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Buttimer pays tribute to Secretary General for dedication to health service

Fine Gael Cork South Central TD and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has thanked Dr Ambrose McLoughlin for his work as Secretary General of the Department of Health and wished him well in his new role with Healthy Ireland.

Fianna Fáil misleading rural Ireland on post offices

Fine Gael TD for Galway West, Sean Kyne, has today (Tuesday) criticised Fianna Fáil for misleading the people of rural Ireland on the matter of post offices and stated that the Government has a plan to secure the future of An Post.

Health Minister welcomes C&AG Report on Day Surgery

The Comptroller & Auditor General report on Managing Elective Day Surgery has been published before the Dáil, in accordance with the Comptroller & Auditor General (Amendment) Act 1993, which requires that the Minister lays it before the Dail.

IDA already working to attract new business to Carrick-on-Shannon - Feighan

Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/Galway, Frank Feighan, has welcomed the news that the IDA is already working to find new companies to set up in Carrick-on-Shannon.

Minister Donohoe unveils Tralee Roses sculpture

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Mr. Paschal Donohoe TD, officially unveiled the Roses sculpture on the Tralee Bypass on Monday, August 18th 2014.

Minister Fitzgerald Publishes Prison Visiting Committee Reports for 2013

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Ms. Frances Fitzgerald T.D., today published the reports for 2013 of the Castlerea, Midlands, Mountjoy, Training Unit and Wheatfield Prison Visiting Committees.

Ireland pays tribute to aid workers on World Humanitarian Day

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, and Minister for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Co- operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, have today (19th August) paid tribute to aid workers and humanitarian efforts on World Humanitarian Day.

Statement by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar on new role for Secretary General ahead of retirement in 2015

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has announced that the Secretary General of the Department of Health, Dr Ambrose McLoughlin, will be moving to a new role supporting the implementation of the Healthy Ireland initiative ahead of his retirement next year.

Renewing Motor Tax in Post Office would save money and make life easier – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Tuesday), supported the Irish Postmasters’ Union (IPU) in their call to make motor tax renewal available at Post Offices.

Public consultation launched on a Strategic Framework for Investment in Land Transport

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Paschal Donohoe, T.D., has today (Friday) published a draft strategic framework for investment in land transport for consultation.