Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Wednesday, 16 October 2013
Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade
Business of Joint Committee
I asked a question about the Irish International Immigrant Center and whether we had received a report on the incident that occurred in the summer. We asked for a report.
Another issue that I raised was the Wider Horizons programme. Did we get a final report from the Department? When the Minister was here he said that he would send us the report on what happened in that incident.
I think we received a reply on the Wider Horizons programme. The gentleman involved in that programme is our honorary consul in Philadelphia. It did some great work in the North. Several Congressmen had supported its funding and it was-----
I will return to that in private session, if the Senator does not mind. I will give him an update on that. Unless there are other matters arising from the minutes, we will proceed with the main business of the meeting. I remind members, witnesses and those in the Public Gallery to ensure their mobile telephones are completely switched off for the duration of the meeting as even in silent mode they cause interference with the recording equipment in the committee rooms.