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€21 million redevelopment programme at Shannon Free Zone to attract jobs and investment - Conway

Fine Gael Clare Senator, Martin Conway, has today (Wednesday) welcomed the announcement by the Shannon Group of the commencement of the €21 million first-phase of a major redevelopment programme at the Shannon Free Zone.

Announcement of 150 Jobs at SAS Institute’s Multilingual Inside Sales Centre in Dublin

SAS will be expanding along with our thriving software sector, with 9 of the top 10 companies now having operations here.

New legislation will tackle the number of break-ins carried out by repeat offenders - Conway

Fine Gael Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Justice, Disability and Equality, Martin Conway, has today (Monday) welcomed the publication of the Criminal Justice (Burglary of Dwellings) Bill 2015, by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald.

Children’s sugar intake is three times too high – time for urgent measures – Noone

Dublin Senator Catherine Noone, has called for anti-sugar consumption measures to be implemented here as a matter of priority. The call follows a new UK study revealing that children under 11 may be consuming three times too much sweet food and drink.

Practical changes to your child’s lunchbox could have a life-long impact - Noone

Dublin Senator Catherine Noone, has said today (Monday) that practical changes to what parents are putting in lunchboxes can have an impact on the children’s lives for many years to come. Senator Noone is also pointing out the positive change that improving fitness levels can make to the lives of young people.

The future is bright for Carlow with the South East Action Plan for Jobs – Deering

“The future is bright for Carlow with the County to benefit from the South East Action Plan for Jobs”, says Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering. Deputy Deering was speaking after Minister Bruton launched the South East Action Plan for Jobs (today) Monday.

Bannon reminds farmers of extension to TAMS 1 deadline

Fine Gael TD for Longford Westmeath, James Bannon, has reminded local farmers of the extension to the TAMS1 deadline. Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, recently extended the closing date to the 14th September 2015, for work already started.

Government launches South East Action Plan for Jobs, part of €250million regional jobs strategy

The Government today launched the South East Action Plan for Jobs, aimed at delivering 10-15% employment growth in the region over the coming years.

Sinn Fein U-turn on water charges

Sinn Fein looks set for a major U-turn on its opposition to water charges this week...

Hayes calls for an end to misleading prices in car rental industry

Fine Gael MEP for Dublin, Brian Hayes, has asked the European Commission to introduce legislation that would require car rental companies to display prices of car rental in a clear and transparent manner.