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06 Feb 2010

Deplorable state of ICT in Irish schools

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on matict.blogspot.com

Again in January 2008 the Minister for Education and Science, Mary Hanafin, launching the Schools Broadband Access Programme said: “ICT in the classroom is important, both in terms of giving students the opportunity to achieve computer …... Continue reading »

Hanafin defends Fa¤ s scheme changes

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on thepost.ie

By Niamh Connolly Political Correspondent Minister for Social and Family Affairs Mary Hanafin has insisted that the government's moves to boost access to the Fás workplace programme are starting to make an impact.... Continue reading »

21 Jul 2009

Irish Autism Action: I wonder who else is reading this blog? An …

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on irishautismaction.blogspot.com

Our Good Friend Anonymous (who also tells me when I look tired) has helpfully dropped by the previous post on the changes to the DCA to share this reply to a Parliamentary Question from Mary Hanafin: Anonymous has left a new comment on …... Continue reading »

16 Jul 2009

Jason O Mahony » Blog Archive » Here come the pleaders!

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on jasonomahony.ie

On top of that we naturally assume that the people carrying out such policy always have some sort of hidden agenda, as if Mary Harney and Mary Hanafin meet in secret, rubbing their hands in glee at how many people they have hurt today. …... Continue reading »

Molly'sBlog

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on mollymew.blogspot.com

On RTE news on 18/5/09, Mary Hanafin stated, in her usual Orwellian fashion, that the Department of Social and Family Affairs (DSFA) had now provided a financial incentive to encourage those under 20 to go into training or education. …... Continue reading »

25 Apr 2009

The Irish Economy » Blog Archive » The concept of ‘legitimate …

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on irisheconomy.ie

I can only wonder what games the mandarins in Social Welfare are playing. It sounds like they’re throwing the kitchen sink at the prospect of serious social welfare cuts. I think it’s a symptom of Mary Hanafin not wanting to go down ... Continue reading »

15 Feb 2009

At least one Minister reads her brief « Achem’s Blunt One

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on drtod.wordpress.com

Mary Hanafin was in Kildare last night to launch a Kildare Community Education Partnership report on the community. As she spoke clutching her copy of the document – she mentioned that she had read it, and stressed how ... Continue reading »

07 Feb 2009

Primal Sneeze » Blog Archive » Online dole forms

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on primalsneeze.com

forms for Jobseekers Benefit and Jobseekers Allowance are available for the first time to download from the Department of Social and Family Affairs website” reads the press release from Minister Mary Hanafin*. ... Continue reading »

07 Jan 2009

Arse End Of Ireland: I Want A Nice Dirty Fight.

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on arseendofireland.blogspot.com

Mary Hanafin and any parent. Sweary and Old Knudsen. Piss-takes at dawn. Harassment at high noon. The pot and the kettle in a name calling contest. Lough Corrib and the Liffey. 1:59 PM; fitty flutt said… Me and Mrs. Doyle, ... Continue reading »

An Druma Mór: Tórramh Tony Gregory

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on andrumamornuacht.blogspot.com

Dúirt an tAthair Ó Dúill go raibh misneach agus prionsabal agus ónóir le linn a shaoil. Bhí Coimisnéir an Gharda, Fachtna Murphy, an iarThaoiseach Albert Reynolds agus an tAire Mary Hanafin orthu sin a bhí i láthair. ... Continue reading »

04 Dec 2008

RTÉ Business: Morning business news – Dec 2

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on rte.ie/business

Time-bomb: Mary Hanafin, the Minister for Social & Family Affairs, says there is always the State pension to fall back on if managed funds collapse. Play ... Continue reading »

07 Nov 2008

Greens welcome disability u-turn – News, frontpage – Braypeople.ie

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on braypeople.ie/news

who are under 18 years of age should continue to receive that payment,' she said after Minister for Social Welfare and Family Affairs Mary Hanafin announced that 16 and 17-year-olds would continue to get disability allowance. ... Continue reading »

