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€15,000 allocated for children’s play area in Monaghan - Conlan

Fine Gael Cavan/Monaghan TD, Sean Conlan has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, James Reilly TD, that €15,000 has been allocated to play and recreation projects in Monaghan.

Victim of suicidal driver urges Min Fitzgerald to ensure Garda training on suicide - Neville

Fine Gael Party Chairperson, and President of the Irish Association of Suicidology, Dan Neville TD, today (Wednesday), introduced Elber Twomey and her brother Thomas, to the Minister for Justice, France Fitzgerald TD. In 2012 Elber Twomey lost her husband, son and unborn daughter in Devon, when a taxi driver deliberately drove into them after writing a suicide note.

HSE does not have adequate resources or systems to monitor Section 38 and 39 agencies – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD and member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Mary Mitchell O’ Connor, today (Tuesday).

Corcoran Kennedy appointed as Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Fine Gael TD for Laois Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has today (Tuesday), been appointed as Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, the position vacated by Damien English, Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Skills, Research and Innovation.

Minister Flanagan to discuss Ukraine and Gaza with EU Foreign Ministers

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, is meeting EU Foreign Ministers in Brussels today to discuss the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine and the current crisis in Gaza.

Speech by Frances Fitzgerald T.D., Minister for Justice and Equality, on Justice Reform, at the MacGill Summer School

Ladies and Gentlemen, We talk a lot these days about reform. But why reform? Surely not just for the sake of reform; But to keep apace with rapidly changing realities of life in contemporary Ireland.

Government announces €500,000 in emergency funding for Gaza

The Government today announced funding of €500,000 for the United Nations’ emergency appeal for families affected by the devastating conflict in Gaza.