Time to unwind emergency tax measures during lifetime of next Dáil while broadening the tax base – Hayes
Speaking tonight (Thursday) in the Goat Pub, Goatstown, Brian Hayes MEP said that economic recovery and tax cuts should go hand in hand. Mr Hayes was speaking at a public meeting on the recent Budget organised by Fine Gael Dáil Candidate, Cllr Josepha Madigan.
The HSE needs a Director of Research – Burke
Fine Gael Senator for Cork North Central and the party’s Spokesperson for Health in the Seanad, Colm Burke, has said today (Thursday) that the HSE needs a Director of Research in order to boost the profile of medical research in this country and ensure it is given the priority it needs. Senator Burke was speaking after attending the launch of the Medical Research Charities Group’s (MRCG) Manifesto for Medical Research.
Fine Gael MEPs vote against EU tax report
Fine Gael MEPs have today (Wednesday) voted against a final report produced by the European Parliament's Special Tax Committee.
Irish legislation on car clocking should be replicated at EU level
Fine Gael TD for Kildare North, Anthony Lawlor, has said that successful Irish legislation on car clocking should be adopted EU-wide, to further protect Ireland from clocked cars coming in from other countries.
Value for money more important than ever as over 1.3m extra visitors come to Ireland in 2015 - Griffin
“The latest CSO figures show that there has been a 12.8% jump in the number of tourists coming to Ireland in the first ten months of the year compared to 2014. These figures are extremely positive and highlight again the importance of offering value for money”, says Fine Gael TD and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications, Brendan Griffin.
As European Parliament prepares to debate violence against women Clune calls for increased training for judges and Gardaí
Ireland South, Fine Gael MEP, Deirdre Clune has called for special training for judges and Gardaí on domestic violence. Speaking in a debate in the European Parliament, MEP Clune said that too many incidents of domestic violence in Ireland are going unreported.
It's time for all Irish MEPs to back anti-terror package - Hayes
Fine Gael MEP, Brian Hayes has called on all Irish MEPs to back the Passenger Name Record Directive. The Directive requires passenger information collected by airlines to be shared with all EU police forces.
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.
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.