Plans to make Dominican Priory a community & cultural hub are a fitting tribute to the Order that served there – Heydon
“The new plans for the Dominican Priory in Athy are a fitting tribute to the Dominican fathers who served so diligently there almost 800 years,” says Martin Heydon, Fine Gael TD for Kildare South.
North Quays Redevelopment a top priority for Waterford City – Minister Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford Minister Paudie Coffey has said that the North Quays Redevelopment is a top priority for Waterford City. Minister Coffey said the site is a brownfield site that has never reached its full potential; which is completely unacceptable given its position adjacent to the heart of Waterford City.
Minister Coffey delighted to attend formal sod turning event at Gaelscoil Philib Barun, Trá Mhor
At a delightful event in the Autumn sunshine this afternoon Minister Paudie Coffey T.D. was delighted to attend, along with his government and Labour colleague Deputy Ciara Conway and other public representatives, the formal “sod-turning” of the new Gaelscoil which is already underway.
Minister Coffey welcomes strong progress on Kilmacthomas Primary School extension and refurbishment project
Speaking on a visit with Principal Sheila Creed, Minister Coffey stated his belief that this project will see a new lease of life for the school and lead to the creation of a more nourishing learning environment for the present and future generation of pupils at Kilmacthomas Primary School.
Strongest growth for retailers since 2007 – Fitzpatrick
Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has welcomed the latest retail figures showing the strongest growth since 2007.
All vehicles should be fitted with location tracking devices to fight crime– Harrington
Speaking in the Dáil today (Thursday), Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Noel Harrington, has said that all vehicles should be fitted with location tracking devices to help in the fight against crime.
Budget 2016 allows employers to gift bonus vouchers of up to €500, tax free - Fitzpatrick
“Changes to the small benefit tax measures announced in the Finance Bill mean that employers will now be able to award non-cash bonuses of up to €500 to staff, tax free. This is good news for employers and for staff”, says Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick.
Unofficial activity and monitoring of border areas by PIRA is totally unacceptable - Coghlan
Fine Gael Senator and Government Chief Whip in the Seanad, Paul Coghlan, has commented on the independent review of republican and loyalist paramilitary groups published by the British Government, saying that An Garda Síochána and the PSNI must be the only forces policing border counties.
Funding for major upgrade of Athlone Garda Station testament to Justice Minister’s commitment to investing in the force - McFadden
Fine Gael TD for Longford Westmeath, Gabrielle McFadden, has said the funding approval for a major upgrade of Athlone Garda Station is testament to Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald’s commitment to investing in the force.
Midlands Greenway will be wonderful tourism asset for the region - McFadden
Fine Gael Longford/Westmeath TD, Gabrielle McFadden, says that the Midlands Greenway, officially opened by An Taoiseach on Sunday, October 19th, 2015, is a wonderful asset for the Midlands, opening up the region to more visitors and boosting local economies.