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-  Fine Gael Press Office

Senator John O’Mahony statement

“In response to enquiries and speculation about my future political plans, I would like to confirm that I have decided not to put my name forward for the European Elections in May 2019. 

-  Mary Mitchell OConnor TD

Minister Mitchell O’Connor appoints mediator for the English Language Education Sector

The Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., has today appointed the former General Secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland (ASTI), Mr Patrick King, to work with relevant stakeholders to explore the potential to address some of the employment related issues that have arisen in the English language education sector.

-  Alan Farrell TD

Sinn Féin’s mask slips again- Farrell

Sinn Féin’s mask has slipped again after two party representatives attended the inauguration of controversial Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell has said.

-  Mary Mitchell OConnor TD

Ministers announce call for applications to Higher Education Strategic Infrastructure Fund

Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today announced that a call for applications has issued to higher education institutions in relation to the newly established Higher Education Strategic Infrastructure Fund. The fund is one of a number of measures to deliver on ambitions for Ireland’s higher education sector as outlined in Project Ireland 2040.

-  Fine Gael Press Office

Switch up your routine for a healthy 2019

Two parliamentarians have highlighted the benefits of making small changes to your daily routine for a healthier New Year.

-  Noel Rock TD

NTA Should Work To Halt Alarming Rise in Taxi Attacks – Rock

Fine Gael Deputy and Oireachtas Transport Committee member Deputy Noel Rock, has today (Tuesday) written to both the National Transport Authority CEO and the Minister for Transport to urge them to trial incentives to assist taxi drivers with the cost of installing safety devices such as CCTV ‘dashcams’ and protective screens in their cars.

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