Fine Gael women are working for social progress
Fine Gael female Ministers, TDs, Senators and Councillors have joined forces in advance of International Women’s Day (tomorrow, Wednesday 8th March) to highlight the work they are doing which will positively impact the lives of women and their families nationwide.
Burke slams “Fianna Fáil-Sinn Féin Alliance” over water charges
Deputy Peter Burke, Fine Gael TD for Longford Westmeath has this week slammed the new position taken by Fianna Fáil over excessive use of water, branding the approach as that of a new a “Fianna Fáil-Sinn Féin Alliance”. Burke said this new level of populism flies in the face of those who sacrificed so much to stabilise our economy, and will put our current and future budgets at risk.
Lords Brexit vote positive news for Irish in Britain - Richmond
Government spokesman on EU Affairs in the Seanad, and Chair of the Seanad Brexit Committee, Neale Richmond, has welcomed last night’s vote in the House of Lords, saying that it is positive news for the Irish community in Great Britain.
Preparations underway on Action Plan for the Twenty Year Strategy for the Irish Language - Kyne
Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South Seán Kyne, has today (Wednesday) confirmed that his Department is working on an Action Plan for the Twenty Year Strategy for the Irish Language.
Minister Harris cuts prescription charges for over 390,000 people
Minister for Health Simon Harris today announced that 390,000 people over 70 years with a medical card, including their dependents, will benefit from reductions to prescription charges.
Statement by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD Leader of Fine Gael
“I was deeply saddened to hear of the untimely death of former Dáil Deputy, Peter Mathews.
Parents & children must be aware - what goes online stays online
“What goes online stays online.” These are the words of caution for parents from Meath East Minister of State and Government Chief Whip, Regina Doherty, who is working to protect children from the potential risks of online communications.
Richmond to Chair Seanad Brexit Committee
Fine Gael Dublin Rathdown Senator and Government spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has been appointed Chair of the new Seanad Select Committee on Brexit by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, and the Leader of the Seanad, Senator Jerry Buttimer.
Hard work rewards as Cork-Boston route finally set to take off – Buttimer
Fine Gael Senator and Leader of Seanad Éireann, Jerry Buttimer, has expressed his delight at the launch of Norwegian Airlines transatlantic routes from Cork after a long and challenging journey to secure the service.
Fine Gael Parliamentary Party statement – Chairman Martin Heydon
An Taoiseach and Fine Gael party leader, Enda Kenny TD, has told a Fine Gael Parliamentary Party meeting that he will outline his future intentions after his trip to the US next month. Fine Gael Party Chairman, Martin Heydon TD for Kildare South, said the Fine Gael party proceeds in “a united fashion”.