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Taoiseach Enda Kenny's address at Enterprise Ireland’s “VC Office Hours” event in Austin, Texas

The Irish Government understands that most future jobs will be from new businesses and sectors that don’t yet exist.

Speech by An Taoiseach at St. Patrick’s Day Parade- Atlanta

During the recent economic crisis the Irish people gave a clear mandate to a new government - to fix the public finances and get our country working again.

Taoiseach travels to US for St. Patrick’s Day programme with focus on jobs, trade and investment

The Taoiseach begins his St. Patrick’s Day visit today, with a visit to Atlanta – the first stop on a three-city programme in the US focused on jobs, trade and investment.

Minister for Finance welcomes CSO data confirming that Ireland had the fastest-growing economy in the EU in 2014

The CSO figures for 2014 show that the Irish economy grew by 4.8% in GDP terms and by 5.2% in GNP terms in 2014.

Funding in place for a second palliative care consultant for the Midlands – McFadden

Fine Gael Longford Westmeath TD, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed confirmation in the Dáil this week from Minister of State at the Department of Health, Kathleen Lynch, that the HSE will provide funding for a second palliative care consultant for the Midlands.

Cork City Council needs to stand to account on Housing Adaptation Grants Crisis – Burke

Cork North Central Senator for Fine Gael and the party’s Seanad Spokesperson for Health, Colm Burke, has today (Thursday) stated that Cork City Council needs to take responsibility for and act on the current situation regarding Housing Adaptation Grants for those with disabilities in Cork.

Approval of phased re-payment of superlevy fine a boost for farmers - Fitzgerald

“The approval of the phased re-payment of the superlevy fine due to be imposed on dairy farmers is a great boost to local farmers and will help to ease financial concerns”, says Fine Gael Bye Election candidate, David Fitzgerald.

Many soldiers to get up to four years extension to their service after decision made on 21 year rule - McFadden

Fine Gael Longford/Westmeath TD, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed the news that many soldiers will benefit from a four year extension to their service, thanks to a recommendation in the report of a third party adjudicator in relation to a mandatory rule forcing the retirement of hundreds of soldiers after 21 years of service.