28 Oct 2008

Malaysia bans Lesbianism | gaelick

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on gaelick.com

Mary Coughlan? Mary Hanafin? All a pack of shits ... Continue reading »

23 Oct 2008

Adhmhaidin: Dé Céadaoin 22 Deireadh Fómhair 2008

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on rte.ie/rnag/adhmhaidin.html

Mary Hanafin, Fianna Fáil & Donncha Mac Fhionnlaoich, Fine Gael, ag caint faoin hathraithe a fógraíodh inné ar shonraí na cáinaisnéise.... Continue reading »

18 Oct 2008

BUDGET 2009 • thepropertypin.com

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on thepropertypin.com

Did I hear correctly or did Mary Hanafin say on RTE radio 1 at lunchtime 'unfortunately people are living longer'. Wonder what Plan B is these cuts dont work out!! Yes she did. Fr Sean Healy in the same interview called her a liar. ... Continue reading »

16 Sep 2008

An Irishman's Diary

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on irishtimes.com

TOMORROW the Minister for Social and Family Affairs, Mary Hanafin, will unveil a new stamp for An Post commemorating the centenary of the introduction of statutory pensions in Britain and Ireland, writes Ronan O'Brien.... Continue reading »

04 Sep 2008

Fat Rick will save the day

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on twentymajor.net

And if the boxer thing doesn’t work Fat Rick Moranis gives you his iron-clad guarantee to make you forget your troubles by doing his hilarious ‘I am the keymaster’ routine with Mary Hanafin playing the role of the gatekeeper. ... Continue reading »

26 Aug 2008

Back-to-school allowance to assist parents

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on irishtimes.com

MINISTER FOR Social and Family Affairs Mary Hanafin has urged parents of school-going children to apply by text for part of a €46 million allocation to meet back-to-school costs.... Continue reading »

18 Aug 2008

Hospital staff details on stolen laptop

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on hse-ireland.blogspot.com

Social Affairs Minister Mary Hanafin last week said she was unhappy her department had been kept in the dark about this stolen laptop. A third laptop of concern which went missing from C&AG staff contained hundreds of details of social ... Continue reading »

15 Aug 2008

Killarney workers issue appeal to minister

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on thekingdom.ie

THREE former Killarney social welfare office staff, with more than 60 years experience between them, have made a direct appeal to Social Welfare Minister, Mary Hanafin, to help save their jobs.... Continue reading »

13 Aug 2008

Free Fees (with every packet of cornflakes)

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on obriend.info

Batt O’Keefe’s proposals (and it is worth noting that the Green Party are making it clear that this is NOT a government proposal, Mary Hanafin has likewise come out against it, as has the leader of the Progressive Democrats, ... Continue reading »

10 Aug 2008

Government To Ban ‘Mullet’ Haircut As Crisis Deepens

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on gubuwire.com

The fact that two of the three ministerial Marys – Minister for Health and Children Mary Harney, and Minister for Social and Family Affairs Mary Hanafin – were present at today’s press conference in Dublin indicates this matter is also ... Continue reading »

31 Jul 2008

Put your question to the minister

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on gavinsblog.com

The minister facing questions for the next edition is Social and Family Affairs Minister Mary Hanafin. Do you have a question you would like to put to Minister Hanafin? Send me an email or leave a comment. A name with a town/county ... Continue reading »

29 Jul 2008

Government to Launch Quango-busting Quango

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on greeninkpen.blogspot.com

Meanwhile Minister Without a Pulse Mary Hanafin has announced that once the less well-off members of society start stretching pennies in the face of a leaner economy she is confident that there will be enough copper wire for a viable ... Continue reading »

28 Jul 2008

Reflections on the Weekend…

An article about Mary Hanafin seen on inishtrahoull.blogspot.com

It also called on the Minister for Social and Family Affairs, Mary Hanafin, to tackle the issue of fuel poverty among those depending on social welfare payments. Meanwhile Age Action has called on the government and the energy providers ... Continue reading »


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