Glanbia facility opening gets the South East Ready for lifting of Milk Quotas – Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford Minister Paudie Coffey TD has said that the opening of the new Glanbia Facility in Belview Port is the final building block in getting the South East Region ready for the lifting of Milk Quotas in a few weeks time. Minister Coffey said the Dairy sector was vital to Ireland’s rural economy and this move will support and create jobs in the agriculture sector across Waterford and the South East.
Continued support for farmers expected in Budget 2016 - Heydon
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chair of the Fine Gael Internal Agriculture Committee, Martin Heydon, has said that he expects Budget 2016 to confirm the Government’s continued support of farmers.
Mind the Gap - Clune says the gender pay gap is about more than money
Fine Gael Ireland South MEP, Deirdre Clune, is this week taking part in a European Parliament debate on the pay gap between men and women, which now stands at over 15% across Europe and almost 13% in Ireland. Speaking from the Parliament, Clune said the gender pay gap is about more than money.
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Representatives of Community Groups and Industry Representatives to be invited before Oireachtas Committee to debate Gridlink Project – Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford Deputy and Vice-Chairperson of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications Paudie Coffey has received agreement from the Committee to his proposal to invite regional representatives of community groups who have concerns about the proposed Gridlink projects around the country. Deputy Coffey said this would give people an opportunity to publically voice their concerns at the highest level and would help to inform debate on the matter.
Taoiseach experiences first hand Naas at its finest
Anthony Lawlor TD, was delighted to welcome An Taoieach Enda Kenny to Naas last Thursday, 1st October. On this beautiful autumnal day, the Taoiseach met with residents, local businesses, school children and also opened the multi million euro, innovative Kerry Centre.
Minister Flanagan Addresses UN General Assembly on Ireland’s Foreign Policy Priorities
REILLY – EXTRA €19 MILLION FOR PYRITE REMEDIATION WILL HELP HOMEOWNERS IN FINGAL
In yesterday’s Budget, the Government has announced €19 million extra funding for the Pyrite Remediation Scheme. This is up from €10 million in 2015. Homes affected by pyrite will also be exempt from the local property tax.
Budget 2016 is fair and will benefit families - Coghlan
Fine Gael Senator and Government Chief Whip in the Seanad, Paul Coghlan has welcomed Budget 2016, saying it is a fair budget that will benefit families.
Free GP care now extended to all children Under 12 – Fitzpatrick
Fine Gael TD for Louth, and Member of the Oireachtas Committee on Health, Peter Fitzpatrick, has said the further extension of free GP care to all children under 12 is great news for families in Louth.