Ibrahim Halawa’s long wait for freedom– Brophy
Fine Gael TD for Dublin South-West, Colm Brophy, has praised the work by current and former Taoisigh and Foreign Affairs Ministers in securing the release of Ibrahim Halawa from an Egyptian prison.
Urgent need to agree a new EU-US-UK open skies agreement
Following engagement with European Transport Commissioner, Violeta Bulc, at a meeting of the Oireachtas Transport, Tourism and Sport Committee, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the Commissioner's commitment that the resolution of transport issues is a key priority as part of the next phase of Brexit negotiations.
Nutri-Score rating could help curb obesity in Ireland - Noone
The Nutri- Scoring rating could help curb obesity in Ireland, according to Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone.
New survey shows 80% of Irish see the EU as a “good thing”- Clune
Same poll also showed that 55% of UK Citizens see EU membership as a good thing prompting Clune to ask whether the poll could be used as a basis for a new referendum on Brexit
Deering welcomes proposed lifting of age cap for relief on interfamily farm transfers
The proposed removal of an age cap for interfamily farm relief is a great boost for farmers, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Comments of the Taoiseach in the Dáil re tracker mortgages
The Govt believes the behaviour of the banks in relation to removing people from tracker mortgages was scandalous
Amicable resolution of ticketing issue is good news for Irish sport - O’Dowd
The termination of the contract between the Olympic Council of Ireland and THG is a step in the right direction for Irish sport, according to Fergus O’Dowd, Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport.
OCI Decision to terminate THG contracts is welcome – Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock has today (Tuesday) welcomed the decision by both the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) and THG to terminate the contracts that allowed the latter to act as authorised ticket reseller for the OCI.
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.