Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor announce Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) granted ‘university’ title
Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister of State with responsibility for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (10 December 2019) announced that the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) has been authorised to use the title of university in Ireland.
E-Scooters are a reality, the law needs to reflect – Rock
Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has today (Tuesday) called on Transport Minister Shane Ross, to publish the results of a public consultation on e-scooters at the “first practicable opportunity", saying: “We've waited long enough.”
FF in Cork welcome National Broadband Plan
Fianna Fáil councillors in Micheál Martin’s home constituency have gone against their party leader and welcomed the Government’s National Broadband Plan (NBP).
Are Fianna Fáil becoming the leave party? - Richmond
A series of anti-EU comments from Fianna Fáil TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has forced Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, to ask are Fianna Fáil becoming the party of leave?
Fianna Fáil don’t understand the EU single market - they could not be trusted with the Brexit negotiations - Richmond
Fianna Fáil clearly don’t understand how the EU single market works, following calls for bans on products from other EU Member States by their TDs this week, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Future of Athy rugby is secure - Heydon
The future of one of the country’s oldest rugby clubs is safe after public insurance was secured, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Huge concerns over FAI’s ability to continue to function – Rock
THE stark accounts of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) pose major concerns as to whether it can continue to function and meet their liabilities, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Statement from Dara Murphy
“Last night, on Tuesday the 3rd of December, I met with the Acting Ceann Comhairle and gave him a letter informing him of my decision to resign my seat in Dáil Éireann.
Progress for the just transition for the Midlands as assessments visits from the European Platform for Coal Regions in Transition begin – Corcoran Kennedy
Offaly Fine Gael TD, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has welcomed a visit from the START Secretariat from the European Commission, to begin support for the Midlands as a new member of the European Platform for Coal Regions in Transition. START is the Secretariat Technical Assistance to Regions in Transition.
Ministers Breen and Mitchell O’Connor announce the establishment of Joint Labour Committee for the English language education sector
The relationship between strengthening employment standards for teachers and staff working in this sector and enhancing Ireland’s considerable reputation as a quality learning destination for international students was strongly highlighted in the debates – in both the Seanad and the Dáil – on the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Act 2019 which I successfully brought through the Oireachtas prior to the summer recess.