Farmers would get a 'Fair Deal' under proposed changes to nursing home scheme - Deering
Farm families and other sole traders could save thousands of euro in nursing home fees under a new proposal that would protect their assets. That’s according to Pat Deering, Fine Gael TD for Carlow and Chair of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
M17/18 Gort to Tuam Motorway will help bring jobs and investment to West of Ireland - Minister Ring
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has said that the 54km M17/18 Gort to Tuam Motorway which he jointly launched today will be welcomed by local residents and motorists alike and will help to create jobs in the western region
More drivers must be recruited immediately for Bus Éireann routes in east- O’Reilly
More drivers must be recruited immediately for Bus Éireann services in the east of the country, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Families, farmers and businesses still receiving Government help after Donegal flooding- McHugh
Families, farmers and businesses are still receiving Government help after the Donegal floods, the Government Chief Whip has said.
Committee will complete work in timeframe - Noone
Homeowners need to be protected from disproportionate property tax increases - Madigan
Homeowners cannot be disproportionally hit with any property tax increases, a Fine Gael TD has said.
New laws being examined for data centre planning - Breen
The Government is examining new laws in a bid to speed up future data centre planning proposals, Minister of State with special responsibility for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen has revealed.
Eir price hike makes telephone allowance restoration more vital than ever - Rock
Dublin North West TD, Noel Rock, has said it is "more vital than ever" that Budget 2018 considers the restoration of the phone allowance for elderly people following another hike in the monthly line rental charge by €84 a year by Eir.
Fianna Fáil criticising job creation is laughable, the facts speak for themselves- O’Dowd
Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd has rubbished Fianna Fáil's deluded comments around job creation, stating the facts speak for themselves.
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Ministers Ring and Moran launch new €10 million scheme to improve non-public roads in rural areas
The Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) supports improvement works on private/non-public roads. Often these roads lead to multiple residences, parcels of land that support agricultural activity or amenities such as lakes, rivers or the ocean.