Statement from Dara Murphy
“Last night, on Tuesday the 3rd of December, I met with the Acting Ceann Comhairle and gave him a letter informing him of my decision to resign my seat in Dáil Éireann.
Progress for the just transition for the Midlands as assessments visits from the European Platform for Coal Regions in Transition begin – Corcoran Kennedy
Offaly Fine Gael TD, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has welcomed a visit from the START Secretariat from the European Commission, to begin support for the Midlands as a new member of the European Platform for Coal Regions in Transition. START is the Secretariat Technical Assistance to Regions in Transition.
Ministers Breen and Mitchell O’Connor announce the establishment of Joint Labour Committee for the English language education sector
The relationship between strengthening employment standards for teachers and staff working in this sector and enhancing Ireland’s considerable reputation as a quality learning destination for international students was strongly highlighted in the debates – in both the Seanad and the Dáil – on the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 which I successfully brought through the Oireachtas prior to the summer recess.
Statement from Dara Murphy TD
“Following recent media and political commentary, I wish to state that at all times I have been compliant with rules for attendance at Leinster House.
Taoiseach welcomes Cllr Aisling Dolan to Fine Gael
The Leader of Fine Gael, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD, has welcomed Cllr Aisling Dolan to the Fine Gael team and to the Party’s General Election ticket in Roscommon- Galway.
National Student Accommodation Strategy Update
The Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Housing and Urban Development, Damien English T.D. today released the end Q3 2019 progress report on the National Student Accommodation Strategy.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor opens the 5th National Forum on Education for Sustainable Development
The Minister of State at the Department of Education and Skills Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (Thursday 28th November) opened the 5th National Forum on Education for Sustainable Development in the Hibernia Conference Centre, Dublin Castle.
Cllr Aisling Dolan to run for Fine Gael in Roscommon-Galway constituency
COUNCILLOR Aisling Dolan will contest the next General Election in the Roscommon-Galway constituency as a Fine Gael candidate.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor launches new Action Plan to promote Traveller participation in higher education
Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today, on World Access to Higher Education Day, launched the Action Plan to Promote Traveller Participation in Higher Education. The Minister was joined at the launch, held in TU Dublin, by several third level students and recent graduates from the Traveller community, who told their own stories of studying in universities and colleges around Ireland, and gave insights into the supports that are most useful to students.
Opposition spending demands to be scrutinised by IFAC under new Bill - Heydon
A BILL to examine lavish spending proposals from opposition parties by the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council (IFAC) ahead of every budget is being introduced to the Dáil today.