Feighan welcomes HSE commitment to develop a €7m Palliative Care Centre at Roscommon Hospital
Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/South Leitrim, Frank Feighan, has welcomed HSE West’s express commitment to help develop a €7 million Palliative Care Centre at Roscommon County Hospital.
Mortgage arrears plan will help struggling homeowners by forcing banks to act – Coghlan
Speaking today (Thursday) on the Order of Business, Seanad Government Chief Whip and Fine Gael Senator, Paul Coghlan, said the mortgage arrears plan set out by the Government will put pressure on the banks to deal with those in mortgage arrears and bring peace of mind to homeowners in distress.
Appointment of consultants moves us closer to a long term solution for turfcutters - Feighan
Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/South Leitrim, Frank Feighan, has welcomed the Government’s appointment of consultancy company, RPS, to help progress a national management plan for bogs affected by the turfcutting ban.
Re-drawn constituency should be called ‘Galway West/South Mayo’ - Healy Eames
Fine Gael Galway West Senator, Fidelma Healy Eames, has called for the Galway West constituency to be renamed ‘Galway West/South Mayo’ in order to provide recognition to the people of South Mayo who will be incorporated into the constituency at the next General Election. Senator Healy Eames has placed a motion on the Seanad order paper, due to be heard by Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan TD, this week.
Number of cancelled day-case and in-patient operations falls at WRH by 83% - Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford Deputy, Paudie Coffey, has welcomed news that the number of cancelled day-case and in-patient operations have fallen at Waterford Regional Hospital (WRH) by 83%. This is the highest fall of any hospital in the State and is a clear indication of the structural changes that are taking place in the reform of the health system.
10yr bond auction represents milestone in Ireland’s recovery and signals the plan is working - Donohoe
Speaking following the first auction of ten year government bonds this morning (Wednesday) since Ireland entered the Troika programme in 2010, Fine Gael Dublin Central Deputy, Paschal Donohoe, said the level of interest shown in the auction indicates the positive light in which Ireland is viewed internationally and is further proof that the Government’s plan to turn our economy around is working.
Upgrading Dalkey island slipway will increase access and make berthing safer – Mitchell O’Connor
Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has welcomed the approval by the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council of the report which proposed the upgrade of the slipway at Dalkey Island.
Coffey welcomes announcement of further 100 jobs for Waterford city
Fine Gael Waterford Deputy, Paudie Coffey, has today (Monday) welcomed the announcement of a further 100 jobs for Waterford city. The jobs are to be created by Eishtec, which is a Waterford based call centre company that was established less than two years and that has grown to a point now where it will employ over 500 people in the city.
Green light given for Palliative Care Unit to progress at Waterford Regional Hospital - Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford Deputy, Paudie Coffey, has welcomed news of further progress for the Palliative Care Unit in Waterford Regional Hospital (WRH) under the HSE Service Plan for this year. Deputy Coffey has raised this matter with the Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly TD, for the delivery of the vital service for the South East Region. The Palliative Care Unit has been promised for many years but it is now being progressed further.
Buttimer welcomes opening of 20 extra beds at Marymount Hospice
e Gael Cork South Central TD and Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed the opening of 20 additional beds in Marymount Hospice saying it recognises the excellent services offered by the team and staff at Curraheen.