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20 bed Rehab Unit for Roscommon Hospital gets go-ahead to progress to design phase - Feighan

Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/South Leitrim, Frank Feighan, has welcomed the news that a stand-alone specialist 20-bed Rehab Unit planned for Roscommon Hospital has been given approval to progress to the design phase. Deputy Feighan said the news is formal confirmation that this major capital development will be built on the grounds of the hospital.

Varadkar opens Killybegs Coast Guard Station with state-of-the-art facilities

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar has today opened the newly-built Coast Guard Station in Killybegs which provides the voluntary crew with top-class accommodation and training facilities.

Minister Bruton announces call for proposals for consumer support funding

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today (Friday) announced a call for proposals for grant funding relating to consumer support.

Government to Prepare New Integration Strategy

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, has welcomed the holding of the first meeting of a newly reconstituted Cross Departmental Group on Integration, which will review our approach to the integration of migrants.

Minister Donohoe meets Portuguese Minister for European Affairs as Portugal prepares to exit Troika bailout

The Minister for European Affairs, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Monday) welcomed the Portuguese State Secretary for European Affairs, Bruno Maçães, to Dublin.

20 bed Rehab Unit for Roscommon Hospital gets go-ahead to progress to design phase - Feighan

Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/South Leitrim, Frank Feighan, has welcomed the news that a stand-alone specialist 20-bed Rehab Unit planned for Roscommon Hospital has been given approval to progress to the design phase. Deputy Feighan said the news is formal confirmation that this major capital development will be built on the grounds of the hospital.

Autism Awareness Day provides chance to celebrate uniqueness – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has said we should use Autism Awareness Day tomorrow (Tuesday) as an opportunity to celebrate uniqueness, while also raising awareness about the challenges faced by those with the condition. Deputy Mitchell O’Connor also called for a standardised approach to early intervention across the country.

Barry welcomes publication of new legislation to ensure fair playing field for consumers and suppliers

Fine Gael Cork East TD, Tom Barry, has welcomed the publication of the Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2014, which will offer greater protections to both consumers and suppliers. The long awaited piece of legislation has been published today (Monday) by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD.

New legislation on groceries sector a welcome development for farmers - McEntee

Fine Gael Meath East TD, Helen McEntee, has welcomed the Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2014, which has been published today (Monday) by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD. Deputy McEntee said that the new legislation will offer greater protection to consumers and create a fairer playing field between suppliers and major retailers.

Minister Shatter welcomes evidence of real results for the community in the fight against crime

Speaking today on the publication of the Central Statistics Office recorded crime statistics for 2013, the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, welcomed the fact that crime is continuing to fall across most crime categories, with a total reduction of more than 16,000 crimes over 2012.