Government Announces the Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund (LIHAF) as part of the ‘Rebuilding Ireland’ programme
Mr. Simon Coveney T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, together with his colleague, Mr Paschal Donohoe T.D., Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, today (28 March) announced the approval for 34 public infrastructure projects across 15 Local Authority areas.
Hospitals should follow lead of Govt Depts on healthier vending machines - Noone
Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has said that changes made to vending machines in some Government Departments to offer healthier options to staff are the way forward, adding that other workplaces, school buildings, and particularly hospitals should follow suit.
Varadkar & Bruton announce €3M expansion of school meals programme
Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar & Minister for Education & Skills Richard Bruton have announced a €3 million expansion of the school meals programme from September. Up to 245 schools will either join the programme or see their services expanded with around 47,000 pupils benefiting from school lunches or breakfasts.
Sixty years of European prosperity worth fighting for - Richmond
On the sixtieth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, the formal start of the European project, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU affairs, Neale Richmond, has said that European prosperity is worth fighting for.
Fianna Fáil amendment to hedge cutting Bill is useless for farmers- Lombard
Fine Gael Cork Senator Tim Lombard has said Fianna Fáil’s amendment to the Heritage Bill on hedge cutting is useless for farmers.
Almost 3,700 new jobs created in businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Offices in 2016 – Ministers Mitchell O’Connor & Breen
A net total of 3,679 new full and part-time jobs were delivered in 2016 by the 6,846 small businesses from across the country that have been supported by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs), according to the results of the latest LEO annual jobs survey published today by Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D.
Remarks by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, White House Reception, 16th March 2017
It is a great honour to be back here again in the most famous House in the world to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, the most special of days for Irish men and women and those of Irish descent everywhere.
Rock takes on the ticket touts before Ireland game
Fine Gael Dublin North West TD Noel Rock has taken on and confronted ticket touts in advance of this weekend’s eagerly anticipated international rugby match. Demand to see Ireland play England at the sold out Aviva stadium has seen prices sky rocket, with touts charging punters up to €1,000 a ticket for Saturday's game.