Minister Mitchell O’Connor appoints mediator for the English Language Education Sector
The Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., has today appointed the former General Secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland (ASTI), Mr Patrick King, to work with relevant stakeholders to explore the potential to address some of the employment related issues that have arisen in the English language education sector.
Sinn Féin’s mask slips again- Farrell
Sinn Féin’s mask has slipped again after two party representatives attended the inauguration of controversial Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell has said.
Ministers announce call for applications to Higher Education Strategic Infrastructure Fund
Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today announced that a call for applications has issued to higher education institutions in relation to the newly established Higher Education Strategic Infrastructure Fund. The fund is one of a number of measures to deliver on ambitions for Ireland’s higher education sector as outlined in Project Ireland 2040.
Switch up your routine for a healthy 2019
Two parliamentarians have highlighted the benefits of making small changes to your daily routine for a healthier New Year.
Switch Up Week - Shop around to slash bills this New Year
Fine Gael Senators have encouraged people to shop around for better deals on utility bills in the New Year.
Minister Ross needs to ensure Irish airports are equipped for drone disruption- Richmond
FOLLOWING further drone related disruption to thousands of passengers at a UK Airport, Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond has called on Minister for Transport Shane Ross to confirm Dublin Airport is adequately prepared to deal with similar incidents.
NTA Should Work To Halt Alarming Rise in Taxi Attacks – Rock
Fine Gael Deputy and Oireachtas Transport Committee member Deputy Noel Rock, has today (Tuesday) written to both the National Transport Authority CEO and the Minister for Transport to urge them to trial incentives to assist taxi drivers with the cost of installing safety devices such as CCTV ‘dashcams’ and protective screens in their cars.
Fianna Fáil’s spending calls in 2018 came to €3.5bn - Burke
Fianna Fáil’s wild and rash spending calls for 2018 amounted to at least €3.5 billion in public expenditure, a Fine Gael TD has said.
TDs call for more mindful use of screen time in 2019
Two Fine Gael TDs have called on people to be more mindful of their screen time in the New Year.
Speech of An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, at visit to the CSU, Bavaria, Germany
Good evening. It is a pleasure to be here, at the start of a new year, to meet with colleagues who share a similar vision about the future of Europe, as we discuss the challenges ahead.