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€30 million investment in Agri-Food signifies strength of the sector

Major investment in Mitchelstown to create 50 jobs as Agri-Food exercises its strength in sustainable job creation

Crime Prevention Text Alert Service should be expanded – Noone

Community-based text alerts provide a vital service as a modern neighbourhood watch

Buttimer and Doherty welcome Govt agreement on free GP care for children aged 5 and under

Fine Gael TDs and members of Oireachtas Health Committee, Jerry Buttimer and Regina Doherty, have today (Wednesday) warmly welcomed the agreement by the Government to published legislation that will pave the way for free GP care for children aged 5 and under.

Sunbeds Bill will protect children and reduce number of skin cancer cases in Ireland – Fitzpatrick

Vital legislation on the way to regulate dangerous issue of sunbed usage

Speech by the Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny TD Launch of Better Outcomes: Brighter Futures, the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014 – 2020

I am delighted to be here with my colleagues- the Tánaiste and Minister Frances Fitzgerald, to launch Better Outcomes: Brighter Futures, the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014 – 2020.

Mitchell O’Connor urges female TDs and Senators to donate professional clothing to Dress for Success

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Wednesday) urged her female colleagues in Leinster House to donate professional clothing to ‘Dress for Success Dublin’. Deputy Mitchell O’Connor was speaking after she teamed up with stylist Sonya Lennon for a cross party suit collection drive in Leinster House.

An increase in social housing will reduce numbers claiming Rent Allowance – Bannon

Over 2,000 people in receipt of rent allowance in Longford/ Westmeath

FF planned to charge households €400 for water from 2012 - Flanagan

Fine Gael Party Chairman, Charlie Flanagan, has today (Wednesday) said the public has yet again been reminded of Fianna Fáil’s outrageously hypocritical stance on water charges. Deputy Flanagan pointed out that under Fianna Fáil’s deal with the Troika, water charges would have been introduced as early as 2012.

New future for Shannon region – Varadkar & Bruton

Government approves legislation to establish Shannon Group as part of drive to establish International Aviation Services Centre in mid west