Burke’s missing persons bill receives Cabinet approval
Senator Colm Burke has said that Cabinet approval of his missing persons Bill is welcome, and will help the families of people who are missing.
Labour have amnesia from their time in Government – Deering
The criticism by Labour leader Brendan Howlin of the Government’s decision to proceed with the ‘gap-funded’ ownership model is bizarre, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Legislation on electric scooters needed immediately to avoid confusion - Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock has today (Sunday) called on the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to enact legislation in the immediate future to ensure that electric scooters are not considered Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (MPVs) under the Road Traffic Act.
Sinn Féin wants to scrap broadband plan - Carey
Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has expressed his concern and surprise as Sinn Féin has cosied up to Fianna Fáil by calling for the National Broadband Plan to be axed.
Time to ban single use plastics - Walsh
Maria Walsh is calling for a ban on single use plastics in the fight against climate change and is encouraging everyone in the West and North West to take personal responsibility on climate action.
Business in Dublin needs certainty beyond Brexit - Durkan
Business and trade in Dublin need certainty in the current Brexit fog, according to Mark Durkan, Fine Gael MEP candidate for Dublin.
‘Ruxi’ - Rural taxi proposal a step closer – Daly
A taxi service that caters specifically for rural Ireland is a now a step closer, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
FF wants to axe plan to deliver high-speed broadband to every home, farm & business in Ireland – Burke
Fianna Fáil wants to axe the Government’s plan to provide high-speed broadband to every home, farm and business in Ireland, according to Fine Gael TD Peter Burke.
National Student Accommodation Strategy
The Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Housing and Urban Development Damien English T.D. today released the end Q1 2019 progress report on the National Student Accommodation Strategy.The National Student Accommodation Strategy (NSAS) complements the initiatives being taken by the Minister for Housing to increase housing supply under Rebuilding Ireland. Eight key targets and 27 actions are outlined which are designed to support the delivery of an increased level of supply of Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) and an increase in take-up of digs accommodation. The target as set out in the NSAS is the provision of 7,000 bed spaces by end 2019 and a total of 21,000 additional PBSA beds by 2024.
Fianna Fáil’s roll out of flip-flopping on broadband – Heydon
THE hypocrisy emerging from Fianna Fáil on the Government’s National Broadband Plan is staggering even by their standards, Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Chairman Martin Heydon has said tonight.