Fine Gael puts victims at the centre of crime policy – Madigan
Today marks a major step forward for the rights of crime victims, with the passing of Fine Gael’s Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Bill in the Dáil. That’s according to Fine Gael Dublin Rathdown TD, and Solicitor, Josepha Madigan who said the new legislation puts victims at the centre of crime policy for the first time in this country.
Councillor Lynsey McGovern joins Fine Gael
Fine Gael has today welcomed Councillor Lynsey McGovern to the party.
Tracker mortgage examination should be widened to cover SME lending - Mulherin
A Fine Gael Senator has called on the Central Bank to widen its current review of the tracker mortgage scandal to examine practices adopted by the Banks on facilities extended to SMEs.
Madigan presents Contempt of Court Bill 2017 to Dáil Éireann
Fine Gael TD Josepha Madigan has today presented her Contempt of Court Bill 2017 as a private member to Dáil Éireann. It will now proceed to debate over the coming months.
Progress on the development of Local Digital Strategies - Kyne
Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne, has today (Tuesday) confirmed progress on the development of local digital strategies for each city and county council.
Rapid roll out of the Celtic Interconnector is vital to securing Ireland's future energy needs - Richmond
The rapid roll out of the Celtic Interconnector is vital to securing Ireland's future energy needs, according to a Fine Gael Senator.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor launches OECD/EU Report on Ireland’s entrepreneurship education
Finglas East Post Office remaining open a win for the community- Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock, has welcomed the decision by An Post to advertise for the replacement of the postmaster /postmistress role at the Finglas East Post Office and keep the post office open.
Ibrahim Halawa’s long wait for freedom– Brophy
Fine Gael TD for Dublin South-West, Colm Brophy, has praised the work by current and former Taoisigh and Foreign Affairs Ministers in securing the release of Ibrahim Halawa from an Egyptian prison.
Urgent need to agree a new EU-US-UK open skies agreement
Following engagement with European Transport Commissioner, Violeta Bulc, at a meeting of the Oireachtas Transport, Tourism and Sport Committee, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the Commissioner's commitment that the resolution of transport issues is a key priority as part of the next phase of Brexit negotiations.