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Statement by Michelle Mulherin, Fine Gael TD for Mayo

Minister for Finance to lay revised regulations on macro prudential mortgage lending before the Houses of the Oireachtas

The Governor of the Central Bank Mr Patrick Honohan today consulted with the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan T.D. in relation to the Central Bank macro prudential proposals on residential mortgage lending.

Speech by the Taoiseach at the IFA AGM

Firstly, I thank you for inviting me to speak here this evening on the occasion of the 60th IFA AGM.

813,000 reasons why independents don't want to form a party – O’Donovan

“It’s no wonder that most of the current crop of Independent TDs and Senators have decided to pass on joining a new political party when they received over €813,000 in leader’s allowances in 2014”, says Patrick O’Donovan, Fine Gael TD for Limerick.

Statement by Minister Donohoe following Cabinet briefing on IAG approaches to Aer Lingus

This morning I briefed my Cabinet colleagues on the approaches that have been made to the Board of Aer Lingus by International Airlines Group (IAG) – each of which is in the public domain.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD congratulates Alexis Tsipras on his election and appointment as Prime Minister of Greec

I would like to extend my congratulations on behalf of the Irish Government to Alexis Tsipras following his appointment today as Prime Minister of Greece.

New passport card will mean efficient travel for business people - Collins

Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has today (Monday) welcomed the introduction of a new passport card saying it will bring about new efficiencies for business travellers.

Corcoran Kennedy finally gets response from CEO of Ulster Bank re Ferbane branch

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has received assurances from the Chief Executive of Ulster Bank that the bank’s ATM machine will be retained in Ferbane, County Offaly. Deputy Corcoran-Kennedy has also been assured that Ulster Bank customers will be able to deposit money into their accounts in Ferbane Post Office.

Minister Coveney Welcomes New Report On Benefits Of Dairy Expansion

Minister Coveney today welcomed the report produced by Dr Declan O’Connor and Dr Michael Keane that examined the likely Economic Benefits and Infrastructural Requirements arising from the planned dairy expansion in Cork.

World-leader viagogo Group to double workforce in Limerick – Neville

“The workforce at viagogo Group in the Kilmurry Business Park, Castletroy, is to double following an announcement today by Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. This is good news for everyone in Limerick and the surrounding area, particularly our cohort of skilled graduates”, says Dan Neville, Fine Gael Party Chairperson and TD for Limerick.