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The €6 billion budget black hole Sinn Féin must explain — Harris

SF's position on water charges would cost €850 million

Hogan as Commissioner intent on supporting young farmers and reducing red tape - Fitzpatrick

Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has strongly welcomed the proposed measures to support the farming sector as outlined by the European Agricultural Commissioner elect, Phil Hogan, during his confirmation hearing in Brussels.

Neville remembers the late Dick Fitzgerald

Fine Gael Party Chairman and Limerick TD, Dan Neville has expressed his sincere condolences to the family of Dick Fitzgerald on his sad passing.

Mulherin welcomes new animal welfare guidelines for horses

Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has today, welcomed the launch of new animal welfare guidelines for horses at gatherings and sales by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD.

Live register falls almost 10% in a year - Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow/ Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has welcomed this week’s CSO figures showing that the number of people signing on to the Live Register has fallen almost 10% year on year.

Conway welcomes publication of PAC report on fixed charge processing system

Fine Gael Clare Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Justice, Equality and Disability, Martin Conway, has today (Friday) welcomed the publication of the PAC report on the Fixed Charge Processing System, and the commitment by the acting Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan to review the recommendations of the report.

Ericsson announcement good news for Athlone – McFadden

Fine Gael TD for Longford Westmeath, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed today’s announcement by Ericsson that they have signed an €80 million contract with eircom. The new arrangement makes Ericsson the sole vendor for eircom’s radio access solutions for 4G LTE (Long-Term Evolution), 3G and 2G mobile technologies across Ireland.

Orange Hall fire is a serious act of criminality - McGinley

Fine Gael TD for Donegal, Dinny McGinley, has said that the malicious burning of the Orange Hall in Convoy and the attempt to set the Presbyterian Church in Convoy on fire, coming in the wake of the destruction by fire of the Orange Hall in Newtown Cunningham, is to be utterly and completely condemned.

End of Quarter 3 Exchequer Returns Evidence of Improving Economic Conditions

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin today published the Exchequer Statement up to the end of Q3 2014.

Hayes urges Government to act on tracker mortgage issue

Brian Hayes MEP today (Thursday) urged the Government to work with the ECB in getting the tracker mortgage issue resolved following this afternoon's ECB Governing Council meeting where details of the ECB's Asset Backed Securities programme were revealed.