Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor welcome earlier date for Round One CAO offers
Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. have today (15 February, 2019) welcomed confirmation that Round One offers from the Central Applications Office (CAO) will be issued this year on the earlier date of Thursday, 15 August 2019.
A LIFT for transport in all communities – Griffin
An innovative transport scheme which could serve rural communities across the country is now on the road.
Construction costs rising for State due to recovery - Heydon
Major State projects are facing higher construction costs as they are in direct competition with growing private sector infrastructure spending, a Fine Gael TD has warned.
Put the phone away this Valentine’s Day - Lombard
A Fine Gael Senator is encouraging people to stay off their phones this Valentine’s Day and instead spend time with their loved ones.
Bus lanes on motorways could be key to easing traffic congestion – Lawlor
Bus lanes on motorways could be the key to easing traffic congestion, Fine Gael Senator Anthony Lawlor has said.
Greater awareness needed on screen time impact on toddlers – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone has called for greater awareness on the impact of screen time on under-2s.
EU Investment Plan can help our businesses through Brexit - Kelly
MEP for Ireland South and Leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly, has today encouraged Irish businesses to make full use of opportunities available under the EU Investment Plan to mitigate against the potential economic impacts of Brexit in the coming years.
Deferral of introduction of new minimum entry requirements for Primary Initial Teacher Education students starting a Professional Master of Education
Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today announced that changes to the minimum entry requirements for the Professional Master of Education (PME) for primary teaching will come in to place in September 2020.
Heydon welcomes Healy Rae’s U-turn on Local Link
Confirmation that an opposition TD who had previously criticised a rural bus scheme now supports it is a late but welcome development, Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said.
Only Fools tout tickets – Touts’ days are numbered as Rock’s law reaches Dáil
Only fools would attempt to tout tickets now according to Deputy Noel Rock, as his Bill to end the practice moves closer to becoming law today.