Corcoran Kennedy calls for National Strategy to combat FGM
There must be a National Strategy to combat Female Genital Mutilation, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Minister Ring announces €226,000 for 9 projects in Mayo through LEADER programme
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has announced the approval of €226,000 in funding for 9 communities and businesses in Mayo. The funding for these projects will be provided by the Minister’s Department through the Mayo LEADER Local Action Group.
Cannon hopes Philadelphia’s Foróige foundation will be first of many in US
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, will be launching the first branch of Foróige in Philadelphia next week.
O’Brien’s award is testimony to a great Irish literary trailblazer- Cannon
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has welcomed the news that Irish-born writer Edna O’Brien is to receive the PEN/Nabokov Award for achievement in international literature and said it is testimony to her reputation as a literary trailblazer.
Fianna Fáil try to rewrite history - Heydon
The hypocrisy of Fianna Fáil escalated to new heights today as the party attempted to airbrush from history their role in selling off Telecom Éireann.
LUAS must get back on track - Richmond
Luas stakeholders must get their act together as the mounting problems related to the rollout of the Luas cross city are eroding public confidence in the service, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Listening to young people vital in tackling challenges of cyber-bullying - Farrell
Listening to young people and their experiences is vital to tackling risks posed by social media, a Fine Gael TD has said. Chair of the Oireachtas Children and Youth Affairs Committee, Alan Farrell, said: “Today’s Committee meeting gave me the opportunity to listen to the concerns, worries, and experiences of young people regarding the risks posed by social media usage.
Micheál Martin chooses to ignore exponential increase in LEADER allocations - Ring
High tax rates cause a brain drain of healthcare professionals – Burke
No stone should be left unturned when it comes to attracting and retaining healthcare professionals, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
O’Dowd calls for universal electricity subsidy for COPD sufferers
Patients suffering from a chronic respiratory illness should receive a universal electricity subsidy, a Fine Gael TD has said.