First reviews for those on Reduced Contributory Pensions now being processed – Heydon
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received confirmation from Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, that the first reviews of reduced contributory pensions have been processed this week. The Minister was replying to a Parliamentary Question on the progress of the reviews from Deputy Heydon.
Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor host second in series of Regional Stakeholder Forums
The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and the Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (Wednesday February 20th) hosted the second in a series of five regional forums with stakeholder in the education and skills sector.
Westminster report is wake-up call to social media firms - Naughton
The Chair of the Oireachtas Communications Committee, Hildegarde Naughton, said the final report of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee in Westminster should serve as a wake-up call to social media firms.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor welcomes the publication of the HEA “Graduate Outcome Survey: Class of 2017” report
The Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, today welcomed the publication of ‘Graduate Outcomes Survey: Class of 2017’ report, published by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).
‘Cooling Off’ period needed for online airline bookings – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone has called on airlines to implement an honest cancellation policy on online bookings, in keeping with the cooling off period that already applies to other online purchases.
Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor welcome earlier date for Round One CAO offers
Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. have today (15 February, 2019) welcomed confirmation that Round One offers from the Central Applications Office (CAO) will be issued this year on the earlier date of Thursday, 15 August 2019.
A LIFT for transport in all communities – Griffin
An innovative transport scheme which could serve rural communities across the country is now on the road.
Construction costs rising for State due to recovery - Heydon
Major State projects are facing higher construction costs as they are in direct competition with growing private sector infrastructure spending, a Fine Gael TD has warned.
Put the phone away this Valentine’s Day - Lombard
A Fine Gael Senator is encouraging people to stay off their phones this Valentine’s Day and instead spend time with their loved ones.
Bus lanes on motorways could be key to easing traffic congestion – Lawlor
Bus lanes on motorways could be the key to easing traffic congestion, Fine Gael Senator Anthony Lawlor has said.