EU Commission approve Regional Airport Programme to support Knock Airport - Perry
Fine Gael TD for Sligo/Leitrim, John Perry, has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Paschal Donohoe, that the European Commission has formally approved Ireland’s 2015-2019 Regional Airports Programme, which will support Knock Airport into the future.
Bannon congratulates almost 2,000 Longford/Westmeath Leaving certificate students
Fine Gael TD for Longford/Westmeath, James Bannon has congratulated the 579 students in Longford and the 1,362 students in Westmeath, who this morning received their Leaving Certificate results.
O’Donovan wishes Dan Neville well after 30 years of service
Fine Gael TD for Limerick, Patrick O’Donovan has extended his best wishes to constituency colleague Dan Neville, who today (Tuesday), announced that he will not put himself forward for selection at the upcoming convention in September.
Statement from Dan Neville TD:
“It is with sadness that I have decided not to contest the General Election selection convention for the County Limerick constituency in September.
Good news for the Curragh with launch of recruitment campaign to strengthen our defence forces - Heydon
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has said that the planned new army recruitment campaign will strengthen our defence forces and is good news for the Curragh. Deputy Heydon was speaking after the Minister for Defence Simon Coveney today (Tuesday) launched a new recruitment campaign for General Service Recruits for the Army.
New apprenticeships provide opportunities for school leavers – Lawlor
Fine Gael TD for Kildare North, Anthony Lawlor, has said that the 80 new apprenticeships being introduced provide great opportunities for school leavers and we must work to incentivise small businesses to take on apprentices.
Kelly report on South East University is good news for Carlow – Deering
Fine Gael TD for Carlow, Pat Deering, has said that the report by Michael Kelly on the future of a university for the South East is good news as it makes the case that the project is viable and should go ahead.
Donegal to receive €2,379,000 in funding for social housing – McHugh
“I am very pleased to confirm that Donegal is to receive almost €2.5 million in funding by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government towards social housing”, says Fine Gael Minister of State and Donegal TD, Joe McHugh.
Good progress at 6th Beef Roundtable - Heydon
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chair of the Fine Gael Internal Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the progress made at the 6th beef roundtable held this week, the second such meeting held in 2015.
Ports should be competitive and profitable, but also accountable - Doyle
Fine Gael TD for Wicklow/East Carlow, Andrew Doyle, says Ireland’s ports should be competitive and profitable, but they also need to be accountable.