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Immediate focus needed on road safety as child fatalities double
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, will this evening launch a weekend programme of sporting, business, and cultural events culminating in the Croke Park Classic American Football Game taking place on Saturday.
Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD and teacher, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Wednesday) urged parents preparing to send children back to school to think about road safety, in light of the news that road deaths among children have doubled this year.
Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has said that CSO job creation figures and the latest data on tourism figures represent a vindication of the Government’s decision to retain the 9% VAT rate for tourism services and the scrappage of the air travel tax.
The government recognises that certain parts of the country are experiencing the effects of the lack of supply of accommodation resulting in increased prices along with increased demand.
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD met with the Irish Farmers Association today to discuss the current issues in the beef sector.
Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has welcomed the publication of the CSO’s Quarterly National Household Survey which points to an increase in employment and a decrease in emigration in Carlow and Kilkenny.
Fine Gael Limerick TD, Patrick O’Donovan, has today extended his condolences to former Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council, Mary Harty, who has passed away after a long battle with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).
Fine Gael TD for Longford/Westmeath, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed the latest CSO figures which show that almost 4,000 more people are at work in the Midlands.