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McGinley welcomes €700,000 in funding for Glenties Bridge

Fine Gael TD for Donegal, Dinny McGinley, has welcomed the allocation of almost €700,000 in funding by the Minister for Transport, Paschal Donohoe, for the restoration of Multiniboyle Bridge outside Glenties.

Harrington calls on public to have their say on how €241m for seafood sector is spent

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Noel Harrington has called on members of the public to contribute to proposed plans on the spending of €241 million for the seafood sector by May 1st.

Routes, not debt relief, will secure the future of Cork Airport - Daly

“Developing new routes to Germany, Scandinavia, northern Italy and France would provide a sustainable future for Cork Airport and boost tourism in Cork,” says Jim Daly, Fine Gael TD for Cork South West.

Renua policies would increase LPT in rural Offaly and lower costs for towns and cities – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has called on Renua to clarify how increasing Local Property Tax (LPT) in rural Ireland, in order to ease the burden on urban areas, will help rural communities.

The future of Roscommon Hospital has never been more secure or safe – Feighan

Roscommon Hospital Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/ South Leitrim, Frank Feighan, has definitively stated that Roscommon Hospital is safer than ever before. He also stated that, as a result of investments made at the hospital in the last four years, the future of the hospital has never been more secure.

Coghlan expresses disappointment at high number of repossessions by state owned banks

Fine Gael Senator for Kerry and Government Chief Whip in the Seanad, Paul Coghlan, speaking in the Seanad today (Friday), expressed his disappointment that the banks driving the largest number of repossessions are those supported by the State.

EU-US trade deal opposed by Sinn Féin could create up to 10,000 new jobs – Farrell

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said today (Friday) that an EU–US trade deal could lead to the 5,000 to 10,000 new jobs in Ireland and increase Irish GDP by 1.1%, that’s an average of €1,200 per family. An independent study on a potential deal was launched today by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD.

Increase in number of tourists visiting the North-East - Fitzpatrick

“The latest CSO data shows that the number of visitors coming to Ireland has increased by 10.3% compared to the same period last year, this includes a jump in the number of people travelling to the North-East”, says Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth.

Byrne welcomes progress on Richmond Barracks restoration project

Fine Gael TD for Dublin South Central, Catherine Byrne, has welcomed the progress on the Richmond Barracks restoration project for the Ireland 2016 commemorations.

Heydon welcomes new option for Grid Link

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the announcement by EirGrid this morning (Friday) of a new option for Grid Link.