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Economic cost of Syriza's negotiation strategy worth €10.6 billion - Hayes

Brian Hayes MEP today said that the economic cost of Syriza's negotiation strategy with European creditors will cost the economy over €10 billion this year.

Kelly report on South East University is good news for Carlow – Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow, Pat Deering, has said that the report by Michael Kelly on the future of a university for the South East is good news as it makes the case that the project is viable and should go ahead.

130 new jobs a great vote of confidence in Kilmainham- Byrne

“130 new jobs have been announced for Kilmainham in what is a great vote of confidence in the local economy”, says Fine Gael TD for Dublin South Central, Catherine Byrne.

Speech by the Taoiseach: MacGill Summer School

“Ireland at the Cross Roads”

Progress on Pilot Community Court – Stanton

Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Chair of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, David Stanton has welcomed progress in the development of proposals to establish the country’s first Community Court on a pilot basis. This follows the recommendation by Oireachtas Justice Committee to the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD in July 2014, to establish a pilot Community Court.

Donegal to receive €2,379,000 in funding for social housing – McHugh

“I am very pleased to confirm that Donegal is to receive almost €2.5 million in funding by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government towards social housing”, says Fine Gael Minister of State and Donegal TD, Joe McHugh.

Dublin Airport can become the third Heathrow runway - Hayes

Fine Gael MEP for Dublin, Brian Hayes has today (Thursday) said that Dublin Airport can effectively become the third Heathrow runway. Mr Hayes made his comments following the Government's formal approval of IAG's offer for Aer Lingus.

Coveney announces launch of €175m tams schemes

Speaking today Minister Coveney said “I am delighted to announce the opening of these very important Schemes which will encourage the development of Irish agriculture.

Records of forgotten revolutionary uncovered - Minister Paul Kehoe

The records of forgotten revolutionary Comdt. Nicholas Newport have been unearthed in the Military Archives, as part of the preparations for the 1916 Centenary commemorations next year.

Children’s sugar intake is three times too high – time for urgent measures – Noone

Dublin Senator Catherine Noone, has called for anti-sugar consumption measures to be implemented here as a matter of priority. The call follows a new UK study revealing that children under 11 may be consuming three times too much sweet food and drink.