Minister Eoghan Murphy provides update on homelessness services during Storm Ophelia
In relation to homelessness the priority continues to be ensuring that any homeless person will have access to shelter during Storm Ophelia and the following is the up to date position:
EU Solidarity Fund vital post Ophelia - Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has stated that the EU Solidarity Fund will be vital for the post Hurricane Ophelia recovery efforts in Ireland.
Minister Murphy confirms arrangements are in place to ensure shelter and safety for rough sleepers and those experiencing homelessness
Minister Eoghan Murphy confirmed today (16 October, 2017) that over the course of the weekend, the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, Dublin City Council, the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive and all Local Authorities, have been working with a range of homeless agencies, to ensure that arrangements are in place across the country so that all homeless individuals and rough sleepers have shelter and a safe place to stay during Storm Ophelia.
Martin giving up on Brexit negotiations already - Richmond
Responding to comments by Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin that he would prepare for a hard Brexit, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has accused Martin of giving up on Brexit negotiations.
Doyle challenges FF to outline policies
Fianna Fáil’s party leader is more interested in wagging the finger than in offering his party’s vision or solutions for the country, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
FF motion not to go into Government with Sinn Féin is a face saving exercise - Heydon
Fianna Fáil’s motion that they will not enter coalition with Sinn Féin is a face saving exercise, Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said.
€8.8 million National Food Innovation Hub will help our agri-food sector deal with Brexit challenge - David Stanton
Cork East Fine Gael TD, and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed today's funding announcement by An Taoiseach and Minister Michael Creed, of €8.8 million for the development of the National Food Innovation Hub. The Hub will be located at Teagasc's Moorepark facility outside Fermoy.
Funds no barrier to M20 motorway – O’Donnell
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced that the M20 Limerick to Cork motorway is to be included in the 10 Year Capital Plan.
An Tánaiste conferred with prestigious James Joyce Award and Honorary Fellowship of the Literary and Historical Society of UCD
An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD, has been conferred with the prestigious James Joyce Award and Honorary Fellowship of the Literary and Historical Society (L&H) of University College Dublin.
Conway welcomes new third level education bursary for students with sight loss
A new bursary programme for third level students who are blind or vision impaired was launched today, a Fine Gael Senator said. Senator Martin Conway said: “Young people who are blind or vision impaired have the same dreams as everyone else. But they face greater challenges in making them a reality.