‘Voluntary’ school payments will come to an end – Daly
Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Jim Daly, who also is Vice Chairman of the Oireachtas Education Committee, has welcomed the news that the practise of primary schools demanding cash payments from parents will come to an end.
5 years ago today FF introduced USC. FG will abolish it - English
Five years on from the introduction of the USC by Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael is on course to abolish the punitive tax according to Fine Gael TD for Meath West and Minister of State, Damien English.
We shouldn't have to sacrifice our privacy to become a member of the digital club – Clune
Fine Gael Ireland South MEP, Deirdre Clune, has welcomed new EU rules voted upon this week in Strasbourg that will tighten how companies can use people's data.
HSE Service Plan to protect existing services and help develop new ones - Buttimer
Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Health, Jerry Buttimer, has said the HSE Service Plan will protect existing services and develop new ones.
Next Sinn Féin will say they’ll use gold, frankincense and myrrh to fund their health policy – Doherty
“Today on RTÉ Radio Sinn Féin’s health spokesperson Caoimhin O’Caolain just could not say how Sinn Féin would pay for their health policy. The party is claiming they will spend extra billions on the health service without hiking taxes or cutting services elsewhere. Next they’ll be telling us they’ll use gold, frankincense and myrrh.
Deering highlights potential monopoly with sale of Slaney Meats
Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has today (Tuesday) used the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, to highlight a potential monopoly which has arisen in beef and lamb markets, due to the sale of Slaney Meats to ABP Food Group.
Five years on from the bailout, FF blames ‘Joe and Mary Soap’ for economic collapse – Coffey
Five years to the day since Fianna Fáil voted in the bailout in Dáil Eireann, they are still trying to shift the blame for Ireland’s economic collapse, according to Fine Gael Minister and TD for Waterford, Paudie Coffey.
Who is going to pay for Sinn Féin’s health plans?
Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Health, Jerry Buttimer, has asked who exactly is going to pay for Sinn Féin’s health plans?
Who wants to pay €3.3 billion extra in tax? – Doherty
Fine Gael TD for Meath East, Regina Doherty, has asked if anyone is prepared to pay €3.3 billion extra in tax to fund Sinn Féin’s health plans?
Youghal and Cobh receive total of €228,443 capital funding under Ireland’s Ancient East – Stanton
The formal announcement of two funding allocations of €200,000 and €28,443 for Youghal and Cobh respectively has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton. The Clockgate Tower in Youghal is to receive €200,000 to allow for it to be open to the public as a museum and interpretive centre, and Cobh Heritage Centre will receive €28,443 for the development of a new exhibition on Cobh’s maritime past.