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Dairygold development prioritises Mallow Ring Rd – Barry

Fine Gael TD for Cork East and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Tom Barry TD, has today (Friday), welcomed an investment of €117 million at Dairygold in Mallow and Mitchelstown, and the news that the Mallow Ring road is to become a reality.

Funding secured for conservation of Mount Vernon House - Buttimer

Fine Gael Cork South Central TD, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed funding for conservation works at historic Mount Vernon House. Deputy Buttimer was commenting following the announcement of €22,500 towards the conservation of Mount Vernon House by Minister for Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Minister Heather Humphreys, TD.

Euro 2020 Games a great boost for Dublin – Hayes

Dublin MEP Brian Hayes, has today (Friday), welcomed the decision to award four Euro 2020 games to Dublin.

€137 million surplus in Dept of Social Protection could benefit older people - Farrell

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell TD, has called for reallocation of the €137 million surplus in the Social Protection budget recorded at the end of August.

Hopkins welcome news that services set to commence at €6m Ballinamore Primary Care Centre in November

Fine Gael candidate in the Roscommon/South Leitrim bye-election, Maura Hopkins, has welcomed the news that services are set to commence at the €6m Ballinamore Primary Care Centre in November.

FG Dublin City Councillors propose 15% cut in Property Tax

The Fine Gael group of Councillors on Dublin City Council has submitted a motion ahead of Monday's Council Meeting proposing a maximum 15% cut in the Local Property Tax rate for 2015.

Ring congratulates Euro 2020 bid partners on success

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, today congratulated the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) and Dublin City Council on its successful bid for Dublin to be one of the thirteen host cities of UEFA Euro 2020.

Community courts would provide greater community engagement in the criminal justice process - Conway

Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Justice and Clare Senator, Martin Conway, welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD that she intends to bring forward proposals on the establishment of a Community Court in Dublin City on a pilot basis.

Insurance must be provided to homes remediated of pyrite – Farrell

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has raised the issue of home insurance being refused to owners of pyrite remediated properties with the Minister of State in the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Paudie Coffey TD.

Statement from the Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D., on outcome of Scotland Referendum

The people of Scotland have spoken: We respect their democratic decision that Scotland should remain as part of the United Kingdom.