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-  Senator Colm Burke

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.

-  ClionaDoyle

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.

-  Brendan Griffin TD

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.

-  Regina Doherty TD

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.

-  Deirdre Clune MEP

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.

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