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Minister Donohoe urges public to make views known on land transport investment in Ireland

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, T.D, has today (Thursday) urged interested parties to make their views on future investment in land transport known as the closing date for public consultation approaches.

DCU and daa International To Establish Dublin Aviation Institute

Dublin City University (DCU) and daa International have come together to establish the Dublin Aviation Institute, a new joint venture designed to deliver global leadership in aviation education and research.

Minister Donohoe to open new Experience Gaelic Games visitor centre

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, will tomorrow (Friday) open a new visitor centre aimed at promoting Irish sports to overseas visitors. The Experience Gaelic Games centre is situated at Na Fianna GAA club in Glasnevin and is the first centre of its kind in Ireland.

Govt policy is working as economy grows and consumer spending increases – Hopkins

Fine Gael candidate in the Roscommon/South Leitrim bye-election, Maura Hopkins, has welcomed the CSO Quarterly figures released today which show that the Irish economy grew by 7.7% in GDP terms and by 9% in GNP terms year on year.

Statement by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan T.D. on Q2 2014 GDP figures

The CSO figures for Q2 2014 released today (18 September 2014) show that the Irish Economy grew by 7.7% in GDP terms and by 9% in GNP terms year on year.

Buttimer congratulates new chairperson of National Disability Authority

Fine Gael Cork South Central TD and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has congratulated Helen Guinan, on her appointment as chairperson-designate of the National Disability Authority.

National Farm Safety Initiative to tackle farm fatalities and serious injury – O’Reilly

Fine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan, Joe O’Reilly has welcomed the launch of a new National Farm Safety Initiative by Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney TD.

CER confirm those affected by long-term boil water notices will be 100% exempt from drinking water charges when billing system is introduced - Hopkins

*Welcome relief too for business community with the emerging news that similar exemptions being planned for non-domestic supplies

Custume Barracks recruitment drive would be a great boost for Athlone – McFadden

Fine Gael TD for Longford/Westmeath, Gabrielle McFadden, has said that a renewal of recruitment in the defence forces would be a great boost for Athlone and surrounding areas. Deputy McFadden was speaking after the Minister for Agriculture and Defence, Simon Coveney TD, visited Custume Barracks this week.

Micheál Martin; the “Man with No Plan”; wants to be Taoiseach– O’Donovan

Fine Gael Limerick County TD Patrick O’Donovan, has today (Tuesday), said that Micheál Martin is deluded if he believes that the people have forgiven Fianna Fail.