruce Morrisson. Venue St Lukes

1 2 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Launch of proposals for New Transport and Land Use Institutional


Arrangements in the Greater Dublin Area Venue: Press Centre

1 2 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Launch of proposals for New Transport and Land Use Institutional


Arrangements in the Greater Dublirf Area Venue: Room 3 0 8

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Ministers for Finance, and Tourism, P Teahon and GAA

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Secretary General Gallagher

0 1 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 3 0 PM Brendan Smith TD

0 1 : 5 5 PM 0 1 : 5 5 PM Dermot McCarthy

0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Cllr. Sean Collins. Venue, Taoiseach's office.

Friday, April 6

0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 0 0 PM Phone call w i t h UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary


Robinson Venue : St. Lukes

Saturday, April 7

11:00 A M 11:00 A M Attend meeting of the Task Force on Foot and M o u t h Venue
Sycamore Room

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Recording This Week. Venue : RTE

Sunday, April 8

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Monday, April 9

11:00 A M 11:00 A M Meeting of the Task Force on Foot and Mouth Venue : Sycamore
Room

1 2 : 3 0 PM 1 2 : 3 0 PM Brief by ADC re Ceremonial procedures for Templemore. Venue


Government Buildings

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Depart Government Buildings by car for Templemore

0 4 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 3 0 PM Review Defence Forces Battalion Travelling to the Lebanon.


Accompanied by ADC
Venue: Templemore T o w n

Tuesday, April 10

DAIL SITTING ( 2 . 3 0 p . m . - 8 . 3 0 p.m.)

09:45 A M 09:45 AM Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste


Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 A M 10:30 AM Government Meeting

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Order of Business

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0 5 : 1 5 PM 0 5 : 1 5 PM AFTER ORDER OF BUSINESS: Minister for Social. Community &
Family Affairs

0 5 : 3 0 PM 0 5 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Donegal County Council re job losses Tanaiste t o


attend also Venue : Sycamore Room

Wednesday. April 11

DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 1 . m . - 1 0 . 0 0 p.m.)

09:00 AM 09:30 AM Deirdre Purcell

10:00 A M 10:30 AM Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 A M 11:00 AM Order of Business

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Ministers Coughlan, 6 Cuiv. Moffatt, Deputy


Cooper-Flynn & Senator Chambers
Venue: Meeting Room

0 4 : 4 5 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Eoin O'Leary re Cabinet Committee

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 0 0 PM Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

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0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 3 0 PM Dinner w i t h Tanaiste and Construction Business. Venue : Dining
Room

Thursday, April 12

DAIL SITTING ( 1 0 . 3 0 a.m.-4.45 p.m.)

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Record Interview w i t h Adam Boulton, Sky News Venue : Meeting
Room

09:30 A M 09:30 AM Photocall at the mobile blood donation unit Venue : Room 2,
Leinster House

10:00 A M 10:30 A M Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 A M 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:40 A M 11:40 A M Philip Kelly

1 2 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Sinn Fein (G Adams, M McGuinness and B de Brun).


Venue Taoiseach's meeting room.

0 1 : 3 0 PM 0 1 : 3 0 PM Launch Hill Street Family Resource Centre Playground & also their
Integrated Services Process Directory
Venue: Dublin 1

0 2 : 4 5 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Launch St. Catherine's Foyer Project


Venue: Marrowbone Lane, Liberties, Dublin 8

0 2 : 4 5 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Launch St. Catherine's Foyer Project


Venue: Mansion House, Dublin 2

0 4 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Una Claffey
St. Lukes.

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Friday, April 13

Good Friday

0 8 : 0 5 PM 0 8 : 0 5 PM Possible attendance at the FAI Harp Lager Cup Semi Final


Bohemians v Shamrock Rovers
Venue : Oalymount Park

Saturday, April 14

Sunday, April 15

Easter Sunday

Monday, April 16

1 2 : 3 0 PM A t t e n d Jameson Irish Grand National & present the prize to the


winning owner. Lunch 1 2 . 3 0 p.m. First Race 2 . 0 5 p.m.
Venue: Fairyhouse (prov)

Tuesday. April 17

L.

1 2 : 4 0 PM 1 2 : 4 0 PM Depart Dublin

Wednesday. April 18

0 7 : 3 0 PM 0 7 : 3 0 PM FOR INFORMATION ONLY


Lord Mayor's Race
Venue: Griffith Park, Drumcondra

Thursday, April 19

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Friday, April 2 0

Saturday, April 2 1

Sunday, April 2 2

11:00 A M 11:00 A M A t t e n d Fianna Fail 1916 Commemorative Day


Venue:Arbour Hill

Monday, April 2 3

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM Lunch w i t h National Treasury Management Agency


Venue: Treasury Building, Grand Canal Street, Dublin 2

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 3 0 PM Launch RTE's new business w e b service, OnBusiness.ie


Venue: RTE, Donnybrook, Dublin 4

0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Officially open Exhibition on the Story of All Hallows


Venue: Grace Park Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

Tuesday. April 2 4

09:25 AM 09:30 AM Dermot McCarthy and Philip Kelly re OECD functions

09:30 AM 10:00 A M Brief Meeting w i t h OECD officials re Regulatory Reform Report


(Tanaiste, Min/Public Ent. and DMcCarthy to attend also) Venue
Meeting Room

10:00 A M 11:00 A M Launch OECD Report on Regulatory Reform (Tanaiste and


Min/Public Ent. to attend also)
Venue: Press Centre

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11:30 A M 11:30 A M Drop in to a meeting of Travel Agents in the Merrion Hotel

1 2 : 0 0 PM 12:15 PM Officially open Freds Fashion Shop


Venue: 3 5 4 / 3 5 6 North Circular Road, Phibsboro

0 1 : 4 5 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Una Claffey

0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Photocall to launch National Tea Day for Alzheimer's Society of


Ireland Noel and Maurice to attend also Venue: Front steps
(weather permitting)

0 2 : 1 5 PM 0 2 : 1 5 PM Photocall w i t h the Irish Debating Team


Venue: Govt. Bldgs.

0 2 : 2 5 PM 0 2 : 2 5 PM Mary Doyle and Peter MacDonagh re Cabinet Committee

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue: Sycamore Room

0 3 : 3 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Launch Pennies from Heaven


Venue: Italian Room

Wednesday, April 2 5

A
09:45 AM 10:30 A M Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to
attend also

10:30 A M 10:30 A M Government Meeting

0 7 : 1 0 PM 0 7 : 1 0 PM Attending World Cup Qualifier Republic of Ireland v. Andorra.


Meeting Team before Kick-off. ADC attending Venue : Lansdowne
Road

Thursday. April 2 6

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10:50 A M 10:50 AM Brian Collinge re Gaisce and matters pertaining t o 22 May

11:00 A M 11:00 AM Photocall to Launch Gaisce's Annual Results of the President's


A w a r d for the year 2 0 0 0
Venue: Staircase

11:30 A M 11:45 A M Courtesy Call from Ahmed Nazif, Egyptian Minister for
Communications and Technology

0 1 : 0 0 PM 0 1 : 4 5 PM Officially open UCD's Student Centre


Venue: Belfield, Dublin 4

0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM Speaking to members of the Smurfit Business School


Venue: Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

0 7 : 3 0 PM 0 7 : 3 0 PM Hosting a Reception for The Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association


Venue: Dublin Castle

Friday, April 2 7

11:00 A M 11:00 AM Depart Dublin Airport by Government Jet

11:55 A M 11:55 A M Arrine Farranfore and transfer by car to Killarney

1 2 : 1 5 PM 0 1 : 0 0 PM A t t e n d 2 0 0 1 Independent Travel Agents Conference


Venue: Great Southern Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry

0 2 : 1 0 PM 0 2 : 1 0 PM Depart Farranfore by Government Jet for Cork Airport

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 2 : 3 0 PM Arrine Cork Airport and transfer by car to Midelton

0 3 : 0 0 PM 0 3 : 0 0 PM Officially open Midleton Community Enterprise Centre


Venue: Cork

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0 4 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Turing of the sod at UCC Biosciences Project
Venue: Cork

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0 5 : 0 0 PM 0 5 : 0 0 PM Meeting Team from St. Finbarre's Beyond 2 0 0 0
Venue: Cork City

1 1 : 0 0 PM 1 1 : 0 0 PM Depart Cork Airport for Dublin Airport

Saturday, April 2 8

0 8 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 0 0 PM Opening Annual Arts Exhibition


Venue: Pobalscoil Rosmini

Sunday, April 2 9

0 2 : 0 0 PM 0 2 : 0 0 PM (For info) National League Division T w o Final Cork v Westmeath


Venue: Croke Park

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 3 : 4 5 PM National League Division One Final Galway v Mayo Venue: Croke


Park

Monday, April 3 0

1 2 : 0 0 PM 1 2 : 0 0 PM Scoil Aine receiving An Taisce Environmental A w a r d


Venue: Raheny, Dublin 5

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 3 : 4 5 PM Eoin 0 Leary & Noel Fahy

0 4 : 0 0 PM 0 4 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer

0 6 : 0 0 PM 0 6 : 3 0 PM Officially open Caplin Meehan's new offices


Venue: Blackhall Green, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7

Tuesday, May 1

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09:45 A M 09:45 AM Meeting w i t h the Tanaiste
Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 A M 10:30 AM Government Meeting

0 2 : 3 0 PM 0 3 : 1 5 PM Question Time

0 3 : 4 5 PM 0 4 : 1 5 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

0 4 : 1 5 PM 0 4 : 4 5 PM Order of Business

0 5 : 3 0 PM 0 5 : 3 0 PM Meeting w i t h Committee of the Irish Parliamentary (Former


Members) Society
Venue: Sycamore Room

0 6 : 1 5 PM 0 7 : 0 0 PM Reception for the relatives of the ten volunteers buried in Mountjoy


Jail (Min/Justice to attend) Venue : Italian Room

0 7 : 0 0 PM 0 8 : 0 0 PM Meeting w i t h Ministers Coughlan and 0 Cuiv and Mayo TDs and


Senators
Venue: Meeting Room

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Wednesday, May 2

09:30 AM 09 30 AM Mary Doyle

09 45 AM 10:00 AM Dermot Gallagher

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

10:30 AM 1 1 0 0 AM Order of Business

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Question Time

03:15 PM 03:30 PM Photograph with M Mansergh and Cambridge Post Graduate Class on
International Studies (group of 25). Venue Top of ceremonial stairs

03:45 PM 04 15 PM Photocall at the Irish Internet Association Pavilion at the e-XPO


Exhibition Venue : RDS Main Hall

04 30 PM 04.30 PM Launch Dublin Homelessness Plan


Venue Attol Suite, Guiness Store House

05:20 PM 05:30 PM Meet briefly with Dermot McCarthy and ICTU officials attending the
Cabinet Committee

05:30 PM 06 45 PM Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

06 45 PM 07:00 PM Una Claffey & Brian Cowen

Thursday, May 3

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

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10:30 AM 1 1 0 0 AM Order of Business

11 30 AM 11 30 AM Meeting with Fr. Harry Bohan Sile de Valera attending.


