2,000 extra CE places will help jobseekers – Doherty
Fine Gael Meath East TD, Regina Doherty, has today (Friday) said that an additional 2,000 Community Employment places are being made available to help those out of work to get a job. Deputy Doherty added that the Government will spend €1 billion this year on retraining and up skilling programmes aimed at getting people back to work.
HMV staff should be paid before creditors – Byrne
Fine Gael Dublin South Central TD, Catherine Byrne, has today (Thursday) said that HMV staff should be paid before the company’s creditors. Deputy Byrne was speaking after it emerged that staff at the troubled music retailer have not been paid for hours worked over Christmas.
250,000 jobs lost during FF’s last three years in power – Corcoran Kennedy
Fine Gael Laois/Offaly TD, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has hit back at claims from Barry Cowen that the Government is failing to tackle the jobs crisis, saying that during Fianna Fáil’s last three years in power over a quarter of a million jobs were lost in the private sector.
Breen welcomes selection of Kilrush for National Famine Commemoration 2013
Fine Gael Clare TD and Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs, Pat Breen, has warmly welcomed the announcement that Kilrush has been selected as the location for the National Famine Commemoration 2013.
D’arcy encourages Louth students to take part in Young Senator Challenge
Fine Gael Louth Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Education, Jim D’arcy, is encouraging transition year students in Louth to take part in Seanad Éireann’s Young Senator Student Challenge before the closing date for entries later this month. The project aims to encourage students to broaden their knowledge and interest in Ireland’s parliament.