Govt funding will allow for development of new skateboard park in Tullow - Deering
Fine Gael Carlow/Kilkenny TD, Pat Deering, has today (Saturday) welcomed the fact that just under €59,000 in funding has been awarded by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport to allow Carlow County Council to provide a new skateboard park in Tullow Town.
Irish Water’s appearance before Environment Committee does not preclude it from coming before PAC – Harris
Fine Gael Wicklow TD and member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Simon Harris, has today (Saturday) stated that the fact that Irish Water has agreed to appear before the Environment Committee does not preclude the semi State company from also coming before the PAC.
Change to law will finally make clocking cars an offence - Lawlor
Fine Gael TD for Kildare North, Anthony Lawlor, has today (Monday) said that he is very pleased that his proposal to make it an offence to clock a car is being adopted by the Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar TD, through an amendment to the Road Traffic (No. 2) Bill 2013. The amendment to the Bill, which is due to be tabled this week in the Dáil, will make it an offence to interfere with the odometer of a vehicle.
Statement from Taoiseach on ending of Haass talks
I am disappointed that the talks chaired by Dr. Richard Haass have concluded without reaching agreement.
Minister Fitzgerald Welcomes the Establishment of the Child and Family Agency
The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald TD, today (31 December, 2013) announced that the Child and Family Agency will commence operation with effect from 1 January, 2014.
Santa expected to arrive on time, says Minister for Time
Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, in his role as the Minister for Time and responsible for the issuing of visas, notes that a very important visitor is expected to arrive in the State on the 25th of December.
Minister for Health welcomes the National Service Plan 2014
The Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly TD, today (Wednesday 18 December) welcomed the publication of the Health Service National Service Plan 2014. The plan sets out the type and volume of health and social services to be provided in the course of 2014.
Statement from Minister Coveney
I would like to congratulate Eddie Downey on his election as the new President of the IFA
General Scheme of Sexual Offences Bill to be published in January
The Government today considered the General Scheme of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2013.
New jobs at Sláinte an example of what is possible through Health Innovation Hub – Minister Bruton, Minister Reilly
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, TD, and Minister for Health James Reilly, TD, today (Monday) welcomed the announcement by Sláinte Healthcare that it will create 80 new jobs in the coming year.