Fine Gael has a plan to keep the recovery going in Tipperary according to Fine Gael TD for Tipperary, Noel Coonan.
Speaking at an Association of Pension Lawyers conference this morning in the Spencer Hotel IFSC, Brian Hayes, Fine Gael MEP, said that the government should work with the Pensions Authority and the pensions industry to develop a pension tracking service which would help people track their pension benefits as they move through their career.
Fine Gael TD for Louth, Fergus O’Dowd, has encouraged those interested in Louth to apply for one of 600 new positions available with An Garda Síochána. The recruitment campaign is now underway and applications are being accepted on www.publicjobs.ie until 5th January 2016.
Fine Gael Clare Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Disability, Martin Conway, is today (Friday) officially launching a new Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Quality in the Community and Voluntary sector (SOLA) in the University of Limerick. SOLA will offer new equality programmes for those working in the voluntary, community and disability sectors.
Speaking tonight (Thursday) in the Goat Pub, Goatstown, Brian Hayes MEP said that economic recovery and tax cuts should go hand in hand. Mr Hayes was speaking at a public meeting on the recent Budget organised by Fine Gael Dáil Candidate, Cllr Josepha Madigan.
Fine Gael Senator for Cork North Central and the party’s Spokesperson for Health in the Seanad, Colm Burke, has said today (Thursday) that the HSE needs a Director of Research in order to boost the profile of medical research in this country and ensure it is given the priority it needs. Senator Burke was speaking after attending the launch of the Medical Research Charities Group’s (MRCG) Manifesto for Medical Research.
“The latest CSO figures show that there has been a 12.8% jump in the number of tourists coming to Ireland in the first ten months of the year compared to 2014. These figures are extremely positive and highlight again the importance of offering value for money”, says Fine Gael TD and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications, Brendan Griffin.
Speaking in the Seanad, Government Chief Whip and Senator for Kerry, Paul Coghlan, said that a recent case where a school objected to a fast food restaurant being established close to its premises highlights the importance of planning policies and the Healthy Ireland strategy working together.
Fine Gael has a specific plan to keep the recovery going in Cavan according to Fine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan, Joe O’Reilly.