Venue Taoiseach's Office

12 00 PM 01:00 PM Meeting with Minister Mary O'Rourke, John Burke (Aer Rianta), John

Lynch (CIE), Martin Mansergh and officials Venue : Sycamore Room

02 00 PM 02 45 PM Opening of Fettercairn Community Centre Venue: Tallaght

03:15 PM 03:45 PM Officiate at the Turning of the Sod Ceremony in honour of John Durkan
Venue: Dublin 8

04:30 PM 05:15 PM Interview with the Irish Times Magazine

05:15 PM 05:30 PM Taoiseach, Tanaiste & Minister for Finance

05 30 PM 06:30 PM Meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Decentralisation Venue


Sycamore Room

06:30 PM 06 30 PM Michael O Kennedy

Friday, May 4

09 30 AM 10:30 AM Meeting with First Minister David Trimble

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11:00 AM 11:30 AM Courtesy Call from Governor Gilmore, Virginia Taoiseach's Office

1 1 3 0 AM 12 00 PM Minister of State Cullen and Chairman OPW

12 30 PM 0 1 0 0 PM Address Deloitte & Touche Regional Conference


Venue Four Seasons Hotel

04:00 PM 04 00 PM Depart Dublin Airport by helicopter

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04 45 PM 04 45 PM Arrive Tipperary town

05 00 PM 05 00 PM Opening of Excel Heritage Centre Venue : Tipperary

06 00 PM 06:30 PM Tipperary Urban District Council Civic Reception in Taoiseach's honour


Venue: Urban District Council Offices, Dan Breen House, Tipperary

06 45 PM 06:45 PM Present Sports Scholarships to nine up & coming Sports Stars


Venue: Canon Hayes Recreation Centre, Tipperary Town

07:30 PM 08:00 PM Officially open Tipperary Golf Club new Club House
Venue: Tipperary

08:00 PM 08 00 PM Depart Tipperary town by helicopter

08:45 PM 08 45 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

Saturday, May 5

Sunday, May 6

For information : National Hurling League Final Tipperary V. Clare


Venue: Croke Park

12:30 PM 12 30 PM Attend John Power & Son Irish Grand National and Present Winner
with trophy.
Lunch 12 30pm, First Race 2 05pm

Monday, May 7

BANK HOLIDAY

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Perform formal opening of the African Plains in Dublin Zoo
Venue Phoenix Park

Tuesday, May 8

DAlL SITTING (2 30 P.M. - 8 30 P M )

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10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02 30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

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

04 15 PM 04 45 PM Order of Business

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Meeting with Mr. Patrick J. Murphy, Art Advisor, OPW
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

08:00 PM 08:00 PM Guest of honour at the Institute of Directors of Ireland President's


Dinner Dress Blacktie
Venue Berkeley Court Hotel

Wednesday, May 9

DAIL SITTING (2 30 p.m. - 8 30 p.m.)

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09:50 AM 1145 AM Attending the 1916 Commemorative Ceremony
ADC to attend also
Venue Arbour Hill

12:00 PM 12 00 PM Launch of Nice Referendum


Venue Iveagh House

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03 45 PM 03 45 PM Briefing on the Order of Business

04 15 PM 04 15 PM Order of Business

05 30 PM 06:00 PM Sarah Murphy. Media Planning (interview for the New York Times)

Thursday, May 10

DAlL SITTING (10 30 a m. - 4 45 p.m.)

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:30 AM 11 30 AM Launch of the Drugs Strategy with MoS Eoin Ryan: Venue Press
Centre

12:45 PM 01:15 PM Drop into the Junior Achievement Ireland/Dublin Docklands


Development Authority Celebration Event
Venue RDS

01 30 PM 02:00 PM Meeting with Mr Frank McManus.


Venue Taoiseach's Office

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Officially launch Careers World Online


Venue Shelbourne Hotel

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Taoiseach, John Dennehy, Archbishop Brady and Bishop Flynn re Joint
Managerial Body

05:30 PM 06:00 PM Visit Dublin Castle

Friday, May 11

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Meeting with Peter Ryan


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

12 45 PM 12 45 PM Guest of Honour at IBEC's Annual Lunch


Venue Mansion House

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Briefing with the President


Venue Aras an Uachtarain

Saturday, May 12

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Deliver the Opening Address at the Association of Higher Civil & Public
Servants Annual Delegate Conference
Venue Burlington Hotel

Sunday, May 13

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03:30 PM 03 30 PM Attend FAI Senior Challenge Cup Final Bohemians V Longford ADC to
attend also.
Venue Tolka Park

Monday, May 14

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10 30 AM 05:00 PM Special Government Meeting on Health Policy Venue Ballymascanlon
House. Co Louth

08 00 PM 10:00 PM Reception for Cardinal Connell. ADC to attend also.


Venue: Dublin Castle

Tuesday, May 15

DAlL SITTING (2 30 P.M. - 8 30 P.M )

09 45 AM 09:45 AM Meeting with the Tanaiste


Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10 30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Photocall for The Irish Heart Foundation to promote Happy Heart
Weekend

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

04:15 PM 04 45 PM Order of Business

06:00 PM 06:25 PM Officially open The Pavilions Shopping Centre


Venue: Swords. Co Dublin

06:35 PM 06:35 PM Photograph to present First Ireland's Best Service Excellence Award to
Superquinn
Venue The Pavilions Shopping Centre, Swords. Co. Dublin

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07:30 PM 07.30 PM Farewell dinner for Ambassador Mike Sullivan
Venue : Italian Room

Wednesday, May 16

DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 10.00 P.M.)

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

10 30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:15AM 11:15AM Meet with pupils from St. Joseph's School for the Deaf
Main Staircase, Leinster House

01 40 PM 02:15 PM Photocall and address by Taoiseach Oak Room, Mansion House

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Question Time

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Tour of new offices in Leinster House starting in the Whips Office

04:45 PM 04:45 PM Meet with Joe Lennon

05:15 PM 05:15 PM Photo with Dermot Cooke and


Fas Exchange Trainees, Front steps

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DAlL SITTING (10 30 A M - 4 45 P.M.)

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Meeting with Michael Moynihan


Venue Taoiseach's Office

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

10 30 AM 1 1 0 0 AM Order of Business

01 00 PM 01 00 PM Visit to Aras Chronain (Irish Centre)

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03:00 PM 03:00 PM Visit to Community School
Venue Lucan

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Visit to Round Towers new development


Venue Clondalkin

06 30 PM 06:30 PM Present Prizes Minor Football League Winners


Venue Round Tower GAA Club

07 30 PM 08 00 PM Chapelizod Residents Association - Launch of Local Area Plan


Venue Mansion House

09:00 PM 09 00 PM
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08 15 AM 09:45 AM Tour of Farmleigh with Minister of State Cullen Dermot McCarthy to
attend also

Saturday, May 19

10:30 AM 10:50 AM Address the Irish Sports Council High Performance Strategy
Foundation Event: Burlington Hotel

Sunday, May 20

02 00 PM 04.00 PM Attending St Patrick's Festival 2001


Venue: Grandstand, O'Connell Street

Monday, May 21

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Launch St Vincents Primary School's Schoolyard Murals


Venue: Glasnevin, Dublin 11

02:00 PM 02:30 PM Officiate at the redevelopment of St. Joseph's Mansions


Venue Killarney Street, Dublin 1

03 00 PM 03:30 PM Launch the Networking Society new server Venue : Dublin City
University

03:30 PM 04 00 PM Launch the DCU new Strategic Plan - Leading Change Venue : Dublin
City University

05 00 PM 05:30 PM Courtesy Call from Former US President Bill Clinton Venue:


Government Buildings

07:00 PM 09 15 PM Independent News and Media Reception in Trinity College Dublin


(followed by Independent Lecture by former President Bill Clinton)

Tuesday, May 22

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02 30 PM 02 30 PM Question Time

03:30 PM 03:45 PM Eoin O Leary (briefing on Cabinet Committee on European Affairs)

03:45 PM 04:45 PM Meeting with the IRFU re Campus and Stadium Ireland (Ministers
McCreevy and McDaid and officials to attend also) Venue : Sycamore
Room

05 00 PM 06 00 PM Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

Thursday, May 24

DAlL SITTING (10 30 A M - 4 45 P M.)

08:00 AM 09:00 AM Launch PricewaterhouseCoopers Technology Forecast 2001-2003


Venue: Shelbourne Hotel

09:00 AM 09:45 AM Taoiseach, Tanaiste. Ministers for Finance and Environment and MoS
Molloy (re Housing)

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

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Hold

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11 20 AM 11:30 AM Photo opportunity with TV3 - relaunching of the Cooley Peninsula

12:15 PM 12 45 PM Meeting with delegation from the Russian Duma


Venue Sycamore Room

12:45 PM 01:15 PM Minister For Finance, Martin Mansergh plus officials from D Finance
and OPW re Farnham Estate

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Officially open Liffey Distributors Ltd new premises


Venue 309 Northwest Business Park, Blanchardstown. Dublin 15

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Officially launch the Gerry Daly Garden ie website Venue: 90 Merrion
Square, Dublin 2

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04 00 PM 04 30 PM Interview with Tommie O Gorman (ref Joe Lennon): Venue Taoiseach's
Office

04:30 PM 05 30 PM Keep Free

07:15 PM 10:00 PM Officially open the extension to the Kildare Hotel and Country Club
(followed by dinner) Venue Straffan

Friday, May 25

06:30 PM 06 30 PM Official opening of Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre

09:30 PM 09:30 PM Late Late Show, Montrose

Saturday, May 26

09:20 AM 09:20 AM Addressing Public and Private Health Care Conference


Venue: Mater Hospital

Sunday, May 27

Monday, May 28

08:15 AM 08.15 AM Depart Dublin Airport for Farranfore by Government Jet

08.55 AM 08 55 AM Arrive Farranfore and transfer to Killarney

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Government meeting Venue Muckross House, Killarney

12 45 PM 12 45 PM Government lunch Venue Garden Restaurant, Muckross House

04 30 PM 04:30 PM Depart Farranfore by Government Jet for Dublin Airport

05:00 PM 05 00 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

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07:00 PM 07:30 PM Present students with Certificates under the National Council for
Vocational Awards (NCVA)
Venue 29 Bow Street. Dublin 7

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Tuesday, May 29

DAlL SITTING (2 30 P M . - 8 30 P.M.)

12:00 PM 12:30 PM Meeting with US Senators John McCain and Fred Thompson and
delegation Venue : Taoiseach's Meeting Room

02 30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03 30 PM 03:30 PM Photograph with Danny O'Brien


Venue Taoiseach's Office

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

04:15 PM 04 45 PM Order of Business

06:00 PM 06 00 PM Launch ESRI Report on the Economic. Employment & Social Profile of
the Greater Dublin Region
Venue: Burlington Road

08 00 PM 08 00 PM Attend Annual Sunday Indpendent/BMW Business of the Year Award


Dinner Dress is Blacktie
Venue Dublin Castle

Wednesday, May 30

DAlL SITTING (10 30 A M - 10 00 P.M.)

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09:00 AM 09:45 AM Taoiseach, Minister for the Environmet, AG and Deputy Michael
Noonan: Venue Meeting Room

09 45 AM 10 00 AM Briefing for PM Persson meeting Venue Taoiseach's meeting Room

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

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01 30 PM 01 45 PM Presentation of President s Medal and citation by CIPFA

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Question Time

03:30 PM 05:30 PM Meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Goran Persson Venue :
Government Buildings

05:45 PM 06:00 PM Mary Doyle re Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion and infrastructure
related matters

06:00 PM 07:00 PM Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue : Sycamore Room

07:30 PM 07:30 PM News of the World Spirit of Ireland Awards


Venue Conrad Hotel.

