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Comiskey welcomes €2 billion EU boost for Irish farming and rural jobs

Fine Gael Senator for Sligo Leitrim and the Party’s Spokesperson for Agriculture in the Seanad Michael Comiskey has today (Wednesday) welcomed the European Commission’s formal approval for Ireland's €2 billion Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, under the revised Common Agriculture Policy (CAP).

Opening speech by Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, to Dáil Éireann on the Principles of a Sale of Aer Lingus shares

The motion seeks the approval of the House for the general principles of the disposal of shares in Aer Lingus.

Speech by the Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny TD, at the launch of the ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ 2015 Competition

In rebuilding an enterprise focused economy we need young people with the business ideas of tomorrow, the passion to succeed, and the energy to lead.

Funding approved for coastal erosion and flood management study at Rosses Point – McLoughlin

Fine Gael TD for Sligo/Leitrim, Tony McLoughlin has welcomed the allocation of funding from the OPW to carry out a single coastal erosion and flood risk management study for the section of coastline from Deadman’s Point to Rosses Point (Lower) to include the Sand Spit.

Murphy welcomes €2 billion EU boost for Irish farming and rural jobs

The Minister for European Affairs, Dara Murphy, has today (Tuesday) welcomed the European Commission’s formal approval for Ireland's €2 billion Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, under the revised Common Agriculture Policy (CAP).

TTIP offers massive opportunities for the Irish economy – Bruton & Kelly

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, and Fine Gael MEP for Ireland South, Sean Kelly, have said that the EU-US trade deal known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement (TTIP) offers massive opportunities for the Irish economy. They were speaking at a TTIP information seminar, organised by Mr Kelly today (Tuesday) in Dublin.

Marriage Bill 2015 to be enacted by the end of July - Minister Fitzgerald

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, has today announced her intention to have the Marriage Bill 2015 enacted by the end of July.

Statement by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD on the death of Bill O'Herlihy

I was deeply saddened to hear of the untimely death of Bill O’Herlihy.

There needs to be a system that monitors variable mortgage rates into the future – Hayes

Brian Hayes, Fine Gael MEP for Dublin today (Monday) said that variable mortgage rates need to be monitored into the future to ensure that rates do not become as excessive as they are today.

A Yes for Marriage Equality is a Yes for inclusiveness – Corcoran Kennedy

Vice Chairperson of Fine Gael LGBT and TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has today (Monday) congratulated everyone involved in the Yes campaign on the result of the Marriage Equality Referendum on Saturday.