Smooth pathway needed to help Irish migrants return home – Burke
Now that our economy is recovering we need to create a smooth pathway home for Irish migrants who wish to return, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor addressed IIEA Conference on Higher Education Funding in Ireland
The Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., today (13th June, 2018) gave a closing address to the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) conference on future funding of Higher Education in Ireland.
Action must be taken to tackle cyber threats to electoral process including online disinformation – Farrell
The Government must act to protect Ireland from cyber threats to the electoral process, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Transport Committee hauling in NTA for answers on BusConnects is welcome – Rock
Deputy Noel Rock has welcomed news that the Oireachtas Transport Committee has agreed to his request to haul in the National Transport Authority (NTA) to answer urgent outstanding questions on their BusConnects project. Speaking on the matter, Deputy Rock said: “I understand it is intended to hold an emergency meeting of the Oireachtas Transport Committee next week on this matter. This is good news as the NTA has serious questions to answer.
1,300 households not told they will lose part of their gardens under new bus route plans- Rock
Ming Flanagan comments despicable- O’Mahony
Fine Gael Senator John O’Mahony has branded comments made by MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan during a debate on Today with Seán O’Rourke as despicable.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor calls on Higher Education Institutions to transform Ireland through new National Development Funds
€195 million to be allocated to Funds in Budget 2019 and €4 billion between 2019 and 2027 Intensive collaboration planned in rural development, urban development, climate action and disruptive technology
Half Game Rule could increase sporting participation
Fine Gael Senator and keen sportsman, Neale Richmond, has called on Irish sports bodies such as the GAA, FAI and IRFU to follow the lead of UK counterparts who have introduced the Half Game Rule new rules to guarantee players at youth and social level at least a half of on pitch playing time.
Sleazy signs have no place on the streets of our capital – Noone
Sleazy strip club advertising has no place on the streets of our capital, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Cannon congratulates Kenny on European of the Year honour
Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s forthcoming award of ‘European of the Year’ is a deserved acknowledgement of his role in guiding Ireland back to economic recovery, a Fine Gael Minister has said.