Thursday, May 31

Overnight Thursday in the Mount Errigal Hotel

DAlL SITTING (10 30 A M - 4 45 P M )

09:00 AM 09:20 AM Michael Collins and John Creegan

09:20 AM 09:35 AM Minister of State Joe Jacob

09.35 AM 10:00 AM Minister of State Willie O'Dea

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

10:30 AM 1 1 0 0 AM Order of Business

11 30 AM 12:15PM Launch 50th Wexford Opera Festival Venue Guinness Hop Store

01 00 PM 01 00 PM Depart Dublin Airport for Derry Airport by Government Jet

01 40 PM 01 40 PM Arrive Derry Aiport and transfer by car to Carndonagh

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Officially open Milltown House


Venue Carndonagh, Co Donegal

03:45 PM 04:15 PM Launch of North West Rural Development report Venue: Buncrana
Inishowen Hotel, Co Donegal

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Visit the Hospice Project at Knocknamona


Venue Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Officiate at the launch ceremony at the new Holiday Inn Hotel
Venue: Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

06:50 PM 06:50 PM Minister Dempsey and Minister of State Molloy

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11 00 PM 11 00 PM Overnight in Letterkenny

Friday, June 1

10 30 AM 10:30 AM Open the new road between Donegal Town & Ballybofey, Known as
"Clar-Barnes"
Venue Donegal

11:10AM 11:10AM Harvey's Point Hotel


Venue Donegal Town

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12:30 PM 12:30 PM Depart Donegal Town for Killybegs

01:30 PM 01 30 PM Visit the Donegal Carpets Factory


Venue: Killybegs, Co. Donegal

02 00 PM 02 00 PM Depart for Glenties

02:30 PM 02 30 PM Officially open Glenties Environmental Improvement Scheme


Venue: Glenties

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Depart for Dungloe

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Officially open Dungloe Environmental Improvement Schemes


Venue: Dungloe

04:15 PM 04:15 PM Officially open the Old Gweedore Hotel & Heritage Centre
Venue: Donegal

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Depart Carrickfinn Airport by CASA for Dublin Airport

06:00 PM 06 00 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

Saturday, J u n e 2

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03:00 PM 03:00 PM Attending World Cup Qualifier Republic of Ireland v. Portugal
Venue : Lansdowne Road

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Depart Dublin Airport for Farranfore

07:00 PM 07:30 PM Address World Conference of Credit Unions, Great Southern Hotel,
Killarney

Sunday, J u n e 3

Monday, J u n e 4

BANK HOLIDAY

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02 45 PM 02 45 PM Attend Ballybeggan Park National Hunt Racing & present the prize to
the winner for the major race of the day
Venue: Tralee, Co. Kerry

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Depart Farranfore for Dublin

Tuesday, J u n e 5

04:30 PM 04 45 PM Brief meeting with Tony Hanahoe


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

04:45 PM 05:30 PM Meet with deputation from Enniscorthy Urban Council re unemployment
in Enniscorthy
Venue: Sycamore Room

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Six One News re Nice Referendum, RTE Studios, Donnybrook

07:30 PM 07:30 PM Open Dublin Funds Industry Association 4th Annual DFIA/NICSA
International Mutual Fund Committee
Venue: City Hall, Dame Street. Dublin 2

Wednesday, J u n e 6

03:45 PM 03:45 PM Meeting with Mr John O'Neill, CEO. AXA


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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Thursday, J u n e 7

Referendum on Nice Treaty, Death Penalty and the International


Criminal Court

02:45 PM 03:00 PM Dermot McCarthy

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Meeting with Paulo Portas

03:30 PM 03:45 PM Gerard Collins

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Officially open Liam Wall's new offices


Venue: City Junction Business Park, Northern Cross, Malahide Road,
Dublin 17

08:00 PM 08:30 PM Open Irish Association of Teachers in Special Education 13th Annual
Conference
Venue: Drumcondra

Friday, J u n e 8

07:30 PM 07:30 PM Present Shannon Homes with Tipperary Cyrstal Vase


Venue: Chapelgate. Drumcondra, Dublin 9

Saturday, J u n e 9

Sunday, J u n e 10

Monday, J u n e 11

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12:00 PM 12:00 PM Officially open Dublin Adult Learning Centre Creche
Venue: Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Present the Institute of Architect of Ireland Award Gold Medal to Carian
O'Connor
Venue: Botanic Gardens

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Meeting with John Swinney, Leader of the Scottish Nationalist Party
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

05:00 PM 05:30 PM Officially open Clareville Senior Citizens Complex


Venue: Glasnevin, Dublin 9

06:00 PM 06:30 PM Officially open St. Agatha's Hall


Venue: Charleville Mall Library, Charleville Mall, North Strand, Dublin 3

Tuesday, J u n e 12

DAlL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

09:30 AM 09:45 AM Dermot Gallagher and Eoin O'Leary

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


Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

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03:30 PM 03:30 PM Briefly drop into Martin Mansergh's meeting with Canadian University
Students (for a photograph)
Venue: Sycamore Room

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

04:15 PM 04 45 PM Order of Business

05:30 PM 06:00 PM Launch of Coiste Comhairleach na nOg


V e n u e : Italian Room

06:30 PM 07:00 PM (Minister Woods representing Taoiseach)


Officially open Ogilvy & Mather's (O&M) new premises
Venue: Ely Place, Dublin 2

06:30 PM 06:30 PM D3il Statements on the outcome of the Nice Referendum

08:30 PM 08:30 PM Sile de Valera

Wednesday, June 13

DAlL SITTING 10.30 A M - 1 0 . 0 0 P.M.)

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Cabinet Committee on Asylum Seekers Venue : Sycamore Room

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

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02.30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:30 PM 03:45 PM Make a contribution to a video for the Federation of Irish Beekeepers re
bid to bring the World Apimondia Congress to Ireland in 2005
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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03:45 PM 03:45 PM Photocall to promote Dave McEnroe & Aine Feeny's new car & truck
driving school
Venue: Government Buildings

03:55 PM 04:10 PM Meeting with Mr Des Hanafin


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

05:00 PM 06:00 PM Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Dining Room

06:00 PM 07:30 PM Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

Thursday, J u n e 14

DAlL SITTING (10 30 A M - 4 45 P.M.)

08:30 AM 08:50 AM Officially open the IT Ireland Conference


Venue: Dublin Castle

09:15 AM 10.00 AM Meeting with Mr. Michael Dell


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business (being taken by the Tanaiste)

02:00 PM 02 00 PM Depart Dublin Airport for Gothenburg

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04:55 PM 04:55 PM Arrive Gothenburg and transfer to hotel (Local Time)

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Dinner for HoSG with President Bush followed by meeting with Prime
Minister Blair (Local Time)

Friday, J u n e 15

European Council Meeting, Gothenburg

Saturday, J u n e 16

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European Council Meeting, Gothenburg

04:50 PM 04:50 PM Arrive Dublin Airport from Gothenburg

07:30 PM 07:30 PM Officially open Irish National Teachers' Organisation ( I N T O . ) newly


restored Headquarters
Venue: 34 Parnell Square, Dublin 1

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Sunday, June 17

Monday, J u n e 18

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Depart Dublin Airport for RAF Northolt by Air Taxi

02:30 PM 06:30 PM Nl talks, Downing Street.

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Depart RAF Northolt for Dublin Airport by Air Taxi (time may change)

Tuesday, June 19

DAlL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

09.00 AM 09 10 AM Photocall & brief meeting with Seymour Papert MIT


St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra.

09:45 AM 09:45 AM Meeting with the Tanaiste Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend
also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

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02:20 PM 02:20 PM Drop in to meet delegation from Northern Ireland Civil Service
Commissioners, Private Dining Room, Leinster House (Ref Frank
Murray).

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03 15 PM 03:15 PM Greet students from Bangor Academy,


Main Staircase, Leinster House

03:40 PM 03:40 PM Phone call to President McAleese re Gothenburg European Council


and enlargement

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

04:15 PM 04.45 PM Order of Business

05:30 PM 05:45 PM Meeting with the Czech Speaker and small delegation Venue : Meeting
Room

06:00 PM 06:30 PM Courtesy Call from the Brazilian Ambassador Venue: Taoiseach's
Office

06:30 PM 06:45 PM Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

06:45 PM 06:45 PM Brian Murphy

06:50 PM 07:45 PM Interview with Brooke Lapping (Dan Edge) re Northern Ireland Peace
Process
Venue : Room 301

08:00 PM 08:00 PM Opening The Sea Bank House (Tavern Pub)


Venue: Eastwall, Dublin 3

Wednesday, J u n e 20

DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 10.00 P.M.)

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09:45 AM 09:45 AM Depart Dublin Airportl for Edinburgh

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business (Tanaiste confirmed)

10:45 AM 10:45 AM Arrive Edinburgh Airport

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Question Time (questions postponed by the opposition)

08:50 PM 08:50 PM Depart Glasgow Airport for Dublin by air tkxi

09:40 PM 09:40 PM Arrive Dublin Airport l

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DAIL SITTING (10.30 A M - 10.00 P.M.)

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09:45 AM 09:45 AM Depart Dublin Airport I Pfor Edinburgh

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business (Tanaiste confirmed)

10:45 AM 10:45 AM Arrive Edinburgh Airport

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Question Time (questions postponed by the opposition)

08:50 PM 08:50 PM Depart Glasgow Airport for Dublin by air taxi

09:40 PM 09:40 PM Arrive Dublin Airport |


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DAIL SITTING (10.30 A M - 10.00 P.M.)

09:15 AM 09:30 AM Senator Rory Kiely and John Cregan


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

09:30 AM 10:00 AM Briefing in advance of the Estimates meeting at 12.30pm

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

10:30 AM 11.00 AM Order of Business

11:00 AM 12:10 PM D3il Statements on Gothenburg European Council

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12:30 PM 02:00 PM Estimates meeting with the Joint Committee on Finance & the Public
Service Venue : Kildare House

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Dermot Gallagher. Eoin O'Leary and Rory Montgomery re Prodi visit

04:00 PM 04:10 PM Una Claffey

05:00 PM 06:00 PM Meeting with Commission President Prodi. Tete a tete followed by
meeting with Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs.

08:00 PM 08:00 PM Dinner hosted by the Taoiseach in honour of Commission President


P r o d i m ^ M j M ^ ^ ^ p V e n u e : Dublin Castle

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Friday, J u n e 22

DAlL SITTING (10.30 A.M. - 5.00 P.M.)

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Present prizes at Finbarrs Boys National School Open Day
Venue: Cabra West. Dublin 7

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Annual Dental Health Awards Ref: Anna Bogle


Venue: Scoil ide, Girls National School, Cromcastle Green, Kilmore
Road West, Dublin 5

12:00 PM 12:30 PM Unveil bust of Veronica Guerin


Venue: Dublin Castle

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Attend Bord Failte's Home Holiday Campaign reception


Venue: Garden Room, 2nd Floor, Morrison Hotel

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Lay foundation stone for the new development at Mountainview Court
Venue: Summerhill. Dublin 1

03:30 PM 04:15 PM Present the NCVA Certificates to local women participants


Venue CERT Amiens Street. Dublin 1

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12:00 PM 12:00 PM Arrive Farranfore and transfer to Kenmare by car

01:00 PM 10:30 PM Programme with Commission President Prodi in Killarney


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Sunday, J u n e 24

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Officially opening the next phase of Flancare's Development


Venue: Carrigeen Industrial Estate, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

08:00 PM 08:00 PM Depart for Iceland

Monday, J u n e 25

Visit to Iceland

Tuesday, J u n e 26

New York
UN Aids Conference

DAlL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting (Tanaiste to chair)

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Question Time (Taoiseach's questions postponed)

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business (being taken by Minister Woods)

Wednesday, J u n e 27

DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 10.00 P.M.)

