PAC should invite Charities Regulatory Authority to discuss watchdog role - Madigan
Fine Gael TD for Dublin Rathdown, and member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Josepha Madigan, has said that the Charities Regulatory Authority (CRA) should be invited to appear before PAC in light of recent controversies in the charity sector.
Stunning beauty of Kerry showcased in last night’s Top Gear – Griffin
Kerry Fine Gael TD, Brendan Griffin, said that the Irish episode of Top Gear showcased the stunning beauty of Kerry and was brilliant publicity for all that the county has to offer.
Fine Gael believes in being at the heart of Europe - Heydon
Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party and Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has said that Fine Gael believes in Ireland being at the heart of Europe, and that we will also work to maintain our strong relationship with the UK in the wake of their vote to leave the European Union.
Statement by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, on the UK Vote to Leave the European Union
In recent months the Irish Government has advocated for our belief that the EU is better with Britain as a leading member and that Britain and Ireland have always worked together very well, as equal partners, within the EU.
Actor and TD Tom Neville appeals for Arts funding to be increased, as the economy grows
Fine Gael TD for Co Limerick, Tom Neville, who has a Masters in Music Technology and is a trained actor, has appealed for Arts funding to be increased, as the economy grows.
Irish airlines should put on the green jersey, reduce their prices, and allow fans go to Sunday’s game in Lyon - Butler
Fine Gael Meath Senator, Ray Butler, has appealed to Irish airlines to reduce their prices and allow as many Irish fans as possible make Sunday’s game in Lyon.
Senator Gabrielle McFadden appointed Government Chief Whip in Seanad Éireann
Fine Gael Longford Westmeath Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has been appointed Government Chief Whip in the Seanad by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD. Senator McFadden was also given the role of Seanad Spokesperson on Defence.
Brexit campaign can be the start of a better Europe - Richmond
Speaking today (Wednesday) during the Seanad debate on the future of EU - UK relations, Dublin Rathdown Senator, Neale Richmond, has stated that the Brexit campaign can be the start of a better Europe.
Whether Britain stays or leaves David Cameron’s demands will have to be addressed - Clune
Fine Gael Ireland South MEP, Deirdre Clune, has said that whether Britain decides to stay or leave the EU, David Cameron’s reform demands will have to be addressed
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.