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The task now is to secure the recovery and reject Fianna Fáil’s attempts to wreck it…again – Harris

The Minister of State at the Department of Finance and Fine Gael TD for Wicklow, Simon Harris, has said today (Thursday) the latest CSO growth figures show the economic recovery is strengthening and the task now is to secure and protect it from Fianna Fáil’s high tax and spend plans. GDP grew by 1.4 per cent quarter-on-quarter and 6.5 per cent year-on-year.

IDA planning application spells good news for Sligo - Perry

Fine Gael TD for Sligo Leitrim, John Perry has said that a new planning permission application by IDA Ireland for Finisklin Business and Technology Park, spells good news for Sligo’s economic development. “The IDA has applied for planning permission for the Sligo Business and Technology Park in Finisklin. The application seeks permission for a new advance technology building, consisting of office and light industrial / production space.

New apprenticeships provide opportunities for school leavers – Lawlor

Fine Gael TD for Kildare North, Anthony Lawlor, has said that the 80 new apprenticeships being introduced provide great opportunities for school leavers and we must work to incentivise small businesses to take on apprentices.

Strong growth figures show the need to secure the recovery - Daly

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West Jim Daly has said today (Wednesday) the latest Central Bank growth projections reflect the economic recovery and the priority now is to secure the recovery.

Minister Ring congratulates Special Olympics team

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, congratulated Team Ireland on the continued success at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, California.

Fine Gael is standing up for small business

Fine Gael TDs Áine Collins, Tom Barry and Liam Twomey today (Tuesday), discussed the results of a nationwide SME survey with Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, as part of Fine Gael’s ‘Standing Up for Small Business Campaign’.

Economic cost of Syriza's negotiation strategy worth €10.6 billion - Hayes

Brian Hayes MEP today said that the economic cost of Syriza's negotiation strategy with European creditors will cost the economy over €10 billion this year.

Kelly report on South East University is good news for Carlow – Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow, Pat Deering, has said that the report by Michael Kelly on the future of a university for the South East is good news as it makes the case that the project is viable and should go ahead.

130 new jobs a great vote of confidence in Kilmainham- Byrne

“130 new jobs have been announced for Kilmainham in what is a great vote of confidence in the local economy”, says Fine Gael TD for Dublin South Central, Catherine Byrne.

Speech by the Taoiseach: MacGill Summer School

“Ireland at the Cross Roads”