There is no legislating for empathy or simple humanity – Naughton
There is no legislating for empathy or simple humanity in relation to sharing images on messaging apps and social media, a Fine Gael TD has said.
€2,700 tickets for Ireland v England show the necessity of touting legislation – Rock
Anti-ticket touting legislation is set to advance in the Dáil on Tuesday, which will see it move closer to finally becoming law, a Fine Gael TD has said.
It’s time for action on WhatsApp - Brophy
The spreading of misinformation, graphic images, fake news and defamatory comments via the popular messaging service, WhatsApp, has become such a serious issue that legislators can no longer ignore it, Fine Gael TD Colm Brophy said.
Minister Mitchell O'Connor launches new Irish Sign Language Bachelor of Education programme for deaf students
Minister of State Mitchell O’Connor welcomes record number of enrolments in Higher Education Institutions in 2017
Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has welcomed today’s release of key statistics from the Higher Education Sector in ‘Higher Education: Key Facts and Figures’ by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).
Ireland to benefit from €650bn EU programme - Kelly
The establishment of the new InvestEU Programme will lead to more public and private investment across the country, Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly has said.
Billboards won’t build houses; evidence based realistic policy will - Bailey
A Fine Gael TD has criticised Sinn Féin for focusing on stunts instead of solutions when it comes to the very important issue of housing.
Fianna Fáil need to stop contradicting themselves – O’Connell
Fine Gael’s Kate O’Connell has said Fianna Fáil’s health spokesperson needs to stop speaking out of both sides of his mouth and contradicting himself regarding entry level qualified nurses.
Time to introduce 24 Hour Dublin Bus Airport Service – Rock
A Fine Gael TD today called on the NTA to immediately work to prioritise a long-promised 24 hour bus link between the City Centre and the airport, following the introduction this week of the first 24 hour bus service in County Cork.
Doherty Relishes European Elections Role
The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD, today welcomed her appointment as Fine Gael's Director of Elections for the European Parliament Elections in May. The appointment was announced this afternoon by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.