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Government launches Action Plan for Education aimed at becoming the best education service in Europe

The Government today (Thursday) launched the first Action Plan for Education, led by Minister Richard Bruton, aimed at making the Irish education and training service the best in Europe by 2026.

Richmond welcomes new Politics and Society subject

Fine Gael Senator Dublin Rathdown Senator, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the promised roll out of the ‘Politics and Society’ Syllabus to all Leaving Cert students, saying it will help engage our young people in society and inform them about how democracy works.

Fine Gael will protect the economy and help make people's lives better

Speaking today (Monday) at the start of the Fine Gael annual Parliamentary Party Think In in Co. Kildare, the Taoiseach outlined the priorities of Fine Gael to protect our economy and use it to make people’s lives better.

Speech by An Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD Kennedy Summer School “Ireland and the United States 1916 – 2016: A story of opportunity” 9 September 2016

The relationship between Ireland and the United States during the last 100 years began as a story of patriots taking the opportunity to win the freedom of a nation, supported by their country men and women from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.

Transfer of Wicklow Port to Wicklow County Council an important milestone - Doyle

Fine Gael TD for Wicklow and Minister for Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Andrew Doyle, has welcomed the transfer of Wicklow Port to Wicklow County Council.

Future of Johnstownbridge Health Centre is secure, despite rumours to the contrary - Durkan

Fine Gael Kildare North TD, Bernard Durkan, has said that the future of Johnstownbridge Health Centre is secure, despite recent rumours to the contrary.

Aspiring female entrepreneurs in rural Wicklow encouraged to apply for free development programme ACORNS - Doyle

Fine Gael TD for Wicklow and Minister for Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Andrew Doyle, has welcomed the launch of the second year of a key development programme for aspiring rural female entrepreneurs, ACORNS.

Senators will not be the blotting paper to dry the ink on the report of the Committee on Future of Healthcare– Burke

Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Health, Colm Burke, has said that Senators should be made full members of the Committee on the Future of Healthcare. Currently membership of the committee is made up of TDs and Senators are not entitled to become members.

17% jump in uninsured drivers is very worrying and requires action - Hopkins

Fine Gael Roscommon Galway Senator, Maura Hopkins, has described as worrying the news that the number of motor insurance claims relating to uninsured or untraced drivers has risen 17% nationally, to 1,644 claims to date this year.

Extra Ryanair flights from Cork show benefit of scrapping the travel tax - Buttimer

Fine Gael Cork South Central Senator, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed the announcement by Ryanair of increased frequencies on their popular Lanzarote and Malaga routes from Cork Airport next summer. Ryanair has also announced more flights from Cork to Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Malaga next winter, which will lead to further growth at Cork Airport in 2017.