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-  Senator Catherine Noone

Ireland behind other EU countries on asthma mortality – Noone

Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone has called for greater training and awareness for people working with children and teens, following the publication of a report showing that Ireland has the second highest rate of asthma mortality among the EU countries studied.

-  Senator Jerry Buttimer

Buttimer calls for Yoga to be taught in schools

Senator Jerry Buttimer Leader of Seanad Eireann is calling for a new approach in the well-being of children by introducing yoga to schools.

-  Martin Heydon TD

First reviews for those on Reduced Contributory Pensions now being processed – Heydon

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received confirmation from Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, that the first reviews of reduced contributory pensions have been processed this week.  The Minister was replying to a Parliamentary Question on the progress of the reviews from Deputy Heydon.

-  Hildegarde Naughton TD

Westminster report is wake-up call to social media firms - Naughton

The Chair of the Oireachtas Communications Committee, Hildegarde Naughton, said the final report of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee in Westminster should serve as a wake-up call to social media firms.

-  Mary Mitchell OConnor TD

Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor welcome earlier date for Round One CAO offers

Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. have today (15 February, 2019) welcomed confirmation that Round One offers from the Central Applications Office (CAO) will be issued this year on the earlier date of Thursday, 15 August 2019.

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