Mitchell O’Connor calls for greater regulation and support for suppliers of assistance dogs to children with Autism
Fine Gael TD for Dún Laoghaire Mary Mitchell O’Connor has called for greater regulation and safety standards to be imposed on private companies that supply assistance dogs to children with Autism.
Meaningful progress for children with disabilities – Doherty
Fine Gael TD for Meath East, Regina Doherty, has said that the new programme for providing supports to children with disabilities in pre-school represents meaningful progress in terms of educational equality for our children.
Give police access to our flight, train and ferry details now – Clune
Fine Gael Ireland South MEP and member of the European Transport Committee, Deirdre Clune, has backed French calls for the European Parliament to immediately approve EU measures which would give European police forces access to passenger details on all flights, trains and ferries, operating both internally within Europe and to and from Europe.
FF still no jobs plan as Govt commits to ten year strategy – Corcoran Kennedy
“Enterprise 2025 commits to adding 221,300 new jobs to the economy and reducing unemployment in all regions, while Fianna Fáil, after almost five years in opposition, has come up with nothing”, says Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy.
Fianna Fáil tried to deny the bailout and now they’re trying to deny the recovery – Harris
The Minister of State at the Department of Finance and Fine Gael TD for Wicklow/East Carlow, Simon Harris, said today (Thursday) we cannot go back to Fianna Fáil’s chaos of five years ago.
Extension of TAMS II deadlines a relief for farmers - Barry
Fine Gael TD for Cork East, Tom Barry, has said that the announcement of extensions for the various TAMS II Schemes by the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, will be a relief for many Cork farmers.
The implications of Brexit for universities in Northern Ireland needs attention - Hayes
Fine Gael MEP, Brian Hayes has called on universities and higher education colleges in Northern Ireland to produce an independent assessment of what Brexit would mean for the entire third level sector in the north.
Even greater determination required to tackle ongoing criminality – Coghlan
Speaking at the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly, Government Chief Whip in the Seanad, and Chair of the Sovereign Matters Committee of the Assembly, Paul Coghlan had an addendum to the plenary report, which proposed the new Joint Agency Task Force accepted unanimously.
Urgent need to update the Misuse of Drugs Act to tackle new dangerous drugs – Noone
Dublin Senator and Fine Gael candidate for Dublin West, Catherine Noone, has called for the Misuse of Drugs Act to be updated urgently, in order to empower Gardaí to quash new drugs which are currently emerging on the market.