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Dads need to take advantage of new paternity scheme - Richmond

Fine Gael Senator for Dublin Rathdown, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the announcement that the Government is to provide fathers with two weeks of paid paternity leave. However, he has warned that for the scheme to work, new Dads need to take advantage of the new scheme.

-  Colm Brophy TD

New report important step in tackling housing supply and homelessness – Brophy

Fine Gael TD for Dublin South-West, Colm Brophy, says the new report from the Oireachtas Committee on Housing and Homelessness is an important step in tackling the lack of housing supply and the increasing problem of homelessness. However Deputy Brophy has hit out at committee member Deputy Ruth Coppinger for her decision to walk away and introduce her own minority report.

-  Senator Colm Burke

63,000 people attend out-patient clinics per week – Burke

Fine Gael Cork Senator, Colm Burke, has welcomed the publication of the HSE’s Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2015, which shows that 63,000 people per week attend out-patient clinics. The report outlines how the HSE has responded to the many challenges it faces, in providing a quality health service for all, as well as providing for population growth and increased life expectancy.

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