New study demonstrates safety of HPV vaccine – Noone
A new global report has confirmed the effectiveness of the HPV vaccine in preventing cervical cancer amongst young girls and women, whilst dispelling the myth the vaccine may cause serious side effects, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Mitchell O’Connor's opening address at first Technological Higher Education Association Colloquium in GMIT
Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., opened the first annual Technological Higher Education Association (THEA) Colloquium in GMIT today (10th of May). The three core themes for the day revolve around a central theme of ‘Engagement’ and it brings together students, agencies, enterprises, further education, policy makers, and the voluntary sector to explore the reality of the ‘Engaged Institution’ and how to meet the challenges ahead while working with industry, community, and policy-makers.
Richmond calls for a day to recognise immigrant communities
Speaking in the Seanad today (Tuesday) Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has proposed the establishment of a specific day to celebrate Ireland’s immigrant communities.
New pilot evening bus service to combat rural isolation – Heydon
A proposal to run new evening bus services across 50 different routes in 19 different counties around the country will help to combat rural isolation and connect communities, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Sweet snack tax could further combat obesity – Noone
Fine Gael Dublin Senator Catherine Noone, has called for the introduction of a sweet snack tax following the release of UK study showing such a measure could result in a greater overall reduction of sugar consumption than taxing soft drinks alone.
Statement by Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor on the passing of Monica Barnes
Statement by Frances Fitzgerald TD on the death of Monica Barnes
“I’m deeply shocked to hear of the death of Monica Barnes.
Leader of Fine Gael, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD expresses condolences on the death of Monica Barnes
The Leader of Fine Gael, An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD has today (Thursday) expressed condolences to the family of Monica Barnes on the news of her death.
Lazy Brexit criticisms from opposition offer no assistance to Ireland: Richmond
In a speech to the Seanad on Brexit, Fine Gael Senator and EU Affairs spokesman, Neale Richmond, has criticised opposition attempts to play domestic politics with Brexit.
O’Dowd officially opens 29-bed ward in Our Lady of Lourdes hospital
A 29-bed ward at Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda has been officially opened by Fine Gael TD, Fergus O’Dowd.