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Treat mental health illnesses like any other chronic disease for real results – McEntee

Fine Gael TD for Meath East, Helen McEntee, speaking this week in Dáil Éireann, has said that in order to successfully tackle mental health illness, we must treat it like any other chronic disease.

Broadband must be delivered as soon as possible and all resources necessary should be provided - McEntee

Fine Gael TD for Meath East, Helen McEntee, has said that broadband must be delivered for rural Ireland as soon as possible, and that every resource necessary to make this happen should be made available.

Health, homelessness and other issues just as important as water to most people in Louth - Fitzpatrick

Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, speaking in Dáil Éireann this week, outlined that while water is an important issue, and equality for those who paid is needed, other issues such as housing and homelessness deserve just as much attention.

Clune concerned that €16 airline surcharge will increase airfares and inconvenience consumers when booking flights

Ireland South Fine Gael MEP and member of the EU Tourism Taskforce, Deirdre Clune has expressed her concern on the impact on air travellers of a €16 surcharge on all Lufthansa flights purchased outside of their own website. The move will affect tickets bought for Lufthansa itself as well as other airlines in their control such as Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Swiss airlines.

Safety must remain top priority at the Brink – McEntee

Fine Gael TD for Meath East, Helen McEntee, has said that safety must remain a top priority on the N2 Dublin/Derry Road at the Brink service station and crossroads.

Statement by the Taoiseach on UK/EU Affairs

Future of YoungBallymun secure for immediate future – Rock

Ballymun Fine Gael TD, Noel Rock has welcomed the confirmation by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs that €400,000 in contingency funding is to be provided for YoungBallymun, which removes any immediate threat of closure. This comes on foot of meetings and correspondence between all three local Deputies on a cross-party basis, and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Top Gear visit to Kerry a huge success with TV show to air in coming weeks – Griffin

KERRY Fine Gael TD, Brendan Griffin, says that the Top Gear visit to Kerry appears to have been an enormous success and anticipates a huge boost to Kerry tourism when the programme airs in the coming weeks.

High speed broadband to be delivered for 12 additional communities in Louth - Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick committed to delivering high speed broadband in all rural areas of Co Louth

MMA needs rules and guidelines if it is to continue in Ireland – Noone

Dublin Senator Catherine Noone, has said that rules and guidelines must be put in place, and adhered to by Mixed Martial Arts, if the sport is to continue in Ireland.