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-  Senator James Reilly

Reilly welcomes sharp decrease in smokers

Fine Gael bye-election candidate, Senator James Reilly, has warmly welcomed the sharp decrease in the number of smokers in Ireland. 

-  Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD

Minister Mitchell O’Connor highlights importance of College Awareness Week

The Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today highlighted the importance of College Awareness Week, a nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness relating to the benefits of going to college. The Minister also took the opportunity to emphasise to prospective students the many other pathways available to them through apprenticeships, traineeships and Post-Leaving Certificate (PLC) courses.

-  Fine Gael Press Office

Fine Gael statement

The Fine Gael Executive Council met this evening and following a recommendation from An Taoiseach and Fine Gael party leader Leo Varadkar, Deputy Maria Bailey has been removed from the Dún Laoghaire constituency ticket for the next General Election.

-  Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD

Minster Mitchell O’Connor welcomes launch of Ireland’s largest accessible digital library for people with print disabilities

The Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today attended the launch of Bookshare.ie - an initiative of the NCBI to provide a place that will be a single, secure platform to host both home-grown and international book titles across all higher and further education study areas/fields. Bookshare.ie will allow all eligible students to search and instantly download books freely.

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