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Justice Minister confirms new Garda station in Bailieborough a priority for 2015 – Humphreys & O’Reilly

“The Justice Minister has confirmed that the provision of a new Garda Station in Bailieborough has been identified as a priority for 2015,” according to Minister Heather Humphreys and Deputy Joe O’Reilly.

Neville calls for retention of ATM services at Ulster Bank in Croom

Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Chairman and Limerick TD, Dan Neville TD has called on the Ulster Bank to retain the ATM services at the Ulster Bank in Croom.

IDA investment brings 2,902 jobs to Louth in last three years - Fitzpatrick

“Foreign investment by IDA client companies directly created 1,707 high-skilled jobs in Louth from 2011 to 2014 and resulted in 1,195 additional indirect positions in the local economy. This brings to 2,902 the number of new jobs in Louth due to IDA Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)” says Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth.

Major improvement in primary schools Maths and English reading for first time in 30 years – O’Reilly

“The independent Educational Research Centre assessed over 8,000 pupils in 150 primary schools and found a marked improvement in Mathematics and English reading skills for the first time since 1980. This is very much to be welcomed” says Joe O’Reilly, Fine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan.

Record year for Enterprise Ireland supported companies with creation of 8,476 new jobs – Corcoran Kennedy

“Enterprise Ireland’s End of Year Statement shows strong growth for Irish business in 2014 with a net increase of 8,476 jobs, the highest gain in one year in the history of the agency”, says Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee.

Dublin's jobless total down by 20% in last three years - a remarkable turnaround says Hayes

“Last year was a good year for Dublin on the jobs front. People are going back to work after the economic collapse,” says Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes.

Live Register down by 19.2% in Clondalkin area - Keating

“Live Register Figures show that unemployment has been dropping for 30 months in a row and that in Clondalkin, there has been a fall of 19.2%. This is very much to be welcomed” says Derek Keating Fine Gael TD for Dublin Mid-West.

New classroom approved for Killygarry National School – O’Reilly

“Approval has been granted for a new classroom in Killygarry National School. This is great news for the pupils and teachers of Killygarry”, says Joe O’Reilly, Fine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan.

Minister Reilly publishes the Terms of Reference for the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes and Certain Related Matters

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr James Reilly, has today (9th January 2015) published the Terms of Reference for the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes and Certain Related Matters.