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-  Brendan Griffin TD

Economic recovery spreading as vehicle sales continue to rise - Griffin

“The economic recovery is beginning to be felt by more families and businesses across the country as sales of vehicles increased again in October”, says Fine Gael TD for Kerry and Member of the Oireachtas Transport Committee, Brendan Griffin.

-  Senator Michael Comiskey

Comiskey welcomes significant progress on the N16

Fine Gael Sligo Leitrim Senator, Michael Comiskey, has warmly welcomed progress in relation to funding and upgrading of the N16. Senator Comiskey understands from contact with Transport Infrastructure Ireland (formally the NRA), that contracts for Phase 2 of the Cornalcoy section of road will be signed before Christmas, with work to commence early in the New Year.

-  Paudie Coffey TD

Live Register in Waterford falls to lowest level in 7 years – Minister Coffey

Fine Gael Waterford Minister Paudie Coffey has said the live register in Waterford has fallen to its lowest level since December 2008. Waterford suffered terribly as a result of the economic collapse and we had unemployment hit a peak of over 15,500 people. This was the legacy of Fianna Fail and their economic mismanagement that destroyed families across Waterford City and County.

-  Ciaran Cannon TD

New wastewater plant for Kinvara - Cannon

Fine Gael TD for Galway East, Ciaran Cannon, says the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant in Kinvara is very welcome and will end the totally unacceptable practice of untreated sewage being discharged directly into Kinvara Bay.

-  Joe McHugh

Minister McHugh welcomes School Building Projects 2016 – 2021

I am pleased to confirm that the Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has announced the list of schools who are to be included in the School Building Projects 2016 – 2021, in order to continue to meet the accommodation requirements of our growing school going population.

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