10:30 AM 11 00 AM FOR INFORMATION ONLY : Order of Business (being taken by the


Tanaiste)

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02:30 PM 02:30 PM FOR INFORMATION ONLY : Question Time (Taoiseach's questions
postponed)

Thursday, J u n e 28

DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 1 0 . 0 0 P.M.)

10:30 AM 11 00 AM FOR INFORMATION ONLY : Order of Business (being taken by the


Tanaiste)

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Depart Dublin Airport for RAF Aldergrove I

01:30 PM 01:30 PM Arrive RAF Aldergrove

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02:00 PM 02:00 PM Northern Ireland talks in Hillsborough (

08:00 PM 08:00 PM Depart RAF Aldergrov

Friday, J u n e 29

DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 3.00 P.M.)

Saturday, J u n e 30

10:30 AM 10:30 AM John Barry Wreath Laying Ceremony

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11:00 AM 11.00 AM Official opening of Quay Front Extension followed by short walkabout
Venue: Wexford

11:30 AM 11:45 AM Meeting with MOS Hugh Byrne & Employmnt Task Force
Venue: Talbot Hotel

11 45 AM 11:45 AM Meeting with representatives from the Wexford Chamber of Commerce


& Industry
Venue. Talbot Hotel

12:15 PM 12:15 PM Launch of Dr Peter Bacon's Rural Development Strategy for Wexford
commissioned by Wexford Co. Council
Venue Talbot Hotel

12:45 PM 12:55 PM Meeting with Members of Wexford Borough Council


Venue: Talbot Hotel, Wexford Town

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Lunch


Venue Talbot Hotel

01:45 PM 01:45 PM Visit to the new Wexford GAA Park

02:10 PM 02:10 PM Depart by car for Enniscorthy

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Unveil plaque at Enniscorthy Enterprise & Technology Centre


Venue: Enniscorthy Vocational College Campus jr

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Attend Enniscorthy's UDC Civic Reception


Venue: National 1798 Visitors Centre

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Officially open Co. Wexford Strawberry Festival 2001


Venue: Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

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Monday, July 2

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Officially open Temple Street MRI Scanner


Venue: Temple Street, Dublin 1.

02:00 PM 02 45 PM Officially open the New Cabra Library


Venue: Old Cabra Road, Rataoth Junction, Dublin 7

03:15 PM 03:15 PM Laying the foundation stone for Focus Ireland's new housing project
Venue:Holy Faith Convent, Cappagh Road, Finglas

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Participate in the Belvedere College Union Video


Venue: St. Lukes

05:00 PM 05:30 PM Minister for Finance and Paddy Teahon: Venue St Lukes

Tuesday, July 3

DAlL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

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09:45 AM 09:45 AM Meeting with the Tanaiste
Dermot Gallagher, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:20 PM 03:20 PM Photograph with 33 Argentinian Students. Venue Ceremonial Stairs.

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Photograph with Michael Treacy, for Brendan Kenneally. Venue
Taoiseach's Office

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03:35 PM 03:35 PM Photo with Maurice O Keeffe (re Thomas Francis Maher picture).
Taoiseach's Office

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

04:15 PM 04 45 PM Order of Business

W e d n e s d a y , July 4

DAlL SITTING (10.30 A M - 10.00 P.M )

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Courtesy call from Argentinian Ambassador Venue : Taoiseach's office

10.00 AM 10:30 AM Briefing on the Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Question Time

03:30 PM 04:30 PM Meeting with The Corporate Policy Group, Fingal County Council Gerry
Hickey to attend also
Venue: Meeting Room

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Meeting with Anglo-American/ Ivernia West


Venue: Meeting Room

05 00 PM 06:15 PM Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

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06:45 PM 06 45 PM Depart Dublin Airport Northolt

07 45 PM 07.45 PM Arrive RAF Northolt and transfer by car to Downing Street

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DAlL SITTING (10 30 A M - 7.00 P.M.)

10:30 AM 11 00 AM [FOR INFORMATION ONLY : MINISTER WOODS] Order of Business

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12:00 PM 12:00 PM Depart RAF Northolt l i ^ J ^ r Sligo Airport

01:30 PM 01:30 PM Arrive Sligo Airport and transfer by car to Bundoran

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Address ICTU Biennial Conference


Venue Bundoran, Co. Donegal

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03 30 PM 03:30 PM Depart Sligo Airport for Dublin Airport{

04:10 PM 04:10 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

05 30 PM 05:30 PM Meeting with new Lord Mayor of Dublin & Owen Keegan

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Drinks for Dermot Gallagher. Venue: Sycamore Room

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Chief Whips End of Session Drinks Venue : Italian Room (7.00pm to
9.00pm)
Friday, J u l y 6
DAlL SITTING (10.30 A.M. - 2 00 P.M.)

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Briefing

09:15 AM 09 45 AM Michael Noonan and delegation re National Forum on Europe Venue


Meeting Room

09 45 AM 10:15 AM Ruairi Quinn and delegation re National Forum on Europe Venue :


Meeting Room

10:40 AM 10 40 AM Launch Integrated Services Process (ISP) Documents


Venue: Dublin Castle

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12:30 PM 01:00 PM Officially open Kill International Equestrian Centre new facility
Venue: Kill, Co. Kildare

01:15 PM 0 1 4 5 PM Officially open Naas Sports Centre


Venue: Naas, Co. Kildare

01:45 PM 02:15 PM Walk about Naas

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Officially open Phase 2 of the Thompson Business & Enterprise Centre
Venue: Clane, Co. Kildare (timing prov)

02:55 PM 03:15 PM Formally open The Wheelchair Association National Mobility Centre
Venue: Clane, Co. Kildare

03:30 PM 04:00 PM Open Redeveloped Harbour


Venue: Kilcock

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Turn sod at Maynooth Business Centre


Venue: Maynooth

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Brief Visit to Schneider Electric


Venue: Maynooth Road, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

05:20 PM 05:20 PM Officially open Cill Seilin


Venue: Saint Raphael's, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

10:30 PM 11:15 PM Attend Ashbourne Golf Club prize giving ceremony at a Golf Classic in
aid of The Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust
Venue: Ashbourne

Saturday, July 7

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09:00 PM 10:00 PM Attend Beggsboro A F C . Presentation Night
Venue: Cabra, Dublin 7

Sunday, J u l y 8

11:25 AM 11:25 AM National Day of Commemoration


Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham

04:20 PM 04:20 PM Attend Wexford v Kilkenny Leinster Hurling Final Hurling


Venue: Croke Park

09:00 PM 09:00 PM Drop into St Peter's Church community celebration


Venue: Dalymount Park

Monday, J u l y 9

Weston Park Talks


Venue: Shropshire, England

Tuesday, J u l y 10

Weston Park Talks


Venue: Shropshire, England

03:30 PM 05:00 PM Reception for the Foreign Policy Association of New York: Venue Italian
Room [MINISTER SMITH TO DEPUTISE]

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04:00 PM 04:00 PM Meet with PM Blair followed by talks with parties

Saturday, July 14

S u n d a y , J u l y 15

Attending Dublin v Meath Football Finals


Venue: Croke Park

Monday, July 16

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Interview with BBC World Service re Brazil


Venue : St. Lukes

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Interview with Graciela Iglesias-Rogers, Chief European


Correspondent, La Nacion Newspaper. Argentina Venue St Lukes

07:30 PM 07:30 PM
Departure for Brazil (time approximate)

Tuesday, July 17

Brazil

W e d n e s d a y , J u l y 18

Brazil

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government meeting (to be chaired by the Tanaiste)

Thursday, July 19

Brazil

Friday, July 20

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Brazil

Saturday, July 21

Brazil

Sunday, July 22

Monday, July 23

Argentina

Tuesday, July 24

Argentina

W e d n e s d a y , July 25

Argentina

T h u r s d a y , July 26

09 00 AM 01:00 PM Attend PPF Plenary Quarterly Meeting


Venue: Dublin Castle

01:45 PM 02:00 PM Drop in to a lunch for the Task Force on Foot and Mouth Venue : Italian
Room

02:00 PM 02:30 PM Una Claffey

02:30 PM 03:30 PM Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue : Sycamore Room

03 30 PM 04:00 PM Courtesy Call from Michael Soprt'mers. National Treasury Management


Agency
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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06:45 PM 07:15 PM Launch of Prof. Jarlath Roynane's Book entitled "First Fleet to
Federation"
Venue: Trinity College

08:00 PM 08:00 PM Government Dinner Venue. Farmleigh (Ministers to arrive for 7.45pm)

12:29 PM 12:30 PM [TO BE DONE AFTER THE LUNCH ON THE WAY TO THE COUNCIL
CHAMBER] NDP Photocall with Tanaiste and Minister McCreevy for
launch of Funding Guide Venue: Front Steps (weather permitting)

12:30 PM 05:00 PM Government meeting commencing with lunch in the Sycamore Room

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Briefing with the President


Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

Saturday, July 28

04:00 PM 04 00 PM Formally open Farmleigh House


Venue: Phoenix Park

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Monday, July 30

Tuesday, July 31

03:30 PM 03:45 PM Photocall for new Enterprise Centre (Fiontarlann Teo) Venue
Westside, Galway

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Officially open the Galway Technology Park


Venue: Parkmore, Galway

Wednesday, A u g u s t 1

10:15AM 10:15AM Meeting with Senator Margaret Cox


Venue: Great Southern Hotel, Galway

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Officially open the Galway Advertiser's new offices


Venue: Eyre Square, Galway City

11:30 AM 11:45 AM Launch new sponsorship for Cumann Peil Gael na mban (Ladies Gaelic
Football Association) Venue: Radison Hotel

Thursday, A u g u s t 2

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06:30 PM 06:30 PM Officially open the Mirror World Championship Howth 2001
Venue: Howth

Saturday, A u g u s t 4

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Tuesday, A u g u s t 7

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Wednesday, A u g u s t 8

Thursday, A u g u s t 9

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Saturday, A u g u s t 11

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Sunday, A u g u s t 12

Monday, A u g u s t 13

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Tuesday, A u g u s t 14

W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 15

Thursday, A u g u s t 16

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Meeting with SDLP


Venue: Taoiseach's meeting room

12:00 PM 12:00 PM Meeting with the National Taxi Drivers Union

12.30 PM 12:30 PM Brief meeting with Peter Ryan

Friday, A u g u s t 17

Saturday, A u g u s t 18

Sunday, A u g u s t 19

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Monday, A u g u s t 20

Tuesday, A u g u s t 21

Wednesday, A u g u s t 22

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Thursday, A u g u s t 23

Friday, A u g u s t 24

Saturday, A u g u s t 25

Sunday, A u g u s t 26

Monday, A u g u s t 27

Tuesday, A u g u s t 28

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Taoiseach's Diary 28-Aug-01 - 05-Nov-01

Tuesday, A u g u s t 28

Wednesday, A u g u s t 29

Thursday, A u g u s t 30

Friday, A u g u s t 31

05:00 PM 05:00 PM * Briefing meeting with officials re Chinese visit.


