Conway congratulates Frances Fitzgerald on appointment as Minister for Justice
Clare Fine Gael Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Justice, Equality and Disability, Martin Conway, has today (Thursday) welcomed the announcement by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, that Frances Fitzgerald TD has been appointed as the new Minister for Justice.
Speech by the Taoiseach Mr Enda Kenny TD on the nomination of member of Government
I wish to advise the House that the President, acting on my advice, yesterday accepted the resignation of Deputy Alan Shatter as a member of the Government.
Deals worth $14million and 50 jobs among initial results of Enterprise Ireland programme in Texas – Minister Bruton
Contracts worth a total of $14million and leading to the creation of 50 jobs in Ireland were among the initial, immediate results of the 2-day Enterprise Ireland trade mission to Texas, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD announced today (Wednesday).
Speech by the Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny, T.D., on the Occasion of the naming and Commissioning of the New naval Offshore Patrol Vessel L É Samuel Beckett
Ladies and gentlemen – I’m delighted to join you for the naming and commissioning ceremonies of this ship the LÉ Samuel Beckett.
Government outlines free allowance for water and funding for Irish Water
The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, T.D., has confirmed that the Government agreed at its meeting today (06 May 2014) that Irish Water’s subvention in 2015 and 2016 will be conditional on the average domestic water charge per household not exceeding €240 per year.
Dáil statements on report by Seán Guerin SC Statement by Frances Fitzgerald TD Minister for Justice and Equality
A Cheann Comhairle I welcome the opportunity in the House today to give my response to the report by Mr. Seán Guerin of his review of the action taken by An Garda Síochána pertaining to certain allegations.
E-cigarettes posing a very real threat to our children – Mitchell O’Connor
Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD and member of the Oireachtas Health Committee, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has today (Wednesday) warned that e-cigarettes are posing a very real threat to the health of our children. Deputy Mitchell O’Connor raised the issue in the Dáil during a topical issue debate on the matter yesterday evening.
International best practise should inform recommendations of Justice Committee
Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and Member of the Oireachtas Committee for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Farrell, has today (Wednesday) supported calls to look towards international best practise as a basis for a reformed, invigorated and transparent police force in Ireland.
COVENEY ANNOUNCES INSHORE FISHERIES STRUCTURES, DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION PACKAGE INCLUDING €1M FUNDING FOR 2014
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. today announced a package of measures to develop the inshore fisheries sector. The package is targeted at the inshore fishing sector and consists of three parts including...
Statement by the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, T.D., on the Motion to establish a Joint Oireachtas Committee to inquire into certain aspects of the banking crisis
A Cheann Comhairle, I move: (1) That, having regard to section 12 of the Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Act 2013 and Standing Order 107C, a Select Committee be appointed...