New survey shows 80% of Irish see the EU as a “good thing”- Clune
Same poll also showed that 55% of UK Citizens see EU membership as a good thing prompting Clune to ask whether the poll could be used as a basis for a new referendum on Brexit
Deering welcomes proposed lifting of age cap for relief on interfamily farm transfers
The proposed removal of an age cap for interfamily farm relief is a great boost for farmers, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Comments of the Taoiseach in the Dáil re tracker mortgages
The Govt believes the behaviour of the banks in relation to removing people from tracker mortgages was scandalous
Amicable resolution of ticketing issue is good news for Irish sport - O’Dowd
The termination of the contract between the Olympic Council of Ireland and THG is a step in the right direction for Irish sport, according to Fergus O’Dowd, Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport.
OCI Decision to terminate THG contracts is welcome – Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock has today (Tuesday) welcomed the decision by both the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) and THG to terminate the contracts that allowed the latter to act as authorised ticket reseller for the OCI.
Minister Eoghan Murphy provides update on homelessness services during Storm Ophelia
In relation to homelessness the priority continues to be ensuring that any homeless person will have access to shelter during Storm Ophelia and the following is the up to date position:
Removal of Mother and Child Statue in Finglas is despicable – Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock has today (Monday) described the alleged robbery of the Mother and Child statue in Finglas village as despicable and is urging anyone with information relating to the incident to contact Gardaí.
EU Solidarity Fund vital post Ophelia - Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has stated that the EU Solidarity Fund will be vital for the post Hurricane Ophelia recovery efforts in Ireland.
Minister Murphy confirms arrangements are in place to ensure shelter and safety for rough sleepers and those experiencing homelessness
Minister Eoghan Murphy confirmed today (16 October, 2017) that over the course of the weekend, the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, Dublin City Council, the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive and all Local Authorities, have been working with a range of homeless agencies, to ensure that arrangements are in place across the country so that all homeless individuals and rough sleepers have shelter and a safe place to stay during Storm Ophelia.
Martin giving up on Brexit negotiations already - Richmond
Responding to comments by Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin that he would prepare for a hard Brexit, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has accused Martin of giving up on Brexit negotiations.