Venue: St. Lukes

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09:00 PM 09:00 PM Dubhr^Ojs Charity Classic Dinner.
Venue: Burlington Hotel

Saturday, September 1

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Attend World Cup Qualifier Republic of Ireland v. Holland Venue
Lansdowne Road

Sunday, September 2

All Ireland Senior Football Semi Final (Meath v Kerry) Venue : Croke
Park (3.30)

All Ireland Minor Football Semi Final (Dublin v Kerry) Venue : Croke
Park (2.00)

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Greet Premier Zhu of China at Dublin Airportl


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05:55 PM 07:00 PM Attend a special performance of Riverdance in honour of the Chinese


Premier Venue Royal Hospital Kilmainhamj

Monday, September 3

09.00 AM 09:00 AM Meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs,


Venue: Farmleigh.

09:25 AM 11 40 AM Meeting with Premier Zhu of China (followed by press conference)

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12:00 PM 12:00 PM Open National Mapping Agencies of Europe Annual General Assembly
Venue: Dublin Castle

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03:00 PM 03:00 PM Meet with Mary and Martin Phelan re Jo Jo Dullard case Deputy John
McGuiness to attend also Venue : St. Lukes

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Minister for Finance Venue : St. Lukes

06:50 PM 06:50 PM State Dinner for Premier Zhu of China


Venue: Dublin Castlef

Tuesday, September 4

08:30 AM 10:00 AM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for the Environment and Local
Government Venue : Sycamore Room

10:00 AM 11:30 AM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Defence Venue : Sycamore
Room

11:30 AM 01:00 PM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Rural
Development Venue : Sycamore Room

01 30 PM 03:00 PM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Foreign Affairs Venue : Sycamore
Room

03:00 PM 04:30 PM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the
Islands Venue : Sycamore Room

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Briefing with the President


Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

Wednesday, September 5

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09:50 AM 09:50 AM Departure of Premier Zhu of China from Dublin Airpor

•11 • 15 AM 11:15 AM Government meeting (Tanaiste not attending)

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Photocall with Mr. Tom Walsh, Director General, Health & Safety
Authority
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Attend Dail na nOg with MoS Hanifan Venue : Mansion House

04:15 PM 04:15 PM Photocall with Robert Goggins, Editor, Hoops Magazine


Venue Taoiseach's Office

04:30 PM 06:00 PM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Social, Community and Family
Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

06:00 PM 06:15 PM Brief meeting with US visitors Regina O'Callaghan Whiffin and her
husband Patrick Venue : Taoiseach's Office

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06:30 PM 06:45 PM Una Claffey

Thursday, September 6

Trip to Mayo

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09:00 AM 09:00 AM Interview with John Downing Venue : St. Lukes

10:00 AM 10:00 AM Depart Dublin Airport for Knock

01 00 PM 01.00 PM Launch Ballina Chamber of Commerce New Website


Venue: Ballina, Co Mayo

Friday, September 7

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Trip to Mayo

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Officially open Xonen Technologies Ltd


Knock Airport

04:15 PM 04:15 PM Depart Knock Airport for Dublin

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

07:00 PM 08:00 PM Drop in to CRC 50th Anniversary,


Pre-Dinner reception, St. Patrick's Hall,
Dublin Castle

08:00 PM 08:00 PM Drop in to Bohemians V. Shamrock Rovers League Match Venue


Dalymount Park (Kick-off 7.45pm)

Saturday, September 8

Drop in to Bord Bia Irish Champion Stakes Race Day Venue:


Leopardstown Racecourse (First Race 1.40pm, Main Race 3.50pm)

06:20 PM 06:20 PM Record the Premiership with Eamonn Dunphy Venue : TV Centre, RTE

Sunday, September 9

03:30 PM 03:30 PM All Ireland Hurling Final Galway V. Tipperary Venue : Croke Park

Monday, September 10

01 30 PM 01:30 PM Visit Dominican College Cabra


(Principle Mary Keane)

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02:30 PM 02:30 PM Launch the Institute of Engineers of Ireland STEPS Programme
Venue: Lucan Community College, Lucan

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Present Teagasc Students with Diplomas


Venue: Botanic Gardens

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Cabinet Committee on Abortion Venue : Sycamore Room

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Charlie McCreevy, Dermot McCarthy, Paddy Teahon, David Doyle,
Laura Magahy

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Officially open Harold's Cross Greyhound Stadium


Venue: Harold's Cross, Dublin 6 W

Tuesday, September 11

08:30 AM 10:00 AM Bilateral meeting with the Attorney General Venue : Sycamore Room

10:00 AM 11:30 AM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Education and Science Venue
Sycamore Room

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01:00 PM 02:00 PM Meeting with Sinn Fein

02:00 PM 03:30 PM Bilateral meeting with the Tanaiste Venue : Sycamore Room

02:30 PM 02:40 PM Richard Haass, & US Ambassador Richard Egan.

03:30 PM 05:00 PM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Marine and Natural Resources
Venue : Sycamore Room

05:00 PM 06:30 PM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Finance Venue: Sycamore Room

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10:15AM 10:15AM Meeting with the Tanaiste
Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government meeting

01:50 PM 02:00 PM Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

02:00 PM 03:30 PM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform
Venue : Sycamore Room

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Friday, September 14

Saturday, September 15

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06:15 PM 06:15 PM Guest of Honour at the paddypower.com Greyhound Derby.
JVenue: Shelbourne Park

Sunday, September 16

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Attend Special Mass for victims of terrorist attack in America (to be
celebrated by Cardinal Connell) Venue : Pro Cathedral

03:30 PM 03:30 PM All Ireland Camogie Final Venue: Croke Park

Monday, September 17

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12:00 PM 12:00 PM Photocall to present ISO 9001 Award to Doherty Advertising Ltd.
Venue: St. Lukes

12:30 PM 01:00 PM Officially open the Clarion Hotel


Venue: IFSC

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Officially open the Scouting Ireland's new headquarters


Venue: Larch Hill, Co. Dublin

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Courtesy Call from Rev. Harold Good, President of the Methodist
Church
Venue: St. Lukes

Tuesday, September 18

08:45 AM 09:15 AM Courtesy Call by Ambassador Richard J Egan


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

09:15 AM 09:45 AM Dick Roche

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


Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:25 AM 10:25 AM Launch 4th annual Review of Programme for Government. Venue
Steps of Government Buildings

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

12:00 PM 01:30 PM Statements in D£il re bombings in US

02:00 PM 02:45 PM Meeting with ASEAN Ambassadors Venue : Sycamore Room

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Launch Dublinia's new Exhibition


Venue: St. Michael's Hill, Christ Church, Dublin 8

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04:00 PM 04:00 PM Plant a Tree at Focus Housing 10th Anniversary Celebrations
Venue: Stanhope Green, Stanhope Street, Dublin 7

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Photocall at the ESCADA Shop


Venue: Grafton Street, Dublin 2

Wednesday, September 19

07:15 AM 07:15 AM Depart Dublin Airport for RAF Northolt

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09:00 AM 11:00 AM Breakfast meeting in Downing Street

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Launch the ECDL Equalskills Initiative


Venue: Shannon Airport

01:30 PM 01 40 PM Meeting with Shannon Airport Police

02:00 PM 02:30 PM Open Lynch Hotels New Corporate Headquarters


Venue: Ennis, Co. Clare

03:00 PM 03:30 PM Visit Ennis General Hospital

Thursday, September 20

11:30AM 11:40AM Photocall with Ennis Information Age Town Delegation


Venue: West County Hotel, Ennis

Friday, September 21

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09:00 AM 09:45 AM Arrive Engineering Steel & Material Ltd
Venue: Kilmallock Road, Limerick

09:50 AM 10:20 AM Arrive Donoughmore National School

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Arrive Roxboro National School

11:10 AM 11 40 AM Arrive Knockea National School

12:00 PM 12:50 PM Arrive St. Michael's Community College


Venue: Cappamore, Co. Limerick

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Officially open SIFA's new Nitrates facility


Venue: Shannon Industrial Estate

07:00 PM 10:30 PM Special Informal European Council, Brussels

08:30 PM 08:30 PM Guest of Honour at the Building Manager of the Year Awards and
present the Awards to the winners/-? flmPffMBne, Burlington
Hotel [Minister for Environment to s t a n c H H o ^ ^ i o i s e a c h ]

11:30 PM 11:30 PM Drop in to the St. Oliver Plunketts Huring Football & Camogie Club to
draw winning ticket
Venue: Glenarriff Road, Navan Road, Dublin 7 (timing prov)

Saturday, September 22

Sunday, September 23

03:30 PM 03:30 PM All Ireland Football Final


Venue: Croke Park

Monday, September 24

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10:00 AM 10:30 AM Launch of Research Document Vincentian Housing Partnership
Venue: Rendu Apartments, North William Street, Dublin 1

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Ceremonial Welcome for President of Lithuania


Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Launch of Dublin Inner City Partnership


Venue: Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Courtesy call from President of Lithuania


Venue: Govt. Bldgs.

06:30 PM 07:00 PM Officially open Sutton Golf Club's new Clubhouse Venue: Cushpoint,
Sutton

07:45 PM 07:45 PM State Dinner for the President of Lithuania


Venue: Dublin Castle

Tuesday, September 25

09:30 AM 11:00 AM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Public Enterprise Venue
Sycamore Room

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Gender Equality Conference


Venue: Italian Room

12:40 PM 12:40 PM Lunch hosted by Taoiseach for President of Lithuania


Venue: Iveagh House

02:25 PM 02:30 PM Drop in to a meeting between Judge Barron and Justice for the
Forgotten Venue : Room 308

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Meeting with Mr. Roddy Molloy, FAS


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Presentation of the proposals for the Garden of Remembrance &
,Parnell Square by OPW
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04:30 PM 04:30 PM Tanaiste

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06:00 PM 06:00 PM Launch book entitled "The Ultimate Encyclopaedia of Gaelic Games'
Venue: Alliance HQ, Burlington House, Burlington Road, Dublin 4

07:00 PM 07:30 PM North East Inner City Local Radio


Venue: Civic Offices

Wednesday, September 26

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


~ Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:00 PM 03:30 PM Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Meeting with Angela Kerins


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

04:00 PM 04:30 PM Senator Denis O'Donovan


Venue: Government Buildings

06:15 PM 06:30 PM Minister Noel Dempsey, Mary Doyle (pre-meeting)

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Meeting with Deputation of Oireachtas members and Western Road
Action Committee. Min Noel Dempsey to attend also
Venue: Sycamore Room.

Thursday, September 27

09:30 AM 11:00 AM Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue : Sycamore Room

11:00 AM 11:30 AM Minister for Finance and Minister of State Molloy

11:30 AM 12:30 PM Bilateral meeting with the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation
Venue : Sycamore Room

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03:00 PM 03:00 PM Unveil the foundation stone to mark the occasion of the
commencement of the works of the new Civic Offices
Venue: St. Cronan's, Main Street, Bray, Co. Wicklow

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Visit Dell Premises


Venue: Bray, Co. Wicklow

05:00 PM 05:00 PM launch the Brockagh Resource Centre in association with


Glenalough/Laragh and District Development Association
Venue: Wicklow

Friday, September 28

08:00 AM 08:00 AM meeting with Pat T h e Cope' Gallagher


Venue: St. Lukes

12:00 PM 12:00 PM Launch of book for Christine Buckley, Aislinn Centre


Venue: Italian Room, Govt. Bldgs.

