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-  Aoife Carragher

Time for PE to become a Leaving Cert subject – Noone

Fine Gael Senator, Catherine Noone is strongly supporting the idea of creating a Leaving Certificate curriculum for PE, to ensure that children are involved in physical activity right through their school years.

-  Aoife Carragher

Support available for new local business women – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has encouraged local women in Laois, Offaly and North Tipperary who have recently started their own business, to apply to ACORNS (Accelerating the Creation of Rural Nascent Start-ups), a fully funded programme to support female entrepreneurs living in rural Ireland.

-  Aoife Carragher

Dept of Finance review of entrepreneurs and self-employed to assess SME supports – Butler

“The Department of Finance are to undertake a review of the taxation of entrepreneurs and the self-employed. I believe that this review will come to many of the same conclusions found by the Fine Gael Standing Up for Small Business Campaign, that the self-employed want and deserve tax standardisation”, said Fine Gael TD for Meath West, Ray Butler.

-  Aoife Carragher

Dept of Finance review of entrepreneurs and self-employed to assess SME supports – Butler

“The Department of Finance are to undertake a review of the taxation of entrepreneurs and the self-employed. I believe that this review will come to many of the same conclusions found by the Fine Gael Standing Up for Small Business Campaign, that the self-employed want and deserve tax standardisation”, said Fine Gael TD for Meath West, Ray Butler.

-  Aoife Carragher

Continued focus needed to drive job growth in Tipperary - Coonan

Fine Gael TD for Tipperary, Noel Coonan, has said that a drop of almost 13% in the Live Register in Tipperary since the launch of the Action Plan for Jobs in 2012 is an indication of steady growth, but continued focus is needed to drive the recovery forward in this area.

-  ClionaDoyle

Upgrade of Phoenix Park Tunnel will cut travel time for Kildare commuters - Lawlor

“The planned upgrade of the Phoenix Park tunnel will cut the travel time for Kildare people commuting to work in Dublin”, says Fine Gael TD for Kildare North, Anthony Lawlor. Deputy Lawlor was speaking after Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, announced a €13.7 million project to upgrade the Phoenix Park Tunnel in order to cater for commuter trains.

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