Cabinet approves range of responsibilities for Minister of State Sean Kyne - An Taoiseach
An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, has confirmed that the Government has agreed to transfer a range of responsibilities to Sean Kyne TD under his role as Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development.
Minister Ring approves €21.6 million for towns and villages across rural Ireland
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today (4th October 2017) announced that 281 rural towns and villages across the country are set to benefit from over €21 million in funding under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. The scheme is a key part of the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development.
A Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin Government would end in disaster- Naughton
Fianna Fáil’s continual gravitation towards Sinn Féin will result in disaster if such a Coalition Government ever came about, Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton has warned.
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.