Rock Announces Industry Dialogue on Ticket Touting Legislation implementation
Statement by the Taoiseach During exchange of views with Michel Barnier, Chief EU Brexit Negotiator
I am pleased to address the House today in the presence of Michel Barnier. I thank him for his statement in which he outlined the complexities of the Brexit negotiations, and for his acknowledgement of their importance for Europe and of course for Ireland.
Programme for Government Annual Report launched
The Programme for a Partnership Government, published on 11 May 2016, sets out an ambitious programme of work to protect our growing economy and ensure that the results are felt by all citizens.
Let's plan Ireland's future at the heart of Europe - Richmond
Speaking on the Seanad's Order of Business today (Tuesday), Fine Gael Senator and Government Seanad spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, called for a Seanad debate on the future of Europe and how Ireland's position might look in that future vision.
Speech by the Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny TD, at Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal International Leaders Luncheon
We meet at the time of year that in Ireland is called Bealtaine, the Celtic season of the white fires, when we look ahead to the new life, new growth, new promise of the Summer.
Text alert system for hospital appointments would combat waiting lists- Neville
Fine Gael TD for Limerick County, Tom Neville, has called for all hospitals to use a text alert system to remind patients of their hospital appointments.
Comments by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, T.D., following European Council
I am glad that they recognise that we should move on to talk about the framework of the future relationship between the EU and the UK as soon as sufficient progress has been made on the withdrawal issues.
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan TD welcomes outcome of European Council
I am pleased that the the intensive engagement by the Government with our EU partners has resulted in Ireland's concerns being reflected prominently in the EU's position for the upcoming Brexit negotiations as adopted by the European Council today.
Minister Harris gets green light for €1bn new children’s hospital
The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, today announced that the Government has approved the investment required to enable the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board to award the construction contracts for the building of the main children’s hospital on the St James’s Hospital campus and the two Paediatric Outpatients and Urgent Care Centres on the Tallaght and Connolly Hospitals campuses.
Regular respite a must for carers – Daly
A West Cork TD has drafted legislation that will entitle all full time carers to a respite period at least once every month. If enacted, Jim Daly’s new legislation will, for the first time ever, place respite services on a statutory footing, and compel the Health Service Executive to provide the care.