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-  Sarah Meade

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.

-  Sarah Meade

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.

-  Sarah Meade

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.

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