Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, of 120 new jobs at the new European HQ of YapStone International in Co. Louth.
More good news for Louth as YapStone International to create 120 jobs at its new European HQ – Fitzpatrick
Fine Gael Senator for Clare, Martin Conway, has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD, of €7 million in funding for the Disability Activation Project to assist people with disabilities access employment.
This Referendum is about giving children a second chance. It’s about putting our children at the heart of vital legislation that will make life so much better, so much safer, for so many of them. This Referendum is part of a raft of legislation designed to better uphold the rights and dignity of the children of this country.
Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has welcomed the announcement of an additional €2 million in funding for the Gathering 2013 which is being supplied, in equal measure, by the Government and IPB Insurance. These additional funds are being made available due to the huge number of festivals and events that are being planned across the country as a means of attracting the Irish Diaspora to come home to Ireland next year.
Fine Gael Cork East Deputy, Tom Barry, has welcomed the announcement of 40 new jobs for Mallow saying it will offer a boost for the town and will come as fantastic news for the people in line to fill the positions.
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Fine Gael Dublin Mid West Deputy, Derek Keating, has welcomed the announcement in the Dáil by Minister Alex White that a fast-tracking system is in place for medical cards to be issued to patients who are diagnosed with cancer and those who are terminally ill. Medical cards will be issued for a period of six months, and primary care teams will provide all the necessary medical cover to enable, where possible, for these patients to be cared for at home.
Speaking at a briefing by Retail Ireland on the black market, Fine Gael Meath West Deputy and Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Damien English, highlighted the negative economic impact of the black market in Ireland. Deputy English said customers need to be aware that buying illegal or counterfeit goods involvestaking money out of the public purse and poses a real threat to the maintenance of jobs in the retail sector.
Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Health, Colm Burke, has today (Wednesday) expressed his support for International World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day which takes place tomorrow (Thursday, 25th October).
Doherty welcomes comments from Down Syndrome Ireland on impacts of ‘Yes’ vote in Children’s Referendum
Fine Gael Meath East TD, Regina Doherty, has today (Monday) welcomed the comments from Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) in relation to the positive impact of a Yes vote in the Children’s Referendum. DSI has launched an easy to read guide on the Referendum, and is encouraging all of its members to get out and vote.