12:45 PM 01:45 PM Meeting with the 25 Co-ordinators of the RAPID Programme MoS Eoin
Ryan to attend also Venue : Press Centre

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Officially open Small Firms Association E-lreland Exhibiton


Venue. RDS

Saturday, September 29

Sunday, September 30

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Attend Ladies All Ireland Football Final


Venue: Croke Park

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06:00 PM 06:00 PM Guest of honour at the Official Indigo National Children's Day Reception
& present Ireland's 10 Bravest Children with their Bravery Certificates
Venue: Burlington Hotel

Monday, October 1

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10:15 AM 10:45 AM Meeting with Deputy Premier & Minister of Finance Mr. Flaherty,
Province of Ontario
Venue: St. Luke's

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Launch 10th Anniversary of the Reach Out Campaign


Venue: Dublin Castle

12:00 PM 12:00 PM Drop into St. Patrick's College Freshers Week


Venue: Drumcondra, Dublin 9

02:10 PM 02:10 PM Visit to the Islamic Centre, Clonskeagh

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Officially open the Mater Private Hospital's new extension
Venue: Eccles Street, Dublin 1

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Launch Carmichael Centre 5th Year Strategic Plan


Venue: North Brunswick Street. Dublin 7

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Tuesday, October 2

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


Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 04:00 PM Press Conference on the outcome of the work of the Cabinet
Committee on Abortion and the Cabinet's reaction to it. Venue Press
Centre

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04.00 PM 04:15 PM Courtesy call and photograph with Tom O'Malley, Tosco/Phillips and
Paddy Power IN PC

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Launch commemorative book on Lebanon entitled "In the Service of
Peace"
Venue: National Museum, Collins Barracks

05:30 PM 06:30 PM Cabinet Committee on Asylum Seekers Venue : Sycamore Room

06:30 PM 07:30 PM Meeting with David Trimble, Reg Empey, David Campbell

08:00 PM 08:00 PM Attend Opening Night of the season of Plays by Tom Murphy
Venue: Abbey Theatre

Wednesday, October 3

DAIL SITTING (2.30 P.M - 10.00 P.M.)

10:00 AM 10:15 AM Courtesy call by


Nicanor Restrepo

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Dick Roche plus 3

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Meeting with Fr. Sean Healy, Dermot McCarthy to attend also
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

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

04:15 PM 06:15 PM Order of Business, statements on death of Kevin Boland and


statements on US atrocities

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09:00 PM 09:00 PM Scoil Catriona Fundraiser Dinner
Venue: Croke Park

Thursday, October 4

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

12:00 PM 12:00 PM Function for Ceann Comhairle


Venue: Leinster House

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Visit to St. Mary's Secondary .School


Venue: Tipperary

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Depart Army Grounds/Dublin Airport


for Nenagh

01:45 PM 01:45 PM Visit to St. Conlon's Community Welfare Home


Venue: Tipperary

02:15 PM 02:15 PM Visit to CBS Primary/Secondary School


Venue. Tipperary

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Visit Nenagh General Hospital


Venue: Nenagh, Co. Tipperary

03:45 PM 03:45 PM Walkabout Nenagh Town Centre

04:15 PM 04:15 PM Visit to Nenagh Castle Complex Development


Venue: Nenagh

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Civic Reception Nenagh UDC


Venue: Town Hall, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Depart for Third World Confernce in Ballina

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07:00 PM 07:00 PM Perfornn the Official Opening of the European Union Committee of the
Regions Conference
Venue: Lakeside Hotel, Ballina, Co. Tipperary

Friday, October 5

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Address the Institution of Engineers of Ireland Annual Conference


Venue: Great Southern Hotel, Killarney

10:45 AM 10:45 AM Depart Farranfore for Dublin

11:30 AM 11:30 AM Arrive Dublin Airport

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Arrive Castlepollard

01:00 PM 01:00 PM visit new post primary school


Venue: Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Arrive Mullingar - Officially open Canore Ltd new Offices Warehouse &
Showrooms
Venue: Mullingar Business Park

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Officially open Victim Support's new office


Venue: Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Visit to Longford/Westmeath General Hospital


Venue: Westmeath

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Visit to Cusack Park

Saturday, O c t o b e r 6

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11:30 AM 11:30 AM Address the Internatioanl Literacy Day
Venue: Gresham Hotel

05:35 PM 05:35 PM World Cup Qualifier Republic of Ireland v. Cyprus Venue : Lansdowne
Road

Sunday, O c t o b e r 7

Monday, O c t o b e r 8

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Officially open Beaumont Private Clinic Cardiac Laboratory


Venue. Beamount, Dublin 9

Tuesday, O c t o b e r 9

DAIL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 9.30 P.M.)

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


Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Drop in to a meeting between officials and Sinn Fein (Minister Cowen to
attend also) Venue : Michael Collins' Office

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

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

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

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04:45 PM 04:45 PM Meet Tubercurry Active Retirement Group afterr Order of Business.
Venue Main Stairs Leinster House (Ref Mattie Brennan)

07:00 PM 07:10 PM Meeting with Deputation of EU Socialist Parties. Venue Taoiseach's


Meeting Room

07:15 PM 07:15 PM Photocall with two World Champion Kick Boxers


Venue:Taoiseach's Office

07:20 PM 07:20 PM Minister Sile de Valera

W e d n e s d a y , October 10

DAIL SITTING (10.30 A.M. - 8.30 P.M.

09:00 AM 09:40 AM Opening Address at the PPP/PFI Global Seminar


Venue: Burlington Hotel

10:00 AM 10:30 AM "•vs-Briefingon the Order of Business

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:30 PM 04:00 PM Meeting with Mr. Steve Costello, Business in the Community - Ireland
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

04:00 PM 04:30 PM Meeting with SDLP

04:30 PM 06:00 PM Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

06:15 PM 06:15 PM Bart Cronin

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06:30 PM 06:30 PM Launch Bruce Arnold's Biography of the Life of Jack Lynch
Venue : National Gallery, Dublin 2

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Thursday, O c t o b e r 11

DAIL SITTING (10 30 A.M. - 4.45 P.M.)

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business


(Being taken by Dr. Woods)

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Maurice Hayes, Venue St Lukes. W Kirwan & M Collins also attending.

12:00 PM 12 00 PM Officially open HUB - DCU's new £4 million Student Centre


Venue: DCU, Dublin 9

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06:15 PM 06:15 PM Drop into Knights Cleaning Services Ltd. announcement of their
business expansion
Venue: Buswells Hotel

Friday, October 12

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Sunday, October 14

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11:30 AM 11:30 AM This Week - Gerry Barry, followed by This Week in Politics - Sean
Duignan. Venue RTE

• 01:20 PM 05:00 PM Ceremonies to mark the re-internment of ten War of Independence


volunteers in Glasnevin Cemetry Venue : Pro Cathedral / Glasnevin

Monday, O c t o b e r 15

01:30 PM 02:30 PM Lunch with Mme. Fontaine, President European Parliament.


Venue : Sycamore Room

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Launch 106.8 new Country Sound Radio Station


Venue: Stillorgan Ind. Park

05:00 PM 05:00 PM — Launch the commencement of works for the refurbishment of Dublin
Docklands Development Authority's Stack AVenue Custom House
Quay

07:00 PM 08.00 PM Meeting with President Yasser Arafat Venue : Sycamore Room

Tuesday, O c t o b e r 16

09:15 AM 09:15 AM Dermot McCarthy and Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

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


Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:30 PM 03:45 PM Martin Mansergh

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

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

05:30 PM 06:30 PM Briefing on visit to the European Commission: Venue : Sycamore Room

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W e d n e s d a y , October 17

Visit by Taoiseach to European Commission, Brussels

08:20 AM 08:20 AM Depart Dublin Airport (Ceremonial Suite) for Brussels

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business [For information only - being taken by the Tanaiste]

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time [For information only]

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Arrive Dublin Airport from Brussels (time approx)

Thursday, O c t o b e r 18

09:00 AM 09:15 AM Brief Meeting with Egyptian Ambassador re beef market

09:15 AM 09:30 AM David Andrews

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Senator John Creegan

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:30 AM 12:00 PM Meeting with The Salvation Army


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

01:30 PM 01:30 PM Meeting of High Level Group on Regulation


Venue: Sycamore Room

01:30 PM 01:30 PM Launch Metromedia Fiber Network's Internet Services Exchange


Venue: Citywest Business Park

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02:30 PM 02:50 PM Officially Open the New All Weather Football Pitch at St. Teresa's
Gardens
Venue: Donore Avenue

03:00 PM 05:00 PM Launch of the National Forum on Europe Venue : St. Patrick's Hall,
Dublin Castle

Friday, October 19

Informal European Council, Ghent, Belgium

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Depart Dublin Airport

01:00 PM 01:00 PM Arrive Brussels -local time

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Arrive St. Peter's Abbey, Ghent - local time

11:00 PM 11:00 PM Depart Ghent-local time

11:59 PM 11:59 PM Depart Brussels - local time - arriving Dublin 12:30 a.m. Irish time.

Saturday, October 20

10:00 AM 10:00 AM Contributing to Chris Reid's media art project "Dublin Memories"
Venue: St Lukes

01:15 PM 01:15 PM Arrive at the C & C Hospitality Tent


Venue: East Stand, Lansdowne Road

02:45 PM 02:45 PM Arrive IRFU Committee Room, West Stand

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Ireland - v- England Rugby Match


Venue: Lansdowne Road.

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Monday, October 22

11:30 AM 11 30 AM Launch the Teachnet Ireland Project


Venue: St. Patrick's College

12.30 PM 01:00 PM Address the inaugural meeting of the Centre for Partnership. Venue
Room 308

02:30 PM 02:30 PM Officially Open Bord Gais New Premises


Venue: Foley Street

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Officially open Balbriggan Business Park's Second Phase


Venue: Ardgillan Suite, Bracken Court Hotel, Balbriggan

Tuesday, October 23

DAIL SITTING (2.30 P.M. - 8.30 P.M.)

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


Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:15 PM 03:30 PM Drop into meeting with Prime Minister of Prince Edward Island, Mr
Binns: Venue Leas Ceann Comhairle's Office, Leinster House

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

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04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

05:30 PM 05:45 PM Courtesy call from Dan Mulhail

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Jim Glennon

06:45 PM 07:30 PM Meeting with Vincent Kearns, Vice President, National Taxi Drivers
Union
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

07:30 PM 07:30 PM Press Conference re decommissioning: Room 308

Wednesday, October 24

DAIL SITTING (10,30 A.M. - 8.30 P.M.)

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:20 PM 03:20 PM Drop into meeting of Martin Mansergh with Sean Garland, the
Workers Party

03:30 PM 03:40 PM Photocall for Launch of Anti Racism Awaremess Campaign with the
Minister for Justice. Venue: Government Buildings

05:45 PM 05:45 PM Launch the Governments Anti-Racism Awareness Campaign


Venue: RHA, Ely Place

06:15 PM 06:15 PM Six One News Venue Courtyard Government Buildings

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06:45 PM 07:00 PM Statements on Northern Ireland

07:10 PM 07:20 PM Meeting with President Putin's daughters

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T h u r s d a y , October 25

DAIL SITTING (10.30 A.M. - 4.45 P.M.)

