Heydon calls for extension of evening & weekend local link bus services in 2019
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has called for the evening and weekend local link bus routes to be extended into 2019. Established by Transport Minister Shane Ross in July 2018 on a pilot basis following a proposal from the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Chairman, the routes have been reporting increased passenger numbers.
Time for election poster ban - Coffey
Fine Gael General Election candidate, Senator Paudie Coffey, has called on parties and politicians from across the political divide to unite in calling for a ban on election posters.
Speedy construction of major transport infrastructure saves money - Lawlor
Major transport projects should be worked on 24/7 for earlier completion and to ensure less disruption for commuters, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Management companies must incentivise recycling in apartment blocks – Naughton
Property management companies must incentivise recycling in apartment blocks, Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton has said.
Richmond calls for deepening Irish engagement in EU post-Brexit
As the vista of Brexit draws closer, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has called on the Government to deepen Irish engagement in the European Union (EU) post Brexit.
More supports needed for returning emigrants - Neville
More can be done to assist returning emigrants, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Minister for Education and Skills and Minister for Higher Education announce first president of Technological University Dublin
The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., today (December 2018) announced that Professor David FitzPatrick has been designated under the Technological Universities Act 2018 for appointment as the first president of Technological University Dublin.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor announces €1.65m in funding for innovative Teaching and Learning projects in the higher education sector
Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Higher Education, today (19 December 2018) announced funding of €1.65m for 16 innovative projects to enhance teaching and learning in the higher education institutions.
Frontline policing is the key to tackling anti-social behaviour – Buttimer
Increased Garda visibility and a focus on community policing is key to tackling anti-social behaviour, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
New CSO figures show the recovery is benefitting low income people- Noone
Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone has welcomed new figures from the CSO showing positive changes and confirming that the economic recovery is benefitting people and families on low incomes.