Minister Mitchell O’Connor awards 40 students from under-represented groups 1916 Bursary Awards
Commitment to rent transparency welcome- Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock, has welcomed the Government’s commitment to rent transparency.
Folic Acid an obvious solution to Neural Tube Defects – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone has called for the mandatory fortification of flour with Folic Acid.
Scouting Ireland report is deeply concerning – Farrell
Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs, Alan Farrell has said Scouting Ireland must answer questions on the reported mishandling in a case of alleged rape, particularly given the organisation is in receipt of State funding.
Sugar Tax is proving a huge success even before its implementation - Noone
In advance of the implementation of the Sugar Tax, it is already having an impact on how soft drinks companies are selling their products, Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone has said.
Pre-registration of teenagers on register of electors could encourage political engagement- Rock
The Government should consider giving local authorities the power to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to pre-register on the register of electors to encourage younger people to be politically active, according to a Fine Gael TD.
Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers - Lombard
Co-ops needs to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers by not dropping the price of milk, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Cannon welcomes EU Regulation on portability of online content services
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has welcomed a new EU Regulation ensuring that people from Galway and across the country will be able to access their online subscriptions such as Netflix, Spotify and Sky Sports wherever they are travelling in the EU.
Tougher penalties needed for rip-off toll operators- O’Dowd
Toll operators must face tougher penalties for ripping off motorists, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Talk of a United Ireland referendum is irresponsible - Richmond
Reacting to comments by Sinn Féin deputy leader, Michelle O’Neill, Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond has stated that talk of a United Ireland referendum is irresponsible.