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-  Sarah Meade

FF planned to charge households €400 for water from 2012 - Flanagan

Fine Gael Party Chairman, Charlie Flanagan, has today (Wednesday) said the public has yet again been reminded of Fianna Fáil’s outrageously hypocritical stance on water charges. Deputy Flanagan pointed out that under Fianna Fáil’s deal with the Troika, water charges would have been introduced as early as 2012.

-  Sarah Meade

FF is wrong on the Children First Bill – Doherty

Fine Gael Meath East TD and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Regina Doherty, has today (Tuesday) criticised Fianna Fáil’s response to the publication of the Children First Bill, adding that the Party is wrong when it claims that no sanctions are in place for those who fail to report children at risk.

-  Ken Gaughran

Minister Bruton and IDA Ireland welcome Airbnb announcement of 100 additional roles in Dublin

Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, today [Friday] announced plans to significantly increase its presence in Ireland with the creation of 100 additional new roles, doubling its current workforce to 200 employees by year end. Positions currently recruiting for are in its customer experience and hospitality teams based in Ringsend, Dublin.

-  Sarah Meade

Yet another jobs boost for Dublin Docks with Airbnb expansion – Noone

Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement from Airbnb that it is expanding its presence in Dublin with the creation of 100 new jobs, adding that it is further proof that the Dublin Docks have developed a superb international reputation for being an ideal location for high growth and tech firms.

-  Susan Moss

Statement by Ministers Leo Varadkar and Ciaran Cannon

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar, Minister of State for Commuter & Public Transport Alan Kelly, and Minister of State for Training & Skills Ciaran Cannon have considered the story in today's Mail on Sunday regarding school transport tenders operated by Bus Eireann.

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