Ban hotels from providing mini-toiletries in plastic bottles - Rock
A ban on hotels and guesthouses providing mini-toiletries is a simple and proactive step towards reducing plastic waste, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Stunt politics of Farage just a distraction - Richmond
A photo call at 10 Downing Street held by Nigel Farage has been slammed as nothing more than a stunt by Fine Gael spokesman on European Affairs and Brexit Committee Chairman, Senator Neale Richmond.
Vote Green, get Fianna Fáil … again – Ward
Once more, it appears that a vote for the Green Party is a vote for Fianna Fáil, according to Fine Gael Councillor in Dún Laoghaire Rathdown, Barry Ward.
Minister McEntee congratulates the five Fine Gael MEPs on their election to the European Parliament
Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, has congratulated all five Fine Gael MEPs on being elected to the next European Parliament.
Unemployment at lowest level since 2005
Fine Gael Clare TD and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Employment Affairs and Social Protection has highlighted that figures published today (Wednesday) by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate the monthly unemployment rate for May 2019 stands at 4.4%, the lowest rate since 2005.
Ministers announce Student Support Scheme for Asylum Seekers to continue for coming year
The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. together with the Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (04 June, 2019) announced a grant support scheme for asylum seekers in third level education will continue for 2019/20.
Government announces €7.5 million capital funding to support Apprenticeship Programmes
The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D., together with the Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. and Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation and Research and Development John Halligan T.D. today announced capital funding of more than €7.5 million for nine Institutes of Technology and the Technological University (TU) Dublin.
LUAS fails to put adequate plan in place for mini marathon - Richmond
Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has slammed LUAS operator Transdev for their failure to put in place a proper plan for major events following chaotic scenes on Sunday before and after the excellent VHI women’s mini marathon.
Fine Gael sees four Councillors from migrant backgrounds elected in welcome breakthrough
Four Fine Gael councillors from a migrant background have been elected to local authorities in a welcome breakthrough for new communities in Ireland.
Naughton brings Ireland’s proposals for Digital Safety Commissioner to International Grand Committee
The Chair of the Oireachtas Communications Committee will update international colleagues on Ireland’s proposals to legislate for a Digital Safety Commissioner at a specialist meeting in Canada this week.