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Get SUSI applications in before deadline on Friday 1st August – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has, today (Monday), urged parents and students to apply for third level grants this week as SUSI’s deadline is this Friday, 1st August.

Bannon supports calls for ceasefire in Gaza

Fine Gael Longford/ Westmeath TD, James Bannon has, today (Monday), supported calls for a ceasefire in Gaza to prevent further loss of life.

Over €1 million allocated to make Dun Laoghaire energy efficient – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has, today (Monday), welcomed the allocation of over €1 million from the Better Energy Communities Programme to improve Dun Laoghaire amenities.

Over €1 million allocated to make Dun Laoghaire energy efficient – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has, today (Monday), welcomed the allocation of over €1 million from the Better Energy Communities Programme to improve Dun Laoghaire amenities.

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade speaks to Israeli Ambassador: Calls for immediate end to violence

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Charlie Flanagan, T.D., spoke earlier today with the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland, Mr. Boaz Modai, in order to condemn yesterday’s attack on a UN- run school in Gaza and reiterate the very grave concerns of the Irish Government and people at the current situation in Gaza and Israel.

COVENEY MEETS O’NEILL TO DISCUSS BEEF

Building on previous discussions, Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney invited his Northern Irish counterpart Michelle O’Neill to Dublin to discuss issues currently facing the beef sector on both parts of the island.

We must push ahead with plain packaging and stand up to tobacco industry lobbying – Noone

Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has said that the Government must push ahead with plain packaging for cigarettes and stand up to lobbying from the well funded tobacco industry.

Min for Agriculture to meet NI counterpart to discuss Beef sector – D’Arcy

Fine Gael Senator, Jim D’Arcy has welcomed the invitation placed by Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD to his Northern Irish counterpart Michelle O’Neill to discuss the beef sector.

Focus on healthy lifestyle needed to combat obesity - Fitzpatrick

Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick TD has, today (Thursday), called for a greater focus on healthy living in Louth following an Irish Examiner article in which Louth is listed as one of the worst counties for obesity.

Address by the Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald, T.D. Publication of the Courts Service Annual Report 2013

Chief Justice, members of the Judiciary, members of the Board, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen; I am pleased to be here today to accept the Courts Service Annual Report for 2013.