Press Release

Minister Martin´s statement on the Lindsay Tribunal Report

Mr Micheál Martin, T.D., Minister for Health and Children, has welcomed the publication of the Report presented by Her Honour Judge Alison Lindsay, today. Judge Lindsay presented her Report to the Clerk of Dáil Eireann, in accordance with her Terms of Reference. The Report has been laid before both Houses of the Oireachtas.

The Minister and his officials are currently examining the Report.

“The Government will support the implementation of the Report’s recommendations as a matter of priority”, said the Minister. “I will meet representatives of the Irish Haemophilia Society shortly to discuss the Report, and, in particular, its recommendations.”

The Minister thanked Judge Lindsay and her team for the very detailed and comprehensive Report, and for the professionalism with which they carried out what was a very difficult task.

“I am fully committed to addressing any continuing deficiencies in service delivery that are identified in the Report”, the Minister said.

The text of the Report is available