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business [by Tanaiste]

12:15 PM 12:15 PM Arrive Dublin Airport

12:30 PM 12:30 PM Depart Dublin for Cork

01:15 PM 01:15 PM Arrive Cork

01:30 PM 01:30 PM Vist to Examiner Offices


Venue: Cork

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Vist to St. Patrick's Girls Secondary School


Venue: Cork

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Visit Kelleher's Buildings


Venue: Cork North Central

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Launch the Blarney Business Park


Venue: Bowen House, Lee Road, Co. Cork

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Coutesy call on Lord Mayor of Cork


Venue: Cork

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Meeting wiht Terex Arials


Venue: Silversprings Hotel

07:30 PM 07:30 PM Brief meeting with Mr. Charles Hennessy & Mr Gerry Barnes, Cork
Opera House
Venue: Silver Springs Hotel

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Friday, October 26

10:05 AM 10:05 AM Depart Cork Airport El 035

10:50 AM 10:50 AM Arrive Dublin Airport

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Appointment at RHA Gallery, Ely Place

Saturday, October 27

Sunday, October 28

Monday, October 29

BANK HOLIDAY

Tuesday, October 30

Wednesday, O c t o b e r 31

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Mary Doyle

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09:15 AM 09:45 AM Chris Flood

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


Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

12:30 PM 02:00 PM Cabinet Committee on Health Venue : Sycamore Room

02:30 PM 04:00 PM Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion (followed by Cabinet Committee


on Children) Venue : Sycamore Room

04:00 PM 04:20 PM Gerry Howlin

04:20 PM 04:30 PM David Begg (Ref D McCarthy)

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Meeting with Cllr. Mary Mooney


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Meeting with National Parents & Siblings Alliance (NPSA) MoS Wallace
to attend also
Venue: Meeting Room

05:50 PM 06:00 PM Una Claffey

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Meeting ICTU re Aer Lingus

Thursday, November 1

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Officially Open The Society of the Irish Motor Industry Annual
Conference
Venue: Naas, Co. Kildare

11:30 AM 12:00 PM Launch Tallaght Local Employment Service Network OB AIR LES
Strategic Plan 2001-2003
Venue: Killinarden, Tallaght

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02:45 PM 03:00 PM Peter MacDonagh

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Cabinet Committee on Health Venue : Taoiseach's Meeting Room

04:30 PM 04:30 PM Gerry Howlin

04:50 PM 04:50 PM Una Claffey

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Venue: St. Lukes

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Dermot McCarthy Venue : St. Lukes

07:30 PM 07:30 PM Guest of Honour at Irish Exporters Association Gala Ceremony (Dress
is Blacktie)
Venue. Mansion House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Saturday, N o v e m b e r 3

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Officially open refurbished Soccer Pavilion


Venue: Phoenix Park

Sunday, N o v e m b e r 4

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02:30 PM 02:30 PM Photocall and informal few words to mark the unveiling of the first tram
for the Light Rail Project Venue : Merrion Square

Monday, November 5

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Tuesday, N o v e m b e r 6

(DAlL SITTING 2.30 P.M. - 8 30 P.M.)

09:20 AM 09:20 AM Dermot McCarthy and Mary Doyle Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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


Dermot McCarthy & 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 the Order of Business

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business (preceded by expressions of sympathy on the death


of Denis Gallagher)

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Participate in a Tribute Video to Mr. John Hume MP & Mr. Seamus
Mallon MP
Venue: Meeting Room

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Launch Espion Limited


Venue: Buswells Hotel

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Brendan Smith

07:40 PM 07:40 PM Drop in to Private Members Motion in Dail Chamber

W e d n e s d a y , November 7

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 8.30 P.M.)

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

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11:00 AM 11:05 AM Visit by Students from the Dominican College, Cabra
Venue: Leinster House [Sean Nolan will be in attendance]

01:15 PM 01:15 PM Piece to media re USA visit

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Depart Dublin Airport t for Bostor

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time (questions postponed)

Thursday, November 8

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 4 45 P.M.)

United States

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business [being taken by the Tanaiste]

11:05 AM 11:05 AM Visit by Students from the Dominican College, Cabra (Minister to be
arranged)
Venue: Leinster House

Friday, November 9

United States

10:00 PM 10:00 PM Depart for Dublin

Saturday, November 10

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Arrive Dublin from Washington

05:05 PM 05:05 PM Photograph with former Portugese footballer Eusebio Venue


Smithfield Tower

06:00 PM 06:00 PM Attend First Leg of World Cup Playoff - Ireland V. Iran - Venue
Lansdowne Road

Sunday, N o v e m b e r 11

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11:00 AM 11:00 AM Attend Stoneybatter & Areas Senior Citizens Association 1st Annual
Mass
Venue: The Church of the Sacred Heart, Arbour Hill

02:00 PM 04:00 PM Attend Ireland v Samoa Rugby Match


Venue: Lansdowne Road

Monday, N o v e m b e r 12

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Officially open Exchange House Travellers Service new building
Venue: 42 James Street, Dublin 8

03:00 PM 03:20 PM Switch on the Christmas Lights on Henry Street & Mary Street
Venue: Arnotts, Henry Street, Dublin 1

03:45 PM 03:45 PM Officially open Amari Dublin Ltd new premises


Venue: Fonthill Industrial Estate, Lucan

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Briefing with the President


Venue: Aras an Uachtarain

06:45 PM 07:15 PM Officially open The Parish of Mary Immaculate's new Sports & Training
Centre
Venue: Inchicore, Dublin 8

Tuesday, N o v e m b e r 13

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09:30 AM 10:15 AM Tanaiste, Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran

10:30 AM 10:30 AM For information only : Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

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

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04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

06:00 PM 07:30 PM Meeting of the Cabinet Committee on the Information Society


Venue: Sycamore Room

Wednesday, November 14

07:50 AM 09:00 AM Breakfast with Tanaiste and Minister for Finance: Venue Taoiseach's
Office

09:00 AM 10:00 AM - Meeting of Cabinet Committee re Sellafield MOX Plant Venue


Sycamore Room

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:05AM 11:05AM Greet Students from the Dominican College, Cabra


Venue: Leinster House

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02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:40 PM 03:40 PM Photocall with the Tanaiste to raise awareness of the Concern Fast
Venue: Ceremonial Staircase

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Courtesy call from Parliamentary delegation from Iceland led by
Mr. Halldor Blondal, Speaker of the Althingi
Venue: Sycamore Room

04:40 PM 04:40 PM Eoin Ryan

05:00 PM 05:15 PM Michael Collins & Eoin O'Leary

05:15 PM 06:45 PM Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

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07:30 PM 07:30 PM Dinner with members of the Institute of European Affairs. Venue
Taoiseach's Dining Room

T h u r s d a y , November 15

08:00 AM 09:00 AM Breakfast with Minister Noel Dempsey. Venue Taoiseach's office

09:00 AM 09:30 AM Meeting with Minister O'Donoghue and the Attorney General re
Defamation Bill

09:30 AM 09:40 AM Record piece to camera for the Goodwill Centre. Venue Meeting Room

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11.30 AM 11:30 AM Meeting with Mr. Sean Dorgan and John Dunne, IDA Dermot McCarthy
to attend also
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

12:00 PM 12:00 PM Meeting with Traveller organisation behind Citizen Traveller


Venue: Meeting Room

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Venue: Taoiseach's Office

04:30 PM 05:30 PM Meeting with SDLP Leader, Mark Durkan

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Friday, November 16

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Depart Dublin

08:30 PM 08:30 PM Guest of Honour at the Navan Chamber of Commerce President Ball
Venue: The Ardboyne Hotel, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath. Black
Tie

Saturday, November 17

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Attend Ireland v New Zealand Rugby Match


Venue: Lansdowne Road

07:15 PM 07:15 PM Present the 2001 Annual People of the Year Awards for Rehab
Venue: Citywest Hotel. Dress: Blacktie

Sunday, November 18

12:00 PM 12:00 PM Unveil stained glass window in remembrance of the Naval Association's
deceased colleagues
Venue. Garrison Chapel, Cathal Brugha Barracks

02:15 PM 02:45 PM Attend 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games Host Town
Programme Festivities
Venue: RDS, Dublin 4

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Attending Corpus Christi Feis (Terry Dooley)


Venue: Corpus Christi Hall

Monday, November 19

01:00 PM 01:30 PM Meeting with Mr. Enda Connellan, Chief Executive, Dublin Port
Company
Venue: St. Luke's

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02:00 PM 02:00 PM Drop into St. Laurence O'Toole School
Venue: Seville Road, Dublin 1

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Visit St. Anne's GAA Club


Venue: Bohernabreena, Tallaght, Dublin 24

05:00 PM 05:00 PM Telephone call to former French President Giscard d'Estaing

06:15 PM 06:15 PM Dermot McCarthy

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Host a reception for former Oireachtas members


Venue: Members Restaurant, Leinster House

08:30 PM 08:30 PM Guest of Honour at the Official Launch of Zurich Bank


Venue: City Hall

Tuesday, November 20

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Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Brief Discussion with Paul McGarry re Dublin / Monaghan Bombing
Inquiry

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

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

05:15 PM 05:25 PM John O Driscoll, Blackrock College Radio

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Meeting with Mr. Pat Cox MEP, Mr. Andrew Duff MEP & Mr. Bo Jensen
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

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06:30 PM 06:30 PM Present the Irish Times/PA Management Award 2001 (Oisin Kelly
Arctic Tern' Award)
Venue: National Gallery

07:30 PM 09:30 PM Dinner with Ministers for Justice, Health, Social Community & Family
Affairs and others. Venue Dining Room

Wednesday, November 21

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

09:15 AM 09:15 AM Courtesy call from a Parliamentary delegation from the Slovak Republic
led by Mr. Jozeg Migas
Venue: Sycamore Room

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

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12:45 PM 12:45 PM Interview with BBC. Venue Sycamore Room

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:25 PM 03:25 PM Photocall with Mr. Kieran McLoughlin, Irish Funds & Mary Davis
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

03:35 PM 04:00 PM Minister O'Rourke

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Interview with Sky TV Venue Taoiseach's Meeting Room

04:05 PM 05:00 PM Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion Venue : Sycamore Room

05:00 PM 05:30 PM Meeting with ICTU


Venue: Meeting Room

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05:30 PM 06:00 PM Meeting with IBEC
Venue:Sycamore Room

08:30 PM 08:30 PM Officially open the newly refurbished Halfway House Pub
Venue: Ashtown, Dublin 7

Thursday, November 22

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. -4.45 P.M.)

08:00 AM 08:00 AM Meeting with Tanaiste & Minister for Finance


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

09:00 AM 09:15 AM Dermot McCarthy

10:00 AM 10:00 AM Depart Dublin Airport for Farranfore by Government Jet

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business (Tanaiste)

Friday, N o v e m b e r 23

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 4.30 P.M.)

