Lombard calls for sun cream VAT reduction to be included in Finance Bill
Senator Tim Lombard said that the Finance Bill should include a reduction on the VAT on sun cream.
Time has come to bin election posters - Coffey
A widespread ban on election posters has been called for by Waterford Fine Gael General Election candidate Paudie Coffey.
Post Brexit passport rush continues - Richmond
Figures released to Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, have shown that the post Brexit rush for Irish passports in the UK continues with 2018 set to be the busiest year so far.
Fine Gael’s income tax reform means people will have significantly more take home pay than five years ago - Burke
Tax changes due to come into effect in the New Year thanks to Budget 2019 will mean real savings for people and families all across Ireland. That’s according to Fine Gael Senator Colm Burke who has revealed that over the last five years families have made significant savings thanks to Fine Gael’s programme of income tax reform.
Fine Gael statement on the Confidence and Supply Agreement
MINISTERS MADIGAN & MITCHELL O’CONNOR ANNOUNCE CO-FUNDING OF RE-DEVELOPMENT OF ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC ON WESTLAND ROW
The Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., together with the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan T.D., today (25th October 2018) announced joint funding of €9 million for the Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) to assist in the re-development of its historic Westland Row premises.
Fans are Fooled Again as touts have a profitable World of their Own - Rock
Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has urged the Government to act faster on touting after Westlife tickets sell out immediately and go online for up to €600.
Minister Mitchell O'Connor Launches two Innovative Initiatives in STEM Education in Ireland
Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, today launched two important initiatives for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) education in Ireland. The first is DCU’s ‘A World of Opportunities’; a landmark STEM careers guide for parents, teachers and students. In partnership the Minister launched the fifth annual I Wish showcases, which takes place across four days in Dublin and Cork next February. To mark with the occasion, I Wish has released its annual survey of more than 2,200 Transition Year students, which shows secondary school girls and their teachers still don’t know enough about STEM subjects and the careers that can follow.
Statement by Senator Joe O’Reilly on the death of Seymour Crawford
Cavan Fine Gael Senator Joe O’Reilly has expressed his condolences following the death of former TD Seymour Crawford.
Richmond welcomes Micheál Martin’s backing of the Government’s Brexit strategy
Responding to the Wolfe Tone speech by Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has stated that Martin’s late acceptance of the Government’s long-held Brexit strategy is to be welcomed.