21. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he or his officials have met church leaders. (Question 34892/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 21 and 22 together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet with church leaders from all faiths informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events.
Since I took office as Taoiseach, neither myself nor my officials have had any formal meetings with any church leaders, including Archbishop Diarmuid Martin. I intend to have meetings under the Structured Dialogue Process soon.
 ...

79. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he has met with the religious leaders recently. (Question 1385/18 asked on 16 Jan 2018 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: On 31 August last, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and by the Ministers for Education and Skills; Health; Transport, Tourism and Sport and Employment Affairs & Social Protection.
A wide ranging discussion took place on a range of important national and international issues i...

10. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Taoiseach if he has met the religious orders recently. (Question 32476/17 asked on 20 Sep 2017 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 10 and 11 together.
I have not met with religious orders recently. However, like public representatives generally, I meet with church leaders from all faiths informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. 
On 31 August last, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste ...

5. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he has met the church leaders recently. (Question 3445/18 asked on 23 Jan 2018 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
On 31 August last, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and by the Ministers for Education and Skills; Health; Transport, Tourism and Sport; and Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
A wide-ranging discussion took ...

9. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he has held recent meetings with church leaders and faith communities. (Question 15156/18 asked on 18 Apr 2018 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: On 31 August last, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the then Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and by the Ministers for Education and Skills; Health; Transport, Tourism and Sport; and Employment Affairs and Social Protection. A wide-ranging discussion took place on a range of important national and international...

115. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he commenced formal meetings with the church leaders under the structured dialogue process. (Question 39095/17 asked on 20 Sep 2017 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: On 31 August last, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and by the Ministers for Education and Skills, Health, Transport, Tourism and Sport and Employment Affairs and Social Protection. A wide ranging discussion took place on a range of important national and international issue...

1. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he has held recent meetings with church leaders and faith communities. (Question 53041/17 asked on 23 Jan 2018 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
On 31 August last, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and by the Ministers for Education and Skills; Health; Transport, Tourism and Sport; and Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
A wide-ranging discussion took ...

2. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent and planned engagements with church leaders and faith communities here. (Question 1838/18 asked on 23 Jan 2018 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
On 31 August last, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and by the Ministers for Education and Skills; Health; Transport, Tourism and Sport; and Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
A wide-ranging discussion took ...

1. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he has met religious leaders recently; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 39247/13 asked on 10 Dec 2013 - Government-Church Dialogue)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. I previously advised the House of my intention to engage in the process of structured dialogue with the churches, faith communities and philosophical non-confessional bodies envisaged in the Lisbon treaty. The structure for dialogue includes meetings at official and ministeria...

183. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on any meetings he has had with any church leaders; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 6778/13 asked on 12 Feb 2013 - Ministerial Meetings)

The Taoiseach: Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending public events, funerals etc. Also, like my predecessors I receive a Christmas greetings courtesy call from the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin. In addition, the House will be aware that the Tánaiste and I hosted a State Reception on the occasion of the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin last year.
As regards formal meetings, I previously advised the ...

3. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Taoiseach if he will report on meetings planned or past with church leaders. (Question 3089/18 asked on 23 Jan 2018 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
On 31 August last, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and by the Ministers for Education and Skills; Health; Transport, Tourism and Sport; and Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
A wide-ranging discussion took ...

4. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Taoiseach if he has had meetings recently with religious leaders. (Question 3173/18 asked on 23 Jan 2018 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
On 31 August last, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and by the Ministers for Education and Skills; Health; Transport, Tourism and Sport; and Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
A wide-ranging discussion took ...

7. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with representatives of the Jewish faith and the Islamic community; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 6611/15 asked on 30 Jun 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 5 to 14, inclusive, together.
As with public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious or non-religious leaders on an informal basis in the course of attending official or public events. Most recently, I met Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Michael Jackson when I officially opened a new campus development at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophica...

64. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the wide range of national and international issues he discussed with church leaders at the meeting with them and other ministers. (Question 40712/17 asked on 26 Sep 2017 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: On 31 August last, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and by the Ministers for Education and Skills, Health, Transport, Tourism and Sport and Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
The agenda for the meeting included the World Meeting of Families 2018 and possible visit by P...

8. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he has met the various religious groups since the general election; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 13103/16 asked on 15 Jun 2016 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to takes Questions Nos. 8 to 12, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. Given the 1916 commemorations, I have attended many events this year in particular which have also been attended by representatives from various religious groups. As Taoiseach in the previous Government, I met with representatives from the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland,...

13. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he has met any of the faith communities since the “Yes” vote in the marriage equality referendum; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 22945/15 asked on 30 Jun 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 5 to 14, inclusive, together.
As with public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious or non-religious leaders on an informal basis in the course of attending official or public events. Most recently, I met Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Michael Jackson when I officially opened a new campus development at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophica...

4. Deputy Joe Higgins asked the Taoiseach if he will report on any recent meetings he has held with religious leaders. (Question 40868/13 asked on 10 Dec 2013 - Government-Church Dialogue)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. I previously advised the House of my intention to engage in the process of structured dialogue with the churches, faith communities and philosophical non-confessional bodies envisaged in the Lisbon treaty. The structure for dialogue includes meetings at official and ministeria...

1. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with the Roman Catholic Church leaders on 31 August 2017. (Question 39675/17 asked on 26 Sep 2017 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to takes Questions Nos. 1 to 4, inclusive, together.
On 31 August, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Deputy Fitzgerald; the Minister for Education and Skills, Deputy Bruton; the Minister for Health, Deputy Harris; the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Deput...

11. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meetings with leaders of faith communities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 15222/15 asked on 30 Jun 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 5 to 14, inclusive, together.
As with public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious or non-religious leaders on an informal basis in the course of attending official or public events. Most recently, I met Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Michael Jackson when I officially opened a new campus development at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophica...

107. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meetings with church leaders and faith communities. (Question 36016/16 asked on 22 Nov 2016 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. This year in particular, with the 1916 commemorations, I have attended many events that have also been attended by representatives from various religious groups. 
As Taoiseach in the previous Government I met with representatives from the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland, the Jewish community, the Islamic community, Atheist Ireland and ...

12. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he has met religious leaders since the referendum campaign on marriage equality began; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 19224/15 asked on 30 Jun 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 5 to 14, inclusive, together.
As with public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious or non-religious leaders on an informal basis in the course of attending official or public events. Most recently, I met Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Michael Jackson when I officially opened a new campus development at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophica...

5. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with the Humanist Association of Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 6609/15 asked on 30 Jun 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 5 to 14, inclusive, together.
As with public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious or non-religious leaders on an informal basis in the course of attending official or public events. Most recently, I met Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Michael Jackson when I officially opened a new campus development at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophica...

6. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with Atheist Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 6610/15 asked on 30 Jun 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 5 to 14, inclusive, together.
As with public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious or non-religious leaders on an informal basis in the course of attending official or public events. Most recently, I met Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Michael Jackson when I officially opened a new campus development at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophica...

4. Deputy Joe Higgins asked the Taoiseach if he has met with any church organisations in his official capacity. (Question 12662/13 asked on 16 Apr 2013 - Official Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending public events, funerals, etc. Also, like my predecessors, I receive a Christmas greetings courtesy call from the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin. In addition, the House will be aware that the Tánaiste and I hosted a State reception on the occasion of the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin last y...

3. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his structured dialogue with religious and faith organisations. (Question 40741/13 asked on 10 Dec 2013 - Government-Church Dialogue)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. I previously advised the House of my intention to engage in the process of structured dialogue with the churches, faith communities and philosophical non-confessional bodies envisaged in the Lisbon treaty. The structure for dialogue includes meetings at official and ministeria...

139. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he has met the church leaders recently. (Question 27555/17 asked on 20 Jun 2017 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: Like public representatives generally, my predecessor met church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. Last year in particular, with the 1916 commemorations, he attended many events that were also attended by representatives from various religious groups. 
Bilateral meetings have been held with representatives from the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland, the Jewish community, the Islamic community, Atheist Ireland and the Human...

3. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he will provide details of his recent meeting with Cardinal Brady; the issues that were discussed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 3944/13 asked on 16 Apr 2013 - Official Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending public events, funerals, etc. Also, like my predecessors, I receive a Christmas greetings courtesy call from the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin. In addition, the House will be aware that the Tánaiste and I hosted a State reception on the occasion of the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin last y...

5. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he has met leaders of the Islamic faith in Dublin recently; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 2176/15 asked on 20 Jan 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious and non-religious leaders, on an informal basis, in the course of attending official or public events. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophical bodies through a formal structured dialogue process which provides a channel for consultation and communication between the State and such bodies on matters of mutual ...

2. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on meetings he has held with religious leaders. (Question 40740/13 asked on 10 Dec 2013 - Government-Church Dialogue)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. I previously advised the House of my intention to engage in the process of structured dialogue with the churches, faith communities and philosophical non-confessional bodies envisaged in the Lisbon treaty. The structure for dialogue includes meetings at official and ministeria...

5. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Taoiseach the religious leaders he has met recently and the issues he has raised with them; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 47754/13 asked on 10 Dec 2013 - Government-Church Dialogue)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. I previously advised the House of my intention to engage in the process of structured dialogue with the churches, faith communities and philosophical non-confessional bodies envisaged in the Lisbon treaty. The structure for dialogue includes meetings at official and ministeria...

1. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he has met church leaders recently; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 37620/14 asked on 20 Jan 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious and non-religious leaders, on an informal basis, in the course of attending official or public events. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophical bodies through a formal structured dialogue process which provides a channel for consultation and communication between the State and such bodies on matters of mutual ...

2. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent meeting with representatives of the Catholic Church as part of the church-State structured dialogue process. (Question 40410/17 asked on 26 Sep 2017 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to takes Questions Nos. 1 to 4, inclusive, together.
On 31 August, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Deputy Fitzgerald; the Minister for Education and Skills, Deputy Bruton; the Minister for Health, Deputy Harris; the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Deput...

4. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with the hierarchy of the Catholic Church in Ireland on 31 August 2017. (Question 40538/17 asked on 26 Sep 2017 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to takes Questions Nos. 1 to 4, inclusive, together.
On 31 August, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Deputy Fitzgerald; the Minister for Education and Skills, Deputy Bruton; the Minister for Health, Deputy Harris; the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Deput...

86. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he had a further meeting with the church leaders. (Question 43632/17 asked on 17 Oct 2017 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: On 31 August last I held my first formal meeting with representatives of the Catholic Church under the structured dialogue process. 
I intend to hold further meetings with other dialogue partners and I have asked my office to progress this matter and make the necessary arrangements. I hope to be in a position to meet next with representatives of the Church of Ireland, the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and the Methodist Church in Ireland.
 ...

83. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he has held meetings with Ireland’s religious leaders or orders recently. (Question 13177/17 asked on 21 Mar 2017 - Official Engagements)

The Taoiseach: Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. Last year in particular, with the 1916 commemorations, I attended many events that were also attended by representatives from various religious groups. 
As Taoiseach in the previous Government I met with representatives from the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland, the Jewish community, the Islamic community, Atheist Ireland and the Humani...

2. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on any recent meetings he has held with church leaders and faith communities. (Question 13987/17 asked on 28 Mar 2017 - Government-Church Dialogue)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1, 2 and 3 together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. Last year in particular, with the 1916 commemorations, I attended many events that were also attended by representatives from various religious groups. 
As Taoiseach in the previous Government, I met with representatives from the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland, the Jewish community...

3. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meetings with church leaders and faith communities. (Question 15507/17 asked on 28 Mar 2017 - Government-Church Dialogue)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1, 2 and 3 together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. Last year in particular, with the 1916 commemorations, I attended many events that were also attended by representatives from various religious groups. 
As Taoiseach in the previous Government, I met with representatives from the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland, the Jewish community...

9. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach the religious leaders he has met with in 2016 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 14494/16 asked on 15 Jun 2016 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to takes Questions Nos. 8 to 12, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. Given the 1916 commemorations, I have attended many events this year in particular which have also been attended by representatives from various religious groups. As Taoiseach in the previous Government, I met with representatives from the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland,...

10. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Taoiseach if he has met with religious leaders since the general election. (Question 15855/16 asked on 15 Jun 2016 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to takes Questions Nos. 8 to 12, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. Given the 1916 commemorations, I have attended many events this year in particular which have also been attended by representatives from various religious groups. As Taoiseach in the previous Government, I met with representatives from the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland,...

11. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Taoiseach if he has met with religious leaders since the general election. (Question 15861/16 asked on 15 Jun 2016 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to takes Questions Nos. 8 to 12, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. Given the 1916 commemorations, I have attended many events this year in particular which have also been attended by representatives from various religious groups. As Taoiseach in the previous Government, I met with representatives from the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland,...

12. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Taoiseach if he has met with religious leaders since the general election. (Question 15867/16 asked on 15 Jun 2016 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to takes Questions Nos. 8 to 12, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending official or public events. Given the 1916 commemorations, I have attended many events this year in particular which have also been attended by representatives from various religious groups. As Taoiseach in the previous Government, I met with representatives from the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland,...

3. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent meeting with the Catholic hierarchy. (Question 40413/17 asked on 26 Sep 2017 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to takes Questions Nos. 1 to 4, inclusive, together.
On 31 August, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Deputy Fitzgerald; the Minister for Education and Skills, Deputy Bruton; the Minister for Health, Deputy Harris; the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Deput...

9. Deputy Joe Higgins asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with Atheist Ireland. (Question 12748/15 asked on 30 Jun 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 5 to 14, inclusive, together.
As with public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious or non-religious leaders on an informal basis in the course of attending official or public events. Most recently, I met Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Michael Jackson when I officially opened a new campus development at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophica...

14. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the last meeting he had with Atheist Ireland. (Question 25818/15 asked on 30 Jun 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 5 to 14, inclusive, together.
As with public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious or non-religious leaders on an informal basis in the course of attending official or public events. Most recently, I met Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Michael Jackson when I officially opened a new campus development at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophica...

10. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with Atheist Ireland and their discussions on a blasphemy referendum; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 15221/15 asked on 30 Jun 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 5 to 14, inclusive, together.
As with public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious or non-religious leaders on an informal basis in the course of attending official or public events. Most recently, I met Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Michael Jackson when I officially opened a new campus development at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophica...

8. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with Atheist Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 9978/15 asked on 30 Jun 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 5 to 14, inclusive, together.
As with public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious or non-religious leaders on an informal basis in the course of attending official or public events. Most recently, I met Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Michael Jackson when I officially opened a new campus development at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophica...

1. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the structured dialogue with the churches, faith communities and non-religious groups. (Question 2307/13 asked on 16 Apr 2013 - Official Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending public events, funerals, etc. Also, like my predecessors, I receive a Christmas greetings courtesy call from the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin. In addition, the House will be aware that the Tánaiste and I hosted a State reception on the occasion of the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin last y...

2. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his structured dialogue with the Catholic Church and other faith groups. (Question 2308/13 asked on 16 Apr 2013 - Official Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending public events, funerals, etc. Also, like my predecessors, I receive a Christmas greetings courtesy call from the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin. In addition, the House will be aware that the Tánaiste and I hosted a State reception on the occasion of the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin last y...

5. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Taoiseach if he will report on meetings he has had with Church organisations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 15011/13 asked on 16 Apr 2013 - Official Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I meet church leaders informally from time to time in the course of attending public events, funerals, etc. Also, like my predecessors, I receive a Christmas greetings courtesy call from the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin. In addition, the House will be aware that the Tánaiste and I hosted a State reception on the occasion of the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin last y...

3. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his structured dialogue with religious and faith organisations. (Question 39839/14 asked on 20 Jan 2015 - Taoiseach’s Meetings and Engagements)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 to 5, inclusive, together.
Like public representatives generally, I often meet church and other religious and non-religious leaders, on an informal basis, in the course of attending official or public events. In addition, I meet representatives of religious and other philosophical bodies through a formal structured dialogue process which provides a channel for consultation and communication between the State and such bodies on matters of mutual ...