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-  James Reilly TD

Minister Reilly aims for a Tobacco Free Ireland by 2025

A Tobacco Free Ireland by 2025! That is the overall aim of a new tobacco policy, Tobacco Free Ireland launched by Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly today (Thursday 3rd October, 2013).

-  Richard Bruton TD

Revealed: Fianna Fáil’s 445,000 reasons to keep the Seanad - Bruton

Fine Gael’s Director of Elections, Minister Richard Bruton TD, has this evening (Wednesday) said that Fianna Fáil's true reason for wanting to keep the Seanad has been revealed, with figures showing that the Party receives €445,000 a year from the Exchequer for its Senators, under the leaders allowance paid for all political parties. This amounts to about a third of Fianna Fáil’s State funding.

-  Richard Bruton TD

Last time the Seanad delayed a bill, the Beatles were top of the charts – Bruton

Fine Gael’s Director of Elections for the Seanad Abolition Referendum, Minister Richard Bruton TD, today (Sunday) enlisted the help of John and Paul from the Beatles to kick off the final week of Fine Gael’s campaign for a Yes vote to abolish the Seanad. The Beatles had their first number one hit in the US in 1964 - which is also the year the Seanad last delayed a piece of legislation.

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