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-  Sarah Meade

Govt approves game changing €3.4 million tourism development for Kerry – Griffin

Fine Gael Kerry TD, Brendan Griffin, has today (Thursday) warmly welcomed €3.4 million in funding announced by the Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Alan Kelly TD, to allow for the development of a cycling and walking greenway along the old railway line from Glenbeigh to Cahersiveen/Renard in Co. Kerry.

-  Ken Gaughran

Appointments to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr Alan Shatter TD, today announced that he is seeking expressions of interest from suitably-qualified persons for membership of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal.

-  Sarah Meade

Govt approves game changing €3.4 million tourism development for Kerry – Griffin

Fine Gael Kerry TD, Brendan Griffin, has today (Thursday) warmly welcomed €3.4 million in funding announced by the Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Alan Kelly TD, to allow for the development of a cycling and walking greenway along the old railway line from Glenbeigh to Cahersiveen/Renard in Co. Kerry.

-  Sarah Meade

Legal letters from banks cannot be considered a ‘sustainable solution’ – Doherty

Fine Gael Meath East TD and member of the Oireachtas Finance Committee, Regina Doherty, has today (Thursday) called on the Central Bank to clearly redefine what it considers a ‘sustainable solution’ in terms of mortgage arrears. Deputy Doherty was speaking after representatives from Bank of Ireland appeared before the Finance Committee this morning.

-  Sarah Meade

Legal letters from banks cannot be considered a ‘sustainable solution’ – Doherty

Fine Gael Meath East TD and member of the Oireachtas Finance Committee, Regina Doherty, has today (Thursday) called on the Central Bank to clearly redefine what it considers a ‘sustainable solution’ in terms of mortgage arrears. Deputy Doherty was speaking after representatives from Bank of Ireland appeared before the Finance Committee this morning.

-  Ken Gaughran

Speech by Minister Alan Shatter T.D., Minister for Justice and Equality, at the Children’s Rights Alliance’s Information Seminar on the Children and Family Relationships Bill

I would like to thank the Children’s Rights Alliance for the invitation to speak at its information seminar on the draft Children and Family Relationships Bill. I would like to acknowledge the pivotal role played by the Children’s Rights Alliance in championing the rights of children in our society.

-  Sarah Meade

Calorie counts on menus will help us to cut down on our bad eating habits – Noone

Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has today (Wednesday) said that calorie counts on menus will help us to cut down our bad eating habits and have a healthier diet. Senator Noone was speaking after the Minister for Health, James Reilly TD, launched the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s new online calorie calculator (www.menucal.ie).

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