Annulling organ donation legislation would do nothing to increase donation & transplantation rates - Burke
Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Health, Colm Burke, has said that the correct decision was taken not to annul the organ donation legislation which was being discussed today (Tuesday) in Seanad Éireann.
Online retailer to create over 45 new jobs in Sligo- Bruton
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today [Thursday] announced the creation of a software development team by online discount retailer Overstock.com in Sligo.
Seanad recall now futile - Harris
Fine Gael TD for Wicklow, Simon Harris, has today (Saturday) described the failed attempt by Fianna Fáíl to have the Dáil recalled next week to debate the EU regulation on organ donation as an embarrassing failure for the Party, and that continued efforts have the Seanad recall are futile and a waste of taxpayers’ money.
Seanad reformists should be careful what they wish for – Harris
Fine Gael Wicklow TD, Simon Harris, has today (Wednesday) said those calling for reform of the Seanad should be careful what they wish for, as the last all-Party Seanad reform plan, agreed during the Fianna Fáil/PD Government, included a proposal to increase the number of Senators by five.
Varadkar welcomes opening of €97m Tralee Bypass
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar TD today welcomed the official opening of the N22/N69 Tralee Bypass.
20 additional staff for Enterprise Ireland in high-growth markets to create 1200 jobs – Minister Bruton
14% increase in staff targets BRICS countries as part of Action Plan for Jobs focus on Irish exporting companies.
Statement on the Death of Mr Justice Kevin Feeney
The Minister for Justice, Equality & Defence, Alan Shatter TD, has paid tribute to the late Mr Justice Kevin Feeney who died suddenly yesterday.
Taoiseach congratulates Rob Heffernan on his World Championship gold medal
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny today congratulated Rob Heffernan after his gold medal win in the World Athletics Championships 50km walk in Moscow.
Conway welcomes progress on unified patent protection
Seanad Spokesperson on Justice, Disability and Equality, Martin Conway, has today (Friday) welcomed the decision of the EU Commission to establish a specialised European patent court, the Unified Patent Court, to make it easier for companies and inventors to protect their patents.
Varadkar to overhaul Maritime Safety & Marine Emergency Response Services
Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar has announced an Action Plan to improve Maritime Safety and Marine Emergency Response Services, including an overhaul of operations within the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport.