Labour Court intervention needed in ongoing Luas dispute – Madigan
Fine Gael TD for Dublin Rathdown, Josepha Madigan, has said that the Labour Court must intervene in the ongoing and highly disruptive Luas dispute, to prevent any further disruption to commuters.
Be prepared and stay safe if you’re following the Boys in Green to France - McLoughlin
With just three weeks to go to the start of the 2016 UEFA European Football Championships Fine Gael TD for Sligo-Leitrim, Tony Mc Loughlin, is urging all football fans planning to travel to France to be prepared for all eventualities and stay safe.
US Vice President Biden will be welcomed home to Louth with open arms – Fitzpatrick
Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has said that US Vice President Biden will be welcomed home to Louth and the Cooley Peninsula with open arms.
All efforts must be made to secure a buyer for Roche and retain jobs in Clarecastle - Carey
Fine Gael TD for Clare, Joe Carey, has called for all efforts to be made to secure a buyer for Roche and ensure jobs are retained in Clarecastle,
Urgent review of the free legal aid system essential to prevent abuse – O’Donovan
Limerick Fine Gael TD, Patrick O'Donovan has called for an urgent review of the way in which free legal aid is granted in criminal proceedings.
100 new jobs a further boost for Sligo - McLoughlin
Fine Gael TD for Sligo-Leitrim, Tony Mc Loughlin, says the news that LotusWorks is to create 100 new jobs at its Sligo headquarters over the coming year is a major boost for the county.
Joined-up thinking needed to rejuvenate towns, while tackling housing crisis - Doyle
Fine Gael TD for Wicklow, Andrew Doyle, is calling on the Minister for Housing, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and the Minister for Finance, to examine with urgency what measures can be taken to regenerate provincial and rural towns.
The future is bright for Irish agriculture and rural Ireland – Deering
Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has welcomed the appointment of Ministers Michael Creed and Heather Humphreys in the roles of Agriculture and Rural Affairs respectively, saying that the future is bright for Irish agriculture and rural Ireland.
Clune concerned that €16 airline surcharge will increase airfares and inconvenience consumers when booking flights
Ireland South Fine Gael MEP and member of the EU Tourism Taskforce, Deirdre Clune has expressed her concern on the impact on air travellers of a €16 surcharge on all Lufthansa flights purchased outside of their own website. The move will affect tickets bought for Lufthansa itself as well as other airlines in their control such as Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Swiss airlines.
MMA needs rules and guidelines if it is to continue in Ireland – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone, has said that rules and guidelines must be put in place, and adhered to by Mixed Martial Arts, if the sport is to continue in Ireland.