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How will we travel? Northsiders can help choose new transport projects – Hayes

Brian Hayes, Fine Gael MEP for Dublin, is urging Northsiders to get involved in the public consultation on future transport projects for the north city.

Proceeds of gambling should be shared among all sports - Keane

“The proceeds of gambling should be shared among all sports, not just the horse and greyhound industry”, says Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Cáit Keane.

O’Mahony welcomes extension of RTÉ’s longwave service

“RTÉ’s longwave service is to be extended”, says John O’Mahony, Fine Gael TD for Mayo and Chair of the Oireachtas Transport and Communications Committee.

Advertising of cosmetic surgery must be reviewed - Buttimer

Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has said that advertising and regulation of cosmetic surgery must be reviewed and changed. Deputy Buttimer was commenting after the Health Committee considered the implications for both the patient and medical profession of unregistered practitioners of cosmetic surgery.

Irresponsible FF votes against Bill to pay nurses, teachers and social welfare recipients - Buttimer

“Fianna Fáil is against everything but in favour of nothing, as their opportunistic vote against the Appropriation Bill in the Dáil today shows”, said Jerry Buttimer, Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central.

Young Fine Gael prioritises mental health – Doyle

In welcoming the launch this week by Young Fine Gael (YFG) of two policy documents on mental health, Fine Gael TD for Wicklow/ East Carlow, Andrew Doyle, has commended the organisation for bringing this issue to the fore.

Major road improvements in the Naas area on the Government’s wish list for EU funding - Lawlor

Fine Gael TD for Kildare North, Anthony Lawlor, has said that a major road improvement project for the Naas area is on the Government’s wish list for EU funding which is being discussed at the European Council in Brussels today.

New Companies Bill will cut red tape for Kildare business people - Heydon

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has said that the new Companies Bill passed in the Houses of the Oireachtas this week will ease the burden of red tape for Kildare business people and simplify many existing company law requirements. The Bill which is the largest substantive piece of legislation in the history of the State has now been sent to the President for signing.

New school building projects for Meath in 2015 – Butler

Fine Gael TD for Meath West, Ray Butler said today that Meath will benefit from three new school building projects in 2015.

Minister Bruton commends all involved in making 2014 a great year for jobs

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD today commended all involved in making 2014 a great year for jobs, with 27,600 extra people now at work compared to one year ago.