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.
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.
Doyle to seek Fine Gael nomination for Ireland South in upcoming European Elections
Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Andrew Doyle has announced he is seeking the Fine Gael nomination for Ireland South in upcoming the European Elections.
McGuinness and Walsh will contest Midlands North-West for Fine Gael
Fine Gael has selected two candidates – Mairead McGuinness and Maria Walsh - for the European Elections in the Midlands North-West constituency.
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.
Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor host second in series of Regional Stakeholder Forums
The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and the Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (Wednesday February 20th) hosted the second in a series of five regional forums with stakeholder in the education and skills sector.
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.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor welcomes the publication of the HEA “Graduate Outcome Survey: Class of 2017” report
The Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, today welcomed the publication of ‘Graduate Outcomes Survey: Class of 2017’ report, published by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).
‘Cooling Off’ period needed for online airline bookings – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone has called on airlines to implement an honest cancellation policy on online bookings, in keeping with the cooling off period that already applies to other online purchases.
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.