Launch of Simon Cumbers 2017 Students Scheme
The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is supported by Irish Aid, the Government’s overseas aid programme, and provides funding to students to travel and report from one of Irish Aid’s partner countries. The Fund provides students with an opportunity to deepen their understanding of developing countries, and facilitates increased coverage of development issues in the media.
Sligo County Council gets green light from Minister Coveney to hire new staff – McLoughlin
Fine Gael TD for Sligo/Leitrim, Tony McLoughlin, has received confirmation from the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney, that he has given Sligo County Council the green light to hire much needed new staff.
Transfer of Wicklow Port to Wicklow County Council an important milestone - Doyle
Fine Gael TD for Wicklow and Minister for Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Andrew Doyle, has welcomed the transfer of Wicklow Port to Wicklow County Council.
Future of Johnstownbridge Health Centre is secure, despite rumours to the contrary - Durkan
Fine Gael Kildare North TD, Bernard Durkan, has said that the future of Johnstownbridge Health Centre is secure, despite recent rumours to the contrary.
200 new jobs with €10m investment by VistaMed great news for Carrick-on-Shannon - McLoughlin
Fine Gael TD for Sligo-Leitrim, Tony Mc Loughlin has welcomed the news that global medical device company VistaMed is to invest €10 million and create 200 new jobs in Carrick-on-Shannon.
Closure of express lane at Portlaoise will take its toll on Cork - Dublin motorists – Lombard
Fine Gael Cork Senator, Tim Lombard, has spoken out against a proposal to close the express lane at the Portlaoise toll plaza on the Cork to Dublin motorway, saying it will not solve the current impasse and will be a huge inconvenience to commuters and businesses.
Mayo to benefit from Town and Village Renewal Scheme for Rural Ireland - Mulherin
Fine Gael Mayo Senator, Michelle Mulherin, has said that Mayo is to benefit from the newly launched Town and Village Renewal Scheme for Rural Ireland, which aims to revitalise up to 200 towns and villages across the country.
St Vincent’s Community Care Centre will reopen - McFadden
Fine Gael Longford Westmeath Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has received confirmation from the Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee, that St Vincent’s Community Care Centre will reopen in the coming months.
Post Brexit, Ireland is open for business - Richmond
In today’s Seanad debate (Thursday) on delivering sustainable full employment, Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has called on all relevant stakeholders to shout it out, loud and clear – Ireland is open for business.
O’Dowd encourages Louth animal welfare organisation to apply for funding
Fine Gael TD for Louth, Fergus O’Dowd, has encouraged animal welfare organisations based in Louth to apply for funding under a new scheme announced by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed.