FF’s election speculation shows their true colours once again – Brophy
Fianna Fáil’s election speculation has exposed that the party’s trademark arrogance and complacency have not gone away, a Fine Gael TD has said.
New literacy strategy must put stronger emphasis on digital literacy – Naughton
The new Literacy and Numeracy strategy due to be updated at the end of 2020 must include a heavy emphasis on digital literacy as the digitalisation of work and education continues apace, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Fianna Fáil need to be honest with the public as they flip flop on their reckless spending promises - Burke
It is time for Fianna Fáil to be honest with the public as they appear to flip flop on their recent reckless spending promises, Fine Gael TD Peter Burke has said.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor announces approval for 20 professorial-level posts in Higher Education under the Senior Academic leadership Initiative
Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. Minister of State with special responsibility for Higher Education today (3rd January 2020) announced the approval of 20 posts at professorial-level in higher education. This announcement is being made under the Minister’s Senior Academic Leadership Initiative, the goal of which is to accelerate progress in achieving gender balance at the senior academic level in higher education institutions.
A public consultation would shape our approach to famine commemoration – Brophy
A public consultation process is necessary to help shape our new approach to the commemoration of the Great Famine, and to give people a sense of ownership of it, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Fianna Fáil approach to USC is hypocrisy at its worst - O’Donovan
Fianna Fáil's approach to USC is hypocrisy at its worst and Micheál Martin cannot be trusted on the matter, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
Number of women on boards increasing but more can be done – Dolan
The increase in the proportion of women on Irish boards is welcome but still far too slow, a Fine Gael General Election candidate has said.
Time for online retailers to reduce plastic packaging - Naughton
It is time for online retailers to significantly reduce plastic packaging, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Fianna Fáil should make it their New Year's resolution to back legislation on responsible political spending promises
Fianna Fáil should make it their New Year's resolution to back legislation on responsible political spending promises, according to Fine Gael Chairman and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Budgetary Oversight, Martin Heydon. Deputy Heydon is calling on Fianna Fáil to support his Dáil Private Members Bill which would expand the powers of IFAC to examine opposition spending demands in the advance of each budget.
National Heritage Peatlands centre could drive tourism and growth in the Midlands
A national heritage peatlands centre located in the Midlands region is an excellent opportunity for tourism and economic development in the area, Fine Gael representatives have said.