National fracking ban now one step closer- McLoughlin
Fine Gael TD for Sligo-Leitrim Tony McLoughlin’s Private Members Bill to ban fracking has been unanimously supported by the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Climate Action and Environment in a report released this week.
Ireland is facing a critical shortage of chefs and skilled hospitality staff- Byrne
Fine Gael Limerick Senator, Maria Byrne, said the Restaurants and Foodservice sector in Ireland is facing a crisis shortage of Chefs and Skilled Hospitality Staff.
Protection from unreasonable rent increases for tenants in Cobh - Stanton
Fine Gael Cork East TD, David Stanton, has welcomed the designation of Cobh as a Rent Pressure Zone under the Government’s rental strategy, saying this will protect tenants from unreasonable rent increases.
Ulster Bank agree to meet Raphoe & Ardara community groups over closure proposal
Ulster Bank has agreed to meet community groups from Raphoe and Ardara to discuss the proposed closure of two bank branches there, Donegal Deputy Joe McHugh said today. Minister McHugh met senior bank officials in Dublin earlier today to protest at the planned closure of the branches which was announced last week.
McHugh welcomes €1M Irish Water investment in Portnoo Water Supply
Donegal Deputy Joe McHugh has welcomed news of a €970,000 in a water mains project investment which will ensure a clean and secure water supply for the 940 people served by the Portnoo Water Supply. “This is an important scheme for Portnoo, Dungloe, Lettermacaward and Naran and is part of a huge investment across Co Donegal. I want to thank Irish Water and their key partners Donegal County Council in progressing the Portnoo Water Supply with a completion in around six or seven months’ time.”
Football in the Community Programme scores additional funding to transform young lives- Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford senator, Paudie Coffey, said a €24,000 Government cash injection for the Waterford City Football in the Community Programme will make soccer even more accessible to local youngsters.
Fellowship House will provide vital support for people addressing addiction issues in Cork- Lombard
Fine Gael Cork senator Tim Lombard has welcomed the commencement of building work on a new addiction treatment centre in Togher.
Development Minister Joe McHugh has announced €45,000 in funding to the Inishowen Development Partnership
“I am delighted to announce funding of €45,000 to the Inishowen Development Partnership as part of the Irish Aid development education annual grants scheme for 2017. “These annual grants reflect our commitment to support community and academic groups to raise awareness of issue of global hunger, poverty and injustice and of, crucially, what we as citizens can do together to take on these issues.
Aviation safety should not be compromised for unpopular incinerator- Lombard
Cork-based Fine Gael senator, Tim Lombard, has said aviation safety should not be compromised by a proposed new incinerator in Cork Harbour.
Education and awareness are key to improving cancer outcomes- Noone
Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has said education and awareness are key to improving cancer outcomes.