Saturday, November 24

11:00 AM 11:00 AM Launch Irish Wheelchair Association new Day Resource Centre
Venue: Tuam, Co. Galway

01:30 PM 01:30 PM Opening of Food Safety Promotion Board Offices


Venue: 7 East Gate Avenue, East Gate, Little Island, Co. Cork

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Sunday, November 25

11:45 AM 01:15 PM Attend Stand Down Parade of the Irish UNIFIL Contingent
Venue: GPO, O'Connell Street

Monday, November 26

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Officially open CERT Tourism Business Forum


Venue: The Westin Hotel, Dublin 1

11:45 AM 01:15PM Launch of Health Strategy; Mansion House

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06:00 PM 06:00 PM Launch book "Acts of Union" by Kevin Whelan.
Venue: Merrion Hotel

06:25 PM 06:25 PM Piece to camera re Helath Strategy. Venue Courtyard

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Launch book entitled "Hanged for Ireland" by Tim Carey
Venue: Hotel Saint George, 7 Parnell Square, Dublin 1

Tuesday, November 27

(DAlL SITTING 2.30 P.M. -10.00 P.M.)

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09:45 AM 09:45 AM Meeting with the Tanaiste
Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

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

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

05:30 PM 06:00 PM Meeting with PA Consulting concerning the SMI process Venue
Taoiseach's Office

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07:00 PM 07:00 PM Launch book entitled "Penny Apples"
Venue: Mansion House

Wednesday, N o v e m b e r 28

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 10.00*P.M.)

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Tanaiste, Minister for Finance

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business


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02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:20 PM 03:20 PM Hugh Byrne

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Courtesy call from Judge Eduardo Moline O'Connor, Argentine
Supreme Court [Eoin O'Leary to attend also] Venue: Taoiseach's Office

03:50 PM 03:50 PM Mary Doyle re agenda of Cabinet Committee

04:00 PM 05:30 PM Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Venue : Sycamore Room

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05:30 PM 06:15 PM Meeting with The Border, Midland and Western Regional Assembly
Venue: Meeting Room

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07:20 PM 09:00 PM Attend dinner at Media Lab Europe Venue: Former Guinness Hopstore,
Crane Street

Thursday, N o v e m b e r 29

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 4.45 P.M.)

08:15 AM 08:45 AM Briefing meeting re BIC and NSMC. Venue St Lukes


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09:00 AM 09:00 AM Depart by car for Monaghan

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business (to be taken by the Tanaiste)

10:00 PM 10:00 PM Depart Monaghan

Friday, N o v e m b e r 30

07:45 AM 07:45 AM Breakfast meeting with Tanaiste & the Minister for Finance. Venue
Taoiseach's Office

09:00 AM 09:00 AM British Irish Council and North South Ministerial Council
Venue : Dublin Castle

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05:50 PM 06:00 PM Piece to camera for Global Tech (ref G Hickey). Venue St Lukes

07:10 PM 09:00 PM Attend Eircell GAA All Stars Awards 2001 Dress: Blacktie
Venue: Citywest Hotel

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Saturday, December 1

Sunday, December 2

11:15 AM 11:15 AM Open Christmas Fair


Venue: St Mary's Holy Faith School, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Monday, December 3

12:40 PM 12:40 PM Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

01:00 PM 02:30 PM Lunch with Special Olympics Patrons Venue : Italian Room

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Drop into The Liberties Senior Citizens Group Christmas Dinner Dance
Venue: Mansion House

Tuesday, December 4

(DAlL SITTING 2.30 P.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

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09:45 AM 09:45 AM Meeting with the Tanaiste
Dermot McCarthy & 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

03:20 PM 03:20 PM Photo with Inspr. Tom Kiely,


Venue: Taoiseach's office

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

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

05:30 PM 06:30 PM Cabinet Committee on Asylum Seekers Venue : Sycamore Room

06:30 PM 06:45 PM Donal Moynihan

06:45 PM 07:00 PM John Browne

07:00 PM 07:15 PM Michael Moynihan

07:30 PM 07:30 PM Taoiseach, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Justice, AG, D McCarthy.
Venue Taoiseach's Office

Wednesday, December 5

BUDGET DAY

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - Midnight)

07:45 AM 07:45 AM Special Government Meeting

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:15AM 11:15AM Speak on 25th Amendment of the Constitution (Protection of Human


Life in Pregnancy) Bill 2001 (time approx)

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

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03:15 PM 03.15 PM Briefing by Finance Officials on the Financial Resolutions. Venue
Taoiseach's Office

04:15 PM 04:15 PM Budget

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Record piece to camera for Party Political Broadcast on the Budget:
Venue Meeting Room (time prov).

09:00 PM 09:00 PM Interview with RTE News. Venue Government Buildings

Thursday, December 6

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 6.30 P.M.)

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Photocall for "Radio Works - turn it on"

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

11:00 AM 01:00 PM Budget debate

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Attend the switching on of the Leinster House Christmas Tree Lights
Venue: Leinster Lawn

03:40 PM 03:40 PM Minister of State Hugh Byrne

03:45 PM 04:15 PM Meeting with Dr. William C. Harris, Director-General of Science


Foundation Ireland
Venue: Taoiseach's Office

04:30 PM 05:00 PM Briefing meeting with officials re meeting with PM Verhofstadt Venue
Meeting Room

05:00 PM 06:50 PM Meeting with PM Verhofstadt


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Guest of Honour at the reception to mark the occasion of the formal
hand over of the Sean O'Casey papers to the State
Venue: National Library

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08:00 PM 08.00 PM Drop in to Merril Lynch function
Venue; Four Seasons Hotel

10:00 PM 10:00 PM Informal drop in to Legend of Sport Dinner with Guest of Hnour George
Best Venue : Burlington Hotel (time approx.)

Friday, December 7

(DAlL SITTING 10.30 A.M. - 4.00 P.M.)

09:00 AM 09:00 AM Depart Dublin

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Ardee

11:30 AM 01:00 PM Dundalk

12:00 PM 12:00 PM Officially open new Learning & Information Resource Centre Building
Venue: Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Co. Louth

02:40 PM 03:00 PM Visit Scoil Mhuire Fatima


Venue: Dublin Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth

03:00 PM 03:30 PM Visit LMFM new studios


Venue: Broadcasting House,Rathmullen Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth

04:15 PM 04:15 PM Depart Drogheda

Saturday, December 8

Sunday, December 9

Monday, December 10

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12:00 PM 12:00 PM Visit The Phoenix Park School
Venue: Phoenix Park

02:00 PM 02:00 PM Officially announce the years recipients of Dublin Docklands


Development Authority's Community Development Project Initiative
Awards
Venue: Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Launch National Committee of Volunteering presentation of a sculpture


to mark the closure of the UN International Year of Volunteers in Ireland
Venue: Celtic Suite, Cusack Stand, Croke Park, Dublin 3

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Formally launch FAI's Development Strategy 2002 - 2006 entitled "One
Game, One Association
Venue: Butlington Hotel

Tuesday, December 11

(Dail Sitting 11.30 A.M. - 10.00P.M.)

09:15 AM 09:45 AM Opening Address at the 2001 IPA/CIPFA Conference


Venue: Dublin Castle

10:30 AM 10:30 AM Government Meeting (Tanaiste not attending)

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

04:15 PM 04:45 PM Order of Business

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Mary Doyle re infrastructure matters

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W e d n e s d a y , December 12

(Dail Sitting 10.30 A.M. - 10.00 P.M.)

09:00 AM 09:30 AM Photocall and brief meeting to mark the launch the Annual Report of the
Competitiveness Council Venue : Front Steps and then Meeting Room

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Order of Business

02:30 PM 03:15 PM Question Time

03:20 PM 03:20 PM Receive a complimentary Christmas Tree from the winner of the
National Christmas Tree Contest Venue: Front Steps

03:25 PM 03:25 PM Seamus Healy

03:30 PM 03:30 PM Courtesy call from Ms. Joanne Richardson, Chief Executive, American
Chamber of Commerce [Mary Doyle to attend also]

03:50 PM 03:50 PM Eoin O'Leary re Cabinet Committee

04:00 PM 05:30 PM Cabinet Committee on European Affairs Venue : Sycamore Room

06:00 PM 06:30 PM Ceremony to appoint new President of the High Court Venue : Aras an
Uachtarain

07:45 PM 07:45 PM Polcorr's Dinner


Venue: Farmleigh

Thursday, December 13

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(Dail Sitting 10.30 A.M. - 10.00 P.M.

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Meeting with Senator Ed Haughey and Art Cosgrove.

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

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Meeting with Pierre Moscovici, Minister for European Affairs. Venue
Dublin Castle

11:00 AM 12:30 PM Visit by Taoiseach to the Forum on Europe Venue : Dublin Castle

12:45 PM 02:00 PM Attend IFSC Annual Lunch Venue: Italian Room.

02:00 PM 02:05 PM Short piece to camera for Sky Sports

02:15 PM 02:25 PM Dermot McCarthy

02:30 PM 04:00 PM Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure and PPPs Venue : Sycamore


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06:00 PM 06:15 PM Gerry Hickey

06:15 PM 06:30 PM Dermot McCarthy

08:30 PM 08:30 PM Depart Dublin Airport for European Council in Laeken

Friday, December 14

European Council, Laeken

(Dail Sitting 10.30A.M. - 04.30 P.M.

Saturday, December 15

European Council, Laeken

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08:00 PM 08:00 PM Hold

Sunday, December 16

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Drop into Fitzgibbon Street Senior Citizens Christmas Party
Venue: Croke Park, Dublin 3

Monday, December 17

04:15 PM 05:15 PM Attend Performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream


Venue: Law Library, Distillery Building, 145 Chruch Street, Dublin 7

05:40 PM 05:40 PM Present toys made by the Probation Service to the National Children's
Hospital Venue : Temple Street

06:00 PM 06:30 PM Official re-opening of the Big Tree, Dorset Street

Tuesday, December 18

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01:00 PM 01:30 PM Student Union representatives from TCD, DCU and Maynooth.
Minister for Education attending also. Venue Meeting Room.

01:30 PM 01:30 PM MJ Nolan and Donie Cassidy

02:15 PM 02:15 PM Meeting with the Tanaiste


Dermot McCarthy & Paul Haran to attend also

03:00 PM 03:00 PM Government Meeting


Venue: Government Buildings

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07:45 PM 07:45 PM Attend Government Dinner
Venue: Farmleigh (7.15 for 7"

W e d n e s d a y , December 19

10:00 AM 10:00 AM Drop into Rutland Street National School


Venue: Lower Rutland Street, Dublin 1

05:30 PM 05:30 PM Short video message for Launch of Special Olympic World Games
Ireland 2003 fundraising initiative
Venue: Meeting Room

05:45 PM 05:45 PM Brian Murphy

06:00 PM 06:15 PM Short meeting with Maolmuire Tynan


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

06:15 PM 06:30 PM Deirdre Grant INN

06:30 PM 06:30 PM Meeting with Mr. Tommy Lyons


Venue: Taoiseach's Office

Thursday, December 20

Friday, December 21

12:50 PM 12:50 PM Russian Ambassador

01:10 PM 01:10 PM Courtesy call from Cardinal Connell

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01:30 PM 01:30 PM Department Christmas Choir Recital.

02:00 PM 02:15 PM US Ambassador Richard Egan

02:15 PM 02:15 PM Minister Dermot Ahern

02:20 PM 02:20 PM Una Claffey

07:00 PM 07:00 PM Department Christmas Party Venue : Rooms 301 and 308

Saturday, December 22

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Sunday, December 23

12:00 PM 12:00 PM Wreath laying ceremony


Venue: Halfway House Roundabout followed by donation of hamper to
Ashtown House

Monday, December 24

Tuesday, December 25

W e d n e s d a y , December 26

T h u r s d a y , December 27

Friday, December 28

Saturday, December 29

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Sunday, December 30

Monday, December 31

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