ISI Announces Date for Accepting New Debt Relief Applications
The Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) announced today that it will start accepting applications on Monday the 9th of September from authorised Personal Insolvency Practitioners and Approved Intermediaries for the new debt reliefs on behalf of insolvent debtors under the Personal Insolvency Act.
UK style student loan system would reduce financial pressure on students and families – Deering
Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has written to the Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn, to investigate the possibility of introducing a student loan system similar to that in the UK.
Minister for Finance welcomes the appointment of the new deputy governor financial regulation at the central bank
The Minister welcomes the appointment of Mr. Cyril Roux to the position of Deputy Governor, Financial Regulation at the Central Bank.
O’Mahony calls on companies to cease ‘aggressive' paperless billing policy
Fine Gael TD for Mayo and Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications, John O’Mahony, has come out in support of the campaigns by the Active Retirement Association of Ireland and the Irish Post Masters Union who are protesting against what they have described as 'aggressive' paperless billing policies by certain companies.
Progress being made in employing people with disabilities – Conway
Fine Gael Clare Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Disability, Martin Conway, has welcomed the news that a key objective of the recently published National Disability Strategy Implementation Plan concerns the drafting of a comprehensive employment strategy for people with disabilities.
Ireland fourth highest dream holiday destination. Let’s get to number one! - Noone
Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has welcomed the results of a recent survey of 8,000 readers of travel magazine Virtuoso Life which ranks Ireland as fourth in a list of dream holiday destinations, coming in only behind only Australia, New Zealand and Italy.
MacSharry no-show at Seanad recall no surprise as Senator attended only one out of 27 Health Committee meetings - Harris
FF Seanad Spokesperson for Health hasn’t been seen at Health Committee since April 18th 2013 and only attended one of 27 meetings since January 24th.
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 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.